Electronic Products & Technology


March 21, 2016 by Stephen Law

RF switch exceeds linearity requirements of DOCSIS 3.1 cable industry

PEREGRINE UltraCMOS PE42723 reflective SPDT RF switch boosts high linearity specifications, delivering enhanced performance in a smaller package. Device exceeds the linearity requirements of the DOCSIS 3.1 cable industry standard and enables a dual upstream/downstream band architecture in cable customer…
March 13, 2016 by Stephen Law

Market for GaN and SiC Power semis to top $1B in 2020

The emerging market for silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) power semiconductors is forecast to pass the $1-billion mark in five years, energized by demand from hybrid and electric vehicles, power supplies and photovoltaic (PV) inverters. Worldwide revenue from…
February 28, 2016 by Stephen Law

NAND Flash memory supports data storage, computational demands

TOSHIBA 15nm e-MMCTM NAND Flash memory for automotive applications provides a wide operating temperature range of -40 to 85C. The single-package embedded devices include densities from 8GB to 64GB, while each unit integrates a controller to manage basic control functions…
February 27, 2016 by Stephen Law

100V FET driver boosts flexibility, power protection

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS bq76200 single-chip 100V high-side FET driver for high-power lithium-ion battery applications delivers advanced power protection and control. The high-voltage solution efficiently drives high-side N-channel charge and discharge FETs in batteries commonly used in energy storage systems and motor-driven…
February 16, 2016 by Stephen Law

Hybrid memory cube compliance software speeds testing

KEYSIGHT N8839A HMC compliance test software application for hybrid memory cube (HMC) device and system testing helps memory design engineers accelerate turn-on and debug of HMC systems by automating the execution of transmitter physical-layer tests on firm’s Infiniium V-Series and…
February 7, 2016 by Stephen Law

15W wireless power transmitter IC connects to microcontroller

TOSHIBA TC7718FTG wireless power transmitter IC with a 15W transmission capability is connected to a microcontroller. Device realizes a wireless power transmitter system compliant with Qi, the standard defined by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). Firm’s original CD-0.13 process realizes…
February 4, 2016 by Stephen Law

Averna opens innovation lab in Atlanta to accelerate new product development

New office serves ITAR, RF signal processing & FPGA centre of excellence projects
January 29, 2016 by Stephen Law

AptoVision unveils new engine for advanced AV signal processing

Plethora: Multi-function chip replaces multi-chipset solutions
January 27, 2016 by Stephen Law

IoT MCU market to achieve $3.56B value

Grand View Research predicts by 2022
January 26, 2016 by Stephen Law

TTI adds Rohm to line card

TTI Inc., authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, has entered into an authorized distribution partnership with Rohm Semiconductor. Rohm’s product portfolio includes leading edge silicon carbide MOSFETs and Schottky barrier diodes, sensors, optoelectronics, and power management ICs.…
January 1, 2016 by Stephen Law

Semiconductor accelerates design of IoT edge devices

LATTICE  iCE40 UltraPlus FPGA semiconductor device is a programmable mobile heterogeneous computing (MHC) solution that provides energy-efficiency. Product family delivers eight times more memory (1.1Mbit RAM), twice the digital signal processors (8x DSPs) and improved I/Os over previous generations. Available…
December 26, 2015 by Stephen Law

Silicon photonics service provides path to prototyping

Innovators across Canada’s National Design Network and around the world now have access to a new service for design and fabrication of silicon photonics circuits. CMC Microsystems is offering a comprehensive Multi-Project Wafer (MPW) service that enables silicon photonics innovators…