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ON Semi, Chinese appliance maker team on power lab
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1/31/2005   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor Corp. and China-based home appliance maker Haier Group have teamed to set up a joint power laboratory at Haier's research & development center at Qingdao in Shandong Province, northern China.
August rejects Rudolph's hostile takeover bid
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August Technology Corp. said that it is still committed to a merger agreement with Nanometrics Inc. -- and has rejected a hostile bid to be acquired by Rudolph Technologies Inc.
Atheros' Q4 sales up 9%, '04 revenue jumps 94%
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Atheros Communications Inc. (Sunnyvale, Calif.), a developer of wireless LAN chipsets, said revenue in the fourth quarter was $41.7 million, compared with $38.3 million in the third quarter, an increase of 9 percent.
EDA models falling short for rapid production ramp ups
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Better models and analysis tools don't always translate into quick production ramp ups, an EDA industry executive told the DesignCon 2005 meeting.
Stainless steel switches address harsh environments
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EAO Switch Corp. now offers a wide range of stainless steel switches, keypads and keyboards for industrial applications in harsh environments. These devices offer IP67 protection against water, heat, shock, vibration and vandalism, and require minimal maintenance.
6 GHz ultra-mini coax connector cancels weak signals
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Taiwan — Aliner Industries Inc. has developed a new 6 GHz ultra-miniature coaxial connector line for wireless mobile devices that can be used to enhance the quality of radio transmissions. These MCII connectors can work as an internal data connector, or as an external antenna connector where the RF signal is weak.
Microlens arrays offer custom configs, precision coupling
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Omron Electronics has developed a new series of mass-produced, injection-molded microlens arrays (MLAs), which is said to set a new industry standard for cost-effective parallel lenses for both multi-mode fiber (MMF) and single-mode fiber (SMF) configurations.
HM connector module reduces cost
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HARTING Electronics has expanded its range of hard metric (HM) connectors in accordance to IEC 61076-4-101 with the new har-bus HM combined module. The new module allows for the integration of several HM female connectors including A, B, AB and C types in one single unit in any combination up to a length of 6U.
HARTING beefs up RJ45 industrial portfolio
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Strengthening its position in the industrial communication market, HARTING Electronics has extended its RJ45 industrial product family to include an over-molded version of its IP 20 system cable portfolio.
Semiconductor market ends on slow note in 2004
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The semiconductor market ended on a slow note in December of 2004, as sales, unit volumes and average selling prices (ASPs) were down for the month.
EPA names Phihong first external power supply Energy Star partner
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Philong is the first manufacturer of external power supplies to be named a partner of the Environmental Protection Agency's ENERGY STAR Program. The EPA presented Phihong with a Certificate of Recognition to acknowledge the company's involvement in helping the group develop energy standards and specifications for manufacturers.
Toshiba posts quarterly profit, cuts yearly outlook
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Japan's Toshiba Corp. reported a profit of 1.6 billion yen ($15.1 million) for the quarter, compared to a loss of 9.2 billion yen ($88.8 million) in the same period a year ago.
Linear sensors feature performance improvements
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1/31/2005   Post a comment
Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. has made two key improvements to its popular line of continuous-time linear sensors with the introduction of its new A1301 and A1302 devices. These enhancements include a quiescent output voltage that is 50% of the supply voltage, and output sensitivity options of 1.3 mV per gauss (G) and 2.5 mV/G. This makes the new devices suitable for use in linear and rotary position sensing systems over the extended temperature range of -40°C and 125°C. Target applications i
Aliner claims to launch first 6 GHz switch connector
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1/31/2005   Post a comment
Aliner Industries Inc. says it has launched the industry's first 6 GHz antenna switch connector with a MMCX interface for wireless mobile electronics applications. The new MMCX switch connector, designated as 25-501A, provides the same features of a standard MMCX interface in a 10.8 (length) x 4.40 (width) x 1.60-mm (height) footprint, and can replace RF coax connectors at a lower cost, said the company.
RF sniffer is a recording spectrum analyzer
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1/31/2005   Post a comment
With renewed interest in the possible deleterious effects of non-ionizing RF radiation on the human body, particularly at cellphone microwave frequencies, Narda Safety Test Solutions's new handheld instrument is a timely product. Especially so now that the FCC and OSHA are in the RF safety exposure game. eeProductCenter's Alex Mendelsohn checks it out.
PCB 'synthesis' product automates component placement
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A startup launched by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers is preparing CircuitSpace, a pc-board "synthesis" tool that claims to be the first to bring user-assisted automated component placement to PCB designers.
TI's e-trim technology improves offset voltage performance of new op amp
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Compared to traditional laser trimming methods, Texas Instruments Inc.'s (TI) e-trim technology greatly improves accuracy as evidenced by this high-speed operational amplifier.
PIC MCU targets intelligent power conversion designs
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Microchip Technology's PIC16F785 flash microcontroller touts a complete set of integrated peripherals to address power- conversion topologies and parameters in applications such as Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) and battery chargers.
Flash microcontroler targets low power, battery operated and cost-sensitive applications
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The EM6580 Flash microcontroller from EM Microelectronic features a high level of integration and is ideal for low current applications such as those found in battery operated devices.
Low-Power-Lastschalter mit minimalem Platzbedarf
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Fairchild Semiconductor erweitert seine Lastschalterserie für ultraportable Lösungen mit dem ersten integrierten Low power Load Switch der Serie Intellimax für mobile und batteriebetriebene Applikationen. Das neue Bauelement kombiniert Funktionsschutz, Steuerung und Fehlerüberwachung in einem SC-70 Gehäuse mit niedrigem Bauprofil.
Les livraisons d’appareils photo numériques chutent face au ralentissement du marché
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Les livraisons d’appareils photo numériques, fabriqués au Japon, ont atteint 6,1 millions d’unités en décembre, en baisse de 11% sur une base séquentielle mais en hausse de 22% par rapport à la même période de l’année passée, selon RBC Capital Markets Inc.
Embedded-Systeme im Fokus der DATE
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1/31/2005   Post a comment
Die europäische Halbleiter-Designmesse DATE verschiebt ihren Fokus zunehmend in Richtung auf die Entwicklung von Plattformen für Embedded-Systeme. Dabei gewinnt das Thema Software unverkennbar an Bedeutung.
Gigabit Ethernet cards serve MIL designs
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GigExtreme ET-71000 Gigabit Ethernet cards from Data Device Corp. are designed to meet demanding flight-critical military applications and harsh military environment applications.
ADI targets IP-enabled set tops with Blackfin DSP
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Analog Devices Inc. is launching a new line of BlackFin DSP-based processors that also encompass automotive and medical and remote monitoring applications.
Digital control of complex power made easy
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Microchip Technology makes the complex, easy by integrating it's microcontroller with analog building blocks for intelligent power conversion designs
Radioscape will Digitalradio ankurbeln
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Einen neuen Anlauf zur Belebung des Markts für digitale Rundfunkempfänger starten die britische Radioscape Ltd und Texas Instruments. Die beiden Unternehmen versuchen damit, einen Milliardenmarkt anzuschieben.
Cypress propose à sept clients des échantillons d’une mémoire RAM magnétique
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Silicon Magnetic Systems, une filiale de Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (San Jose, Californie), vient de fournir à certains de ses clients des échantillons dits « alpha » d’une mémoire RAM magnétique (MRAM) de 256 kbits. Dans au moins deux cas, la mémoire a déjà été déployée dans des systèmes.
Le groupe Test d’Agilent forme une coentreprise avec une société chinoise
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Agilent Technologies Inc. a annoncé la formation d’une coentreprise entre son unité de test et de mesure et la société chinoise Chengdu Qianfeng Electronics Ltd. Corp. afin de développer et de fabriquer des équipements de test pour le marché chinois.
Cypress bemustert MRAM-Bausteine
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Über ihre Tochter Silicon Magnetic Systems liefert Cypress Semiconductor Alpha-Muster eines nichtflüchtigen Speicherbausteins in MRAM-Technik an ausgewählte Kunden aus.
ST s’engage à devenir une entreprise à émission zéro avant 2010
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Dans son allocution d’adieu lors de la conférence de presse consacrée à l’annonce des résultats financiers de sa société, le PDG de STMicroelectrronics, Pasquale Pistorio, a une nouvelle fois affirmé que ST deviendrait une « entreprise à émission zéro [de gaz à effet de serre] avant 2010 ».
Patented precision signal sources boost clock recovery module's performance
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Agilent Technologies is debuting a multi-rate optical/electrical clock-recovery module for its 86100C Infiniium digital communications analyzer. The new plug-in module performs clock extraction for waveform analysis with continuous, unbanded tuning from 50-Mbis/s out to 13.5-Gbits, with ultra-low residual jitter plus golden PLL operation. After chatting with Agilent, eeProductCenter Senior Tech Editor Alex Mendelsohn shares his impressions.
International Rectifier upbeat on quarterly results
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International Rectifier chairman, president and CEO Alex Lidow was decidedly thrilled with the performance of his company in the latest quarter. Though down 4 percent from the previous quarter, the company's December quarter revenues were up substantially from last year " driven by production ramps in home appliances and Pentium-based computer equipment. Steve Ohr filed this report.
Market outlook
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We're only in the first quarter of 2005, but TSMC Chairman Morris Chang and others have already lowered their growth forecasts for the semiconductor industry.
SMIC to pay $175 million to TSMC in suit settlement
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TSMC has reached a settlement with China's Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC). Under the terms, SMIC will pay TSMC some $175 million to settle the bitter patent and trade secret suit.
Load switch provides a slew of advantages
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1/29/2005   Post a comment
Advanced Analogic Technologies' AAT4280A family of p-channel MOSFET devices features flexible turn-on and turn-off characteristics—from very fast to slew-rate limited—for high-side load-switching in portable device applications. "As portable system processors and chipsets continue to push operating voltages lower with each new generation, they need load switches capable of supporting lower voltages," said Kin Shum, director of Strategic Marketing. "By integrating slew-rate control, sup
Ex-AMD exec joins MIPS board
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MIPS Technologies Inc. has added a former Advanced Micro Devices Inc. executive to its board of directors.
U.S. to review IBM-Lenovo sale
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The U.S. House of Representatives has thrown a potential monkey wrench into the $1.25 billion sale of IBM's Personal Computer Division to China's Lenovo Group.
ST pledges to become zero-emission manufacturer by 2010
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1/28/2005   Post a comment
STMicroelectrronics' retiring CEO Pasquale Pistorio reaffirmed the company's pledge to eliminate all its greenhouse gas emissions by 2010.
Fujitsu's sales falls 2% due to IC, LCD slump
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1/28/2005   Post a comment
Following a slump within its chip and LCD businesses, Japan's Fujitsu Ltd. reported consolidated net sales of 1,043.6 billion yen ($10.133 billion) for the third quarter of fiscal 2004, a decline of 2.3 percent compared to the same period in the previous fiscal year.
SEMI names new exec to expand nanotechnology focus
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Global semiconductor industry association SEMI announced Friday (Jan. 28) that Lubab L. Sheet has been named senior director of nanotechnology and will spearhead the association's expanded efforts to clarify and exploit new technology and market opportunities for the organization's global membership.
POLs pack power punch
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Artesyn Technologies' ultracompact SIL30E and SMT30E point-of-load (POL) converter modules deliver up to 30 amps at 0.8 to 3.63 volts for densely packed ASICs, network processor and DSP applications. That's 75 percent more current than provided by comparably sized products, according to the company. The two-phase, 2-MHz synchronous buck converters, for use in distributed power architectures with an 8-14 volt intermediate bus, are fully compatible with similar products from members of the Point-O
ASICs face stiffening competition from ASSPs, says analyst
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Although structured ASICs are helping designers shorten turn-around time and lower NRE costs for system-on-chip LSIs, ASSPs will emerge as the long-term solution for a wider range of core silicon, according to an analyst for iSuppli Japan.
Analyst's Couch: Novellus sees 2H momentum
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Novellus Systems Inc. predicts that the bottom of the current order cycle will occur in the first quarter of 2005, with some momentum seen in the second half of the year.
Canon's IC-equipment unit shows sales gain in Q4
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Despite missing its scanner shipment projections, Canon Inc.'s chip-equipment unit posted an operating profit of 3.4 billion yen ($33.1 million) in the fourth quarter of 2004, compared to a loss of 6.8 billion yen ($65.7 million) in the like period a year ago.
Foundry Watch: TSMC's Chang lowers IC forecast
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Morris Chang, chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC), has apparently lowered his own estimates for worldwide IC growth in 2005.
Littelfuse cuts jobs, takes $3.5 million charge
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Littelfuse Inc. announced Friday (Jan. 28) it has made an undisclosed number of job cuts in its manufacturing, selling, administrative and other overhead functions in response to a recent sales slowdown.
ST annonce une hausse de ses recettes et une baisse de ses marges
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Dans son message d’adieu, le PDG de STMicroelectronics, Pasquale Pistorio, a annoncé que les recettes annuelles nettes de la société pour 2004 s’élevaient à 8,87 milliards de dollars, soit une progression de 21 % par rapport à 2003.
Omron's architecture shrinks optical coarse wave multiplexers/demultiplexers
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Omron Electronic Components expects to make inroads into a new market for the company with its P1X4 (4-channel) and P1X8 (8- channel) coarse wave division multiplexers (CWDM), which it claims utilize a simplification in architecture to achieve the world's smallest size.
Picogiga : record de puissance sur un transistor à très haute mobilité
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Picogiga International, division du groupe Soitec spécialisée dans le développement et la fabrication de couches épitaxiées et de substrats de semi-conducteurs III-V, vient d’accomplir une avancée technologique majeure dans le domaine des composants de puissance RF et micro-ondes destinés à des applications de communication sans fil et de traitements ultra-rapides.
La société indienne Videocon rachète l’usine de téléviseurs de Thomson
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Videocon Ltd., fabricant d’appareils ménagers et de produits électroniques grand public, aurait racheté l’usine de fabrication de tubes cathodiques de Thomson (France).
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