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Reinforced thermal interface thin film accommodates die-cut shapes

Fujipoly says that the Sarcon 20GAR glass fabric reinforced thermal interface material is particularly suitable for complex die-cut shapes. It delivers a thermal conductivity of 3.0 W/mK while exhibiting a thermal resistance of only .17 degree C in2/W.
The 0.2 mm thick reinforced film is well suited for cooling high-power applications […]

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Infineon partners with Smart Wires for renewable grid design

Infineon Technologies is partnering with Smart Wires to design the SmartValve to control the flow of power in renewable power grids.
Today’s grids are challenged by demands from utilities to be more economic, and the need to provide for the integration of renewable energies. New lines and upgrades are expensive, explains […]

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Raytheon UK delivers smart power to battlefield vehicles

Raytheon UK offers a 10-channel power switch node (PSN), which it produced in response to emerging in-field and operator requirements for military land vehicles. The PSN has external shutdown and battle over-ride capabilities, and provides resilient vehicle power management, says Rayheon.
Soldiers in the field will benefit from greater electrical power […]

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Medical-certified DC/DC converter saves space and energy

Distributor, Dengrove Electronic Components ha added the REM1 series of compact SIP7 modules, with 2MOPP (Means of Patient Protection) from Recom.
The 1.0W DC/DC converter saves space, energy, and time at the test house, says Dengrove. The converter family can save space in medical device designs and is certified to medical […]

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Cliff offers feedthrough connector pre-assembled

Cliff Electronics offers system integrators 1U, 19-inch rack panels pre-assembled with up to 16 of the company’s Feedthrough (FT) connectors. The company says the panels simplify system assembly, reduce manufacturing time, component count and cost.
The panels have 16 x 24mm holes to accept the XLR-format Cliff FT connectors with options […]

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Step down regulator minimises real estate and EMI emissions

Provided in a BGA package, measuring 6.25 x 4.0mm, the LTM8063 is a 40VIN, 2A uModule step-down regulator from Analog Devices.
According to the company, the package size is 75% smaller than the existing equivalent product. With two 0805 size capacitors and two 0603 size resistors, the LTM8063 is only 70mm². […]

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Vector network analyser calibration meets TVAC and multi-port production testing

Rohde & Schwarz believes its ZN-Z32 and ZN-Z33 inline calibration units are distinguished in the industry by being permanently connected to the test set-up.
The calibration units are particularly suitable for satellite component testing in thermal vacuum chambers (TVAC) and for multi-port component testing on production lines.

Unlike conventional automatic network analyser […]

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Analog Devices and imec partner to develop next-gen IoT devices

 
Research hub, imec, and Analog Devices have entered into a strategic research partnership to develop the next generation of IoT devices. With two initiatives
already underway, imec and Analog Devices (ADI) aim to innovate devices that are not only low-power but that also come with largely improved – or completely new […]

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Laird updates HCI modules with Bluetooth v4.2 dual-mode connectivity

Laird announces Bluetooth-qualified Class 1 HCI modules for rapid enablement of Bluetooth technology into OEM devices.
The BT850, BT851, and BT860 series complements Laird’s original BT8x0 series of dual-mode Bluetooth v4.0 modules. This adds support for the Bluetooth v4.2 BR/EDR/LE core specification in Classic Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). The […]

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P-Channel MOSFET has extended input range

A P-Channel MOSFET from Alpha & Omega Semiconductor (AOS) has an extended input voltage range for USB PD load switch applications.
The robust AONR21357 MOSFET is the initial product in the company’s P-Channel family. The AONR21357 uses the improved P-channel MOSFET process to achieve low power loss and reliable start-up. The MOSFET […]

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