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Explore the world of 5G
News

Mouser’s technical resource centre offers a wealth of knowledge for design engineers about the expansion of the reliable 5G low-latency network.
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Revolutionising network automation
Computer/Embedded Technology

With agility and efficiency becoming the new buzzwords in business, legacy systems can no longer keep up with the demands of modern businesses.
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Five tips to help select the right connector
Spectrum Concepts, Enclosures, Racks, Cabinets & Panel Products

This article aims to provide a few design tips from a connector company veteran that are practical and commonsensical, and will hopefully help in the selection of the right connector set for a particular applications.
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Radiation-tolerant DC-DC power converters
Altron Arrow, Power Electronics / Power Management

The off-the-shelf LE50-28 family of 50 W DC-DC power converters from Microchip have up to triple outputs, and are designed to meet MIL-STD-461.
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Lunar Lake AI CPU for portable computing
DSP, Micros & Memory

Intel is hoping that its next generation CPU, recently announced at Computex, will usher in a comeback in AI-infused Copilot+ computers that have lately been overshadowed by Qualcomm’s processors.
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Radiation-tolerant microcontroller
Avnet Silica, DSP, Micros & Memory

Microchip has expanded its radiation-tolerant microcontroller portfolio with the 32-bit SAMD21RT Arm Cortex-M0+ based MCU, offered in a 64-pin ceramic package, for the aerospace and defence market.
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Get the heatsink off your back
RFiber Solutions, Editor's Choice

SynQor recently produced a white paper to demonstrate how its PowerQor family of synchronous rectifier-based DC-DC converters provide more usable output power without a heatsink than do conventional, Schottky diode-based converters with a heatsink.
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Efficient and flexible cable marking system
RS South Africa , Enclosures, Racks, Cabinets & Panel Products

Legrand’s cable marking systems have been designed not only for flexibility and reliability, but for easy installation and optimum safety in any application.
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Würth Elektronik named preferred partner at Renesas
News

Würth Elektronik has announced its new status as a preferred partner at Renesas, a global leader in microcontrollers, analogue, power and SoC products.
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RFiber Solutions: A passion for innovation and service excellence
RFiber Solutions, Editor's Choice

RFiber Solutions provides an holistic and comprehensive approach to all components and subsystems within a product, from the RF front-end through to the power supply.
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Efficient crimping during installation
RS South Africa , Enclosures, Racks, Cabinets & Panel Products

Legrand’s Starfix crimping tools efficiently perform four functions in one operation, offering time savings of more than 50% compared with traditional tools.
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Links Field Networks joins the 5G expansion
News

This move signifies a strategic push towards enhancing their global connectivity offering and expanding the capabilities of next-generation wireless technology.
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DIN-Rail PSU for harsh environments
Conical Technologies, Power Electronics / Power Management

The TRACOPOWER TSPC series is a family of DIN-rail power supplies for harsh industrial environments, with an excellent price to performance ratio.
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Solid-state pulse power amplifier
RFiber Solutions, Power Electronics / Power Management

NexTek has expanded their line of PTI-BB50 connectors with the standard DC block coaxial RF surge protectors which incorporate a blocking capacitor and gas discharge tube to provide isolation.
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Precision op-amp
Altron Arrow, Analogue, Mixed Signal, LSI

The ADA4099-1 and ADA4099-2 are single/dual robust, precision, rail-to-rail input/output operational amplifiers with inputs that operate from -VS to +VS and beyond, which is referred to as Over-The-Top.
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Next-gen spectrometer at reduced costs and weight
Vepac Electronics, Editor's Choice, Test & Measurement

Traditionally, EPR spectroscopy requires massive electromagnets that can weigh over a ton, and therefore are often located in basements. Bridge12, located near Boston in the USA, has launched a next-generation EPR spectrometer that is about half the cost of current instruments and a tenth of the size and weight.
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Samtec launches new Nitrowave cable
Spectrum Concepts, Enclosures, Racks, Cabinets & Panel Products

Samtec’s Nitrowave is a new, high-performance cable technology that is phase and amplitude stable, and has improved stability with flexure over time.
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Cast Study: In-flight entertainment uses custom switch from Diamond Systems
Electronic Products Design, Computer/Embedded Technology

By using our EPSILON compact Ethernet switch module and a custom baseboard, Diamond was able to deliver a quick-turn, compact, economical, and rugged custom switch for this new on-board entertainment and internet service system.
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