Circuits

Communication Systems

RS-485/RS-422 Receivers support high-speed communications.

Available in 5- and 6-pin TSOT23 packages with 3 x 3 mm footprint, Models XR33180, XR33181, XR33183, and XR33184 feature 52 Mbps data rates, 15 ns propagation delay, and 2 ns max receiver skew. XR33184 includes low voltage logic pin that eliminates need for level shifter when interfacing to MCUs or FPGAs that run off lower supply voltages. Operating from -40 to +125°C with 3.3 or 5 V...

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GaAs MMIC Switches offer high isolation and low loss.
Miscellaneous Switches

GaAs MMIC Switches offer high isolation and low loss.

Supplied in ROHS-compliant, 4 x 4 mm, SMT package, non-reflective CMD234C4 and CMD235C4 are suited for military and instrumentation applications and provide switching speed of 66 ns and input P1dB of 21 dBm. While CMD234C4 is DC–18 GHz broadband MMIC SP3T switch featuring 2.4 dB insertion loss and isolation of 40 dB at 10 GHz, CMD235C4 is DC–18 GHz broadband MMIC SP5T switch offering...

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Data Acquisition System monitors smart grid equipment.
Circuits

Data Acquisition System monitors smart grid equipment.

Supporting Class 0.2 measurement accuracy, AD7616 DAS protects smart grid equipment from harmful system faults and optimizes power delivery to residences and businesses. Device operates from single 5 V supply and integrates dual simultaneous sampling of 16 channels. IC can accommodate ±10 V, ±5 V, and ±2.5 V true bipolar input signals while sampling at throughput rates up to 1...

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Richardson RFPD Introduces New Peregrine Monolithic Phase and Amplitude Controllers for Doherty Power Amplifiers
Power Controllers

Richardson RFPD Introduces New Peregrine Monolithic Phase and Amplitude Controllers for Doherty Power Amplifiers

New MPACs are designed for the LTE and LTE-A wireless-infrastructure transceiver market Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for two new monolithic phase and amplitude controllers from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE46130 and PE46140 are Peregrine's newest additions to its MPAC product family and offer maximum...

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Power IC helps PV panels harvest maximum energy.
DC to DC Power Supplies (Converters)

Power IC helps PV panels harvest maximum energy.

Consisting of highly integrated DC-DC converter, Cell-String Optimizer replaces bypass diode and performs maximum power point tracking deep inside PV module. By replacing each diode with MPPT device, on-off response to performance mismatch is eliminated; every cell-string contributes maximum power without interfering with power production capability of others. IC provides shade mitigation,...

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Transceivers

IP Solution enables high-speed serial links using FPGAs.

Helping customers minimize design-in efforts and time to market, LiteFast enables implementation of high-speed serial links leveraging Serializer/Deserializer transceiver blocks within SmartFusion™2 SoC FPGAs, IGLOO™2 FPGAs, and RTG4™ high-speed signal processing radiation-tolerant FPGAs without need for heavy logic utilization. Low latency solution supports x1, x2, and x4 lanes per SerDes....

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Socionext to Showcase Advanced Image and Sensor Technologies for Aerial Drones at InterDrone Show in Las Vegas Sep. 7-9
Image Processors

Socionext to Showcase Advanced Image and Sensor Technologies for Aerial Drones at InterDrone Show in Las Vegas Sep. 7-9

Robust, Single-Chip 24GHz Radar to be Featured at Booth 105 in Demonstrations of Imaging and Radar Solutions for Drone Applications SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Socionext America Inc., a leading total solutions provider for UAVs, will demonstrate its innovative IC technologies for drone applications at the annual International Drone Conference Exhibition at Paris Hotel in Las Vegas Sep. 7-9. In booth 105...

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Signal Processors

Novatek Licenses CEVA-XM4 Imaging and Vision DSP for Embedded Visual Intelligence

Next-generation Novatek SoCs deploy CEVA’s latest vision processor for intelligent surveillance, drone anti-collision systems and automotive safety MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, today announced that Novatek Microelectronics, Taiwan’s 2nd largest fabless IC design house, has licensed and...

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Buck-Boost Regulators have high-current, -efficiency designs.
DC to DC Power Supplies (Converters)

Buck-Boost Regulators have high-current, -efficiency designs.

Supplied in 20-bump, 2.15 x 1.74 mm WLCSP, ISL91127 and ISL91128 operate in buck, boost, or buck-boost mode and provide smooth transitions between each to prevent noise and glitches. Features include 4.5 A switches, up to 96% efficiency, 1.8–5.5 V input range, 1–5.2 V output range, and 30 Â-µA quiescent current. Additionally, ISL91128 features I²C programmable dynamic output...

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Electronic Converters

Digital-to-Analog Converter supports smartphone testing.

With audio to 6 GHz frequency coverage and 12 GSPS update rate, 16-bit Model AD9164 supports high-resolution radar images for designers of military and commercial radar, as well as fast and accurate testing for precision instrumentation, such as smartphone testers. On-chip direct digital synthesizer ensures phase-coherent fast frequency hopping of less than 300 ns for up to 32 frequencies. In...

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