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Mobile devices, and smartphones in particular, are one of todays largest technology markets. As the market continues to grow, it is changing and increasing complexity faster than ever. The combination of consumer expectations and increased power demands due to smartphones many integrated technologies and features mean that companies need to always be ready for whats coming next. Today, the lead...
ULTRASOUND MACHINES (PORTABLE)
Medical ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to view internal structures inside the body, such as internal organs, blood vessels, and developing fetuses in the womb. Ultrasound technology is in high demand as it is a less invasive, less expensive diagnostic method than imaging techniques such as MRIs or CT scans. Advances in integrated technology have allowed the introduction of port...
Barcode scanners have long been an integral part of retail and logistics system needs, but growing consumer expectations for short checkout, ordering, and delivery times have made they more ubiquitous and crucial than ever. From checkout lines to warehouse order fulfillment, these devices are expected to be fast, connected, and highly secure with convenient user interfaces and high efficiency.Our ...
TRIPLE-OUTPUT AMOLED DISPLAY POWER SUPPLY: MP5611
The MP5611 is a triple-output converter for active-matrix organic light-emitting diode (AMOLED) and display power supplies. It is compatible with small AMOLED display applications such as smartphones, smartwatches, and other devices with curved and foldable screens. The triple-output converter integrates a boost converter for ELVDD, an inverting buck-boost converter for ELVSS, and another boost co...
UNDERSTANDING QUIESCENT CURRENT AND SHUTDOWN CURRENT WITH A BOOST CONVERTER
For battery-powered applications, an excellent user experience depends on a long battery life and high-performance terminal devices. Quiescent current (IQ) is an important parameter to consider when optimizing these applications; in particular, an improved IQ increases battery life. This article will describe the difference between a boost converter’s IQ and shutdown current (ISD) to provide a de...
USB TYPE-C CHARGING CONNECTORS: DESIGN, OPTIMIZATION, AND INTEROPERABILITY
In June 2022, the EU parliament approved a mandate that will require the next generation of portable devices to be compatible with USB Type-C charging connectors. Manufacturers have until fall 2024 to make their products compatible with USB Type-C cables by adding a USB Type-C connector. Affected industries include mobile phones, digital cameras, handheld video game consoles, portable speakers, ke...
IMPROVING BATTERY SAFETY WITH THE MP2797
Modern life has become more convenient due to battery-powered applications for electric tools, vacuum cleaners, electric bikes, and outdoor power supplies for camping. As wireless charging continues to be more widely used in applications, lithium battery safety is a growing concern, so designers are looking to develop battery monitoring and protection solutions. A battery pack is made up of multi...
OPTIMIZING HAPTIC HMIS FOR RELIABILITY WITH MAGNETIC SENSORS
Rotary dials are used in diverse applications for human-machine interfaces (HMI). Touch interfaces include the buttons, knobs, and dials on everyday devices, from automobiles and white goods, to the touch screen on your mobile phone. These devices not only translate human input into an electrical signal, but they also provide an important feature — haptic feedback. This is especially useful for sa...
ARTIX ULTRASCALE+ AU10P/15P MINIMUM RAILS – HIGHEST POWER REFERENCE DESIGN
ANGLE SENSOR USE CASE: FOLDABLE PHONES
In this use case, we’ll examine the application of MagAlpha Angle Sensors in foldable phones.As the electronics industry for smartphones and tablets moves towards bezel-less and foldable display designs, new challenges have arisen that require engineers to address space constraints. Flexible displays in foldable phones benefit from angle sensors with a combination of low-power, long battery life, ...
ARTIX ULTRASCALE+ AU10P/15P MINIMUM RAILS – SMALLEST SIZE
MPF42790 BATTERY MANAGEMENT FUEL GAUGE SOLUTION
Providing battery pack or cell state-of-charge (SoC) information is key for good performance and customer satisfaction. However, the fact it cannot be directly measured presents challenges for engineers. The MPF42790 fuel gauge IC combines accurate readings and application-specific settings, including auto-learning capabilities, to provide accurate estimations of a batterys most important paramete...
AUDIBLE POWER SUPPLY NOISE
The design requirements of today’s switching power supplies are driven by efficiency requirements not only at full load, but also under sleep mode or no-load conditions when the cable is disconnected. Power system integrators have to meet new regulations from agencies such as Energy Star, 80 Plus, and the European Commission’s CoC, regardless of the power supply’s load condition....
MP2731 USB PD REFERENCE DESIGN: 4.5A, NVDC SINGLE-CELL CHARGER WITH OTG
The MP2731 USB power delivery (PD) reference design provides a complete solution for USB PD applications that comply with USB PD3.0 specifications. The major components of this reference design include the MP2731 — a 4.5A, narrow voltage DC (NVDC) single-cell Li-ion battery charger — and a CCG3PA (USB PD controller). The reference design offers a bidirectional DRP Type-C port. When a ...
SURFACE-MOUNTED INDUCTORS OPTIMIZED FOR MPS ICS
The new surface-mounted power inductors from Monolithic Power Systems are designed for applications ranging from power supplies to power converters. The molded and semi-shielded series inductors include inductance ranges from 0.33µH to 22µH, and saturation current ranges from 0.8A to 64A. This series includes molded, magnetic-shielded power inductors that offer soft saturation due t...
45W USB-C POWER ADAPTER WITH CYPRESS CCG3PA
This 45W Notebook Power Adapter Board is a receptacle based Type-C power adapter. The major components in this design are Cypress’s EZ-PD CCG3PA (CYPD3174-16SXQ) controller and Monolithic Power System's Fixed Frequency Flyback controller (HF0500) and Synchronous Rectification Controller (MP6907) The MPS components on these reference designs are carefully selected to meet price and perfo...
MPS works closely with Qualcomm to create power solutions for all their WiFi products supporting 802.11ax including WiFi6 standards with 2.4GHz/5GHz/6GHz bands The MPS components on these reference designs are carefully selected to meet price and performance objectives of these designs. Please contact your regional MPS contact or use the displayed link below for assistance
5G BASE STATION COMPLEXITY DRIVES THE NEED FOR LOW-EMI DC/DC MODULE SOLUTIONS
The 5G telecom standard is intended to support the ever-increasing data volume requirements from smartphones and smart connected devices in markets such as home and industrial automation, autonomous vehicles, healthcare, and smart wearables. 5G enables many more data connections per base station by using what are called “massive multiple-input multiple-output” (massive-MIMO) antenna ar...
ZYNQ -7000 HIGH EFFICIENCY POWER REFERENCE DESIGN
HIGH-VOLTAGE ANALOG SWITCHES FOR MEDICAL ULTRASOUND
Medical ultrasound imaging is a non-invasive method of viewing internal organs and structures of the human body using high-frequency acoustic waves. By sending an acoustic wave into the human body and listening to the acoustic echoes, an ultrasound image can be created. Given the acoustic properties of the human body, the optimum frequency range for general medical ultrasound imaging is 1.0MHz to ...
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