Electronic Products & Technology


March 31, 2020 by Joe Pasetti, vice-president of global public policy and advocacy at SEMI

Group urges ‘essential business’ designation of semi firms

Chip association SEMI says its necessary to ensure continuous operation worldwide
March 13, 2020 by Stephen Law

IC families deliver mmWave solutions

RENESAS F65xx transmit active beamforming ICs and F692x low-noise amplifiers deliver a performance boost for antennas used in Satcom and radar systems, and address the thermal and integration challenges designers face as they transition from bulky mechanically scanned antennas to…
February 26, 2020 by Joe McDonald, The Associated Press, Bejing

China struggles to revive manufacturing amid virus outbreak

Companies and economists say it may be months before production is back to normal
February 20, 2020 by Stephen Law

MCUs optimized for performance, versatility for hardware customization

MICROCHIP PIC18-Q43 Product Family of microcontrollers (MCUs) feature versatile Core Independent Peripherals with advanced interconnection capabilities so designers can effortlessly customize sophisticated hardware design. MCUs are equipped with Direct Memory Access (DMA), Configurable Logic Cells (CLCs), 16-bit PWMs, a 12-bit…
February 17, 2020 by EP&T Magazine

Emergence of 5G pushing macroeconomic trends in semiconductors

GlobalData study shows it will push for new architectures, business models, and materials
February 16, 2020 by EP&T Magazine

Sequans and Avnet execute global disty deal

Agreement covers Sequans' portfolio of IoT chips, modules, and development platform
February 13, 2020 by Stephen Law

30V P-Channel MOSFET lowers RDS(ON) to increase power density

VISHAY INTERTECHNOLOGY Siliconix SiSS05DN 30V p-channel TrenchFET Gen IV power MOSFET provides industry-low on-resistance of 3.5mΩ at 10V in the 3.3mm by 3.3mm thermally enhanced PowerPAK 1212-8S package. Device delivers best in class on-resistance times gate charge — a critical figure…
February 12, 2020 by Stephen Law

Source-down 25V power MOSFET comes in PQFN 3.3×3.3mm package

INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES OptiMOS source-down 25V power MOSFET comes in PQFN 3.3×3.3mm package, setting an industry benchmark in MOSFET performance, reducing on-state resistance (R DS(on)) and boosting thermal management capability. Product is suitable for a wide range of applications such as drives,…
February 7, 2020 by Stephen Law

Automotive grade MPSoC Product is AEC-Q100 qualified

XILINX Automotive XA Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC family is qualified according to AEC-Q100 test specifications with full ISO26262 ASIL-C level certification. Product integrates a feature-rich 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 and dual-core ARM Cortex-R5 based processing system (PS) and Xilinx programmable logic…
February 5, 2020 by EP&T Magazine

AI functioning semis set to soar

Sales of semiconductors performing artificial intelligence functions set to triple by 2025 reshaping chip markets
February 4, 2020 by EP&T Magazine

New standard allows stacked dies in 3D integrated circuits to connect with test equipment

An imec-initiated industry collaboration leads to publication of IEEE Std 1838TM for test access architectures for 3D integrated circuits (3D-ICs)
February 4, 2020 by Stephen Law

Power transistors achieve industry-leading performance

SIEMENS is integrating part of its Simatic Micro-Drive product line with GaN SYSTEMS power semiconductors. With the integration of GaN Systems power transistors, this Siemens product line features industry-leading standards such as improved power density, efficiency and robustness. The Simatic…