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Vitesse posts fiscal year profit
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12/31/2008   Post a comment
Vitesse Semiconductor said it posted a net income of $16.6 million, or 7 cents per share, on revenue of $228.5 million for the company's fiscal year, ended Sept. 30.
Cheaper iPhone on the way, says analyst
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12/31/2008   Post a comment
A lower-cost version of Apple's popular iPhone, unofficially dubbed the "iPhone Nano" by some, could be hitting stores by the second quarter of 2009, according to a Wall Street analyst.
2008 year end review -- 1-10
Power DesignLine Blog  
12/30/2008   Post a comment
We posted how-to articles weekly throughout the year, and these garnered the most traffic among readers.
GaN-based power devices offer game-changing potential in power-conversion electronics
Design How-To  
12/30/2008   4 comments
A new power-device semiconductor process from International Rectifier promises substantial improvement in the key figures of merit
2008 Top Design Article Round-Up
Industrial Control DesignLine Blog  
12/30/2008   Post a comment
It's the end of the year and that means it's time to review the year's most popular design articles and tutorials.
Top Industrial Control How-To's of 2008 (complete)
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12/30/2008   Post a comment
Here's the complete list of Industrial Control DesignLine's 20 most popular how-to articles of 2008.
Electrical noise and mitigation - Part 3: Shielding and grounding (cont.), and filtering harmonics
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12/30/2008   Post a comment
This excerpt from the book "Practical Grounding, Bonding, Shielding and Surge Protection" concludes with a look at the shielded isolation transformer, zero signal reference grounds and signal transport ground planes, and the generation of harmonics in electrical systems and how they can be filtered.
Top stories of 2008: Energy, memristors
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12/30/2008   Post a comment
Renewable energy and emerging semiconductor technologies like memristors were among the top industry stories in 2008.
Will Ethernet AV help unify home networks?
Design How-To  
12/29/2008   1 comment
IEEE 802 working groups are in the process of completing Ethernet AV, a set of modifications to existing Ethernet standards to make the protocol "rock solid" for transmitting streaming audio and video. Some are betting on Ethernet to become the answer for home networks by late 2009 and beyond.
Best of '08: DesignLines, TechOnline
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12/29/2008   Post a comment
Here are the 2008 top-rated and "editor's pick" feature articles from the TechOnline DesignLine sites and TechOnline webinars.
Nanotubes shown to boost neuron signals
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12/29/2008   Post a comment
Researchers explain how carbon nanotubes could someday bypass faulty circuitry in the brain, for instance curing Parkinson's disease, as well as to repair spinal cord injuries and eventually to augment and enhance cognitive functions.
DARPA chief reviews legacy
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12/29/2008   Post a comment
The head of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency reflected on his nearly eight years at DARPA, refuting charges the agency has tightened spending on basic research.
New year, new opportunities for video and imaging designers
Blog  
12/29/2008   1 comment
Ten reasons design engineers involved with video and imaging can be hopeful looking to 2009 and beyond.
Measuring the stability of EDA vendors
Blog  
12/29/2008   1 comment
The amount of revenue generated per employee is a measure of the efficiency of a company and an indicator of its viability in a difficult market.
Trends in RFID--Part III
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12/28/2008   Post a comment
Here are the answers to adoption questions around design, hardware, software, hype, reality, catalysts and more that continually come up with RFID. This segment looks at the architecture for the new network.
Demo platform claims world's smallest WiMAX solution
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12/28/2008   Post a comment
Coresonic AB's LeoCore WiMAX personality pack and associated firmware is designed to enable WiMAX connectivity to be added to any new chip design,
Avago Technologies releases first GPS RF front end module with FBAR filters
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12/28/2008   Post a comment
GPS low noise amplifier with integrated filters is well suited for S-GPS and small form factor designs
What Every RF Engineer Should Know: OFDM & WiMAX
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12/28/2008   Post a comment
OFDM and WiMAX are hot topics on the RF DesignLine, so I had a virtual "sit down" with some leaders in the industry to see where the technology is, and where they think it is going. Click here to find out more.
LCD backlights, codecs, analytics and more: Video/Imaging DesignLine's Top 2008 Articles
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12/26/2008   Post a comment
HDMI and its CEC and HDCP specs were among the favorite topics this year, along with H.264 and On2 codecs.
Rohm changes name amid IC push
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12/25/2008   Post a comment
Japan's Rohm Co. Ltd. will change its name to Rohm Semiconductor Inc., effective Jan. 1, 2009.
Power Management: The Top 10 'How To' Design Articles of 2008
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12/24/2008   Post a comment
These are the Power Management articles most accessed during 2008. Be warned the most read article is a bit of a surprise but more about that later.
Analog Circuits: World Class Design (Chapter 4, Part 3 of 3)
Design How-To  
12/24/2008   5 comments
Increase your understanding and insight into analog systems, circuits, and components with two chapters from this recent book, presented in serial excerpt form.
PLX Tech cuts guidance
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12/23/2008   Post a comment
PCI Express chip vendor PLX Technology cut its revenue estimates for the fourth quarter, citing reduced demand.
2008 year end review -- 11-20
Power DesignLine Blog  
12/23/2008   Post a comment
We posted how-to articles weekly throughout the year, and these garnered the most traffic among readers.
Electrical noise and mitigation - Part 2: Ground loops, noise transmission and shielding
Design How-To  
12/23/2008   3 comments
This excerpt from the book "Practical Grounding, Bonding, Shielding and Surge Protection" looks at ground loops as a cause of noise, the ways in which noise can enter a signal cable and its control, and shielding.
Silicon Labs : Ethernet clock IC eases frequency conversion
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12/23/2008   Post a comment
Silicon Laboratories has expanded its Any-Rate precision clock family with the Si5315, a jitter-attenuating clock multiplier IC that meets or exceeds the performance, integration, frequency and jitter requirements for the 1G and 10G Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE) market.
STMicroelectronics : Watchdog IC features chip-enable
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12/23/2008   Post a comment
By providing a chip-enable input, the STWD100 watchdog timer IC from STMicroelectronics prevents automatic reset generation during in-system programming or boot-up, enhancing flexibility for developers to control and manage applications.
PRODUCT HOW-TO: Deploy hybrid Ethernet networks with a plesiocronous digital hierarchy
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12/23/2008   Post a comment
How to use the single chip DS33X to implement an Ethernet over PDH network with little or no additional circutry.
National PowerWise buck controllers hit 85% peak efficiency
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12/23/2008   Post a comment
The LM5085 and LM5088 controllers can operate from inputs as high as 75V while the LM25085 and LM25088 can operate from inputs as high as 42V.
SiGe Semiconductor announces record revenues and shipments
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12/22/2008   Post a comment
SiGe Semiconductor reports 350 million chips shipped since inception and 2008 revenue growth of more than 40% over 2007.
Step-down controller line provides input voltage range up to 75V
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12/22/2008   Post a comment
National's latest PowerWise products include four new high-voltage, non-synchronous buck controllers that feature a high input voltage range, high-performance pulse width modulation (PWM) control and reduced electromagnetic interference.
Dual digital pulsers use active clamping to enhance ultrasound imaging
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12/22/2008   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products' dual, high-voltage digital pulsers provide a guaranteed 1.3A (min) output current, enabling them to be independently configured to enable unipolar or bipolar pulsing in high-voltage systems from low-voltage logic outputs.
Debugging isn't what it used to be--and what you can do about it
Design How-To  
12/20/2008   Post a comment
Today's design architectures work against stage-by-stage, signal-flow debugging, but there are still some things you can put into your design to give you some debug traction. . . .
Bill Schweber, Planet Analog Editor
Planet Analog: Top 20 Articles of 2008--(Part 2 of 2)
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12/20/2008   Post a comment
See which articles received the most page views from our audience in 2008
Trends in RFID--Part II
Design How-To  
12/19/2008   Post a comment
Here' are the answers to such 'adoption' questions as design, hardware, software, hype, reality, catalysts, and more that continually come up with RFID. This segment looks at the architecture for the new network.
Camera design for machine vision
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12/19/2008   Post a comment
The fundamental components of machine vision and a close look at camera requirements, including image sensor technology, architecture requirements, interface standards, resolutions, frame rates and signal processing.
Power transistors target UHF
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12/19/2008   Post a comment
HVVi Semiconductors introduces HVVFET power transistors for UHF applications
SiGe PA enables smallest system footprint for embedded WLAN
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12/19/2008   Post a comment
SE2568U connects directly to baseband, eliminating the need for external switching circuitry and requires only three external capacitors
Skyworks introduces PA for LTE applications
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12/19/2008   Post a comment
Claming an industry first, Skyworks released a multi-band, multi-mode FDD/TDD power amplifier for 4G/LTE
U.S. files antitrust suit against Microsemi
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12/19/2008   Post a comment
The U.S. Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit against Microsemi over the company's acquisition of assets from Semicoa.
IBM claims fastest graphene transistor
News & Analysis  
12/18/2008   2 comments
IBM Research is claiming the world's fastest graphene field-effect transistor, operating at 26 GHz.
ST-NXP Wireless : UMA chipset platform uses cellular network of WiFi
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12/18/2008   Post a comment
ST-NXP Wireless has announced that its 3G unlicensed mobile access (UMA) chipset platform is now in mass production, paving the way for a new range of converged fixed and mobile phones with enhanced multimedia capabilities.
Wolfson extends Smart Power solutions for designers of portable devices
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12/18/2008   Post a comment
Wolfson Microelectronics has launched two additional integrated power management and audio ICs utilising its Smart Power technology to offer more options for designers of portable devices.
Diodes : Self protected MOSFET comes in a miniature SOT23F package
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12/18/2008   Post a comment
Adding to its IntelliFET product range, Diodes Inc. has introduced the ZXMS6004FF, a fully self protected low side MOSFET packaged in a 2.3 x 2.8 mm footprint ‘flat’ SOT23F package.
AnalogicTech : MOSFET driver offers lowest impedance in its class
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12/18/2008   Post a comment
By operating at up to 28 V and combining a high switching frequency with a compact SC70JW package, AnalogicTech’s AAT4910 MOSFET driver meets the desing needs of today's multiphase dc-dc converter and motor control circuits.
Intersil buys power management firm
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12/18/2008   Post a comment
Analog chip maker Intersil Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Zilker Labs Inc., a privately-held, fabless semiconductor company.
Readers' top ten stories of 2008
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12/18/2008   Post a comment
Here are the top ten online stories for the year so far as ranked by EE Times Europe readers, up to and including Thursday, Dec. 18. The ranking is based on the number of reader "views" or "hits" on a particular article.
Techniques to enhance op amp signal integrity in low-level sensor applications (Part 4 of 4)
Design How-To  
12/18/2008   3 comments
Shielding, grounding, ground loops, common mode, single-ended, differential mode, induced noise, isolation, and more: meet and overcome the challenges of low-level analog signal conditioning
GaAs device sector set for 5% fall in '09
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12/17/2008   Post a comment
The Gallium Arsenide device market will face a 5 percent decline next year compared to 2008 according to market research group Strategy Analytics.
LED ballast design delivers 200W with PFC
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12/17/2008   Post a comment
A ballast designed to drive LEDs totaling a 100W or greater load must have low harmonic line current, high energy efficiency and small dimensions.
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