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10-kV supply rides on pcb
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5/30/2002   Post a comment
Processor handles Java codes directly
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5/30/2002   Post a comment
Vulcan Machines' second-generation Java processor, called Moon2, executes Java byte codes directly, in parallel with a host processor. Vulcan is offering the processor as an intellectual-property solution for integration into system-on-chip designs.
Analog switch shields microprocessors from noise
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5/30/2002   Post a comment
A single-pole, double-throw analog switch from Fairchild Semiconductor International protects ASICs, microprocessors and other critical ICs from noise or undershoot (negative voltage) transients, regardless of frequency, down to -2 volts. Protection is needed whenever an analog or digital signal connector is inserted into an MP3 player, CD player, notebook, mobile phone or other electronic device.
Companies add mapper features, shrink packages
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5/30/2002   Post a comment
Responding to customer demands for more efficient data transfer between enterprise networks and long-haul backbones, Agilent Technologies Inc. here and Exar Corp.
Broadax e-server offers five-nines performance
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5/23/2002   Post a comment
Broadax Systems Inc.'s high-performance e-server combines hot-swappable drives and power supplies with dual Intel Pentium III Tualatin processors for applications that require fault-tolerant performance.
Peritek's adapter board speeds PMC integration
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5/23/2002   Post a comment
A dual PCI mezzanine card-to-CompactPCI adapter board from Peritek Corp. speeds and simplifies the integration of PMC boards into CompactPCI embedded systems.
Mezzanine card supports Gbit Ethernet
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5/23/2002   Post a comment
Men Micro Inc.'s PC-MIP mezzanine module allows designers to deploy Gigabit Ethernet local-area networking in their embedded systems.
3.3-V series added to lines of ISP CPLDs
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New offerings from Lattice Semiconductor Corp. have rounded out its in-system programmable (ISP) CPLD (complex programmable logic device) lines. Lattice introduced a 3.3-volt ispMACH 4000 SuperFast ISP series and added new densities for its 2.5-V and 1.8-V ispMACH 4000B and ispMACH4000C families.
Server chassis 9.5 in. deep
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Developers cramming more bits into flash cells
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Fujitsu Microelectronics America Inc., Hitachi Semiconductor (America) Inc. and Ingentix are among the flash makers seeking to pack more bits into cells.
Maxim spins two analog-to-digital converter lines
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Maxim Integrated Products has unwrapped two analog-to-digital converter families.
14-bit D/A has a serial interface
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5/22/2002   Post a comment
Analog Devices Inc. has introduced two digital-to-analog converters, one of which is among the first 14-bit, plus/minus 10-volt D/As available with bipolar output and a versatile, serial interface.
Multifunction, multichannel physical-layer interface chips debut
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5/22/2002   Post a comment
Exar Corp. last week launched four single-chip physical-layer (PHY) ICs that combine a line-interface unit with a desynchronizer and a jitter attenuator, and four additional LIU ICs with just the jitter attenuator.
Silicon-based filters save board space
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ON Semiconductor has launched a line of silicon-based single and dual electromagnetic interference (EMI) filters as part of its MicroIntegration product line for electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection.
TI 14-bit A/D hits 62 Msamples/second
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5/22/2002   Post a comment
A 14-bit CMOS analog-to-digital converter from Texas Instruments Inc.'s Burr-Brown product line samples at an industry-high 62 Msamples/second, according to Ed Fullman, product-marketing manager for TI's high-speed converter products.
Memory makers pack in next-gen flash
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5/22/2002   Post a comment
Encouraged by strong growth prospects, especially in the cell phone market, makers of flash memory devices are focusing on design and packaging strategies aimed at increasing density.
Resettable fuses provide primary protection
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Tyco Electronics' power components division has launched two products in its Raychem line.
Accelerator boosts geometry
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Sun Microsystems Inc. has unveiled an entry-level graphics accelerator board that reportedly doubles geometry performance and improves texture-mapping capabilities by 50 percent over predecessors.
NEC to spin off semiconductor operations
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5/16/2002   Post a comment
NEC Corp. is undertaking a wholesale reorganization of its operations that will result in the Japanese electronics company spinning of its semiconductor unit in an initial public offering and combining several other businesses into joint ventures with rivals by the end of this year.
Soyo unveils motherboard for AMD's Socket-A CPUs
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5/9/2002   Post a comment
Soyo Computer Inc.'s SY-KT333 Dragon Ultra is the company's fastest motherboard yet for those building AMD Socket-A systems.
Flash, SRAM meld in multichip packages
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Integrated Silicon Solution Inc. and Silicon Storage Technology Inc. have each tucked flash with SRAM into multichip packages (MCPs).
Souped-up SRAMs target network roles
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Quad data rate II (QDR II) and double data rate II (DDR II) static random-access memory devices from NEC Electronics target OC-192, OC-768 and other networking designs.
Jedec-compliant chip line operates with DDR DIMMs
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5/9/2002   Post a comment
A family of chips from Pericom Semiconductor Corp. works with double-data-rate (DDR) dual in-line memory modules.
Force rolls PowerPC-based SBCs
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Force Computers and its Dy 4 Systems division have broadened the base for PowerPC-based single-board computers, launching separate products that cover applications ranging from third-generation (3G) wireless systems to switches, aerospace and medical products.
Reset functionality important in PPTC design
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
A polymeric positive-temperature coefficient (PPTC) device, which protects against overcurrent surges and overtemperature faults, is often termed a resettable fuse.
Photorelays replace mechanical devices
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
In response to demand for lower-cost photorelay solutions, Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. is offering cost-efficient photorelays that use MOSFET outputs.
Transformer protection unit eyes T1/E1
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
Pulse, a Technitrol company, and Intel Corp. have jointly developed a dual surface-mount transformer protection module for T1/E1 applications.
Feedback amp debuts
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A high-speed, current feedback amplifier from Analog Devices Inc., the AD8007, lets designers minimize supply voltage circuitry or battery requirements and reduce cooling requirements.
Low-cost servers get fast south bridge
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
ServerWorks Corp. has begun volume shipments of its CSB6 Champion south bridge, which extends to lower-cost servers the features of the company's Grand Champion system I/O core logic chip sets.
DSP permits DVD-quality video capture
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
Optimized for image and video processing, ChipWrights Inc.'s application-specific digital signal processor is said to enable DVD-quality video capture and playback in battery-powered, portable devices.
Switches get second source
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
Single-pole, single-throw switches from Intersil Corp., the ISL84514 and ISL84515, provide pin-compatible second sources for MAX4514 and MAX4515 switches from Maxim Integrated Products (Sunnyvale, Calif.).
Instrument amp cuts dc errors
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
An instrumentation amplifier from Linear Technology Corp. is said to offer 100-microvolt input offset voltage, less than 0.5-mV/ degrees C input offset drift, and a 100-dB minimum power-supply rejection and common-mode rejection ratio.
Switchers take on 6 to 12 W
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LAN chip lowers notebook parts
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
An Ethernet LAN switch from Fairchild Semiconductor International eliminates the need for the extra Ethernet controller and physical-layer (PHY) chip otherwise required for multiplexing and demultiplexing LAN signals in notebook computers, routers, hubs, switches and other applications.
STMicro raises E2PROM speed
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
A new version of STMicroelectronics' 256-kbit M95256 E2PROM offers twice the clock rate (10 MHz vs. 5 MHz for 5-volt devices and 5 MHz vs. 2 MHz for 2.5-V parts) and can be programmed in half the time (5 milliseconds instead of 10), according to ST.
Security controller offers USB interface
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
A single-chip microcontroller for USB-enabled chip cards and dongles is available from Infineon Technologies for public-key cryptography, secure network log-on and authentication for e-commerce transactions.
Transmitter, receiver link with no fiber
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
Toshiba America Electronic Components Inc. has added a noncontact optical transmitter and a receiver to its Toslink series of optical fiberless (OFL) modules. The TOTX1500 and TORX1500 can transmit data at up to 125 Mbits/second within a 3-cm transmission distance. The pair targets 10/100 Base Ethernet or IEEE 1394 S100 signal transmissions.
Six-channel codec boosts PC audio
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
Hsinchu, Taiwan - Realtek Semiconductor Corp. has introduced a six-channel audio codec, the ALC650, that is designed to deliver high-performance sound to consumer-level personal computers.
API serves up packet voice
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
Artesyn Communication Products added an application programming interface to its MediaBlade family of CompactPCI boards for voice-over-packet applications.
VME board packs more into less space
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
Bustronic Corp. has a three-slot backplane that it says is 100 percent compatible with standard 6U cards and also complies with the ANSI/VITA 1.1-1997 VME extensions standard.
Pressures grow for circuit protection
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
The challenge now facing circuit protection vendors is how to protect the smaller, finer-line-width integrated circuits. Now that these circuits are running at ever-faster speeds, operating at lower voltages and offering increased functionality, their susceptibility to damage tends to increase.
Line interfaces fit short hauls
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5/2/2002   Post a comment
The 3.3-volt DS21349 and 5-volt DS2149 T1/J1 line interface units (LIUs) from Dallas Semiconductor support five line-buildout settings for short-haul trunks and four channel-service-unit filters from 0 to -22.5 dB.
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