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September 18, 2021

Demand Patterns Shifting for MLCCs

Aspencore -- EPS News - Industrial, medical, and military demand for high quality, high-voltage multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) has been hit hard by a shift in production by the world's largest MLCC manufacturers who are focusing on a seemingly insatiable demand...

September 18, 2021 10:18 PM

How to choose reliable capacitors for automotive applications

Aspencore -- EDN - Choosing a capacitor for reliable performance in today's automotive electronics requires an examination of several parameters. The performance characteristics of the various capacitor technologies must be understood first. Following this, the automotive...

September 18, 2021 10:16 PM

North American Switch Market: Sales Dipped 8%, Bookings Down 3% in 2020

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Recently-analyzed data from switch sales and bookings in North America shows the financial impact on markets in the final quarter of 2020.

September 18, 2021 04:07 AM

New TCO Series High-Temperature, Automotive-Grade Polymer Chip Capacitors

Electronics -- AVX - Rated for operating temperatures up to 150C at category voltage, the new TCO Series capacitors meet AEC-Q200 requirements, exhibit low DCL and a benign failure mode, and are ideal for use in low- and medium-power automotive, industrial, and telecommunications...

September 18, 2021 02:33 AM

Abracon to Co-Host Upcoming Webinar: High-Precision GNSS Antennas for Automotive Applications

Electronics -- Abracon News - Abracon's Roshni Prasad, an associate product engineer for RF & Antennas, will present during this webinar on September 22, 2021, at 1:00 PM CDT. Roshni will detail multi-band GNSS for high-precision applications, RF (Radio Frequency) receiver...

September 18, 2021 02:33 AM

DSEi 2021 Shows the Way

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Over the last few months, we have discussed some of the latest trends in the defence and aerospace industries to coincide with the publication earlier this year of Samtec Industrial Application page. In these posts, we have looked at how...

September 18, 2021 02:30 AM

September 17, 2021

Automotive-grade polymer chip caps exhibit low DCL, benign failure mode

Media -- EE World - AVX Corporation released the new TCO Series high-temperature, automotive-grade polymer chip capacitors, which are rated for operating temperatures up to 150C at category voltage and meet AEC-Q200 Stress Test Qualification for Passive Components...

September 17, 2021 07:56 PM

Non-magnetic RF inductors reach values up to 18 uH

Media -- EE World - A new non-magnetic RF thru-hole (leaded) inductor series, 28MG, was designed to address the market need for non-magnetic inductors that could achieve inductance values of up to 18 uH.

This series is a candidate for use in medical imaging equipment...

September 17, 2021 07:22 PM

Teledyne Relays Announces Expanded Range of 50+ GHz Coax Switches for 5G and Other Demanding Applications

Business Wire -- Teledyne Relays announces its line of 50+ GHz coax switches, adding transfer switching, terminated and normally-open models to its family of switches.

September 17, 2021 07:14 PM

September 16, 2021

The Quest to See Inside Operating Batteries

Aspencore -- EETimes - Batteries present a test and measurement dilemma and conundrum. On one side, the basic battery external parameters of terminal voltage, current, and temperature are fairly easy to measure. The next tier of assessments, such as assessing the...

September 16, 2021 06:55 PM

Passive components see increasing lead times

Media -- Evertiq - Capacitor, resistor and inductor markets all showed signs of increased demand in August 2021, with lead times for all three product lines reaching new heights.

September 16, 2021 06:52 PM

MLCCs feature low-resistance soft termination

Media -- EE World - TDK Corporation has expanded its CN series of multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) that are the first of their kind. The new products, 10 μF capacitance in 3216 size (3.2 x 1.6 x 1.6 mm) and 22 μF capacitance in 3225 size (3.2 x 2.5...

September 16, 2021 06:35 PM

New Vishay Dale thin film wraparound chip resistor released by New Yorker Electronics

Media -- Electronics360 - The precision performance resistor series significantly reduces board space and component counts by replacing larger resistors.

September 16, 2021 06:09 PM

September 14, 2021

Multilayer ceramic capacitors: TDK expands MLCC lineup with new low-resistance soft termination

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK Corporation has expanded its CN series of multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) that are the first of their kind. The new products, 10 μF capacitance in 3216 size (3.2 x 1.6 x 1.6 mm) and 22 μF capacitance in 3225 size (3.2 x 2.5...

September 14, 2021 06:55 PM

Electronic connector segment: mid-year check

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - ECCO's president, Bernard Gizzi, looks at factors and trends impacting the interconnect product segment and offers tips for staying ahead of the market

During 2020 most of us would not have predicted the wild swings in the electronic...

September 14, 2021 06:38 PM

Rockwell Automation and Ansys Partner to Optimize Industrial Operations

Business Wire -- Rockwell Automation and Ansys Partner to Optimize Industrial Operations

September 14, 2021 06:25 PM

Passive products

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - High current power inductors suit automotive circuits

TDK's new HPL505032F1 power inductors enable level 5 ADAS applications for cameras by offering high-current and low-inductance for power circuits in central and graphic processing...

September 14, 2021 03:21 AM

September 11, 2021

Samtec and PICMG Exhibit at Sensors Converge

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - The 21st century is a digital world. Sensors - from microphones to thermometers - convert real world analog signals in to the digital domain. The sensors and electronics community focuses on sensing, processing, connecting and analyzing...

September 11, 2021 03:28 AM

Connectors for Patient Care Applications

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - The needs of the medical profession go beyond the safe conditions of the operating room and the hospital. Many patients are cared for in other environments - doctors' offices, health centers and increasingly, in the home. This is especially...

September 11, 2021 12:21 AM

September 10, 2021

Molex reveals findings from 'The Future of Mobile Devices' survey

Media -- Components in Electronics - A global survey has identified the top trends and technologies that will impact smart phones, smart wearables and other mobile devices manufactured in 2026.

Molex, a global electronics leader and connectivity innovator, commissioned...

September 10, 2021 08:25 PM

New High Voltage SIL/SIP Reed Relays from Pickering Electronics Feature Higher Coil Resistance for Low Power Consumption

Media -- ELE Times - Pickering Electronics, the reed relay company which has pioneered miniaturization and high performance for over 50 years, announces the Series 100HV high voltage SIL/SIP reed relays rated for up to 3kV stand-off voltage and with more than...

September 10, 2021 08:23 PM

September 09, 2021

New High Data Rate 112 Gbps PAM4 Connector System

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - System architects and design engineers are interested in bleeding-edge performance. In this new 112 Gbps PAM4 product demonstration, Samtec marries an SI Evaluation Kit for the new AcceleRate(r)HP interconnect system with a Synopsys 112...

September 09, 2021 09:59 PM

TE Connectivity to acquire antenna business from Laird

Media -- Electronics360 - The deal will expand its presence in IoT and edge markets.

September 09, 2021 09:20 PM

Vishay Intertechnology High Voltage Thick Film Chip Resistors Save Board Space While Lowering Component Counts and Placement Costs

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new series of AEC-Q200 qualified thick film chip resistors with operating voltages up to 3 kV in the 2010 and...

September 09, 2021 09:08 PM

September 08, 2021

Molex: Findings from 'The Future of Mobile Devices' Global Survey

Media -- eBOM - Molex, a global electronics leader and connectivity innovator, unveiled the results of a global survey polling manufacturing stakeholders to identify the top trends and technologies shaping the future of mobile devices. Survey findings reveal continued...

September 08, 2021 09:51 PM

Yageo capacity utilization stays above 90%

Media -- DIGITIMES - Yageo continues to utilize more than 90% of its production capacity for MLCC and chip resistors, as order momentum remains healthy despite shipment pull-in by clients more or less affected by shortages of chips and other components, according...

September 08, 2021 09:48 PM

Edge connector simplifies VITA 67.3 VPX designs

Media -- eeNews Europe - TE's NanoRF Edge Launch connector is the first to integrate the RF above an optical interconnect, eliminating complex cablesTE Connectivity (TE) has developed a connector system that can integrate the RF above an optical interconnect...

September 08, 2021 09:47 PM

Amphenol Corporation Announces Pricing of $750,000,000 of Senior Notes

Business Wire -- Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) (the "Company") announced the pricing of its offering of $750,000,000 aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2031 (the "Notes"). The Notes will have an interest rate of 2.200% per annum. The closing of the offering...

September 08, 2021 08:56 PM

New Omron miniature switches ideal for wet or dusty applications

Neesham PR -- Omron Electronics Components Europe has announced two new fully sealed, miniature micro switches offering an exceptionally compact and flexible solution for applications exposed to water spray or high...

September 08, 2021 02:37 AM

September 07, 2021

Samtec Sponsors AI Hardware Summit 2021

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - High-demand, standard IC supply chains continue to face bottlenecks. Additionally, new and emerging compute applications demand application-specific architectures with increased performance, low latency and less power. As a result, many...

September 07, 2021 11:09 PM

Connector Industry Outlook: A Record-Setting Year in the Making?

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Connector demand is strong, and order backlog is growing. Ron Bishop looks at the current state of the connector industry, predicts how sales growth will change in the second half of the year and gives an outlook for the "post-recovery"...

September 07, 2021 08:50 PM

Murata announces acquisition of Eta Wireless

Media -- SemiMedia - Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. announced the acquisition of Eta Wireless Inc., the developer of Digital Envelope Tracking Technology that can dramatically reduce the power consumption of RF circuits involved in wireless communications.

September 07, 2021 12:06 AM

Quantic Electronics acquires Paktron Capacitors

Media -- Evertiq - Quantic Electronics announced the acquisition of Paktron Capacitors, a manufacturer of multilayer polymer film capacitors.

September 07, 2021 12:06 AM

September 05, 2021

Passive Electronic Components: Global Market Update, August 2021

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Demand for capacitors, resistors and inductors is at an all-time high, with all types and configurations experiencing elevated lead times. Dennis Zogbi examines the current state of the market and likely impacts on electronics manufacturing...

September 05, 2021 01:38 AM

September 03, 2021

Smallest biosupercapacitor provides energy for biomedical applications

Life -- Phys.org - The miniaturization of microelectronic sensor technology, microelectronic robots or intravascular implants is progressing rapidly. However, it also poses major challenges for research. One of the biggest is the development of tiny but efficient...

September 03, 2021 06:50 PM

Keeping a Lid on Capacitor Heat: Enhancing Performance and Reliability

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Heat can impact the performance and lifespan of capacitors, especially in the most challenging applications such as induction heating. Murray Slovick reviews the science behind keeping capacitors cool and looks at some ways that capacitor...

September 03, 2021 03:08 AM

September 01, 2021

Ultracapacitors Support Power Transition to Renewable Energies

Aspencore -- Power Electronics - Ultracapacitors, also known as ultracaps, are a particular type of capacitor with an extremely high capacitance per unit volume, several orders of magnitude higher than that of traditional capacitors. Ultracapacitors are located between...

September 01, 2021 05:20 PM

Automotive Grade IHLP(r) Inductor in 2020 Case Size Offers Operating Temperature to +180 °C

Aspencore -- Power Electronics - Vishay Intertechnology has expanded its offering of high temperature Automotive Grade IHLP(r) low profile, high current inductors with a new device in the 2020 case size. The Vishay Dale IHLP-2020CZ-8A combines a high continuous operating...

September 01, 2021 05:18 PM

August 30, 2021

All-metal current-sense chip resistors feature 1-W power rating

Media -- EE World - IoT and Robotics require high efficiency and small size to maximize functionality. For current sensing, this means high power in small case sizes and low resistance values.

The CSSH0805 from Stackpole is an all-metal chip resistor with a 1W...

August 30, 2021 04:32 AM

Long-life tubular axial lead capacitors are test-rated to 2,000 hours

Media -- Electronics360 - The 105C tubular axial lead aluminum capacitors are a mil-spec equivalent designed for commercial use.

August 30, 2021 04:31 AM

Vishay Intertechnology Automotive Grade IHLP(r) Inductor

Media -- eBOM - AEC-Q200 Qualified Device Offers Low 3 mm Profile to Save Space in Under the Hood Applications

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) expanded its offering of high temperature Automotive Grade IHLP(r) low profile, high current inductors with...

August 30, 2021 01:23 AM

August 29, 2021

Belden Announces Exciting Product Launches for Q3 2021

Business Wire -- Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a leading global supplier of specialty networking solutions, continues to offer its customers more options to deliver robust performance, withstand extreme environments and maximize space utilization with new Q3 2021 product launches....

August 29, 2021 10:46 PM

August 23, 2021

Exploring how tantalum behaves at high pressures and temperatures

Life -- Phys.org - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers have explored high-pressure behavior of shock-compressed tantalum at the Omega Laser Facility at the University of Rochester's Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE). The work showed...

August 23, 2021 03:19 AM

Medical Design Briefs selects SCHURTER DG12/DG11 as Product of the Year Finalist for 2020

Electronics -- Schurter Products - The DG12/DG11 Power Entry Module series was selected as Product of the Month in the April 2020 issue of Medical Design Briefs. The series was recently announced as a Product of the Year Finalist chosen by Medical Design Briefs' editors...

August 23, 2021 02:32 AM

Connecting Engineering Education with the Real World

Electronics -- Molex Blog - Gloves that protect firefighters from carcinogens. A smart trashcan that automatically separates recyclables. A speedbump that photographs the license plates of cars going too fast.

These remarkable ideas were developed, not by MIT engineers...

August 23, 2021 02:32 AM

Upgrade Your Overvoltage Protection Performance with New Bourns(r) IsoMOV(tm) Protector

Electronics -- Bourns Blog - What would you think if we told you there is a new way to provide a substantial upgrade in terms of overvoltage protection performance and reliability without redesigning your PCB? It may seem like a stretch, but it's true. We recently introduced...

August 23, 2021 02:31 AM

Explore Solutions for Medical Applications

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Reliability is likely at the forefront of your mind when buying something new, or hiring someone to do a job. We want our purchase to last and withstand daily use, or the contractor to show up on time and complete the project.

August 23, 2021 02:30 AM

How Connectors Power Lives All Around the World

Electronics -- Molex Blog - Across all industries and in all regions of the world, one thing remains the same: Powerful interconnect solutions are required for the dependability and excellence we've come to expect in every aspect of our lives. Whether determining how...

August 23, 2021 02:30 AM