Maxim Integrated provides ease of design, and speeds time to market, through analog integration. The company’s analog ICs offer extra features and functionality carefully designed to streamline circuit and simplify design. Look to Maxim for solutions for consumer electronics, personal computers and peripherals, mobile devices, wireless and fiber communications, test equipment, instrumentation, video displays, and automotive applications. Maxim’s analog and mixed-signal solutions include data converters, interface circuits, power, RF wireless circuits, clocks and oscillators, microcontrollers (MCUs), operational amplifiers (op amps), and sensors.
Chalk Talks Featuring Maxim Integrated
How Trinamic's Stepper Motor Technologies Improve Your Application
Stepper motor control has come a long way in the past few years. New techniques can give greater control, smoother operation, greater torque, and better efficiency. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Lars Jaskulski about Trinamic stepper solutions and how to take advantage of micro stepping, load measurement, and more.
Cutting the AI Power Cord: Technology to Enable True Edge Inference
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are exciting buzzwords in the world of electronic engineering today. But in order for artificial intelligence or machine learning to get into mainstream edge devices, we need to enable true edge inference. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Kris Ardis from Maxim Integrated about the MAX78000 family of microcontrollers and how this new microcontroller family can help solve our AI inference challenges with low power, low latency, and a built-in neural network accelerator.
Maxim's Ultra-High CMTI Isolated Gate Drivers
Recent advances in wide-bandgap materials such as silicon carbide and gallium nitride are transforming gate driver technology, bringing higher power efficiency and a host of other follow-on benefits. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Suravi Karmacharya of Maxim Integrated about Maxim’s MAX22700-MAX22702 family of single-channel isolated gate drivers.
The Wireless Member of the DARWIN Family
MCUs continue to evolve based on increasing demands from designers. We expect our microcontrollers to do more than ever - better security, more performance, lower power consumption - and we want it all for less money, of course. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Kris Ardis from Maxim Integrated about the new DARWIN line of low-power MCUs.
Maxim's Himalaya uSLIC Portfolio
With form factors continuing to shrink, most engineers are working hard to reduce the number of discrete components in their designs. Power supplies, in particular, are problematic - often requiring a number of large components. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with John Woodward of Maxim Integrated about how power modules can save board space, improve performance, and help reliability.
Maxim's First Secure Micro with ChipDNA PUF Technology
Most applications today demand security, and that starts with your microcontroller. In order to get a truly secure MCU, you need a root of trust such as a physically unclonable function (PUF). In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Kris Ardis of Maxim Integrated about how the Maxim MAX32520 MCU with PUF can secure your next design.
Effortless USB-C Battery Charging with MAX77860
Designing USB Type C into your design requires a bit more attention than previous generations. With all the benefits USB Type C brings - reversible plugs, more power, and higher bandwidth, it also demands more engineering inside our devices. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Sagar Khare of Maxim Integrated about the requirements of USB Type C, and how the MAX77860 can help you meet them.
Why Does a Medical Tool Need Security?
Connected Medical devices require a unique set of security design requirements and a software-only security solution with a non-secure MCU might not be the best way to go. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Scott Jones from Maxim Integrated about the details of secure authentication and how we can use the SHA-3 authentication model to get our medical security plan on track.
Featured Papers from Maxim Integrated
Authenticating Remote Automotive Peripherals Using GMSL Tunneling
Authentication can be applied to automotive environments to protect peripheral components from third-party counterfeits. This application note details how to implement automotive authentication with the use of gigabit multimedia serial link (GMSL).
Use Configurable Digital IO To Give Your Industrial Controller the Edge
As factories get bigger, centralized industrial process control has become difficult to manage. While there have been attempts to simplify the task, it remains unwieldy. In this design solution, we briefly review the centralized approach before looking at what potential changes edge computing will bring to the factory floor. We also show a digital IO IC that allows for smaller, more adaptable programmable logic controllers (PLCs) more suited to this developing architecture.
Using the DS28E18, The Basics
This application note goes over the basics of using the DS28E18 1-Wire® to I2C/SPI Bridge with Command Sequencer and discusses the steps to get it up and running quickly. It then shows how to use the device with two different devices. The first device is an I2C humidity/temperature sensor and the second one is an SPI temperature sensor device. It concludes with detailed logs of each command.
The Basics of Using the DS28S60
This app note details how to use the DS28S60 cryptographic processor with the ChipDNA™. It describes the required set up of the DS28S60 and a step-by-step approach to use the asymmetric key exchange to securely generate a shared symmetric key between a host and a client. Next, it provides a walk through on how to use the symmetric key to exchange encrypted data between a Host and a Client. Finally, it gives an example of a bidirectional authentication process with the DS28S60 using an ECDSA.
How to Fast-Charge Your Supercapacitor
Supercapacitors (or ultracapacitors) are suited for short charge and discharge cycles. They require high currents for fast charge as well as a high voltage with a high number in series as shown in two usage cases: an automatic pallet shuttle and a fail-safe backup system. In these and many other cases, the fast charge is provided by a flexible, high-efficiency, high-voltage, and high-current charger based on a synchronous, step-down, supercapacitor charger controller.
Ultra Portable IO On The Go
The Go-IO programmable logic controller (PLC) reference design (MAXREFDES212) consists of multiple software configurable IOs in a compact form factor (less than 1 cubic inch) to address the needs of industrial automation, building automation, and industrial robotics. Go-IO provides design engineers with the means to rapidly create and prototype new industrial control systems before they are sourced and constructed.
Face Identification Using MAX78000
The MAX78000 is an ultra-low power Convolutional Neural Network (CNN) inference engine to run Artificial Intelligence (AI) computations on tiny edges of IoT. Yet the device can execute many complex networks to achieve critical and popular applications. This document describes an approach for Face Identification (FaceID) running on the MAX78000 where the model is built with Maxim's development flow on PyTorch, trained with different open datasets and deployed on the MAX78000 evaluation board.
Keyword Spotting Using the MAX78000
Audio assistants have become very popular with range of applications from household to automotive and industrial products and IoT. Such devices constantly listen to their surroundings and wake up on pretrained keywords to execute certain commands. Power consumption is a key factor for many of such resource constrained edge applications, where the connectivity to the cloud for processing of raw data is not feasibly. The MAX78000 is a new breed of Artificial Intelligence (AI) microcontroller built to enable neural networks to execute at ultra-low power and live at the edge of the IoT.