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MOSFET Controller IC suits applications with >10 A load.

Designed for PWM current control of 3-phase brushless DC motors, Model A4915 is capable of high current gate drive for- N-channel power MOSFETs. Internal charge pump ensures gate drive down to 7 V supply and provides limited gate drive down to 5 V, while bootstrap capacitor generates supply voltage greater than source voltage of high side MOSFET. Offered in 28-pin TSSOP or 28-contact 5 x 5 mm...

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Aviacomm and Spectec Deliver to the Market the World's Smallest 14 Band RF Front End Using Aviacomm's Patented Wideband Programmable RFIC

Spectec is offering to the market a complete 14 band, TDD/FDD RF Front end module supporting WCDMA and LTE bands across the globe. SANTA CLARA, Calif. and TAIPEI, Taiwan- – Leading wideband RFIC vendor Aviacomm Inc. and Spectec announced today the availability of a complete 14 band RF front end modules ready for immediate design-in opportunities. This module, fitting on a half mini PCI card,...

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MACOM to Showcase Power Amplifiers, FTTx Video Amplifiers, MoCA Front End Integration Solutions, and Components for DOCSIS 3.1 at ANGA COM 2013

Lowell, MA What: M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM) will showcase a broad portfolio of products for Cable TV and Broadband applications at booth V16 on level 10.1 at the ANGA COM Exhibition and Congress for Broadband, Cable, and Satellite in Cologne, Germany, June 4 -6, 2013. - - - - -  Meet us, engineer-to-engineer, to solve your unique application design challenges. Ask us about:...

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Altera Licenses Arteris FlexNoC Interconnect Fabric IP for ARM-Based Processor Systems

Faster SoC interconnect frequencies and lower latency on-chip communication bring world-class performance to SoC FPGAs AUSTIN, Texas - DESIGN AUTOMATION CONFERENCE - Arteris, Inc., the inventor and leading supplier of network-on-chip (NoC) interconnect IP solutions, today announced that Altera has licensed Arteris-® FlexNoC™ interconnect IP as the system interconnect for its future SoC...

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Analog-to-Digital Converters slash board space.

Featuring 12 x 12 mm footprint, ADS5409 Series includes 1- and 2-channel models with 12-bit resolution and clock rates from 500–900 MSPS. Converters provide power amplifier linearization bandwidths up to 900 MHz for fifth order digital pre-distortion of 180 MHz transmit signal. At 230 MHz IF, units feature SNR of 61.0 dBFS and spurious-free dynamic range of 76 dBc. Applications include test and...

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USB Controller Hub ICs simultaneously support USB2 and HSIC.

Providing programmability, UCH2 ICs enable developers of PCs and mobile devices to configure designs without external memory. Devices support both USB2 and USB High Speed Interchip connectivity, maximum battery life via low-power modes, and ability to replace wall chargers with battery charging modes, such as BC1.2, Apple-®, SE1, and China charging. For applications that need to communicate over...

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Hall Effect Sensor ICs serve automotive applications.

Unipolar S-57A1, used to detect open/close conditions (doors, seat belts, CD/DVD players, shift levers), and bipolar S-57K1, used to detect/measure rotation and direction (EPS motors, power windows, and windshield wipers), offer high-speed operation with respective tCYCLE times of 16 and 8 -µsec. Operating from -40 to +125-

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Analog Devices Unveils New RF and Microwave Innovations at IMS2013

-New microwave power detector, integrated RF mixer and VGA offer high levels of integration and set new performance benchmarks. IMS2013 International Microwave Symposium Booth #2411 NORWOOD, Mass.--Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today introduced three RF and microwave ICs designed for high-performance transmitters and receivers used in high-dynamic-range applications, such as wireless infrastructure,...

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WiFi Chipsets boost 802.11ac.

To help ease data demands on networks, VIVE™ 1-stream 802.11ac solution provides mobile platforms with over 300 Mbps UDP and TCP throughput, while VIVE 2- and 3-stream options offer up to 866 Mbps and 1.3 Gbps data rates, respectively. VIVE-based routers, capable of transmitting data on 80, 40, or 20 MHz channels, use StreamBoost™ technology to- intelligently identify, classify, and manage...

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Variable Gain Amplifier targets multi-market applications.

Housed in 1.5 x 1.2 TDFN plastic package, Model MAAM-011100 is fabricated using GaAs process, which features full passivation. Broadband amplifier boasts typical gain control range of 30 dB with +13 dB of P1dB performance. Input and output are fully matched to 50 Ω with return loss of -12 dB.- Typically biased with single +5 V Vd for standard operation over 4–20 GHz frequency band, amplifier...

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