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electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

DC/DC Converter (12 V, 10 A, 10 MHz) achieves >50 A/cm³ density.

May 25, 2016

Supplied in 20-pin, 3.5 x 4 x 1 mm HotRod&trade; QFN package, TPS54A20 SWIFT&trade; synchronous DC/DC step-down converter features 14 nsec min on-time that allows for 4/7/10 MHz operation. Operation up to 5 MHz per phase is supported without special magnetics or compound semiconductors, which designers can use for 8&ndash;14 V input and 10 A output applications. Merging switched-capacitor circuit with multiphase buck converter, 2-phase, series-capacitor DC/DC buck topology optimizes current density.<br /> Read More

test & measuring instruments

Dual-Channel ADC provides direct RF sampling.

May 20, 2016

Supporting RF inputs up to 4 GHz, 14-bit Model ADC32RF45 enables direct RF signal conversion in first, second, and third Nyquist zones, minimizing filter complexity. Converter detects weakest signals with noise-spectral density of -155 dBFS/Hz, and offers signal-to-noise ratio of 58.5 dB at 1.8 GHz input frequency. With 3 GSPS max sample rate, ADC delivers instantaneous 1.5 GHz/channel bandwidth, enabling engineers to implement wideband in-phase and quadrature-component receivers beyond 2.5 GHz. Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Differential Inductive Switch simplifies mechanical design.

May 13, 2016

Available in 2 x 2 mm very-thin small-outline no-lead (WSON) package, 8-pin LDC0851 detects presence or absence of conductive material using coil drawn on PCB. Dual-coil architecture automatically compensates for variations in temperature and component aging. In addition to temperature-stable switching accuracy >1% of sensor coil diameter, product features contactless and magnet-free design immune to dirt, dust, and other environmental factors.<br /> Read More

electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

Micro-Power Buck Converters (65 V) feature low quiescent current.

May 5, 2016

Respectively intended for powering factory automation and automotive sensor applications, LM5165 and LM5165-Q1 are 65 V, 150 mA synchronous DC/DC buck converters that feature 10.5 µA quiescent current and 10-pin, 3 x 3 mm VSON package. Input voltage range of 3&ndash;65 V and dual control modes optimize efficiency and PCB area. Other features include dual MOSFETs, PFM and COT control modes, and programmable current-limit scheme. Both regulators operate at junction temperatures up to 150°C. Read More

electronic components & devices

GaN FET Power Stage minimizes power loss.

April 28, 2016

With integrated driver, 12 A/600 V Model LMG3410 is suited for hard-switching applications where it can reduce switching losses by as much as 80%. Single-channel device integrates built-in intelligence for temperature, current, and UVLO fault protection. Zero reverse-recovery current benefits totem-pole PFC and LLC topologies to maximize power density and efficiency. Compared to discrete GaN solutions, power stage&#39;s 8 x 8 mm QFN package minimizes power loss, component voltage stress, and EMI. Read More

controls & controllers, electrical equipment & systems, electronic components & devices

DC/DC Controller has 3.8-65 V operating range.

March 29, 2016

Supplied in 8-pin, 6 x 6 x 0.9 mm VQFN package, LM5140-Q1 incorporates features designed to reduce EMI and high-frequency noise in high-voltage DC/DC step-down applications. This dual-channel, synchronous buck converter uses external MOSFETs to support up to 10 A dual-channel loads and features dual outputs with phase interleaving. Adjustable gate-drive slew-rate control, 2.2  MHz operation with external synchronization capability, and 35 µA quiescent current are standard.<br /> Read More

communication systems & equipment, electronic components & devices

Wideband RF Phase-locked Loops feature integrated VCOs.

March 7, 2016

Available in 40-pin, 6 x 6 mm QFN package, Models LMX2582 and LMX2592 support output frequencies up to 5.5 GHz and 9.8 GHz, respectively. Devices provide 1.8 GHz carrier open-loop VCO phase noise of -144.5 dBc/Hz at 1 MHz offset. Featuring normalized PLL noise floor at -231 dBc/Hz and phase-detector frequency of 400 MHz, products enable very low integrated noise of 47 fs RMS jitter. Low-dropout regulators manage power supply variations and optimize noise immunity. Read More

controls & controllers, electronic components & devices, mechanical power transmission

Stepper Motor Drivers facilitate spinning motor design.

January 15, 2016

Along with respective step/direction and phase/enable control interfaces, DRV8880 and DRV8881 have 2.0 A FS capacity and feature AutoTune&trade; on-chip intelligence. Latter monitors motor performance under varied conditions over lifetime and adjusts decay settings appropriately. Featuring step/direction interface, DRV8885 (1.5 A FS) and DRV8884 (1 A FS) bipolar stepper motor drivers integrate current sensing to promote accurate regulation, and conserve board space, and simplify routing. Read More

electronic components & devices

Audio Op-Amp enhances professional audio equipment performance.

December 18, 2015

Available in 3 x 3 mm DFN package, Burr-Brown&trade; OPA1622 delivers up to 150 mW of output power and THD of -135 dB @ 10 mW. Quiescent current consumption is 2.6 mA/channel, and linear output current is 80 mA<sub>RMS</sub>. Conserving board space without compromising performance, power-supply rejection ratio (PSRR) of -97/-123 dB @ 20 kHz enables low distortion from switching power supplies without LDO. Enable-circuitry design limits output transients when op-amp transitions into or out of shutdown mode. Read More

electronic components & devices, sensors, monitors & transducers, green & clean

Battery Management IC monitors up to 256 cells in series.

December 17, 2015

Designed to measure 16 stacked battery cells simultaneously, Model bq76PL455A-Q1 provides cell-voltage monitoring for large batteries with up to 256 cells in series. Unit enables accurate computation of battery pack&#39;s state of charge and state of health. Passive cell balancing compensates for charging voltage mismatches, while active cell balancing maximizes amount of each charge. IC is suited for battery management in electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, and grid energy storage systems. Read More

electronic components & devices

Low-Jitter Oscillators serve performance-critical applications.

December 15, 2015

Supplied in 7 x 5 mm quad flat no-leads module (QFM) package, LMK61xx series includes fully programmable, pin-selectable, and fixed-frequency differential oscillators. Jitter performance of 90 fsec RMS from 12 kHz to 20 MHz helps designers optimize signal integrity and reduce data-transmission errors. Along with LVPECL, LVDS, and HCSL output formats, features include frequencies from 10 MHz to 1 GHz, I²C interface, and on-chip EEPROM with 100 write cycles. Read More

electronic components & devices

Drive Control SoC supports digital and analog position sensors.

November 24, 2015

Featuring on-chip support for DesignDRIVE Position Manager technology, C2000&trade; Delfino&trade; MCUs TMS320F28379D and TMS320F28379S simplify interfacing to position sensors. MCUs improve system performance by completing decode tasks on-chip and reduce communication latency to accelerate control loop performance. Position Manager gives developers access to base functionality needed to interface to EnDat2.2, BiSS-C, Resolver, and SIN/COS sensors. Read More

controls & controllers, electronic components & devices

Smart Diode Controller features zero quiescent current.

November 18, 2015

Supplied in 8-pin, 3 x 5 x 1.1 mm VSSOP package, Model LM74610-Q1 features unique floating ground architecture that models diode behavior with zero ground current. Paired with TI&#39;s CSD17313Q2Q1 NexFET&trade; n-channel MOSFET, duo emulates diode rectifier when connected in series with power source, discharging MOSFET gate in event of reverse polarity. Controller provides 45 V reverse voltage capability and is AEC-Q100 qualified with 4 kV ESD protection for automotive applications. Read More

controls & controllers, electronic components & devices

Capacitive Touch MCU offers IEC 61000-4-6 certified solution.

November 17, 2015

With features promoting reliable performance in noise-challenged applications, MSP430&trade; ULP FRAM MCUs include MSP430FR2633 lets designers build HMI with capacitive buttons, sliders, wheels, or proximity (BSWP) sensors. This 16-bit MCU, which incorporates CapTIvate&trade; technology, features non-volatile memory and can support 16 button self-capacitance as well as 64 button mutual-capacitance modes. Wake-on-touch hardware on chip can continuously scan up to 4 electrodes while CPU is shut down. Read More

electronic components & devices

Medical Ultrasound AFEs (16-Channel) maximize system efficiency.

November 10, 2015

Available for healthcare diagnostic imaging devices, AFE5818 and AFE5816 series simultaneously sampling analog front ends (AFEs) respectively consume as little as 94 and 52 mW per channel. Models AFE58JD18 and AFE58JD16 feature 5 Gbps JESD204B serial interface and on-chip digital demodulator, while AFE58JD16 and AFE5816 include DTGC engine with 0.125 dB resolution. Configurable for up to 32 inputs, ADS52J90 ADC (16-channel) offers on-chip digital demodulator and LVDS or JESD204B interface. Read More

electronic components & devices

ADAS Processor expands 3D surround view applications.

October 30, 2015

Providing Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) vision analytics, TDA2Eco fosters development of 3D surround view systems for entry- to mid-level vehicles. SoC integrates such peripherals as CAN, Gigabit Ethernet AVB, and interfaces to display modules. Up to 8 cameras are supported through parallel, serial, and CSI-2 interfaces. Heterogeneous, scalable architecture includes fixed- and floating-point TMS320C66x DSP generation core, ARM® Cortex®-A15 MPCore&trade;, and quad-Cortex-M4 processors. Read More

controls & controllers, electronic components & devices

Brushed DC Motor Driver has integrated current sensing.

October 29, 2015

Available in 4.9 x 6.0 mm thermally enhanced small outline package, 8-pin DRV8871 brushed DC gate driver features integrated field-effect transistors (FETs) and suits space-constrained designs. Integrated current sensing enables designers using DRV8871 to avoid power loss and heat generation associated with external sense resistors. While DRV8870 features integrated regulation to limit current to external current-sense resistor, DRV8872 provides fault monitoring to increase system reliability. Read More

communication systems & equipment, electronic components & devices

Zero-Drift Instrumentation Amplifier enables precise measurement.

October 26, 2015

Available in 4.9 x 3.91 mm SOIC package, INA188 enables accurate DC and low-frequency measurements over full extended industrial temperature range. Zero-drift architecture, providing long-term temperature stability, enables offset voltage of 25 µV and offset-voltage drift of 80 nV/°C. Capable of operating at up to 36 V, amplifier generates 250 nV(PP) noise from 0.1&ndash;10 Hz without any 1/f corner frequency between broadband and near-DC.<br /> Read More

electronic components & devices

SoCs support real-time processing and multimedia.

October 19, 2015

In addition to ARM® Cortex®-A15 cores and C66x DSPs, Sitara&trade; AM57x Series includes 2 ARM Cortex-M4 cores and 4 PRUs to provide low-latency, real-time control functions for industrial applications such as motor control or sensor monitoring. Processors integrate up to two SGX544 3-D and GC320 2-D graphic accelerators as well as 1080p60 video accelerator and multi-display support for HD video playback. In addition, SoCs offer high-speed peripherals such as PCIe, SATA, Gigabit Ethernet, and USB 3.0. Read More

electronic components & devices, vision systems

High-Speed/-Resolution Chipset enhances 3D printing, lithography.

October 12, 2015

Accelerating total exposure, chipset consisting of DLP9000X digital micromirror device and DLPC910 controller delivers streaming pixel speed of >60 Gbps. Being equipped with >4 million micromirrors reduces print head requirements while supporting print feature sizes <1 µm, and pixel loading speed enables real-time, continuous, high bit-depth patterns for detailed images with high-resolution features. Other features include random row micromirror loading and 400&ndash;700 nm wavelength optimization. Read More

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