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Dual 20-V p-channel TrenchFET Gen III power MOSFET lowers on-resistance and saves power
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4/30/2009   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., has introduced a new with the lowest on-resistance ever achieved for a dual p-channel device in the thermally enhanced PowerPAK SC-70 2-mm by 2-mm footprint area.
Dialog Semi to surf the Atom wave
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4/30/2009   Post a comment
Chip vendor Dialog Semiconductor taps the market momentum of Intel's Atom microprocessor by offering a power management device tailored for the Atom. The device helps designers to significantly reduce board space and costs, the company says.
Top five products of week 18
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4/30/2009   Post a comment
The editorial team of EETimes Europe has selected the following five products as products of the week ending May 1th.
ALPS : Media connector takes both SIM and microSD cards
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ALPS : Media connector takes both SIM and microSD cards
Diodes : MOSFET packages save space and raise charger performance
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Diodes has introduced dual device combinations in thermally efficient ultra small DFN packaging for charging and switching applications in portable devices.
InvenSense spins first pitch-and-yaw MEMS gyro
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What is claimed as the first pitch-and-yaw MEMS gyroscope is said to be able to sense the two axes used by remote controls and baton-shaped game controllers, creating a new category of 3-D motion sensor.
Dialog Semi : Power management ICs optimize Intel Atom processors
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Dialog Semiconductor has announced a family of power management ICs (PMICs) designed to optimise the power efficiency of applications using the Intel Atom processor Z5xx series which is being broadly adopted today.
LFoundry rolls RF process design kit
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Aiming at designers of analog/mixed signal and RF devices, LFoundry GmbH (Landshut, Germany) has introduced a process design kit (PDK). The PDK enables designing chips operating at frequencies of up to 15 GHz, the company promises.
Microchip : 16-bit MCUs claim lowest sleep current
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Microchip announces the PIC24F16KA family of 16-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) with nanoWatt XLP eXtreme low power technology.
Freescale : 16-bit digital signal controllers suit power-sensitive applications
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Freescale has introduced a family of digital signal controllers (DSCs) that provide energy-efficient motor control at competitive price points.
Latest Freescale digital signal controllers look to reduce power involved with motor control
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4/29/2009   Post a comment
The MC56F8006 DSCs combine the functionality of a microcontroller (MCU) and the processing power of a digital signal processor (DSP) with a flexible set of peripherals to create a versatile embedded control solution.
Testing product debuts for virtualized data centers
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Ixia's IxVM allows enterprises to test both virtualized network resources and applications across thousands of VMs.
Logic level Trench MOSFETs deliver new level of benchmark efficiency
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A new range of logic level gate drive trench HEXFET power MOSFETs has been introduced by International Rectifier which features benchmark on-state resistance (RDS(on)) and a high package current rating for high power DC motors and power tools, industrial batteries and power supply applications.
AnalogicTech's reveals first Class D Audio Amplifier
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4/29/2009   Post a comment
Advanced Analogic Technologies Incorporated has introduced the company's first Class D audio amplifier which builds on the company's experience building power management ICs for portable applications.
ADI unveils 18 low-power ADCs for power-sensitive communications
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Analog Devices, Inc., has introduced 18 power-efficient analog-to-digital converters (ADC) with resolutions ranging from 10 to 16 bits.
ERG offers LED drivers for SSL luminaires
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Endicott Research has developed LED driver solutions for the solid state lighting market.
Motion sensor enables precise hand movement control for portables
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Freescale's low-power 3-axis digital accelerometer with intelligent features provides orientation, shake and tap detection.
Dual, quick-PWM step-down controller targets notebook power supplies
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Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAX17031, a dual, Quick-PWM step-down controller with synchronous rectification specifically intended for generating 5 V/3.3 V supplies in battery-powered systems.
Renesas : Application processor targets mobile phones
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Renesas Technology has announced the SH7370, an SH-MobileHD application processor for mobile phones.
ADI samples low-power ADCs for wide variety of applications
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4/29/2009   1 comment
Available in multiple speed grades, ADI's new pin-compatible, low-power, dual-channel ADCs increase channel densities and reduce power consumption in power-sensitive communications, industrial, portable-electronics and instrumentation equipment.
WHDI 2nd Gen Wireless 1080p Chipset from AMIMON
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AMIMON Inc. announced the immediate availability of its second generation baseband chipset. The second generation transmitter and receiver chips (AMN 2120/2220) are designed for the WHDI (Wireless Home Digital Interface) standard.
Pentek : Data recording and playback system features a multiband transceiver
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With the RTS 2701 recording and playback system with multiband transceiver, Pentek has introduced a system that can be used as a powerful laboratory test instrument, as a stand-alone remote data acquisition system, or as a dedicated record/playback sub-system for deployed applications.
Instrumentation amplifier features low power, small size
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ADI's AD8235 in-amp enables palm-sized medical devices and activity-monitoring medical products with what the company claims is 50 percent less power consumption than competitive offerings.
14-bit ADC reduces digital feedback in data conversion systems
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Linear Technology has introduced a low-power 14-bit, 150Msps ADC that it says dissipates 149mW, less than one-third the power of competitive products.
Antenna line expands with 2.4-GHz versions
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Antenna Factor is offering 2.4GHz versions of its PW and CW series dipole antennas that are well suited for a wide range of industrial, medical, sporting and consumer applications.
SH/Tiny flash MCU line expands with 16-Kbyte version
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Renesas' latest16 Kbyte version includes 4Kbyte of RAM and is ideal for white goods applications such as washing machine and vacuum cleaner motor control.
IDT embeds smart power tech into its consumer ICs
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IDT has introduced Power Smart technology, which will initially be embedded into the company's integrated circuits targeted for consumer applications.
ALPS : Incremental encoders come with or without center-switch
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With the EC11 series, ALPS Electric offers a series of 11 mm incremental-type encoders with metal shaft.
Delta Electronics : Hot swappable fans avoid system shut-down
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Delta Electronics introducea series of hot swappable fans that can be replaced within seconds without turning off the computer system.
NI Labview FPGA-based transceiver brings user-defined IF processing to RF apps
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4/28/2009   1 comment
National Instruments announced the NI PXIe-5641R RIO IF transceiver, the company's most recent device for RF test, which offers reconfigurable I/O capability using a Xilinx Virtex-5 SX95T FPGA.
RS expands its stock of analog products from TI
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RS Components has added 8,000 products from Texas Instruments (TI) to its line card.
Fairchild : Resonant controller simplifies power design
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Fairchild introduces the FAN7621, a resonant controller for power designers of LCD and PDP TVs, servers, game consoles and LED lighting applications.
Class D Audio Amplifier from AnalogicTech designed for Portable Applications
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Advanced Analogic Technologies Inc. (AnalogicTech) announced their first Class D audio amplifier. The AAT5101 2.5W Class D audio amplifier delivers power savings by combining low voltage operation with low quiescent current and standby current for portable electronic systems.
Schaffner : EMC-EMI filters optimize PV solar inverters
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Schaffner, is raising the performance bar with its new range of EMC/EMI filters for use with photvoltaic (PV) solar energy inverters.
TDK-Lambda : Quarter bricks suit ATCA equipment
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TDK-Lambda has expanded its dc-dc converter line-up with the iQG Series, providing high useable power in an industry standard quarter-brick footprint.
Diotec : Controlled avalanche rectifiers replace BYD37 series
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Diotec Semiconductor introduces its first controlled avalanche rectifiers rated at 20 mJ, called the RAL1 series. They are fast recovery rectifiers in a MiniMelf package.
Mextronix MCP-1200 motion control IC replaces obsolete Avago HCTL-1100
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The Mektronix MCP-1200 was developed to replace existing Avago HCTL-1100 designs by remaining backwards compatible and plug-in ready. The Mektronix MCP-1200 is a single axis motion control solution for both servo and stepper motors that can be synchronized with multiple chips for multi-axis applications.
MEMS accelerometer sports smart algorithms
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4/27/2009   Post a comment
As the market for MEMS-based accelerometers shifts from automotive and industrial segments to consumer devices, Freescale Semiconductor Inc. claims it has become one of the top three MEMS suppliers.
Actel offers free reference designs for LCD apps
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Actel is offering five reference designs, free of charge, which are implemented using the Igloo Video Demo Kit, the company said.
Instrumentation amplifier targets palm-sized medical devices
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Smaller than a pencil tip, the low power AD8235 has been designed with portable medical devices in mind, including wearable home-use medical devices such as electrocardiogram (ECG) monitors and infusion pumps.
Three-axis accelerometer offers orientation, shake and tap detection
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With accelerometer features increasingly being used for user interface purposes in mobile phones and gaming, Freescale Semiconductor's latest accelerometer has been designed specifically for handheld portable electronics.
Wuerth : Cantilever sensors mount on circuit boards
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Würth Elektronik integrates cantilevers operating as a sensor into a circuit board, allowing new industrial applications.
AMS : Collimators and focus guides suit a variety of optical systems
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Fiberguide Industries has introduced a line of standard collimators and focus guides for use with a wide variety of optical systems.
TiePie : PC based oscilloscope samples at 1 Gsamples per second
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The TiePieSCOPE HS805 is a PC oscilloscope that can sample at 1 Giga samples per second on one channel, 500 Mega samples per second simultaneously on two channels, real time.
Lattice : Power management IC is a programmable, single chip solution
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Lattice Semiconductor has added the ProcessorPM to its Power Manager II family.
ADI, Infineon collaborate on automotive airbag systems
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Semiconductor vendors Analog Devices Inc (ADI). and Infineon Technologies have announced to jointly develop automotive airbag control systems. The companies see the biggest growth potential for such products in the fast-growing emerging markets.
Xilinx shipping ISE Design Suite 11.1
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4/27/2009   2 comments
Programmable logic vendor Xilinx is now shipping ISE Design Suite 11.1, described as an FPGA design solution with fully interoperable domain-specific design flows and tool configurations for logic, digital signal processing, embedded processing and system-level design.
IC current source solves myriad problems, attenuates headaches
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4/27/2009   2 comments
LT3092 two-terminal, easy-to-use device supplants more complex FET and transistor/Zener designs for this common but unglamorous function, and provides superior performance as well.
Compact IC integrates four channels of Class D audio amplifier drivers with PWM modulators
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A driver IC for high performance Class D Audio applications from 50 W to 150 W including home theater systems and car audio amplifiers has been introduced by International Rectifier.
MSC : VCXO allows high density packaging
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4/27/2009   Post a comment
MSC distributes the DSV211AR voltage controlled crystal oscillator (VCXO) from KDS Daishinku.
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