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Integrated Circuits

The integrated circuits section includes major groups of IC devices used in communication/interface, linear, logic, memory, microprocessor, optoelectronic, power management, etc. applications.
A high-density programmable logic chip containing small logic cells interconnected through an array of programmable switches. FPGAs can implement thousands of gates of logic in a single IC & can be programmed by users at their site in a few seconds.
A CPLD is a high-density programmable logic device characterized by an architecture offering high speed, predictable timing, and simple software: generally the preferred type of device for implementing high-speed logic.
AC/DC Power Converters (30 Companies)
IC Power Management, AC/DC Power Converters is an electrical device that converts alternating current (AC) to direct current (DC), such as a rectifier.
ICs that hold an output voltage at a predetermined value, or causes it to vary across a range, regardless of normal input voltage change or changes in the load impedance. This predetermined value is set by the designer.
Board or modules designed especially for A/D or D/A conversion.
Audio & Comsumer ICs (82 Companies)
These ICs commonly contain components designed for audio and multimedia applications. Some internal components include audio amplifiers and speaker drivers. Other ICs allows the user to record, edit/modify and then playback audio.
Binary Counters (61 Companies)
Binary Counter is also called Binary Scaler. It is a counter which produces one output pulse for every two input pulses.
Buffers (43 Companies)
An isolating circuit used to avoid reaction of a driven circuit upon the corresponding driving circuit.
Coders/Decoders (Codecs) (80 Companies)
A CODEC is a device or program capable of encoding and/or decoding a digital data stream or signal.
A solid state integrated circuit amplifier employs external feedback for control of its transfer function or gain. It is similar to the operational amplifier but it also has differential output pins.
ICs that select one of many data inputs and applies the source into a single channel. As a switch the IC functions as multiple input, single-output switch; or as a multiplexer controlling multiple inputs and selects a specific input to the single output.
Consumer Video ICs (83 Companies)
Consumer Video ICs include chips that are suited for flat-panel displays, TVs DVD players and mobile phones.
Custom Hybrid Circuits (101 Companies)
A Hybrid Integrated Circuit, (HIC) is a miniaturized electronic circuit constructed of individual devices, such as semiconductor devices and passives bonded to a substrate or printed circuit board (PCB). Hybrid circuits are often encapsulated in epoxy.
Custom ICs are precisely designed to perform the specific circuit and gate functions needed for the application. Whereas Semicustom ICs are wafers that are deliberately left incomplete.
Data Bus ICs (60 Companies)
A bus is a subsystem that transfers data between computer components inside or between computers and can logically connect several peripherals over the same wires. Each bus defines its set of connectors to physically plug devices, cards or cables together
DC/DC Power Converters (78 Companies)
Integrated Circuits, Power Management, DC/DC Power Converters are a circuit which converts a source of direct current (DC) from one voltage level to another.
Decade Counters (31 Companies)
Decade Counter is a logic device that has 10 stable states and may be cycled through these states by the application of 10 clock or pulse inputs. Decade or Divide-By-10 Counter, counts in a binary sequence from state 0 through 9 and then cycles back to 0.
Delay Lines (17 Companies)
ICs that contain circuitry used to delay a signal for a predetermined length of time.
Digital Signal Processing (DSP) refers to manipulating analog information (such as sound or images) that has been converted into a digital form
Digital-to-Analog converter (DAC or D-to-A) is a device for converting a digital (usually binary) code to an analog signal (current, voltage or electric charge).
Display Drivers (72 Companies)
ICs used to provide control of various types of display circuitry.
DRAM ICs (55 Companies)
Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) stores each bit of data in a separate capacitor within an integrated circuit. Since real capacitors leak charge, the information eventually fades unless the capacitor charge is refreshed periodically.
EEPROM ICs (52 Companies)
EEPROMs are floating-gate transistors arrays which are non-volatile memory chip used in computers to store small amounts of data that must be saved when power is removed. Flash memory EEPROMs store larger amounts of static data.
EPROM ICs (48 Companies)
EPROM is a non-volatile computer memory chip that retains data when its power supply is switched off. An array of floating-gate transistors programmed by an electronic device that supplies higher voltages than those normally used in electronic circuits.
FIFOs are used in electronic circuits for buffering and flow control from hardware to software. In hardware form a FIFO has read and write pointers, storage and control logic. For FIFOs of non-trivial size a dual-port SRAM is used for reading and writing.
Fixed Voltage Regulators (73 Companies)
Combine various internal circuitry for changing unregulated DC voltage into a fixed regulated DC output voltage. The most common regulators are available in standard voltages from 5 to 28 volts.
Non-volatile devices that find applications in portable devices such as digital cameras, cell phones, pagers, etc.
Flip-Flops (42 Companies)
A Flip-Flop is a bistable multivibrator with two stable states serving as one bit of memory. Flip-Flop denotes non-transparent devices controlled by one or two control signals and/or a gate or clock signal. Flip-Flops require power and ground connections.
The portion of the receiver that converts the incoming signal to the intermediate frequency.
GAL takes the place of many PAL devices or has functionality not covered by the original range. It’s erasable and re-programmable making prototyping changes easier. PAL is a programmable logic semiconductor used to implement functions in digital circuits.
An integrated component that uses a combination of electroluminescence and photoconductivity in the performance of all or at least a major portion of its intended function. Wavelengths considered may extend through visible into the infrared.
Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) are semiconductor diodes that emit infrared, visible or ultraviolet light when electrical currents are applied in their forward directions. LEDs can be used as indicator lights, flashlights and area lighting.
ICs that are commonly used in transferring data and signals over distances.
Linear A/D Converters (68 Companies)
Change continuous signals to discrete digital format for further signal conditioning and processing. Commonly found in multimedia, data acquisition, etc. and virtually anywhere an analog signal has to be processed, stored, or transported in digital form.
Linear Active Filters (45 Companies)
Analog electronic filter, distinguished by the use of one or more active components. Active filters have two main advantages over passive filters. The amplifier can be used to shape the filter's response or buffer the filter from the components it drives.
Linear Clock Circuits (61 Companies)
A Clock Signal is a signal used to coordinate the actions of two or more circuits. A clock signal oscillates between a high and a low state, normally with a 50% duty cycle, and is usually in the form of a square wave.
Generally high-gain DC amplifiers designed to be used with external components to perform various mathematical functions or to provide a specific transfer function.
EEPROM is a type of non-volatile memory used in computers and other electronic devices to store small amounts of data that must be saved when power is removed. EEPROM such as flash memory, can store large amounts of static data.
Logic Gates (38 Companies)
Logic Gate performs a logical operation on one or more logic inputs and produces a single logic output. The output is a logic-level value, and can connect to the input of other logic gates. They are primarily implemented using diodes or transistors.
Logic Latches (40 Companies)
A feedback loop used in a symmetrical digital circuit to retain a state. Two cross-coupled logic gates that store a pulse applied to one logic input until a pulse is applied to the other input: thus, the complementary information is stored in the latch.
A Microprocessor incorporates most or all of the functions of a CPU on a single integrated circuit. Specialized Microprocessors called Microcontrollers control the logic of almost all other digital devices, from clock radios to fuel-injections systems
Multi-Chip Modules (54 Companies)
Multi-chip Modules are an assembly of interconnected components, which constitutes an identifiable device, with two or more semiconductor chips attached to a substrate.
Networking Devices (96 Companies)
Chips for level-shifting, bus interface, plus Ethernet, USB, I2C, USART, and other communication interfaces.
Optocouplers (18 Companies)
Optocoupler is a light source and a light detector housed in a single package, sealed against outside light. An electrical signal applied to the light source changes the amount of light emitted and collected by the detector and coupled to the output.
Phase-Locked Loop (53 Companies)
PLL is a control system using negative feedback. The circuit responds to both frequency and phase of the input signals, automatically raising or lowering the frequency of a controlled oscillator until it matches the reference in both frequency and phase.
Photodetectors are sensors of light or other electromagnetic energy that senses incident illumination. A Photemitter is a device capable of emitting electrons when under the influence of light or other radiant energy.
Prescalers (25 Companies)
A Prescaler is an electronic device that takes a frequency and reduces it by a pre-determined factor. For example; converts a 1 MHz signal to a 100kHz signal (scales the frequency by a factor of 10).
PROM ICs (31 Companies)
A Programmable Read-Only Memory (PROM) is a permanent digital memory chip that is programmed by the customer rather than by the chip manufacturer and used to store programs permanently.
ROM ICs (41 Companies)
ROM ICs are a class of storage media used in computers and other electronic devices. Since data stored in ROM cannot be very quickly or easily modified, these devices are mainly used to distribute firmware.
Sensor ICs (44 Companies)
Sensor ICs consist of semiconductor circuit elements that are used to send information about its surrounding light, pressure, heat etc. in the form of electric signals or data. Family may consist of Hall effect, image and magnetic sensors.
SRAM ICs (83 Companies)
These memory-type ICs maintain their state until the next write operation, or when power is removed. SRAM memory ICs are used in system caches and video memory applications.
IC Switching Voltage Regulators are integrated circuits (ICs) that store energy in an inductor, transformer, or capacitor and then use this storage device to transfer energy from the input to the output in discrete packets over a low-resistance switch.
Devices that form complex multilayer circuits arranged by combining and interconnecting several passive and active semiconductor devices into a single package, which is screen printed and fired on a ceramic substrate.
Thin Film Hybrid Circuits (59 Companies)
Thin-film hybrids are hybrid circuits that are made by placing the substrate in a vacuum chamber and depositing films of conductive and resistive material on the entire substrate.
Wireless Amplifiers, (62 Companies)
A Wireless Amplifier is a device used to enhance the power or gain of a wireless signal over longer distances.

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