(Proximity or Presence Sensing)
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Infrared (IR) technology addresses a broad variety of wireless applications, especially in the areas of sensing and remote control. Today's newest products such as cell phones, digital cameras, and... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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The usage of lighting-emitting diodes (LEDs) in auto?motive applications is increasing for many of the same reasons that LED lighting is penetrating non-automotive sectors. LEDs are more efficient and... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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By rotating in discrete angular increments, stepping, stepper or simply step motors provide a more precise solution for many motion control and measurement applications, especially when the... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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ROHM CMOS LDO (low drop-out) regulators are tailored for use in portable devices such as PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras and camcorders. Lower in cost and small in packaging, ROHM CMOS LDOs offer... (View Full Article)
(Optoelectronics)
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In portable electronic products, reducing the power consumption to provide the user with increased battery life is one of today's critical design considerations. The liquid crystal display (LCD) and... (View Full Article)
(Semiconductors)
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Efficiency ratings for power supplies at full load do not adequately reflect the unit's power consumption under actual operation conditions. To extend the length of operation of portable products on a... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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DC brush motors are increasingly required for a broad range of applications including robotics, portable electronics, sporting equipment, appliances, medical devices, automotive applications, power... (View Full Article)
(Semiconductors)
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According to the Semiconductor Industry Association, consumer electronics became the largest user and primary driver of semiconductors in 2004 and continues to increase over the corporate market... (View Full Article)
(Logic)
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Using Low Cost Microcontrollers for Temperature, Carbon Monoxide, and Humidity Measurement, Display, and Control. In today's energy consumption and safety-conscious world, collecting and using... (View Full Article)
(IC Optoelectronics)
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Whether capturing still images or recording moving video, image stabilization will always be a major factor in reproducing a near perfect digital replica. A lack thereof will result in image... (View Full Article)
(Transistors)
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Thanks to SiC's breakdown field strength that is ten times higher than that of silicon, SiC devices can be constructed to withstand the same breakdown with a much smaller drift region. In theory, SiC... (View Full Article)
(Diodes)
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The highest performance silicon power diodes are Schottky barrier diodes. Not only do SBDs have the lowest reverse recovery time (trr) compared to the various types of fast recovery (fast recovery... (View Full Article)