Torex shrinks end product size with integrated DC/DC converters

The XCL104 / XCL105 synchronous step-up DC/DC converters integrate an inductor with a 0.17 Ohm N-channel driver FET and a 0.23 Ohm synchronous P-channel switching FET. 

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nRF7002 companion IC and development kit create low power Wi-Fi 6 IoT  

The first IC in Nordic Semiconductor’s Wi-Fi product family is the nRF7002 Wi-Fi 6 companion IC. The low power Wi-Fi 6 companion IC provides seamless dual band (2.4 and 5.0GHz) connectivity. The nRF7002 IC can be used with Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF52 and nRF53 series multi-protocol SoCs and the nRF9160 cellular IoT (LTE-M / NB-IoT) system in package (SiP), but can be used in conjunction with non-Nordic host devices. 

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Panthronics samples PTX30W single chip for NFC wireless battery charging

Fabless semiconductor company Panthronics is sampling the PTX30W, an NFC wireless charging listener circuit, packaged in a space-saving 1.78mm x 1.78mm chip. It is supplied in a compact 3.2mm2 WL-CSP.

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Barometric pressure sensor tracks altitude in harsh conditions

Barometric pressure sensors are a key component in fitness tracking wearables, to determine altitude. Bosch Sensortec has introduced the BMP585 robust barometric pressure sensor that can be used under water and in harsh environments.

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