XP Power announced a 250W AC/DC power supply, the CCM250, that achieves up to 95 percent efficiency in medical, IT and industrial systems. The high efficiency means that it is said to reduce or eliminate the requirement for heat sinks, or fans for forced-air cooling.
Microsemi has introduced a 900V COOLMOS switching MOSFET for high power, high performance applications. The new device has what is said to be the highest voltage available in superjunction technology, with an on-resistance of 120 mili-ohms...
Dr. G. Kemble Bennett, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, honored faculty and staff of the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Texas Engineering Experiment Station at Texas A&M Engineering’s annual holiday reception. Receiving the Engineering Safety Excellence Award was...
ITT Interconnect Solutions enhanced its Chip-on-Flex (CoF) filter connectors with TVS Surge (TVSS) suppression capabilities. The filter design features one standard flex per layout and uses a flexible circuit internal to the connector, with chip capacitors surface-mounted on a small pad adjacent to the feed-thru contact.
Cree’s cool white XLamp XP-G LED provides 139 lumens and 132 lumens per Watt at 350 mA. Driven at 1 A, the XP-G produces 345 lumens, which is 37 percent brighter and 53 percent more efficient than the brightest XR-E LED.
Dialog’s DA9052 power management IC supports all major families of application and mobile graphics processors. Up to 14 power supplies, 16 GPIOs, and other system functions in different operating modes help reduce power consumption overhead in the host processor.
Designed for utility-scale installations, Advanced Energy Industries’ Solaron 500 kW inverter features a durable, transformerless, grid-tie design, converting raw DC power from solar-cell arrays to high-quality AC-grid electricity.
C&K Components’ Sensonav 14-function navigation switch combines sensitive touch and tactile functions while guaranteeing an extended life span of 1 million actuations per direction. According to the company, SensoNav is compatible with standard SMT lines and doesn’t require power consumption.
Designed to provide mission-critical wireless communications, Proxicast's Cell-PAK 3G + Wi-Fi HotSpot in a box is a wireless "grab & go" solution that provides mobile wide-area cellular Internet connectivity (WWAN) and local 802.11 a/b/g Wi-Fi access (WLAN) in an easy-to-deploy portable form-factor.
DuPont Fabros Technology Inc., a real estate investment trust, said Friday its subsidiary DuPont Fabros Technology L.P. priced $550 million in senior notes due Dec. 15, 2017.The notes will have an annual interest rate of 8.5 percent and will be used to pay down debt and complete work on two...
For a month, Pierpaolo Petruzziello's amputated arm was connected to a robotic limb, allowing him to feel sensations and control the arm with his thoughts. Rossella Lorenzi talks to him about the bionic experiment.
Geeks, the most misunderstood of all species (yes, I’m a member), are notoriously difficult to shop for. We don’t bow to the fashion gods (to put it kindly), our literary tastes are unpredictable, and as for electronics, forgetaboutit—only geeks know what other geeks want. Thus, I present Gifts for Geeks. If you’re a parent/friend/relative with one of these eclectic individuals on your shopping list, take note.
Based upon the results of our North American broadband survey, the majority of consumers with a home network that use Wi-Fi are still not very/not at all familiar with the benefits and differences between 802.11g and 802.11n.
In California, researchers from the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have genetically modified cyanobacteria to produce the liquid fuel isobutanol directly from carbon dioxide and sunlight.
(Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) 3-D microprocessors cooled from the inside through channels with a liquid coolant. Such is the solution currently being developed by researchers from the EPFL and its sister organization, ETH Zurich, to boost the performance of future computers....