Electronic Components & Devices

Electronic Components & Devices

N-Channel MOSFETs target VoIP applications.

November 30, 2009

Models ZXMN15A27K and ZXMN20B28K N-channel MOSFETs feature breakdown voltages of 150 and 200 V, respectively. They withstand high pulse avalanche energy and commutation modes in Subscriber Line Interface Circuits (SLIC) environment and have low input capacitance, allowing them to be driven from SLIC controlled IC. Units are capable of driving line voltages beyond 150 V and supplying multiple subscriber lines at loop lengths exceeding 6 km. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Power Switches target high current applications.

November 30, 2009

Providing continuous output current capability up to 2 A, single-channel Models AP2101 and AP2111 are optimized for use in self-powered and bus-powered USB and other 3-5 V hot-swap applications. Units offer designers choice of active-low and active-high enable, respectively. Characterized by transient response time of 5 µs, devices prevent unnecessary system shutdown or restart. Switches are housed in SO-8 and MSOP-8L-EP packages and have 2.5 A current limiting tolerance. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

ATCA Power Connectors meet or exceed PICMG-3.0 specs.

November 30, 2009

Featuring hot swap capabilities, ATCA Zone-1 Power Connectors include 30-position standard version, which is equipped with 8 power contacts, carrying max of 16 A each, and 22 signal pins. Four additional unloaded signal pins, rated at max of 1 A each, are reserved for customer-specific configurations. Using press-fit termination, connectors have gold-plated copper-alloy contacts with contact resistance of 2.2 m<font face='Symbol'>W</font> for power and 8.5 m<font face='Symbol'>W</font> for signal. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Step-Down Switching Regulator consumes as little as 2.8 µA.

November 27, 2009

Supplied in 10-lead, 3 x 3 mm DFN or thermally enhanced MSOP packages, LT3991 offers 4.3-55 V input range, integrated boost diode, and Burst Mode® operation that keeps quiescent current under 2.8 µA in no-load standby conditions. Internal 1.7 A, 440 mOhm switch delivers up to 1.2 A continuous output current to voltages as low as 1.19 V, and switching frequency is user-programmable from 200 kHz to 2 MHz. Features include ripple below 15 mVpk-pk, current mode topology, and soft-start. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Diodes Incorporated Announces Highly Efficient Rectifiers That Offer a Complete SMPS Solution and Save Space

November 25, 2009

DALLAS - Oct. 14, 2009 - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete and analog semiconductor markets, has introduced high-current rectifiers with an ultra-low forward voltage (VF) drop. These rectifiers are targeted at power supply designers for use in consumer and industrial... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RFMD® Receives First GaN Product Purchase Order from Tier-One Wireless Base Station Manufacturer

November 25, 2009

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA - November 12, 2009 - RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance semiconductor components, today announced RFMD® has received its first purchase order from a tier-one wireless base station original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for a product featuring RFMD's state-of-the-art gallium nitride (GaN) process... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Microcontroller targets USB smart card reader applications.

November 25, 2009

Available in QFN28 and QFN24 packages, AT90SCR050 includes secure AVR® MCU, 16 KB ROM, USB FS2.0, and smart card interface with integrated DC/DC to support cards compliant with EMV L1 requirement and ISO7816. Solution addresses high-volume applications, such as laptops and mobile devices, by offering designers complete solution to address smart card technologies. AVR Studio® and AVR JTAGICE mkII are also available to end-users. Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Ultrasonic Generators provide micro cleaning.

November 25, 2009

Available in 250 and 500 W power classes, 1 MHz Ultrasonic Micro Cleaning Module Generators provide reproducible cleaning and gentle removal of contamination in microtechnical and nanotechnical production. Up to 6 modules can be integrated in 19 in. housing for total power of 3,000 W. In addition to protective functions for short-circuiting, no-load operation, and excess temperature, generators integrate self-monitoring and transducer monitoring. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

DC-DC Step-Up Converter provides buck-boost functionality.

November 25, 2009

With continuous transition between boost and regulated buck mode, Model AS1337 is suited for single or dual cell applications. Unit offers adjustable output voltage from 2.5-5.0 V from input voltage of 0.65-4.5 V. From 2-cell battery with 1.8-3.6 V voltage range, Model AS1337 provides 200 mA of output current at 3 V. Operating from -40 to +85°C, converter offers efficiencies up to 97% and draws only 10 nA shutdown current, extending battery lifetime. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

HD Video Filter includes on-chip charge pump.

November 24, 2009

Featuring 3 SD channels and 3 ED/HD channels, Model ADA4424-6 provides 0.1 dB passband flatness with no peaking, which is required by 1080p high-definition-compliant media players and recorders. Luma channels feature 4 distinct modes for detecting and cancelling dc-input offset voltages up to 1.1 V. Operating from 3.3 V supply, filter includes integrated charge pump, which allows outputs to swing up to 1.4 V below ground. Output driver features rail-to-rail outputs with fixed gain of 6.2 dB. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

DC-DC Converter provides 1.8 A for applications processors.

November 24, 2009

Housed in 2.0 x 2.0 x 0.65 mm wafer-level package, Model MAX8649 achieves initial accuracy of ±0.5% at 1.27 V and total accuracy of better than ±2% over load, line, and temperature, allowing processors to run at max clock speed. Synchronous, fixed-frequency step-down converter operates from input supply as low as 2.5 V to support deep-discharge battery chemistries. I²C interface allows programming of output voltage between 750 mV and 1.38 V in 10 mV steps. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Transient Capture Module provides time stamping.

November 24, 2009

Equipped with 16 input channels, Model EX1200-7416 can continuously monitor variety of analog and discrete signals up to 100 V. Each channel has 8-bit DAC that can be independently programmed to set trip level. Model EX1200-7416 also detects transients that cannot normally be captured by typical DMM or scanning measurement system. As part of EX1200 LXI Class A instrument series, module records events with IEEE 1588 time codes to provide precise correlation of event/time data. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Common Mode Choke Coil is designed for USB 3.0 applications.

November 24, 2009

With 1.2 x 1.0 mm footprint and 0.9 mm (max) profile, CM01S600 features precise wire-wound structure that enables delivery of 10 GHz typ cut-off frequency. It provides noise suppression characteristics without distorting wave pattern of high-speed differential signal interface. Along with 60 X @ 100 MHz typ common mode impedance, characteristics include 0.4 X max DC resistance, 300 mA max rated current, 20 V max rated voltage, and 100 MX min dielectric frequency. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

RFMD® Announces Major Gallium Nitride (GaN) Milestones

November 23, 2009

RFMD Qualifies and Releases First GaN Device<4444>Shipments of RF3931 Unmatched Power Transistors Commence to Multiple High Power Amplifier (HPA) Manufacturers <4444>GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA - November 11, 2009 - RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance semiconductor components, today announced that RFMD® has qualified and... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Printing & Duplicating Equipment

DKN Research Provides Fine Silver Trace Technology Down to 50 Micron

November 23, 2009

DKN Research, a leading engineering firm specializing in micro electronics and packaging technology is can now provide a fine thick film circuit technology down to 50 micron line/space. This is possible through an advanced screen-printing process using special silver inks and related materials that include substrates and insulating materials as the fundamental technology for Printable... Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Current Amplifier measures in femto to pico Ampere range.

November 23, 2009

FEMTO DDPCA-300 variable gain ultra low noise current amplifier has switchable gain from 10<sup>4</sup>-10<sup>13</sup> V/A. It features noise input of 0.4 fA/sq-rt Hz min, allowing measurement of currents in femto to pico Ampere range. Dynamic range is 240 dB. Product is available in miniaturized, rugged aluminum housing designed to optimize EMI shielding, and features adjustable voltage directly on amplifier input for DUT biasing, and remote interface. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Spring Pin Connectors offer optimum contact.

November 23, 2009

Suitable for portable electronics, Spring Pin Connectors features multiple contact points with narrow pin-pitched effect, stable contact pressure, and 40 µ in. gold plating. All materials meet lead-free requirements. Mating terminal can be flat, enabling one-touch connect and disconnect. Slightly inaccurate distance between PCB and body does not affect performance. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Embedded Power Device Modules support PoE applications.

November 23, 2009

Supporting output voltage of 5.1 V, Model SPD-50 delivers up to 12 W output power and max DC/DC converting efficiency of 85% at full load, while Model SPD-12, supporting 12 V output voltage, delivers 12 W output power and max DC/DC converting efficiency of 89% at full load. Units are compliant with IEEE 802.3af power classification and support PSE Alternative A and B connections. Measuring 60 x 16.9 x 16 mm, modules include thermal shut off as well as short circuit and over current protection. Read More

Automatic ID, Electronic Components & Devices

RFID Transponder IC suits small access control systems.

November 23, 2009

Measuring 0.9 mm<sup>2</sup>, IDIC® ATA5575M1 can be used in almost any transponder package. Unit's memory contains unique, manufacturer-programmed ID, which can be locked for standard applications, or overwritten by using desired customer-specific code. Unit is OTP LF device that can be used under water, on metal, in dirt, out-of-sight, or worn on body. It is designed for passive identification systems with 100-150 kHz magnetic field and is available in 64- or 128-bit memory versions. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Smartphone Chipsets support HD video recording and playback.

November 23, 2009

Designed around optimal data throughput and multimedia functionality, MSM7x30 Series includes MSM7230(TM) solution for HSPA+ networks and MSM7630(TM) solution with multi-mode HSPA+/EV-DO Rev. B and SV-DO support. Chipsets utilize 800 MHz to 1 GHz custom superscalar CPU based on ARM v7 instruction set. They support 720p HD video encode/decode at 30 frames/sec, integrated 2D and 3D graphics GPUs, 12 megapixel camera, and integrated GPS for location-based services. Read More