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July 2012
Lattice serial image-sensor bridge supports Sony IMX136/104

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The Lattice MachXO2 PLD interfaces to the serial sub-LVDS bus of the Sony IMX136 or IMX104 image sensor with no external discrete components.

Lattice Semiconductor has released a serial sub-LVDS bridge design to support the Sony IMX136 and IMX104 image sensors, expected to become Sony's primary image-sensor interface for embedded and industrial
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07/30/2012
Luso offers highly-reliable Veetronix switches and keycaps for broadcast applications

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Luso Electronics Distribution offers Veetronix keyboard and panel-mount switches

Luso Electronics Distribution has announced availability of a range of Veetronix sample kits of highly-reliabile switches and keycaps, primarily aimed at broadcast applications. Veetronix manufactures
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07/30/2012
ams reference design provides blueprint for battery fuel gauging in electric scooters

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The ams AS8510-based battery-monitor reference design captures simultaneous current and voltage measurements for each of the four batteries at a high sampling rate. Application software that runs on an inexpensive 8-bit microcontroller computes the battery's state of charge.

ams has announced a reference design that shows how a simple current and voltage measurement circuit can produce SOC (state-of-charge) readings for electric scooter batteries. The reference design
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07/30/2012

Vicor delivers direct 48-V-to-processor, Intel x86-compliant power converter

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The Factorized Power architecture from Vicor provides direct 48-V-to-processor power conversion and provides significant efficiency improvement over traditional two-stage designs.

Vicor has announced its direct 48-V-to-processor power converter for the datacenter, cloud computing, and telecom markets. Vicor's Factorized Power architecture complies with Intel's x86 VR12.0 voltage
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07/30/2012
Intersil launches new low-voltage LDO linear regulators

The ISL80101 1A LDO offers excellent load transient response, resulting in the high AC accuracy and signal integrity.

Intersil's ISL80111, 112, and 113 provide 1 A, 2 A, and 3 A output currents and are optimized for precision low-voltage regulation. Each includes a low resistance NMOS pass transistor allowing, for
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07/27/2012
Murata releases 162 W 54 Vout half-brick for PoE applications

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Murata's EMH-54/3-Q48N accommodates a Vin range of 18 to 72 VDC and delivers 30+ W to each of four 802.3at PoE+ Ethernet ports.

Murata has announced the EMH-54/3-Q48N-C power module for PoE (Power-over-Ethernet) applications. The EMH Series DC-DC power module provides a 54 V SELV output, 2.25 kVDC isolation and a Basic insulation
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07/27/2012
C&K extends smart-card connector life for demanding smart-meter applications

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The CCM03 series smart-card connectors from C&K Components is available in fixed-cover and hinged-cover versions.

C&K Components has developed the CCM03 series of smart-card connectors for smart-meter applications. These new devices are compatible with SIM/SAM cards and are available in hinged- or fixed-cover
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07/27/2012
Teseq offers new 3-Phase Burst Pulse CDN for EFT testing

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Teseq's CDN 3083-B200 is a 200-A 3-phase burst pulse coupling/decoupling network for electrical-fast-transient and burst testing.

Teseq Inc, developer and provider of instrumentation and systems for EMC emission and immunity testing, now offers a 200-A 3-phase burst pulse CDN (coupling/decoupling network) for EFT (electrical-fast-transient)
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07/27/2012
Maxim's security manager ensures Smart-Grid infrastructure security

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Maxim Integrated Products announces the MAX36025, a tamper-reactive cryptographic-node controller with two hardware Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) engines for easy and more secure encryption. Utilities
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07/26/2012
BMAC uses EnOcean energy-harvesting wireless technology to convert human motion to bus stop-request signal

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Wireless bell push systems use energy-harvesting wireless technology from EnOcean

New Eco-Routemaster hybrid buses allow passengers to activate stop signals with their bodies as a source of energy using energy harvesting wireless technology developed by EnOcean Technology. Olympics-hosting
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07/26/2012
Power Integrations launches LinkSwitch-HP for primary-side regulation to 90 W

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Energy efficient, high-power off-line switcher with accurate primary-side regulation operates without expensive optoisolators for power supply applications between 9 and 90 W.

Power Integrations, has launched LinkSwitch-HP, a new family of energy-efficient, off-line switcher ICs that can deliver up to 90 W with accurate primary-side regulation. LinkSwitch-HP ICs use innovative
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07/26/2012
Vishay Intertechnology Unveils Industry's First Remote Control Code Learning IC to Integrate Signal Detection and Processing in One Device
Vishay Intertechnology has introduced the industry's first remote control code learning IC to integrate signal detection and processing into one component. Optimized for universal remote controllers,
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07/26/2012
Low Input Voltage and High Efficiency Synchronous Boost Converter with 1.3A Switch

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The ISL9113 provides a power supply solution for devices powered by three-cell alkaline, NiCd, NiMH, or one-cell Li-Ion/Li-Polymer batteries. It offers both a fixed 5V or an adjustable output option
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07/26/2012
RFPA2089 0.25W, 50MHz to 2700MHz InGaP HBT Power Amplifier

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RFMD's new RFPA2089 is a single-stage InGaP HBT power amplifier specifically designed for wireless infrastructure applications. It offers high-gain linear operation at a comparably low DC power making
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07/26/2012
SMD power ferrite designed for high current applications

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The new WE-MPSB series are high-performance SMD power ferrites utilizing multilayer technology, which were designed specifically for the suppression of electromagnetic interference in power supplies
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07/26/2012
Fairchild Semiconductor's Load Switches Provide Power Efficiency, Advanced Protection Features for Mobile and Consumer Applications

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High-complexity mobile devices, such as smart phones, tablets, digital cameras and other consumer goods require seamless power management and battery switching in order to provide greater flexibility
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07/26/2012
Molex Announces Availability of the Mini50™ Unsealed Connector System, with a Reduced Package Size for 50% Space Savings

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Molex has announced the availability of the Mini50™ Unsealed Connector System, a new miniaturized unsealed, wire-to-board system validated to automotive standards. The new package achieves a 50%
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07/26/2012
Analog Devices Announces Industry's First Octal Ultrasound Receiver with Digital I/Q Demodulator and Decimation Filter

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Analog Devices has introduced the industry's first octal (eight-channel) ultrasound receiver with on-chip digital I/Q demodulation and decimation filtering. Because of the embedded demodulation and
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07/26/2012
TI introduces industry's smallest 1.8-A brushed DC motor driver for battery powered applications

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Texas Instruments Incorporated expanded its growing family of low-voltage DRV8x motor drivers with the industry's smallest 1.8-A brushed DC motor driver. The DRV8837 is 75 percent smaller than the
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07/26/2012
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor's Industry's Best 8V Power MOSFETs Lower Power Consumption and Extend Battery Life

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Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) (Nasdaq: AOSL), a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors, today announced the addition of the first 8V devices
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07/26/2012
Convection-cooled 60-W DC-DC converter achieves 92% efficiency

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The compact convection-cooled JCK60 has a power density of 37.5 W/in3 and no need for forced-air cooling, additional heat sink, or baseplate cooling.

XP Power Technologies has launched the JCK60 series of highly-efficient metal cased 60-W DC-DC converters for a broad range of telecommunications, networking, and industrial applications. Measuring
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07/25/2012
Linear Technology introduces the LTC4364 surge stopper

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The LTC4364 surge stopper shields downstream electronics from input over voltages and over current, enabling continuous operation through transient surges.

The LTC4364, a surge stopper that behaves nearly like an ideal diode, provides compact, low-loss protection for 4V to 80V electronics in automotive, avionics, and industrial systems. The surge stopper
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07/24/2012
Infineon launches space PowerMOS devices
Infineon Technologies AG has launched new radiation hardened PowerMOS devices in the BUY25CSXX family to support the design of efficient power conditioning and supply systems for space use. Infineon
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07/22/2012
20V, 2.5A (IOUT) Synchronous Step-Down Regulator Features  Input & Output Current Limiting & Current Monitoring

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The LTC3626 Delivers up to 2.5A Output Current

The LTC3626 is a high efficiency, 3MHz synchronous buck regulator that offers both input and output current limiting and monitoring. It incorporates a unique constant frequency/controlled on-time,
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07/20/2012
IRs Automotive-Qualified 600V Trench IGBTs in D2Pak Delivers High Power Density in Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Applications
International Rectifier, has announced the introduction of a family of automotive-qualified 600V IGBTs for electric and hybrid vehicle applications including air conditioner inverters, pumps and
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07/20/2012
Kistler Three-Component Piezoelectric Force Sensors and Accelerometers Support Satellite and Spacecraft Force Limited Vibration Testing
Kistler, a worldwide supplier of precision sensors, systems and instrumentation for the dynamic measurement of pressure, force, torque and acceleration, has announced the availability of its three-component
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07/20/2012
TI provides low-power, high-precision smart e-metering AFEs
Texas Instruments has introduced a new line of AFEs (analog front ends) for power monitoring and control of smart e-meters. The new ADS131E08 family is available with 8, 6 or 4 channels and in 16-
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07/19/2012
Eaton energy monitoring gateways reduce buildings' energy costs and carbon footprints
Eaton Corporation announced the launch of the Power Xpert 200E, an intelligent information gateway that collects energy usage data from meters, enabling customers to benchmark energy usage, set energy-management
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07/19/2012
Class D amplifier for mobile applications delivers over 5 times the power to micro speakers
A revolutionary embedded algorithm in a new class-D amplifier from NXP Semiconductors boosts the output power of micro speakers by over 5 times, vastly improving the sound quality of mobile devices.
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07/19/2012
LeCroy introduces WaveAce oscilloscopes with long memory, high sample rate, and large display

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WaveAce 1000 and WaveAce 2000 feature 2 Mpts, 2 Gsps, and 7" widescreen display.

LeCroy has announced two lines of its popular WaveAce oscilloscope series ? the WaveAce 1000 and WaveAce 2000. WaveAce 1000 oscilloscopes feature a sample rate of up to 1 Gsps with 2 Mpts of memory
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07/19/2012
36-V, 1-A Step-Down Synchronous Regulator Simplifies Intermediate Power Bus and Point-of-Load Power Designs
Analog Devices, a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications, today introduced the ADP2441, DC-to-DC switching regulator, the most recent in ADI's growing
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07/19/2012
STMicroelectronics Leads the Move to Next-Generation Car Infotainment Systems
STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the world's largest supplier of components for terrestrial and satellite
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07/19/2012
Oslon LEDs from Osram Opto Semiconductors offer greater flexibility with uniform solder pad design
LEDs are not all the same. This is evidenced not only by the performance data and the dimensions but also by the solder pads and the processing options. Osram Opto Semiconductors has now developed
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07/19/2012
EPCOS MKP DC link high density film capacitors from TDK Feature new rated voltages
ITDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, has added two new types of film capacitors with rated voltages of 575 V DC and 900 V DC to its B32778* series. These MKP DC link film capacitors
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07/19/2012
Silicon Labs offers nextgen embedded radio ICs

Si4x55 devices offer +13 dBm output power and -116 dBm sensitivity.

Silicon Laboratories, which specializes in analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, has launched two next-generation EZRadio wireless ICs designed to simplify the addition of wireless connectivity to
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07/19/2012
AVX develops new Lmax inductor series

Lmax series inductors feature a wide inductance range and low DC resistance, and support the high currents necessary for industrial applications.

AVX has expanded its line of thin film, MLO (multi-layer organic), and broadband wire-wound conical inductors to include a new series of shielded and non-shielded SMD power inductors. Designated
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07/18/2012
Intersil introduces ultra-low lux digital ambient light sensor

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Intersil's ISL29033 light-to-digital converter features linear sensitivity to 0.0019 lux,

Intersil has released an ultra-low lux ambient light sensor, the ISL29033 with linear sensitivity to 0.0019 lux, The ISL29033 is an integrated ambient and infrared light-to-digital converter with
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07/18/2012
Atmel offers reconfigurable processor for on-the-fly space adjustments

ATF697FF a unique reconfigurable processor integrates RAD Hard AT697F processor and the reconfigurable ATF280F (FPGA) unit in a single Atmel multichip module (MCM).

Atmel extends its product line to reduce overall system costs and PCB area with the Atmel ATF697FF, the newest member of the SPARC V8 processor family and industry's first RAD Hard (radiation-hardened)
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07/18/2012
Microsemi Corp introduces radiation-tolerant octal driver ICs

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The AAHS298B is radiation-tolerant to 100 kRad total dose and screened to class S and class B.

Microsemi has introduced the first in a new family of octal source-driver ICs for aerospace and other hi-rel power-electronics and control applications including motor control. The AAHS298B is radiation-tolerant
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07/14/2012
Mitsubishi Electric launches TFT-LCD modules with P-CAP touch panels

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Three new TFT-LCD display modules offer reliable P-CAP touch panels, controller boards, and driver software.

Mitsubishi Electric is launching new 6.5" VGA (AA065VE11-PCAP), 10.4" XGA (AA104XF12-PCAP), and 12.1" XGA (AA121XN11-PCAP) color TFT-LCD modules with P-CAP (projected capacitive-touch panels) for
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07/14/2012
DuPont C&PM (Circuit & Packaging Material), part of DuPont E&C (Electronics & Communications) has announced a production expansion under way at its DuPont Circleville,
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07/11/2012
Renco Electronics, a component electronics design manufacturing company based in Rockledge, Florida, is expanding one of its best-selling products, the RL-8054-1 series. Due to customer demand,
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07/11/2012
CUI Inc announces 12 new ac-dc encapsulated power modules for space-constrained applications. The 1 W VSK-S1 series and 2 W VSK-S2 series feature ultra-compact 0.8 in3 packages measuring 1.32 x 0.87
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07/10/2012
Intersil Corp has launched a new 40V, low noise, precision instrumentation amplifier with an integrated analog-to-digital converter (ADC) level shifter and driver. The ISL28617 incorporates a differential
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07/10/2012
Lattice Semiconductor Corp. has entered a long term technology partnership with the semiconductor foundry (UMC) United Microelectronics Corporation, and both will continue work, already underway,
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07/10/2012
Soitec semiconductor materials supplier for the electronics and energy industries, and Chongqing Silian Optoelectronics Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Silian), supplier of materials, devices and
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07/10/2012
Solar Junction is commercializing its Adjustable Spectrum Lattice Matched (A-SLAM) multi-junction solar cell architecture. Having signed an exclusive wafer supply contract with specialist wafer producer
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07/08/2012
This month Vishay Intertechnology Inc, introduces a new series of three-phase cylindrical capacitors for power electronics featuring high current capabilities, nine standard voltage ratings from 400
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07/07/2012
RF Micro Devices Inc, designer and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, has updated its Foundry Services (PDKs) process design kits for
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07/06/2012
Microsemi offers advanced motor-control algorithms for SmartFusion cSoCs
Microsemi Corp has announced new advanced motor-control algorithms optimized for its SmartFusion customizable system-on-chip (cSoC), allowing design engineers to realize highly reliable multi-motor
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07/05/2012
Diodes Inc introduces ZLPM8000 family of STB power-management and control ICs

In standby mode the ZLPM8000 series STB power-management controllers draw only 600 μA.

Diodes Inc has announced the introduction of a family of low power LNB (low noise block) power-management and control ICs for use in STBs (set-top boxes), TVs with built-in satellite tuners, and PC
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07/05/2012
Digitally tunable capacitors pack 32 states into a 2 x 2 mm QFN

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Peregrine's new 32 state DTCs are available in 2 x 2 mm QFN packages.

Peregrine Semiconductor launch two tunable capacitors high insulation resistance, and low losses at frequencies up to 40 GHz; tight dimensional control for repeatable RF performance unit to unit,
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07/05/2012
Vacuumschmelze GmbH has announced advanced materials designed to maximise electric motor efficiency: The Ultravac 44 V6 alloy, with properties that significantly boosts performance optimisation in
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07/03/2012
Unipower offers ultra-compact 200-A DC power system

Gravitas x200 integrated DC Power System

Unipower announces the Gravitas X200 integrated DC power system designed for telecoms and other applications that require 12, 24, or 48 VDC. The Gravitas X200 is an ultra-compact system based on a
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07/03/2012
Avago Technologies offers high-density 120 Gbps parallel optical modules

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Avago 120G modules

Avago has announced the availability of production volumes of 120 Gbps multichannel optical transmitter and receiver modules for "inside-the-box" data-center applications and a CXP pluggable transceiver
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07/03/2012
TI introduces gas gauge for lithium batteries

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The BQ34Z100 gas gauge extends battery run-time for applications like medical instruments, power tools, e-bikes and UPSs.

Texas Instruments Inc has introduced their first in a family of multi-chemistry, multi-cell battery-management gas-gauge ICs. The BQ34Z100 gas gauge supports a wide range of lithium-ion and lithium-iron-phosphate
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07/03/2012

 



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