Sometime in the next quarter-century, NASA plans to send the first humans to Mars, a mission that will push the boundaries of teamwork for a handful of astronauts who will spend as long as three years together in a tiny capsule. A Michigan State University project, now wrapping up its third year, aims to arm the crew....
Today on PD&D's Kickstarter of the Week, we use the Casetop from Livi Designs to turn our...
Light sensing technology, in the form of photodiodes and phototransistors, was invented around...
Rice University scientists have unveiled a robust new method for arranging metal nanoparticles in geometric patterns that can act as optical processors that transform incoming light signals into output of a different color. Rice's team used the method to create an optical device in which incoming light could be directly controlled...
VPT Inc., a HEICO company, announced the availability of a new series of radiation hardened DC-DC power converters, point of load converters, and EMI filters to power space systems.
Larson Electronics has announced the release of a powerful new LED light built to provide maximum illumination from a compact yet rugged design. Featuring over 29,000 lumens of light output and, inline transformer, and rugged waterproof construction, the LEDP5W-60-1227-20C High Intensity LED Light is an ideal alternative to hot running and fragile HID lighting systems
STMicroelectronics has introduced a generation of energy-efficient power devices that are positioned as reducing the environmental impact of equipment such as telecom or computing systems, solar inverters, industrial automation and automotive applications. STripFET VII DeepGATE MOSFETs are asserted to
Green Watt Power, a division of Calex Mfg. Co., Inc. in Concord, California, announces the introduction of the GLCD 50 Watt constant current dimmable LED power supplies. The dimming options for the GLCD 50 include 0-10V, PWM and external potentiometer.
Miniature, ultra-low on-resistance 6A dual load switch miniature, ultra-low on-resistance 6A dual load switchMay 22, 2013 11:27 am | Advanced Power Electronics Corp. | Product Releases | Comments
Advanced Power Electronics Corp. (USA), a leading Taiwanese manufacturer of MOS power semiconductors for DC-DC power conversion applications, has announced a miniature, ultra-low on-resistance 6A dual load switch. Comprising two N-channel MOSFETs with associated control circuitry, the APE8990-3 has an RDS(ON) of 20mΩ and controlled turn on functionality.
Mouser Electronics announced the 40th company anniversary milestone of Glenn Smith, Mouser’s President and Chief Executive Officer. In 1973, Pong was cutting edge in the world of video games, music came on eight-track tapes, TV viewing was limited to three networks and Glenn Smith was a college kid....
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new technique for creating high-quality semiconductor thin films at the atomic scale – meaning the films are only one atom thick. The technique can be used to create these thin films on a large scale, sufficient to coat wafers that are two inches wide, or larger.
A new branch of the Venezuela-to-Cuba undersea fiber-optic cable has reportedly come online, linking the island to nearby Jamaica, increasing Cuba's potential international communications bandwidth and providing a backup for the main line.
A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a wireless controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved — and disable it remotely. The technology, but not an actual gun, was demonstrated Tuesday at a wireless technology conference in Las Vegas and was shown to The Associated Press in advance.
After four years of development, Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One entertainment console and touted it as an all-in-one solution for playing games, watching TV and doing everything in between. Microsoft wants the Xbox One to be central to your living room...
Sony's CEO Kazuo Hirai says the electronics giant's board will discuss a proposal by U.S. hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb to spin off up to 20 percent of its movie, TV and music division. Hirai was asked about the proposal at a corporate strategy presentation Wednesday.
A solar-powered plane is flying from Arizona to Texas on the second leg of a trip across the United States. The Solar Impulse is making the first attempt by a solar airplane capable of flying day and night without fuel to fly across the U.S.
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) introduced its OMAP5432 processor-based evaluation module (EVM) for high-performance industrial applications. The OMAP5432 EVM is said to enable quick, easy evaluation and benchmarking for applications demanding high-performance processing and graphics at
KEMET Corporation announced the release of the new Radial Through Hole Ceramic Safety Disc Capacitors. KEMET's 900 Series encapsulated radial through-hole ceramic disc capacitors are specifically designed for interference-suppression AC line filtering applications.