Inductors target high-frequency apps Product News 1/30/2006 Post a comment Stackpole Electronics has introduced three high-frequency inductor lines that target a broad range of consumer, RF and communications applications such as cell phones, GPS devices, Bluetooth products, cordless phones, PDAs and base stations.
EPCOS SAW filters target digital satellite radio Product News 1/23/2006 Post a comment EPCOS has developed a series of SAW filters for digital satellite radio systems and receivers for home, vehicle and portable use. Digital satellite radio is one of the most dynamic consumer electronics markets. Compared to other multimedia applications such as TV sets, digital satellite radio receivers and equipment require several different IF SAW filters due to the diverse terrestrial and satellite paths.
MLCCs target hi-rel apps Product News 1/20/2006 Post a comment AVX has developed an Automotive Plus Series (APS) of ceramic capacitors that are qualified to the Automotive AEC-Q200 standard. These MLCCs are also manufactured and quality assurance-tested for high-reliability requirements of the military/aerospace industry.
Precision resistors available in flip-chip design Product News 1/20/2006 Post a comment Vishay has released its VFCP series of ultra-high-precision, surface-mount Bulk Metal Z Foil (BMZF) resistors in a flip-chip configuration that is said to provide an excellent power to size ratio. This series also touts high power ratings, tight stability and low TCR.
Resistors boast performance for high-precision apps Product News 1/17/2006 Post a comment Vishay Intertechnology said the VSMP series of ultra-high-precision Bulk Metal Z Foil resistors are the industry's first devices to combine high power ratings with tight stability and low temperature coefficient of resistance (TCR) values.
EMI filter protects camera modules Product News 1/17/2006 Post a comment California Micro Devices has expanded its Praetorian ASIP EMI inductor-based filter array family with the CM1470 EMI filter for camera module interfaces in wireless handsets.
LGA coupler provides high directivity Product News 1/13/2006 Post a comment AVX Corp. has developed a family of high directivity LGA termination couplers that delivers high-frequency performance in a small 0402 package. Based on integrated thin-film technology, the CP0402 LGA couplers target mobile communications, satellite TV receivers, GPS, vehicle location systems, and wireless LANs.
Chip resistors operate at high voltages Product News 1/13/2006 Post a comment Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. said its CDHV chip resistor divider with a small size profile achieves outstanding ratio stability under high voltages up to 3 kV. The surface-mount resistor divider is designed for use in high-voltage power supplies, power switching equipment, and inverter controls.
MLCCs boast high capacitance in small packages Product News 1/13/2006 Post a comment Taiyo Yuden has announced high-volume availability of two AMK series high-capacitance multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs). The company said these devices are the industry's first 100 uF MLCC in a 1206 case size and 47 uF MLCC in a 0805 package.
1-GHz VCSO delivers low noise, low jitter Product News 1/12/2006 Post a comment Crystek Crystals Corp. has introduced a 1-GHz voltage controlled saw oscillator (VCSO) that is said to deliver low noise, low jitter and a true sinewave output for a variety of applications including PLL frequency translation, avionics, telecommunications and test and measurement.
High-frequency chip coils shrink in size Product News 1/10/2006 Post a comment Murata Electronics North America rolls out miniature wirewound chip coils for high-frequency circuits used in mobile devices such as cell phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). The LQW04A series is housed in a 03015 (0.8 x 0.4-mm) EIA-sized package.
Resistors combine high precision, tight stability Product News 1/6/2006 Post a comment For applications that require high precision, tight stability and high reliability, Vishay Intertechnology offers a line of ultra-high precision chip resistors that touts an exceptional power-to-size ratio. The VSM series of Bulk Metal foil wrap-around devices can deliver up to 400 milliwatts (mW) in a small surface-mount package.
Zetex appoints Rohrer as CEO Product News 1/3/2006 Post a comment The former head of National Semiconductor in Europe, Hans Rohrer, is to take over early next month as chief executive officer of British discrete component and power management device specialist Zetex.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments