Silicon Laboratories Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of integrated-circuit (IC) products that combine world-class analog with high-speed digital and FLASH memory in a single, powerful chip. The combination of mixed-signal integration and in-system programmability offers tangible user benefits through higher component integration, greater design flexibility, faster time-to-market, superior system performance, and improved end-product differentiation.
Silicon Laboratories has recently acquired Energy Micro, a developer of energy friendly microcontrollers.
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Silicon Labs Ember EM358x ARM SoC with Integrated Zigbee is an ARM® Cortex-M3 processor System on Chip with a 2.4GHz IEEE 802.15.4 radio transceiver, Flash memory, RAM, and powerful hardware supported network-level debugging features. Combined with the powerful ecosystem of ARM tools, these devices and tools enable OEMs to simplify development and accelerate time to market. The EM358x SoCs are tightly integrated with EmberZNet PRO, a ZigBee compliant mesh networking software which is the most deployed ZigBee platform in the market.
Silicon Labs Si50x CMEMS® Oscillators provide monolithic, MEMS-based IC replacements for traditional crystal oscillators. Silicon Labs’ CMEMS technology combines standard CMOS + MEMS in a single, monolithic IC to provide integrated, high-quality and high-reliability oscillators. The Si50x CMEMS oscillators leverage this technology to provide excellent reliability, stability and minimal aging for the general purpose oscillator market. The configurable part family provides ±20 ppm stability over the industrial temperature range for 10 years, guaranteed. The Si50x family offers a low-cost, low-power general purpose oscillators to the industrial, embedded and consumer electronics markets.
Silicon Labs' UV Optical Sensor IC family enables sensing UV Index, ambient light, long range proximity, heart rate/pulse oximetry and motion with 2D or 3D gestures. They offer excellent performance under a wide variety of light sources including direct sunlight and under dark glass. The photodiode response and associated digital conversion circuitry deliver excellent immunity to artificial light flicker noise and natural light flutter noise. Silicon Labs is a leading supplier of mixed-signal intelligent sensor solutions that are characterized by superb reliability, compact size, high levels of integration and unmatched ease of use for a variety of applications.
Silicon Labs’ Si70xx Relative Humidity & Temperature Sensors utilize proven techniques for measuring humidity using polymer dielectric film along with CMOS mixed signal integrated circuits. These monolithic ICs combine fully calibrated humidity and temperature sensing elements, an I2C interface and on-chip signal conditioning into a compact, rugged and reliable package. The 1st Generation Relative Humidity and Temperature Sensors include the Si7015 which is a digital relative humidity and temperature sensor that integrates humidity and temperature sensor elements, an analog-to-digital converter and signal processing in a single monolithic CMOS sensor IC. The 2nd Generation includes the Si701x/2x devices that combine fully factory-calibrated humidity and temperature sensor elements with an analog-to-digital converter, signal processing and an I2C host interface.
Silicon Labs EFM®32 Zero Gecko 32-bit Microcontrollers are the latest addition to the Silicon Labs Gecko portfolio of ultra low power and energy friendly 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs). The EFM32 MCUs are the world’s most energy friendly microcontrollers. With a unique combination of the powerful 32-bit ARM Cortex-M0+, innovative low energy techniques, short wake-up time from energy saving modes, and a wide selection of peripherals, the EFM32ZG microcontroller is well suited for any battery operated application as well as other systems requiring high performance and low-energy consumption.
Silicon Labs EFM32™ Wonder Gecko 32-bit Microcontrollers are MCUs based on the ARM® Cortex®-M4 core, which provides a full DSP instruction set and includes a hardware FPU for faster computation performance. Wonder Gecko MCUs feature up to 256kB of flash memory, 32kB of RAM and CPU speeds up to 48MHz. These MCUs incorporate highly differentiated Gecko technology to minimize energy consumption, including a flexible range of standby and sleep modes, intelligent peripherals that allow designers to implement many functions without CPU wake-up and ultra-low standby current. With the lowest active and standby power consumption, the Wonder Gecko is the world's most energy friendly Cortex-M4 MCU.
Silicon Labs' Si823x Isolated Drivers combines two independent, isolated drivers into a single package. The Si8230/1/3/4 are high-side/low-side drivers, and the Si8232/5/6/7/8 are dual drivers. Versions with peak output currents of 0.5A (Si8230/1/2/7) and 4.0A (Si8233/4/5/6/8) are available. All drivers operate with a maximum supply voltage of 24V. The Si823x drivers utilize Silicon Labs' proprietary silicon isolation technology, which provides up to 5kVRMS withstand voltage per UL1577 and fast 60ns propagation times. Driver outputs can be grounded to the same or separate grounds or connected to a positive or negative voltage. The TTL level compatible inputs with >400mV hysteresis are available in individual control input (Si8230/2/3/5/6/7/8) or PWM input (Si8231/4) configurations. High integration, low propagation delay, small installed size, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness make the Si823x family ideal for a wide range of isolated MOSFET/IGBT gate drive applications.
Silicon Labs UPMU-F850-B-EK MCU Development Card enables application development on the C8051F85x/86x MCU device family. The card connects to the MCU card expansion slot on the UDP motherboard and provides complete access to the MCU resources. Each expansion board has a unique ID that can be read out of an EEPROM or MCU on the board, which enables software tools to recognize the connected hardware and automatically select the appropriate firmware image. The target target MCU card can also be detached from the UDP and used alone as a development or demonstration tool.
Silicon Labs Si501-2-3-4-EVB CMEMS Oscillator Evaluation Board is a USB plug-in board that allows for evaluation of the Si50x family of CMEMS oscillators. The Si501-2-3-4-EVB comes completely assembled, tested, and populated with one Si504 device and three empty expansion sites. Si50x CMEMS oscillators are the industry’s first monolithic CMOS+MEMS oscillator, providing staggering production scale and quality control, as well as superior performance, programmability, robustness and reliability to other comparable solutions. The evaluation board includes an evaluation board and USB Type A retractable cable.
Silicon Labs Si5328 is the industry's lowest jitter, most frequency flexible Synchronous Ethernet Clock (SyncE), making it ideal for Ethernet PHYs from GbE to 100GbE. Silicon Labs Si5328 meets all of the jitter, wander, and holdover requirements specified by ITU-T G.8262/Y.1362. This SyncE device supports G.813 EEC Option 1 and EEC Option 2, supporting loop bandwidth options as low as 0.1Hz. Si5328 supports simple configuration via I2C/SPI, easing reconfigurability. Si5328 is ideal for providing clock multiplication and jitter attenuation in high-performance, Synchronous Ethernet timing applications.
Silicon Labs C8051F85x and C805186x 8-bit Flash microcontrollers are highly integrated AEC-Q100 (automotive) qualified MCUs featuring a highly-efficient enhanced 8051 pipelined architecture. These Silicon labs MCUs offer 2 to 8kB Flash, 256/512b RAM, and a 12-bit multi-channel analog to digital converter (ADC). C8051F85x and C8051F86x operate over an extended temperature range (up to 125°C) and include a host of communication peripherals (SMBus/I2C, SPI, UART). This Silicon Labs MCU family also supports three independently configurable enhanced resolution PWM channels and has built-in hardware kill/safe state capability for overcurrent protection and fault detection. C8051F85x and C8051F86x MCUs are an ideal fit for low-memory, low-pin count applications. Development tools are available to evaluate the functionality of these high-performance MCUs.
Silicon Labs CMOS digital isolators are mixed-signal IC solutions that leverage Silicon Labs' superior isolation and high voltage expertise to enhance power system performance, flexibility, and reliability while reducing system size and cost. The entire isolation portfolio supports isolation voltages up to 5kV. Silicon Labs Si84xx digital isolators are the industry’s highest-performance, easiest-to-use, and lowest-cost line of 2.5 to 5kVrms rated digital isolators. These digital isolators are 10 times more reliable than optocouplers. The Si86xx family is the industry’s highest performing, widest channel count series of unidirectional and bidirectional isolators supporting up to reinforced 5kVrms isolation ratings. Based on Silicon Labs’ patented CMOS isolation technology, Si86xx isolators enable robust operation in harsh industrial applications.
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