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Filtronic in talks to sell its compound semis unit
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11/30/2007   Post a comment
Troubled wireless components and GaAs foundry group Filtronic plc (Shipley, England) is in negotiations to sell its compound semiconductors division to an un-named company for no immediate money.
DC/DC pin-compatible regulators make upgrading easy
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Linear Technology has introduced the LTM8022 and LTM8023, 1A and 2A high voltage DC/DC uModule regulator systems, respectively, with up to 36V (40Vmax) input voltage and up to 10V output voltage.
Mouser beefs up LCD product portfolio
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Catalog distributor Mouser Electronics beefs up LCD product portfolio with two new global distribution agreements.
Digi-Key broadens linecard
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Electronic components distributor Digi-Key strengthens linecard with additional passive and LED components.
Solid-state drives aim at HDDs' heart
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he landscape is shifting in the emerging market for solid-state storage drives (SSDs). Micron Technology last week entered the fray, and Toshiba stands poised to join the rapidly crowding field, whose proponents promise to propel the technology into the mainstream PC market at the expense of the lowly hard drive.
Solid-state drives aim at HDDs' heart
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11/30/2007   Post a comment
he landscape is shifting in the emerging market for solid-state storage drives (SSDs). Micron Technology last week entered the fray, and Toshiba stands poised to join the rapidly crowding field, whose proponents promise to propel the technology into the mainstream PC market at the expense of the lowly hard drive.
300-V IGBTs offer power MOSFET replacement
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IXYS Corp. has released a new generation of fast 300-V IGBTs that may be used as an alternative to 300-V power MOSFETS.
DC/DC converter modules meet COTS requirements
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VPT Inc. has added three DC/DC converter modules to its new commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) product line.
Gloomy mood seen at Semicon Japan
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A slew of vendors are getting a jump on next week's Semicon Japan trade show by rolling out new products, but the mood at the event is expected to be gloomy.
NEC claims world's fastest MRAM
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Japan's NEC Corp. claimed that it has developed the world's fastest MRAM.
Three French firms team on high-end controllers
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Dolphin Integration SA, Cortus SA and Raisonnance SA announced they have concluded a collaboration agreement related to the cores of price-sensitive high-performance systems-on-chip (SoCs).
Global electronics market slated for high growth, says BCC Research
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The world market for electronic products is expected to reach $3.2 trillion in 2012, up from $2.0 trillion in 2007, according to BCC Research.
XMOS gets working silicon, sets product launch for Q1 2008
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Fabless semiconductor startup XMOS Semiconductor Ltd. (Bristol, England) has got working silicon back from its foundry supplier and is now touting an aggressive roll out of its XS-1 family of programmable silicon in 2008.
Power inductors extend inductance values
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Renco Electronics has expanded the RL-8100 series of SMD power inductors with extended inductance values, higher current capabilities and additional package sizes.
Ceramic capacitors feature ultra-high-capacitance values
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Kemet has expanded its surface-mount MLCC product portfolio in the C0G dielectric with the addition of more than 80 part types that offer ultra-high-capacitance values with the stability and performance of a Class 1 dielectric.
High-speed cable assemblies provide alternative to fiber optics
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FCI has introduced the EyeMax 4x and 12x cable assemblies that provide high-speed serial I/O copper links for data network and communications devices.
Qimonda cuts back on 200-mm production
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Qimonda will cut back its 200-mm production and focus on 300-mm in the future. The move affects its production Richmond (USA) and in Dresden — and parent company Infineon.
Qimonda kündigt Fertigungsvertrag mit Infineon
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Qimonda fährt seine 200-Millimeter-Fertigung zugunsten der 300-Millimeter-Produktion zurück. Die Maßnahme betrifft die Produktionsstätten des Unternehmens in Dresden und in Richmond (USA).
Economic woes underly Mentor's mixed 3Q results
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Mentor Graphics Corp. reported third-quarter revenues totaling $186.3 million, but quarterly earnings fell by 10 cents per share.
Qimonda revamps production strategy
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Amid a DRAM downturn and losses, Qimonda AG has revamped its 200-mm manufacturing strategy. The DRAM maker also plans to end 200-mm production with two foundry partners: SMIC and Winbond.
Researcher claims to have found missing dark matter
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Researchers at McMaster University in Canada claim to have located missing dark matter in a halo around galaxies.
Green conference to focus on sustainable manufacturing
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The Green Manufacturing Conference, scheduled for January 2008, will focus on the industry's need for a multi-functional approach to sustainable manufacturing practices.
Mini TCVCXO delivers 10- to 40-MHz frequency range
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Bliley Technologies has introduced a RoHS-compliant TCVCXO with a frequency range of 10 to 40 MHz for cellular infrastructure, GPS and telecommunication system applications.
Split-core transducers measure bipolar current up to 2000A
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Measuring 174 x 86 x 54.1-mm, these split-core transducers from LEM International combine Hall-effect technology and signal conditioning in a single housing with a large rectangular sensing aperture for non-contact measurement.
Freescale expands 8-bit MCU line
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Aimed at consumer, industrial and automotive applications, Freescale's S08 MCU family has gained 30 highly integrated devices that include USB connectivity, 5V-operation and motor-control options.
Zander out, Brown in as Motorola CEO
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Gregory Brown has been named to replace Edward Zander as CEO of Motorola Inc., ending four turbulent years during which the company tried and failed to regain lost market share in the wireless handset sector.
Zander steps down as Motorola CEO
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Ed Zander is stepping down at the end of the year from his post of CEO at Motorola, and will become chairman of the board until next May. President and chief operating officer Greg Brown has been tapped as CEO.
Marvell, chip vendor ranking, Linux poll lead story ranking
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Here are the top five online stories for the week beginning Sunday Nov. 25, as ranked by EE Times Europe readers, up to and including Friday, Nov. 30. The ranking is based on the number of reader "views" or "hits" on a particular article.
Toumaz partners to commercialize RF chip for medical apps
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Toumaz Technology Ltd. a developer of RF, analog and mixed signal semiconductors targeting medical electronics applications, has struck what the group terms a "strategic development and distribution alliance" with an un-named leading global medical devices business.
Germany offers award to attract international researchers
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In order to attract internationally renown researchers, the German Humboldt Foundation has created an award of up to €5 million (about $7.35 million) € under the precondition that the researcher spends the sum to set up a research project in Germany.
ERNI : Cable assemblies offer optimised automation solutions
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ERNI has added cable systems for M8/M12 round connectors to its range of PCB products.
ST unveils power MOSFET to boost power-supply efficiency
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European chipmaker STMicroelectronics NV has introduced a low micro-Ohm ON-resistance power MOSFET aiming to reduce losses and improve efficiency in demanding power supply systems.
Vector rolls Autosar 2.1 software
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Vector Informatik (Stuttgart, Germany) has started to deploy a set of automotive software according to release 2.1 of the Autosar standard. The release contains several improvements.
Extension kit boosts HDTV video signals over Cat5 cable
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Hall Research Technologies Inc. (HRT) has developed for the balum market a YPbPr active extension kit dubbed Model UVB1-CP that is aimed at extending SD or HDTV video and power signals.
NAND flash takes off in 3Q 2007, ASPs climb
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11/29/2007   Post a comment
The global NAND flash market enjoyed strong growth in the third quarter, with revenue of $4.2 billion, up 37 percent from the same period in 2006, driven by strong seasonal consumer electronics demand, according to iSuppli Corporation.
Evaluation kit shows engineers design ease of PSoC devices
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Cypress' CY3209 ExpressEVK includes four different PSoC devices and gives designers an easy-to-use platform to try a multitude of designs.
Image processing IP for camera phones includes enhanced depth of field, optical correction
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DxO Labs announced the availability of three new embedded image processing solutions specifically designed for camera phone applications and available as silicon IP licensed to silicon vendors.
Multiple-out controllers reduce BOM, save board space
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Intersil Corp. has introduced a pair of multiple-output standard buck ICs that integrate power management functions to reduce the bill of materials (BOM) and save board space.
Passive protection device reference layout addresses HDMI 1.3 interfaces
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Tyco says it has released the industry's first ESD and over-current reference layout for HDMI 1.3 interfaces based on passive protection devices.
Level shifting buffers deliver improved performance
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Linear Technology has expanded its I2C and SMBus bus buffer and rise time accelerator family with the introduction of the LTC4308 and LTC4309 level shifting hot-swappable buffers.
Sky continues to fall on DRAMs
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Don't look now, but the DRAM fundamentals continue to deteriorate.
REACH antimony consortium to meet in January 2008
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The International Antimony Oxide Industry Association has announced that the first meeting of the REACH antimony consortium is scheduled for January 30, 2008 in Paris.
Accord de partenariat entre Microsoft et l'Université Lyon 1
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Microsoft Corp. vient de conclure un accord de partenariat avec l'Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1. Le géant américain de l'informatique ne s'était jusqu'alors adressé qu'aux grandes écoles comme l'IEP de Paris et l'Ecole Polytechnique.
CAN mit langer Leitung
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Für CAN-Anwendungen, die lange Verdahtungswege vorsehen, hat AMI Semiconductor eine Familie von CAN-Transceivern entwickelt.
Le cofondateur d'Ekinops siège au conseil du pôle Image & Réseaux
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Le Français Ekinops (Lannion, France), spécialisé dans l’équipement optique multiprotocole très haut débit, annonce que François-Xavier Ollivier, cofondateur et actuel directeur des opérations, vient d'être élu administrateur du pôle de compétitivité à vocation mondiale Images & Réseaux. Il représente ainsi le secteur du transport optique.
SPS/IPC/Drives zieht positives Fazit
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Als vollen Erfolg wertet die Messeleitung die diesjährige Automatisierungs-Fachmesse SPS/IPC/Drives, die am Donnerstag nach dreitägiger Dauer in Nürnberg zu Ende ging. Nur das Kongressbeiprogramm konnte seinen vorjährigen Höhenflug nicht fortsetzen.
Return to profitability is first priority, says AMD's Ruiz
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Advanced Micro Devices is focusing its efforts on a return to profitability, AMD CEO Hector Ruiz said.
Designer kit simplifies connection design
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FCI has developed the Basics+ connector system designer kit to help simplify connection design issues.
Front-end power modules deliver high power density
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Emerson Network Power has launched four DC-input bulk front-end power modules for systems that use distributed power architectures.
NIST on road to perpetual motion with 'superfluidity' demo
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The National Institute of Standards and Technology demonstrated a "persistent motion" machine that harness the quantum effects of a Bose-Einstein condensate, or superfluid.
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