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Power Management Integrated Circuits

October 3, 2005 9:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. introduces the TC1303/TC1304 and TC1313 series of power management integrated circuits that combine a synchronous buck switching regulator, low dropout regulator (LDO) and power-good function into single-chip components. These five devices offer low-power and low-cost advantages for a variety of battery-operated and dual-output-voltage systems....



October 3, 2005 9:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

White Electronic Designs Corporation announces its 1 GB DDR SDRAM, unbuffered, FBGA based module. WEDC is offering this 2 × 64 M × 72 Double Data Rate (DDR) synchronous DRAM memory module based on 512 Mb DDR SDRAM components. The device consists of eighteen 64 M × 8 DDR SDRAMs in a Fine Ball Grid Array (FBGA) package mounted on a 200-pin FR4 substrate....

EEPROM Product Line Expanded

October 3, 2005 9:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology has expanded its SPI™ serial EEPROM product line with two high-density (256 Kb), high-speed (up to 10 MHz) devices. The 25AA256 is available in a 1.8 to 5.5 V voltage range, and the 25LC256 has a 2.5 to 5.5 V voltage range. Both industrial-temperature grade and extended-temperature grade versions are available....


Sabritec is AS9100 Certified

October 3, 2005 9:14 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sabritec, a custom connector manufacturer, is pleased to announce their certification to AS9100 Rev B. RWTUV USA INC certified that Sabritec has established and applies a management system for design and manufacture of connectors (coax, Triax, EMI/EMP filter and Fiber Channel), cable assemblies, integrated electro-mechanical assemblies and custom interconnect solutions that fulfill the requirements of ISO 9001:2000/AS9100 Rev B....

0.18µm Process Platform

October 3, 2005 9:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Jazz addresses the next generation of integration needs in high performance analog and RF applications with its comprehensive 0.18µm process platform. The platform is suited for applications where analog or RF performance is the dominating factor, and future integration requires more complex analog, high voltage or higher density analog components....

SMT Test Point Series

October 3, 2005 9:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Components Corporation announces the 100% RoHS-compliant TP-108 series of ultra-low profile test points. The surface mount devices feature a 0.060 inches profile, and a 0.070 inches× 0.135 inches pad size. The TP-108 is constructed utilizing a proprietary technology which includes the utilization of flat wire to facilitate a larger area for mounting the device to the board....

Embedding Memory in Next Generation Handset Designs

October 3, 2005 9:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Glossary of Acronyms 3G — Third Generation DDR — Double Data Rate DRAM — Dynamic Random Access Memory LP-SDRAM — Low-Power Static Random Access Memory Mb — Megabit MLC — Multi-Level Cell NAND — NOT AND NOR — NOT OR PSRAM/strong> — Pseudo-Static Random Access Memory RAM — Random Access Memory RWW — ...

Designing a Dual-band LNA for Wireless LAN Applications

October 3, 2005 9:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

Glossary of Acronyms ADS — Advanced Design System EDA — Electronic Design Automation EM — Electro-Magnetic FET — Field-Effect Transistor GaAs — Gallium Arsenide IIP3 — Third-order Intercept Point LAN — LAN LNA — Low-Noise Amplifier MMIC — Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit NF — Noise Figure NF min ...


Flange Mount Drop-in Isolator

September 6, 2005 9:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Renaissance Electronics Corporation (REC) announces the L-series, featuring up to 15% bandwidth in the 8.0 to 40.0 GHz range. The device is well suited for military and space applications. Made of steel housing, which is gold plated for better RF performance, this temperature stable device has typical loss of < 0....

Radiation Hardened ASIC

September 6, 2005 9:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Atmel® announces a set of 0.18µ CMOS cell-based ASIC libraries providing up to 5.5 million usable ASIC gates. With a total dose capability of up to 300 Krads and a latch-up threshold higher than 70 MeV/cm 2 /mg, the ATC18RHA lets designers integrate small, light and high performing chips into aerospace electronics, space vehicles or navigation systems applications....

Integrating Linear Power Regulation On-chip

September 2, 2005 7:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Glossary of Acronyms BOM — Bill Of Materials CMOS — Complimentary Metal Oxide Semiconductor FET — Field-Effect Transistor LDO — Low Dropout LED — Light Emitting Diode PA — Power Amplifier PDA — Personal Digital Assistant RF — Radio Frequency RTC — Real-Time Clock TCXO — Temperature-controlle...

Flexible Test and Development Architecture for Emerging Wireless Technologies

September 2, 2005 7:58 am | Articles | Comments

Glossary of Acronyms 4G — Fourth Generation wireless and mobile communications BTS — Base Transceiver Station CMTS — Cable Modem Termination System CompactPCI — Compact Peripheral Component Interconnect, an open standard supported by PICMG and used for small, high-speed industrial computing applications where transfers occur among numbers of high-speed cards.


Next Generation Voice Testing

September 2, 2005 7:58 am | Articles | Comments

Glossary of Acronyms WiMAX — World Interoperability for Microwave Access Standard 3GPP — Third Generation Partnership Project AP — Access Points ITU-T — International Telecommunications Union Standardization Sector MOS — Mean Opinion Score PESQ — Perceptual Evaluation of Speech Quality QoS — Quality of Service R — Rating, as in R-Factor, a transmission rating from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) involving noise, delay, loss and distortion.


WiMAX: The Future for BWA

September 2, 2005 7:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Glossary of Acronyms ASIC — Application-Specific Integrated Circuit BER — Bit Error Rate BPSK — Binary Phase-Shift Keying BS — Basestation BWA — Broadband Wireless Access CPE — Customer Premise Equipment LOS — Line-Of-Sight MAC — Media Access Control NLOS — Non Line-of-Sight OFDM — Orthogonal Frequency Division Mu...

A Rake Receiver Reference Design

September 2, 2005 7:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advancements in low cost FPGAs and medium performance DSPs have brought this solution to the center of the receiver design target. By Dyson Wilkes Glossary of Acronyms 3GPP — Third Generation Partnership Project A-C — Antenna-Carrier ASIC — Application-Specific Integrated Circuit BTS — Base Transceiver Station DDC — Digita...


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