How to Design a GaN PA MMIC

24 September 2021

This white paper describes how to design a custom GaN PA MMIC using a commercially available GaN-on-SiC foundry process. It…

Active Battery Cell Balancing

21 July 2021
By Kevin Scott and Sam Nork, Analog Devices, Inc.

With passive and active cell balancing, each cell in the battery stack is monitored to maintain a healthy battery state…

Potting and encapsulating – avoiding voids

21 April 2021
By Paul Whitehead, BSc CEng MIET, Strategic Accounts Manager, INTERTRONICS

Introduction Formulators of multi-component adhesives, potting and encapsulation materials are careful not to supply products with entrapped air. They do…

Physical Size Allocations for RF Electronics in Digital Beamforming Phased Arrays

27 January 2021
By Peter Delos Analog Devices, Inc

Introduction Phased array radars and active electronically scanned arrays (AESA) have been in use and deployed within the aerospace and…

Improving Quality Inspections for Electronics with AI

11 December 2020
By Vesa Tormanen, VP of Product Management and Engineering, Neurala

Manufacturers face immense pressure to deliver high-quality products. Even the smallest of overlooked defects can render a product useless, resulting…

Wireless Current Sense Circuit Floats with Sense Resistor

10 December 2020
By Kris Lokere, Strategic applications manager for signal chain products, at ADI

Introduction Measuring the current that flows through a sense resistor seems easy. Amplify the voltage, read it with an ADC,…

A New Approach to Software is Needed to Unleash the Full Power of Manycore/Multicore Processing

23 October 2020
By Rolland Dudemaine, VP Engineering, eSOL Europe.

When combined with a distributed-microkernel OS, today’s highly-efficient manycore processors can endow autonomous systems with human-like skills, explains Rolland Dudemaine,…

Include Cleaning in your Design for Reliable Electronics

29 July 2020
By Emily Peck, Senior Chemist at MicroCare Corporation

Good PCB (printed circuit board) design practices are critical in order to deliver a board that performs as intended. When…

2-Axis Solar Sun Tracker

27 July 2020
By Dialog Semiconductor

This application note describes the design of a Sun Tracking Solar Panel System using a Dialog GreenPAK™ CMIC. The use…

LTpowerPlanner: A System-Level Power Architecture Design Tool

15 July 2020
By Henry Zhang, Applications Engineering Manager, and Tim Kozono, Applications Engineer, Analog Devices Inc.

Introduction Modern electronic systems have an increasing level of complexity. There can be a large number of power rails and…