Integrated Circuits (IC)

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

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Isolated Gate Driver supports high-voltage applications.

July 20, 2016

Providing reinforced isolation of 5.7 kVrms, surge immunity up to 12.8 kV, and common-mode transient immunity >100 V/ns, Model UCC21520 is suitable for low-side, high-side, high-side/low-side, or half-bridge power management designs. Dual-channel device delivers propagation delay of 19 ns and channel-to-channel delay matching of <5 ns. Operating with 3–18 V input, driver features 4 A/6 A source/sink current, reducing switching losses via 6 ns rise time and 7 ns fall time for 1.8 nF load. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Mountain RF Sensors, Inc., a Boutique Electronics Design and Manufacturing Company, Announces Launch by Offering a Variety of Custom Radio Frequency (RF) Products for Government and Military Customers

July 19, 2016

Mountain RF Sensors wants to know, what have you been missing? Many RF products claim to have great sensitivity but that often comes at the price of masking weak signals when strong signals are also present.  How many weak intercepts have you not identified and critical intelligence not obtained?  Our line of RF products and software at a budget conscious price, paired with world class... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Integrated Circuits support Bluetooth® Low Energy v4.1.

July 18, 2016

Based on ARM® Cortex®-M0 processor, Models TC35678FSG, TC35678FXG, and TC35679FSG support Bluetooth® LE v4.1 communications for Bluetooth Smart devices, including wearable electronics, sensors, and high-end coin battery-powered devices. TC35679FSG is a mask-ROM-based product with no built-in Flash ROM, while TC35678FXG and TC35678FSG incorporate built-in 256 KB Flash ROM to store user programs and various data in standalone operations. ICs operate from 1.8–3.6 V at temperatures from -40 to 85°C. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

CMOS DDR3L SDRAM features 8 Gb density.

July 15, 2016

Housed in 78-ball, 9 x 13.2 mm, lead-free FBGA package, Model AS4C1G8MD3L is internally configured as 8 banks of 1G x 8 bits. Double data rate architecture enables fast transfer rates up to 1,600 Mbps/pin and clock rates of 800 MHz. Operating from single +1.35 V power supply, monolithic device is available with extended commercial temperature range of 0–95°C. Product offers fully synchronous operation and provides programmable read or write burst lengths of 4 or 8. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Test & Measuring Instruments

D/A Converter optimizes television viewing experience.

July 13, 2016

Featuring 2.5 GHz bandwidth, 16-bit, 12 GSPS Model AD9162 exceeds 1.794 GHz optional future requirement specified by cable industry’s DOCSIS 3.1 standard. Dynamic range of -82 dBc SFDR at -167 dBm/Hz NSD allows designers to synthesize signals across wide frequency spectrum from direct-to-RF up to 6 GHz. Converter supports all wireless communications infrastructure protocols (WCDMA, LTE, LTE-A, and point-to-point), enabling advanced multiband and multi-standard radio designs.
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Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

DDR Memory-Termination Linear Regulator suits space applications.

July 12, 2016

Available in 16-pin dual-ceramic flat package, QML Class V and 100 krad (silicon) RHA qualified TPS7H3301-SP is immune to single-event effects up to 65 megaelectron volts per centimeter squared (MeV/cm²). This double-data-rate (DDR) memory linear regulator, which integrates 2 monolithic power FETs for source and sink termination and one internal voltage reference, has 0.16 in.² footprint. Stable termination power supply ensures single-event effects do not impact read-and-write operations. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

New Altair CAT-1/CAT-M Chipset to Pave Way for Smooth Transition to Next Phase of IoT Connectivity

July 11, 2016

Market-Attentive Dual-Mode LTE Chipset Leverages Altair's Flexible Architecture for Seamless Migration from CAT-1 to CAT-M HOD HASHARON, Israel - Altair Semiconductor (altair-semi.com), a leading provider of LTE chipsets, today announced that samples of its new dual-mode FourGee-1210 CAT-1/CAT-M chipset will be available later this year, enabling a... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

Self-refresh DRAM serves as expanded scratchpad memory.

July 8, 2016

Based on low-pin-count HyperBus™ interface, 64 Mb HyperRAM™ serves as expanded scratchpad memory for rendering of high-resolution graphics or calculations of data-intensive firmware algorithms in automotive, industrial, and consumer applications. Device operates with read/write bandwidth up to 333 MBps and is available in 3 V and 1.8 V supply voltages. When paired with HyperFlash™ NOR Flash memory, HyperRAM offers solution for embedded systems where flash and RAM reside on same 12-pin HyperBus. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Wideband Distributed Amplifier offers 14 dB gain, high linearity.

July 7, 2016

From 2–20 GHz, CMD238 BroadRange Distributed Amplifier™ delivers 14 dB of gain with output P1dB of +26 dBm, output IP3 of +34 dBm, and 2nd harmonic level of -33 dBc. This GaAs MMIC (monolithic microwave integrated circuit) distributed amplifier, which operates from 5–8 V power supply, is pin-compatible with CMM0014 amplifier and features 50 Ω matched design that eliminates need for external DC blocks and RF port matching. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Nasa Awards Nuwaves Engineering 2016 SBIR Phase I Contract for Development of K-Band Power Amplifier for Satellite Communications Data Links on Unmanned Aircraft Systems

July 1, 2016

Middletown, Ohio – NuWaves Engineering, a veteran-owned small business providing advanced radio frequency (RF) and microwave solutions, today announced a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract from NASA to research and develop a high-efficiency Ku- or Ka-band RF power amplifier (PA) monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) device for over-the-horizon (OTH) command and... Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Mechanical Power Transmission

Reinforced Isolated Amplifier expands performance, lifespan.

June 30, 2016

Available in 5.85 x 7.5 mm SOIC package, AMC1301 helps engineers design accurate systems without having to compensate for DC and temperature drift errors. Offset drift is 3 µV/°C over -40 to +125°C range, and working breakdown voltage – 1,000 Vrms for insulation barrier lifetime of 64 years min – exceeds VDE0884-10 requirements. Used for shunt-based current sensing in high-voltage equipment, this product exhibits 200 uV max offset error, 0.03% linearity, and no relevant lifetime degradation. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Integrated Power Management IC is programmable and scalable.

June 30, 2016

Delivering flexibility and facilitated use, P9180A meets power needs of SoCs, FPGAs, and ASICs in multiple markets. Distributed power architecture lets engineers scale power beyond standalone capacity by adding distributed power units (DPUs) to system, and OTP configuration options allow for customizing settings and sequencing of P9180A and associated DPUs. Providing extended voltage ID range with 5 mV step size, solution complies with IMVP8/VR12.1 specifications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

DC/DC Buck Regulators eliminate switch-node ringing.

June 29, 2016

By eliminating switch-node ringing, 2.5 A Model LM53625-Q1 and 3.5 A Model LM53635-Q1 lower noise and EMI emissions by up to 15 dB at system level. Wide operating range of 3.5–42 V handles start-stop and load-dump conditions for 12 V lead acid automotive batteries. Devices provide up to 93% efficiency at 2.1 MHz to support compact and high-temperature conditions in automotive applications. Supplied in wettable flank packaging, synchronous regulators enable post-solder optical inspection. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices

Future Electronics Announces Global Agreement with Pericom

June 27, 2016

Montreal, Canada – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in Montreal, Quebec, Canada  in 1968 by Robert Miller, is pleased to announce the completion of a contract to sell Pericom products worldwide, following the recent acquisition of Pericom Semiconductor by Diodes Incorporated. Under the terms of this new agreement, Future Electronics is... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electronic Components & Devices

High-Speed CMOS SDRAMs come in 86-pin TSOP II package.

June 27, 2016

Internally configured as 4 banks of 8M word x 32 bits, 256 M Models AS4C8M32S-6TIN and AS4C8M32S-7TCN feature clock rates to 166 MHz and 143 MHz, and industrial and commercial temperatures ranges of -40 to +85°C and 0–70°C, respectively. Lead-free SDRAMs offer synchronous interface and operate from single +3.3 V (±0.3 V) power supply. Devices provide programmable read or write burst lengths of 1, 2, 4, 8, or full page, with burst termination option. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Radio Transceiver targets IoT and other wireless applications.

June 24, 2016

Featuring on-chip ARM® Cortex®-M0 radio processor that performs radio control and calibration, Model ADF7030-1 supports narrowband and wideband operation across sub-GHz ISM bands and data rates from 0.1–300 kbps using 2GFSK modulation. IC also supports Wireless M-Bus (WMBUS) and IEEE 802.15.4g-based protocols. Smart wake mode provides low overall power consumption, extending lifetime in battery-operated systems. Device can enter low power sleep mode consuming only 10 nA with memory retained. Read More

Communication Systems & Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices, HVAC, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Reference Design Kit creates solar-powered sensor beacons.

June 23, 2016

With CYALKIT-E02 Reference Design Kit, users can develop solar-powered Wireless Sensor Node that can sense temperature and humidity around its location and transmit data using Bluetooth® Low Energy connectivity. Measuring 25 mm in diameter, battery-free sensor integrates Energy Harvesting PMICs, EZ-BLE™ PRoC™ module, and 15 x 15 mm solar cell that enables operation using 100 lux of ambient light. BLE-USB Bridge and Debug Board can be connected to host PC to receive sensor data. Read More

Display & Presentation Equipment, Electronic Components & Devices

Low-Jitter Retimers resolve HDMI® 2.0 and MIPI® signal issues.

June 23, 2016

Enabling extended signal range over long traces, connectors, and cables without degradation, Low-Power Retimers optimize video and camera signal quality in PCs, mobile devices, HDTVs, and automotive infotainment systems. Models DP159 and TMDS181 include adaptive equalization up to 15 dB and support multi-gigabit signals, such as DisplayPort and HDMI, up to 6 Gbps. Model DPHY440 is a 4-by-1-Gbps MIPI camera serial interface and display serial interface retimer with high bandwidth. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

Sensorless 3-Phase Motor Controller aids BLDC implementation.

June 22, 2016

Supporting 5.5–20 V operating range (4.5–40 V transient), AEC-Q100-qualified LV8907UW enables streamlined solutions for driving 3-phase brushless motors. IC, in base configuration, can operate without external MCU and does not require any programming. Open- and closed-loop speed control are possible. For more complex applications, LV8907UW can support MCU via integrated linear regulator, LIN transceiver, and watchdog timer. Integrated dual-stage charge pump allows 100% duty-cycle operation. Read More