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Low-distortion amp drives 12/14-bit A/D converters
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Targeting 3G infrastructure radios, the AD8351 single-chip, low-distortion, fully differential amplifier is capable of driving high-resolution 12- to 14-bit A/D converters at rates of up to 70 MHz.
RF signal generators span 250-kHz to 4-GHz range
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Three members of a digital RF signal-generator line together cover the frequency range of 250 kHz to 4 GHz.
Low-power processors promise embedded WLANs
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The TNETW1100B is an ultralow-power version of Texas Instruments' ACX100 11/22-Mbit/second wireless-LAN chip for embedded applications.
Distributed feedback laser outputs above 60 mW
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The ML9XX37 single-mode DFB laser diode has a minimum 60-milliwatt output power over the 0 degrees C to 50 degrees C temperature range.
Dc/dc converters for data storage cover 6 to 30 amps
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Designed for servers and data storage applications, the SIL06, SIL15 and SIL30 single-output, nonisolated point-of-load dc/dc converters use an open-frame single-board construction.
Vector signal generator fits fixed-wireless design
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The E8267C vector signal generator covers the 250-kHz to 20-GHz range for fixed-broadband wireless measurements.
145-W switching supply has three variable outputs
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The LPQ142 is a 1U, 145-watt switching power supply that users can adjust on three of its four output voltages-one with a range of 3.3 to 25 V. With active power-factor correction included, the supply meets EN61000-3-2 requirements for input-current harmonic content.
Signal-analysis software to test 802.11a WLAN signals
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The WCA11A signal-analysis software package allows the WCA380 wireless communications analyzer to troubleshoot emerging 802.11a wireless LAN system designs.
600-Mips DSP is optimized for cable and DSL modems
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The LSI403LP is a 16-bit, 150-MHz, 600-Mips fixed-point digital signal processor that is optimized for cable and DSL modems, set-top boxes and other communications and customer-premises equipment.
Low-resistance MOSFETs provide battery protection
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The MicroFoot line has added five n-channel TrenchFET power MOSFETs targeting battery-protection applications in one- and two-cell lithium-ion and lithium-polymer battery packs and circuits.
xHDSL line transformer has low return loss
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Designed for SHDSL, HDSL2 and HDSL4 applications, the B1074B line transformer provides a 1:5.4 turns ratio and a 15-dB minimum return loss between 40 and 500 kHz.
The world turns to broadband after purge
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Now that the telecom weasels are either under indictment or running from subpoenas, it's time to turn some serious attention to a full reboot of the communications hardware industry.
SoC may shrink RF test systems into IP blocks
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Design-for-test is approaching that buzz-phrase never-never land in which designers get tired of hearing about it before they get around to doing anything with it.
Making hay-in the rain
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As the saying goes, "Make hay while the sun shines." Well, what if you could make hay while it rained too?
Anoto i licensavtal med Hitachi
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Hitachi Maxell har tecknat ett licensavtal med Anoto Group AB om utveckling, tillverkning och försäljning av digitala pennor med Anoto funktionalitet på den Japanska marknaden. Avtalet gäller en digital penna som är baserad på den andra generationens pennplattform vilken stödjer både Bluetooth och USB kommunikation.
Flextronics varslar ytterligare 440 anställda
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Elektronikföretaget Flextronics varslar ytterligare 440 anställda. I Visby varslas runt 220 personer och i Linköping sägs 223 personer upp. Orsaken är, enligt företaget, den dåliga efterfrågan på telekommarknaden. I och med beslutet avvecklar Flextronics all verksamhet i Linköping utom utvecklingsenheten.
SIA issues August numbers, adds PC to positive outlook
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SAN JOSE, Calif. -- While posting a 2.2% sequentially increase to $11.93 billion for global chip sales in August, the Semiconductor Industry Association has added PCs to a list of recovering markets, saying it can see signs of both "back-to-school" purchasing and anticipatory purchasing for the end of year holiday season. George Scalise, president of the SIA, spoke of the industry being, "in the midst of a broadly-based upturn" in a statement that accompanied the group's monthly chip market repo
Flextronics säger upp 440 anställda
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Flextronics säger upp 440 anställda Elektronikföretaget Flextronics varslar ytterligare 440 anställda. I Visby varslas runt 220 personer och i Linköping ungefär lika många. Orsaken är, enligt företaget, den dåliga efterfrågan på telekommarknaden.
Sound rebounds from crystals
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Researchers have observed an acoustic memory effect within lithium niobate crystals, a twist on the properties of this well-established piezoelectric material.
Via licenses Ericsson Bluetooth technology
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TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Via Technologies Inc., one of Taiwan's largest chip design companies, said Tuesday (October 1, 2002) that it is licensing Bluetooth IP from Swedish telecommunications giant Ericsson.
Further power savings from dual-Vt designs
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In addition to architectural approaches to trading off power against performance, Wilfred Pinfold, technical director of microprocessor research at Intel, expects further power savings to come from the use of two threshold voltages.
Motorola SPS tries to get back in low-end 8bit
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Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector (SPS) is trying to fend off competition in low-end 8bit microcontrollers with a line of sub-$1 parts, based on its 68HC08 core with embedded flash.
Laserritare till Asien
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Micronic Laser Systems AB har fått en order på en laserritare Omega6600 från en kund i Asien. Ordern inkluderar en option på ett system ur produktserien Sigma 7000. Leverans av Omega 6600 beräknas ske under fjärde kvartalet.
AD/DC supply has end system control
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Ilfracombe-based power supply company Lambda has fitted out a version of its Vega AC/DC supply with an internal network of microcontrollers so that they can be configured on the assembly line through software or within the end equipment.
Internet tops ISDN format
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Videophone company Motion Media has been hit by customers deciding to move away from ISDN and go for systems that are based on the Internet Protocol (IP) and broadband connections.
Ireland loses plea to keep tax status
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UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has ignored a last-ditch plea from his Irish counterpart, the Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, not to designate the Irish Republic as an international tax haven on a par with the Bahamas, the Cayman Islands and the Isle of Man.
No Christmas surge this year for PCs
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Research group IDC says European PC sales will not see a Christmas spike this year and it has slashed its global market forecast to reflect weakening demand for PCs from both consumer and business users.
Teseda debuts portable DFT tester for prototyping
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Startup Teseda Corp. here today entered the IC-test equipment market, announcing a benchtop validation and prototyping system for use in design-for-test (DFT) chip applications.
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