ICs & Semiconductors

Winbond HyperRAM & SpiStack and Renesas RZ/A2M accelerate the construction of embedded artificial intelligence (AI) systems

Winbond Electronics Corporation, a leading global supplier of semiconductor memory solutions, announced today the official confirmation that its HyperRAM and SpiStack (NOR+NAND) can be operated with Renesas’ RZ/A2M Arm-based microprocessors (MPUs). Customers of the RZ/A2M can benefit from Winbond’s long-term supply for various types of external memory, including DRAM, NOR Flash, …

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New family of 700V buck regulators for smart homes

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, unveiled a family of new 700V buck regulators that offers designers numerous advantages over competitive solutions. The new RAA2230XX devices deliver superior power consumption, noise and EMI suppression, as well as reduced overall system cost. They are ideal for a …

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Quantum-tunnelling semiconductor IP verified as secure against all known IoT attacks

Crypto Quantique, a specialist in quantum-driven cybersecurity for the internet of things (IoT), has announced independent verification that its CMOS semiconductor IP for second-generation, physically unclonable functions (PUFs) is immune to side-channel attacks when used to create unique, immutable and unforgeable fingerprints for CMOS chips. A 3-month study was conducted …

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RIBER and the Toulouse-based LAAS-CNRS set up the joint laboratory EPICENTRE

RIBER, the global leader for molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) equipment serving the semiconductor industry, and the CNRS Laboratory for Analysis and Architecture of Systems (LAAS-CNRS) in Toulouse are announcing the creation of the joint laboratory EPICENTRE / LAAS – RIBER, within which they will share, for a six-year period, their …

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X-FAB Introduces Analog/Mixed-Signal Reference Design Kit for Siemens’ Tanner IC Design Tools

X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE, the leading specialty foundry, has announced the release of a reference design kit for Tanner analog/mixed-signal (AMS) software from the EDA segment of Siemens Digital Industries Software. The new kit is based on silicon-proven circuitry, providing full coverage of the flow to design and simulate analog …

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Digi-Key Electronics Partners with Rochester Electronics to Help Provide an Ongoing Supply of Critical Components

Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, is proud to share their ever-growing relationship with Rochester Electronics, the world’s largest continuous source of semiconductors. The COVID-19 pandemic and many other supply chain factors have placed significant strains on the electronic components …

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NXP’s Development Tools Enable New Ultra-Wideband Applications for iPhone and Apple Watch

NXP Semiconductors has announced that it now offers beta Ultra-Wideband (UWB) development tools from its NXP Trimension™ portfolio that interoperate with the U1 chip in supported Apple products. The beta development tools will allow developers to kick-start the design of innovative applications that interact with UWB enabled Apple products including …

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NeoPhotonics Announces CFP2-DCO Module Transmission of 400 Gbps over 1500 km in a 75 GHz-spaced EDFA Only DWDM System

NeoPhotonics Corporation, a leading developer of silicon photonics and advanced hybrid photonic integrated circuit-based lasers, modules and subsystems for bandwidth-intensive, high speed communications networks, today announced that it has used its Multi-Rate CFP2-DCO coherent pluggable transceivers to effectively transmit at a 400 Gbps data rate over a distance of 1500 …

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High-Power Compact Semiconductor Based Laser Diodes

LASER COMPONENTS is proud to offer very high-power compact semiconductor based laser modules. VHP green lasers are available with a wavelength of 525nm direct emitting laser light with a choice of output powers of 3.5W, 5W or 9W! These modules come as standard in a fibre-coupled package but can also …

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Nexperia”Æs 650 V GaN FETs enable 80 PLUS ¢ē Titanium-class power supplies operating at 2 kW and above

Nexperia, the expert in essential semiconductors, today announced volume availability of its second-generation 650 V power GaN FET device family, offering significant performance advantages over previous technologies and competitive devices. With RDS(on) performance down to 35 mΩ (typical), the new power GaN FETs target single phase AC/DC and DC/DC industrial switched …

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