Automotive Mixed-Signal ASIC Circuit Building Blocks

  • Analog to Digital Converters (ADCs)

  • Sigma Delta ADCs
  • Successive Approximation Register (SAR ADCs)
  • Pipeline ADCs
  • Multi-channel ADC Sub-systems

Digital to Analog Converters (DACs)

  • Segmented DACs
  • Resistor Ladder DACs
  • Capacitor-based DACs
  • Pulse Width Modulated (PWM DACs)

Power Management

  • Switched Mode Power Supply (SMPS)
  • Buck Regulators
  • Boost Regulators
  • Buck-Boost Regulators
  • Low Drop Out (LDO) Regulators
  • Band Gap References
  • Voltage References
  • Current References
  • Under-voltage, over-voltage monitoring and control
  • Under-current, over-current monitoring and control
  • Temperature, monitoring, control, and active heating

Analog Front End (AFE)

  • Fully Differential Analog Signal Chains
  • Transimpedence Amplifiers
  • Operational Transimpedence Amplifiers
  • Operational Amplifiers
  • Continuous Time Filters
  • Discrete Time Filters (Switched Capacitor Filters)
  • Integrators/Differentiators
  • Slicing Circuits

Sensor Interfaces

  • Ultrasonic
  • Photodiode
  • VCSEL
  • Laser Diode
  • Avalanche Photodiode
  • Inductive
  • Capacitive
  • Capacitive Touch
  • MEMs Microphone
  • Shape Memory Alloy Actuators and Valves
  • Pressure 
  • Oxygen 
  • Air Flow 

Communication

Simple Inter IC Wired Communication

  • I2C (IIC), SPI, UART, Proprietary

Automotive-Centric Communication Standards

  • CAN, LIN, 10Base-T1S