Additive manufacturing can't do much in the way of complex ICs, but it can replace legacy passives and improve existing fab machinery.
October 20, 2021 by Hannah DeTavis
In the past, we touched on the theoretical underpinnings of voltage-level translators. Now, we'll discuss some practical design tips for using these increasingly-common devices in your design.
December 11, 2020 by Nicholas St. John
Applied Materials and BE Semiconductor Industries announce that they are to develop the "industry’s first complete and proven equipment solution for die-based hybrid bonding."
October 31, 2020 by Luke James
Automated optical inspections can only be so thorough with QFLN packages. Pairing QFLN packages with side-wettable flanks facilitate the PCB assembly process.
October 15, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Molded interconnect devices, when conditioned with laser direct imaging, could be a helpful 3D supplement to PCB design.
September 16, 2020 by Adrian Gibbons
An emerging field in electronics manufacturing may provide lightweight and cost-effective solutions to meet design constraints. But it's not without drawbacks.
July 15, 2020 by Jake Hertz
Learn about which government regulations have been dropped or modified to speed up design approval for ventilators.
March 31, 2020 by Robin Mitchell
Behind the scenes, engineers are stepping up to help doctors and nurses with life-saving medical devices and technologies.
March 30, 2020 by Gary Elinoff
In this article, engineers discuss seemingly primitive parts of the manufacturing process and the feasibility of replacing those processes with automation.
February 08, 2020 by Ingrid Fadelli
The ML100E series offers 41 standard models with varying VDC inputs and output ranges along with short circuit protection and a wide range of temperature tolerances.
January 15, 2020 by Cabe Atwell
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
This article looks at the REF34xx-EP which is a low-drift, small-size, low-power voltage reference.
February 06, 2019 by Dr. Steve Arar
Get the breakdown on a new Bosch IMU designed for robotics and drone operation and learn a bit about drone design considerations along the way.
June 25, 2018 by Mark Hughes
AAC recently spoke with Parker Dillmann, lead EE and co-founder of MacroFab, a PCB manufacturing company that aims to take some of the old-school pain out of the product development and scaling processes.
June 12, 2018 by Justin Kirkham
A new PCB ensures over-voltage protection for supercapacitors serving the industrial controls, remote monitoring, and battery backup systems.
June 11, 2018 by Majeed Ahmad
In this teardown, we open up a six-pack sequential battery-charging station, from Milwaukee.
April 24, 2018 by Nick Davis
A compact μModule point-of-load regulator from Linear Technology can be configured as either a single 20-amp voltage regulator or two 10-amp voltage regulators.
April 09, 2018 by Nick Davis
Texas Instruments recently announced their new dual high-current buck converter and dual linear regulator all in a single IC.
March 30, 2018 by Nick Davis
This triple-output DC/DC controller offers two buck converters, each with an output voltage range of 0.8 to 24 V, and a boost converter that can produce up to 60 V.
March 22, 2018 by Nick Davis
Texas Instruments has released a fixed-frequency step-down power module that delivers up to 35 Amps at output voltages ranging from 0.5 to 2 V.
March 08, 2018 by Nick Davis
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