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February 2023
i-ToF Imager Enables Smallest 3D Camera Systems with Improved Quantum Efficiency at Optimized Cost

i-ToF Imager Enables Smallest 3D Camera Systems with Improved Quantum Efficiency at Optimized Cost

­Infineon Technologies AG introduces the IRS2976C Time of Flight (ToF) VGA sensor, a performance-enhancing evolution of the IRS2877C ToF VGA sensor and novel member of the REAL3 product family. The implementation of Infineon's advanced pixel technology enables the pixels to achieve a quantum efficiency of 30 perc
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Date:
02/25/2023
PSDcast – The Benefits of Community Solar

Ben Frank with Solar Edge

­Renewable energy is the future, and at some point, it’s just a matter of building it out, in all its forms, and realizing the long-term benefits. But that points to a major problem with renewable energy, particularly solar power – that it’s most inaccessible for low-income families. That’s where community so
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Date:
02/24/2023
Infineon's Latest SLC38 Security Device and TrustSEC's Operating System BIO-SLCOS Provide Secured, Open Platform for Advanced Smart Card Applications

Infineon's Latest SLC38 Security Device and TrustSEC's Operating System BIO-SLCOS Provide Secured, Open Platform for Advanced Smart Card Applications

­In cooperation with Infineon Technologies AG, TrustSEC has launched its new advanced smart cards operating system (OS) BIO-SLCOS. The OS uses Infineon's latest high-performance SLC38 Secure Element to provide a secured and open platform that combines the best in security, flexibility, and hardware independence to
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Date:
02/17/2023
STMicroelectronics Introduces Highly Integrated 32-Channel Ultrasound Transmitter Optimized for Handheld Scanners

STMicroelectronics Introduces Highly Integrated 32-Channel Ultrasound Transmitter Optimized for Handheld Scanners

­STMicroelectronics has expanded its family of advanced ultrasound transmitters by adding a 32-channel variant with high output current for portable applications. The new transmitter, STHVUP32, provides ±800mA aimed at portable systems that demand extra drive capability for a coaxial cable-mounted probe. Joining the portf
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Date:
02/14/2023
Alliance Memory Expands Lineup of CMOS DDR4 SDRAMs With New 16Gb Device

Alliance Memory Expands Lineup of CMOS DDR4 SDRAMs With New 16Gb Device

­Alliance Memory announced that it has expanded its portfolio of CMOS DDR4 SDRAMs with a new 16Gb device in the 96-ball FBGA package. Providing the company's customers with a higher-density option for a wide range of applications, the AS4C1G16D4-062BCN delivers improved performance over previous-generation DDR
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Date:
02/14/2023
World's First 64 Gbps Fully Integrated Loopback Solution for High-Speed Data Connectivity

Block diagram of the Menlo Micro 5620 (Graphic: Business Wire)

­Menlo Microsystems, Inc. (Menlo Micro), introduced a new dual double-pole/triple-throw (2x DP3T) switch. The MM5620 switch provides the highest performance and data rates for high-speed differential data applications. It offers unprecedented levels of parallel testing on space-constrained final test and probe tes
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Date:
02/01/2023
Wolfspeed – SiC and Energy Efficiency

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Figure 1: The basic electrical implementation of air conditioning units and heat pumps

­With energy prices climbing significantly over the past twelve months, businesses and consumers are starting to feel the pinch. In Europe, gas prices rose by 47% between 2020 and 2021. Countries like Germany rely on gas for a sixth of their electricity generation and, in the US, two-fifths of electricity is ge
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Date:
02/01/2023
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