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Supervisor monitors 0.5-V to 12-V input range
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10/3/2007   Post a comment
Linear's single voltage supervisor with a watchdog input is capable of monitoring a wide input range of 0.5- to 12-volts, and can monitor 27 unique pin-selectable thresholds, ranging from a 1-V drained single AA battery up to 12-V industrial applications.
16-bit RISC MCU integrates dot matrix LCD driver
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10/3/2007   Post a comment
Epson's flash-based 16-bit MCU offers a circuit size equivalent to an 8-bit device.
IGBT module withstands voltages of 600-V
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Allegro has introduced a series in its Inverter Power Module (IPM) product line that is designed for applications in variable speed control and power inverter systems.
Three-phase brushless DC motor targets low-current applications
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Allegro MicroSystems Inc. has introduced a three-phase brushless DC motor pre-driver targeted at the office automation, telecommunications, consumer and industrial markets.
High-current flash LED drivers target high-end cell phones
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
AnalogicTech has introduced the first device in a family of flash LED products capable of driving either two LEDs up to 500 mA or a single LED up to 1 A
Webcast: LC filter design for Class-D audio vs. switching supplies
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
A webcast by Texas Instruments and Avnet Electronics Marketing on Wednesday, October 10, will highlight how to maximize the performance of an L-C filter in power converter and Class-D amplifier designs.
Ultra-small LED driver targets portables
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Micrel has launched the MIC2299 high-brightness (HB) LED driver in a 3 x 3-mm MLF package for portable device applications.
LED driver housed in TSOT package
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Exar Corp. has entered the industrial and architectural lighting market with the release of a high-voltage step-down DC/DC controller. The SP7601 LED driver delivers an input voltage range up to 30 V in a small 6-pin TSOT package.
GaN-on-Si broadband power amplifier boosts WiMAX apps
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
RF power transistor vendor Nitronex has partnered with Prescient Wireless to design a GaN-on-Si broadband Doherty power amplifier for WiMAX applications.
Matsushita claims a first with 45-nm chips
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Matsushita Electrical Industries Ltd. is using a commercial 45-nm chip in the Diga-brand Blu-ray optical disc recorders it will start shipping in November under the Panasonic label.
Groups team for Powerline audio project
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Broadband over Powerline networking chip specialist SiConnect (Swindon, England) has teamed with Taiwanese group ST&T Corporation to develop powerline communication based audio equipment.
3.2-MHz dual micropower comparator operates below 2V
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Linear's LTC6702 is a fast, micropower dual comparator in a 2mm x 2mm DFN package that operates down to 1.7V and delivers less than 60-µA of maximum current consumption.
Broadband MMIC amplifier delivers high linearity
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
This broadband MMIC amplifier from Filtronic operates over the 250- to 4000-MHz frequency band and is fabricated using high reliability GaAs pHEMT technology.
Compact RF front-end modules target 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi products
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Epicom has developed what it claims is the industry's smallest RF front-end module in a 4-mm x 4-mm x 0.6-mm QFN package, supporting 802.11a/b/g/n dual band and multi-mode WiFi products.
Dual-channel difference amplifiers deliver high-speed measurement
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Analog Devices' 10- and 12-MHz different amplifiers are designed for applications that require fast and precise measurement without compromising signal fidelity, such as avionics, industrial process controls and high-performance audio equipment.
Class-D audio chipset delivers scalable 50 to 500-W high-performance solution
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
International Rectifier has announced a Class-D audio driver/MOSFET chipset that can scale to address high-performance audio applications from 50 to 500 W by simply replacing MOSFETs.
Mobile WiMAX chip integrates MIMO, PHY and MAC
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
GCT Semiconductor has started to sample a Mobile WiMAX 2.5-GHz Wave 2 single chip, the GDM7205, which integrates RF, MAC and PHY, all into one monolithic die.
Broadcom processor achieves HD quality in mobiles
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Broadcom Corporation has started sampling a multimedia processor that enables a high definition (HD) video camcorder and playback in cell phones and portable media players.
Infineon, Hosiden join forces on MEMS microphones
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Infineon will cooperate with microphone vendor Hosiden in developing MEMS-based microphones. The Japanese company is particularly interested in miniaturization and ruggedness through the use of MEMS technology.
e2v, Jazz combine for next gen ADCs
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Components and susbsystems group e2v (Chelmsford, England) is to use foundry Jazz Semiconductor as the maker of its next series of high resolution programmable data converters.
Smart label chips support UHF frequency range
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
NXP's UCODE RFID chips operate across very long read ranges and in dense reader environments.
DAC integrates Class-D speaker amplifiers, headphone drivers
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Cirrus Logic has introduced its 24-bit CS43L22 low-power stereo digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with integrated Class D speaker amplifiers and stereo headphone drivers.
Buck regulators deliver high input voltage range
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
National Semiconductor has added two high-efficiency SIMPLE SWITCHER synchronous buck regulators to its PowerWise energy-efficient product family.
SRAM controller features RTC, tamper detection
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the DS3605 I2C-compatible, secure, nonvolatile SRAM controller with a real-time clock (RTC), tamper detection and external SRAM erasure.
National Semiconductor expands high-fidelity op amp line
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
National Semiconductor has expanded its high-fidelity operational amplifier family with the introduction of 5-V rail-to-rail input and output, and 36-V current feedback operational amplifiers.
Forum looks to next generation Wireless USB
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
The Wireless USB Promoter Group has started developing the next version of the Wireless USB specification, dubbed 1.1, that will build on the existing 1.0 standard.
Power-efficient RS-485/RS-422 receiver line debuts
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Intersil's latest receivers deliver 16.5-kV IEC61000 ESD protection in space-saving packages while drawing significantly less power than conventional devices.
HDTV SoCs provide 10-bit video quality processing
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Genesis Microchip has launched Douglas, its third generation HDTV SoC family that provides 10-bit video quality processing, picture-in-picture channel processing, dual HDMI/HDCP 1.3a inputs, improved 3D Y/C TV decoder, and full DVB-T support.
Wavecom offers free MPU design licensing for service contract
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Wavecom is offering its WMP50 processor free with a service contract
Gartner cuts analog app-specific IC market growth forecast
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
The analog portion of the application-specific standard products (ASSP) and application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) markets is set to increase with a 7.4 percent compound annual growth rate, from $23.7 billion in 2006 to $33.8 billion in 2011, according to market research company Gartner Inc.
Analog Devices expected to audition for role in digital TV
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Analog Devices Inc. (Norwood, Mass.) is expected to announce several integrated circuits this week under the brand name Advantiv, intended for use in digital televisions, according to U.S. market research company Gartner Inc.
Audio processors, amplifiers deliver complete HDTV audio subsystem
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
A series of audio processor and Class-D amplifier ICs from Analog Devices deliver a complete advanced digital TV audio sub-system.
Miniprojector startup raises $26m in Round A
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Light Blue Optics Ltd., which has developed and patented holographic laser projection technology for miniature display projection systems, has closed a $26 million A round of venture capital financing.
TI unveils fastest-ever DSP
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Texas Instruments is boosting the speed of its TMS320C6455 DSP from 1 GHz to 1.2 GHz, giving it the fastest single-core DSP on the market. Despite the speed increase, the price of the chip remains unchanged at $245, so the extra speed is essentially "free."
MathWorks rolls MATLAB C generator
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
MATLAB users can now generate embeddable C code from M-files using Embedded MATLAB, a subset of the MATLAB programming language.
Amplifiers enable next generation SFP+ optical modules
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10/1/2007   Post a comment
Gennum added a pair of devices to its wideband, low-noise transimpedance amplifier (TIA) line for next-generation SFP+ optical modules.
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