Electronic Products News

GloFo links with QEOS and Catena

Globalfoundries (GloFo) has announced partnerships with Catena and QEOS. The QEOS partnership is intended to develop a millimeter-wave CMOS platform to support the higher data rates required in future mobile broadband access networks, while enabling customers to integrate mixers, low noise amplifiers, power amplifiers and inter-frequency amplifiers, all…

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Crystek launches low noise LVPECL oscillator

Crystek has launched an ultra-low phase noise LVPECL oscillator providing a -163dBc/Hz noise floor at 40MHz. The CVPD-952 provides low phase noise for an LVPECL oscillator, which translates to a typical phase jitter of 75fSec (12kHz to 20MHz). The device offers a frequency range from 131MHz to…

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High voltage regulator is capable of low voltage output

A synchronous step-down switching regulator has been designed by Linear Technology to deliver 1A on a 100V input with efficiency up to 90%. Burst mode operation is used to keep quiescent current under 7µA in no-load standby conditions. Designed for 48V automotive systems and high voltage industrial…

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LabView gets audio front-end from Audio Precision

LabView is commonly used for analysing audio systems and now developers can take advantage of a software driver from audio test system firm Audio Precision which makes it easier to integrate its instruments into LabView-based measurement environments. The company has created a DAQ driver for its APx515 analyser which…

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IoT sensor prototyping board has Bluetooth interface

Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems is selling an evaluation kit for its Grid-Eye infrared array sensor, which incorporates a Bluetooth Smart module and a microcontroller. The kit is intended for prototyping the infrared array sensor which is a 64 pixel IR camera in a surface mount package measuring 11…

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Dev board puts ECP5 FPGAs in small cells

Lattice Semiconductor is targeting its ECP5 range of FPGAs at small cell wireless basestations and communications terminals and it has introduced a development kit for system prototyping and test. The ECP5 Versa development kit allows designers to evaluate system performance against interface standards such as PCI Express, Gigabit Ethernet, DDR3…

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TI Delfino MCU gets in-system programming

Texas Instruments’ latest 32-bit floating-point microcontroller, called Delfino, gets in-system programming with the FlashRunner line from SMH Technologies of Italy. The in-circuit programming of the F2837xD microcontrollers, which have two real-time control accelerators (CLAs), avoids the limitations associated with traditional programmable devices (On-Socket or…

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China launches FPGA family

Twenty-month-old Gowin Semiconductor of Guangdong has a two-device family of FPGAs called GW1N – GW1N-1K and GW1N-9K. They are made on TSMC’s 55nm process with an embedded flash block which can be randomly accessed. According to Gowin they have up to 9K LUTs; up to…

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