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posted in July 2006
MOSFETs offer superior synchronous rectification performance
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7/31/2006   Post a comment
A new and expanded range of 60 V and 75 V HEXFET MOSFETs from International Rectifier can be used in DC-DC converters and low-voltage motor drives and for AC-DC synchronous rectification in servers, laptop adaptors, and desktop power supplies.
Inductors exhibit low DCR, no thermal aging
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7/28/2006   Post a comment
The PG0426NL series of flat-coil, power inductors from Pulse features low DCR, high saturation current, and no thermal aging up to 150 degrees C in a low-profile, surface-mount package.
Single-oven OCXO touts ultra-high stability
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7/28/2006   Post a comment
MMD Components introduces a single-oven OCXO with ultra-high stability that is said to rival more expensive double-oven units from competitors.
Tantalum capacitors operate up to 150 degrees C
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7/28/2006   Post a comment
Designed for high reliability, Vishay unveils TH3 molded solid tantalum chip capacitors with a high-temperature capability of 150°C with 50% voltage derating.
Power film resistor handles 20 watts
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7/28/2006   Post a comment
Stackpole expands its power resistor offering with a TO-220 style power film resistor capable of handling up to 20 watts.
PTC thermistors target power line voltages
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7/27/2006   Post a comment
EPCOS introduces a PTC thermistor chip with maximum voltages up to 265 volts. Packaged in a 1210 case size, this PTC thermistor can handle rated currents up to 15 mA.
Tantalum chip capacitors offer high reliability in five standard case sizes
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7/27/2006   Post a comment
Hi-Rel COTS T83 series solid tantalum chip capacitors from Vishay Intertechnology and distributed by Ecomal are designed to provide high reliability and a choice of standard and low-ESR values in five different case sizes.
Cornell Dubilier receives DSCC approval for wet tantalum capacitors
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7/25/2006   Post a comment
Cornell Dubilier received approval by the Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) as a qualified provider of CLR79 and CLR81 wet tantalum capacitors.
Surface-mount inductors target VRM circuits
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7/25/2006   Post a comment
The Coiltronics high-current HC9 surface-mount inductors from Cooper Bussmann Electronics Technologies are designed for VRM circuits that are used in higher speed switch-mode applications that require lower inductance, low voltage and high current.
Tantalum Chip Capacitors offer high reliability in five standard case sizes
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7/24/2006   Post a comment
Hi-Rel COTS T83 series solid tantalum chip capacitors from Vishay Intertechnology and distributed by Ecomal are designed to provide high reliability and a choice of standard and low-ESR values in five different case sizes.
Power resistor targets demanding environments
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7/21/2006   Post a comment
IRC Advanced Film Division has developed a 50-watt power resistor housed in a TO-220 package for automotive, industrial and high-frequency power applications.
Inductors offer high power density-to-size ratio
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7/20/2006   Post a comment
Cooper Bussmann's Coiltronics SD3110 series of shielded drum, ferrite core inductors is said to offer one of the highest power density-to-size ratios of any surface-mount inductor.
OCXOs operate up to 1 GHz
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7/20/2006   Post a comment
MMD Components introduces a line of high-frequency OCXOs with a non-PLL design that enables users to specify frequencies up to 1 GHz.
Ultra-thin inductors target portable devices
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7/20/2006   Post a comment
Combining a miniature surface-mount package with effective EMI protection, Datatronic Distribution's DR365-1 and DR365-2 inductors are suitable for a variety of portable devices.
Power inductors target LCD panels
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7/19/2006   Post a comment
Taiyo Yuden offers the NR6012 series of low-profile, high-current power inductors for DC/DC converter choke coil applications in LCD panels for notebook PCs.
Kyocera acquires crystal supplier
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7/19/2006   Post a comment
Kyocera Kinseki Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Kyocera Corp., has decided to acquire Hertz Technology Inc., a supplier of crystal devices including tuning fork crystals, in a stock transaction.
Guide helps designers specify transformers and inductors
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7/12/2006   Post a comment
Datatronics Romoland offers design engineers a faster way to specify and select high-reliability transformers and inductors with its new Magnetics Selection Guide and Short Form Catalog.
LED graphics display integrates drive electronics
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7/12/2006   Post a comment
Designed as a replacement for plasma display modules, Vishay claims to offer the industry's first 128 x 32 LED graphics display with drive electronics and a +5-volt HC CMOS-level video interface.
EMI filters deliver two levels of attenuation
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7/11/2006   Post a comment
Lambda has developed two series of easy-to-use industrial EMI filters that deliver two levels of electrical noise attenuation in the same-size package along with time-saving connection methods.
Chip resistors target high-voltage apps
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7/10/2006   Post a comment
ROHM's KTR series thickfilm chip resistors deliver more than double the voltage resistance than conventional products thanks to the company's proprietary structure and trimming process, eliminating the need for multiple resistors in high-voltage circuits.
R-C network replaces up to 16 discrete components
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7/10/2006   Post a comment
TT electronics’ BI Technologies SMT Division has developed a series of resistor-capacitor chip networks that replace up to 16 discrete components and use just 50% of the PC board space.
Tech Tutorial: Choose the correct capacitors for reliable automotive applications
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7/7/2006   Post a comment
While not as glamorous as microprocessors or DSPs, passives, such as capacitors, must still have reliability for auto use. Here is a look at the characteristics of the four major dielectric types of capacitors; an explanation of the concepts of coefficients of capacitance; and other factors affecting capacitor choice.
SLC capacitors exhibit high dielectric constant
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7/7/2006   Post a comment
AVX expands its family of proprietary high k, intergranular barrier layer dielectric systems with the introduction of the Ultra Maxi series that claims a record high dielectric constant at 60,000 with X7R characteristics.
RC network replaces up to 16 discrete devices
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7/7/2006   Post a comment
BI Technologies has developed a series of resistor-capacitor (RC) chip networks that replaces up to 16 discrete components using 50 percent of the PCB space.
Temperature/voltage sensors are compliant with the SST bus
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7/6/2006   Post a comment
SMSC's EMC1102 "hardware monitor" i.e., a dual temperature sensor; and the EMC1152, with two temperature sensors and five voltage monitoring channels, keep watch on Intel PC platforms containing a single-wire simple serial transport (SST) host.
Power resistors target high frequency apps
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7/5/2006   Post a comment
Ohmite Manufacturing has introduced its TGH series of non-inductive thickfilm power resistors for high-frequency and pulse load applications.


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