Integrated Circuits (IC)

Electronic Components & Devices

Vishay Intertechnology at Electronica 2016 Nov. 8-11 Munich, Germany Hall A5 Booth 141-142, Hall A6 Booth A11-A13

September 23, 2016

At electronica 2016, Vishay Intertechnology will be highlighting its latest industry-leading passive component, power MOSFET, IC, diode, and optoelectronics technologies for a wide range of applications. New Products on Display at electronica 2016 vPolyTan™ Multi-Anode Solid Tantalum Chip Capacitors Increase Volumetric Efficiency to Lower Component Counts Combining polymer tantalum... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics, Services, Test & Measuring Instruments

Keysight Technologies to Demonstrate Latest Measurement, Design Innovations at European Microwave Week

September 22, 2016

Keysight Technical Experts Will Host In-Depth Workshops and Demonstrate the Latest Test Solutions Highlights:

  • Keysight will demonstrate FieldFox handheld spectrum analyzer’s real-time spectrum capabilities
  • Keysight will celebrate the one-year anniversary of the acquisition of Anite
  • Keysight will host 14 complimentary technical workshops, including... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

SLC NAND Flash Memory (24 nm) targets industrial applications.

September 22, 2016

Based on 4 x 4 Gb die and supplied in 48-pin TSOP, 16 Gb BENAND™ is optimized for effective write endurance (using 8-bit BCH ECC) as well as read/write performance. ECC is not required from host controller, and this enables use with host controllers that do not have 8-bit ECC capability. Delivering long-term process support, product operates from 2.7–3.3 V supply over -40 to +85°C range and is suited for commercial and industrial applications.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

RS-485/RS-422 Receivers support high-speed communications.

September 20, 2016

Available in 5- and 6-pin TSOT23 packages with 3 x 3 mm footprint, Models XR33180, XR33181, XR33183, and XR33184 feature 52 Mbps data rates, 15 ns propagation delay, and 2 ns max receiver skew. XR33184 includes low voltage logic pin that eliminates need for level shifter when interfacing to MCUs or FPGAs that run off lower supply voltages. Operating from -40 to +125°C with 3.3 or 5 V supply, all models provide ±15 kV ESD protection on receiver inputs and exceed ESD rating of IEC 61000-4-2. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

GaAs MMIC Switches offer high isolation and low loss.

September 19, 2016

Supplied in ROHS-compliant, 4 x 4 mm, SMT package, non-reflective CMD234C4 and CMD235C4 are suited for military and instrumentation applications and provide switching speed of 66 ns and input P1dB of 21 dBm. While CMD234C4 is DC–18 GHz broadband MMIC SP3T switch featuring 2.4 dB insertion loss and isolation of 40 dB at 10 GHz, CMD235C4 is DC–18 GHz broadband MMIC SP5T switch offering broadband performance with insertion loss of 2.5 dB and port-to-port isolation of 40 dB at 10 GHz. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Data Acquisition System monitors smart grid equipment.

September 15, 2016

Supporting Class 0.2 measurement accuracy, AD7616 DAS protects smart grid equipment from harmful system faults and optimizes power delivery to residences and businesses. Device operates from single 5 V supply and integrates dual simultaneous sampling of 16 channels. IC can accommodate ±10 V, ±5 V, and ±2.5 V true bipolar input signals while sampling at throughput rates up to 1 MSPS/channel pair. On-chip filtering and 1 MΩ impedance eliminate need for driver op-amps and external bipolar supplies. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Piezoelectric Actuators/Chips and Stacks enable flexible designs.

September 15, 2016

Piezoelectric actuators, low-voltage piezoelectric chips, and discrete stacks with through holes enable actuator integration flexibility. Driven under max voltage of 150 V to provide maximum free stroke displacements from 1.8–3.0 µm with sub-millisecond response, chips can be manufactured with or without pre-attached wires and with 2.0–6.0 mm dia holes, 5.0 x 5.0 mm to 10.0 x 10.0 mm cross sections, and under 5.0 mm thicknesses. Stacks provide free stroke displacements up to 100 µm. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Richardson RFPD Introduces New Peregrine Monolithic Phase and Amplitude Controllers for Doherty Power Amplifiers

September 12, 2016

New MPACs are designed for the LTE and LTE-A wireless-infrastructure transceiver market Geneva, Ill.: Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for two new monolithic phase and amplitude controllers from Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation. The PE46130 and PE46140 are Peregrine's newest additions to its MPAC product family and offer... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Power IC helps PV panels harvest maximum energy.

September 8, 2016

Consisting of highly integrated DC-DC converter, Cell-String Optimizer replaces bypass diode and performs maximum power point tracking deep inside PV module. By replacing each diode with MPPT device, on-off response to performance mismatch is eliminated; every cell-string contributes maximum power without interfering with power production capability of others. IC provides shade mitigation, eliminates hotspots, and minimizes impact of power degradation mechanisms. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

IP Solution enables high-speed serial links using FPGAs.

September 1, 2016

Helping customers minimize design-in efforts and time to market, LiteFast enables implementation of high-speed serial links leveraging Serializer/Deserializer transceiver blocks within SmartFusion™2 SoC FPGAs, IGLOO™2 FPGAs, and RTG4™ high-speed signal processing radiation-tolerant FPGAs without need for heavy logic utilization. Low latency solution supports x1, x2, and x4 lanes per SerDes. It includes built in flow control, word alignment, block alignment, lane alignment, and hot-plug support. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

Socionext to Showcase Advanced Image and Sensor Technologies for Aerial Drones at InterDrone Show in Las Vegas Sep. 7-9

August 29, 2016

Robust, Single-Chip 24GHz Radar to be Featured at Booth 105 in Demonstrations of Imaging and Radar Solutions for Drone Applications SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Socionext America Inc., a leading total solutions provider for UAVs, will demonstrate its innovative IC technologies for drone applications at the annual International Drone Conference Exhibition at Paris Hotel in Las Vegas Sep. 7-9. In... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

Novatek Licenses CEVA-XM4 Imaging and Vision DSP for Embedded Visual Intelligence

August 18, 2016

Next-generation Novatek SoCs deploy CEVA’s latest vision processor for intelligent surveillance, drone anti-collision systems and automotive safety MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – CEVA, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), the leading licensor of signal processing IP for smarter, connected devices, today announced that Novatek Microelectronics, Taiwan’s 2nd largest fabless IC design house, has licensed and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Buck-Boost Regulators have high-current, -efficiency designs.

August 17, 2016

Supplied in 20-bump, 2.15 x 1.74 mm WLCSP, ISL91127 and ISL91128 operate in buck, boost, or buck-boost mode and provide smooth transitions between each to prevent noise and glitches. Features include 4.5 A switches, up to 96% efficiency, 1.8–5.5 V input range, 1–5.2 V output range, and 30 µA quiescent current. Additionally, ISL91128 features I²C programmable dynamic output voltage adjustability. Footprint of both products suits low-voltage, battery-operated devices. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital-to-Analog Converter supports smartphone testing.

August 10, 2016

With audio to 6 GHz frequency coverage and 12 GSPS update rate, 16-bit Model AD9164 supports high-resolution radar images for designers of military and commercial radar, as well as fast and accurate testing for precision instrumentation, such as smartphone testers. On-chip direct digital synthesizer ensures phase-coherent fast frequency hopping of less than 300 ns for up to 32 frequencies. In addition, converter features 2x interpolator, which enables configurability for lower data rates. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

One Stop Systems and Liqid Announce Unrivaled Performance in 3U FSA Platform

August 9, 2016

Up to 250 TB with Liqid OS and Kingston EP1000 NVMe SSDs EP1000 enables 4x greater performance than other PCIe SSDs Flash Memory Summit, Santa Clara Convention Center - August 9-11, 2016 - One Stop Systems, Inc. (OSS), the leader in PCI Express® (PCIe®) expansion technology, announces the results of stealth startup Liqid Inc.'s testing and validation of the OSS 3U Flash Storage Array... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

SSD Controllers support standard NVMe host interface.

August 8, 2016

Providing up to 20 TB flash capacity using 256 Gb flash, Flashtec NVMe2032 and NVMe2016 enable enterprises and data centers to realize high performance solid state drives utilizing NAND technologies. Controllers integrate DDR4 DRAM, alleviating bottlenecks and maximizing throughput. Devices are optimized for 4 KB random read/write operations, performing all flash management operations on-chip. In addition, controllers can achieve up to 1 million random read IOPS. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Four Gigabit DDR4 DRAM supports long-term requirements.

July 29, 2016

Organized as 256 Mb x 16, IS43QR16256A and automotive-grade IS46QR16256A come in 96-ball BGA package and operate at 1.2 V with speeds of 2,400, 2,100, 1,866, and 1,600. Power, bandwidth, performance, and reliability address networking, automotive, and industrial system needs. Along with bidirectional differential data strobe, features include data masking per byte on write commands, per DRAM programmability, DBI, Write Cycle Redundancy Check, dynamic ODT, and fine granularity refresh mode. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Automotive LED Driver enhances headlight system efficacy.

July 28, 2016

Offered in 16-pin TSSOP, S6BL112A one-channel, 2 A output, buck LED driver has 4.5–42 V input range and can drive LEDs at 2.1 MHz switching frequency. This enables headlight designs with small inductors, which allows physical size and BOM reductions. Synchronous control helps promotes conversion efficiency, which enables stable lighting system performance, while analog and PWM dimming function support enables precise brightness control. Switching frequency can be set from 205 kHz to 2.1 MHz. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Optics & Photonics

WPC v1.2, Qi-Certified Transmitter wirelessly delivers up to 15 W.

July 28, 2016

Supplied in 9 x 9 mm VQFN package, bq501210 enables connectorless models of industrial and medical equipment. Fixed-frequency solution, which enables 84% system efficiency with minimal thermal dissipation and EMI, supports multiple fast-charging protocols and can reduce end-application size by eliminate need for bulky wiring. Rail control output provides power to deliver full 15 W with inputs from 15–19 V and enables lower power operation, such as 5 W, with inputs as low as 5 V.
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Electronic Components & Devices

Device Controller IP comply with DSI v1.2 and CSI-2 v1.2 specs.

July 25, 2016

Respectively supporting up to 8 and 4 lanes of operation, DesignWare® MIPI® CSI-2SM Device Controller IP and DesignWare MIPI DSISM Device Controller IP let designers implement required camera and display functionality in mobile, automotive, and IoT applications. Both device controllers, interoperable with DesignWare MIPI D-PHY v1.2 operating at 2.5 Gbps/lane, offer integrated debug and test capability and comply with respective MIPI CSI-2 v1.2 and DSI v1.2 specifications. Read More