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Industrial Applications

 




 

 

Industrial Applications

January 2018
The First Design, Test Software Platform That Integrates Simulation, Design, Test Workflows
SANTA ROSA, Calif. – Keysight Technologies, Inc. unveiled PathWave, the industry’s first software platform that integrates design, test, measurement and analysis.  As a result, PathWave enables customers to accelerate innovation
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01/31/2018
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
ROHM expands its PSR series with ultra-low ohmic shunt resistors for automotive and industrial applications
With its PSR100 series, ROHM offers a significantly more compact version of its proven PSR series. The PSR100 series ultra-low ohmic shunt resistors have a high-power capability and are suited to current measurement in automotive and industrial applications.
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Date:
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
Anglia strengthens display range with Mitsubishi

Yoshiaki Okamoto (Manager, Product Marketing Europe Industrial TFT – LCD. Mitsubishi), Xuesong Liu (Application Engineer Industrial TFT-LCD. Mitsubishi), Dr Ashley Rhodes (UK Sales Manager. Mitsubishi) and David Pearson (Technical Director, Anglia Components Limited)

Anglia Components today announced that it is has signed an agreement to distribute and support the Mitsubishi Electric range of displays in the UK and Ireland. The agreement greatly strengthens Anglia’s display portfolio, and extends its 10-year partnership
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01/30/2018
Omron releases new ultra-thin, highly durable tactile switch

The ultra-thin, highly durable tactile B3SE switch from Omron Components

Omron Electronic Components Europe is releasing a new ultra-thin sealed surface-mounting tactile switch rated at 1 million operations.
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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
Bulgin helps farmers harvest data with â€intelligent connector’ design
Rugged connector and component manufacturer Bulgin has successfully developed an ‘intelligent connector’ and trialled its use in agricultural sensing and control. In a customisation project for their client, California-based AgTech Industries, Bulgin incorporated
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01/30/2018
Liquid Cold Plates With New Fin Design Perform 30% Better Than Comparable Products
NORWOOD, Mass. – Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS) is pleased to announce its new line of high-performance liquid cold plates, one of an array of liquid cooling solutions that ATS offers. ATS high-performance liquid cold plates are constructed with an innovative fin design, featuring an optimized
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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
Triple Output, Buck/Buck/Boost Synchronous DC/DC Controller Operates up to 2.25MHz
NORWOOD, MA - Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LTC7815, a high frequency (up to 2.25MHz) triple output (buck, buck, boost), synchronous DC/DC controller that
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01/29/2018
AVX Adds New Case Size & Codes to its Automotive-Grade Ultralow-ESR Tantalum Capacitors
FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – AVX Corporation has added a new “U” case (EIA Metric 7361-43) to its TRM Professional Series multianode, ultralow-ESR tantalum capacitors, extending the range with several new ratings designed to address
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01/29/2018
35V Hot Swappable Supercapacitor Backup Power Controller Provides Uninterrupted Power, Protection, & Monitoring
NORWOOD, MA - Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LTC3351, a supercapacitor charger and backup power controller IC that includes hot swap front-end protection and all the features necessary to provide a complete, standalone capacitor-based backup power solution. The LTC3351's integrated hot swap controller
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01/25/2018
Ultra-Low-Ohmic Shunt Resistors Designed for Automotive Systems and Industrial Equipment
Kyoto and Santa Clara, Calif. – ROHM has recently announced the development of a more compact version of its highly regarded PSR series of high power ultra-low-ohmic shunt resistors for current detection
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01/25/2018
Constant Voltage Output LED Driver Features PFC Function
MEAN WELL has launched multiple indoor LED drivers. Plastic housing type IDLV family and PCB Type IDPV family are constant voltage PWM output with PFC function. To offer more choices, MEAN WELL extends the output power down to 25 wattage. In order to meet the design and the installation requirements
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01/25/2018
Board-to-Board Stacker Connectors Help Reduce Tolerance Accumulation
FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – AVX Corporation has released a new series of tall board-to-board stacker connectors. The new 00-9148 Series tall stacker connectors are cost-effective, reliable, and robust; exhibit excellent resistance to
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01/25/2018
Anritsu is Ensuring Better Connections in a Connected Mobile World
Anritsu Corporation will be showing their latest technologies in test, measurement and monitoring solutions for Ensuring Better Connections at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona (Hall 6 Stand 6F40). They will be focusing on new testing and monitoring challenges
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01/24/2018
HVC module from Omron providing very fast recognition speed now in stock at TTI, Inc.
Omron’s HVC-P2 multi-function sensor module is now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components. The product provides a maximum recognition speed that is 10 times faster than previous Human Vision Components
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01/24/2018
Rohde & Schwarz adds six new probe models to its power electronics measurement portfolio
Demand in the automotive industry for compact, highly efficient switched-mode power supplies, inverters and electric drives necessitates the use of leading-edge semiconductor components. This creates new challenges for T&M equipment. The new high voltage differential
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01/24/2018
Melexis announces new automotive-grade fan driver ICs for small applications
Melexis, a global microelectronics engineering company, announces new automotive-grade fan driver ICs for automotive and other applications where a highly reliable, ultra-small solution is needed.  
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01/24/2018
The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology FEP, a provider of research and development services for all coating technologies, will be presenting research advances in the area of high-rate coating at the 2018 FLEX conference
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01/24/2018
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
New 1020 nm LED with new packaging with high optical radiation
FUTURELED's leading role in high power LEDs is strengthened by the 1020 nm high power LED in the new 480 packaging. The significantly improved optical output at 1020 nm enables simplified solutions in sun simulation with LEDs, improved automotive and space applications
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01/24/2018
Compact Noise Suppression Filters Intended for LED Lighting
TDK Corporation has expanded the MAF series of noise suppression filters with the new MAF2520ASS600C type that is designed especially for LED lighting systems. The new multilayer filter has compact dimensions of just 2.5 mm x 2.0 mm x 0.85 mm and features a suppression of spurious noise between 20 MHz and 100
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01/23/2018
Bidirectional Current DAC Adjusts the Output Voltage of Virtually any DC/DC Regulator
NORWOOD, MA - Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LTC7106, a PMBus I²C controlled precision bidirectional current DAC designed to adjust the output voltage of virtually any DC/DC regulator. Through its PMBus compatible interface, the LTC7106 receives a 7-bit serial code and converts it to a bidirectional
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01/23/2018
Ceramic / Quartz-Based UVC Emitting Diode Delivers Exceptionally Long Lifetime
MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new ceramic / quartz-based UVC (short wavelength ultraviolet) emitting diode for sterilization, sanitation, and purification applications. Designed to replace mercury UVC lamps, the Vishay Semiconductors VLMU60CL..-280-125 delivers an extremely long
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01/23/2018
Industrial Grade Liquid Level Switches from SST Support Higher Supply Voltages & Temperatures
Strengthening its widely-used Optomax portfolio of accurate, cost-effective and reliable infra-red (IR) liquid level switches, SST Sensing Ltd. now offers the Optomax Industrial series. These devices offer the same functionality and operational performance as customers
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01/22/2018
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
New at Rutronik â€
A new addition to Rutronik’s range of products is the new 64x128 display module from Seacomp-Displaytech, a matrix graphical display that is flexible in use and available in a number of versions. They are in stock and available now at www.rutronik24.com.
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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
Automation Transformers Reduce Total Cost of Ownership
ROSEMONT, IL -- Emerson announced a new SolaHD encapsulated transformer that will help industrial automation professionals lower Total Cost of Ownership through simplified installation, reduced maintenance requirements, and decreased cabling needs. Developed to provide the capacity required for larger
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01/19/2018
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
256Mb High-Speed CMOS SDRAMs Offered in the 54-Pin TSOP II Package
SAN CARLOS, Calif. — Alliance Memory extended its offering of 256Mb high-speed CMOS SDRAMs with new x8 and x4 devices in the 54-pin 400-mil plastic TSOP II package. Internally configured as four banks of 32M x 8 bits and 64M x 4 bits, respectively, the AS4C32M8SA and AS4C64M4SA provide reliable
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01/17/2018
Highly accurate 3-axis magnetometer combines a TMR element and an advanced electronic compass ASIC
AKM and TDK Corporation have jointly developed a highly accurate 3-axis magnetometer that combines an extremely sensitive Tunnel Magneto-Resistive (TMR) element developed by TDK and an advanced electronic compass ASIC designed by AKM in a small package. The new TMR
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01/16/2018
AEC-Q100 qualified dual die angle sensor from Infineon at Rutronik
The dual die 360° angle sensor TLE5012BD from Infineon is designed for angular position sensing in automotive applications such as electrical commutated motors, steering angle measurements or general angular sensing. It detects the orientation of a magnetic field
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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
Film Resistor Series Delivers Low Inductance Advantages
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Bourns, Inc. announced a new AEC-Q200-compliant, high-power thick film resistor series. The Bourns Model PWR247T-100 Series is offered in a compact TO-247 package. Engineered with a thick film resistive element on a white alumina ceramic substrate, the latest high-power resistors from Bourns
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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
SiC Schottky Diode Line Reduces Switching Losses, Increases Efficiency and Robustness
CHICAGO — Littelfuse, Inc. introduced four new series of 1200V silicon carbide (SiC) Schottky Diodes from its GEN2 product family, which was originally released in May 2017. The LSIC2SD120A08 Series, LSIC2SD120A15 Series, and LSIC2SD120A20 Series offer current ratings of 8A,
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01/15/2018
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
DC Motors Engineered For an Array of OEM Applications
Syosset, NY - ISL Products International Ltd. announced the expansion of its brush and brushless DC motor and gear motor modification capabilities to further meet the exact specifications of virtually every specialized OEM application.  The newly enhanced engineering capabilities target a broad range of
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01/10/2018
Dataforth Adds New Module to MAQ 20 Data Acquisition & Control System
Dataforth Corporation has added a Discrete Relay Output Module to the powerful MAQ20 system, significantly increasing system capabilities and flexibility for a wide range of industrial applications. The new MAQ20-DORLY20 module offers 20 isolated SPST latching relay output channels that can switch
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01/10/2018
Self-Balancing Supercapacitor Reliability Testing Performance

Figure 1. This graph pair represents Capacitance vs. Time and ESR vs. Time for the SCMT22C505MRBA0 at rated voltage (5V) for 4,000 hours at 85°C.

Supercapacitors are increasing in popularity amongst board-level components. In turn, there is now greater demand for supercapacitor reliability testing data, as sub-ppm component failure rates are critical for minimizing and eliminating PCB rework. The following case study addresses basic supercapacitor
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01/10/2018
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
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
Infineon supports NVIDIA DRIVE Pegasus AI Platform for Level 5 Autonomy
Infineon Technologies expanded its safe automated driving collaboration with NVIDIA, announcing that its AURIX TC3xx series automotive microcontroller (MCU) will be used in the NVIDIA DRIVE Pegasus AI
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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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Date:
01/09/2018
No Inductors Required

Figure 1. Simplified Charge Pump Block Diagram of a Voltage Inverter

A fundamental axiom for switching power supplies is that they must not generate a lot of noise. Accordingly, quiet, well-regulated power supplies are important for optimum performance in many circuit applications. In order to attain this level of performance it is critical to be able to mitigate any noise generated
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01/09/2018
DIN Rail Mounted Buffer Module Keeps Your Output Voltage Regulated
Santa Clara, CA - Bel Power Solutions and Protection announces the new LDX-B20, a microprocessor-controlled buffer unit rated at 20A and usable in 12, 24, 48 and 72 V systems. It monitors output voltage from a DC power supply and, in the case of failure, keeps the output regulated for at least 300 ms at full
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01/05/2018
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
Female Power Contacts for 2mm Pitch Connectors
Harwin has announced the introduction of a new female contact for its Datamate connectors that enables significant increases in power delivery levels to be realized. Utilizing a unique, proprietary 6-finger design which is machined from a single piece of beryllium
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01/04/2018
DDR3 and DDR3L SDRAMs Provide Transfer Rates of 1600Mbps and Clock Rates of 800MHz
SAN CARLOS, Calif. — Alliance Memory announced that it has expanded the industry's widest offering of high-speed CMOS DDR3 and low-voltage DDR3L SDRAMs with new 512Mb x8 and x16 devices in the 78-ball and 96-ball FBGA packages, respectively. Featuring a DDR architecture, the SDRAMs provide extremely fast transfer
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Date:
01/04/2018

 



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