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posted in July 2001
QinetiQ power-scavenging turns mechanical
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7/27/2001   Post a comment
UK technology group QinetiQ (formerly Dera) has switched its research into power-scavenging circuits from electric shoes to devices that fit on to mechanical systems and use their motion to produce power for small devices.
Vicor reports loss as sales tumble
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7/19/2001   Post a comment
Vicor Corp. reported sales for its second quarter ended June 30 of $50.2 million, down from $62.7 million in the same quarter a year ago.
Emerson expects earnings to fall 11%
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7/11/2001   Post a comment
Emerson announced that it expects to report an 11% drop in earnings per share for its fiscal third quarter ended June 30, and a mid-single-digit drop in earnings per share for fiscal 2001.
Electric Signature Analysis
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7/9/2001   Post a comment
Electric Signature Analysis (ESA) is a technique for analyzing and identifying mechanical and electrical problems in motors, generators, alternators, transformers, and other electric equipment. Framatome ANP's Nissen Burstein shows examples of using ESA for one-time tests or periodic testing to track equipment-usage performance trends.
Philips wipes out LDOs in portables
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7/5/2001   Post a comment
Philips Semiconductors has eliminated the need for external capacitors around low-voltage dropout regulators in portable battery-powered systems.


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