Electronic Design

August 3, 2006

 

FEATURES


TECHNOLOGY REPORT · Don Tuite
  Multiple Standards Confound Power-Supply Designers
The melange of energy-efficiency standards used to be good for a “green” label. But how much difference really exists between them?
 
 

DEPARTMENTS

  LEAPFROG: FIRST LOOK
Pure Java Platform Powers Smart Phone · William Wong
The Jasper S20 puts a strictly JSR 209-compatible Java platform to the test.

Microcontrollers Commit To FRAM · William Wong
Ramtron's split memory is the first step toward a full-fledged FRAM platform.
 
DESIGN SOLUTION · Mario Battello, Marco Soldano, and Maurizio Salato, International Rectifier
Enhance Synchronous-Rectification Control in Flyback Converters
An alternative method can boost SR and ensure proper operation for various conduction modes.
 
DESIGN BRIEFS
Control A High-Power Load With A Low-Power Microcontroller
Anthony H. Smith, Scitech
 
IDEAS FOR DESIGN
Averaging Improves Regulation Of Second Power-Supply Output
Alan Adamsky, Spectral Engineering Inc.

TECHVIEW


  THE INDUSTRY · Richard Gawel, Scott Smyser
· Don't Worry About The Bugs—These Tools Know What You Meant
· ULCHs Need Single-Chip Solutions To Succeed
 
ANALOG & POWER · Don Tuite
· Digital Power Regulators Strive For Simplicity
 
EDA · David Maliniak
· The 800-lb Gorilla Enters The DFM Room
· System-In-Package IC Design Gets Lift From Tools And Methodology Kit
 
COMMUNICATIONS · Louis E. Frenzel
· Packet Switching Chips Set Mark For Density, Efficiency, And Flexibility
 
DIGITAL · Daniel Harris
· High-Speed USB Chip Targets Mobile Phones
· Pondering: Silicon Replacement
· Digital Design Tip: Avoid Clusters Of High-Frequency Outputs
 
Test · Louis E. Frenzel
· Unique Nullmeter/Nanovoltmeter Improves Calibration Precision
 
COMPONENT VIEW · Lisa Maliniak
· C-Cell Ultracapacitors Replace Batteries For Industrial Apps


COLUMNS
 

EDITORIAL · Mark David
Your Efficient Power Designs Have Tremendous Global Impact

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

POV: POINT OF VIEW · Marc D. Brooks, Paralan Corp.
iSCSI: The Disruptive Force


 

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