Components

Platform for emergency optical networking applications

12 May, 2006

The Centre for Integrated Photonics (CIP) has announced a hybrid assembly technique that offers a very simple yet highly reliable method of integrating optical devices.


Move toward vehicles that morph

10 May, 2006

MIT engineers report they may have found a way for structures – and materials – to move like a bird, adjusting its wings to catch every current of air, essentially morphing from one shape into another.


Light source invented

08 May, 2006

Scientists in the US have devised a new flexible material that could revolutionise the way we light our homes and offices.


Single-chip microcontroller

02 May, 2006 | Supplied by: Renesas Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd

Renesas Technology America, Inc. today announced the SH7211F single-chip microcontroller (MCU) with on-chip flash memory, which features a fast SH-2A CPU core with good real-time control capability, an operating speed of 160MHz, and a processing capability of up to almost 320 MIPS.


Integrated MOSFET

02 May, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.irf.com/

International Rectifier has introduced the IRF4000, a 100 V-rated device integrating four HEXFET MOSFETs into a single power MLP package for power-over-ethernet applications.


DECV 50/5 motor controller

01 May, 2006 | Supplied by: M Rutty & Co Pty Ltd

Maxon Motor's DECV 50/5 is a compact, digital four-quadrant speed controller for brushless DC motors of up to 250 W.


Electronic function built into optical fibre

01 May, 2006

A joint team from the University of Southampton in Britain and Penn State University in the US has combined the technologies of optical fibre and silicon/germanium to make devices inside microstructured fibres.


Basics of MOSFETs Part 2

05 April, 2006 by Vrej Barkhordarian, International Rectifier, El Segundo, Ca. | Supplied by: International Rectifier

Discrete power MOSFETs employ semiconductor processing techniques that are similar to those of today's VLSI circuits, although the device geometry, voltage and current levels are significantly different from the design used in VLSI devices


ZRL low noise very high IP3 amplifiers

03 April, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.clarke.com.au/

Mini-Circuit's Blue Cell technology allows the use of its 90-degree splitters to enhance the performance of a family of medium power amplifiers.


Mass production of memory technology

27 March, 2006

Samsung Electronics, a manufacturer of advanced memory technology, has claimed it is the first manufacturer in the industry to begin mass producing DDR2 DRAM - 512 Megabit (Mb) - on an 80 nanometer (nm) scale.


Creating flexible electronic devices

06 March, 2006

Researchers have developed a new process to make flexible, conducting ‘nano skins’ for a variety of applications, from electronic paper to sensors for detecting chemical and biological agents. The materials, which are described in the March issue of the journal Nano Letters, combine the strength and conductivity of carbon nanotubes with the flexibility of traditional polymers.


Basics of MOSFETs Part 1

05 March, 2006 by Vrej Barkhordarian, International Rectifier, El Segundo, Ca. | Supplied by: International Rectifier

Discrete power MOSFETs employ semiconductor processing techniques that are similar to those of today's VLSI circuits, although the device geometry, voltage and current levels are significantly different from the design used in VLSI devices


Free RF and Microwave Design seminars

02 March, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.agilent.com/

In late 2005, Agilent Technologies acquired Eagleware-Elanix and has announced the availability of Eagleware's GENESYS 2005, a new release of its popular RF and microwave design software.


Horizontal multi-LEDs

02 March, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.erntec.net/

Suitable for displaying switching status, Mentor has developed horizontal SMD components for 3 mm LEDs. Between one and six LEDs, which are available in various quality, colours and combinations of colours, are integrated in the housing.


USB microcontroller secures HDD access

08 February, 2006

Fingerprint recognition technology has been used by Cypress Semiconductor and AuthenTec to introduce a reference design for adding biometric security to external hard disk drives (HDDs).


  • All content Copyright © 2020 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd