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TME expands its Everlight portfolio of optoelectronic devices

Transfer Multisort Elektronik (TME) says that it is now better positioned than ever to attend to its customers’ optoelectronic design projects – having added further Everlight products to its inventory. Through these devices it will be possible for optical switches, encoders and optical detection mechanisms, plus item counting/sorting and data …

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X-FAB upgrades its substrate coupling analysis tool to include BCD-on-SOI process

X-FAB Silicon Foundries SE, the analog/mixed-signal and specialty foundry, has expanded the scope of its SubstrateXtractor tool, via which unwanted substrate coupling effects can be examined. It is said to be the first foundry worldwide to offer this analysis function for a BCD-on-SOI process. With the company’s XT018 180 nm …

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PhotonDelta lands €1.1 billion to usher in a new generation of semiconductor technology

PhotonDelta, a cross-border ecosystem of photonic chip technology organisations, has, subject to conditions*, secured €1.1 billion in public and private investment to transform the Netherlands into the leader of the next generation of semiconductors. The investment includes €470 million of funding obtained through the National Growth Fund (Nationaal Groeifonds), while …

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Mixed signal ASICs for the digital world

Swindon Silicon Systems, a mixed signal ASIC specialist and a Sensata Technologies company, will exhibit its capabilities in custom integrated circuit (IC) design at SENSOR+TEST 2022 in Hall 1, stand 1-412. Dedicated to showcasing the latest developments in sensor elements, components and technologies, the show will be held at the …

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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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Mach-D connectors from Positronic now available through Powell Electronics

Now available through Powell Electronics, the supplier of connectors and more for high-rel applications including defence, aerospace and industrial, are Mach-D high-performance D-Sub connectors from Positronic. Designed for use in harsh environments requiring extreme performance and reliability, the devices are built with precision machined shells that provide superior EMI shielding …

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Winbond & Infineon Technologies collaborate to double bandwidth for IoT applications with HYPERRAM 3.0

Winbond Electronics Corporation, a supplier of semiconductor memory solutions, together with Infineon Technologies, a specialist in semiconductor, microelectronics and IoT solutions, have  expanded their HYPERRAM product collaboration with the new higher bandwidth HYPERRAM 3.0. The HYPERRAM product range offers compact alternatives to traditional pseudo-SRAM and is well-suited to low power, …

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Low profile: 50 A current sense transformer from Pulse with space saving and reinforced insulation at Rutronik

Also for low frequencies: Pulse’s PAS6322 series provides effective current measurement at frequencies from 20 kHz to 1 MHz. The current sense transformer enables an ultra-low profile and creates the currently most space saving and reinforced isolation on the market at a creepage distance of 10mm. Pulse’s current sense transformer …

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New generation of 3D touchless user interfaces

TouchNetix, a specialist in touch technology, has developed fully integrated aXiom touchscreen chips which offer new 3D sensing capabilities by detecting air gestures allowing touchless functions in a variety of automotive, industrial and consumer environments. aXiom provides more than 100 times higher Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) than the traditional touchscreen controllers …

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E-band high power amplifiers for long-range telecoms links

Filtronic, the designer and manufacturer of RF-to-mmWave components and subsystems, has made available the extended Cerus range of high-power E-band amplifiers designed for long-range commercial or military telecommunications applications, including LEO and High Altitude Platform Systems (HAPS). The high power Cerus range is now available in 1-, 4- and 8-way …

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