Technical Features

October 2010
Combining Lowest RDS(on) + SMT for Space-Limited, High-Performance Apps

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Figure 1: The Qorvo SiC FET – a ‘cascode’ of a Si-MOSFET and SiC JFET

The performance of wide band-gap (WBG) semiconductor switches such as silicon carbide cascode FETs (‘SiC FET’ henceforth) [1] (Figure 1) and SiC MOSFETs is closely tied to its package. At the pure technology level, nanosecond switching speed and low specific on-resistance result in very low losses, allowing much
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05/30/2023
Lattice Launches Platform Manager
At the company's press launch in Munich, Germany, Gordon Hands, Director of Strategic Marketing for Lattice's Low Density and Mixed Signal Solutions, presented Lattice's next-generation programmable
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10/27/2010

Medical Compliance

A Quality Management System for the Delivery of Products or Services (Source: International Organization for Standardization)

When companies are certified by international standards or qualified by a regulatory body, it signals to customers that these companies are dedicated to producing a quality product consistently
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10/22/2010
Solar Energy Harvesting
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10/18/2010
Powering Medical Applications
Safety is paramount wherever power supplies are used, but nowhere more so than in medical applications where even small parasitic leakage currents may compromise safety. First published in 1977,
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10/01/2010
Smart Battery Management in Medical Devices
Technology advancements over the past few years have generated many new developments that have specifically benefitted the portable medical device market. The focus of such efforts has centered
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10/01/2010
Lowest Cost Medical and Beyond
Analog Devices products and technologies have made a significant contribution in healthcare designs - helping shape the future of diagnostics and monitoring equipment, as well as health and wellness
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10/01/2010
Portable Ultrasound System Design
I had the great pleasure to talk with Suresh Ram, Director, Medical Key Market Segment at National Semiconductor Corporation. Suresh is responsible for driving the strategy and development of innovative
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Date:
10/01/2010
Designing High Performance 4-Channel Audio
Whether it is automotive entertainment or home theater systems, consumers have been asking for more channels and speakers with the ability to handle higher audio power levels per channel. In addition
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Date:
10/01/2010
Medical Equipment Design
A stethoscope, whether acoustic or digital, is used mainly to listen to heart and lung sounds in the body as an aid to diagnosis. Listening, or auscultation, has been done with acoustic stethoscopes
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Date:
10/01/2010
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