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NRZ to AMI converter uses single supply

Convert serial data to AMI format with this simple Design Idea. Read More...

Avago Tech Note: Smart gate-drive optocoupler with integrated flyback controller

A smart gate-drive optocoupler for FETs & IGBTs is ideal for distributed power supplies, power inverters, motor drives, and more. Read More...

Voltage indicator transitions between colours

Using a two-colour LED, this Design Idea indicates power-on and voltage level. Read More...

MOSFET-based Joule Thief steps up voltage

This Design Idea illustrates a novel approach to the Joule Thief circuit. Read More...

Simple SSR has zero-cross on/off switching

This AC solid-state relay enables zero-cross switching with quite a simple design. Read More...

Monitor a differential pair for valid & fault conditions

Monitor the state of a differential communications line with this Design Idea. Read More...

Avago Tech Note: Optocouplers in intrinsic safety applications

Intrinsic safety applications defined in IEC 60079-11 require careful selection of isolation components. Read More...

Transient load gives power systems a workout

Verify power supply performance with this transient load generator. Read More...

Linear ramp generator uses one op-amp

Get integrator-like ramps that know when to stop. Read More...

LTC Design Note: Generating a ±10.24V true bipolar input for an 18-Bit, 1Msps SAR ADC

This fast, hi-res, differential-input ADC is easily driven. Read More...

Circuit lets AGC amp hold its gain

AGC amps respond to signal level. This Design Idea allows gain to be held despite a changing level. Read More...

Avago Tech Note: 5MBd Digital optocouplers targeting low power/low supply voltage applications

Digital optocouplers provide high voltage insulation and noise rejection for data transmission, with very low power usage. Read More...

Circuit gates pulse train without truncating

This Design Idea accomplishes asynchronous gating without the worry of shortened pulses. Read More...

Series-connected MOSFETs increase voltage & power handling

A constant-current charger for a high-energy capacitor bank uses multiple MOSFETs to increase voltage and power-handling capabilities. Read More...

LTC Design Note: 80V synchronous 4-switch buck-boost controller delivers hundreds of watts with 99% efficiency

An 80V synchronous 4-switch buck-boost controller that can provide hundreds of watts at up to 99% efficiency with a single inductor. Four servo loops Read More...

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