Components

New twist on fibre optics

14 October, 2004

By twisting fibre optic strands into helical shapes, researchers have created unique structures that can precisely filter, polarise or scatter light.


EDS-205 industrial ethernet switch

12 October, 2004 | Supplied by: Tristar Automation

Moxa Australia has introduced the EDS-205 unmanaged five port 10/100Base-T(X) industrial ethernet switch incorporating store and forward, IEEE 802.3x full duplex, non-blocking flow control and auto port detection.


152 GHz record circuit speed

27 September, 2004

A Team led by Britain's BAE Systems aerospace and defence group has achieved what it claims is a record digital circuit speed as a result of developing next-generation transistor technology.


Video conditioners

07 September, 2004 | Supplied by: http://www.arrowaustralia.com/

Maxim has introduced the MAX7450/MAX7451/MAX7452 family of complete front-end, standard-definition video signal conditioners.


Display interface

07 September, 2004 | Supplied by: http://www.braemac.com.au/

STMicroelectronics has introduced a transmitter that converts 24 bits of video data into four LVDS channels to drive a flat-panel display.


Power MOSFETs

07 September, 2004 | Supplied by: http://www.soanar.com/

Siliconix has announced a family of TrenchFET power MOSFETs in a reverse-lead TO-252 DPAK package.


PCI motion controllers

07 September, 2004 | Supplied by: http://www.ni.com/oceania

Factory automation engineers and machine builders can now choose from four National Instruments motion controller boards for PCI-based integrated motion data acquisition applications.


685A01 vibration switch

07 September, 2004 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The IMI sensors division of PCB Piezotronics has introduced the model 685A01, 24 VDC powered, electronic vibration switch with explosion-proof housing.


Motherboard with bus support

07 September, 2004 | Supplied by: http://www.ieci.com.au/

Interworld Electronics has released the Kontron America MBATX-845GV-VEA ISA Bus Pentium 4 motherboard.


Memory roadmap shows the way

05 September, 2004 | Supplied by: Toshiba (Australia) Pty Ltd

Semiconductor manufacturers are busily trying to anticipate what the future market will demand of them. Toshiba is just one company that is looking into the future and it has outlined what it sees in its latest 'strategic memory roadmaps'


Optical research boosted

19 August, 2004

The low yield of optical semiconductor processing, compared with today's silicon industry, is stalling progress in major markets such as ultra-high bandwidth communications networks for enterprises and homes.


See-through transistors

10 August, 2004

Engineers at Oregon State University have created what is claimed to be the world's first transparent transistor, a see-through electronics component that could open the door to many new products.


Brighter outlook for PolyLEDs

05 August, 2004 | Supplied by: Philips Components Pty Ltd

Scientists at Philips have developed new methods to significantly increase the efficiency of PolyLED polymer OLED displays. This opens the way to lower power consumption and will further strengthen the advantages of polymer OLED


Rating power amplifiers for RF immunity testing

05 August, 2004 | Supplied by: ASD Technology Pty Ltd

Over the years, tutorials have appeared in EMC journals explaining how to estimate the power required from a power amplifier intended for use in an RF immunity test system. Little material has explored the issue of gain compression in RF power amplifiers


IR receiver modules

04 August, 2004 | Supplied by: http://www.arrowaustralia.com/

A series of miniaturised, multi-functioned SMD IR receiver modules that provides a variable supply voltage range from 2.7 to 5.5 has been announced by Vishay.


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