This is a shared blog post which originates from our partner’s (Cirtec Medical Systems) blog. To read the full version from the original source, click here. by: Bill Peatman, Cirtec Medical Systems Implantable medical devices keep getting smaller and smarter. Consider one of th
A March 2015 post contributed to Planet Analog: Erik Mentze, Sr. IC Design Engineer, Cactus Semiconductor In our previous post Low Power LDO Design Techniques for Really Small Profile Applications, Part 1 , we reviewed LDO design tradeoffs using an NMOS pass transistor. This design ap
Cactus Semiconductor provides design and development of Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) for multiple applications including the medical device industry. The company particularly specializes in complex, low power analog circuitry for active implantable medical devices.
A February 2015 post contributed to Planet Analog: Editor’s note: Our guest blogger is Erik Mentze, Sr. IC Design Engineer, Cactus Semiconductor A key challenge to the ultra-miniaturization of electronic systems is power management. As any EE knows, when overall system sizes shrink th
In 2018, Cactus Semiconductor was acquired by Cirtec Medical.
We are still based in Chandler, AZ, and continue to provide world-class in- house expertise in designing and producing state of the art analog and mixed signal ICs. Manufacturing is conducted worldwide at premier wafer fabrication, wafer probe, IC assembly and IC test facilities.
About Cirtec Medical
Cirtec is a leading provider of design and contract manufacturing services for complex medical devices including active implants and minimally invasive surgical devices.