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Infrared emitters offer greater design flexibility
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11/22/2006   Post a comment
OPTEK has developed a family of OP280 series infrared emitters and OP580 series matching sensors for a broad range of applications in office equipment, industrial automation control, optical encoder equipment and bar code readers.
LEDs light up small- to large-screen LCDs
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11/21/2006   Post a comment
One trend emerging over the past year is the use of LEDs as the backlighting choice for LCDs in all types of applications because of their relatively low cost, high reliability and wide operating temperature range.
Sharp enters blue-laser diode market
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11/20/2006   Post a comment
Sharp has begun volume production of blue-laser diodes, giving the industry its second merchant supplier of the critical technology for platforms relying on next-generation optical media.
Alcatel, Lucent merger given Washington approval
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11/20/2006   Post a comment
Alcatel and Lucent Technologies Inc.have received final approval for their merger from U.S. President George W Bush and expect to complete their merger on November 30.
Korean group to light up AC LED sector
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11/17/2006   Post a comment
South Korea's leading supplier of LEDs, Seoul Semiconductor, has invested $40 million to bring on line volume production of a new kind of LED it has invented that can be directly connected to 110V or 220V AC outlets using a simple circuit, eliminating the need for a DC converter.
IR LED touts narrow 10-degree beam angle
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11/16/2006   Post a comment
OPTEK Technology offers the OP205CL collimated beam LED series for long distance sensing and optical encoder applications.
Digital optocoupler is speedy at 25 MBd
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11/13/2006   Post a comment
At 25 MBd, Avago's ACPL-772L is said to be the industry's fastest, dual-supply voltage optocoupler in a DIP-8 package.
SSRs deliver insulation protection, speed
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11/13/2006   Post a comment
Avago Technologies said its three new families of solid state relays (SSRs) offer the industry's highest insulation voltage in a miniature SO-4 package size.
NEC Europe expands distribution deal with Avnet Memec
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11/10/2006   Post a comment
Specialist distributor Avnet Memec has expanded its franchise agreement with NEC Electronics Europe to take in several European countries not previously covered in their long term agreement.
Japan's Shimei grows blue LED on silicon wafer
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11/9/2006   Post a comment
Shimei Semiconductor Co. has developed a blue LED grown on a silicon wafer that it plans to make available by next April.
Bookham shares stall on Q2 forecast
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11/7/2006   Post a comment
First quarter losses for the three months ended September at Bookham Inc. widened on lower revenues and charges related to restructuring.
Using optocouplers to filter noise in industrial applications
Design How-To  
11/6/2006   Post a comment
To maximize performance, understand how CMR performance of optocouplers is determined by package capacitance, die capacitance and capacitance to the load.
European chip sales re-bound in Q3
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11/2/2006   Post a comment
Europe's semiconductor industry managed to reverse the past few months' lackluster performance and increased sales by 6.4 percent in September compared with the previous month to $3.4 billion, according to the U.S. Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).


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