Denali offers PCI Express compliance suite News & Analysis 4/29/2004 Post a comment Promising to save man-years of effort for PCI Express verification, Denali Software is introducing PureSuite, a compliance test suite with some 7,500 pre-built tests. It works with PureSpec, Denali's existing verification intellectual property (IP) for PCI Express.
Flash lamp module integrates lamp, power supply and socket Product News 4/29/2004 Post a comment New compact xenon flash lamp modules from Hamamatsu Corp. integrate a 5-watt xenon flash lamp with a power supply and trigger socket. Featuring high stability and long operating life, the L9455/L9456 modules are suitable for water quality and atmospheric analyzers for both scientific and homeland security applications.
Connor-Winfield earns ISO9001:2000 certification Product News 4/29/2004 Post a comment Connor-Winfield Corp. has announced that it has received certification to the new ISO 9001:2000 quality standard through an assessment process by Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance. Connor-Winfield, along with its Custom Manufacturing Division (CMS), received this new certification in January 2004.
Vishay miniaturizes SI RF capacitor Product News 4/29/2004 Post a comment Vishay Intertechnology Inc. has expanded its line of silicon-based RF capacitors with the introduction of the HPC0201A devices that are packaged in a small 0201 case size. The company said the small package size will help designers improve the performance and reduce the size of next-generation wireless products.
Ohmite beefs up resistor offering Product News 4/29/2004 Post a comment Ohmite Manufacturing Company has recently announced the introduction of its new RW1S0CK Series of SMD current sense resistors and 30 Series of high-energy wirewound resistors.
Protection devices target color LCDs in handsets Product News 4/29/2004 Post a comment Semtech Corp. has developed a new protection device that is specifically designed to protect high-resolution color LCD screens in cell phones from damage by electromagnetic interference (EMI), radio-frequency interference (RFI) and electrostatic discharge (ESD). The EClamp2340C not only offers ESD/RFI/EMI protection; it replaces 40 discrete components in a typical cell phone design.
TVS devices offer multiple options Product News 4/29/2004 Post a comment Vishay Intertechnology has launched two new families of transient voltage suppressors (TVSs), including, claims the company, the industry's first 800-W bidirectional TVS in a SMB package. The new surface-mount TransZorb products are offered with 500-W, 800-W, and 1000-W peak pulse power ratings (10/1000 μs waveform).
Russo-German startup claims laser materials breakthrough News & Analysis 4/29/2004 Post a comment Researchers at the University of Michigan have produced 1.3-micron edge-emitting semiconductor lasers that have demonstrated temperature stability over the range 0 to 80 degrees C, according to NSC-Nanosemiconductor GmbH, which supplied wafers for processing.
SAW oscillators News & Analysis 4/29/2004 Post a comment The M675 single and M685 dual VCSOs have been unleashed for Sonet, SDH, Gigabit Ethernet, and fibre channel designs.
TTL-I/O PXI plug-in maxes memory Product News 4/29/2004 Post a comment Strategic Test Corp. has a 125-MHz 1-channel to 16-channel digital I/O card for PXI systems. All of the on-board memory can be used when recording or replaying with 16, 8, 4, 2 or 1 channels.
Verilink buys metro box developer Larscom News & Analysis 4/29/2004 Post a comment Access box vendor Verilink is expanding the reach of its equipment offerings into the metro space, announcing Thursday (April 26) that it has acquired metro box manufacturer Larscom for approximately $26.5 million.
Focus on precision timing challenges Product News 4/29/2004 Post a comment Electronic clock devices are not your grandfather's chime clock; no, the clocks used in today's electronics are much more precise and versatile. Electronic clocks are the quarterback of the PCB team that determine the rhythm and accuracy of the signals getting passed around and off the board.
Focus-On: Standards for test coverage reports Product News 4/29/2004 Post a comment Industry efforts are under way to develop a standard method for reporting test coverage, with the goal of having a reporting standard for stuck-at faults ready in time for next year's International Test Conference.
Synopsys tight-lipped about MoSys lawsuit News & Analysis 4/29/2004 Post a comment Faced with a breach-of-contract suit from spurned partner Monolithic System Technology Inc., Synopsys Chairman and CEO Aart de Geus is revealing little about why Synopsys terminated its controversial merger with MoSys.
UMC förväntar sig ett gott år News & Analysis 4/29/2004 Post a comment Med en förhoppning om att nå 35 procent kapacitetsökning 2004 och leverera 3,17 miljoner wafers i år (8" motsvarigheter) öppnade Jackson Hu president för UMC sin presentation av resultatet första kvartalet 2004 som presenterades i Taipei, Taiwan den 28:e april.
TSMC annonce un premier trimestre vigoureux après correction d'une erreur News & Analysis 4/29/2004 Post a comment Certaines parties des résultats financiers du premier trimestre de la fonderie Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) ont été communiquées à la bourse de Taiwan plus tôt que prévu, par erreur. Une fois cette situation réglée, la société a publié l'intégralité de ses résultats du premier trimestre, déclarant un bénéfice vigoureux pour un chiffre d'affaires stable, sur une base séquentielle.
Freescale crée une division de puces semi-personnalisées News & Analysis 4/29/2004 Post a comment Freescale Semiconductor Inc., ancienne unité de Motorola Inc., a crée une division de puces semi-personnalisées. Elle fournira des circuits intégrés clients ainsi que des circuits à application spécifique pour des applications de réseautage, de communications et de traitement intégré.
Blog Make a Frequency Plan Tom Burke 17 comments When designing a printed circuit board, you should develop a frequency plan, something that can be easily overlooked. A frequency plan should be one of your first steps ...