The concept is like something out of a movie -- the ability to find a target from a jet cockpit with the naked eye and lock onto it simply by fixing your gaze upon it. This science fiction concept has become a reality at the 336th Fighter Squadron.
The PMP31 Series of medical desktop power supplies from Protek Power provides 30 W of power in a 1.96” x 4.64” x 1.26” package. The series is approved to UL60601-1, CSA22.2 No. 601.1, and EN60601-1 medical standards and complies with
Phihong, a global leader in power solutions, has developed the smallest, low-cost 2.75W USB charger available. Measuring 42 x 43 x 21mm with a weight of 80 grams, the PSM03E is compliant with the new ENERGY STAR EPS version 2.0 as well as the European Union's Ecodesign Directive 2009/125/EC...
Ideal for various cold micromachining needs, a family of air- cooled, picosecond lasers from RPMC provide up to 150?J of pulse energy.
Researchers at Rice University have come up with a design that could make signal worries a thing of the past, and extend battery life as well.
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX5974, a high-frequency, current-mode PWM controller with an active-clamp architecture and spread-spectrum operation. The device's active-clamp topology delivers better than 90% efficiency...
A new prototype program for custom product labels and other applied graphic products that features fast delivery and a flat fee for 10 pieces is being introduced by Nameplates for Industry, Inc. of New Bedford, Massachusetts.
International Rectifier today announced the availability of a new online Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) selection tool that enables design optimization in a wide range of applications including motor drives, uninterruptable power supplies (UPS), solar inverters, and welding.
The demand for low profile, high efficiency, boost inductors, is driving the need for high performance planar inductors to be used in power converters for the flat screen industry.
Silicon Designs, Inc. (SDI) (www.SiliconDesigns.com) has announced the global market launch of the SDI 2460 series, a new family of easy-to-use universal triaxial capacitive accelerometer modules. Available in eight different g-ranges...
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Crystek has introduced the 190 Series CCK26.5 and CCSMA26.5 cable assemblies, new additions to its line of low-loss RF coaxial cables. Designed to operate up to 26.5GHz, the 190 cable assemblies offer a minimum bend radius of 1.1 in. and
Prem Magnetics has recently introduced several series of common-mode chokes for reducing unwanted common-mode noise signals on a power line. Comprising a total of 128 parts utilizing 7 different mounting packages, the SPCM series covers inductance values ranging from 65.0uHy to 120mHy...
This video provides an overview of Texas Instruments' TMS570 Microcontroller Development Kit (MDK).
E-Switch announces the PP1 and PP2 series pushbutton switch, featuring push-pull functionality with momentary functions. This pushbutton switch has high power ratings and is rated to 1HP.There are various actuator and terminal options available with these switches. UL rated.
Texas Instruments introduced a 200-mA power supply designed to provide improved picture quality for active matrix OLED displays that require positive and negative supply rails.
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the DS28E10, a challenge-and-response secure authentication IC that includes user-programmable nonvolatile (NV) memory. Authentication is implemented with the industry-proven FIPS 180-3 secure hash algorithm (SHA-1)...
Tectrol introduces their new high-density / high-efficiency 12V front end power supply module, designed for Datacom and Storage and Server applications. The TFE-1200-12 measures 10 x 4 x 1.6 in., delivering 1200 watts with efficiencies >90%.
ON Semiconductor introduced the NCS5650 - a new line driver device targeted at Power Line Carrier (PLC) communications applications such as smart metering, industrial control and street lighting. The NCS5650 is a high efficiency, Class AB, low distortion driver, specifically designed to drive power line mains and capable of accepting a signal from any power line carrier modem.
The other day I was driving to the local dump to drop off a load of trash carefully stacked into the back of the family minivan. Suddenly I noticed that the “trunk open” light came on. I quickly pulled over just as the rear hatch popped all the way open and the van began to empty my garbage bags all over the road.
SynaptiCAD has just released a major upgrade to WaveFormer Lite, it's entry level tool for generating VHDL and Verilog test benches graphically from timing diagrams drawn by the user. Previously only available as part of the Actel Libero package, WaveFormer Lite can now be purchased directly from SynaptiCAD.
u-blox, a leading supplier of embedded wireless and global positioning semiconductors and modules, and Trakm8, a UK-based provider of end-to-end telematics solutions deployed around the world, announce a new, advanced remote vehicle monitoring system which relies on u blox’ leading GPS and wireless module technology.
MPD’s new automotive socket, AS212-C features weather and vibration resistance in a durable nylon housing. The AS212-C features easy mounting as it includes a right angle bezel for placement under a panel, dashboard or cabinet.
When Michio Kaku speaks, people listen. The theoretical physicist boasts an impressive resume: B.S. from Harvard, Ph.D. from Berkeley, co-creator of string field theory, best-selling author, and radio host. And so it came to pass that on the third day of NI Week, Dr. Kaku regaled the masses with his earthly wisdom.
Larson Electronics’ magnalight.com announced the addition of two new Buy American Compliant LED bulbs, including a dimmable 30 watt PAR38 LED bulb and PAR46 LED bulb. The 30 Watt LED bulb (LED30W-PAR38) is available in warm white, 6000K bright white, red, blue, green, amber, 850nm infrared and 940nm infrared.