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Metal element resistors deliver power ratings up to 5 watts
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IRC has introduced the OARS-XP series of metal element resistors with power ratings up to 5 watts in a unique flameproof open-air, surface-mount package.
Ruggedized MicroTCA chassis passes military tests
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Elma Electronic has released a ruggedized ATR chassis for MicroTCA that passes military testing for shock/vibration and electromagnetic interference requirements.
BI Technologies expands molded inductor family
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BI Technologies expands its HM72A series of molded inductors with miniature and custom devices, aimed at distributed power architecture applications.
Circuit breakers offered in fluorescent blue color
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Schurter has introduced the TA35 series of circuit breakers in 1-, 2- or 3-pole arrangements. This next-generation equipment breaker is now available in a fluorescent blue color.
Inductors deliver low inductance, low DCR
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Vishay has launched a toroidal, high-current, high-temperature inductor that touts the industry's highest rated saturation current, and the industry's lowest inductance and direct current of resistance (DCR).
Technology Week in Review: Analog ascendant, 'supermagnets'
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Technology Week in Review: Analog ascendant, 'supermagnets', dangerous nanoparticles
E-Shuttle sheds light on maskless litho
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Amid a major expansion plan, Japan's e-Shuttle Inc. is moving to improve its direct-write e-beam capabilities.
Private equity group eyes Filtronic
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Filtronic plc , the British electronics group that has recently sold off its compound semiconductor division, that included Europe's largest GaAs foundry in Newton Aycliffe (England), and oveerr the past two years most of its activities in wireless communications, incuding PAs in mobile handsets, looks set to be acquired by U.S. private equity group Carlyle.
Freescale figures in Infineon breakup speculation
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Could Freescale provide a haven for the communications business unit of Infineon Technologies AG while much of the rest of Infineon is pushed towards Dutch chipmaker NXP?
Virage rolls DRAM physical layer interface IP
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Virage Logic Corp. has rolled out its latest DRAM physical layer interface solution, based on a 65-nm process.
Stollmann adds EDR features to its Bluetooth development kit
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BlueFace+MPA now supports HFP 1.5, eSCO, and the current version 2.1 of the Bluetooth spec in addition to the SPP and A2DP profiles.
Lattice names interim president, CEO
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Lattice Semiconductor Corp. has appointed Jan Johannessen, senior vice president and chief financial officer, as interim president and chief executive.
SEC probes insider trading of ATI, Freescale
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said that it has charged a former partner at Ernst & Young LLP and two others in an insider trading scheme that resulted in nearly $600,000 in illicit profits.
Nanotech pioneers win Kavli Prize
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Two nanotechnology pioneers were honored with the Kavli Prize, a $3 million award shared among seven recipients.
Dow raises epoxy prices
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Dow Epoxy, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., announced plans to raise prices in North America and other regions as necessary.
French semi market up 8.6% in Q1
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IR expands SupIRBuck high-density regulator line
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IR has expanded its SupIRBuck portfolio of wide input, single output integrated point-of-load (POL) DC-DC voltage regulators with the introduction of the IR380x family for consumer embedded POL applications up to 14 amps.
Optoelectronics to show good growth through 2013, says analyst
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The worldwide optoelectronics annual market is set to grow to $17.4 billion in 2008 from $15.9 billion in 2007, according to DataBeans Inc.
Linear Technology : Ultralow supply current monitors are ideal for portable electronics
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The LTC2934 and LTC2935 ultralow power supply monitors draw only 500 nA of quiescent current.
Lorlin : Metal keypads come with or without illimunation
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Lorlin Electronics announces additions to its KP range of vandal proof metal keypads. New models provide simpler switching options to complement the existing 12 and 16 button keypads.
14-function navigation switch combines sensitive touch and tactile functions
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C&K Components has developed a 14-function navigation switch that combines sensitive touch and tactile functions while guaranteeing an extended life span of 1 million actuations per direction.
Jitter attenuators offer ultra-low jitter of 0.25 ps RMS
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Valpey Fisher Corp. has introduced two jitter attenuators for synchronous Ethernet applications.
Current shunt monitors improve accuracy, reduce board space
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TI introduces the INA210 family of zero-drift, bi-directional current shunt monitor ICs in a SC70 package for a variety of applications.
EDA Vendors Reference Charts
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2008 WallCharts by Gary Smith identify EDA vendors by market segment.
Double-diode ESD protection array saves board space in portable electronics
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Vishay has released a compact double-diode ESD protection array designed to protect dual high-speed USB ports or up to two other high-frequency signal lines against transient voltage signals.
Low-jitter, dual-output clock generator targets Ethernet applications
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Maxim Integrated Products has developed a low-jitter, dual-output clock generator that uses a low-noise VCO and proprietary PLL architecture to generate two ultra-low-jitter, 0.14psRMS (typ) clock outputs from a 25MHz crystal resonator.
LED assemblies available in a full range of colors
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OPTEK Technology has developed a complete series of 1-W single-LED assemblies on metal-core printed circuit boards that deliver exceptional thermal performance.
New LinkSwitch simplifies CV/CC charger designs
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Newest generation touts an output accuracy of 5 percent over line and temperature variations, includes line-drop compensation circuitry, and guarantees very low no-load dissipation to easily meet Energy Star 2.0 standards for external power supplies.
Driver helps designers replace Schottky diodes with MOSFETs
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Zetex Semiconductors has introduced the ZXGD3101, a zero point detector driver that enables designers to replace Schottky diodes with surface mount MOSFETs.
OFDM-based modem delivers up to 100-kbit/s at 10- to 490-kHz
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Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAX2990, a power-line communication (PLC) modem based on the OFDM (orthogonal frequency division multiplexing) method.
Low-power timing devices hit the consumer market
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IDT announced a family of real-time clock devices designed for use in consumer applications, such as set-top boxes, GPS devices, energy meters and MP3 players.
ST moves SPEAr SoCs to 65nm
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By transferring the SPEAr family to 65-nm process technology, ST's SoC can integrate an advanced ARM926EJ-S processor core with two 16k memory caches, running at 333MHz, for data and instructions and up to 300,000 gates (ASIC-equivalent) of embedded configurable logic.
Serial RapidIO switch targets cost-sensitive applications
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Tundra Semiconductor Corp. targets cost-sensitive applications with the introduction of the Tsi572TM Serial RapidIO switch.
Atheros' adds advanced GPS, keeps power low
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Features include Assisted GPS (AGPS) technology, advanced parallel search, and industry-leading tracking sensitivity of -160dBm.
Semicon West features 450-mm debate, solar show
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The sparks are expected to fly at the upcoming Semicon West trade show in San Francisco, as the industry is expected to debate 450-mm fabs, 3-D packaging and other hot topics.
Watermarks need privacy controls, group says
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Digital watermarks can compromise consumer privacy if not designed and deployed correctly, according to a new white paper from The Center for Democracy & Technology that lays out best practices for creating and using watermarks.
Bioident wins Darpa biosensor contract
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Printed optoelectronics specialist Bioident Technologies Inc. said it has won a government research contract to develop handheld biosensors based on printed optoelectronics.
Vincotech showcases multipurpose power modules
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At the PCIM trade fair in Nuremberg, Vincotech introduced new products. The company which emerged from the former Tyco Electronics Power Systems through a buyout from investment company Gores Group introduced several power modules for solar, motor control and UPS applications.
Finisar's acquisition of Optium expands company push in telcos, MSOs
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Finisar's acquisition of Optium carries benefits from Optium past acquisitions of Engana, Kailight.
High-temp superconductors pave way for 'supermagnets'
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New iron-based superconductors show a strong affinity for magnetism, unlike low-temperature materials, whose superconducting is quelled by magnetism, promising a new era for super electric motors, electrical transmission lines and magnetic-resonance imaging (MRI).
Analyst's take on Intel-Micron 34-nm NAND
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What does an analyst think about the Intel-Micron NAND announcement?
M&A Activities in the 2008 Electronics Industry
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Merger and acquisition activity remains high in the electronics industry, even in a slow 2008, with 19 percent of deals driven by private equity groups.
Wireless ADM voice codec offers low power consumption
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CML Microcircuits has developed an adaptive delta modulation (ADM) voice codec, a complete multi-mode product in a tiny SOIC package.
Via rolls first 64-bit, x86-based processors
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Taiwan's Via Technologies Inc. has rolled out the first members of its x86-based microprocessor line, build around its previously-announced 64-bit superscalar technology.
Intel, Micron roll 34-nm NAND device
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Intel Corp. and Micron Technology Inc. have claimed the technical lead in the NAND flash market.
e2v wins ESA's ADC contract
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The European Space Agency (ESA) has commissioned e2v, a specialist in designing and manufacturing electronic components for the space industry, to develop an analog to digital converter (ADC) for next-generation broadband satellite payloads.
Russia lifts scientific research efforts
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Russia and the European Union have pledged to strengthen scientific research ties while the Russian federal budget is expected to provide $8.5B for the nation's civilian research in 2008.
Japan to invest $1 billion in CEE solar farms
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Japan's Itochu Corp. plans to spend $1 billion on solar farms in the Czech Republic and Bulgaria.
Abu Dhabi pours $2B in solar effort
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Abu Dhabi's clean technology venture--the Masdar Initiative--has announced a $2 billion investment in thin-film photovoltaic solar technology.
Infineon lowers communications outlook
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Despite recent reports that Samsung intends to increase its HSDPA orders from Infineon, the German chip maker had to lower his Q3 outlook for his communications branch.
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