We’re not talking about the seasoning, though I’d think more than just African economy would benefit if salt was still used as currency. SALT is an acronym for the South African Large Telescope — not the most creative name, but very simple and direct. Advancements in the field of astronomy are being seen in several different countries on the vast continent....
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Photos of the Day: York U molecular communication researchers send world's first text message using vodkaDecember 19, 2013 9:16 am | by EurekAlert! | News | Comments
After successfully text messaging 'O Canada' using evaporated vodka, two York University...
Crystek's CVCO55CC-2380-2380 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates at 2380 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.3V~4.7 V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -119 dBc/Hz @ 10 KHz offset and has excellent linearity. Output power is typically +2.5 dBm.
Skyworks Solutions, Inc. introduces a 2110-2170 MHz single junction, robust lead isolator in an industry leading, small footprint, 11 x 11 mm surface mount package. The SKYFR-000727 is ideally suited for various wireless/cellular infrastructure applications including small-cell designs where space constraints exist.
Linear Technology introduces new high reliability H grade and military MP grade versions of the LTC3615 and LTC3615-1, high efficiency, 4MHz synchronous buck regulators that incorporate a constant frequency, current-mode architecture.
Here at Screaming CIrcuits, we're all busy making sure to get everyone's assembly orders shipped off on time so here's a picture of one of our corporate kitty cats. We have a pair that live on campus here. They seem...
The electronics industry is one characterized by constant change as new business opportunities and end user needs are driving growth in new applications and new markets. As a result, the electronic components industry must adapt — even embrace — this change, as companies that don’t are in danger of being left behind.
Wurth Electronics Midcom announced the release of a new online tool: the Gap Calculator. The Gap Calculator tool provides a quick calculation of the gap length of a transformer’s core once the desired AL value and the package are known.
Supertex introduced PS30, a constant frequency (67kHz), constant duty cycle LED driver optimized for dimmable off-line LED bulb/tube applications, providing high power factor correction (PFC). PS30 is intended to drive a single switch, single inductor power converter....
Murata announced the D1U86G series of 86 mm wide, 460 Watt front end power supplies from Murata Power Solutions. The D1U86G can achieve a high minimum conversion efficiency of 92 percent at 50 percent full load. With 1U form factor, these units measure only 86.0 x 196.9 x 39.9 mm....
Electronic devices such as mobile phones and tablets spur on a scientific race to find smaller and smaller information processing and storage elements. An international collaboration of scientists has been able to reproduce in particles measuring 10 to 20 nanometres a magnetic phenomenon of great importance in magnetic devices: the antiferromagnetic coupling between layers.
Andrea Alù, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Cockrell School of Engineering, and his team have proposed a design for an active cloak that draws energy from a battery, allowing objects to become undetectable to radio sensors over a greater range of frequencies.
Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. said their curved TVs will get bigger and sport the sharpness four times the regular HD television sets. The world's two largest TV makers will display ultra-HD TVs with curved screens that measure 105 inches diagonally in Las Vegas next month, they said in separate statements Thursday.
It's fairly easy to pick a holiday present, stick a bow on it and say "enjoy" when you give it to someone. It's tougher to give a gift that keeps on giving and challenges the mind. Luckily, there are plenty of gift projects for "makers" — from robot kits to programmable microcontrollers to musical instruments. The time is right to give the gift of making.
Highly integrated semiconductor products are not only a trend in consumer products, but also in motor-control applications. Concurrently, the share of Brushless DC (BLDC) motors is gradually increasing over other motor types in a number of markets, such as automotive and medical applications.
Leveraging advanced processor functionality to facilitate ease of design has been discussed throughout recent decades. Nowadays, even greater design flexibility allows engineers to use standard Model-Based design with MATLAB and Simulink can be used to optimize motor control systems functionality and to minimize overall design time.
Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology announced a method for the mass production of boron/nitrogen co-doped graphene nanoplatelets, which led to the fabrication of a graphene-based field -effect transistor with semiconducting nature. This opens up opportunities for practical use in electronic devices.