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
Klystron amplifiers are used in a variety of industries, including satellite systems, television broadcasting, radar, particle accelerators, and in the medical field. In this article, we'll learn about the two-cavity klystron's unique build and the concept of electron bunching.
July 31, 2018 by Mark Mitchell
With the adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning in a wide variety of applications, reliability verification of AI/ML processors is critical since failures can have major consequences for the validity and legitimacy of AI/ML technology.
4 days ago by Neel Natekar, Mentor
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
Manufacturing still takes a large portion of time in the electrical engineering cycle. This article discusses how software-driven automation and the IIoT can help hasten the manufacturing process.
December 17, 2019 by Shashank Samala, Tempo Automation
This article presents an algorithm intended for humans to calibrate the internal oscillator of an MCU, with the help of an oscilloscope and a spreadsheet. An example experiment with numbers is also shown.
December 13, 2019 by Eduardo Corpeño
This article describes the benefits and requirements of the internal RC oscillator often available inside many low-cost Microcontroller units, including the calibration procedure to obtain the best possible accuracy.
December 11, 2019 by Eduardo Corpeño