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STMicroelectronics is a French-Italian multinational electronics and semiconductor manufacturer headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. It is commonly called ST, and it is Europe's largest semiconductor chip maker based on revenue.

STMicroelectronics launches a new advanced 6-axis IMU with embedded sensor fusion and AI

“ST has introduced LSM6DSV16X, the flagship 6-axis inertial measurement unit (IMU) embedding ST’s Sensor Fusion Low Power (SFLP) technology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and adaptive-self-configuration (ASC) for superior power optimization. The advanced architecture of the LSM6DSV16X enables sophisticated processing in …

Small and flexible synchronous buck controller from STMicroelectronics handles extreme step-down ratios

“With compact dimensions and an input-voltage range from 6V to 75V, STMicroelectronics’ L3751 synchronous buck controller serves different applications from industrial equipment to battery powered light electric vehicles. The 3.5mm x 4.5mm controller is also suited to use …

Highly integrated ultrasound transmitter from STMicroelectronics boosts image quality and shrinks form factor of handheld scanners

“STMicroelectronics has introduced a 64-channel ultrasound transmitter with new features to enhance the image quality and convenience of high-performance portable industrial and medical instruments. Today’s ultraportable scanners are almost the size of a smartphone yet deliver image quality comparable …

Next-generation NFC chip from STMicroelectronics eases certification of digital car-key systems

“STMicroelectronics has introduced the latest generation of its automotive-qualified NFC reader ICs for Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) digital-key applications, with enhanced features that increase performance and ease product certification. The ST25R3920B is used in car-door and center-console locations for keyless …

STMicroelectronics enables quieter cabins for the electric-vehicle age with advanced vibration sensor to eliminate road noise

“STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is enabling more acoustically comfortable cars, with its new sensor for road-noise cancellation (RNC) through active noise-control (ANC) techniques. Cars have traditionally been defined by …

STMicroelectronics expands 5V op-amp family, to optimize power and signal-conditioning performance

“STMicroelectronics has added the TSV782 high-performance dual op amp to its 5V family, with 30MHz gain bandwidth (GBW) and 50µV (typical) input offset voltage for high-speed, high-accuracy signal conditioning. Able to function with a supply as low as 2.0V …

STMicroelectronics’ multi-pixel driver with CAN FD Light powers next-generation automotive lighting

“STMicroelectronics’ L99LDLH32 linear current regulator delivers a convenient, integrated solution for dynamic automotive lighting controlled using the lightweight CAN FD Light protocol. Ideal for use with OLED lamps that provide bright, homogeneous, and high-contrast lighting from a small surface area …

Highly integrated PFC boost controllers from STMicroelectronics eliminate startup-circuit design challenges

“STMicroelectronics’ L4985A/B and L4986A/B power-factor correction (PFC) boost controllers simplify design and enhance flexibility by integrating 800V startup circuitry and additional valuable proprietary features. The built-in high-voltage startup capability saves auxiliary circuitry, allowing a “no aux” design that …

STMicroelectronics reveals advanced VDA-compliant LIN alternator regulator, raising performance and flexibility of 12V car systems

“STMicroelectronics has introduced the L9918 automotive alternator regulator, with enhanced features to ensure the stability of 12V vehicle electrical systems. The regulator contains a MOSFET to deliver alternator excitation current and a freewheeling diode to handle the rotor current when …

Flexible power modules from STMicroelectronics simplify SiC inverter designs

“STMicroelectronics has released two STPOWER modules that contain 1200V silicon-carbide (SiC) MOSFETs in popular configurations. Each uses ST’s ACEPACK1 2 package technology to ensure high power density and simplified assembly. The first of the new modules, the A2F12M12W2-F1 …