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Brainstorm: Digital Power

September 30, 2010 9:27 am | by Edited by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Articles | Comments

How do you feel about the current state of digital power?


Generex bumps out Gluskin; Fletcher, Barratt fill CEO, chairman roles

September 30, 2010 9:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Worcester drug discovery firm Generex Biotechnology Corp. has named Mark Fletcher as CEO and interim president, replacing Generex co-founder, CEO, president and chairman Anna Gluskin.


Meet the Demands of High-Temperature Applications With Thin Film Resistors

September 30, 2010 9:13 am | by Dr. Claude Flassayer, Vishay/Sfernice Thin Film Division, | Articles | Comments

The demands in high-temperature applications are growing more stringent, not only in terms of ambient temperatures up to + 230 °C, but also regarding density of power dissipation and reliability. In order to cope with these severe requirements...


Counterfeit Power Supply Warning

September 30, 2010 9:09 am | News | Comments

Aimtec warns that counterfeit versions of its line of AC/DC converters are being manufactured and sold by unauthorized distributors to unsuspecting customers in various regions around the world.


Gross Domestic Product, 2nd quarter 2010 (third estimate); Corporate Profits, 2nd quarter 2010 (revised estimate)

September 30, 2010 7:23 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | News | Comments

Real gross domestic product -- the output of goods and services produced by labor and property located in the United States -- increased at an annual rate of 1.7 percent in the second quarter of 2010, (that is, from the first quarter to the second quarter), according to the "third"...

Life Safety Services Sends Technician Through Fire Door Assembly Inspection Program

September 30, 2010 7:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

Passive Fire Protection Inspection Technician Passes DHI's Fire Door Assembly Program Exam.

iPad Leads the Tablet PC Charge as Mini-Note Shipments Plummet

September 30, 2010 7:22 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

In the second quarter of 2010, shipments of mini-note/tablet PCs were down 4% Q/Q, but up 29% Y/Y. [...]

Digital PWM IC Integrates an 800-V Bipolar Power Transistor

September 30, 2010 7:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

iWatt introduced the iW1810 AC/DC digital PWM IC, which integrates an 800V bipolar power transistor as well as numerous features to save external components and ensure high efficiency.


OU team receives $580K DOE EPSCoR grant

September 30, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Oklahoma) A University of Oklahoma research team has been awarded a $580,000 grant from the Department of Energy's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research for the development of new interband cascade photovoltaic cells with important applications for more...

Multi-Component Nano-Structures with Tunable Optical Properties

September 30, 2010 7:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

First successful assembly of 3-D multi-component nanoscale structures with tunable optical properties brings researchers one step closer to applications in solar energy, sensors, and tiny circuits

Connector family includes numerous safety features

September 30, 2010 7:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Anderson Power Products (APP) offers its PowerMod HP (high power) series connector family, featuring touch-safe female housings, cable strain relief and integral positive latches. These safety features, combined with the ease of connector assembly, establish a new standard for cost effective high power connectors.


Home Depot Launches New Line of LED Bulbs

September 30, 2010 7:07 am | Product Releases | Comments

The wait is over—starting today Americans can buy a full line of ultra-efficient LED bulbs from The Home Depot that are brighter and longer-lasting at a dramatically lower retail price than similar products on the market.


Signal Integrity Network Analyzers Measure 40 GHz, Four-Port S-Parameters

September 30, 2010 6:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

LeCroy Corporation launched the SPARQ series of Signal Integrity Network Analyzers. The instruments measure 40 GHz S-parameters on up to four-ports with single button press. The units are positioned as


Network Analyzer Handles Gapless Measurements from 10 MHz to 110 GHz

September 30, 2010 6:48 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Rohde & Schwarz ZVA110 high-end network analyzer covers the entire frequency range from 10 MHz to 110 GHz. Its dynamic range, high output power and measurement speed make the analyzer appropriate for


Liquid Cooled Power Supply Yields Density of 19 Watts-in3

September 30, 2010 6:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

Pioneer Magnetics’ liquid cooled product line now includes the 32-V at 780-A PM37223-10P – a 25 kW power supply in a 2U package that yields a power density of 19 Watts/in3. The three-phase power supply



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