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Peregrine announces production quantities of 60-GHz RF SOI switches

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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

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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...

COTS power supply serves military, commercial airborne applications

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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...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Tufts engineers develop modulator to help fill the terahertz gap

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Engineers at Tufts University are looking to fill the terahertz gap—the band of frequencies between microwaves and infrared for which practical applications remain elusive. The engineers put the have invented a chip-sized modulator that operates at terahertz frequencies at room temperature with low drive...

Keysight to address 400G/PAM-4 test challenges at DesignCon

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Santa Rosa, CA. Keysight Technologies announced it will exhibit its latest high-speed digital solutions at DesignCon 2017 February 1-2 in Santa Clara. Keysight’s technical experts and application engineers will demonstrate advanced design and test solutions, developed for solving today’s most difficult high-speed digital measurement...

Integra Devices and UCI target 5G, IoT with new manufacturing process

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Irvine, CA. Integra Devices has announced that in conjunction with the University of California Irvine (UCI) it is commercializing a new way to build microelectronic devices and sensors. Based on over 15 years and millions of dollars of research at UCI, this manufacturing process...