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Microsemi Corporation

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Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

PIN Diode Switch Element suits HF, VHF, and UHF applications.

January 26, 2016

Offered in integrated, nonmagnetic, 2.03 x 1.27 mm, wafer-scale format, RoHS-compliant MPS2R10-606 is optimized for high-power transmit/receive (T/R) switching. This monolithic microwave surface mount (MMSM) series-shunt SP2T PIN diode reflective switch covers 100 MHz to 1 GHz range with 0.2 dB insertion loss, 15 dB return loss, and 55 dB isolation at mid-band. Analog control voltage allows device to achieve 500 nsec switching speeds while handling up to 100 W of continuous wave power. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Inductive Sensor Interface IC leverages LVDT architecture on PCB.

December 4, 2015

Designed for automotive, industrial, and commercial aviation applications, LX3302 ICs operate from -40 to +150°C and offer 32 x 16 words of configuration EEPROM. Interfaces include analog sine/cosine outputs, single edge nibble transmission, and Peripheral Sensor Interfaces (PSI5) as well as analog (0-5 V) and PWM outputs. Along with contactless sensing, features include programmable sample rates to 2 kHz, 2 independent sensor input channels with 13-bit ADCs, and 8 calibration segments. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Network Synchronizers feature ultra-low jitter.

November 24, 2015

Offering solution for SyncE applications requiring full compliance with ITU-T G.8262 standard, single-channel Models ZL30621 and ZL30622 and dual-channel Model ZL30623 provide jitter performance of 0.25 ps rms and EEPROM for self-configuration at start-up. ZL30621 and ZL30622 have 3 input references and generate up to 3 differential, or 6 single-ended output clocks, while ZL30623 has 6 input references and generates up to 6 differential or 12 single-ended output clocks. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

TVS Diodes suit avionic data network applications.

October 13, 2015

Featuring 150 W peak pulse power at 10/1,000 µs with low capacitance of 4 pF max, Models 1N8149 to 1N8182 and Models 1N8149US to 1N8182US provide protection of high speed data lines and other applications with speeds up to 500 Mbit/s. Halogen-free hermetic devices come in voltages from 6.8–170 V and comply with high-end industrial and avionics ESD, EFT, and lower level lightning threats in accordance with IEC61000-4-2, IEC61000-4-5, and RTCA-DO160 specifications. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Solar Bypass Device offers surge protection for PV solutions.

October 12, 2015

Equipped with CoolRUN™ technology, LX2410A IDEAL™ provides bypass path in PV module applications. Active bi-directional device handles up to 500 A of surge protection in forward and reverse direction. CoolRUN technology's non-hiccup control eliminates EMI radiating from PV module strings. Measuring 0.7 mm thick, product replaces Schottky diodes in junction boxes with under-the-glass solution. Pads are 2.6 mm apart to meet IEC61730-1 and IEC61730-2 creepage and clearance requirements. Read More


FPGA Design Software optimizes power consumption and more.

October 6, 2015

Used for development of FPGA products, Libero system-on-chip (SoC) v11.6 supports RTG4™ high-speed signal processing radiation-tolerant FPGAs and enhances usability for DDR and high-speed serial designs. RTG4 support includes IO Advisor, SmartPower, and uProm support, and additional features are available for SmartFusion™2 SoC FPGAs and IGLOO™2 FPGAs. Solution automatically optimizes hold violations using minimum delay repair and provides multi-pass options in layout for large designs. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Electronic Components & Devices, Transportation Industry Products

Master Timing Reference provides accurate synchronization.

September 21, 2015

Delivering metrology-grade time and frequency performance in configurable 1U rack-mountable package, SyncSystem 4380A employs internal rubidium oscillator and L1/L2 GPS receiver that mitigates effect of ionospheric delay changes and supports advanced GPS processing. Reference offers timing accuracy of <10 ns RMS, frequency accuracy of <1E-13 at 1 day, and holdover of 250 ns at one day. Six expansion ports for hot-swappable output modules provide array of timing signals. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

PoE Midspans support outdoor and industrial applications.

September 14, 2015

Supplied in IP30 metal case with DIN rail and wall mount options, PD-9001GI and PD-9501GI Midspan Injectors source up to 30 W and 60 W, respectively. Both systems enable remote power for applications including 802.11 APs, pan-tilt zoom cameras, and other AP terminals. Complying with IEEE802.3-2012 Clause 33 Type 2, midspans feature plug-and-play installation, dual DC inputs, 20–60 Vdc input power, operating temperature of -40 to 75°C, and 10/100/1,000 Mbps support. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission

SATA SSD provides advanced security for data-at-rest.

August 28, 2015

Featuring ANSI/VITA 42.3-2014-compliant PCIe interface and XMC form factor, TRRUST-Stor® SSD plugs directly into host card and eliminates need for external enclosure. Device features hardware-based AES-256 encryption and advanced key management systems. Layered security protocol allows hardware or software command to erase encryption key in less than 30 ms and full flash storage media in less than 10 sec. Available in 256 and 512 GB capacities, SSD provides 185 Mbps read/write speed. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

FPGA Development Kit aids space designers.

August 13, 2015

Providing evaluation and design platform, RTG4™ FPGA Development Kit supports applications such as data transmission, serial connectivity, bus interface, and high-speed designs using RTG4 radiation-tolerant FPGA device. Kit includes RT4G150 device in ceramic package with 1,657 pins, two 1 GB DDR3 SRAM, 2 GB SPI flash memory, PCI Express Gen 1 interface, and 1 pair of SMA connectors for testing of full-duplex SERDES channel, plus 2 FMC connectors, RJ45 interface, and USB micro-AB connector. Read More

Health, Medical and Dental Supplies & Equipment

RF Module accelerates implantable medical device development.

August 10, 2015

Optimized for such implantable medical devices as pacemakers, cardiac defibrillators, and neurostimulators, 5.5 x 4.5 x 1.5 mm ZL70323 implements all RF-related functions needed to deploy implant node in Medical Implantable Communications Service (MICS) RF telemetry system. Components include ZL70103-based, MICS-band RF transceiver; 2.45 GHz wake-up receiver matching network; 24 MHz reference frequency crystal; and decoupling capacitors and series termination resistors. Read More

Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electronic Components & Devices

Inductor Sensor Interface IC serves automotive/industrial markets.

August 4, 2015

Based on inductive sensing technology, contactless LX3301A utilizes LVDT architecture implementations on PCBs. LVDT principles promote immunity to noise and interference. In addition to embedded 32-bit processing engine with 12 kB program memory, features include 2 sensor input channels with integrated demodulator, internal oscillator with 1–5 MHz range, dual 13-bit ADC with sample rates to 2 kHz, and user-programmable 16 x 16 bit non-volatile configuration memory. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

SoC FPGAs and FPGAs solve automotive design complexities.

June 12, 2015

Achieving AEC-Q100 grade 2 qualification, SmartFusion®2 SoC FPGAs and IGLOO®2 FPGAs are flash-based devices suitable for critical automotive applications. SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs, based on 166 MHz ARM® Cortex™-M3 processor, combine advanced security processing accelerators, DSP blocks, SRAM, eNVM, and communication interfaces. IGLOO2 FPGAs provide LUT-based fabric, 5G transceiver, high-speed GPIO, block RAM, memory subsystem, and DSP blocks in differentiated, power-optimized architecture. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Enterprise Ethernet Switch increased capacity, port density.

May 29, 2015

SparX-IV VSC7449 supports switching of 48, 1 GbE ports or four 10 GbE ports in single chip, including direct connectivity 10G fiber, which offers fully managed L2/3 switching solution when combined with 12-port 1000 Base-T PHY. Capability for up to 24, 2.5 Gbps Ethernet ports support upgrade to 802.11ac networks using existing cable infrastructure. Along with SyncE and 1588v2 timing support with hardware-based time-stamping, features include integrated CPU and industrial temperature range. Read More

Timers & Clocks

Grandmaster Clock provides synchronization to LTE networks.

May 22, 2015

Providing simultaneous hardware time stamping support of up to 128 Precision Time Protocol clients, TimeProvider 2700 PTP GM Clock delivers synchronization in mobile backhaul network and small cell aggregation locations. Increased capacity enables operators to deliver accurate frequency and phase to double number of end nodes. Clock is optimized to help mitigate asymmetric timing errors and meet stringent synchronization requirements of 4G/LTE networks. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Radiation-Tolerant FPGAs suit high-speed signal applications.

April 17, 2015

Supporting space applications requiring up to 150,000 logic elements and up to 300 MHz of system performance, RTG4™ FPGAs do not require configuration scrubbing and employ reprogrammable flash technology. Latter offers complete immunity to radiation-induced configuration upsets in harsh radiation environments. Each logic element includes 4-input combinatorial look-up table (LUT4) and flip-flop with built-in single event upset (SEU) and single event transient (SET) mitigation. Read More

Timers & Clocks

Miniature Atomic Clock exceeds holdover requirements.

April 14, 2015

Based on coherent population trapping (CPT) technology, Quantum™ Rubidium Miniature Atomic Clock (MAC) SA.3X series delivers performance with monthly aging of <1-10, 1 sec ADEV <3-11, and operational stability after turn on. Size of 2.0 x 2.0 x 0.7 in. and power consumption — 5 W at 25°C (14 W max during warmup) — meet needs of platforms that mount directly on PCBAs, eliminating need for heat sink or fan. Product also meets LTE holdover requirements for several days. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Satellite Telemetry Controller IC is radiation tolerant.

April 9, 2015

Model LX7730 Space System Manager IC supports parallel or dual SPI interfaces and works with radiation tolerant FPGAs. Controller tolerates minimum of 100kRad TID, 50kRad ELDRs and is single event immune. It includes 64-channel multiplexer, break-before-make switching, precision adjustable current source and provides cold sparing. Featuring 132-pin ceramic quad flat package, it is designed for rugged environments and operates over -55 to +125°C temperature range.
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Mechanical Power Transmission, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Secure 64 GB Solid State Drive is optimized for data protection.

March 25, 2015

Intended for applications where data protection is crucial, 64 GB SSD BGA (32 x 28 mm) overcomes malicious attack concerns with factory firmware lockdown technology that prevents covert firmware repurposing. Self-encrypting drive delivers multiple key management methods and security features based on Armor™ III processor technology. For sensitive applications, encryption key can be erased in <30 msec, and second security layer can be activated to erase entire storage media in <10 sec. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments

Dual-Axis Motor Control Kit leverages SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA.

March 19, 2015

Scalable across several industries, SmartFusion2™ SoC FPGA dual-axis motor control kit simplifies motor control designs using single SoC FPGA. Kit comes ready to use with evaluation board, access to Microsemi encrypted motor control IP, and Libero Gold Edition license. Modular SmartFusion2 SoC FPGA daughter card facilitates partitioning of motor control solutions for hardware-only or hardware/software implementation using modular motor control IP suite and ARM® Cortex™ M3 MCU in SmartFusion2. Read More

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