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    Application Note 6142 
    Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Its Impact on the Design of Automation Systems
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    3.1MB
    Application Note 5991 
    Realizing Industry 4.0: Essential System Considerations
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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 5980 
    Setting Up UART Communication with the MAX78615+LMU and the MAXREFDES14# Isolated Energy Measurement Subsystem
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    Application Note 5830 
    Accelerometer and Gyroscopes Sensors: Operation, Sensing, and Applications
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    Application Note 5765 
    Maximize the Performance of High-Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) Ultrasound Receivers with an Optimized System Design
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    911.3kB
    Application Note 5724 
    Lightning Bolts, Defibrillators, and Protection Circuitry Save Lives
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    2MB
    Application Note 5854 
    Overcoming Disorientation: Practical Ways to Assemble MEMS Inertial Sensors
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    856.4kB
    Application Note 5778 
    MAX14832 Customer OTP Guide
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    621.8kB
    Application Note 5758 
    Analog Integration Drives Factory Integration
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    Tutorial 4679 
    Thermal Management Handbook
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    992.6kB
    Full System Design 5819 
    Santa Cruz (MAXREFDES23#): IO-Link Light Sensor
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    Subsystem Board 5817 
    Novato (MAXREFDES16#): 4-20mA Loop-Powered Temperature Sensor with HART
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    264.3kB
    Reference Schematic 5610 
    High-Performance, High-Accuracy 4-20mA Current-Loop Transmitter Meets Toughest Industrial Requirements
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    Reference Schematic 5684 
    High-Performance Temperature Measurement Using Thermocouples and Precision Delta-Sigma ADCs, Part 2
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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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    81.1kB
    Tutorial 5518 
    Uptime Protects the Bottom Line
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    120.7kB
    Application Note 5383 
    Adding Intelligence to LED Lighting
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    92.5kB
    Application Note 5604 
    Soldering Guidelines for MEMS Inertial Sensors
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    Application Note 5278 
    Why Honest Weigh Scales Are Application Specific
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    193kB
    Reference Schematic 5523 
    Liquid-Level Control and Delivery System Uses a Compensated Silicon Pressure Sensor and Precision Delta-Sigma ADCs, Part 2
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    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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    338.1kB
    Application Note 5410 
    Map Colors of a CIE Plot and Color Temperature Using an RGB Color Sensor
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    780.5kB
    Tutorial 5450 
    Successful PCB Grounding with Mixed-Signal Chips - Follow the Path of Least Impedance
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    419kB
    Tutorial 5418 
    Driving Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS) with Precision Control
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    325.7kB
    Application Note 4491 
    Damage from a Lightning Bolt or a Spark—It Depends on How Tall You Are!
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    Reference Schematic 5244 
    Modern PRTD Temperature Sensors and High-Resolution Delta-Sigma ADCs Enable Wide Range High-Accuracy Temperature Measurements
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    194kB
    Reference Schematic 5319 
    Liquid-Level Measurement System Uses a Compensated Silicon Pressure Sensor and Precision Delta-Sigma ADCs, Part 1
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    Application Note 5435 
    Quick Start Programmer's Guide for the MAX11800–MAX11803 and MAX11811 Touch-Screen Controllers
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    137.3kB
    Tutorial 5066 
    When Is Calibration Important?
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    69.4kB
    Application Note 5267 
    Touching Air: Wake Your Device with a Simple Gesture
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    Application Note 4644 
    Use a Twist and Other Popular Wires to Reduce EMI/RFI
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    103.7kB
    Reference Schematic 5150 
    Simple Wireless Temperature Monitor Also Has Data-Logging Capabilities
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    450.7kB
    Reference Schematic 5223 
    Designing a Temperature-Based Heating System for an Automotive Engine Preheater
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    247.4kB
    Application Note 5296 
    An Easy-to-Understand Explanation of Calibration in Touch-Screen Systems
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    413.4kB
    Reference Schematic 5320 
    Intelligent Lighting Controller Measures Ambient Light and Tracks Time
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    Application Note 4490 
    How Signal Chains and PLCs Impact Our Lives
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    Application Note 5335 
    Determining the Mission Parameters for Temperature Logger iButton® Devices
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    Application Note 5129 
    Stabilize Your Transimpedance Amplifier
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    Application Note 5280 
    MAX1441 Proximity and Touch Sensor Programmer User Manual
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    Tutorial 4606 
    Self-Starting Can Be Hard to Do - Understanding Power-on-Reset Requirements in Regulators and Bandgaps
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    64.7kB
    Application Note 5030 
    Designing a Proximity Sensor into a Handheld Touch-Screen Application
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    Application Note 5151 
    Special Considerations for Mode Changes During Active Operation of MAX14820/MAX14821 Sensor/Actuator Transceivers
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    Application Note 5128 
    SPI Interface User Manual for the MAX1441 Automotive, Two-Channel Proximity and Touch Sensor
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    Application Note 4875 
    High-Accuracy Temperature Measurements Call for Platinum Resistance Temperature Detectors (PRTDs) and Precision Delta-Sigma ADCs
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    Reference Schematic 5032 
    Modern Thermocouples and a High-Resolution Delta-Sigma ADC Enable High-Precision Temperature Measurement
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    Application Note 5087 
    Reach Farther with Your Proximity Sensor
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    95kB
    Application Note 4295 
    Small-Signal Bandwidth in a Big-Band Era
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    176kB
    Tutorial 5051 
    Ambient-Light Sensing Optimizes Visibility and Battery Life of Portable Displays
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    Tutorial 5036 
    Calibration Circuit Library
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    Tutorial 4294 
    Differential Gain and Phase—Why Measure It, if You Cannot See It?
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    Tutorial 1784 
    Fan Speed Control Is Cool!
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    Tutorial 809 
    Rev Up Your Fan-Speed Control Designs
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    115kB
    Application Note 4542 
    Long Twisted Pair Reads Digital Temperature Sensor
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    Application Note 4324 
    Variable Resistor and Temperature-Indexed Lookup Table (LUT) Compensate for Regulator Output
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    Reference Schematic 4655 
    Signal Conditioning for a Sigma-Delta ADC in Industrial Multichannel Data Acquisition Systems
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    Application Note 4640 
    Calculating the Tachometer Register Value of the MAX6615/MAX6616
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    Tutorial 4671 
    Improve Sensor Performance and SNR in Pulse Oximeter Designs
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    Tutorial 4699 
    Overview of Sensor Signal Paths
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    Tutorial 4659 
    Blood Glucose Meters
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    Tutorial 4685 
    How Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Respiratory Ventilation Systems Function
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    68kB
    Tutorial 4694 
    Introduction to Digital Stethoscopes and Electrical Component Selection Criteria
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    Tutorial 4697 
    Overview of Industrial Motor Control Systems
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    140.4kB
    Tutorial 4698 
    Introduction to Dialysis Machines
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    Tutorial 4700 
    Introduction to Medical Instruments and Growing Trend for Point-of-Care and Near-Patient Testing
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    129.9kB
    Tutorial 4702 
    Easily Add Memory, Security, Monitoring, and Control to Medical Sensors and Consumables
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    Tutorial 4701 
    Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and the Operational Function of Main System Modules
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    Tutorial 4677 
    Important Considerations for Infusion Pump and Portable Medical Designs
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    Tutorial 4688 
    Introduction to Spirometers and Important Design Considerations for Selecting Electrical Components
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    Application Note 4646 
    Use Thermal Analysis to Predict an IC's Transient Behavior and Avoid Overheating
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    Reference Schematic 4531 
    Reference Design for a PC-based Temperature-Measurement System
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    Application Note 4433 
    Circuit Digitizes Thermocouple Output near Sensing Point
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    Application Note 4432 
    Isolated Temperature Sensor
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    Application Note 4450 
    Getting Started with the MAX6651 Fan Controller
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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 4455 
    Continuous-Wave Doppler (CWD) Design Challenges in Compact Ultrasound-Imaging Equipment
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    Application Note 4437 
    Zero-Drift Instrumentation Amplifier (IA) Takes the Strain out of Sensor Measurements
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    Tutorial 4300 
    Calculating the Error Budget in Precision Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) Applications
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    Application Note 4261 
    Measuring and Calibrating for Product-Dependent Temperature Offsets
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    Application Note 4416 
    IC Forms Direct-Readout Temperature Probe
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    Application Note 1097 
    White Paper 2: Using the 1-Wire® Public Domain Kit
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    Application Note 4192 
    Adding Thermal Protection to the DS2784 Stand-Alone Fuel Gauge
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    Application Note 4207 
    Making the MAX1452/MAX1455 Signal Conditioners Tolerant of Supply Limitations
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    Application Note 3980 
    Power Supplies for Next-Generation Automotive Lighting
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    Application Note 4126 
    Understanding the IP (Ingress Protection) Ratings of iButton Data Loggers and Capsule
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    Application Note 4067 
    Using the MAX1452 for Remote-Sensor Compensation
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    Application Note 4065 
    Implementing a MAX1385-Based Control Loop in C/C++
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    Application Note 4026 
    Implementing Cold-Junction Compensation in Thermocouple Applications
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    Application Note 3911 
    Maximizing the MAX1464's ADC Range
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    Application Note 3883 
    Practical Considerations for Advanced Current Sensing in High-Reliability Systems
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    Application Note 3892 
    Overview of iButton® Sensors and Temperature/Humidity Data Loggers
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    Application Note 3872 
    Telecomm Supply Powers Temperature Sensor
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    Application Note 3852 
    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the MAX1464 Digital Sensor Signal Conditioner
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    Application Note 3650 
    The MAX1464's On-Chip Temperature Sensor
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    Application Note 3649 
    MAX1464 Signal-Conditioner, Sensor Compensation Algorithm
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    Application Note 3641 
    Migrating to the MAX6642 from Other Thermal Diode Temperature Sensors
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    Tutorial 3620 
    Temperature-Based Fan Control Using the MAXQ2000 Microcontroller
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    Tutorial 3566 
    Timekeeping Accuracy, Automatic and Affordable
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    Application Note 3530 
    Circuit Converts PWM Fan Drive to Linear and Reduces Acoustic Noise
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    Application Note 3502 
    Effect of PC Board Trace Width on Remote-Diode Temperature-Sensor Accuracy
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    Application Note 3457 
    IR-Link Temperature Sensor Allows Isolation of the Temp Sensor
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    Reference Schematic 3450 
    Positive Analog Feedback Compensates PT100 Transducer
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    Application Note 3424 
    RS-232-Powered Temperature Sensor
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    Application Note 3428 
    Transimpedance Amplifier Buffers Current Transformer
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    Tutorial 3426 
    Resistive Bridge Basics: Part One
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    Application Note 3361 
    Using the MAX6650 and MAX6651 Fan Speed Regulators with 24V and 48V Fans
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    Tutorial 3318 
    HFAN-08.2.0: How to Control and Compensate a Thermoelectric Cooler (TEC)
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    108kB
    Reference Schematic 3297 
    Remote Monitoring System Sends Email via SMS
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    Application Note 3173 
    Automatic Fan Control Techniques: Trends in Cooling High-Speed Chips
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    Application Note 3229 
    Selecting Temperature Sensors for System Measurement and Protection
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    Application Note 3272 
    DS1624 2-Wire Communication SDA Hold Time Clarification
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    Application Note 3268 
    DS75 2-Wire Communication SDA Hold Time Clarification
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    Application Note 3264 
    Compact DWDM laser Temperature Control with the MAX8521
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    Application Note 3149 
    Circuit Converts PWM to Amplified and Buffered Linear Signal
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    Application Note 3178 
    Extended-Range Temperature-Sensing ICs
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    Application Note 3089 
    The Mechanics of the DS1870 Look Up Table
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    Application Note 3090 
    Range/Resolution Considerations with External Resistors Using the DS1870
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    Reference Schematic 2765 
    Flexible Fault Protection
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    Application Note 2858 
    DS1859 Internal Calibration and Right Shifting (Scalable Dynamic Ranging)
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    Application Note 2010 
    Thermal Switches Provide Circuit Disconnect
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    Application Note 1754 
    Portable Temperature Monitoring Demystified
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    Application Note 1944 
    Temperature Monitoring Using the MAX1253/54 and MAX1153/54
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    Tutorial 1757 
    HFAN-08.2.1: PWM Temperature Controller for Thermoelectric Modules Keeps Components within 0.1°C
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    Application Note 1873 
    Using a 4–20mA Loop-Powered Temperature Sensor
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    Tutorial 1870 
    Demystifying Delta-Sigma ADCs
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    Application Note 228 
    How to Interpret DS1854, DS1857, and DS1858 Temperature and Voltage Readings
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    Application Note 1814 
    Speed Control for Isolated -48V Fans
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    Application Note 1200 
    White Paper 7: Thermochron® Mission Authentication and Security
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    Application Note 216 
    How to Interpret DS1847/DS1848 Temperature Readings
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    Application Note 217 
    How to Interpret DS1852 Temperature and Voltage Readings
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    Application Note 1057 
    Compensating for Ideality Factor and Series Resistance Differences between Thermal-Sense Diodes
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    Application Note 67 
    Applying and Using the DS1620 in Temperature Control Applications
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    Application Note 198 
    Networked Temperature Monitoring
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    Application Note 871 
    Demystifying Piezoresistive Pressure Sensors
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    Application Note 1139 
    Temperature Sensor Has One Digital Input and One Digital Output
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    Application Note 1125 
    Circuit Generates Analog Fan-Speed Control
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    Application Note 1129 
    Circuit Inverts Temperature-Sensor Output with Accuracy
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    Application Note 1075 
    Simplify Isolated Temperature Sensing With Single Wire Sensors
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    Application Note 176 
    Using the DS1631 Temperature Sensor in DS1621 Applications
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    Application Note 181 
    DS1847/DS1848 Temperature Coefficient Supplement
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    Application Note 135 
    Interfacing to the DS1631 Digital Thermometer and Thermostat in a Microcontroller Environment
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    Application Note 689 
    IC Temperature Sensors Find the Hot Spots
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    Application Note 941 
    Protect a System from Overheating by Monitoring Board, CPU, and Air Temperatures with a Single Circuit
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    Application Note 896 
    Fan Control Advances: Consider Fan-Speed Regulation
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    Application Note 884 
    Miniature Flow Sensor Has Electronic Temperature Compensation
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    Application Note 844 
    Low-Cost Anemometer Fights Dust
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    Application Note 628 
    Achieving high accuracy using MAX1298/MAX1299 temperature sensors
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    Application Note 807 
    Force/Sense DAC Applications
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    Application Note 85 
    Interfacing the DS1620 to the Motorola SPI Bus
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    Application Note 127 
    Reverse Compatibility of the DS1721 Digital Temperature Sensor with the DS1621
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    Application Note 571 
    Using Analog Temperature Sensors with ADCs
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    Application Note 27 
    Understanding and Using Cyclic Redundancy Checks with Maxim 1-Wire and iButton Products
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    Application Note 79 
    Using the DS87C530/DS5250 Real-Time Clock
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    Application Note 694 
    Temperature Sensor ICs Simplify Designs
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    29kB
    Application Note 481 
    Simple Circuit Activates Fan when Processor Heats Up
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    Application Note 430 
    Voltage Reference Compensates Reference Junction
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    55kB
    Application Note 637 
    Tech Tips: Getting the Most from Your Sensor and Conditioning Electronics
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    45kB
    Tutorial 685 
    How to Simplify the Interface between Microcontroller and Temperature Sensor
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    69kB
    Application Note 687 
    Distributed Temperature Sensing Improves Reliability

    Sensor Interface

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    3.1MB
    Application Note 5991 
    Realizing Industry 4.0: Essential System Considerations
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    911.3kB
    Application Note 5724 
    Lightning Bolts, Defibrillators, and Protection Circuitry Save Lives
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    2.5MB
    Tutorial 4679 
    Thermal Management Handbook
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    992.6kB
    Full System Design 5819 
    Santa Cruz (MAXREFDES23#): IO-Link Light Sensor
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    264.3kB
    Reference Schematic 5610 
    High-Performance, High-Accuracy 4-20mA Current-Loop Transmitter Meets Toughest Industrial Requirements
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    196.8kB
    Reference Schematic 5684 
    High-Performance Temperature Measurement Using Thermocouples and Precision Delta-Sigma ADCs, Part 2
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    200.4kB
    Subsystem Board 5742 
    Carmel (MAXREFDES18#): High Accuracy Analog Current/Voltage Output
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    81.1kB
    Tutorial 5518 
    Uptime Protects the Bottom Line
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    120.7kB
    Application Note 5383 
    Adding Intelligence to LED Lighting
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    57.9kB
    Application Note 5278 
    Why Honest Weigh Scales Are Application Specific
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    193kB
    Reference Schematic 5523 
    Liquid-Level Control and Delivery System Uses a Compensated Silicon Pressure Sensor and Precision Delta-Sigma ADCs, Part 2
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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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    780.5kB
    Tutorial 5450 
    Successful PCB Grounding with Mixed-Signal Chips - Follow the Path of Least Impedance
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    367.3kB
    Reference Schematic 5244 
    Modern PRTD Temperature Sensors and High-Resolution Delta-Sigma ADCs Enable Wide Range High-Accuracy Temperature Measurements
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    69.4kB
    Application Note 5435 
    Quick Start Programmer's Guide for the MAX11800–MAX11803 and MAX11811 Touch-Screen Controllers
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    247.4kB
    Application Note 5296 
    An Easy-to-Understand Explanation of Calibration in Touch-Screen Systems
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    218.6kB
    Application Note 5129 
    Stabilize Your Transimpedance Amplifier
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    224.7kB
    Application Note 5151 
    Special Considerations for Mode Changes During Active Operation of MAX14820/MAX14821 Sensor/Actuator Transceivers
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    176kB
    Tutorial 5051 
    Ambient-Light Sensing Optimizes Visibility and Battery Life of Portable Displays
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    50kB
    Tutorial 5033 
    The Importance of Being Earnest (About Reading from an ADC on the I²C Interface)
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    260kB
    Application Note 4706 
    Tactile Feedback Solutions Using Piezoelectric Actuators
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    216.5kB
    Tutorial 4671 
    Improve Sensor Performance and SNR in Pulse Oximeter Designs
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    273kB
    Tutorial 4699 
    Overview of Sensor Signal Paths
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    68kB
    Tutorial 4694 
    Introduction to Digital Stethoscopes and Electrical Component Selection Criteria
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    76kB
    Tutorial 4685 
    How Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Respiratory Ventilation Systems Function
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    216.4kB
    Tutorial 4697 
    Overview of Industrial Motor Control Systems
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    140.4kB
    Tutorial 4698 
    Introduction to Dialysis Machines
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    91.1kB
    Tutorial 4700 
    Introduction to Medical Instruments and Growing Trend for Point-of-Care and Near-Patient Testing
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    123kB
    Tutorial 4701 
    Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and the Operational Function of Main System Modules
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    206kB
    Tutorial 4677 
    Important Considerations for Infusion Pump and Portable Medical Designs
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    128kB
    Tutorial 4688 
    Introduction to Spirometers and Important Design Considerations for Selecting Electrical Components
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    71kB
    Reference Schematic 4531 
    Reference Design for a PC-based Temperature-Measurement System
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    57kB
    Application Note 4433 
    Circuit Digitizes Thermocouple Output near Sensing Point
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    535.9kB
    Application Note 4220 
    A Fully Integrated, Robust Solution for Interfacing with Hall-Effect Sensors
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    139kB
    Application Note 4125 
    Getting Started with the MAX1233/MAX1234 Touch-Screen Controllers
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    66kB
    Application Note 4026 
    Implementing Cold-Junction Compensation in Thermocouple Applications
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    50kB
    Application Note 3229 
    Selecting Temperature Sensors for System Measurement and Protection
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    130kB
    Application Note 695 
    New ICs Revolutionize The Sensor Interface
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    69kB
    Application Note 687 
    Distributed Temperature Sensing Improves Reliability

    Sensor Signal Conditioners

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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 5758 
    Analog Integration Drives Factory Integration
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    Application Note 5663 
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive (Part 1): Capacitors
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    Application Note 5278 
    Why Honest Weigh Scales Are Application Specific
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    Reference Schematic 5523 
    Liquid-Level Control and Delivery System Uses a Compensated Silicon Pressure Sensor and Precision Delta-Sigma ADCs, Part 2
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    Subsystem Board 5562 
    Campbell (MAXREFDES4#): 16-Bit High-Accuracy 4-20mA Input Isolated Analog Front End (AFE)
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    Subsystem Board 5561 
    Santa Fe (MAXREFDES5#): 16-Bit High Accuracy Multi-Input Isolated Analog Front End (AFE)
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    Reference Schematic 5244 
    Modern PRTD Temperature Sensors and High-Resolution Delta-Sigma ADCs Enable Wide Range High-Accuracy Temperature Measurements
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    Application Note 5435 
    Quick Start Programmer's Guide for the MAX11800–MAX11803 and MAX11811 Touch-Screen Controllers
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    Application Note 5296 
    An Easy-to-Understand Explanation of Calibration in Touch-Screen Systems
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    Reference Schematic 5032 
    Modern Thermocouples and a High-Resolution Delta-Sigma ADC Enable High-Precision Temperature Measurement
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    Tutorial 5051 
    Ambient-Light Sensing Optimizes Visibility and Battery Life of Portable Displays
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    Application Note 4483 
    PWM-Controlled 4–20mA Transmitter Is Galvanically Isolated
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    Reference Schematic 4655 
    Signal Conditioning for a Sigma-Delta ADC in Industrial Multichannel Data Acquisition Systems
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    Application Note 4639 
    Use High-Performance Simultaneous-Sampling ADCs for Sensor Signal Conditioning in Industrial Multichannel Data Acquisition Systems (DASs)
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    Tutorial 4701 
    Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and the Operational Function of Main System Modules
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    Tutorial 4659 
    Blood Glucose Meters
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    Application Note 4398 
    MAXQ7667 Transducer Diagnostics
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    Application Note 4455 
    Continuous-Wave Doppler (CWD) Design Challenges in Compact Ultrasound-Imaging Equipment
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    Application Note 4272 
    Overview of the MAX11040K 24-Bit Simultaneous-Sampling, Sigma-Delta ADC
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    Application Note 4261 
    Measuring and Calibrating for Product-Dependent Temperature Offsets
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    Application Note 4296 
    Measuring Temperature with the MAX1358 Data Acquisition System
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    Application Note 4207 
    Making the MAX1452/MAX1455 Signal Conditioners Tolerant of Supply Limitations
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    Application Note 4067 
    Using the MAX1452 for Remote-Sensor Compensation
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    Application Note 4022 
    MAX1452 Nonlinearity-Correction Application Circuit
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    Application Note 3972 
    MAX1452/MAX1455 FAQs
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    Application Note 3911 
    Maximizing the MAX1464's ADC Range
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    Application Note 3852 
    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on the MAX1464 Digital Sensor Signal Conditioner
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    Application Note 3733 
    Startup Requirements for the MAX1452/MAX1455 Sensor Signal Conditioners
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    Application Note 3650 
    The MAX1464's On-Chip Temperature Sensor
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    Application Note 3649 
    MAX1464 Signal-Conditioner, Sensor Compensation Algorithm
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    Application Note 3418 
    Understanding the Effects of Clock Tolerances on 50/60Hz Noise Rejection in High Performance Sigma Delta ADCs
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    Application Note 3396 
    Driving Strain-Gauge Bridge Sensors with Signal-Conditioning ICs
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    Application Note 3364 
    Creating a Ratiometric Current Excitation in Sensors Using the MAX1464 Signal Conditioner
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    Application Note 3044 
    Calibration of Weight Sensors Using Dead Weights
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    Application Note 2858 
    DS1859 Internal Calibration and Right Shifting (Scalable Dynamic Ranging)
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    Tutorial 2024 
    The MAX1463 Sensor Compensation Algorithm
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    Application Note 1889 
    The MAX1463EVKIT Setup and Functional Verification
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    Application Note 1888 
    Understanding Temperature Sensor Readings in the MAX1463
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    Tutorial 1860 
    PWM Outputs Enhance Sensor Signal Conditioners
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    Tutorial 1839 
    Sensor Temperature Compensation Using the Four DAC Signal Conditioning Architecture
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    Application Note 1152 
    Step-by-Step Procedure for Performing Temperature Compensation Using MAX1452 and MAX1455 Evaluation Kit Software
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    Tutorial 722 
    3V/5V DACs Support Intelligent Current Loop
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    Tutorial 762 
    Design and Manufacture of Automotive Pressure Sensors
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    Application Note 753 
    MAX1452 Serial Communications
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    Application Note 1150 
    Direct Interface of the MAX1452/MAX1455 with the MAX1452/MAX1455 Communication Board
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    Application Note 871 
    Demystifying Piezoresistive Pressure Sensors
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    Application Note 1127 
    Amplifier Provides Signal Conditioning for Piezofilm Sensor
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    Application Note 1069 
    High-Gain Signal Conditioning Circuit for Thin and Thick Film Sensors
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    Application Note 760 
    Overvoltage Protection in Automotive Systems
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    Application Note 884 
    Miniature Flow Sensor Has Electronic Temperature Compensation
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    Application Note 823 
    Two ICs Convert 4-20mA Signal to 0-5V Output
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    Tutorial 743 
    Approaches for Compensating Span and Offset in Pressure Sensors
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    Application Note 840 
    MAX1455 Diagnostic Clip Boost Circuit
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    Application Note 839 
    MAX1452 Diagnostic Clip Circuit
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    Application Note 807 
    Force/Sense DAC Applications
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    Application Note 759 
    Adding Diagnostic Capability to MAX14XX Low Cost High Performance Signal-Conditioning Devices
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    Application Note 695 
    New ICs Revolutionize The Sensor Interface
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    Application Note 34 
    Low-Power Op-Amp Reduces Cable Costs for pH Probe
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    Application Note 637 
    Tech Tips: Getting the Most from Your Sensor and Conditioning Electronics
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    Application Note 683 
    Intelligent IC Conditions Pressure-Sensor Signals

    Transducers

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    Application Note 5765 
    Maximize the Performance of High-Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) Ultrasound Receivers with an Optimized System Design
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    Application Note 5854 
    Overcoming Disorientation: Practical Ways to Assemble MEMS Inertial Sensors
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    Full System Design 5819 
    Santa Cruz (MAXREFDES23#): IO-Link Light Sensor
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    Subsystem Board 5817 
    Novato (MAXREFDES16#): 4-20mA Loop-Powered Temperature Sensor with HART
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    Subsystem Board 5742 
    Carmel (MAXREFDES18#): High Accuracy Analog Current/Voltage Output
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    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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    Application Note 5435 
    Quick Start Programmer's Guide for the MAX11800–MAX11803 and MAX11811 Touch-Screen Controllers
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    Application Note 4939 
    How to Implement End-of-Conversion Detection in Maxim's Ambient Light Sensors
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    Application Note 4913 
    A Simple Implementation of LCD Brightness Control Using the MAX44009 Ambient-Light Sensor
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    Application Note 4871 
    Optimize the MAX44007 Ambient Light Sensor for Use in Applications with Black Glass
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    Application Note 4792 
    Programming the MAX1441 with a USB-to-JTAG Interface Board
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    Tutorial 4699 
    Overview of Sensor Signal Paths
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    216.4kB
    Tutorial 4697 
    Overview of Industrial Motor Control Systems
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    Tutorial 4698 
    Introduction to Dialysis Machines
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    Tutorial 4701 
    Introduction to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and the Operational Function of Main System Modules
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    Application Note 4170 
    Improve Current Measurement Accuracy by Skewing the Input Offset Voltage on Current-Sense Amplifiers
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    Application Note 4437 
    Zero-Drift Instrumentation Amplifier (IA) Takes the Strain out of Sensor Measurements
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    Application Note 3428 
    Transimpedance Amplifier Buffers Current Transformer
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    Tutorial 3426 
    Resistive Bridge Basics: Part One
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    Tutorial 1757 
    HFAN-08.2.1: PWM Temperature Controller for Thermoelectric Modules Keeps Components within 0.1°C
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    Tutorial 761 
    Automatic Test Equipment on a Budget


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