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    Protection and Isolation


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    Application Note 7067 
    Circle the Wagons: Choose the Right Protection for Your Smart Load
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    Application Note 6979 
    How to Connect System Protection ICs for Higher Current Application
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    Application Note 6961 
    How Protection ICs Maintain System Uptime
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    Guidelines to Implement CRC Algorithm for the MAX22190 and MAX22192 Octal Industrial Digital Input with Diagnostics
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    Application Note 6613 
    Highly Efficient Power-Management Architectures for Aftermarket Transportation Electronics
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    Application Note 6612 
    How to Use GMSL Line-Fault Detection for Power Over Coax
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    Application Note 6538 
    How to Add Reverse Current to the MAX15090B/MAX15090C for Hot-Swap with Integrated FET Applications
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    Application Note 6445 
    How to Install MAX44211 Output Protection
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    Application Note 6391 
    Implementing Secure Authentication Without Being a Cryptography Expert
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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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    Application Note 5993 
    Understanding the Safety Certification of Digital Isolators
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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 4489 
    Typically Testing “Typical” in a Typical Manner
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    Tutorial 5936 
    Overview of USB Battery Charging Revision 1.2 and the Important Role of Charger Detectors
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    Application Note 5724 
    Lightning Bolts, Defibrillators, and Protection Circuitry Save Lives
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    Application Note 6008 
    Protection: How Much is Enough for An Analog Output?
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    Application Note 5882 
    Guidelines for the MAX5977’s Critical Component Placement and Routing
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    Application Note 5554 
    ASIC Fixes for Noisy Analog “Oops”
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    Application Note 5766 
    Choosing the Right Transformer with the MAX13256
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    Subsystem Board 5723 
    Sonoma (MAXREFDES14#): Isolated Energy Measurement Subsystem Reference Design
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    Subsystem Board 5742 
    Carmel (MAXREFDES18#): High Accuracy Analog Current/Voltage Output
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    Subsystem Board 5721 
    Fremont (MAXREFDES6#): 16-Bit, High-Accuracy, 0 to 100mV Input, Isolated Analog Front-End (AFE)
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    Application Note 5663 
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive (Part 1): Capacitors
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    Subsystem Board 5563 
    Fresno (MAXREFDES11#): 16-Bit High-Accuracy 0 to 10V Input Isolated Analog Front End (AFE)
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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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    Tutorial 4645 
    A Power Engineer: the Super Hero in a Design?
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    Subsystem Board 5510 
    Lakewood (MAXREFDES7#): 3.3V Input, ±12V (±15V) Output Isolated Power Supply
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    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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    Application Note 4491 
    Damage from a Lightning Bolt or a Spark—It Depends on How Tall You Are!
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    Application Note 4644 
    Use a Twist and Other Popular Wires to Reduce EMI/RFI
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    Application Note 5139 
    Interface, Happy or Sad Face?
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    Application Note 5260 
    Design Considerations for a Harsh Industrial Environment
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    Application Note 5355 
    Using an H-Bridge Transformer Driver to Charge a Supercapacitor
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    Application Note 4490 
    How Signal Chains and PLCs Impact Our Lives
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    Tutorial 5065 
    Radio Susceptibility - Cure with Antibiotic, Vaccine, or the Laws of Physics?
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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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    Application Note 5072 
    Snubber Design for the MAX13256
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    Application Note 4605 
    Avoid Design Misinterpretations that Put System Operation in Jeopardy
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    Application Note 4850 
    Microcontroller Controls Current-Loop AFE Protection
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    Application Note 4550 
    Automotive Protection Circuit "Rides Through" Supply-Voltage Interruptions and 72V Transients
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    Application Note 4483 
    PWM-Controlled 4–20mA Transmitter Is Galvanically Isolated
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    Application Note 4621 
    Simple Circuit Prevents USB Current Overshoot During Insertion
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    Application Note 4401 
    A Single-Chip Personal Alarm
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    Application Note 4353 
    Robust Contact Monitor Simplifies Design of Body Control Computers
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    Application Note 4240 
    Active High-Voltage Transient Protectors Trump Conventional Approaches in Automotive Electronics
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    Tutorial 4243 
    What is a Transmission Gate (Analog Switch)?
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    Application Note 4108 
    SPST Bipolar Power Switch Simplifies Power-Supply Testing
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    Application Note 3948 
    Simple, Latched Overcurrent Fault Detector Has Fast Response Time
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    Application Note 3776 
    Considerations for Selecting an RS-485 Transceiver in Electronic Power Meters
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    Application Note 1846 
    Using the MAX3250 ±50V-Isolated RS-232 Transceivers
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    Application Note 654 
    New RS-232 ICs Feature 1µA Supply Current, ±15kV ESD Protection, and 3V Operation
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    Application Note 639 
    Maxim Leads the Way in ESD Protection
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    Application Note 651 
    ESD Protection for I/O Ports
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    Application Note 1923 
    Draw 150mW of Isolated Power from Off-Hook Phone Line
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    Application Note 2116 
    RS-485 Data Interface Gives Isolated, Full-Duplex Operation


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