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New NIR Streak camera for measurements up to 1650 nm

Hamamatsu Photonics has introduced a new streak camera with sensitivity in the near infrared region up to 1650 nm that is many orders of magnitude higher than previously available. Like other streak cameras, the new C11293 model is able to simultaneously record intensity vs. time vs. position (or wavelength) with very high temporal resolution.

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Agilent introduces fast, accurate LCR meter

Agilent Technologies has introduced the E4982A LCR meter, the latest addition to its LCR family of meters. The E4982A has been designed for use in manufacturing passive components such as SMD inductors and EMI filters, where impedance testing at frequencies of 1 MHz to 3 GHz is required. The E4982A’s powerful list measurements make it suitable for R&D and quality assurance.

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Rainbow unveils new method for manufacturing touch-screen displays

The PCB technology company Rainbow Technology has developed a new method for manufacturing touch-screen displays which it claims is more cost-effective, faster and greener than traditional methods. The Rainbow Process Unit has been developed for PCB production but the technology can be equally applied to touchscreen displays as the technology is capable of producing very fine line circuitry (down to five microns). 

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HiWave launches range of round flat panel BMR speaker drivers

HiWave Technologies, a provider of electronic and transducer solutions for audio and haptic touch has announced the latest in its BMR family of full-audio-range speaker drivers: a 3.5 inch (90mm) round ferrite BMR for high performance audio applications.

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Vishay launches slim polypropylene film capacitor for DC-Link applications

Vishay Intertechnology has launched a new high-performance metallized DC polypropylene film capacitor, that has been engineered for DC-link applications and features a slim design, the industry"s broadest CV range from 2 µF up to 100 µF, and voltage ratings of 500 VDC, 700 VDC, and 1,000 VDC. The MKP1848S will provide designers with a number of options for their specific application, featuring low profiles of 12 mm, 15 mm, 18 mm, and 24 mm.

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Keithley expands measurement capability of S530 parametric test systems

Keithley Instruments is continuing to enhance the capabilities of its S530 Parametric Test Systems, considered one of the most cost-effective solutions for high speed production parametric test. Supported by the latest version of Keithley Test Environment software (KTE V5.4), the S530 can now be configured for 48-pin full Kelvin switching and with new integrated options for pulse generation, frequency measurements, and low voltage measurements.

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ST using Springsoft’s VIA platform for chip verification

SpringSoft, a global supplier of specialised IC design software, has revealed that STMicroelectronics has successfully deployed the company’s new Verdi Interoperability App (VIA) platform to implement custom verification applications for the Verdi Automated Debug System that  enable significant productivity gains within the chip development flow.

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Lattice and Intellivision develop intelligent HD video analytics for HDR-60 camera

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has been demonstrating a LatticeECP3 FPGA-based video camera supporting intelligent HD video analytics from IntelliVision at the ISC West Conference in Las Vegas. The low cost, low power LatticeECP3 FPGA on the HDR-60 Camera Development Kit integrates a complete suite of intelligent video analytics from IntelliVision combined with the IONOS ISP pipeline from Helion GmbH, enabling the design of low cost, small form factor smart cameras. 

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AVX delivers world’s first validated conflict-free tantalum capacitors

AVX Corporation, a manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has shipped the world"s first tantalum products manufactured from validated conflict-free tantalite ore mined in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Motorola Solutions.

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