Renesas PS9924 and PS9905 optocouplers Product News 5/17/2012 Post a comment Renesas launched two IC-output optocouplers with long-creepage-distance for applications such as industrial equipment employing the maximum commercial power supply voltage of 690 V or solar power generation systems employing high voltages of up to 1,000 V.
E-Switch TL3210 tact switch Product News 5/17/2012 2 comments E-Switch released an illuminated tact switch that offers LED illumination in blue, red, green and yellow, white and a bi-color red/green option.
Molex expands Premo-Flex jumper line Product News 5/17/2012 1 comment Molex's latest products provide flexible and reliable PCB interconnect solutions well-suited in multiple applications where micro-miniature connectors are required.
R&S modular platform tests A/V interfaces Product News 5/16/2012 Post a comment The VTC video test center from Rohde & Schwarz tests the functionality and standards compliance of audio/video interfaces, including HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface) and MHL (mobile high-definition link), used in consumer electronics equipment
5GHz RFIC supports multiple WLAN devices Product News 5/15/2012 Post a comment The RFX5000 RFeIC is a single-chip/single-die, integrated RF front-end on pure complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) silicon and covers the 802.11a/n/p frequency band (4.90 to 5.95 GHz).
IDT 4M piezoelectric MEMS oscillators Product News 5/11/2012 2 comments Integrated Device Technology has announced what it claims to be the world's first crystal free piezoelectric MEMS LVDS/LVPECL oscillators for high-performance communications, consumer, cloud, and industrial applications.
Fairchild Semiconductor FOD8320 Product News 5/10/2012 Post a comment Fairchild Semiconductor has developed an advanced 2.5A output current gate driver optocoupler, which offers a compact footprint while allowing for a creepage and clearance distance greater than 10mm and 0.5mm internal insulation distance.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments