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32 QFN package for Lattice’s MachXO2 programmable logic devices

Lattice Semiconductor has announced the immediate availability of its low cost, low power MachXO2 family of programmable logic devices (PLD) in a new 32 QFN (Quad Flatpack No-leads) package.  Launched in 2011 the addition of this small 5mm x 5mm form factor package option extends the use of the MachXO2 PLDs to applications where size constraints, ease of layout and manufacturability are critical.

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Broadcom launches 100 Gbps full duplex network processor

Broadcom Corporation has unveiled the industry’s first 100 Gbps full duplex network processor unit (NPU) at this year’s Globalpress Electronics Summit in Santa Cruz. Designed to enable the next wave of 100GbE optimised switches and routers for service provider networks, the fully programmable BCM88030 family features 64 custom processors running at 1GHz, delivering more than 2X the throughput of any NPU on the market.

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Infrared receivers for universal infrared 3D TV shutter eyewear unveiled

Vishay Intertechnology is broadening its optoelectronics portfolio with the release of two infrared (IR) receivers developed specifically for universal 3D TV glasses.  The new TSMP6000 and TSMP77000 are surface-mount IR receivers designed to receive any infrared signal used for 3D TV synchronization, and this capability will help to simplify the design of universal 3D TV eyewear.

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LSI expands Axxia communication processor portfolio

LSI Corporation has introduced the AXE2502 Axxia communication processor to accelerate networking in enterprise and cloud datacentres. The AXE2502 has been designed to offload complex networking tasks from servers and networking equipment, improving performance and reducing power consumption.

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New temperature sensor targets Solid State Drive (SSD) applications

Integrated Device Technology has unveiled a new family of precision temperature sensors targeted at ultra-low-power solid state drive applications. This family of devices has been designed to minimise power consumption and bill-of-materials (BOM) costs while remaining compatible with existing standards for high-volume memory modules.

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SolarSpec DC connectors and terminals now fully certified, says Molex

Molex Incorporated’s SolarSpec DC panel mount connectors are now fully certified to applicable IEC standards. The parts are endorsed by TUV and UL approval agencies. The IP67-sealed, SolarSpec panel-mount DC connectors, with internal locking and touch-proof design for superior safety, feature a retention nut mechanism for simple assembly to the panel and provide a secure and reliable cable connection for internal inverter wiring.

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Latest integrated switching buck regulators offer industry leading conversion ratios

ON Semiconductor has introduced a new series of switching buck regulators for space-constrained, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) sensitive automotive entertainment and infotainment applications.  Highly integrated these devices offer leading conversion ratios for battery connected switch-mode power supplies.

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