This article explores how a power management voltage regulator’s efficiency and quiescent current play a critical role in wireless security camera battery life.
March 24, 2020 by Chinmay Honrao, Maxim Integrated
Learn the basics of the ultra-wideband short-range wireless protocol, a technology that can be found in cutting-edge devices.
March 19, 2020 by Dr. Mustafa Bakr
The 1-wire bus, though not as widespread as other protocols, is a valuable communication technique for certain applications.
March 09, 2020 by Robert Keim
This article discusses the characteristics and applications of a serial communication protocol intended specifically for audio systems.
March 04, 2020 by Robert Keim
In this article, we’ll take a look at the analog blocks for implementing the square wave-based synchronous demodulator.
February 12, 2020 by Steve Arar
This article is the second of a series on microcontroller timers. This article describes a more complex timer called the PWM or pulse-width modulation timer.
February 07, 2020 by Stephen Colley
In this article, we’ll look at the pros and cons of using a switch-based multiplier.
February 02, 2020 by Steve Arar
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
In this article, we will see how we can determine the SFDR for an ADC used in a radio receiver. Also, we’ll examine the ADC SNR requirement for this application.
December 22, 2019 by Steve Arar
This article will discuss the basic idea behind the synchronous demodulation technique.
December 11, 2019 by Steve Arar
In this article, we’ll look at the spurious free dynamic range (SFDR) which is a popular specification for quantifying the linearity of a circuit.
December 01, 2019 by Steve Arar
Learn how to hook up an analog input (potentiometer) and output (LED) using a Microchip BLE module.
October 21, 2019 by Aaron Hanson
Learn how to use a Microchip module to prototype digital input and digital control peripherals.
October 13, 2019 by Aaron Hanson
Learn about the RN487x family of Bluetooth modules and how to configure them for your low-power peripheral projects.
October 12, 2019 by Aaron Hanson
Learn about interrupts for some familiar peripherals: timers, serial communication, and ADCs.
October 03, 2019 by Philip Asare
Learn about the terahertz band, its properties, and the applications where it's finding utility.
September 12, 2019 by Dr. Neda Khiabani
Energy harvesting is a way to obtain electrical energy from the one already available in the environment. Where is energy harvesting appropriate in designs?
August 19, 2019 by Francesco Orfei
Researchers at Northwestern University Center for Bio-Integrated Electronics are championing the development of sweat biosensors with their latest glucose and lactate sensors.
June 27, 2019 by Orlando Hoilett
This article explores the challenge of constantly powering the billions of devices that make up the IoT and how energy harvesting could be an effective solution.
May 28, 2019 by Robert Huntley, Mouser
Learn about data objects called unions in embedded C language.
May 21, 2019 by Steve Arar
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