Energy Harvesting PMIC enables low-power wireless devices.
Compatible with energy harvesting sources with output levels from 1 -µW to 100 mW, MAX17710 integrates all power management functions for ambient energy harvesting as well as charging and protecting micro-energy cells (MECs). IC incorporates programmable input boost regulator and does not require any external components to charge MEC with energy sources as low as 0.8 V. Also, adjustable LDO with...Read More »
Half-Bridge Gate Driver IC reduces component count, PCB area.
Supplied in 10-pin, 4 x 4 mm LLP, LM5113 high- and low-side GaN FET driver lends to density of power brick and communications infrastructure equipment. This 100 V bridge driver IC regulates high side floating bootstrap capacitor voltage at ~5.25 V to drive enhancement-mode Gallium-Nitride (GaN) power FETs without exceeding max gate-source voltage rating. Other features include independent sink...Read More »
LED Backlight Driver IC meets needs of medium/large displays.
Suited for backlighting LCD monitors and TVs, A8516 WLED/RGB driver helps designers reduce component count by integrating boost controller to drive external MOSFET and 6 internal current sink channels capable of up to 80 mA each. Channels can be combined to achieve higher currents, and boost converter operates in constant frequency (programmable) current mode control. LED sink current is set by...Read More »
Temperature Switch IC consumes 180 nA.
Supplied in 1.0 x 1.0 x 0.4 mm or 1.2 x 1.6 x 0.5 mm package, S-5844 series monitors temperature to keep battery-operated, portable device functioning within normal operating range. IC detects specified temperature and protects device from heat generation by inverting output when temperature threshold is reached. Output voltage is restored when temperature drops to specified release temperature....Read More »
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Compact Buck-Boost Regulator delivers up to 300 mA.
Respectively rated to 300 and 275 mA, 3.3 V SC630A and 5 V SC632A come in 2 x 2 x 0.6 mm MLPQ 8-pin package and are designed to be used with 2.2 -µF capacitors. Both 3-mode (1x, 1.5x, 2x) charge pumps have 1 MHz fixed frequency, deliver continuous output currents, and operate as LDO linear regulators when input exceeds output. When input is less than required output, devices automatically...Read More »
Unipolar Voltage Driver supports high-speed motor applications.
Supplied in EMP16 package, NP2671E2 allows for 60 V max motor output so that user cannot exceed phase output margin of motor. Constant voltage driver, intended for stepper motors with unipolar windings, provides 2-channel x 500 mA continuous output current and features pulse input (Pulse/Dir) system that lets user switch between half and full step modes. Additional features include 0.35 A/phase...Read More »
STMicroelectronics' Powerful New FingerTip Touchscreen Technology Stifles Electrical 'Noise'
Geneva, - STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer and portable applications, today announced its new FingerTip technology, which enables a single-chip solution for capacitive touchscreens up to 10 inches in diameter with...Read More »
Cable Gateway enables expanded IP-based home networking.
Model BCM3383 DOCSIS-®/Euro-DOCSIS(TM) 3.0 cable gateway SoC combines Full-Band Capture (FBC) technology, dual-band concurrent Wi-Fi, and custom applications processor. FBC digital tuning technology directly samples and digitizes entire 1 GHz downstream spectrum of cable plant, providing access to any channel from anywhere. With simultaneous 2.4 and 5.0 GHz IEEE 802.11 band streams, gateways can...Read More »
Nanotechnology Circuits enhance wireless device functionality.
As building block for future wireless devices, IC fabricated from wafer-size graphene is designed for wireless communications. Broadband frequency mixer, operating up to 10 GHz, consists of graphene transistor and one pair of inductors integrated on silicon carbide wafer. Analog IC operates as broadband frequency mixer, producing output signals with mixed frequencies (sum and difference) of input...Read More »
Programmable Linear Hall Sensors feature surface-mount design.
Model MLX90288 linear Hall sensors feature ratiometric analog output while MLX90291 units integrate 125 Hz PWM output; both are housed in SOIC-8 surface mount package. Available in dual die redundant TSSOP-16 package, MLX90292 models report digital telegram using 2-wire PSI-5 protocol, which includes temperature output next to magnetic flux density. They also have 2 kHz PWM mode. All 3 IC sensor...Read More »
Triad WAU Wall Plug-In AC Power Supply May Be First To Meet Level VI Energy Efficiency Standard
Triad Magnetics, an industry leader and one of the most trusted names in transformer design and manufacturing, is proud to announce the release of the Triad WAU Wall Plug-In AC Power Supply. Engineered to provide robust performance and high reliability, it is setting the standard for 120V/60Hz power supplies. See our video to learn all about it.Read More »