Circuits

Power Amplifiers suit small-cell wireless infrastructure devices.

Supplied in 7 x 7 x 1.3 mm package, AWB7128 and AWB7228 are optimized for WCDMA, HSPA, and LTE small-cell base stations operating in 2,620-2,690 MHz frequency band. Both power amplifiers use InGaP-Plus(TM) technology and offer linearity of -47 dBc ACPR @ ±10 MHz offset. Respectively, AWB7128 and AWB7228 are performance-optimized for -¼ and -½ W linear power applications and offer +24.5 and +27...

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Battery Charger Detectors comply with USB specification.

In addition to proprietary charger adapters from Apple and Sony, Models MAX14578E/MAX14578AE detect USB standard downstream ports, USB charging downstream ports, or dedicated charger ports. When charging port is detected, devices will control external lithium-ion battery charger controller to optimize charge time and efficiency. On-chip LDO provides 5.3 V output, which can be used to power USB...

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Wireless Connectivity Chips target mobile devices.

WiLink(TM) 8.0 product family is collection of 45 nm single-chip wireless connectivity solutions that integrate up to 5 different radios. Each chip variant comes in compact WSP package that can be mounted directly on PCB, and includes all required RF front ends, complete power management system, and comprehensive coexistence mechanisms. Product includes integrated RF front ends for both 2.4 GHz...

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TE Circuit Protection Introduces Low-Cap Silicon ESD Devices

(e.g., USB 3.0/2.0, HDMI, eSATA, DisplayPort, and Thunderbolt technology) MENLO PARK, Calif., -- TE Circuit Protection, a business unit of TE Connectivity, announces a family of eight new single-channel and multi-channel silicon ESD (SESD) protection devices offering the lowest capacitance (bi-directional: 0.10pF typical; uni-directional: 0.20pF typical), highest ESD protection (20kV air and...

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Altium and FTDI Chip Collaborate on New Board-Level Components

Full range of USB Interface IC solutions from FTDI Chip now available through AltiumLive CARLSBAD, Calif. - Altium, developer of next-generation electronics design software and services, has announced the full range of board-level IC component solutions from Future Technology Devices International (FTDI Chip) is available for its electronics design software, Altium Designer, through the...

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LED Drivers enhance LCD TV picture quality.

With internal lighting timing algorithms, MSL2164 and MSL2166 eliminate 3D ghosting and flickering effects on LCD TVs. Drivers work with Atmel AVR® MCUs, which process timing and dimming instructions. Able to drive up to 16 parallel strings of LEDs, products incorporate power management and backlight control along with multiple dimming modes for 3D, scanning, and zone dimming edge-lit LCD TVs....

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Digital Thermometers/Thermostats feature SPI/3-wire interface.

Operating from voltage supply as low as 1.7 V, Models MAX31722 and MAX31723 provide local temperature readings over user-selectable SPI or 3-wire interface with accuracy of ±2.0°C and ±0.5°C, respectively. User can adjust readout resolution between 9-12 bits, and nonvolatile memory can be set at, or prior to, component placement with no need for reprogramming at each power up. Housed in 8-pin...

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Digital Output Gyroscope suits automotive applications.

Digital Output Gyroscope suits automotive applications.

Designed to meet AEC-Q100 specification, 3-axis Model A3G4250D measures angular rates up to ±250 degrees/sec, optimizing dead-reckoning and/or map-matching capabilities in car navigation and telematics applications. On-chip IC interface converts angular-motion data into 16-bit digital bit stream that is transmitted to dedicated microcontroller chip through SPI or I2C protocol. Operating from 3 V...

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Radiation Tolerant FPGAs suit demanding space applications.

Available in ceramic QFP package, RT ProASIC®3 FPGAs offer reprogrammable, non-volatile logic integration solution for space-flight hardware designers. Devices are based on secure flash technology that provides immunity against radiation-induced configuration upsets. Intended for applications requiring up to 350 MHz operation and up to 3 million system gates, FPGAs operate at core voltage...

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Single String White LED Driver has fault-tolerant design.

Supplied in eMSOP-10 or eTSSOP-16 package with integrated current-mode boost converter, internal power switch, and current sink, single-output A8513 backlights LCDs in automotive/consumer designs. Driver can operate from single 4.5-40 V power supply to accommodate start/stop, cold crank, and load dump requirements, and 2 MHz boost converter switching frequency enables operation above AM radio...

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