While Ethernet switches were once solely associated with IT applications, today they are staples in industries from military to rail communications.
November 25, 2020 by Luke James
Qi-certified wireless charging devices are now commonplace in the consumer market. But how exactly does Qi achieve wireless power transfer at the circuit level?
November 19, 2020 by Steve Arar
As modulation scheme efficiency goes up, power amplifier efficiency goes down. Xilinx, TI, and Skyworks are bringing their expertise to the table to reconcile the trade-off.
November 18, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
This article provides an overview of access control topology in smart homes and industrial buildings by covering the various protection and sensing solutions engineers can use in their designs.
November 17, 2020 by Ryan Sheahen, Littelfuse
Researchers at MIT have developed a new underwater communication technique, called underwater backscattering localization, which they hope will need for batteries in underwater GPS.
November 03, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Altimeters have taken off since the 1920s. Now, with piezoresistive ICs and LiDAR-like technology, they're more advanced than ever.
October 30, 2020 by Tyler Charboneau
This New Product Brief (NPB) is part of a video series highlighting the features, applications, and technical specs of newly-released products.
October 29, 2020 by Mouser Electronics
Xilinx solutions are surfacing for each new wave in the 5G rollout. Appearing in 2021, the new RFSoC DFE is forecasted to break all existing benchmarks.
October 27, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
With 5G closer than ever, it may be useful to brush up on the basics.
October 23, 2020 by John Koon
As 5G barrels forward, engineers are increasingly talking about one of the major design challenges of this technology: thermal management.
October 21, 2020 by Steve Arar
Semtech is turning to embedded software and a new hardware reference design to sharpen asset tracking IoT solutions.
October 20, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
This article is the second in a two-part series that reviews the basics of electromagnetic compatibility tests. We'll now turn our attention to radiated EMC tests.
October 13, 2020 by Ignacio de Mendizábal
This article provides an example of how we can use t-testing to determine if an experiment has produced a statistically significant change in system performance.
October 12, 2020 by Robert Keim
NXP has announced that it is sampling a new family of 2x2 Wi-Fi 6 + Bluetooth/BLE chips for advanced industrial and IoT markets.
October 09, 2020 by Luke James
AAC’s Digital Datasheet video series introduces the specs and applications of components—both new and familiar—straight from their datasheets.
October 09, 2020 by Heilind Electronics
5G will operate at frequencies significantly faster than those of 4G, forcing PCB designers to rethink how their boards are designed and manufactured.
October 05, 2020 by Jake Hertz
NXP Semiconductors has announced the opening of its new high-volume RF GaN fab in Chandler, Arizona, representing the United States’ most advanced fab dedicated to 5G RF power amplifiers.
October 02, 2020 by Luke James
While most electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) tests are conducted in specialized laboratories, electrical engineers can still benefit from knowing the basics of EMC testing.
October 01, 2020 by Ignacio de Mendizábal
This week, the European Space Agency discovered underground lakes of liquid water on Mars. What circuit-level hardware made this discovery possible?
September 30, 2020 by Jake Hertz
At a time of physical distancing, the applications of Musical Internet of Things are ever more relevant.
September 29, 2020 by Teja Sai Marellapudi
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