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Passive equalizers extend data transmission reach on FR-4 backplanes
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National Semiconductor has introduced two power-saver passive equalizers that double the data transmission reach of FR-4 backplanes in applications such as routers, storage subsystems and wireless base stations.
Small low-power DC/DC converters suit portable designs
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Texas Instruments has introduced 2.25-MHz step-down DC/DC converters, housed in 6-pin, 2 x 2-mm SON packages with +/-1.5 percent voltage regulation for portable and battery-powered applications.
WiMAX module enables next-generation mobile broadband
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SyChip has launched its first mobile WiMAX chip-scale module that adds WiMax functionality to mobile handheld devices.
Noise modules provide wide bandwidth frequencies to test filters, RF systems
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Wireless Telecom Group is offering a pair of noise modules for the computing and military equipment markets that deliver the wide bandwidth frequencies required to test filters, electronic circuits or RF systems.
Potentiometer switch saves panel space
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Electro-Mech's SW44511 tactile feel momentary potentiometer switch offers both rotary and push-on functionality.
Custom module eases boundary-scan integration with Teradyne ICT
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JTAG Technologies has released the JT 2147 Custom Function Module (CFM) for use with its Symphony 228xPLUS integration package for Teradyne's TestStation in-circuit testers.
FEI sees record sales
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FEI Co. said sales for the quarter ended July 1 were $148.6 million, up slightly compared to the first quarter of 2007 and up 33 percent compared to the second quarter of 2006.
Amkor posts flat sales
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Amkor Technology Inc. said sales of $652 million for the second quarter of 2007 were flat from the first quarter of 2007 and down 5 percent from $687 million for the second quarter of 2006.
Luminus Devices' PhlatLight LEDs illuminates new Slim DLP HDTVs
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Luminus Devices, Inc. has announced that Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. has begun shipping its new line of Slim Depth LED Engine Widescreen DLP HDTVs with 1080p resolution, featuring Luminus' patented PhlatLight LED technology. Luminus' high-powered, energy-efficient LED illumination is used in place of a UHP or arc lamp light source.
ST houses 1-Mbit serial SPI bus EEPROM in SO8 narrow package
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Fast interface for high-density EEPROM memory is well-suited for parameter storage in DTV, gaming, car infotainment, medical equipment and computer peripherals.
Unit measures voltage, current in electronic components
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Yokogawa Electric has developed the GS820, a multi-channel source measure unit that measures voltage, current and other characteristics of semiconductors and electronic components.
SHA-1 EEPROM offers bidirectional authentication
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Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the DS28CN01, a secure memory device that provides bidirectional challenge-and-response authentication protection by using the internationally recognized SHA-1 (Secure Hash Algorithm) cryptographic algorithm.
Wi-Fi enclosures house Cisco access points in hazardous locals
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TerraWave Solutions announced the availability of indoor and outdoor enclosures for hazardous locations where critical health and safety standards apply. The enclosures are designed to house the Cisco 1200 and 1500 series access point and other wireless products.
OLED driver IC sharpens images in MP3 players, handsets
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Leadis Technology Inc. has started to sample the LDS519, a mono OLED driver IC with integrated controller supporting four gray 96x64 and 48-Icons.
First production FPGAs to demo interoperability with DDR3 SDRAM technology
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Xilinx partners with leading suppliers to make DDR3 SDRAM controller designs a reality for higher performance with lower power in Virtex-5 FPGAs.
Power system triples output for industrial applications
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Eltek Valere's compact 130V DC power system offers up to 50 amps of power in two rack units of space.
Infineon samples automotive microcontrollers
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Infineon's 32-bit MCUs for safety automotive systems feature a high-performance central processing unit (CPU) that can process up to 80 million instructions per second (MIPS) at 80 MHz.
Pickering rolls out PXI RF switching modules
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Pickering Interfaces has introduced high-density RF modules that provide switching characteristics to 3-GHz.
Altera offers complete USB 2.0 device controller solution
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New USB 2.0 device controller solution from Altera and System Level Solutions includes a soft IP core, software and class drivers, and snap-on PHY daughtercards.
Circuit-sized quantum effect observed
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Magnetic quantum effects have been harnessed for the first time at lithographic sizes up to 30 nanometers long, holding the promise of future semiconductor circuits for quantum computers.
Cyan raises funds for overseas expansion
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Cyan Holdings, the fabless semiconductor group that develops low powered, configurable microcontrollers, has raised £5.3 million ($10.7 million) of working capital in a share placing on London's AIM market.
Intel invests in BridgeWave
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BridgeWave Communications Inc., a supplier of gigabit wireless solutions, has secured $7.8 million in Series 3 financing.
EDA grows 10 percent in Q1
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The EDA Consortium said that the electronic design automation (EDA) industry revenue for the first quarter grew 10 percent to $1.345 billion, versus $1.223 billion in the like period a year ago.
Sumitomo buys Cambridge Display Technology
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Japan's Sumitomo Chemical Co. has acquired Cambridge Display Technology (CDT) of the U.K., a developer of technologies based on polymer organic light emitting diodes (P-OLEDs).
Intel, SiRF work on GPS for mobile platforms
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GPS chip specialist SiRF Technology Holdings Inc. has signed a license and joint development agreement with Intel Corp.
Crosspoint switches support data rates up to 4.25-Gbits/s
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TI has rolled out two analog chips that are capable of functioning as either crosspoint switches or buffers, giving designers the flexibility to use the devices in a wide variety of applications.
Suss rolls coating cluster
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With its new coating cluster Gamma XPress, Suss MicroTec addresses chip manufacturers who use advanced packaging. The machine can be used for wafer bumping as well as for LED manufacturing applications.
Commentary: Sweet deal for Sugar
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Nvidia closing the gap on Intel in graphics chips
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Nvidia has made significant gains during the second quarter in graphics chip shipments and is closing the gap on market leader Intel while AMD continued to lose ground compared to its share in the corresponding quarter last year.
2-wire bus buffer provides bi-directional capacitance isolation for HDMI
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Linear Technology has introduced the LTC4307-1, an HDMI-compliant bidirectional bus buffer that provides capacitance buffering and level shifting between HDMI source and sink devices.
Multi-channel IP encoder debuts for IPTV, Internet TV apps
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Envivio has unveiled the latest version of its multi-channel IP encoder for IPTV and Internet TV it is marketing under the name 4Caster C4.
Integrated FET regulators support input voltages up to 60V, spikes to 100V
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Intersil recently released a family of high efficiency, 2A integrated FET step down DC/DC switching regulators that support wide operating input voltages and can handle transient spikes up to 100V.
Mobile TV SoC complies with Japan's ISDB-T standard
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Newport Media is sampling an SoC for the mobile version of Japan's ISDB-T digital television standard that integrates an RF tuner, demodulator and all required memory.
Gate driver provides isolated control to MOSFET without power supply
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Clare has released the CPC1580, the first device in a family of optically isolated MOSFET gate drivers, providing 3750-Vrms of input-to-output isolation.
miniSDHC flash memory cards available in class 2, 4, and 6 speeds
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Kingston Technology has added a 4-GB miniSDHC to its expanding Secure Digital High-Capacity (SDHC) flash memory card line intended to support next-generation mobile phones and digital devices requiring larger capacities and faster speeds in a smaller form factor.
High-accuracy AC current sensors save board space
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Silicon Laboratories has introduced the Si8500 family of low-loss, high-accuracy AC current sensors for a wide range of power applications. The Si8500 integrates the functional equivalent of a current transformer circuit into a 4 x 4 x 1-mm QFN package.
Actel extends Asia Pacific sales network
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Actel announces new distributors for low-power programmable solutions in Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Australia, and New Zealand.
BGA test and burn-in socket handles up to 961 leads
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A 0.8-mm pitch Type IV open top BGA test and burn-in socket family from 3M Electronic Solutions Division handles up to 961 leads.
Carbon Design Systems Offers Free Tenison Migration Program
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Carbon Design Systems has announced a program to offer customers of Tenison Design Automation's VTOC products an easy migration path to Carbon's family of model generation solutions.
Charging IC combines main battery switch, charging circuits
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ON Semiconductor has introduced the NUS3116, an integrated charging and power switching circuit for portable handheld electronic devices.
Effective communication with developers ensures efficient QA for testers
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Developers and testers in the network device space share a unique peer relationship, yet they often experience communication problems during the quality-assurance (QA) process.
Effective communication with developers ensures efficient QA for testers
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Developers and testers in the network device space share a unique peer relationship, yet they often experience communication problems during the quality-assurance (QA) process.
Stanford confabs explore multi-core CPUs, nets
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The Hot Chips and Hot Interconnects conferences have posted their programs that will provide a look inside some of today's leading multi-core processors and research in on- and off-chip networks future versions of such CPUs may use.
Progress, controversy mark IEEE 802.11 plenary meeting
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The IEEE 802 committee's recently concluded plenary session included reports of progress in several areas and continuing disagreement in others.
IC Insights sees big shakeup in 1H07 chip ranking
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Though there has been little movement among the top ten semiconductor suppliers during the first half of 2007 compared to 2006 rankings, market research group IC Insights says there has been some significant changes in the ranking amongst the next ten.
NAND controllers target mobile storage applications
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SST's ATA flash disk controller (SST55VD020) and CompactFlash card controller (SST55LC200) target space-constrained mobile storage applications such as music players, portable media players and camcorders.
Programmable gain amplifier delivers 0.03 percent gain accuracy
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Targeting industrial and instrumentation markets, National Semiconductor's high-precision LMP8100A programmable gain amplifier provides 0.03 percent gain accuracy across the full industrial temperature range.
Carbon nanotubes aim for cheap, durable touch screens
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Unidym is developing touch-panel displays with Touch Panel Laboratories (Tokyo) to enable more durable screens for Nintendo, as well as for tougher, cheaper solar panels and LCDs.
Mitsui and Nano Proprietary extend Carbon Nanotube license
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Nano-Proprietary, Inc., through its subsidiary, Applied Nanotech, Inc., has announced that Japan based Mitsui & Co., Ltd. has extended its exclusive option to extend royalty bearing licenses on behalf of Nano-Proprietary to companies headquartered in Japan which will allow the use of NPI's carbon cold cathode intellectual property for the manufacture of lighting devices.
Chartered fails to impress with 2Q results
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Are Chartered Semiconductor's dismal second quarter numbers a one-time dip or the harbinger of hard times to come?
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