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May 27, 2020

ARM's next-gen chip designs to boost efficiency, sustained performance (Cortex-A78 CPU, Mali-G78 GPU, and more)

Tech -- Liliputing - ARM is introducing a series of new chip designs for the coming year that the company says will bring stronger CPU, graphics, and...

May 27, 2020 05:57 PM

MIPI 2:1 Switch from Diodes Incorporated Offers Cost-Effective Support for Multi-Camera Devices

Electronics -- Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD) today announced the introduction of the PI3WVR626, a MIPI(r) D-PHY/C-PHY 2:1 switch that enables...

May 27, 2020 05:31 PM

Controlling superconductors with light

Life -- Phys.org - A researcher at the Center for Theoretical Physics of Complex Systems within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS, South Korea), Professor...

May 27, 2020 03:05 PM

ARM launches '78' series of IP cores

Media -- eeNews Europe - ARM has announced a series of IP cores for use in 5G smartphones with at least some of the IP targeting 5nm FinFET manufacturing...

May 27, 2020 02:50 PM

The Good And Bad Of Chiplets

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - The chiplet model continues to gain traction in the market, but there are still some challenges to enable broader...

May 27, 2020 02:48 PM

Introducing an FPGA-based signal processing system

Media -- EDACafe - Signal processing applications require high computing performance and power efficiency. Digilent Eclypse Z7 Ecosystem can provide the...

May 27, 2020 02:47 PM

Cadence broadens cooperation wih Arm

Media -- New Electronics - Cadence Design Systems has broadened its long-standing collaboration with Arm to advance the development of mobile devices...

May 27, 2020 02:45 PM

May 26, 2020

Inaugural Virtual Power-Up Expo Slated for June

Aspencore -- EETimes Europe - The internet of things and industrial IoT have been game changers for power electronics. In markets ranging from automotive...

May 26, 2020 04:35 PM

Alps Alpine Presents New Touchless Control Panel Proposal with Hygiene Benefits

Media -- eBOM - Alps Alpine Co., Ltd., presents a new proposal in the form of a touchless control panel for situations when touching is undesirable, not...

May 26, 2020 04:22 PM

Marshaling Sensors and Data Analysis to Combat Covid-19

Aspencore -- EETimes Europe - The governments, health-care professionals, and industries scrambling to address the Covid-19 pandemic have some powerful allies...

May 26, 2020 12:24 AM

May 25, 2020

Low on resistance, high speed switching MOSFET

Media -- eeNews Europe - Torex Semiconductor has launched six new general-purpose P-channel MOSFETs with a low on resistance and high switching...

May 25, 2020 10:57 PM

SiTime talks thermal gradients and MEMS TCXOs

Aspencore -- electronicproducts.com - SiTime discusses how thermal gradients impact the stability of a precision oscillator and why designers should consider...

May 25, 2020 03:31 AM

FPGA power system management

Media -- eeNews Europe - Field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) trace their origins back to the 1980s, evolving from programmable logic devices...

May 25, 2020 01:23 AM

Unveiling new silent switcher series delivers low EMI operation and output current configurations

Media -- ELE Times - Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) introduced the LT8650S, LT8652S and LT8653S dual-channel 4A/8.5A/2A synchronous step-down Silent switcher...

May 25, 2020 12:38 AM

High-Performance 300 kW 3-Phase SiC Inverter Based On Next Generation Modular SiC Power Modules

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Wolfspeed presents a new high-performance, low-cost, compact 3-phase inverter based on next generation power modules...

May 25, 2020 12:37 AM

Challenges In Stacking, Shrinking And Inspecting Next-Gen Chips

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Rick Gottscho, CTO of Lam Research, sat down with Semiconductor Engineering to discuss memory and equipment scaling,...

May 25, 2020 12:37 AM

Green Hills Software adds support for NXP i.MX 8 application processors

Media -- New Electronics - Green Hills Software has announced that its INTEGRITY-178 Time-Variant Unified Multi-Processing (tuMP)) RTOS now supports heterogeneous...

May 25, 2020 12:31 AM

Cadence expands PAM4 SerDes portfolio

Media -- New Electronics - Cadence Design Systems has announced the availability of 56G long-reach SerDes IP on TSMC's N7 and N6 process technologies.

May 25, 2020 12:31 AM

May 24, 2020

2-D molecular crystals modulating electronic properties of organic semiconductors

Life -- Phys.org - Organic field-effect transistors (OFETs) are the heart of plastic electronics. Doping has been shown to improve the performance of...

May 24, 2020 10:03 PM

Modular evaluation platform for discrete CoolSiC(tm) MOSFETs allows testing of different driving options

Electronics -- Infineon - Double pulse testing is a standard procedure for designers to learn about the switching behavior of...

May 24, 2020 09:51 PM

Multi-sensor edge-intelligence module for smart factories and smart home

Media -- Electronics360 - Arrow, Panasonic and ST are collaborating on a new internet of things platform.

May 24, 2020 09:38 PM

Cellular IoT

Media -- Evertiq - Cellular networks will be the communication backbone for billions of mobile devices and machines connected to the Internet of Things...

May 24, 2020 09:27 PM

Cadence delivers new verification IP

Media -- New Electronics - Cadence Design Systems is making available10 new Verification IP (VIP) solutions that will allow engineers to efficiently verify...

May 24, 2020 09:21 PM

How can the IoT help control the pandemic?

Aspencore -- IoT Times - One of the United Nations' sustainable development goals is preparedness to combat the...

May 24, 2020 03:19 AM

May 22, 2020

Arduino vs. Raspberry Pi

Tech -- Digital Trends - Arduino vs. Raspberry Pi: How do they stack up? We break down both these DIY stalwarts with examples and tips.

May 22, 2020 06:11 PM

Optimize Power and Performance of your Chip using HLS

Electronics -- IEEE Spectrum - While machine learning algorithms and hardware has moved into the mainstream, designers have only skimmed the surface of what...

May 22, 2020 05:19 PM

Industry-First, Automotive-Compliant ReDriver from Diodes Incorporated Enables DisplayPort via USB Type-C

Electronics -- Diodes Inc - Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ: DIOD) today announced the industry's first automotive AEC-Q100 grade 3 qualified 10Gbps USB-C(r) DisplayPort(tm)...

May 22, 2020 05:01 PM

Cadence Delivers 10 New Verification IP Targeting Automotive, Hyperscale Data Center and Mobile Applications

Business Wire -- Cadence today announced the availability of 10 new Verification IP (VIP) solutions for the latest standards protocols.

May 22, 2020 03:04 AM

GaN RF market growing at 12% CAGR to over $2bn in 2025, driven by 5G infrastructure and defense applications

Media -- Semiconductor Today - The total gallium nitride (GaN) radio frequency (RF) market is rising at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12% from...

May 22, 2020 02:12 AM

May 21, 2020

Sensor products aid predictive maintenance

Aspencore -- EDN - ST's IIS3DWB vibration sensor and STEVAL-STWINKT1 multi-sensor evaluation kit accelerate the development of condition-monitoring systems....

May 21, 2020 09:44 PM

Microcontroller lineup is safety-ready

Aspencore -- EDN - Microchip's AVR DA family of microcontrollers is recommended for safety-critical applications in both industrial and automotive products....

May 21, 2020 09:44 PM

Cadence's John Wall to Present at Cowen Virtual Conference

Business Wire -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDNS): WHO: John Wall, senior vice president and chief financial officer, Cadence Design Systems, Inc....

May 21, 2020 04:09 PM

Mentor's Calibre and Analog FastSPICE platforms achieve certification for TSMC's newest processes

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Mentor, a Siemens business, today announced that it has achieved certification for a broad array of Mentor integrated...

May 21, 2020 03:30 PM

SDK and neural network IP for low-power FPGA-based smart vision

Media -- eeNews Europe - Through its Smart Embedded Vision initiative, Microchip Technology aims to address the growing need for power-efficient...

May 21, 2020 03:20 PM

May 20, 2020

Murata's LTE-M solution with Altair Semiconductor's advanced cellular chipset earns Deutsche Telekom certification

Media -- eBOM - Murata Electronics today announced that their LTE-M solution powered by Altair Semiconductor's advanced cellular chipset has secured Deutsche...

May 20, 2020 03:45 PM

May 18, 2020

Panasonic sees strong demand from Tesla, in talks to expand Nevada battery plant

Media -- Reuters - Technology - Panasonic Corp's finance chief said the company is seeing strong demand for battery cells from U.S. partner Tesla and...

May 18, 2020 05:26 PM

Vertical GaN Devices for a New Power Electronics

Aspencore -- Power Electronics - GaN is a high bandgap material that allows devices to operate at higher temperatures and withstand higher voltages compared...

May 18, 2020 04:10 PM

'Tantalizing' clues about why a mysterious material switches from conductor to insulator

Life -- EurekAlert - Tantalum disulfide is a mysterious material. According to textbook theory, it should be a conducting metal, but in the real world...

May 18, 2020 04:05 PM

NXP Extends its Wireless MCU Family with New Devices Featuring Enhanced Bluetooth Capabilities for Automotive and Industrial Markets

Media -- eBOM - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced the availability of new devices within its KW3x family of microcontrollers (MCUs)....

May 18, 2020 03:46 PM

Essentra Components guide to spiral cable wrap - how to bundle cables and hoses

Media -- eBOM - Spiral wrap, spiral cable wrap, spiral wire wrap or spiral wrap tubing - whatever you call it, Essentra Components new guide gives the...

May 18, 2020 03:46 PM

Power management ICs enhance battery-powered IoT product design

Media -- Evertiq - Silicon Labs announces a new line of energy-friendly power management ICs (PMICs) serving as dedicated companion chips for EFR32 wireless...

May 18, 2020 03:41 PM

Vertical GaN Devices - the Next Generation of Power Electronics

Aspencore -- EETimes - NexGen Power Systems Inc. is fabricating vertical power devices (vertical GaN) using homoepitaxial GaN on GaN substrates. Vertical...

May 18, 2020 05:11 AM

Create radio receiver circuits with the LM386 audio amplifier

Aspencore -- EDN - Although the ubiquitous LM386 IC was designed to be used as an audio amplifier, it has a number of undocumented characteristics that can...

May 18, 2020 04:42 AM

SiC Challenges for Power Electronics

Aspencore -- Power Electronics - Silicon carbide is an exceptionally efficient material with high-power and high-temperature characteristics.

May 18, 2020 04:41 AM

Omron MOSFET Relays

Media -- eBOM - Current trends towards equipment downsizing, energy efficiency and faster operation present system designers and manufacturers with tremendous...

May 18, 2020 03:42 AM

Hands On With Nvidia's New Jetson Xavier NX AI 'Robot Brain'

Tech -- ExtremeTech - Today Nvidia officially launched its most powerful card-sized IoT GPU ever, the Nvidia Jetson Xavier NX (dev kit $399). We covered...

May 18, 2020 12:42 AM

May 17, 2020

Semtech and Vision Deliver Smarter Energy Monitoring with LoRa(r)-based AMI Solutions

Business Wire -- Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTC), a leading supplier of high performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors and advanced algorithms, announced...

May 17, 2020 08:51 PM

Toshiba Releases MOSFET Gate Driver Switch IPD for Automotive ECUs

Business Wire -- Toshiba launches an IPD that controls the conduction and shut-off of current supplied tor automotive electronic control units (ECUs).

May 17, 2020 08:50 PM

Toshiba Launches MOSFET Gate Driver Switch Intelligent Power Devices

Media -- eBOM - Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH ("Toshiba") has launched two new gate driver switch intelligent power devices (IPDs). Fully AEC-Q100 compliant,...

May 17, 2020 08:42 PM

Enabling Chiplet And Co-Packaged Optics Architectures With 112G XSR SerDes

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Conventional chip designs are struggling to achieve the scalability, as well as power, performance, and area (PPA),...

May 17, 2020 08:36 PM