Electronic Products & Technology


November 15, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Cray catapults Arm-based processors into supercomputing

Cray adds Arm processors with complete software stack to the Cray XC50 Supercomputer
November 14, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom’s unsolicited proposal

Proposal is not in the best interests of shareholders and dramatically undervalues Qualcomm: firm says
November 14, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Dialog Semi completes acquisition of Silego Technology

Dialog Semiconductor plc, provider of highly integrated power management, ac-dc power conversion, charging and low power connectivity technology, has completed the acquisition of privately-held Silego Technology Inc., a leading provider of Configurable Mixed-signal ICs (CMICs). Dialog Semi Completes Acquisition of Silego…
November 6, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Broadcom proposes to acquire Qualcomm

Broadcom proposal stands whether Qualcomm's pending acquisition of NXP is consummated on the currently disclosed terms of $110 per share or the NXP transaction is terminated
November 6, 2017 by Stephen Law

Dc-dc buck converter features innovative control topology

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS TPS543C20 SWIFT 16-V input, 40-A synchronous dc-dc buck converter comes with an internally compensated advanced-current-mode (ACM) control topology supporting frequency synchronization. Device provides enhanced efficiency by integrating its latest generation of low resistance high- and low-side MOSFETs into a…
November 5, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

MEMS + Sensors conference touches on emerging sectors

Congress speakers feature smart sensing components in new industrial, automotive, biomedical, agricultural applications
October 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

P-channel zero threshold MOSFET enables sub-threshold circuits

ADVANCED LINEAR DEVICES ALD310700A/ALD310700 zero-gate threshold voltage EPAD P-Channel MOSFET Array provides low operating voltage of 0.2 Volt and current of less than one nano amp. Devices are intended for the development of small signal precision applications utilizing 0.00V Zero…
October 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

Hong Kong electronic fairs carry on despite cyclone

Survey reveals industry expects audio visual products to benefit from smart homes
October 16, 2017 by Stephen Law

Dc-dc power IC brings ‘zero power’ to applications

HELIX SEMICONDUCTOR HS200 dc-dc power IC converts 48V to extremely low voltage and delivers greater than 97% efficiency at 2.6W and greater than 90% efficiency at 15W.  The no load power of the device consumes 0.5mW, exceeding Zero Power. Device operates…
October 12, 2017 by Dr. Michael Mayberry corporate vice president and managing director of Intel Labs at Intel Corp.

Intel’s self-learning chip promises to accelerate AI

Intel introduces first-of-its-kind self-learning chip codenamed Loihi
October 6, 2017 by Stephen Law

Power semiconductor sales rebounded in 2016

Global power semiconductor revenues grew year-over-year by 3.9 percent in 2016, reversing a 4.8 percent decline in 2015, according to a recent report from business information provider IHS Markit.  All categories of power semiconductors (power discretes, power modules, and power…
September 28, 2017 by Stephen Law

Inverting regulator is EN55022 Class B compliant

ANALOG DEVICES LTM4651 nonisolated inverting output µModule regulator generates ñ26.5V to ñ0.5V output from a positive input supply voltage. Device operates over a 3.6V to 58V input voltage range and is housed in a 15mm x 9mm x 5.01mm BGA…