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Energy Efficiency

August 2013
Linear's Afshin Odabaee on board-level power
In this PSDcast, Afshin Odabaee of Linear Technology talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design on the issues involved in board-level power, and some of the solutions Linear has developed to
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08/31/2013
Linear's synchronous dual 600mA step-down regulator comes in a 3x3mm QFN package
The LTC3607 from Linear Technology is a high efficiency, 2.25MHz synchronous dual output buck regulator that incorporates a peak current mode architecture. It can deliver up to 600mA of continuous
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08/30/2013
ROHM's latest power supply ICs claim industry's highest efficiency and smallest form factor
ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of power supply ICs for AC/DC converters in primary power supplies for home appliances and AC adapters. The BM2xxx/F series consists of 24
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08/30/2013

Power Integrations releases reference design for efficient PAR38 LED spotlight
Power Integrations, a leader in high-efficiency, high-reliability LED driver ICs, announced a reference design for a dimmable PAR38 spotlight, developed in collaboration with Cree, a leading LED lighting
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08/30/2013
CTE begins Houston zero-emission delivery vehicle project
The Houston-Galveston Area Council (H-GAC) has partnered with the Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE) and Smith Electric Vehicles Corporation (Smith Electric) to reduce vehicle emissions
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08/30/2013
Mouser Electronics, a leading design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, announced it is the diamond sponsor of the Darnell Energy Summit, planned
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08/29/2013
Abracon, a leading supplier of frequency control and magnetic components, extends its Bluetooth product portfolio with the feature-rich ABBTM-NVC series of Bluetooth modules. "Designed as total turnkey
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08/29/2013
BlueBOLT announced that the company has introduced a network management feature to its cloud-based power and energy management platform. The new feature allows users to query (ping) any device with
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08/29/2013
Trench MOS barrier Schottky rectifiers for smartphone and tablet chargers offer industry-low forward voltage
Vishay Intertechnology introduced two high current density 50 V TMBS® Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers. The V10PN50 and V15PN50 are the industry's first devices to combine low forward voltage
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08/29/2013
4G Americas announced the publication of Rysavy's report, Mobile Broadband Explosion: The 3GPP Wireless Evolution, which examines fundamental technology dynamics and analytically compares mobile technologies
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08/29/2013
Talking about nanopower and energy harvesting
In this PSDcast Brian Shaffer, Applications Manager from Linear Technology's Boston Design Center, talks about driving small and remote devices with energy harvesting and the nanopower systems
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08/29/2013
The UK's grid-storage initiative
In this PSDcast Marieke Beckmann, the CCM Research Lead at the UK National Physical Laboratory (NPL), talks with Power Systems Design's Alix Paultre about the UK's Dynamic Demand Challenge, supported
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08/28/2013
Germany just broke its monthly solar power generation record once again. In July, the grey-skied country logged 5.1 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity from solar power, slightly better than the 5
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08/28/2013
Lawrence Livermore NIF laser fusion experiment delivers record energy output
Recently Lawrence Livermore's National Ignition Facility (NIF) focused all 192 of its ultra-powerful laser beams on a tiny deuterium-tritium filled capsule. In the nanoseconds that followed, the capsule
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08/28/2013
AVX launches medical-grade tantalum capacitors for implantable devices
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced the TAZ HRC5000 medical grade tantalum series. Designed for use in implantable medical devices, the new
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08/28/2013
ams, a leading provider of high performance analog ICs and sensors, announced next-generation sensor-enabled RFID tags offering breakthroughs for medical, automotive safety and other applications
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08/28/2013
NC State creates open-source energy model to enhance comparison & collaboration
Computer models are used to inform policy decisions about energy, but existing models are generally "black boxes" that don't show how they work, making it impossible for anyone to replicate their
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08/28/2013
Solve your engineering challenges, register for NIDays 2013
For the first time ever, the NIDays graphical system design conference is coming to four major US cities this fall: Boston, Chicago, San Jose, and Washington, DC. NIDays 2013 is a free, full-featured
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08/27/2013
Piezoelectric medical device applications

Alix Paultre, Editorial Director, PSD

In this PSDcast, Sam Snyder of Piezo Kinetics talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design at the MD&M 2013 exhibition about the company's devices and their applications within the medical
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08/27/2013
O2Micro, a leader in the design, development, and marketing of high-performance integrated circuits and solutions, extended the Company's General Lighting productportfolio with the introduction of
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08/27/2013
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08/26/2013
IR's IRS2538DS control IC replaces magnetic ballasts in fluorescent lamps
International Rectifier, a leader in power management technology, introduced a reliable, highly efficient and cost effective control IC for magnetic ballasts used in fluorescent lamps. The IRS2538DS
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08/26/2013
Linear's  low-noise 60V zero-drift operational amplifier claims widest dynamic range
Linear Technology introduced the LTC2057HV, a zero-drift amplifier featuring self-calibrating circuitry that provides high DC precision and stability over changes in temperature, time, input range
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08/26/2013
MACOM claims highest power handling and fastest recovery time SPDT switch-limiter
M/A-COM Technology Solutions, a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, announced their latest SPDT Switch-Limiter, ideally suited for S-Band military and
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08/26/2013
Toshiba International announced the completion of its acquisition of Elettra Technology Incorporated (ETI). The business will be named Toshiba Industrial Products Canada (TIPCA) and will operate as
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08/26/2013
The market is calling for products that are increasingly reliable and sustainable. This is a major challenge, and one that also affects the sectors for electronics and electronics manufacturing. Several
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08/26/2013
NTT DATA, an IT services leader, and AutoGrid Systems, a leader in Big Data Analytics for the electricity and energy industry, announced a strategic research and development (R&D) agreement to develop
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08/23/2013
Linear's configurable 2A μModule regulator is protected against input surges up to 60V
Linear Technology introduced the LTM8050, 2A μModule® regulator that is protected against input surges up to 60V and can be configured as a step-down or an inverting (i.e., negative output) converter.
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08/23/2013
With wind energy capacity growing at a rapid pace, the value of the operations and maintenance (O&M) market is expected to increase from $3 billion in 2008 to $19 billion by 2020, says research and
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08/22/2013
Talking about thermistors with Ametherm
In this PSDcast, Mehdi Samii of Ametherm talks about the role of passives, thermistors in particular, and their important role on the board. High inrush current can be produced when equipment is
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08/22/2013
TI nano-power system timers slash power consumption up to 80%
Texas Instruments introduced two programmable system timers that significantly reduce system standby power consumption. The TPL5000 with watchdog timer and TPL5100 with MOS driver draw only 30 nA
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08/22/2013
Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, has introduced an ultra-low capacitance protection thyristor. The SDP Series SIDACtor® Protection Thyristor in the SOT23-6 package provides
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08/22/2013
Low-noise buck/boost charge pump available for hi-rel MP-grade temperature apps
Linear Technology announced their latest high-reliability MP-grade, wider temperature range version of the LTC3245, a versatile 250mA high voltage buck-boost charge pump. The MP grade has an operating
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08/22/2013
STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and Tapko Technologies, a leader in KNX solutions for home and building control, have
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08/22/2013
AIST researchers create a novel Tunnel FET architecture with potential to substantially improve device performance
The tunnel field-effect transistor (tunnel FET) is a transistor that is based on electron tunneling and that, in principle, can switch on and off at lower voltages than the operation voltage of the
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08/22/2013
Novel battery design may support grid-stiffening for alternate energy sources
Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have designed a low-cost, long-life battery that could enable solar and wind energy to
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08/21/2013
Cobham Technical Services' latest version of its Opera electromagnetics and multiphysics design software enables design engineers to considerably accelerate analysis time. By harnessing the parallel
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08/21/2013
TRINAMIC claims lowest cost single-axis motion controller IC available
TRINAMIC Motion Control, a leading developer of motor and motion control technologies, announced the world's lowest cost single-axis motion control IC. The new TMC4210 motion controller performs all
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08/21/2013
DC Voltage/Current Data Loggers offer expanded Measurement Range
CAS DataLoggers announced that their Electrocorder Two-Channel DC Voltage and Current Dataloggers are now available in expanded measurement versions. In addition to our model monitoring DC current
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08/21/2013
ROHM's tiny SMT aspheric-lens LEDs use less current to deliver more light
ROHM Semiconductor recently announced the development of compact, high-output surface mount LEDs with lens optimized for lighting for autofocus operation in digital cameras and camera-equipped devices.
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08/20/2013
The efficiency standards landscape
In this PSDcast, Arnold Alderman talks with Alix about one of his favorite subjects - Efficiency Standards. Arnold has been involved with these standards since 2003 when CEC was just starting out
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08/20/2013
Ametherm gets UL recognition for MegaSurge inrush current limiting NTC thermistors
Ametherm announced that its MegaSurge series of inrush current limiting NTC thermistors has received Underwriters Laboratories (UL) certification. In addition to recognition per UL file number E209153,
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08/20/2013
IR's R8 rad-hard MOSFETs increase efficiency while reducing footprint
International Rectifier, a leader in power management technology, introduced two high performance R8 radiation hardened (RAD-Hard) power MOSFETs optimized for space grade point-of-load (POL) voltage
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08/20/2013
AVX TransFeed Automotive series varistors exhibit fastest response time to ESD strikes
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced the TransFeed Automotive Series, which combines the best electrical characteristics of its TransGuard®
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08/20/2013
Phoenix Marketing International's Automotive Practice has released its most recent findings from its ongoing research regarding purchase consideration of alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs). The Automotive
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08/19/2013
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08/19/2013
Tiny 4A step-down μModule regulator occupies less than a square centimeter
Linear Technology launched the LTM4624, a 14V, 4A step-down μModule® (micromodule) regulator in a 6.25 x 6.25 x 5.01mm BGA package which, including a few passive components, fits within 1cm2
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08/19/2013
EnvironmentalLights.com launches Direct DMX pixel control lighting
EnvironmentalLights.com, a leading online resource for high-quality, energy-efficient LED lighting systems, recently introduced an innovative line of Direct DMX LED Pixel Control Lights. The PixelDMX
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08/19/2013
Vector Software, a leading provider of innovative software solutions for testing safety and mission critical embedded applications, announced that Helbling Technik, a leader in technological innovation
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08/19/2013
Once upon a time, to be an engineer who spent time trying to reduce power consumption meant you were either a power supply designer, or worked in the few application spaces that needed high-efficiency
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08/18/2013
Transient thermal resistance (Zth) of power modules determined by simulation and measurement.

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Fig. 1. Comparison of measurement with FEM-Simulation and calculation results

The transient thermal resistance (Zth) of a power module describes a key performance that is used to estimate the maximum output current for transient loads. It can also be used to calculate the temperature
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08/16/2013
Adopting GaN technology in the marketplace
In this PSDcast Alix talks to Larry Spaziani of GaN Systems about the adoption of the technology into the marketplace, and the development issues the industry faces. There is a lot of attention
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08/16/2013
TAU researchers adapt MEMS technology for bionic body parts and other medical devices
Tiny sensors and motors are everywhere, telling your smartphone screen to rotate and your camera to focus. Now, a team of researchers at Tel Aviv University has found a way to print biocompatible
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08/16/2013
ams introduces first LIN slave companion IC to support automotive ISO26262 requirements
ams, a leading provider of high performance analog ICs and sensors, announced that the AS8530 is the world's first miniature power/transceiver IC to support LIN slave applications, which complies
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08/16/2013
Coda Systems expands Swift-Dock range of spring-loaded interface arrays
Coda Systems has expanded its family of Swift-Dock® spring-loaded interface arrays for docking stations. A 5 pin version is now available alongside the existing 2, 4 and 6 pin configurations. Instead
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08/16/2013
First time exhibitors at the DSEI defense and security exhibition in September, TMD Technologies will be highlighting their latest microwave power modules. Particularly applicable for avionics applications,
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08/16/2013
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM) announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Volterra Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:VLTR) for $23 per share, which represents a 55% premium
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08/16/2013
Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen becomes an ambassador for Nordic Semiconductor
Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor announced it is sponsoring Magnus Carlsen, the youngest player to be ranked number one in world chess and the highest ranking points holder
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08/15/2013
Dialog's 45W SSL LED driver enables flicker-free commercial lighting
Dialog Semiconductor, a provider of highly integrated power management, audio, AC/DC and short-range wireless technologies, announced a new solid state lighting (SSL) LED driver that integrates boost
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08/15/2013
ZES ZIMMER signs exclusive German distribution agreement with Danisense  for DS200/DS600 current sensors
Precision power measurements require the right equipment like the LMG series precision power analyzers from ZES ZIMMER. To allow the measurement of high currents, current sensors are needed, which
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08/15/2013
Liner Technology's triple output, 36V step-down switching regulator delivers 100% duty cycle
Linear Technology announced the LT3514, a triple output, 36V step-down switching regulator with 100% duty cycle operation. The LT3514 delivers 2A of continuous output current from one channel and
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08/15/2013
To increase prominence and enhance networking opportunities, productronica 2013 is strengthening its focus on the topics of circuit boards and electronic manufacturing services with a successful platform
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08/15/2013
4G Americas, a wireless industry trade association representing the 3GPP family of technologies, announced that it has published an Executive Summary, 3GPP Release 11: Understanding the Standards
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08/15/2013
High visitor satisfaction noted from PCIM 2013
The 7,883 visitors (from 53 different countries) were very satisfied with PCIM Europe 2013, according to the final analysis. Thanks to the exhibitor variety and the huge topic diversity, 95% of all
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08/15/2013
Keithley's new SMU instrument sports an interactive touchscreen
In this PSDcast, John Tucker of Keithley Instruments talks to Power Systems Design about Keithley's Model 2450 SourceMeter® SMU Instrument, which combines intuitive touchscreen and icon-based
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08/15/2013
AMETEK announced that it has acquired Controls Southeast, a leading manufacturer of custom-engineered thermal solutions, from Industrial Growth Partners for approximately $160 million. Based near
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08/14/2013
Master Electronics, a leading distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, was ranked as a Top 25 Global Distributor in EBN's annual list, hosted this year by EDN Network.
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08/14/2013
Vector Software, a leading provider of innovative software solutions for testing safety and mission critical embedded applications, announced that it has re-certified its VectorCAST embedded software
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08/14/2013
The PARSTAT MC multi-channel potentiostat/galvanostat serves electrochemistry research and testing
Princeton Applied Research of AMETEK Advanced Measurement Technology (AMT) has introduced the PARSTAT MC multi-channel potentiostat/galvanostat for electrochemistry research and testing. The highly
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08/14/2013
Automatic axis bus simplifies cross-communication between Lenze 8400 TopLine inverter drives
Lenze Americas, a leading global manufacturer of electrical and mechanical drives, motion control and automation technology, has improved the functionality of its 8400 TopLine inverter drives, which
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08/14/2013
Keithley introduces industry-leading advanced source measure unit instrument with an interactive touchscreen display
Keithley Instruments, a leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems, announced the first benchtop Source Measure Unit (SMU) instrument with a capacitive touchscreen graphical user
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08/14/2013
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08/14/2013
Molex Incorporated recently launched a Spanish -language version of its website, providing customers in Spanish speaking regions with ready access to valuable product and industry information. The
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08/13/2013
Leveraging augmented reality in infrastructure management
In This PSDcast all talk about the coming smart(er) grid, but not many people talk about how we will manage and maintain it. FuelFX, is a Houston-based design firm that provides cutting-edge strategic,
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08/12/2013
Advanced Power Electronics' dual-channel MOSFETs simplify synchronous buck design
Advanced Power Electronics, a leading manufacturer of MOS power semiconductors for DC-DC power conversion applications, has launched an asymmetric-dual N-channel enhancement mode power MOSFET targeting
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08/12/2013
DuPont Circuit & Packaging Materials and IQLP, a division of Interplex Industries, announced their ongoing efforts to further develop and refine liquid crystal polymer (LCP) thin-film technology for
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08/12/2013
Putting a test case for integrity management
Widely-publicized catastrophic failures of forged materials in deepwater applications have called into question the structural integrity of such products and focused industry attention on the need
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08/12/2013
The share of international exhibitors at productronica, which takes place in Munich from November 12 - 15, has increased again. For the first time ever, Estonia, Morocco, the Netherlands and the Czech
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08/12/2013
Isola Group, a market leader in copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepreg materials used to fabricate advanced multi-layer Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), announced Astra™, the company's breakthrough
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08/10/2013
Talking about intelligent AC/DC power systems
In this PSDcast "Smart" power is the hot buzzword these days, and everyone is now aware of the benefits and advantages to implementing a digital power system in their design. Most of
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08/09/2013
A team of experts on gallium nitride technologies from GaN Systems, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, is presenting a major conference paper at the 224th ECS Electrochemical
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08/09/2013
Sondrel, a leading system-to-silicon IC design consultancy, believes that the increasing use of FinFET technology will cause new challenges for IC designers looking to benefit from the scaling benefits
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08/09/2013
Osram MultiLEDs give automobile designers more color options
Colors are playing an increasingly important role in the automotive sector. Now you can not only choose the exterior color of the vehicle, you can also tailor the interior lighting to the customer's
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08/08/2013
IAR Systems® is proud to announce comprehensive support for the highly efficient, recently introduced Kinetis® E series microcontrollers from Freescale® Semiconductor. The support is available using
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08/08/2013
Panasonic ALDP slim power relay now available from TTI
Now available from TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, Panasonic's ALDP relay is extra slim (7.0mm wide by 15mm high by 20.3mm long)
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08/08/2013
Mouser recognizes industry's
Mouser Electronics, a top distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, congratulates each of the recipients of its Annual Mouser Best-in-Class Award. The award recognizes the supplier
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08/08/2013
AVX and Avnet celebrate 50 years of partnership
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has become the first passive supplier to celebrate a 50-year channel milestone with Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas,
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08/08/2013
Is wireless power transmission a step backwards?
In this PSDcast, Arnold Alderman of Anagenesis and Alix talk about wireless power, its potential in the market, and issues to adoption. Although wireless power has a great amount to offer in the
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08/08/2013
Google Android support completes Bluetooth low-energy picture
At Google I/O 2013, the annual developer-fest for all things Google-related, held recently in San Francisco, the company stated its commitment to support Bluetooth v4.0. Google explained it would
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08/07/2013
Genscape reports lowest US July power demand since 2009
Genscape's recent US power demand estimates show average daily demand fell -3% in July when compared to 2012. After a slow start to the month, temperatures for much of the country warmed into the
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08/07/2013
NI redesigns CompactRIO from inside out
National Instruments announced the NI cRIO-9068 software-designed controller, which is completely redesigned but maintains full NI LabVIEW and I/O compatibility with the CompactRIO platform. The controller
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08/07/2013
Rochester to continue supplying Intel's TP80C51FA power microcontroller
Rochester Electronics has been authorized to continue supplying Intel's TP80C51FA since its end-of-life notification eight years ago. As part of its Extension-of-Life® Solutions, Rochester Electronics
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08/07/2013
Qualcomm announced the keynote and super session speakers for the Uplinq™ 2013 wireless ecosystem conference, which will be held Sept. 3-5, 2013 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel. Uplinq provides
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08/07/2013
DevCon 2013, Telit's third forum for m2m developers and adopters to review the latest technology developments and examine best business practices in our industry. This full day, two-track conference
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08/07/2013
Considering high-voltage GaN Cascodes

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Figure 1

Price, performance and availability will be the obvious primary determinants of the initial sales growth of GaN transistors and diodes. Product acceptance also hinges upon the additional factors
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08/06/2013
The Impact of Waste Reduction on the Portable Charger Market

Ryan Sanderson, IHS

Making portable electronic devices easier to use, but with greater functionality and a smaller footprint, are consumer-driven features which often lead to developments in the market. Those demands
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08/06/2013
In this video, Doug Macintosh talks about Puls Power's latest power supplies
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08/06/2013
In the near future the time that automobiles will need to spend in the repair shop could be significantly decreased. This will be possible thanks to joint research work undertaken by AUDI, Continental,
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08/06/2013
Ericsson and STMicroelectronics announced the closing of the transaction for the split up of ST-Ericsson. This follows the announcement the Companies made on March 18, 2013 on the chosen strategic
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08/06/2013
ROHM's industry-leading tiny transistors now available from Mouser
Mouser Electronics, Inc. announces the availability of what is claimed as the smallest transistor package on the market from ROHM Semiconductor which is optimized for thin, compact portable devices.
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08/06/2013
Supporters of "green" technologies, especially in the power space, often stress the financial payback of regenerative-energy systems, more efficient electronics, and intelligent power management.
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08/05/2013
Each turn of the technology wheel brings with it new disruptions and new opportunities. In the area of power, the recent explosion of advanced microcontrollers has enabled designers and product
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08/05/2013
Once upon a time, to be an engineer who spent time trying to reduce power consumption meant you were either a power supply designer, or worked in the few application spaces that needed high-efficiency
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08/05/2013
Alternative Energy Systems Consulting (AESC), a leading provider of high-quality engineering and management services that enable the rapid deployment of reliable and cost-effective energy solutions,
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08/05/2013
A view from the foundry
In this PSDcast, Dr. Marco Racanelli, Sr. VP and GM of RF/High Performance Analog and Power Business Groups at TowerJazz talks about the current state of the industry from his perspective for Power
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08/05/2013
MACOM releases 10W amplifier for 2-6 GHz broadband applications
M/A-COM Technology Solutions, a leading supplier of high performance RF, microwave, and millimeter wave products, announced an MMIC power amplifier for high power broadband applications. The MAAP-010169
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08/05/2013
Linear unveils Nanopower buck-boost converter with energy-harvesting battery life extender
Linear Technology unveiled the LTC3330, a complete regulating energy harvesting solution that delivers up to 50mA of continuous output current to extend battery life when harvestable energy is available.
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08/05/2013
NI's latest stand-alone CompactDAQ system serves high-performance embedded measurements and logging
National Instruments announced the new stand-alone NI CompactDAQ system, a high-performance embedded measurement and logging platform with a built-in dual-core Intel processor for running data acquisition,
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08/05/2013
Stackpole CSRF Series claims industry's lowest resistance values
The CSRF Series from Stackpole is a foil on ceramic carrier technology designed for precision current sensing applications. The addition of the 0603 chip size with resistance values down to 5 milliohm
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08/03/2013
Vishay Intertechnology's TMBS rectifiers cut losses, increase efficiency in commercial applications
Vishay Intertechnology expanded its offering of TMBS® Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers with 12 new 45 V, 60 V, and 100 V devices that feature a wide range of current ratings from 6 A to 20 A.
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08/03/2013
Isola Group, a leader in copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepreg materials used to fabricate advanced multi-layer Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), announced that it has become a full member of
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08/02/2013
Keithley Instruments, a leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems, is offering a free, web-based seminar titled "Techniques for Making Successful Low Level DC Measurements." This
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08/02/2013
Ametherm announced a global distribution partnership with Mouser Electronics, a leading catalog and online semiconductor and electronic component distributor. Under the terms of the agreement, Mouser
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08/02/2013
Vector Software, a leading provider of software solutions for testing embedded applications, announced that their VectorCAST embedded software test suite has been integrated with the AUTOSAR architecture.
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08/02/2013
Mono-pole connector from Hirose optimized for LED lighting
Hirose Electric, a leader in the development of innovative connector solutions, has developed the DF59S Series, a mono-pole connector that is optimized for LED lighting applications. The board-to-board
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08/01/2013
STMicroelectronics, ARM and Cadence Design Systems, Inc. today announced three new contributions to the SystemC Language Working Group of the Accellera Systems Initiative. This collaboration will
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08/01/2013
Freescale's latest industrial-grade 32-bit devices to empower white goods and other rugged apps
Created for systems that traditionally use 8- and/or 16-bit MCUs, the first 5V 32-bit MCUs built on the ARM® Cortex™-M0+ processor are now available from Freescale Semiconductor. Kinetis E series
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08/01/2013

 



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