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Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) systems use the time taken by the light to fly back and forth to an object in an effort to measure the distance to this target.  The TIDA-00663 reference design shows how to design the time measurement back-end for LIDAR based on Time to Digital Converter (...)

Key Features

  • LIDAR pulsed time of flight measurement
  • Distance resolution at system level <1cm
  • TDC resolution of 1.65cm and a white noise of 1.05cm RMS
  • TX energy: 70W peak over 40ns

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This reference design consist of the QVGA-Resolution 3D Time of Flight (ToF) sensor OPT8241, and the ToF controller OPT9221 and shows the performance of the TI 3D ToF solution in a similar configuration and environment of a vacuum robot as well as looks at the influence of 3D sensor (integration (...)

Key Features

  • Active infrared illumination allows operation in both daylight and darkness
  • <0.1% distance measurement error
  • 320×240 pixels at 30 fps enabling:
    • Accurate object detection
    • Systematic routing
    • Avoiding collision
    • Avoiding getting stuck

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This reference design shows how to detect current from the mA-to-KA range using a busbar-type shunt resistor. The increasing demand of high-capacity batteries in electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) drives the requirement for larger current spans and highly-accurate current (...)

Key Features

  • Full-scale accuracy of:
    • 0.02% full-scale range (FSR) for < 20A and < 0.05% FSR for 20A to 1500A at 25°C
    • 0.1% FSR for < 20A and 0.25% FSR for 20A to 1500A at 50°C
  • Suitable for 50mA to 1500A range current measurement; configurable to varied current spans
  • High-side sensing and low-side sensing
  • Supports (...)

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This reference design features an ultrasonic distance sensor that fits in a M12 housing due to its high integration and an optimized layout. The design offers an IO-Link interface to communicate with the system control, which makes it industry 4.0 ready.  The purpose of ultrasonic sensors (...)

Key Features

  • Small form factor:  M12
  • IO-link interface
  • Distance range: 
    • 10cm to 30cm (300kHz)
    • 30cm to 5m (58kHz)
  • Resolution:
    • ~1mm (300kHz)
    • ~1cm (58kHz)
  • Non-contact detection and measurement

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The TIDEP-0090 reference design demonstrates how TI single-chip millimeter-wave (mmWave) technology can be used for robust, long-range sensing in traffic monitoring and other applications. The reference design uses the IWR1642BOOST evaluation module (EVM) and integrates a complete radar (...)

Key Features

  • Demonstration of environmentally robust object detection, clustering, and tracking using TI single-chip mmWave sensor IWR1642
  • IWR1642 mmWave sensor pinpoints location of objects in 90° to 100° field of view over a range of 5 m to 70 m and up to 135 m
  • Measurement bandwidth of 76 GHz to 77 GHz
  • IWR1642 with (...)

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The TIDA-00998 TI Design shows multiple architectures for extending primary battery life using a secondary battery or supercapacitor with energy harvested from a current transformer (CT) or solar cells. Optimal Power management is done using efficient LED Drivers to drive series or parallel strings (...)

Key Features

  • Solar energy harvesting to charge li-ion battery, autoswitching between primary and secondary battery to power LED driver and fault indicator AFE
  • Interface to CT based load current harvesting subsystem to charge supercapacitor; PowerMux to autoswitch between supercapacitor and primary battery
  • Drives (...)

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The TIDA-01442 reference design utilizes the ADC12DJ3200 evaluation module (EVM) to demonstrate a direct RF-sampling receiver for a radar operating in HF, VHF, UHF, L-, S-, C-, and part of X-band. The wide analog input bandwidth and high sampling rate (6.4 GSPS) of the analog-to-digital (...)

Key Features

  • High-input-frequency capability of ADC allows RF sampling of signals from L-band to X-band
  • Max sample rate of 6.4 GSPS in single-channel (interleaved) mode and 3.2 GSPS in dual-channel mode
  • Four independent NCOs per DDC allow fast frequency hopping among bands
  • Clocking solution optimized for low jitter (...)

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This design features a single-chip solution to linearize and transmit a 3-wire PT1000 RTD over the industry standard 2-wire 4-20mA current loop.  The design was configured for a -50°C to 250°C  temperature range, but other temperature ranges can be achieved by adjusting the (...)

Key Features

  • Input:  3-Wire PT1000 RTD
  • RTD Temperature Range:  -50°C to 250°C
  • Output:  2-Wire 4-20mA Current Loop
  • Includes analog RTD sensor linearization for >40x linearity improvement over end-point fit
  • Reference design includes theory, calculated error analysis, component selection, PCB layout, and measured results

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TI Design TIDEP-0091 highlights strategies for power optimization of IWR14xx 76- to 81-GHz mmWave sensors in tank level-probing applications, displacement sensors, 4- to 20-mA sensors, and other low-power applications for detecting range with high accuracy in a minimal power envelope. In these (...)

Key Features

  • Uses IWR1443 mmWave and SimpleLink MSP432 software development kits (SDKs)
  • Serial communication between IWR1443 and MSP432
  • Provides an optimized processing chain for single-dimension range detection
  • Applicable to any application requiring low-power duty cycling

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The TIDEP-0092 reference design provides a foundation for short-range radar (SRR) applications using the AWR1642 evaluation module (EVM). This design allows the estimation and tracking of the position (in the azimuthal plane) and velocity of objects in its field of view up to 80 m,  travelling (...)

Key Features

  • Single-chip FMCW radio detection and ranging (RADAR) for SRR applications
  • Detect objects (such as cars and trucks) up to 80 m away with range resolution of 35 cm; objects 20-m away detectable with resolution of 4.3 cm
  • Clustering and tracking on detected outputs
  • Antenna field of view ±60° with (...)

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