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Samsung Developing New Low-Power, Low-Priced Chipset for HD Radio(TM) Receivers

Chips will Power Portable HD Radio Products and Support Advanced Features COLUMBIA, Md., May 9 -- Samsung Electro Mechanics, a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies, announced today that it plans to introduce a new chipset for use in portable and home HD Radio receivers. Samsung, which had previously become an iBiquity Digital IC...

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K-micro Runs Digital TV Devices on TSMC 90nm Embedded RAM

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 9 // -- K-micro (Kawasaki Microelectronics, Inc.) and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. (NYSE:TSM) (TSMC), today revealed that K-micro has successfully launched its digital television (DTV) semiconductor product line using TSMC's 90nm embedded DRAM (eDRAM) technology. The new ASIC line addresses increased market demand for a high performance single chip,...

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IC supports motion and power-management applications.

With configurable analog functions, Structured Architecture of Bridges and Regulators (S.A.B.Re(TM)) suits printer, fax, and embedded-control applications. Customizable unit consists of 4 configurable bridges that can also function as switching regulators or power charge, variable-voltage buck switching regulator, switching regulator controller, linear regulator, multi-channel configurable 9-bit...

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Boost LED Driver targets portable applications.

Housed in 3 x 3 mm MLF-® package, 7 W Model MIC2298 offers switch current of 3.5 A, allowing device to deliver 1 A into 2 high-brightness WLEDs connected in series. Brightness can be controlled by applying voltage or PWM signal to brightness pin. Featuring input voltage of 2.5-10 V, DC-DC converter IC operates at fixed 1 MHz switching frequency with greater than 86% efficiency. Device is suited...

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FPGA's enable users to implement PCIe, GbE, and SRIO.

Tranceiver-based FPGAs Arria(TM) Series GX support PCI Express (PCIe), Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) and Serial RapidIO(TM) (SRIO) standards up to 2.5 Gbps. Features iclude Stratix-® GX tranceiver technology, flip-chip packages, software tools, and verified intellectual property (IP) cores. Arria(TM) GX Series range in density from 21,580 to 90,220 logic elements (LEs), are built on TSMC's 90 nm...

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Fully Differential Amplifiers promote ADC performance.

Fully Differential Amplifiers promote ADC performance.

Operating from single 3V supply, LTC6400-20 and LTC6401-20 include gain setting resistors and VOCM pin for setting output common mode voltage to match input range of ADC. Model LTC6400-20 provides fixed gain of 20 dB with -93 dBc third-order intermodulation distortion performance and noise figure of 6.5 dB for 140 MHz input frequency. For input frequencies up to 70 MHz, LTC6401-20 maintains same...

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Digi-Key Announces Expansion of Infineon Technologies Product Line

Thief River Falls, Minnesota - May 29, 2007 - Electronic component distributor Digi-Key Corporation announced today the broad expansion of its Infineon Technologies product offering to include Infineon's power semiconductors, discretes, sensors, wireless control products, communication ICs and microcontrollers. Within the Infineon microcontroller (MCU) family, Digi-Key now offers the XC166 and...

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Honeywell Introduces New Microelectronic Product Line for Military and Space Computer Systems

Sophisticated, Reliable Electronics Components Designed for Use in Military Applications, Space PHOENIX, May 2 -- Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced today that it has developed a new line of sophisticated electronic components designed specifically to meet the stringent reliability requirements for computers operating in technically advanced military and commercial aerospace conditions. Honeywell's...

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Power System Controllers suit computing applications.

Power System Controllers suit computing applications.

Requiring supply current as low as 40 mA during operation, UCD9240 controllers can digitally manage up to 4 independent digital-control loops and up to 8 phases. Products implement digital PWMs with 250 psec resolution and are fully configurable via GUI for monitoring, control, and management of DC/DC point-of-load power conversion. Also included, Fusion Digital Power(TM) peripheral performs...

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Motion Control ICs promote smoothness and transfer times.

Available in 1-4 axis versions, programmable Magellan(TM) series offers 7-segment s-curve profile generation that provides control required to eliminate oscillation and reduce vibration for smoother motion and increased throughput. Other selectable profile modes are supported, including trapezoidal, velocity contouring, and electronic gearing. Communication occurs via host microprocessor using 8-...

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