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Make schematic symbols understandable

Make schematic symbols understandable EDN.com (blog) Altium/CircuitStudio has preferences to create wire jumps and also to eliminate cross-ties by kicking the wires offset, as at the GND connection for this chip . Note the...

Feb 14, 2017

Designing The 555, by Hans Camezind

Designing The 555, by Hans Camezind Electronics Weekly (blog) Probably the most famous chip ever made was the 555. ... Instead of returning as an employee I asked the company for a 1-year contract as a consultant to use...

Feb 10, 2017

Ken Shirriff Takes Us Inside the IC, For Fun

Hackaday Ken Shirriff Takes Us Inside the IC , For Fun Hackaday [Ken] gives you a good head start, and then starts off reversing two iconic chips : the 555 timer and the LM741 op-amp. 6_collectors The 741 IC is...

Dec 27, 2016

Multi-output power management IC offers various regulator options

Electronics EETimes (registration) Multi-output power management IC offers various regulator options Electronics EETimes (registration) The new A4413 power management chip from Allegro MicroSystems Europe can be...

Sep 21, 2016

Build Your Own Giant 555 Timer Chip

IEEE Spectrum Build Your Own Giant 555 Timer Chip IEEE Spectrum It's hard to think of an IC more ubiquitous than the 555 timer , which was introduced in 1971. There can't be an electrical engineer alive...

Feb 20, 2014

Analogix chip-set helps enable AR/VR

Electronics Weekly Analogix chip -set helps enable AR/VR Electronics Weekly Analogix is to sample in Q4, its ANX7440/30 family, the first integrated solution capable of switching DisplayPort version 1.3 and 1.4 at 8.1...

Aug 19, 2016

The chip glitch

The chip glitch EDN.com (blog) This card had about 30 discrete chips in the failing circuit and probing it for the bad signal was not going to be easy. However, if we could fix one, then we'd have all six cards...

Nov 18, 2016

Class action lawsuit against Apple over iPhone 6 'Touch Disease' hardware flaw gains momentum

9 to 5 Mac Class action lawsuit against Apple over iPhone 6 'Touch Disease' hardware flaw gains momentum 9 to 5 Mac The flaw affects the logic board's “touch IC ” controller chips , thus meaning that...

Oct 8, 2016

The future of IC design

The future of IC design EDN.com To celebrate 60 years of EDN, we're looking into the future to predict what advancements will be made in IC Design in the next 60 years. By 2076 3-D room-temperature, superconducting,...

Jul 14, 2016

Hans Camenzind, 555 timer inventor, dies

Hans Camenzind, 555 timer inventor, dies EE Times SAN FRANCISCO--Hans Camenzind, the Swiss emigre analog guru who invented one of the most successful circuits in electronics history and introduced the concept of...

Aug 15, 2012

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