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Inductors offer saturation currents up to 9.5 amps
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6/30/2006   Post a comment
Vishay expands its IHLP family of high-current inductors with devices in a 2525 case size that offers a low 3.0-mm height profile and inductance values from 1 to 22 microhenries.
OCXOs tout performance at a low cost
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
MMD Components offers a series of low-cost OCXOs with an AT cut crystal design that gives designers OCXO performance at the price of a TCXO.
Chip resistor operates up to 500 volts
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6/29/2006   Post a comment
KOA Speer has introduced the HV73 series of high-voltage thickfilm flat chip resistors with a maximum working voltage of 500 volts.
BGA package prevents digital content piracy
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6/27/2006   Post a comment
IRC has developed a high-speed digital termination BGA package that is designed to prevent signal theft in digital consumer electronics devices by placing all the termination balls and circuitry on the bottom side of the device.
Ceramic capacitors claim highest CV values
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6/26/2006   Post a comment
EPCOS claims to offer the industry's first high CV ceramic capacitors rated at 1 microfarad /50 V using the X7R dielectric material in a 0805 package.
Capacitor offers low inductance
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6/22/2006   Post a comment
AVX Corp. has developed a land-grid array (LGA) capacitor using a fine copper termination process to produce advanced decoupling capacitors that offer extremely low equivalent series inductance.
Compact low-leakage filters have innovative design
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6/22/2006   Post a comment
With the FN 3025 and FN 3026 three-phase filters, Schaffner introduces a new housing concept, offering EMC filters in compact, light weight design with high functionality and distinctive safety elements. The low-leakage EMC filters come in modern plastic housings, with a design that simplifies handling and helps to reduce the installation time.
Solid tantalum chip caps offer five case sizes
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6/21/2006   Post a comment
Vishay's Hi-Rel COTS T83 series solid tantalum chip capacitors offer a choice of standard and low-ESR values in five different case sizes. Capacitance values range is from 0.1 microF to 330 microF; voltage range is from 4 V to 35 V.
Maxwell offering 2-week delivery on ultracaps
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6/20/2006   Post a comment
Maxwell Technologies Inc. has unveiled a quick-turn program for its Boostcap ultracapacitor modules. The program offers 14-day shipment for custom-configured multi-cell energy storage and power delivery solutions for systems requiring up to 540 volts.
High-power HEMT transistors for cellular infrastructure and WiMAX base station
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6/19/2006   Post a comment
RF Micro Devices has introduced a family of Gallium Nitride (GaN) High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) high-power transistors and is sampling to top-tier cellular infrastructure and WiMAX base station customers.
Radial lead capacitors are RoHS compliant
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6/15/2006   Post a comment
Syfer Technology has announced that all of its standard radial lead capacitors are available with tin terminations to comply with the requirements of the EU RoHS directive.
Philips acquires MRI company for $1.3B
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6/15/2006   Post a comment
Royal Philips Electronics has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Intermagnetics General Corp., a supplier of superconductive magnets for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) systems, for $1.3 billion in cash.
Temperature compensated Zener comes in ULTRAmini SOT-363 surface mount case
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6/15/2006   Post a comment
Central Semiconductor has released the CMKTC825A temperature compensated (TC) Zener diode packaged in a space saving ULTRAmini SOT-363 surface mount case. It is claimed to be the world's first TC Zener in a plastic surface mount package.
SMT transformers meet the requirements of VDSL2
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6/14/2006   Post a comment
EPCOS has developed a series of SMT transformers to meet the requirements of Deutsche Telekom’s new VDSL2 network. The transformers support high transmission rates of up to 100 Mbit/s and offer an extensive bandwidth from 138 kHz to 17 MHz.
Tiny SAW resonator targets RKE apps
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6/13/2006   Post a comment
Murata touts that the latest addition to its SAW resonator product line is the industry's smallest device in a 3 x 3-mm package that's being mass produced for remote keyless entry applications.
Inductors offer saturation currents up to 12 amps
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6/13/2006   Post a comment
Vishay has expanded its IHLP family of low-profile, high-current inductors with devices in the 2525 case size. These IHLP inductors are said to offer the lowest DCR/uH for its package size.
0603 wirewound inductor first to offer 47 uH inductance rating
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6/12/2006   Post a comment
Now available in mass production, Taiyo Yuden's LBMF1608 wirewound inductor is the industry's first to offer a 47 uH rating in a 0603 case size for IC input power circuits.
Israeli electronic materials group raises $14 million
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6/12/2006   Post a comment
Israeli holding company Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. has completed a $14 million financing round in its Advanced Metal Technologies Ltd. subsidiary, a round led by Shamrock Israel Growth Fund
2006 chip market to grow 9.8%, says SIA
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6/7/2006   Post a comment
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has revised upwards projected worldwide sales of chips for 2006, and now suggests growth of 9.8 percent to $249 billion, up from its previous estimate of 7.9 percent growth to $245 billion.
Stackpole converts to copper-plated steel lead wire
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6/6/2006   Post a comment
Stackpole Electronics has announced plans to change the lead wire material for its standard carbon-film resistors and jumper wire products from tinned copper to tinned copper-plated steel to help offset increases in the price of copper.
EMI filters optimized for Vicor V-I chip
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6/1/2006   Post a comment
Picor has expanded its QPI QuietPower input filter product line with two product additions that are optimized for use with Vicor's V-I Chip devices. The QPI-12 and QPI-10 V-I Chip EMI filters target AdvancedTCA applications.


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