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Optocoupler targets hybrid electric vehicles
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11/28/2007   Post a comment
Avago Technologies has released its automotive-grade ACPL-M46T 1 MBd intelligent power module (IPM) digital interface optocoupler for hybrid electric vehicles.
Gate driver housed in small SO-8 package
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11/27/2007   Post a comment
Avago says it has introduced the industry's smallest 2.5-A gate drive optocoupler, housed in a stretched SO-8 package, which is 40 percent smaller than DIP packaging.
Taiwanese invest in Israeli image sensor startup
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11/26/2007   Post a comment
CIDC, a Taiwan-based venture capital fund, has invested $6 million in Advasense Inc. (Raanana, Israel), a fabless semiconductor company focusing on image sensors for mobile devices.
OSRAM to launch super-bright single-chip SMT LED
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11/21/2007   Post a comment
OSRAM Opto Semiconductors plans to launch its Diamond DRAGON super-bright LED in January 2008. The LED features brightness of up to 250 lumens, and will be available in whites ranging from 2700 K to 6500 K as well as all monochromatic colors.
Yole highlights ways to improve LEDs profitability
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11/21/2007   Post a comment
In an analysis of the market potential of light-emitting diodes, French research and strategy consulting company Yole Développement, in collaboration with the European Photonics Industry Consortium, noted that time has come to explore new and profitable sectors with higher margins.
Gennum drives 12Gb/s-SDI over optical
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11/20/2007   Post a comment
The module, a standard off-the-shelf XFP transceiver modified to include Gennum's 12.5G CDR test chip, is capable of variable data rates from 9.9Gb/s to 12.5Gb/s
LEDs shine as replacement for lightbulb
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11/16/2007   Post a comment
Researchers create a better white light-emitting diode (LED) by embedding yellow, green and red luminescent nanoparticles into a fluorescent blue polymer matrix and pump the hybrid organic/inorganic material with a near ultra-violet LED.
WSTS revises 2007 chip growth upwards to 3.8%
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11/13/2007   Post a comment
Global sales of semiconductors is projected to increase by 3.8 percent this year, to $257.2 bn, according to the World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) organization, which has revised upwards its previous forecast for 2.3 percent growth for 2007, made in May.
Driving LEDs versus CCFLs for LCD backlighting
Design How-To  
11/12/2007   1 comment
Understand the electrical drive and thermal issues when using light-emitting diodes versus cold-cathode fluorescent lamps to backlight liquid-crystal displays
Bi-color LED assembly targets portable equipment enclosures
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11/12/2007   Post a comment
DDP has developed a bi-color LED assembly that provides task lighting in portable electronic equipment enclosures. The white and green bi-color design allows operators to use night-vision technology while working with equipment.
Radar chip set to bring safety to mid-range cars
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11/7/2007   Post a comment
Infineon Technologies has started sampling a range of radar system ICs that it says could bring long- and medium-range automotive radar to mid-range cars as soon as mid 2010.
Isolators target 6 kV electrical isolation
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11/2/2007   Post a comment
OPTEK Technology has launched an extended range of isolators for 6 kV electrical isolation in contaminated environments.
High-voltage isolators are rated for 15 kV
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11/2/2007   Post a comment
OPTEK Technology has developed a series of axial optical isolators using plastic optical fiber that are used to isolate high-voltage input/output circuits over varying distances.
6-pin optocouplers feature high temperature rating
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11/2/2007   Post a comment
Everlight's 6-pin optocouplers offer a high temperature rating and low-profile package option for industrial applications.
NIST researchers shrink magnetic sensors
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11/2/2007   Post a comment
A mini-magnetometer 1,000 times more sensitive than current chip-based magnetometers has been developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Optoisolators provide voltage isolation up to 16 kV
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11/1/2007   Post a comment
OPTEK Technology has introduced a series of high-voltage optoisolators that provide both high-speed digital data transmission and high-voltage signal isolation.


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