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Dennis Feucht

An Instrument on a Chip? The Minimum-Subsystem Instrument

Dennis Feucht
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goafrit2
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7/17/2013 2:07:12 PM
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Re: How about AC/DC converter in a single IC?
>>  What is the constraint behind making high voltage ICs?

I think the key is process. Typical process cannot support transistors which are optimized for high voltage ICs.

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Vishal Prajapati
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7/1/2013 3:22:10 AM
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JAYARAMAN KIRUTHI VASAN
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7/1/2013 2:02:41 AM
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Re: How about AC/DC converter in a single IC?
Sunita

Such bottled solutions defeat the very purpose of a design engineer - the freedom. Also, it transforms a designer into system integrator, which many of us may not want to become.

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Ranasinghe
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6/30/2013 11:57:53 PM
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Re: How about AC/DC converter in a single IC?
Exactly SunitaT I think what we should focus on is the effective way of of using power. And also les power consumptions as you said. 

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SunitaT0
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6/30/2013 11:47:39 PM
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Re: How about AC/DC converter in a single IC?
Customising taste and flavour is a no-no.

@Jayaraman, good example. I think that is the reason many people dont prefer putting everything on a single chip. Keeping some things off-chip has its own advantages.

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SunitaT0
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6/30/2013 11:45:50 PM
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Re: How about AC/DC converter in a single IC?
 I believe that it should be EFFECTIVE power supply science these days saving power is more crucial. 

@Ranasinghe, yes saving power is criteria these days. Many developing nations face severe power shortages these days and it would be great if we develop a product which consume less power.

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SunitaT0
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6/30/2013 11:45:31 PM
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Re: How about AC/DC converter in a single IC?
But now newer materials are developing, by which I think there would be some material which can has higher electrical isolation capabilities

@Vishal, thanks for sharing this info. Could you please point to me what kind of materials will help us achieve higher electrical isolation capabilities ?

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SunitaT0
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6/30/2013 11:39:40 PM
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Re : An Instrument on a Chip? The Minimum-Subsystem Instrument
An LCD display integrated onto monolithic silicon would be hard to read, even with a magnifier

@Dennis, thanks for the post. True its very hard to read on LCD display. But since the cost of LCD is so less they are still being used in many applications. What about new displays which use LED ? Do you think using such display screens is an option ?

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Ranasinghe
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6/29/2013 8:00:17 AM
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Re: How about AC/DC converter in a single IC?
Exactly Vishal, But I would like to add one more word to your comment I believe that it should be EFFECTIVE power supply science these days saving power is more crucial. 

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Vishal Prajapati
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6/27/2013 1:44:48 AM
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Re: How about AC/DC converter in a single IC?
@BA, you are right sir, those devices are for low voltage levels. But now newer materials are developing, by which I think there would be some material which can has higher electrical isolation capabilities. We might be able to cramp more magnatic density in an IC.

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