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VCO operates over 75- to 85-MHz frequency range
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8/28/2008   Post a comment
Crystek Corp. has introduced the CVCO55FL-0075-0085 voltage controlled oscillator (VCO) that operates from 75 to 85 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5 V to 4.5 V.
Conformally-coated radial capacitors offered with tin/lead plating
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8/28/2008   Post a comment
AVX Corp. has developed a new series of conformally-coated, radial-leaded, multilayer capacitors with tin/lead plating, aimed at harsh environment applications in military and aerospace.
Aluminum electrolytic capacitors for industrial electronics
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8/28/2008   Post a comment
The new SMD aluminium electrolytic capacitors B41142 series from Epcos cover a capacitance range from 0.1 microF to 1500 microF and are designed for voltages from 4VDC to 100VDC.
Smart sensor solutions for white goods applications
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8/25/2008   Post a comment
Micronas announced that the company will strengthen its strategy to actively pursue entering the industrial and white goods market with its broad range of Hall-effect sensors.
Tyco : Metal oxide resistors suit applications in adverse conditions
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8/25/2008   Post a comment
Available from Tyco Electronics is the RR series of highly stable and reliable metal oxide resistors providing high power in a small package.
Ceramic and disc capacitors are halogen-free
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8/22/2008   Post a comment
Holy Stone has introduced a family of halogen-free leaded ceramic and disc capacitors.
Ferrite beads housed in 01005 package
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8/22/2008   Post a comment
Murata Electronics North America has claimed the industry's smallest ferrite beads, measuring 0.4 x 0.2 x 0.2 mm.
Updated: Intel CTO surveys tech future
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
Intel Corp. is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2008, and Intel CTO Justin Rattner devoted his keynote address at its developer forum to "what the next 40 years of technology might look like."
200-239 MHz VCO delivers low phase noise and high linearity
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
Crystek's CVCO55FL-0200-0239 VCO operates from 200 MHz to 239 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5 V to 4.5 V. It is ideal for use in applications such as digital radio equipment, fixed wireless access, satellite communications systems, and base stations.
Skyworks secures 5-Year contract with Lockheed Martin for the Aegis Weapon System
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8/21/2008   Post a comment
Skyworks Solutions has announced that it has signed a five-year, multi-million dollar contract with Lockheed Martin to supply high-precision technical ceramic toroids and inserts for the Aegis Weapon System.
Photoelectric analogue sensors
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8/20/2008   Post a comment
The Contrinex photoelectric analogue sensors in size 30x30x15mm are characterized by their large sensing range from 10 to 100mm, excellent temperature stability between -25°C and +55°C, and outstanding repeat accuracy.
Expanded range of pulse prove flat chip resistors
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8/20/2008   Post a comment
KOA expands its series of pulse proof flat chip resistors, SG73P and SG73S, with the size 0603.
Current sensing chip resistor features a low absolute TCR
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8/19/2008   Post a comment
Vishay has introduced the VCS1625Z ultra-high-precision Z-Foil surface-mount current sensing chip resistor that provides an industrial-grade absolute TCR of ±0.05ppm/°C from 0°C to +60°C and ±0.2ppm/°C from -55°C to +125°C, +25°C ref., a power coefficient of ±5ppm at rated power, and a tolerance of ±0.2%.
Vishay : Thin film chip resistor suits automotive applications
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8/19/2008   Post a comment
Vishay Intertechnology has announced the MCT 0603 AT, a professional automotive thin film chip resistor in the 0603 case.
Vishay : Surface-mount resistor has military-grade absolute TCR
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8/19/2008   Post a comment
In a 0603 chip size, Vishay Intertechnology's VSMP0603 ultra-high-precision Bulk Metal Z-Foil (BMZF) wraparound surface-mount resistor offers a military-grade absolute TCR of ±0.2 ppm/°C from -55°C to +125 °C, +25 °C ref., a tolerance of ±0.01 percent, and an almost immeasurable 1-ns rise time without ringing.
Syfer extends capacitance values for high-voltage capacitors
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8/18/2008   Post a comment
Syfer Technology has extended the capacitance value range for its line of high-voltage, surface-mount multilayer capacitors.
Dual, 2-wire Hall-effect sensor interface includes diagnostics
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8/18/2008   Post a comment
Maxim's MAX9921 supplies and monitors the current drawn by two Hall-effect sensors, filters the sensed-current level, and outputs the corresponding logic level.
Will memristors prove irresistible?
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8/18/2008   6 comments
Memristors mark the fourth passive circuit element after resistors, capacitors and inductors, and have found a corporate champion in HP Labs which hopes to popularize the first killer application--resistive random-access memories.
TCXO features voltage control option
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8/17/2008   Post a comment
Valpey Fisher has introduced VFTX312, a temperature-compensated crystal oscillator with a voltage control option suitable for FEMTO CELL reference timing.
Tantalum capacitor packs 10 uF/4 V rating in 0402 package
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8/15/2008   Post a comment
Vishay has extended its 298D series of MicroTan solid tantalum chip capacitors to offer an industry-best capacitance-voltage rating in a molded 0402 package.
VCO operates from 136 to 174 MHz
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8/15/2008   Post a comment
Crystek has introduced the CVCO55FL-0136-0174 voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) that operates from 136 MHz to 174 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5 V to 4.5 V.
Automotive thin-film chip resistor delivers high temperature, high rated power
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8/14/2008   Post a comment
Vishay has claimed the industry's first professional automotive thin-film chip resistor in a 0603 case size with a high operating temperature up to +175 deg C and a power rating of 150 mW.
Ultra-high-precision resistor guarantees high reliability in harsh conditions
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8/14/2008   Post a comment
Vishay has introduced the VSMP0603 ultra-high-precision, Bulk Metal Z-Foil (BMZF) wraparound surface-mount resistor with a low TCR and tight tolerance in a 0603 package.
Synchronous clock delivers two timing generators for SETS
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8/14/2008   Post a comment
Connor-Winfield Corp. has introduced the STC5230 single-chip synchronous clock solution for SDH, SONET, and Synchronous Ethernet network elements.
Feedback to driver's soles
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8/13/2008   Post a comment
Automotive tier one Continental AG has developed an accelerator pedal that can give the driver a feedback on current traffic situations. For input signals, the device can be coupled to a range of different sensors.
Surface-mount resonators housed in tiny package
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8/13/2008   Post a comment
Raltron Electronics Corp. has unveiled its R2016 series of surface-mount resonators in a 2.0 x 1.6 x 0.5-mm package.
The New Green SupplyLine
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8/13/2008   Post a comment
Welcome to the new Green SupplyLine - with a focus on opportuntieis in cleantech and green electronics
Aluminum capacitors deliver high capacitance, low ESR, long life
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8/11/2008   Post a comment
Vishay has extended the capabilities of its 140 CRH series of surface-mount aluminum capacitors to offer very high capacitance values and ripple currents, aimed at automotive and industrial systems.
Vishay : Solid tantalum chip capacitor has 63-V rating and 22-mF capacitance
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8/11/2008   Post a comment
Extented its Tantamount Hi-Rel COTS T97 series, Vishay Intertechnology introduces a solid tantalum chip capacitor with a 63-V rating and a capacitance of 22mF to meet derating requirements in +28-V power supply designs.
Thin-film filter suppresses noise on DisplayPort connections
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8/10/2008   Post a comment
This wide-band thin-film common mode filter from TDK is designed to improve signal quality on high-speed transmission lines in notebook computers, audiovisual equipment and other electronic devices.
Solid tantalum chip capacitor delivers 63-V rating
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8/9/2008   Post a comment
Vishay has extended its TANTAMOUNT Hi-Rel COTS T97 series, claiming the industry's first solid tantalum chip capacitor with a 63-V rating to meet derating requirements in +28-V power supply designs.
Fused tantalum capacitors protect against short circuits, high DC leakage currents
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8/9/2008   Post a comment
AVX Corp. has developed a family of fused tantalum capacitors that feature an internal fuse to protect against short circuits and high DC leakage currents.
Energy harvesting module powers wireless sensors
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8/8/2008   Post a comment
AdaptivEnergy LLC has introduced its Joule-Thief vibration energy harvesting module that is capable of harvesting usable energy at vibration amplitudes that are below the threshold of human perception to power electronics devices.
Power LED offers improved lumens per watt efficiency
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8/7/2008   Post a comment
Avago's Moonstone 1-watt power LED delivers improved lumens per watt efficiency and high flux output of up to 95 lumens.
Ambient light sensor reduces power consumption, improves display visibility
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8/6/2008   Post a comment
TAEC has introduced an ultra-compact, photo-IC ambient light sensor for consumer electronics and computer display applications.
VCSO housed in 5x7 SMD package
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8/4/2008   Post a comment
Crystek's 500MHz voltage controlled SAW oscillator (VCSO) provides low-noise and low-jitter performance with true sinewave output.
Precision OCXOs available in DIP and surface-mount packages
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8/1/2008   Post a comment
Connor-Winfield has introduced the PF series of OCXOs and VCOCXOs that are designed for use in applications requiring stabilities of +/-0.05 ppm to +/-0.25 ppm.
Ultra-high-precision resistor optimized for military, space apps
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8/1/2008   Post a comment
Vishay's VPR220Z ultra-high-precision Z-Foil resistor features a low absolute TCR, a power rating to 8 W, and instantaneous thermal stabilization.


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