Military, Aerospace & Hi-Rel

February 2019
Army Lab, Industry Partner to Develop New Materials

The Army and the Lockheed Martin Corporation announced a cooperative agreement to spur scientific research in the area of Self-Assembly of Nanostructures for Tunable Materials.

The Army and a major defense contractor established a new research partnership to create novel materials to further enhance the devices and technology used by warfighters. The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command's Army Research Laboratory -- the Army's corporate research laboratory known as ARL -- a
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02/27/2019

AVX Announces New Additions to MIL-PRF-39006 QPL
FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – AVX Corporation announced that several of its TWA Series axial-leaded, hermetically sealed wet electrolytic tantalum capacitors are now qualified to MIL-PRF-39006/33A. Designed to deliver high-reliability, high-CV performance in harsh-environment military, defense, avionics, and industrial app
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02/26/2019
Chip Resistors Offer High Voltage Ratings With Precision
RALEIGH, NC – Stackpole’s UHV Series of chip resistors offer high precision and stability in a surface mount package that is capable of handling extremely high voltages. The voltage ranges for each size are as follows: • 2010 – 3000V to 6000V • 2512 – 4000V to 10KV • 3512 – 4000V to 14KV
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02/26/2019
PSD Celebrating 15 Years of Publishing

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Jim & Julia Graham

2019 has arrived and it marks a Big Anniversary for the PSD team!  PSD is celebrating our 15th year in publishing for the global power electronic engineering community.  Back in 2004, when the "big publishers" decided that they would close magazines like PCIM Europe and would serve the power com
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02/25/2019
Navy Files for Patent on Room-Temperature Superconductor

Illustration of the room-temperature superconductor design described in the U.S. Navy's patent application.

A scientist working for the U.S. Navy has filed for a patent on a room-temperature superconductor, representing a potential paradigm shift in energy transmission and computer systems. Salvatore Cezar Pais is listed as the inventor on the Navy's patent application made public by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday.
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02/22/2019
COSEL’s very high reliability 40W DC/DC converter for demanding applications offers 10 year warranty

Cosel’s high reliability 40W DC/DC converters MGF40 series for demanding applications

  10 years warranty 40W in 1x1 inch industry standard footprint Efficiency up to 92% UL62368-1, C-UL [CSA62368-1) and EN62368-1 approved Ultra wide input voltage range covering in three series from 4.5V to 76V Cosel Co, Ltd the release of a ver
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02/21/2019
Wire-to-Wire Connectors for 12–18AWG Industrial Applications
FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. – AVX Corporation has expanded upon its proven-reliable wire-to-wire (WTW) connector portfolio with the release of the new 9286-300 Series poke-home connectors for 12–18AWG wire. Designed to simplify the connection process in a broad range of industrial market applications that require hi
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02/20/2019
Polyester Capacitors Protected with an Impregnated Sealant
Cornell Dubilier announces availability of its Type RA multilayered Type RA multilayered film capacitors for 125°C operation. Type RA capacitors are constructed using stacked metallized polyester protected with an impregnated sealant, which eliminates the need for an external case. This package style offers the highest energy d
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02/19/2019
Cable Assemblies for Demanding Microwave & RF Applications
CROSSVILLE, Tenn - Intelliconnect has expanded its cable assembly offering for high-frequency and mission-critical applications. Comprised of high-quality cables, connectors and terminations, the highly reliable RF cable assembly product offering now includes Low Loss, Semi-Rigid, Semi-Flex and Conformable versions. Th
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02/14/2019
Vicor Introduces Four New DC-DC Converter ChiP Modules
The new entries in the extensive DCM family are available in the 3623 (36 x 23mm) ChiP (Converter housed in Package) format with an unrivaled power density of 1,032W/in3. The new 80W DCM ChiPs, feature a wide-input voltage range of 9V to 75V and are available with nominal output voltages of 12V, 24V, 28V and 48V.
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02/14/2019
PSDcast - Watch Recharges from Body Heat or the Sun
In this episode of the PSDcast, we're chatting with Matrix Industries about the PowerWatch 2, a smartwatch that harvests energy from body heat and includes solar capabilities ...
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02/05/2019
Accelerometer Offers 24 IEPE/Voltage Channels
San Diego, CA – AMETEK Programmable Power is proud to introduce its latest VTI Instruments IEPE Accelerometer/Voltage product: the RX0424 24-channel device with integrated tachometer inputs. The RX0424 provides exceptional accuracy for programmable data acquisition rates of up to 204.8 kSa per second. Mult
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02/01/2019