How to Design with Evolving USB Type-C and PD Standards
Jul 26, 2016

The new USB Type-C standard enables higher performance, promising convenience for users and simplicity for designers and manufacturers, but managing u…

Keeping Cool – Or How to Increase the Power Ratings of Power over Ethernet-based Devices Without Generating Excessive Heat
Jul 24, 2016 and

The Power over Ethernet (PoE) trend is for higher and higher power ratings as new PoE-based IoT devices – security cameras, wireless access points, IP…

The Tools for Success – Fairchild Launches Industry’s First Software Tool for Streamlining DACD-based LED Lighting Development
Jul 22, 2016

The compelling advantages of Direct AC Drivers (DACD) make them a superior solution for LED lighting products, as I said in my previous blog. This is…

Fairchild at the Races: Autonomous Driving Day Adventures
Jun 24, 2016

Fairchild was excited to participate in the Self Racing Cars’ first Autonomous Vehicle Track Day at Thunderhill Raceway a few hours north of our HQ in…

Click It to Unleash the Power of Fairchild Reference Design Adviser
Jun 21, 2016

By Roy Mi, Member Technical Staff Applications Engineer

Staying up to date on the latest advances in semiconductor technology is one of the many ch…

Can Your Dishwasher Save the Planet?
Jun 14, 2016

The global demand for electricity is increasing and governments are struggling with supplying more electricity while minimizing the pollution, greenho…