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Industry's Fastest 12V CMOS Amplifiers Drive High-Performance 16-Bit Data Converters
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10/31/2003   Post a comment
A family of low noise, high-speed 12V CMOS operational amplifiers are ideal for driving 16-bit analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), as well as active filter, transimpedance amplifier, optical networking and portable audio applications. They combine AC characteristics of 20MHz bandwidth, 30V/us slew rate, 6nV/rtHz noise and 0.0003% harmonic distortion.
LDO integrates PowerOK function
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AMD Expands Developer Center Support Services for 64-bit Apps
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10/30/2003   Post a comment
The company has enhanced both in-lab and "virtually there" development using secure VPN and Remote Desktop Terminal Services. Platforms supported include the beta of Windows XP 64-Bit Edition for 64-Bit Extended Systems, the beta of Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition for 64-Bit Extended Systems and the next version of Windows, code named "Longhorn."
Pericom announces asynchronous mode support for PCI-to-PCI bridges
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10/29/2003   Post a comment
Asynchronous mode allows users to run the secondary bus at a frequency that is not derived from the primary bus, thus providing far greater support for next generation PCI bus designs. Asynchronous mode support is significant as customers engineer newer faster designs that need to merge with slower legacy devices, Pericom says.
Lattice Semiconductor and Tyco Electronics Demonstrate 10 Gbps SERDES Across High Speed Cable Interconnect and FR-4 Backplane Solutions
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10/29/2003   Post a comment
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation and Tyco Electronics announced the demonstration and interoperability of Lattice's XPIOTM 110GXS physical layer electronic transceiver with Tyco Electronics' FR-4 backplane and High-Speed long cables. The demonstration utilized Lattice's XPIO 110GXS 16-bit, 9.953 to 10.709 Gbps transceivers and Tyco's HM-Zd based QuadRouteTM backplane and ZFP-I/O high speed cables in conjunction with passive equalizer and active equalizer device.
Fairchild Introduces the Industry's Smallest Low-Ohmic Analog Switches
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10/29/2003   Post a comment
The new switches reflect a 1.1 ohm on-resistance and less than 0.002% Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) for audio fidelity. Steve Ohr thinks that Fairchild has done its homework on this.
Gauge IC is bidirectional
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10/29/2003   Post a comment
LVDS serializer touts dc balance feature
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10/29/2003   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products' MAX9209 21-bit low-voltage differential-signaling serializer offers users a programmable dc balance, which allows isolation between the serializer and deserializer by using ac coupling. The device serializes 21 bits of LVTTL/LVCMOS parallel inputs to three LVDS outputs
WSTS revises forecast for stronger chip market growth
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10/29/2003   Post a comment
With the threat from Sars retreating for now, the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics organization sees double-digit percentage growth year-on-year for the worldwide market from 2003 through 2005. The personal computing, wireless communications and digital consumer sectors are driving the current upturn. From Brussels, Peter Clarke reports.
Pericom announces asynchronous mode support for PCI-to-PCI bridges
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10/29/2003   Post a comment
Asynchronous mode allows users to run the secondary bus at a frequency that is not derived from the primary bus, thus providing far greater support for next generation PCI bus designs. Asynchronous mode support is significant as customers engineer newer faster designs that need to merge with slower legacy devices, Pericom says.
ST partners with Mobidiag for molecular diagnostics
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10/29/2003   Post a comment
STMicroelectronics has completed a joint development agreement with Helsinki-based Mobidiag, an emerging technology company focusing on DNA biochip for medical analysis.
Security Recognition for Atmel's secureAVR Family of MCUs
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10/29/2003   Post a comment
Atmel's AT90SC9608RC and AT90SC9616RC crypto-controllers have been granted Common Criteria certification to EAL4+.
Enhanced Z8 Encore! Flash Microcontroller Series Debuts
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10/29/2003   Post a comment
New offering delivers selectable enable/disable of voltage brown-out circuitry during stop mode for improved power consumption, four-mode on-chip oscillator, 5V-tolerant I/O pads.
16-bit Microcontrollers for Cost-sensitive Embedded Systems
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10/29/2003   Post a comment
The Renesas "Value Series" is aimed at designers wanting to transition from an 8-bit MCU to the 16-bit H8 architecture without a large price increase. Murray Slovick tells us what to expect from this fixed-price product line.
ADI's 3rd-generation SHARC touts high end functionality DSP for under $15
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10/28/2003   Post a comment
With its core running at 200 MHz, ADI's ADSP-21262 SHARC DSP executes complex Fast Fourier Transform operations in 46 microseconds. This third-generation SHARC DSP processor is aimed at high-quality audio and automotive entertainment systems, voice recognition, and medical appliances.
PMC-Sierra Adds 1GHz, 64-Bit MPUs to RM9000 Family
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10/28/2003   Post a comment
Main features of the single CPU core, MIPS-based microprocessors include I/O interface options such as 3 ports of 10/100/1000 Ethernet MAC, Generic Packet Interfaces (GPI), and PCI or HyperTransport.
picoChip's Processor Array for Software-Defined Basestations Delivers 40GMAC/sec
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10/28/2003   Post a comment
picoChip Designs Ltd has announced what it claims is the world's most powerful processing device for wireless infrastructure.
DSP development platforms support real-time COTS
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10/28/2003   Post a comment
Pentek has been in the habit of supplying cost-effective, standard system boards for high-performance, multi-channel embedded applications. But a strategic alliance with DSPCon enables the company to target fully-integrated, cots-based solutions. TRS off-the-shelf products eliminate the time and risk associated with new technology system development, the company says.
Flash MCUs pursue low-power apps
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10/28/2003   Post a comment
The tiny13 and tiny2313 flash microcontrollers with on-chip debug capability are targeted at portable and battery-operated applications.
New market needs challenge ASICs
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10/27/2003   Post a comment
Standard-cell designs under 'evolutionary' pressures Cost pressures, changing requirements, and short design windows seem to favor programmable-chip solutions, but are ASICs becoming extinct? Not exactly.
Crimson Micro to aid linecard integration
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10/27/2003   Post a comment
Crimson Microsystems Inc. will announce today its plans to take linecard integration to a new level using a chip that melds pointer processing and framing with control-plane functionality.
Actel's Axcelerator FPGAs cover full military temperature range
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10/27/2003   Post a comment
Actel Corp. today will release samples of its high-speed Axcelerator FPGAs that have been qualified for the full military temperature range. The development, Actel said, will allow military and aerospace OEMs to implement interfaces like 1Gbit/s Fibre Channel and 66MHz PCI that were previously supported only in commercial and industrial-grade FPGAs or custom chips.
Jazz Semi inks accord with Shanghai foundry
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10/27/2003   Post a comment
Jazz Semiconductor Inc. has signed a technology process licensing agreement with Shanghai foundry Hua Hong NEC. The aim is for HHNEC to begin prototyping 0.25- and 0.18-micron CMOS and silicon germanium (SiGe) BiCMOS devices using the Jazz processes by the end of 2004, and develop a 0.13-micron process in 2005.
Motorola speeds MRAM to market
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10/27/2003   Post a comment
Motorola Inc. claims to have essentially solved one of the major challenges facing magnetoresistive memories, with technology it has incorporated in 4Mbit MRAM samples shipping now to select customers.
7GHz RF power detector with offset & gain adjustment add flexibility and precision to wireless systems
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10/27/2003   Post a comment
The LTC5532 is an integrated device that is factory trimmed to accurately measure RF signals from 300MHz to 7GHz, suitable for equipment including the 802.11a, b, and g WiFi systems, 5.8GHz WAN and WLAN radios and other licensed band transceivers.
Programmable System-on-Chip (PSoC) Devices Combine Low-Power Digital and Instrumentation-Quality Analog Blocks, Flash, SRAM, M8 MCU, Clock--for under $2
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10/27/2003   Post a comment
Programmable System-on-Chip (PSoC) Devices Combine Low-Power Digital and Instrumentation-Quality Analog Blocks, Flash, SRAM, M8 MCU, Clock--for under $2
Fairchild Introduces the Industry's Smallest Low-Ohmic Analog Switches
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10/27/2003   Post a comment
Designed with less than 0.002% Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) for audio fidelity.
Logic level translator works one bit at a time
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10/27/2003   Post a comment
Fairchild's single-bit ultra low power logic level translator provides low-noise buffered interface and small packaging for portables,
Ultra low power logic speeds Flash Memory connections in portable designs
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10/27/2003   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor International's additions to its NC7 series of TinyLogic family feature Ultra Low Power consumption. The NC7SV19, a 1-of-2 Decoder/Demultiplexer, is designed specifically for high speed flash memory selection while operating from low operating voltage, dramatic power savings and minimal space requirements.
Single pole/single throw (SPST) analog switch with TTL-level-control supports multi-level signaling.
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10/27/2003   Post a comment
Fairchild Semiconductor's FSAT66 is a low-voltage, Single Pole/Single Throw (SPST) analog switch that utilizes TTL-level control circuitry. The TTL-level input allows designers to route higher voltage signals using lower voltage control levels. It is a precursor of other Fairchild announcements.
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