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Proximity Sensors Make Mobile Devices User-Friendly

June 16, 2008 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

PNS? OSRAM Opto Semiconductors two SMT proximity sensors (Models SFH7740 and SFH7741) use distance measurements to detect a mobile device’s operating status without physical contact to the sensor itself. This technology allows for the automatic shut-off of displays and keypads when no longer needed, improving performance and efficiency of products such as cell phones and digital cameras....

Security System Offers Protection for FPGA Designs

June 16, 2008 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

PNS? Maxim Integrated Products unveils its 1-Wire secure memory devices that add additional security to designs using the Altera Cyclone III and Cyclone II FPGA families. These secure memory devices incorporate the Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA-1), a thoroughly scrutinized public hash protocol developed by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the 1-Wire interface....

High Power MMIC SPST Switch for Multi-Band Antenna Matching

June 16, 2008 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

PNS? California Eastern Laboratories unveils the Model UPG2189TB high-power SPST (single pole single throw) GaAs MMIC switch from NEC. Its ability to handle high GSM input power levels with low harmonic distortion makes the switch suitable for switching the tuning and matching elements in multi-band antennas....

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FHSS Radio Module Enables Networked LOS and BLOS

June 16, 2008 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

Intuicom, Inc., introduces its Model C1000 m ultra-small spread spectrum OEM RF transceiver module with “leap-ahead” performance technology. Designed for integration into military/aerospace instruments and commercial systems where size, weight and power consumption are critical design issues, the module is suitable for unmanned vehicles, robotics and portable devices....

Beryllium Oxide Achieves Higher Thermal Conductivity

June 16, 2008 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

PNS Brush Ceramic Products Inc. announced an increase in thermal conductivity over standard beryllium oxide BeO. Called BW3250, the material now delivers thermal conductivity of greater than 325 W/mK at room temperature, an increase of over 15% from the 285 W/mK that was previously obtainable. The benefits in heat dissipation afforded by this advancement will allow devices using BeO to deliver higher RF outputs....

30 A Half-Brick DC/DC Converters Feature 93% Efficiency

June 16, 2008 10:52 am | Product Releases | Comments

PNS? Lambda launches its iHG series of 100 W fully-isolated, single output DC/DC converters. Providing optimal thermal performance, using the industry standard half-brick footprint with no base plate, the modules are suitable for designing low airflow, high temperature, 48 V power architectures and for telecom, wireless, medical and industrial applications....

SAW Clock Oscillator Provides Low Jitter Performance

June 16, 2008 10:52 am | Wireless Design & Development | Product Releases | Comments

PNS? Crystek Crystals announces its 1 GHz SAW clock oscillator (CCSO) that was designed using FR5 PCB and SAW (surface acoustic wave) crystal technology to provide a low noise, low jitter performance with true SineWave output. The resulting oscillator features -142 dBc/Hz phase noise at 10 kHz offset....

HV Power Amplifier Achieves 80 Kv Output

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Trek’s Model 40/15 high voltage amplifier provides up to 80 kV of peak-to-peak output with a range from 0 to ± 40 kV DC or peak AC and an output current ranging from 0 to ± 15 mA DC or peak AC. The bipolar output device features a DC offset adjustment range from 0 to ± 40 kV, a slew rate above 350 V/µs, and four-quadrant, class AB, all-solid-state output stages....

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Converters Integrate 800 V MOSFET

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

STMicroelectronics’ VIPer17-series off-line switched-mode converters use an 800 V avalanche-rugged MOSFET and SMPS designs up to 12 W. The DIP- and SMD-packaged devices include adjustable over-voltage and overload protection, hysteretic over-temperature protection, two levels of over-current protection, and a fault-initiated auto-restart function....

Light Rings Use LED Packages

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

OPTEK Technology’s OPA80 and OPA83 Series near-infrared light rings come in through-hole LED packages including surface mount devices with a viewing angle of 100° and 3 mm through-hole packages with viewing angles of 18° and LED quantities ranging from 10 to 24 V. The RoHS-compliant devices have a typical forward voltage of 1....

Sensor Delivers Low-Light Performance

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

OmniVision Technologies’ OV563-series of CameraChip sensors possess a light sensitivity of 960 mV/Lux-sec in a 1.75 micron OmniPixel3-HS architecture. The 5 mega pixel devices support automatic exposure control, gain control, white balance, 50/60 Hz luminance detection, and black level calibration....

Linear Power Amplifier Delivers +39 dBm OIP3

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Mimix Broadband’s XP1035-QH linear power amplifier supplies +39 dBM OIP3, 26 dB signal gain, and covers a power range from 5.9 to 9.5 GHz. The RoHS-compliant 4 mm 2 device features on-chip ESD protection structures and temperature compensated power detector, and DC bypass capacitors. The QFN-packaged GaAs MMIC amplifier is suited for applications such as point-to-point radio, LMDS, SATCOM, and VSAT....

Module Functions with 2 GB Memory

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

MEN Micro’s XM50 PowerPC-based ESMexpress module runs up to 2 GB of soldered DDR2 SDRAM with error-correcting code (ECC) as well as non-volatile SRAM and FRAM. The nearly-ANSI-VITA-standardized device comes with a PowerQUICC III MPC8548 processor operating at up to 1.5 GHz and a maximum total power dissipation of 12 W....

Logarithmic Detector/Controller Operates at 3 GHz

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave’s HMC612LP4(E) logarithmic detector/controller functions in applications in a frequency range from 50 Hz to 3 GHz. The RF power measurement device has a ۫ dB dynamic range from greater than 60 dB to 0.9 GHz, a 45 dB dynamic range at 3 GHz, an operating temperature range from -40°C to +85°C, and input frequencies from 50 Hz to 0....

Latches Offer Dynamic Offset Cancellation

June 13, 2008 12:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Allegro Microsystems’ A329-series Hall-effect latches feature dynamic offset cancellation that reduces the residual offset voltage caused by device package overmolding, temperature dependencies, and thermal stress. The temperature-stable devices include a voltage regulator, Hall-voltage transducer, small-signal amplifier, Schmitt trigger, and short-circuit protected open-collector output sinking up to 25 mA....

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