The Time Appliance Project (TAP) is Facebook’s newest sub-microsecond network time synchronization system. Designed to enhance data centers, it is open-source, well documented, and ready to review.
October 08, 2021 by Adrian Gibbons
While integrating AR into smart glasses requires many size-consuming components, even normal wearable features take up precious PCB real estate. Now, Facebook says it has re-engineered components to fit in a lightweight frame.
September 21, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
Learn how to use single-ended amplifiers in low-side current sensing, including PCB layout tips and considerations, as well as a layout example based on an op-amp in the SOT23 package.
August 10, 2021 by Dr. Steve Arar
Extracting DC from AC without any magnetics at all? A new solid-state circuit breaker put forth by Amber Solutions in partnership with Infineon Technologies stands to cause some pretty intense waves by displacing the nearly century-old technology upon which our electrical infrastructure is built.
July 06, 2021 by Kate Smith
In this second installment of the "Protect Your Ports! Top Design Tips to Keep Your Communications Connected" series, we explore what protecting high-speed interfaces looks like, including USB, HDMI, DisplayPort, and eSATA.
June 29, 2021 by Todd Phillips