Circuit Optimization and Simulation

  • SPICE Model Parameters for Semiconductor Components

    SPICE Model Parameters for Semiconductor Components

    Here are the typical SPICE model parameters you’ll need to create components and subcircuits for your circuit simulations.

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  • High Current DC Voltage Management in Power Systems with PSpice

    High Current DC Voltage Management in Power Systems with PSpice

    High current DC voltages can be dangerous in systems that are not designed properly. Here’s how you can keep your system safe and functional.

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  • Understanding Flyback Power Supply Design and Simulation

    Understanding Flyback Power Supply Design and Simulation

    Flyback power supply design involves multiple variables that create significant problems for designers and end users.

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  • Using a Switching Regulator vs. Linear Regulator for DC-DC Conversion

    Using a Switching Regulator vs. Linear Regulator for DC-DC Conversion

    Do you need a switching regulator vs. linear regulator? Here’s how to bring each type of regulator into your power conversion strategy.

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  • What are the Maximum Power Output and Data Transfer Rates for the USB Standards?

    What are the Maximum Power Output and Data Transfer Rates for the USB Standards?

    The maximum power output of any USB port is dependent on the hardware’s generation standard.

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  • Parametric Amplifier Circuit Simulation and Applications

    Parametric Amplifier Circuit Simulation and Applications

    A parametric amplifier circuit is an advanced low-noise amplifier. These circuits can be complex, but simulations are easier with the right design tools.

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  • Tools for Simulation of Power Electronics

    Tools for Simulation of Power Electronics

    You can run a SPICE-based simulation of power electronics with the right design and analysis tools.

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  • What You Can Learn From a Frequency Sweep Test

    What You Can Learn From a Frequency Sweep Test

    You can learn plenty about your circuits from a frequency sweep test. Here’s when to use one and what you can learn about your system.

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  • Does Noise Margin in a CMOS Inverter Affect Performance?

    Does Noise Margin in a CMOS Inverter Affect Performance?

    Noise margins in CMOS inverters is a standard of design margins to establish proper circuit functionality under specific conditions.

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  • DC Operating Point Study: A BJT Transistor

    DC Operating Point Study: A BJT Transistor

    Working with the DC operating point or Q point of a component takes an understanding of the effect current has on a device.

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  • How Current Loads Affect Signals

    How Current Loads Affect Signals

    See how current loads affect signals in the frequency domain and time domain using the analysis tools in PSpice.

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  • First Pass Success by Defining PCB Design Constraints

    You can save yourself a lot of problems during the design of your printed circuit board and when it is being assembled by defining PCB design constraints first.

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  • Qualifications of an Analog Design Engineer

    Qualifications of an Analog Design Engineer

    An analog design engineer is and will be around for quite a while, working through the specifications of analog necessities in circuit designs.

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  • Engineering Circuit Analysis for Electronic Systems and Beyond

    Engineering Circuit Analysis for Electronic Systems and Beyond

    Utilizing engineering circuit analysis in your electronic design for hardware production ensures more reliable and efficient workflows.

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  • Coupled Loads Analysis and Circuit Reliability for Space and Beyond

    Coupled Loads Analysis and Circuit Reliability for Space and Beyond

    Coupled loads analysis is critical for assessing reliability of spacecraft. Here’s how the results can be used in PCB design.

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  • Applications of Cathodic Current Measurements in Corrosion Protection

    Applications of Cathodic Current Measurements in Corrosion Protection

    If you’re designing corrosion protection systems, you’ll need to gather cathodic current measurements in controlled experiments.

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  • Do Your Circuits Need a Schottky Diode?

    Do Your Circuits Need a Schottky Diode?

    Schottky diode components are less well-known than silicon diodes, but they provide some important advantages in rectifying circuits.

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  • Bistable Multivibrator Design and Simulation

    Bistable Multivibrator Design and Simulation

    Remember the 555 timer? Newer bistable multivibrator circuits can take pulse triggering applications to the next level.

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  • Balanced Modulators in Analog Designs

    Balanced Modulators in Analog Designs

    You’ll need to know about amplitude modulation and signal integrity when working with balanced modulator circuits in your designs.

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  • Audio Circuits in Action - Any Card Can Be a Sound Card

    Audio Circuits in Action - Any Card Can Be a Sound Card

    A typical feature of many animals is that their ears pivot independently of their head. We have our general hearing and then we have focused hearing. We want our machines to have the same ability.

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