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Optical Isolator for I2C Bus System – APPNOTE

INTRODUCTION The I2C bus, also known as inter-IC bus, is a bidirectional, two-wire, multi-user bus, as shown in Fig. 1. It was developed by Philips Semiconductors (1) to connect micro … Continue reading

June 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Designing Linear Amplifiers Using the IL300 Optocoupler

INTRODUCTION This application note presents isolation amplifier circuit designs useful in industrial test and measurement systems, instrumentation, and communication systems. It covers the IL300’s coupling specifications, and circuit topologies for … Continue reading

April 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Mounting of Through-Hole LEDs

  Through-hole LED cases usually consist of epoxy casting compounds with duroplastic properties. It is in the nature of things that optical semiconductor devices require transparent materials with the best … Continue reading

March 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Using Vishay Infrared Receivers in a Wi-Fi Environment

Application Note discussing the effects of various factors in the Wi-Fi environment.  read article….  

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Optoelectronics for IoV and VR Applications

    VCNL4020X01 Short-Range Proximity Sensor Distance up to 20 cm Integrated proximity sensor and ambient light sensor, including infrared emitter Programmable drive current to control range 16-bit proximity resolution … Continue reading

December 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Designing the VCNL4100 into an Application

INTRODUCTION AND BASIC OPERATION The VCNL4100 is a fully integrated proximity and ambient light sensor. It combines an infrared emitter and photodiode for proximity measurement, ambient light sensor (ALS), and … Continue reading

July 18, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Science Behind Activity Trackers

Today, being physically fit has become a way of life for many. Eating healthy foods, sleeping seven to eight hours a night, and exercising daily are the basic building blocks. … Continue reading

May 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

Optical Sensors Application Notes

Sure, we’ve released some very cool optical sensor products over the past several months but I hear you asking yourself…  how and where do I use these bad-boys?  And no, we … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

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