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February 2012
ST-Ericsson Thor M5780 HSPA+ modem to power new Panasonic smartphone
ST-Ericsson, a world leader in wireless platforms and semiconductors, announced today that Panasonic selected the power-efficient Thor(TM) M5780 thin modem for their newest ultra slim smartphone.
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02/29/2012
Molex First to Market with Innovative One-Piece Automotive Bulb Socket

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Molex Incorporated is first-to-market with the one-piece S8 Automotive Bulb Socket. This wedge-style bulb socket simplifies assembly and reduces inventory and component costs, while providing users
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02/29/2012
Renesas Launches RL78/I1A DC/DC LED Control Demonstration Kit to Facilitate Digital LED Driver Design

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Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced its new DC/DC LED control demonstration kit based on the RL78/I1A microcontroller (MCU). The RL78/I1A MCU
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02/29/2012

Appleton Introduces Industry's Highest Lumen Per Watt LED Floodlight/Highbay with New Areamaster™ LED Luminaire

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By introducing its new Areamaster LED luminaire, Appleton has re-invented the floodlight category with a fixture offering the industry's highest lumens-per-watt output, superior color rendering, and
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02/29/2012
TI establishes new benchmark for evaluating high-speed data converters with industry's highest-performance, lowest-cost EVBs

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's highest-performance and lowest-cost evaluation boards for evaluating high-speed data converters. The TSW1400EVM data
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02/29/2012
MOSFET Controller from Diodes Incorporated Enables PSUs to Exceed Energy Star Efficiency Goals

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Enabling flyback power supply designers to replace inefficient Schottky rectifiers with a MOSFET driven as an ideal diode, the ZXGD3105N8 synchronous MOSFET controller from Diodes Incorporated can
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02/29/2012
New LED Power Supplies from Excelsys offer lowest profile on the market

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Excelsys Technologies, leaders in high efficiency power supply design, announces the introduction of two new families of LED lighting power supplies into their very successful Xled series. The LDB75
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02/29/2012
Infineon's New ORIGA™2 Authentication Chip with MIPI BIF Standard Interface Protects Mobile Device Users Better Against Counterfeit Components

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Infineon's New ORIGA™2 Authentication Chip with MIPI BIF Standard Interface Protects Mobile Device Users Better Against Counterfeit Components

Infineon Technologies (FSE: IFX/OTCQX: IFNNY) has added a product to the ORIGA™ family of authentication solutions: The new ORIGA™2 chip integrates a communication interface supporting the MIPI BIF
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02/29/2012
Atmel's maXTouch Controllers Enable Touch Capabilities for In-Car Control Systems

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New Automotive-Qualified maXTouch Devices Support Shieldless Sensor Designs, Reduce System Complexity, and Enable Multi-Touch Gestures Including Gloved Finger Operation San Jose, CA, February,
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02/29/2012
RS Components announces launch of Raspberry Pi $35 computer
RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, today announced that the revolutionary
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02/29/2012
TE Circuit Protection's MHP Technology Now Offers Smart Activation Feature

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TE Circuit Protection, a business unit of TE Connectivity, today announced a new Metal Hybrid PPTC (MHP) device offering Smart Activation (SA) functionality. The MHP-SA device provides a resettable,
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02/29/2012
ON Semiconductor introduces new series of adjustable output low dropout voltage regulators for automotive applications
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has announced two new low dropout (LDO) voltage regulator ICs. Building
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02/27/2012
Powercast's Chipset and RF Energy Harvesting Reference Design Enable Low-Cost Wireless Power over Distance
Powercast Corporation, a provider of innovative wireless power technology, today announced its RF-based wireless power chipset and reference design for embedded, low-power, wireless charging applications.
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02/27/2012
Diodes Inc. Expands General-Purpose Low-Voltage CMOS Logic Family for Wide Application Range

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Diodes Incorporated has expanded its low-voltage CMOS (LVC) general-purpose logic family, beyond single- and dual-gate products, with the addition of 10 popular functions in 14-pin TSSOP packages. The
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02/26/2012
Fairchild Semiconductor's Single P-Channel PowerTrench® MOSFETs Provide Small Size, Low On-State Resistance

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Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE:FCS) now provides designers of cellular handsets and other ultra-portable applications P-Channel PowerTrench® MOSFETs to meet their needs for a small sized battery or
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02/26/2012
Ultra-miniature DIP Switch From C&K Components Improves Electrical Reliability in Portable Electronics

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C&K Components, a leading international supplier of tactile, toggle, rocker and pushbutton switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has developed an ultra-miniature, surface-mount DIP switch
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02/25/2012
Molex Connector Solutions for Future-Proof End-to-End 25 Gbps Channel Interoperability

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Supporting next-generation 100 Gbps Ethernet and 100 Gbps InfiniBand* Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) applications, Molex Incorporated offers a comprehensive portfolio of industry-leading, end-to-end, high-speed
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02/25/2012
Meggitt Sensing Systems Introduces Endevco 1/4

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Meggitt Sensing Systems, a Meggitt group division, has introduced the Endevco® model EM46BE, a combined 1/4" free-field pressure microphone and iTEDS-enabled preamplifier set (per IEEE 1451.4), designed
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02/25/2012
Innovative fiber-optic termination ideal for defense and aerospace applications

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ITT Interconnect Solutions, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of connectors, interconnects and cable assemblies, has developed an innovative fiber-optic interconnect solution specifically
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02/22/2012
Acal BFi launches the Hectronic H6059 Qseven embedded computer module

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Acal BFi - a division of Acal plc (FTSE: ACL) - announces the launch of a new Hectronic embedded computer based on AMD Fusion G-series APUs. The H6059 Qseven module integrates the new AMD T40E and
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02/22/2012
Eleven new integrated development systems

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Verotec has developed eleven new models in four families of integrated development systems for stand-alone desktop or rack mount environments. Equally suitable for the hardware/software development
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02/22/2012
TI introduces next-generation digital power controller

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Expanding its broad portfolio of analog and digital power management solutions, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the industry's most integrated and configurable digital
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02/22/2012
Full-bridge PWM motor driver IC

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The new A4973 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is a full-bridge motor driver IC that is designed for bidirectional pulse-width-modulated (PWM) current control of DC motors at continuous output currents
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02/21/2012
Cylindrical Lithium Ion Rechargeable Batteries Announced By Powersolve

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Powersolve announces the GMB Cylindrical Series of rechargeable Lithium Ion batteries that combine high operating voltage with high energy density and a low self-discharge rate. GMB Series
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02/21/2012
Larson Electronics' Magnalight.com Announces Addition of 150KA Power Transformer Substation

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The Magnalight MGS-150KVA-480-10X100A power transformer and distribution system gives operators the ability to tap into 480 VAC three phase power sources and convert it to to single phase 120V/208Y
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02/21/2012
Quad Digital Power Supply Manager with Powerful GUI Speeds Development

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Quad Digital Power Supply Manager Monitors
Voltage, Current & Temperature

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC2974 power supply manager with EEPROM for complete digital management of power supply systems with four or more power rails. The LTC2974 utilizes an
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02/21/2012
New 16-channel temperature input module extends electromechanical testing capabilities of Yokogawa DL850 ScopeCorder

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A new 16-channel temperature/voltage plug-in input module for the Yokogawa DL850 ScopeCorder has been added to the range of electrical and physical input modules available for this versatile instrument. The
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02/21/2012
ABB releases the GridShield® recloser

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced the release of the 38kV GridShield®, a three-phase vacuum recloser with single phase tripping capabilities. Equipped with the
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02/21/2012
IPWireless Utilizes Lantiq and Altair Solutions for Next Generation LTE End User Devices

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Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, and Altair Semiconductor, a leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high performance 4G LTE chipsets,
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02/21/2012
MEDIMOD 120W Medical Switcher from UNIPOWER can be quickly configured to meet exact output specification

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UNIPOWER LLC announces a key addition to its MEDIMOD range of medically approved power platforms. The MEDIMOD AM-120UM is a 120W switch mode power supply with single to quad output voltages that can
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02/20/2012
Rutronik adds TEAC HD Medical Image Recorder to its portfolio

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The new UR-50BD image data recorder from TEAC records lossless images and videos in high definition (HD) quality. This makes it ideal for all medical imaging processes such as ultrasounds, X-rays,
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02/19/2012
IR Extends its PowIRstage® Portfolio to Enhance Scalability and Performance for Space and Thermally Constrained Computing and Consumer Applications

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International Rectifier has extended its PowIRstage® family of integrated devices with the introduction of the IR3551, optimized for use in next-generation servers, desktop PCs, graphics cards, and
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02/18/2012
Renesas Electronics Announces Low-Loss P-Channel MOSFET for Improved Power Efficiency in Power supplies

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Renesas Electronics, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the availability of its lineup of five low-loss P-channel power metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect-transistor
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02/18/2012
OSRAM presents new lighting perspectives at Light+Building

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Parathom Classic A75: The first LED-substitute for 75W-light bulbs in Europe.

At this year's Light+Building Preview, OSRAM introduced a selected range of new products which will be shown at the largest and most important trade fair of the lighting industry: the first LED-substitute
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02/18/2012
Silicon Labs Introduces Highest Performance, Lowest Power Sub-GHz Wireless ICs

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Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, today introduced the industry's highest performance, lowest power sub-GHz transceivers designed
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02/18/2012
Sharp Expands High Brightness Display Line-Up

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ntroducing a new 12.1'' (31 cm) industrial TFT LCD Sharp expands its series of high brightness displays with a very robust model: The LQ121S1DC71 is designed for an expanded ambient temperature range
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02/18/2012
CUI Introduces 80~120 W High Efficiency Medical Power Supplies

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CUI Inc announced a further expansion to their VMS medical open frame power supply portfolio with the release of three new series ranging from 80 W to 120 W. The VMS series is designed to be used
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02/18/2012
New Vishay Siliconix 30 V P-Channel Chipscale MOSFETs Include Industry's Smallest in 1 mm by 1.5 mm Size, and Industry's Lowest On-Resistance for 30 V in 1.6 mm by 1.6 mm Size

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Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today expanded its MICRO FOOT® TrenchFET® Gen III power MOSFET family with two p-channel 30 V devices that set new benchmarks for size and on-resistance. The
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02/16/2012
Analog Devices Sets High-Performance Benchmark with the Industry's Lowest-Noise MEMS Microphone

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Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, introduced today the high-performance ADMP504 featuring the industry's lowest-noise
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02/16/2012
Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced a new high-performance family of 16-string LED drivers with integrated timing algorithms
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02/15/2012
IDT Introduces World's First Single-ended Multi-output PLL Clock Generators Using pMEMS Technology

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Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced the world's first low-power, multi-output
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02/15/2012
Maxim's Smallest USB Battery Charger Detectors Provide a Virtually Universal Charging Experience

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Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today announced the MAX14578E/MAX14578AE, the industry's smallest USB battery charger detectors that are compliant with the USB Battery Charging Specification.
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02/15/2012
Introducing TI's WiLink 8.0 family: Five-in-one wireless connectivity solutions for next-generation mobile experiences

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Achieving another wireless connectivity milestone, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced the WiLink™ 8.0 product family: a collection of 45-nanometer single-chip solutions
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02/15/2012
New dual-winding inductors for high-current applications

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TT electronics BI Technologies has extended its HM78D family of dual-winding inductors with the introduction of a new model series offering higher inductance, better efficiency and superior current
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02/15/2012
SolaHD Expands SDN-C Power Supply Line with New 5A and 10A 24Vdc Three-phase Models
SolaHD, an innovative force in power quality solutions, has extended its SDN-C power supplies series by introducing 5 Amp and 10 Amp three-phase DIN rail models, the SDN 5-24-480C and SDN 10-24-480C
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02/15/2012
Powersolve Announces PP3 Equivalent  Primary and Rechargeable Lithium Batteries

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Leading power supply specialist Powersolve announces two new series of Lithium batteries designed to replace 9V PP3 batteries in applications that require long life, a stable operating voltage and
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02/15/2012
TE Circuit Protection Introduces Industry's Lowest Capacitance Silicon ESD Devices for High-Data-Rate Applications

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TE Circuit Protection, a business unit of TE Connectivity, announces a family of eight new single-channel and multi-channel silicon ESD (SESD) protection devices offering the lowest capacitance (bi-directional:
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02/15/2012
Enpirion's Newest Converter Offers a Breakthrough Alternative to Traditional DDR Power Solutions

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Enpirion, innovator of the industry's smallest point-of-load DC-DC converters, announced a new member of its power IC portfolio targeted at DDR memory termination power. The Enpirion EV1320 is a 2
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02/15/2012
Renesas Electronics Europe Announces New High-Speed Optocouplers Offering Extended Operating Temperature Range Combined with High Isolation and Shielding Features

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Renesas Electronics Europe, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the availability of two new high-performance optocouplers, the PS9324 and the PS9123, for industrial
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02/14/2012
Cree Debuts New LMH2 LED Modules to Serve Europe and Asia Markets

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To support the growing global demand for the Cree LMH2 module, Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), announces the module is now available to lighting manufacturers based in Europe and Asia. The barrier-breaking
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02/14/2012
New F-Series USB Adapter Delivers 10W for Tablet Computing

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Phihong USA, a global leader in power adapter technology, has developed a new low-profile USB adapter capable of producing 10W in a package that is just 15mm thick when the AC connector blades are
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02/14/2012
New normally-on SiC JFETs from SemiSouth feature ultra low switching losses

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SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc., the leading manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) transistor technology for high-power, high-efficiency, harsh-environment power management and conversion applications,
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02/13/2012
Synchronous Step-Down Controller Provides True Current Mode Control with Sub Milliohm DCR Sensing

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Sub Milliohm DCR Sensing Step-Down DC/DC Controller

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC3866, a current mode synchronous step-down DC/DC controller that allows the use of very low DC resistance power inductor using a novel DCR sensing architecture
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02/13/2012
Single-string white LED driver IC for LCD backlighting

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The new A8513 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is a single-output white LED driver IC designed for backlighting applications in LCD displays for automotive and consumer applications and their associated
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02/13/2012
New SoC Enables Measurement and Diagnostics for High-Power Monitoring in Industrial Applications and Data Centers

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Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the 78M6631, a Teridian™ 3-phase power measurement system-on-chip (SoC) that embeds power monitoring into high-load applications. This fully self-contained
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02/13/2012
Diodes Incorporated Introduces Drop-in Replacements for Industry Standard 555 Timer ICs

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Continuing the expansion of its standard linear product portfolio, Diodes Incorporated has announced the introduction of a series of low-cost 555 timer ICs. Diodes' first three timers, designed as
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02/13/2012
IR's Versatile Family of CHiL Digital PWM Controllers Delivers Smallest Footprint; Highest Efficiency Multiphase Solutions

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International Rectifier, IR® has launched its highly versatile family of CHiL digital PWM controllers that dramatically shrinks footprint and improves efficiency in a variety of mid-range to high-end
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02/09/2012
Miniature Switches from C&K Components Deliver High-Reliability, High-Performance in Smart Meter Applications

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C&K Components, a leading international supplier of tactile, toggle, rocker and pushbutton switches, and smart card interconnect devices, provides a broad offering of highly reliable, high-performance
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02/09/2012
High Density Hot Swap Front-Ends From UNIPOWER Provide Up To 650W

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UNIPOWER LLC announces the SGH 3000 Series of 650W, 12V Front-Ends designed to satisfy the latest networking and datacom applications that demand smaller size, lower energy consumption and a significantly
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02/08/2012
VS1005 - All-In-One MP3 Audio System-on-a-Chip

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VLSI Solution announces VS1005 SoC, a highly integrated all-in-one chip for audio processing applications. The VS1005 System-on-a-Chip contains an extensive set of peripheral interfaces. Included
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02/08/2012
IQD launches new range of ultra-miniature TCXOs

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IQD have launched a new range of ultra-miniature SMD TCXOs, the IQXT-170 series. Housed in a tiny 2.0 x 1.6 x 0.8mm ceramic package, they are available with a clipped sinewave output with or without
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02/08/2012
SemiSouth, a SiC leader, announces demo board show casing SiC JFETs in cascode half-bridge configuration

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SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc., the leading manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) transistor technology for high-power, high-efficiency, harsh-environment power management and conversion applications,
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02/08/2012
LED Driver Controller from Diodes Handles More Demanding Lighting Applications

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By extending input voltage operation from 60V down to as low as 5.0V, the ZXLD1371 LED driver controller from Diodes Incorporated has been designed to handle as broad a range of applications as possible,
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02/08/2012
NXP Delivers Breakthrough 0.37-mm Ultra-Flat Package with Schottky Rectifiers up to 1.5A

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NXP Semiconductors announced a major new benchmark in miniaturization with the launch of its next-generation family of low VF Schottky rectifiers targeting the mobile device market. With a typical
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02/08/2012
Motor Drivers in Miniature Modules from STMicroelectronics Simplify Appliance Designs That Target Best Energy Ratings

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SLLIMMT -nano modules integrate complete motor-control power stage plus optional sensing and safety features, saving over 30 components to cut design time, cost and size Geneva, February 3, 2012
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02/08/2012
PMBus™ Compliant Synchronous Buck Controller from Powervation Provides Real-Time Adaptive Loop Compensation & Power Saving Modes

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Powervation Ltd., the pioneer in adaptive digital power IC solutions that increase system efficiency, improve field reliability, and accelerate time to market, today announced the PV3101, the new
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02/08/2012
AC and DC fans now available for high dust and moisture environments

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Providing design engineers with a wide range of DC and AC fans for dusty or moist environment applications, Orion Fans announced the availability of an IP55 rating for a significant number of its
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02/08/2012
Three Channel LED Driver from Supertex Delivers Sub-Microsecond PWM Dimming for LCD Backlighting Applications

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Supertex, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: SUPX) today introduced HV9989, a three channel, boost LED driver integrated circuit (IC) designed to drive LEDs in LCD backlighting applications. It features Supertex's
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02/08/2012
Acal BFi launches new Amphenol HD-BNC™ high-density connectors for high-definition broadcasting

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Acal BFi - a division of Acal plc (FTSE: ACL) - is sampling a new range of Amphenol RF connectors for applications in high-definition broadcasting, broadband and networking. The new high-density HD-BNC™
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02/08/2012
New Cree LED Platform Transforms What's Possible with LED Performance and Pricing

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Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announced a breakthrough in LED technology that completely redefines the lighting industry and erases old assumptions about up-front LED cost and performance. The Cree XLamp®
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02/08/2012
Rogers to discuss key material solutions & exhibit at APEX IPC 2012
Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) will be attending the IPC APEX EXPO® Conference & Exhibition scheduled for February 28 through March 1, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, CA. The
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02/07/2012
Tiny Si512xx Clock Generators Ideal for Space- and Power-Sensitive Portable, Consumer and Embedded Designs

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Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, today introduced the industry's smallest and lowest power customizable clock generators.
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02/07/2012
Meggitt Sensing Systems Announces New Endevco

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Meggitt Sensing Systems, a Meggitt group division, has introduced the Endevco® model 28959F/28959FV, a portable accelerometer shaker and calibration system with integral signal conditioning, designed
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02/05/2012
CUI Releases 5, 10 W Encapsulated Medical Power Supplies

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- CUI Inc announced the release of a new ac-dc power supply series designed for medical applications. Available in 5 W and 10 W configurations, the VSKM series is housed in an encapsulated package
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02/03/2012
Ridley Engineering Design Center Update

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NEW! 135 Articles Added to the Design Center Library Visit our new Design Center page and enter the Design Center Library. We have added 53 new design tip articles to our existing library.
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02/03/2012
FCI To Feature Power Solutions At APEC 2012 Exhibition
FCI, a leading manufacturer of connectors and interconnect systems, will showcase its Power Solutions products at booth 1136 during the IEEE-Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition 2012
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02/03/2012
New gate driver extends TI's family of GaN FET driver ICs

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced a low-side gate driver for use with MOSFETs and Gallium-Nitride (GaN) power field-effect transistors (FETs) in high-density power
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02/03/2012
Combining Molex Connector Solutions for Future-Proof End-to-End 25 Gbps Channel Interoperability

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Supporting next-generation 100 Gbps Ethernet and 100 Gbps InfiniBand* Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) applications, Molex Incorporated offers a comprehensive portfolio of industry-leading end-to-end high-speed
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02/03/2012
Energy saving 150W medical power supplies from TDK-Lambda - the CSS150 range

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TDK-Lambda UK, a group company of the TDK Corporation, introduces a
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02/03/2012
Cree Releases Packaged 1700V SiC Schottky Diodes to Improve Efficiency and Enable Cost Savings to Solar, Motor Drive and Traction Applications

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Cree, Inc., a market leader in silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, has introduced a series of packaged diodes that deliver the industry's highest blocking voltage available in SiC Schottky technology.
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02/02/2012
Optoelectronic/Product News
OPTOELECTRONIC/PRODUCT NEWS "The Right LED" for the Right Application Everlight's New Low/Mid Power LED Family Provides Total Solution for Lighting Applications Shulin, New Taipei City -
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02/01/2012
Microchip announces 25% performance increase for dsPIC® DSCs for digital-power applications

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Microchip announces a 25% performance increase for its dsPIC33F "GS" series of Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) for Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPSs). Now featuring 50 MIPS performance, the dsPIC33F
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02/01/2012
IR's Compact AUIR0815S Automotive-qualified Gate Drive IC Shrinks and Simplifies Power Train Design in Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

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International Rectifier has launched the AUIR0815S automotive-qualified IC featuring very high output current in excess of 10 A to drive large IGBTs or MOSFETs in inverter stages for the power train
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02/01/2012
Compact 250/500Msps Serial Output ADCs Simplify Board Layout

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) today introduced the industry's fastest, lowest power single and dual channel 14-bit analog-to-digital converters with JESD204B serial outputs. These
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02/01/2012
Highly efficient -Low-loss inductors for solar power inverters

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Sectional view: SMP choke with high-frequency wire winding.

SMP shows chokes for solar power inverters at this year's Intersolar in Munich, Germany. Compact and low-loss with low stray fields, the chokes facilitate outstanding inverter efficiency. The
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01/30/2012
Sharp presents New XXL Signage Display Solutions

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For the start of the year, Sharp presents a new series with around a dozen large-format TFT LCD modules for e-Signage applications. In doing so, the company is concentrating on diagonals of 60, 70,
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01/28/2012
Next-Generation of Toshiba Mini-Flat Transistor couplers Deliver Lower Profile and Improved Isolation Performance

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Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has announced two new ultra-miniature photocouplers* that provide drop-in' replacement for some of the company's most popular coupler parts while reducing board mounting
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01/28/2012
Marsh Bellofram Automatic Timing & Controls Division Introduces Low-Cost Multi-Range Repeat ON/OFF Industrial Cycle Timer

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Marsh Bellofram Corporation, a member of the Marsh Bellofram Group of Companies and an AS9100:B and ISO9001:2008 certified leading global manufacturer of high-performance OEM, industrial and process
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01/28/2012
Murata Power Solutions introduces the Industry's first DOSA compliant 1/32

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Murata Power Solutions today announced the ULT series of isolated 30 Watt DC/DC converters available in a miniature 1/32 brick industry standard Distributed-power Open Systems Alliance (DOSA) compatible
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01/27/2012
Intersil's 40V Quad Precision Amplifiers Feature Lowest Noise, Low Power Consumption

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) today expanded its family of precision amplifiers, introducing a set of 40V low power, high ESD products that provide excellent DC accuracy and noise
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01/27/2012
TI introduces industry's first 100-V synchronous buck regulator with integrated MOSFETs

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) expands its high-voltage point-of-load product line by introducing today the industry's first 100-V synchronous buck regulator with integrated MOSFETs.
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01/26/2012
Stackpole Expands CSR / CSRN Series SMD Current Sensing Resistors

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Stackpole Electronics Inc. announced the addition of the 1210 size to the CSR / CSRN Series of thick film SMD current sensing chip resistors. The CSR1210 has a 0.5 watt power rating and can achieve
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Date:
01/26/2012
New Easy-to-Use Digital Oscilloscopes for Bandwidths up to 500 MHz

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New from Rigol Technologies, Inc. comes the DS4000 series digital oscilloscope, a fast and versatile general purpose test instrument perfect for a wide range of applications. Available in 8 different
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01/26/2012
Infineon Introduces Innovative New H-PSOF Packaging for Automotive Power Electronics; Sets New Standard for High-Current Capability and High Efficiency

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The automotive package H-PSOF was developed for high-current applications such as battery management for electric and hybrid vehicles, EPS and active alternators. The footprint of the H-PSOF package is about 20 percent smaller and its height is almost half that of the current D2PAK package. The first product available in H-PSOF is the 40V OptiMOS™ T2.

Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) today introduced an innovative package technology providing high-current capability and high efficiency for demanding automotive electronics applications,
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Date:
01/26/2012
Inductors: Compact storage chokes for high currents from TDK-EPC Corporation

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TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, has extended the range of its standard ERU series of power inductors with the EPCOS ERU 20 series. These new components are characterized by a particularly
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Date:
01/26/2012
Dual 3A, 2.5MHz, 42V Boost/Inverting DC/DC Converter with Fault Protection

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Dual 3A, 42V Boost, Inverting or SEPIC DC/DC Converter

Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT8582, a dual independent channel, step-up DC/DC converter with integrated fault protection features for output shorts, input/output overvoltages, and
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Date:
01/26/2012
NXP Extends LED Driver ICs for Compact, Non-Dimmable Lamps

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NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced the availability of several new LED driver ICs in its SSL2108x family for compact, non-dimmable retrofit lamps, following the success of the
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Date:
01/26/2012
STMicroelectronics Unveils Industry-First Car-Door Controller IC with Integrated Window Control

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STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of car-door electronics, today introduced the
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Date:
01/26/2012
Greensmith now providing distributed energy storage systems to fourteen customers, including eight electric utilities

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Greensmith Energy Management Systems, a leader in distributed energy storage control systems continues its growth, now with fourteen customers, including eight electric utilities using the company's
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Date:
01/25/2012
Three New Devices Extend the Power Efficiency, Package Size, and Performance of the popular LatticeECP3™ FPGA family

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Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced the immediate availability of Low Power, High Speed, and Mini Package additions to the highly successful LatticeECP3™ FPGA family.
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Date:
01/25/2012
TI's MSP430™ MCUs provide flexible solution for next generation single-phase metering and energy monitoring applications

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Offering developers more flexibility in electricity metering and energy monitoring applications, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced the MSP430F673x/F672x family of ultra-low-power
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Date:
01/25/2012
Dual full-bridge PWM motor driver IC with low quiescent and switching losses

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he new A4970 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is a dual, full-bridge PWM motor driver IC featuring the latest DMOS technology to provide a significant reduction in quiescent and switching power losses. The
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Date:
01/25/2012
IDT Announces Industry's First FlatNoise™ Dual IF VGA for Multi-mode 4G Base Station Transceivers

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Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced the industry's first FlatNoise dual
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Date:
01/25/2012
XP Power extends fleXPower series of configurable power supplies up to 2500 Watts

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XP Power today announced the fleXPower X15 and XM15 series of multiple output configurable AC-DC power supplies that suit high power medical and IT/industrial applications. The X15 series complies
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Date:
01/24/2012
Powersolve Announces GMB Series Rechargeable Lithium Polymer Cells
Powersolve announces the GMB Series of rechargeable Lithium Polymer batteries which are ideal for applications such as hand held computers or PDA devices, mobile communication equipment such as cellular
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Date:
01/24/2012
TI unveils ZigBee Smart Energy 2.0 system-on-chip with integrated ARM Cortex-M3 processor and memory
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN), the leader in highly integrated wireless connectivity solutions, today announced the industry's first demonstration of a radio frequency (RF) system-on-chip
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Date:
01/24/2012
Intelligence and versatility - EA eDIP160-7 graphic displays
Whether your application is designed for landscape or portrait mode, the EA eDIP160-7 displays made by ELECTRONIC ASSEMBLY are ideally suited for any mounting position. They feature 160 x 104 or 104
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01/24/2012
ZMDI power management DC/DC converters simplify design, minimize part count, and reduce board real estate

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ZMD AG (ZMDI), a global supplier of analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, and medical applications, has announced a new family of 1, 2, and 3A current-mode synchronous buck
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Date:
01/24/2012
GE Energy Delivers High Efficiency Open Frame Power Supply

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GE Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced the 200 Watt CLP0212 open frame power supply. In a 2 x 4 inch footprint smaller than an iPhone®, the 12Vdc single-output supply delivers 80 PLUS Gold energy efficiency.
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Date:
01/24/2012
Intersil Introduces Industry's Lowest Voltage, Micropower RS-485/RS-422 Transceiver Family

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) today introduced the ISL3261x series of RS-485/RS-422 transmitters and receivers designed to meet the strict power budgets of battery and remote sensing
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Date:
01/24/2012
Maxim's 3D Integration Technology Enables Industry's Smallest Class D Amplifier Solution

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Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today announced the MAX98314, the industry's first mono, 3.2W, Class D amplifier with integrated input coupling capacitors. With the integrated input
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Date:
01/23/2012
New Infineon 32-bit Microcontroller Family XMC4000 for Industrial Applications Combines Powerful Application-optimized Peripherals and ARM® Cortex™-M4 processor

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The XMC4500 series is the first device in the 32-bit XMC4000 family on to market. It uses the ARM® Cortex™-M4 processor.

Today Infineon Technologies introduced its new XMC4000 32-bit microcontroller family, which uses the Cortex™-M4 processor from ARM®. Infineon applied more than 30 years of experience in the development
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Date:
01/23/2012
PowerLock Box™ from ITT ICS offers fast emergency power supply connection to keep supermarkets open in power outages

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The VEAM PowerLock Box™ from leading global connector manufacturer and supplier ITT Interconnect Solutions enables emergency power to be quickly and safely re-connected to large facilities such as
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Date:
01/23/2012
Multi-output Regulators with Supervisory and Watchdog Timers Reduce Component Count, Increase Power Density and Reliability

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Multi-output Regulators with Supervisory and Watchdog Timers Reduce Component Count, Increase Power Density and Reliability

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) is continuing to help industrial, medical and communications equipment designers improve power system performance by reducing board space with the introduction today of
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Date:
01/23/2012
SUYIN Spring-contact battery connectors: Housing variations reduce cost of development, storage, tools and placement

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In increasing numbers of electronics development projects, cost-optimization efforts are focusing more closely on ensuring that different modules share as many identical or similar components as possible.
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Date:
01/23/2012
Acal BFi, - a division of Acal plc (FTSE: ACL) - announces the launch of a new range of embedded power supplies from specialist manufacturer, SL Power, which feature 90% efficiency and one of the smallest heat footprints in AC to DC conversion.

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Acal BFi, - a division of Acal plc (FTSE: ACL) - announces the launch of a new range of embedded power supplies from specialist manufacturer, SL Power, which feature 90% efficiency and one of the
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Date:
01/23/2012
CTEK Releases Versatile New US 0.8 Battery Charger
The US 0.8 Charger joins the growing list of the Smartest Battery Chargers in the World, offers state of the art technology and can be used for charging smaller 12 V batteries such as those found
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Date:
01/21/2012
HP UPS Network Module Remotely Manages UPSs and Attached Devices

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HP introduced the HP UPS Network Module which enables small, medium and enterprise-sized businesses to remotely monitor, diagnose, and manage uninterruptible power systems (UPS) and attached devices.
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Date:
01/20/2012
New Power Semiconductor Module from Vincotech Combines MNPC Topology with SiC Switches

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MNPC topology with SiC JFET

Efficiency is becoming increasingly important in power electronics. Many applications are driven by the initiatives for reduced energy consumption. The technology leaders are inverter applications
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Date:
01/19/2012
Mitsubishi Electric launches new 8.4

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Mitsubishi Electric is introducing new 8.4" VGA (AA084VJ01) and 10.4" VGA (AA104VJ02) color TFT-LCD modules for industrial use. The new modules feature high brightness and high contrast ratio, wide
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Date:
01/19/2012
NXP Enhances Reception and Signal Range of Smallest High-Performance Indoor Digital TV Antenna from NorthVu
NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ: NXPI) and NorthVu Systems Inc. (NorthVu) today announced that they have collaborated to bring the smallest high-performance indoor digital TV antenna to market. The NorthVu
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Date:
01/19/2012
Silicon Labs Announces Industry's Broadest Choice of PCI Express Timing Devices

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Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, today announced the expansion of its PCI Express (PCIe) clock generator and clock buffer
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Date:
01/19/2012
Avago Technologies Enables Thinner Digital Cameras with New Small-Footprint Auto-Focus Auxiliary Flash LEDs

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Avago Technologies (Nasdaq: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced two series of compact LEDs that reduce
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Date:
01/19/2012
TI unveils fastest, highest-performance analog front end for femtocells and portable software-defined radio

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) introduced today the industry's fastest, highest-performance analog front end (AFE) for femtocell base stations and portable software-defined radio
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Date:
01/19/2012
FCI Introduces Multi-port and Single-port RJ45 Modular Jack Connectors

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FCI, a leading developer of connectors and interconnect systems, is expanding its modular jack product line with multi-port and single-port RJ45 connectors. The modular jack is ideal for broadband
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Date:
01/19/2012
Batteries in Handhelds Will Run and Last Longer with New Monitoring Device from STMicroelectronics

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STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a leading manufacturer of standard ICs, today introduced a new battery
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Date:
01/18/2012
Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Controller Delivers Up to 95% Efficiency with 2MHz Operating Frequency

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High Frequency/High Efficiency Step-Down DC/DC Controller

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC3839, a high frequency controlled on-time single output dual phase synchronous step-down DC/DC controller that can achieve up to 95% efficiency with
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Date:
01/18/2012
New Infineon TVS Diodes with Extremely Low Clamping Voltages Help Improve Reliability of Portable Electronics

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New Infineon TVS Diodes with Extremely Low Clamping Voltages Help Improve Reliability of Portable Electronics

Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) today introduced a new series of TVS Diodes (Transient Voltage Suppression). The Infineon products significantly improve system's robustness against
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Date:
01/18/2012
Appleton's New Interlocked Receptacles Offer NEMA 4X Corrosion Resistance in Compact Form Factor

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Appleton, the leader in hazardous location electrical equipment, has expanded its Powertite™ line of plugs, connectors and recptacles with the new FSQC interlocked receptacle, offering NEMA 4X corrosion
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Date:
01/18/2012
Toshiba takes high-speed inverter switching IGBT to 1350V and 40A

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Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has announced its first high-speed, integrated IGBT to feature a voltage rating up to 1350V. Designed for voltage resonator inverter switching, the new device will
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Date:
01/17/2012
High Voltage Surge Stopper with Current Limit Shields Sensitive Electronics from Transients Beyond 100V

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Overvoltage & Overcurrent Protection IC Suppresses High Voltage Surges

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LT4363, an overvoltage protection controller that provides overvoltage and overcurrent protection to high-availability electronic systems. Supply voltages
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Date:
01/17/2012
RFMD Expands Industry-Leading Portfolio Of High Performance 2.4GHz Front End Modules For ZigBee®/HAN Applications
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today announced the
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Date:
01/17/2012
Maxim Introduces TINI® Family of Highly Integrated Solutions for the Consumer Market
Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today announced its TINI family of highly integrated SoCs and codecs for consumer applications. Offering unparalleled functional integration, TINI products
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Date:
01/17/2012
C&K Develops Sealed, SMD, Power Pushbutton Switch, Eliminating Need for Secondary Processing

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C&K Components, a leading international supplier of tactile, toggle, rocker and pushbutton switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has developed a power pushbutton switch that features redundant
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Date:
01/17/2012
Ioxus Delivers iCAP™ Series Ultracapacitor: More Power, More Ruggedness

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Ioxus, Inc., a manufacturer of premium performance ultracapacitor technology for transportation, alternative energy, medical, industrial and consumer product markets, today announced its new iCAP™
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Date:
01/17/2012
Vincotech Releases Video About Flowipm 1B - The Compact IPM Solution

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Vincotech, a supplier of module-based solutions for power electronics, today announced the release of the latest video clip showcasing flowIPM 1B - the new innovative IPM solution for small power
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Date:
01/16/2012
WAGO Wide Temperature Ethernet Switches

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WAGO Corporation's 852 Series Ethernet Switch family now features two Wide Temperature models for operation between -40°C to +70 °C. The mid-range, 8-port Unmanaged 852-103 and range-topping 7-port
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Date:
01/14/2012
TDK-Lambda shows next-generation medical power at Southern Electronics 2012

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TDK-Lambda UK, a group company of the TDK Corporation, will showcase an extensive array of new and innovative products at this year's Southern Electronics exhibition. A full line-up of standard and
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Date:
01/13/2012
RoHS-compliant MLO™Series multilayer organic RF inductors deliver cost and performance benefits

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AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed a multilayer organic RF inductor in a 0402 case size that offers tight tolerance in a small
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Date:
01/13/2012
Stackpole Adds 2 Watt Size to Their LCB Series Ceramic Housed Current Sensing Wirewound Resistors

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Stackpole has added a 2 watt size to their LCB Series of flameproof low resistance value ceramic housed wirewound resistors. The LCBF2 adds to the broad line of current sensing resistors from Stackpole.
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Date:
01/13/2012
UNIPOWER Announces Redundant Power Systems For High-End Servers And Other Applications That Demand Fault Tolerant Power

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UNIPOWER LLC announces no less than five new fault tolerant power systems designed specifically to support high-end servers, communications equipment
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Date:
01/13/2012
Time Signal Receiver Module

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Micro Analog Systems Oy today announced the availability of the EB6180B1COB module for Time Code Reception (RCC). The new tiny time signal receiver module comprises of a ferrite antenna and a small
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Date:
01/13/2012
Rutronik presents RF Digital's new RFDANT

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RF Digital's patent pending RFDANT is a full 2.4GHz ISM radio transceiver including the patent pending RFDP8 protocol, completely built into an antenna form factor. This allows the entire radio transceiver
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Date:
01/12/2012
Sharp presents the new generation of 10W LED arrays

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The new product generation is based on the technical advances made in LED production, improving the efficiency by up to 47%. The 2nd generation of the 10W arrays has four distinguishing features in
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Date:
01/12/2012
Smart Voice Processors from STMicroelectronics

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STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a leading supplier of audio ICs, has introduced a digital audio
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Date:
01/12/2012
42V Input with 55V Transient Protection, 2MHz Dual Step-Down Regulator with Power-On Reset & Watchdog Timer with 150°C Maximum Junction Temperature

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High Temperature Grade 42V
(55V Transient Protection),
Dual Step-Down Regulator with
Power-On Reset & Watchdog Timer

Linear Technology announces the H-grade version of the LT3641, a dual channel, current mode step-down switching regulator with power-on reset and a watchdog timer. Its 4V to 42V input voltage range,
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Date:
01/12/2012
Small footprint, low profile wirewound power inductors from TTI, Inc.
TTI, Inc., the global distributor of Passive, Interconnect, Relay & Switch and Discrete components, has announced two additions to Murata's LQH series of wirewound power inductors that feature low
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Date:
01/12/2012
TI ultra-low power MCU with integrated LCD cuts system cost

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced its lowest cost microcontroller (MCU) with an integrated LCD controller. Based on TI's MSP430 ultra-low power MCU core, the AFE4110
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Date:
01/11/2012
Dual 18-Bit Current Output SPI DAC Achieves 1LSB INL & DNL

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Dual 18-Bit IOUT DAC

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC2758, the industry's first high performance dual, 18-bit, current output digital-to-analog converter (DAC). The LTC2758 offers accurate 18-bit DC specifications,
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Date:
01/11/2012
STMicroelectronics Unveils iNEMO® Smart Sensor Technology
STMicroelectronics (STM: NYSE), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems)
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Date:
01/11/2012
STMicroelectronics Reveals the Most Powerful TV System-on-Chip for Even Smarter TVs

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STMicroelectronics (NYSE:STM), a global leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a world leader in ICs for digital TVs and set-top boxes, announced today details
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Date:
01/11/2012
BEI Kimco Magnetics Introduces Limited Angle Torque Motor

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Precision positioning and actuation applications require exceptionally smooth motor operation without disruption from cogging. To meet these highly specialized demands, BEI Kimco Magnetics, a brand
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Date:
01/11/2012
Molex Launches Mini-Fit® Plus HMC (High Mating Cycle) Crimp Terminals,

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Molex Incorporated introduces today the Mini-Fit® Plus HMC (High Mating Cycle) crimp terminals, ideal for applications that require a high number of mating cycles including medical devices, consumer
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Date:
01/11/2012
Cree Introduces The Next Generation Of Lighting-Class LEDs

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Driving the next generation of mainstream LED lighting adoption, Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) introduces the breakthrough XLamp® XB-D LED. The first LED based on an innovative new Cree technology platform,
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Date:
01/11/2012
36VIN with 60V Transient Protection, Dual Tracking 3.5A(IOUT), 2.25MHz

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High Temperature Grade 36VIN with 60V Transient Protection, Dual Tracking 3.5A(IOUT),
2.25MHz Step-Down DC/DC Converter

Linear Technology announces the H-grade version of the LT3692A, a monolithic, dual output step-down switching regulator that delivers up to 3.5A of continuous output current from each channel. It
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Date:
01/11/2012
Intersil's New Processor Helps Audio Manufacturers Satisfy #1 Consumer Demand

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) today introduced its new high performance, cost efficient D2Audio DAE-3HT 12-channel digital sound processor and amplifier controller, providing consumers
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Date:
01/11/2012
Renesas Electronics Introduces Ultra-Compact Reference Board for Set-Top Box (STB) Solution Supporting Cloud Compatibility and Home Content Distribution

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Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the development of an ultra-compact reference board that can be used as an IP network-compatible High Definition
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Date:
01/10/2012
Customer-programmable linear Hall-effect sensor IC with pulse-width-modulated two-wire output

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The new A1357 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is a high-precision, customer-programmable, linear Hall-effect sensor IC with a pulse-width-modulated current-sourced two-wire output. Featuring a
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Date:
01/10/2012
INTEGRATED introduces API across the board with version 9.1

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INTEGRATED Engineering Software, a leading developer of hybrid simulation tools for design analysis, has introduced the INTEGRATED API (Application Programming Interface) across its simulation software
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Date:
01/10/2012
XP Power extends line-up of miniature board mounted LED drivers

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XP Power today announced additions to its LDU series of PCB mount DC input constant current LED drivers. Comprising four models offering power outputs of 5, 7, 14 and 20 Watts, these highly efficient
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Date:
01/10/2012
Luso expands portfolio with new distribution deal for high-reliability switches and keycaps from Veetronix

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Luso Electronics Distribution has announced its has become the exclusive UK and Ireland distributor for the Veetronix range of switches and keycaps. Based in Nebraska, Veetronix is a manufacturer
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Date:
01/10/2012
Wavien, Inc. and WattWorks, Inc. Today Introduce a LED Point Light for Visual Inspection Applications

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Wavion Flashlights

Wavien, Inc. and WattWorks, Inc. announce the introduction of a LED Point Light, designed and manufactured by WattWorks, using Wavien's proprietary LED Recycling Technology (RLT™), for Visual Inspection
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Date:
01/10/2012
Lexar JumpDrive S73 Flash Drive Provides Affordable USB 3.0
Lexar, a leading global brand of flash memory products, today announced the Lexar(R) JumpDrive(R) S73 USB 3.0 flash drive. The new Lexar JumpDrive S73 leverages SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology to empower
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Date:
01/10/2012
Steelcase Introduces Collaboration Tools for Active Learning

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To address the changing needs of students and educators, and to better prepare students for the demands of the 21st century economy, Steelcase (NYSE:SCS) is introducing media:scape mini and media:scape
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Date:
01/10/2012
New Amplifiers from STMicroelectronics Bring Superior Sound and Sleek Style to Advanced Audio Systems

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STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a leading supplier of audio ICs, has introduced a high-performance,
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Date:
01/10/2012
American Lighting Expands Premium Line of LED S14s with Additional Energy Saving Colors

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American Lighting, an innovative manufacturer and distributor of lighting technologies for residential, commercial and specialty markets, has expanded its line of premium LED S14 lamps. The decorative
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Date:
01/10/2012
Lantiq Announces Industry First VDSL2 Vectoring Chip Enabling Full System-Level Crosstalk Noise Cancellation

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Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, today announced first customer shipments of its VINAX™ IVE1000 System-Level Vectoring Engine chip. Noise cancellation
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Date:
01/09/2012
New LED Display Lighting from TT electronics Optek Improves Light Quality, Energy Efficiency

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TT electronics Optoelectronics Business Unit today announced the OPA779 Series of display lighting for indoor illumination. The OPA779 delivers all of the benefits of LEDs - namely energy efficiency,
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Date:
01/09/2012
Microchip expands XLP PIC® MCU portfolio with industry's lowest active current for 16-bit MCUs & new low-power sleep modes

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Microchip announces the expansion of its eXtreme Low Power (XLP) microcontrollers (MCUs) with the PIC24F GA3' family, which features the industry's lowest active current for 16-bit Flash MCUs, as
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Date:
01/09/2012
Larson Electronics' Magnalight Releases Portable Lithium Ion Battery Packs

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Larson Electronics' Magnalight.com announced today the release of two new portable 12 VDC battery packs designed to power spotlights, searchlights and similar equipment drawing less than 8.8 amps.
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Date:
01/09/2012
New Xtrinsic touch sensing platform offers a smart combination of capacitive and resistive touch in a single chip

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Freescale Semiconductor today announced the industry's first solution that combines gesture recognition on resistive screen technology and capacitive touch sensing in a single integrated circuit.
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Date:
01/09/2012
Acal BFi invites engineers to challenge the new GE Wolverine III PC

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Acal BFi - a division of Acal plc (FTSE: ACL) - announces that it is inviting companies operating in hazardous environments, such as oil and gas exploration and drilling, to challenge the next-generation
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Date:
01/09/2012
Vishay Intertechnology Releases 12 New 45 V TMBS® Trench MOS Barrier Schottky Rectifiers in Power TO-220AC, ITO-220AC, and TO-263AB Packages for PV Solar Cell Bypass Protection
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today expanded its offering of TMBS® Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers with 12 new 45 V devices in three power package options that feature a wide range
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Date:
01/09/2012
TI introduces industry's first single-cell, dual-input Li-Ion battery charger family for tablets, e-readers and smartphones

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today introduced a battery charger integrated circuit to support higher cell capacity batteries and increasing battery charge currents of tablets,
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Date:
01/09/2012
Silicon Designs Adds 5 g MEMS Capacitive Accelerometer Modules

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Silicon Designs, Inc. (www.silicondesigns.com), a global industry leader in the design and manufacture of highly rugged industrial-grade MEMS capacitive accelerometer chips and modules, has announced
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Date:
01/07/2012
New Inherently Limited Class 2 Transformers are Made in the USA - Provide Years of Trouble Free Service

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New inherently limited Class 2 Transformers from Foster Transformer are easier to install and operate since they require no external fusing and contain no internal current fuses. Designed for applications
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Date:
01/07/2012
Inductive components for frequency converters in industrial applications
SMP introduces inductive components for frequency converters in industrial applications. The components are low-loss, have good EMC characteristics and a space-efficient design. The inductive
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Date:
01/06/2012
World's First Dual-Core Gyroscope from STMicroelectronics Handles Smart User Interface and Image Stabilization in Phones and Tablets
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems)
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Date:
01/06/2012
Molex Introduces New CMC Standard Header and Solder-Mount Headers with Press-Fit Terminals
Molex CMC product line has expanded with the introduction of a 154-circuit header in compliant-pin mount and 32- and 112-circuit solder-mount headers. Designed to perform in high-conductivity applications
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Date:
01/06/2012
Cree Introduces World's First High Brightness LED Optimized for Elevated Outdoor Video Screens
Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, extends its high-brightness LED leadership with the commercial availability of the new Screen Master C4SMT and C4SMD 4mm LEDs. The superior
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Date:
01/06/2012
TE Connectivity launches new customizable Forge Power Drawer connector for high-voltage applications up to 1000V

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TE Connectivity today launched the new FORGE power drawer connector for high-current and high-voltage power supplies and power distribution systems. This blind-mateable connector, produced from a
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Date:
01/05/2012
RFSA3013 and RFSA3023 CATV Voltage-Controlled Attenuators

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RFMD's new RFSA3013 and RFSA3023 are fully monolithic analog voltage-controlled attenuators (VCAs) featuring exceptional linearity over a 30dB minimum gain control range. These VCAs also feature internal
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Date:
01/05/2012
Plextek develops new codec and compression techniques to bring clarity to CCTV surveillance
Plextek, the Cambridge-based business and product innovation consultancy has developed new codecs to address the issue of poor image quality that has become synonymous with many wireless CCTV surveillance
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Date:
01/05/2012
Rutronik presents new Power Topled from Osram with 80 percent higher output

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The new Power Topled with lens (SFH 4258S/4259S) from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors has an 80 percent higher optical output than the standard version of the infrared LED - despite the same surface area
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Date:
01/05/2012
ON Semiconductor's new family of trench-based low forward voltage Schottky rectifiers deliver improved switching efficiency

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ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has introduced of a new family of 100 volt (V) trench-based low forward
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Date:
01/05/2012
EMC filters: Cost-effective 3-line filters for frequency converters

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TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, presents a new series of EPCOS 3-line EMC filters for frequency converters and other power electronics applications. The use of improved materials
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Date:
01/04/2012
Maxim's Optical Sensor Combines Ambient Light and Proximity Sensors to Deliver Optical Fusion

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Light and proximity sensor replicates the optical response of the human eye.

2012-Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the MAX44000, a digital ambient-light and infrared proximity sensor that detects light like a human eye. Designed using the company's
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Date:
01/04/2012
60V Fault Protected Full-/Half-Duplex 3V to 5.5V RS485 Transceivers Achieve 20Mbps

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60V Fault Protected RS485 Transceiver with 25V Common-Mode Range

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC2862-2865, a family of exceptionally rugged, high voltage tolerant RS485/RS422 transceivers for elimination of field failures without the need of costly
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Date:
01/04/2012
ZiiLABS Unveils 100-Core ZMS-40 Processor: Double the Performance, Half the Power Consumption

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ZiiLABS, a pioneering media processor and platforms company (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Creative Technology Ltd), today unveiled its ground-breaking 100-core ZMS-40 StemCell Media processor optimized
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Date:
01/04/2012
LNB supply and control voltage regulator ICs

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he A8295, A8297 and A8298 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe are the latest generation of devices in a family of single and dual low-noise block (LNB) supply and control voltage regulator ICs designed
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Date:
01/03/2012
Stackpole's RNV Series High-Voltage Anti-Corrosive Metal Film Resistors

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The RNV Series is a metal film resistor designed for high-voltage handling and robust environmental performance. The RNV14 is a watt body size rated up to 1600 volts max working voltage and designed
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Date:
01/03/2012
Freescale Kinetis Cortex™-M4 MCUs in Stock at Mouser
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is stocking the Freescale Semiconductor
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Date:
12/24/2011
New online tool from Tektronix and RS Components enhances oscilloscope probe selection

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RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced the introduction of a
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Date:
12/22/2011
Fairchild Semiconductor's Digital Microphone Series Converts ECM Outputs to Digital PDM Data Streams, and includes Temperature Compensation
Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS) expands its high-performance analog mobile audio device portfolio with the introduction of the FAN3850x series of digital microphone pre-amplifiers, including
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Date:
12/21/2011
Vishay Intertechnology Releases Six New Low-Input Current Optocouplers with Phototransistor Output in Eco-Friendly Green DIP and Mini-Flat Packages for AC Adapter, Switch Mode Power Supplies, and Programmable Logic Controller Applications
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (VSH: NYSE) is broadening its optoelectronics portfolio with the release of six low-input current optocouplers with phototransistor output in the DIP-4, SSOP-4 half-pitch
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Date:
12/21/2011
24V, 15A Monolithic Synchronous Step-Down Regulator with Differential Output Sensing & Clock Synchronization

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24VIN, 15A Monolithic Synchronous Buck Converter with Differential Output Sensing

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC3613, a high frequency controlled on-time synchronous step-down DC/DC converter with differential output voltage sensing and clock synchronization.
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Date:
12/21/2011
High Efficiency Dual Synchronous Buck Controller Provides Complete DDR Power Solution & Complies with DDR1/DDR2/DDR3 Standards

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Dual Buck Controller for DDR1/DDR2/DDR3 Standards

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC3876, a high-efficiency dual output synchronous step-down DC/DC controller that generates the VDDQ supply voltage, the VTT bus termination voltage and
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Date:
12/19/2011
Flexible battery cells deliver up to 1,320mAh capacity with built-in safety circuit

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Providing design engineers with a compact, lightweight and reliable power source for portable medical, industrial and consumer electronic devices, the Renata Batteries division of the Swatch Group
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Date:
12/19/2011
HP UPS Network Module Remotely Manages UPSs and Attached Devices

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HP introduced the HP UPS Network Module which enables small, medium and enterprise-sized businesses to remotely monitor, diagnose, and manage uninterruptible power systems (UPS) and attached devices.
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Date:
12/18/2011
New GPS LNAs from NXP Dynamically Suppress Strong Transmit Signals

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NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced SiGe:C low noise amplifiers (LNAs) designed to improve the linearity, noise figure and reception of GPS signals, including GloNass and Galileo,
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Date:
12/18/2011
UltraVolt® Unveils Extension Of Bench-Top High-Voltage Power Systems

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UltraVolt, Inc., the world-leading supplier of standard-product high-voltage power supplies, announced today the extension of the BT Series line to include a new, general purpose bench-top high-voltage
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Date:
12/17/2011
IDT Expands Wireless Infrastructure Portfolio with Low-power, Low-distortion RF to IF Mixers

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Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced that it has expanded its analog
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Date:
12/17/2011
Molex Strengthens Micro Product Support for Medical Technology Innovators

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Reaffirming its commitment to medical technology innovators as they design equipment to improve health and save lives, Molex Incorporated offers a selected series of core micro products, which will
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Date:
12/17/2011
Phihong Develops Camera Installation Tool
Phihong, a global leader in Power-over-Ethernet solutions, has developed a unique device to aid in the installation of PoE-enabled security cameras. Designated the POE-CIT-R, the pocket-sized unit
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Date:
12/17/2011
MOSFET Controller from Diodes Incorporated Increases PSU Efficiency for Energy Star Rating

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Diodes Incorporated announces a 25V rated synchronous MOSFET controller for notebook and laptop power supply designs of 90W and above. By enabling the replacement of inefficient Schottky diodes
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Date:
12/16/2011
ON Semiconductor's New Family of Trench-Based Low Forward Voltage Schottky Rectifiers Deliver Improved Switching Efficiency

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ON Semiconductor, a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has introduced of a new family of 100 volt (V) trench-based low forward voltage Schottky
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Date:
12/15/2011
Microchip's 3-Phase BLDC Fan Motor Driver is Industry's First With Resistor-Programmable, Sensorless Sinusoidal Architecture

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Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today expanded its sinusoidal, sensorless, 3-phase BLDC fan motor driver portfolio with the MTD6505—the
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Date:
12/15/2011
CUI Releases 600 W Dc-Dc Converter with Integrated Heat Sink
CUI Inc announces a 600 W addition to their line of rugged chassis mount dc-dc converters. The VFK600 series measures 7.8" x 5.0" x 1.5" and includes an integrated heat sink for improved thermal
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Date:
12/15/2011
Fairchild Semiconductor's Solution for Li-Ion Battery Pack Protection Designs Meets Space and Efficiency Challenges
Designers of mobile products routinely face the challenge of reducing space as well as improving efficiency in every aspect of their design. In devices that use a one-cell Li-Ion battery pack, such
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Date:
12/15/2011
New Op Amps from STMicroelectronics Add Precision and Save Space

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STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a leading manufacturer of standard ICs, today introduced two new families of
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Date:
12/15/2011
High-Voltage and Lowest Noise, Autozero Op Amp Extends System Uptime and Improves Sensor Performance

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High-voltage, low-noise op amp is ideal for highly precise sensor interfaces.

Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAX44251 a 20V, ultra-precise, low-noise dual op amp that extends system uptime, decreases system maintenance and maximizes sensor performance. Proprietary
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Date:
12/14/2011
Analog Devices Enhances Signal Isolation with Industry's First 5-V RMS Signal - Only Isolated CAN Transceiver Rated to 125?C

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Analog Devices, Inc., a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications, has expanded its industry-leading isolated interface product portfolio with the first signal-only
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Date:
12/14/2011
TI introduces industry's smallest power management ICs for solid state drives

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Texas Instruments has introduced a family of tiny, single-chip, power management integrated circuits (PMICs) for powering all the supply rails in solid state drives (SSDs), hybrid drives and other
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Date:
12/14/2011
New Micrel DC-DC Converter Family Enables  Point-of-Load Designs with High Power Density and High Efficiency

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Micrel Inc., an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today rolled out its new SuperSwitcher II™ family of integrated MOSFET buck regulators for high
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Date:
12/14/2011
XP Power launches 250/350 W range of AC-DC supplies in ultra compact 3 x 5 inch footprint

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XP Power today announced the EMH250 and EMH350 series of highly efficient single output 250 Watt and 350 Watt AC-DC power supplies. Meeting the IT equipment safety specifications of UL/TUV/EN 60950-1
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Date:
12/14/2011
Dialog Semiconductor Power Management and Audio ICs Adopted by Samsung for Android based Smartphones
Dialog Semiconductor, a provider of highly integrated innovative power management, audio and short range wireless technologies, has announced that it is shipping system level power management and
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Date:
12/14/2011
Tiny 1.5W Isolated Low Noise DC/DC μModule Converters Include Transformer

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Compact 1.5W 725VDC Isolated μModule Converter

Linear Technology introduces the LTM8047 and LTM8048 1.5W output DC/DC μModule® converters with 725VDC galvanic isolation in a 9mm x 11.25mm x 4.92mm BGA (ball grid array) package. All components,
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Date:
12/14/2011
LEM transducer sets new accuracy benchmark in traction current measurements

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Key points - Fully meets the class-accuracy demands of rail-industry prEN 50463 specification - Class 0.5R accuracy when measuring currents up to 4000A, with excellent linearity - Closed-loop
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Date:
12/14/2011
Infineon Introduces Automotive Qualified 100 Percent Lead-free Power MOSFETs in Standard TO Package Types

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Infineon Technologies AG introduced automotive qualified 100 percent lead-free power MOSFETs for TO package types. Based on the combination of innovative packaging technology and Infineon's thin wafer
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Date:
12/14/2011
A New  Family of Compact, Half-Bridge Power Modules
Vincotech, a supplier of module-based solutions for power electronics, has added a new family of power modules to its portfolio of baseplate-less half-bridges ranging up to 1200V/ 150A and 600V/ 200A.
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Date:
12/14/2011
IR's True Digital Power Solution Features on All New 3-Way Digital GIGABYTE™ 3D Power™ X79 Motherboard Platforms
International Rectifier, IR®, a world leader in power management technology, today announced that its digital power solution featuring GUI-based VR design for fast, real-time tuning and system-level
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Date:
12/14/2011
IDT Introduces Industry's Most Complete and Lowest-power Timing Solution for Intel's Romley Server Platform
Integrated Device Technology, Inc., the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced the industry's most complete and lowest-power timing
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Date:
12/14/2011
Exar Corporation has released the XRP6272, a new low noise high performance LDO for up to 2 Amps point-of-loads. Supporting a single 1.8V to 6V wide input voltage rail, the XRP6272 provides a 2
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Date:
12/14/2011
Cree, Inc., a market leader in silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, continues to advance the revolution in high-efficiency power electronics with the release of the industry's first fully qualified
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Date:
12/14/2011
4 New Products from ZMDI for the Signal Conditioning of Piezo-Resistive Bridge Sensors in Automotive and Industrial Applications
New ZSSC313x ICs focus on a wide range of silicon / ceramic / gauge-type sensing elements Application-focused feature set and low number of external components enable cost-optimized applications Additional
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Date:
12/14/2011
NXP Announces Breakthrough Silicon TV Tuner Fully Optimized for On-Board Design

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NXP Semiconductors has announced the TDA18274 - a groundbreaking high-performance silicon tuner for worldwide terrestrial and cable TV reception. Supporting all analog and digital TV standards, the
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Date:
12/09/2011
Automotive 3-phase sensorless brushless DC motor controller IC
The A4960 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is a new 3-phase sensorless brushless DC motor controller IC that incorporates extensive diagnostic and protection features. Designed for use with external
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Date:
12/08/2011
APD connectors from ITT ICS are sealed to IP69K and vibration proof to overcome transportation challenges
APD series transportation connectors from leading global connector manufacturer and supplier ITT Interconnect Solutions are specifically designed to overcome the harsh environments commonly found
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Date:
12/08/2011
TI introduces highest-density 6-A power module with integrated inductor
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) introduced a new 6-V, 6-A synchronous integrated power module with integrated inductor, which achieves an industry-best 750 watts per cubic inch and
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Date:
12/08/2011
Diodes Incorporated Packages MOSFETs for Cooler Operation

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Diodes Incorporated has announced the introduction of its first MOSFETs to be housed in the miniature DFN1212-3 package. With a junction to ambient thermal resistance (Rthj-a) of 130°C/W, the package
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Date:
12/07/2011
TDK-Lambda introduces next generation digitally controlled medical power supplies - the CFE400M range

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TDK-Lambda UK, a group company of the TDK Corporation, introduces its next generation of digitally controlled, AC-DC medical power supplies - the single output CFE400M, which is available in convection
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Date:
12/07/2011
Consumer MEMS leader shrinks acceleration sensor footprint by 50%

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STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems)
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Date:
12/07/2011
Excelsys Xlite - Most Compact 750W Output Configurable Power Supply in Its Class

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The Xlite series of user configurable modular power supplies is part of the Excelsys Technologies class-leading Xgen range and provides up to 750W output power in a slim-line 1U, 40.4 x 260 x 89mm
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Date:
12/07/2011
TI's KeyStone multicore architecture scaled to support unprecedented levels of capacity for cloud RAN applications and networked server developers
Continuing at the forefront of the wireless industry with its market-leading base station System-on-Chip (SoC) solutions, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today unveiled an expansion
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Date:
12/07/2011
IR's IR3553 40A PowIRstage® Delivers High Current in Smallest Form Factor with High Efficiency for Cost-Sensitive Multiphase Applications

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International Rectifier has expanded its PowIRstage® family of integrated devices with the introduction of the 40A IR3553, optimized for next-generation servers, consumer and communication systems.
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Date:
12/05/2011
Murata Power Solutions launches compact 3-phase AC digital ammeter with built-in current transformers

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Murata Power Solutions today announced the ACM3P series of low profile 3-phase AC digital ammeters suitable for front panel mounting. Capable of high precision measurement to within 0.1 A and display
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Date:
12/03/2011
Cree® LMH2 LED Modules Bring Unrivaled Efficacy and Light Quality to Lighting Manufacturers

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Cree, a market leader in LED lighting, announces the commercial availability of the new LMH2 LED module family, designed to speed time-to-market for high-quality LED luminaires. The barrier-breaking
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Date:
12/03/2011
TI introduces affordable, sub-1 GHz wireless connectivity for ultra-low-power MSP430 LaunchPad development kit

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN), the industry leader in highly integrated wireless connectivity solutions, today announced a sub-1 GHz radio frequency (RF) value line plug-in-board
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Date:
12/01/2011
CUI Introduces 20~60 W High Efficiency Medical Power Supplies

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CUI Inc announced an addition to its high density, high efficiency VMS medical power supply portfolio with the release of three new series ranging from 20 W to 60 W. The units are compact, with footprints
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Date:
12/01/2011
Renesas Electronics Introduces Compact Lithium-ion Battery Charging Control IC Supporting USB Charging

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Renesas Electronics, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced a charging control integrated circuit (IC), the R2A20055NS, that achieves further miniaturization and safe
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Date:
11/30/2011
Toshiba Electronics announces next-generation MOSFETs for battery operated equipment

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Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has launched its next generation of medium power MOSFETs for power management applications in mobile devices. The ultra-compact SSM3J13xTU MOSFETs meet the low-power,
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Date:
11/30/2011
Bulgin connectors now offer higher voltage ratings for 277V applications

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Bulgin Components, a brand of Elektron Technology, has uprated its popular Standard Buccaneer range of IP68-rated environmentally sealed circular connectors with higher voltage ratings. The two, three,
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Date:
11/30/2011
Tektronix Broadens Portfolio with New Handheld Oscilloscope Family
Tektronix, Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, unveiled the THS3000 Series of handheld oscilloscopes that bring a new level of measurement precision and accuracy to engineers
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Date:
11/30/2011
Oslon Square from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors makes even better use of light

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High efficiency: the reflective package of Oslon Square makes use even of the light emitted at the side between the chip and the lens.

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors new LED, the Oslon Square, opens up a wide range of possible uses, including designer luminaires for the home or office, retrofits and street lights. The LED is available
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Date:
11/30/2011
WAGO EPSITRON(r) PRO Single Phase Power Supplies

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WAGO Corporation's EPSITRON(r) 787 Series PRO Power Supplies gain nine Single Phase Units. Developed to maximize operational efficiency, the PRO Single Phase units feature highest-in-class PowerBoost
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Date:
11/30/2011
IDT Demonstrates World's First Commercial Piezoelectric MEMS Oscillators

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Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced that it has developed and demonstrated
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Date:
11/30/2011
TI introduces power management IC for 32-Bit C2000™ real-time control MCUs

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced a complete power management solution for TI's C2000 real-time control, 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) and other DSP and FPGA processors.
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Date:
11/29/2011
15V, 300mA Synchronous Buck Converters with Only 1.8μA Quiescent Current

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15V, 300mA Buck Converter with IQ=1.8 μA

Linear Technology announces the LTC3103 and the LTC3104, 15V, fixed frequency synchronous buck converters capable of delivering 300mA of continuous current to output voltages from 0.6V to 13.8V. The
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Date:
11/29/2011
Monolithic Power Systems Announces Industry's Smallest 3A, 20V Synchronous Step-Down Regulator

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The MP28258 is a 3A, 20V fully-integrated, synchronous, switch-mode, step-down converter in an ultra-small 2x3mm QFN package. The MP28258 is ideal for converting power from a wide 4.25V-20V input
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Date:
11/29/2011
Automotive grade high-current LED driver ICs

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The A6265, A6266 and A6267 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe are a new family of automotive-grade, high-current LED driver ICs with extensive diagnostics and protection features. The new devices,
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Date:
11/29/2011
Microchip integrates sub-GHz wireless transmitter with 8-bit PIC® MCU to simplify secure remote keyless entry designs

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Microchip announces the PIC12LF1840T48A which is the first in a family of single-chip devices that integrate an eXtreme Low Power (XLP), 8-bit PIC® microcontroller with a sub-GHz RF transmitter.
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Date:
11/29/2011
Larson Electronics' Magnalight.com Announces Addition of High Intensity LED Light Bar

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The Magnalight LEDP10W-50E LED Light Bar from Larson Electronics' provides intense light output from a highly efficient and extremely durable unit that is capable of operating under extreme conditions.
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Date:
11/29/2011
Vincotech Adds New Modules For Single-Phase Solar Inverters And UPS
Vincotech, a supplier of module-based solutions for power electronics, has added three new products to its family of power modules for single-phase solar inverter and UPS applications. These recent
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Date:
11/29/2011
Multilayer capacitor designed for DC blocking applications

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AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has expanded on its miniature ultra-broadband capacitors, GX Series, to include the GX01 ultra-broadband
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Date:
11/29/2011
Silicon Designs Introduces New Low-g Range Series

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Silicon Designs, Inc. (www.SiliconDesigns.com), a global industry leader in the design and manufacture of highly rugged industrial-grade MEMS capacitive accelerometer chips and modules, has announced
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Date:
11/29/2011
ASSET's new Ethernet controller for ScanWorks tests four circuit boards at once

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The new Remote Instrumentation Controller 4000 (RIC-4000) for ASSET's ScanWorks® platform for embedded instruments can connect over an Ethernet network and apply boundary scan (JTAG) tests on as many
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Date:
11/28/2011
Intersil's 256-Tap DCPs Feature Industry's Lowest Supply Voltages and Power Consumption

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) has developed a new series of single, dual and quad digitally controlled potentiometers (DCPs) featuring the industry's lowest supply voltages, power
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Date:
11/27/2011
XP Power launches 250/350 W range of AC-DC supplies in ultra compact 3 x 5 inch footprint

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XP Power has announced the EMH250 and EMH350 series of highly efficient single output 250 Watt and 350 Watt AC-DC power supplies. Meeting the IT equipment safety specifications of UL/TUV/EN 60950-1
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Date:
11/26/2011
LEM transducer sets new accuracy benchmark in traction current measurements

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LEM has announced the ITC series of transducers for galvanically-isolated, high-precision current measurements in rail-traction applications, setting new standards in measurement accuracy for DC,
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Date:
11/25/2011
New 7.0

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Mitsubishi Electric is introducing its new 7.0" WVGA and 10.6" WXGA color TFT-LCD modules for industrial use. The products are equipped with a built-in LED driver featuring an industry-leading super
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Date:
11/25/2011
Robust Mini-B-USB receptacle from SUYIN for consumer/industrial applications

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SUYIN's 020200MA005XX56XX series offers a type-B, 5-pin Mini USB receptacle for surface mounting that is specially designed to meet the requirements of consumer products. At the same time, however,
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Date:
11/25/2011
ABS GmbH selects the LatticeECP3 FPGA family for CCD interface and processing

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Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that ABS GmbH, Jena, Germany, has chosen the mid-range LatticeECP3™ FPGA for use in its compact digital camera reference design. "The
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Date:
11/24/2011
NXP Launches Industry's First Medium Power Transistors in 2x2-mm Leadless DFN Package
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced the industry's first medium power transistors in a 2-mm x 2-mm 3-pin leadless DFN package. Offering a unique solution in an ultra-small DFN2020-3
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11/24/2011
Fairchild Semiconductor's OptoHiT™ Series Provides Designers Increased Design Margins in High Temperature Industrial Applications

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Industrial applications present reliability challenges to designers as a result of the high temperature and tight spaces commonly found in power supplies, motor controls and consumer applications
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11/24/2011
Silicon Labs Automotive Tuners Drive Future of Car Radio Technology

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Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, today introduced the industry's most advanced automotive tuner IC family designed to deliver
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11/24/2011
TI Sitara™ AM335x ARM® Cortex™-A8 microprocessors: First single-chip solutions offering integrated industrial communication protocols to accelerate industrial designs

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Developers looking to ease and accelerate their industrial automation designs can now benefit from the industry's first ARM® Cortex™-A8 system solution with multiple integrated industrial communication
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11/24/2011
BEI Kimco Magnetics Introduces Easy-to-Use Calculation Tool for Linear Voice Coil Actuator Selection
BEI Kimco Magnetics, a company of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST), Inc., has introduced a convenient new tool to calculate the optimum Linear Voice Coil Actuator size for a given application.
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11/24/2011
IR's IRS2500 μPFC™ Control IC Reduces Noise Sensitivity for Cost- Sensitive Electronic Ballast and SMPS Applications

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International Rectifier, IR, (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced the introduction of the IRS2500S μPFC™ power factor correction (PFC) control IC for switch
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11/23/2011
Industry's First Digital Power Factor Correction Controller With Power Metering Offers Interleaving And Bridgeless Functionality

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Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications, today
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11/23/2011
MEE3 series of DC/DC converters achieves 50 % power output increase within the same package

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Murata Power Solutions today announced the MEE3 series of single output 3 Watt ultra compact DC/DC converters suitable for a wide range of industrial and telecommunications applications. These single-in-line
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11/23/2011
IDEAL Master Series Network Service Kit Gives Contractors Everything They Need to Install or Repair Datacom Systems

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IDEAL today introduced its Master Series Network Service Kit to cost-effectively meet the needs of contractors for a complete set of professional-level tools to install and repair the twisted pair
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11/23/2011
Intersil's New 10 Amp Buck Regulator Delivers Exceptional Efficiency and Power Density

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) today introduced its newest 10A integrated FET synchronous buck regulator featuring excellent efficiency and power density. The ISL95210 provides
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11/23/2011
Another Winner from Linear
I had the great pleasure to talk with Tony Armstrong, Linear's Power Marketing Director He is responsible for all aspects of the power conversion and management products from conception through
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11/21/2011
Toshiba Develops Circuit Techniques for Embedded SRAM Operating at 0.5V-1.0V

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Toshiba Corporation has announced it has developed circuit techniques for embedded SRAM that operate in a wide supply voltage range, from 0.5V to 1.0V, that effectively contribute to lower power consumption
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11/21/2011
Infineon AUDO MAX SHE Enhances In-Vehicle Security and Tamper-Proofs Electronic Control Units

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Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) now offers 32-bit microcontrollers of the AUDO MAX family with integrated security hardware. The new AUDO MAX SHE microcontrollers extend the tamper-proofing
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11/21/2011
Analog Devices' Ultra-Low-Noise LDOs Optimize Load Performance In Communications, Medical And Industrial Systems

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Analog Devices, Inc., (ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications, today introduced a pair of LDOs (low dropout regulators) with low noise, high power
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11/20/2011
Atmel Launches Cost Effective LF RFID IC for Animal Identification Applications

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Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML) today announced the availability of a low-frequency (LF) one-time programmable (OTP) transponder IC, the Atmel IDIC® ATA5575M2, optimized for next-generation animal
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11/18/2011
Ultravolt® Extends Line of Enhanced Floating Hot-Deck Power Supplies

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UltraVolt, Inc., the world-leading manufacturer of standard-product high voltage DC to DC converters, announced today the extension of its EFL Series of enhanced floating "hot-deck" isolated power
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11/18/2011
Protection devices: Extended series of inrush current limiters from TDK-EPC Corporation

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TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, has extended its range of EPCOS inrush current limiters (ICL). The P11 series (B57211P*) covers a resistance range from 4 to 25 ? (R25). These types are
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11/18/2011
OSRAM illuminates McDonald's outdoor facilities with LEDs

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McDonald's parking lot with LED lighting from the OSRAM subsidiary Siteco


OSRAM is fitting outdoor facilities of the McDonald's restaurant chain in Germany with modern and energy-efficient LED lighting. So far, the parking lots of a total of 25 new restaurants have been
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11/18/2011
Power Integrations' LinkSwitch™-PH LED Driver ICs Now Available in Low-Profile Package for Fluorescent Tube Replacements

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Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the world leader in high-efficiency, high-reliability LED driver ICs, today announced the availability of LinkSwitch-PH LED driver ICs in a low-profile eSIP™-L
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11/17/2011
STMicroelectronics Launches New Power-Management Family to Enhance Equipment Reliability and Economy from the Enterprise to the Home

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STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is rolling out a new family of hot-swap power-management devices that
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11/16/2011
Vishay Siliconix PowerPAIR® Dual Asymmetric Power MOSFET Family Expands to Three Size Options, Including 3 mm x 3 mm

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Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) is expanding its PowerPAIR® family of dual asymmetric power MOSFETs for low-voltage DC/DC converter applications with new devices that expand the series' voltage
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11/16/2011
Texas Instruments spatial array IC simplifies audio soundstage design for multi-speaker portable products

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced an integrated circuit (IC) that simplifies the design and programming of spatially-enhanced audio systems for multi-speaker portable
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11/16/2011
High-Voltage and Lowest Noise, Autozero Op Amp Extends System Uptime and Improves Sensor Performance

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High-voltage, low-noise op amp is ideal for highly precise sensor interfaces.

Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the MAX44251, a 20V, ultra-precise, low-noise dual op amp that extends maintenance system uptime and maximizes sensor performance. Proprietary autozero
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11/16/2011
ALPS Develops and Commences Mass Production of

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ALPS ELECTRIC EUROPE GmbH has developed the SKSN Series mid-mount TACT Switch™. The switch is highly reliable and suitable for a wide range of electronic equipment, from mobile devices like portable
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11/16/2011
Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced it has achieved the touch controller market's longest proximity sensing range of over 10 inches
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11/16/2011
RFCM2680 GaN CATV Surface Mount Power Doubler Module

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The RFCM2680 is the industry's first surface mount GaN power doubler module aimed at CATV networks. Employing a combination of GaN HEMT and GaAs pHEMT technologies, the device provides high output
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11/16/2011
Avago Technologies Brings High-Bandwidth Parallel Fiber Optic Solutions to High-Performance Computing at SC11
Avago Technologies (Nasdaq: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced it is showcasing parallel optical fiber
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11/16/2011
ZMDI Introduces 4 New Products for Signal Conditioning of Piezo-Resistive Bridge Sensors in Automotive and Industrial Applications
ZMD AG (ZMDI), a global supplier of energy-efficient analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, and medical applications, today introduced four smart sensor signal conditioner ICs.
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11/16/2011
RF signal generator sweeps to 6 GHz

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The new TGR6000 RF signal generator from Aim-TTi is capable of sweeping from 10 MHz to 6000 MHz in a single range. The generator has several sweep modes including step sweep and list sweep. In
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11/16/2011
Radial-Leaded Metalized Polypropylene Film Capacitors for DC Link and other High-Performance Power Applications

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The MPP Series film capacitors from Illinois Capacitor are available in a range of capacitance values from 4.7 to 35uF with voltage ratings of 500 to 1,500WVDC. Packaged in a robust, flame-retardant
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11/12/2011
Rutronik adds two new microcontroller families from Renesas to its portfolio

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Renesas Electronics Europe offers two compatible microcontroller (MCU) families designed to provide flexible and scalable solutions for the next generation of smart meters. Both RX210 and RX630 MCUs
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11/11/2011
Dual 4A PowerPath Ideal Diodes Feature Ultralow 15mV Forward Voltage

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Dual, Monolithic 4A Low Loss PowerPath™ Ideal Diodes

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC4415, a monolithic two-channel 4A PowerPath™ ideal diode device designed to reduce heat, voltage drop and board space while preserving battery run time
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11/11/2011
New Flat Wire Inductors Excel At High Temperatures

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Featuring a "flat wire" design that is coiled and mounted directly to the circuit board to allow efficient heat dissipation, the new DR79892 and DR79893 Flat Wire Inductors from Datatronic Distribution,
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11/11/2011
RFCA8818 Push-Pull Amplifier

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The RFCA8818 is a push-pull amplifier aimed at CATV MDU, drop amplifier, and line amplifier applications. Operating from a single power supply and containing internal input and output matching, the
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11/11/2011
IR Expands Portfolio of Rugged, Reliable, Ultra-fast 600 V IGBTs for UPS, Solar, Industrial Motor and Welding Applications

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International Rectifier has expanded its portfolio of rugged, reliable ultra-fast 600 V Trench Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs) with the introduction of the IRGP4067DPbF and IRGP4066DPbF
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11/11/2011
STMicroelectronics Announces Industry's First TV System on Chip to Complete Irdeto Security Certification

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STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a world leader in developing and delivering System-on-Chip (SoC)
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11/11/2011
High-density PHD38999 connectors and termini from ITT ICS pass harsh  qualification test

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Leading global connector manufacturer and supplier ITT Interconnect Solutions has announced that its PHD38999 connector which utilises its tunable size 22 fibre-optic termini have passed a series
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11/10/2011
CUI Introduces Encapsulated AC-DC Module Line

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CUI Inc announced the release of five new series of encapsulated ac-dc power supplies ranging from 5 W to 25 W. The board mount VSK series is compact, measuring 2.0" x 1.0" x 0.6" in the 5 W package.
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11/10/2011
Portable Receiver and Directional Antenna from Rohde & Schwarz Accelerates Interference Hunting, Spectrum Clearing of Wireless Infrastructure Equipment

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Rohde & Schwarz, a leading manufacturer of test & measurement, communications and broadcasting equipment, has developed an advanced portable receiver and directional antenna with integrated global
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11/10/2011
Magnalight.com by Larson Electronics Announces Release of 6 Watt LED Light with Highly Adjustable Magnetic Mount

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Larson Electronics' Magnalight has announced the release of an LED work light equipped with a 20 inch long bendable goose-neck and double ball joint magnetic mounting system. Designed to provide extreme
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11/10/2011
Everlight Electronics Offers 'Smart Binning' for Shuen and Shwo High Power LED Series
Everlight Electronics Co., Ltd. [TSE:2393], a leading player in the global LED industry, is now offering its customers a 3-step MacAdam Ellipse binning of all warm white color temperatures -- 2700K,
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11/10/2011
Avago Ships Industry's Fastest Intelligent Power Module Interface Optocouplers for Industrial and White Goods Applications

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Avago Technologies (Nasdaq: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced three high-speed optocouplers that deliver
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11/10/2011
ON Semiconductor introduces highly optimised LED lighting chipset

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ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has introduced two new LED drivers to help designers optimise their solutions
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11/10/2011
Enter a world of fast, low-cost embedded processing design with TI's dramatically enhanced Code Composer Studio™ IDE that slashes development time and cost

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Further simplifying embedded software development, Texas Instruments Incorporated (NYSE: TXN) (TI) today introduced significant upgrades to its industry-leading Code Composer Studio™ integrated development
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11/09/2011
Diodes Incorporated's P-Channel MOSFET Raises Efficiency with Smaller Package

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Helping to increase battery efficiency and reduce board space, the miniature DMP1245UFCL 12V P-channel enhancement mode MOSFET from Diodes Incorporated has been introduced to meet the requirements
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11/09/2011
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has introduced a new CMOS image sensor that offers the speed, resolution
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11/09/2011
STMicroelectronics Innovation Simplifies Display Modules for Portable Electronics

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STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has revealed its latest innovation for cellular handsets and other
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11/09/2011
FCI Introduces Micro HDMI for Multimedia Market

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FCI, the global leading connector manufacturer, has developed a 19-pin HDMI D-type (Micro HDMI) connector, which is ideal for consumer electronics applications. Micro HDMI has been widely used in
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11/09/2011
ZMDI announces industry's smallest intelligent battery sensor IC with unique ADC resolution and lowest sleep mode current

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ZMD AG, a global supplier of energy-efficient analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, and medical applications, is proud to announce the ZSSC1856, a new Intelligent Battery Sensor
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11/09/2011
Highest output power density inverter uses SiC JFETs from SemiSouth

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SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc., the leading manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) transistor technology for high-power, high-efficiency, harsh-environment power management and conversion applications,
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11/09/2011
Texas Instruments ADC drivers set new standard in power and performance to increase accuracy and battery life

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) expanded its portfolio of general-purpose, low-power, rail-to-rail output operational amplifiers (op amps) with the introduction of new single and dual
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11/08/2011
Fairchild Semiconductor's Single-Chip PWM Solution Provides Best-In-Class <30mW Standby Power For ?75W Space-Constrained Applications
As standby power requirements in devices such as notebooks, printers, LCD TVs and monitors continue to decrease, below 50mW in many applications, designers need a solution to address standby power
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11/08/2011
WAGO DIN-rail Voltage-to-Frequency Converters

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WAGO Corporation's two new 0-10VDC 859 Series Voltage-to-Frequency Converters provide output frequencies of 0-1.5KHz or 0-25KHz for pulse generation. Developed by WAGO's Custom Products Division,
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11/08/2011
Solar Cell Energy Harvesting System Manager

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Micro Analog Systems Oy today announced the MAS6011 Solar Cell Energy Harvesting System Manager. MAS6011 monitors the supply voltage and charging of a battery-powered system containing a small
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11/06/2011
TDK-Lambda introduces the Z+ Series Programmable DC Power Supplies

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TDK-Lambda UK, a group company of the TDK Corporation, introduces the Z+ Series of programmable DC power supplies. Offering high efficiency, flexibility and reliability, these high-density, 2U format
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11/05/2011
ON Semiconductor introduces high performance multi-channel LED driver with serial interface for easy programming

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ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, today announced the introduction of the NCP1840, a multi-LED driver with
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11/05/2011
RF6650 Power Management IC
The RF6650 is a pulse-width modulated (PWM), voltage-mode controlled DC-DC converter unit designed to supply power to W-CDMA power amplifiers. The output voltage is continuously programmable through
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11/04/2011
Toshiba Electronics launches new compact, integrated IGBT technology for induction heating

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Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has expanded its family of compact, integrated IGBTs with a high-speed switching device that will simplify the design and reduce the component count in cooking appliances
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11/04/2011
Molex First-to-Market with Sealed Mizu-P25™ Miniature Waterproof Connector

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Molex Incorporated recently announced the availability of Mizu-P25™ Miniature Waterproof Connectors. The space-saving 2.50mm (.098") pitch Mizu-P25 connector is the first and only sealed wire-to-wire
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11/04/2011
VACUUMSCHMELZE presents its new corrosion protection coating VACCOAT 30033

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VACUUMSCHMELZE GmbH & Co. KG (Hanau) presents VACCOAT® 30033, the advanced successor to VACCOAT® 20011, its adhesive coating and corrosion protection finish. This new green-coloured heat-cured finish
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11/03/2011
50 Watt isolated DOSA compatible sixteenth brick DC/DC converters offer 4:1 input range

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Murata Power Solutions today announced the UWS series of 50 Watt medium power isolated DC/DC converters that are available in either through-hole or surface mount configurations. Meeting the DOSA
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11/03/2011
CISSOID Releases HADES: a High Temperature and High Reliability Isolated Gate Driver

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CISSOID, the leader in high-temperature and high reliability semiconductor solutions launched HADES, the first isolated gate driver solution designed to drive high temperature power transistors, specifically
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11/02/2011
Fairchild Semiconductor's Li-Ion Battery Switching Charger Provides Designers Faster Charge Times, Full 500mA USB-OTG Support

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As mobile devices become increasingly power-hungry, battery sizes have been forced to increase in capacity in order to meet the demand for longer usage time. Designers are faced with the challenge
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11/02/2011
IQD launches new range of high specification AT-cut crystals

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IQD Frequency Products has launched a new range of high specification crystals for specialist applications such as military, radar and pagers. Manufactured at its IQD FOQ division in Germany, the
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11/02/2011
Melexis achieves MOST® compliance twice over for Fiber optic Transceivers in SMD package

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MOST is the de facto standard for fiber optic infotainment networks in automotive applications. Melexis recently received the declaration of compliance for both its MLX75608 and MLX75605 Fiber optic
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11/02/2011
Load Switch from Diodes Incorporated Raises HDMI Port Protection

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Fully compliant with the HDMI standard, the AP2331 single channel current-limited load switch from Diodes Incorporated has been optimized for HDMI and monitor port protection duties, 3V-5V hot swap
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11/01/2011
Microsemi Unveils Revolutionary Driver for LED Street Light Fixtures

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Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today unveiled a new LED driver designed specifically
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11/01/2011
IR's IRS2526DS Mini8' Ballast Control IC Reduces Component Count, Simplifies Circuit Design and Increases Efficiency in Lighting Applications

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International Rectifier, IR, (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today introduced the IRS2526DS Mini8' compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) ballast control IC that offers full programmability,
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11/01/2011
Compact 10 W DC-DC converter meets 3rd edition IEC60601 medical specification for patient connected equipment
XP Power today announced the JHM10 series of board mounted compact isolated 10 W DC-DC converters. Meeting the ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1:2005 / IEC60601-1 3rd edition medical safety standard and having
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10/31/2011
Bias Power's latest AC-DC LED Driver Module is the BPOXL Series; specifically designed for the many applications operating from a 12VAC input. These low-cost supplies provide up to four or eight
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10/30/2011
Maxim's Compact Fuel-Gauge Increases Li+ Battery Runtime, Provides Most Accurate State of Charge and Time-to-Empty in Portable Applications

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MAX17047 measures Li+ battery SOC with higher accuracy than traditional coulomb counters

Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the MAX17047 fuel gauge for single-cell Li+ battery packs. Featuring the company's new ModelGauge™ m3 algorithm, the MAX17047 is the industry's
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10/30/2011
IR's High-voltage IRS2980 LEDrivIR™ IC for Non-isolated LED Driver Applications Offers Improved Performance and Greater Cost Efficiency
International Rectifier, IR, (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today introduced the IRS2980 high-voltage buck regulator control IC for LED light bulb replacement, LED tube
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10/30/2011
Powerstax convection cooled miniature PSU increases reliability and reduces noise

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Powerstax, one of Europe's leading value-added power solutions manufacturers, announces the availability of a convection cooling option for its N-03751-PFC Series of ultra-compact AC-DC switching
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10/29/2011
Texas Instruments introduces highly efficient boost charger IC for nano power energy harvesting

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) today introduced its next generation of power management integrated circuits (ICs) for energy harvesting. The highly efficient boost charger for nano
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10/29/2011
RFHA1003 30MHz TO 512MHz, 9W GaN Wideband Power Amplifier
RFMD's RFHA1003 GaN Power IC (PIC) is a wideband power amplifier designed for continuous wave and pulsed applications such as military communications, electronic warfare, wireless infrastructure,
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10/29/2011
Miniature HV power supplies from Applied Kilovolts provide high stability outputs up to 10kV

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Brandenburg 3590 series high voltage power supplies from Applied Kilovolts are ideal for applications where space is limited

The Brandenburg 3590 series of compact, high stability, high voltage power supplies from Applied Kilovolts are ideal for applications where space is limited. The high performance 5W modules are suitable
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10/28/2011
Anderson Power Products® Introduces SBS®75xPR PCB Power and Signal Connector
Anderson Power Products® has expanded its SBS®75x connector family by introducing a new right angle printed circuit board connector. The SBS75x connector family was created to provide a touch-safe
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10/28/2011
Hot Swap™ I2C Bus Buffers Provide High Noise Margins, Level Shifting & Stuck Bus Recovery

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High Noise Margin Level Shifting 2-Wire Bus Buffer with Stuck Bus Recovery

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC4313 and LTC4315 high noise margin buffers that provide capacitance buffering and bus extension capabilities to I2C/SMBus/PMBus systems. As the number
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10/28/2011
SiTime Delivers Timing Industry's Highest Performance Differential Oscillators
SiTime Corporation, an analog semiconductor company, today introduced the timing industry's highest performance differential oscillators with 10 PPM stability and only 500 femtoseconds of jitter,
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10/28/2011
Industry's First Highly Integrated, Smart Meter Power Regulator Eases Design and Lowers Cost

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MAX17497 controller supports a smart meter's communications and metrology boards.

Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the MAX17497, a one-chip solution for all the power requirements on the communications and metrology boards in smart meters. A high level of integration
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10/28/2011
Increasing the efficiency of an IPM-based drive design with Vincotech's new flowIPM-1B module
The ubiquitous Intelligent Power Module, aka IPM, has been a mainstay in motor speed control designs. And with good reason: Such designs are relatively easy and cheap to implement. With onboard gate
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10/28/2011
Laboratory power supply offers flexible 1.2 kW output
Aim-TTi has introduced a lower-cost version of the company's best-selling QPX1200 series laboratory power supply. The new model is designated QPX1200S and is intended for applications where digital
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10/27/2011
Surface mount power inductors offer lowest DC resistance and high current and inductance values
Murata Power Solutions announced the 6000A and 6000B series of surface mount power inductors. Designed for energy storage, input or output filtering and DC/DC converter applications, these compact
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10/26/2011
IR's Compact, Reliable, Automotive-qualified AUIRS2332J 600 V Gate Drive IC Simplifies and Shrinks Design
International Rectifier, IR, (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today introduced the AUIRS2332J 600 V three-phase gate driver IC for automotive high-voltage motor drives for
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10/26/2011
TE Circuit Protection Introduces New Low-Resistance, High-Current Reflowable Thermal Protection (RTP) Device
TE Circuit Protection announces the RTP200R060SA device, the latest in the series of Reflowable Thermal Protection (RTP) devices that offer a convenient, cost-effective alternative to typical thermal
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10/26/2011
Synopsys Low Power Solution Accelerates Time to Market for 3G Mobile IC
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, today announced that Chongqing Chongyou Information
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10/26/2011
Fairchild Semiconductor's Smart LED Lamp Driver IC Solves Small-Space Dimming Challenges for Designers

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As LED lighting continues to grow in popularity, especially in residential lighting applications, designers are looking for efficient dimming solutions - when compared to TRIAC methods - that also
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10/26/2011
TI expands automotive power management portfolio with industry's first 14-rail PMIC for infotainment and cluster applications
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) introduced the industry's first automotive power management integrated circuit (PMIC) to support 14 power voltage rails. As the industry's first automotive
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10/24/2011
ON Semiconductor introduces industry's smallest active clock generator ICs for EMI reduction in portable applications
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has introduced a new series of active clock generator integrated circuits
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10/21/2011
Intersil's Rad-Hard Dual Precision Op Amp Consumes Low Power, Delivers Low Noise
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) has expanded its family of radiation hardened single supply op amps with the introduction of the ISL70218SRH. This dual precision rail-to-rail output
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10/21/2011
Diodes' low profile rectifier simplifies solar panel design

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Provided in the ultra low profile PowerDI®-5SP package, the 12A rated SBR12U45LH Super Barrier Rectifier (SBR®) from Diodes Incorporated addresses key design and manufacturing concerns of solar panel
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Date:
10/21/2011
Atmel Launches Low-power RF Transceiver for Cost-sensitive Consumer Applications
Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced a new RF transceiver to support the high-volume consumer markets in the 2.4GHz ISM (Industrial,
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Date:
10/21/2011
New Dual-Output Gate Driver Evaluation Board from SemiSouth for Microsemi and other power modules

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SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc., the leading manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) transistor technology for high-power, high-efficiency, harsh-environment power management and conversion applications,
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Date:
10/21/2011
Magnalight.com Introduces Rechargeable LED Light Stick
The Magnalight WL-LED-12-M rechargeable trouble light is the newest in versatile and durable LED lighting from Magnalight.com. This portable LED light offers high light output combined with an integrated
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Date:
10/21/2011
IR's Compact, Reliable, Automotive-qualified AUIRS2332J600 V Gate Drive IC Simplifies and Shrinks Design
International Rectifier has launched the AUIRS2332J 600 V three-phase gate driver IC for automotive high-voltage motor drives for electric (EV) and hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) applications. The
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Date:
10/21/2011
Cut the cords loose, turn up the volume: TI introduces PurePath™ Wireless audio products with USB support

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN), the industry leader in highly integrated wireless connectivity and wireless audio solutions, today introduced two system-on-chip (SoC) solutions in
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Date:
10/21/2011
Fairchild Semiconductor's Smart LED Lamp Driver IC Solves Small-Space Dimming Challenges for Designers

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As LED lighting continues to grow in popularity, especially in residential lighting applications, designers are looking for efficient dimming solutions - when compared to TRIAC methods - that also
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Date:
10/21/2011
Vishay Siliconix MICRO FOOT® N-Channel and P-Channel Power MOSFETs are Industry's First to Feature On-Resistance Ratings Down to 1.2 V in Industry's Smallest Chipscale Package

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Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (VSH: NYSE) today introduced the industry's first p-channel power MOSFET in the industry's smallest 0.8 mm by 0.8 mm chipscale package, in addition to the first n- and
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Date:
10/21/2011
XP Power launches 50 - 150 Watt highly efficient waterproof LED drivers and power supplies
XP Power today announced the DLG series of constant voltage and constant current LED drivers aimed at a broad range of outdoor lighting, security and machine vision applications. These IP67-rated
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Date:
10/20/2011
STMicroelectronics Boosts Consumer Data Security

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The cost of protecting confidentiality and secret information stored on PCs and laptops - and the costs that a commercial enterprise or Government department may have to pay when a laptop containing
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Date:
10/20/2011
IR Expands SupIRBuck® Online Design Tool to Simplify POL Design Using Integrated Voltage
International Rectifier has expanded its online design tool for the SupIRBuck® family of integrated point-of-load voltage regulators to include new devices utilizing hysteretic constant on-time (COT)
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Date:
10/20/2011
Lattice Announces New Release of IspLEVER Classic Design Tool Suite
Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced the immediate availability of its ispLEVER® Classic version 1.5 design tool suite. This new Windows-based version is now available
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Date:
10/20/2011
Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML) a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced Lenovo has selected the Atmel maXTouch® mXT1386 controller to power Lenovo's IdeaPad TabletK1. The
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Date:
10/13/2011
Universal input (90VAC to 265VAC) lets the MAX16841 LED dimmer operate with international dimmer models, which saves design time and costs.

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Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the MAX16841, an offline LED driver that provides flicker-free dimming from maximum light intensity down to zero intensity with both leading-edge
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Date:
10/13/2011
Low cost, ultra-high speed 12-bit digital to analogue converter suits high reliability military and aerospace applications

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DATEL, a business unit of Murata Power Solutions, today announced the DAC-12100 series of low power 12-bit current output digital to analogue converters that have TTL/CMOS compatible inputs. With
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Date:
10/13/2011
36VIN, 5A Source/Sink Step-Down μModule Regulator Features Adjustable Output Current Limit

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36VIN, 5A Source/Sink Step-Down μModule® Regulator with Adjustable Current Limit

Linear Technology introduces the LTM8052, a 36V input constant frequency step-down μModule® regulator with an adjustable output current limit up to 5A. The adjustable current limit helps system designers
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Date:
10/13/2011
ALPS: Power Switch with Encoder for White Goods

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ALPS ELECTRIC EUROPE GmbH introduces the SDDE series of power switches with built-in encoder for comfortable one-switch program control of washing machines, dryers, micro wave ovens, and IH cooking
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Date:
10/13/2011
Intersil's Compact HIP4086A Three-Phase Bridge Driver IC Features Industry's Fastest Rise and Fall Times

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) today introduced the HIP4086A, a low noise, 80V, 0.5A three-phase bridge driver IC. The HIP4086A features low EMI along with the industry's fastest
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Date:
10/12/2011
TI SIMPLE SWITCHER nano modules and nano regulators pack powerful punch in small space

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced four new SIMPLE SWITCHER® power management integrated circuits for space-constrained point-of-load designs in industrial, communications
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Date:
10/12/2011
CUI Introduces 10~30 W Chassis Mount Dc-Dc Converters

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October 5, 2011 — CUI Inc announced the release of a new line of 4:1 input dc-dc converters ranging from 10~30 W that are housed in a compact chassis mount package. Featuring screw terminal connections,
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Date:
10/09/2011
Rohde & Schwarz's ZVH Series Analyzer Eases Installation, Maintenance & Analysis of Cable and Antenna Systems

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Rohde & Schwarz, a leading manufacturer of test & measurement, communications and broadcasting equipment, has developed a handheld cable and antenna analyzer that features an advanced set-up measurement
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Date:
10/09/2011
Atmel Launches Industry's Smallest Low-frequency RF IDIC Package for Direct Coil Mounting

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Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML) today announced the availability of an ultra-small XDFN (Extremely Thin Dual Flat No Leads) package including
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Date:
10/08/2011
TDK-EPC RF components: Thin-film technology enables world's smallest band pass filters with bottom terminals

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TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, presents the new TFSB series of TDK thin-film band pass filters, which with a footprint of 1.0 x 0.5 mm2 and an insertion height of just 0.3 mm are the
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Date:
10/08/2011
Renesas Electronics Europe Releases Compatible Microcontroller Families Optimized for Smart Metering Applications

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Renesas Electronics Europe has announced the availability of the RX210 and RX630 microcontrollers (MCUs), two compatible families designed to provide flexible and scalable solutions for the next generation
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Date:
10/08/2011
ZMDI 14-Bit Capacitive Sensor Conditioning IC Raises Bar on Accuracy, Linearity, and Temperature for Pressure Sensors

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ZMD AG (ZMDI), a global supplier of energy-efficient analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, and medical applications, has expanded its family of capacitive sensor signal conditioning
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Date:
10/08/2011
Cree's New Z-Rec(TM) Silicon Carbide Schottky Diodes Improve Energy Efficiency in Solar Micro Inverter Designs

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Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, continues its mission of advancing the adoption of SiC into mainstream power applications. Cree's advances in SiC
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Date:
10/08/2011
Leopard and Giant Geckos boost scalability of energy friendly microcontroller solutions

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Energy Micro has announced the introduction of a further 100 EFM32 Gecko energy friendly microcontrollers. Pin and code compatible with the existing Gecko and Tiny Gecko products, the new ARM® Cortex™-M3
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Date:
10/06/2011
Precision Bandgap Voltage Reference Provides Exceptional Initial Accuracy at Input Voltages of up to 36V

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The newest precision voltage reference from Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) features low noise, low temperature drift and meets the low power requirements of high end and portable
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Date:
10/05/2011
New Emerson Network Power DS460SDC-3 Power Supply Features DC Input for Co-location Centers

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A new high efficiency dc-input power supply designed specifically for the co-location market, is today announced by Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and the global leader in
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Date:
10/05/2011
ALPS Develops SCGD Series Push-Push Type microSIM Card Connector

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ALPS ELECTRIC has developed the SCGD Series of push-push type microSIM card connectors for use in smartphones, mobile phones, tablet PCs, and other mobile devices. Mass production will commence in
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Date:
10/05/2011
IR Introduces Family of 600 V Automotive-Qualified IGBTs Optimized for Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Applications

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International Rectifier has launched a family of automotive-qualified 600 V IGBTs optimized for variable speed motor control and power supply applications used in electric and hybrid vehicles. The
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Date:
10/05/2011
Analog Devices Announces Industry's Fastest, 1nV/sqrtHz, Low Power, Rail-To-Rail Amplifiers

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Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today unveiled a series of high-speed amplifiers that establish a new performance standard with the best combination of high-speed, low noise and low power. Designed for
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Date:
10/05/2011
TI introduces two phase-dimmable, offline LED lighting drivers

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At the Strategies in Light Europe conference, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) today introduced two highly integrated, phase-dimmable AC/DC LED lighting drivers, LM3448 and TPS92070,
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Date:
10/05/2011
DC/DC Controller Makes Positive or Negative Regulated Voltages

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Boost, SEPIC & Inverting Controller

Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT3759, a wide input range DC/DC controller for boost, SEPIC and inverting power supply applications, capable of generating either positive or negative
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Date:
10/05/2011
Toshiba Electronics rolls out single- and dual-channel high-speed, extended temperature photocouplers

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Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has launched two new miniature photocouplers that provide isolation in accordance with key safety standards while operating at typical speeds up to 20Mbps at temperatures
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Date:
10/05/2011
PREMO unveils Hall Effect sensors with Primary integrated
Premo introduces a new series of Hall Effect sensors called the SY series. The new product has been designed for a double supply voltage of 12 to 18Vdc. SY family is a closed loop technology component
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Date:
10/05/2011
Maxim Reference Platform Accelerates the Design of Next-Generation Smart Meters

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Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the Newport smart meter reference platform. Integrating the latest in metrology, security, and powerline communications (G3-PLC) technology, this
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Date:
10/04/2011
Ericsson Extends Vertical-Mount Voltage Regulator Series for Space-Critical Applications

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Ericsson has introduced two new vertical-mounting members in its family of 3E digital point-of-load (POL) voltage regulators aimed at space-critical applications. The new 12A BMR462-SIP (BMR4622002)
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Date:
10/04/2011
Diodes' LED driver reduces EMI in low cost lamps

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Switching at a frequency of up to 1MHz and ensuring closely controlled rise and fall times, the AL8807 buck LED driver from Diodes Incorporated has been purpose designed to reduce EMI issues in the
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Date:
10/04/2011
ZMDI launches easy-to-use Single-Phase Digital Point-Of-Load (POL) Chipset for rapid development of Smart Power Management Solutions

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ZMD AG (ZMDI), a global supplier of energy-efficient analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, information technology, industrial, and medical applications enters the smart power management
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Date:
09/29/2011
Microchip launches 8-bit microcontrollers with integrated configurable logic in 6- to 20-pin packages

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Microchip announces new 8-bit PIC® microcontrollers (MCUs) in 6- to 20-pin packages that feature configurable logic and a high level of peripheral integration. The PIC10F(LF)32x and PIC1xF(LF)150x
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Date:
09/29/2011
Intersil's Latest Digital Power Module Delivers 17 Amps

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) today introduced the ZL9117M, the latest member of Intersil's expanding power module family. The ZL9117M is a fully-encapsulated digital power module
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Date:
09/29/2011
Blade-contact battery plug/socket systems from SUYIN: Small pitch, robust design, highly flexible applications

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Due to their particular ruggedness and their high mating reliability, plug-and-socket systems have become indispensable for the rechargeable batteries used in many portable and industrial applications
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Date:
09/29/2011
austriamicrosystems Announces Two step-down DC-DC Switching Charger ICs for Single Cell Li-Ion Batteries in Mobile Devices

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austriamicrosystems (SIX: AMS), a leading global designer and manufacturer of high-performance analog ICs, has announced two new battery charger ICs for Li-Ion batteries in mobile devices. The AS3610/11
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Date:
09/28/2011
ON Semiconductor Expands Portfolio of Constant Current Regulators for 1.0 watt LED Lighting Applications

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ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN) a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has expanded its portfolio of Constant Current Regulators (CCRs) to include
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Date:
09/28/2011
VACUUMSCHMELZE announces a new EMC Sample Kit of nanocrystalline Common Mode Chokes

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The new edition of the proven CMC Sample Kit from VACUUMSCHMELZE GmbH & Co. KG (Hanau) is available again. The kit contains a selection of nanocrystalline common mode chokes from the new range, in
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Date:
09/28/2011
Sixteenth-brick low cost 30W DC/DC converter targets embedded datacom applications

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Murata Power Solutions today announced the availability of the ULS series of open frame, PCB board mount 30 Watt isolated DC/DC converters. With a 2:1 input voltage range of 36 - 75 VDC (48 VDC nominal),
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Date:
09/28/2011
ON Semiconductor Introduces Industry's Lowest Capacitance Transient Voltage Suppressors
ON Semiconductor, (Nasdaq: ONNN) a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has introduced its latest transient voltage suppression devices for high-speed
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Date:
09/27/2011
XP Power launch low cost
XP Power announced today the launch of the VEH series of low cost "green" single output external AC-DC power supplies. Extending XP Power's V-Brand product range aimed at high volume cost sensitive
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Date:
09/26/2011
TTI, Inc. adds new terminal blocks from FCI
TTI, Inc., the global distributor of Passive, Interconnect, Relay & Switch and Discrete components, has expands its
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Date:
09/26/2011
Stackpole's RVC Series Ideal For Low Cost, High Voltage Applications
The RVC Series medium voltage chip resistors from Stackpole offer excellent voltage handling at low cost. Many other high-voltage resistors have higher costs due to unusual manufacturing processes
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Date:
09/26/2011
TI introduces 36-volt op amp for the automotive market
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) has introduced an automotive-qualified 36-V, single-supply, low-noise op amp (operational amplifier) that can operate on supplies ranging from +2.7 V
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Date:
09/26/2011
IR Introduces Efficient, Reliable Ultra-fast 1200 V IGBTs for Induction Heating Applications

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International Rectifier, IR, (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today introduced a pair of efficient, reliable ultra-fast Trench Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBTs)
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Date:
09/26/2011
High speed measurement option for precision power analyser

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The new /HS option provides fast, accurate measurements of power parameters such as voltage, current, power, torque, speed and mechanical power with millisecond response. This allows it to capture
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Date:
09/26/2011
New Ericsson Power Converters Enable Fast Time-To-Market

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Ericsson has introduced two new sixteenth-brick format DC-DC converters that provide designers with quick and reliable board-mounted power solutions, addressing increasing demands for shorter time-to-market.
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Date:
09/24/2011
Energy Micro launches feature rich development kit for Giant Gecko Cortex-M3 microcontrollers
Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller and radio company, has announced the availability of a development kit supporting their ARM® Cortex(TM)-M3-based EFM32 Giant Gecko microcontrollers.
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Date:
09/24/2011
TI introduces 30-A, 15-V synchronous buck converter with 90-percent efficiency

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced a synchronous 30-A step-down regulator with integrated MOSFETs that achieves 90-percent power efficiency and fast transient response
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Date:
09/22/2011
AVX Broadband Inductor Series Delivers Repeatable & Reliable Performance Beyond 40GHz

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AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed a broadband inductor that offers low insertion loss up through 40GHz. Featuring a pyramid shape
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Date:
09/22/2011
16-Channel 50mA Buck LED Driver with Dot Correction & Gray Scale Dimming

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16-Channel, 50mA LED Driver

Linear Technology announces the LT3745, a 16-channel LED driver integrated with a 55V step-down controller. The LED driver powers up to 75mA of LED current for each channel, which can drive up to
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Date:
09/22/2011
MWS65 2 x 4 inch AC-DC power supply from TDK-Lambda

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TDK-Lambda UK, a group company of the TDK Corporation, introduces the 65 watt MWS65 series of open-frame, medical AC-DC power supplies. With 4kVac reinforced input to output isolation and output to
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Date:
09/22/2011
New 1200V/5A SiC diodes from SemiSouth offered in true surface mount DPAK packaging

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SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc., the leading manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) transistor technology for high-power, high-efficiency, harsh-environment power management and conversion applications,
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Date:
09/22/2011
Infineon's New High-Power LED Driver ICs Provide Flexibility and Performance for Broad Range of Energy Efficient Solid State Lighting Designs

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Infineon Technologies (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) extended the family of switch-mode LED drivers for high power LEDs for general lighting applications. Combining thermal protection feature that contributes
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Date:
09/22/2011
Bergquist extends phase-change thermal materials range with high temperature, high conductivity variant

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The Bergquist Company has extended its range of phase-change thermal management materials by introducing Hi-Flow® 650P, specified for continuous use up to 150°C and featuring high thermal conductivity,
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Date:
09/22/2011
Intersil Expands DC/DC Controller Portfolio with Complete Solutions for Embedded and Low Power CPU/GPU Cores

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) today expanded its portfolio of industry leading multi-phase DC/DC controllers by introducing the ISL95835 and ISL95837. Both controllers provide
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Date:
09/22/2011
Energy Metering  IC Provides High Accuracy Harmonic Analysis For Advanced Power Quality Monitoring

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- Analog Devices, Inc., (ADI) a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, today introduced an energy metering IC (integrated circuit) that offers real-time
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Date:
09/21/2011
PoE+ PSE Single Port Magnetic Jack from Molex
Molex Incorporated has developed the first single port PoE+ Power Source Equipment (PSE), single port magnetic jack in accordance to the IEEE802.3at standard. Based on the RJ45 jack and backwards
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Date:
09/21/2011
TDK-EPC Corporation's Film capacitors: High dielectric strength for wind power plants
TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, presents new EPCOS power capacitors with higher rated voltages from 550 VRMS AC up to 1000 VRMS AC. The MKP AC HP B25360* series covers a capacitance range
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Date:
09/21/2011
IR's New Family of Digital Power Controllers Delivers Highest Efficiency Solution for Next-Generation Server, Desktop and Computing Applications

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International Rectifier, IR, (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today introduced a new digital power platform that dramatically improves energy efficiency in a wide variety
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Date:
09/21/2011
Lantiq Chips Help Deutsche Telekom Deliver All-in-One' Broadband Gateway, Bringing Ultimate Wired/Wireless Connectivity to the Connected Home

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Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, has announced that Deutsche Telekom's flagship communications hub for in-home broadband services is powered by Lantiq
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Date:
09/21/2011
Microsemi Delivers New Voltage Suppression Solutions for Magnetic Environments
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced two new non-magnetic, 500-watt transient
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Date:
09/17/2011
TI's integrated three-phase brushless motor pre-driver reduces board space up to 60 percent while driving up to 60-A FETs

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) today introduced the first in a new line of integrated three-phase brushless motor pre-drivers. The DRV8301 is the most highly integrated pre-driver
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Date:
09/16/2011
Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced the new family of QTouch® capacitive touch controllers is International Electrotechnical Commission
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Date:
09/16/2011
No-Opto 100V Isolated Monolithic Flyback Regulator Operates over a -55°C to 150°C Junction Temperature Range

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100V Isolated Monolithic Flyback Regulator

Linear Technology Corporation announces the new high reliability (MP-grade) version of the LT3512, a high voltage isolated monolithic flyback regulator that operates over a -55°C to 150°C junction
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Date:
09/16/2011
AVX increases space-level MIL-PRF-123 ceramic capacitor product offering

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AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has expanded its space-level M123 Series ceramic capacitor to provide 1uF values in molded radial and DIPGuard?
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Date:
09/16/2011
XP Power delivers 60 Watts from ultra compact 2

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XP Power today announced an addition to its ECS family of ultra compact single output industrial and medical AC-DC power supplies. Believed to be the smallest 60 W unit currently available on the
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Date:
09/16/2011
Dialog Semiconductor Launches SmartPulse™ World's First DECT ULE Wireless Sensor Network Devices

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Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG), a provider of highly integrated innovative power management, audio and short range wireless technologies, has announced SmartPulse™, the world's first family of
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Date:
09/15/2011
Comchip Develops Low-Profile, 3.3V Multi-Line ESD Protection Diode Array for Portable Device Applications

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Comchip Technology Corporation, the leader in design and manufacture of flat chip SMD diodes, has developed a 3.3V unidirectional 4-line electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection diode array that meets
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Date:
09/14/2011
RFMD's RFG1Mxxxxx High-Power GaN Broadband Power Transistors

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RFMD's high-power GaN broadband power transistors (BPTs) are optimized for commercial infrastructure, military communications, and general purpose amplifier applications in the 700MHz to 2.2GHz frequency
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Date:
09/14/2011
Intersil Expands Family of High-Speed ADCs with Superior Signal-to-Noise Ratios and Very Low Power Consumption

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL), today expanded its growing family of high speed analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) with a new series of devices that provide industry leading signal-to-noise
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Date:
09/13/2011
TDK-Lambda adds 24V input DC-DC module to its CN-A family

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TDK-Lambda UK, a group company of the TDK Corporation, has added a 24Vdc input series to its CN-A family of railway DC-DC power modules. A robust, quarter-brick 100W power module, the CN100A24 is
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Date:
09/13/2011
DC/DC converters from Diodes Inc. deliver highly integrated solution for consumer applications

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Diodes Inc. has introduced a pair of highly integrated synchronous DC/DC buck converters. The AP6502 and AP6503 are designed for use in consumer electronics systems such as digital TV, LCD monitors
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Date:
09/13/2011
Extensive Range of MIL Spec Power Modules available from Powerstax

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Powerstax, one of Europe's leading application-rich power solutions specialists, announces the availability of its PX range of competitively priced, high reliability MIL standard DC:DC converters
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Date:
09/13/2011
TI's low-power op amps provide best combination of power and performance for low-voltage, cost-sensitive applications

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today expanded its 1.8-V, rail-to-rail input and output, general purpose operational amplifier (op amp) portfolio with the first in a new line of op
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Date:
09/13/2011
Osram's Important step toward OLED mass application

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The Orbeos Dance module can simply be connected by means of plug & play. It invites one to experiment with the OLED-technology.

Everything gives off light - windows, walls or furniture. Thanks to organic light emitting diodes (OLED), what is presently only a vision of architects and designers can soon become reality. In order
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Date:
09/13/2011
Power Integrations' LinkSwitch™-PH Delivers Flicker-Free TRIAC Dimming for LED Downlights

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Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for LED lighting, today introduced a new reference design (DER-281) detailing an 85%-efficient, 15 W PAR38 downlight
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Date:
09/12/2011
Atmel Launches Industry's First LIN Transceivers in DFN Packages to Enable Smaller Footprint

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Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced the availability of two stand-alone LIN (local interconnect network) transceiver ICs in DFN packages.
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Date:
09/10/2011
FCI's New Mezzanine Technology Delivers Performance and Profit

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FCI, a leading manufacturer of connectors and interconnect systems, announces the release of the FCI MezzoStak(TM) 0.5mm-pitch mezzanine connector, a hermaphroditic "mates-to-self" design that uses
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Date:
09/10/2011
TI introduces the industry's smallest single-wire I/O expander

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced the industry's smallest single-wire I/O expander with self-timed, single-wire (STSW) technology from Texas Instruments. The TCA5405
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Date:
09/10/2011
Linear's Op Amp Drives SAR ADCs to True Zero on a Single 5V Supply

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Integrated Low Noise Charge Pump Maximizes 16- & 18-Bit SAR ADC Dynamic Range

Linear Technology introduces the LTC6360, a very low noise, high speed amplifier that can drive to 0V while maintaining high linearity on a single +5V supply. The LTC6360's integrated ultralow noise
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Date:
09/09/2011
StacoVAR® mini - Automatically Regulates Power Factor in Small Footprint

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Staco Energy Products introduces the StacoVAR® mini - an automatic power factor correction bank which maintains the desired power factor level by using the microprocessor based controller to adjust
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Date:
09/08/2011
Semtech Brings Phase-Shifted LED Backlight Drive to the Panel for the First Time for Ultrabook™ and Ultra-Thin Notebooks

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Semtech Corp. (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today launched the first device in its innovative platform of phase-shifted boost LED drivers. The new SC5010
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Date:
09/08/2011
Advanced Digital Logic Releases First Ever Sandy Bridge in PC/104 Form Factor ADLQM67PC - i7, 2.2 GHz PCIe/104 SBC

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Advanced Digital Logic Inc. (ADL), a provider of highly reliable, embedded single-board computers (SBC), systems and peripherals for use under harsh environmental conditions, today has announced the
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Date:
09/08/2011
Renesas Announces the RL78/F12 Microcontrollers - First Integrated Products for Automotive Applications in the New RL78 Family

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Renesas Electronics, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the availability of 32 new RL78/F12 16-bit microcontrollers (MCUs). These contribute to reduced system
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Date:
09/08/2011
Intersil Introduces World's First High Speed, Dual Channel 6A MOSFET Driver

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL), today introduced the ISL89367, the industry's first dual channel 6A MOSFET driver capable of driving two outputs each with 6A of peak drive current.
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Date:
09/08/2011
IR's 40 V to 200 V Family of Automotive-qualified MOSFETs Deliver Benchmark On-State Resistance Performance

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International Rectifier, IR (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today introduced a family of automotive-qualified MOSFETs delivering benchmark on-state resistance (Rds(on))
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Date:
09/08/2011
STMicroelectronics Enables New Consumer Conveniences with Combination of Innovative Wireless Memory and NFC Technology

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STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and a leading supplier of EEPROM memories, announced the strengthening
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Date:
09/07/2011
TI introduces Qi-compliant, single-chip wireless power transmitter IC to lower implementation cost

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) today introduced its next-generation bqTESLA™ wireless power transmitter integrated circuit (IC). The bq500210 lowers the transmitter bill of materials
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Date:
09/06/2011
4 WATT

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Targeting the many electronic applications requiring 4 watts or less, the new Bias Power BPW 4 Series micro-size switching power supplies can solve many problems for design engineers. The BPW 4 is
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Date:
09/06/2011
Cambridge Industries Group Chooses Lantiq GPON Chips for Optical Network Terminals

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Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, today announced that Cambridge Industries Group (CIG) selected Lantiq's FALC™ON optical network termination System-on-Chip
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Date:
09/06/2011
New Infineon Automotive Power Management 40V P-Channel OptiMOS™ P2 Chips Improve Energy Efficiency and Save Costs with EPS, Motor Control and Electric Pumps

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The OptiMOS(tm) P2 family offers the lowest RDS(on) P-channel 40V MOSFET in the automotive industry and provides currents from 50A to 180A. They are ideal for reverse battery protection and motor control applications in cars such as EPS (Electric Power Steering) motor controls, electric parking brake, windshield wipers, HVAC fan controls, and electric pumps i.e. for water, oil and fuel.

Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) today introduced its latest family of single P-channel 40V automotive power MOSFETs produced using advanced trench technology. The new 40V OptiMOS™
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Date:
09/05/2011
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) Expands eGaN® FET Family with Second Generation 100 Volt, 30 milliohm Power Transistor

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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (www.epc-co.com) announces the introduction of the EPC2007 as the newest member of EPC's second-generation enhanced performance eGaN FET family. The EPC2007
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Date:
09/05/2011
Diodes Incorporated Introduces Enhanced USB Protection for PCs, Gadgets and Consumer Equipment

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Diodes Incorporated has introduced a new device that delivers enhanced robustness and advanced protection for the USB (Universal Serial Bus) interface in a multitude of applications, where heavy capacitive
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Date:
09/04/2011
Octal Voltage, Current & Temperature Monitor Provides Accurate Internal & Remote Measurements

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I2C Temperature, Current & Voltage Monitor

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC2991, an 8-channel I2C temperature, voltage and current monitor for 3V and 5V systems. The LTC2991 is a highly integrated monitoring solution that
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Date:
09/02/2011
New Ericsson High Power Density Converter for Data-Network Equipment

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Ericsson has introduced a new ultra-high-power-density DC-DC converter that can make a significant contribution to energy saving in data centers. The exceptional ability of this new small-footprint
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Date:
09/01/2011
Microchip Introduces 150 mA, 16V Voltage Regulators With Short-Circuit Current Foldback and a High PSRR of 70 dB

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Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the MCP1754/MCP1754S low dropout regulators (LDOs). The devices feature a high PSRR
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Date:
09/01/2011
SILICON LABS' BROADCAST AUDIO ICS STREAMLINE DESIGN OF WHEEL-TUNED, DIGITAL-DISPLAY RADIOS

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Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, today introduced a multi-band radio receiver IC solution that will modernize wheel-tuned
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Date:
09/01/2011
Microsemi Announces Availability of Cost-optimised SmartFusion cSoC Device
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the availability of its cost-optimised
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Date:
09/01/2011
Overview of all varistors from TDK-EPC Corporation
TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, presents the comprehensive EPCOS Data Book for SIOV Metal Oxide Varistors (2011 edition) with many product innovations. Detailed and clearly presented
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Date:
09/01/2011
IR's Reliable, Ultra-fast 1200 V IGBTs Significantly Reduce Switching and Conduction Losses to Deliver Higher Overall System Efficiency

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International Rectifier, IR (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced the introduction of a family of reliable, efficient 1200 V Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors
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Date:
09/01/2011
New Foster Auto-Transformers Allow North American Appliances to be used Worldwide
Foster Transformer introduces a new line of Auto-Transformers or autoformers that use a single non-isolated winding to step up or step down the available line voltage to match the requirements of
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Date:
09/01/2011
Diodes Inc. introduces industry's smallest full-feature single-chip solution for smart fan motor driver applications

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Diodes Inc. has introduced the industry's smallest fully featured single-chip fan driver with high-output drive capability to provide a cost-effective solution for fan and motor drive applications. Designed
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Date:
08/31/2011
IDT Expands Industry-Leading Portfolio of Low-Jitter VCSO Solutions for High-Performance Optical Networking and Telecom Applications

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Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced the addition of a low-jitter Voltage
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Date:
08/30/2011
RFHA1020 280W GaN Wideband Pulsed Power Amplifier
RFMD's new RFHA1020 is a 50V 280W high power discrete amplifier designed for L-Band pulsed radar, air traffic control and surveillance, and general purpose broadband amplifier applications. The RFHA1020
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Date:
08/30/2011
CUI Releases 350 W Half Brick Dc-Dc Converter
CUI Inc's power line announced the release of a new 350 W dc-dc converter. The VHB350 series is a board mounted solution that comes in an industry standard half brick package. It is designed to
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Date:
08/30/2011
HPC12 High Power SMD Resistor Handles Up To 12 Watts of Power
The HPC12 from Stackpole is a high power handling SMD resistive device. It is rated for 5 watts of power in free air, but can handle 12 watts continuously with 400 LFM air movement on standard recommended
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Date:
08/30/2011
Intersil's Three-Channel Wide Vin Step-Down Controllers Provide Industry's Most Efficient, Compact Power Solutions

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL), today introduced two, three-channel synchronous step-down controllers that deliver the industry's most efficient, compact and flexible solutions
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Date:
08/30/2011
Micro-AB USB receptacle from SUYIN for sturdy under-board mounting
The new 5-position Micro USB receptacle from SUYIN's 020039MB005S507ZL model series features a reverse-bottom, type AB design, and is thus suited for mounting on the underside of printed circuit boards.
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Date:
08/29/2011
New Rugged Connector from Amphenol Features High Amperage; Low Mating Force
Amphenol Industrial, a global leader in interconnect systems, has introduced a new high amperage, single pole, plastic circular power connector for benign environment power applications. The Amphe-PPC
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Date:
08/29/2011
Programmable Low-Power GPIO/Keypad Controllers

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Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, introduced today the ADP5585 and ADP5589 GPIO (general-purpose input/output) port
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Date:
08/29/2011
TI introduces industry's most accurate current shunt monitor

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced the industry's most accurate current shunt monitor. With a maximum offset voltage of 10-microvolts (uV) and a maximum gain error of
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Date:
08/29/2011
Isolated Power, 36V, H-Bridge Transformer Driver Enables Simple and Flexible Isolated DC-DC Designs

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Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the MAX13256, an H-bridge transformer driver with a wide input-voltage range for isolated
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Date:
08/29/2011
TDK-EPC Inductors: Multilayer ceramic coils with the highest inductance

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TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, presents the TDK MLG0603S series of multilayer ceramic coils with the world's highest inductance values*. These 0603 inductors feature an inductance of
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Date:
08/29/2011
Cost-Effective Tactile Switch from C&K Components Combines Rugged Sealing and Long Operating Life with Low-Profile Design
C&K Components, a leading international supplier of tact switches, toggle, rocker and pushbutton switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has designed a new cost-effective, low-profile tactile
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Date:
08/27/2011
Emerson Network Power adds 25 Watt Series to its Growing Portfolio of High Efficiency Power Supplies for LED Lighting
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR) and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity(tm), today announced a new series of high efficiency power supplies for LED lighting,
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Date:
08/27/2011
Microchip Expands Ultra-High-Performance, Auto-Zero Operational Amplifier Portfolio With New Low-Noise Devices
Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the MCP6V2X family of operational amplifiers (op amps). The new devices feature a self-correcting
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Date:
08/27/2011
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) Expands eGaN® FET Family with Second Generation 40 Volt, 16 milliohm Power Transistor

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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (www.epc-co.com) announces the introduction of the EPC2014 as the newest member of EPC's second-generation enhanced performance eGaN FET family. The EPC2014
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Date:
08/27/2011
Rochester Electronics Reinstates Manufacturing of AMCC's Standard Products

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Rochester Electronics, the world's largest authorized manufacturer and distributor of end-of-life and mature semiconductors, is providing continuing manufacturing services for more than 50 products
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Date:
08/25/2011
ON Semiconductor introduces automotive grade non-synchronous boost controller with wide input range

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ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, today introduced a new adjustable output non-synchronous boost controller
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Date:
08/25/2011
ITT designs waterproof and corrosion resistant connectors for underwater applications
ITT Interconnect Solutions, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of connectors, interconnects and cable assemblies, has developed a robust series of interconnect products specifically developed
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Date:
08/24/2011
ON Semiconductor enhances sharing of multimedia content with new high speed 3:1 USB Mobile High Definition Link switch
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has introduced the NCN1188, the industry's first 3:1 high speed USB switch
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Date:
08/24/2011
Tecate's New SMD Hybrid Aluminum-Polymer Capacitors Feature Extremely Low ESR and Wide Temperature Range to +135 Degrees C
Tecate Group, a leading global supplier of capacitors and ultracapacitors, today announced the release of the MXCPB and MXCPT Series of aluminum-polymer hybrid construction capacitors. The new SMD
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Date:
08/24/2011
Intersil Introduces Industry's Highest Performance Integrated Buck-Boost Regulator

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) has developed a compact, high-efficiency 1.2A buck-boost regulator that uses a proprietary H-Bridge Buck-Boost control architecture. The ISL9110's
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Date:
08/24/2011
42V Input with 55V Transient Protection, 2MHz Dual Channel Step-Down Regulator with Power-On Reset & Watchdog Timer

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Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT3641, a dual channel, current mode step-down switching regulator with a power-on reset and watchdog timer. Its 4V to 42V input voltage range with 55V
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Date:
08/24/2011
FuturoLighting introduces smart LED luminaire based on Cree XLamp® ML-E LED solution

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FuturoLighting, a new company focused on LED lighting solutions, introduces Aurora a fully autonomous, motion detecting, lighting application which uses Cree's latest XLamp® ML-E LED. Due to its
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Date:
08/19/2011
Power analysis oscilloscope suits field-based applications

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The Tektronix TPS2000 series of power analysis oscilloscopes, available from TTid, has been updated to improve the viewability of the screen in field-based applications. The new TPS2000B series
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Date:
08/19/2011
Microchip Introduces Compact, High-Efficiency RF Power Amplifier for 5 GHz Wi-Fi® Applications

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Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the new SST11CP15 RF power amplifier for 5 GHz IEE 802.11a/n WLAN embedded applications.
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Date:
08/18/2011
RF Components: Thin-film capacitors in 0402 with a high Q factor
TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, presents the new TDK TFSQ0402 series of thin-film capacitors in a 0402 (EIA 01005) package. Under the product name Z-match the new capacitors are designed
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Date:
08/18/2011
Luso expands power portfolio with Elec & Eltek European franchise for magnetic components

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Luso Electronics Distribution has won a European distribution franchise for Elec & Eltek, the manufacturer of magnetic components. The deal, the second since Luso Electronics Distribution was established
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Date:
08/18/2011
Analog Devices' RMS-to-DC Converter Ensures Accuracy And Best-in-Class Dynamic Range

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Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) unveiled today an integrated true RMS-to-DC converter that offers a best-in-class 100 μV to 3 V of usable dynamic range and the ability to measure extremely low signal levels
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Date:
08/18/2011
Campbell Collins Introduce New Range of High Efficiency, Single & Multi-Output AC/DC Converters

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Campbell Collins Ltd, a specialist supplier of power supplies, capacitors and hi-rel power semiconductors, is pleased to announce the release of the GRN series of high efficiency, compact AC/DC Power
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Date:
08/18/2011
Texas Instruments introduces industry's first zero-drift, 36-V op amp

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced the industry's first zero-drift, 36-V operational amplifier (op amp). Compared to the competition, the dual-channel OPA2188 provides
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Date:
08/17/2011
VPT Series Toroidal Power Transformers Offer Efficient Electronics Design Solution
Featuring up to 97.4 percent power efficiency and a highly efficient design using nearly 30 percent less material, the new VPT Series Toroidal Power Transformers from Triad Magnetics provide an innovative
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Date:
08/17/2011
WAGO EPSITRON COMPACT Power Supplies
Five COMPACT units have joined WAGO Corporation's DIN-rail mount EPSITRON(r) Power Supply line. Ideal for restricted installation depths, EPSITRON(r) COMPACT complies with DIN 43880, specifying equipment
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Date:
08/17/2011
Vishay Siliconix 8 V P-Channel TrenchFET® Power MOSFET Offers Industry's Lowest On-Resistance Down to 34 m? at 4.5 V in the 1.6 mm by 1.6 mm Footprint Area With Sub-0.8-mm Profile

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Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new 8 V p-channel TrenchFET® power MOSFET featuring the industry's lowest on-resistance for a p-channel device in the 1.6 mm by 1.6 mm footprint
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Date:
08/17/2011
National Semiconductor's Single-Wire 16-bit DAC for 4-to-20 mA Loops Simplifies Smart Transmitter Design

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National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM) today introduced a 16-bit digital-to-analog converter (DAC) featuring a single-wire interface and 4-to-20 mA current loop drive that simplifies the design of
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Date:
08/17/2011
ON Semiconductor introduces current mirror with switch controller and SENSEFET® Power MOSFETs

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ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has introduced the CAT2300 current mirror with switch controller, that when
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Date:
08/17/2011
ERICSSON NEW DIGITAL VOLTAGE REGULATOR MINIMIZES SPACE AND ENERGY USAGE

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Ericsson has introduced an additional member in its Power Modules family of 3E second-generation digital point-of-load (POL) voltage regulators with a new vertical-mount variant of the recently announced
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Date:
08/16/2011
Microchip announces analogue resistive USB touch-screen controller

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Microchip announces the mTouch™ AR1100 Analogue Resistive USB Touch-Screen Controller. The AR1100 controller is a high-performance, USB plug-and-play device that builds on the AR1000 analogue resistive
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Date:
08/16/2011
CUI Introduces 10, 15, 20 W 4:1 Input Dc-Dc Converters

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CUI Inc announced an addition to their V-Infinity product line with the release of a series of high efficiency 4:1 input dc-dc converters that provide output power ranging from 10~20 W. Packaged in
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Date:
08/15/2011
TINY 400mA SYNCHRONOUS STEP-DOWN DC/DC CONVERTERS
Available in a tiny 1.3mm x 1.3mm x 0.4mm USPN-6 package, the new XC9244/45 series is a group of step-down synchronous DC/DC converters with a built-in 0.65W P-channel driver transistor and 0.45W
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Date:
08/15/2011
Toshiba Electronics new low-voltage, high-current MOSFETs for high-speed switching applications available in new 3.3 x 3.3 mm TSON Advance package

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Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has extended its family of 30V power MOSFETs with new devices that combine high-speed switching, high current ratings and compact package size. The latest devices
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Date:
08/14/2011
DVGAs from National Semiconductor Enable Higher-Performance Basestation Radio Architectures

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National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced a pair of quad- and dual-channel, digital variable gain amplifiers (DVGA) that enable higher-performance wideband radio systems. The LMH6522
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Date:
08/14/2011
Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Controller Using Nonlinear Control & Differential Output Sensing for Tight Output Voltage Regulation

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Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Controller

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC3867, a fixed frequency synchronous step-down DC/DC controller with nonlinear control, differential output voltage sensing and clock synchronization.
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Date:
08/14/2011
Intersil's 5V Zero Drift Rail-to-Rail Precision Op Amp Features Low Power Consumption with Half the Noise

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Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) has extended its family of precision op amps, introducing a new 5V, ultra-low noise, chopper-stabilized zero drift rail-to-rail amplifier featuring
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Date:
08/13/2011
Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) is introducing a new Obsolescence Mitigation (OM) Program to minimize the impact of integrated circuit (IC) device obsolescence on long-term military/aerospace
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Date:
08/10/2011
Next-Generation Si24xx Data ISOmodem® Family Offers Sophisticated Voice Features for Security Systems, Home Automation and Point-of-Sale Terminals

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Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, today announced the next generation of its widely used Si24xx ISOmodem family, offering
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Date:
08/10/2011
High Efficiency Dual 3A Synchronous Buck Regulator for DDR Power & Termination Complies with DDR/DDR2/DDR3 Standards

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Dual 3A DDR Switching Regulator for DDR/DDR2/DDR3 & Future Standards

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC3618, a high-efficiency dual monolithic synchronous step-down switching regulator, capable of generating the supply voltage and the bus termination
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Date:
08/10/2011
Dual-port RJ45 jack for Cat-5 Gigabit Ethernet applications using wave or reflow soldering: Space-saving and fully shielded design

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SUYIN has developed a highly compact dual-port RJ45 jack, specially designed to provide trouble-free and particularly space-saving coupling of high-speed Gigabit Ethernet patch cables on network cards
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Date:
08/10/2011
Ultravolt® Unleashes Higher Power Per Channel On Its Rack Mount High Voltage Power System
UltraVolt, Inc., the world-leading manufacturer of standard-product DC-to-DC high-voltage power supplies, announced today that the HV Rack® Series of high voltage rack mount power systems now has
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Date:
08/10/2011
Meggitt Sensing Systems Introduces Hermetically Sealed, Critically Damped Endevco® Piezoresistive Accelerometer with 500 mV Output
Meggitt Sensing Systems, a Meggitt group division, has announced the global market introduction of the Endevco® model 2262A, a highly rugged, hermetically sealed, critically damped piezoresistive
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Date:
08/10/2011
Linear's Isolated Forward Converter Chipset Simplifies Design - Enhances System Reliability

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Linear's New Isolated Synchronous Forward Converter

Linear Technology Corporation has announced the LTC3765 and LTC3766 synchronous forward converter chipset with active clamp reset and Direct Flux LimitTM that prevents power transformer saturation
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Date:
08/10/2011
1A, Low Noise Synchronous Buck-Boost DC/DC Converter Offers Extended Battery Run Time for Li-Ion & Alkaline-Powered Devices

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1A Buck-Boost Offers 25% Longer Battery Run Time

Linear Technology announces the LTC3536, a synchronous buck-boost converter that delivers up to 1A of output current from a Li-Ion/Polymer source or 300mA from dual cell alkaline/NiCd/NiMH sources.
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Date:
08/09/2011
ON Semiconductor unveils Class D audio amplifier for flat panel TVs with digital power limit and selectable gain
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN) a premier supplier of high performance, silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics has introduced the NCS8353 stereo audio amplifier, a Class D device with
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Date:
08/08/2011
High Power Density DC/DC Converter Modules From Powersolve Provide Over 200W
Powersolve announces the TEP 200WI Series of high performance, high power DC/DC converter modules that provide up to 216W output power from a sealed, shielded metal case measuring just 2.4 x 1.9 x
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Date:
08/07/2011
Adjustable Shunt Regulator Operates Over a -55°C to 150°C Junction Temperature Range

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Linear Technology Corporation announces a new high reliability MP-grade version of the LT1431, a three-terminal adjustable shunt voltage regulator that operates over a -55°C to 150°C junction temperature
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Date:
08/06/2011
Cree Prototype Exceeds DOE's 21st Century Lamp L Prize(SM) Requirements

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Demonstrating the future of lighting, Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) today unveiled a concept LED light bulb from its lighting research and development team. Redefining what is possible with high-performance
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Date:
08/04/2011
Toshiba announces high-speed bus switch for 5V interfaces
Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has expanded its family of bus switches with a new device that addresses the data rate and power requirements of high-speed digital applications requiring a 5V interface.
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Date:
08/04/2011
High-performance DC/DC converter with integrated FETs provides 90-percent power efficiency, transient protection in smallest solution
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced a synchronous 50-mA, 60-V SWIFT™ step-down regulator with high efficiency and low noise performance in a solution size of only 125
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Date:
08/04/2011
48-Channel PWM Generator with 12-Bit Resolution Dynamically Controls LEDs or Provides 48 DAC Outputs

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48-Channel PWM Generator with 12-Bit Resolution and 50MHz Serial Interface

Linear Technology announces the LT8500, a pulse width modulation (PWM) generator with 48 independent channels. Each channel has an individually adjustable 12-bit (4,096 steps) PWM register and a 6-bit
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Date:
08/03/2011
WAGO DIN-Rail DC Current Sensors
WAGO Corporation's new Feedthrough Current Sensors continuously measure DC currents to optimize photovoltaic (PV) energy production. Via serial connection, the 789-620 (0-80A DC) and 789-621 (0-140A
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Date:
08/01/2011
National Semiconductor Expands Sensor AFE Family

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National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM) today introduced seven new 24-bit and 16-bit multi-channel, sensor analog front-ends (AFE) that offer system designers a greater range of choices from high-performance
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Date:
08/01/2011
Silicon Labs Introduces Industry's First Six-Channel 5 kV Digital Isolators

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Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, today introduced a family of digital isolators that offers the highest channel count, performance
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Date:
07/31/2011
New Avago Technologies Transceiver Delivers Fast Ethernet Communication over Robust Plastic Optical Fiber Connectors

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Avago Technologies (Nasdaq: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced a Fast Ethernet transceiver that provides
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Date:
07/31/2011
TI announces industry's smallest, fully integrated 16-bit ADC

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced the industry's smallest, 16-bit delta-sigma analog-to-digital converter (ADC) with integrated programmable gain amplifier (PGA), reference,
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Date:
07/31/2011
Orion Fans Develops Higher Voltage DC Fan Series for Telecom Applications
Dallas-based Orion Fans, a division of Knight Electronics and a leading manufacturer of standard and custom AC and DC fans, trays and accessories, has developed a new line of DC fans that are ideal
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Date:
07/31/2011
SiC JFETs from SemiSouth target high-end audio

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SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc., the leading manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) transistor technology for high-power, high-efficiency, harsh-environment power management and conversion applications,
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Date:
07/31/2011
New Low-Dropout Voltage Regulator from Diodes Inc. Reduces Component Count and Saves Space

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Diodes Inc. has introduced a single-channel low-dropout fast-transient linear regulator with fixed output voltage of 5V and +/-1% accuracy. The new low-dropout regulator integrates the voltage divider
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Date:
07/31/2011
Aim-TTi extends CPX400 PowerFlex regulated laboratory power supplies

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The CPX400S is a 420 W power-supply unit with extremely compact dimensions, being only 107 mm wide (quarter rack width). Maximum output voltage is 60 V and maximum current 20 A subject to the 420
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Date:
07/31/2011
Molex Integrated Interconnect Solutions Deliver Innovation, Quality and Reliability for Defence Contractors
Molex Incorporated serves defence contractors and military suppliers with a broad portfolio of proven high performance interconnect technologies including custom fibre optics, flex circuit assemblies,
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Date:
07/31/2011
New 30W adapter complies with worldwide efficiency regulations
Phihong USA, one of the most trusted names in power electronics, has announced the expansion of its Level V, 30W power adapter product offering with a wall plug with interchangeable AC clips. Designated
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Date:
07/31/2011
1U, 3

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UNIPOWER announces the introduction of its EASYMOD® Series Model AM120. This multiple output switcher is characterized by its versatility and adaptability into practically any Medical, ITE or Industrial
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Date:
07/30/2011
Three phase EMC Filters for UPS up to 150A

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IT systems are increasing every day, electronic devices that support them are more complex but also more reliable and they are able of working with adversities as failures in the power grid, either
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Date:
07/30/2011
IR Introduces Highly Integrated AUIR331x Intelligent Power Switch Family Featuring Current Sensing for Automotive Applications

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International Rectifier, IR®(NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today introduced the AUIR331x family of high-side intelligent power switch (IPS) devices with accurate current-sensing
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Date:
07/29/2011
IDT Introduces World's First Portable Audio Subsystem with Integrated Programmable Clock Generator for Tablet Computing

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Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced the world's first audio subsystem
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Date:
07/29/2011
TDK-EPC cooperates with STMicroelectronics: 50 new reference designs in just one year

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TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, has intensified its support of STMicroelectronics, one of the world's largest semiconductor companies, in the creation of tested energy-saving solutions
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Date:
07/29/2011
Toshiba makes optical isolation selection quick and easy with new guide

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Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has announced the availability of a free guide for engineers looking to build galvanic isolation and noise protection into their designs using photocoupler-based technology.
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Date:
07/29/2011
Murata Power Solutions extends range of DOSA-compliant module non-isolated Okami family

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Murata Power Solutions today announced the introduction of the OKI-T/3-W32 series of surface mount point of load (PoL) DC/DC converters. Designed specifically to suit +12 or +24 VDC industrial applications
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Date:
07/28/2011
Synopsys' LightTools Delivers Leading-Edge Illumination Analysis
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced the availability of enhancements to its LightTools® illumination
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Date:
07/28/2011
TE Circuit Protection Publishes 2011 Product Catalog

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TE Circuit Protection announces the publication of its 2011 Product Catalog. The electronic version of the catalog is now posted on TE's circuitprotection.com website and the printed catalog is being
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Date:
07/28/2011
DDP Develops Low-Profile Linear LED Lighting System Optimized For Surface Grazing and Wall-Washing Applications

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DDP, a leader in engineered LED solutions, has developed a line voltage linear lighting fixture optimized for continuous surface grazing and wall-washing applications. Designated WashGrazeLV, the
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Date:
07/28/2011
Automotive grade 3-phase MOSFET pre-driver IC for brushless DC motor control

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The new A4933 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is an automotive-grade 3-phase MOSFET pre-driver IC for the control of brushless DC motors in applications such as electronic power steering systems,
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Date:
07/28/2011
150mA Supercapacitor Charger with PowerPath Control & Auto Cell Balancing in 9mm2

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Linear's 150mA Supercap Charger with PowerPath™ Control & Auto Cell Balancing

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC3226, an inductorless supercapacitor charger with backup PowerPath™ controller
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Date:
07/27/2011
Texas Instruments adds 20-percent run-time to ultra-low power wireless applications with 3-MHz, 100-mA step-down DC/DC converter

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) today introduced a 3-MHz, 100-mA synchronous step-down DC/DC converter, which integrates a bypass switch and a unique DCS-Control technology. The new
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Date:
07/26/2011
IDT's Patent Pending HyperGear™ Technology Reduces Motherboard Power Consumption and Boosts CPU Performance Simultaneously

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Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced that it has developed a power savings
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Date:
07/26/2011
Highest Power Density Planar Transformer from Payton

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Payton has introduced the highest Power Density Planar Transformer available for use in SMPS. The power density is +2,500 Watts/In3 .The transformer is designed to accept a wide range of input from
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Date:
07/26/2011
BEI Kimco Magnetics' BLDC Motor Solves Challenging Application Requirements for 2.0 HP 200 Degree Celsius Capabilities

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BEI Kimco Magnetics, a company of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST), Inc., recently met the challenging Brushless DC Motor requirements utilized in a Down Hole Oil Exploration application.
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Date:
07/26/2011
Microchip's first six-channel analogue front-end for three-phase energy metering offers industry-leading accuracy

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Microchip announces its first high-accuracy, stand-alone six-channel analogue front-end (AFE) for three-phase energy metering. The MCP3903 AFE includes six 16-/24-bit Delta-Sigma analogue-to-digital
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Date:
07/26/2011
AVX Doubles Voltage Rating of Tantalum Polymer Capacitors, Develops First 125V Device

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AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed the technology needed to manufacture a tantalum polymer capacitor with a voltage rating of 125V,
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Date:
07/24/2011
ON Semiconductor expands its automotive LDO voltage regulator portfolio with five new integrated devices

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ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has announced the launch of five new very low and ultra low-dropout (LDO)
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Date:
07/24/2011
Wolfson delivers world's-first Audio System-on-a-Chip (SoC)

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Wolfson Microelectronics plc has today announced the WM5100, the world's first Audio System-on-a-Chip (SoC), integrating a high performance, low power, multi-channel Audio Hub, with full transmit
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Date:
07/24/2011
Chokes boost solar power inverter efficiency
SMP's compact inductive components feature low losses and very low stray fields, and meet the demand for ever higher efficiency. The chokes' cores consist of powder composites with low magnetostriction,
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Date:
07/24/2011
Silicon Labs Introduces Industry's Most Advanced SLIC Solution for Voice-Over-IP Gateways

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Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, today announced the industry's most integrated, cost-effective and power-efficient subscriber
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Date:
07/23/2011
Power factor correction: Data loggers with long recording times from TDK-EPC Corporation

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TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, presents the EPCOS DataLOG SD data logger for the EPCOS PFC controllers BR6000-R12/S485 (from V5.0) and BR7000. This newly developed data recording
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Date:
07/23/2011
IR Announces Availability of a Microelectronic Relay Designers Manual to Simplify Selection and Circuit Design
International Rectifier, IR® (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced the availability of a CD-based Microelectronic Relay (MER) Designers Manual featuring a selection
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Date:
07/23/2011
Flexible SMD Offline Transformer from Wurth Electronics Midcom

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Wurth Electronics Midcom announces a new series of surface mount transformers, created specifically for LED lighting and offline power supply markets. This marks the series as one of the only SMD
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Date:
07/23/2011
TI introduces industry's most highly integrated piezo haptic driver

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced the most highly integrated piezo haptic driver for mobile consumer and industrial designs. The DRV8662 features an integrated 105-V
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Date:
07/23/2011
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has introduced a series of small signal transistors that are fully qualified
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Date:
07/22/2011
Microchip simplifies global Smart Meter interoperability with DLMS User Association certified stack for PIC® Microcontrollers
Microchip announces that it has partnered with Kalki Communication Technologies Ltd. (Kalkitech) to provide a Device Language Message Specification (DLMS) protocol stack that is optimised for 16-bit
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Date:
07/22/2011
Toroidal surface mount power inductor aimed at compact consumer electronics devices

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Murata Power Solutions today announced the 8300 series of toroidal surface mount power inductors. These miniature low profile devices, measuring only 7.8 x 5.20 x 1.8mm, suit a broad range of handheld
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Date:
07/22/2011
Powerstax Unveil Growing Range of MIL and COTS Power Solutions at DESi 2011

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Powerstax, one of Europe's leading application-rich power solutions specialists, will be displaying their growing range of standard and custom COTs power solutions for MIL and non-tactical applications
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Date:
07/22/2011
Industry's First Precision Operational Amplifier With More Than 30 V Of Integrated Input Over-Voltage Protection Unveiled By Analog Devices

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Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) introduced the ADA4096-2 dual, precision-micropower operational amplifier (op amp) -- the industry's first precision op amp with more than 30 V of integrated input over-voltage
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Date:
07/22/2011
TI introduces industry's first single-chip battery management device for power tools and e-bike applications
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) today introduced the industry's first fully integrated battery protection and cell-balancing solution for Li-Ion and lithium iron phosphate battery packs.
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Date:
07/20/2011
Mouser Shines Design Spotlight on OSRAM OSTAR Lighting Plus

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Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the immediate availability of OSRAM Opto
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Date:
07/20/2011
XP Power extends family of COTS DC-DC converters aimed at military vehicle and avionic applications

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XP Power introduced the MTC35 and MTC50 series of commercial off the shelf (COTS) 35 W and
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Date:
07/20/2011
ZMDI introduces 98% energy-efficient LED driver IC for Retrofit LED lamps and low manufacturing cost
ZMD AG, a global supplier of energy-efficient analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, and medical applications, has announced availability of the ZLED7320, a new member of its
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Date:
07/19/2011
Low-Power Audio Codec Optimizes Audio Performance and Prevents Speaker Damage
Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the MAX98089, a highly integrated stereo audio codec that improves audio performance and prevents speaker damage. An easy-to-use graphical user
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Date:
07/19/2011
ALPS Offers TDGS Series of Compact FM/AM Tuner Modules for Automotive Applications

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ALPS ELECTRIC EUROPE GmbH offers with the TDGA6 family a series of high-sensitive FM/AM tuner modules for automotive applications. The surface mountable modules have dimensions of 25.0mm x 20.0mm
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Date:
07/18/2011
Atmel Launches Ultra-low Power, 8/16-bit AVR XMEGA Series with USB and High-precision Analog

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Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced additional unique features to the already-successful 8/16-bit AVR XMEGA microcontroller (MCU) family
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Date:
07/18/2011
Power Integrations' New HiperPFS Design Enables 97%-Efficient Active Power Factor Correction in a 900-Watt Power Supply

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Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today published a new design example report (DER-274) describing a 900-watt
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Date:
07/18/2011
Avago Adds High-Voltage Line Drivers to Industry-Leading Motion Control Encoder Portfolio for Industrial Automation
Avago Technologies (Nasdaq: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced three new high-voltage line drivers that
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Date:
07/18/2011
Full-Graphic Displays for Difficult Lighting Conditions

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Electronic Assembly has developed the EA DIP122-5 line of displays with LED background illumination for extreme lighting conditions. The line covers indoor and outdoor applications as well as use
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Date:
07/18/2011
Wide Input Voltage Range Step-Down DC/DC Controller Features -55°C to 150°C Operating Junction Temperature

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-55°C to 150°C Operating Temperature Step-down DC/DC Controller

Linear Technology Corporation announces the H- and MP- grade versions of the LTC3851A, a wide input voltage range (4V to 38V) synchronous step-down DC/DC controller that encompasses a broad range
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Date:
07/18/2011
Smallest 4A Dual Point-of-Load Regulator from Semtech Dramatically Reduces Size and Inventory Challenges in Power Conversion Applications
Semtech Corp. (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced the latest device in its buck regulator platform. The new SC286 is the world's smallest
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Date:
07/17/2011
Rogers Introduces Innovative RO-LINX Power Circuit Busbars for Emerging Power Electronics Applications

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Rogers Corporation's Power Distribution Systems Division has announced an innovative new solution for emerging power electronics applications: RO-LINX® PowerCircuit™ busbars. The PowerCircuit solution
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Date:
07/16/2011
TI isolated amplifier, modulator enable high-precision current measurement in motor control, green energy applications

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) introduced an isolated amplifier and a delta-sigma modulator that enable best-in-class shunt-based current measurement in motor control and green energy
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Date:
07/15/2011
IR Enhances PQFN Offering with the Introduction of Dual PQFN2x2 and Dual PQFN3.3x3.3 Power MOSFETs for Low Power Applications

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International Rectifier, IR (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced the enhancement of its PQFN offering with the introduction of a PQFN 2mm x 2mm and PQFN 3.3mm
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Date:
07/15/2011
TE Circuit Protection's New Surface-Mount 2410 Fuses Provide High I²t Characteristics

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TE Circuit Protection announces the 2410SFV family of 20 new AC/DC fuses featuring current ratings from 0.5A to 20.0A. The 2410 fuses help provide secondary-side circuit protection, conserve board
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Date:
07/15/2011
Energy Micro adds 12 devices to its Cortex-M3 microcontroller range for energy friendly applications
Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller company, has announced availability of its EFM32 Gecko and Tiny Gecko product lines in a QFP64 package. The new 64-pin devices are particularly popular
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Date:
07/15/2011
Inductors: Compact multilayer power inductors boost energy efficiency (TDK-EPC Corporation)

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TDK-EPC Corporation, a group company of TDK Corporation, presents the TDK MLP2012V series of low-profile and energy efficient multilayer power inductors that help to reduce power dissipation in portable
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Date:
07/14/2011
Temperature-to-Voltage Converter Measures Remote Diodes with 1degC Accuracy

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High Accuracy Temperature-to-Voltage Converter

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC2997, a high accuracy temperature-to-voltage converter with built-in series resistance cancellation for 2.5V to 5.5V systems. Many low voltage systems
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Date:
07/14/2011
Highly efficient fully isolated low profile DC/DC converter suits high volume low cost telecoms applications
Murata Power Solutions announced the UEE series of fully isolated, open frame DC/DC converters. Designed specifically for high volume cost sensitive telecom, networking, and instrumentation applications,
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Date:
07/13/2011
High Efficiency 6A Switching Regulator for DDR Termination Complies with DDR/DDR2/DDR3 Standards

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6A DDR Switching Regulator for DDR/DDR2/DDR3 & Future Standards

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC3617, a high efficiency, monolithic synchronous step-down switching regulator, capable of generating a bus termination voltage for DDR/DDR2/DDR3 and
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Date:
07/13/2011
Atmel Samples SAM3S16 ARM-based Microcontroller With 1MB Embedded Flash

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Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced early sampling of its 32-bit ARM® Cortex® -M3-based microcontrollers (MCUs) with 1MB
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Date:
07/13/2011
Breakthrough Direct RF-Sampling ADCs from National Semiconductor Revolutionize Radio Architectures

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National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM) introduced a family of analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) that are the industry's first to directly sample RF signals beyond 2.7 GHz, with third-order intermodulation
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Date:
07/13/2011
Fairchild Semiconductor Offers Designers a Total Solution Portfolio for Low-, Mid- and High-Power LED Lighting Applications
With the increasing popularity of LED lighting applications, designers face challenges ranging from design complexity and the need for high system efficiency to limited PCB space and the management
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Date:
07/13/2011
ITT Interconnect Solutions announces lightweight sealed MIL-DTL 38999 Series III style connector for low-pressure applications
ITT Interconnect Solutions, a leading international manufacturer and supplier of connectors and interconnects, has recently developed a MIL-DTL 38999 Series III style connecter capable of superior
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Date:
07/09/2011
Ultra-low dropout regulators from Diodes use less power
With an ultra-low dropout voltage of only 220mV at 1.5A, the AP7362 and AP7363 fixed and adjustable output linear regulators from Diodes Incorporated help reduce power consumption and increase regulated
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Date:
07/09/2011
ZMDI ZSSC3008 Sensor Signal Conditioner IC for Automotive, Industrial Automation and White Goods Applications
ZMD AG, a global supplier of energy-efficient analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, and medical applications, has introduced the ZSSC3008 sensor signal conditioning integrated
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Date:
07/08/2011
Microchip launches 60 MIPS Enhanced Core dsPIC33 digital signal controllers and PIC24 microcontrollers

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Microchip announces the 60 MIPS 16-bit dsPIC® Digital Signal Controllers (DSCs) and PIC24 microcontrollers (MCUs). Based on the next-generation core, the 60 MIPS dsPIC33 and PIC24 E' devices introduce
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Date:
07/08/2011
60V Current Sense Amplifier Offers Adjustable Fault Flags

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Precision Circuit Fault Protection and Warning

Linear Technology announces the LT6109, a complete high side current sense device that incorporates a current sense amplifier, dual comparators and a precision 400mV voltage reference. When connected
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Date:
07/07/2011
Ultra compact 20 Watt DC-DC converters achieve 51W/in power density

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XP Power today announced additions to its range of low power metal cased DC-DC converters with the launch of the 20 Watt JCM20 and JTK20 series. Aimed at space constrained portable applications, these
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Date:
07/06/2011
Instrumentation Amplifier Combines Precision, Power Efficiency & Value For Battery-Powered Medical, Instrumentation & Consumer Devices

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Providing a unique combination of precision, low power and value, Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) introduced today the AD8420 micropower, wide-supply-range instrumentation amplifier -- the newest addition
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Date:
07/06/2011
15V, Dual 3A Monolithic Synchronous Step-Down Regulator Powers DDR1, DDR2 or DDR3 Memory

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15V, Dual 3A Monolithic Synchronous Step-Down Converter for DDR Memory Power

The LTC3634 is a high efficiency, dual-channel monolithic synchronous step-down regulator from Linear Technology, which provides power supply and bus termination rails for DDR1, DDR2 and DDR3 SDRAM
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Date:
07/03/2011
ALPS Develops

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ALPS ELECTRIC EUROPE GmbH has developed the high-durability RDC90 Series resistive rotary sensor. Samples will be available from August 2011. Control of internal mechanisms inside robots, controllers
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Date:
07/03/2011
AVX Expands Land-Grid Array Product Offering to Include 0805 2-Terminal Case Size

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AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has enhanced its land-grid array (LGA) capacitor product offering to include a low inductance 2-terminal
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Date:
07/03/2011
Ultravolt® Unveils New Enhanced Interface Options For Its High-Voltage Power Supplies

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UltraVolt, Inc., the world-leading manufacturer of standard-product DC-to-DC high-voltage power supplies, today announced it has redefined its high-voltage power supply line by introducing two enhanced
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Date:
07/03/2011
Molex CMX Sealed, Hybrid and Modular Connector Portfolio for Transportation Applications
Building on the success of its CMC interconnect system, Molex Incorporated introduces the second generation sealed, hybrid, high-density and modular connector system - the CMX family using a new CTX
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Date:
07/02/2011
PREMO unveils Hall Effect sensors with Input reference pin
In the pursuit of continuous customer support, Premo has introduced a new series of Hall Effect sensors called DSR5 series. A new series designed for a single supply voltage of +5V. DSR5 family
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Date:
07/02/2011