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Building Panels Protect, Provide Comfort

November 18, 2009 6:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

The exterior skin of NREL's newest building will do more than keep the weather out. The concrete panels actually will be part of the Research Support Facilities' heating and cooling system. It's an old idea brought back to life in the name of energy efficiency.


Eco-Friendly SUV Gets a Hydrogen Mileage Boost

November 18, 2009 6:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Driving hydrogen fueled SUVs for 431 miles per fill-up is no longer a California dream. Researchers from NREL and Toyota recently completed a 331 mile round trip drive between Torrance and San Diego in two Toyota Highlander Fuel Cell Hybrid Vehicles. And, with the fuel remaining, those...


Solder Paste Stencil Opening

November 18, 2009 6:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

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Digi-Key Corporation Launches Digi-Key Toolbar Version 2

November 18, 2009 5:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Thief River Falls, Minnesota (USA) — November 5, 2009 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the launching of a newly...

Commercializing 1005 Size, 10 & mu;F Monolithic Ceramic Capacitor

November 18, 2009 5:58 am | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Overview Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has commercialized 1005 size (1.0 x 0.5

PolySwitch Portfolio Expands With New 0603 Device

November 18, 2009 5:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco Electronics announced today the addition of a new industry-standard 0603 device to its popular line of surface-mount PolySwitch™ devices. The femtoSMDC016F device consumes less than half the board space of prior-generation devices and helps protect sensitive electronics from...

First Start/Stop Automotive Relay in its Class -- HCR 200

November 18, 2009 5:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Tyco Electronics HCR 200 relay is the first automotive relay in its class for start/stop applications. During the cranking phase of restart, the voltage of the main battery can drop to critical levels and cause disturbances in the vehicle's power system. In upcoming compact-to-luxury...

New eLearning Module: ELCON High Power Drawer Products

November 18, 2009 5:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tyco Electronics introduces a new eLearning module on the ELCON high power drawer product line which provides an overview of the product line, insight into the various applications and detailed links where customers can find the latest product information. This product is used by industry...


Cree Sets a New Standard for Indoor LED Lighting with the XLamp® MX-6 LED, Industry’s First Lighting-Class PLCC LED

November 18, 2009 5:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

DURHAM, N.C., OCTOBER 21, 2009 — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, extends its lighting-class LED leadership into PLCC LEDs with the commercial availability of the new XLamp® MX-6 LED. The MX-6 LED offers the performance and reliability that customers expect from...

Cree Shifts Lighting-Class LED Expectations to 100+ Lumens

November 18, 2009 5:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

DURHAM, N.C., OCTOBER 27, 2009 — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, is redefining expectations of lighting-class LEDs with the addition of new 100+ lumen XLamp® XP-C LEDs to the company’s line of XLamp LEDs. This addition shifts Cree’s entire XLamp portfolio of...

Cree Demonstrates Record-Breaking LED Light Bulb

November 18, 2009 5:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

DURHAM, N.C., OCTOBER 29, 2009 — Today, at the annual Cree (Nasdaq: CREE) shareholder meeting, Cree Chairman and CEO Chuck Swoboda demonstrated an A-lamp LED light bulb with the highest lumen output and efficacy reported in the industry. The bulb produces 969 lumens at an impressive 102...

National Semiconductor CEO Brian Halla Discusses Role of Electronics in World's Initiatives to 'Go Green'

November 18, 2009 5:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Brian L. Halla, chairman and CEO of National Semiconductor Corp., today addressed the role of electronics in creating more energy-efficient systems, optimizing renewable energy sources and enabling smarter energy storage systems. Halla delivered his comments in a keynote speech, ?A World...

Micron Introduces New NAND and Low-Power DRAM Multi-Chip Packages Built on the Industry’s Most Advanced Processes

November 18, 2009 5:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Boise, Idaho , Tuesday, November 03, 2009 – Micron Technology, Inc. today announced the company has combined the industry’s leadi


Renesas Technology to Release SH7266 and SH7267 32-bit MCUs with Large-Capacity (1.5 MB) On-Chip SRAM

November 18, 2009 5:55 am | Renesas | Product Releases | Comments

SAN JOSE, Calif. — November 3, 2009 — Renesas Technology America, Inc., today announced the release of a total of eight versions of the SH7266 and SH7267, two new high-performance 32-bit MCU products with an on-chip SRAM size of 1.5 MB, that are intended for embedded...

National Semiconductor's New WEBENCH Visualizer Enables Real-Time Comparison of Power Solutions Across Multiple Critera

November 18, 2009 5:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM) today introduced WEBENCH? Visualizer, a powerful comparison and selection tool that enables engineers to rapidly select an optimal power system design. WEBENCH Visualizer creates a graphical snapshot of options across multiple criteria, such as...


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