Electronics News and Product Design Updates
27.10.2014 - 23:03
27th October 2014 – Aware of the growing need throughout the industry to conduct thorough energy audits and gain more comprehensive knowledge of power efficiency levels, test sourcing specialist Livingston now offers its customer base the Dranetz HDPQ series for intelligent logging of detailed power quality data. Boasting 8 independent ana...
DNA breakthrough could enable molecular computing
27.10.2014 - 20:51
An international group of scientists claims it has made the most significant breakthrough in a decade towards the development of electrical circuits based on DNA. The work, published in Nature Nanotechnology, is believed to be a useful contribution to the development of technology that might enable the electronics industry to move beyon...
Electronics Design Show exceeds expectations
27.10.2014 - 20:45
The second Electronics Design Show has proved even more popular than the first, attracting over 4,000 engineering professionals to the Ricoh Arena in Coventry between Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd October. The Show, which this year was co-located with the inaugural Embedded Design Show and Engineering Design Show, featured more than 200 ex...
Graphene Flagship adds four associate members
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...
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