Electronic Products & Technology


May 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

Adhesive fixes, strengthens optoelectronic applications

DELO  DUALBOND OB786 is particularly suited for fixing components within seconds while ensuring precision and high strength in optoelectronic applications. After an irradiation time of less than one second, the build-up of adhesion is already significant; after five seconds, the…
April 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

EPTECH trade shows roll into Montreal, Markham

If you are an electronic engineer or designer looking for the latest components, test, CEM services or production materials on the market today, you will want to pencil in a visit to either of the EPTECH shows taking place in…
March 31, 2017 by Stephen Law

InGaAs photodiode delivers 50µm active area

OSI LASER DIODE LAPD 3050 indium gallium arsenide (InGaAs) avalanche photodiode (APD) module is designed for light level detection and/or signal transmission applications. The 50µm active area device provides low dark current, low back reflection and high speed (2.5Ghz) in…
March 17, 2017 by Stephen Law

Infrared LEDs communicate between distributed luminaires

OSRAM OPTO Oslon SFH 4725S line of high power infrared LEDs enable lighting installations to act with swarm-like intelligence. The infrared (IR) devices provide enough optical power to ensure communication for all possible setups. Device is based on stack technology…
January 23, 2017 by Sonja Brown, director of product marketing – piezo and protection devices, EPCOS, a TDK Group Company

ESD and heat protection considerations for LED design

There are several factors that can affect solid state lighting in electronic design from stress issues, to packaging-related issues to component-related issues. Design engineers must take these factors into account. There are five key threats that affect the reliability of…
January 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

Space-saving photodetector suits fitness trackers

OSRAM  IR Topled D5140 photodiode photodetector allows compact designs and higher sensitivity in wearable fitness monitors. Device requires less PC board space, allowing for more compact sensors to be embedded in a design. Device’s spectral sensitivity has been optimized for…
December 22, 2016 by Uno Tadashi, display research director, IHS Markit

Demand for new TDDI technology ramps up

New technology advances in TDDI (Touch and Display Driver Integration) represents a potential game-changer for the smartphone industry. With the ability to integrate the touch sensor and display controller onto a single chip, future handheld and tablet devices could be…
December 17, 2016 by Stephen Law

7″ 1,000 nits TFT suits industrial outdoor market

Highbright WVGA 7-inch TFT display, with LVDS or RGB interface and tape attached or optically bonded resistive and PCAP touch screens as standard options. Product allows the user to view what is being displayed even in direct sunlight. Device provides…
December 16, 2016 by IHS Markit

Flexible display shipments to increase in 2017

As more smartphone manufacturers build designs using flexible display technology, shipments of these bendable opto devices are expected to reach 139-million units in 2017, an increase of 135% compared to 2016, according to IHS Markit Flexible displays are expected to…
December 16, 2016 by Stephen Law

Low profile LED driver IC saves 0.5W in backlighting

ARCTIC SAND ARC2C0608 ultra-high efficiency LED driver reduces losses in the LED boost by about 50%, resulting in savings of more than 0.5W for high brightness (400NIT) ultra-high-def (UHD) LED backlit displays, all in a very low profile solution size…
December 11, 2016 by Stephen Law

Extreme ultraviolet (EUV) photodetector is low-noise

OPTO DIODE SXUV20C low-noise, extreme ultraviolet (EUV) photodetector provides a large 20mm² circular active area that provides a substantial surface for easy alignment to the EUV laser. Device boosts responsivity in the 1nm to 200nm wavelength region and is stable…
December 3, 2016 by Stephen Law

High-intensity LEDs come in wide range of sizes

DIALIGHT 670 Series LED Panel Mount Indicators provide high-visibility and a wide range of sizes and operating voltage in high-durability housings. Devices provide high-intensity daylight visibility hundreds of times brighter than its 600 Series predecessor. Products are available in 2,…