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posted in March 2004
Bi-color LEDs go surface mount
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3/24/2004   Post a comment
Elma Electronic is providing its line of bi-color LEDs in surface-mount packages, which can help customers reduce costs during the manufacturing process by eliminating the need to drill special holes or use a separate soldering process for through-hole devices.
Sensors handle tough auto environments
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3/22/2004   Post a comment
TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed two new sensors that can withstand harsh automotive environments. The new OPB350 non-contact fluid sensor detects virtually any liquid including water, oil, gasoline, coolant or hydraulic fluids for braking or power steering systems, while the new Hall Effect sensor provides position sensing of rotary shafts.
Image sensor packs in the features
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3/22/2004   Post a comment
Hamamatsu Corp. offers a new CMOS linear image sensor that provides high sensitivity, low dark current and low noise, which makes it suitable for image input applications such as position detection and image reading. In addition, the new S9226 features a built-in timing generator and an advanced signal processing circuit in a small package.
Bookham expands optical component assembly to China
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3/17/2004   Post a comment
Bookham Technology plc is to re-equip the test and assembly facility in Shenzhen, China, that it acquired through the acquisition of New Focus Inc. and start supplying transmitter and receiver optical assemblies, simple amplifiers, connectors and fiber assemblies from the facility.
Color sensor module designed for RGB-LEDs
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3/15/2004   Post a comment
Designed for the power monitor of RGB-LEDs, a new C9303 color sensor module from Hamamatsu Corp. helps limit the optical feedback of the backlight to ensure clear, crisp images on TFT-LCDs.
Sensing solution detects ultra-low light levels
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3/15/2004   Post a comment
Texas Advanced Optoelectronic Solutions Inc. (TAOS) says its new light-to-frequency converter is capable of sensing ultra-low light levels undetectable by most silicon-based sensors. This new sensing solution combines enhanced sensitivity with low dark-signal circuitry (typical dark frequency of 0.1 Hz) that extends the performance range down to very low light levels of 0.00002 Lux.


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