A Heat Switch for Controlling Heat Flow Path in Electronic Systems
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A Heat Switch for Controlling Heat Flow Path in Electronic Systems

A switch is a fundamental part of most electrical and mechanical devices; mechanical switches can be used to select gears in a car's transmission or used to unlock a door; electrical switches can turn the lights in a room on and off;  semiconductor uses to route logic signals within a...

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Lowest power magnetic switch uses nanoamps
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Lowest power magnetic switch uses nanoamps

Crocus Technology is introducing its CT832 Digital Magnetic Switch, in the CT83X series, a multi- function switching device with high sensitivity, reliability and new lows in power consumption, that it positions as the industry’s lowest power consuming switch. Lowest power...

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Dual die, Hall effect, latch and switch sensor is accurate & redundant
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Dual die, Hall effect, latch and switch sensor is accurate & redundant

Graham Prophet @ eedesignnewseurope.com discuss about Melexis magnetic latch and switch sensors. He writes: Melexis (Tessenderlo, Belgium) has introduced a range of new magnetic latch and switch sensors that feature two silicon dice in the same package, yielding highly reliable...

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ESPurna-H, A Compact Open Source Hardware Wireless Power Wall Switch
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ESPurna-H, A Compact Open Source Hardware Wireless Power Wall Switch

Controlling your AC loads using wireless power switch is not a new concept. Several commercial products from several vendors can be found on the market such as Xiaomi’s Mi Smart Socket Plug, SAMSUNG’s SmartThings Power Outlet and Sonoff Pow WiFi Switch from ITEAD. Using ESP8266...

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Reliable molecular switch
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Reliable molecular switch

by Eric Bogers @ elektormagazine.com: Nanotechnology repeatedly breaks new records in the area of miniaturization. However, there are physical limits when reducing the size of electronic components and these will be reached in the near future. This means that new materials and...

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Simple Pressure Sensor Amplifier & Over Pressure Switch
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Simple Pressure Sensor Amplifier & Over Pressure Switch

The pressure sensor amplifier built using LM358 op-amp and MPXM2051GS pressure sensor from NXP semiconductor.  The circuit provides 4V output for full scale pressure input 0-7.5PSI.  One op-amp is used as amplifier and 2nd op-amp is used as comparator to provide an output at set...

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Wafer-scale-packaged integrated FET switches handle 1 – 4A
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Wafer-scale-packaged integrated FET switches handle 1 – 4A

by Graham Prophet @ edn-europe.com: Silego Technology has developed a series of integrated power switches for use in mobile and battery powered products, to carry out power gating of functional blocks within a design; the devices come in sub-mm-size chip scale packages, handle...

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LTM9100 – Anyside™ High Voltage Isolated Switch Controller with I²C
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LTM9100 – Anyside™ High Voltage Isolated Switch Controller with I²C

The LTM9100 μModule is an all-in-one solution for controlling, protecting, and monitoring high voltage power supplies up to 1000VDC. A 5kVRMS galvanic isolation barrier separates the digital interface from the switch controller, driving an external N-channel MOSFET or IGBT switch....

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