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Chalk Talks Featuring Mouser Electronics

Driving Next-Gen Efficiency and Productivity to the Battery Lifecycle
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Vicor
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and David Krakauer from Vicor explore the evolution of battery technology and the specific benefits that power modules bring to battery cell formation, battery testing and battery recycling. They investigate what sets Vicor power modules apart from other solutions on the market today and how you take advantage of Vicor power modules in your next design.
May 24, 2024
226 views
From Sensor to Cloud:A Digi/SparkFun Solution
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton, Mark Grierson from Digi, and Rob Reynolds from SparkFun Electronics explore how Digi and SparkFun electronics are working together to make cellular connected IoT design easier than ever before. They investigate the benefits that the Digi Remote Manager® brings to IoT design, the details of the SparkFun Digi XBee Development Kit, and how you can get started using a SparkFun Board for XBee for your next design.
May 21, 2024
747 views
SiC-Based High-Density Industrial Charger Solutions
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and onsemi
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Prasad Paruchuri from onsemi explore the benefits of silicon carbide based high density industrial charging solutions. They investigate the topologies of Totem Pole PFC and Half Bridge LLC circuits, the challenges that bidirectional CLLC resonant DC-DC converters are solving today, and how you can take advantage of onsemi’s silicon carbide charging solutions for your next design.
May 21, 2024
753 views
Ultra-low Power Fuel Gauging for Rechargeable Embedded Devices
Fuel gauging is a critical component of today’s rechargeable embedded devices. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Robin Saltnes of Nordic Semiconductor explore the variety of benefits that Nordic Semiconductor’s nPM1300 PMIC brings to rechargeable embedded devices, the details of the fuel gauge system at the heart of this solution, and the five easy steps that you can take to implement this solution into your next embedded design.
May 8, 2024
2,669 views
Outgassing: The Hidden Danger in Harsh Environments
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Scott Miller from Cinch Connectivity chat about the what, where, and how of outgassing in space applications. They explore a variety of issues that can be caused by outgassing in these applications and how you can mitigate outgassing in space applications with Cinch Connectivity interconnect solutions. 
May 7, 2024
2,733 views
Unlock the Productivity and Efficiency of a Connected Plant
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Patrick Casey from Schneider Electric explore the multitude of benefits that mobility brings to industrial applications. They investigate how Schneider Electric’s Harmony Hub can simplify monitoring and testing, increase operational efficiency and connectivity openness in industrial plants, and how NFC technology can bring new innovation possibilities to IIoT applications.
Apr 23, 2024
4,511 views
Designing for Functional Safety with Infineon Memory
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Infineon
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Alex Bahm from Infineon investigate the benefits of Infineon’s SEMPER NOR Flash and how the reliability, long-term data retention, and functional safety compliance make this memory solution a great choice for a variety of mission critical applications. They also examine how SEMPER NOR Flash has been architected and designed for functional safety and how Infineon’s Solutions Hub can help you get started using SEMPER NOR Flash in your next design.
Apr 22, 2024
4,487 views
It’s the little things that get you; Light to Voltage Converters
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Ed Mullins from Analog Devices chat about the what, where, and how of photodiode amplifiers. They discuss the challenges involved in designing these kinds of components, the best practices for analyzing the stability of photodiode amplifiers, and how Analog Devices can help you with your next photodiode amplifier design.
Apr 22, 2024
4,601 views
FlyOver® Technology: Twinax FlyOver® System for Next Gen Speeds -- Samtec and Mouser
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Samtec
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Matthew Burns from Samtec investigate the challenges of routing high speed data over lossy PCBs. They also discuss the benefits that Samtec’s Flyover® cable assembly systems bring to data center and embedded designs and how Samtec is furthering innovation with their high speed interconnect solutions. 
Apr 15, 2024
5,391 views
How Capacitive Absolute Encoders Enable Precise Motion Control
Encoders are a great way to provide motion feedback and capture vital rotary motion information. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Jeff Smoot from CUI Devices investigate the benefits and drawbacks of different encoder solutions. They also explore the unique system advantages of absolute encoders and how you can get started using a CUI Devices absolute encoder in your next design.
Apr 1, 2024
7,264 views
Exploring the Potential of 5G in Both Public and Private Networks – Advantech and Mouser
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Advantech
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Andrew Chen from Advantech investigate how we can revolutionize connectivity with 5G in public and private networks. They explore the role that 5G plays in autonomous vehicles, smart traffic systems, and public safety infrastructure and the solutions that Advantech offers in this arena.
Apr 1, 2024
7,362 views
Industrial Drives and Pumps -- onsemi and Mouser Electronics
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and onsemi
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Bob Card and Hunter Freberg from onsemi discuss the benefits that variable frequency drive, semiconductor optimization, and power switch innovation can bring to industrial motor drive applications. They also examine how our choice of isolation solutions and power packages can make a big difference for these kinds of applications and how onsemi’s robust portfolio of intelligent power modules, current sensing solutions and gate drivers are a game changer when it comes to industrial motor drive applications.
Mar 25, 2024
8,538 views
GaN FETs: D-Mode Vs E-mode
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Nexperia
The use of gallium nitride can offer higher power efficiency, increased power density and can reduce the overall size and weight of many industrial, automotive, and data center applications. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Giuliano Cassataro from Nexperia investigate the benefits of Gan FETs, the difference between D-Mode and E-mode GaN FET technology and how you can utilize GaN FETs in your next design.
Mar 25, 2024
8,690 views
Extend Coin Cell Battery Life with Nexperia’s Battery Life Booster
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Nexperia
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Tom Wolf from Nexperia examine how Nexperia’s Battery Life Booster ICs can not only extend coin cell battery life, but also increase the available power of these batteries and reduce battery overall waste. They also investigate the role that adaptive power optimization plays in these ICs and how you can get started using a Nexperia Battery Life Booster IC in your next design.  
Mar 22, 2024
8,709 views
TE Connectivity MULTIGIG RT Connectors
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Ryan Hill from TE Connectivity explore the benefits of TE’s Multigig RT Connectors and how these connectors can help empower the next generation of military and aerospace designs. They examine the components included in these solutions and how the modular design of these connectors make them a great fit for your next military and aerospace design.
Mar 19, 2024
9,363 views
Introducing QSPICE™ Analog & Mixed-Signal Simulator
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Qorvo
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Mike Engelhardt from Qorvo investigate the benefits of QSPICE™ - Qorvo’s Analog & Mixed-Signal Simulator. They also explore how you can get started using this simulator, the supporting assets available for QSPICE, and why this free analog and mixed-signal simulator is a transformational tool for power designers.
Mar 5, 2024
10,041 views
Enabling the Evolution of E-mobility for Your Applications
The next generation of electric vehicles, including trucks, buses, construction and recreational vehicles will need connectivity solutions that are modular, scalable, high performance, and can operate in harsh environments. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Daniel Domke from TE Connectivity examine design considerations for next generation e-mobility applications and the benefits that TE Connectivity’s PowerTube HVP-HD Connector Series bring to these designs.
Feb 28, 2024
11,474 views
Improving Chip to Chip Communication with I3C
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Microchip
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Toby Sinkinson from Microchip explore the benefits of I3C. They also examine how I3C helps simplify sensor networks, provides standardization for commonly performed functions, and how you can get started using Microchips I3C modules in your next design.
Feb 19, 2024
13,223 views
FleClear: TDK’s Transparent Conductive Ag Film
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and TDK
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Chris Burket from TDK investigate the what, where, and how of TDK’s transparent conductive Ag film called FleClear. They examine the benefits that FleClear brings to the table when it comes to transparency, surface resistance and haze. They also chat about how FleClear compares to other similar solutions on the market today and how you can utilize FleClear in your next design.
Feb 7, 2024
15,022 views
PolarFire® SoC FPGAs: Integrate Linux® in Your Edge Nodes
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Microchip
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Diptesh Nandi from Microchip examine the benefits of PolarFire SoC FPGAs for edge computing applications. They explore how the RISC-V-based Architecture, asymmetrical multi-processing, and Linux-based reference solutions make these SoC FPGAs a game changer for edge computing applications.
Feb 6, 2024
14,592 views
ROHM Automotive Intelligent Power Device (IPD)
Modern automotive applications require a variety of circuit protections and functions to safeguard against short circuit conditions. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Nick Ikuta from ROHM Semiconductor investigate the details of ROHM’s Automotive Intelligent Power Device, the role that ??adjustable OCP circuit and adjustable OCP mask time plays in this solution, and the benefits that ROHM’s Automotive Intelligent Power Device can bring to your next design.
Feb 1, 2024
15,297 views
Trends and Solutions for Next Generation Energy Storage Systems
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and onsemi
Increased installations of DC ultra fast chargers, the rise of distributed grid systems, and a wider adoption of residential solar installations are making robust energy storage systems more important than ever before. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton, Hunter Freberg and Prasad Paruchuri from onsemi examine trends in EV chargers, solar, and energy storage systems, the role that battery storage integration plays in energy storage systems, and how onsemi is promoting innovation in the world of energy storage systems.
Jan 29, 2024
16,500 views
Autonomous Mobile Robots
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and onsemi
Robotic applications are now commonplace in a variety of segments in society and are growing in number each day. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Alessandro Maggioni from onsemi discuss the details, functions, and benefits of autonomous mobile robots. They also examine the performance parameters of these kinds of robotic designs, the five main subsystems included in autonomous mobile robots, and how onsemi is furthering innovation in this arena.
Jan 24, 2024
17,539 views
Current Sense Shunts
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Bourns
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Scott Carson from Bourns talk about the what, where and how of current sense shunts. They explore the benefits that current sense shunts bring to battery management and EV charging systems and investigate how Bourns is encouraging innovation in this arena.
Jan 23, 2024
17,192 views
Audio Design for Augmented and Virtual Reality (AR/VR) Glasses
Open ear audio can be beneficial to a host of different applications including virtual reality headsets, smart glasses, and sports and fitness designs. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Ryan Boyle from Analog Devices explore the what, where, and how of open ear audio. We also investigate the solutions that Analog Devices has for open ear audio applications and how you can design open ear audio into your next application. 
Jan 23, 2024
16,840 views
Peak Power Introduction and Solutions
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and MEAN WELL
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Karim Bheiry from MEAN WELL explore why motors and capacitors need peak current during startup, the parameters to keep in mind when choosing your next power supply for these kind of designs, and the specific applications where MEAN WELL’s enclosed power supplies with peak power would bring the most benefit.
Jan 22, 2024
17,495 views
Autonomous Robotics Connectivity Solutions
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Samtec
Connectivity solutions for autonomous robotic applications need to include a variety of orientations, stack heights, and contact systems. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Matthew Burns from Samtec explore trends in autonomous robotic connectivity solutions and the benefits that Samtec interconnect solutions bring to these applications.
Jan 22, 2024
17,443 views
Gas Monitoring and Metering with Sensirion SFC6000/SFM6000 Solutions
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Sensirion
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Negar Rafiee Dolatabadi from Sensirion explore the benefits of Sensirion’s SFM6000 Flow Meter and SFC Flow Controller. They examine how these solutions can be used in a variety of applications and how you can get started using these technologies for your next design.
Jan 17, 2024
18,082 views
PIC® and AVR® Microcontrollers Enable Low-Power Applications
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Microchip
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Marc McComb from Microchip explore how Microchip’s PIC® and AVR® MCUs are a game changer when it comes to low power embedded designs. They investigate the benefits that the flexible signal routing, core independent peripherals, and Analog Peripheral Manager (APM) bring to modern embedded designs and how these microcontroller families can help you avoid a variety of pitfalls in your next design.
Jan 15, 2024
18,370 views
Power High-Performance Applications with Renesas RA8 Series MCUs
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Renesas
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Kavita Char from Renesas explore the first 32-bit MCUs based on the new Arm® Cortex® -M85 core. They investigate how these new MCUs bridge the gap between MCUs and MPUs, the advanced security features included in this new MCU portfolio, and how you can get started using the Renesas high performance RA8 series in your next design. 
Jan 9, 2024
19,161 views
Data Connectivity at Phoenix Contact
Single pair ethernet provides a host of benefits that can enable seamless data communication for a variety of different applications. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Guadalupe Chalas from Phoenix Contact explore the role that data connectivity will play for the future of an all electric society, the benefits that single pair ethernet brings to IIoT designs and how Phoenix Contact is furthering innovation in this arena.
Jan 5, 2024
19,565 views
Maximizing High Power Density and Efficiency in EV-Charging Applications
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Infineon
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Daniel Dalpiaz from Infineon talk about trends in the greater electrical vehicle charging landscape, typical block diagram components, and tradeoffs between discrete devices versus power modules. They also discuss choices between IGBT’s and Silicon Carbide, the advantages of advanced packaging techniques in both power discrete and power module solutions, and how reliability is increasingly important due to demands for more charging cycles per day.
Dec 18, 2023
21,719 views
Silence of the Amps: µModule Regulators
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Younes Salami from Analog Devices explore the benefits of Analog Devices’ silent switcher technology. They also examine the pros and cons of switch mode power supplies and how you can utilize silent switcher µModule regulators in your next design.
Dec 13, 2023
22,686 views
Reliable Connections for Rugged Handling
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Amphenol
Materials handling is a growing market for electronic designs. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Jordan Grupe from Amphenol Industrial explore the variety of connectivity solutions that Amphenol Industrial offers for materials handling designs. They also examine the DIN charging solutions that Amphenol Industrial offers and the specific applications where these connectors can be a great fit.
Dec 5, 2023
22,823 views
Must be Thin to Fit: µModule Regulators
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Younes Salami from Analog Devices explore the benefits and restrictions of Analog Devices µModule regulators. They examine how these µModule regulators can declutter PCB area and increase the system performance of your next design, and the variety of options that Analog Devices offers within their Ultrathin µModule® regulator product portfolio.
Dec 5, 2023
23,540 views
Using the Vishay IHLE® to Mitigate Radiated EMI
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Vishay
EMI mitigation is an important design concern for a lot of different electronic systems designs. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Tim Shafer from Vishay explore how Vishay’s IHLE power inductors can reduce radiated EMI. They also examine how the composition of these inductors can support the mitigation of EMI and how you can get started using Vishay’s IHLE® High Current Inductors in your next design.
Dec 4, 2023
23,217 views
Power Gridlock
The power grid is struggling to meet the growing demands of our electrifying world. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Jake Michels from YAGEO Group discuss the challenges affecting our power grids today, the solutions to help solve these issues and why passive components will be the heroes of grid modernization.
Nov 28, 2023
24,198 views
Achieving Reliable Wireless IoT
Wireless connectivity is one of the most important aspects of any IoT design. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Brandon Oakes from CEL discuss the best practices for achieving reliable wireless connectivity for IoT. They examine the challenges of IoT wireless connectivity, the factors engineers should keep in mind when choosing a wireless solution, and how you can utilize CEL wireless connectivity technologies in your next design.
Nov 28, 2023
24,204 views
Neutrik powerCON®: Twist and Latch Locking AC Power Connectors
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Neutrik
If your next design demands frequent connector mating and unmating and use in countries throughout the world, a twist and latch locking AC power connector would be a great addition to your system design. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Fred Morgenstern from Neutrik explore the benefits of Neutrik's powerCON® AC power connectors, the electrical and environmental specifications included in this connector family, and why these connectors are a great fit for a variety of AV and industrial applications. 
Nov 27, 2023
23,749 views
Addressing the Challenges of Low-Latency, High-Performance Wi-Fi
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton, Andrew Hart from Infineon, and Andy Ross from Laird Connectivity examine the benefits of Wi-Fi 6 and 6E, why IIoT designs are perfectly suited for Wi-Fi 6 and 6E, and how Wi-Fi 6 and 6E will bring Wi-Fi connectivity to a broad range of new applications.
Nov 17, 2023
24,870 views
Medical Grade Power
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and RECOM
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Louis Bouche from RECOM explore the various design requirements for medical grade power supplies. They also examine the role that isolation and leakage current play in this arena and the solutions that RECOM offers in terms of medical grade power supplies.
Nov 9, 2023
25,035 views
Portenta C33
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Arduino and Renesas
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Marta Barbero from Arduino, Robert Nolf from Renesas, and Amelia Dalton explore how the Portenta C33 module can help you develop cost-effective, real-time applications. They also examine how the Arduino ecosystem supports innovation throughout the development lifecycle and the benefits that the RA6M5 microcontroller from Renesas brings to this solution.  
Nov 8, 2023
25,998 views
Digi XBee 3 Global Cellular Solutions
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Digi
Adding cellular capabilities to your next design can be a complicated, time consuming process. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Alec Jahnke from Digi chat about how Digi XBee Global Cellular Solutions can help you navigate the complexities of adding cellular connectivity to your next design. They investigate how the Digi XBee software can help you monitor and manage your connected devices and how the Digi Xbee 3 cellular ecosystem can help future proof your next design.
Nov 6, 2023
25,901 views
Accessing AWS IoT Services Securely over LTE-M
Developing a connected IoT design from scratch can be a complicated endeavor. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton, Harald Kröll from u-blox, Lucio Di Jasio from AWS, and Rob Reynolds from SparkFun Electronics examine the details of the AWS IoT ExpressLink SARA-R5 starter kit. They explore the common IoT development design challenges that AWS IoT ExpressLink SARA-R5 starter kit is looking to solve and how you can get started using this kit in your next connected IoT design.
Oct 26, 2023
26,667 views
Embedded Storage in Green IoT Applications
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Swissbit
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Martin Schreiber from Swissbit explore the unique set of memory requirements that Green IoT designs demand, the roles that endurance, performance and density play in flash memory solutions, and how Swissbit’s SD cards and eMMC technologies can add value to your next IoT design.
Oct 25, 2023
26,853 views
VITA RF Product Portfolio: Enabling An OpenVPX World
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Amphenol
Interoperability is a very valuable aspect of military and aerospace electronic designs and is a cornerstone to VITA, OpenVPX and SOSA. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Eddie Alexander from Amphenol SV explore Amphenol SV’s portfolio of VITA RF solutions. They also examine the role that SOSA plays in the development of military and aerospace systems and how you can utilize Amphenol SV’s VITA RF solutions in your next design.
Oct 25, 2023
26,902 views
AI/ML System Architecture Connectivity Solutions
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Samtec
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Matthew Burns from Samtec investigate a variety of crucial design considerations for AI and ML designs, the role that AI chipsets play in the development of these systems, and why the right connectivity solution can make all the difference when it comes to your machine learning or artificial intelligence design.
Oct 23, 2023
27,097 views
Introduction to the i.MX 93 Applications Processor Family
Robust security, insured product longevity, and low power consumption are critical design considerations of edge computing applications. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Srikanth Jagannathan from NXP about the benefits of the i.MX 93 application processor family from NXP can bring to your next edge computing application. They investigate the details of the edgelock secure enclave, the energy flex architecture and arm Cortex-A55 core of this solution, and how they can help you launch your next edge computing design.
Oct 23, 2023
27,211 views
Advancements in Motor Efficiency Enables More Sustainable Manufacturing
Climate change is encouraging the acceleration of sustainable and renewable manufacturing processes and practices and one way we can encourage sustainability in manufacturing is with the use of variable speed drive motor control. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Maurizio Gavardoni and Naveen Dhull from Analog Devices about the wide ranging benefits of variable speed motors, the role that current feedback plays in variable speed motor control, and how precision measurement solutions for current feedback can lead to higher motor efficiency, energy saving and enhanced sustainability.
Oct 19, 2023
27,109 views
GaN Solutions Featuring EcoGaN™ and Nano Pulse Control
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Kengo Ohmori from ROHM Semiconductor examine the details and benefits of ROHM Semiconductor’s new lineup of EcoGaN™ Power Stage ICs that can reduce the component count by 99% and the power loss of your next design by 55%. They also investigate ROHM’s Ultra-High-Speed Control IC Technology called Nano Pulse Control that maximizes the performance of GaN devices.
Oct 9, 2023
28,670 views
Intel AI Update
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Intel
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Peter Tea from Intel explore how Intel is making AI implementation easier than ever before. They examine the typical workflows involved in artificial intelligence designs, the benefits that Intel’s scalable Xeon processor brings to AI projects, and how you can take advantage of the Intel AI ecosystem to further innovation in your next design.
Oct 6, 2023
28,656 views
Connectivity Solutions for Smart Trailers
Smart trailers can now be equipped with a wide variety of interconnection systems including wire-to-wire, wire-to-board, and high-speed data solutions. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Blaine Dudley from TE Connectivity explore the evolution of smart trailer technology, the different applications within a trailer where connectivity would be valuable, and how TE Connectivity is encouraging innovation in the world of smart trailer technology.
Oct 6, 2023
28,905 views
BMP585: Robust Barometric Pressure Sensor
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Dr. Thomas Block from Bosch Sensortec investigate the benefits of barometric pressure sensors for a variety of electronic designs. They examine how the ultra-low power consumption, excellent accuracy and suitability for use in harsh environments can make Bosch’s BMP585 barometric pressure sensors a great fit for your next design.
Oct 2, 2023
29,213 views
USB Power Delivery: Power for Portable (and Other) Products
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Bel
USB Type C power delivery was created to standardize medium and higher levels of power delivery but it also can support negotiations for multiple output voltage levels and is backward compatible with previous versions of USB. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Bruce Rose from Bel/CUI Inc. explore the benefits of USB Type C power delivery, the specific communications protocol of USB Type C power delivery, and examine why USB Type C power supplies and connectors are the way of the future for consumer electronics.
Oct 2, 2023
29,062 views
Stepper Motor Basics & Toshiba Motor Control Solutions
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Toshiba
Stepper motors offer a variety of benefits that can add value to many different kinds of electronic designs. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Doug Day from Toshiba examine the different types of stepper motors, the solutions to drive these motors, and how the active gain control and ADMD of Toshiba’s motor control solutions can make all the difference in your next design.
Sep 29, 2023
29,353 views
Switch to Simple with Klippon Relay
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Lars Hohmeier from Weidmüller explore the what, where, and how of Weidmüller's extensive portfolio of Klippon relays. They investigate the pros and cons of mechanical relays, the benefits that the Klippon universal range of relays brings to the table, and how Weidmüller's digital selection guide can help you choose the best relay solution for your next design.
Sep 26, 2023
29,571 views
Miniaturization Impact on Automotive Products
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Molex
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Kirk Ulery from Molex explore the role that miniaturization plays in automotive design innovation. They examine the transformational trends that are leading to smaller and smaller components in automotive designs and how the right connector can make all the difference in your next automotive design.
Sep 25, 2023
29,193 views
Automotive/Industrial PSoC™ High Voltage (HV) Overview
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Infineon
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Marcelo Williams Silva from Infineon explore the multitude of benefits of Infineon’s PSoC 4 microcontroller family. They examine how the high precision analog blocks, high voltage subsystem, and integrated communication interfaces of these solutions can make a big difference when it comes to the footprint size, bill of materials and functional safety of your next automotive design.
Sep 12, 2023
30,760 views
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Gasket Design Considerations
Electromagnetic interference can cause a variety of costly issues and can be avoided with a robust EMI shielding solution. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Sam Robinson from TE Connectivity about the role that EMC gaskets play in EMI shielding, how compression can affect EMI shielding, and how TE Connectivity can help you solve your EMI shielding needs in your next design.
Aug 30, 2023
31,834 views
Advantech Industrial AI Camera: Small but Mighty
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Advantech
Artificial intelligence equipped camera systems can be a great addition to a variety of industrial designs. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Ryan Chan from Advantech explore the components included in an industrial AI camera system, the benefits of Advantech’s AI ICAM-500 Industrial camera series and how you can get started using these solutions in your next industrial design. 
Aug 23, 2023
32,456 views
Electrical Connectors for Hermetically Sealed Applications
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Bel
Many hermetic chambers today require electrical pathways to provide internal equipment with power, data or signals, or to receive data and signals from equipment within the chamber. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Brad Taras from Cinch Connectivity Solutions explore the role that seals and connectors play in the performance of hermetic chambers. They examine the methodologies to determine hermetic seal leaks, the benefits of epoxy hermetic seals, and how Cinch Connectivity’s epoxy-based seals and hermetic connectors can add value to your next design.
Aug 22, 2023
32,280 views
Enabling IoT with DECT NR+, the Non-Cellular 5G Standard
In the ever-expanding IoT market, there is a growing need for private, low cost networks. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Heidi Sollie from Nordic Semiconductor explore the details of DECT NR+, the world’s first non-cellular 5G technology standard. They investigate how this self-healing, decentralized, autonomous mesh network can help solve a variety of IoT connectivity issues and how Nordic is helping designers take advantage of DECT NR+ with their nRF91 System-in-Package family.
Aug 17, 2023
33,216 views
Battery-free IoT devices: Enabled by Infineon’s NFC Energy-Harvesting
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Infineon
Energy harvesting has become more popular than ever before for a wide range of IoT devices. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Stathis Zafiriadis from Infineon about the details of Infineon’s NFC energy harvesting technology and how you can get started using this technology in your next IoT design. They discuss the connectivity and sensing capabilities of Infineon’s NAC1080 and NGC1081 NFC actuation controllers and the applications that would be a great fit for these innovative solutions.
Aug 17, 2023
33,011 views
Secure Authentication ICs for Disposable and Accessory Ecosystems
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Microchip
Secure authentication for disposable and accessory ecosystems is a critical element for many embedded systems today. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Xavier Bignalet from Microchip discuss the benefits of Microchip’s Trust Platform design suite and how it can provide the security you need for your next embedded design. They investigate the value of symmetric authentication and asymmetric authentication and the roles that parasitic power and package size play in these kinds of designs.
Jul 21, 2023
34,970 views
E-Mobility - Charging Stations & Wallboxes AC or DC Charging?
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Andreas Nadler from Würth Elektronik investigate e-mobility charging stations and wallboxes. We take a closer look at the benefits, components, and functions of AC and DC wallboxes and charging stations. They also examine the role that DC link capacitors play in power conversion and how Würth Elektronik can help you create your next AC and DC wallbox or charging station design.
Jul 12, 2023
35,825 views
Package Evolution for MOSFETs and Diodes
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Vishay
A limiting factor for both MOSFETs and diodes is power dissipation per unit area and your choice of packaging can make a big difference in power dissipation. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Brian Zachrel from Vishay investigate how package evolution has led to new advancements in diodes and MOSFETs including minimizing package resistance, increasing power density, and more! They also explore the benefits of using Vishay’s small and efficient PowerPAK® and eSMP® packages and the migration path you will need to keep in mind when using these solutions in your next design.
Jul 10, 2023
35,394 views
IoT Data Analysis at the Edge
No longer is machine learning a niche application for electronic engineering. Machine learning is leading a transformative revolution in a variety of electronic designs but implementing machine learning can be a tricky task to complete. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Louis Gobin from STMicroelectronics investigate how STMicroelectronics is helping embedded developers design edge AI solutions. They take a closer look at the benefits of STMicroelectronics NanoEdge-AI® Studio and  STM32Cube.AI and how you can take advantage of them in your next design. 
Jun 28, 2023
37,485 views
ROHM's 4th Generation SiC MOSFET
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Ming Su from ROHM Semiconductor explore the benefits of the ROHM’s 4th generation of silicon carbide MOSFET. They investigate the switching performance, capacitance improvement, and ease of use of this new silicon carbide MOSFET family.
Jun 26, 2023
37,426 views
OPTIGA™ TPM SLB 9672 and SLB 9673 RPI Evaluation Boards
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Infineon
Security is a critical design concern for most electronic designs today, but finding the right security solution for your next design can be a complicated and time-consuming process. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Andreas Fuchs from Infineon investigate how Infineon’s OPTIGA trusted platform module can not only help solve your security design concerns but also speed up your design process as well.
Jun 26, 2023
37,565 views
Portable Medical Devices and Connected Health
Decentralized healthcare is moving from hospitals and doctors’ offices to the patients’ home and office and in the form of personal, wearable, and connected devices. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Roger Bohannan from Littelfuse examine the components, functions and standards for a variety of portable connected medical devices. They investigate how Littelfuse can help you navigate the development of your next portable connected medical design.
Jun 26, 2023
37,341 views
Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Eaton
In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Mohammad Mohiuddin from Eaton explore the components, communication protocols, and sensing solutions needed for today’s growing IIoT infrastructure. They take a closer look at how Eaton's circuit protection solutions, magnetics, capacitors and terminal blocks can help you ensure the success of your next industrial internet of things design.
Jun 14, 2023
38,782 views
Optimize Performance: RF Solutions from PCB to Antenna
Sponsored by Mouser Electronics and Amphenol
RF is a ubiquitous design element found in a large variety of electronic designs today. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Rahul Rajan from Amphenol RF discuss how you can optimize your RF performance through each step of the signal chain. They examine how you can utilize Amphenol’s RF wide range of connectors including solutions for PCBs, board to board RF connectivity, board to panel and more!
May 25, 2023
40,516 views