Technical Features

July 2016
The Next Revolutionary Step for Low Power

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Figure 1. Simplified circuit of the active clamp flyback (ACF) topology

Introduction It is estimated that 4 billion chargers and adapters are produced globally every year. They charge our mobile phones, tablets, wearables, and the myriad of other consumer electronic goods we consume continuously. The cost of the adapter is undoubtedly a significant consideration for original equipme
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05/01/2021
Today’s “always connected” world demands reliable, high-performance, energy efficient wireless connectivity. RF communication is essential for the successful operation of mobile and cordless phones, tablets, gaming consoles and set-top boxes. In the automotive arena wireless plays a role in everything fr
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07/27/2016

In less than ten years, you will have the option to let your car drive itself: You’ll tell your car where you want to go and enjoy a safer, less stressful, and more productive journey getting there. It may seem a bit farfetched but a growing consensus suggests that this vision is nearer to realization than on
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07/27/2016
The automotive segment is often misunderstood, quickly being solely associated with cars and related applications. It is however much bigger than that, including a broad range of applications such as buses, trucks, industrial vehicles, mobile machinery and mining equipment, forklifts, cleaning automated machines, as
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07/27/2016
The stepper motor is a popular choice for intelligent precision motion control. Unlike a standard DC motor, which is designed for continuous rotation, the stepper motor provides the ability to rotate around an axis one step at a time. This makes the motor ideal for applications that call for precise positioning an
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07/27/2016
Driving infotainment systems
As the use of electronics in automobiles increases steadily in recent years, there is a higher demand to improve fuel efficiency. Wide-ranging development efforts, such as reducing car body weight, improving tire performance, and raising the efficiency of electronic circuits are being made by automobile manufacturers as
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07/27/2016
What is often missed in an automotive power supply when choosing an integrated circuit is not the specification on the data sheet but how the device will operate in the final design. This is because the datasheet covers the integrated circuit performance and can miss how the device will work in a closed loop or
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07/27/2016