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Power supply Suits Resistance Soldering, Heat Sealing and Conductive Adhesive Bonding

August 27, 2010 8:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Miyachi Unitek Corporation introduced its Uniflow3 power supply for resistance soldering, heat sealing and conductive adhesive bonding applications. Using pulsed heat technology, the Uniflow3 provides targeted heating and precision temperature control...


To boldly go where no dilettante has gone before

August 27, 2010 8:03 am | by Alix Paultre, Editor-in-Chief | Articles | Comments

Once Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites announced the maiden flight of SpaceShipTwo, it was only a matter of time before Virgin Galactic would start selling tickets to space in earnest. This is great news for  the development of commercial space, representing the first private steps into a new frontier.


Current-compensated Ring Core Power Chokes Suppress Common-mode Interference

August 27, 2010 8:03 am | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-EPC announced sample kit of EPCOS current-compensated ring core power chokes. These EMC components are designed for a voltage of 250 V AC and offer current capabilities of between 0.4 and 6.0 A. Their inductances are between 0.2 mH and 39 mH.


TCXO Performs in Geothermal Energy, Petroleum, Aerospace and Defense Sectors

August 27, 2010 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Bliley Technologies, Inc. introduced its latest T45 TCXO with an ultra-wide (military standard) temperature range for high-reliability, electronic system design. Where environmental performance is a consideration, the T45 TCXO is specifically designed for applications such as...


High Voltage Resistors Tout Tighter Tolerance

August 27, 2010 7:44 am | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Murata Electronics North America today introduced the MHR03xx series of high voltage resistors that are available with tighter tolerances than previous versions. The narrower tolerance parts are the result of the company’s laser trimming technology.


Hermetic L Circuit Solder-in EMI Filters Tout Improved Insertion Loss

August 27, 2010 7:40 am | Product Releases | Comments

Spectrum Advanced Specialty Products announced the release of an L circuit EMI filter designed to provide both inductance and series resistance for desirable transient performance. This feed-through solder-in filter’s miniature case size, .156" OD x .128" ID with body length of .200", for a total overall length of .715"...


VCSO Reduces Need for Jitter Attenuating Clock Cleaners

August 27, 2010 7:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

Vectron International announced its VS-709 dual frequency voltage controlled SAW oscillator. It offers a 50 percent reduction in jitter performance compared to its predecessor, the VS-751, comes in a 5.0 mm x.7.0mm x 1.8 mm package and achieves <120 fsec of rms jitter over the offset bandwidth of 12 kHz to 20 MHz.


Programmable Ethernet Switches Suit High-Speed Unified Fiber Access and Mobile Backhaul

August 27, 2010 7:32 am | Product Releases | Comments

Xelerated is sampling its AX family of programmable Ethernet switches. Based on the company's wirespeed dataflow architecture, the AX family allows system vendors to unify switching and packet processing for fixed FTTx and mobile broadband access solutions.


Bidding for 3PAR Hits $1.88 Billion

August 27, 2010 7:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard raised its offer for 3PAR to $30 a share, shortly after the data-storage company accepted an increased $1.8 billion takeover offer from Dell.

Developer of Tablets Loses Apple as Customer

August 27, 2010 7:24 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Apple severed ties with SurfaceInk, which had helped Apple develop some of its products, after the small company showcased its own tablet computer in June.

USA Today Plans Overhaul to Emphasize Mobile Devices

August 27, 2010 7:23 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

The changes would de-emphasize the print edition and increase efforts to reach more readers and advertisers through mobile devices.

H.P. and Dell Duel for Storage Company

August 27, 2010 7:23 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Hewlett-Packard raised its offer for the data-storage company 3Par to $1.9 billion as a bidding war continues.

USB Interface for Surge Test Equipment

August 27, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Compliance West USA announces the Defib-5P, the first defib-proof tester on the market utilizing USB connectivity. The feature set of the USB Interface allows for increased flexibility in test setups...


Record number of students mark another successful summer in computer science and engineering REU

August 27, 2010 7:20 am | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

The summer of 2010 marked the seventh year that the CSE department offered Research Experiences for Undergraduates (CSE@TAMU REU). In addition to the REU program, the department offered the Dwight Look College of Engineering Undergraduate Summer Research Grants (USRG) program, the...

Opnet Technologies buys Embarcadero product line

August 27, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Opnet Technologies Inc. said Friday it acquired DSAuditor product line assets from the privately held software company Embarcadero Technologies Inc.Terms of the deal were not disclosed.Opnet, a Bethesda, Md.-based developer of network management software, said the deal helps its application...


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