High-accuracy single-rank 1608-size high-brightness chip LEDs

ROHM has recently announced the availability of high accuracy single-rank 1608-size high-brightness chip LEDs optimized for a wide variety of applications, from industrial equipment and consumer devices to…

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Microminiature SMT switches with high actuation forces for wearable electronics

C&K Components, a leading global manufacturer of electromechanical switches, smart card interconnect devices, and high reliability connectors, has released a new series of microminiature, SMT top-actuated switches that…

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Oscillator optimized for signal integrity in performance-critical applications

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced a family of fully programmable, pin-selectable and fixed-frequency 7-mm-by-5-mm differential oscillators that provides the industry’s lowest jitter of 90 femtoseconds (fs),…

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Microwave, MMW digital phase shifters produce 255 phase steps

Pasternack, a provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, introduces a new series of 8-bit digital phase shifters which are programmable over a full 360 degree range and can produce…

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Low-pass Harmonic Filters for 512 MHz and 700 MHz Wireless Apps

AVX Corporation has released two new integrated thin film (ITF), high performance, low pass harmonic filters that exhibit low insertion losses and extremely sharp roll-off in high frequency…

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USB/Ethernet 2SP6T switch matrices work from DC to 12 GHz

The RC-2SP6T-A12 USB/Ethernet-controlled dual SP6T switch matrix provides 2 RF inputs and 12 outputs, allowing a variety of different switch configurations to meet your signal routing needs. The…

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LVDT interface chips work over extended temperature range

Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, announced the availability of a new device in its recently launched family of sensor interface…

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SPDT RF switch features low insertion loss

Integrated Device Technology, Inc.® (IDT®) introduced the industry’s first single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) RF switch featuring its patent-pending KZconstant impedance technology. The IDT F2923 is a low insertion loss SPDT absorptive…

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Top analog threads on EDAboard.com – November

Why is unloaded buffer showing an offset? – I am using an AD8041 IC as a buffer for a 0.2 Vpp sinewave input at 1 kHz from the…

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VCM vs VOUT plots for instrumentation amplifiers with two op amps

This article introduces the VCM vs. VOUT plot for an instrumentation amplifier with two operational amplifiers (op amps) and delivers a thorough treatment of this amplifier topology. Additionally,…

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Troubleshooting Analog Circuits

While you may need to troubleshoot a circuit that used to work and now doesn’t, the emphasis here is how to troubleshoot a design when you have your…

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Waveguide-to-coax adapters span 65 GHz

Pasternack, a manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has released new lines of in-stock 1.85mm, 2.4mm and 2.92mm waveguide to coax adapters with operating up to…

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NXP Launches RF Chip Family to Advance Long-Range Smart Car Key Features

At the IAA international motor show in Frankfurt, Germany, NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) announced the new Mantra RF portfolio – a family of high-performance transceivers and receivers…

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Economical coax-packaged RF amps cover 9 kHz to 3 GHz

Pasternack, a provider of in-stock and ready to ship RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, announces the release of new affordable coaxial-packaged RF amplifiers. Both low noise and…

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1080p Video Development Kit for IoT

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON ), driving energy efficient innovations, has introduced an open imaging platform for low power video streaming applications. The MatrixCam™ video development kit (VDK) has…

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Top analog threads on EDAboard.com – October

Amplifying DC voltage from 5V to 12V – I use an Arduino board with a 5V output supply but I Ineed to operate 12V motor. I know that I could…

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Drivers for BDC motors incorporate on-chip current sensing

Texas Instruments introduced a family of three brushed DC gate drivers featuring the industry’s first device with integrated current sensing. With this integration, designers using the DRV8871 can…

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Coax threshold detectors span 2 to 40 GHz

Pasternack, a manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, introduces a new line of coaxial threshold detectors designed for microwave and millimeter wave applications from 2 to…

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High-resolution audio processing SoC

ON Semiconductor has released its latest high-resolution audio processing System-on-Chip with 1656KB SRAM and power-efficient hardware acceleration, bringing extra space savings and longer battery life to devices such as…

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Using and interfacing to thermocouples

I recently had cause to look again at thermocouples after not having used them for many years.  While they may seem a little old fashioned when you can…

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RF Power Combiners Operate Up to 6 GHz

Fairview Microwave Inc., a supplier of on-demand microwave and RF components, introduces a new line of broadband RF power combiners. These new combiners are commonly deployed in systems…

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High-power GaN coaxial power amps fit in compact packages

Pasternack, a manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, announces their expanded offering of gallium nitride (GaN) coaxial power amplifiers. GaN has emerged as the technology…

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Wolfspeed introduces 50V plastic GaN HEMTs for LTE & radar

Wolfspeed, a Cree Company and a global supplier of GaN-on-SiC high electron mobility transistors (HEMTs) and monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), has introduced two new plastic-packaged 50V/60W GaN HEMT…

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Coaxial-packaged RF amplifiers cover 9 kHz to 3 GHz

Pasternack, a leading provider of in-stock and ready to ship RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, announces the release of new affordable coaxial-packaged RF amplifiers. Both low noise…

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Specialized Semiconductor Materials

Early semiconductor devices were based on germanium, although there were others around such as selenium used in rectifiers. Germanium doesn’t need to be as pure as silicon for…

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