(editor’s note: Intrigued by the problem? Have a question or another solution? Then click the “Read more” link and follow the conversation on EDAboard.com or log in to EDAboard and participate in the analog forum threads.) MOSFET getting very hot – In this schematic, the VCC feed with a less than 1 A MOSFET gets […]
Clocks & Timing
Pasternack has released six new free-running reference oscillators that generate a highly stable and accurate output frequency response with low phase noise and spurious performance levels, making them ideal in phase locked loops, function generators, frequency synthesizers and receivers for communication, radar, navigation, surveillance and test and measurement applications. These free-running, fixed-tuned oscillators use a high-stability […]
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The “clock” function is a standard part of nearly every electronic system, with very few exceptions. Behind this simple-sounding, commonplace word, there is an array of complexity and subtlety in definition, performance, and design. Clocks are both vital and ubiquitous, so it is worth understanding the different functions they fulfill, they ways they can be […]
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Fairview Microwave Inc. has released a waveguide Gunn oscillator that provides a cost-effective source for microwave power with excellent frequency and power stability while generating low-phase-noise. Typical applications include transmit and receive oscillators for radio communications, local oscillator source that can be multiplied for higher mm-wave frequency test and measurement, military and commercial radar sources, police radar, Doppler […]
Murata Americas today introduced several miniaturized, highly advanced crystal units developed specifically for the IoT market. The company used its proprietary technology and volume production capability to design a product line that excels in quality and reliability, while also providing a cost effective solution. The series features a compact package that allows for higher-density mounting and use in lower profile devices. Target applications include IoT, mobile […]
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NDK’s NP5032S and NP7050S oscillators combine small size with low jitter performance. The two oscillators have similar performance and capabilities, but offer different package size options for more flexibility. The wide frequency range of 15 MHz to 2.1 GHz and low jitter makes them suitable for high-speed serial communications applications such as SONET, SDH, Synchronous […]
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Jürgen Geier, Christian Kasper, Jochen Neller, Bert Weiss Rutronik Passive electronic components are getting smaller, but the are also providing better performance within the same form factor. Twenty years ago form factors such as 1812 and 1206 were widely used. Today’s most commonly specified sizes are 0603 and 0402. The range extends down to 01005 […]
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What do you get when you bring over 2,900 companies together to exhibit to 73,000 visitors in Munich? No, Octoberfest was last month. This every-other-year event, electronica 2016, was applications heavy, highlighted by components, systems, and software for the automotive market. Not to be outdone, the ubiquitous IoT applications headlined this year’s theme of “Connected […]