Engineers from the University of Illinois have developed a microchip inductor that could greatly expand the capabilities of future chips.
February 25, 2020 by Alessandro Mascellino
The Component Highlights series provides a rundown of a component's specs and intended applications.
February 15, 2020 by Coilcraft
DC motors are ubiquitous machines found in a variety of electronic equipment used in various applications.
February 04, 2020 by Ikimi .O
This episode of Tech Specs is part of a video series highlighting the features, applications, and technical specs of newly-released products.
December 12, 2019 by TTI, Inc
The NPIM_PE series are automotive-grade metal composite SMT power inductors with an operating temperature range of ‐55°C to +155°C.
November 20, 2019 by Cabe Atwell
The three new members of Vishay's IHLP family feature inductances ranging from 0.10 to 3.3 µH and profiles as low as 1.0 mm.
November 14, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Learn the characteristics of aluminum electrolytic capacitors and tips on how to properly select one for use in electrical designs.
October 15, 2019 by Norton Brissac, TDK Electronics
The SPM-VT series meets the high thermal and current demands of the automotive LED headlight environment.
September 04, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Learn more about vibration energy harvesting as a source of power for electronic systems.
August 19, 2019 by Francesco Orfei
If you're looking to get a better handle on how to read schematics, this helpful guide will give you a head start.
July 22, 2019 by Matthew Cook
What are thin-film inductors and how can they help with mobile design? Learn about a new inductor from TDK.
June 04, 2019 by Gary Elinoff
Learn about phase shift and how this fundamental electrical phenomenon is related to different circuit configurations.
May 03, 2019 by Sam Gallagher
This article will take a look at the Analog Devices LT8361, a low IQ switching regulator supporting boost, SEPIC, and inverting topologies.
December 11, 2018 by Steve Arar
Who was Michael Faraday? What did he contribute to the field of electrical engineering?
November 05, 2018 by Gary Elinoff
This two-article series provides an overview of circuit symbols, along with some information on the components that they represent.
October 31, 2018 by Robert Keim
In this article we’ll explore a circuit that produces an output voltage proportional to the charge generated by a piezoelectric transducer.
October 22, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article explains some theory behind piezoelectric sensors and presents an equivalent circuit that you can use when you’re designing sensor systems.
October 15, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article discusses some details—efficiency, noise, etc.—that influence the choice of operational frequencies for switch-mode power supplies.
June 13, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article discusses the good and the bad regarding Schmitt Trigger RC oscillators. These oscillators are especially important because they are present in the internal oscillator in many popular MCUs.
May 24, 2018 by Eduardo Corpeño
This article presents and discusses a schematic design for a ±5 V inductorless power supply.
May 16, 2018 by Robert Keim
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