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Optoisolators provide electrical isolation in contaminated environments
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10/31/2007   Post a comment
OPTEK Technology has developed a series of optically coupled isolators that feature extended electrical isolation for medical, industrial and office equipment.
Optically coupled isolators deliver data rates up to 250 kBaud
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10/31/2007   Post a comment
Leveraging its Photologic sensor technology, OPTEK Technology has developed a series of optically coupled isolators that provide a direct TTL/STTL interface with four output options and the capability to drive eight TTL loads without additional circuitry.
LED backlight module saves energy
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
Delta Electronics has developed an energy-saving LED backlight module (BLM), which allows LEDs to achieve maximum homogeneous illumination.
Taming the Boost: Predicting and measuring feedback loops in current-mode boost high-brightness LED drivers, Part 2 of 2
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10/29/2007   Post a comment
High-brightness LEDs have unique drive needs; understand them for a successful, reliable, efficient design
Taming the Boost: Predicting and measuring feedback loops in current-mode boost high-brightness LED drivers, Part 1 of 2
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10/26/2007   Post a comment
High-brightness LEDs have unique drive needs; understand them for a successful, reliable, efficient design
IR receiver modules deliver high sensitivity-to-size ratio
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10/26/2007   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology has released a series of surface-mount infrared receiver modules that offers the industry's highest sensitivity-to-size ratio, according to the company.
Balloon launches biggest solar telescope
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10/25/2007   Post a comment
With debris littering the space, a more sustainable way of launching payloads was inevitable. The latest approach uses a balloon to help lift a solar telescope above the Earth.
Cooling modules take the heat out of LED illumination
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10/24/2007   Post a comment
Nuventix Inc. has unveiled two LED cooling modules, based on the company's new fanless air cooling SynJet technology.
WEBENCH ships LED/driver prototypes in one day
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10/23/2007   Post a comment
Online tool cuts the design process from days to minutes
LED-driver level-shifter includes fault detection
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10/18/2007   Post a comment
Overcome the drawback of loss of fault detection in LED-string drive
Groups partner for OLEDS on metal substrates
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10/16/2007   Post a comment
Organic light emitting diode (OLED) specialist Novaled AG (Dresden, Germany) has teamed with ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel maker, on a project to develop top-emitting OLEDs on flexible substrates for signage and lighting at the steel group's research centre in Liege, Belgium.
Optocouplers operate over wider temperature range
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10/12/2007   Post a comment
Vishay has released its TCLT series of optocouplers in long-body, low-profile 4-pin and 5-pin surface-mount SOP-6 mini-flat packages with a new extended temperature range up to +110 degrees C.
Distribution deal sealed for RF, microwave components
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10/11/2007   Post a comment
Castle Microwave is to distribute in European market the range of hybrid microelectronics chips and modules made by C-MAC MicroTechnology.
XLoom weaves optics option for Infiniband
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10/8/2007   Post a comment
Startup XLoom Communications rolled out a new optical module to migrate CX4 copper interconnects to 100 meters over standard optical fiber for a broad range of data center systems, following in the footsteps of Intel Corp. and startup Quellan.
Distributor RS makes play for pre-production segment
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10/8/2007   Post a comment
Electronic and industrial components distributor RS Components has started putting extra focus on serving companies that specialize in prototype production and small volume manufacturing.
Analyst: Compound semi spending spree to continue
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10/3/2007   Post a comment
The spate of consolidation in the RF and compound semiconductor industry over the past few months is set to continue, but the spotlight for acquisitions will increasingly shift to the possession of IP and the opportunity to expand into multiple markets, rather than just grabbing market share, according to researchers from Strategy Analytics.
Philips Lumileds wins another round in LED patents case
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10/2/2007   Post a comment
Customs authorities in the U.S. are set to start blocking the import into the country of Epistar Corporation's LEDs that infringe patents held by Philips's Lumileds lighting operation.
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.

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.
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