Electronic Products & Technology

Production / Materials

December 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

Beam fibre optic cable assemblies withstand harsh environments

HARTING Beam assemblies boost reliability and durability for high bandwidth transmission over fibre optics in the harshest, dirtiest operating environments. Products are safely packed in a connector housing that cannot be affected by dust, water or other environmental factors. The…
December 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

Multicore optical fibers suit numerous applications

FIBERCORE Range of optical fibers includes single-mode fibers available for wavelengths from 480nm to 1625nm. Some of the coatings are specifically designed for extreme temperatures between -195°C and 300°C. With PM fibers, the polarization of light is maintained, even under…
December 17, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Gen 10 and larger flat panel display capacity to grow

Gen 10 and larger fabs to account for 26% of large-area capacity by 2020 from 4% in 2017, IHS Markit Says
December 13, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Smart clothing wearables forecasted for continued growth

ABI Research forecasts that the smart clothing market will top 31 million device shipments annually by 2022
December 13, 2017 by Stephen Law

Biosensors add ECG measurement to wearables

SILICON LAB Si117x family of optical biometric sensors deliver high heart rate monitoring (HRM) accuracy while minimizing power consumption for all-day monitoring. Devices deliver electrocardiogram (ECG) capabilities for a wide range of wearable fitness and wellness products. Devices combine ultra-low power,…
December 12, 2017 by Stephen Law

Cored wire serves fine pitch component soldering, rework

ALPHA ASSEMBLY SOLUTIONS SAC305 Ultrafine Cored Wire is for use in attaching or repairing very fine pitch components approaching 0.20mm. Product serves as a solution where solder paste reflow or other soldering applications are not compatible to the design. Product…
December 11, 2017 by Stephen Law

Electro Sonic enters partnership with CalcuQuote

Electro Sonic, Toronto-based distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, recently entered a partnership with CalcuQuote. The move allows electronics manufacturing services (EMS) companies using CalcuQuote to search Electro Sonic’s database for pricing and availability information.  CalcuQuote is a Cloud…
December 8, 2017 by Stephen Law

Durable, compact cable protection systems serve packaging interconnects

GORE Cable Protection Systems for packaging copper and fiber interconnects in civil aircraft applications. This extremely durable system meets the needs of aircraft OEMs and systems suppliers requiring more protection in compact systems for interconnects installed in high-density data transmission…
December 3, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Fujitsu Labs develops pure carbon-nanotube sheets

Innovation delivers top heat-dissipation performance
December 2, 2017 by Stephen Law

Thermal interface material available in sheets, custom sizes

FUJIPOLY AMERICA Sarcon GR14A-50GY low-cost general purpose thermal interface material comes in sheets or custom shapes to fit specific design requirements. When placed between heat-generating components and a nearby heatsink, this 0.5mm thick, highly conformable gap filler pad can transfer…
December 1, 2017 by Stephen Law

Extreme temperature socket boosts electrical performance

IRONWOOD ELECTRONICS CBT-QFN-7056 QFN socket addresses high performance requirements for custom size devices. The contactor is a stamped spring pin with 14.5 gram actuation force per pin and cycle life of 50,000 insertions. The self-inductance of the device is 0.98nH, insertion loss of…
November 30, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

National innovation hub focuses on sensors and analytics

The AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE), Bruyère Research Institute and Carleton University are pleased to announce the launch of the newest national innovation hub, which advances the development of sophisticated sensor systems that address mobility and memory challenges…