Fake components delay designs in Israel News & Analysis 3/29/2007 Post a comment Fake components are delaying several design projects in Israel. According to sources who spoke with EETimes Europe , the fake components, mostly from China, will lead to lost sales at several companies due to the delays.
Parker acquires French EMI shields maker News & Analysis 3/28/2007 Post a comment Parker Hannifin Corp., which owns Chomerics in Europe, has bought, for an undisclosed sum, French electromagnetic interference shielding and thermal management device specialist Acofab SAS and its majority shareholder Adecem SARL.
Accurate Thermal Analysis of Chip/Package Systems Design How-To 3/15/2007 Post a comment With the increasing complexity and power dissipation of modern electronic designs, controlling peak temperature and predicting the temperature profile on the chip early in the process is becoming critical for insuring system reliability. Low power design methodologies create their own thermal challenges, as they may generate "hot" and "cool" regions on the chip. Causes and soutions are explored.
Reed relays switch up to 1 GHz Product News 3/2/2007 Post a comment MEDER electronic has introduced a family of miniature SIL reed relays capable of switching up to 1 GHz. These devices target ATE systems, measurement equipment, computer peripherals, and alarm systems.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.