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Printed on the circuit board of a car in deep space. via Elon Musk’s Twitter account

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Nov 30, 2021
Explore the history of the chip design process, from the days of Integrated Device Manufacturers (IDMs) to EDA tools and today's era of democratized design. The post Just What Is Democratized Design Anyway? appeared first on From Silicon To Software....
Nov 30, 2021
The demand for smaller electronics devices can be achieved by high-density layers in multi-layer build-up substrates or multi-layered printed circuit boards (PCB). Vias are essential in the design... [[ Click on the title to access the full blog on the Cadence Community site...
Nov 29, 2021
Tell me if you've heard this before, but I'm looking for a Nordic word that has a sufficiently amorphous gestalt to make it confusing to explain in Norwegian....
Nov 8, 2021
Intel® FPGA Technology Day (IFTD) is a free four-day event that will be hosted virtually across the globe in North America, China, Japan, EMEA, and Asia Pacific from December 6-9, 2021. The theme of IFTD 2021 is 'Accelerating a Smart and Connected World.' This virtual event ...

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Watch PCIe Gen5 Interface Demo Running on a Speedster®7t FPGA from Achronix

Sponsored by Achronix

PCIe Gen5 is the most advanced PCIe specification available today, providing data link capable of a 32 GT/s for next-generation systems. You can start to design your PCIe Gen5 system today using the Achronix Speedster7t FPGA. This demonstration shows a successful PCIe Gen5 link between a Lecroy PCIe exerciser and a Speedster7t FPGA. The Speedster7t family is one of the first FPGAs available now that natively supports the PCIe Gen5 specification.

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Utilizing the Benefits of Coupled Inductors

Sponsored by Maxim Integrated (now part of Analog Devices)

In a multiphase design, coupled inductors offer many advantages compared to discrete inductors including current ripple cancellation, improved transient performance, higher inductor current saturation, smaller inductor size, output capacitance and improved overall efficiency performance. This application note highlights how the benefit of current ripple cancellation can be traded for either smaller size or higher efficiency, depending on design specifications.

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ROHM's KX132-1211 & KX134-1211 Accelerometers

Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and ROHM Semiconductor

Machine health monitoring is a key benefit in the Industry 4.0 revolution. Integrating data from sensors for vibration detection, motion detection, angle measurement and more can give a remarkably accurate picture of machine health, and timely warning of impending failure. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Alex Chernyakov of ROHM Semiconductor about the key considerations in machine health monitoring, and how a new line of accelerometers for industrial applications can help.

Click here for more information about Kionix / ROHM Semiconductor KX134 & KX132 Tri-axis Digital Accelerometers