As we ring in the new year, the Design World staff would like to present our most-read articles of 2022. 1. Best free analog circuit simulators Blogs and online forums catering to engineers often mention all kinds of free packages and services aimed at circuit designers. Trouble is, a lot of these free resources are…
MEMS 2021 report card: C+
Sensors marketing consultant Roger Grace has issued his 2021 MEMS Commercialization Report Card. Do you agree with his conclusions?
Best free analog circuit simulators
We examined 30 free analog circuit simulation packages to see which of them is appropriate for real circuit analysis and design work. Leland Teschler • Executive Editor Blogs and online forums catering to engineers often mention all kinds of free packages and services aimed at circuit designers. Trouble is, a lot of these free resources…
Fischer’s Freedom connector optimized for medical applications at MD&M West
Fischer Connectors, Alpharetta, Ga. continues to push the boundaries of innovation in rugged miniaturization, high-speed data transmission, sealing, wearability and the Internet of Things (IoT). At UBM’s annual MD&M West show in Anaheim, the company is showcasing how it is reimagining connectivity thanks to breakthrough and forward-looking products and its new technological partnership with Wearable Technologies Ltd. that spans multiple industries. Fischer Connectors is […]
Fischer Connectors’ Freedom LP360 wins LEAP connectivity award
Last night, at the LEAP Awards dinner gala in Costa Mesa, Calif., 11 winners were announced for the first annual awards competition. In the category of Connectivity, Fischer Connectors’ Freedom LP360 connector garnered the highest award. In selecting the LP360, judges noted: “A breakthrough signal and power connector with easy mating and easy cleaning that […]
LEAP Awards announces finalists in connectivity category
Four finalists were announced on Friday for the inaugural LEAP Awards’ Connectivity Category, comprising a variety of interconnect, cable and harness technologies. The competition was scored by a panel of independent technical/engineering-oriented judges. Responsible for the Connectivity category were these four judges: Plamen Doynov Research Professor University of Missouri-Kansas City. Doynov became a research professor […]
Military wearable tech will be Fischer Connectors’ AUSA focus
Fischer Connectors will be exhibiting several new connector solutions for military technology developers at this year’s AUSA Expo, October 8-10 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Fischer Connectors is a trusted partner with military wearable technologies manufacturers, designing and manufacturing class-leading connectors that withstand the harsh environments wherever these products are deployed. This year, Fischer […]
Protect products during delivery
A next-generation accelerometer is for long-period monitoring of the physical condition of high-value assets. With its low power capabilities, the ADXL372 micropower high-g MEMS accelerometer targets Internet of Things (IoT) solutions where shock and impact on a unit during storage, transit, or use would adversely affect its function, safety, or reliability. Representative assets include materials…
Switches have more channel density and extended speeds
The RF-MEMS is, according to the company, a breakthrough in switch technology that provides a long-sought replacement for electromechanical relay designs first adopted by the electronics industry more than 100 years ago. This switch technology enables faster, smaller, lower power, more reliable instrumentation equipment by resolving multiple performance limitations commonly attributed to relays. With the…
Sensors for medical wearable devices
Medical wearable technology continues to be a popular product. Many companies are developing sensors to solve a range of design challenges for these non-invasive body-monitoring devices. One of those challenges is accuracy. Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) and LifeQ plan to design sensors that enable personalized, continuous and accurate tracking of physiological parameters such as heart…
FoMoCo to field next-gen infotainment systems using Automotive Audio Bus
Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) announced today that the Ford Motor Company has selected the Automotive Audio Bus (A2B) as its primary infotainment network technology with in-vehicle deployments…
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Clock jitter attenuator optimizes serial interface functionality in base station designs
Analog Devices introduced a high-performance clock jitter attenuator designed to support the JESD204B serial interface standard for connecting high-speed data converters and field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) operating in…
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Driver amplifier delivers high gain and output power
Analog Devices has introduced a medium-power, distributed driver amplifier which operates between 24 and 35 GHz. The HMC1131 amplifier provides 22-dB of gain, +35-dBm output IP3, and +24…
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Zero-drift precision op amp simplifies board design
Analog Devices has introduced the first in a new series of high-voltage, low-noise, zero-drift, precision operational amplifiers. The dual-channel ADA4522-2 op amp reduces reduce system noise, cost, board space,…
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Integrated analog front-ends offer low power, low noise
The AD7124-4 and AD7124-8 AFEs from Analog Devices connect directly to all standard industrial signal sources and sensor inputs, while reducing power requirements by 40 percent over comparable…
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RF AND MICROWAVE INNOVATIONS AT IMS2013
The RF and microwave ICs are designed for high-performance transmitters and receivers that can be used in high-dynamic-range applications. Including wireless infrastructure, defense systems, industrial, microwave point-to-point radios…
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