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Pickering Interfaces extends family of PXI & PXIe precision resistors

Pickering Interfaces, the supplier of modular signal switching and simulation solutions for use in electronic test and verification, has added new models to its high-density precision resistor module family, improving sensor simulation accuracy. The updated 40-297A (PXI) and the new 42-297A (PXIe) modules are now available with additional resolutions – …

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Manufacturing & Engineering Week offers full programme to inspire, inform and entertain

Manufacturing & Engineering Week (Birmingham NEC, 8-9 June) will be a celebration of British engineering, a two-day festival of innovation that will showcase the very best that UK industry has to offer, while also providing knowledge, inspiration and a touch of entertainment. As well as giving the chance to talk …

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Serial 64-Mbit SuperFlash memory extends options for designing space systems using radiation-tolerant COTS-based devices

Designers of spaceflight-qualified systems have a great need to reduce development time, cost and risk in their systems. Microchip Technology proposed the concept of starting with Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) devices and then replacing them with space-qualified, Radiation-Tolerant (RT) equivalent parts. Microchip has extended its family of COTS-based, RT SuperFlash options for …

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Teledyne e2v now shipping flight models of its Space DDR4 memory solution

The progression of Teledyne e2v Semiconductors’ ultra-high density DDR4 memories continues, with news that flight models are now being shipped to key customers around the world. It is said to signify a major step forward in the project – after sampling successfully led to widespread design-in activity and adoption of …

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Industry’s Only Family of Standard Non-Hybrid Space-Grade Power Converters Now Includes 28 Volt (V)-Input Radiation-Tolerant Options

Microchip’s alternatives to inflexible hybrid-style converters improve design flexibility while reducing system size, cost and development time CHANDLER, Ariz., January 25, 2022 — Space system designers cannot easily support non-standard voltages or add functions with traditional hybrid-style power converters. Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP) has eliminated the cost, complexity and …

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Lacuna and Semtech expand LoRaWAN coverage through IoT to satellite connectivity

Semtech Corporation, a global supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, has announced a joint initiative with Lacuna Space to further increase coverage and resilience of LoRaWAN connectivity. In areas of the world without cellular or Wi-Fi signals, satellites fill connectivity gaps – especially in hard-to-reach …

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CSUG & Teledyne e2v unveil AI-enabled smart nanosatellite with on-board imaging processing at Space Tech Expo 2021

The Centre Spatial Universitaire de Grenoble (CSUG), in partnership with Teledyne e2v, will be using this year’s Space Tech Expo (16-18 November 2021, Bremen, Germany) to provide visitors with a detailed demonstration of a high-performance image analysis system for CubeSat deployment. Intended for Earth observation tasks, this system will process …

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Rohde & Schwarz extends portable analyzer frequency ranges up to 44 GHz

Rohde & Schwarz has extended its R&S Spectrum Rider FPH family with the introduction of new base models offering measurement frequencies up to 44 GHz. A new 44 GHz model has been added to the existing R&S FPH models having measurement frequencies from 5 kHz to 6, 13.6, and 26.5 GHz. In addition, three new versions with tracking generators are available …

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nVent/Schroff Card-Lok High Clamp Force PCB Retainers available from Foremost

Foremost Electronics, the engineering-led Essex based importer and distributor of electromechanical components, can now supply the nVent/Schroff Card-Lok range of high thermal performance and high clamp force PCB retainers for use in rugged environments. The new Card-Lok retainers have been designed to be drop-in replacements for most applications currently using …

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Research in space: CeramTec part of project consortium

As a leading international manufacturer of advanced ceramics, the CeramTec Group has once again successfully produced ceramic sample containers for a space experiment facility on the ISS. In the course of this and previous joint product developments, CeramTec, together with Airbus Defence & Space and other partners in a project …

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