Intermediate Bus Architecture is an emerging method that power designers are using to conserve PCB space. This article discusses the solution benefits and tradeoffs of adopting this technique, and how it may be scaled to address application-specific requirements.
July 07, 2020 by Tamara Lin, Intel
This article introduces Severe Environment Testing (SET), a safety testing standard that bridges the gap between a full MIL-STD product and a COTS product to provide additional confidence in the safety of a COTS product.
November 19, 2019 by Brian Niehoff, Samtec
Brown Out Reset is an important function to increase the reliability of a microcontroller after start-up. Normally used to solve problems with the power supply, this article shows how Brown Out Reset can prevent another problem.
October 09, 2019 by Stephen Colley
Power system designers are constantly under pressure because they are tasked with developing highly adaptive solutions that comply with today’s operating environments without interrupting design-to-manufacture cycles.
June 28, 2019 by MINMAX
3GPP Release 16 holds the promise to make high precision location services cheaper and more reliable. Exploiting new signal properties in combination with a variety of non-cellular technologies could enable forms of hybrid positioning.
April 02, 2019 by Sylvia Lu, u-blox
In this article, we discuss some key security threats to be aware of when designing for the IoT, important security functions, and how protecting these designs is becoming easier with advances in security ICs.
3 days ago by Scott Jones, Maxim Integrated
In this article, learn how to enable I2C by allowing the LPC55S69 MCU on the E1 board to communicate with a Bosch BME280 environmental sensor present on the Microe Weather click module.
September 10, 2020 by Mark Dunnett, on Behalf of NXP
How do GaN (gallium nitride), SiC (silicon carbide), silicon, and GaN-on-SiC compare? Learn how Infineon's CoolGaN™ HEMTs (high-electron-mobility transistors) provide improvements in power management.
In partnership with Infineon
Floating-gate Flash circuitry is only embedded in devices fabricated at 40nm or earlier nodes, so it is not embedded in the most advanced, highest-performance processors. For secure code and data storage, designers, therefore, have to specify an external device that contains secure memory capacity.
In partnership with Winbond
Learn the basics of automotive radar, MIMO radar signal processing, applications, and market trends. Test and measurement requirements for research and development, mandatory ETSI tests and production verification of automotive radar sensors in the 24 GHz, 77 GHz and 79 GHz domains are described.
In partnership with Rohde & Schwarz
The purpose of this application note is to provide the system engineer with details of the unique features of Maxim's MAX14912/MAX14913 products, and in particular, to explain how these products can safely handle 24V DC loads of "Unlimited Inductance" using Maxim's patented SafeDemag™ feature.
In partnership with Maxim Integrated
What are your assumptions about the reliability, longevity, and performance of NAND? This article proposes that embedded developers should open their minds to the potential benefits of replacing SPI NOR Flash with serial NAND Flash for storing mission-critical boot and application code.
In partnership with Winbond