Following is an excerpt of an interview of Andy Kelly from Cactus Semiconductor conducted by Anne Fisher of EECatalog. Read the full post here. By Anne Fisher, Managing Editor What will it take for ultra-low-power designs to become more prevalent—that’s one of the questions fi
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
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
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