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    Circuit Protection


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    Application Note 6728 
    Addressing Power Supply Challenges for After-Market Electronics and Infrastructure
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    Application Note 6612 
    How to Use GMSL Line-Fault Detection for Power Over Coax
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    Application Note 6486 
    Paralleling Ideal Diodes: Using the MAX40200 as a Scalable Building Block
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    Application Note 6093 
    Take the Edge Off High dV/dt Supplies
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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 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 5766 
    Choosing the Right Transformer with the MAX13256
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    Application Note 5663 
    Passives Aren’t Really So Passive (Part 1): Capacitors
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    Application Note 5555 
    Scaling Power-Supply Slopes with a Reliable Power-On Reset (POR)
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    Tutorial 4645 
    A Power Engineer: the Super Hero in a Design?
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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 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 4872 
    Protect Your Integrated-FET Power Switches with Automatic Current-Limit Adjustment
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    Application Note 4210 
    High-Voltage Watchdog Timers Enhance Automotive System Safety
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    Tutorial 5026 
    Protecting 5V 1-Wire® Slaves from Overvoltage Exposure
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    Application Note 4605 
    Avoid Design Misinterpretations that Put System Operation in Jeopardy
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    Application Note 4572 
    Reverse Battery Charger Protection
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    Application Note 4837 
    Protect Current-Sense Amplifiers from Negative Overvoltage
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    Application Note 4835 
    True-Shutdown Circuit
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    Application Note 4576 
    Protect LED Driver in Backlit Displays
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    Application Note 4568 
    Bipolar DC-Voltage Detector Offers Sensitivity and Precision
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    Application Note 4555 
    Circuit Guards Amplifier Outputs Against Overvoltage
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    Application Note 4558 
    Simple Latching Watchdog Timer
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    Application Note 4550 
    Automotive Protection Circuit "Rides Through" Supply-Voltage Interruptions and 72V Transients
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    Application Note 4553 
    Isolated Power Using Capacitors
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    Application Note 4535 
    Hot-Surface Warning Light Requires No External Power
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    Application Note 4523 
    Constant-Power Driver Is Simple, Efficient, and Inexpensive
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    Application Note 4511 
    Adjustable Hysteresis in Microprocessor-Reset ICs
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    Application Note 4516 
    Simple Circuit Protects Automotive Video Drivers from Overvoltage
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    Application Note 4445 
    Boost Converter Switches Between Battery and USB Power
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    Application Note 4413 
    Sequencing Circuit Provides Pseudo Voltage Tracker
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    Application Note 4415 
    High-Side Current Amplifier Forms 28V Circuit Breaker
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    Application Note 4410 
    Battery Backup with Delay
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    Application Note 4226 
    Surge Testing Solid-State USB Switches and Other Overcurrent Protectors
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    Application Note 4353 
    Robust Contact Monitor Simplifies Design of Body Control Computers
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    Tutorial 4292 
    Where Is Ground?
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    Application Note 4290 
    Ratiometric Design Overcomes the 25% Tolerance of a Digital Potentiometer
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    Application Note 4297 
    Battery Selection for Security Manager Applications
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    Application Note 4240 
    Active High-Voltage Transient Protectors Trump Conventional Approaches in Automotive Electronics
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    Application Note 4229 
    Comparison of Internal and External Watchdog Timers
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    Application Note 4056 
    Using the MAX4929E for HDMI/DVI Low-Frequency Switching
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    Application Note 3928 
    Automotive Linear Regulators Minimize Quiescent Current
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    Reference Schematic 3984 
    UL Recognized, IEEE 1394 Single- and Dual-Port FireWire Protective Circuits
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    Application Note 3976 
    Embedded Security Going Forward
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    Reference Schematic 3912 
    Low-Cost, Complete Power Solution for Powered Devices Includes a 12V Buck Converter
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    Application Note 3895 
    Integrated Voltage Limiters for Automotive Applications
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    Application Note 3877 
    ALC Improves Sound Quality While Protecting Speakers
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    Application Note 3867 
    Shunt Regulator Improves PA's Current-Limit Accuracy
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    Application Note 3505 
    Assembling High-Lead (Pb) DS2502 Flip-Chips in a Pb-Free Assembly Flow
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    Application Note 3472 
    Series Protection for Power-Line Transients
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    Application Note 3328 
    Minimize Short-Circuit Current Pulse in Hot-Swap Controller
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    Application Note 3323 
    Power-Backup Switch
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    Application Note 3283 
    One Button Turns Microprocessor On and Off
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    Application Note 3195 
    Add Fault Protection to 4-20mA Loop Supply
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    Application Note 3229 
    Selecting Temperature Sensors for System Measurement and Protection
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    Application Note 3178 
    Extended-Range Temperature-Sensing ICs
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    Application Note 2913 
    Hot-Swap Controllers Improve Power-Supply Sequencing
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    Application Note 2908 
    Hot-Swap Controller IC Makes Adjustable Circuit Breaker
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    Application Note 2854 
    Low-Voltage Fault Protection
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    Reference Schematic 2378 
    Handy Circuit Gives Systems Flexible Fault Protection
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    Application Note 2160 
    Using the MAX8515 Shunt Regulator In Output Overvoltage Sensing Applications for DC-DC Converters
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    Application Note 2694 
    Minimizing Short-Circuit Current Amplitude and Pulse Width When Hot-Swap Controller Output is Shorted
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    Application Note 2011 
    High-Side Positive Current Sensor Monitors Negative Supply
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    Tutorial 1167 
    Practical Aspects of EMI Protection
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    Application Note 1077 
    DC-to-DC Converter Combats EMI
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    Application Note 760 
    Overvoltage Protection in Automotive Systems
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    Tutorial 746 
    High-Side Current-Sense Measurement: Circuits and Principles
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    Tutorial 848 
    Snubber Circuits Suppress Voltage Transient Spikes in Multiple Output DC-DC Flyback Converter Power Supplies
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    Application Note 731 
    Overload Circuitry Protects Batteries and Power Supplies
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    Application Note 265 
    Circuit Breaker Handles Voltages to 76V
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    Reference Schematic 240 
    Overcurrent Monitor Operates up to 26V
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    Application Note 411 
    Derive 12V From 8V to 15V Input


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