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    Power-Supply Circuits

    APP NOTES FOR: 
  • Automotive
  • Cable Modem/Satellite TV
  • Cell Phone
  • Desktop PC/Server
  • Digital Camera
  • FPGA
  • Fiber Module
  • LCD/Flat Panel/Backlight/Display
  • Network/Telecom/WLAN
  • Notebook Computer
  • Other
  • PDA/Hand Terminal
  • Power-over-Ethernet (PoE)
  • Printer/Fax
  • RAID
  • Topology: 
  • Boost/Step-Up
  • Buck-Boost/Step Up-Down
  • Buck/Step-Down
  • Charge Pump
  • Current Sensing
  • Flyback/Isolated/Transformer
  • Inverter/Negative Output
  • Linear Regulator/LDO
  • MOSFET Driver
  • USB/Hot-Swap/Load Switching
  • White-LED Power

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    Application Note 6369 
    Bipolar Work Around for the MAXREFDES74#
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    370.6kB
    Application Note 6220 
    40W Single Port MAX5971A Current Sensing
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    90.2kB
    Application Note 6161 
    25.5W-80W Class 5 Single Port PoE Power Injector
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    260.5kB
    Application Note 5998 
    Choose the Right Regulator for the Job: Part 1, Regulator Control Schemes
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    491.7kB
    Application Note 5999 
    Choose the Right Regulator for the Job: Part 2, Primary Regulator Control Schemes
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    707.1kB
    Application Note 6071 
    Choose the Right Regulator for the Right Job: Part 3, Component Selection
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    275.9kB
    Application Note 6129 
    Synchronous or Nonsynchronous Topology? Boost System Performance with the Right DC-DC Converter
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    504.4kB
    Application Note 6241 
    Phase Shedding using VT11XX
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    High-Voltage Battery Charger with Frequency Sync Input
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    Application Note 5346 
    Power Control for Automotive Applications
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    Application Note 5991 
    Realizing Industry 4.0: Essential System Considerations
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    755.5kB
    Application Note 5818 
    Get a Constant +5V Output by Switching Between a +5V Input and a Single-Cell Li+ Rechargeable Cell
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    Application Note 6150 
    Using the MAX14871EVKIT with Software
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    Application Note 5949 
    Wearable Weight Loss - Slim Down Wellness Devices with Better Energy Efficiency
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    Application Note 6061 
    Golf Offers Insight to Wearable IoT Technology Trends
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    Application Note 5800 
    Passive Components Aren’t Really So Passive (Part 3): Printed Circuit Boards
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    Application Note 4489 
    Typically Testing “Typical” in a Typical Manner
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    Application Note 5864 
    Innovative Chinese Electrical Metering Technology to Save Chinese Meter Manufacturers $25M Annually1
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    Application Note 5837 
    Auto Radio Head Units: More Demands, Harsh Environment Drive Need for Sophisticated Power-Management ICs
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    278.4kB
    Application Note 5963 
    Quad Flat Package No Leads (QFN) Design, Fabrication & Assembly
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    833.1kB
    Application Note 5792 
    Multiplex Boosted Class-D without Additional External Circuitry
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    Application Note 5807 
    Hot-Swapping and ORing Ensure Uninterrupted Operation for a High-Availability and High-Reliability Telecom System
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    Application Note 5950 
    MAX77387 Application Guidelines
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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    971kB
    Application Note 5601 
    Current Calibration Procedure for InTune Digital Power
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    607.2kB
    Application Note 5964 
    Power Supplies Begin the Circuit Foundation, Taming Switching Power-Supply Layout
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    3.8MB
    Application Note 5780 
    Designing Active-Clamp Forward Converters Using Peak-Current-Mode Controllers
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    Reference Schematic 5740 
    How to Select the External Components for an Automotive SEPIC DC-DC Regulator
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    Tutorial 5775 
    How to Use the MAX17501 and MAX17502 for Negative Output Voltage Applications
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    1.7MB
    Subsystem Board 5840 
    Pasadena (MAXREFDES31#): 3.3V and 5V PoE Powered Device
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    621.8kB
    Application Note 5758 
    Analog Integration Drives Factory Integration
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    551.2kB
    Application Note 5784 
    The Industrial Automation Power Dilemma: Part 1 - Industrial Control Architecture
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    530.2kB
    Application Note 5821 
    The Industrial Automation Power Dilemma: Part 2 - Synchronous Regulators Improve the Power System
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    659kB
    Product Board 5815 
    Palo Verde (MAXREFDES33#): Step-Down Converter
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    259.5kB
    Application Note 5766 
    Choosing the Right Transformer with the MAX13256
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    143.4kB
    Application Note 5599 
    Enhance PA Performance and System Efficiency with Bypass Mode in Hysteretic Step-Down Converters
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    200.4kB
    Subsystem Board 5742 
    Carmel (MAXREFDES18#): High Accuracy Analog Current/Voltage Output
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    124.4kB
    Application Note 5663 
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive (Part 1): Capacitors
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    258.6kB
    Application Note 5596 
    In-System Calibration with the 78M6610+PSU Energy Measurement Processor
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    109kB
    Application Note 5555 
    Scaling Power-Supply Slopes with a Reliable Power-On Reset (POR)
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    61.3kB
    Application Note 5591 
    Ensure Long Lifetimes from Electrolytic Capacitors: a Case Study in LED Light Bulbs
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    356.1kB
    Application Note 5656 
    PWM Margining with the MAX34451
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    321.5kB
    Application Note 5587 
    Selecting External Components and Compensation for Automotive Step-Up DC-DC Regulator with Preboost Reference Design
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    2.2MB
    Application Note 5372 
    MR16 LED Driver Makes MR16 LED Lamps Compatible with Most Electronic Transformers
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    108.4kB
    Application Note 5569 
    Integrating Power Passives and Tactical Trade-Offs for Power Efficiency: Part 1, Harmony - Design like a Symphony Conductor
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    Application Note 5570 
    Integrating Power Passives and Tactical Trade-Offs for Power Efficiency: Part 2, Balance - Work Through All the Choices
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    285.5kB
    Subsystem Board 5562 
    Campbell (MAXREFDES4#): 16-Bit High-Accuracy 4-20mA Input Isolated Analog Front End (AFE)
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    642.9kB
    Subsystem Board 5561 
    Santa Fe (MAXREFDES5#): 16-Bit High Accuracy Multi-Input Isolated Analog Front End (AFE)
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    96.5kB
    Application Note 4495 
    Current-Sense Amplifier Doubles as a High-Common Mode Instrumentation Amplifier
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    453.5kB
    Application Note 5438 
    Intermediate Rail 2MHz Switching Power Supply Withstands Entire Automotive Input Voltage Range
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    316.1kB
    Application Note 5339 
    Designing a Digital Satellite Equipment Control (DiSEqC)-Compatible Phantom Antenna Power-Supply System
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    315.5kB
    Application Note 5504 
    Designing Flyback Converters Using Peak-Current-Mode Controllers
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    111.4kB
    Tutorial 4645 
    A Power Engineer: the Super Hero in a Design?
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    132.2kB
    Subsystem Board 5510 
    Lakewood (MAXREFDES7#): 3.3V Input, ±12V (±15V) Output Isolated Power Supply
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    113.7kB
    Subsystem Board 5512 
    Riverside (MAXREFDES8#): 3.3V Input, 12V (15V) Output Isolated Power Supply
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    Subsystem Board 5509 
    Oceanside (MAXREFDES9#): 3.3V to 15V Input, ±15V (±12V) Output, Isolated Power Supply
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    Tutorial 4332 
    How to Design an Efficient DC-DC Converter Using the DS1875 PWM Controller
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    144.2kB
    Application Note 5503 
    Using a Peak-Current-Mode Controller to Design a Boost Converter
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    57.6kB
    Application Note 5447 
    Choose the Right Power Supply for Your FPGA
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    399.2kB
    Reference Schematic 5481 
    Virtex-6 FPGA GTX and Spartan-6 FPGA GTP Transceiver Power Modules
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    Application Note 4491 
    Damage from a Lightning Bolt or a Spark—It Depends on How Tall You Are!
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    581.2kB
    Reference Schematic 5449 
    Powering the Zynq Evaluation and Development Board (ZedBoard)
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    102.9kB
    Application Note 5349 
    Digital Power Solution Optimizes Base-Station Operation
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    262.3kB
    Reference Schematic 5448 
    Kintex-7 Series Power Module
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    137.3kB
    Tutorial 5066 
    When Is Calibration Important?
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    315.8kB
    Reference Schematic 5147 
    Simple Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Audio System for Outdoor Use
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    310.3kB
    Application Note 5396 
    Dynamic Backlighting Improves Contrast Ratio and Trims Power for Small LCD Panels
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    200.3kB
    Tutorial 5389 
    Layout Considerations for High-Power Circuits
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    450.7kB
    Reference Schematic 5223 
    Designing a Temperature-Based Heating System for an Automotive Engine Preheater
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    Application Note 4713 
    Eliminate Noise Through Proper Supply Bypass Filtering
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    701.8kB
    Tutorial 5132 
    Power-Supply Solutions for Xilinx FPGAs
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    238.4kB
    Tutorial 5133 
    Power-Supply Solutions for Altera FPGAs
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    138.5kB
    Application Note 4936 
    Calibrating a Power Supply with a Digital Potentiometer
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    204.6kB
    Application Note 5287 
    Simple Low-Voltage High-Brightness (HB)-LED Solution for Li+ Battery-Operated Systems
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    Application Note 5355 
    Using an H-Bridge Transformer Driver to Charge a Supercapacitor
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    Application Note 5259 
    Energy Harvesting Systems Power the Powerless
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    Application Note 4872 
    Protect Your Integrated-FET Power Switches with Automatic Current-Limit Adjustment
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    Application Note 5272 
    Selecting External Components for an Automotive Remote Antenna Regulator and Current-Sense Amplifier
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    Application Note 4944 
    Layout Guidelines Maximize Automotive Power-Supply Performance and Minimize Emissions
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    762.2kB
    Application Note 5023 
    ISM Transmitter Has Constant Transmitter Power for Varying Supply Voltage
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    Tutorial 5290 
    Higher Integration Drives the Newest Generations of Smartphones
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    64.8kB
    Tutorial 5065 
    Radio Susceptibility - Cure with Antibiotic, Vaccine, or the Laws of Physics?
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    Application Note 5271 
    Selecting External Components for an Automotive Dual Remote Antenna Current-Sense LDO/Switch
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    Application Note 676 
    New Developments in Battery Chargers
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    Application Note 4883 
    Oscilloscope Math Functions Aid Hot-Swap Circuit Analysis
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    Reference Schematic 5137 
    Layout Guidelines for the MAX16974/MAX16975/MAX16976 DC-DC Converters
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    Application Note 5041 
    Add a "Black Box" Fault Logger to Your "Big (or Small) Box" System
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    Application Note 5072 
    Snubber Design for the MAX13256
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    100.7kB
    Tutorial 4670 
    LEDs for General Lighting: What They Offer and Their Design in Retrofit Lamps
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    102.3kB
    Tutorial 4687 
    LEDs Allow New Remote-Controlled Lighting Applications
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    108.6kB
    Tutorial 5047 
    Projected-Capacitive Touch Systems from the Controller Point of View
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    Reference Schematic 5044 
    Low-EMI, Active-Clamped Forward, Class 4 Powered Device (PD) Provides High-Efficiency Solution for PoE Applications
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    Reference Schematic 5043 
    Active-Clamped Forward, Dual-Output PD Provides High-Performance Solution for PoE Applications
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    Tutorial 671 
    Energy Management for Small Portable Systems
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    1009kB
    Reference Schematic 4984 
    High-Efficiency, Low Cost Flyback Converter Uses No Optocoupler Feedback
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    461kB
    Reference Schematic 4940 
    High-Performance Class 2 Powered Device (PD) is Customizable for Class 3 Designs
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    Tutorial 4992 
    Reduce the Chances of Human Error: Part 1, Power and Ground
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    Application Note 4906 
    Hot-Swap Controller with Calibration Input Can Accurately Monitor Two Load Currents
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    Application Note 4564 
    Add Precise Output Adjustment to Low-Voltage Supplies
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    Tutorial 2158 
    Advantages of IC-Based Hot-Swap Circuit Protection
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    Tutorial 4705 
    The Art of Hot-Swapping in Telecom Systems: Avoid a Patchwork and Implement a More Effective Solution
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    Application Note 4324 
    Variable Resistor and Temperature-Indexed Lookup Table (LUT) Compensate for Regulator Output
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    Application Note 4268 
    Ultra-Small UCSP™ Devices Improve Battery Management in Portable Applications
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    Application Note 4328 
    Low-Loss LED Driver Improves a System's Green Footprint by Boosting Efficiency and Extending Battery Life
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    Reference Schematic 4669 
    112W Boost Driver for Long Strings of LEDs Using All Ceramic Capacitors
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    92kB
    Tutorial 4691 
    Introduction to Hearing Aids and Important Design Considerations
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    Tutorial 4689 
    Blood Pressure Monitor Design Considerations
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    225kB
    Application Note 4646 
    Use Thermal Analysis to Predict an IC's Transient Behavior and Avoid Overheating
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    Tutorial 737 
    Choosing the Right Power-Supply IC for your Application
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    37kB
    Application Note 4621 
    Simple Circuit Prevents USB Current Overshoot During Insertion
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    281kB
    Application Note 4596 
    Improve Two-Phase Buck Converter Performance with a Coupled-Choke Topology
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    Application Note 4597 
    Overcome the Challenges of Integrating High-Brightness (HB) LEDs in Automotive Systems
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    Application Note 4463 
    Compensating for the Nonlinear APD Response
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    Application Note 4406 
    Power Supply Features Low VIN and VOUT
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    Tutorial 725 
    DC-DC Conversion Without Inductors
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    204.5kB
    Reference Schematic 4381 
    MR-16 LED Driver with a 5V Auxiliary Output to Power a Pulsating LED Cooler
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    161.2kB
    Reference Schematic 4382 
    Reference Design for a 5S2P AR111 Lamp LED Driver
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    Application Note 4405 
    Spare Op Amp Generates Its Own Regulated Negative Supply
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    Application Note 4456 
    Understand Thermal Derating Aspects of PWM ICs to Ensure the Best System Performance
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    Application Note 4245 
    Three Approaches to Creating Negative Low-Voltage Hot-Swap Circuits
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    167kB
    Reference Schematic 4375 
    Reference Design for a High-Current Power Supply with Lossless Current Sensing Using the MAX5060
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    92kB
    Reference Schematic 4364 
    Ultra-Low Quiescent-Current Linear Regulator for Automotive Air Bags
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    150kB
    Reference Schematic 4363 
    Vacuum Fluorescent Display (VFD) Reference Design for Automotive Applications
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    271.6kB
    Application Note 4326 
    Reduce Standby Power Drains with Ultra-Low-Current, Pulse-Frequency-Modulated (PFM) DC-DC Converters
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    Application Note 4187 
    Negative Charge Pumps Achieve Inductor-Like Efficiency for WLED Backlights
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    220.9kB
    Tutorial 4344 
    Rail Splitter, from Abraham Lincoln to Virtual Ground
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    Tutorial 4149 
    How to Add Margining Capability to a DC-DC Converter
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    Tutorial 4221 
    How to Optimize Avalanche Photodiode (APD) Bias Range Using a DS1841 Logarithmic Resistor
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    299kB
    Application Note 4088 
    New-Generation Video Filter Amplifiers Extend Battery Life in Handheld Video Systems
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    288kB
    Reference Schematic 4163 
    Telecom Hot-Swap Reference Design Is Immune to Overvoltage and Brownout Input Transients
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    60kB
    Application Note 4190 
    Enhancing the Gate-Drive Capacity of the DS39xx CCFL Controllers
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    214kB
    Reference Schematic 4162 
    Reference Design for a Powered-Device (PD) Module Based on the MAX5941B PWM Controller
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    165kB
    Reference Schematic 4161 
    PoE+ Circuit Delivers 13W to 70W for Powered Devices (PDs)
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    Reference Schematic 4152 
    Reference Design for the MAX5073 Dual Buck Converter Operating at a Switching Frequency of 2MHz
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    Reference Schematic 4150 
    Reference Design Using the MAX5066 for a High Performance Application
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    Application Note 4135 
    Implementing Analog Dimming on the DS39xx CCFL Controllers
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    Application Note 4147 
    How to Modify the Soft-Start Profile of the DS3994
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    54kB
    Reference Schematic 4091 
    Reference Design for Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) Midspan or Endpoint Insertion
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    Application Note 4055 
    Using the DS4402/DS4404 to Margin the Output Voltage of a DC-DC Converter
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    Application Note 3992 
    Interpreting the Open-Circuit-Voltage (OCV) Fuel Gauge of the DS2786
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    381kB
    Reference Schematic 3984 
    UL Recognized, IEEE 1394 Single- and Dual-Port FireWire Protective Circuits
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    36kB
    Application Note 3929 
    Avalanche-Photodiode Detector Circuit Limits Current to 1mA and Improves Transient Response
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    225kB
    Reference Schematic 3912 
    Low-Cost, Complete Power Solution for Powered Devices Includes a 12V Buck Converter
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    Application Note 3898 
    Calculator Simplifies Programming the Burst Dimming Stagger on the DS3994 Cold-Cathode Fluorescent Lamp (CCFL) Controller
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    Application Note 3741 
    Analog ICs for Low Voltage Systems
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    246.3kB
    Tutorial 3740 
    How to Generate Auxiliary Supplies from a Positive Buck DC-DC Converter
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    50kB
    Application Note 3757 
    Bias Supply Powers Low-Power Geiger-Mueller Tube
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    101kB
    Reference Schematic 3744 
    Circuit Enables Single NiMH Cell to Simulate a Lithium Battery
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    42kB
    Tutorial 3694 
    How to 'Center' a Down-Dithering EconOscillator
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    44kB
    Application Note 3692 
    Frequency Calculator for the DS1090
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    Application Note 3665 
    External Component Calculator for Setting up a Buck or Boost Converter with the MAX5072/MAX5073
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    121.5kB
    Application Note 3560 
    High-Efficiency DC-DC Converter Fits LDO Footprint
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    84kB
    Reference Schematic 3507 
    IEEE 802.3af-Compliant Single-Port, Power-Sourcing-Equipment Application
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    186kB
    Application Note 3456 
    Programmable System-Management IC Monitors and Sequences Requirements in Complex, Multivoltage Systems
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    180kB
    Application Note 3453 
    Testing a Power Supply for Line and Load Transients
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    36kB
    Reference Schematic 3430 
    A Triple-Output ±5% Regulated High Efficiency POE (Power over Ethernet) Supply
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    93.2kB
    Application Note 3356 
    MAX1917 Provides Pre-Bias Soft Start for Redundant Supply
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    Application Note 3328 
    Minimize Short-Circuit Current Pulse in Hot-Swap Controller
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    38kB
    Application Note 3226 
    High-Level Integration Needed for Compact Digital-Camera Power
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    136kB
    Application Note 3264 
    Compact DWDM laser Temperature Control with the MAX8521
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    84kB
    Reference Schematic 3241 
    Charging Batteries Using USB Power
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    45kB
    Reference Schematic 3218 
    Power Supply Meets AMD K8 Low-Power Mobile Specification
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    87kB
    Application Note 3174 
    Selecting Power Management for Cellular Handsets
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    69kB
    Tutorial 2997 
    Basic Switching-Regulator-Layout Techniques
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    74.2kB
    Application Note 2736 
    Understanding, Using, and Selecting Hot-Swap Controllers
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    50kB
    Reference Schematic 2765 
    Flexible Fault Protection
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    73kB
    Application Note 2945 
    3A Internal Switch Step-Down Regulators Uses All Ceramic Capacitors for Small Footprint
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    67kB
    Application Note 2908 
    Hot-Swap Controller IC Makes Adjustable Circuit Breaker
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    66.9kB
    Application Note 2015 
    Overcurrent/Overdischarge Protection for Lead-Acid Batteries
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    26kB
    Application Note 2025 
    Relay Driver Requires Only 25% Power
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    85kB
    Application Note 2018 
    Protection From Blackouts: Dirt Cheap to Fully Integrated
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    92kB
    Application Note 233 
    Regenerating the DS1847/DS1848 Resistor Calibration Constants
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    125kB
    Application Note 1881 
    -48V Hot Swap Solution For Telecom Line Cards Assures Immunity To Input Voltage Transients
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    110.3kB
    Application Note 1845 
    Choosing the Right DC-DC Converter for Automotive Applications
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    148.7kB
    Tutorial 1832 
    Power Supply Engineer's Guide to Calculate Dissipation for MOSFETs in High-Power Supplies
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    34kB
    Application Note 427 
    48V-to-5V DC-DC Converter Using MAX638 Switching Step-Down Regulator Borrows Power from Phone Lines
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    Application Note 217 
    How to Interpret DS1852 Temperature and Voltage Readings
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    126kB
    Tutorial 680 
    How to Design Battery Charger Applications that Require External Microcontrollers and Related System-Level Issues
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    48kB
    Application Note 905 
    Adding POR Function to the MAX1864 Generating Two Outputs
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    45kB
    Tutorial 967 
    How to Minimize Power Dissipation in Li+ Linear Chargers
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    62kB
    Application Note 906 
    The MAX1864 Generates 1.2V or Lower Output Voltage
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    71kB
    Application Note 909 
    Power a Digital Still Camera with 2AA Batteries and a Single Integrated Power Supply
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    63kB
    Application Note 912 
    Turn-On Switching Loss of An Asynchronous Buck Converter
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    47kB
    Application Note 891 
    Dual 1.4MHz Synchronous Buck Regulator Supports USB Dying Gasp Applications
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    68kB
    Application Note 163 
    Using DS1050 Programmable PWMs to Control a DC Motor and an LCD LED Backlight
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    286.8kB
    Tutorial 2031 
    DC-DC Converter Tutorial
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    97kB
    Application Note 850 
    Flyback Circuit Powers Broadband Phone Networks
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    69kB
    Application Note 842 
    Mathcad Calculates Input Capacitor for Step-Down Buck Regulator
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    181kB
    Application Note 807 
    Force/Sense DAC Applications
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    140kB
    Application Note 669 
    Charge Pumps Shine in Portable Designs
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    32kB
    Application Note 673 
    5-to-1.8V Converter Works Without Magnetics
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    33kB
    Application Note 1785 
    Flexible Hot-Swap Current Limiter Allows Thermal Protection
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    63kB
    Application Note 662 
    Power Conservation in 3V/5V Dual-Supply Systems
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    210.3kB
    Tutorial 660 
    Regulator Topologies for Battery-Powered Systems
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    106kB
    Application Note 652 
    Synchronous Rectification Aids Low-Voltage Power Supplies
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    70kB
    Application Note 666 
    Versatile ICs Enable Chemistry-Independent Battery Charging
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    47kB
    Application Note 636 
    Reverse-Current Circuitry Protection
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    164kB
    Tutorial 658 
    Choose the Right Ultra-Thin DC-DC Converter for a Compact PCMCIA Card
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    51kB
    Application Note 668 
    Managing Noise in Cell-Phone Handsets
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    59kB
    Application Note 664 
    Feedback Isolation Augments Power-Supply Safety and Performance
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    98kB
    Application Note 653 
    Circuit Tradeoffs Minimize Noise in Battery-Input Power Supplies
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    47kB
    Application Note 476 
    Comparing the I²C Bus to the SMBus
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    31kB
    Reference Schematic 478 
    Current-Limit Circuit for the Buck Regulator
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    67kB
    Application Note 715 
    A Smart Solid-State Fuse Cures Boost-Converter Ills
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    27kB
    Application Note 433 
    5V Input Converter Generates -30V at 80mA
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    93kB
    Application Note 675 
    Powering Portable CPU Cores
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    62.2kB
    Application Note 297 
    Tripler Converts 5V to 15V
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    57kB
    Application Note 269 
    Trading Performance for Cost in Portable Power Supplies
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    63kB
    Application Note 657 
    Simple Circuit Disconnects Load
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    35kB
    Application Note 1763 
    Dual-Voltage Supply Powers SIM Card
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    43kB
    Application Note 674 
    Push-Pull Driver Provides Isolated 5V at 1A
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    59.3kB
    Application Note 296 
    3.3V Supply Taps Power from the -12V PCI Bus
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    40kB
    Application Note 5 
    Inductorless Switching Regulator Boosts Input Voltage
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    45kB
    Application Note 10 
    Lower Operating Frequency Improves ICL7660 Voltage-Conversion Efficiency
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    41kB
    Application Note 28 
    Low-Power DC-DC Converter Derives 5V From 3V Battery
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    46kB
    Application Note 35 
    Regulated Charge Pump Delivers 50mA
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    36kB
    Application Note 990 
    APD Bias Circuit Has Adjustable Output

    APP NOTES FOR: Automotive

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    1022.5kB
    Application Note 5346 
    Power Control for Automotive Applications
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    1.1MB
    Application Note 5837 
    Auto Radio Head Units: More Demands, Harsh Environment Drive Need for Sophisticated Power-Management ICs
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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    2.5MB
    Reference Schematic 5740 
    How to Select the External Components for an Automotive SEPIC DC-DC Regulator
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    321.5kB
    Application Note 5587 
    Selecting External Components and Compensation for Automotive Step-Up DC-DC Regulator with Preboost Reference Design
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    453.5kB
    Application Note 5438 
    Intermediate Rail 2MHz Switching Power Supply Withstands Entire Automotive Input Voltage Range
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    316.1kB
    Application Note 5339 
    Designing a Digital Satellite Equipment Control (DiSEqC)-Compatible Phantom Antenna Power-Supply System
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    171kB
    Application Note 5272 
    Selecting External Components for an Automotive Remote Antenna Regulator and Current-Sense Amplifier
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    197kB
    Application Note 4944 
    Layout Guidelines Maximize Automotive Power-Supply Performance and Minimize Emissions
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    762.2kB
    Application Note 5023 
    ISM Transmitter Has Constant Transmitter Power for Varying Supply Voltage
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    316.9kB
    Application Note 5271 
    Selecting External Components for an Automotive Dual Remote Antenna Current-Sense LDO/Switch
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    420.8kB
    Application Note 4883 
    Oscilloscope Math Functions Aid Hot-Swap Circuit Analysis
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    380.2kB
    Reference Schematic 5137 
    Layout Guidelines for the MAX16974/MAX16975/MAX16976 DC-DC Converters
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    199kB
    Application Note 4608 
    Layout Guidelines with Example Layout for the MAX16922 PMIC
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    186kB
    Reference Schematic 4376 
    Reference Design for a High-Input-Voltage, High-Output-Current Buck Controller Using the MAX15046
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    177kB
    Reference Schematic 4365 
    Reference Design Using the MAX15026 for an Auxiliary Power Supply for LCD TVs or Set-Top Boxes
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    92kB
    Reference Schematic 4364 
    Ultra-Low Quiescent-Current Linear Regulator for Automotive Air Bags
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    92kB
    Application Note 3939 
    DC-DC Controllers Use Average-Current-Mode Control for Infotainment Applications
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    246.3kB
    Tutorial 3740 
    How to Generate Auxiliary Supplies from a Positive Buck DC-DC Converter
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    80kB
    Application Note 3395 
    Requirements of Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) Systems
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    66.9kB
    Application Note 2015 
    Overcurrent/Overdischarge Protection for Lead-Acid Batteries
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    110.3kB
    Application Note 1845 
    Choosing the Right DC-DC Converter for Automotive Applications
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    201kB
    Tutorial 1109 
    Small, High-Voltage Boost Converters
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    32kB
    Application Note 998 
    5V Step-Down Converter Has Transformer-Isolated Feedback

    APP NOTES FOR: Cable Modem/Satellite TV

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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    246.3kB
    Tutorial 3740 
    How to Generate Auxiliary Supplies from a Positive Buck DC-DC Converter
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    120kB
    Application Note 3672 
    Noise Reduction for the MAX1864 Auxiliary Regulator
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    149kB
    Application Note 3638 
    2.2MHz Buck or Boost Power Supply for ADSL2+ Chipset
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    27kB
    Application Note 3591 
    Compensation Calculator for the MAX1846/MAX1847 Inverting DC-DC Converters
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    72kB
    Application Note 3244 
    3mm-Tall, Dual-Phase, Step-Down, DC-DC Converter Delivers 1.6V at 20A from 12V for Mobile Processor Cores
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    148.7kB
    Tutorial 1832 
    Power Supply Engineer's Guide to Calculate Dissipation for MOSFETs in High-Power Supplies
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    46kB
    Application Note 1805 
    Choosing the MAX1932 External Inductor, Diode, Current-Sense Resistor, and Output Filter Capacitors for Worst-Case Conditions
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    305kB
    Application Note 226 
    Step-Up DC-DC Converter Calibration and Adjustment Using a Digital Potentiometer
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    72kB
    Application Note 1782 
    All-Ceramic Capacitors Enable the Smallest Footprint for a 1MHz, 6A Step-Down Regulator
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    124kB
    Tutorial 883 
    Improved Power-Supply Rejection for Linear Regulators
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    34kB
    Application Note 1153 
    Simple Circuit Boosts a 3V Input and Improves Efficiency
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    113kB
    Reference Schematic 714 
    Isolated Power Supplies for Telecom Applications
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    221kB
    Tutorial 986 
    Input and Output Noise in Buck Converters Explained
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    155kB
    Application Note 849 
    Selection of Ultra-Fast Recovery Diodes Used in Flyback Circuits
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    64kB
    Application Note 1077 
    DC-to-DC Converter Combats EMI
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    117kB
    Tutorial 735 
    Layout Considerations for Non-Isolated DC-DC Converters
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    138kB
    Tutorial 848 
    Snubber Circuits Suppress Voltage Transient Spikes in Multiple Output DC-DC Flyback Converter Power Supplies
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    96kB
    Application Note 841 
    Staggered- or Simultaneous-Output Voltage Sequencing/Tracking is Flexible for xDSL and Cable Modem Systems
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    43kB
    Application Note 824 
    Miniature, Precision Negative Reference Requires No Precision Resistors
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    31kB
    Application Note 821 
    Compensation Calculator for the MAX1864/MAX1865 xDSL Cable-Modem Power Supplies
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    35kB
    Application Note 473 
    Integrated Power Supplies are Highly Reliable and Compact Postregulators
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    27kB
    Application Note 433 
    5V Input Converter Generates -30V at 80mA
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    27kB
    Application Note 435 
    +12V Input Converter Generates -165V at 100mA
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    29kB
    Application Note 298 
    Current-Limit Switch Is Digitally Programmable
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    62.2kB
    Application Note 297 
    Tripler Converts 5V to 15V
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    35kB
    Application Note 260 
    Miniature Temperature Monitors Drive 3-Speed Fan Controller
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    32kB
    Application Note 998 
    5V Step-Down Converter Has Transformer-Isolated Feedback
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    28kB
    Application Note 933 
    Negative Buck Regulator Employs Step-Up Controller

    APP NOTES FOR: Cell Phone

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    833.1kB
    Application Note 5792 
    Multiplex Boosted Class-D without Additional External Circuitry
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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    310.3kB
    Application Note 5396 
    Dynamic Backlighting Improves Contrast Ratio and Trims Power for Small LCD Panels
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    58.3kB
    Tutorial 5290 
    Higher Integration Drives the Newest Generations of Smartphones
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    83kB
    Application Note 4515 
    Adjusting the output voltages of the MAX8660/MAX8661
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    271.6kB
    Application Note 4326 
    Reduce Standby Power Drains with Ultra-Low-Current, Pulse-Frequency-Modulated (PFM) DC-DC Converters
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    134kB
    Reference Schematic 4322 
    Simplified Lithium-Ion (Li+) Battery-Charger Testing
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    299kB
    Application Note 4088 
    New-Generation Video Filter Amplifiers Extend Battery Life in Handheld Video Systems
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    118kB
    Application Note 4181 
    Simplify the Design of 1-Cell Li+ Battery-Operated Devices
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    29kB
    Application Note 4141 
    Programming and Testing a DS2786-Based Circuit
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    48kB
    Application Note 3992 
    Interpreting the Open-Circuit-Voltage (OCV) Fuel Gauge of the DS2786
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    38kB
    Application Note 3603 
    Buck Converters Proliferate in Handhelds as Features and Processing Power Increase
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    50kB
    Application Note 3434 
    RF Power Reduction for CDMA/WCDMA Cellular Phones
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    30kB
    Application Note 3441 
    Circuit Board Layout Guidelines for White LED Charge Pumps
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    105kB
    Application Note 3243 
    White-LED Boost Converter vs. Charge Pump
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    125kB
    Application Note 3256 
    Why Drive White LEDs with Constant Current?
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    84kB
    Reference Schematic 3241 
    Charging Batteries Using USB Power
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    155kB
    Application Note 3070 
    Standard and White LED Basics and Operation
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    47kB
    Application Note 3014 
    LDO Improves White LED Current Matching
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    87kB
    Application Note 3174 
    Selecting Power Management for Cellular Handsets
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    145kB
    Reference Schematic 1804 
    Driving LEDs in Battery-Operated Applications: Controlling Brightness Power Efficiently
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    31kB
    Tutorial 1930 
    Technology Changes: From a Portable Power Point of View
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    36kB
    Application Note 1875 
    Triple Capacitive Voltage Inverter with the MAX871
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    68kB
    Application Note 898 
    Selecting LDO Linear Regulators for Cellphone Designs
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    124kB
    Tutorial 883 
    Improved Power-Supply Rejection for Linear Regulators
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    50kB
    Application Note 1750 
    Powering Six White LEDs with High Efficiency Using the MAX1848
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    73kB
    Application Note 1736 
    Powering Four White LEDs with High Efficiency Using the MAX1848
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    104kB
    Tutorial 751 
    Linear Regulators in Portable Applications
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    46kB
    Application Note 1134 
    Uninterruptible Power Supply for USB Devices
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    47kB
    Application Note 1121 
    Using Ceramic Output Capacitors with the MAX1734 Voltage-Mode Buck Converter
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    38kB
    Tutorial 1083 
    Life with Batteries—Do Not Ignore an IC's Typical Specs
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    172kB
    Application Note 1037 
    Charge-Pump and Step-Up DC-DC Converter Solutions for Powering White LEDs in Series or Parallel Connections
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    47kB
    Application Note 1020 
    LDO Linear Regulator Improves White LED Brightness Matching
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    29kB
    Application Note 1021 
    Buck/Boost Charge-Pump Regulator Powers White LEDs from a Wide 1.6V to 5.5V Input
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    35kB
    Application Note 959 
    Dual 600mA Buck Vonverter for Logic Supply and Core Supply at 1V or Less
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    79kB
    Reference Schematic 897 
    Single-Cell Li+ Cradle Charger With A Linear AC Adapter
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    51kB
    Application Note 1205 
    W-CDMA Power Supply Dramatically Improves Transmit Efficiency
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    57kB
    Application Note 269 
    Trading Performance for Cost in Portable Power Supplies

    APP NOTES FOR: Desktop PC/Server

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    504.4kB
    Application Note 6241 
    Phase Shedding using VT11XX
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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    102.9kB
    Application Note 5349 
    Digital Power Solution Optimizes Base-Station Operation
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    133.2kB
    Application Note 4872 
    Protect Your Integrated-FET Power Switches with Automatic Current-Limit Adjustment
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    281kB
    Application Note 4596 
    Improve Two-Phase Buck Converter Performance with a Coupled-Choke Topology
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    167kB
    Reference Schematic 4375 
    Reference Design for a High-Current Power Supply with Lossless Current Sensing Using the MAX5060
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    129kB
    Application Note 3767 
    Meeting the Challenges of Power-Supply Design for Modern, High-Current CPUs
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    121.5kB
    Application Note 3560 
    High-Efficiency DC-DC Converter Fits LDO Footprint
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    51kB
    Application Note 3519 
    Integrated DC-DC Converters Save Space and Design Time in Distributed-Power Systems
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    103kB
    Application Note 3499 
    Compact-Footprint, 60A, Two-Phase Power Supply for AMD K8 Motherboards
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    72kB
    Application Note 3244 
    3mm-Tall, Dual-Phase, Step-Down, DC-DC Converter Delivers 1.6V at 20A from 12V for Mobile Processor Cores
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    93.2kB
    Application Note 3356 
    MAX1917 Provides Pre-Bias Soft Start for Redundant Supply
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    64kB
    Application Note 1901 
    Convert a CPU Core Supply from Latchoff Mode to Hiccup Mode During a Short Circuit
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    38kB
    Application Note 1857 
    DDR Memory-Termination Supply
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    148.7kB
    Tutorial 1832 
    Power Supply Engineer's Guide to Calculate Dissipation for MOSFETs in High-Power Supplies
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    72kB
    Application Note 1782 
    All-Ceramic Capacitors Enable the Smallest Footprint for a 1MHz, 6A Step-Down Regulator
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    83kB
    Application Note 1775 
    Power Supply for DDR-SDRAM Termination Operates From 3V to 5.5V Input
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    34kB
    Application Note 1153 
    Simple Circuit Boosts a 3V Input and Improves Efficiency
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    38kB
    Application Note 1149 
    DDR Memory-Termination Supply is Flexible for 2.5V and 1.8V Memory Systems
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    221kB
    Tutorial 986 
    Input and Output Noise in Buck Converters Explained
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    65kB
    Application Note 1135 
    Small Capacitor Improves Efficiency in High-Power CPU Supply
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    77kB
    Application Note 1053 
    VDDQ Supply for Server DDR Memory Using PWM Step-Down Controller
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    64kB
    Application Note 1044 
    Design of Graphic Chip and Related Circuitry Power Supplies Using MAX1953 1MHz PWM Step-down Controller
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    76kB
    Application Note 993 
    Adding Voltage Droop to DDR Memory Termination Voltage Supply Reduces Output Capacitance
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    117kB
    Tutorial 735 
    Layout Considerations for Non-Isolated DC-DC Converters
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    30kB
    Application Note 1180 
    High-Accuracy Current-Sense Amplifier Enables Current Sensing and Current Sharing
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    33kB
    Application Note 1785 
    Flexible Hot-Swap Current Limiter Allows Thermal Protection
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    47kB
    Application Note 476 
    Comparing the I²C Bus to the SMBus
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    29kB
    Application Note 298 
    Current-Limit Switch Is Digitally Programmable
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    84kB
    Application Note 678 
    Turnkey Power-Supply Solutions Power Pentium® Pro µPs
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    59.3kB
    Application Note 296 
    3.3V Supply Taps Power from the -12V PCI Bus
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    27kB
    Application Note 553 
    5V, Non-Interruptible Power Supply Delivers 1A
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    35kB
    Application Note 260 
    Miniature Temperature Monitors Drive 3-Speed Fan Controller
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    33kB
    Application Note 930 
    Synchronous Buck-Regulator Output Terminates High-Speed Data Buses

    APP NOTES FOR: Digital Camera

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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    83kB
    Application Note 4515 
    Adjusting the output voltages of the MAX8660/MAX8661
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    271.6kB
    Application Note 4326 
    Reduce Standby Power Drains with Ultra-Low-Current, Pulse-Frequency-Modulated (PFM) DC-DC Converters
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    114.1kB
    Application Note 4187 
    Negative Charge Pumps Achieve Inductor-Like Efficiency for WLED Backlights
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    118kB
    Application Note 4181 
    Simplify the Design of 1-Cell Li+ Battery-Operated Devices
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    29kB
    Application Note 4141 
    Programming and Testing a DS2786-Based Circuit
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    48kB
    Application Note 3992 
    Interpreting the Open-Circuit-Voltage (OCV) Fuel Gauge of the DS2786
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    38kB
    Application Note 3603 
    Buck Converters Proliferate in Handhelds as Features and Processing Power Increase
    View   In New Window PDF
    30kB
    Application Note 3441 
    Circuit Board Layout Guidelines for White LED Charge Pumps
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    105kB
    Application Note 3243 
    White-LED Boost Converter vs. Charge Pump
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    125kB
    Application Note 3256 
    Why Drive White LEDs with Constant Current?
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    38kB
    Application Note 3226 
    High-Level Integration Needed for Compact Digital-Camera Power
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    84kB
    Reference Schematic 3241 
    Charging Batteries Using USB Power
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    155kB
    Application Note 3070 
    Standard and White LED Basics and Operation
    View   In New Window PDF
    47kB
    Application Note 3014 
    LDO Improves White LED Current Matching
    View   In New Window PDF
    145kB
    Reference Schematic 1804 
    Driving LEDs in Battery-Operated Applications: Controlling Brightness Power Efficiently
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    31kB
    Tutorial 1930 
    Technology Changes: From a Portable Power Point of View
    View   In New Window PDF
    36kB
    Application Note 1875 
    Triple Capacitive Voltage Inverter with the MAX871
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    50kB
    Application Note 1750 
    Powering Six White LEDs with High Efficiency Using the MAX1848
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    73kB
    Application Note 1736 
    Powering Four White LEDs with High Efficiency Using the MAX1848
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    104kB
    Tutorial 751 
    Linear Regulators in Portable Applications
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    53kB
    Application Note 1147 
    Simple Current Source Varies the Switching Frequency of a Power Supply for a Digital Still Camera
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    46kB
    Application Note 1134 
    Uninterruptible Power Supply for USB Devices
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    47kB
    Application Note 1121 
    Using Ceramic Output Capacitors with the MAX1734 Voltage-Mode Buck Converter
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    38kB
    Tutorial 1083 
    Life with Batteries—Do Not Ignore an IC's Typical Specs
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    70kB
    Tutorial 1051 
    SEPIC Equations and Component Ratings
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    172kB
    Application Note 1037 
    Charge-Pump and Step-Up DC-DC Converter Solutions for Powering White LEDs in Series or Parallel Connections
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    47kB
    Application Note 1020 
    LDO Linear Regulator Improves White LED Brightness Matching
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    29kB
    Application Note 1021 
    Buck/Boost Charge-Pump Regulator Powers White LEDs from a Wide 1.6V to 5.5V Input
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    35kB
    Application Note 959 
    Dual 600mA Buck Vonverter for Logic Supply and Core Supply at 1V or Less
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    79kB
    Reference Schematic 897 
    Single-Cell Li+ Cradle Charger With A Linear AC Adapter
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    69kB
    Application Note 471 
    Step-up Converter with LDO Beats SEPIC Efficiency
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    23kB
    Application Note 479 
    All-Ceramic 320mA Step-Down Converter for USB
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    62.2kB
    Application Note 297 
    Tripler Converts 5V to 15V
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    57kB
    Application Note 269 
    Trading Performance for Cost in Portable Power Supplies

    APP NOTES FOR: FPGA

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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    399.2kB
    Reference Schematic 5481 
    Virtex-6 FPGA GTX and Spartan-6 FPGA GTP Transceiver Power Modules
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    581.2kB
    Reference Schematic 5449 
    Powering the Zynq Evaluation and Development Board (ZedBoard)
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    262.3kB
    Reference Schematic 5448 
    Kintex-7 Series Power Module
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    238.4kB
    Tutorial 5133 
    Power-Supply Solutions for Altera FPGAs
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    701.8kB
    Tutorial 5132 
    Power-Supply Solutions for Xilinx FPGAs

    APP NOTES FOR: Fiber Module

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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    153kB
    Tutorial 4332 
    How to Design an Efficient DC-DC Converter Using the DS1875 PWM Controller
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    50kB
    Application Note 4463 
    Compensating for the Nonlinear APD Response
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    148kB
    Reference Schematic 4374 
    Power Supply and Accurate Current Monitor for Avalanche Photodiode (APD) Biasing Applications
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    50kB
    Tutorial 4221 
    How to Optimize Avalanche Photodiode (APD) Bias Range Using a DS1841 Logarithmic Resistor
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    30kB
    Application Note 4222 
    DS1863; DS1865; DS1875: How to Interface to MAX3736 Compact Laser Driver
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    36kB
    Application Note 3929 
    Avalanche-Photodiode Detector Circuit Limits Current to 1mA and Improves Transient Response
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    117kB
    Application Note 3903 
    Using Internal Calibration and Right Shifting (Scalable Dynamic Ranging) on the DS1863/DS1865 to Enhance ADC Performance
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    21kB
    Application Note 3923 
    Connecting Multiple DS1859 Devices on the Same I²C Bus
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    136kB
    Application Note 3264 
    Compact DWDM laser Temperature Control with the MAX8521
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    66kB
    Application Note 1831 
    Low-Noise APD Bias Circuit
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    37kB
    Application Note 1751 
    High-V DC-DC Converter Is Ideal for MEMS (Warning: High-Voltage Circuit)
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    201kB
    Tutorial 1109 
    Small, High-Voltage Boost Converters
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    73kB
    Application Note 1045 
    One Megahertz Adaptable Power Supply Meets XENPAK MSA Specification
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    43kB
    Application Note 824 
    Miniature, Precision Negative Reference Requires No Precision Resistors
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    27kB
    Application Note 435 
    +12V Input Converter Generates -165V at 100mA
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    64kB
    Application Note 3842 
    Stabilizing Thermoelectric Controller (TEC) Loops Using a Unit-Step Response

    APP NOTES FOR: LCD/Flat Panel/Backlight/Display

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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    108.6kB
    Tutorial 5047 
    Projected-Capacitive Touch Systems from the Controller Point of View
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    834.8kB
    Reference Schematic 4669 
    112W Boost Driver for Long Strings of LEDs Using All Ceramic Capacitors
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    408kB
    Reference Schematic 4612 
    Boost Driver for Long LED Strings Using Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors
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    76kB
    Application Note 4637 
    Determining LCM and OVD Thresholds for the DS3xxx CCFL Controllers
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    121.2kB
    Application Note 4597 
    Overcome the Challenges of Integrating High-Brightness (HB) LEDs in Automotive Systems
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    150kB
    Reference Schematic 4363 
    Vacuum Fluorescent Display (VFD) Reference Design for Automotive Applications
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    114.1kB
    Application Note 4187 
    Negative Charge Pumps Achieve Inductor-Like Efficiency for WLED Backlights
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    60kB
    Application Note 4190 
    Enhancing the Gate-Drive Capacity of the DS39xx CCFL Controllers
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    62kB
    Application Note 4135 
    Implementing Analog Dimming on the DS39xx CCFL Controllers
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    37kB
    Application Note 4021 
    MAX6956 Programming Guide
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    79kB
    Application Note 3898 
    Calculator Simplifies Programming the Burst Dimming Stagger on the DS3994 Cold-Cathode Fluorescent Lamp (CCFL) Controller
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    120kB
    Application Note 3672 
    Noise Reduction for the MAX1864 Auxiliary Regulator
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    91kB
    Reference Schematic 3639 
    Design of a Nonisolated, Flyback LED Driver Circuit
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    27kB
    Application Note 3591 
    Compensation Calculator for the MAX1846/MAX1847 Inverting DC-DC Converters
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    30kB
    Application Note 3441 
    Circuit Board Layout Guidelines for White LED Charge Pumps
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    105kB
    Application Note 3243 
    White-LED Boost Converter vs. Charge Pump
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    155kB
    Application Note 3070 
    Standard and White LED Basics and Operation
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    145kB
    Reference Schematic 1804 
    Driving LEDs in Battery-Operated Applications: Controlling Brightness Power Efficiently
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    31kB
    Tutorial 1930 
    Technology Changes: From a Portable Power Point of View
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    36kB
    Application Note 1875 
    Triple Capacitive Voltage Inverter with the MAX871
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    40kB
    Application Note 1864 
    Regulated Dual Voltages Control STN-LCD Contrast
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    46kB
    Application Note 1805 
    Choosing the MAX1932 External Inductor, Diode, Current-Sense Resistor, and Output Filter Capacitors for Worst-Case Conditions
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    305kB
    Application Note 226 
    Step-Up DC-DC Converter Calibration and Adjustment Using a Digital Potentiometer
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    50kB
    Application Note 1750 
    Powering Six White LEDs with High Efficiency Using the MAX1848
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    73kB
    Application Note 1736 
    Powering Four White LEDs with High Efficiency Using the MAX1848
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    34kB
    Application Note 1153 
    Simple Circuit Boosts a 3V Input and Improves Efficiency
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    155kB
    Application Note 849 
    Selection of Ultra-Fast Recovery Diodes Used in Flyback Circuits
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    172kB
    Application Note 1037 
    Charge-Pump and Step-Up DC-DC Converter Solutions for Powering White LEDs in Series or Parallel Connections
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    47kB
    Application Note 1020 
    LDO Linear Regulator Improves White LED Brightness Matching
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    29kB
    Application Note 1021 
    Buck/Boost Charge-Pump Regulator Powers White LEDs from a Wide 1.6V to 5.5V Input
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    38kB
    Application Note 950 
    Single-Cell Boost Converter Generates Auxiliary Bias For LCD
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    144kB
    Tutorial 817 
    Using Thermistors in Temperature Tracking Power Supplies
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    62.2kB
    Application Note 297 
    Tripler Converts 5V to 15V
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    71kB
    Application Note 146 
    DC-DC Switch-Mode Power-Supply Controller Drives Regulated Charge Pump

    APP NOTES FOR: Network/Telecom/WLAN

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    964.1kB
    Application Note 5807 
    Hot-Swapping and ORing Ensure Uninterrupted Operation for a High-Availability and High-Reliability Telecom System
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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    102.9kB
    Application Note 5349 
    Digital Power Solution Optimizes Base-Station Operation
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    113kB
    Application Note 5041 
    Add a "Black Box" Fault Logger to Your "Big (or Small) Box" System
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    1.5MB
    Reference Schematic 5044 
    Low-EMI, Active-Clamped Forward, Class 4 Powered Device (PD) Provides High-Efficiency Solution for PoE Applications
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    133kB
    Application Note 4906 
    Hot-Swap Controller with Calibration Input Can Accurately Monitor Two Load Currents
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    278kB
    Application Note 4457 
    Assess Power-Supply Noise Rejection in Low-Jitter PLL Clock Generators
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    246.3kB
    Tutorial 3740 
    How to Generate Auxiliary Supplies from a Positive Buck DC-DC Converter
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    27kB
    Application Note 3591 
    Compensation Calculator for the MAX1846/MAX1847 Inverting DC-DC Converters
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    121.5kB
    Application Note 3560 
    High-Efficiency DC-DC Converter Fits LDO Footprint
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    51kB
    Application Note 3519 
    Integrated DC-DC Converters Save Space and Design Time in Distributed-Power Systems
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    72kB
    Application Note 3244 
    3mm-Tall, Dual-Phase, Step-Down, DC-DC Converter Delivers 1.6V at 20A from 12V for Mobile Processor Cores
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    93.2kB
    Application Note 3356 
    MAX1917 Provides Pre-Bias Soft Start for Redundant Supply
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    136kB
    Application Note 3264 
    Compact DWDM laser Temperature Control with the MAX8521
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    208kB
    Application Note 2040 
    50W Current-Mode Forward Converter Design with the MAX8540
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    217kB
    Application Note 2039 
    50W Voltage-Mode Forward Converter Design with the MAX8541
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    66kB
    Application Note 1831 
    Low-Noise APD Bias Circuit
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    148.7kB
    Tutorial 1832 
    Power Supply Engineer's Guide to Calculate Dissipation for MOSFETs in High-Power Supplies
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    58kB
    Application Note 1803 
    Simple Circuit Provides +5V Gate Bias from -48V Input
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    72kB
    Application Note 1782 
    All-Ceramic Capacitors Enable the Smallest Footprint for a 1MHz, 6A Step-Down Regulator
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    124kB
    Tutorial 883 
    Improved Power-Supply Rejection for Linear Regulators
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    162kB
    Application Note 819 
    Isolated Power Supply Is Suitable For Telecom/Datacom Applications
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    153kB
    Application Note 1166 
    Flyback Transformer Design for MAX1856 SLIC Power Supplies
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    34kB
    Application Note 1153 
    Simple Circuit Boosts a 3V Input and Improves Efficiency
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    113kB
    Reference Schematic 714 
    Isolated Power Supplies for Telecom Applications
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    193kB
    Application Note 1062 
    Designing Compact Telecom Power Supplies
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    221kB
    Tutorial 986 
    Input and Output Noise in Buck Converters Explained
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    194kB
    Application Note 280 
    Power Supplies for Telecom Systems
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    35kB
    Application Note 1115 
    Isolated SLIC supply
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    64kB
    Application Note 1077 
    DC-to-DC Converter Combats EMI
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    117kB
    Tutorial 735 
    Layout Considerations for Non-Isolated DC-DC Converters
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    138kB
    Tutorial 848 
    Snubber Circuits Suppress Voltage Transient Spikes in Multiple Output DC-DC Flyback Converter Power Supplies
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    43kB
    Application Note 824 
    Miniature, Precision Negative Reference Requires No Precision Resistors
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    31kB
    Application Note 821 
    Compensation Calculator for the MAX1864/MAX1865 xDSL Cable-Modem Power Supplies
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    89kB
    Application Note 904 
    SLIC Power-Supply Design
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    30kB
    Application Note 1180 
    High-Accuracy Current-Sense Amplifier Enables Current Sensing and Current Sharing
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    33kB
    Application Note 1785 
    Flexible Hot-Swap Current Limiter Allows Thermal Protection
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    49kB
    Application Note 971 
    Tiny Charge Pump Provides Highly Reliable Low-Cost Solution to Negative Reference Voltage
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    35kB
    Application Note 473 
    Integrated Power Supplies are Highly Reliable and Compact Postregulators
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    27kB
    Application Note 433 
    5V Input Converter Generates -30V at 80mA
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    29kB
    Application Note 298 
    Current-Limit Switch Is Digitally Programmable
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    29kB
    Application Note 294 
    Dual-Output SLIC Supply Shares Feedback
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    97kB
    Application Note 268 
    Wireless-Modem Power for Hand-Held Devices
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    27kB
    Application Note 553 
    5V, Non-Interruptible Power Supply Delivers 1A
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    35kB
    Application Note 260 
    Miniature Temperature Monitors Drive 3-Speed Fan Controller
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    32kB
    Application Note 998 
    5V Step-Down Converter Has Transformer-Isolated Feedback
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    28kB
    Application Note 1198 
    Off-The-Shelf Transformer Limits Capacitor Inrush Current
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    28kB
    Application Note 933 
    Negative Buck Regulator Employs Step-Up Controller

    APP NOTES FOR: Notebook Computer

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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    238.4kB
    Tutorial 5133 
    Power-Supply Solutions for Altera FPGAs
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    70kB
    Application Note 5058 
    5A Step-Down Regulator Has I²C-Programmable Voltage Output
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    281kB
    Application Note 4596 
    Improve Two-Phase Buck Converter Performance with a Coupled-Choke Topology
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    129kB
    Application Note 3767 
    Meeting the Challenges of Power-Supply Design for Modern, High-Current CPUs
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    40kB
    Application Note 1864 
    Regulated Dual Voltages Control STN-LCD Contrast
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    38kB
    Application Note 1857 
    DDR Memory-Termination Supply
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    148.7kB
    Tutorial 1832 
    Power Supply Engineer's Guide to Calculate Dissipation for MOSFETs in High-Power Supplies
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    72kB
    Application Note 1782 
    All-Ceramic Capacitors Enable the Smallest Footprint for a 1MHz, 6A Step-Down Regulator
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    83kB
    Application Note 1775 
    Power Supply for DDR-SDRAM Termination Operates From 3V to 5.5V Input
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    124kB
    Tutorial 883 
    Improved Power-Supply Rejection for Linear Regulators
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    43kB
    Application Note 1161 
    Current Limited DC-DC Controller Used as Step-Up Step-Down SEPIC Power Supply for USB Devices
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    104kB
    Tutorial 751 
    Linear Regulators in Portable Applications
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    126kB
    Tutorial 680 
    How to Design Battery Charger Applications that Require External Microcontrollers and Related System-Level Issues
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    38kB
    Tutorial 1083 
    Life with Batteries—Do Not Ignore an IC's Typical Specs
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    70kB
    Tutorial 1051 
    SEPIC Equations and Component Ratings
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    64kB
    Application Note 1044 
    Design of Graphic Chip and Related Circuitry Power Supplies Using MAX1953 1MHz PWM Step-down Controller
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    117kB
    Tutorial 735 
    Layout Considerations for Non-Isolated DC-DC Converters
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    47kB
    Application Note 476 
    Comparing the I²C Bus to the SMBus
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    23kB
    Application Note 479 
    All-Ceramic 320mA Step-Down Converter for USB
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    57kB
    Application Note 269 
    Trading Performance for Cost in Portable Power Supplies
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    84kB
    Application Note 678 
    Turnkey Power-Supply Solutions Power Pentium® Pro µPs
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    59.3kB
    Application Note 296 
    3.3V Supply Taps Power from the -12V PCI Bus
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    35kB
    Application Note 260 
    Miniature Temperature Monitors Drive 3-Speed Fan Controller
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    33kB
    Application Note 930 
    Synchronous Buck-Regulator Output Terminates High-Speed Data Buses

    APP NOTES FOR: Other

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    3.3MB
    Application Note 6061 
    Golf Offers Insight to Wearable IoT Technology Trends
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    2MB
    Application Note 5800 
    Passive Components Aren’t Really So Passive (Part 3): Printed Circuit Boards
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    1.2MB
    Application Note 5864 
    Innovative Chinese Electrical Metering Technology to Save Chinese Meter Manufacturers $25M Annually1
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    971kB
    Application Note 5601 
    Current Calibration Procedure for InTune Digital Power
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    551.2kB
    Application Note 5784 
    The Industrial Automation Power Dilemma: Part 1 - Industrial Control Architecture
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    530.2kB
    Application Note 5821 
    The Industrial Automation Power Dilemma: Part 2 - Synchronous Regulators Improve the Power System
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    259.5kB
    Application Note 5766 
    Choosing the Right Transformer with the MAX13256
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    124.4kB
    Application Note 5663 
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive (Part 1): Capacitors
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    108.4kB
    Application Note 5569 
    Integrating Power Passives and Tactical Trade-Offs for Power Efficiency: Part 1, Harmony - Design like a Symphony Conductor
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    111.6kB
    Application Note 5570 
    Integrating Power Passives and Tactical Trade-Offs for Power Efficiency: Part 2, Balance - Work Through All the Choices
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    642.9kB
    Subsystem Board 5561 
    Santa Fe (MAXREFDES5#): 16-Bit High Accuracy Multi-Input Isolated Analog Front End (AFE)
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    57.6kB
    Application Note 5447 
    Choose the Right Power Supply for Your FPGA
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    102.9kB
    Application Note 5349 
    Digital Power Solution Optimizes Base-Station Operation
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    200.3kB
    Tutorial 5389 
    Layout Considerations for High-Power Circuits
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    86.8kB
    Application Note 5259 
    Energy Harvesting Systems Power the Powerless
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    86kB
    Tutorial 1897 
    Building a DC-DC Power Supply that Works
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    38kB
    Tutorial 737 
    Choosing the Right Power-Supply IC for your Application
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    55kB
    Tutorial 718 
    Properties of the Charge-Pump Voltage Splitter
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    161kB
    Application Note 4266 
    An Efficiency Primer for Switch-Mode, DC-DC Converter Power Supplies
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    45kB
    Application Note 3855 
    Precision Circuit Monitors Negative Supply Current
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    181kB
    Application Note 3245 
    Injection Transformers for Closed-Loop DC-DC Converter Network Analysis
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    125kB
    Application Note 3443 
    Line and Load Transient Testing for Power Supplies
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    72kB
    Application Note 3442 
    Simple PSPICE Model Predicts MAX8546 Stability and Transient Response
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    89kB
    Application Note 3440 
    An Accurate Control Loop Model for Current-Mode Step-Down Controllers
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    136kB
    Application Note 3227 
    Power-On Reset and Related Supervisory Functions
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    190kB
    Application Note 3166 
    Source Resistance: The Efficiency Killer in DC-DC Converter Circuits
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    69kB
    Tutorial 2997 
    Basic Switching-Regulator-Layout Techniques
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    69kB
    Application Note 245 
    Adding Hysteresis to CPU Supervisor Voltage Sense Inputs Monitoring Upstream Voltage Supplies for Power-Fail Warnings
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    26kB
    Application Note 2025 
    Relay Driver Requires Only 25% Power
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    21kB
    Application Note 1987 
    Auto-Retry Controller Suits Telecom Applications
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    31kB
    Tutorial 1930 
    Technology Changes: From a Portable Power Point of View
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    28kB
    Application Note 1932 
    Simple Circuit Generates Multiple Isolated Supply Voltages
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    92kB
    Application Note 233 
    Regenerating the DS1847/DS1848 Resistor Calibration Constants
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    70kB
    Application Note 1861 
    Pass Transistor Boosts Current from Negative Linear Regulator
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    28kB
    Application Note 1853 
    External Pass Transistor Lowers Dropout Voltage
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    48kB
    Application Note 1843 
    Noise Reduction For ADSL Modem Power
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    69kB
    Application Note 1817 
    Reduce Component Count and Cut Costs by Disabling the MAX1737 Source-Current Loop
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    118kB
    Application Note 225 
    Using Digital Potentiometers in Adjustable Step-Down DC-DC Converter Designs
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    83kB
    Application Note 1789 
    A Cheap, Tiny LDO Provides up to 2A Output Current
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    49kB
    Application Note 1781 
    Graphics Chip Supply Delivers 1.65V at 26A
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    64kB
    Application Note 1767 
    USB-Powered DSL Modem Supply
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    34kB
    Application Note 427 
    48V-to-5V DC-DC Converter Using MAX638 Switching Step-Down Regulator Borrows Power from Phone Lines
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    59kB
    Application Note 1213 
    Tracking Power Supply Has Dual Outputs
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    120kB
    Tutorial 716 
    Proper Layout and Component Selection Controls EMI
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    40kB
    Application Note 1158 
    Power Supply From 4-20mA Transmission Line
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    58kB
    Tutorial 1133 
    Multiple Voltage Systems Need Supply-Voltage Sequencing
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    49kB
    Application Note 1054 
    Simple Change Improves PFM Boost-Controller Efficiency
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    110kB
    Application Note 895 
    HFAN-03.1.1: Digitally Programmable Low-Noise Avalanche Photo Detector (APD) Bias Circuit
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    31kB
    Application Note 945 
    Step-Up Controller Forms Negative Step-Down Regulator
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    60kB
    Application Note 908 
    Ultra-Low Resistance Surface Mount Current Shunts
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    286.8kB
    Tutorial 2031 
    DC-DC Converter Tutorial
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    37kB
    Application Note 782 
    Charge Pump Doubles Negative Voltage
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    32kB
    Application Note 673 
    5-to-1.8V Converter Works Without Magnetics
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    20kB
    Application Note 1162 
    A 3.3V Input Step-Down Converter for CPU Cores
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    47kB
    Application Note 476 
    Comparing the I²C Bus to the SMBus
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    31kB
    Reference Schematic 478 
    Current-Limit Circuit for the Buck Regulator
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    57kB
    Application Note 482 
    JFET Increases Voltage Rating for Linear Regulator
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    71kB
    Application Note 529 
    15V Input Converter Generates -185V at 50mA
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    37kB
    Application Note 438 
    3.3V Lithium-Ion-Cell Buck/Boost Supply Requires One Inductor
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    27kB
    Application Note 295 
    Emitter-Follower Boosts Linear Regulator's Output Current
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    32kB
    Application Note 256 
    Two AA Cells Power Step-Down Regulator and 3.3V Boost
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    34kB
    Application Note 254 
    Switch-Mode Converter Starts With Full Load Connected
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    32kB
    Application Note 1910 
    -12V to -5V/400mA Regulator Ensures Sequencing with 5V Rail
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    28kB
    Application Note 411 
    Derive 12V From 8V to 15V Input
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    37kB
    Application Note 90 
    Negative-Output Boost Regulator Has High Efficiency
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    53kB
    Application Note 1923 
    Draw 150mW of Isolated Power from Off-Hook Phone Line
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    44kB
    Application Note 577 
    High-Frequency Switching IC Powers Portable Telephone
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    70kB
    Application Note 1071 
    DAC-Powered Charge Pump Varies Negative Rail
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    68kB
    Application Note 2100 
    Inverter Circuit Derives 5V from Four AA Cells and Simplifies Designs
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    24kB
    Application Note 1016 
    Autotransformer Regulator Inverts 12V to -12V
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    31kB
    Application Note 1808 
    Adjustable LNB Power Supply Is DiSEqC Compatible
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    38kB
    Application Note 1199 
    Voltage-Inverter IC Forms High-Efficiency Rail Splitter
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    30kB
    Application Note 1096 
    Transformer-Driver IC Controls Bidirectional Switch

    APP NOTES FOR: PDA/Hand Terminal

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    755.5kB
    Application Note 5818 
    Get a Constant +5V Output by Switching Between a +5V Input and a Single-Cell Li+ Rechargeable Cell
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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    701.8kB
    Tutorial 5132 
    Power-Supply Solutions for Xilinx FPGAs
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    70kB
    Application Note 5058 
    5A Step-Down Regulator Has I²C-Programmable Voltage Output
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    83kB
    Application Note 4515 
    Adjusting the output voltages of the MAX8660/MAX8661
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    271.6kB
    Application Note 4326 
    Reduce Standby Power Drains with Ultra-Low-Current, Pulse-Frequency-Modulated (PFM) DC-DC Converters
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    114.1kB
    Application Note 4187 
    Negative Charge Pumps Achieve Inductor-Like Efficiency for WLED Backlights
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    118kB
    Application Note 4181 
    Simplify the Design of 1-Cell Li+ Battery-Operated Devices
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    29kB
    Application Note 4141 
    Programming and Testing a DS2786-Based Circuit
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    29kB
    Application Note 4106 
    Using the DS2786 Battery Fuel Gauge in a 2-Cell Battery Pack
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    48kB
    Application Note 3992 
    Interpreting the Open-Circuit-Voltage (OCV) Fuel Gauge of the DS2786
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    38kB
    Application Note 3603 
    Buck Converters Proliferate in Handhelds as Features and Processing Power Increase
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    30kB
    Application Note 3441 
    Circuit Board Layout Guidelines for White LED Charge Pumps
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    105kB
    Application Note 3243 
    White-LED Boost Converter vs. Charge Pump
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    125kB
    Application Note 3256 
    Why Drive White LEDs with Constant Current?
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    84kB
    Reference Schematic 3241 
    Charging Batteries Using USB Power
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    155kB
    Application Note 3070 
    Standard and White LED Basics and Operation
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    47kB
    Application Note 3014 
    LDO Improves White LED Current Matching
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    53kB
    Application Note 2767 
    DAC Makes Controller Programmable
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    26kB
    Application Note 2047 
    Step-Up/Step-Down Converter Features Ultra-Low Quiescent Current
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    145kB
    Reference Schematic 1804 
    Driving LEDs in Battery-Operated Applications: Controlling Brightness Power Efficiently
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    31kB
    Tutorial 1930 
    Technology Changes: From a Portable Power Point of View
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    36kB
    Application Note 1875 
    Triple Capacitive Voltage Inverter with the MAX871
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    65kB
    Application Note 1876 
    Doubler/Inverter Charge Pumps Divide by Two
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    40kB
    Application Note 1864 
    Regulated Dual Voltages Control STN-LCD Contrast
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    33kB
    Application Note 1815 
    Add Current Boost to USB Charger Driven by an AC Adapter
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    30kB
    Application Note 1791 
    Tiny Voltage Converter Boosts a Single Lithium Cell and Needs no Inductors
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    51kB
    Application Note 1783 
    Two AA Cells Power Dual-Supply µP
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    124kB
    Tutorial 883 
    Improved Power-Supply Rejection for Linear Regulators
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    50kB
    Application Note 1750 
    Powering Six White LEDs with High Efficiency Using the MAX1848
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    32kB
    Application Note 1157 
    Parallel-Port Interface Powers Low Voltage Systems
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    73kB
    Application Note 1736 
    Powering Four White LEDs with High Efficiency Using the MAX1848
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    43kB
    Application Note 1161 
    Current Limited DC-DC Controller Used as Step-Up Step-Down SEPIC Power Supply for USB Devices
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    34kB
    Application Note 1153 
    Simple Circuit Boosts a 3V Input and Improves Efficiency
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    104kB
    Tutorial 751 
    Linear Regulators in Portable Applications
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    126kB
    Tutorial 680 
    How to Design Battery Charger Applications that Require External Microcontrollers and Related System-Level Issues
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    46kB
    Application Note 1134 
    Uninterruptible Power Supply for USB Devices
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    47kB
    Application Note 1121 
    Using Ceramic Output Capacitors with the MAX1734 Voltage-Mode Buck Converter
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    71kB
    Application Note 1114 
    High-Power Boost Converter Switches Modes Automatically and Maintains Light-Load Efficiency
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    38kB
    Tutorial 1083 
    Life with Batteries—Do Not Ignore an IC's Typical Specs
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    70kB
    Tutorial 1051 
    SEPIC Equations and Component Ratings
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    172kB
    Application Note 1037 
    Charge-Pump and Step-Up DC-DC Converter Solutions for Powering White LEDs in Series or Parallel Connections
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    47kB
    Application Note 1020 
    LDO Linear Regulator Improves White LED Brightness Matching
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    106kB
    Application Note 1014 
    Design Case Study: Designing a Power Supply for a Portable, Wireless Contact Manager
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    29kB
    Application Note 1021 
    Buck/Boost Charge-Pump Regulator Powers White LEDs from a Wide 1.6V to 5.5V Input
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    45kB
    Tutorial 967 
    How to Minimize Power Dissipation in Li+ Linear Chargers
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    35kB
    Application Note 959 
    Dual 600mA Buck Vonverter for Logic Supply and Core Supply at 1V or Less
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    37kB
    Application Note 947 
    Extend Battery Life with Dual Power Supply for Wallcube/Battery-Powered Systems
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    79kB
    Reference Schematic 897 
    Single-Cell Li+ Cradle Charger With A Linear AC Adapter
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    38kB
    Application Note 950 
    Single-Cell Boost Converter Generates Auxiliary Bias For LCD
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    144kB
    Tutorial 817 
    Using Thermistors in Temperature Tracking Power Supplies
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    69kB
    Application Note 471 
    Step-up Converter with LDO Beats SEPIC Efficiency
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    23kB
    Application Note 479 
    All-Ceramic 320mA Step-Down Converter for USB
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    32kB
    Application Note 477 
    All-Ceramic 200mA Step-Up Converter for USB
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    62.2kB
    Application Note 297 
    Tripler Converts 5V to 15V
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    57kB
    Application Note 269 
    Trading Performance for Cost in Portable Power Supplies
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    97kB
    Application Note 268 
    Wireless-Modem Power for Hand-Held Devices
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    43kB
    Application Note 1025 
    Highly Efficient SEPIC Switching Regulator Generates 3V from Multiple Cells

    APP NOTES FOR: Power-over-Ethernet (PoE)

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    370.6kB
    Application Note 6220 
    40W Single Port MAX5971A Current Sensing
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    90.2kB
    Application Note 6161 
    25.5W-80W Class 5 Single Port PoE Power Injector
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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    1.7MB
    Subsystem Board 5840 
    Pasadena (MAXREFDES31#): 3.3V and 5V PoE Powered Device
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    1.5MB
    Reference Schematic 5044 
    Low-EMI, Active-Clamped Forward, Class 4 Powered Device (PD) Provides High-Efficiency Solution for PoE Applications
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    628kB
    Reference Schematic 5043 
    Active-Clamped Forward, Dual-Output PD Provides High-Performance Solution for PoE Applications
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    1009kB
    Reference Schematic 4984 
    High-Efficiency, Low Cost Flyback Converter Uses No Optocoupler Feedback
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    461kB
    Reference Schematic 4940 
    High-Performance Class 2 Powered Device (PD) is Customizable for Class 3 Designs

    APP NOTES FOR: Printer/Fax

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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    182kB
    Reference Schematic 4361 
    Reference Design Ensures Dynamic Output Voltages for a Print-Head Power Supply
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    148.7kB
    Tutorial 1832 
    Power Supply Engineer's Guide to Calculate Dissipation for MOSFETs in High-Power Supplies
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    34kB
    Application Note 1153 
    Simple Circuit Boosts a 3V Input and Improves Efficiency
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    113kB
    Reference Schematic 714 
    Isolated Power Supplies for Telecom Applications
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    117kB
    Tutorial 735 
    Layout Considerations for Non-Isolated DC-DC Converters
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    138kB
    Tutorial 848 
    Snubber Circuits Suppress Voltage Transient Spikes in Multiple Output DC-DC Flyback Converter Power Supplies
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    29kB
    Application Note 298 
    Current-Limit Switch Is Digitally Programmable
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    32kB
    Application Note 998 
    5V Step-Down Converter Has Transformer-Isolated Feedback

    APP NOTES FOR: RAID

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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    113kB
    Application Note 5041 
    Add a "Black Box" Fault Logger to Your "Big (or Small) Box" System
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    72kB
    Application Note 3244 
    3mm-Tall, Dual-Phase, Step-Down, DC-DC Converter Delivers 1.6V at 20A from 12V for Mobile Processor Cores
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    93.2kB
    Application Note 3356 
    MAX1917 Provides Pre-Bias Soft Start for Redundant Supply
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    64kB
    Application Note 1901 
    Convert a CPU Core Supply from Latchoff Mode to Hiccup Mode During a Short Circuit
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    148.7kB
    Tutorial 1832 
    Power Supply Engineer's Guide to Calculate Dissipation for MOSFETs in High-Power Supplies
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    221kB
    Tutorial 986 
    Input and Output Noise in Buck Converters Explained
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    117kB
    Tutorial 735 
    Layout Considerations for Non-Isolated DC-DC Converters
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    138kB
    Tutorial 848 
    Snubber Circuits Suppress Voltage Transient Spikes in Multiple Output DC-DC Flyback Converter Power Supplies
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    43kB
    Application Note 824 
    Miniature, Precision Negative Reference Requires No Precision Resistors
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    33kB
    Application Note 1785 
    Flexible Hot-Swap Current Limiter Allows Thermal Protection
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    30kB
    Application Note 1180 
    High-Accuracy Current-Sense Amplifier Enables Current Sensing and Current Sharing
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    27kB
    Application Note 553 
    5V, Non-Interruptible Power Supply Delivers 1A
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    35kB
    Application Note 260 
    Miniature Temperature Monitors Drive 3-Speed Fan Controller

    TOPOLOGY: Boost/Step-Up

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    755.5kB
    Application Note 5818 
    Get a Constant +5V Output by Switching Between a +5V Input and a Single-Cell Li+ Rechargeable Cell
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    833.1kB
    Application Note 5792 
    Multiplex Boosted Class-D without Additional External Circuitry
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    1.1MB
    Application Note 5950 
    MAX77387 Application Guidelines
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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    2.2MB
    Application Note 5372 
    MR16 LED Driver Makes MR16 LED Lamps Compatible with Most Electronic Transformers
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    96.5kB
    Application Note 4495 
    Current-Sense Amplifier Doubles as a High-Common Mode Instrumentation Amplifier
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    453.5kB
    Application Note 5438 
    Intermediate Rail 2MHz Switching Power Supply Withstands Entire Automotive Input Voltage Range
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    304.2kB
    Subsystem Board 5509 
    Oceanside (MAXREFDES9#): 3.3V to 15V Input, ±15V (±12V) Output, Isolated Power Supply
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    153kB
    Tutorial 4332 
    How to Design an Efficient DC-DC Converter Using the DS1875 PWM Controller
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    144.2kB
    Application Note 5503 
    Using a Peak-Current-Mode Controller to Design a Boost Converter
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    204.6kB
    Application Note 5287 
    Simple Low-Voltage High-Brightness (HB)-LED Solution for Li+ Battery-Operated Systems
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    86.8kB
    Application Note 5259 
    Energy Harvesting Systems Power the Powerless
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    762.2kB
    Application Note 5023 
    ISM Transmitter Has Constant Transmitter Power for Varying Supply Voltage
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    102.3kB
    Tutorial 4687 
    LEDs Allow New Remote-Controlled Lighting Applications
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    38kB
    Application Note 4835 
    True-Shutdown Circuit
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    75kB
    Application Note 4834 
    Negative-to-Negative Switch-Mode Converter Offers High Current and High Efficiency
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    70kB
    Application Note 4567 
    Simple Timeout Protection for High Current Flash LED Drivers
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    51kB
    Application Note 4510 
    Simple High-Voltage Supply Features Single IC and Small Size
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    75kB
    Application Note 4497 
    Single-Inductor Circuit Generates Bipolar Supply Voltages
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    86kB
    Tutorial 1897 
    Building a DC-DC Power Supply that Works
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    35kB
    Application Note 4499 
    Miniature Circuit Converts Negative Inputs to Positive Outputs
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    834.8kB
    Reference Schematic 4669 
    112W Boost Driver for Long Strings of LEDs Using All Ceramic Capacitors
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    408kB
    Reference Schematic 4612 
    Boost Driver for Long LED Strings Using Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors
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    225kB
    Application Note 4646 
    Use Thermal Analysis to Predict an IC's Transient Behavior and Avoid Overheating
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    38kB
    Tutorial 737 
    Choosing the Right Power-Supply IC for your Application
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    37kB
    Application Note 4621 
    Simple Circuit Prevents USB Current Overshoot During Insertion
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    50kB
    Application Note 4445 
    Boost Converter Switches Between Battery and USB Power
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    39kB
    Application Note 4434 
    USB-Powered Bipolar Supply
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    108kB
    Application Note 4456 
    Understand Thermal Derating Aspects of PWM ICs to Ensure the Best System Performance
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    72kB
    Tutorial 752 
    Creating a Fast Load Transient
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    128kB
    Reference Schematic 4151 
    Using the MAX15005 Supply and Driver for an LED Application
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    64kB
    Application Note 4087 
    An Introduction to Switch-Mode Power Supplies
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    157kB
    Application Note 3983 
    Designing Single-Switch, Resonant-Reset, Forward Converters
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    132kB
    Application Note 3988 
    Inductor Choice Yields Performance Tradeoffs in DC-DC Converters
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    47kB
    Application Note 3943 
    ±15V or ±12V Output Switch-Mode Power Supply Has Wide Input-Voltage Range
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    36kB
    Application Note 3929 
    Avalanche-Photodiode Detector Circuit Limits Current to 1mA and Improves Transient Response
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    44kB
    Application Note 3755 
    High-Power White-LED Driver Operates on 1 or 2 Alkaline Cells
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    50kB
    Application Note 3757 
    Bias Supply Powers Low-Power Geiger-Mueller Tube
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    101kB
    Reference Schematic 3744 
    Circuit Enables Single NiMH Cell to Simulate a Lithium Battery
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    91kB
    Reference Schematic 3639 
    Design of a Nonisolated, Flyback LED Driver Circuit
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    149kB
    Application Note 3638 
    2.2MHz Buck or Boost Power Supply for ADSL2+ Chipset
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    33kB
    Application Note 3535 
    Pushbuttons Control Regulated Switching Converter
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    42kB
    Application Note 3468 
    High-Efficiency Step-Up Converter Robs Parallel Port
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    105kB
    Application Note 3243 
    White-LED Boost Converter vs. Charge Pump
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    37kB
    Application Note 3325 
    Simple circuit generates +3.3V at 1A from -5V
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    69kB
    Tutorial 2997 
    Basic Switching-Regulator-Layout Techniques
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    26kB
    Application Note 2047 
    Step-Up/Step-Down Converter Features Ultra-Low Quiescent Current
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    145kB
    Reference Schematic 1804 
    Driving LEDs in Battery-Operated Applications: Controlling Brightness Power Efficiently
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    40kB
    Application Note 1864 
    Regulated Dual Voltages Control STN-LCD Contrast
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    66kB
    Application Note 1831 
    Low-Noise APD Bias Circuit
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    46kB
    Application Note 1805 
    Choosing the MAX1932 External Inductor, Diode, Current-Sense Resistor, and Output Filter Capacitors for Worst-Case Conditions
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    305kB
    Application Note 226 
    Step-Up DC-DC Converter Calibration and Adjustment Using a Digital Potentiometer
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    58kB
    Application Note 1803 
    Simple Circuit Provides +5V Gate Bias from -48V Input
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    30kB
    Application Note 1791 
    Tiny Voltage Converter Boosts a Single Lithium Cell and Needs no Inductors
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    51kB
    Application Note 1783 
    Two AA Cells Power Dual-Supply µP
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    50kB
    Application Note 1750 
    Powering Six White LEDs with High Efficiency Using the MAX1848
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    37kB
    Application Note 1751 
    High-V DC-DC Converter Is Ideal for MEMS (Warning: High-Voltage Circuit)
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    73kB
    Application Note 1736 
    Powering Four White LEDs with High Efficiency Using the MAX1848
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    39kB
    Application Note 1170 
    Circuit Connection Adds Current-Mode Operation to PFM Boost Converters
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    59kB
    Application Note 1213 
    Tracking Power Supply Has Dual Outputs
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    120kB
    Tutorial 716 
    Proper Layout and Component Selection Controls EMI
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    40kB
    Application Note 1158 
    Power Supply From 4-20mA Transmission Line
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    53kB
    Application Note 1147 
    Simple Current Source Varies the Switching Frequency of a Power Supply for a Digital Still Camera
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    194kB
    Application Note 280 
    Power Supplies for Telecom Systems
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    201kB
    Tutorial 1109 
    Small, High-Voltage Boost Converters
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    46kB
    Application Note 1134 
    Uninterruptible Power Supply for USB Devices
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    71kB
    Application Note 1114 
    High-Power Boost Converter Switches Modes Automatically and Maintains Light-Load Efficiency
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    64kB
    Application Note 1077 
    DC-to-DC Converter Combats EMI
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    172kB
    Application Note 1037 
    Charge-Pump and Step-Up DC-DC Converter Solutions for Powering White LEDs in Series or Parallel Connections
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    49kB
    Application Note 1054 
    Simple Change Improves PFM Boost-Controller Efficiency
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    106kB
    Application Note 1014 
    Design Case Study: Designing a Power Supply for a Portable, Wireless Contact Manager
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    37kB
    Application Note 947 
    Extend Battery Life with Dual Power Supply for Wallcube/Battery-Powered Systems
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    31kB
    Application Note 940 
    Feedback Circuit Enhances Efficiency of Boost-Converter Current Source
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    38kB
    Application Note 950 
    Single-Cell Boost Converter Generates Auxiliary Bias For LCD
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    117kB
    Tutorial 735 
    Layout Considerations for Non-Isolated DC-DC Converters
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    144kB
    Tutorial 817 
    Using Thermistors in Temperature Tracking Power Supplies
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    286.8kB
    Tutorial 2031 
    DC-DC Converter Tutorial
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    37kB
    Application Note 782 
    Charge Pump Doubles Negative Voltage
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    35kB
    Application Note 473 
    Integrated Power Supplies are Highly Reliable and Compact Postregulators
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    32kB
    Application Note 477 
    All-Ceramic 200mA Step-Up Converter for USB
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    97kB
    Application Note 268 
    Wireless-Modem Power for Hand-Held Devices
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    57kB
    Application Note 269 
    Trading Performance for Cost in Portable Power Supplies
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    59.3kB
    Application Note 296 
    3.3V Supply Taps Power from the -12V PCI Bus
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    27kB
    Application Note 553 
    5V, Non-Interruptible Power Supply Delivers 1A
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    32kB
    Application Note 1910 
    -12V to -5V/400mA Regulator Ensures Sequencing with 5V Rail
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    57kB
    Application Note 113 
    Boost DC-DC Voltage Regulator Converts To Current Source for Battery Charging
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    28kB
    Application Note 1198 
    Off-The-Shelf Transformer Limits Capacitor Inrush Current
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    28kB
    Application Note 933 
    Negative Buck Regulator Employs Step-Up Controller

    TOPOLOGY: Buck-Boost/Step Up-Down

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    3.1MB
    Application Note 5991 
    Realizing Industry 4.0: Essential System Considerations
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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    792kB
    Tutorial 5775 
    How to Use the MAX17501 and MAX17502 for Negative Output Voltage Applications
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    453.5kB
    Application Note 5438 
    Intermediate Rail 2MHz Switching Power Supply Withstands Entire Automotive Input Voltage Range
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    57.6kB
    Application Note 5447 
    Choose the Right Power Supply for Your FPGA
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    102.3kB
    Tutorial 4687 
    LEDs Allow New Remote-Controlled Lighting Applications
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    86kB
    Tutorial 1897 
    Building a DC-DC Power Supply that Works
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    93.7kB
    Application Note 4328 
    Low-Loss LED Driver Improves a System's Green Footprint by Boosting Efficiency and Extending Battery Life
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    225kB
    Application Note 4646 
    Use Thermal Analysis to Predict an IC's Transient Behavior and Avoid Overheating
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    38kB
    Tutorial 737 
    Choosing the Right Power-Supply IC for your Application
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    108kB
    Application Note 4456 
    Understand Thermal Derating Aspects of PWM ICs to Ensure the Best System Performance
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    167kB
    Reference Schematic 4375 
    Reference Design for a High-Current Power Supply with Lossless Current Sensing Using the MAX5060
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    148kB
    Reference Schematic 4374 
    Power Supply and Accurate Current Monitor for Avalanche Photodiode (APD) Biasing Applications
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    182kB
    Reference Schematic 4361 
    Reference Design Ensures Dynamic Output Voltages for a Print-Head Power Supply
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    114.1kB
    Application Note 4187 
    Negative Charge Pumps Achieve Inductor-Like Efficiency for WLED Backlights
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    72kB
    Tutorial 752 
    Creating a Fast Load Transient
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    64kB
    Application Note 4087 
    An Introduction to Switch-Mode Power Supplies
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    92kB
    Application Note 3939 
    DC-DC Controllers Use Average-Current-Mode Control for Infotainment Applications
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    149kB
    Application Note 3638 
    2.2MHz Buck or Boost Power Supply for ADSL2+ Chipset
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    70kB
    Application Note 3532 
    High-Power LED Driver Accepts Wide Input-Voltage Range
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    30kB
    Application Note 3441 
    Circuit Board Layout Guidelines for White LED Charge Pumps
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    136kB
    Application Note 3264 
    Compact DWDM laser Temperature Control with the MAX8521
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    26kB
    Application Note 2047 
    Step-Up/Step-Down Converter Features Ultra-Low Quiescent Current
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    110.3kB
    Application Note 1845 
    Choosing the Right DC-DC Converter for Automotive Applications
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    120kB
    Tutorial 716 
    Proper Layout and Component Selection Controls EMI
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    43kB
    Application Note 1161 
    Current Limited DC-DC Controller Used as Step-Up Step-Down SEPIC Power Supply for USB Devices
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    64kB
    Application Note 1077 
    DC-to-DC Converter Combats EMI
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    70kB
    Tutorial 1051 
    SEPIC Equations and Component Ratings
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    29kB
    Application Note 1021 
    Buck/Boost Charge-Pump Regulator Powers White LEDs from a Wide 1.6V to 5.5V Input
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    69kB
    Application Note 471 
    Step-up Converter with LDO Beats SEPIC Efficiency
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    57kB
    Application Note 269 
    Trading Performance for Cost in Portable Power Supplies
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    68kB
    Application Note 2100 
    Inverter Circuit Derives 5V from Four AA Cells and Simplifies Designs
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    43kB
    Application Note 1025 
    Highly Efficient SEPIC Switching Regulator Generates 3V from Multiple Cells

    TOPOLOGY: Buck/Step-Down

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    491.7kB
    Application Note 5999 
    Choose the Right Regulator for the Job: Part 2, Primary Regulator Control Schemes
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    707.1kB
    Application Note 6071 
    Choose the Right Regulator for the Right Job: Part 3, Component Selection
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    275.9kB
    Application Note 6129 
    Synchronous or Nonsynchronous Topology? Boost System Performance with the Right DC-DC Converter
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    504.4kB
    Application Note 6241 
    Phase Shedding using VT11XX
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    High-Voltage Battery Charger with Frequency Sync Input
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    948kB
    Application Note 5949 
    Wearable Weight Loss - Slim Down Wellness Devices with Better Energy Efficiency
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    278.4kB
    Application Note 5963 
    Quad Flat Package No Leads (QFN) Design, Fabrication & Assembly
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    888.6kB
    Tutorial 5997 
    The Benefits of the Coupled Inductor Technology
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    971kB
    Application Note 5601 
    Current Calibration Procedure for InTune Digital Power
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    621.8kB
    Application Note 5758 
    Analog Integration Drives Factory Integration
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    551.2kB
    Application Note 5784 
    The Industrial Automation Power Dilemma: Part 1 - Industrial Control Architecture
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    530.2kB
    Application Note 5821 
    The Industrial Automation Power Dilemma: Part 2 - Synchronous Regulators Improve the Power System
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    659kB
    Product Board 5815 
    Palo Verde (MAXREFDES33#): Step-Down Converter
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    143.4kB
    Application Note 5599 
    Enhance PA Performance and System Efficiency with Bypass Mode in Hysteretic Step-Down Converters
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    238.4kB
    Tutorial 5133 
    Power-Supply Solutions for Altera FPGAs
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    701.8kB
    Tutorial 5132 
    Power-Supply Solutions for Xilinx FPGAs
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    197kB
    Application Note 4944 
    Layout Guidelines Maximize Automotive Power-Supply Performance and Minimize Emissions
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    380.2kB
    Reference Schematic 5137 
    Layout Guidelines for the MAX16974/MAX16975/MAX16976 DC-DC Converters
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    70kB
    Application Note 5058 
    5A Step-Down Regulator Has I²C-Programmable Voltage Output
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    102.3kB
    Tutorial 4687 
    LEDs Allow New Remote-Controlled Lighting Applications
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    100.7kB
    Tutorial 4670 
    LEDs for General Lighting: What They Offer and Their Design in Retrofit Lamps
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    44kB
    Application Note 4979 
    Automotive USB Power
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    86kB
    Tutorial 1897 
    Building a DC-DC Power Supply that Works
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    54kB
    Application Note 4496 
    NiMH/NiCd Switchmode Battery Charger Has dV/dt Charge Termination
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    43kB
    Application Note 4500 
    Negative Step-Down Converter Requires No Inductor
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    225kB
    Application Note 4646 
    Use Thermal Analysis to Predict an IC's Transient Behavior and Avoid Overheating
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    199kB
    Application Note 4608 
    Layout Guidelines with Example Layout for the MAX16922 PMIC
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    186kB
    Reference Schematic 4376 
    Reference Design for a High-Input-Voltage, High-Output-Current Buck Controller Using the MAX15046
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    38kB
    Tutorial 737 
    Choosing the Right Power-Supply IC for your Application
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    281kB
    Application Note 4596 
    Improve Two-Phase Buck Converter Performance with a Coupled-Choke Topology
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    108kB
    Application Note 4456 
    Understand Thermal Derating Aspects of PWM ICs to Ensure the Best System Performance
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    177kB
    Reference Schematic 4365 
    Reference Design Using the MAX15026 for an Auxiliary Power Supply for LCD TVs or Set-Top Boxes
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    161kB
    Application Note 4266 
    An Efficiency Primer for Switch-Mode, DC-DC Converter Power Supplies
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    72kB
    Tutorial 752 
    Creating a Fast Load Transient
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    118kB
    Application Note 4181 
    Simplify the Design of 1-Cell Li+ Battery-Operated Devices
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    75kB
    Reference Schematic 4152 
    Reference Design for the MAX5073 Dual Buck Converter Operating at a Switching Frequency of 2MHz
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    117kB
    Reference Schematic 4150 
    Reference Design Using the MAX5066 for a High Performance Application
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    64kB
    Application Note 4087 
    An Introduction to Switch-Mode Power Supplies
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    157kB
    Application Note 3983 
    Designing Single-Switch, Resonant-Reset, Forward Converters
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    92kB
    Application Note 3939 
    DC-DC Controllers Use Average-Current-Mode Control for Infotainment Applications
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    129kB
    Application Note 3767 
    Meeting the Challenges of Power-Supply Design for Modern, High-Current CPUs
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    246.3kB
    Tutorial 3740 
    How to Generate Auxiliary Supplies from a Positive Buck DC-DC Converter
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    27kB
    Application Note 3753 
    Thermistor Linearizes Current Limit
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    120kB
    Application Note 3672 
    Noise Reduction for the MAX1864 Auxiliary Regulator
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    149kB
    Application Note 3638 
    2.2MHz Buck or Boost Power Supply for ADSL2+ Chipset
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    81kB
    Application Note 3668 
    High-Efficiency Current Drive for High-Brightness LEDs
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    36kB
    Application Note 3626 
    Adding a Watchdog to a Dual-Output Power Supply
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    38kB
    Application Note 3603 
    Buck Converters Proliferate in Handhelds as Features and Processing Power Increase
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    121.5kB
    Application Note 3560 
    High-Efficiency DC-DC Converter Fits LDO Footprint
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    51kB
    Application Note 3519 
    Integrated DC-DC Converters Save Space and Design Time in Distributed-Power Systems
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    103kB
    Application Note 3499 
    Compact-Footprint, 60A, Two-Phase Power Supply for AMD K8 Motherboards
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    50kB
    Application Note 3434 
    RF Power Reduction for CDMA/WCDMA Cellular Phones
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    72kB
    Application Note 3442 
    Simple PSPICE Model Predicts MAX8546 Stability and Transient Response
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    72kB
    Application Note 3244 
    3mm-Tall, Dual-Phase, Step-Down, DC-DC Converter Delivers 1.6V at 20A from 12V for Mobile Processor Cores
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    89kB
    Application Note 3440 
    An Accurate Control Loop Model for Current-Mode Step-Down Controllers
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    93.2kB
    Application Note 3356 
    MAX1917 Provides Pre-Bias Soft Start for Redundant Supply
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    48kB
    Application Note 3324 
    Buck Regulator Forms High-Power Inverting -5V Supply
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    87kB
    Application Note 3174 
    Selecting Power Management for Cellular Handsets
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    69kB
    Tutorial 2997 
    Basic Switching-Regulator-Layout Techniques
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    53kB
    Application Note 2767 
    DAC Makes Controller Programmable
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    64kB
    Application Note 1901 
    Convert a CPU Core Supply from Latchoff Mode to Hiccup Mode During a Short Circuit
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    54kB
    Application Note 1882 
    Increase the Power of a Buck (Step-Down) Switching Power Supply IC
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    38kB
    Application Note 1857 
    DDR Memory-Termination Supply
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    110.3kB
    Application Note 1845 
    Choosing the Right DC-DC Converter for Automotive Applications
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    148.7kB
    Tutorial 1832 
    Power Supply Engineer's Guide to Calculate Dissipation for MOSFETs in High-Power Supplies
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    118kB
    Application Note 225 
    Using Digital Potentiometers in Adjustable Step-Down DC-DC Converter Designs
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    72kB
    Application Note 1782 
    All-Ceramic Capacitors Enable the Smallest Footprint for a 1MHz, 6A Step-Down Regulator
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    83kB
    Application Note 1775 
    Power Supply for DDR-SDRAM Termination Operates From 3V to 5.5V Input
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    32kB
    Application Note 1157 
    Parallel-Port Interface Powers Low Voltage Systems
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    120kB
    Tutorial 716 
    Proper Layout and Component Selection Controls EMI
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    34kB
    Application Note 1153 
    Simple Circuit Boosts a 3V Input and Improves Efficiency
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    193kB
    Application Note 1062 
    Designing Compact Telecom Power Supplies
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    53kB
    Application Note 1147 
    Simple Current Source Varies the Switching Frequency of a Power Supply for a Digital Still Camera
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    38kB
    Application Note 1149 
    DDR Memory-Termination Supply is Flexible for 2.5V and 1.8V Memory Systems
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    221kB
    Tutorial 986 
    Input and Output Noise in Buck Converters Explained
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    194kB
    Application Note 280 
    Power Supplies for Telecom Systems
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    65kB
    Application Note 1135 
    Small Capacitor Improves Efficiency in High-Power CPU Supply
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    47kB
    Application Note 1121 
    Using Ceramic Output Capacitors with the MAX1734 Voltage-Mode Buck Converter
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    64kB
    Application Note 1077 
    DC-to-DC Converter Combats EMI
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    77kB
    Application Note 1053 
    VDDQ Supply for Server DDR Memory Using PWM Step-Down Controller
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    64kB
    Application Note 1044 
    Design of Graphic Chip and Related Circuitry Power Supplies Using MAX1953 1MHz PWM Step-down Controller
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    73kB
    Application Note 1045 
    One Megahertz Adaptable Power Supply Meets XENPAK MSA Specification
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    106kB
    Application Note 1014 
    Design Case Study: Designing a Power Supply for a Portable, Wireless Contact Manager
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    76kB
    Application Note 993 
    Adding Voltage Droop to DDR Memory Termination Voltage Supply Reduces Output Capacitance
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    45kB
    Tutorial 967 
    How to Minimize Power Dissipation in Li+ Linear Chargers
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    35kB
    Application Note 959 
    Dual 600mA Buck Vonverter for Logic Supply and Core Supply at 1V or Less
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    31kB
    Application Note 945 
    Step-Up Controller Forms Negative Step-Down Regulator
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    117kB
    Tutorial 735 
    Layout Considerations for Non-Isolated DC-DC Converters
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    286.8kB
    Tutorial 2031 
    DC-DC Converter Tutorial
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    96kB
    Application Note 841 
    Staggered- or Simultaneous-Output Voltage Sequencing/Tracking is Flexible for xDSL and Cable Modem Systems
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    31kB
    Application Note 821 
    Compensation Calculator for the MAX1864/MAX1865 xDSL Cable-Modem Power Supplies
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    51kB
    Application Note 1205 
    W-CDMA Power Supply Dramatically Improves Transmit Efficiency
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    32kB
    Application Note 673 
    5-to-1.8V Converter Works Without Magnetics
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    30kB
    Application Note 1180 
    High-Accuracy Current-Sense Amplifier Enables Current Sensing and Current Sharing
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    35kB
    Application Note 473 
    Integrated Power Supplies are Highly Reliable and Compact Postregulators
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    31kB
    Reference Schematic 478 
    Current-Limit Circuit for the Buck Regulator
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    23kB
    Application Note 479 
    All-Ceramic 320mA Step-Down Converter for USB
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    57kB
    Application Note 269 
    Trading Performance for Cost in Portable Power Supplies
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    84kB
    Application Note 678 
    Turnkey Power-Supply Solutions Power Pentium® Pro µPs
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    35kB
    Application Note 260 
    Miniature Temperature Monitors Drive 3-Speed Fan Controller
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    33kB
    Application Note 930 
    Synchronous Buck-Regulator Output Terminates High-Speed Data Buses
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    32kB
    Application Note 998 
    5V Step-Down Converter Has Transformer-Isolated Feedback
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    28kB
    Application Note 933 
    Negative Buck Regulator Employs Step-Up Controller

    TOPOLOGY: Charge Pump

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    833.1kB
    Application Note 5792 
    Multiplex Boosted Class-D without Additional External Circuitry
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    78kB
    Application Note 4501 
    Simple Current Limiter Is Programmable
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    43kB
    Application Note 4500 
    Negative Step-Down Converter Requires No Inductor
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    225kB
    Application Note 4646 
    Use Thermal Analysis to Predict an IC's Transient Behavior and Avoid Overheating
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    38kB
    Tutorial 737 
    Choosing the Right Power-Supply IC for your Application
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    30kB
    Application Note 4417 
    Transceiver IC Generates ±30V
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    108kB
    Application Note 4456 
    Understand Thermal Derating Aspects of PWM ICs to Ensure the Best System Performance
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    55kB
    Tutorial 718 
    Properties of the Charge-Pump Voltage Splitter
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    114.1kB
    Application Note 4187 
    Negative Charge Pumps Achieve Inductor-Like Efficiency for WLED Backlights
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    72kB
    Tutorial 752 
    Creating a Fast Load Transient
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    60kB
    Application Note 4078 
    Extend Current-Sense Amplifier's Input Range Down to 0V
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    246.3kB
    Tutorial 3740 
    How to Generate Auxiliary Supplies from a Positive Buck DC-DC Converter
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    34kB
    Application Note 3659 
    Simple Circuit Converts +5V to -10V
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    27kB
    Application Note 3534 
    Charge Pump Converts -5V to +5V
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    30kB
    Application Note 3441 
    Circuit Board Layout Guidelines for White LED Charge Pumps
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    105kB
    Application Note 3243 
    White-LED Boost Converter vs. Charge Pump
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    38kB
    Application Note 3330 
    Build a Charge Pump with Ultra-Low Quiescent Current (Iq)
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    42kB
    Application Note 3202 
    5V Auxiliary Power Supply Teams LDO and Charge Pump
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    145kB
    Reference Schematic 1804 
    Driving LEDs in Battery-Operated Applications: Controlling Brightness Power Efficiently
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    36kB
    Application Note 1875 
    Triple Capacitive Voltage Inverter with the MAX871
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    65kB
    Application Note 1876 
    Doubler/Inverter Charge Pumps Divide by Two
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    58kB
    Application Note 1803 
    Simple Circuit Provides +5V Gate Bias from -48V Input
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    37kB
    Application Note 1751 
    High-V DC-DC Converter Is Ideal for MEMS (Warning: High-Voltage Circuit)
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    59kB
    Application Note 1213 
    Tracking Power Supply Has Dual Outputs
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    172kB
    Application Note 1037 
    Charge-Pump and Step-Up DC-DC Converter Solutions for Powering White LEDs in Series or Parallel Connections
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    29kB
    Application Note 1021 
    Buck/Boost Charge-Pump Regulator Powers White LEDs from a Wide 1.6V to 5.5V Input
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    43kB
    Application Note 824 
    Miniature, Precision Negative Reference Requires No Precision Resistors
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    37kB
    Application Note 782 
    Charge Pump Doubles Negative Voltage
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    32kB
    Application Note 673 
    5-to-1.8V Converter Works Without Magnetics
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    62.2kB
    Application Note 297 
    Tripler Converts 5V to 15V
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    57kB
    Application Note 269 
    Trading Performance for Cost in Portable Power Supplies
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    44kB
    Application Note 577 
    High-Frequency Switching IC Powers Portable Telephone
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    70kB
    Application Note 1071 
    DAC-Powered Charge Pump Varies Negative Rail
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    71kB
    Application Note 146 
    DC-DC Switch-Mode Power-Supply Controller Drives Regulated Charge Pump
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    38kB
    Application Note 1199 
    Voltage-Inverter IC Forms High-Efficiency Rail Splitter

    TOPOLOGY: Current Sensing

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    260.5kB
    Application Note 5998 
    Choose the Right Regulator for the Job: Part 1, Regulator Control Schemes
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    491.7kB
    Application Note 5999 
    Choose the Right Regulator for the Job: Part 2, Primary Regulator Control Schemes
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    96.5kB
    Application Note 4495 
    Current-Sense Amplifier Doubles as a High-Common Mode Instrumentation Amplifier
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    171kB
    Application Note 5272 
    Selecting External Components for an Automotive Remote Antenna Regulator and Current-Sense Amplifier
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    316.9kB
    Application Note 5271 
    Selecting External Components for an Automotive Dual Remote Antenna Current-Sense LDO/Switch
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    225kB
    Application Note 4646 
    Use Thermal Analysis to Predict an IC's Transient Behavior and Avoid Overheating
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    108kB
    Application Note 4456 
    Understand Thermal Derating Aspects of PWM ICs to Ensure the Best System Performance
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    60kB
    Application Note 4078 
    Extend Current-Sense Amplifier's Input Range Down to 0V
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    34kB
    Application Note 3867 
    Shunt Regulator Improves PA's Current-Limit Accuracy
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    31kB
    Application Note 940 
    Feedback Circuit Enhances Efficiency of Boost-Converter Current Source
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    30kB
    Application Note 1180 
    High-Accuracy Current-Sense Amplifier Enables Current Sensing and Current Sharing
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    31kB
    Reference Schematic 478 
    Current-Limit Circuit for the Buck Regulator
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    45kB
    Application Note 3331 
    High-Side Current-Sense Amplifier Operates at High Voltage

    TOPOLOGY: Flyback/Isolated/Transformer

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    3.1MB
    Application Note 5991 
    Realizing Industry 4.0: Essential System Considerations
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    3.8MB
    Application Note 5780 
    Designing Active-Clamp Forward Converters Using Peak-Current-Mode Controllers
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    259.5kB
    Application Note 5766 
    Choosing the Right Transformer with the MAX13256
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    200.4kB
    Subsystem Board 5742 
    Carmel (MAXREFDES18#): High Accuracy Analog Current/Voltage Output
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    285.5kB
    Subsystem Board 5562 
    Campbell (MAXREFDES4#): 16-Bit High-Accuracy 4-20mA Input Isolated Analog Front End (AFE)
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    315.5kB
    Application Note 5504 
    Designing Flyback Converters Using Peak-Current-Mode Controllers
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    132.2kB
    Subsystem Board 5510 
    Lakewood (MAXREFDES7#): 3.3V Input, ±12V (±15V) Output Isolated Power Supply
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    113.7kB
    Subsystem Board 5512 
    Riverside (MAXREFDES8#): 3.3V Input, 12V (15V) Output Isolated Power Supply
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    304.2kB
    Subsystem Board 5509 
    Oceanside (MAXREFDES9#): 3.3V to 15V Input, ±15V (±12V) Output, Isolated Power Supply
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    102.4kB
    Application Note 5355 
    Using an H-Bridge Transformer Driver to Charge a Supercapacitor
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    101kB
    Application Note 5072 
    Snubber Design for the MAX13256
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    100.7kB
    Tutorial 4670 
    LEDs for General Lighting: What They Offer and Their Design in Retrofit Lamps
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    1009kB
    Reference Schematic 4984 
    High-Efficiency, Low Cost Flyback Converter Uses No Optocoupler Feedback
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    143kB
    Application Note 4553 
    Isolated Power Using Capacitors
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    86kB
    Tutorial 1897 
    Building a DC-DC Power Supply that Works
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    225kB
    Application Note 4646 
    Use Thermal Analysis to Predict an IC's Transient Behavior and Avoid Overheating
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    38kB
    Tutorial 737 
    Choosing the Right Power-Supply IC for your Application
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    108kB
    Application Note 4456 
    Understand Thermal Derating Aspects of PWM ICs to Ensure the Best System Performance
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    150kB
    Reference Schematic 4363 
    Vacuum Fluorescent Display (VFD) Reference Design for Automotive Applications
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    271.6kB
    Application Note 4326 
    Reduce Standby Power Drains with Ultra-Low-Current, Pulse-Frequency-Modulated (PFM) DC-DC Converters
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    72kB
    Tutorial 752 
    Creating a Fast Load Transient
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    157kB
    Application Note 3983 
    Designing Single-Switch, Resonant-Reset, Forward Converters
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    246.3kB
    Tutorial 3740 
    How to Generate Auxiliary Supplies from a Positive Buck DC-DC Converter
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    91kB
    Reference Schematic 3639 
    Design of a Nonisolated, Flyback LED Driver Circuit
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    208kB
    Application Note 2040 
    50W Current-Mode Forward Converter Design with the MAX8540
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    217kB
    Application Note 2039 
    50W Voltage-Mode Forward Converter Design with the MAX8541
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    162kB
    Application Note 819 
    Isolated Power Supply Is Suitable For Telecom/Datacom Applications
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    120kB
    Tutorial 716 
    Proper Layout and Component Selection Controls EMI
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    153kB
    Application Note 1166 
    Flyback Transformer Design for MAX1856 SLIC Power Supplies
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    43kB
    Application Note 1161 
    Current Limited DC-DC Controller Used as Step-Up Step-Down SEPIC Power Supply for USB Devices
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    113kB
    Reference Schematic 714 
    Isolated Power Supplies for Telecom Applications
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    193kB
    Application Note 1062 
    Designing Compact Telecom Power Supplies
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    155kB
    Application Note 849 
    Selection of Ultra-Fast Recovery Diodes Used in Flyback Circuits
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    194kB
    Application Note 280 
    Power Supplies for Telecom Systems
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    35kB
    Application Note 1115 
    Isolated SLIC supply
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    64kB
    Application Note 1077 
    DC-to-DC Converter Combats EMI
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    45kB
    Tutorial 967 
    How to Minimize Power Dissipation in Li+ Linear Chargers
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    38kB
    Application Note 950 
    Single-Cell Boost Converter Generates Auxiliary Bias For LCD
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    286.8kB
    Tutorial 2031 
    DC-DC Converter Tutorial
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    138kB
    Tutorial 848 
    Snubber Circuits Suppress Voltage Transient Spikes in Multiple Output DC-DC Flyback Converter Power Supplies
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    89kB
    Application Note 904 
    SLIC Power-Supply Design
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    35kB
    Application Note 473 
    Integrated Power Supplies are Highly Reliable and Compact Postregulators
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    27kB
    Application Note 433 
    5V Input Converter Generates -30V at 80mA
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    27kB
    Application Note 435 
    +12V Input Converter Generates -165V at 100mA
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    29kB
    Application Note 294 
    Dual-Output SLIC Supply Shares Feedback
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    68kB
    Application Note 2100 
    Inverter Circuit Derives 5V from Four AA Cells and Simplifies Designs
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    32kB
    Application Note 998 
    5V Step-Down Converter Has Transformer-Isolated Feedback
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    24kB
    Application Note 1016 
    Autotransformer Regulator Inverts 12V to -12V
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    28kB
    Application Note 1198 
    Off-The-Shelf Transformer Limits Capacitor Inrush Current
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    30kB
    Application Note 1096 
    Transformer-Driver IC Controls Bidirectional Switch

    TOPOLOGY: Inverter/Negative Output

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    792kB
    Tutorial 5775 
    How to Use the MAX17501 and MAX17502 for Negative Output Voltage Applications
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    132.2kB
    Subsystem Board 5510 
    Lakewood (MAXREFDES7#): 3.3V Input, ±12V (±15V) Output Isolated Power Supply
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    304.2kB
    Subsystem Board 5509 
    Oceanside (MAXREFDES9#): 3.3V to 15V Input, ±15V (±12V) Output, Isolated Power Supply
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    86kB
    Tutorial 1897 
    Building a DC-DC Power Supply that Works
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    43kB
    Application Note 4500 
    Negative Step-Down Converter Requires No Inductor
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    225kB
    Application Note 4646 
    Use Thermal Analysis to Predict an IC's Transient Behavior and Avoid Overheating
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    38kB
    Tutorial 737 
    Choosing the Right Power-Supply IC for your Application
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    108kB
    Application Note 4456 
    Understand Thermal Derating Aspects of PWM ICs to Ensure the Best System Performance
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    47kB
    Application Note 3943 
    ±15V or ±12V Output Switch-Mode Power Supply Has Wide Input-Voltage Range
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    45kB
    Application Note 3855 
    Precision Circuit Monitors Negative Supply Current
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    34kB
    Application Note 3659 
    Simple Circuit Converts +5V to -10V
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    27kB
    Application Note 3591 
    Compensation Calculator for the MAX1846/MAX1847 Inverting DC-DC Converters
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    48kB
    Application Note 3324 
    Buck Regulator Forms High-Power Inverting -5V Supply
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    36kB
    Application Note 1875 
    Triple Capacitive Voltage Inverter with the MAX871
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    40kB
    Application Note 1864 
    Regulated Dual Voltages Control STN-LCD Contrast
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    59kB
    Application Note 1213 
    Tracking Power Supply Has Dual Outputs
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    120kB
    Tutorial 716 
    Proper Layout and Component Selection Controls EMI
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    153kB
    Application Note 1166 
    Flyback Transformer Design for MAX1856 SLIC Power Supplies
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    194kB
    Application Note 280 
    Power Supplies for Telecom Systems
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    155kB
    Application Note 849 
    Selection of Ultra-Fast Recovery Diodes Used in Flyback Circuits
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    64kB
    Application Note 1077 
    DC-to-DC Converter Combats EMI
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    31kB
    Application Note 945 
    Step-Up Controller Forms Negative Step-Down Regulator
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    286.8kB
    Tutorial 2031 
    DC-DC Converter Tutorial
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    43kB
    Application Note 824 
    Miniature, Precision Negative Reference Requires No Precision Resistors
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    37kB
    Application Note 782 
    Charge Pump Doubles Negative Voltage
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    89kB
    Application Note 904 
    SLIC Power-Supply Design
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    49kB
    Application Note 971 
    Tiny Charge Pump Provides Highly Reliable Low-Cost Solution to Negative Reference Voltage
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    27kB
    Application Note 433 
    5V Input Converter Generates -30V at 80mA
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    27kB
    Application Note 435 
    +12V Input Converter Generates -165V at 100mA
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    29kB
    Application Note 294 
    Dual-Output SLIC Supply Shares Feedback
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    59.3kB
    Application Note 296 
    3.3V Supply Taps Power from the -12V PCI Bus
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    32kB
    Application Note 1910 
    -12V to -5V/400mA Regulator Ensures Sequencing with 5V Rail
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    24kB
    Application Note 1016 
    Autotransformer Regulator Inverts 12V to -12V
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    68kB
    Application Note 2100 
    Inverter Circuit Derives 5V from Four AA Cells and Simplifies Designs
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    44kB
    Application Note 577 
    High-Frequency Switching IC Powers Portable Telephone
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    70kB
    Application Note 1071 
    DAC-Powered Charge Pump Varies Negative Rail
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    71kB
    Application Note 146 
    DC-DC Switch-Mode Power-Supply Controller Drives Regulated Charge Pump
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    38kB
    Application Note 1199 
    Voltage-Inverter IC Forms High-Efficiency Rail Splitter
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    28kB
    Application Note 933 
    Negative Buck Regulator Employs Step-Up Controller
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    29kB
    Application Note 3844 
    Making a Voltage Inverter from a Buck (Step-Down) DC-DC Converter

    TOPOLOGY: Linear Regulator/LDO

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    340kB
    Application Note 6369 
    Bipolar Work Around for the MAXREFDES74#
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    200.4kB
    Subsystem Board 5742 
    Carmel (MAXREFDES18#): High Accuracy Analog Current/Voltage Output
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    285.5kB
    Subsystem Board 5562 
    Campbell (MAXREFDES4#): 16-Bit High-Accuracy 4-20mA Input Isolated Analog Front End (AFE)
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    132.2kB
    Subsystem Board 5510 
    Lakewood (MAXREFDES7#): 3.3V Input, ±12V (±15V) Output Isolated Power Supply
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    113.7kB
    Subsystem Board 5512 
    Riverside (MAXREFDES8#): 3.3V Input, 12V (15V) Output Isolated Power Supply
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    304.2kB
    Subsystem Board 5509 
    Oceanside (MAXREFDES9#): 3.3V to 15V Input, ±15V (±12V) Output, Isolated Power Supply
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    57.6kB
    Application Note 5447 
    Choose the Right Power Supply for Your FPGA
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    315.8kB
    Reference Schematic 5147 
    Simple Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Audio System for Outdoor Use
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    450.7kB
    Reference Schematic 5223 
    Designing a Temperature-Based Heating System for an Automotive Engine Preheater
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    86.8kB
    Application Note 5259 
    Energy Harvesting Systems Power the Powerless
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    40kB
    Application Note 5092 
    Green LED Replaces LDO Regulator
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    34kB
    Application Note 4566 
    Extending the Input Voltage Range of Standard Op Amps
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    35kB
    Application Note 4499 
    Miniature Circuit Converts Negative Inputs to Positive Outputs
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    72kB
    Tutorial 4689 
    Blood Pressure Monitor Design Considerations
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    225kB
    Application Note 4646 
    Use Thermal Analysis to Predict an IC's Transient Behavior and Avoid Overheating
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    37kB
    Application Note 4624 
    Nonvolatile STANDBY/ON Switch
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    38kB
    Tutorial 737 
    Choosing the Right Power-Supply IC for your Application
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    91kB
    Application Note 4470 
    Constant-Power Source
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    50kB
    Application Note 4445 
    Boost Converter Switches Between Battery and USB Power
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    30kB
    Application Note 4444 
    Single-Pushbutton ON/OFF Power Control
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    32kB
    Application Note 4404 
    Using a Linear Regulator to Produce a Constant Current Source
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    108kB
    Application Note 4456 
    Understand Thermal Derating Aspects of PWM ICs to Ensure the Best System Performance
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    92kB
    Reference Schematic 4364 
    Ultra-Low Quiescent-Current Linear Regulator for Automotive Air Bags
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    72kB
    Tutorial 752 
    Creating a Fast Load Transient
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    64kB
    Application Note 4087 
    An Introduction to Switch-Mode Power Supplies
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    33kB
    Application Note 3865 
    Single Resistor Provides Extra Current from a Linear Regulator
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    49kB
    Application Note 3756 
    High-IOUT LDO Regulator Has Excellent Transient Response
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    48kB
    Application Note 3657 
    Ultra-Low-Noise LDO Achieves 6nV/√Hz Noise Performance
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    120kB
    Application Note 3672 
    Noise Reduction for the MAX1864 Auxiliary Regulator
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    45kB
    Application Note 3656 
    Single Transistor Reduces LDO Noise by 46dB
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    36kB
    Application Note 3626 
    Adding a Watchdog to a Dual-Output Power Supply
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    33kB
    Application Note 3627 
    Modified LDO Regulator Sinks PECL-Termination Current
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    38kB
    Application Note 3603 
    Buck Converters Proliferate in Handhelds as Features and Processing Power Increase
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    43kB
    Application Note 3333 
    Pass Transistor Enhances Regulator's Output Current
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    36kB
    Application Note 3198 
    Modified LDO Sinks PECL-Termination Current
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    42kB
    Application Note 3202 
    5V Auxiliary Power Supply Teams LDO and Charge Pump
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    47kB
    Application Note 3014 
    LDO Improves White LED Current Matching
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    87kB
    Application Note 3174 
    Selecting Power Management for Cellular Handsets
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    26kB
    Application Note 2047 
    Step-Up/Step-Down Converter Features Ultra-Low Quiescent Current
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    28kB
    Application Note 1853 
    External Pass Transistor Lowers Dropout Voltage
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    58kB
    Application Note 1803 
    Simple Circuit Provides +5V Gate Bias from -48V Input
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    30kB
    Application Note 1791 
    Tiny Voltage Converter Boosts a Single Lithium Cell and Needs no Inductors
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    68kB
    Application Note 898 
    Selecting LDO Linear Regulators for Cellphone Designs
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    124kB
    Tutorial 883 
    Improved Power-Supply Rejection for Linear Regulators
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    104kB
    Tutorial 751 
    Linear Regulators in Portable Applications
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    194kB
    Application Note 280 
    Power Supplies for Telecom Systems
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    46kB
    Application Note 1134 
    Uninterruptible Power Supply for USB Devices
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    47kB
    Application Note 1020 
    LDO Linear Regulator Improves White LED Brightness Matching
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    37kB
    Application Note 947 
    Extend Battery Life with Dual Power Supply for Wallcube/Battery-Powered Systems
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    31kB
    Application Note 821 
    Compensation Calculator for the MAX1864/MAX1865 xDSL Cable-Modem Power Supplies
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    32kB
    Application Note 673 
    5-to-1.8V Converter Works Without Magnetics
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    57kB
    Application Note 482 
    JFET Increases Voltage Rating for Linear Regulator
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    57kB
    Application Note 269 
    Trading Performance for Cost in Portable Power Supplies
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    27kB
    Application Note 295 
    Emitter-Follower Boosts Linear Regulator's Output Current

    TOPOLOGY: MOSFET Driver

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    102.9kB
    Application Note 5349 
    Digital Power Solution Optimizes Base-Station Operation
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    420.8kB
    Application Note 4883 
    Oscilloscope Math Functions Aid Hot-Swap Circuit Analysis
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    225kB
    Application Note 4646 
    Use Thermal Analysis to Predict an IC's Transient Behavior and Avoid Overheating
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    39kB
    Application Note 3864 
    The FET-OR Connection for Power Supplies
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    148.7kB
    Tutorial 1832 
    Power Supply Engineer's Guide to Calculate Dissipation for MOSFETs in High-Power Supplies

    TOPOLOGY: USB/Hot-Swap/Load Switching

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    133.2kB
    Application Note 4872 
    Protect Your Integrated-FET Power Switches with Automatic Current-Limit Adjustment
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    420.8kB
    Application Note 4883 
    Oscilloscope Math Functions Aid Hot-Swap Circuit Analysis
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    150kB
    Tutorial 4705 
    The Art of Hot-Swapping in Telecom Systems: Avoid a Patchwork and Implement a More Effective Solution
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    225kB
    Application Note 4646 
    Use Thermal Analysis to Predict an IC's Transient Behavior and Avoid Overheating
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    208kB
    Application Note 3937 
    Setting Up the Maxim USB Laboratory
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    334kB
    Application Note 3936 
    The Maxim USB Laboratory
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    39kB
    Application Note 3864 
    The FET-OR Connection for Power Supplies
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    39kB
    Application Note 3743 
    Circuit Removes Relay-Contact Bounce
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    55kB
    Application Note 2913 
    Hot-Swap Controllers Improve Power-Supply Sequencing
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    19kB
    Application Note 2237 
    Simple Circuit Disconnects Load from Low-Voltage Supply
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    28kB
    Application Note 2012 
    MOSFET Driver Is Reverse-Battery Protected
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    66.9kB
    Application Note 2015 
    Overcurrent/Overdischarge Protection for Lead-Acid Batteries
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    33kB
    Application Note 1815 
    Add Current Boost to USB Charger Driven by an AC Adapter
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    43kB
    Application Note 1161 
    Current Limited DC-DC Controller Used as Step-Up Step-Down SEPIC Power Supply for USB Devices
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    46kB
    Application Note 1134 
    Uninterruptible Power Supply for USB Devices
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    33kB
    Application Note 1785 
    Flexible Hot-Swap Current Limiter Allows Thermal Protection
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    32kB
    Application Note 477 
    All-Ceramic 200mA Step-Up Converter for USB
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    23kB
    Application Note 479 
    All-Ceramic 320mA Step-Down Converter for USB
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    29kB
    Application Note 298 
    Current-Limit Switch Is Digitally Programmable

    TOPOLOGY: White-LED Power

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    Application Note 5950 
    MAX77387 Application Guidelines
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    2.2MB
    Application Note 5372 
    MR16 LED Driver Makes MR16 LED Lamps Compatible with Most Electronic Transformers
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    204.6kB
    Application Note 5287 
    Simple Low-Voltage High-Brightness (HB)-LED Solution for Li+ Battery-Operated Systems
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    102.3kB
    Tutorial 4687 
    LEDs Allow New Remote-Controlled Lighting Applications
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    100.7kB
    Tutorial 4670 
    LEDs for General Lighting: What They Offer and Their Design in Retrofit Lamps
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    103kB
    Reference Schematic 4367 
    Adding Three Power MOSFETs Lets a Single Step-Down Converter Drive RGB LEDs in Projectors
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    185kB
    Application Note 4317 
    Multicolor Lighting Employs High-Power Drivers for RGB LEDs
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    834.8kB
    Reference Schematic 4669 
    112W Boost Driver for Long Strings of LEDs Using All Ceramic Capacitors
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    408kB
    Reference Schematic 4612 
    Boost Driver for Long LED Strings Using Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors
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    225kB
    Application Note 4646 
    Use Thermal Analysis to Predict an IC's Transient Behavior and Avoid Overheating
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    160kB
    Reference Schematic 4369 
    6A RGB LED Driver Reference Design for a Portable Projector
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    204.5kB
    Reference Schematic 4381 
    MR-16 LED Driver with a 5V Auxiliary Output to Power a Pulsating LED Cooler
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    161.2kB
    Reference Schematic 4382 
    Reference Design for a 5S2P AR111 Lamp LED Driver
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    114.1kB
    Application Note 4187 
    Negative Charge Pumps Achieve Inductor-Like Efficiency for WLED Backlights
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    37kB
    Application Note 4021 
    MAX6956 Programming Guide
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    91kB
    Reference Schematic 3639 
    Design of a Nonisolated, Flyback LED Driver Circuit
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    70kB
    Application Note 3532 
    High-Power LED Driver Accepts Wide Input-Voltage Range
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    30kB
    Application Note 3441 
    Circuit Board Layout Guidelines for White LED Charge Pumps
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    105kB
    Application Note 3243 
    White-LED Boost Converter vs. Charge Pump
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    125kB
    Application Note 3256 
    Why Drive White LEDs with Constant Current?
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    155kB
    Application Note 3070 
    Standard and White LED Basics and Operation
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    47kB
    Application Note 3014 
    LDO Improves White LED Current Matching
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    87kB
    Application Note 3174 
    Selecting Power Management for Cellular Handsets
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    145kB
    Reference Schematic 1804 
    Driving LEDs in Battery-Operated Applications: Controlling Brightness Power Efficiently
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    43kB
    Application Note 1862 
    Circuit Drives Mixed Types and Quantities of LEDs
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    50kB
    Application Note 1750 
    Powering Six White LEDs with High Efficiency Using the MAX1848
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    73kB
    Application Note 1736 
    Powering Four White LEDs with High Efficiency Using the MAX1848
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    172kB
    Application Note 1037 
    Charge-Pump and Step-Up DC-DC Converter Solutions for Powering White LEDs in Series or Parallel Connections
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    47kB
    Application Note 1020 
    LDO Linear Regulator Improves White LED Brightness Matching
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    29kB
    Application Note 1021 
    Buck/Boost Charge-Pump Regulator Powers White LEDs from a Wide 1.6V to 5.5V Input
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    31kB
    Application Note 940 
    Feedback Circuit Enhances Efficiency of Boost-Converter Current Source


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