iPhone 6 Chips & Components Revealed
Articles 9/23/2014 80 comments
A gadget repair company called iFixit, based in Melbourne, has revealed the manufacturers of many chips and other electronic components within the iPhone 6, which has boosted exposure and investor interest in these chipmakers.
Toshiba begins GaN-on-Si LED production
Articles 12/19/2012 4 comments
Toshiba has announced that this month it will start production of white light emitting diodes intended for use by makers of general purpose and industrial lighting using Bridgelux technology.
ADC Guide, Part 11: ADC Noise Ė 2, SINAD, ENoB
Articles 12/13/2012 Post a comment
Previously in this series, we discussed about noise basics and how they affect an ADCís output. We will continue this discussion about noise and cover Signal-to-Noise and Distortion ratio and ENoB, all commonly used specifications of an ADC.
ADI introduces two waveform generators
Articles 12/11/2012 Post a comment
Analog Devices, Inc. has introduced the AD9106 quad-channel, 12-bit, and the AD9102 single-channel, 14-bit, 180-MSPS waveform generators, integrating on-chip static random access memory and direct digital synthesis for complex waveform generation.
ADC Guide Part 10: ADC Noise - 1
Articles 12/8/2012 3 comments
To meet system requirements, engineers need to understand the noise performance of all the analog peripherals in the signal chain, including the ADC. In this part of the article series, we will talk about the effect of noise on an ADCís output.
Analog ASICs offer an alternative that deserves serious consideration, despite the huge number of excellent, off-the-shelf analog ICs.
The Juno spacecraft now orbiting Jupiter has a suite of science instruments which will investigate the existence of a possible solid planetary core, map Jupiterís intense magnetic field, measure the amount of water and ammonia in the deep atmosphere, and observe the planetís auroras
With the emergence of hand-sized computers, calculators have lost some of their former prominence, yet they continue to be a convenient and important engineering tool.
For engineers and technicians, the event of changing occupation tends to come associated with the challenge of diving into new knowledge areas. Entering into the lightning research and protection world is one remarkable example.