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
In this episode of the Tinker's Toolbox, we talk to Lex Kosowsky of Shocking Technologies about their new XStatic polymer nano-composite for protecting electronic products from the effects of ESD.
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
Microchip Technology Inc., announced the RE46C190 3V photo smoke-detector IC with horn driver and boost regulator. Said to be the world’s first smoke-detector IC to offer
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. introduced the MAAM-009560, an HBT driver amplifier for cellular and WiMAX infrastructure applications. This driver amplifier covers a broad frequency range of
Hittite Microwave has introduced a GaAs pHEMT MMIC Power Amplifier for test instrumentation, microwave radio, and military and space applications from DC to 40 GHz. The HMC930 is a GaAs pHEMT MMIC Distributed Power Amplifier die that
HiWave Technologies’ DyadUSB Development Kit comprises two 12W RMS balanced mode radiator (BMR), full-range speaker drivers in tuned and sealed enclosures, plus a DyadUSB amplifier module featuring
Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) introduced the XPedite7470, a conduction- or air-cooled 3U VPX Single Board Computer (SBC). Based on the 2nd generation Intel Core i7, the SBC uses the processor's quad-core technology operating at 2.1 GHz to
Electro Standards Laboratories offers Fiber 232 Models 4137EU and 4139EU with two-pin European power supplies. These HP VersaLink Fiber to RS232 Converters are used to connect fiber optic linked terminals to a controller having an RS-232 interface port. They are
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
USB IC specialist FTDI continues to refine its development tools supporting the Vinculum-II (VNC2) programmable USB Host / Slave controller devices. Now available is a service patch for the Vinculum-II Toolchain.
STMicroelectronics has introduced Teseo II, a new generation of single-chip stand-alone positioning receivers for Portable Navigation Devices, in-car navigation and telematics applications. These Systems-on-Chips are the industry’s first monolithic devices capable of receiving signals from multiple satellite navigation systems...
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX16840, an LED driver that employs a proprietary architecture to ensure flicker-free, dimmable operation with electronic transformers and cut-angle dimmers. Maxim’s patent-pending approach enables the design of retrofit LED lamps...
TDK-Lambda Americas has unveiled its latest addition to its line of AC-DC Medical, ITE (Information Technology Equipment), and Industrial power supplies. The new single-output CSS500 series are 360W to 500W supplies that accept a wide AC input range...
Parallelization of a program is simple in concept but can be more complex in actual implementation. It also depends on the application. Some applications lend themselves to parallelization more than others.
Multicore processors are changing application development in all areas of computing. Because they offer higher performance with lower energy consumption, multicore processors are being used in more embedded applications than ever and are enabling entirely new applications.
When considering a communications processor for a next-generation application such as an eNodeB base station, cost and determinism requirements factor heavily in the decision. In today’s communications processors, there are two competing multicore architectural approaches in the marketplace.
Traxon Technologies introduces its Cove Light AC. Powered directly with line voltage, Cove Light AC is suitable for a wide range of applications in architectural, hospitality, and residential environments for general lighting, wall washing, and alcove illumination.
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. today announced a new ESD-protection array featuring low capacitance and leakage currents to protect USB-OTG ports against transient voltage signals. The new VBUS053CZ-HAF provides three lines of USB ESD protection at a 5.5 V working range...
STMicroelectronics has announced it is the first to sample set-top-box (STB) decoder chips providing support for next-generation security and content protection technologies that include the NDS VideoGuard Security Kernel and DVB-CSA3 descrambler system.
Rutronik now offers the AVX TransGuard series of transient voltage suppressors. With unique high-energy multilayer construction this series represents state-of-the-art overvoltage circuit protection. Monolithic multilayer construction provides protection from voltage transients...
Advances in portable energy sources, such as rechargeable cells (or batteries), are a major technological driver for the popularity of many electronic and electrical devices from consumer products to medical equipment to automotive systems to space applications.
Biotechnology firm Joule Unlimited may have come up with a game changer in the quest for economically viable biofuels. Joule Unlimited received a patent for “a proprietary organism” – a genetically engineered cyanobacterium that produces liquid hydrocarbons: diesel fuel, jet fuel and gasoline.
ConTech, a Division of Calex Mfg., announces the “PC15” Series of AC/DC switching power supplies. The PC15 Series offers 15 Watts of output power in an encapsulated case, making it well suited for ruggedized backplane applications.