February 11, 2020

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Return Current Transition Between Planes

By Eric Brock and Mike Steinberger

Return current for a signal always finds a way to flow as close to the signal as possible, thus minimizing the magnetic energy stored in the loop defined by the signal and its return path. So, the return current path is the combination of conduction paths that together minimize the stored magnetic energy. Some elements of the return current path may be part of the design and other elements may be unintentional.


Evaluating & Designing Around Specification Requirements

By Craig Fanning

Nothing is worse than going to the EMC lab and failing an emission test. This is especially true when you figure out that an operating frequency of the device under test (DUT), that you designed is causing excessive emissions within a frequency band which has a low limit. Watch out for those operating frequencies. Here are some tips to avoid EMC emission test failures.

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Renesas Electronics Launches Radiation Hardened Single-Chip Synchronous Buck and Low Dropout Regulator for Satellite Power Applications

Renesas Electronics Corporation, announced low dropout (LDO) regulator targeting low-power FPGAs, DDR memory and other digital loads for spaceflight payload applications. The ISL70005SEH is the only point-of-load (POL) power solution that reduces size, weight, and power (SWaP) by integrating a synch buck and LDO in one monolithic IC.

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SeriaLink Systems Announces Com-Parametric SerDes Model in SimuLink and IBIS AMI

In collaboration with MathWorks, SeriaLink Systems announces a behavioral model of a high-speed ADC-based multi-standard SerDes developed with MATLAB and Simulink, a block diagram environment for simulation and model-based design of multidomain and embedded engineering systems.



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Gate Drive Measurement Considerations

Sponsored By Rohde & Schwarz

The more successful a gate driver is in reducing power-up and power-down times, the bigger the headache for accurate measurements. Both choosing the right probe and optimizing the probing technique are significant factors in improving measurement accuracy. This white paper provides guidelines. Downlaod the white paper to learn more.



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