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August 2015
Dave Andeen of Maxim Integrated on the IoT

Dave Andeen of Maxim Integrated

In this PSDcast Dave Andeen of Maxim Integrated talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the IoT
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08/31/2015
STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, a top MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) manufacturer and a leading supplier of MEMS for consumer and mobile applications, and a top supplier of automotive ICs, announced that two of its executives
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08/27/2015
Rutronik carries Kyocera crystals for low-power apps

With six new qualified crystal units, Kyocera supports Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF51 series of multi-protocol SoC devices for ultra-low power wireless applications

With six new qualified crystal units, Kyocera supports Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF51 series of multi-protocol SoC devices for ultra-low power wireless applications. The crystal units are now available from Rutronik. Nordic’s device family is built around a 32-bit ARM® Cortex M0 processor core.
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08/27/2015

Mouser Electronics is now shipping the SAM D10 and SAM D11 SMART ARM-Based Microcontrollers from Atmel. The SAM D10/D11 are low-power microcontrollers based on a 32-bit ARM Cortex -M0+ processor operating at a maximum frequency of 48MHz. The SAM D10/D11 microcontrollers boast a rich set of peripherals, flexibility,
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08/26/2015
Infineon's new power MOSFETs empower appliances

StrongIRFET Power MOSFET

DIY tools such as cordless drills and saws have to be handy and durable. Therefore, the electronic components used in the applications need to be space-saving and rugged. Infineon Technologies has extended its StrongIRFET Power MOSFET family and thereby provides a solution that fulfills both requirements. The
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08/26/2015
In this episode of PSDtv (part 2) Keithley Marketing Director Chuck Cimino continues his discussion with Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the challenges of precisely
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08/25/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Keithley (a Tektronix company) Marketing Director Chuck Cimino talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the increasing demand for battery
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08/25/2015
Advancing flexible encapsulation tech empowers flexible electronics

ALD and flexible glass metrics and commercialization status for Beneq, Lotus and Corning

In 2020 flexible barrier manufacturing for flexible electronic devices such as displays will be a market worth more than US$184 million, according to IDTechEx Research. That equates to 3.8 million square meters of flexible barrier films for electronics. Although multilayer approaches – usually organic
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08/24/2015
Microchip Technology, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced the expansion of its eXtreme Low Power (XLP) PIC microcontroller (MCU) portfolio. Features of the new PIC24F “GB4” family include an integrated hardware crypto engine with both OTP and Key
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08/24/2015
Novel GaN nanoelectronics-transistor has a blocking voltage exceeding 1kV

(a) Schematic cross section and (b) micrograph of the fabricated vertically oriented trench MOSFET

Research reported in Applied Physics Express (APEX) by Tohru Oka and colleagues at the Research and Development Headquarters for TOYODA GOSEI in Japan describe the development of ‘vertically orientated’ GaN-based transistors with blocking voltages exceeding 1kV. These findings are important for the application
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08/24/2015
Microchip announces latest PIC32MX 32-bit MCUs

PIC32MX1/2 MCU

Microchip Technology, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, announced a new series within its PIC32MX1/2 32-bit microcontroller (MCU) family that features a large 256 KB Flash configuration and 16 KB of RAM in small-footprint packages. These latest additions to this
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08/19/2015
Printable battery tech promises to empower IoT and wearables

This heart-shaped battery printed onto a glass cup is capable of powering an LED

Researchers have created printable solid-state batteries that can be printed in any conceivable shape and can be seamlessly embedded into a variety of surfaces. Conventional Li-on batteries come in set shapes and sizes because of the way they’re constructed. You need separator membranes to prevent the electrodes
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08/19/2015
Nathan Tracy of TE Connectivity on the IoT infrastructure

Nathan Tracy of TE Connectivity

In this PSDcast, Nathan Tracy, Technologist, System Architecture Team and Manager of Industry Standards at TE Connectivity, talks to Alix Paultre of
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08/17/2015
Battlegrounds emerge for conductive inks and pastes

Market for conductive inks and pastes between 2014 and 2025. The data is from the IDTechEx Research report on Conductive Ink Markets 2015-2025: Forecasts, Technologies, Players

Core applications of PV and touch panels continue to grow demand, but new opportunities emerge in the form of wearable technology, circuit boards and structural electronics. The new IDTechEx Research report Conductive Ink Markets 2015-2025: Forecasts, Technologies, Players finds that the market for
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08/12/2015
Qualcomm Technologies has introduced its next-generation visual processing technology with updated versions of its graphics processing unit (GPU) and image signal processing (ISP) unit, to deliver significant advancements in performance, power efficiency and user experience to Qualcomm Snapdragon processors.
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08/12/2015
AVX's J-CAP Series boasts the highest energy/volume

J-CAP Series solid tantalum electrolytic chip capacitors

AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new series of tantalum polymer capacitors designed to provide small, high energy, low profile solutions for demanding solid-state drive (SSD) applications. Exhibiting low ESR and the highest energy per volume (Joules/cc)
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08/06/2015
Integral Technologies, an emerging light-weighting leader and its wholly owned subsidiary ElectriPlast, will be exhibiting at Booth #1856 at The Battery Show 2015, and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Conference and Expo from September 15-17th at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Michigan. The Battery
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08/06/2015
A wearable impact and health monitor was named the winner in the “Sudden Impact” design competition, organized by the element14 Community. As part of the challenge, 12 individuals from around the world competed to develop wearable health solutions that can detect and even prevent sports-related injuries. The
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08/06/2015
NI announced the Wireless Test System (WTS), a solution that dramatically lowers the cost of high-volume wireless manufacturing test for devices such as mobile phones, tablets, data cards and modules. As wireless test becomes increasingly complex due to megatrends, such as the loT, companies can confidently
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08/04/2015
Coilcraft's latest chip inductors claim highest inductance and Lowest DCR of any 0402-sized RF choke

0402DF Series inductors

Developed for use in mobile devices and cellular infrastructure equipment, Coilcraft’s new 0402DF Series chip inductors offer higher inductance values and significantly lower DC resistance than other 0402-sized inductors, making them ideal for RF choke and filtering applications. 0402DF SeriesThe
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08/04/2015
Mouser launches home automation challenge

The challenge asks engineers and inventors of all levels “What makes the perfect smart home?”

Mouser Electronics and celebrity engineer Grant Imahara launched an Empowering Innovation Home Automation Challenge as part of the Empowering Innovation Together program. The challenge asks engineers and inventors of all levels “What makes the perfect smart home?” Entrants submit a photo of their personal
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08/03/2015
Ken Walma of Eaton on advanced lighting systems

Ken Walma of Eaton

In this PSDcast Eaton VP and GM for Lighting Systems & Solutions Ken Walma talks to Alix Paultre about the recent developments in lighting and how we deal with the task of illumination. As lighting continues to go through the renaissance of solid-state luminaires and digital control systems, it is important
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08/03/2015
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