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Software Delivers IC Package Modeling

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Tools? Daat Research Corporation announces the addition of powerful tools for modeling IC packages into its Coolit v.8 CFD thermal analysis software. The tools build detailed parametric chip models that can be converted to compact models, and the user can switch between detailed and compact models as desired....

S-Band VCO Features Low Phase Noise

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Z-Communications, Inc. announces its RoHS-compliant, voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) Model CRO2905A-LF in S-band. It operates at 2905 MHz (single frequency) with a tuning voltage range from 0.5 to 4.5 V DC. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -114 dBc/Hz at 10 kHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 13 MHz/V....

Thick Film Chips Offer Optimal Pulse Handling

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The RPC series from Stackpole Electronics, Inc. is a line of surge-withstanding thick film chips that is offered in the usual industry sizes from 2512 down to 0805, in resistance values from 0.27 ? up to 22 Mg, and in tolerances as low as 5%. The series offers pulse power handling of >10 times the equivalent standard thick film chip resistor in the larger sizes....

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RF Coaxial Relays Offer Flexibility of Operation

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Relcomm Technologies introduces its RRS Series of newly configured inline 5-port 2P2T coaxial relays. The relay series offers the flexibility of independently operating each of the two sets of switching contacts. The center RF connector port is common to the adjacent output connectors, and it allows signal path for back-up or redundancy mode configuration....

Foil Resistor Features a Low Absolute TCR

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduces its VPR220Z ultra-high-precision Z-Foil resistor that provides an industrial-grade absolute TCR of ?0.05 ppm/°C from 0°C to 60°C and ?0.20 ppm/°C from -55°C to 125°C, 25°C ref., a power rating up to 8 W at 25°C per MIL-PRF-39009, an optimum power coefficient of ?5 ppm at rated power, and a tolerance of ?0....

S-Band VCO Features Optimal Harmonic Suppression

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Z-Communications, Inc. announces its RoHS-compliant voltage-controlled oscillator (VCO) model SMV3400A-LF in S-band that operates from 3220 to 3580 MHz with a tuning voltage range from 0.50 to 3 V DC. This VCO features a typical phase noise of -80 dBc/Hz at 10 KHz offset and a typical tuning sensitivity of 230 MHz/V....

VXS Backplane Offers Star Routing Topology

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Bustronic Corporation announces its 8-slot VXS backplane that features a Star routing topology, fitting into most 4U high horizontal mount enclosures. The VITA 41.0-specified backplane features one hub slots and seven payload slots in a 14-layer controlled-impedance stripline design. Backplane simulation confirms strong signal performance....

Switches Exhibit Failsafe Functions

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Ducommun Technologies, Inc. announces its 2N Series of SPDT switches that features N connectors and a frequency range of DC to 12.4 GHz, and the 2NH Series that features high-power N connectors and a frequency range of DC to 12.4 GHz. Both series are available with failsafe, latching, self cut-off or pulse latching functions....

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Low-Power ICs Support Per-Channel Enable Controls

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics announces six devices in a series of clock-distribution ICs that provide per-channel output-enable controls for precision clock management in embedded and handheld applications. The two-channel STCD1020, three-channel STCD1030 and four-channel STCD1040 save component count, board complexity and materials costs in multi-mode devices such as cellular handsets and M2M (machine-to-machine) communications....

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Diode Controller Integrates 5 A MOSFET

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Linear Technology announces its LTC4358 single high voltage ideal diode controller that uses an internal 5 A MOSFET to provide a simple, low loss replacement to Schottky diodes in high current applications. The controller and 20 m? internal N-channel MOSFET perform the function of a low forward voltage diode....

Epoxy Adhesive Cures Rapidly at Room Temperature

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

Master Bond, Inc. introduces its EP41SMED high performance, low viscosity epoxy adhesive for fast room temperature curing and bonding applications. This compound has a 5:1 mix ratio by weight, and it has “handling” time from 10 to 15 minutes at ambient temperatures. Bonds are resistant to water, oil and many organic solvents, as well as cold sterilants, ETO and gamma radiation....

Low Dropout Regulators for High Efficiency Applications

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Micrel, Inc. launches its MIC5313/4/5/6 family of low input voltage capable, low dropout regulators that integrates two LDOs that are capable of operating from a low input voltage of 1.7 V while consuming 37 µA total quiescent current. The MIC531x family has very low dropout voltage in order to regulate from low voltage rails and to provide a high conversion efficiency....

16-Bit Microcontrollers Feature Low Power Consumption

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

NEC Electronics America, Inc. introduces 22 16-bit all-Flash microcontrollers (MCUs) for compact, low-power, battery-operated and sensor-enabled systems. Based on a proprietary high-performance 16-bit 78K0R CPU core, the 78K0R/Kx3-L MCUs offer low power consumption to extend battery life and more on-chip integration to help reduce the size and cost of battery-driven and sensor-enabled systems such as fire and security alarms, meters, indust...

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Splitter Combiner Operates on Full or Part Bandwidth

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Raditek, Inc. announces its wide band six-way splitter combiner coaxial model that operates from 2 to 18 GHz on full or part bandwidth. It operates over the full temperature range of -10°C to 50°C with 1 or 10 W of power handling. Custom parts can be quoted up to 18 GHz with 25% bandwidth. Dimensions are 3" × 2" × 0....

Coaxial RF Connector and Cable Assemblies for Military Applications

September 22, 2008 12:45 pm | Product Releases | Comments

ITT Interconnect Solutions introduces its coaxial RF connector along with 12 phase-matched RF cable assemblies. The connector system features a press fit contact suitable for operation to 250°C for a lifespan of 25 years. For operation up to 250°C, a cable assembly with a silicone dioxide dielectric is specified, while those applications with a temperature range to 200°C can use the cable assembly with PTFE dielectric....

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