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posted in May 2012
Vishay VJ5301M868MXBSR, VJ5601M868MXBSR, VJ5301M915MXBSR and VJ5601M915MXBSR multilayer ceramic chip antennas
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5/31/2012   Post a comment
Vishay's surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip antennas for operation at 868 MHz and 915 MHz offer small 35 mm x 5 mm x 1.2 mm and 15.5 mm x 10.5 mm x 1.2 mm outlines.
Back to Basics: Wireless charging
Design How-To  
5/31/2012   6 comments
The concept of wirelessly charging devices has been around for a while, but is now rapidly gaining interest to make it more flexible and useable. But what are the different techniques available, and what are the design challenges an engineer needs to deal with?
Advanced power switches boost micro hybrid emissions gains
Design How-To  
5/24/2012   2 comments
Packaging and circuit integration deliver improved performance for start-stop automotive applications.
IndyCar electronics drive cars to be lighter, faster
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5/23/2012   Post a comment
While having fewer electronic systems than many road cars, IndyCar chassis run with specialized electronics, with features geared for safety, reliability, and data acquisition.
Expanded IDC contact system provides gas tight connections for stranded and solid discrete wires.
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5/21/2012   Post a comment
AVX designs insulation displacement connectors with expanded range of contact options.
Project e-smart, Pt. 1: Students convert Smart car into an EV
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5/7/2012   Post a comment
Vehicle conversion including planning and specifying requirements for the electric vehicle, electric components selection, and E/E-architecture and control software design as well, as implementation of hardware and software by students of the University of Stuttgart.
TDK CGJ series of extended life capacitors
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5/3/2012   1 comment
These multilayer ceramic capacitors provide extended life performance and meet electrical, mechanical, and environmental standards from multiple industry specifications, including automotive and higher grades.


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A few years ago at a family Christmas party, I won a pocket knife as part of a "Dirty Santa" game. This little scamp was a Buck 730 X-Tract. In addition to an incredibly strong and sharp ...

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Future Engineers: Don’t 'Trip Up' on Your College Road Trip
Rishabh N. Mahajani, High School Senior and Future Engineer
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A future engineer shares his impressions of a recent tour of top schools and offers advice on making the most of the time-honored tradition of the college road trip.

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Larry Desjardin
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I'm a big proponent of engineers learning financial basics. Why? Because engineers are making decisions all the time, in multiple ways. Having a good financial understanding guides these ...

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