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MOSFET Control/Driver IC targets automotive market.

Designed to drive 4 N-channel MOSFETs in high-side configuration with gate drive outputs that utilize current-source topology, Model A3942 provides interface between system controller and various high current loads found in automotive engine control systems. IC operates over 4.5-60 V voltage range and full automotive temperature range, making it suitable for both 12 and 24 V engine control...

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ISM Band Transceiver features integrated power amplifier.

Integrating power amplifier delivering +21 dBm typical output power, as well as low noise amplifier, ML5805, 5.8 GHz ISM band transceiver chip offers 5 digitally selectable data rates from 576 Kbps up to 2.048 Mbps. It incorporates FastWave(TM) microcontroller technology which features self-alignment of low-IF receiver and PLL detection and control. Contained in 6 x 6 x 1 mm, 40-pin QFN package,...

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Digital/Mixed-Signal Buck Controller suits Intel processors.

Supporting Intel VR11.x designs that deliver up to 150 A, CHL8100 digital mixed-signal, multiphase, synchronous buck controller can be used with CHL8500 high-frequency dual MOSFET gate driver. Designers can digitally configure switching frequency of each phase from 200 kHz up to 1 MHz. Power Designer GUI can be used to access, set, modify, and monitor parameters, which are stored in embedded...

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Micrel Makes Maximum Strides In New Ethernet Solutions by Minimizing Size, Security Risks, Maximizing Thinness

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 12 / / - Micrel Inc. (NASDAQ:MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today launched the KSZ8842-PMBL, KSZ8841-16MBL, KSZ8842-16MBL and KSZ8893MBL. Each new product is currently available in volume quantities and comes in a 9mm x 9mm, 100-ball FBGA package. The devices are Micrel's latest members of its embedded...

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Clock Multiplier IC provides any-rate frequency synthesis.

Capable of generating any output frequency from crystal/reference clock input with 0.3 picosec jitter generation, Model Si5319 Any-Rate Precision Clock is suited for high performance timing applications. It accepts any frequency from 2 kHz to 710 MHz and generates any frequency from 2 kHz to 945 MHz and select frequencies to 1.4 GHz. Supporting free-run mode of operation, IC is available in 6 x 6...

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Process Design Kit speeds MMIC development.

Developed for use with Advanced Design System EDA software from Agilent Technologies, Process Design Kit for GaN HEMT process technology enables RF and microwave designers to speed development cycle for MMICs. Kit includes microstrip lines, discontinuities, scalable capacitors, inductors, and resistors, as well as pads, vias, airbridges, and active devices at multiple biases. Applications include...

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MMIC Amplifiers deliver 5 W and 25 W CW RF output power.

Integrating GaN RF transistor technology, 5 W distributed amplifier, Model CMPA0060005 operates from DC to 6 GHz, while 25 W reactively matched Model CMPA2560025 operates from 2.5-6 GHz. Both MMICs are suitable for variety of applications where high power over broad bandwidths is required. Pair of CMPA2560025s, driven by CMPA0060005 can provide over 40 dB gain with output power up to 50 W in...

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VCSEL Driver is optimized for low power dissipation.

Model HXT4104 is 4-channel 10.3 Gbps Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) driver that can drive 10 mA average and 8 mA modulation current, and dissipates 91 mW of power per channel. Parallel VCSEL driver is digitally programmable via industry standard 2-wire interface, enabling control of signal peaking, modulation, and average current, in addition to providing access to temperature and...

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Battery Authentication ICs feature FlexiHash+(TM) technology.

Battery Authentication ICs feature FlexiHash+(TM) technology.

Utilizing challenge/response scheme based on 32-bit challenge code and 8-bit response code, Models ISL9206 and ISL9206A secure cell phone batteries and replaceable utilities in communication and printing systems. They offer operating voltage range from 2.6-4.8 V and can be powered directly from one-cell li-Ion/li-Polymer or three-cell series NiMH battery pack. With 16 x 8 one-time programmable...

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Touch Sensing Devices enable button and slider replacement.

Offering up to 10 capacitive and/or general purpose I/Os, Models CY8C201X0 and CY8C201X2 Capsense Express(TM) devices allow for design flexibility to implement combinations of buttons, sliders, and general purpose functions. For battery-powered applications, they offer power consumption of 1 mA active current and 2.6 -µA in sleep mode. PSoC-®-based devices feature 2.4-5.25 V operating voltage,...

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