Agilent Technologies announced an LTE test solution that combines the Agilent 89600 VSA LTE FDD and LTE TDD analysis software with the performance of the Agilent X-Series, the Agilent N9030A PXA signal analyzer. The PXA’s RF performance supports both LTE FDD and LTE TDD. It delivers up to 140 MHz analysis bandwidth and up to
Ironwood Electronics has recently introduced a new high performance BGA socket for 0.5 mm pitch 51 pin BGA. The SG-BGA-7154 socket is designed for 4mm x 4mm x 0.8 mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with <1dB of insertion loss. The contact resistance is typically
Molex introduced the Brad Micro-Change M12 Cat 6 connector. It handles Gigabit Ethernet speeds, is IP68-rated and designed to provide secure and safe electrical connections in harsh or hostile conditions. The two shielding crosses inside the cable connector and receptacle overlap
A Paris court ruled Friday that Google Inc.'s expansion into digital books breaks France's copyright laws, and a judge slapped the Internet search leader with a €10,000-a-day fine until it stops showing literary snippets.Besides being fined the equivalent of $14,300 for each day in violation,...
The need for more backhaul capacity will grow 3 fold between 2009 and 2013.
Bliss Industries Inc., provider of material handling carts and racks for PCB assembly, has added a new accessory to its SMT Component Storage lineup. Bliss now provides a fully enclosed, lockable storage cabinet. The enclosed SMT storage cabinet is available as an accessory to Bliss’ current stockroom units...
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video showing the Briggs-Rauscher Oscillating Reaction. From Wikipedia: The first known homogeneous oscillating chemical reaction, reported by W. C. Bray in 1921, was between hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and iodate (IO3?) in acidic solution. Due to experimental difficulty, it attracted little...
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of enhanced high-current-density PowerBridge™ rectifiers with current ratings of 30 A to 45 A, maximum peak reverse voltage ratings of 600 V to 1000 V, and a high case dielectric strength of 1500 V.
The versatile and attractive range of 1, 2 and 3U 19” general-purpose rack cases from Verotec has been extended with the addition of 4, 5 and 6U heights. Available in depths of 10”, 14” and 18” (250, 350 and 450mm), the rack cases enable a wide range of electronic, electric and electro-mechanical equipment to be easily mounted in a standard 19” enclosure.
From a modest start in 1990, lithium-ion cell production has mushroomed into a multibillion-units-per-year industry with manufacturing facilities spread all over the world. Because of the potential for dangerous thermal-related incidents during the manufacture and use of Li-ion cells, extreme care must be taken during the manufacturing processes to produce high-quality cells that are as safe as possible.
40 years ago, Neil Armstrong emerged from the Lunar Module Eagle, and stepped into history. He became the first human being to step foot on the moon, forever changing the scientific and engineering communities. And yet, 40 years later, the space program is a shell of its former self.
Top StoryThe SWUGN Summit - Columbus draws 105 attendees, far above the expected turnout. The event features 10 different presenters, and is represented by 5 different user groups. Many of the presenters were doing their first ever sessions, and all of them did an outstanding job. The...
In the era of global wireless connectivity, almost nothing is more important than keeping a smart phone or mobile Internet device charged. Expanding features on the constantly improving portable and handheld device create a major challenge for designers of battery charger ICs.
The Photonics Research Group of Ghent University-IMEC has fabricated a world map on a scale of 1 trillionth. Using CMOS fabrication tools, IMEC has reduced the 40-thousand-kilometer circumference at the equator down to 40 micrometer, about half the width of a human hair.