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Four-channel digital piezo controller serves multi-axis applications

Auburn, MA. PI (Physik Instrumente) has announced a new, four-channel version of its high-performance E-727 digital piezo controller. The E-727 is designed for multi-axis nanopositioning applications, such as 3D imaging in super-resolution microscopy, laser beam steering, image stabilization in astronomy, and fast alignment applications...

Anritsu to showcase connected-car tools at Automotive Testing Expo

Richardson, TX. Autotech Council Member Anritsu will showcase its test solutions that efficiently and accurately verify connected-car designs at the Automotive Test Expo, to be held October 25-27 in Novi, MI. In addition to product demonstrations, Anritsu is also an Open Technology Forum participant...

World PCB production in 2015 estimated at $58.6 billion

Bannockburn, IL. The world market for printed-circuit boards (PCBs) reached an estimated $58.6 billion in value in 2015 according to IPC’s World PCB Production Report for the Year 2015. This represents a nominal decrease of 2.7% from 2014, but factoring out the effects of...

EMP Measurements: Nonnuclear Electromagnetic Pulse Generation

Following the unexpectedly far-reaching and damaging effects observed during the Starfish Prime nuclear experiment in 1962, electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and especially high-altitude EMP (HEMP) have been topics of interest. The necessity to minimize the HEMP threat and show potential enemies that it was being...

Mayim Bialik chosen as opening keynote at IPC Apex Expo 2017

Bannockburn, IL. Actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik has been selected through a vote of electronics industry professionals to present the opening keynote at IPC Apex Expo on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, in San Diego. Bialik will present “The Big Bang Theory: Making Science Cool...

PXIe AWGs offer 1.4-GB/s data transfer speeds

Hackensack, NJ. Spectrum Instrumentation Corp.’s M4x series of PXIe arbitrary waveform generators (AWGs) offer a cost-effective solution for automated testing applications that require fast and accurate electronic signal generation. Based on the modular PXIe instrumentation standard, the M4x Series includes five new modules that...

EMA puts SiliconExpert part insight into OrCAD design

Rochester, NY. EMA Design Automation, a full-service provider of electronic design automation (EDA) solutions, has announced the addition of SiliconExpert to its PCB design portfolio—thereby providing three new capabilities to the EMA customer base: Part Search for electronic component data and business intelligence for...

SL Power to exhibit at electronica 2016

Ventura, CA. SL Power Electronics announced it will showcase its families of AC/DC power supplies for a range of medical, LED lighting and entertainment systems, and test and measurement applications during electronica November 8-11, 2016, in Munich. At this international trade fair for electronic...

ADLINK launches GigE Vision PoE+ frame grabber

San Jose, CA. ADLINK Technology, a global provider of embedded building blocks and application-ready intelligent platforms, has announced the release of its new PCIe-GIE72/74 2/4CH PCI Express GigE vision Power over Ethernet (PoE)+ frame grabbers, which provide support for a range of machine-vision applications....

Wideband horn antenna supports EMC test from 200 MHz to 2 GHz

Link Microtek, a manufacturer of RF and microwave components and subsystems, has introduced a new open-sided, linearly polarized horn antenna that operates over the 200-MHz to 2-GHz frequency range. Primarily intended for EMC test applications, the AM0.2-2HA antenna can be used as either transmitter or...