Latest Analogue & Linear Mixed Signal ICs News

Fast comparator drives logic down to 1.8V

Linear Technology has introduced a comparator with fast rise and fall times of 1.2ns and a toggle frequency of 280MHz. Designed for driving logic levels from 3.3V down to 1.8V, the LTC6752 has a specified 2.9ns propagation delay and overdrive dispersion of 1.8ns. Jitter is…

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MEMS microphones optimised for noise cancellation

Akustica, the designer of MEMS microphones, is targeting the high end microphone market with a high end bottom-port microphone with a 67dB signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). The microphone uses a new Asic design and will be built using a new MEMS architecture and fabrication process which includes additional…

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Crystal oscillators from IDT

IDT has brought out two families of crystal oscillators. The XU and XL crystal oscillators are customisable for frequencies from 16kHz to 1.5GHz, with 300fs RMS phase jitter, and are available in HCMOS, LVPECL, LVDS, and HCSL outputs. To shorten time to market, IDT is offering fast delivery of…

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Top analogue ICs of 2014

Electronics Weekly makes its selection of the six stand-out analogue chips of the year.   Analog Devices – AD9625-2.5 ultra-wideband data converter is designed to offer excellent linearity up to 1GHz. The converter’s noise spectral density of its noise floor, coupled with high input bandwidth supports…

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Zero drift CMOS op amps from On Semi

ON Semiconductor has introduced a family of CMOS op amps that are designed to deliver zero drift operation for front-end amplifier circuits and power management designs…

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IC measures temperature to 0.1°C accuracy

Linear Technology has introduced a digital temperature measurement IC which directly digitises RTDs, thermocouples, thermistors and external diodes with 0.1°C accuracy and 0.001°C resolution. The device integrates low offset buffered ADCs with excitation and control circuits for each sensor. Measurements are performed under the control of…

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