Technical Features

October 2010
Moving from Electromechanical to Solid-State in Relays and Circuit Breakers
Courtsey Eaton Corporation

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Figure 1: Contact wear in an electromechanical relay

As a mature technology, electromechanical relays and circuit breakers are well established, however they continue to suffer from some inherent weaknesses. Moving to solid-state technology can address these but introduces its own challenges. So, what is the right solution? In the movies, whenever the
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10/31/2019
Lattice Launches Platform Manager
At the company's press launch in Munich, Germany, Gordon Hands, Director of Strategic Marketing for Lattice's Low Density and Mixed Signal Solutions, presented Lattice's next-generation programmable
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10/27/2010
Medical Compliance

A Quality Management System for the Delivery of Products or Services (Source: International Organization for Standardization)

When companies are certified by international standards or qualified by a regulatory body, it signals to customers that these companies are dedicated to producing a quality product consistently
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10/22/2010
Solar Energy Harvesting
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10/18/2010

Designing High Performance 4-Channel Audio
Whether it is automotive entertainment or home theater systems, consumers have been asking for more channels and speakers with the ability to handle higher audio power levels per channel. In addition
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10/01/2010
Smart Battery Management in Medical Devices
Technology advancements over the past few years have generated many new developments that have specifically benefitted the portable medical device market. The focus of such efforts has centered
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10/01/2010
Powering Medical Applications
Safety is paramount wherever power supplies are used, but nowhere more so than in medical applications where even small parasitic leakage currents may compromise safety. First published in 1977,
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10/01/2010
Medical Equipment Design
A stethoscope, whether acoustic or digital, is used mainly to listen to heart and lung sounds in the body as an aid to diagnosis. Listening, or auscultation, has been done with acoustic stethoscopes
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Date:
10/01/2010
Portable Ultrasound System Design
I had the great pleasure to talk with Suresh Ram, Director, Medical Key Market Segment at National Semiconductor Corporation. Suresh is responsible for driving the strategy and development of innovative
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Date:
10/01/2010
Lowest Cost Medical and Beyond
Analog Devices products and technologies have made a significant contribution in healthcare designs - helping shape the future of diagnostics and monitoring equipment, as well as health and wellness
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Date:
10/01/2010