Integrated Circuit Designs Overview

Design Better, Faster, Easier

Our engineers don't just invent great products. They also provide the design tools, technical information, and integrated circuit design resources you need to help you achieve better circuit designs faster and easier. Browse our selection of application block diagrams to get started with your system design.  Reference circuits and designs are available for purchase or to download and build yourself. Our comprehensive selection of technical articles and videos will help you select the right ICs and guide you in your detailed circuit design. These include integrated circuit application notes, tutorials, design solutions and design guides. Take advantage of advanced design tools and models to accelerate your design process. Detailed technical information is available for IC packaging, quality, reliability and environmental data. Our applications support team and Knowledgebase are readily available to answer your specific technical questions.

KeyPAD Product Selector
Find recommended parts by application using the Key Product Application Diagrams (KeyPAD) selector tool.

Design Technology
Find design information about technologies that span a wide range of Maxim products

Reference Designs
Accelerate your design with specific examples of our high-performance products in tested circuits

Design Tools, Models, Software
Ease your design efforts with EE-Sim® design and simulation tool, online calculators, SPICE models, EV Kit software, and other tools

Technical Documents
Browse more than 2500 application notes, tutorials, product guides, and technical articles

Packaging
Find package outlines and land patterns, topmark codes, RoHS information, CAD symbols and SMD tape-and-reel data

Design Partners
Explore opportunities with our carefully selected design partners, to help you get to market quickly

Videos
View demos of applications and product performance, and receive advice on design considerations

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QA and Reliability
Browse quality assurance policies and procedures, reliability reports, certifications and resources

Environmental
Find reports and information on the environmental substances contained in our end products and packing materials

Applications Support
Our applications engineers respond to every customer request

Free Samples
The majority of our products are available as free samples for business and educational use

EE Glossary
Thousands of technical terms conveniently defined and cross-linked