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posted in December 2010
Top 10 stories of 2010
Design How-To  
12/23/2010   4 comments
Here are the top 10 stories posted on Automotive Designline this year, as determined by your page views.
Remembering W. Marshall Leach Jr. (and his low-TIM amp)
Audio DesignLine Blog  
12/21/2010   2 comments
The audio field lost a major figure recently with the passing of W. Marshall Leach Jr.
Reliable circuit protection for USB 3.0 interfaces
Design How-To  
12/15/2010   5 comments
Understand the ESD demands posed by the latest USB standard
AVX TRM series tantalum multi-anode capacitors
Product News  
12/14/2010   3 comments
AVX recently developed an advanced SMD tantalum professional multi-anode capacitor series that provides low ESR and high reliability levels.
Hardware and software considerations in secure passive immobilizer design
Design How-To  
12/10/2010   2 comments
While top level functionality of a vehicle immobilizer is simple to describe, the underlying technology is intriguing and sophisticated. This article discusses hardware and software aspects of vehicle immobilizer systems with emphasis on design and security considerations.
Stackpole's MLF and MLFM series resistors
Product News  
12/8/2010   2 comments
Stackpole has developed metal electrode leadless face (MELF) resistors that it says offer significantly lower operating temperatures at rated power compared to similar sized flat chip resistors.
Vishay 592W tantalum capacitors
Product News  
12/8/2010   2 comments
Vishay's latest devices feature capacitance from 330 µF to 2200 µF over a voltage range of 6.3 V to 10 V in three case sizes offering low profiles of 1.6 mm and 2.0 mm.
Vishay VH102Z and VHZ555 Bulk Metal Z-Foil resistors
Product News  
12/1/2010   Post a comment
Built on a new-generation Z-Foil technology, Vishay’s hermetically sealed metrology and laboratory-grade Bulk Metal Z-Foil resistors feature TCR to ±0.05ppm/°C, load-life stability of 0.005%, and tolerance to ±0.005%.


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