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Tiny silicon capacitor for 10GHz frequencies

French silicon passive components firm IPDiA has developed a 1nF silicon capacitor in an 0101 sized package. The silicon capacitor an be used for DC decoupling/DC noise and harmonic filtering in RF and microwave power applications up to 10GHz.  These wire bondable vertical capacitors built in silicon trenches have…

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USB-based 6GHz vector network analyser

Anritsu has introduced the ShockLine MS46121A series of 1-port USB vector network analysers (VNAs). Two models with frequency coverage of 40MHz to 4GHz and 150kHz to 6GHz are powered and controlled by a PC through the USB port. Sweeps can be conducted at 100 microseconds per point and the…

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TDK puts 300W power converter in tiny brick

TDK’s latest iEH series of 300W 1/8th brick DC-DC converters use digital non-linear adaptive control for improved dynamic response and stability. The iEH series can provide output voltages of 9.6, 10.2, 10.8 or 12Vdc with currents up to 33A from a nominal input…

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Stackable 16 cell Li-ion monitor chip

Lapis semiconductor has announced a lithium-ion battery monitoring chip that supports 16 cells in series. ML5239 can be stacked for higher voltages, and is consumes only 100nA in shut-down. Applications are expected in power storage and uninterruptible power supplies. Each chip has its own ADC, and it looks…

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Small power module drives 90A

Ericsson has introduced a two-phase point-of-load (POL) converter which can be operated as a standalone unit delivering 90A, as well as being part of a larger power system when processor boards require higher current. Built on a two-phase topology, four BMR465 modules can be connected in…

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Microcontroller fits in a USB Type-C connector

Cypress Semiconductor is sampling a USB Type-C cable controller which includes power delivery (PD) on a small footprint. It is designed for use in 2.4mm thin USB Type-C cable connectors. The programmable EZ-PD CCG2 controller is capable of supporting any USB Type-C downstream facing port…

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Tektronix gives 70GHz scope a new form-factor

Tektronix has introduced an oscilloscope with a real-time bandwidth of 70GHz using the firm’s patented Asynchronous Time Interleaving (ATI) technology. For the DPO70000SX oscilloscope Tektronix has made significant change to the control panel of the instrument and reduced the size of the display. According to the company, one…

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SSD backs up legacy semiconductor manufacturing gear

Solid State Disks has launched an  Ethernet-based back-up and restore capability for its family of Compact Flash (CF) SCSI-Flash solid-state drives for storage systems on legacy semiconductor manufacturing equipment…

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