ROHM Gate Drivers -- ROHM and Mouser Electronics
November 18, 2020 -- Today’s rapid growth of power and motor control applications demands a fresh look at gate driver technology. Recent advances in gate drivers help designers hit new levels of efficiency and performance in their designs. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Mitch Van Ochten of ROHM about the latest in isolated and non-isolated gate driver solutions. More information about ROHM Semiconductor Automotive Gate Drivers: https://bit.ly/35Got6w
Automotive Infotainment -- KEMET and Mouser Electronics
November 16, 2020 - In today’s fast-moving automotive electronics design environment, passive components are often one of the last things engineers consider. But, choosing the right passives is now more important than ever, and there is an exciting and sometimes bewildering range of options to choose from. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Peter Blais from KEMET about choosing the right passives and the right power distribution for your next automotive design.
More information about KEMET Electronics Low Voltage DC Auto Infotainment Solutions: https://bit.ly/2UzUlmV
Fundamentals of ESD/TVS Protection -- Nexperia and Mouser Electronics
November 10, 2020 -- ESD protection is a critical, and often overlooked design consideration in many of today’s systems. There is a wide variety of solutions available for ESD protection, and choosing the right one for your design can be a daunting and confusing task. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Tom Wolf of Nexperia about choosing the right ESD protection for your next design.
More information about Nexperia PCMFxUSB3B/C - CMF EMI filters with ESD Protection: https://bit.ly/2Ircz7i
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Maxim's Ultra-High CMTI Isolated Gate Drivers -- Maxim and Mouser Electronics
November 3, 2020 -- Recent advances in wide-band gap materials such as silicon carbide and gallium nitride are transforming gate driver technology, bringing higher power efficiency and a host of other follow-on benefits. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Suravi Karmacharya of Maxim Integrated about Maxim’s MAX22700-MAX22702 family of single-channel isolated gate drivers. More information about Maxim Integrated MAX22700–MAX22702 Isolated Gate Drivers: https://bit.ly/3mLo8VZ
Medical Device Security - Mentor
November 3, 2020 -- In the new era of connected medical devices, securing embedded systems has become more important than ever. But, there is a lot medical device designers can borrow from current best-practices for embedded security in general. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Robert Bates from Mentor about strategies and challenges for securing modern medical devices and systems.
For further information, download a whitepaper called "Medical Device Security: Achieving Regulatory Approval: https://bit.ly/366WI6m
The Wireless Member of the DARWIN Family -- Maxim and Mouser Electronics
November 2, 2020 -- MCUs continue to evolve based on increasing demands from designers. We expect our microcontrollers to do more than ever - better security, more performance, lower power consumption - and we want it all for less money, of course. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Kris Ardis from Maxim Integrated about the new DARWIN line of low-power MCUs. More information about Maxim Integrated MAX32665-MAX32668 UB Class Microcontroller: https://bit.ly/382PMJM
Nordic Cellular IoT -- Nordic Semiconductor and Mouser Electronics
October 27, 2020 - Adding cellular connectivity to your IoT design is a complex undertaking, requiring a broad set of engineering skills and expertise. For most teams, this can pose a serious schedule challenge in getting products out the door. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Kristian Sæther of Nordic Semiconductor about the easiest path to IoT cellular connectivity with the Nordic nRF9160 low-power system-in-package solution.
More information about Nordic Semiconductor nRF91 Cellular IoT Modules: https://bit.ly/37L5gSE
AC Protection & Motor Control in HVAC Systems -- Littelfuse and Mouser Electronics
October 26, 2020 - The design of HVAC systems poses unique challenges for things like motor control and circuit protection. System performance and reliability are critical, and those come in part from choosing the right components for the job. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Ryan Sheahen of Littelfuse about choosing the right components for your next HVAC design. More information about Littelfuse AC Protection & Motor Control in HVAC Solutions: https://bit.ly/31HwYfq
TI Robotics System Learning Kit - Texas Instruments and Mouser Electronics
October 26, 2020 - Robotics projects can get complicated quickly, and finding a set of components, controllers, networking, and software that plays nicely together is a real headache. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Mark Easley of Texas Instruments about the TI-RSLK Robotics Kit, which will get you up and running on your next robotics project in no time. More information about Texas Instruments TIRSLK-EVM Robotics System Lab Kit: https://bit.ly/3kvOLgJ
Using the Graphical PMSM FOC Component in Harmony3 -- Microchip and Mouser Electronics
October 23, 2020 - Developing embedded software, and particularly configuring your embedded system can be a major pain for development engineers. Getting all the drivers, middleware, and libraries you need set up and in the right place and working is a constant source of frustration. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Brett Novak of Microchip about Microchip’s MPLAB Harmony 3, with the MPLAB Harmony Configurator - an embedded development framework with a drag-and-drop GUI that makes configuration a snap.
More information about Microchip Technology MPLAB® X Integrated Development Environment (IDE): https://bit.ly/3mmC2xH
Minitek Microspace -- Amphenol ICC and Mouser Electronics
October 23, 2020 - With the incredible pace of automotive innovation these days, it’s important to choose the right connectors for the job. With everything from high-speed data to lighting, connectors have a huge impact on reliability, cost, and design. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Glenn Heath from Amphenol ICC about the Minitek MicroSpace line of automotive- and industrial-grade connectors.
More information about Amphenol FCI Minitek MicroSpace™ Connector System: https://bit.ly/3jqMK4d