Technical Features

May 2010
A New Era in Audio Performance with Infineon’s MERUS™ Multilevel Class D Amplifiers

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Figure 1: MERUS™ amplifiers have a special power stage topology. In this design each half-bridge uses four MOSFETs (M1-M4) and the capacitor is “flying” between those to serve as an extra supply rail, resulting in a three-level output signal at the output switching node

Voices, noises, music – they are part of our lives. Sound has always been all around us. It connects us to our surroundings either we produce or just listen to them. Being an integral part of our everyday, conception and design of audio products and their environments have become more and more essential. In
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05/01/2019
Inductors for Illumination
A wide variety of driver circuits is needed to support new LED applications and the demands for high performance are challenging designers to be as creative as possible with new circuit techniques.
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05/01/2010
LED Lighting Variants
A power-saving, environmentally friendly, long-life, compact and (above all) cost-effective light source - LEDs have created an entirely new generation of lamps. According to the International
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05/01/2010
LED Lighting Circuit Protection Strategies
As government agencies, industry and consumers look for ways to reduce energy costs, light-emitting diode (LED) lighting technology is expected to boom. LED technology has advanced rapidly, with
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05/01/2010

Power Factor Perfection
Most modern power supplies are required to contain the harmonic content of the current they absorb from the line. Practically, regulations request the line current to be nearly sinusoidal and in
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05/01/2010