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Power subsystem controller links to primary side power management IC
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Potentia Semiconductor announces the the configurable PS 2406 power subsystem controller. The new IC provides power management for up to four secondary side DC-DC power converters.
Applied Materials launches 45nm copper barrier/seed technology
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Applied Materials Inc. has introduced Applied Endura CuBS II, a system that enables PVD copper barrier/seed deposition at 45nm and beyond.
Design Exploration Tools Encourage More Creativity
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What if a design tool had the hooks and means to capture a design, but, also had an inherent functionality to encourage you to creatively iterate, or explore? Instead of doing design iterations to fix problems, iterations would be done to streamline the design.
Electronics educational promotion pitches digitizer packages
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Test equipment maker Gage Applied Technologies announces two new educational promotions for its high-speed and high-resolution digitizers. Slated for electronics instructors and researchers, each of Gage's packages includes a digitizer card as well as the company's PC-hosted oscilloscope software. The packages also include a set of software development kits.
IP Flourishes But Designer Beware
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There is a growing number of companies who's product is IP. They capture their expertise in a descriptive language wrapper, and sell it. It is the logical step in the evolution of functional complexity.
Agilent adds powerful toolsets to wireless test set
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Test equipment maker Agilent Technologies is adding a comprehensive set of new tools for its existing E5515C (8960 Series 10) wireless communications test set. The E5515C with lab applications---a bench-top network emulation tool---provides an integrated approach with high accuracy and repeatability.
DC-DC converter meets power over Ethernet requirements
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A new 260W DC-DC half-brick converter, designed for power-over-Ethernet power sourcing equipment and next-generation IP telephony applications, has been introduced by Power-One. The HHS05Z55 operates over a wide input range, 36VDC to 75VDC
National Semi's analog equalizer affords high ESD protection
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National Semiconductor Corp. today introduced a multi-gigabit analog equalizer that extends the reach of high-speed switch, router, storage area network (SAN) and server backplanes.
Zuken upgrades discontinued PCB tool
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Zuken isn't selling its Visula 7.0 PCB design suite to new customers, and is actively trying to get existing customers to migrate to its CR-5000 product — but that didn't stop Zuken from announcing a significant upgrade to Visula 7.0 Tuesday (Nov. 30).
Timing Integration Spawns Sequel Part
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Modern designs have tighter and more stringent timing constraints in place and there is very little margin for error when it comes to wander, jitter, skew and slew, and rise/fall times. With more attention paid to clocking and clock distribution, central control can be more effective once a built system has been characterized.
Cradle's CT3400 Multiprocessor DSP gets Jaxstream's MPEG4 encoder
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Cradle Technologies has ported Jaxstream Inc.'s MPEG4 encoder to the Cradle CT3400 Multiprocessor DSP (MDSP).
1 Mbit NovRAM is Ferro-cious
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It would be great if all memory were non volatile. If even highly dense DRAM and PSRAM held their contents long after power was removed, functionality everywhere would change.
Battery Based NovRAM Eases Production Worries
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Battery backed up low power SRAM is still a viable technology for system designers.
Finely Tuned Process Will Yield Fast Dense DDR2 SDRAM
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There is a reason that monolithic memory devices will always lead ASICs in terms of density and performance. It is because the fabrication recipes for memory only parts are tweaked and optimized specifically for a particular memory device.
Three-phase PWM control IC has integrated drivers for desktop computers
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International Rectifier introduces the IR3093, a three-phase interleaved pulse width modulation control IC that supports several microprocessor families.
LG.Philips LCD to invest $5 billion in Korean plant
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LG.Philips LCD Co. said Tuesday (Nov. 30) its Board of Directors has approved plans to invest KRW5.3 trillion ($5 billion) in its liquid crystal display manufacturing plant in Paju, north of Seoul, according to a Dow Jones report.
Primary side power management ICs help integrate primary, secondary power control
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Potentia Semiconductor offers the industry's first primary side power management ICs that enable integration of primary and secondary side power control schemes.
Gemplus installe une usine à Tianjin (Chine)
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Gemplus International S.A. a récemment annoncé l’inauguration d’une nouvelle usine à Tianjin, en Chine. Destinée à fournir le marché national et international en solutions à base de cartes à puce, l’usine devrait permettre à Gemplus de mieux satisfaire à la demande du marché, tout en aidant les opérateurs de télécommunications chinois à développer des services à valeur ajoutée.
It's time for Ohm's Law
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Stumped for a holiday gift for someone technical? The TechNote Time Watch Company has a slogan: "Never Fumble for a Formula Again." That slogan, and the company's holiday-oriented wares, may solve your problem. TechNote is offering a line of Ohm's Law desk clocks, wall clocks, and wristwatches.
En Inde, une usine de semi-conducteurs devrait entamer sa production en 2006
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La première entreprise indienne dotée d’une unité de fabrication devrait révolutionner le secteur en s’équipant d’une usine de plaquettes de 200 mm en février 2005, avec un lancement de la production prévu pour juillet 2006, a annoncé CyberMedia News le 26 novembre 2004.
TriQuint cesse son activité de modules optoélectroniques et supprime 200 emplois
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TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. a annoncé lundi (29 novembre) le repositionnement de sa stratégie commerciale pour l’activité optoélectronique ainsi que le licenciement de 200 employés au sein de l’unité concernée.
Philips' ARM-Core sprengt die MCU-Grenzen
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Zwei Trends laufen derzeit bei 32-Bit-Microcontrollern zusammen, die noch schneller mehr CPU-Leistung, Speicher und bessere Schnittstellen versprechen.
Sensor meldet sich per SNMP
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Zur Überwachung von unbemannten Außenstationen hat der US-Hersteller Omnitronix seinen Sensor SL-10 kreiert. Das Gerät nutzt das verbreitete Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) für die Übermittlung von Betriebszuständen.
Datang expands core licensing agreement with LSI Logic
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Datang Technology Co. Ltd. has extended its licensing agreement with LSI Logic to include the ZSP540 digital signal processor (DSP) for use in its 3G wireless applications.
Maxtor appoints Duston Willliams CFO
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Disk drive supplier Maxtor Corp. has appointed Duston Williams, a former executive at rival Western Digital Corp., as executive vice president and chief financial officer
Indien mausert sich zum Chip-Standort
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Nach der Software schickt sich Indien an, auch die Halbleiterherstellung zu erobern: Für Februar wird die Grundsteinlegung der ersten größeren indischen Chipfabrik erwartet. Unterdessen denkt der niederländische Elektronikkonzern Philips bereits über die Errichtung einer Wafer-Fab im Lande der Maharadschas nach.
Progression des mémoires DRAM et des processeurs mais recul des produits analogiques en octobre
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Les derniers chiffres mondiaux sur les semi-conducteurs, publiés par la Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), sont mitigés. En octobre, les livraisons de microprocesseurs et de mémoires DRAM ont progressé, tandis que les produits analogiques ont essuyé un repli, selon Princeton Tech Research. Au total, les ventes mondiales de semi-conducteurs ont progressé de 1,5 % en octobre selon les chiffres publiés le 26 novembre 2004 par la SIA, atteignant 18,8 milliards de dollars pour le mois. Cela re
Pointsec Software Technologies ouvre une filiale en France
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Pointsec Software Technologies, spécialiste de la sécurité des terminaux mobiles et des solutions de cryptages/décryptage des données, s’installe en France. En tant que directeur général de la filiale française, Pierre-Louis Lussan sera notamment en charge du développement des activités de la société dans l’hexagone.
Microtune est disposé à verser 5,6 millions de dollars pour régler une action collective en justice
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Microtune, fournisseur de systèmes et de circuits intégrés RF, est prêt à verser 5,625 millions de dollars pour mettre fin à une action collective en justice, en instance à la Cour fédérale du district est du Texas contre Microtune et une pléiade d’anciens et d’actuels dirigeants de Microtune, a indiqué la société lundi (29 novembre 2004).
Intel feilt an seriellem Speicherbus
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Neue Speicherbusse und gemeinsame Baugruppen für x86- und Itanium-Prozessoren sollen mittelfristig zu leistungsfähigeren Servern führen. Der Weg dahin führt über höhere Integration und eine Serialisierung der Schnittstellen.
TriQuint exits opto module business, cuts 200 jobs
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TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. on Monday (Nov. 29) announced the repositioning of its optoelectronics business strategy and cut 200 positions in the unit.
Express Logic RTOS ported to Altera's Nios II
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The ThreadX real-time operating system has been ported to Altera's Nios II soft-core processor.
EU postpones action on software patents
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The European Union's Competitiveness Council delayed a decision on the controversial Patent Directive, which would define new limits for technology patents within the countries of the EU.
Current sensor beefs up accuracy
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Allegro MicroSystems Inc. has launched an improved accuracy and extended range version of its existing ACS752 family of current sensors. The new ACS754/5 current sensors provide a smaller, lower cost alternative to toroid-based sensors for precise current sensing in industrial, consumer, communications and automotive systems.
Pin diode VVAs deliver higher performance
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M/A-COM, a business unit of Tyco Electronics, has unveiled a new product line of lower loss, higher linearity PIN diode-based voltage variable attenuators (VVAs). Touting superior insertion loss and lower distortion characteristics compared to FET devices, these VVAs are suitable for handset and infrastructure applications.
Ultra-fast diodes target power apps
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The new STTH series of ultra-fast diodes from STMicroelectronics are designed for industrial, automotive, motor control, lighting and power conversion applications that need high-voltage ultra-fast diodes that will handle between 800 and 1200 volts (V) with relatively low current from 1 to 3 amps (A). These applications also need diodes with medium recovery times of not more than 75 ns and the best possible ratio of forward voltage drop (VF) to leakage current (IR).
Relay packs 20 amps in mini package
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CIT Relay & Switch's new WJ121 Series of power relays offers a switching capacity of 20 amps (A) at 125 Vac and 16 A at 250 Vac/28 Vdc in a 28.9 x 12.6 x 24.3-mm footprint.
Smallest tantalum chip cap fits portable devices
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AVX recently developed the industry's first 0402 tantalum chip capacitor that offers the highest volumetric efficiency currently available, delivering up to 10 microfarads (μF) in an 0402 case size. Designated the 0402 TACMicrochip series, the chip capacitors are suitable for applications that require high capacitance values and low leakage characteristics such as battery-powered equipment, and medical applications such as heart pacemakers.
Molex expands RJ-45 product line
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Molex Inc. has added two new cordset and receptacle versions to its RJ-45 product family for EtherNet protocol requirements. The new RJ-45 EtherNet/IP* devices complement the existing product line by offering both PC-board and IDT receptacle versions, as well as overmolded single- and double-ended bayonet style cordsets. The RJ-45 product family is suitable for use in manufacturing facilities in the food/beverage, automotive and chemical industries; water treatment plants for waste water and mun
Raise the roof with Wolfson's DAC for car stereos
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Wolfson Microelectronics plc is addressing the growing in-car DVD player market with a new version of its WM8718 differential stereo digital-to-analog converter (D/A converter), which features improved audio quality and smaller packaging.
Austriamicrosystems lässt LEDs blitzen
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Eine intelligente Ladungspumpe für Blitz-LEDs in Kamerahandys hat der Analogelektronik-Spezialist Austriamicrosystems vorgestellt. Dem Unternehmen zufolge handelt es sich um das weltweit erste Produkt dieser Art.
High-power connector touts safety
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Anderson Power Products has expanded its PowerMod connector line with a new high-power version that features touch-safe female housings, integral positive latches and cable strain relief. Designated as the PowerMod HP, this connector is rated for 125 amps at a 30°C temperature rise and may be used in applications up to 175 amps.
Online service provides pricing and availability for multiple parts
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PartMiner, Inc., a leading global provider of information and commerce services for electronic components, has launched a new online analytical tool that enables customers to assess the price range and market availability for multiple parts simultaneously. Initially available as a PC-based service, the Procure tool includes historical pricing and availability information for a broad range of components including semiconductors, passives and interconnects.
Toshiba-Mikrocontroller macht externe LCD-Treiber überflüssig
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Toshiba Electronics erweitert seine Familie von 8-Bit-CMOS-Mikrocontrollern um einen Baustein für den Einsatz in Haushaltsgeräten bis hin zu EPOS-Systemen und industriellen Steuerungen.
Philips prévoirait la construction d’une unité de fabrication de plaquettes en Inde
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Philips Semiconductors envisage la possibilité de construire une unité de fabrication en Inde, selon un communiqué de CyberMedia. Ce dernier fait référence à un dirigeant de la filiale indienne de Philips, Philips India Ltd.
IEEE 802.11 standard modified for Japan
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The IEEE approves IEEE 802.11j spec to enable the development of Japan-enabled WLAN equipment.
H.264 decoder chips begin to hit the market
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Conexant Systems Inc. has begun sampling a new chip capable of decoding advanced video coding technology based on the H.264 video codec.
India's Ittiam named top DSP IP provider
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Ittiam Systems, an India-based provider of DSP systems and services based here, has been named the most preferred global supplier of DSP-based intellectual property by Forward Concepts.
Technische Details entzaubern Cell-Prozessor
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Seit geraumer Zeit arbeiten IBM, Toshiba und Sony an dem Super-Prozessor 'Cell'. Nun gelangten Entwicklungsdetails aus den Chip-Küchen an die Öffentlichkeit. Ein Chip der Superlative? Es gibt begründete Zweifel.
Technische Details entzaubern Cell-Prozessor
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Seit geraumer Zeit arbeiten IBM, Toshiba und Sony an dem Super-Prozessor 'Cell'. Nun gelangten Entwicklungsdetails aus den Chip-Küchen an die Öffentlichkeit. Ein Chip der Superlative? Es gibt begründete Zweifel.
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