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.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments