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MCSC Platform SoC accelerates ASICs/ASSPs development.

Metal-Configurable Standard Cell (MCSC) platform SoC enables users to accelerate creation of ASICs or ASSPs by minimizing customizable mask layers. SoC enables footprint-compatible FPGA replacement- as well as- configurable and reusable platforms for standard product development. Solution uses 65 nm process technology, which supports up to 30 million raw gates, 20 Mbits DP memories, and up to...

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HD Cable DTA SoC leverages Full-Band Capture technology.

Meeting FCC requirements, BCM7576 HD cable digital-transport adapter (DTA) SoC enables North American cable operators to provide enhanced basic digital HD services and deliver user features to compete with IP and OTT video service providers. Functionality also- enables enhanced experiences for consumers, with fast channel change, advanced UIs, and IP video streaming. Device delivers up to- 4...

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DC/DC Converter optimizes smartphone power amplifiers.

Housed in 1.32 x 1.27 mm WLCSP package, MAP7153 step-down DC/DC converter optimizes power efficiency and extends smartphone battery life by converting output voltage into bypass or high voltage while operating in high power mode, or into low voltage while in low power mode. Unit features 2 selectable switching frequencies: 3 MHz option optimizes efficiency, while 6 MHz option saves PCB space by...

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Tunable RF Components support mobile data demands.

Tunable RF Components support mobile data demands.

Offered in WLCSP and QFN packages, TCP-30xx PTIC Series features tuning range of 4:1 and capacitance from 1.2–8.2 pF. PTICs allow efficient use of smartphone's power amplifier to minimize current drain. TCC-103 PTIC Control IC, designed to work with PTICs, provides control and bias in tunable solution. Digital-to-analog IC- includes boost converter with 3 programmable outputs up to 24 V, and...

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Low Input Current Optocouplers provide phototransistor output.

Low Input Current Optocouplers provide phototransistor output.

Housed in SSOP-4 mini-flat package, Series VOS618A and VOS617A feature DC input currents- of 1 mA and 5 mA, respectively. Units have GaAs infrared emitting diode, which is optically coupled to silicon planar phototransistor detector. SSOP-4 package provides 3,750 Vrms isolation voltage rating, half lead pitch of 1.27 mm,- and creepage/clearance distance of ≥5 mm. Offering CRT ranges from...

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Image Recognition Processor targets automotive market.

Integrating ARM-® Cortex™-A9 MPCore™, with two A9 CPUs and single/double-precision floating point unit, Visconti™ 3 TMPV7528XBG fits in constrained locations such as rearview mirror. FPU handles mathematical computations required to analyze large volumes of image data from video source, frame-by-frame in real-time. With up to 4 image processors and several accelerators, IC enables...

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Skorpios Technologies Demonstrates CMOS Tunable Laser

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Skorpios Technologies, Inc., an innovator in silicon photonic technology, today announced demonstration of a full C-band tunable CMOS photonic laser manufactured in a commercial foundry utilizing its proprietary STAB process. The application of this wafer scale integration process results in a photonic CMOS Integrated Circuit (IC) that is planar and hermetically encapsulated....

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I/Q Mixer IC offers low conversion loss, high image rejection.

I/Q Mixer IC offers low conversion loss, high image rejection.

Supplied in leadless, RoHS-compliant (Pb-free), 4 x 4 mm SMT package, CMD182C4 passive 6–10 GHz I/Q mixer offers alternative to hybrid image-reject mixers and single-sideband upconverter assemblies. Pairing with external IF hybrid enables use as image reject mixer or single sideband modulator, with 5.5 dB of conversion loss and 30 dB of image rejection/sideband suppression while supporting IF...

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Current Sensor IC comes in micro sized package.

Current Sensor IC comes in micro sized package.

Housed in 3 x 3 x 0.75 mm QFN package with internal resistance of 0.6 mΩ, Model ACS711 is designed for high and low side sensing applications up to 100 Vdc, with over 30 A continuous current. Factory programming provides for optimized accuracy in IC, with integrated fast response fault output. Model ACS711 is suited for motor and pump control in white goods, short circuit and overpower detection...

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Vishay Intertechnology to Showcase Industry-Leading Power MOSFETs, Passive Components, Diodes, and Power ICs for Wide Range of Applications at APEC® 2013

MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced its technology lineup for the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC®) 2013, taking place March 17-21 in Long Beach, Calif. In booth 113, Hall A, the company will be highlighting its latest industry-leading power MOSFET, passive component, diode, and power IC technologies for a wide range of...

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