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Graphics switch connects to PCIe, DisplayPort in PCs
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Pericom is offering a switch that allows connection to monitors using either DisplayPort or PCI Express Gen2 graphic output ports.
Agilent scopes boast industry's biggest display, fastest waveform update rate
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Agilent Technologies Inc. has introduced 10 new oscilloscope models with bandwidths up to 1 GHz and a memory waveform update rate of up to 100,000 waveforms per second.
160-Gbit/second PCB bus goes optical
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IBM Corp. described what it claims is the world's first optically-connected circuit board at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference in San Diego.
Soitec takes action to resume growth
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Silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafer supplier Soitec SA (Bernin, France) expects sales to be 20 percent down on that achieved in the previous quarter.
ASMI rejects calls for break up, management changes
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ASM International NV (Bilthoven, the Netherlands) has rejected proposals from investment group Fursa Alternative Strategies to break up the chip-equipment maker and make major management changes.
ST raises the bar with 8-bit MCU platform
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ST has revealed details about its latest 8-bit microcontroller (MCU) platform that is implemented around a high-performance 8-bit core and a set of state-of-the-art peripherals.
Image reject mixer enables frequency conversions across 32 to 42GHz
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Mimix Broadband, Inc. introduces a GaAs MMIC sub-harmonic image reject mixer that achieves 9 dB conversion loss and 18 dB image rejection
Power controller features dynamic phase dropping
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Check out Primarion's PX3664, a digital multi-phase power controller with dynamic phasing for synchronous DC/DC buck converters in computing and communications applications.
Microchip puts USB OTG function into 32-bit PIC32 MCUs
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Microchip Technology has integrated USB 2.0 On-The-Go (OTG) functionality to its 32-bit PIC32 microcontroller (MCU) family and increased its maximum operating frequency to 80-MHz.
More on the dismissal of Soitec's COO
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A week after silicon-on-insulator (SOI) wafer supplier Soitec SA (Bernin, France) dismissed Pascal Mauberger as chief operating officer of the company, André-Jacques Auberton-Hervé, chairman and chief executive officer, comments briefly on the board’s decision.
Tech group claims low-cost fix to radar, windfarm conflict
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Cambridge Consultants claims it has come up with a solution to the acutely embarrassing technical challenge faced by the UK's Ministry of Defense over the potential interference of its radars from proposed energy wind farms.
CSR misses targets, remains cautious on outlook
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Wireless comms chip specialist CSR plc saw its revenues in the fourth quarter of last year increase to $232.5million from $173.3million in the corresponding period of 2006. For the whole year, sales were $848.6million, up 20 percent from $704.7 million during 2006.
Intersil : Real time clock takes time from mains frequency
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Intersil has introduced full-featured, ac-driven real time clock (RTC) devices.
Infineon : Power MOSFETs feature low on-resistance
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Infineon Technologies has added three families of power semiconductors to its OptiMOS 3 N-channel MOSFET portfolio.
CommAgility : Signal processing module targets wireless baseband applications
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CommAgility's AMC-6487C, an advanced mezzanine card, offers high signal processing performance and bandwidth in a compact package.
Tecate Industries : Supercapacitors suit portable and hand-held applications
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Ultra-thin G series general-purpose supercapacitors in Tecate's CAP-XX family offer a solution to the power delivery limitations of batteries and other current-limited energy sources, including conventional capacitors.
Silicon Sensor legt Rekordergebnis vor
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Auf einen neuen Rekordwert hat Silicon Sensor seinen Umsatz im vergangenen Geschäftsjahr ausbauen können. Doch im kommenden Jahr wird sich die Wachstumskurve deutlich abflachen.
TTI : Dc-link capacitors withstand tough environments
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TTI, Inc. has added WIMA DC-Link MKP 4 capacitors to its product range.
Harting : Industrial Ethernet switch has 16 ports in a compact housing
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The Harting eCon 2160-A is a compact, robust and cost-effective industrial Ethernet switch that allows the connection of up to 16 Ethernet ports in a very small space.
Suppressions de postes chez Asteel
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Le spécialiste de la sous-traitance électronique et électromécanique Asteel Développement va supprimer 42 postes sur son site de Lannuagat, à Douarnenez, selon le quotidien Ouest France.
Intelleflex Extends Temperature On Tags
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Intelleflex extends temperature on tags to withstand ranges from -40 degrees Celsius to +125 degrees Celsius without a decline in performance.
ASML, Canon, Nikon tip EUV roadmaps
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At the SPIE Advanced Lithography conference here this week, ASML, Canon and Nikon jumped out of the starting blocks and separately outlined their respective new roadmaps in the extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography race.
Magma acquires analog IP specialist Sabio Labs
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Magma Design Automation Inc. said it has acquired Sabio Labs Inc., an analog intellectual property provider.
Green Hills rolls support for OMAP35x
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Green Hills Software, has announced plans to support the Texas Instruments OMAP35x superscalar applications processors.
ARM tools add support for DaVinci and OMAP35x
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The ARM RealView family of development tools will provide enhanced support for the Texas Instruments DaVinci and OMAP35x platforms, including the recently-released DaVinci TMS320DM355 digital media processor and OMAP35x processors.
Buck regulators deliver high efficiency
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Semtech Corp. has introduced three step-down (buck) regulators with high-input voltage and programmable frequency needed for networking and digital consumer applications.
Health First Taps AT&T for RFID Services
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Health First signed a contract with AT&T for RFID services estimated at between $300,000 and $350,000, but the project could extend across 40 locations.
Infineon launches 900-V Superjunction MOSFET line
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Infineon Technologies AG is touting its latest product line as the industry's first 900 V superjunction MOSFETs specifically intended for high-efficiency SMPS (switched-mode power supply), industrial and renewable energy applications.
ac-dc reference design exceeds ENERGY STAR specs
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This energy-efficient GreenPoint open reference design from ON Semiconductor supports the emerging market for digital television adapters.
Magma Releases a Titan
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Magma Design Automation Inc. today announced Titan, a full-chip mixed-signal design, analysis and verification platform.
Ibis seeks buyer amid losses
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Ibis Technology Corp., a provider of SIMOX-SOI implantation equipment, has engaged the investment bank BlueLake Partners LLC for the purpose of assessing ''strategic alternatives'' for the company.
Microchip Technology announces new low-cost, general-purpose 8-bit PIC microcontrollers
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New 28- and 40-pin 8-bit Flash MCUs from Microchip feature 16 MHz internal oscillator, operation down to 1.8V, and enhanced peripherals.
Highly integrated power management IC maximizes battery run-time
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Linear Technology's LTC3566 switch-mode USB power manager integrates a switching PowerPath manager, a stand-alone battery charger, a synchronous buck-boost regulator, an ideal diode and controller, plus an always-on LDO, in a compact, low-profile 4 x 4-mm QFN package.
2-W dc/dc converter delivers 89% efficiency
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Setting new standards in load and efficiency, Murata Power Solutions' NMK series of 2-W single-output dc/dc converters offers 89% typical efficiency and 2.5% maximum load regulation, at 15-V output.
ETSI pushes standards for NFC with mobiles
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Wider adoption of near field communications with mobile phones took a further step forward with the European Telecoms Standardization Institute ETSI's Smart Card Platform Technical Committee approving the specification for the Host Controller Interface.
Nanoident crée une filiale de biométrie dans l'Isère
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ichien Nanoident AG, spécialisé dans le développement et la fabrication de capteurs d’images à base de semi-conducteurs imprimés, vient de créer une filiale de biométrie, Nanoident Biometrics SAS, à Montbonnot Saint Martin, dans l’Isère.
Synchronous rectification module increases efficiency in power supplies
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Fairchild Semiconductor offers power supply designers a Power-SPM module that increases efficiency in power supplies to meet ENERGY STAR requirements.
TI launches RF transceiver for ZigBee, proprietary low-power apps
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The CC2520 can be used in a wide variety of standard-based and proprietary wireless systems for industrial monitoring, building automation, remote controls and wireless sensor networks.
Silicon photonics goes mainstream
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Silicon photonics is ready for prime time, according to presenters at the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition.
Sematech starts nanoimprint litho effort
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In a major boost for nanoimprint lithography, Sematech has started a development program.
Microchip Technology delivers six billionth PIC microcontroller!
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White-good appliance maker Mabe takes delivery of Microchip Technology's six billionth PIC microcontroller.
Mapper Lithography gains funding
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Mapper Lithography has received a subsidy of approximately 3.5 million euros ($5.3 million) from the European Union to enable the further development of its multi-beam machine for maskless lithography.
xG preps VoIP handsets for its wireless technology
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Cambridge Consultants has extended its concept development deal with xG Technology Inc.(Sarasota, FL.), and in a multi-million dollar contract, will design a wide area wireless VoIP handset for use with xG's proprietary technology.
Esterel, National Instruments integration due in Q3
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Esterel Technologies SA (Elancourt, France) a provider of system modelling software has said it has integrated its technology with that of National Instruments Corp. The combination is being aimed at mission and safety-critical applications but will not be available until the third quarter of 2008, Esterel said.
Autosar development kit priced at $37,000
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Geensys SA (Boulogne-Billancourt, France), a provider of embedded development tools and embedded software IP, has launched its first in a planned series of Autosar development kits at a price of 25,000 euros (about $38,000). It comes with five days onsite support and one year’s maintenance.
DDR2 RDIMM doubles memory capacity of Opteron, Xeon-based systems
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Hynix has launched a 2-Rank 8-Gbyte PC2-4200 RDIMM that doubles the memory capacity of AMD Opteron-based and Intel Xeon-based systems, while improving power efficiency by up to 30% when compared to 8-Gbyte 4-Rank or 4-Gbyte 2-Rank modules.
Micrel expands high power density line
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Micrel has added a member to its high power density family of products, a fully-integrated 4A synchronous buck regulator dubbed the MIC22400 for powering systems from 3.3V and 5V supply rails.
Israeli EMS group buys majority stake in Adeptron
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Israeli EMS group R.H. Global Technologies Ltd. (RGT) will take a controlling stake in Canadian contract manufacturer Adeptron Technologies Corporation (Markham) following a proposed placement transaction of $6 million worth of common shares of Adeptron.
Yokogawa : Mixed-signal scopes co-ordinate analysis of analog and logic signals
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Three models have been added to the Yokogawa DL9000 series of mixed-signal oscilloscopes (MSOs). The DL9705L, DL9510L, and DL9505L complement the DL9710L model released in 2007.
Philips, Xtreme claim EUV power record
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Philips Extreme UV and Xtreme technologies said that they have achieved a record source power of 500 Watts for extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography.
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