LED Driver ICs target automotive infotainment applications.
As multi-output LED drivers for LCD backlighting, A8502 and A8514 integrate current-mode boost converter with internal power switch and multiple current sinks. LED sinks can be paralleled together to achieve higher LED currents. Operating from single power supply from 5-40 V, ICs can optionally drive external PMOS to disconnect input supply from system in case of fault. Both products offer...Read More »
New Fujitsu FRAM Devices Combine the Benefits of Fast-Writing SRAMs with Flash in a Single IC for Industrial, Factory, and Low-Power Applications
o Latest MB85RSxxx SPI Series, MB85RCxxx I2C Series and FRAM-based RFIDs Designed and Manufactured by Fujitsu Will Meet the Rapidly Increasing Global Demand for FRAM Solutions SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Fujitsu Semiconductor America, Inc. (FSA) today introduced a new series of advanced Ferroelectric Random Access Memory (FRAM) products designed and manufactured by Fujitsu to meet the rapidly increasing...Read More »
Half Bridge Motor Controller IC suits automotive applications.
With Model MLX80151, DC motor suppliers can introduce on-demand control required by emissions legislation. Motor control peripherals combined with auto-sequence ADC allow real-time control and diagnostics while minimizing interrupt load on 16-bit embedded MCU. PWM communication interface is wake-up capable and can be configured for single-wire and 2-wire applications. With double charge pump,...Read More »
Piezo Haptic Driver features integrated boost converter.
Housed in 4 x 4 x 0.9 mm QFN package, Model DRV8662 integrates 105 V boost converter, power diode, and 50-200 V peak-to-peak fully differential amplifier. Device drives piezo actuator capacitances from 50-680 nF at 300 Hz, enabling variety of haptic effects, including feedback localized to specific area of device, and vibrations and pulses that change in frequency based on user interaction....Read More »
Different Types of Rubber Gaskets and Applications
Rubber gaskets are a type of mechanical seal located in between mated parts, typically in static applications with flat surfaces like joints.Read More »
Infrared Emitter targets optical touchscreens.
Measuring 0.5 x 1 x 0.45 mm, ChipLED SFH 4053 IRED is suited for low-profile all-in-one computers, tablet PCs, laptop displays, and smartphones. Thin film device delivers 35 mW from operating current of 70 mA, and in pulse mode, unit can achieve as much as 260 mW from 700 mA. At wavelength of 850 nm, light from IRED is barely discernible to human eye, but is detected by receiver components.Read More »
LED Driver IC operates at up to 98% efficiency.
Available in DFN-5 package, 40 V Model ZLED7320 features on-chip switching transistor, 1,200:1 dimming via PWM signal or fixed voltage, up to 1 A of output current at -Read More »
LED Driver ICs enhance edge- and direct-lit LCD TVs.
Available in 0.5 mm pitch QFN and 0.8 mm pitch LQFP packages, 16-channel AS3820 and 12-channel AS3821 offer -Read More »
Battery Management IC delivers protection and cell balancing.
Offered as standalone device, bq77910 offers protection and cell-balancing for 4- to 10-cell Li-Ion and lithium iron phosphate battery packs. IC monitors individual cell voltages and drives 2 N-channel power MOSFETs to interrupt current flow during fault conditions. Criteria for fault detection and recovery is fully programmable in non-volatile memory. Product simplifies battery pack designs for...Read More »
STMicroelectronics Introduces Innovative System-on-Chip Enabling Rapid Deployment of DisplayPort 1.2 Interfaces and High-Resolution 3D for Multimedia Monitors
Highly integrated SoC takes multimedia in new directions - delivers extensive support for 2D/3D input formats and display resolutions, while reducing system bill-of-materials GENEVA - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a world leader in developing and delivering System-on-Chip (SoC) ICs, today...Read More »
Best of West Finalist, MonolithIC 3D, Inc., Announces Multiple 3D IC Technologies at SemiconWest
SAN JOSE, Calif. - MonolithIC 3D, Inc., the innovator of practical monolithic 3D IC technology, has unveiled multiple 3D IC technologies that now cover most mainstream semiconductor device types. Besides logic structures, these monolithic 3D technologies include DRAM, NAND Flash and RRAM memory types, FPGA and gate arrays, as well as methods of fabricating image sensors and micro-displays. With...Read More »
More performance and functionality for Sinumerik 828D CNC
Siemens new SINUMERIK 828D ADVANCED, SINUMERIK 828D and SINUMERIK 828D BASIC sets the standard for productivity enhancements of turning and milling operations on standardized machines and simplify the automation of grinding machines. See our video to learn all about it.Read More »