Analog Devices’ 16-Channel, 12/16-Bit Digital-to-Analog Converters Target Telecom Optical-Module Control

NORWOOD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Analog Devices, Inc. announced today a pair of highly integrated 16-channel digital-to-analog (D/A) converters that significantly reduce the system footprint for wired telecommunications systems, yet without any performance compromise. The 12-bit AD5767 and 16-bit AD5766 are fully integrated devices with all the required bias ranges for coherent optical systems of medium- to long-haul, fiber-based telecommunication deployments. Both ICs integrate a wide array of discrete components to provide the required voltage ranges and additional system functionality in a very small area. These D/A converters are well-suited for optical modules and electro-optical functions such as bias control, including Mach-Zehnder modulator-bias control.

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Analog Devices Lays Foundation for 4G to 5G Migration with Expanded RadioVerse™ Wireless Technology and Design Ecosystem

NORWOOD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today announced the latest update to its award-winning RadioVerse™ technology and design ecosystem, which simplifies and accelerates radio development for wireless carriers and telecommunications equipment manufacturers as they transition their cellular base stations from 4G to 5G networks. ADI’s expanded RadioVerse portfolio features new radio transceiver hardware, software tools, and a robust design environment that enables the smaller, lower power radios necessary in next generation networks. The new offering allows customers to quickly evaluate and develop radio designs for 4G small cell and Pre-5G massive MIMO systems, key building blocks in the transition to 5G, enabling faster data rates while improving connectivity and data throughput in densely populated, high-traffic areas such as office buildings, sport stadiums and public transit systems.

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Analog Devices’ Wideband GaN MMIC Amplifier Offers High Gain, Power and Efficiency in Compact Design

NORWOOD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Analog Devices, Inc. today introduced a wideband gallium nitride (GaN) power amplifier that offers best-in-class performance within a compact design. Covering the 300 MHz to 6 GHz spectrum, the highly integrated HMC8205 provides significant benefits for system designers of applications such as wireless infrastructure, radar, public mobile radio, and general-purpose amplification test equipment that require pulse or continuous wave (CW) support. The HMC8205 GaN MMIC amplifier offers unmatched integration, gain, efficiency, and wide bandwidth in a small footprint that requires minimal external circuitry, thereby reducing overall component count and board space.

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Analog Devices’ Next-Generation Digital Signal Processors Provide Greater Internal Program and Data Memory for Automotive Audio Applications

NORWOOD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Analog Devices, Inc. today announced four fixed point digital signal processors (DSPs) qualified for automotive applications. Designed to fit the emerging demands of new and improved audio algorithms, the ADAU1466 and ADAU1467 SigmaDSP® processors offer market-leading performance in fixed point DSP processors with three times the internal program memory and two times the internal data memory of the previous generation. The ADAU1463 and ADAU1467 utilize an 88-pin LFCSP package and feature eight pins that can be configured as serial data inputs or outputs. These additional pins provide greater flexibility in amplifier or head unit designs to support applications such as hands free, active noise cancellation, and acoustic noise reduction among others. Like all SigmaDSP processors, the ADAU1463 and ADAU1467 feature a unique hardware architecture optimized for efficient audio processing.

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Analog Devices’ Small Isolated Gate Drivers Deliver Solutions for Next Generation Power Switch Technology

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today announced small form factor isolated gate drivers designed for the higher switching speeds and system size constraints required by power switch technologies such as SiC (Silicon Carbide) and GaN (Gallium Nitride), while still providing reliable control over switching characteristics for IGBT (insulated gate bipolar transistor) and MOSFET (metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor) configurations. The ADuM4120 and ADuM4121 series leverages ADI’s proven iCoupler® isolation technology combined with high speed CMOS and monolithic transformer technology to enable ultra-low propagation delay without sacrificing common mode transient immunity (CMTI) performance.

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Analog Devices’ Wideband RF Mixers Simplify Design and Significantly Reduce Time to Market for Industrial Applications

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today introduced a series of wideband, passive, in-phase quadrature RF mixers. Supporting the entire 2.5 to 42 GHz spectrum, the HMC819x mixers provide significant benefits compared to alternative discrete options available today and are ideal solutions for industrial applications such as test and measurement and defense electronics that require wideband support. Over 10 discrete components would be required to cover this same frequency range, as compared to what can be achieved with ADI’s three new devices without any compromise in performance. ADI’s HMC819x mixers are the industry’s only wideband solutions available in a standard SMT package, allowing them to be integrated efficiently in order to decrease overall design time and risk, while speeding time to market.

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Analog Devices’ Versatile 50 Mbps RS-485 Transceiver Series Protects Communication in Harsh Environments

Analog Devices, Inc. today announced the availability of two 50 Mbps RS-485/RS-422 transceivers for use in harsh environments including industrial automation, motor control, military and avionics. The ADM3065E and ADM3066E transceivers combine IEC61000-4-2 Level 4 electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection, high speed data communication, support of 1.8 VIO logic (ADM3066E), and an industrial temperature range all in small space saving packages. These features provide design flexibility while simplifying implementation and improving performance of standard RS-485 communication links. System level IEC ESD threats have discharge levels with much higher peak currents and voltages compared to HBM (Human Body Model) ESD.

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Analog Devices’ Single Chip, Multi-Protocol Switch Reduces Size and Power of Deterministic Ethernet for Intelligent Factory Applications

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) introduced today a Real-time Ethernet, Multi-protocol (REM) switch chip as part of its new generation of high performance, deterministic Ethernet connectivity solutions for connected motion and Intelligent Factory applications. The fido5000, developed by ADI’s Deterministic Ethernet Technology Group (formally Innovasic), reduces board size and power consumption while improving Ethernet performance at the node under any network load condition. It is ideally suited for synchronised, connected motion applications such as robotics and attaches to ADI’s ADSP-SC58x, ADSP-2158x and ADSP-CM40x motion control processors bringing EtherCAT, PROFINET IRT, and POWERLINK connectivity. Cycle times below 125µs are easily achievable and the chip comes with drivers to simplify integration with any Industrial Ethernet protocol stack.

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Analog Devices’ Wideband RF Synthesizers Feature System Size Reduction, Design Versatility, and Excellent Performance to 13.6 GHz

Analog Devices, Inc. today announced the ADF5356, a 13.6 GHz next-generation wideband synthesizer with integrated voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) which targets applications such as wireless infrastructure, microwave point-to-point links, electronic test and measurement, and satellite terminals. A complimentary synthesizer product, the ADF4356, operates to 6.8 GHz and is comparable in performance.

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Analog Devices’ 28-Nanometer D/A Converter Sets New Performance Benchmarks for Next Wave Wideband Software Defined Systems

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today introduced a 28-nanometer D/A converter as part of a new series of high speed digital-to-analog converters (D/A converters). The AD9172 meets the demands of gigahertz bandwidth applications and delivers the increased spectral efficiency needed for 4G/5G multi-band wireless communications base stations and 2 GHz E-band microwave point-to-point backhaul platforms. Its design also benefits production instrumentation targeting multi-standard direct-to-RF signal synthesis. In addition, the AD9172 provides a solution for defense electronics requiring greater detection range.

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