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High-speed crossbar switch supports signal routing

High-speed crossbar switch supports signal routing
Diodes Incorporated has announced, at USB Developer Days, the PI3DBS16222 crossbar switch for high-speed differential and serial signals. Optimised for the latest protocols, it provides a solution to routing high-speed signals up to 20Gbps around high-performance electronic equipment, from personal computers and mobile devices to network switch backplanes and high-end test tools.
17th December 2019

Bringing synchronisation to digital electronics

Bringing synchronisation to digital electronics
Most electronic systems that you design or use will have one or more oscillators to provide a clock to synchronise operations, act as a frequency reference or enable accurate timing. This article discusses the advantages of quartz crystal oscillators, and some of the choices available. Qin Zhuang, Applications Engineering Manager, Diodes Incorporated explains.
4th November 2019

Fast switching between high speed and low power across five lanes

Fast switching between high speed and low power across five lanes
Diodes Incorporated has announced the PI3WVR648GEAEX five-lane MIPI 2:1 switch, capable of switching physical layers that comply with either C-PHY or D-PHY serial interfaces, as defined by the industry standard specification for image sensors and cameras in smartphones and displays in mobile applications.
15th October 2019


USB Type-C port switch to support audio signals and legacy data

USB Type-C port switch to support audio signals and legacy data
Diodes Incorporated has announced the PI3A6386 USB Type-C multimedia port switch, designed to enable manufacturers to continue supporting legacy data and analogue peripherals through USB Type-C ports. As a result of the adoption of USB Type-C ports in mobile phones and tablets, manufacturers are removing other ports such as USB 2.0 and 3.5mm audio sockets. The PI3A6386 port switch enables legacy data and audio signals to be passed through the USB Type-C port, allowing consumers to continue using peripherals.
4th July 2019

Voltage level translator provides flexibility for networks and servers

Voltage level translator provides flexibility for networks and servers
Diodes Incorporated has announced a new addition to its family of low voltage level translators, offering simple and autonomous bidirectional operation. The PI4GTL2002 is a 2-bit level shifter designed to translate signals conditioned for one voltage level to signals at a higher or lower voltage, such as Gunner Transceiver Logic (GTL) or GTL+ to LVTTL/TTL.
5th June 2019

High power factor LED driver-controller with mixed-mode dimming

High power factor LED driver-controller with mixed-mode dimming
The introduction of the AL1665 single-stage, fly-back and buck-boost controller for commercial, connected, and dimmable LED lighting installations operating at up to 100W, has been announced by Diodes Incorporated. The AL1665 is designed to drive an external MOSFET to control LED loads and maintain a high power factor.
22nd May 2019

USB PD controller supports power delivery

USB PD controller supports power delivery
The introduction of the AP43770 USB Type-C power delivery (PD) controller, a highly integrated solution for implementing PD over USB in fixed and portable devices, and offline power adapters, has been announced by Diodes Incorporated. The AP43770 is well-suited to a range of applications where USB PD is implemented, including AC adapters, power hubs, battery banks, and USB PD converters.
14th May 2019

Versatile boost controller for LED/LCD applications

Versatile boost controller for LED/LCD applications
The LED/LCD 40V max input boost controller, has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated, applicable across a wide range of applications where a constant voltage or constant current are required to drive displays and backlights with a dimming ratio of 100:1. It is well suited for use as a backlight driver for LCD TVs, LCD monitors, and flat panel displays, as well as an LED driver for commercial lighting applications.
7th May 2019

Boosting signal quality of high-speed PCIe 4.0 interfaces

Boosting signal quality of high-speed PCIe 4.0 interfaces
Manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products, Diodes Incorporated, has introduced a ReDriver for the server, storage, and networking market segment. The PI3EQX16904GL is a PCIe 4.0 compliant, 2.5 to 16Gbps, four-differential channel, linear ReDriver.
29th April 2019

Quad port expander for high-speed interfaces

Quad port expander for high-speed interfaces
Supplier of application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, Diodes Incorporated , has announced the introduction of the PI7C1401 quad port expander. The PI7C1401 is a cost-effective solution to low-speed signal management and I2C aggregation in advanced embedded systems using multiple high-speed interfaces.
28th March 2019

Bipolar transistors enable higher power density

Bipolar transistors enable higher power density
Global manufacturer and supplier of products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, Diodes Incorporated, has announced a family of NPN and PNP power bipolar transistors in a small form factor offering increased power density for applications requiring up to 100V and three amps.
4th March 2019

Gate drivers deliver enhanced performance in SO-8 package

Gate drivers deliver enhanced performance in SO-8 package
A family of high-voltage, high-speed gate drivers for converters, inverters, motor control, and Class-D power amplifier applications has been introduced by Diodes Inc at embedded world in Nuremberg. These devices are suitable for motor drive applications up to 100V, and simultaneously able to support power conversion and inversion applications operating at 200V.
28th February 2019

PCIe packet switches offer low power solutions

PCIe packet switches offer low power solutions
The line of PCI Express (PCIe) Gen 2.0 solutions at Diodes Inc has been extended with four new 3- and 4-port, 4-lane packet switches, designed to meet the needs of 5G, IoT, and AI networks. They are well suited for applications such as 5G/LTE, Wi-Fi Routers, STB, security systems, IPC, NAS and other power-sensitive, high-performance networks.
27th February 2019

Wide voltage switches designed for optimised industrial applications

Wide voltage switches designed for optimised industrial applications
  Diodes Incorporated has announced its AH35xx series of omnipolar Hall effect switches. These devices feature a wide operating voltage range of 3-28V, enabling them to support all of the 3.3, 5, 12, and 24V rails commonly found in industrial, office, and home appliance applications.
5th February 2019

DC/DC buck converters feature ultra low quiescent current

DC/DC buck converters feature ultra low quiescent current
Diodes Incorporated has announced the availability of the AP63200 / AP63201 / AP63203 / AP63205 2A synchronous DC-DC buck converters, delivering EMI performance across a range of input and output voltages. These devices are well-suited for a number of applications, including home appliances and industrial electronics, as well as telecommunications, power tools, office equipment and consumer products such as TVs and STBs.
21st January 2019

Bidirectional 8-channel level shifter offers flexible output options

Bidirectional 8-channel level shifter offers flexible output options
  Diodes Incorporated has announced its PI4ULS5V108. This device is an 8-channel, high speed, bidirectional level shifter designed for inter-IC communications between devices operating on different voltage supply rails. Targeted applications include PC, servers, networking, telecom, and consumer electronics.
18th December 2018

Stability with ultra-low power omnipolar hall effect sensors

Stability with ultra-low power omnipolar hall effect sensors
Global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, Diodes Incorporated, has announced the AH1911 and AH1921 digital Hall Effect sensors, which combine stable operating and release points (Bop and Brp) with ultra-low power operation. 
4th December 2018

High-Side Power Switches for USB Ports and other hot-swap applications

High-Side Power Switches for USB Ports and other hot-swap applications
Diodes AP22815 and AP22615 3A single-channel high-side power switches for USB ports and other hot-swap applications. These devices are designed to provide protection for any sensitive electronic equipment that is used in a hot-swap situation, such as USB peripherals or external storage devices.
22nd October 2018

Automatic connection for serial busses in hot-swap environment

Automatic connection for serial busses in hot-swap environment
Diodes Incorporated has announced the PI6ULS5V9511A I2C/SMBus buffer, which enables hot-swappable line-cards in ‘always-on’ networks, and is available in an assortment of packages. Rack-based systems enable web servers, networks, and telecommunication applications using standards such PCI/cPCI, VME, and AdvancedTCA. These critical systems need to deliver upwards of 99.999% availability, which makes prolonged maintenance and unplanned downtime unacceptable.
13th September 2018

Highly configurable DC/DC converter with integrated H-Bridge

Highly configurable DC/DC converter with integrated H-Bridge
Diodes Incorporated has announced the introduction of the AP72200, a high-current synchronous buck/boost DC/DC converter with integrated high-side and low-side H-Bridge MOSFETs. The AP72200 delivers up to 97% efficiency with 1% voltage regulation accuracy, low quiescent current, and very low output ripple. The AP72200 employs Diodes Incorporated’s proprietary buck/boost current-mode control technology to achieve excellent voltage regulation and a continuous output current of up to 2A.
10th August 2018


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