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Petroleum engineering to induct two Distinguished Graduates

August 19, 2010 1:21 pm | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

The Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering will induct two new members to its Academy of Distinguished Graduates. Mark Ellis '79 and Mark Houser '83 will be honored Sept. 9 during the department's Annual Fall Reception and Dinner at the Miramont Country Club, sponsored by...

Yale Computer Scientist Wins Prestigious Nevanlinna Prize

August 19, 2010 12:21 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Daniel Spielman, professor of computer science and applied mathematics at Yale University, has won the Rolf...

VCO features typical phase noise of -120 dBc-Hz @ 10KHz offset

August 19, 2010 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Crystek's CVCO55CC-2175-2175 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates at 2175 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.5V~4.5V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -120 dBc/Hz @ 10KHz offset and has excellent linearity. Output power is typically +7 dBm.

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Software for efficient computing in the age of nanoscale devices

August 19, 2010 11:21 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of California - San Diego) The NSF awards a $10 million, five-year grant to researchers at six universities who will explore "Variability-Aware Software for Efficient Computing with Nanoscale Devices."

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Spring pin socket features cycle life of 500,000 insertions

August 19, 2010 11:08 am | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new stamped spring pin socket addressing high performance requirements for testing UART serial to parallel data convertor - CBT-QFN-7002. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 26 gram actuation force per ball and cycle life of 500,000 insertions.

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Near-infrared LED assemblies prove illuminating for day-night security cameras

August 19, 2010 10:58 am | by Trevor Schelp, OPTEK Technology | Articles | Comments

As digital security cameras have become more sophisticated, so has the need to provide the optimal illumination required to produce high-resolution video images in all kinds of ambient light conditions. One of the most widely used types of security cameras is the day/night vision camera...

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Secure Mobile Hardware is Priceless

August 19, 2010 10:46 am | by Linh Hong, Kilopass Technology | Articles | Comments

With smart phones accounting for an increasing share of the mobile handheld market, more services and applications are being added, including premium TV and games, mobile banking, e-commerce, and even airline check-ins.

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Implement Market-driven Secure Microcontrollers

August 19, 2010 10:36 am | by Waqar Qureshi, Atmel | Articles | Comments

With an increasing need for security in the Card Payments industry, there is a growing trend for secure microcontrollers. With an increasing need to reduce card-originated fraud, the Pay TV industry tries to control media fraud, while the ID industry strives to reduce immigration fraud and the Smart Grid to reduce energy fraud.

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Probability Processing Promises Powerful Performance

August 19, 2010 10:33 am | News | Comments

Lyric Semiconductor, a DARPA- and venture-funded MIT spin-out, today emerged from stealth mode to launch a new technology called probability processing.

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CUI Adds 10 and 15 W Models to Low Cost Power Supply Line

August 19, 2010 9:20 am | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

CUI, Inc.’s power line, V-Infinity, and their distributor Digi-Key Corporation, announced the addition of 10 and 15 W models to the VOF series of low cost open frame ac-dc power supplies. The VOF series has a low no-load power consumption of <0.5 W and efficiencies up to 83%. The...

Switching Regulator Needs No Heat Sink

August 19, 2010 9:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

V-Infinity announced the addition of a 2-A model to their V78XX switching regulator series. The compact V78XX-2000 series has been designed to be a high performance alternative to linear regulators.

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Sample Kit Offers Current-Compensated Ring-Core Power Chokes

August 19, 2010 8:44 am | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-EPC presents a new sample kit of EPCOS current-compensated ring-core power chokes.

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ICs Reduce Board Space in Wireless Communications Equipment

August 19, 2010 8:36 am | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Analog Devices, Inc. today introduced 12-bit and 10-bit mixed-signal front-ends (MxFEs) that reduce power and board space for developers of wireless infrastructure and portable radio equipment. The 12-bit AD9963 and 10-bit AD9961 MxFEs use 40 percent less power and 25 percent less printed-circuit board area...

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Replacement Tubes Offered for GE’s Entire Line of CT Products

August 19, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

At AHRA, medical imaging components manufacturer, Dunlee, will feature the Reevo 240G replacement CT tube. This tube is specifically designed as a replacement for use in the GE LightSpeed VCT and Pro 16 CT series systems.

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Online IGBT Selection Tool Optimizes Power Management Design

August 19, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

International Rectifier, IR, a world leader in power management technology, has launched a new online insulated gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) selection tool that enables design optimization in a wide range of applications.

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