Out on the wind-swept North Sea, an oil drill is attempting to penetrate hard rock. The ocean is frigid but a few miles under the seabed, the thermometer hits a hellish 200°C. Volatile weather conditions and temperature ranges make drilling hazardous and complex.
Semiconductor Research Corporation and researchers from Stanford University have developed a novel combination of elements that yields a unique nanostructured thermal material for packaging.
Renesas Electronics America Inc. announced the availability of its R2A20134 LED driver IC that supports LED lighting applications with high efficiency and a high power factor. The company’s voltage step-down control technology (single-stage) provide
Lumex announced the global launch of the surface mounted QuasarBrite 0404 RGB LED. Its 1.0 mm x 1.00 mm x 0.25 mm package size is asserted to be the smallest RGB LED package available today, and it is suited for multicolor LED indicator applications in
EOLITE expanded its "rod-type" fiber laser range with picosecond model HEGOA. The HEGOA fiber laser operates at 1030 nm, 515 nm or 343 nm with 30-ps pulses from
TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed a UL- and VDE-rated optical isolator with 20 kV isolation and 2Mbit/s data transmission rates designed to comply with ATEX and ICEex certifications for
Micro Power announced IronWorks, an Iron Phosphate battery solution, which serves as a drop-in replacement for Sealed Lead Acid (SLA) batteries. This new standard U1 format battery intended for use with mobile equipment offers
The eloFlex safety system from elobau has been designed for flexibility of parameter selection for logic control of sensor inputs and relay outputs. The type of sensor can be freely chosen for each of the four inputs on the control unit. The user can
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Steve Fossi of Symmetricom about their new chipscale atomic clock (CSAC), the first commercial device of its kind. Right-click to download the podcast
Positronic announced its Wondersun power connector. These single pole or multi-pole power connectors are for use in applications such as back up power and UPS systems; telecom, datacom, and server power distribution; test equipment; transportation; and industrial and process controls.
Sangmin Chon, Texas Instruments' Director of Marketing of C2000 real-time control MCUs stops by ECN's offices to discuss the company's new TMS320F2806x Piccolo floating-point MCU offering.
Texas Instruments announced its TMS320F2806 Piccolo floating-point MCUs. These MCUs offer an enhanced math engine designed to simplify programming in real-time control applications that may require integrated communications. Developers of energy-efficient motor-control and renewable energy applications can
Newport Corporation introduced the newest member of the CONEX integrated stage and controller product series. The CONEX-AGP controller is preconfigured with an Agilis AG-LS25-27P linear stage that includes a miniature, built-in, direct-read linear encoder. The CONEX-AG-LS25-27P, which integrates both products, offers
Sensortechnics offers complex custom sensing and fluidic control systems for assembly into medical devices, instrumentation equipment and demanding industrial machines. These modules can
Keystone Electronics’ new, miniature, screw terminal type binding post is suited for 22-15 AWG wire and used in high density PCB packaging. Rated 15 A, this compact, low profile design facilitates a broad range of capabilities for
The Diversified Electronics division of Marsh Bellofram Corp. has introduced the UPA-130S Series universal power alert. This “S” model, provides solid-on LED lighting and alert capabilities for
Universe Kogaku America adds to its existing line of C-mount lenses, 2 new 25mm lenses for imaging applications in the Infra-red light spectrum.
Paclinx introduced iDigit seven-segment LED Display Modules, a line of intelligent display products for large scale numeric display applications. The modules feature
Animatics introduced its Class 5 SmartMotor integrated servo. With the optional feature of patent-pending Combitronic technology, more than 100 SmartMotor servos can be linked over CAN to create
Global Display Solutions Inc. released the Clearview Series of high performance displays. The displays are both high bright, 1000+ nits based on LED edge lighting and optical bonding. Ranging from 8.4” to 22” wide screen, this series offers
Absopulse Electronics’ DCW 202R, a dual-output railway quality DC/DC converter, utilizes high efficiency power conversion technology to deliver 150 W output power depending on the required input/output configuration. Both outputs are
This videoclip from CAMI Research shows its computer-assisted technique for assembly of circular connectors used in aerospace and other high-reliability applications. The "Light Director" system uses light fibers driven by super-bright LED lamps to individually illuminate target cavities...
Laird Technologies announced the release of its new Outdoor Thermoelectric Cooler Series with Bi-Polar Thermostatic Control.
Anritsu Company introduced hardware options for its MP2100A BERTWave series that allow the instrument to support BER measurements and Eye Pattern signal analysis between 125 Mbit/s and 12.5 Gbit/s for measurements on optical modules, cables and
Sealevel Systems announced two additions to the its SeaI/O family of modular I/O – the SeaI/O-530 and SeaI/O-540 digital I/O modules. Offering a selection of open-collector outputs and optically isolated inputs, the modules are designed to interface to