RF capacitor offers low ESR Product News 8/29/2006 Post a comment AVX said the latest addition to its RF capacitor product offering provides the lowest ESR in a 0805 package size. The SQCF series capacitor is suitable for use in RF amplifier applications as well as base stations, wireless infrastructures and point-to-point, multipoint radio applications.
Capacitive sensor unbuttons phone Teardown 8/28/2006 Post a comment
Handset OEMs typically differentiate their products by increasing the number of features. While this usually is a good thing, there is a downside--more features makes the phone more difficult to use.
Survey sees difficult introduction for RoHS News & Analysis 8/23/2006 Post a comment Thanks to all the concerned respondents who contributed to our survey on the way Europe's Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive may have been implemented and policed during the first few weeks. And are you not a pessimistic bunch?
Line filters shrink by 25 percent Product News 8/17/2006 Post a comment Tyco Electronics shrinks the footprint of its latest shielded line filter by roughly 25 percent. The CORCOM SRB series offers several capacitance values along with several case dimensions.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.