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EMI filters integrate ESD protection
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2/28/2006   Post a comment
Vishay has launched six EMI filter arrays with integrated ESD protection diodes in ultra-small leadless, plastic packages. These devices provide both EMI filtering and ESD protection for data lines in space critical mobile applications.
AVX 3dB 90-degree couplers are based on thin-film technology
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2/24/2006   Post a comment
Based on thin-film technology which allows for excellent repeatability, lot to lot, part to part and over any period of time, AVX’s new surface-mountable 3dB 90degree coupler delivers increased performance at high frequency.
Epoxy resin compound adheres to plastics and metals
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2/24/2006   Post a comment
Master Bond has developed a two-component epoxy resin compound specifically for bonding, sealing and casting to engineering plastics and metals. The EP40 is said to feature exceptional shear and peel strength
Aluminum caps boost lifetime ratings
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2/22/2006   Post a comment
Vishay's 093 PMG-SI aluminum electrolytic capacitors offer a useful lifetime rating of 2,000 hours at 85 degrees C.
32 KHz crystal oscillator touts 0.2 ppm/V stability
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2/22/2006   Post a comment
EM Microelectronic said its 32 kHz crystal oscillator combines excellent stability, high accuracy and a wide operating voltage range with low-power consumption in a small surface-mount ceramic package.
Capacitors extend voltage range
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2/21/2006   Post a comment
AVX has expanded its FLEXITERM series of capacitors with the addition of a high-voltage MLCC for applications that require 600 to 3000 volts.
EMI filters deliver low cost, high performance
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2/21/2006   Post a comment
Tyco Electronics has developed the CORCOM WG series of EMI filters for applications such as household appliances, motor controllers, and office equipment that require low-cost solutions to comply with conducted EMI/RFI emission requirements.
E-field sensor yields nonmechanical touch (or not) switch
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2/17/2006   Post a comment
Use electrodes for proximity or touch switches, driven and sensed by an electric-field specific IC
Welwyn power wirewound resistors are compact and flameproof
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2/17/2006   Post a comment
TT electronics Welwyn Components has developed a range of compact flameproof power wirewound resistors in response to growing industry demands for smaller sizes for power rating. The WP-S series has been designed to give enhanced pulse handling capability and increased flameproof protection.
Camera module eases upgrade to 3 megapixels
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2/16/2006   Post a comment
OmniVision Technologies rolls out its OV3630DZL stacked die CameraChip solution. Offering a drop-in solution, the device enables handset designers to upgrade camera phones from 2 to 3 megapixels without mechanical design changes.
Ricoh Dual 150mA Seamless LDO has improved input & load transient response
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2/16/2006   Post a comment
Ricoh announces the R5325x Dual Seamless LDO in a single package. The low power LDO is enhanced with a circuit which dynamically improves the input and load transient response performance significantly at higher output current demands and consequently results in a behavior such as a low noise LDO.
Thermal chip touted as advance over filament heating
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2/15/2006   Post a comment
Advanced Thermal Chip Technologies said it has developed a thermal IC that overcomes reliability and performance problems along with cost and safety issues associated with conventional filament technology.
Magnetic device features dual-coil config for design flexibility
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2/15/2006   Post a comment
Datatronics Distribution has introduced its DR359 series of surface-mount inductor/transformer that combines a unique dual-coil design with a low-profile package for a variety of handheld devices.
Isolation transformers designed for medical apps
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2/15/2006   Post a comment
Bridgeport Magnetics/Tortran Inc. has introduced its ISO-PUCK line of enclosed hospital-grade isolation transformers. These devices offer easy installation in racks or equipment.
SMIA sensor integrates autofocus in single chip
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2/14/2006   Post a comment
OmniVision claims to offer the industry's first 1/4-inch, 2-megapixel CameraChip with fully integrated autofocus control on a single chip for mobile handsets.
MEMS sensors detect in combo of x/y/z axis
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2/14/2006   Post a comment
Freescale Semiconductor has rolled out three highly-sensitive MEMS sensors that extend the company's offering from 1.5 g to 10 g for low-cost consumer applications at this week's Embedded World 2006.
FBAR duplexers enable smaller handsets with greater functionality
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2/13/2006   Post a comment
Boasting low insertion loss and high isolation, two key parameters of filtering devices, Avago has launched two FBAR duplexers for handsets, PC data cards and other wireless products operating in the U.S. PCS and UMTS frequency bands.
Tiny clock oscillators enable smaller products
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2/10/2006   Post a comment
Pericom Semiconductor Corp. has released its SaRonix S1643 and S1644 series of quartz crystal clock oscillators that are housed in an ultra-miniature 3.2 x 2.5-mm package for portable electronic applications.
5-watt resistor housed in 2818 package
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2/10/2006   Post a comment
Vishay claims its 5-watt Power Metal Strip resistor is the industry's first such device to offer a 5-watt capability in a 2818 package. This surface-mount resistor may be used in current sensing, voltage division and pulse applications.
What happened to the 42V auto?
Automotive DesignLine Blog  
2/10/2006   Post a comment
Why didn't this prediction materialize? More puzzling, how have the dire problems, that were predicted if we stayed with 12V systems, been avoided?
Plus Opto high power white LED reaches 150 lumens
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2/10/2006   Post a comment
Plus Opto has announced a range of high power LED’s designed for lighting applications. The high intensity BL3A3W can achieve 150 lumens at 350 mA drive current and is constructed in a robust 8-pin package with integral heatsink for efficient thermal management.
Resistor networks provide voltage monitoring in power apps
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2/9/2006   Post a comment
Designed for voltage measurement circuits, Caddock's transient tolerant voltage monitoring resistor networks find homes in industrial and commercial power quality and power metering applications.
High-voltage resistor replaces multiple devices
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2/9/2006   Post a comment
Offering two to three times greater voltage ratings than standard or pulse-rated leaded resistors, the MG series of high-voltage axial-leaded resistors from Stackpole allows designers to replace multiple parts or more expensive solutions with a single component.
Programmable SSXO embeds crystal
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2/7/2006   Post a comment
Cypress offers a new package option for its CY25701 programmable Spread Spectrum Crystal Oscillator (SSXO) that also comes with an embedded high-accuracy reference crystal in a single LCC package. While the pre-matched crystal saves design time, the small package saves board space.
2 MP image sensor first to offer MIPI
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2/6/2006   Post a comment
Micron claims its 1/4-inch, 2-megapixel image sensor not only enables mainstream camera phones to capture higher quality digital pictures, but it is also the first to incorporate the MIPI standards into an image sensor.
VCO delivers low phase noise
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2/6/2006   Post a comment
Z-Communications targets mobile communications systems with its RoHS-compliant CLV1630A-LF voltage controlled oscillator with ultra-low phase noise, wide tuning range and extended temperature range.
Signal diode arrays save space
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2/2/2006   Post a comment
BI Technologies has introduced its RoHS-compliant D Series of signal diode arrays in single inline packages to save space on PCBs.
Capacitors enhance audio performance
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2/1/2006   Post a comment
AVX offers two series of capacitors that improve audio performance. The niobium oxide capacitors combine non-burn features and low-failure rates to enhance safety, reliability and performance in high-end audio applications , while the tantalum capacitors deliver high capacitance/voltage values in a small package for space-constrained applications.
Wirewound chip inductors shrink in size
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2/1/2006   Post a comment
Taiyo Yuden claims the industry's smallest wirewound chip inductors for signal line filters. Packaged in a 0806 case size, the LBM2016 is 43 percent smaller by volume than equivalent-rated inductors typically used for these applications.
Clock oscillators boast low jitter
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2/1/2006   Post a comment
Connor-Winfield said its clock oscillators offer the lowest jitter of less than 1 picosecond RMS in a 5 x 7-mm package. Operating at 2.5-volts, the surface-mount devices offer a frequency range up to 260 MHz.


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