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Optical sensors meet AEC Q101 qualification
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5/31/2007   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology says it has introduced the industry's first transmissive optical sensors qualified to the AEC Q101 standard. The TCPT1300X01 and TCUT1300X01 sensors are also said to be the industry's first with a MSL 1 moisture rating.
Optical transceivers incorporate electronic dispersion compensation
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5/25/2007   Post a comment
Avago Technologies has introduced the HFBR-707X2DEM family of 10 GbE LRM transceivers that incorporate electronic dispersion compensation (EDC) functionality.
U.K. franchised component sales up in April, down from 2006
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5/25/2007   Post a comment
Franchised distribution sales in the U.K. were up sequentially in April but declined when compared to the previous year, according to statistics from the Association of Franchised Distributors of Electronic Components (AFDEC).
5-mm round LEDs offer several packaging options
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5/23/2007   Post a comment
Avago has released a series of high-brightness warm white through-hole LEDs in a 5-mm round package for use in a wide range of solid-state lighting and illumination applications.
Aqua green LEDs are visible in direct sunlight
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5/22/2007   Post a comment
LEDtronics has introduced a 5-mm standard dome aqua green LED for a variety of applications. The next-generation LD200-0AG-15D LED produces a 28,000 mcd illumination at 20 mA that is visible in direct sunlight.
Light guides provide white LED backlighting
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5/22/2007   Post a comment
MicroLens edge-lighting modules from Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) provide white LED backlighting for LCDs with a minimum number of LEDs in a wide range of display applications.
European semis distribution sales get lift in Q1
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5/21/2007   Post a comment
Sales by members of the Distributors’ and Manufacturers’ Association of Semiconductor Specialists (DMASS) increased by 4.8 percent to Euros 1.48 billion in the first quarter of the year compared with the same period in 2006. The sequential increase from the last quarter of 2006 was 14.5 percent.
Zarlink will demo first optical cable assemblies at Interop
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5/18/2007   Post a comment
When the Interop conference opens on May 22, Zarlink Semiconductor Inc. will seek to prove it is serious about the optical cable business when it demonstrates its 10-Gbit ZLynx cable.
Optocoupler offers lower operating voltage
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5/16/2007   Post a comment
Toshiba has launched the company's first 3.3-V, 20 MegaBaud (MBd) high-speed IC photocoupler. The TLP2066 features a high tolerance for noise with a common mode transient immunity ratio of 15 kV/us.
A storage system for all-optical nets
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5/14/2007   Post a comment
Taking an approach that is unique on two fronts, Access Optical Networks Inc. is developing a holographic storage system that is based on crystals and will be part of an end-to-end optical network, eliminating the need for optical-to- electronic conversions. The storage system would have a capacity of 1.2 terabytes and an access time of 1 Gbit/second.

Japanese researchers propose new material for optical switching
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5/11/2007   Post a comment
Japanese researchers have succeeded in controlling magnetization of an iron-based metal using a single green light. The advance could pave the way for a low-cost, high-speed optical switching device.
White LED package suits single and array apps
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5/10/2007   Post a comment
OPTEK Technology has developed a 0.5-W surface-mount white LED package that can be used in both single use and array applications. The OVS5WBCR4 series device measures 6 x 6 mm with an ultra-low-profile of 1.5 mm.
White LEDs offer high brightness in 0603 size
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5/10/2007   Post a comment
Vishay has released its VLMW1100 series of ultra-bright white SMD LEDs that use high-efficiency InGaN technology to provide exceptional brightness in a compact 0603 footprint.
Mouser named as Avago distributor
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5/10/2007   Post a comment
Avago Technologies is reaching out to designers of solid-state lighting, optoelectronics, and wired and wireless communications through a new distribution agreement with catalog house, Mouser Electronics.
DDP, CLTC partner to develop energy-efficient LED lighting
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5/9/2007   Post a comment
DDP has partnered with the California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC) at UC Davis, Calif. to support the development and implementation of energy-efficient LED lighting fixtures in general illumination applications.
Full-color LED features 130-degree viewing angle
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5/9/2007   Post a comment
OPTEK Technology has developed a full-color surface-mount LED package with a 130-degree viewing angle. The ultra-low-profile OVSPRGBCR4 device, designed for high current drive, offers high luminance and a long operating life.
Simple timeout protection for high-current flash LED drivers in cameras
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5/9/2007   Post a comment
High-intensity LEDs are increasingly the illumination source for cameras in mobile phones, but they can degrade or burn out from overuse and overheating, often due to software problems. To guarantee a long life cycle for high-luminosity LEDs, it is important to manage the time control for the flash function.
Laser diode platform delivers high efficiency
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5/8/2007   Post a comment
Photodigm, Inc. has entered the global laser market with a proprietary semiconductor diode laser technology platform that is said to deliver new efficiency and diffraction-limited beam quality advantages over conventional laser solutions.
Half-watt LED is housed in PLCC-4 package
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5/8/2007   Post a comment
Avago Technologies touts the industry's first half-watt high-brightness LED in a PLCC-4 SMT package. These Power LEDs are aimed at automotive interior and exterior lighting, electronic sign and signals (ESS), office automation, home appliances and industrial equipment.
Protokraft, Souriau deliver ARINC compliant optical network solution
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5/7/2007   Post a comment
Protokraft combines its Magnum series of size 8 Quadrax cavity insert optical transmitters and receivers with Souriau's ARINC 801 compliant ELIO fiber-optic connectors to simplify avionic network and display system designs and to improve optical network performance.

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