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Post-Silicon Validation Methodology in SoC (Part 1 of 2)

Post-silicon validation includes a number of activities such as validation of both functional and timing behaviour as well as non-functional requirements. Each validation has methodologies to mitigate these. This part introduces...

Implementing a Low Cost, Battery Powered, TDS Meter Using MCU and PSoC

One of the common method in determining the quality of water is the measurement of Total Dissolved Solids (TDS). TDS meter is a widely used water quality sensor which measures the...

High-Frequency Issues In Electronics

This article covers some important issues in design of high-frequency electronic circuits and commonly followed practices to mitigate them. Electronic circuits behave very differently at high frequencies. This is mainly due to...

Power Supply Design Tips For Embedded Applications

Due to the advancement of the semiconductor industry, the technology node keeps on decreasing. This leads to lesser core voltage and higher current requirement. Also, the voltage regulators need to have...

Interactive Analog/Digital Mixed Signal Modeling via Foreign VHDL/Verilog C Interface

The development of modern electronic modules requires even more appropriate tools to facilitate their early prototyping. Mixed Analog/Digital systems today need simulation platforms based on co-simulation between different analog and digital...
Design IoT Systems

How to Design IoT Systems

A quick guide to designing a perfect Internet of Things (IoT) system taking into account performance, connectivity, power consumption and security issues The Internet of Things (IoT) is no longer a technology...
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Latest Trends And Technologies For High-Speed PCB Designs

Despite its critical nature in high-speed circuitry, PCB layout is often one of the last steps in the design process. This article aims to help designers be aware of the various...

How to Choose the Right Connector

A connector may seem to be a relatively unimportant component when we first look at any device. But design engineers know the importance of choosing the right connector for their design....

Design Your Own Electric Vehicle Battery Charging Solutions

The application note below should help designers make their own electric vehicle battery charging solutions. If required, help is available from the company. The popularity of electric vehicles (EVs) is increasing rapidly...
Demystifying Thermopile Sensors

Demystifying Thermopile Sensors

Thermopile temperature sensors offer the advantage of non-contact temperature measurement, which has made them more popular than traditional contact-type temperature sensors. These sensors use infrared (IR) radiation for heat transfer, and...

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