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Are You Interested in a Clean Energy Career?

September 15, 2011 8:23 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Comments

This week, Eric talked about several ways for kids and adults to learn more about clean energy and prepare for a career in this sector. From America’s Home Energy Education Challenge to the Industrial Assessment Center program, there are many ways to get excited about a career in...

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LDMOS transistor combines high power, efficiency and ruggedness

September 15, 2011 8:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Freescale has developed an RF power LDMOS transistor that combines high output power and efficiency with ruggedness, for UHF broadcast television applications. The MRFE6VP8600H delivers 39% greater output power than its predecessor – 125W of linear power (more than 600W …

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DECT Ultra-Low Energy ICs launched

September 15, 2011 8:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Dialog has launched what it claims are the world’s first DECT ULE (ultra-low energy) compatible ICs – its SmartPulse range. Dialog’s vision is for end products integrating SmartPulse wireless sensors that self configure to connect with a home’s DECT ULE …

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60 Watts from 2” x 3” format AC-DC power supply

September 15, 2011 8:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

The latest addition to XP Power’s ECS family of compact single output industrial and medical AC-DC power supplies is what the company believes to be the smallest 60W unit currently available on the market. The ECS60 measures 50.8 x 76.2 …

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New data connector increases contact density

September 14, 2011 11:23 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

A new data interface for the Han-Modular series has been released by Harting. The Multi Contact double module can integrate up to 12 contacts. Harting says that compared to connectors previously available, the new module offers a 50% higher packing …

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UK Government asks NMI to lead report on Electronic Systems community

September 14, 2011 11:23 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

The UK Government has asked the National Microelectronics Institute to provide a strategic report on the UK Electronic Systems community and the key barriers to future growth. Due for publication in Q2 2012, the report will illustrate the opportunities for …

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ACAL BFi gains UK, Italy and Germany contract with M2M supplier

September 14, 2011 11:21 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Novatel Wireless and ACAL BFi have signed a  distribution agreement covering the UK, Italy and Germany to sell, and provide local specialist technical support for Enfora’s 2G, 3G and emerging 4G intelligent M2M devices, modules, and software platforms. Enfora offers …

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Wireless MCU reminds healthcare staff to wash hands

September 14, 2011 10:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

NXP’s JN5139 wireless microcontroller and the JenNet IEEE 802.15.4 self-healing wireless network protocol stack are being used in a hand hygiene system for hospitals to prevent the spread of infections. The HyGreen Hand Hygiene and Recording system actively reminds healthcare …

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RF Engines claims performance benchmark for pipeline FFT cores on an FPGA

September 14, 2011 10:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

RF Engines is claiming a new performance benchmark for commercially available pipeline fast fourier transform cores on an FPGA. The company’s HyperSpeed Plus cores process complex data streams in continuous real-time at data rates in excess of 52 Giga samples …

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Fast CMOS DAC launched for data conversion at up to 2Tbps

September 14, 2011 10:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

A fast CMOS DAC for optical transport systems has been launched by Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe. The new 8-bit, 4-channel DAC is in 40nm CMOS technology and its sampling rate is 55-65 GSa/s per channel. This technology supports long-haul optical transport …

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Walking the Walk to a Brighter Energy Future

September 13, 2011 9:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Comments

There are all kinds of ways to get young people excited about saving energy. Recently, on the Energy Savers Blog, we’ve been pointing elementary and high school teachers and students to America’s Home Energy Education Challenge. This nationwide initiative engages students at...

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ARM and University of Michigan extend research on energy efficient computing

September 12, 2011 2:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

ARM has renewed a research agreement with the University of Michigan under which ARM will fund and work in collaboration with university researchers on ultra-low energy and sustainable computing. The five-year, $5 million extension of the research partnership will run …

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Research project targets 40% reduction in power consumed by LED lighting

September 12, 2011 2:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Partner companies in the EnLight research project are aiming to reduce energy consumption of interior LED lighting by 40%. Germany’s annual power consumption is approximately 500 terawatt-hours (TWh) or 500 trillion watt-hours, with lighting accounting for almost 12% of that …

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DIL switch is sealed for conformally-coated PCBs

September 12, 2011 2:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Knitter-switch has unveiled a new DIL switch designed specifically for mounting on PCBs that are to be “potted” or conformally-coated using cold curing compounds. Thanks to additional sealing along the base of the switch housing, the DBS 3000-SL series is …

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Picochip gains customers in China for TD-SCMA femtocells

September 9, 2011 2:20 am | by ECN Europe | Comments

Picochip has announced that Panda Electronics is using Picochip’s PC8808 TD-SCDMA technology in a femtocell. Founded in 1936, Panda is the backbone enterprise of CEC (China Electronics Corporation) and has a strong focus on communications. The Group is the national …

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