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12 Sep 2022

From idea to invention: The origin story of the tiny chip that changed the world

How an ice storm in Kansas sparked Jack Kilby’s interest in electronics, fueling his work to develop the first integrated circuit.

30 Aug 2022

Why isolation matters for your power electronics

Innovations in isolation pave the way for more sophisticated electric vehicles, more intelligent factory sensors and robots, and more reliable medical devices.

23 Aug 2022

The vehicle-to-grid vision: unleashing the power of electric vehicles

Enabled by semiconductor technology, vehicle-to-grid (V2G) bidirectional charging can provide battery power to reinforce electric grids during peak demand and power your home when electricity is expensive or out.

02 Aug 2022

From sun to switch, semiconductors enable the journey of energy

As the popularity of renewable energy sources increases, semiconductors can enable the efficient and safe transportation of energy to more homes, buildings and cities.

19 Jul 2022

Space-grade ICs help the James Webb Telescope peer deep into the cosmos

NASA has released the first images from its largest and most powerful space telescope as it looks into the universe with unprecedented resolution and sensitivity.

28 Jun 2022

3 ways semiconductors enhance automation and efficiency

Semiconductor technology is helping maximize productivity across a range of industrial systems, from robotics to factory automation, grid, home automation and more.

07 Jun 2022

How sensor fusion is driving vehicle autonomy forward

As ADAS technology extends to critical, time-sensitive applications – such as emergency braking, front-collision warning and avoidance, and blind-spot detection – combining data from multiple sensors enables reliable, real-time decisions for safer autonomous driving.

06 Apr 2022

5 trends shaping the future of power management

Performance improvements in power density, electromagnetic interference, isolation, quiescent current, and noise and precision are giving designers the capabilities to push power further.

29 Mar 2022

Sensor fusion is enabling the next wave of smart, autonomous robots

Sensors in robots that mimic human vision are accelerating automation, improving reliability and safety, and making our lives easier.

08 Feb 2022

Building a fast, flexible EV charging network

In our electric-vehicle future, semiconductor technology will offer grid operators more flexibility to better manage energy infrastructure.