Electronic Products & Technology


November 3, 2016 by Stephen Law

Embedded microcontroller comes with dual issue Pipelin

CORTUS APS29 High Performance Embedded Microcontroller with Dual Issue Pipelin is suitable for companies developing embedded systems with demanding computational requirements. Device boosts performance while efficiently using silicon area. Device has a Harvard architecture, sixteen 32-bit registers, a 64-bit accumulator…
October 30, 2016 by Stephen Law

Qualcomm to acquire NXP

Move creates semiconductor engine for the connected world
September 26, 2016 by Stephen Law

8-megapixel image sensor boosts medical capabilities

ON SEMICONDUCTOR KAE08151 8-megapixel image sensor uses firm’s ITEMCCD technology, delivering sub-electron noise floor and imaging versatility. With a 22 millimeter diagonal (4/3 optical format), device directly targets high resolution microscopy and scientific imaging applications operating in lighting regimes that…
September 8, 2016 by Stephen Law

Littelfuse acquires select products from On Semi

Expands power semiconductor portfolio and presence in automotive electronics market
August 27, 2016 by Makiko Yamazaki, Reuters Tokyo

Renesas seeks to acquire U.S. chipmaker Intersil

Japan’s Renesas Electronics Corp is in the final stages of negotiations to acquire U.S. chipmaker Intersil Corp. for as much as USD$3 billion, an industry source familiar with the deal says. An agreement on the deal, which would be the…
August 15, 2016 by Stephen Law

Power semi market revenues declined in 2015

IHS Markit Says Infineon Technologies tops global market for power semiconductors, followed by Texas Instruments and STMicroelectronics
August 14, 2016 by Stephen Law

POET Technologies steps toward goal of commercializing opto-platform

POET Technologies Inc., San Jose CA, a developer of opto-electronics fabrication processes for the semiconductor industry, has taken one more significant step toward its goal of developing a fully integrated commercial opto-electronic technology platform. The specific and significant milestone achieved…
August 13, 2016 by Stephen Law

Evolving ‘flip-chip’ technology boosts markets

New levels of performance of electronics technology have been enabled by flip-chip technology, fueling the growth of global markets for semiconductors, electronic devices, and a host of industrial and consumer products, according to a BCC Research report. The study reveals that increasing…
August 12, 2016 by Stephen Law

Voltage MOSFET minimizes total conduction losses

CENTRAL SEMICONDUCTOR UltraMOS energy efficient, high voltage MOSFET minimizes total conduction losses while maximizing power density. Device is a 6A, 800V MOSFET in the TO-220 package. The low rDS(on) of 0.8Ω and low total gate charge of 24.3nC are key…
August 8, 2016 by Atul Patel, product marketing, high volume logic system connectivity, Texas Instruments

Putting the control in programmable logic controllers

Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are the workhorse computing systems that help to coordinate and harmonize functions performed by the multitude of sensors, actuators, conveyors and many other electromechanical devices that are found in a modern factory setting. As the name…
August 7, 2016 by Stephen Law

Custom MMIC appoints technical sales rep in Canada

Custom MMIC, Chelmsford MA, leading developer of performance driven monolithic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs), has appointed Repwave Inc., as its new technical representative in Canada. “We’re excited by the addition of Repwave to our growing network of technical representatives,” says…
July 28, 2016 by Stephen Law

Isolated calibrated current sensors deliver 100kHz bandwidth

MELEXIS MLX91210 Isolated Calibrated Current Sensors run off a 5V supply and provides current sensitivity levels down to 26.7mV/A and supports linear current measurement ranges that span as far as ±75A corresponding to 30ARMS current. Available in SO8 and SO16…