Linear Technology (UK) Limited
Linear Technology Corporation, a member of the S&P 500, has been designing, manufacturing and marketing a broad line of high performance analog integrated circuits for major companies worldwide for over three decades.
The Company’s products provide an essential bridge between our analog world and the digital electronics in communications, networking, industrial, automotive, computer, medical, instrumentation, consumer, and military and aerospace systems.
Linear Technology produces power management, data conversion, signal conditioning, RF and interface ICs, µModule subsystems, and wireless sensor network products.
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Linear Technology (UK) Limited Articles
6A step-down regulator comes in a compact 4mm x 5mm QFN
Analog Devices, which recently acquired Linear Technology, has announced the LTC3636 and LTC3636-1 are high efficiency, 4MHz synchronous dual output buck regulators that incorporate a unique constant frequency/controlled on-time, current mode control scheme with phase lockable switching frequency. Further, their innovative design architecture reduces conducted and radiated emissions.
DC/DC converter delivers 92% efficiency at 2MHz
Analog Devices, which recently acquired Linear Technology, has announced the LT8606, a 350mA, 42V input synchronous step-down switching regulator. A unique synchronous rectification topology delivers 92% efficiency while switching at 2MHz, enabling designers to avoid critical noise-sensitive frequency bands, such as AM radio while using a very compact solution footprint. Burst Mode operation keeps quiescent current under 3µA in no-load stan...
MOSFET driver provides 100% duty cycle capability
A high speed, high side N-channel MOSFET driver that operates up to a 150V supply voltage has been announced by Analog Devices, which recently acquired Linear Technology. The internal charge pump of the LTC7000/-1 fully enhances an external N-channel MOSFET switch, allowing it to remain on indefinitely. The LTC7000/-1’s powerful 1Ω gate driver can drive large gate capacitance MOSFETs with very short transition times, su...
Mixer offers 23.9dBm IIP3 in a tiny 3mm x 2mm package
Analog Devices, which recently acquired Linear Technology, has announced the LTC5553, a double balanced mixer providing best-in-class matched bandwidth capability from 3GHz to 20GHz. The mixer can be used either as an up- or downconverter. In addition, the LTC5553 delivers outstanding linearity of 23.9dBm IIP3 at 14GHz, and 21.5dBm at 17GHz. The device integrates an LO buffer requiring only 0dBm input drive, effectively eliminating an external hi...
Mixer offers 23.9dBm IIP3 in 3mm x 2mm package
Analog Devices, which recently acquired Linear Technology, has announced the LTC5553, a double balanced mixer providing best-in-class matched bandwidth capability from 3GHz to 20GHz. The mixer can be used either as an up- or downconverter. In addition, the LTC5553 delivers outstanding linearity of 23.9dBm IIP3 at 14GHz, and 21.5dBm at 17GHz. The device integrates an LO buffer requiring only 0dBm input drive, effectively eliminating an extern...
Over-sampling ADC with configurable digital filter
The LTC2500-32 is a new and enabling approach to high-bandwidth, precision applications such as automated test equipment, control loops, seismology, and precision data acquisition. Analogue performance of the SAR core is second to none - linearity is guaranteed 2ppm maximum.
Differential amplifier delivers up to +50dBm OIP3
Analog Devices, which recently acquired Linear Technology, has announced the LTC6432-15, a wideband fully differential amplifier with 15dB gain, offering linearity of up to +50.3dBm OIP3 (output third-order intercept), very high OP1dB (output 1dB compression point) of +22.7dBm, and 3.2dB noise figure at 150MHz. In addition to its outstanding signal-to-noise at high frequencies, it maintains its dynamic range performance even at lower frequencies.
Low EMI LED driver features synchronous internal 2A switches
The LT3922 40V, synchronous, Silent Switcher low EMI LED driver meets the demands of the next generation of LED systems.
Thin uModule regulator fits on the backside of PCB
The LTM4643 is a quad output step-down µModule (power module) regulator, configurable as a single output (12A), dual (6 and 6A or 9 and 3A), or quad (3A each) regulator in a 9x15x1.82mm ultrathin LGA package.
Buffered octal ADC inputs simplify sensor interfaces
Many systems using a precision analogue-to-digital converter to digitise signals need some signal conditioning circuitry between the signal source and the ADC.
Switched capacitor charge pumps deliver inductorless voltage boost
One of the first things you learn in electrical engineering school is that you can’t directly step up a DC voltage, but instead you have to first convert to AC. So what do you do when you have a DC supply you need to boost to develop those myriad rails in a design?
Linear demonstrates wireless BMS in BMW i3
Analog Devices, which recently acquired Linear Technology, has demonstrated the industry’s first wireless automotive BMS concept car at Hannover Messe April 24 - 28 in Booth H23. This wireless BMS concept car, developed with Linear’s design partner LION Smart, combines Linear’s highly accurate battery stack monitors with its SmartMesh wireless mesh networking products in a BMW i3, replacing the traditional wired connections...
Step-down silent switcher 2 delivers 94% efficiency at 2MHz
Analog Devices, which recently acquired Linear Technology, has announced the LT8645S, an 8A, 65V input capable synchronous step-down switching regulator. Its Silent Switcher 2 architecture uses two internal input capacitors as well as internal BST and INTVCC capacitors to minimise the area of the hot loops. Combined with controlled switching edges and internal construction with an integral ground plane and the use of copper pillars in lieu of bon...
Boost, flyback & SEPIC controller operates up to 175°C
Analog Devices, which recently acquired Linear, announces the LTC1871X, a wide input range, current mode, boost, flyback or SEPIC controller that drives an N-channel power MOSFET and requires few external components. Intended for low to medium power applications, it eliminates the need for a current sense resistor by utilizing the power MOSFET’s on-resistance, thereby maximizing efficiency. The LTC1871X’s design is optimized...
Buffered 18-bit octal ADC shrinks solution size
Analog Devices, which recently acquired Linear Technology, announces the LTC2358-18, an 18-bit, 8-channel simultaneous sampling successive approximation register (SAR) ADC featuring integrated picoamp input buffers. With board real estate at a premium, the LTC2358-18 brings substantial space and cost savings by eliminating front end signal conditioning circuitry normally required to drive unbuffered switched-capacitor ADC inputs.
No-opto flyback regulator operates at 150°C
Linear Technology announces the H-grade versions of the LT8304/-1, monolithic flyback regulators with guaranteed operation for junction temperatures as high as 150°C. By sampling the isolated output voltage directly from the primary-side flyback waveform, the part requires no opto-coupler or third winding for regulation.
Circuit breaker provides protection against current faults
Linear Technology introduces the LTC4368, a circuit protection controller ensuring safe voltage and current levels for 2.5V to 60V electronics in battery-powered automotive, industrial and portable systems. The LTC4368 replaces fuses, transient voltage suppressors and discrete circuitry, enabling a compact and comprehensive solution for shielding electronics from damaging overcurrent and over-, under- and reverse-voltage conditions.
Rail-to-rail op amps feature precision & power efficiency
Linear Technology introduces the LTC6258/59/60 and LTC6261/62/63, single/dual/quad op amps, extending its line of power efficient, low noise, precision operational amplifiers. These devices are part of a family of power efficient op amps ranging from 1.3MHz GBW product at 20µA supply current to 720MHz GBW product at 3.3mA supply current.
Anyside switch controller protects up to 1000VDC power supplies
Linear Technology introduces the LTM9100 µModule (micromodule), all-in-one Isolated Anyside switch controller protects and monitors high voltage DC power supplies up to 1000V. High voltage supplies used in industrial, datacom, avionic and medical applications require a controlled turn-on, with isolation needed for control circuit protection, operator safety and breaking ground paths. Alternative relay-based or discrete solutions are bu...
40A µModule regulator provides upstream load protection
Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTM4636-1, a 40A to 240A scalable step-down µModule switching regulator. The part incorporates protection circuitry that trips a circuit breaker in the event of overvoltage or overtemperature fault conditions to protect itself, the PCB and loads such as high current low voltage processors, FPGAs, GPUs and ASICs.