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posted in August 2009
Pulse : Power inductors have tight DCR tolerance
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8/31/2009   Post a comment
Pulse introduces the PG0871NL and PG0702NL series of round-wire coil surface mount power inductors.
Murata : LC filter array improves receiving sensitivity
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8/28/2009   Post a comment
Murata’s latest addition to its NFA18SL series of EMIFIL LC arrays, the NFA18SL 227V1A45, has improved electrical performance with deeper insertion loss characteristics at high frequency, compared to the rest of the NFA18SL range.
Murata acquires Panasonic Electronic Devices' MLCC business
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8/27/2009   Post a comment
Murata Manufacturing Company has purchased the multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) business from Panasonic Electronic Devices (PED).
Startup rewrites NXP’s legacy in 3D passive integration
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8/27/2009   Post a comment
Economic crises can have positive as well as negative impacts. Thus, if NXP had not divested its wireless business and decided to sell its integrated passives device unit near Caen, Normandy (France), Ipdia would not have emerged with an ambition to deliver next-generation 3D-SiP modules for various applications, including advanced LED modules.
Resistor network package format saves 35% on PCB space
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8/19/2009   Post a comment
Vishay has released a series of precision thin film surface-mount resistor networks and dividers in 4-mm by 4-mm dual flat no-lead package with 0.65-mm pitch and 1-mm profile.
XtremeESD clamp array provides 20kV ESD protection
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8/19/2009   Post a comment
California Micro Devices' second generation device features higher performance, smaller size and lower price.
Infineon powers ahead in lagging power semis market
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8/17/2009   Post a comment
The worldwide market for power discretes and modules was worth $13.9 billion in 2008 having grown by just 0.7 percent from 2007 due to a dismal fourth quarter, according to market trackers at IMS Research (Wellingborough, England.).
Everlight : 8-Pin DIP optocouplers offer high isolation voltage
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8/12/2009   Post a comment
Everlight Electronics announces three families of 8-pin DIP optocouplers featuring high isolation voltage (5000 Vrms, 1 minute), low-profile surface mount availability (S1 option at 3.9 mm max), and 8 mm external creepage distance.
Analyst: Super-capacitor aided wireless charging the key to powering mobiles
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8/7/2009   Post a comment
A combination of super-capacitors and wireless charging could dramatically change the way mobile phones are powered up and used -- but the improvements could still be a long way off.
Hybrids success depends on battery management
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8/6/2009   Post a comment
With the development of hybrid and electric vehicles in full swing, the question to designers is how to maximize the energy stored for the battery that 'drives' these cars. This article discusses how voltage and current sensors can be used to optimize the energy stored.
Raltron : VCXO and clock oscillators feature high frequency with low jitter
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8/6/2009   Post a comment
Raltron has announced two families of products allowing users to select frequencies from either a clock or voltage controlled oscillator.
Murata : Safety capacitors increase capacitance, reduce cost
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8/6/2009   Post a comment
Murata has increased the capacitance and reduced the cost of its GB series of monolithic ceramic capacitors for power supply primary circuits.
Crydom introduces "HS" series of heat sinks and solid state relays
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8/3/2009   Post a comment
Crydom has introduced a new line of heat sinks, solid state relay/heat sink assemblies and accessories.


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