AtmelCorporation set new low-power and efficiency standards for ARM Cortex-M4 processor-based microcontrollers (MCUs) with the launch of the new SAM4L family of devices, based on industry-recognized benchmarks. Incorporating the company’s proprietary ultra-low power picoPowertechnology used in the hundreds of millions of Atmel AVR MCUs in the market today...
Larson Electronics’ Magnalight has introduced a compact yet rugged power transformer that allows operators to run low voltage lighting and equipment with standard voltages. The Magnalight TX-1000VA-4XAO Power Transformer can be configured to convert 120 or 240 VAC at 50/60hz to 12/24 VDC or 12/24 VAC...
The tsunami in Japan in March 2011 unleashed a series of negligence related with the resulting nuclear disaster. A scientific study headed by Spanish researchers has for the first time identified those atomic power plants that are more prone to suffering the effects of a tsunami
A team of KIT researchers directed by Professor Christian Koos has succeeded in developing a novel optical connection between semiconductor chips. "Photonic wire bonding" reaches data transmission rates in the range of several terabits per second and is suited perfectly for production on the industrial scale.
Tried-and-true techniques could help optimize oilseed yield for biodiesel production, according to studies conducted by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. For more than 30 years, near infrared (NIR) reflectance spectroscopy has been used as a rapid and nondestructive method for measuring protein, moisture, and oil levels in whole grains.
The Power Partners PPWA150B Series of AC/DC power supplies provide up to 150W of output power in a compact 2” x 4” footprint, achieving a power density of 18.75W/in3. They are RoHS compliant, meet EN60950-1 and FCC Class B emissions limits, and are approved to UL, CSA, and European safety standards.
The bq51013AEVM-764 evaluation module (EVM) demonstrates the receiver portion of the bqTESLA wireless power system. This receiver EVM is a complete receiver-side solution that produces 5 V out at up to 1 A when coupled with the bqTESLA transmitter. The bq51013AEVM-764 device shown on this EVM...
Researchers who wrote the rulebook for quantum teleportation, described as "spooky" by an exasperated Einstein, are among the 2012 Thomson Reuters tips to win Nobel prizes for science.Nobel prediction expert David Pendlebury's annual forecasts are based on the company's "Web of Knowledge"
Murata Power Solutions today announced the MEE1 series, a 1 Watt single output PCB mounted DC-DC converter designed for a broad range of industrial, automation and instrumentation applications that require an isolated low-power distributed supply. These highly efficient converters, up to 86% efficient, are available in a variety of models...
Ohmite Manufacturing Company announces it has expanded its FC4L Series of four terminal current sense resistors. This series, previously available in five watt package sizes, is now also available in two watt package sizes.Employing a Ni-Cu-Mn resistive element,
Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTM2883, a 6-channel SPI/Digital or I²C digital µModule isolator with triple rail regulated power for 3.3V and 5V systems. In industrial systems applications, ground potentials can vary widely, often exceeding the tolerable range, which can interrupt communications or even destroy components.
In a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sept. 12, 2012, the U.S. Commerce Department's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) unveiled a new laboratory designed to demonstrate that a typical-looking suburban home for a family of four can generate as much energy
A new family of rugged, high-efficiency power products from STMicroelectronics is positioned to enable technology companies to satisfy stricter power and efficiency targets set by eco-design standards and to target green-energy applications such as solar micro-inverters, photovoltaic string inverters and electric vehicles.
Standex-Meder Electronicsincluding magnetics products and reed switch-based solutions, announces its KT Series of high isolation reed relays. The KT Series is ideal for use in green applications, such as photovoltaic technology or hybrid vehicles. It is particularly helpful in measuring isolation resistance
XP Power announced the launch of what are believed to be the world’s smallest 5 & 10 Watt single output AC-DC power supplies. Measuring just 1 x 1 x 0.6 inches, (25.4 x 25.4 x 15.24 mm) the miniature 5 Watt ECE05 series of encapsulated board mount power supplies are idea
Diodes Incorporated has introduced a family of single gate logic devices designed to save power and space in a broad range of portable consumer electronic products, including cell phones, e-readers and tablet computers.
MicroPower Direct now offers the F3000ERU series, a family of high performance 30W DC/DC converters. They offer a unique combination of compact size, robust performance and high power density, robust performance and economy. As part of MPD's "Cost Cutter" series of products, they are offered at very low prices.
The new edition of Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology fair will open from 20 – 22 September 2012 at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Centre, China. The fair is jointly organised by Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd, China Council for the Promotion of International Trade – Shanghai Pudong Sub-Council and Shanghai Hongshan Exhibition Service Co Ltd.
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas marks third year of Virtual Power Forum with largest technical offering yetSeptember 13, 2012 9:21 am | News | Comments
The stroke of midnight EST on September 19, 2012 will mark the start of the third annual Power Forum, presented by Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. This year's Power Forum promises to be the best yet, offering more than 30 online, on-demand webinars focused on helping design engineers with everything from choosing the right device...
With homeland security on high alert, screening systems to search for concealed weapons are crucial pieces of equipment. But these systems are often prohibitively expensive, putting them out of reach for public spaces such as train and bus stations, stadiums, or malls, where they could be beneficial.
Texas Instruments introduced a new server monitoring, protection and control IC with on-chip PMBus support. The LM25066IA is fully compliant to Intel Node Manager 2.0 and provides designers of servers with a system power management and protection solution that interfaces directly with the Intel management engine.
VPT Incannounces the availability of a new triple output DC-DC converter uniquely designed to power electronics in military vehicles, ships, weapons, and other rugged systems. Delivering up to 30 watts, the new VPT30-2800T DC-DC converte
Delivering a constant current of up to 150mA, the AL5812 60V linear LED driver from Diodes Incorporated provides designers of low-current illumination and signage applications with a simplified circuit solution for accurately controlling 1/2W LEDs.
VPT announces the availability of a new triple output DC-DC converter uniquely designed to power electronics in military vehicles, ships, weapons, and other rugged systems. Delivering up to 30 watts, the new VPT30-2800T DC-DC converter meets several military standards and features three outputs...
AVX Corporation has developed a new series of polypropylene dielectric DC link film capacitors. Available in a range of case sizes containing more than 50 new ratings, AVX’s new 4-leaded FE Series capacitors utilize low loss film technology, feature comprehensive capacitance/voltage ratings up to 1.2kV, and are ideal for DC power supplies...