Exploring the advantages of new piezoelectric haptic actuators over ERM and LRA

Touchscreen user interfaces have become ubiquitous due to their distinct advantages over mechanical interfaces. For consumers, the interface is smooth and intuitive, and for industrial users, the sealed display avoids the intrusion of dust and moisture. But there are downsides to both types of users. For example, consumers may lose the convenience and satisfaction of […]

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Introduction to Virtual Grounds and Virtual Shorts in Operational Amplifiers

Operational amplifiers are the workhorse of analog electronic design. Since time immemorial, these humble devices have been used in everything from simple voltage followers to complex inverter designs. At CircuitDigest, we have discussed various op amp circuits and their applications. Today, we're going to look at another interesting concept related to op amps called virtual […]

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Improving Total Power Measurement Accuracy Using FPGA Chip EP1C3T144I-7 and Analog-to-Digital Converter

1 Introduction Digital signal processing is a field of science and engineering that has developed rapidly over the past four decades. This rapid development is the result of the rapid development of digital computer technology and integrated circuit technology. Compared with the traditional electromechanical instrument measurement, the electric energy measurement realized by the digital signal […]

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Optimized Design of Current Measurement for Resistorless Sensing Solutions

Measuring current in a system is a basic but powerful tool for monitoring system status. Thanks to advanced technology, the physical size of electronic or electrical systems has been greatly reduced, reducing power consumption and cost without much compromise in performance. Every electronic device is monitoring its own health and status, and these diagnostics provide […]

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NXP introduces bidirectional voltage I2C bus translation buffers

Shanghai, China, August 19, 2013 – NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced the PCA9617A Ultra-Fast Mode (Fm+) I²C-bus buffer designed for use with DDR4 SDRAM memory is designed for emerging server applications. This breakthrough voltage translation bus buffer enables engineers to design next-generation server systems using the new DDR4 technology with an I²C bus […]

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NXP Introduces Bidirectional Voltage I2C Bus Translation Buffer for High-Performance Server Applications

  Shanghai, China, 19 August 2013— NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced the PCA9617A Ultra-Fast Mode (Fm+) I²C-bus buffer designed for emerging server applications using DDR4 SDRAM memory. This breakthrough voltage translation bus buffer enables engineers to design next-generation server systems using the new DDR4 technology with an I²C bus operating at up to 1 […]

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High Performance/High Accuracy/4–20mA Current Loop Transmitter for Industrial Needs

This reference design shows how to develop a high performance, high voltage 2-wire or 3-wire 4–20mA current loop transmitter suitable for industrial process control and smart sensors. In addition, error analysis test data, thermal characterization data, schematics, and analysis software are available. Design Calculation Sheets (XLSX) for 4–20mA Transmitters are now available for download.   introduction […]

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About the Components of an All-ADI Active Device Solution

"The first family from Analog Devices under this subsystem strategy is the ADAQ798x data acquisition product. The ADAQ798x is a 16-bit analog-to-digital converter subsystem that integrates four general-purpose signal processing and conditioning blocks into a single SiP design, Can support a variety of applications. This family of devices also includes the most critical passive components […]

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