The advent of digitally controlled power converters that embody power management subsystems and PMBus communications makes it easy to assemble sophisticated hardware that suits a variety of distributed power applications.
Ever wondered how they test mobile phones for radiation and impact upon the human body? Dave gets a tour of EMC Technologies $1M+ mobile phone (and WiFi) radiation Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) testing facility.
Japan's biggest defense contractor, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd, said on Monday hackers had gained access to its computers, with one newspaper saying its submarine, missile and nuclear power plant component factories had been the target.
TE Connectivity (TE) introduced the HTS DIN rail adapter. This adapter can be snapped onto EN60715 rails (IEC 715) typically used in switch cabinets. Mounting directly onto a DIN rail
Cicoil’s High Flex Unshielded Silicone Cables are designed for applications that require reliability in severe environments. According to the company, this unique silicone extruded cable is unaffected when exposed to extreme temperatures
Researchers at MIT have designed a device the size of a U.S. quarter that harvests energy from low-frequency vibrations, such as those that might be felt along a pipeline or bridge.
Pickering Interfaces is expanding its range of 3U PXI RF/Microwave solutions with the introduction of 4 new solutions with frequency coverage to 6GHz.
ESCATEC will be exhibiting at MEMS Live UK on stand G50, Hall 3A at the NEC, Birmingham, UK – 27-29 September 2011. The company will be showing a range of examples of products that they have designed and made for clients at their Global R&D headquarters...
The Tinker's Toolbox - McObject CEO Steve Graves on Database Systems and Distributed Embedded SoftwareSeptember 19, 2011 5:47 am | Podcasts | Comments
In today's podcast we talk to McObject CEO Steve Graves about database system management and distributed embedded software.
The DFI Technical Group today released the preliminary DFI 3.0 specification defining an interface protocol between DDR memory controllers and PHYs. The new specification enables the development of chips to support the emerging DDR4 memory standard.
Darnell’s third-annual DC Building Power Asia conference will attract an international audience on December 12 & 13 to the Sheraton Taipei to discuss high-voltage and low-voltage dc power distribution in buildings (including commercial and...
SPX Corporation’s Service Solutions business unit has been selected by Daimler AG as the preferred provider of turnkey electric vehicle (EV) charging installation services for its smart and Mercedes-Benz electric vehicles. The announcement was...
MagnaChip to Include Specialty High Density Capacitor Processes With Its Standard CMOS Mixed Signal ProcessSeptember 16, 2011 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments
MagnaChip Semiconductor Corp. announced that it will offer high density metal-insulator-metal capacitor and deep trench capacitor processes for integration into MagnaChip’s standard CMOS mixed signal process. The high density metal-insulator-metal capacitor process provides...
AVX Corporation has developed a broadband inductor that offers low insertion loss up through 40 GHz. Featuring a pyramid shape and rugged powdered iron core, the GL Series broadband inductor provides
Optical Cable Corporation’s (OCC) lineup of harsh environment connectors includes products based on the retired U.S. DoD MIL-PRF-83526/16 and /17 performance specification. In addition to these 83526 multi-channel plug and receptacle connectors, the company also
Nano Materials International introduced the first commercial device-level solution for dissipating the heat generated by high-density semiconductor devices such as gallium nitride (GaN) RF power transistors.
MicroStrain announces the release of the newest in a line of innovative inertial sensors, the 3DM-GX3 -45 which is a GPS-aided inertial navigation system (GPS/INS).
Microchip Technology, a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced the MCP6V2X family of op amps with a self-correcting auto-zero architecture.
Strategic Operations (STOPS) uses a Galil DMC-4080 8-axis Ethernet motion controller and servo drive package in their Ballistic Unmanned Ground Vehicle (BUGV) used in their Hyper-Realistic training environments for military, law enforcement and homeland security operations.
Amphenol Industrial introduces a ruggedized, high speed connector for use in extremely harsh environments.
UPDATED 09/16/2011. Lee Medical International Custom Dialysis Trays/Kits recalled. Use of contaminated Povidone Prep Pads could lead to life-threatening infections.
Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC has expanded its range of Amodel polyphthalamide (PPA) resins for automotive electronics applications. According to the company, the new Amodel Electronic (AE) grades eliminate
When the day ends on planet Kepler-16b there is a double sunset, scientists reported on Thursday in the journal Science. In a scene reminiscent of science fiction, researchers using observations from NASA's Kepler spacecraft have detected a distant planet orbiting two waltzing stars...
In today's podcast we talk to Todd Hanson of Honeywell on Wireless Industrial Sensors. Wireless switching can save up to 60% compared to traditional wired switching by reducing installation time, conduit, wire, clips and other accessories.
In past years, energy management in electronics equipment has moved from being a “check-box” requirement to a real competitive feature and differentiator. Traditional DC-DC point solutions that optimize single parameter via fine tuning of components are just not sufficient...