Electronic Products & Technology


July 12, 2020 by Stephen Law

Space-saving buck/flyback switcher ICs target 400Vdc EV applications

POWER INTEGRATIONS LinkSwitch-TN2 switcher IC for buck or non-isolated flyback applications is AEC-Q100 automotive-qualified. Featuring an integrated 750 V MOSFET, device provides simple and reliable power for EV sub-systems connected to the high-voltage bus, including HVAC, climate control, battery management,…
July 8, 2020 by Stephen Law

BGA socket design uses elastomer capable of 94GHz

IRONWOOD ELECTRONICS GT-BGA-2135 BGA socket design uses high performance elastomer capable of 94GHz, suitable for very low inductance and wide temperature applications. Device is designed for 21x21mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 94GHz with less than 1dB…
July 6, 2020 by Stephen Law

Mesh platform enables smart building, IIoT Bluetooth applications

ON SEMICONDUCTOR Bluetooth Low Energy mesh networking solution based on firm’s ultra-low-power RSL10 System-in-Package (RSL10 SIP). Using the RSL10 Mesh Platform, engineers can easily implement ultra-low-power mesh networking, using Bluetooth Low Energy technology, and move quickly towards full deployment. Optimized…
July 2, 2020 by Stephen Law

FPGA addresses demand for compute, memory, fast data movement

XILINX Virtex UltraScale+ VU57P FPGA is engineered to address the ever-increasing demand for compute, memory, and fast data movement. With the integration of the 16G HBM, 58G PAM4 transceivers, and high-speed connectivity IP. Device delivers adaptable compute capability, maximum throughput,…
June 30, 2020 by Stephen Law

Low power FPGA enables industry-leading I/O count

LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR Certus-NX family of boost I/O density, delivering up to twice the I/O density per mm2 in comparison to similar competing products, and provide best-in-class power savings, small size, reliability, instant-on performance, and support fast PCI Express (PCIe) and…
June 29, 2020 by EP&T Magazine

AMD delivers 25Xs improvement in mobile processor energy efficiency 

Exceeds six-year goal - Far surpassing previous target set in 2014
June 29, 2020 by Stephen Law

Power management ICs boost energy savings

EMPOWER SEMICONDUCTOR EP70xx family of power management ICs improve energy savings in data centers with enhanced point-of-load power performance. Device achieves the total integration of a triple output dc-dc power supply with no external components into a single tiny 5mm…
June 28, 2020 by EP&T Magazine

Measuring a tiny quasiparticle is a major step forward for semiconductor technology 

Research team publishes latest findings on promising quasiparticles and their interactions
June 22, 2020 by Gord Harling CEO CMC Microsystems

Does the US/China struggle for global technology create an opportunity for Canada?

CMC head gives his take on Canada's opportunity in the semiconductor technology sector – “if we put our minds to it”
June 22, 2020 by Stephen Law

Dev board serves motor control applications

NXP MCSXTE2BK142 motor control development board provides a hardware platform for motor control quick prototype verification. Motor control is one of the key applications for firm’s S32K14x general-purpose automotive microcontroller (MCU). Based on the 32-bit Arm Cortex-M, MCU is high-performance…
June 16, 2020 by EP&T Magazine

Semiconductor industry set to rebound from COVID-19

Wakefield Research forecasts the semi biz will emerge stronger than before pandemic outbreak
June 7, 2020 by EP&T Magazine

FPGA-based software provides RISC-V support

LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR Propel software solution accelerates development of different applications based on low power, small form factor Lattice FPGAs. The design environment empowers developers of any skill level to quickly and easily design firm’s FPGA-based applications by enabling the easy…