This article discusses how the use of three key design methods utilized in optocouplers improves galvanic isolation performance and presents an accompanying high voltage surge test as proof.
January 14, 2020 by Lim Shiun Pi, Broadcom Inc
Learn more about the design considerations that go into developing adaptive automotive lighting solutions.
November 06, 2019 by Steve Arar
This application note series explores the measurement of the dynamic resistance of an LED and how to create a usable SPICE model from the data.
October 28, 2019 by Steve Sandler
This article looks at how time-of-flight sensing in a vehicle's cabin can improve safety and convenience.
August 21, 2019 by Gualtiero Bagnuoli, Melexis
How do time of flight sensors determine distances? Learn more about ToF cameras using an example 3D camera.
May 08, 2019 by Mark Hughes
Working with IMUs can maddening for a variety of reasons, but what scares people the most is usually the math.
April 23, 2019 by Mark Hughes
The OPB9000 is a reflective light sensor from TTElectronics with programmable output and sensitivity levels.
July 27, 2018 by Mark Hughes
In this article, we’ll discuss MOSFET characteristics related to transient conditions and switch-mode operation.
July 24, 2018 by Robert Keim
Optocouplers are undoubtedly effective, but alternative isolation technologies may be a better choice for your application.
July 13, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article discusses details that will help you choose the right kind of solar cell and successfully incorporate it into your next project.
May 31, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article, part of AAC’s Analog Circuit Collection, shows you how linear voltage regulators can also be handy in constant-current applications.
February 12, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article, part of AAC’s Analog Circuit Collection, presents a straightforward way to precisely control the current through an LED (or through a typical resistive load).
February 05, 2018 by Robert Keim
Blending colors may sound elementary but it is vital in drawing attention to your project with RGB LEDs!
November 08, 2017 by Ryan Jones
Let's interface an ultrasonic sensor and a lighting system! In this project, we'll design a sensor subsystem and then use it in a parking sensor application.
November 02, 2017 by Nick Davis
In this video, we're going to talk about the ubiquitous seven segment display and how you can use multi-color LEDs to provide the user with more information than just a simple readout.
August 25, 2017 by Chris Anderson
In this article, we talk about the basics of optoelectronics, including a brief lecture on photons. Also, various optoelectronic devices will be discussed including lamps, LEDs, photodiodes, photoresistors, and laser diodes.
July 10, 2017 by Nick Davis
Be the spectacle at this summer's music festival with these sound activated rave goggles!
July 07, 2017 by Ryan Jones
Learn about the laser diode, including package types, applications, drive circuitry, and some laser diode specifications.
June 12, 2017 by Nick Davis
ICs such as the BCR401U provide high-quality control of LEDs for applications that require something better than the typical series-resistor arrangement.
May 25, 2017 by Robert Keim
In this article, we’ll take a look at the ADPD10x series, which gives you an example of how a highly integrated IC can simplify your optical applications.
May 08, 2017 by Robert Keim
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