Technical Features

July 2016
Effective USB 3.1 Filtering and Protection

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Figure 1: USB-C dongle used to demonstrate USB 3.1 filtering and protection

The USB connector and standard are one of the most widely implemented and successful interfaces ever used. The applications are commercial and industrial, and both have been pushing the standard to be faster. The USB standard has been updated to version 3.1. This standard increases data transfer speeds to 5
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07/23/2019
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
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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
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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
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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,
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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
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07/27/2016
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
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Date:
07/27/2016