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June 13, 2021

Radiation-Hardened MOSFET Qualified for Commercial and Military Satellites and Space Power Solutions

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Microchip's M6 MRH25N12U3 silicon transistor withstands extreme space environments and extends reliability of power circuitry Microchip's M6 MRH25N12U3 silicon transistor withstands extreme space environments and extends reliability of power...

June 13, 2021 01:21 AM

Mitsubishi Electric to Launch T-series 2.0kV IGBT Module for Industrial Use

Business Wire -- Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today the coming launch of its T-series 2.0kV Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) Module for Industrial Use, the world's first IGBT1 with 2.0kV withstand voltage, on June 30. The module is ideally...

June 13, 2021 01:05 AM

Compact High Bandwidth 2:1 Mux/DeMux Switch from Diodes Incorporated Enables Routing with Superior Signal Integrity

Business Wire -- Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) has added a new device to its range of passive multiplexer/demultiplexer (mux/demux) switches. Supporting data rates of up to 20Gbps, the PI2DBS16212A is a 4-to-2 differential channel switch IC, which offers bidirectional...

June 13, 2021 01:01 AM

June 11, 2021

MultiTech Acquires Radio Bridge

Business Wire -- MultiTech Acquires Radio Bridge, a designer and manufacturer of long-range wireless sensors for the IoT industry using the LoRaWAN(r) wireless standard.

June 11, 2021 04:42 PM

June 07, 2021

ASX-Listed Altium Rejects $3.9 Billion Buyout Offer From U.S. Peer Autodesk

U.S. News -- Australia-listed software maker Altium Ltd on Monday rejected a buyout proposal from American peer Autodesk Inc that valued the company...

June 07, 2021 04:38 PM

Piezo Accel Click

Electronics -- MikroElektronika - Piezo Accel Click is a compact add-on board containing an acceleration sensor based on PE technology. This board features the 820M1-0025, a piezoelectric accelerometer designed for embedded [...]

June 07, 2021 04:03 PM

June 06, 2021

Seamlessly connect your world with 16 new wireless MCUs for the 2.4-GHz and Sub-1-GHz bands

Electronics -- TI - ConnecTIng Wirelessly - Other Parts Discussed in Post: CC2652P, CC1352P, MIOTYOmdia expects low-power wireless microcontroller (MCU) shipments to double over the next four years to more than 4 billion units. This massive influx of MCUs will result...

June 06, 2021 09:38 PM

How to reduce board size and battery consumption in low-voltage H-bridge applications

Electronics -- TI - Analog Wire - Other Parts Discussed in Post: DRV8210, DRV8220There are many approaches to designing low-voltage systems in motor-driven building automation and grid infrastructure applications such as smart meters, smart locks, Internet Protocol...

June 06, 2021 09:37 PM

Fusion for PIC v8

Electronics -- MikroElektronika - Redesigned from the ground up, equipped with unique features never before seen in the embedded industry, Fusion v8 development boards are engineered for immersive project development that em [...]

June 06, 2021 09:37 PM

AN-CM-283 Propagation Delay Considerations

Electronics -- Dialog Semiconductor - AN-CM-283 Propagation Delay Considerations

June 06, 2021 09:37 PM

IAR supports Raspberry Pi pico board

Media -- eeNews Europe - The latest version of the IAR Embedded Workbench for ARM development tool supports the Raspberry Pi Pico board and the RP2040 dual-core Arm Cortex-M0+ controller.As Raspberry Pi starts shipping its standalone controller chip, IAR...

June 06, 2021 07:06 PM

Diode makers to enjoy strong 2H21

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based diode suppliers have seen their order visibility remain clear, with power diodes that support power management applications to serve as a growth driver in the second half of 2021.

June 06, 2021 03:52 AM

System-on-Chip Architecture For Autonomous Driving Systems In Electric Vehicles

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - English inventor Thomas Parker introduced the first production electric car in 1884. Slower speeds and shorter ranges limited the electric cars of that era. By the early-to-mid 20th century, gas-powered cars were cheaper to...

June 06, 2021 03:48 AM

The Rise Of SmartNICs

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Network interface cards (NICs) have been on the market since shortly after the first PCs in the mid-1980s. However, over the past few years, we've seen the emergence of SmartNICs.

What is a SmartNIC? The most basic definition...

June 06, 2021 03:47 AM

FPGA mezzanine card carries dual-channel ADC, single-channel DAC

Media -- EE World - The FMC165 FPGA Mezzanine Card offers a higher analog sampling rates, improved signal to noise ratio (SNR), and enhanced multi-board synchronization processes from earlier generations. Useful in applications with direct RF down conversion such...

June 06, 2021 03:44 AM

Protecting embedded IoT devices with fuzz testing

Aspencore -- EDN - With the proliferation of IoT devices come increased embedded security attacks. Historically, embedded system engineers have ignored device-layer security despite the many areas of embedded devices that are vulnerable to bugs. Serial ports, radio...

June 06, 2021 03:27 AM

IoT Deployments Fuel Cloud Surge

Aspencore -- EETimes - It comes as little surprise that a survey of emerging Internet of Things deployments is being led by the same tech giants that dominate cloud computing.

According to a competitive assessment of the IoT rollout by the technology market advisor...

June 06, 2021 03:27 AM

Multi-tier machine learning helps speed edge AI deployment

Aspencore -- EDN - Implementing artificial intelligence (AI) at the edge requires a tradeoff between cost and performance in processing and considerable development effort. Throwing in machine learning to make the edge device more adaptive compounds the problem. A...

June 06, 2021 03:26 AM

Agile Verification for SoC Design

Aspencore -- EETimes - As agile methods are established to improve productivity and quality, interest is growing in hardware design.

Still, success in the hardware domain is generally perceived to have been limited. Reality is probably somewhat better than perception...

June 06, 2021 03:26 AM

Is IoT Fulfilling its Promise? What's the Impact of 5G?

Aspencore -- EETimes Europe - The internet of things (IoT) is often hyped up by device and network vendors as a solution for challenges in almost any industry today. And then 5G came along to work hand-in-hand with IoT to add even more improvements, whether it is...

June 06, 2021 03:25 AM

Obsolescence by design hampers computer systems

Aspencore -- EDN - My colleague David Benjamin covered the topic of "obsolescence by design" (or as he called it, "Planned Obsolescence in the Digital Age") over at EE Times in mid-March. And as longstanding readers may recall, I also regularly revisit the topic,...

June 06, 2021 03:24 AM

Eggtronic Enables GaN-based Charging for EVs

Aspencore -- EETimes - A patented AC wireless power hybrid technology from Eggtronic is designed to increase the power and efficiency of wireless charging applications for home and, perhaps, automotive applications.

Igor Spinella, CEO and founder of Eggtronic, said...

June 06, 2021 03:23 AM

Industry-First, Automotive-Compliant Dual Power Rail I2C Bus GPIO Expanders from Diodes Incorporated Improve System Design and Flexibility

Business Wire -- Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) has announced 16-bit PI4IOE5V6416Q and 34-bit PI4IOE5V6534Q bidirectional voltage-level translation general-purpose I/O (GPIO) expanders for automotive applications. Representing an industry first for the automotive...

June 06, 2021 02:40 AM

EdgeCortix Collaborates With Cadence To Accelerate AI Chip Design

Business Wire -- Cadence today announced that EdgeCortix, Inc has deployed multiple Cadence tools to accelerate the design and verification of its edge AI chips.

June 06, 2021 02:38 AM

June 02, 2021

We Interrupt This Program...

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - At some point, the house of cards begins to topple over. It's no secret that the x86 processor architecture is almost aged enough to collect a pension. It is, not to put too fine a point on it, a creaking old bit of wheezing...

June 02, 2021 06:50 PM

New method developed to improve durability of nano-electronic components, further semiconductor manufacturing

Life -- Phys.org - University of South Florida researchers recently developed a novel approach to mitigating electromigration in nanoscale electronic interconnects that are ubiquitous in state-of-the-art integrated circuits. This was achieved by coating copper...

June 02, 2021 04:40 PM

ISM Click

Electronics -- MikroElektronika - ISM Click is a compact add-on board that contains a complete wireless RF digital data transceiver. This board features the RFM75, a low-power, high-performance 2.4GHz GFSK transceiver fr [...]

June 02, 2021 04:32 PM

1.5kW GaN Inverter for Battery-Powered Motor Drive Applications

Electronics -- EPC - GaN transistors and ICs increase power density in motor drive applications. An optimal lay-out approach allows obtaining ring-free output switching waveforms and clean current reconstruction signals ...

June 02, 2021 04:32 PM

June 01, 2021

Eggtronic E2WATTⓇ Wireless Power Supply Technology Offers a Route to Wireless Charging in Higher Power Applications Including Home Appliances and Electric Vehicles

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Eggtronic, the innovative leader in power electronics, has announced E2WATT(r), a new AC power technology that will boost the power, efficiency, charging distance and data transmission capabilities...

June 01, 2021 11:45 PM

Microchip Further Protects FPGA-based Designs with First Tool

Media -- eBOM - Builds on its FPGA family's best-in-class security to block the theft of data, intellectual property and other private information from deployed systems

Mission-critical and other high-assurance systems deployed worldwide are under rapidly evolving...

June 01, 2021 11:44 PM

Paragraf: Graphene Hall Sensor Optimised for Cryogenic Applications

Media -- eBOM - Paragraf introduces the GHS-C Graphene Hall Sensor (GHS), providing the industry's only viable approach to measuring magnetic field strengths of 7 Tesla (T) and above, at temperature extremes below 3 Kelvin (K).

Paragraf has entered volume production...

June 01, 2021 11:43 PM

Emergency-Stop Switch Configurator to help engineers and designers

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - EAO offers a new Emergency-Stop Switch Configurator to help engineers and designers intuitively configure and purchase modular products that meet their individual requirements. EAO's globally-certified emergency stop switches can...

June 01, 2021 11:41 PM

What to Look For at the VLSI Technology Symposium

Aspencore -- EETimes - The VLSI 2021 Symposia (plural, since there's a semiconductor technology track and a circuits & systems track) will be a virtual event held the week of June 12. In normal times, VLSI alternates between Hawaii and Japan. This year's "location"...

June 01, 2021 05:33 PM


Electronics -- MikroElektronika - Today we present you the newest SiBRAIN add-on board that is in our shop - SiBRAIN for PIC24EP512GU814.

It has a PIC24EP512GU814 microcontroller and you can enjoy its 144 pins, 512 KB fla [...]

June 01, 2021 05:16 PM

4 common questions when isolating signal and power

Electronics -- TI - Analog Wire - A high-voltage circuit design requires isolation in order to protect human operators, enable communication to lower-voltage circuitry and eliminate unwanted noise within the system. Digital isolators provide a simple and reliable way...

June 01, 2021 05:15 PM

ST chipset certified for G3-PLC Hybrid communication standard

Media -- New Electronics - STMicroelectronics' ST8500 and S2-LP chipset has become the first to be certified according to the G3-PLC Hybrid communication standard that was established to define seamless connectivity over powerline and wireless media.

June 01, 2021 04:15 PM

May 31, 2021


EE -- Circuit Cellar - How it Works DDR4 SDRAM provides a lower operating voltage and a higher transfer rate than its processors. It can also process more data within a single clock cycle, which improves efficiency. In this article, Nishant looks at DDR4 from...

May 31, 2021 08:42 PM

SiC & Si Hybrid Five-Level Unidirectional Rectifier

Aspencore -- Power Electronics - As the concept of cloud computing is getting popular and the amount of data is getting huge, data centers are improving on a daily basis and have ultimately started to grow at a much faster pace. They have become the largest and fastest...

May 31, 2021 08:19 PM

Intel launches Core i7-1195G7 and Core i5-1155G7 chips and a new 5G card for laptops

Tech -- Liliputing - As expected, Intel is adding two new chips to is Tiger Lake-U family. The new Intel Core i7-1195G7 is the company's most powerful U-series chip to date, with support for Turbo boost speeds up to 5 GHz, while the Core i5-1155G7 processor is...

May 31, 2021 08:14 PM

BLE TX Click

Electronics -- MikroElektronika - BLE TX Click is a compact add-on board that contains a low-energy Bluetooth transmitter. This board features the AK1595, a Bluetooth 5.2 transmitter with incorporated proprietary algorithm [...]

May 31, 2021 08:05 PM

High 8V Gate Withstand Voltage marks breakthrough for 150V GaN HEMT

Media -- Evertiq - ROHM developed the industry's highest (8V) gate breakdown voltage (rated gate-source voltage) technology for 150V GaN HEMT devices - optimized for power supply circuits in industrial and communication equipment.

May 31, 2021 07:00 PM

May 30, 2021

Broadcaster Conference Set to Resume in December

Aspencore -- EETimes - Organizers of the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) said they plan to stage a hybrid event in December that includes an on-site gathering in Amsterdam along with a virtual option.

The annual conference has previously been staged in...

May 30, 2021 04:23 AM

EPC announces the availability of the EPC9149

Aspencore -- Power Electronics - Delivering the power of a quarter brick in the size of an eighth brick, the EPC9149 uses eGaN(r) FETs switching at 1 MHz for extreme power density to deliver 1 kW of power.

May 30, 2021 04:23 AM

SiC Technology for Power Inverter in Formula E

Aspencore -- Power Electronics - The use of silicon carbide (SiC) in the power inverter improves the car's performance while also allowing increased torque and acceleration. ON Semiconductor is participating in the Formula E World Championship with a partnership with...

May 30, 2021 04:22 AM

Wireless Charging Technology for EVs

Aspencore -- Power Electronics - In a world where charging electric cars is a key point in boosting the energy transition, other solutions can come alongside electric charging stations. One such solution is wireless charging. Wireless car charging is an enhanced version...

May 30, 2021 04:20 AM

NECTO Studio update 1.7.0

Electronics -- MikroElektronika - Dear NECTO Studio user,

After only a month, one more NECTO Studio update is here. This will be one long update since our Software team worked really hard, and has a lot of great news to s [...]

May 30, 2021 01:42 AM

AN-CM-296 Smart Lock Motor Driver with Voltage Regulation

Electronics -- Dialog Semiconductor - AN-CM-296 Smart Lock Motor Driver with Voltage Regulation

May 30, 2021 01:42 AM

ROHM's High 8V Gate Withstand Voltage Marking Technology Breakthrough for 150V GaN HEMT

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - ROHM Semiconductor today announced it has developed the industry's highest (8V) gate breakdown voltage (rated gate-source voltage) technology for 150V GaN...

May 30, 2021 01:28 AM

Chipmakers striving to obtain stable aQFN leadframe supply

Media -- DIGITIMES - Chipmakers including MediaTek, Qualcomm and Realtek Semiconductor are striving to secure stable supply of leadframes for use in aQFN packaging, with related leadframe suppliers already seeing order visibility extended to February 2022, according...

May 30, 2021 01:21 AM