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Sensor module design improves automotive electrical integration, functionality (Part 2)
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6/30/2011   Post a comment
Devices must be reliable and robust, and operate with long-term stability and high precision under harsh physical, chemical, and electrical stress conditions.
Stackpole SM series surface mount wirewound resistors
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6/30/2011   Post a comment
Stackpole's SM Series of surface mount molded wirewound resistors have compliant terminations that expand and contract with the PCB.
Boundary conditions dictate battery management
Design How-To  
6/30/2011   2 comments
Once cell and electronics architecture is understood, one must consider tradeoffs in circuit topology such as how to optimize communications and interconnection within battery pack.
Driving Impressions: Prius Plug-In Hybrid
Design How-To  
6/28/2011   26 comments
With a relatively short time to charge, the hybrid plug-in Prius is, in effect, an around-town electric vehicle.
Stackpole RAVF052D chip resistor array
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6/28/2011   Post a comment
Stackpole's chip resistor array offers two 0201 size resistors in a single chip array package.
Vishay PLTT series thin-film resistor
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6/28/2011   Post a comment
Vishay's PLTT precision low-TCR, high-temperature thin film resistor has been enhanced with extended resistance range from 250 O to 3 m O and new 1206, 2010, and 2512 case sizes.
Sensor module design improves automotive electrical integration, functionality (Part 1)
Design How-To  
6/24/2011   Post a comment
Devices must be reliable and robust, and operate with long-term stability and high precision under harsh physical, chemical, and electrical stress conditions.
Tecate PowerBurst ultracapacitor cells and modules
Product News  
6/23/2011   1 comment
These custom and off-the-shelf devices from Tecate provide maximum design flexibility in space-constrained systems.
AVX Professional TRM Series and TRJ Series tantalum capacitors
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6/22/2011   Post a comment
AVX says its latest capacitors more than double the electrical performance and reliability of standard SMD tantalum capacitors.
If you can't drive a Chevy Volt, drive a plug-in Prius
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6/17/2011   38 comments
The Prius Plug-In Hybrid is the car I'm driving for a week. Give me any questions or comments you may have.
AVX Accu-P series thin-film capacitor
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6/9/2011   Post a comment
AVX is providing tight tolerance capacitors and inductors with any requested value specifically for matching antenna circuits.
MEMS device radically reshapes IR non-contact temperature sensing for consumer products
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6/6/2011   7 comments
TMP006 from Texas Instruments is complete infrared subsystem with thermopile, conditioning, ADC, references, and digital interface in 1.6 mm-square package
Benchmark automotive network applications
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6/3/2011   Post a comment
Validate and test new technologies against automotive requirements.
EcoCAR forms a project-based learning platform
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6/2/2011   Post a comment
Real-world development program inspires engineering students to extend their knowledge of advanced vehicle technologies.
AVX IDC series of inter-digitated capacitors
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6/2/2011   1 comment
AVX has expanded its inter-digitated capacitor product offering to include an ultra-miniature, RoHs-compliant version.
What else can you do with our ubiquitous PC-board material?
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6/1/2011   25 comments
Our common substrate and cladding has so many non-electronic uses


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Max Maxfield
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I was watching the travel channel on television the other evening. It was some program about Madrid. The thing I really noticed was the plethora of statues all over the place.

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Glen Chenier
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Larry Desjardin
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