Electronic Components & Devices


Xilinx Powered SGI RC100 Reconfigurable Computing Platform Accelerates Bioinformatics Application over 900X

SGI Altix System with 70 Xilinx FPGAs Sets New Performance Record SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 10 -- Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX), the world's leading provider of programmable solutions, today announced that an SGI® RASC(TM) (Reconfigurable Application Specific Computing) enabled SGI® Altix(TM) system from Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI) (NASDAQ:SGIC), featuring Xilinx® Virtex-4 high...

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Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

IMEC Increases Performance of High-K Metal Gate Planar CMOS and FinFETs

2007 IEEE INTERNATIONAL ELECTRON DEVICES MEETING - WASHINGTON, DC WASHINGTON, DC, USA - DECEMBER 11, 2007 - At today's IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting, IMEC reports significant progress in improving the performance of planar CMOS using hafnium-based high-k dielectrics and tantalum-carbide metal gates targeting the 32nm CMOS node. Low threshold voltage (Vt) is achieved by applying a...

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Electric Wire, Cable and Cable Assemblies

Samtec Continues to Grow Power and Combination Signal/Power Interconnect Product Line

Samtec has expanded its Power Board-to-Board and Cable-to-Board interconnect systems to include PowerStrip and Mini PowerStrip high power headers and sockets, Power Mate(TM) and Mini Mate® headers and sockets and discrete wire cable systems, board stacking interconnects for standard power and combination signal/power, and Acclimate(TM) IP68 sealed circular power cables and panel interfaces....

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Electronic Boards

I/O Card uses 1 M or 1.5 M gate Xilinx FPGA for all logic.

Featuring four 50-pin connectors with I/O module rack compatible pin-outs and interleaved grounds, Model 5I22 enables creation of any kind of specialized I/O function. Each connector provides 24 I/O bits for total of 96 programmable I/O bits that are 5 V tolerant and can sink 12 mA. Bus master and DMA capability optimize PCI transfer rates, while 48 MHz crystal oscillator provides reference...

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Re-Adjustable Resistors calibrate analog circuits.

Comprised of single-element devices that compensate and calibrate precision analog circuits, MBS Series includes 4 models with resistance ranges of 2.7-3.3, 9.0-6.3, 15-10.5, and 33-22 K. Units are suitable for wireless, military, aerospace, and satellite applications as well as optical systems, engine sensors, and tire-pressure monitors in automotive sector. As sealed devices, rejustors...

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Converter Switches deliver Gigabit fiber connectivity.

By using industrial-grade Magnum(TM) CSG14 Extended SX Converter Switches on both ends of multi-mode connection, it is possible to upgrade multi-mode fiber to Gigabit and maintain existing fiber cable transmission distances to 2,000 m. Solution, comprised of high-speed flexible edge-of-the-network industrial Ethernet media converter and switch, includes 2-port 10/100/1000 copper switch and...

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Arrow Electronics and Triad Semiconductor Team to Offer Mixed-Signal Via-Configurable Array ASICs

Triad Semiconductor is first dedicated Analog ASIC provider in Arrow's portfolio MELVILLE, N.Y. and WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Dec. 10 - The North American Components business of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) and Triad Semiconductor, Inc., a leading mixed-signal ASIC provider, will make Triad's mixed-signal via-configurable array ASICs available through Arrow's North American sales and design...

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Microwave Equipment

Global Resource Corp. Signs Research Agreement with Penn State University on Commercialization of Microwave Technology to Extract Hydrocarbons from Oil Shale

Penn State Professor Dinesh Agrawal, a Nationally Recognized Authority on Microwave Technology,Will Spearhead the Project WEST BERLIN, N.J., Nov. 27 -- Global Resource Corp. (OTC: GBRC), a developer of a patent-pending microwave technology and machinery for extracting oil and gases, announced today that it has signed a research agreement with Professor Dinesh Agrawal of Pennsylvania State...

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Image Processors

Microtronix Enhances 1080p Display Quality with Cyclone III FPGA-Based Development Kit

Comprehensive Image-Enhancement Kit Accelerates Design Process SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 5 -- Tapping into the high functionality, low power and low cost of Cyclone® III FPGAs from Altera Corporation (NASDAQ:ALTR), Microtronix Datacom Ltd. has released the newest member of its ViClaro family of video intellectual property (IP) development kits, the companies announced today. Developed in...

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Kontron Strengthens Its Carrier Board Design Services Program

Top Outsourcing Partner for Customer Specific Embedded Computer Technology Kontron PR 11 / 12 from the SPS/IPC/DRIVES 2007 Eching/Nuremberg, Germany, November 28, 2007 - At the SPS/IPC/Drives (Hall 7, Booth 7-306) Kontron strengthens its position as a top outsourcing partner for customer specific embedded computer technology. One of the highlights are carrier board designs for computer-on-modules...

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