Circuits

Digital Ambient-Light Sensor has 4,000,000:1 dynamic range.
Vision and Imaging Sensors / Detectors

Digital Ambient-Light Sensor has 4,000,000:1 dynamic range.

Model MAX9635 integrates 2 photodiodes, ADC, and adaptive gain block that automatically selects optimum gain range, eliminating need for manual programming, in 2 x 2 mm package. Unit features 4,000,000:1 dynamic range to ensure precise lux readings in all ambient-light conditions. Featuring 0.65 Â-µA operating current, it consumes as little as 1.1 µW and operates from 1.7-3.6 V...

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Programmable Logic Controllers

Altera Unveils Process Technology Strategy for Its 28-nm Product Portfolio

Altera Leveraging Both 28-nm High-Performance and 28-nm Low-Power Processes to Address Customer's Unique Cost, Performance and Power Requirements SAN JOSE, Calif. - Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) today announced its 28-nm process technology strategy targeting its 28-nm product portfolio. In addition to the previously announced support for TSMC's 28-nm High Performance (28HP) process technology...

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Transceivers

Data Transceiver features 2.5 kV galvanic isolation.

Operating from -55 to +225°C, Model CHT-RHEA provides full duplex operation with 2 transmit channels and 2 receive channels. Magnetic isolation on each channel is ensured by external pulse transformer, of which core diameter does not exceed 0.24 in. Transceiver supports data rate of 2 Mbps, with transmission delays and jitter respectively lower than 100 ns and 25 ns over full chain. Circuit...

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Flexible 16-Bit DAC is configured for demanding applications.
Electronic Converters

Flexible 16-Bit DAC is configured for demanding applications.

Compatible with 2.7-5.25 V analog supply, PowerWise® DAC161S055 delivers DC specifications of ±1 LSB INL max and ±1 LSB DNL max along with buffered output settling time of 5 Â-µsec. Asynchronous load feature allows multiple DACs to provide synchronous outputs, while daisy chain capability enables multiple DACs to be linked in series. Dual-buffer SPI interface includes data...

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ESD Diode Array protects high definition connections.
Miscellaneous Controls

ESD Diode Array protects high definition connections.

Housed in 3.3 x 1.5 x 0.6 mm package, Model HSP06-8M16 provides 15 kV ESD protection meeting IEC 61000-4-2. Unit features 100 W differential impedance, 0.6 pF input/output capacitance, and 6.3 GHz bandwidth, which is compatible with HDMI, DVI, LVDS, Diiva, DisplayPort, USB3.0, and SATA interconnects. Providing 8 channels of protection, device minimizes slowing of data edges and prevents signal...

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Miscellaneous Controllers

Ethernet Networking Platform includes timing protocol processor.

Suited for Ethernet-based networks, IEEE 1588v2-compliant solution for service provider, data center, and smart grid power control networks includes Broadcom® BCM53903 precision timing protocol (PTP) processor. Support for PTP enables system to synchronize clocks of different end devices over packet-based network to within 1 Â-µsec. Product also integrates GbE switch, 1588v2-based...

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LED Driver IC offers channel-independent fault control.
Electronic Drivers

LED Driver IC offers channel-independent fault control.

Suited for driving multiple strings of LEDs in backlighting applications, 3-channel switch-mode Model HV9986 includes 3 dimmer switch FET drivers that enable high PWM dimming ratios and independent fault management in case of output open- or short-circuit conditions. Device's 40 V linear regulator provides 5 V power supply to IC. Housed in 40-lead QFN package, RoHS-compliant driver features peak...

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Automotive-Grade Step-Down Converters consume 25 µA at no load.
DC to DC Power Supplies (Converters)

Automotive-Grade Step-Down Converters consume 25 µA at no load.

Models MAX16903 and MAX16904 synchronous step-down converters deliver 1 A and 600 mA, respectively. Both 2.1 MHz units operate from 3.5-28 V and tolerate load-dump transients up to 42 V and cold-crank excursions down to 3.5 V. Integrating high- and low-side FETs, they do not need external Schottky diode, and have open-drain, power-good output to ease power-supply sequencing. Converters operate...

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Offline Switcher IC cuts no-load power waste to 0.00 W.
Miscellaneous Management Systems

Offline Switcher IC cuts no-load power waste to 0.00 W.

Targeting up to 3.2 W portable device chargers and adapters, LinkZero(TM)-LP integrated offline switcher IC automatically enters zero-input-power mode when load is disconnected. EcoSmart technology, in combination with said proprietary power-down mode, brings no-load power consumption to 0.00 W and eliminates no-load waste without requiring mechanical switch. Conversely, device automatically...

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Signal Processors

Applications Processor enhances mobile product performance.

Supporting clock speeds as fast as 1.5 GHz per ARM® Cortex(TM)-A9 MPCore(TM), OMAP4440 SoC drive smartphone and tablet user experiences such as 1080p stereoscopic 3D (S3D), 1080p video conferencing, and gesture recognition. It leverages 2 ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore general-purpose processors, complemented by 2 ARM Cortex-M3 cores to offload time-critical and control tasks. Along with optimized...

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