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Get Ahead of the Heating Season with an Energy Assessment

September 7, 2010 1:21 pm | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

As I walked outside this morning, I noticed something - a chill in the air! I live in Colorado, where the nights get cooler long before the days do. This is the time where it's common to see people walking around with shorts and sweaters in the morning (gotta be prepared).


Centrosolar Establishes UK Subsidiary

September 7, 2010 1:20 pm | by | News | Comments

Centrosolar has established an international subsidiary in the UK. Following the introduction of attractive feed-in tariffs in April, Centrosolar UK Ltd. will be in a position to respond to increased demand for photovoltaic systems...


Power-One Begins Manufacturing Renewable Energy Inverters in Canada

September 7, 2010 1:20 pm | by | News | Comments

Power-One, Inc. announced that it has commenced production of its renewable energy inverters for the photovoltaic (PV) and wind markets in Ontario, Canada. Power-One is producing products for sale in Canada’s residential, commercial and...


LDK Solar Expands Vertical Manufacturing

September 7, 2010 1:20 pm | by | News | Comments

LDK Solar Co., Ltd. announced that it has expanded its vertical manufacturing by successfully completing the installation and trial runs of the first production line of solar cells in its newly installed manufacturing facility...


Mid-range Logic Analyzer Features High-End Debug Capabilities

September 7, 2010 11:07 am | Tektronix | Product Releases | Comments

Tektronix announced the TLA6000 Series, a logic analyzer that brings high-end debug and analysis to mainstream embedded systems designers. Higher signal speeds and increased board densities often lead to signal integrity issues such as crosstalk, ground bounce, and ringing that manifest themselves in functional failures of the digital system. The logic analyzer is asserted to


Ultrasound Chipset Empowers Portable Medical Systems

September 7, 2010 11:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Semiconductor unveiled what is presented as the industry’s first eight-channel ultrasound transmit/receive chipset for portable ultrasound systems.


LeadTracer-RoHS XRF Tests RoHS Compliance in Solar Applications

September 7, 2010 10:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Devoted to the development of new radiation detector and systems technology, RMD Instruments Corp. announces that its innovative LeadTracer-RoHS XRF system now can be used in solar applications to ensure RoHS compliance.


Carnegie Mellon receives funding to create new program studying environmental impact of nanotechnology

September 7, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Carnegie Mellon University) Researchers at Carnegie Mellon and Howard University receive $3.15 million from National Science Foundation for interdisciplinary programs to educate US Ph.D scientists and engineers.


Electrical Safety Production Testing on Power Supplies

September 7, 2010 8:32 am | by David Norton, V.P. – Marketing, TDK-Lambda Americas | Articles | Comments

One area of production safety testing that TDK-Lambda routinely gets inquiries on is the dielectric withstand test, sometimes known the as dielectric strength test or “hi-pot” test. Hi-pot testing, derived from “high potential”, ensures that good isolation exists between parts of the system.


Imec reports large-area silicon solar cells with high efficiency

September 7, 2010 8:16 am | News | Comments

At the 25th European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference (Valencia, Spain), imec presents several large-area silicon solar cells with a conversion efficiency above 19%. Two types of cells were realized namely with Ag-screenprinted contacts and plated Cu-contacts.


3Par reaches partnership to sell products in Korea

September 7, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

3Par Inc. announced a partnership Tuesday with Dongbu CNI, an information technology company based in Seoul, to sell 3Par's data storage products and maintenance services throughout Korea.Under the terms of the agreement, Dongbu will sell and provide support for the 3Par Utility Storage...

What Is Most Important to the Future of Power?

September 7, 2010 7:52 am | by Linnea Brush | Blogs | Comments

What will be the most important driver for the power electronics industry in the next few years: Architectures? Topologies? Materials? Applications? This is a hotly debated question that has no clear answers...


Schottky diodes packaged in ultra miniature SOT-963 SMT case

September 7, 2010 7:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Central Semiconductor Corp. announces the introduction of the CMRD6263DO dual isolated 70V, 15mA Schottky diodes packaged in the ultra miniature SOT-963 surface mount case. This device has an outstanding low VF of 395mV and a fast switching speed of less than 5.0ns...


Wi-Fi and Femtocells

September 7, 2010 7:47 am | by Rupert Baines, picoChip ( | Blogs | Comments

Although it is tempting to portray technology discussions as “battles” with a winner and loser, more often they will co-exist with technologies serving different needs at different times.


Avalue Industrial Panel PCs Support Intel(R) Atom(TM) D525 Dual Core Processors

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

Avalue Technology presents many series of Panel PCs aimed for versatile applications such as industrial, commercial, in-vehicle, home automation, and medical. Now some of them are embedded with the latest Intel® Atom? D525 dual core processors...



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