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America Semiconductor’s differentiator is go-to-market strategy

May 19, 2014 8:41 am | by David Mantey, Editor-in-Chief, ECN | Articles | Comments

In March 2014, America Semiconductor introduced a new series of standard-recovery, stud-mount rectifiers in DO8 and DO9 packages. While the new rectifiers are suited for a range of commercial, industrial, and military applications, the company’s CEO and co-founder Jeffrey Simon admits that “when it comes to product, we’re not re-inventing the wheel here”....

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A whole new EDS

May 19, 2014 7:27 am | by ECN Staff | Articles | Comments

After nearly six months of meetings, strategy, and execution, EDS was proud to present a new look and brand position. A board of directors’ sub-committee led by Craig Anderson, Sumer, Fred Bell, Molex, Jim Banovich, Marsh Electronics, and Kris Whitehouse, Omron took a deep dive to define EDS moving forward....

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Module provides 512K of program flash

May 16, 2014 3:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The LEMOS-LMX-WiFi module from Lemos International (Barrington, RI) is based on a Microchip PIC32MX695F512H 32-bit microcontroller coupled with a Microchip MRF24WB0MA WiFi radio. The PIC32MX695F512H contains 512K of program flash. The PIC32MX695F512H is equally capable on the SRAM front....

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Medium power film capacitors suit high frequency and high pulse rise-time circuits

May 16, 2014 2:32 pm | Avx Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

AVX Corporation (Greenville, SC) released the new FM Series medium power film capacitors. Non-inductively wound with dry, metallized polypropylene film dielectric and encapsulated in a flame retardant plastic case sealed with self-extinguishing, thermosetting epoxy resin and…

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2014 IMPACT Award Winner: Precision Measurement Technologies, LLC wins for ICs

May 16, 2014 1:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The PCap02 Capacitance to Digital Converter from Precision Measurement Technologies (Clearwater, FL) is designed to provide capacitance measurement of up to 22 bits, over a broad range of capacitance, at update rates to 500 MHz, using as little as 4 microamps of current....

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2014 IMPACT Award Winner: Linear Technology wins for ICs

May 16, 2014 1:06 pm | Linear Technology Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

The LTC2378-20 from Linear Technology (Milpitas, CA) is a 20-bit successive approximation register (SAR) analog to digital converter (ADC) designed to sample analog signals with very high precision. The product achieves its state-of-the-art INL performance by implementing a proprietary architecture....

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2014 IMPACT Award Winner: Inphi wins for ICs

May 16, 2014 12:58 pm | Inphi Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

The IN3214SZ from Inphi Corporation (Santa Clara, CA) is a quad linear driver designed to enable OEMs to implement more complex and flexible modulation formats that are capable of increasing the capacity of the long haul and metro networking infrastructure by up to a factor of four....

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Free iOS app designed for component search and selection

May 16, 2014 12:35 pm | Wurth Electronics Midcom, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Component manufacturer Würth Elektronik eiSos (Watertown, SD) has introduced a smartphone app for finding and selecting components using iOS devices. This universal app is compatible with all iOS versions and is optimized to run on iPhones and iPads. It is available to download free....

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Attenuator pads include full side wraps for SMT installation

May 16, 2014 12:24 pm | Product Releases | Comments

SemiGen, Inc. (Manchester, NH) announced that a series of fixed attenuator pads is now available from its RF Supply Center.  SemiGen’s advanced thin-film technology allows these attenuator pads to have full side wraps for SMT installation and a complete grounding backside for ease in attachment.

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Fast and curious: Electrons hurtle into the interior of a new class of quantum materials

May 16, 2014 12:22 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

As smartphones get smarter and computers compute faster, researchers actively search for ways to speed up the processing of information. Now, scientists at Princeton University have made a step forward in developing a new class of materials that could be used in future technologies....

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Department of Defense funds terahertz-range metamaterials research

May 16, 2014 12:20 pm | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments

Metamaterials research having potential applications in high-speed data transmission, medical imaging and other kinds of imaging and remote sensing is the focus of a U.S. Department of Defense project funded for five years at $7.5 million. Penn State is part of this six-member Multi-University Research Initiative....

Glasses-free 3-D projector

May 16, 2014 12:17 pm | News | Comments

Over the past three years, researchers in the Camera Culture group at the MIT Media Lab have steadily refined a design for a glasses-free, multiperspective, 3-D video screen, which they hope could provide a cheaper, more practical alternative to holographic video in the short term

Russia's Proton-M rocket launch fails

May 16, 2014 12:15 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Russia's Proton-M booster rocket has failed and broken apart during a test launch, just months after a shake-up in the country's space agency that was meant to boost its dented image. The rocket, carrying a communications satellite, was launched early Friday....

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Senate: Firms must protect against malicious ads

May 16, 2014 12:14 pm | by JACK GILLUM, Associated Press | News | Comments

The Senate warned Google, Yahoo and other leading technology companies Thursday they need to better protect consumers from hackers exploiting their lucrative online advertising networks or risk new legislation that would force them to do so. In a new investigative report, the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations said hackers in some cases are infecting computers using software or programming commands....

The "Talk of the Town" from EDS 2014

May 16, 2014 12:10 pm | by ECN Staff | Blogs | Comments

Global economic development, rising Internet traffic, and the ubiquitous popularity of mobile devices are among key societal trends driving design innovation and industry growth. As consumers, we want smaller, more powerful devices with near limitless functionality....

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