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Miniaturized Atomic Clock Delivers Wider Temperature Range
As reliance on precise frequency and timing increases due to the Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) enabling 5G communication networks, data centers and other mission critical infrastructure, smaller size and high-performance atomic clock technology has become essential to support both military and commercial
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Date:
01/22/2020
CMOS Image Sensor for AIoT and Computer Vision Applications
Himax Imaging, Inc., announced the commercial availability for HM0360, an industry-first ultra-low power and low latency Back-Illuminated CMOS Image Sensor solution with autonomous modes of operations for always on, intelligent visual sensing applications such as human presence detection and tracking, gaze detection,
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Date:
01/22/2020
Rectifiers Increase Power Density and Efficiency
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. expanded its offering of surface-mount TMBS Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers with 16 new 2 A and 3 A devices in the eSMP series low profile SMP (DO-220AA) package. The Vishay General Semiconductor rectifiers feature a wide range of reverse voltages from 45 V to 200 V, while
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Date:
01/22/2020

TVS Components Aid with Circuit Protection
ProTek Devices has introduced a family of high-powered transient voltage suppressor components for circuit protection in DC, AC and remote transmission line applications. The family of TVS components consists of eight devices with varying ranges of volts. These TVS components are high-current capable
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Date:
01/21/2020
Flex Power Designer Broadens Support and adds new Features
Flex Power Modules has added new features to make its Flex Power Designer software even easier to use for digital power system design, as well as broadening the products it supports. The new version 3.2 will save engineers time when developing their power systems, as well as reducing the risk of any problems
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Date:
01/21/2020
Compact, Extended-Range Programmable DC Power Supply
XP Power announced a new single output programmable DC power supply that is ideal for use in a wide variety of applications including laboratory, production, and embedded test & measurement. Multiple interfaces including USB, analogue, and LAN are built-in as standard, enhancing the flexibility and controllability
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Date:
01/21/2020
Peltier Cooling Units Offer Improved Thermal Performance
CUI Devices’ Thermal Management Group announced the addition of two new models to its Peltier cooling unit  product offering. The CPM-2C and CPM-2H carry 7 A and 8.5 A current ratings respectively, adding to the 6 A current rating of the previously released CPM-2F. As complete Peltier cooling units, the
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Date:
01/21/2020
Industry-Leading Performance with GaN Power Transistors
GaN Systems announced that Siemens is integrating part of its Simatic Micro-Drive product line with GaN Systems power semiconductors. With the integration of GaN Systems power transistors, this Siemens product line features industry-leading standards and benefiting customers by power density, efficiency and
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Date:
01/21/2020
Surface-Mount Fuses with 3.3A, 4A and 5A Options
Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection announces their 0ZCF Series of 2920 chip (package) size surface mount PPTC resettable fuses for automotive and ethernet applications. These AEC-Q compliant fuses have an operating range of 300mA – 5A, a max. current of 100A and a maximum voltage of 6-60 V DC, with an operating temperature
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Date:
01/21/2020
All-Metal Current-Sense Chip Resistors
Many of today's consumer electronic devices operate at lower currents than previous generations of these products. This allows the use of slightly higher resistance values for current sensing and allows for the use of very small current sensing resistors. For applications
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Date:
01/21/2020
Meteor Lighting Launches New DOT Microcylinder Series
Available in true 1.5, 2.5 and 3.5-inch aperture housings. The new DOT microcylinder series from Meteor Lighting are embedded with all of the company's accumulated experience in High Ceiling lighting. The DOT series combines elegant design, performance and functionality; setting it up to be the
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Date:
01/20/2020
8,000 Hour, 105°C Aluminum Electrolytic Snap-in Capacitors
Cornell Dubilier Electronics, Inc. (CDE) introduces its 381LL series of long-life snap-in aluminum electrolytic capacitors. The series, designated with an expected life of 8,000 hours at full-rated conditions, demonstrates superb stability in capacitance and DC leakage current over time on test. The snap-in
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Date:
01/20/2020
Industry's Smallest Ultra-thin Bus Switches Save Board Space
Diodes Incorporated announced that its family of quad- and dual-channel 4:1 and 2:1 bus switches are now available in an ultra-thin QFN (UQFN) package. The UQFN package makes it easier for OEMs to increase PCB density and reduce product dimensions when developing PC notebooks and tablets as well as networking
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Date:
01/17/2020
Outdoor Riding Arena LED Lighting Packages
Access Fixtures is introducing a comprehensive new line of outdoor riding arena LED lighting packages designed with budget and convenience in mind. The new LED lighting packages range from solutions for backyard riding arenas to professional arenas for training, horse shows, roping, barrel racing and even rodeo.
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Date:
01/17/2020
Software Improves Workflow of Systems Engineering Process
Maplesoft announced a new release of MapleMBSE, the software that enables companies to employ a Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) process within their design projects without requiring every stakeholder on the project to be an expert in complex MBSE tools. The latest release, MapleMBSE 2020, offers improved
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Date:
01/17/2020
10 Watt DC/DC Converter for Rugged Industrial Applications
TRACO POWER announces their new THN 10 WIR series of 10 watt high-density DC/DC Converters in the industry standard 1” x 1” footprint and qualified for rugged industrial and railway applications and certified to EN 50155 and EN 61373 standards. The THN 10WIR series of ruggedized 10 Watt DC/DC
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Date:
01/17/2020
3W ACDC Converter with Transient Output Power Up to 12W
In some applications where high transient communication or drive power is required, such as electrical control systems, automatic meter reading, anti-theft alarms, and access electric lock applications, large amounts of power are outputted in a short time at transmitting
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Date:
01/17/2020
Four-Terminal Current-Sense Resistors Offer High Accuracy
Current sensing for high efficiency can be done easily and economically using current sense resistors, however as resistance values are reduced, the measurement error due to lead resistance becomes more of a problem. For applications desiring high efficiency with the best possible temperature
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Date:
01/15/2020
Sager Electronics Offers ATEX Gas Sensor from NevadaNano
Sager Electronics is now stocking NevadaNano’s Molecular Property Spectrometer (MPS) Low Global Warming (LGW) Refrigerant Gas Sensor. NevadaNano’s Refrigerant Gas Sensor provides accurate and reliable detection of flammable (A2L) R32, R454b and other LGW refrigerant gases common in leaks in HVAC
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Date:
01/15/2020
Proximity Sensors w/ Power Consumption Down to 6 Microamps
The Optoelectronics Group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced two new fully integrated proximity sensors designed to increase efficiency and performance in consumer and industrial applications. Featuring an IR emitter and a vertical cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL), respectively, the Vishay Semiconductors
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Date:
01/15/2020
33W and 65W Integrated Active Clamp Flyback Controllers
Silanna Semiconductor announced that its SZ1101 and SZ1105 fully integrated active clamp flyback (ACF) controllers for designing high-power-density AC/DC power adapters are now fully qualified and in production. The SZ1101 33W version is suited for designing mobile phone travel adapters,
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Date:
01/15/2020
Gate Drivers Achieve AEC-Q100 Automotive Qualification
Power Integrations announced the launch of its automotive-qualified SID1181KQ SCALE-iDriver gate driver for 750 V-rated IGBTs. The new part expands the company’s range of auto-qualified driver ICs, following the introduction of the 1200 V SID1182KQ driver IC. Compact, efficient and highly robust,
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Date:
01/15/2020
EMA Launches CADSync with Native SOLIDWORKS Connector
EMA Design Automation announced CADSync, providing a streamlined way to accurately pass high-fidelity design data and changes between Cadence PCB and SOLIDWORKS. The current state of ECAD/MCAD 'collaboration' typically involves throwing large STEP files over the wall hoping each team
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Date:
01/15/2020
DC Load Product Series Offers Industry-Leading Performance
Vitrek introduces the DL Series of Digital, Programmable DC Loads, designed to support the testing requirements for the latest generation of off-line power supplies, dc-dc converters and LED drivers. The DL Series is also equipped to handle a wide range of battery testing requirements. The devices are
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Date:
01/15/2020
Microchip Simplifies Functional Safety Requirements
Functional safety certifications are required in many industries, but it is often a time-consuming and expensive process. Certifications can also require extensive justification for using specific development tools, unless the tool is already certified for compliance by functional safety experts such as TÜV
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Date:
01/15/2020
Space-Qualified COTS-Based Radiation-Tolerant Devices
Ethernet is becoming more common in spacecraft to enable hardwired communication speed, support higher data rates, and facilitate interoperability between satellites and other spacecraft. As Ethernet in space applications continues to expand, Microchip Technology Inc. announced the industry’s first space-qualified
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Date:
01/14/2020
On-Metal RFID tag Delivers Real-Time Data for Tool Tracking
Murata Electronics announced the LXTBKZMCMG-010, a RFID tag designed to be placed directly on metal, such as surgical tools. The solution can be incorporated into any device’s tool tracking system to quickly determine a specific item’s usage, warranty status, and assign user accountability. These features
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Date:
01/09/2020
Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection Announces Slow Blow SMD Fuses
Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection announces their 0680L Series of ceramic surface mount fuses with in-rush current withstand capability in a 2410 SMD package size. These slow blow fuses are designed for automotive and applications which require high DC voltage ratings and high DC interrupting ratings. Bel’s
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Date:
01/09/2020
Simplifying Power Supply Design for Auto Camera Systems
Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the ISL78083, a highly integrated power management IC (PMIC) that simplifies power supply design for use in multiple HD camera modules, reducing development cycles, bill of materials (BOM) cost and supply chain risks. The automotive camera PMIC accepts direct-from-battery
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Date:
01/09/2020
Shrink Power Footprint by up to 80% in True Wireless Earbuds
Designers of ultra-low-power portables and wearables can shrink the size of a power and communication interface to the charging dock by up to 80 percent with the MAX20340, the industry’s smallest 2-pin bi-directional DC powerline communications (PLC) device from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. With power and
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Date:
01/09/2020
Industry's Widest Dynamic Range PDM Microphone
TDK Corporation announces the T5818 Pulse Density Modulation (PDM) microphone with a dynamic range of 107dB at 590µA, the widest dynamic range in the industry at the lowest power. This allows for excellent acoustic performance
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Date:
01/09/2020
Metal Film Resistors Offer High Power to Size Ratio
Stackpole's RNS Series is ideal for designs that require downsizing or added features. It is also a popular choice for new designs that require the smallest form factor possible for a given power rating. Specifically, the RNS 1/2W has a 1/8W body size, the 1W has a ¼ watt body size, and the
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Date:
01/09/2020
Oscilloscopes, Ethernet Switch Meet Wideband Test Conditions
Test and measurement specialist Rohde & Schwarz and semiconductor manufacturer Marvell have demonstrated successful compliance tests and debugging for high-speed digital interfaces on the 88Q6113 multi-gigabit automotive switch platform. Developments in advanced driver-assistance systems are creating
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Date:
01/09/2020
DesignCore Development Kit Designed Around TI SoC Processor
D3 Engineering, a Texas Instruments platinum design partner, announced their DesignCore RVP-TDA4Vx Development Kit with rugged ECU. The DesignCore RVP-TDA4Vx Rugged ECU accelerates ADAS and autonomous system product design­­­ through production. The production-intent kit features TI’s TDA4VM SoC processor
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Date:
01/09/2020
Power Platform Mitigates Voltage Sags and Swells
Legend Power Systems Inc. has continued enhancing its groundbreaking SmartGATE platform. The platform’s management of power quality issues now includes the ability to mitigate the effects of voltage sags and swells, which are key causes of damage to motors, computer system crashes and a general shortening
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Date:
01/09/2020
20 F addition to Electric Double-Layer Capacitor LP Series
TAIYO YUDEN announced today the addition of LP12352R7206 (φ12.5 × 35 mm, 20 F), our highest-capacitance product, to our cylinder-type electric double-layer capacitor LP series. Example applications for this
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Date:
01/08/2020
Automotive Chip Bead Inductor with an Operating Temperature of up to 150°C
TAIYO YUDEN has announced today the mass-production of the AEC-Q200 (reliability qualification test standard for automotive passive components) qualified noise suppression component, power chip bead inductor FB Series Type T, FB TH1608 (1.6×0.8×0.8 mm).
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Date:
01/08/2020
TAIYO YUDEN’s All-Solid-State Lithium-Ion Secondary Batteries
TAIYO YUDEN announced today the development of all-solid state lithium-ion secondary batteries (hereinafter referred to as “all-solid-state batteries”) in which various technologies including the process technology of multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) are
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Date:
01/08/2020
World's First MIPI Standard SoundWire Microphone
TDK Corporation introduces the world’s first MIPI Standard SoundWire microphone for mobile, IoT and other consumer devices. This multimode microphone pushes the boundaries of digital microphone acoustic performance while providing advanced feature sets with very low power. The T5808
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Date:
01/08/2020
The Highest Power Density 2.0MW UPS
Mitsubishi Electric announces the release of the 9900D, a line of UPS products designed for the relentless demands faced by today’s cloud and colocation data centers. The 9900D is the smallest modular scalable static UPS capable of the highest power densities. The 9900D uses 400kVA power modules
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Date:
01/08/2020
Coilcraft Introduces High-Voltage Molded Power Inductors
Coilcraft has expanded its market-proven XEL Family of high-performance, molded power inductors to include three new higher-voltage series: the XEL401xV, XEL4020V and XEL4030V. All three offer operating voltage ratings of 120 V, 50% higher than the standard versions. They also offer exceptionally low DC resistance
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Date:
01/07/2020
Lynk Labs Signs License Agreement With Feit Electric Company
Lynk Labs, Inc. announced that it has entered into a license and product development agreement with Feit Electric Company, Inc. ("Feit Electric"). The license provides Feit Electric with a comprehensive license in and to the entire Lynk Labs patent portfolio, provides Lynk Labs with a license in and
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Date:
01/07/2020
Power Management IC Adopted in Google Coral AI Products
Renesas Electronics Corporation announced its ISL91301B Power Management IC (PMIC) is designed into the latest Google Coral products. They include the Mini PCIe Accelerator, M.2 Accelerator A+E Key, M.2 Accelerator B+M Key, and System-on-Module (SoM). Google Coral integrates seamlessly into processes at any
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Date:
01/07/2020
High-Voltage DC-DC Power Module for Scientific Applications
XP Power announced the launch of a new 30 Watt DC-DC power module that can generate up to 6kVDC from a single 24VDC input. The HRL30 series provides an accurate high voltage output for a wide variety of applications, including scientific and semiconductor uses. With 22 voltage models in the
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Date:
01/07/2020
Ultra-Low Dropout Linear LED Driver Extends Lighting Strips
Diodes Incorporated announced the BCR430UW6 linear LED driver with ultra-low dropout voltage and constant current regulation between 5mA and 100mA. This combination allows more LEDs to be driven from a low supply voltage, making the BCR430UW6 suitable for applications that require multiple LEDs to operate together,
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Date:
01/07/2020
GPTÂUnveils a Fully-Coated Isolation Gasket
Garlock Pipeline Technologies (GPT) has announced the unveiling of EVOLUTION. The next generation of isolation gaskets, EVOLUTION features easier installation, tight sealing, high-temperature operation, no permeation, hydrotesting isolation, fire-safety and chemical-resistance. Featuring a thinner,
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Date:
01/07/2020
MEMS-Based

The CH-101

TDK Corporation announces the immediate availability to select OEMs of the Chirp CH-201 MEMS-based ultrasonic Time-of-Flight (ToF) sensor with extended sensing range. This ToF sensor utilizes a tiny ultrasonic transducer chip that sends a pulse of ultrasound and then listens for echoes
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Date:
01/07/2020
Advanced Metal Etching Launches Aluminum Etching Services
Advanced Metal Etching is expanding its services to add aluminum etching to serve customers in these markets. One of the markets driving the aluminum increase is transportation, specifically automotive and aerospace. According to
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Date:
01/07/2020
Applications Processor with Dedicated Neural Processing Unit
NXP Semiconductors N.V. expanded its industry-leading EdgeVerse portfolio with the i.MX 8M Plus application processor – the first i.MX family to integrate a dedicated Neural Processing Unit (NPU) for advanced machine learning inference at the industrial and IoT (Internet-of-Things) edge.  The
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Date:
01/06/2020
Automotive Ethernet Switch for Time-Sensitive Networking
NXP Semiconductors N.V. has announced a multi-gigabit Ethernet switch designed to help automakers deliver the high-speed networks required for evolving connected vehicles. The NXP SJA1110 is the first automotive Ethernet switch with safety capabilities built in, offering integrated 100BASE-T1 PHYs, hardware-assisted
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Date:
01/06/2020
E-Paper Displays Bring Higher Resolutions in Larger Formats
Pervasive Displays (PDi) announces the introduction of the E24581JS084 5.8-inch and E2969JS084 9.7-inch tri-color Electronic Paper Display (EPD) modules offering high bi-stable image resolution of 134 dpi and 121 dpi respectively. Along with their high resolution, ultra-low power operation and
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Date:
01/06/2020
Mophie Debuts Powerstation Go Universal Battery at CES 2020
Mophie unveiled the powerstation go universal battery at CES 2020. The portable jump starter for any SUV or full-sized car additionally features two USB-A ports, an AC power outlet, and Qi wireless charging for mobile devices and laptops. Lightweight and portable, the powerstation go easily fits inside a bag
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Date:
01/06/2020
Stadium and Sports Lights Produce up to 179 Lumens per watt
Access Fixtures has announced  a new LED sports light - the versatile and powerful STAD. STAD is an LED sports lighter with a twist. While STAD is a superior choice for new sports lighting projects, STAD is designed to be a perfect one-for-one replacement of outdated
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Date:
01/02/2020