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LTC Design Note: Active bridge rectifiers reduce heat dissipation within PoE security cameras

Use an “Ideal diode” in your next design. Read More...

Monitor 15 contacts with one PIC input

Take advantage of a microcontroller’s feature set to simplify switch & contact interface. Read More...

Load switch with self-resetting circuit breaker

Protect both load and driver with this elegant little Design Idea. Read More...

Antilog converter linearizes carbon dioxide sensor

Simplify gas sensor interface with some analog preprocessing. Read More...

Sub-picofarad measurement with CMOS inverters

Measure capacitance down to 2.5pF full-scale using this hex inverter-based design. Read More...

Circuit discriminates & recovers noisy pulses

Noisy pulse trains with widely-varying amplitude are recovered with this DI circuit. Think transducers… Read More...

LTC Design Note: High performance single phase DC/DC controller with power system management

This DC-DC controller incorporates power system management and high-precision data converters. Read More...

Gated oscillator holds last level

Unlike a typical gated oscillator, this one holds its current output level when turned off. Read More...

Simple pulse oximetry for wearable monitor

Use this circuit as the “heart” of a pulse oximeter and oxygen saturation monitor. Read More...

Short circuit tracer/finder uses low power

Build this bench tool and become a master at pinpointing shorts. Read More...

Optocoupler speed-up also reduces power consumption

Optocouplers tend to be sluggish, unless you have this circuit up your sleeve. Read More...

LTC Design Note: High input IP3 mixer enables robust VHF receivers

High performance mixer has built-in transformers. Read More...

Add phases to simple RC oscillator

Here’s a simple way to add one or more output phases to an RC oscillator. Read More...

3 pins, 3 LEDs, 3 buttons

This LED multiplexing scheme allows for switches in the matrix too. Read More...

Hybrid vacuum tube/solid-state audio power amplifier

An audio power amp design that combines vacuum tube input circuitry with solid-state output and feedback components. Read More...

Avago Tech Note: 14.2mm wide Creepage and clearance optocouplers for high-voltage applications

Not any optocoupler will do for applications requiring extra-high-voltage isolation. Read More...

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