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Semiconductor market records 29% year-on-year gains
News

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) announced that global semiconductor industry sales were $45,4 billion in the month of July 2021, an increase of 29% over the July 2020 total of $35,2 billion ...
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ON Semiconductor shortens its name to onsemi
News

ON Semiconductor, a well-known name in the IC vendor landscape over many years, has changed its trading name to onsemi and says it has refreshed its brand as a next step in the company’s evolution to ...
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MCUs for secure and connected automotive gateways
Altron Arrow, DSP, Micros & Memory

The SPC58 Chorus H Line is part of STMicroelectronics’ portfolio of general-purpose automotive power architecture microcontrollers (MCUs). It is designed for high-end body, networking and security applications ...
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Unify SDK eases IoT wireless interoperability
NuVision Electronics, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Silicon Labs has unveiled its Unify software development kit (SDK), which provides the common building blocks for connectivity across IoT ecosystems. IoT cloud and platform developers will be able to ...
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Online sensor technologies and resources content
News

Mouser Electronics is helping to empower today’s design engineers with insightful content around exciting new sensor technologies enabling the latest design solutions. The global authorised distributor ...
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Automotive quartz crystals and inductors
TRX Electronics, Passive Components

Abracon automotive inductors and quartz crystals are AEC-Q200 qualified and available in a variety of package sizes, with wide-ranging operating temperatures from -55°C to +155°C. Designed for high-reliability ...
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Micro connectors with backshells
Hiconnex, Interconnection

At this year’s DSEI exhibition, Nicomatic launched its new DBMM Series, a modification of the DMM 2 mm connectors to include fully integrated backshells. DBMM connectors save space, measuring only 15 mm ...
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Bumper sales quarter restores Samsung’s lead over Intel
News

IC Insights has released its August update to the 2021 McClean Report, which includes a review of the top 25 semiconductor sales leaders for the second quarter of calendar year 2021 (2Q21). ICs and optoelectronics, ...
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RFiber adds high-reliability supplier to its stable
RFiber Solutions, News

RFiber Solutions has expanded its portfolio by establishing a distribution channel for X-REL Semiconductor’s offering into the South African market. RFiber says it is optimistic about the solutions ...
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The basics of MIMO versus SISO antenna technologies
RF Design, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

Though the terms single-input single-output (SISO) and multi-input multi-output (MIMO) originate with controls engineering, SISO and MIMO are now very commonly discussed in reference to RF antennas. In ...
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High-linearity DP4T routing switch
RF Design, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

The QPC1220Q from Qorvo is a high-linearity DP4T (double-pole four-throw) routing switch that operates from 617 to 6000 MHz for multiple air interfaces including 5G. It has an insertion loss of less than ...
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Directional terminal-mount antenna with flexible gooseneck
RF Design, Telecoms, Datacoms, Wireless, IoT

The TS.89 Sighunter from Taoglas is a mechanically robust ISM/LoRa/Sigfox antenna designed to be directly mounted onto a device via its flexible gooseneck and SMA(M) connector. The adjustable gooseneck ...
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Terminal blocks for measuring transducers
Phoenix Contact, Interconnection

The PTVME test-disconnect terminal blocks from Phoenix Contact are an extension to the PTV portfolio and can be used in all applications on the secondary wiring side of switching devices for transducers ...
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High-voltage resistors can replace standard resistor chains
Altron Arrow, Passive Components

A new series of AEC-Q200 qualified thick-film chip resistors, with operating voltages up to 3 kV and in the 2010 and 2512 case sizes, has been introduced by Vishay. With their high operating voltages, ...
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600 W convection cooled power supplies
Vepac Electronics, Power Electronics / Power Management

Cosel announced the introduction of 600 W free-air convection cooling power supplies in the form of the AEA600F series. With demanding applications in mind, the AEA600F is able to deliver 300% peak power ...
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Hybrid placement machine for components and wafers
Truth Electronic Manufacturing, Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

Recently released by Yamaha Motor Europe is the new i-Cube10 (YRH10) hybrid placer, which has both surface mounter functions for electronic components and a die bonder for wafer components. The machine ...
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Versatile new solder paste from Indium
Techmet , Manufacturing / Production Technology, Hardware & Services

As it continues to develop innovative solder paste solutions to meet customers’ current and emerging needs, Indium has introduced Indium12.8HF, a versatile paste engineered to deliver exceptional jetting ...
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A UI to build better UIs
Altron Arrow, Design Automation

TouchGFX Designer 4.17 has become available for download, the latest version of STMicroelectronics’ user interface (UI) design software featuring a user interface overhaul to make the application more ...
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