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App note: Faster switching from standard couplers

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Here’s Vishay’s app note: Faster switching from standard couplers (PDF!): Applications employing lower-performance “standard couplers” can still be optimized for switching speed. Thoughit can not be expected that these devices will perform to the level of specialized “high-speed” devices, they can be … Read more

app note: A simple current-sense technique eliminating a sense resistor

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An old but interesting app note(PDF) from Microsemi on resistorless current-sensing technique. This application note introduces a simple current-sense technique that eliminates that sense resistor, resulting in system-cost reduction, PCB space saving, and power efficiency improvement. Furthermore, the new current … Read more

App note: Water and condensation safe touch sensing with the NXP capacitive touch sensors

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  App note (PDF) from NXP on water and condensation resistant capacitive touch sensors. This application note explains the unique auto-calibration feature of the touch sensor family from NXP and provides guidelines for enhanced water and condensation safe operation, focusing … Read more

Simple link budget estimation and performance measurements of Microchip sub-GHz radio modules

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  Assessing the link budget with this app note (PDF) from Microchip: This application note describes a simple link budget analysis, measurement and techniques to evaluate the range and performance of wireless transmission with results, and uses developed models to estimate the … Read more