With the national average for a gallon of gas quickly approaching $4.00 a gallon, fuel efficiency is on the minds of many Americans. And at the New York International Auto Show, its on the mind of virtually every automaker. (April 20)
Darnell Group’s eleventh-edition analysis of "DC-DC Converter IC Forecasts: Applications, Amperages and Emerging Designs" is the first report to provide a quantitative forecast for the adoption of PwrSiP and PwrSoC (power supply in package...
Freescale Semiconductor Holdings I, Ltd. announced financial results for the first quarter ended April 1, 2011. Net sales for the first quarter of 2011 were $1.19 billion, compared to $1.18 billion in the fourth...
Astrodyne Corporation, a leader in standard and modified standard power solutions, announces the release of the OLP48 Series, a 48 watt constant current LED power supply.
Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection equipment, is pleased to introduce the first Medical-Grade Outlet Strip with Surge Suppression and full UL 60601-1/60950-1 compliance...
SVTC Technologies awarded $25M grant from U.S. DOE to build nation?s first photovoltaic manufacturing development facilityApril 25, 2011 11:45 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments
Grant to support DOE?s goal of cutting costs of PV systems by 75% before the end of the decade.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific TruProcess analyzer, the next-generation near-infrared (NIR) spectrometer for real-time blend analysis, drying and other process analytical technology (PAT) applications.
A new technique can make tailor-made proteins evolve in days, not years.
Positronic developed the Dragonfly connector series for applications requiring a compact package with an integral locking system. The newest addition to this line is a variant with three size 16 contacts...
In a widely expected move, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has rejected a drug to treat Cystic Fibrosis made by Alnara Pharmaceuticals, which is owned by Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. The FDA has ordered additional clinical trials to further study the drug candidate, called liprotamase.
Cellceutix Corp. , a Beverly biopharmaceutical company, has named patent attorney Paul Ginsburg to the company’s advisory board.
A new industry and university cooperative research center proposes to provide a one-stop shop for the design, fabrication and testing of a wide range of metamaterials designed to aid solar photovoltaic systems, specialized light sensors and more.
Korean researchers make a tiny switch from carbon nanotubes.
TSV technology an important element of 2.5D and 3D packaging.
Apple patent application reveals more projector possibilities, including a projector-equipped laptopApril 25, 2011 11:42 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments
According to an article from engadget, website, Donald Melanson, journalist, posted that they have already seen a few patent applications that suggest Apple is at least mulling over the idea of using projectors for one purpose or another, and another newly published one has now offered a...
Geo-magnetic modules from STMicroelectronics extend battery life and boost accuracy in mobile compassing applicationsApril 25, 2011 11:41 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments
Current consumption down by 50%, magnetic sensing resolution up by 30% in ST?s newest digital-compass device.
Intersolar Europe to showcase more efficient technologies and innovative systems and machines for photovoltaic production
Anomet Precious Metal Clad Wire features precious metal metallurgically bonded to a core material with 2% or more cladding thickness offered in sizes from 0.002” to 0.125” O.D.
Binder-USA is now offering M12 and 7/8 in. field-attachable connectors with larger screw clamp terminations. This change will allow the connectors to accept wires up to 14 AWG.
In an effort to accommodate increasing market demand for high-performance EMI ferrites that will also fit inside smaller electronic packages, Leader Tech announces the availability of a low-profile, flat cable FerriShield Ferrite.
Aerotech’s AVS1000 series stages offer the ideal solution for applications that require positioning of large or heavy loads over very small incremental movements in elevation above a horizontal plane.
A leading nanotechnology scientist has raised questions over a billion dollar industry by boldly claiming that there is a limit to how small nanotechnology materials can be mass produced.
New RF MEMS metal-contact switches could make their way into MRIs, satellites and electronic instrumentation.
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and a global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity, has announced the latest additions to its portfolio of NPS6x-M series 60 W convection cooled open-frame ac-dc power supplies.
13th Leti Annual Review will present latest breakthroughs in healthcare, energy and information technologiesApril 25, 2011 11:38 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments
At the heart of MINATEC Innovation Campus, Leti is an applied research center for microelectronics and for information-and-healthcare technologies.