Analog Devices’ 28-Nanometer D/A Converter Sets New Performance Benchmarks for Next Wave Wideband Software Defined Systems

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today introduced a 28-nanometer D/A converter as part of a new series of high speed digital-to-analog converters (D/A converters). The AD9172 meets the demands of gigahertz bandwidth applications and delivers the increased spectral efficiency needed for 4G/5G multi-band wireless communications base stations and 2 GHz E-band microwave point-to-point backhaul platforms. Its design also benefits production instrumentation targeting multi-standard direct-to-RF signal synthesis. In addition, the AD9172 provides a solution for defense electronics requiring greater detection range.

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Discover a Best Embedded Solution - Visit DFI at COMPUTEX2017

Computex 2017, the world's leading IT exhibition, starts from May 30 to June 3 in Taipei. This year, DFI will have a brand new look for showing our latest industrial products and solutions. We will be covering products from OPS + slot-in player module, medical-grade computing box PC with medical certification, IoT factory solution, and smart health care solution in both venues (booth #J1229 & meeting room #609).

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Micron Appoints Sanjay Mehrotra as President and Chief Executive Officer

Micron Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) announced today that the board of directors has appointed Sanjay Mehrotra as president and chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors, effective May 8, 2017. Mehrotra succeeds Mark Durcan and joins Micron at a time of increasing opportunity for memory and storage technologies and solutions as the key enablers for the next-generation of computing architectures.

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New Family of maXTouch® Touchscreen Controllers Designed for Large-Screen Automotive HMI Designs

A new family of maXTouch® touchscreen controllers is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. The MXT1665T-A family of automotive-qualified touchscreen controllers is designed for large-screen automotive Human Machine Interface (HMI) designs. The technology brings the user experience of multi-touch HMI, such as on a mobile phone, to car drivers and passengers in screen sizes from eight to 15 inches.

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28-Nanometer CMOS A/D Converter Enables Next Wave of Wideband Software Defined Systems and Sets New Performance Benchmarks

As part of a new series of high speed analog-to-digital converters (A/D converters), Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today introduced the AD9208. Engineered for gigahertz-bandwidth applications, this A/D converter meets the increased spectral efficiency demands of 4G/5G multi-band wireless communications base stations. It also meets the reduced run-time targets of multi-standard production instrumentation and provides greater detection range and sensitivity for defense electronics. Based on 28-nanometer CMOS technology, the AD9208 delivers industry leading bandwidth and dynamic range to cover the largest number of signal bands. It also features low-noise spectral density for diversity radio and I/Q demodulation systems, while consuming half of the power, when compared to alternative solutions.

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Stackpole's All Metal Current Sense Chip Resistors offer High Efficiency Power Management

Stackpole offers low value resistors constructed with metal foil technology. This precision design allows Stackpole to achieve tolerances down to 0.5%, TCR’s of 50 ppm/ºC TCR in resistance values down to 0.25 milliohms. These low resistance values are ideal for power management applications where high efficiency is a priority allowing design engineers to dissipate less power for control. Stackpole has two series that offer this foil technology, CSNL and CSS/CSSH Series.

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Affordable STM32 Cloud-Connectable Kit from STMicroelectronics Puts More Features On-Board for Fast and Flexible IoT-Device Development

The new high-connectivity STM32L4 IoT Discovery kit (B-L475E-IOT01A) from STMicroelectronics gives unrivalled flexibility for developers building IoT (Internet of Things) nodes by supporting multiple low-power wireless standards and Wi-Fi®, while integrating a complete collection of motion, gesture, and environmental sensors, unavailable on other kits in the market.

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AVX Doubles the Lifetime of Select THH 230°C Hermetic Series High Temperature SMD Tantalum Capacitors

AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, has doubled the lifetime of select THH 230°C Hermetic Series high temperature SMD tantalum capacitors. Four of the six ratings currently available now offer 2,000-hour lifetimes at 230°C and 0.5VR, and all six recently completed mechanical shock and vibration testing to MIL-STD-202 at 230°C with 20g peak, ensuring robust, high-reliability performance in harsh, extreme application environments, such as down-hole and high temperature electronic engine control (EEC).

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TE Connectivity Will Launch HydraElectric Wet-Mate Connectors at OTC 2017

Modular in design and qualified to 4,000 meters water depth, TE’s HydraElectric wet-mate connectors are used in electrical, signal and distribution networks in subsea control systems. The connectors are qualified to meet ISO13628-6 and API 17F-SEAFOM TSD-02, Statoil TR2390 Ver2 and Total GS EP SPS 021 Rev. 07 requirements and also support industry standards for Ethernet protocols, including CAN Bus compatibility.

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Analog Devices’ MEMS Accelerometers Deliver Compelling Noise Performance for Condition Monitoring Applications

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today announced two high frequency, low noise MEMS accelerometers designed specifically for industrial condition monitoring applications. The ADXL1001 and ADXL1002 MEMS accelerometers deliver the high resolution vibration measurements necessary for early detection of bearing faults and other common causes of machine failure. Historically, inadequate noise performance of available high frequency MEMS accelerometers compared with legacy technology held back adoption, failing to take advantage of MEMS reliability, quality and repeatability.

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