Diodes Incorporated – USB Type-C linear ReDriver features very low signal latency


Diodes Inc., has introduced new linear ReDriver products which support USB Type-C™ port operation compatible with the 10Gbits/s USB3.1 Gen 2 and the 8.1Gbits/s DisplayPort™ 1.4 standards. The PI3DPX1205A is supplied in a 6:4 channel configuration and the PI3DPX1207B in a 4:4 configuration, suitable for use in any CPU or application processor designs. Both devices […]

NXP – Multiplexers support wide range of standard interfaces at data rates higher than 10Gbits/s


High-speed multiplexers/switches from NXP Semiconductors support AC-coupled and non-AC-coupled interfaces in a range of formats, including LVDS, DisplayPort, HDMI, DVI, USB 3.0, SATA, SAS and PCIe. The NXP portfolio covers bandwidths ranging from 1.5Gbits/s to more than 10Gbits/s, as well as standard or custom solutions for existing and emerging architectures. Each solution is backed by […]

ON Semiconductor – Precise current-sense amplifiers feature low gain error and offset voltage


The NCV21xR series from ON Semiconductor are automotive voltage-output current-sense amplifiers which can measure voltage across shunt resistors at common-mode voltages ranging from -0.3V to 26V, independent of the supply voltage. The NCV21xR amplifiers are AEC-Q100 qualified for use in automotive systems. ON Semiconductor also supplies the NCS21xR series for use in industrial applications. Offering […]

ROHM Semiconductor – CMOS op amp gives outstanding low-noise performance


ROHM has introduced a CMOS operational amplifier which features ultra-low noise performance suitable for the amplification of the weak signals from devices such as optical sensors and the accelerometers used in sonar systems. The LMR1802G-LB reduces input equivalent noise voltage density by half compared to conventional products, markedly improving the accuracy of measurement and detection […]

STMicroelectronics – 32-bit MCU features rich set of analog functions for signal-chain applications


The STM32F373 family of 32-bit MCUs from STMicroelectronics offers a rich set of analog peripherals for use in applications that need to provide a low-noise, accurate interface to sensor signals. Based on the high-performance Arm® Cortex®-M4 RISC core operating at a frequency of up to 72MHz, the STM32F373 features up to 256kbytes of Flash memory, […]

STMicroelectronics – Low-noise op amps offer accuracy and robustness over 2.7V to 36V range


The STMicroelectronics TSB712A precision operational amplifier maintains stable characteristics over a wide supply-voltage range of 2.7V to 36V, or ±1.35V to ±18V, and over an extended temperature range from -40°C to 125°C. Its maximum offset temperature drift is 2.8μV/°C. Thanks to its low input-voltage noise of 12nV/√Hz, the TSB712A can handle low signal amplitudes and […]

STMicroelectronics – New MEMS microphone offers high signal-to-noise ratio and impressive sensitivity


The new MP23ABS1 from STMicroelectronics is a low-power microphone which combines a MEMS capacitive sound-sensing element and a sensor interface IC in a compact 3.5mm x 2.7mm x 1mm metal-cap package. The MP23ABS1, a single-ended analogue bottom-port microphone, offers excellent audio characteristics, including a typical 64dB signal-to-noise ratio. Its acoustic overload point is 130dB. Sensitivity […]

Vishay – Fast proximity sensor eliminates DACs to lower system cost


Vishay’s TSSP4056 Infrared (IR) sensor provides fast proximity sensing performance at a low system cost thanks to an architecture which requires no DAC to drive the IR emitter. The Vishay Semiconductors part is the industry’s first fixed-gain sensor containing a band-pass filter tuned to 56kHz to feature a monotonic sensitivity-versus-frequency response curve from 30kHz to […]