STMicroelectronics has announced an integrated device targeting next-generation mobile network basestations. The STW82100B Series will also target RF instrumentation and general wireless-infrastructure applications. The ICs integrate
Semtech’s SC197 is a 500 mA, dual-output, point-of-load (POL) regulator, combining two PWM DC-DC regulators in a 2 mm x 3 mm x 0.6 mm package with an overall footprint of 80 mm2. According to the company, the small size and footprint
Microchip Technology Inc. announced it has expanded its low pin-count 16-bit eXtreme Low Power PIC MCUs by adding an on-chip 12-bit ADC, EEPROM, intelligent mTouch capacitive sensing, and the capability to
iWatt announced the iW1700 Zero Power AC/DC Digital PWM Controller. The controller is designed to enable low-cost, energy-efficient 120V/230VAC offline adapters and chargers (up to 5 W) which consume
Fairchild Semiconductor developed the FSL1x6 Series of green-mode Fairchild Power Switch (FPS) devices. These integrated PWM controllers include proprietary green-mode functions that
Avago Technologies announced four low-noise amplifiers (LNAs) to extend the RF performance and diversity of LNA portfolio. The modules feature high linearity that improves an application’s ability to
Multi-Seals Inc. introduces Wash-Away dissolvable spacers, designed to provide consistent spacing between printed circuit boards and PCB components. These organic polymer spacers locate PCB components during soldering operations.
This module, provided by Digi-Key and Osram, will provide an overview of OSRAM's RGB product portfolio and discuss the features, benefits, and potential applications.
2011 marks Wind River’s 30th anniversary. The big 3-0…it’s a major landmark moment in anyone’s book. This year, we’ll be taking time to honor this milestone with a retrospective of Wind River’s history and also a series of employee stories.
Return to Zero is a funny comic strip for engineers, with lab humor, odd situations, and exploding circuits that of course makes a sport out of solving the trickiest of engineering problems.
ON Semiconductor has introduced the Q32M210, the first in a new family of mixed-signal microcontrollers for precision measurement and monitoring. Designed for use in portable sensing applications and built with the ARM Cortex-M3 processor...
Data Device Corporation (DDC) introduces its exciting new Digital-to-Synchro/Resolver simulation PCIe card (SB-3623X), designed for test applications involving instrument grade angle position simulation of up to 6 channels at 30 arc seconds accuracy.
Fluke Corporation announced the availability of the its TL175 TwistGuard Test Leads with a manually adjustable test tip guard for use in different measurement environments. By twisting the test lead, the user can
PEM Type PTL2 spring-loaded plunger assemblies allow users to quickly and easily move racks, slides, access panels, and similar equipment to new positions without requiring tools. If necessary, a unique lockout feature
Master Bond developed Polymer System EP37-3FLF. This optically clear, two component epoxy has resistance to cryogenic temperatures and severe thermal cycling. Its low exotherm also makes it
Pulse introduced a dual central office VDSL2 splitter module. The B8891DVNL combines two central office (CO) splitter modules onto one platform. This configuration increases available printed circuit board space by 40 percent while
Crystek’s CVCO55CC-2850-2950 operates from 2850 MHz to 2950 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.3 V to 4.7 V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -105 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset and has
International Rectifier announced the introduction of an automotive DirectFET2 power MOSFET chipset optimized for DC-DC applications used in internal combustion engine (ICE) cars, hybrid and electric vehicles. The 40-V logic level gate drive
STMicroelectronics introduced the LSM303DLHC geo-magnetic module. Housed inside a miniature 3 x 5 x 1 mm package with operating current consumption down to just 110 uA, this module meets
The United States today faces basic questions on its energy and electricity infrastructure – how to meet the growing thirst for electrical power; whether and how to move from fossil fuels; how much to rely on renewables, nuclear or other options...
In this episode, we talk with Shaf Rahman of Akros about their new family of DC-DC Controllers with gate-drive signal shaping for reduced EMI and improved efficiency.
Crystek's CVCO55CC-2850-2950 VCO (Voltage Controlled Oscillator) operates from 2850 MHz to 2950 MHz with a control voltage range of 0.3V~4.7V. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -105 dBc/Hz @ 10KHz offset and has excellent linearity.
NKK Switches announced the availability of the CWS Series of full-face illuminated miniature rocker switches. The devices are appropriate for compact or crowded designs requiring illuminated switches. Available with red, green or amber illumination, these switches are also
Sangshin Elecom introduced a fully customizable, wide band, ceramic filter for 5 GHz applications. Covering 5.2 GHz to 5.8 GHz, the MBP33RC5500S600A exhibits 1.0 dB of insertion loss across the BW and is housed in a
ON Semiconductor extended its silicon based crystal oscillator (XO) clock module range. Six additions to the NBX Series provide a high accuracy reference clock solution with dual voltage capabilities and total frequency stability as low as