DelfMEMS announces that its breakthrough, SP12T, RF- MEMS ohmic switch has passed the one billion operations milestone
08.31.2015 · News
DelfMEMS has announced that its world leading, twelve throw, RF-MEMS ohmic contact switch design has just passed the one billion test cycles milestone and is still going strong...
Hand-held modern gaming for Arduino
08.27.2015 · Articles
This time it's personal. The Gameduino 2 turns your Arduino into a hand-held modern gaming system. Touch control, a 3-axis accelerometer, microSD storage for game assets, headphone audio output, and all-new eye-popping graphics on its bright 4.3 inch screen...
Hyper-Fast Rectifier from Diodes Incorporated Offers 600V 8A Performance for Power-Factor Correction Applications
08.27.2015 · News
Diodes Incorporated introduced the DSR8F600. This 600 V 8 A hyper-fast rectifier has been designed specifically for use as a boost diode for power-factor correction (PFC) and continuous conduction mode applications...
Google's Cardboard turns your Android phone into VR glasses using… cardboard
08.27.2015 · Articles
When reading the topic “cardboard virtual reality glasses,” I did the kind of double take normally reserved for spotting acts of delinquency. In what may in fact be some sort of elaborate jab at Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus, Google has just announced the Google Cardboard, an experimental project that allows developers to stitch together various odds and ends to build a poor man’s VR goggles...
Litecool Uses New Dielectric Material - Black X for Thermal Management
08.27.2015 · News
Litecool has produced LED packages using a new dielectric material that has a thermal conductivity of 1000 W/mK – 3 times higher than copper and 30 times better than alumina ceramic...
OKR T/20, T/30 AND T/50 : SIP POL now available in 20, 30 and 50 AMP models from Murata
08.26.2015 · News
Murata today announced three additions to its Okami OKR series of single output, non-isolated point of load DC-DC converters. Constructed in a space efficient single in-line package format, these compact devices use the latest synchronous buck technology to deliver outstanding thermal performance, high power density, and efficiencies as high as 95%...
Buck-Boost Controller Delivers Hundreds of Watts with 99% Efficiency
08.25.2015 · Circuits
A DC/DC converter’s efficiency and component temperature are important considerations in high power applications where high current could overheat the catch diode used in an asynchronous buck or boost topology. Replacing the catch diode with a synchronous switch can significantly improve overall converter efficiency and eliminate much of the heat that would be otherwise generated in the nonsynchronous catch diode...
Toshiba develops world's first 256Gb, 48-Layer BiCS FLASH
08.25.2015 · News
Toshiba America unveiled the new generation of BiCS FLASH, a three-dimensional (3D) stacked cell structure flash memory. The new device is the world's first 256-gigabit (32 gigabyte) 48-layer FLASH device and also deploys industry-leading 3-bit-per-cell TLC (triple-level cell) technology...
Wideband 2GHz to 14GHz Mixer with Integrated LO Frequency Doubler Offers Outstanding IIP3 of 24.4dBm
08.24.2015 · News
Linear Technology announces the LTC5549, a double-balanced mixer that can operate either as an upconverter or downconverter, with a very wide RF frequency range from 2 GHz to 14 GHz. The LTC5549 offers exceptionally high linearity of 24.4 dBm IIP3 at 9 GHz...
NXP Announces Complete Automotive Ethernet Product Portfolio
08.20.2015 · News
NXP Semiconductors announced its new product portfolio for automotive Ethernet. The portfolio builds on BroadR-ReachTM – an automotive standard defined by the OPEN Alliance industry group, with the aim to make consumer-level Ethernet capable of meeting the automotive industry’s stringent requirements...