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posted in August 2011
Common mode chokes cut EMI in high-speed serial data links
Design How-To  
8/25/2011   1 comment
Devices reduce electromagnetic emissions from twisted cable pairs to maintain regulatory compliance.
Bourns Model 54 and model 56 industrial-grade panel controls
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8/25/2011   Post a comment
Bourns' industrial-grade panel controls provide the flexibility of a panel control plus push-pull switch or rotary switch in one compact component.
Heat Removal with Microchannel Heat Sinks
Design How-To  
8/24/2011   1 comment
Liquid-cooled microchannel heat sinks and coolers can be an effective way to remove high heat load from both chips and boards.
Non-magnetic surface-mount MLCCs from 6.3 VDC to 3000 VDC
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8/23/2011   Post a comment
The devices will typically be used in filter circuits for MRI equipment, implantable medical devices, ferromagnetic-sensitive instrumentation, electronic test systems, and high-end audio amplifiers.
Tecate Group released the MXCPB and MXCPT Series of aluminum-polymer hybrid construction capacitors
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8/18/2011   Post a comment
Tecate's new SMD hybrid aluminum-polymer capacitors feature extremely low ESR and wide temperature range to +135 degrees C.
Vishay VJ series multi-layer chip capacitors
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8/17/2011   Post a comment
Vishay's non-magnetic surface-mount MLCCs offer C0G and X7R/X5R dielectrics, voltage ratings from 6.3 VDC to 3000 VDC, and capacitance from 0.5 pF to 6.8 µF in 11 case sizes.
AVX MAV series AC varistor
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8/17/2011   Post a comment
AVX has developed what it claims is the smallest dual element mulitlayer varistor with exceptionally high ESD value.
Resistors advance diverse medical diagnostic and therapeutic capabilities
Design How-To  
8/14/2011   5 comments
This "lowly" passive component is critical to medical instrumentation circuitry
EMI scans verify chip design and accelerate time-to-market
Design How-To  
8/11/2011   3 comments
Very-near-field electromagnetic scanning technology displays spatial and spectral emissions profiles and avoids issues in later, more costly testing at the module, system, or complete vehicle level.
Vishay RCK and S series Bulk Metal Foil resistors
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8/11/2011   Post a comment
New design boosts Vishay's RCK and S series Bulk Metal Foil resistors to load-life stabilities of ±0.015 % after 10,000 hours at full power and 70°C.
The COTS dilemma
Blog  
8/10/2011   15 comments
Do the drawbacks of using commercial-off-the-shelf components for military and aerospace applications outweigh the benefits?
KEMET tantalum T489 Low DC Leakage MnO2 Series
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8/10/2011   Post a comment
Kemet says its T489 low DC leakage series provides 25% lower leakage than standard MnO2 tantalum capacitors, with better reliability, as well as low ESR options.
AVX MLOC Series advanced organic RF capacitors
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8/10/2011   Post a comment
AVX has developed an 0603 case size surface-mount capacitor capable of supporting frequencies from 700 MHz to well above 5 GHz.
Speech recognition cuts driver distraction
Design How-To  
8/5/2011   8 comments
Design engineers see voice-enabled user interfaces as vital to improving automotive safety in the increasingly complex driver cockpit.
Vishay VCS1625P Foil surface-mount current sensing chip resistor
Product News  
8/2/2011   2 comments
VPG released an ultra-high-precision Foil surface-mount current sensing chip resistor with high power rating of 1 W, low TCR to ±2 ppm/°C, load life stability of 0.015% (2,000 hours, +70°C), and tolerances to ±0.1%.
Fleet data loggers tackle real-world testing
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8/2/2011   Post a comment
Notebook-based solutions cannot handle automotive temperature extremes, nor boot up fast enough.


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