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French researchers revive interest in resistive sensors for low-cost apps
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10/23/2009   Post a comment
Researchers at the Montpellier Laboratory of Informatics, Robotics and Microelectronics (LIRMM), in France, claimed they have developed a low power interface circuit for resistive sensors.
Wide angle sensitivity infrared high-speed PIN photodiodes
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10/22/2009   Post a comment
Vishay's VBPW34x and VBP104x series of high-speed PIN photodiodes comprise eight new devices with optical-sensitive areas of 4.4 and 7.5sq mm and a ±65 degree angle of half sensitivity.
Quad precision thin film SMT resistor networks with custom circuit capability
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10/19/2009   1 comment
Vishay Intertechnology Inc., announced a series of quad precision thin film SMT resistor networks whose resistance values can be customised individually.
RECENTLY INTRODUCED ANALOG (and related) PRODUCTS, October 16, 2009 edition
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10/16/2009   Post a comment
Here is our frequently updated, linked list of new analog ICs and related products
Vishay : Chip antennas cover entire UHF band
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10/15/2009   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology claims the industry’s first high-performance multilayer ceramic chip antennas for mobile devices to cover the entire UHF band from 470 MHz to 860 MHz.
Vishay : Panel potentiometer withstands 2 million cycles
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10/13/2009   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology has doubled the rotational life of its P30L compact panel potentiometers, which are now specified to deliver 2 million cycles at rated power.
AMS : Green lasers have wavelength stabilization
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10/13/2009   Post a comment
Laser Operations LLC has released the Ultra-G green laser product line, a visible laser product family based on QPC Lasers’ proprietary BrightLock monolithic chip wavelength stabilization technology.
Multilayer varistor provides 100pF capacitance value
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10/7/2009   Post a comment
AVX Corp. has developed a 100pF version of its miniature 0201 TransGuard Series multilayer varistor (MLV) that offers space savings and design flexibility by decreasing the chip count on printed circuit boards.
Silicon nanowire synthesis is CMOS-compatible, claims Leti
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10/7/2009   Post a comment
The Electronics and Information Technology Laboratory of the CEA (CEA-Leti) of France has demonstrated that the synthesis of silicon nanowire can be achieved at temperatures as low as 400°C by using a copper-based catalyst and an unconventional preparation method.
Ultra-G 532 nm green lasers offer up to 6W of continuous wave power
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10/7/2009   Post a comment
Laser Operations LLC inaugurates the Ultra-G family of high power BrightLock green lasers for military, medical and display markets.
VCO delivers low phase noise for fixed wireless and satellite applications
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10/4/2009   Post a comment
Z-Communications has made available an RoHS compliant VCO (Voltage-Controlled Oscillator), designated model CRO3400C-LF, for the S-band.
VCO and PLL in a single miniature SMD package
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10/4/2009   Post a comment
Crystek's CPLL66-3475-3475 PLL/synthesizer essentially wraps a VCO around a PLL in a miniature SMD package and operates at 3475 MHz with a typical step size of 2500 KHz.


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