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Great Things Come in Small (Outline) Packages

By Shane Timmons -  Product Marketing Manager,  Diodes Incorporated 

Gordon Moore’s prescient prediction of the ever-growing density of components on integrated circuits (ICs) continues to be proved right. Even if the recent growth is slowing down, the trend towards smaller packages continues apace.

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Efficient Offline Power for Small Online Appliances

By Richard Lin, AC-DC Business Unit Manager, Diodes Incorporated.

It is widely acknowledged that, at its heart, the Internet of Things (IoT) comprises countless sensors, actuators, and other devices that add ‘intelligence’ to the connected world. For the IoT to work as intended, many of these devices must be switched on and connected 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Minimizing EMI in Switched-mode PSUs

By Tu Bui – Senior Marketing/Application Manager, Diodes Incorporated.

Developers of applications that feature power conversion elements, including home appliances, power tools, industrial and office equipment, will know only too well that electromagnetic interference (EMI) is largely unavoidable. However, they should also know that it can be managed, so that its effects are minimized to the point that they no longer present a problem.

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How Hall Effect Switches Enable Autonomous Vehicles

By Charles Kuo, Sensor Marketing Manager, Diodes Incorporated.

Automotive engineers around the world are immersed in harnessing the latest technologies to bring smart, autonomous vehicles to our roads. Those technologies will also enhance the driver and passenger experience far beyond today’s norm, through intuitive human-machine interfaces and highly personalized cockpits.

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Why Hall Effect Switches Play a Crucial Role in IoT

By Charles Kuo, Worldwide Sensor Marketing Manager, Diodes Incorporated.

Many words have been written about how the Internet of Things (IoT) will transform the lives of everyone. What is less often said is that at the heart of the IoT is the humble sensor, which enables previously inanimate objects to communicate with each other and to be controlled and monitored.

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How to save standby power and increase integration for the power system of wireless, connected IoT devices

By Allan Lin, LED Lighting Business Unit Manager, Diodes Incorporated

Homes and factories around the world are getting smarter. Communications and control systems are increasingly connected by all kinds of wireless technologies, intended to bring more convenience and efficiency to everyday life.

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Crystal Oscillators: Simple, Low-Cost and Highly Accurate Clock Sources

By Qin Zhuang, Applications Engineering Manager, Diodes Incorporated   An oscillator is required in many electronic circuits to synchronize activity or provide a frequency reference.

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Switching to synchronous rectification delivers efficiency gains in off-line power converters

By Qikun Wu, Product Marketing Manager, Diodes Incorporated

Have you noticed how well some things go together? I’m not talking about ham and eggs or salt and pepper, which are really just complementary. No, I’m talking about things that need to go together in order to really work, like a camshaft and a push rod.

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The Evolution of the Headlamp

By Simon Ramsdale, Analog Products – European and Automotive Marketing Manager, Diodes Incorporated

The last two decades has seen significant change in automotive lighting, an evolution that is particularly noticeable in the area of forward lighting. Headlights have evolved from simple ‘on/off’, uni-directional lamps to more adaptive lighting solutions and it is an evolution that has accelerated noticeably since the development of LEDs for the automotive market.

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Connected Cars Are Driving Innovation

By Simon Ramsdale, Analog Products – European and Automotive Marketing Manager, Diodes Incorporated

The Automotive market place is undergoing a revolution with respect to the connected car.

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