Analog http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25784/more en “Come on Feel the Noise”—Measuring LDO Performance http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/come-feel-noise-measuring-ldo-performance <div class="node-body article-body">LDOs provide low-noise power in sensitive analog and RF applications. When verifying the device's datasheet parameters, it's crucial to use the proper test setup.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/come-feel-noise-measuring-ldo-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/come-feel-noise-measuring-ldo-performance#comments Analog Power Test & Measurement Texas Instruments Thu, 09 Feb 2017 13:00:00 +0000 911711 at http://electronicdesign.com Nexperia Begins Life Divorced from NXP Semiconductors http://electronicdesign.com/power/nexperia-begins-life-divorced-nxp-semiconductors <div class="node-body article-body">An NXP Semiconductors spinoff is taking its first steps as an independent supplier of standard products like discrete components, logic chips, and power switches.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/nexperia-begins-life-divorced-nxp-semiconductors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/nexperia-begins-life-divorced-nxp-semiconductors#comments Automotive Hot Topics Analog Mobile Power Wed, 08 Feb 2017 23:10:00 +0000 911811 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="37" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/janitors/" target="_blank" title="Go to Kārlis Dambrāns's photostream">Kārlis Dambrāns</a>, Creative Commons).</p> Will PMIC On-Demand Replace Catalog Power Devices? http://electronicdesign.com/pmics/will-pmic-demand-replace-catalog-power-devices <div class="field-byline"> Maria Guerra </div> <div class="field-deck"> There is a new trend to customize power-management integrated circuits on-demand using interconnected power blocks, adding flexibility, and potentially disrupting the power device business. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Most consumer electronics products rely on power-management integrated circuits (PMICs). As those consumer devices evolve, designers face the constant challenge...</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/pmics/will-pmic-demand-replace-catalog-power-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/pmics/will-pmic-demand-replace-catalog-power-devices#comments Analog PMICS Power Wed, 01 Feb 2017 19:42:00 +0000 911541 at http://electronicdesign.com Draft Executive Order Pushes for Review of H-1B Visa Program http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/draft-executive-order-pushes-review-h-1b-visa-program <div class="field-deck"> The draft order, which leaked to several news organizations, could spur reforms to the H-1B visa program that technology companies cherish and that critics denounce for fueling outsourcing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The draft order could spur reforms to the H-1B visa program that technology companies cherish and that critics denounce for fueling outsourcing.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/draft-executive-order-pushes-review-h-1b-visa-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/draft-executive-order-pushes-review-h-1b-visa-program#comments Hot Topics IoT Analog Communications Components Microprocessors Mon, 30 Jan 2017 20:47:00 +0000 911411 at http://electronicdesign.com Gallery: Checking Out the Latest Audio Improvements http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-checking-out-latest-audio-improvements <div class="node-body gallery-body">Check out some of the new audio technology from the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-checking-out-latest-audio-improvements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-checking-out-latest-audio-improvements#comments Hot Topics IoT Products Analog Mobile Embedded Fri, 27 Jan 2017 22:05:00 +0000 911271 at http://electronicdesign.com Robert Swanson, Linear Technology's Co-Founder, to Join Analog Devices Board http://electronicdesign.com/analog/robert-swanson-linear-technologys-co-founder-join-analog-devices-board <div class="field-deck"> The announcement follows Linear Technology's $14.8 billion sale to Analog Devices last July. The deal is scheduled to close in the second quarter, which roughly lasts from February to May. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Analog Devices said that its deal for Linear Technology is scheduled to close in its second quarter, which roughly lasts from February to May.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/robert-swanson-linear-technologys-co-founder-join-analog-devices-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/robert-swanson-linear-technologys-co-founder-join-analog-devices-board#comments Automotive Hot Topics Analog Power Thu, 26 Jan 2017 23:50:00 +0000 911191 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Analog Devices).</p> An Amateur’s View on the P2 (Part 2): Slew Rate and the Oscillator http://electronicdesign.com/blog/amateur-s-view-p2-part-2-slew-rate-and-oscillator <div class="node-body blog-body">Justin Mamaradlo takes a further look into the P2 op amp and how it functions, analyzing the oscillation and slew-rate characteristics of the venerable component.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/amateur-s-view-p2-part-2-slew-rate-and-oscillator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/amateur-s-view-p2-part-2-slew-rate-and-oscillator#comments Guest Blogger Analog Components op-amps Passives Test & Measurement Guest blogs Thu, 26 Jan 2017 16:07:00 +0000 911161 at http://electronicdesign.com Protecting Your Lithium-Ion Batteries Isn’t So Hard http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/protecting-your-lithium-ion-batteries-isn-t-so-hard <div class="node-body article-body">Safety is a primary concern when using lithium-battery technology—here's one approach to implementing the level of protection needed in battery packs for portables.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/protecting-your-lithium-ion-batteries-isn-t-so-hard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/protecting-your-lithium-ion-batteries-isn-t-so-hard#comments Analog Mobile Power Power Sources Texas Instruments Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0000 910011 at http://electronicdesign.com The Front End: Caveat Lector http://electronicdesign.com/analog/front-end-caveat-lector <div class="node-body article-body">Kendall Castor-Perry, a.k.a. "The Filter Wizard," joins Electronic Design's Contributing Tech Expert community, offering his unique and insightful takes on electronics technology.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/front-end-caveat-lector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/front-end-caveat-lector#comments Analog Contributing Technical Experts Tue, 24 Jan 2017 19:43:00 +0000 911081 at http://electronicdesign.com Sensors Bring Spectral Analysis to the Palm of Your Hand http://electronicdesign.com/analog/sensors-bring-spectral-analysis-palm-your-hand <div class="node-body article-body">Austria's Ams has released a pair of tiny spectral sensors for on-the-go analysis of foods or pharmaceuticals.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/sensors-bring-spectral-analysis-palm-your-hand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/sensors-bring-spectral-analysis-palm-your-hand#comments Hot Topics IoT Products Analog Mobile Robotics Electromechanical Embedded Thu, 19 Jan 2017 23:35:00 +0000 910281 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Thinkstock).</p>