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Peregrine announces production quantities of 60-GHz RF SOI switches

San Diego, CA. Peregrine Semiconductor has announced the immediate availability of volume production quantities of its UltraCMOS 60-GHz RF SOI switches. The PE42525 and PE426525 extend Peregrine’s high-frequency portfolio into frequencies previously dominated by GaAs technology. Both 60 GHz switches have a fast switching speed...

Samsung responds to Note7 problems with 8-point battery safety check

Samsung has commented on the results into its investigation into overheating and fires that led to the recall of its Galaxy Note7 smartphones. “We learned from the Galaxy Note7 issues and have made changes as a result,” the company reports. “From reassessing every step...

Richardson RFPD offers tunable bandpass filter from NewEdge Signal Solutions

Geneva, IL. Richardson RFPD Inc. has announced the availability of a new 30- to 88-MHz tunable bandpass filter and associated evaluation board from NewEdge Signal Solutions Inc. The SAX248 is designed for tactical communications applications and operates from a single 3.3-V supply. It is capable...

COTS power supply serves military, commercial airborne applications

Hauppauge, NY. Behlman Electronics Inc., a provider of power products for military shipboard, airborne, and mobile programs as well as for industrial and commercial applications, has introduced its DCR2U-2000D critical-mission COTS power supply to meet the need for reliable DC output from 3-phase AC...

IPC North American EMS and PCB statistical programs open

Bannockburn, IL. IPC’s North America statistical programs for the rigid PCB, flexible circuit, and contract electronics manufacturing (EMS) industries are now open to new participants for 2017. The deadline for IPC members to sign up is February 3. Participation is free to IPC member...

TDK debuts X2 capacitors with 350-VAC rated voltage

TDK Corp. has introduced a new series of robust EPCOS MKP X2 capacitors for EMI suppression. Compared with conventional X2 capacitors designed for rated voltages of 305 VAC, these new components offer a higher rated voltage of 350 VAC, making them suitable for EMI...

Power-supply EMI/EMC performance to be highlighted at DesignCon

Ventura, CA. SL Power Electronics announced it will showcase its families of AC/DC internal and external power solutions for powering critical solutions during DesignCon 2017, February 1-2 in Santa Clara. At the conference for chip, board, and systems design engineers, SL Power will showcase...

Circuit Check and ASSET InterTech collaborate on boundary-scan test

Minneapolis, MN. Circuit Check Inc., a global provider of test, automation, and interfacing solutions for electronics and electromechanical device manufacturers, announced a collaboration with ASSET InterTech to more closely integrate ASSET’s ScanWorks boundary-scan test tools with CCI’s flexible, configurable, functional test systems, the CCI...

IDTechEx offers report on printed, organic, and flexible electronics

Cambridge, UK. IDTechEx Research, a provider of independent market research, business intelligence, and events on emerging technology, has announced the availability of a new report, Printed, Organic & Flexible Electronics Forecasts, Players & Opportunities 2017-2027. This report provides a comprehensive view of the topic, giving...

ABI Research: more than 69 million automotive LiDAR sensors to ship in 2026

London, UK. Critical autonomous driving functions, including obstacle detection and simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM), will drive the automotive industry’s adoption of LiDAR sensors. ABI Research forecasts more than 69 million automotive LiDAR sensors will ship in 2026, fueled by declining hardware costs and...