Circuits

Circuits

LDPC Read Channel supports development of high density, low power HDDs.

Supporting notebook, desktop, and enterprise HDD market segments, TrueStore® RC9700 consists of 40 nm read channel featuring low-density parity check (LDPC) iterative decoding technology. SNR in 512 byte and 4 KB sector sizes enables areal densities of 750 GB per disk in mobile segment and 1.5 TB per disk in desktop and enterprise segments. In addition to design techniques that promote...

Read More »
High-Brightness LED Driver is optimized for dimming performance.
Device Driver Software

High-Brightness LED Driver is optimized for dimming performance.

Supplied in 16-pin TSSOP, PowerWise® LM3450 integrates active PFC and phase dimming decoding to provide uniform, flicker-free illumination across programmable dimming range. Dynamic hold circuitry and programmable, intelligent dimming decoder ensure smooth, consistent illumination across full dimming range. Used to implement phase dimmable off-line LED driver for 10-100 W loads, driver also...

Read More »
RF Power Detector IC integrates fast comparator.
Electronic Amplifiers

RF Power Detector IC integrates fast comparator.

Supplied in 3 x 3 mm QFN package, temperature-compensated LTC5564 operates from 600 MHz to 15 GHz and offers 7 nsec response time from pulsed RF signal. On-chip fast comparator has 9 nsec propagation delay, and user-settable threshold voltage enables flexible trip point. Able to measure RF input signals over -24 to +16 dBm range, device also supports latching output. Output amplifier is...

Read More »
Pressure Sensor utilizes MEMS technology to detect altitude.
Pressure Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Pressure Sensor utilizes MEMS technology to detect altitude.

Suited for smart phones, sports watches, and other portable equipment, Model LPS001WP has operating pressure of 300-1,100 millibar, corresponding to atmospheric pressures between -750 and +9,000 m relative to sea level. Device can detect pressure changes as small as 0.065 millibar, corresponding to 80 cm of altitude. VENSENS technology allows pressure sensor to be fabricated on monolithic silicon...

Read More »
Transceivers

FlexRay Monolithic IC supports data transfer up to 10 Mbps.

Compliant with FlexRay Standard V2.1 Rev B, AS8223 FlexRay Active Star Device manages communication traffic among 4 FlexRay branches of network, expandable via Interstar interface. Host controller interface achieves active control of power modes and error diagnosis, while communication controller interface provides transceiver functionality on ECU using device. Tailored for automotive gateways,...

Read More »
Electronic Amplifiers

Stereo Audio Amplifier helps meet eco-design objectives.

Model TS4604 stereo audio amplifier integrates 100 mW stereo headphone output and driver for audio line-out connection in audio-video equipment. Low operating power and dedicated shutdown control per function help meet eco-design objectives. Self-muting optimizes sound quality by preventing audible pop and click noises, and charge-pump circuitry supplies negative voltage to amplifier, allowing...

Read More »
Electronic Amplifiers

Multi-Channel Amplifier IC converts current to digital output.

Suited for sensors with current output, MDDC 4-channel signal amplifier converts small input currents across high bandwidth and dynamic range and digitizes them on chip via transimpedance amplifier. Transimpedance is independently programmable digitally for each channel above 5 bits in 16 stages via SPI communication interface. Device features conversion time of 1 Â-µsec/channel and sampling...

Read More »
Communications Software

Fujitsu's PRIME Power Line Communication Solution Passed Official PRIME Conformance Test

PRIME-compliant communication SoC and software stack enable reduced development time. Langen, Germany- Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe announces official PRIME compliance of its PRIME SoC-based solution. This combination of PRIME compliant communication SoC MB87S2080 and PRIME communication software stack enables meter makers to reduce development time for PRIME-compliant meters. Equipment from FSEU...

Read More »
Electronic Chips

TI Delivers Three High-Performance Clock Buffer Families with Industry's Lowest Additive Jitter

Reduces board footprint with small QFN and TSSOP packages DALLAS - Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced three separate clock buffer families that offer improved clock signal quality with the industry's lowest additive jitter: the CDCLVC11xx, CDCLVD12xx/21xx and CDCLVP12xx/21xx families. These buffers are targeted at a variety of communication applications with...

Read More »

All Topics