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ESD devices save space in high-speed, high frequency apps
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12/31/2003   Post a comment
A new series of electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection diodes from Royal Philips Electronics protect consumer and communications applications from ESD and other voltage induced transient pulses, and saves up to 90% board space in high speed, high frequency applications.
Band interleaving paves way for 802.11a
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12/31/2003   Post a comment
The number of wireless-LAN users is growing exponentially. But with the majority of this equipment operating in the 2.4-GHz band with only three clear channels, as per 802.11b (11 Mbits/second) and 802.11g (54 Mbits/s),
Mesh networks gather steam with standards
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Many organizations recognize the value that a wireless mesh network can provide, but are unsure whether they should implement one that is managed or ad hoc.
Swarm logic for wireless net management
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As the volume of Wi-Fi products increases, how do we control the escalation of radio frequency (RF) interference?
Designing high-density voice-capable WLANs
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The territory for large-scale enterprise wireless LANs is mostly uncharted, yet many are now looking at how to build a standards-based, enterprise-grade WLAN for both voice and high-user-density data.
802.11n: Defining a high-throughput WLAN
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At the January IEEE 802.11 interim meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Jan. 12-15, Task Group "n" is expected to issue a call for proposals for the high-throughput amendment to the 802.11 standard.
Wireless eyes throughput challenge
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The proliferation of wireless networking in the office, at home and in public spaces has generated considerable interest in the technology's potential for serving an ever-expanding list of applications.
Channel bonding revs WLANs past 100 Mb
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Using a number of techniques, Atheros' Super G and Super AG technology has enabled a doubling of data rates beyond the industry-standard wireless-LAN maximum.
MIMO answers high-rate WLAN call
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Wireless-LAN technology is not keeping up with the demands of home video networks, interactive gaming, voice-over-Internet Protocol, transportation system access and last-mile data distribution.
Transformers designed for rugged mil specs
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12/31/2003   Post a comment
The rugged 4260-1646 and 4260-1647 Series of data bus interface transformers from Datatronics Romoland, Inc. support high-speed data transmission requirements in a wide range of mission critical industrial and military applications.
Analyst's Couch: ICs to grow 18% in '04
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12/31/2003   Post a comment
Fueled by cellular phones, PCs and other products in the marketplace, the semiconductor business is expected to grow 18 percent in 2004 over 2003, according to International Data Corp. (IDC).
Micron may admit to DRAM price fixing
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Quad regulator takes care of LCDs
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Linear Technology's LT1943 quad output regulator is designed specifically to power and protect 22-inch and larger thin-film transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT LCD) panels. Included in the power block (three supplies for the display as well as a 3.3- or 5-V logic supply) is a 2.6-amp boost regulator to drive the TFTs, a high voltage TFT biasing output, an inverter for negative TFT biasing, and a 2.4-amp buck regulator to power VLOGIC. All of the switchers are synchronized to an internal 1.2 M
Opinion: High-capacitance MLCCs take on tantalums
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Dave Ritchey, senior application engineer for Yageo America discusses why high-capacitance MLCCs are a viable alternative for designers who have traditionally used tantalum capacitors in new circuit designs.
Tactile sensors flex to all pressures
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12/30/2003   Post a comment
Combining a sensor with signal conditioning electronics, Pressure Profile Systems, Inc.'s new C500 tactile sensor can discern the slightest pressure on curved and angular surfaces.
Single Chip Processor for DVD Recorders
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12/30/2003   Post a comment
Murray Slovick's first take on the DMN-8602 processor for DVD recorders is that LSI Logic has come to play. Of particular note is the company's claim that the chip integrates a number of system functions resulting in a cost reduction (BOM) of up to $20 over and above LSI Logic's previous DVD recorder parts.
Active-clamp PWM controller peaks ZVS designs
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12/29/2003   Post a comment
National Semiconductor's LM5025 is an active-clamp PWM controller for high-frequency forward converter topologies designed to boost the efficiency and power density of conventional forward regulators. Using the company's analog bipolar-CMOS-DMOS technology to cut external component count, the LM5025 integrates a 3-amp driver, 100-volt start-up bias regulator and a user programmable 1 MHz oscillator, and the chip exhibits a total propagation delay of less than 100 ns, thus suiting it to a variety
DC/DC driver IC addresses pre-biased loads
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Intersil's new ISL6608, for driving two n-channel power MOSFETs in synchronous-buck, multiphase power converters, features a diode-emulation mode that eases power-up into a pre-biased load and maximizes performance under light-load conditions.
Eighth-bricks tout high thermal performance
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Ault's HDE1-75 single-output eighth-bricks, suited to high-temperature ambient environments, deliver up to 25 amps at 1.8, 2.5, or 3.3 volts from a 36-75 VDC input. Using the company's Tronix-Flex technology, these 75-watt, 350-kHz DC/DC converters feature an FET array design that stacks MOSFETs in parallel on multi-level printed circuit boards and an integrated heat sink to achieve high power density at elevated temperatures (100 watts/in3 at 85°C) despite minimal air flow.
8-bit MCUs feature A/D converters and LCD drivers
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The three new devices each contain 2K, 4K and 8K of internal OTP memory and 88, 192 and 384 bytes of internal RAM memory, respectively. Each device has an internal LCD driver function and up to 24 general purpose I/O pins.
Sony robot runs and jumps
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12/28/2003   Post a comment
Sony Corp. has developed an integrated walking, running, and jumping motion control technology that enables its humanoid robot "Qrio" to smoothly combine conventional walking movement with new running and jumping motions.
VMIC's CompactPCI SBC packs Intel's latest Pentium M micro
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12/24/2003   Post a comment
GE Fanuc Automation Americas, also known to board users as VMIC, previews a new hot-swappable single-slot CompactPCI board that features Intel's latest Pentium M processor technology. The new board's processor clocks at up to 1.6-GHz, yet performs many applications comparable to a 2.4-GHz Pentium---but it dissipates half the power. Although only a preliminary datasheet is available, eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn enumerates some if its salient features.
FPGA Configurator Memory IC Deals with Static
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12/24/2003   Post a comment
Dense, fast, and with page selects. This new FPGA configurator memory IC pushes the evelope.
ASIC's and FPGA's benefit from IP Cores for Memory Interfacing
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12/24/2003   Post a comment
Several companies are now providing out of the box IP cores for ASIC and FPGA memory interfaces. Find out what's new.
ASIC's and FPGA's benefit from IP Cores for Memory Interfacing
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12/24/2003   Post a comment
FPGA designers can now bolt on higher performance external memory more easily. Read on...
At the Core of It
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Video over IP FPGA core collaborations. Can you see me now....
Moore Means More
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New floorplanning architecture targets next generation domain based FPGA designs.
FPGA Configurator Memory IC Deals with Static
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Boot your FPGA to different functions with this fast, dense, and small FPGA configurator IC.
Application Specific DRAM
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12/24/2003   Post a comment
The concept is there. Does this one really qualify? You be the judge.
SONOS Among Us
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Silicon Nano Structures May Yield Universal Memory Cell
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