Electronic Design

November 16, 2006

 

FEATURES

COVER STORY / ENGINEERING FEATURE · Louis E. Frenzel
  Tuning In To Digital TV
Multiple standards and offerings make for a bumpy road ahead when it comes to across-the-board adoption.

TECHNOLOGY REPORT · William Wong
  March Of The Multibus MCUs
Optimizing microcontroller performance in today's applications means balancing throughput rather than increasing clock speed.
 
 

DEPARTMENTS

  LEAPFROG: FIRST LOOK · Roger Allan
White Power LED Lights The Way With A 160-Lumen Output
Based on SiC wafer technology with an InGaN layer, this benchmark-setting device matches the output and efficacy levels of fluorescent lamps.
 
DESIGN SOLUTION · Bryan Kris, Microchip Technology
Digital Current-Mode Control Challenges Analog Counterparts
Switch-mode power supplies can use digital current-mode techniques for protection against peak currents, magnetic field ratcheting, and input-voltage variations.
 
IFD · John Parangalan, Chipworks
Key Design Aspects Of CMOS Image Sensors Revealed
 
DESIGN BRIEFS · Hans Krobath, EEC
Drive Large 7-Segment LED Displays Using Only 1 Or 2 MCU Pins


TECHVIEW


  THE INDUSTRY
Order Your Nanotubes Straight Up
· Turn Leftovers Into Electricity
 
ANALOG & POWER · Don Tuite
Latest EDA Tools Reveal Analog Design's Changing World
 
COMMUNICATIONS · Louis E. Frenzel
2.5/10-Gbit Ethernet Switches Slip Into GPON Systems
· Security Processors Satisfy Next-Generation Networking, Wireless Apps
 
EDA · David Maliniak
Equivalence Checker Formally Verifies Bug-Free RTL Clock Gating
· RTL-To-GDSII Flow Encompasses Embedded Memory Test And Repair
 
TEST & MEASUREMENT · Louis E. Frenzel
Analyzer/Exerciser Takes PCIe 2.0 Systems To The Edge
· Speedy AWG Meets Digital Data And RF Test-Signal Generation Challenges
 
DIGITAL · Daniel Harris
Fire Your Security Guards! Use Smart Real-Time Vision Sensors Instead
· Design Tip: Use Secure Embedded Nonvolatile Memory To Protect Valuable Firmware
· Pre-Verified IP Blocks Make Designing MIPS-Based SoCs A Snap


COLUMNS
 

EDITORIAL · Mark David
As Audio On Demand Hits Its Stride, Video On Demand Isn't Far Behind

PEASE PORRIDGE · Bob Pease
What's All This SiO2 Stuff, Anyhow?

POV: POINT OF VIEW · Todd Scott, Altera Corp.
Try FPGAs For High-Performance DTV


SPONSORED EDITORIAL

BASICS OF DESIGN · William Wong
PXI Express

DESIGN FAQs · Don Tuite
Switches And Multiplexers


 

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