The three largest suppliers of PV modules in Q2’11 were all Chinese according to the latest industry report from IMS Research. Suntech, Yingli and Trina Solar collectively grew their shipments by almost 20% over the previous quarter despite difficult market conditions, increasing their market share and
Omega introduced its E32 Series of shock and vibration resistant cables for fiber-optic sensors. This CE compliant product can withstand high temperatures (350 degrees Celsius/660 degrees Fahrenheit) and
Foster Transformer introduced a new line of Auto-Transformers or autoformers that use a single non-isolated winding to step up or step down the available line voltage to match the requirements of the load. With an integral enclosure to facilitate hook-up, they are
A hands-on lab training class in a lab-bench environment titled, "Test Drive Your Power Supply Design" will be hosted by Exar Corp. Seminar delegates will design and validate a 4-channel complex power system using...
ZBB Energy Corp. announced that it has entered into agreements for establishment of a joint venture company that will initially assemble and ultimately manufacture ZBB products for sale in the power management industry...
Xtreme Power (XP), developer and manufacturer of Dynamic Power Resource™ (DPR™) utility-scale energy storage and digital power management systems, announced the appointment of Alan J. Gotcher, Ph.D. as Chief Technology Officer. In his new...
Binder-USA has expanded the Series 620 snap-in panel-mount receptacles to now offer dip solder contacts. The snap-in connectors are suited for commercial and medical applications because of their quick disconnect feature. The snap-in receptacles are
Central Semiconductor Corp. announced the CTLSH01-30 and CTLSH01-30L Low VF Schottky diodes in the space saving, low profile TLM2D3D6 surface mount package. These new devices have a peak reverse voltage rating of 30 V and a maximum forward current rating of 100 mA. The CTLSH01-30 has a
Fraunhofer Showcases Dialog Enhancement Tech for Improved Speech Intelligibility and Listening ControlAugust 30, 2011 9:49 am | News | Comments
Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s renowned source for audio and multimedia technologies, is previewing its new dialogue enhancement technology at IFA and IBC 2011. It allows TV and radio audiences to individually adjust the volume of dialogue, music or sound effects within a single broadcast program. Fraunhofer’s technology will be the first of its kind to
Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), and Xilinx, Inc. forged a distribution agreement that has spanned the last quarter-century. This month, Avnet and Xilinx celebrate their silver anniversary, and reflect on a successful distribution relationship that has spanned 25 years.
Barnes & Noble Inc reported a narrower quarterly loss as strong sales of the largest bookstore chain's Nook e-reader helped mitigate declining book sales.
In today's podcast we talk to Scott Kulchycki, marketing manager for National Semiconductor’s High-Speed Signal Path products about seeking new ways to increase radio capacity while reducing cost, size and weight.
Tektronix introduced what it asserts is the first mixed domain oscilloscope (MDO) that delivers the functionality of an oscilloscope and a spectrum analyzer in a single instrument. The MDO4000 Series gives engineers the ability to
The new PicoScope 4262 from Pico Technology is a two-channel, 16-bit very-high-resolution oscilloscope (VHRO) with a built-in low-distortion signal generator. With its 5-MHz bandwidth, it can analyze
Analog Devices introduced a digital PFC (power factor correction) controller with accurate AC power meter capability and inrush control functionality. This chip is desirable for AC/DC power-factor correction and precision power metering applications that require
STMicroelectronics has expanded its motion-sensor portfolio with the addition of what is presented as the world’s smallest high performance 3-axis analog gyroscope.
Analog Devices introduced a 200-MHz version of its ADSP-BF592 Blackfin embedded processor that delivers 400-MMAC performance for $1.99 each (in 1,000-unit quantities). The 200 MHz version achieves
Microchip Technology Inc. announced a Power-Line Modem (PLM) PICtail Plus Daughter Board Development Kit (part # AC164145) that is compliant with the utility frequency band and enables products to communicate using
Due to their much higher failure rate versus genuine equipment, counterfeits pose a threat not just to consumer safety but also to national security - because when they fail the entire systems in which they are embedded may also fail.
The Pittman family of slotless brushless DC servo motors are used to power a wide range of applications for the medical/biotech, semiconductor processing, business and computer equipment, and automation industries. The motor’s
Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) announced that it intends to sell its Hillsboro, Oregon wafer fabrication facility and related assets to Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd. (AOS). Under a foundry service arrangement with IDT,...
Efficient Power Conversion Introduces Development Board for Systems Using Enhancement Mode Gallium Nitride FETsAugust 29, 2011 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
Efficient Power Conversion Corp. (EPC) introducef the EPC9005 development board to make it easier for users to start designing with a 40V enhancement-mode gallium nitride (eGaN™) field effect transistor (FET) in applications such as...
Wireless Power Consortium Announces First Independent Test Lab for QI Wireless Charging CertificationAugust 29, 2011 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
The Wireless Power Consortium(WPC) and TÜV Rheinland announced the launch of a new independent compliance testing lab in Taiwan to meet the growing demand for Qi certification of wireless charging devices and products. Qi, the...
The HPC12 from Stackpole is a high power handling SMD resistive device. It is rated for 5 W of power in free air, but can handle 12 W continuously with 400 lfm air movement on standard recommended solder pads with
TT electronics OPTEK Technology has earned QML (Qualified Manufacturer List) certification from DSCC (Defense Supply Center – Columbus), re-establishing the company as a US-based supplier of JAN/JANTX semiconductors for high-reliability applications in defense and aerospace electronics systems.