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Communications & Datacom

January 2018
PSDcast - Upgrading the Power Grid, Challenges and Roadblocks
In this episode of the PSDCast, we're talking with Allegro Development about the pending smart grid. What're some of the biggest problems plaguing our modern electrical grid, why is it so important to upgrade it, and what roadblocks stand in the way of
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01/30/2018
WÃrth Elektronik eiSos at embedded world 2018
Würth Elektronik eiSos, manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components, exhibits at embedded world (Nuremberg, February 27 – March 1, 2018). At booth 3-247, one of the biggest in hall 3 of the Nuremberg Exhibition Center, the company
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01/30/2018
Mouser Electronics First Distributor to Stock ON Semi’s FDMF8811 110V Bridge Power Stage Module
Mouser Electronics is the first distributor to stock the FDMF8811 bridge power stage module from ON Semiconductor. The industry’s first 100 V bridge power stage module for half-bridge and full-bridge DC-DC converters, the FDMF8811 module uses high-performance PowerTrench
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01/30/2018

Teracom announces TCW210-TH Temperature and Humidity Data Loggers
Applications include Datacenter and SOHO environment monitoring, cold chain (delivery trucks, distribution, storage centers, retail stores), medical products storage and transport, industrial processes data logging, and many others.
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01/30/2018
N-Channel MOSFET Ideal for Synchronous Buck Converters
SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) introduced AONE36132, a 25V N-Channel MOSFET in a dual DFN 3.3x3.3 packagewhich is ideal for synchronous buck converters. The AONE36132 is an extension to the XSPairFET lineup.  Designed with the latest bottom source packaging
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01/30/2018
TVS Diode Arrays Protect Sensitive Telecom Ports from ESD, Lightning-Induced Surges
CHICAGO — Littelfuse, Inc. introduced a series of AEC-Q101-qualified TVS Diode Arrays optimized to protect sensitive telecommunication ports against electrostatic discharge (ESD) and lightning-induced surge events. SP4208 Series TVS Diode Arrays (SPA Diodes) integrate low capacitance steering diodes with either
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01/29/2018
New microPEM Flaring Standoffs for Compact Electronic Assemblies
New microPEM MSOFS flaring standoffs from PennEngineering provide ideal miniature fastener solutions to attach and/or space components in compact electronic assemblies. They install permanently in thin panels of any hardness and material, including stainless steel,
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01/24/2018
Toshiba launches small LDO regulator ICs suitable for IoT applications
Toshiba Electronics Europe released the TCR3UG series of small package, low-dropout (LDO) regulators with an output current of 300mA, that are suitable for power management of IoT modules, wearable devices and smartphones.
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01/22/2018
IQD targets high performance communications applications with new tight stability, low phase noise OCXO
IQD has introduced a new tight stability, low phase noise Oven Controlled Crystal Oscillator (OCXO) delivering exceptional frequency stability performance down to ±1ppb (parts per billion) over the full industrial temperature range of -40 to 85 degrees C.
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01/22/2018
BCR430U improves efficiency for LED strips with an ultra-low voltage drop linear LED driver IC
Infineon Technologies releases BCR430U, a constant current linear LED driver IC. The BCR430U provides industry-leading drop performance for regulating LED current in standalone operation. No external power transistor is needed. Typical applications for the BCR430U
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01/22/2018
TTI adds ALPs TACT switches and industrial components to Europe-wide franchise portfolio
TTI, Inc. has signed a pan-European franchise agreement with Alps Electric, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality electronic components for mobile devices, home electronics, vehicles and industrial equipment.
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01/22/2018
Plug Connectors, Switches, Connection Technology â€
The new, expanded catalog of electromechanical components from Würth Elektronik eiSos is available in English and lists information on 12 standard product groups, including many innovations.  
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01/22/2018
TRACO POWER’s TVN Series of isolated and fully regulated DC/DC converters combine a high level of efficiency with a low level of output ripple & noise
For noise sensitive applications, switching regulators tend to be ruled out due to the disturbing output ripple and noise. Linear regulators win over a smoothed output voltage but they work inefficient and produce a lot of heat. If the circuit has to be isolated,
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01/18/2018
Conrad Business introduces C-Control IoT starter kit 10 for quick-start Internet of Things applications
Conrad introduces the new IoT starter kit C-Control 10. Developed in collaboration with Elco Industrie Automation and Microtronics, the kit simplifies entry into the Internet of Things (IoT) market, Industry 4.0, and digitization for enterprises and developers. It
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01/16/2018
Vicor Releases First 20 Amp 24V Cool-Power ZVS Buck
The Cool-Power ZVS Buck, PI3325-00-LGIZ, represents the highest current output ZVS buck to date for 24V/28V applications, providing a regulated 5V output at up to 20A. Packaged within a 10 x 14 x 2.5mm LGA SiP package, the PI3325-00-LGIZ addresses the continued need
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01/16/2018
New fully embedded stand-alone Wi-Fi module from Panasonic for highly integrated and cost-effective applications
Panasonic Industry Europe has recently launched a fully embedded stand alone Wi-Fi module for highly integrated and cost-effective applications. The PAN9420 device is a 2.4GHz 802.11 b/g/n fully embedded Wi-Fi Module with integrated stack and API that minimizes firmware
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01/16/2018
The LTM®4636 is a 40A-capable μModule® regulator featuring 3D packaging technology, or component-on-package (CoP) to keep it cool - see Figure 1. The body of the device is an overmolded 16mm × 16mm × 1.91mm BGA package with an inductor stacked on top to expose it to cooling airflow. The total
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01/16/2018
Dissipating the heat generated by certain components is a key part of electronics design. Consequently engineers need to be sure that they put an effective thermal management system in place in order to ensure that operational reliability is maintained. There are a variety of different technologies that can
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01/14/2018
2018: The Year of Wireless Power?
At CES 2018, Powercast unveiled a consumer version of its RF-based wireless charging system, and considering the technology and its implications, we could finally have one of the true Holy Grails
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01/13/2018
The holidays have flown by here, and 2018 is in full swing already. The APEC exhibition at the start of March in San Antonio is the place where every power company wants to be seen, and the whole industry seems to have sprung into action in preparation for it, including the US contingent at PSD. My colleagues
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01/13/2018
Welcome to 2018, power aficionados! With all the political, sociological, and ecological instability, it’s good to know you can turn to Power Systems Design for unwavering, uncompromising coverage of that which keeps the world running. And we’re starting the year off with one of the most fundamental of all
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01/13/2018
Addressing Differential and Common Mode Noise With Innovative Dual-Mode Choke Technology

CMF Series Dual Mode Chokes

Circuit designers must deal with many types of noise: internal, external, RF, line frequency and more. Noise can be a limiting factor in system performance and so must be addressed and minimized. The question is “at what cost and effort?”  Is it better to sacrifice performance or cost?  In either
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01/12/2018
Arrow Electronics presents â€sensor-to-sunset’ IoT portfolio at Embedded World
Under the theme “From Sensor to Sunset,” Arrow Electronics will display its comprehensive, fully integrated IoT portfolio at Embedded World, including sensors, wireless connectivity, gateways to cloud
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01/09/2018
Voice control module for Raspberry Pi now available from Conrad Business Supplies: universal assistant for smart factories
Talking Pi from Joy-it is an intelligent open source speech control wizard serving as an extension to the Raspberry Pi. The module, now available from Conrad Business Supplies, allows the control of lights,
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01/09/2018
New development kit from ON Semiconductor enables rapid installation of battery-free smart passive sensors for IoT applications
ON Semiconductor announced a complete wireless battery free sensing solution kit (SPSDEVK1) that allows the company’s innovative
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01/09/2018
Toshiba launches two new ICs compliant with Bluetooth Ver. 5.0
Toshiba Electronics Europe today announced two new additions, the TC35680FSG and TC35681FSG, to its line-up of ICs compliant with the Bluetooth low energy Ver. 5.0 communications standard.
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01/09/2018
Rutronik releases Security White Paper
Rutronik has produced a comprehensive white paper on security aspects that will help developers, product managers, and buyers to create secure switching and system concepts, thereby also meeting the requirements
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01/09/2018
Bosch launches BMA400 ultra-low power accelerometer for wearables and IoT applications
Bosch Sensortec is launching the BMA400, an ultra-low power acceleration sensor for wearables and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The BMA400 draws ten times less current than existing accelerometers
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01/09/2018
ADI 72V Hybrid Step-Down DC/DC Controller Reduces Solution Size by 50% Compared to Traditional Architectures
Analog Devices announced the Power by Linear LTC7821, an industry first hybrid step-down synchronous controller that merges a switched capacitor circuit with a synchronous step-down controller, enabling
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01/09/2018
Solid State Supplies offers world’s smallest Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module
Solid State Supplies offers world’s smallest Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module  
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01/09/2018
It is no surprise that electronic equipment can get hot. This is because electrical currents running through semiconductors and other components create thermal losses. Especially in IT equipment the losses in the form of heat dissipation can be quite significant. As much as 40
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01/09/2018
New ultra low power 32.768kHz clock oscillator with superior stability performance
With the number of electronics applications requiring low power performance continuing to rise, IQD has launched the new IQXO-610, a 32.768kHz clock oscillator with ultra low current draw down to 1µA typical with no load at 3.3V and 1.5μA typical at 5V no load.
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01/04/2018
Conrad Business Supplies now offers vibration-proof hybrid capacitors from Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Europe
Conrad Business Supplies has begun to stock Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Europe’s series of EEH-ZA and EEH-ZC hybrid capacitors. These capacitors combine the advantages of electrolytic capacitors with those made of solid polymer. Their resistance
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01/04/2018
Rohde & Schwarz offers market's first independently certified eCall test solution
The market-leading eCall test solution from Rohde & Schwarz is the first of its kind to be certified by an independent test body. CETECOM has examined the implementation of the eCall test public safety answering point (PSAP) in the Rohde & Schwarz solution
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Date:
01/04/2018

 



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