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App note: High voltage, low noise, DC/DC converters

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An app note from Linear Technology: High voltage, low noise, DC/DC converters (PDF!) Photomultipliers (PMT), avalanche photodiodes (APD), ultrasonic transducers, capacitance microphones, radiation detectors and similar devices require high voltage, low current bias.  Additionally, the high voltage must be pristinely free of noise; … Read more

App note: Driving capacitive loads fast by paralleling op-amps and transmission lines

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Here’s a video from Linear Technology describing how to drive capacitive loads fast. The proposed solutions is to use multiple op-amps in a parallel configuration to achieve the high-speed requirements. Certain video and other technologies require driving planar conductive surfaces … Read more

App note: Minimizing switching regulator residue in linear regulator outputs

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Here is an app note from Linear Technology describing how to minimize switching regulator noise in linear regulator outputs. Linear regulators are commonly employed to post-regulate switching regulator outputs. Benefi ts include improved stability, accuracy, transient response and lowered output … Read more