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New High-Speed Amplifiers from National Semiconductor's PowerWise Line of Energy-Efficient Products Provide the Industry's Highest Performance at the Lowest Power

New High-Speed Amplifiers from National Semiconductor's PowerWise Line of Energy-Efficient Products Provide the Industry's Highest Performance at the Lowest Power

Amplifiers Combine with National's ADCs, Clock Conditioners and Power Management ICs on Three Reference Design Boards Targeted at Wireless Infrastructure, Test and Measurement, and Defense and Space Applications SANTA CLARA, Calif. - September 24, 2007 - National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:NSM) today introduced three new energy-efficient, high-speed differential amplifiers that are...

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Audio Amplifier reduces EMI sensitivity in portable devices.

Audio Amplifier reduces EMI sensitivity in portable devices.

Using spread spectrum technology to lower EMI emissions more than 11 dB below FCC limit, Model LM48511 Boomer-® amplifier with integrated boost converter allows portable products to operate at constant high-level output power even as batteries deplete to lower voltages. It provides 2.5-3 W of continuous power into 8 W speaker when operating from 3-5 V power supply with less than 1% THD+N. Unit...

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Baseband/MAC/Radio IC suits 802.11n applications.

Produced on 65 nm process technology, Intensi-fi(TM) BCM4322 enables wireless networks to support several simultaneous multimedia applications, including HD video streaming. Single-chip 802.11n solution features max data rate of 300 Mbps and allows Wi-Fi-® products to achieve over 200 Mbps of actual wireless throughput. On one silicon die, it combines 802.11 medium access controller (MAC),...

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LSI, Intel and Microsoft Demonstrate Benefits of SAS in Windows Virtualization Environments

LSI Showcases End-to-End SAS Solutions and Unmatched Storage Interface Breadth at IDF SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 17 / / - INTEL DEVELOPER FORUM - LSI Corporation (NYSE:LSI) announced it is collaborating with Intel and Microsoft at Intel Developer Forum to demonstrate the scalability, availability and performance enhancements that Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) brings to virtualized environments. LSI will...

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Audio Op Amps feature 0.00003% distortion rate.

Including 34 and 44 V units, LME(TM) families of high-fidelity audio operational amplifiers (Op Amps) offer low-input noise density of 2.7 nV/sqrt Hz, 1/f noise corner of 60 Hz, 600 W output drive, 20 V/-µsec slew rate, and 55 MHz gain bandwidth. Model LME49860 is 44 V dual Op Amp that operates over supply range of -

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Battery Gauge IC determines remaining life in handhelds.

Supplied in 2.5 x 4 mm SON package implemented on host system's board, bq27500 measures data from smart phone's or other handheld device's single-cell Li-ion battery to predict remaining battery capacity under all conditions with 99% accuracy. System-side battery fuel gauge IC features Impedance Track(TM) technology and supports embedded or removable battery. Accurate reserve energy warning lets...

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Integrated Front End is optimized for Zigbee® modules.

Model RIF211 provides complete front end capability with power amplifier, low-noise amplifier, and antenna switch. It features power amplifier with current draw of 120 mA while transmitting at 20 dBm output. MMIC includes high gain very low noise LNA (LNA Gain = 15 dB, NF less than 1.0 dB), as well biasing circuitry in miniature 16-pin 3 x 3 x 0.5 mm QFN package. Module is fully matched...

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austriamicrosystems Offers Additional 20V Devices for Its Advanced 0.35µm High-Voltage CMOS Process

The 0.35-µm High-Voltage CMOS process H35 fully supports supply voltages from 3.3V to 120V on a single chip Unterpremstaetten, Austria (September 12, 2007) - austriamicrosystems' Full Service Foundry business unit announced today at the Fabless Semiconductor Association (FSA) Supplier Expo in Santa Clara the offering of its leading edge 0.35-µm High-Voltage CMOS technology H35 with an...

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Single-Chip GPS IC suits mobile applications.

Produced on 90 nm CMOS process, BCM4750 single-die CMOS GPS receiver utilizes Global Locate architecture and can measure GPS signals deep indoors and in urban canyon environments at signal levels as low as -162 dBm. It consumes less than 15 mW while navigating with one-second map updates. Products that include network connectivity can also utilize BCM4750's software solution, with features such...

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Industry's First Production-Ready, Single-Chip, 2.3GHz to 2.7GHz WiMAX RF Transceiver Saves Over 50% BOM Cost

SUNNYVALE, CA-June 13, 2007-Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX2837, the industry's first single-chip WiMAX RF transceiver in high-volume production. Designed using a zero-IF architecture, this transceiver requires neither a costly SAW filter nor extra VCO circuitry, both of which are needed by existing superheterodyne solutions. As a result, the MAX2837 saves over 50% BOM cost, and...

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