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Reference design of Smart Charger for Energy Harvesting applications

The reference design is based on providing a low current providing Li-ion charger which can integrate with energy harvesting applications. Energy harvesting (energy scavenging) is...

How To Design Accurate ‘Temperature Monitoring System’?

Modern electronic systems often use sensors to monitor temperature and provide protection from excessive temperature excursions. This can encompass varied applications and environments ranging...

3kW PFC Reference Design For EV Chargers, Welding Equipment & More

IXYS Corporation has launched a new '3kW Two-Phase Digital Power Factor Corrector (PFC)' reference design built around its power transistors and rectifiers, and Zilog’s...

Controlling RGB LEDs For Next-gen Lighting

Modern architectural lighting and video displays deal with millions of colors and brightness levels. Flashing the LEDs is simply not enough. Designers are looking for...

Designing Power Line Modem (PLM) Systems

Today's smart grid applications increasingly use PLC (Power Line Communications) modem systems as a platform to communicate using power line communications. Power line communication...

High-precision ADC Reference Designs

Analog-to-digital converters are virtually everywhere, where there is a need to convert an analog signal to digital, thus helping us to interface with the...

Current Sensor Designs to Monitor Current

As more and more applications are becoming portable, dedicated current monitors have become necessary in many applications and require special skills of the designer. Monitoring...

Switching DC-DC Converter Design

Modern portable and battery-operated electronic devices such as laptops and smartphones use DC to DC converters to provide different levels of DC power to...

Automobile Tail Lamp/Brake Lamp Controller

LEDs find state-of-the-art applications in automotive rear lighting such as brake lights (or stop lights) and tail lights. Apart from benefits such as very...

Reference Designs For High-Speed ADC Interfacing To FPGA

Nowadays, ultra-high speed ADCs are becoming more and more common in areas such as Radar and advanced imaging, radios, portable test equipment and high-definition...

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