Thursday, November 12, 2009

TriQuint Semiconductor - Application Notes

Manufacturer of advanced high-performance RF solutions with Gallium Arsenide (GaAs), Gallium Nitride (GaN), Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) and Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) technologies.

TriQuint Semiconductor - RF Semiconductors

"1985 - A group of talented engineers found TriQuint as a spin off of Tektronix to research and develop the use of gallium arsenide (GaAs) for high performance wireless applications."

History of TriQuint -

2008 - Acquire WJ Communications in Silicon Valley, California to strengthen Networks product line in base stations. WJ Communications was founded in 1957 as Watkins-Johnson."

High Gain 35W GaN RF Power Transistors

High Gain 35W GaN RF Power Transistors

The TriQuint T1G4003532-FS is a 35 W (P3dB) discrete GaN on SiC HEMT which operates from DC to 3.5 GHz. The device is constructed with TriQuint's proven 0.25 um process, which features advanced field plate techniques to optimize power and efficiency at high drain bias operating conditions.

TriQuint Semiconductor
2300 N.E. Brookwood Parkway, Hillsboro, OR 97124, United States.

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Atmel Corporation - Advanced Semiconductors

Design and manufacture of advanced semiconductors, with focus on microcontrollers, nonvolatile memory, logic, radio frequency (RF) components and sensors.

Atmel Corporation - Advanced Semiconductors

The also have application-specific standard products (ASSPs) or custom ASICs. The popular products with the Embedded Engineer Include Atmel AVR 8-bit and 32-bit microcontrollers, ARM-based computing chips. and the New SAM D20 family based on the ARM Cortex...

SAM9M10-G45-EK - ARM926-based eMPU eval kit

Fully-featured evaluation platform for the Atmel AT91SAM9M10 or AT91SAM9G45 microcontroller. The evaluation kit allows users to extensively evaluate, prototype and create application-specific designs.

SAM9M10-G45-EK - ARM926-based eMPU eval kit

Highlights - Two high speed USB hosts and one high speed USB device port. An Ethernet 10/100 interface. Two high speed multimedia card interfaces. An LCD TFT display 480-RGB-272. A composite video output. A camera interface and communication peripherals.

8051 Architecture - Application Notes

Broad range of feature-rich 8-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) based on the 8051 instruction set. Pin-to-pin compatible members from our 8051 portfolio. 8-bit MCUs based on the low-power single-cycle AT89LP core to MCS-51  industry-standard socket drop-in devices and small-footprint 14/16/20/28-pin derivatives.

Updated Nov 2013

Microchip Technology - Microcontrollers

Microchip Technology Inc. is a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, providing low-risk product development, lower total system cost and faster time to market for thousands of diverse customer applications worldwide. Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Microchip offers outstanding technical support along with dependable delivery and quality.

Microchip Technology Inc

Microchip Application Notes

User Interface - Graphics & LCD, Touch Sensing Technology. Connectivity and Device Interface - USB, WiFi, ZigBee, CAN / LIN, Ethernet. Mechatronics, Medical Solutions, Motor Control. Source Code and SPICE Models. Design Notes, Tips and Tricks, Tutorials.

PICkit 1 Flash Starter Kit

From Hyper Embedded - Microcontroller ASIC and EDA

The PICkit 1 FLASH Starter Kit is a low-cost development kit with an easy to use interface for programming Microchip's 8/14-pin FLASH family of microcontrollers. This starter kit is designed to help the user get up to speed quickly using PIC microcontrollers.

Wednesday, November 04, 2009

Fujitsu Microelectronics Applications

Fujitsu Microelectronics Applications

Microcontrollers - 8-bit Series, 16-bit and 32-bit Series.

ASSPs - Power Management ICs

From Fujitsu

ON Semiconductor - Signal and Power Devices

Manufacturer of Semiconductors and Electrical Components.  They are a major supplier of power components and systems to designers of computers, communications, consumer, and industrial systems.

ON Semiconductor - Signal and Power Devices

They have a product portfolio that include energy efficient power components, signal management, logic, discrete and custom devices.

These are used for LED Lighting, Industrial Applications, Networking & Telecommunications, Power Supply and Circuit Protection.

NCP1247 Controller - Fixed Frequency, Current Mode, for Flyback Converters

The NCP1247 is a new fixed−frequency current−mode controller featuring the Dynamic Self−Supply. This function greatly simplifies the design of the auxiliary supply and the VCC capacitor by activating the internal startup current source to supply the controller during start−up, transients, latch, stand−by etc.

NCP1247 Controller

This device contains a special HV detector which detect the application unplug from the AC input line and triggers the X2 discharge current. This HV structure allows the brown−out detection as well.

ON Semiconductor
5005 East McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85008, USA.

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Freescale Semiconductor Applications

Freescale Semiconductor is the leading manufacturer of microcontrollers, microprocessors and semiconductors. (now part of NXP)

Freescale - Semiconductors and Microcontrollers

Products Include - 8/16/32 Bit Microcontrollers and Processors, ARM-based Processors, Digital Signal Processors, Digital Signal Controllers, Power Architecture Processors and Analog/RF Interface Chips.

HCS12C Student Learning Kits - Freescale

Some Application Areas for Freescale Semiconductors are -

Automotive, Consumer Electronics, Industrial and Medical Electronics.

Networking and Connectivity - Home and SOHO Networking, IEEE 802.15.4, Controller Area Network (CAN), Industrial Network and Field Bus Protocols, Universal Serial Bus (USB)

Energy - Photovoltaic Energy, Smart Grids, Motor Control, Power Conversion and Supplies.

Motor Control - DC Motors, Stepper Motor, Switched Reluctance Motor, Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor

HCS12C Student Learning Kits - Freescale

Good for Building Projects on Robotics, Control System and Sensors/Motors Interface. Kit includes required hardware, CodeWarrior Development Software, and informational CD.