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Buck-boost chargers with 50% greater power density
Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced a small buck-boost charger integrated circuits, which integrate power-path management for maximum power density and universal and fast charging at up to 97% efficiency. The BQ25790 and BQ25792 support efficient charging and ten times lower quiescent current through USB Type-C and USB Power Delivery (PD) ports in small personal electronics, portable medical devices and building automation applications.
Podcast: Episode #9 – The future of automotive
There are few industrial markets undergoing a more rapid change and experiencing the impact of technological innovation, than the automotive sector. Whether it be ADAS, electric vehicles, V2V and V2X, power train, or battery management, applications for electronics technology within the humble car know no bounds.
Ultra-small synchronous buck converter with 4 μA IQ
The LMR36506 is the industry’s smallest 65V, 0.6A synchronous step-down DC/DC converter in 2x2mm HotRod package. This robust and highly reliable converter can handle input voltage transients up to 70 V, provide excellent EMI performance and support fixed 3.3 V and other adjustable output voltages.
MIOTY connectivity with Texas Instruments
MIOTY is a low-power, wide-area network (LPWAN) protocol that was designed to have the best-in-class reliability and scalability of all available technologies in order to support industrial and commercial IoT deployments.
Synchronous buck converter with pin-strapping/PMBus
The TPS546D24A is a highly integrated, non-isolated DC/DC converter capable of high frequency operation and 40A current output from a 7-mm × 5-mm package. Two, three, and four TPS546D24A devices can be interconnected to provide up to 160 A on a single output. The device has an option to overdrive the internal 5-V LDO with an external 5-V supply via the VDD5 pin to improve efficiency and reduce power dissipation of the converter.
Wearable heart rate monitor reference design with Bluetooth 5
This reference design enables a wearable, optimized saturation of peripheral capillary oxygen (SpO2) and multi-sensor, multi-wavelength optical heart rate monitor (HRM). It uses AFE4420 device, which is a single-chip, bio-sensing front end for photoplethysmography (PPG) measurements. It supports up to four switching light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and up to four photodiodes to enable signal acquisition of up to 16 Phases.
Reference Design for Protection Against Transient for Grid Applications
This reference design features multiple approaches for protecting AC or DC analog input, DC analog output, AC or DC binary input, digital output with a high side or low side driver, LCD bias supply, USB interfaces (power and data) and onboard power supplies with 24, 12 or 5V input used in multiple grid applications.
Bidirectional CLLLC resonant dual active bridge reference design
CLLLC resonant DAB with bidirectional power flow capability and soft switching characteristics is an ideal candidate for Hybrid Electric Vehicle/Electric Vehicle (HEV/EV) on-board chargers and energy storage applications. This design illustrates control of this power topology using a C2000 MCU in closed voltage and closed current-loop mode. The hardware and software available with this design help accelerate.
Shaping the future of industrial designs with GaN technology
Power management is integral to business strategy at Texas Instruments (TI), and the company is pushing significant investment towards GaN technology (gallium nitride), which has huge potential to make a difference to how industrial and other applications are going to function in the future.
Dual active bridge reference design for level 3 EV charging stations
This reference design provides an overview on the implementation of a single-phase dual active bridge (DAB) DC/DC converter. DAB topology offers advantages like soft-switching commutations, a decreased number of devices and high efficiency. The design is beneficial where power density, cost, weight, galvanic isolation, high voltage conversion ratio and reliability are critical factors, making it ideal for EV charging stations and energy storage...
Synchronous step-down converter with 26-uA IQ
The LMR36520 regulator is an easy-to-use, synchronous, step-down DC/DC SIMPLE SWITCHER converter. With integrated high-side and low-side power MOSFETs, output current up to 2 A is delivered over a wide input voltage range of 4.2 V to 65 V.
SoundPlus features ultra-low noise and distortion
The OPA1656 is a Burr-Brown operational amplifier (op amp) designed specifically for audio and industrial applications, where maintaining signal fidelity is crucial. The FET-input architecture achieves a low 2.9-nV/√Hz voltage noise density and 6-fA/√Hz current noise density, allowing for very low noise performance in a wide variety of circuits.
USB PD controller with integrated power switches
The TPS65987D is a stand-alone USB Type-C and Power Delivery (PD) controller providing cable plug and orientation detection for a single USB Type-C connector. Upon cable detection, the TPS65987D communicates on the CC wire using the USB PD protocol.
How High-Voltage Isolation Technology Works
Want to understand how high-voltage isolation technology works? Watch and learn about TI's capacitive isolation structure. This video describes how TI's reinforced isolation technology works and takes a deeper dive into details on how the capacitors are structured.
Compact bias supply with power stage reference design
This reference design is a 4.2W, single-channel, automotive 12V battery input flyback bias supply for IGBT/SiC isolated gate drivers. The supply accepts a wide input range of 4.5V to 65VDC. The output is configurable as +15V,–8V or +20V, –4V at loads up to 180mA for driving the IGBT/SiC MOSFET power modules.
High-efficiency, 5kVRMS isolated DC/DC converter
UCC12050 is a DC/DC converter with 5-kVRMS reinforced isolation rating designed to provide efficient, isolated power to isolated circuits that require a bias supply with a well-regulated output voltage. The device integrates a transformer and DC/DC controller with a proprietary architecture to provide 500 mW (typical) of isolated power with high efficiency and low EMI.
Let’s talk about the future of automotive
There are few industrial markets undergoing a more rapid change and experiencing the impact of technological innovation, than the automotive sector. Whether it be ADAS, electric vehicles, V2V and V2X, power train, or battery management, applications for electronics technology within the humble car know no bounds. A team of experts from Texas Instruments’ automotive division recently assembled to discuss the latest trends in the market and t...
High accuracy battery monitor and protector for li-ion
The Texas Instruments BQ76952 is a highly integrated, high accuracy battery monitor and protector for 3-series to 16-series Li-Ion, Li-Polymer, and LiFePO4 battery packs. The device includes a high accuracy monitoring system, a highly configurable protection subsystem, and support for autonomous or host controlled cell balancing.
Sitara processor supports high level operating systems
The AM335x microprocessors, based on the ARM Cortex-A8 processor, are enhanced with image, graphics processing, peripherals and industrial interface options such as EtherCAT and PROFIBUS. The devices support high level operating systems (HLOS). Processor SDK Linux and TI-RTOS are available free of charge from TI.
2.4GHz wireless MCU with crystal-less BAW resonator
The SimpleLink CC2652RB device is the industry’s first multiprotocol 2.4GHz wireless crystal-less microcontroller (MCU) with integrated TI Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) resonator technology supporting Thread, Zigbee, Bluetooth 5.1 Low Energy, IEEE 802.15.4, IPv6-enabled smart objects (6LoWPAN), proprietary systems, including the TI 15.4-Stack (2.4 GHz).