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App note: Introduction to SHA-256 Master/Slave authentication

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An application from Maxim: Introduction to SHA-256 Master/Slave authentication A new group of secure authenticators and a companion secure coprocessor/1-Wire® master implement SHA-256 authentication. This application note explains the general logistics of this SHA-256-based security system and introduces the bidirectional authentication … Read more

App note: Thermal Management Handbook

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A Thermal Management handbook from Maxim, , app note here: Maxim’s Thermal Management Handbook includes temperature sensing and fan control concepts, circuits and application guidelines. Thermistors, thermocouples, RTDs, and various IC temperature sensors (local temperature sensors, remote temperature sensors, analog … Read more

App note – Distribution automation and the smart grid: Coming of age with a new set of challenges

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Another good app note from Maxim - Distribution automation and the smart grid: Coming of age with a new set of challenges The combination of aging electricity grid infrastructure and renewable portfolio standards present new challenges in the distribution automation space worldwide. … Read more

App note: Getting the most out of the MAX14920/MAX14921 high-accuracy battery-measurement AFEs

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An  application note from Maxim on getting the most out of the MAX14920/MAX14921 high-accuracy battery-measurement AFEs: The MAX14920/MAX14921 is a high-accuracy battery-measurement analog front-end (AFE) ideal for cell balancing and battery-measurement applications. The performance of the system in which the MAX14920/MAX14921 is used, … Read more

App note: Understanding multidrop address assignments for thermal sensors

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Here is a app note from Maxim on multidrop thermal sensing: In many thermal applications, it may be desired to utilize multiple temperature sensors, placed in different physical locations, to monitor the operating temperatures in predefined ‘zones’ within the system. To … Read more

App note: Advantages of IC-based hot-swap circuit protection

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Here’s an application note from Maxim describing hot-swap circuits, and the advantages of dedicated hot-swap ICs over discrete component circuits: There are many approaches for protecting a system against electrostatic discharge (ESD), surge current, overcurrent, undervoltage, overvoltage, and other disruptions … Read more

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App note: Protect Your Designs from malware with the DeepCover MAXQ1050 secure microcontroller

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Here’s an app note from Maxim describing how to protect your embedded systems from Malware with DeepCover MAXQ1050 Secure Microcontroller: Malware injection has become a critical threat to embedded systems. Implementing an asymmetric cryptography-based secure boot is the best protection against … Read more