Dennis Feucht, Electronics Engineer, 5/3/2016 Comment now
Real-time analog-oriented systems often have embedded microcontrollers (μCs), if not DSPs or some synergism of the two. Various μC architectures can be applied to real-time, embedded applications in instrumentation, power conversion, and motion control. This article surveys some design features and tradeoffs of μC architectural types ...
Steve Taranovich, Editor-in-Chief, Planet Analog, 5/2/2016 Comment now
Editor's note: I am delighted to bring you this second of a two-part tutorial on Integrated Capacitive PGAs in ADCs by our two guest bloggers Miguel Usach and Gerard Mora-Puchalt, from Analog Devices, Inc.
Chris Jakubiec, Director of Reliability & Failure Analysis at Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC), 5/1/2016 Comment now
Editor's note: These series of articles are actually a collaboration of efforts from Chris Jakubiec, Robert Strittmatter, and Alex Lidow, Efficient Power Conversion Corporation.
Scott Deuty, Power Electronics Expert, 4/29/2016 Comment now
You may think I've finally lost it by taking on a frustrating issue such as patenting. Furthermore, I've spoofed on a beloved icon such as Bob Ross and his coveted painting series. Fact is, I have been editing and writing patents as a freelancer and am enjoying it. This blog is about my experiences in a quest for you, the Planet Analog readers, to get ...
Steve Taranovich, Editor-in-Chief, Planet Analog, 4/29/2016 Comment now
The Kepler spacecraft has been made operational again remotely by NASA and as of April 22, 2016 is back on its K2 mission searching for exoplanets which are planets beyond our Solar System. On July 23, 2015 Kepler discovered the first near-Earth-size planet in the "habitable zone" around a star acting as a sun. This effort helps to find another "Earth" ...
Steve Taranovich, Editor-in-Chief, Planet Analog, 4/28/2016 Comment now
Editor's note: I am delighted to bring you a two-part tutorial on Integrated Capacitive PGAs in ADCs by our two guest bloggers Miguel Usach and Gerard Mora-Puchalt, from Analog Devices, Inc.