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 – 2, SINAD, ENoB
Articles 12/13/2012 Post a comment
Previously in this series, we discussed about noise basics and how they affect an ADC’s 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 ADC’s output.
We hear a lot about this "crisis," but whether it exists and, if so, to what extent, may be an unanswerable question.
A popular ‘free’ method in a buck converter is DCR current sensing. It’s free in the sense that no added cost or power loss is added to the design, but these circuits are notoriously inaccurate, particularly when small, low-ESR inductors are used.
Night flash is that moment when your dream is so intense that you wake up from it. In particular, this blog will focus on the creative moments of night flash as well as other venues of creativity.
I tell the younger generation that they would never be able to search the web for answers, send a Tweet, use Facebook or look at a YouTube video without mathematical equations and Leonard Kleinrock, the Father of the Internet.
It's formal end-of-life for this astounding consumer product, whose social impact is acknowledged while the amazing engineering feat it embodies is usually glossed over.