Test & Measurement

April 2019
Semiconductor Device Business Transfer: Panasonic to ROHM
Kyoto and Santa Clara, Calif. – April 26, 2019 –  
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04/26/2019
Liquid/Solid Material Detection for Industrial Applications
TOKYO, Japan – Renesas Electronics Corporation introduced its Material Detection Solution, which can detect materials or liquids easily and cost effectively without sensors by connecting electrodes using Renesas' RX130
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04/23/2019
Developers of various infrared applications can be sure that the spectra of emitters and detectors match. All infrared components are available from stock any time, and free samples can be requested.  
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04/18/2019

ROHM highlights high-performance D/A converter IC
The show will be held at the same time as HIGH END, the trade fair for audio equipment in Munich, Germany (May 09 – 11, 2019).   The increased
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04/18/2019
RS Components introduces Siemens DIN rail power supply range
Designed for use in distributed power applications in machine control boxes or in small cabinets, the single-phase SITOP PSU6200 power supplies are slim and space-saving, with plug-in terminals that support easy electrical connection. A key feature of the series
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04/18/2019
MORNSUN 20W High Isolation Medical Power URH-LP-20WR3 Series
Applications: URH-LP-20WR3 can be widely used in medical equipment and medical products that have direct contact with patients.  
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04/18/2019
Filter ferrite bead for high frequency, high current applications
As vehicles become more complex and sophisticated and especially as a result of increased image sensing, data communication needs within vehicles have increased significantly. Multiple protocols exists including CAN, LIN, FlexRay and Ethernet and the wiring, along
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04/18/2019
Radiation-Tolerant PWM Controller and GaN FET Driver
The ISL71043M single-ended current mode PWM controller and ISL71040M low-side GaN FET driver are ideal for isolated flyback and half-bridge power stages, and motor control driver circuits in satellite buses and payloads. Private ‘new space’ companies have begun
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04/18/2019
MORNSUN 6-16A Non-isolated POL DC/DC Converter K12T Series
The devices’ output voltage can be accurately adjustable from 0.75V to 5.0V. The 6-16A non-isolated POL DC/DC converters can supply a large high speed transient response current for high speed chips such
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04/15/2019
Linear Systems' New Low-Noise Semiconductor Testing
FREMONT, Calif.-- Linear Integrated Systems, Inc. (Linear Systems) will be unveiling its large-scale sub-nanovolt parts testing capability at the 23rd Annual Conference and Exhibition for Components for Military & Space Electronics (CMSE) in Los Angeles. This testing capability enables individual
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04/11/2019
Unprecedented Speed, Flexibility for Roughness Measurement
PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Inc. announced the addition of the MarSurf GD series for roughness measurements to its new line of surface measuring instruments. MarSurf GD series measuring stations provide unprecedented levels of speed, flexibility and intelligent ease of use, allowing users to improve
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04/08/2019
Oscilloscopes with 15.4
Chestnut Ridge, NY – Teledyne LeCroy introduced its WaveRunner 9000 Series mixed-signal oscilloscopes with a large, 15.4” display, bandwidths from 500 MHz to 4 GHz, and sample rates up to 40 GS/s. The WaveRunner 9000 Series offers the
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04/04/2019
A Focus on Industry
It’s always a relief to get the first event of the year out of the way. As I mentioned last month, I had to travel to Embedded World in Nuremberg this past February. It was also my first
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04/03/2019
Developing BMS Software Faster with System-Level Simulation

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Figure 1. Model-Based Design for battery management system development

The growing dependence on battery pack energy storage has underscored the importance of a battery management system (BMS) that can ensure maximum performance, safe operation, and optimal lifespan under diverse charge-discharge and environmental conditions. To design the software for a BMS that meets these objectives,
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04/03/2019
The Industrial Side of the House
If you weren’t fortunate enough to attend the most important power show of the year, APEC, be sure to check out our editorial that covers the wide-bandgap highlights from the ground
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04/03/2019
New ADF Series Programmable AC Power Sources
IRVINE, Calif. – Pacific Power Source has released an new line of compact yet high power programmable AC sources. The new ADF Series of products offers cost-effective, stable and well-regulated AC power conversion from 45Hz to 500Hz with output voltages up to 300Vac on single-phase models and 300VLN
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04/02/2019
Powering Industrial Systems

Kevin Parmenter, Field Applications Manger, Taiwan Semiconductor

There is much discussion in Industrial electronics, namely “Industry 4.0”. The first wave of revolution in industrial system was mechanical – steam power, the second was electricity and electric motors and the mass production assembly line the third was CNC, computers and automation and the
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04/01/2019