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RFMD® Receives First Production Orders for PowerSmart(TM) Power Platforms

GREENSBORO, N.C., -- RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today announced it has received its first volume production orders for its PowerSmart(TM) power platforms. The production orders are in support of a highly anticipated smartphone and tablet product family...

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Low Noise Amplifiers target GPS-enabled applications.

Housed in 0.86 x 0.86 x 0.4 mm-pitch WLP with 4 pins, Models MAX2686/MAX2688 support applications operating in 1,575 MHz band. Noise figure of 0.75 dB optimizes receive sensitivity over discrete and highly integrated CMOS solutions, while operating supply current of 4 mA extends battery life in equipment. When LNAs are not in use, optional logic-enabled shutdown mode reduces supply current to...

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Low-Noise Precision Op Amps are suited for sensor measurement.

With max input bias current of 0.9 pA, 1.8 V OPAx320 series includes 2-channel OPA2320 which provides 20 MHz gain bandwidth and 0.2 pA input bias current. With zero crossover distortion, product delivers max offset voltage of 150 -µV, high common mode rejection rate of 114 dB, and rail-to-rail I/O to drive low-power, successive approximation ADCs up to 1 MS/sec. Noise figure is 7 nV/rtHz at 10...

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Current-Sense Amplifiers feature I2C output.

Housed in 10-pin uMAX® package, Models MAX9611/MAX9612 integrate I2C-controlled, 12-bit, 500 sps ADC for reading sense-resistor current, input common-mode voltage, op-amp/comparator output, op-amp/comparator reference voltage, and internal die temperature. I2C bus is compatible with 1.8 and 3.3 V logic, providing direct interface for microcontrollers. Featuring input common-mode voltage range of...

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HSPA+ Voice and Data Platform suits Android(TM) smartphones.

Offering of baseband and RF technology, Espresso®450 delivers quad band HSPA+ up to 28 Mbps together with full quad band 2G/3G voice support functions. Use of Livanto® ICE9225 multi-mode transceiver and ICE8065 soft baseband processor lets phone manufacturers build products combining communications modem with their choice of application processors. Along with Android(TM) OS compatibility,...

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Hot-Swap Controller IC features precision current-sense output.

Designed for 1-16 V backplanes, Model MAX5977 features integrated current-sense amplifier that provides 1% accurate current output over 10-50 mV input voltage range. Unit withstands transients or inductive spikes up to 28 V and includes VariableSpeed/BiLevel(TM) fault protection, which responds to overcurrent and short-circuit conditions, while preventing nuisance trips caused by noise or...

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Class-G Amplifier targets media players and mobile handsets.

Integrating DAC and power rails, Model TLV320DAC3202 features digital input I-²S and integrated clocking system that delivers 100 dB SNR at 6.5 mW power dissipation. Power management technology facilitates seamless operation between battery and switched mode input voltage supply for efficient playback. With 2 x 2.5 mm footprint, standalone headset driver offers optimal PSRR, enabling direct...

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LED Driver ICs achieve up to 88% efficiency.

LED Driver ICs achieve up to 88% efficiency.

Optimized for industrial and commercial lighting settings, LinkSwitch-PH LNK413-LNK419 ICs operate at input voltages up to 305 Vac and are suitable for applications ranging from 3 W bulbs to 55 W replacements for fluorescent lighting fixtures. Units incorporate 725 V MOSFET and MOSFET driver as well as PWM-dimmable single-stage controller with both power factor correction and constant current...

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Low-Noise LDOs deliver PSRR performance of 60 dB at 100 kHz.

Achieving 35 -µVrms noise at 1.8 V output and 60 dB power supply rejection ratio at 100 kHz, ADP124 and ADP125 help battery-operated portable equipment run longer and more efficiently. LDOs operate from 2.3-5.5 V and provide up to 500 mA output current. While ADP124 offers 31 fixed-output voltage options from 1.75-3.3 V, ADP125 provides adjustable output voltage from 0.8-5.0 V. Quiescent current...

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Altera Unveils 28-nm Device Portfolio Tailored to Customers' Diverse Design Requirements

Industry's Most Diverse Product Offering Meets Expanding System Needs in Performance, Power and Cost SAN JOSE, Calif. - Delivering the industry's most comprehensive set of device options tailored to customers' diverse design requirements, Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) today announced its portfolio of 28-nm devices. Altera is providing customers clearly differentiated solutions across the new...

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Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring
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Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring

Krueger Sentry Gauge, a leader in chemical sight gauges, now offers the ultimate in aggressive liquid storage monitoring devices. From sulfuric and hydrochloric acid to bleach, and acetone, our products are designed with robust features that deliver a long and trouble-free service life. See our video to learn all about this new and innovative line of sight gauges.

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