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Mentor Graphics wins Harvey Rosten Award for heatsink optimization

Dr. Robin Bornoff, Dr. John Parry and John Wilson

Mentor Graphics announced that Dr. Robin Bornoff, Dr. John Parry and John Wilson, a team from Mentor Graphics Mechanical Analysis Division, received the Harvey Rosten Award for Excellence in thermal modeling and analysis of electronics. The team received the award for their paper, Subtractive Design: A Novel
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Date:
03/20/2017
Li-ion cell inventor creates fast-charging, noncombustible batteries

John Goodenough

A team of engineers led by 94-year-old John Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has developed the first all-solid-state battery cells that could lead to safer, faster-charging, longer-lasting rechargeable
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Date:
03/17/2017
Analog Devices completes acquisition of Linear Technology

Analog Devices announced the completion of its acquisition of Linear Technology

Analog Devices announced the completion of its acquisition of Linear Technology. The combination creates the premier analog technology company with the industry’s most comprehensive suite of high-performance analog offerings and integrated engineering, manufacturing, sales and support operations that will
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Date:
03/11/2017

Novel materials bid to create new energy sources

Jayakanth Ravichandran and PhD student Shanyuan Niu in USC’s Laboratory for Complex Materials and Devices

Jayakanth Ravichandran, an assistant professor in the USC Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, believes in a purpose for the supposed chaff of the periodic table: transition metals. Using these seemingly valueless elements, he designs new and complex materials in a bid to create
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Date:
03/08/2017
USC researchers may have just found a solution for one of the biggest stumbling blocks to the next wave of rechargeable batteries. In a paper published in the January issue of the Journal of the Electrochemical Society, Sri Narayan and Derek Moy of the USC Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute outline
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Date:
03/08/2017
Navitas claims first integrated half-bridge GaN power IC

NV6250 AllGaN half-bridge GaN Power IC

Navitas Semiconductor announced a major technology breakthrough with the introduction of the industry’s first integrated half-bridge Gallium Nitride (GaN) Power IC. Half-bridge circuits are essential building blocks in the power electronics industry, used in everything from smartphone chargers and laptop adapters,
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Date:
03/03/2017

 



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