Electronics News and Product Design Updates
27.10.2014 - 20:41
The Graphene Flagship – Europe's collaborative R&D initiative – has announced that Netzsch, NetComposites, ABB and Imerys have joined as associate members. These four are expected to be the first of a number of similar moves to be made in the coming months. Graphene Flagship director Professor Jari Kinaret, pictured,...
Fused silica glass could enable data to be stored for millions of years
24.10.2014 - 21:35
With the move towards keeping records on digital media, there is a need for a storage technology that has a long life time. Hitachi, working with Professor Miura Kiyotaka of Kyoto University's School of Engineering, has developed technology that allows digital data to be read from and written to a device featuring 100 layers of fused ...
Vishay Intertechnology Offers Industry's First MIL-PRF-39006/33-Qualified Wet Tantalum Capacitor
23.10.2014 - 22:39
Tantalum-Cased, Hermetically Sealed Device Offers Established Reliability for Avionics and Aerospace Systems MALVERN, Pa. - Oct. 23, 2014 - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the release of a new tantalum-cased, hermetically sealed wet tantalum capacitor that is the industry's first qualified to the MIL-PRF-39006/33 ...
Vishay Intertechnology Introduces New Stud-Mount Version of Edgewound Power Resistor
22.10.2014 - 21:30
With Ratings to 85 A and Power to 1600 W, Device Offers Convenient Drop-in Replacement for Competing Solutions MALVERN, Pa. - Oct. 22, 2014 - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new stud-mount version of its edgewound power resistor. Providing a convenient drop-in replacement for competing solutions, the EDGS combines ...
Electronics Design Show gets under way
22.10.2014 - 21:26
Over 4,000 design engineers will be gathering at the Electronics Design Show in Coventry over the next two days to learn about the latest innovations and trends shaping this fast moving sector. Taking place alongside the Engineering Design Show and the Embedded Design Show between 22-23 October, this two-day event will offer delegates the cha...
Smallest tyre pressure monitoring system unveiled
21.10.2014 - 21:09
Weighing in at just 0.3g and measuring only 7 x 7 x 2.2mm, the FXTH87 tyre pressure monitoring system from Freescale is claimed to be 50% smaller than similar products on the market. The TPMS system in package solution offers low power consumption and comes with a dual-axis accelerometer architecture, pressure and temperature sensor, integrat...
Swedish researchers claim data transmission record
21.10.2014 - 21:04
A new microwave circuit developed at Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden may enable smaller antennas and faster video transmission. Its suggestion is to use higher frequencies than today – upwards of 100GHz – that would give access to a larger band of empty frequencies, enabling a higher data rate. "We ha...
Alliance Memory Partners With Micron Semiconductor to Extend 512M SDRAM Product Life Cycle
20.10.2014 - 21:34
SAN CARLOS, Calif. - Oct. 20, 2014 - Alliance Memory today announced it has partnered with Micron Semiconductor to supply and extend availability of support for three 512M synchronous DRAM (SDRAM) devices that Micron discontinued with Micron PCN #30995 (last time buy: Feb. 28, 2014; last time ship: Oct. 31, 2015). Alliance Memory will be offe...
Two days to go until the Electronics Design Show
20.10.2014 - 21:29
In just two days time, the Electronics Design Show will open its doors to some of the biggest names in design and engineering. Have you registered yet? Taking place alongside the Engineering Design Show and the Embedded Design Show between 22 and 23 October, the Electronics Design Show is the only event of its kind catering for the needs of e...
Globalfoundries acquires IBM’s semiconductor business
20.10.2014 - 21:25
Globalfoundries has signed a definitive agreement under which it will acquire IBM's semiconductor business. Under the terms of the deal, Globalfoundries will also become the exclusive provider to IBM of server processors at the 22, 14 and 10nm nodes for the next 10 years. "This acquisition solidifies Globalfoundries' leader...
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