Linear Technology has announced the LTC5551, an ultrahigh dynamic range RF down-converting mixer for applications that demand the very best in performance. Unlike passive mixers which typically have 7 to 9 dB of conversion loss, the LTC5551 boasts 2.4 dB of conversion gain, substantially improving receiver dynamic range.
Telit Wireless Solutions has announced that the company’s ultra-miniature Jupiter SE880 GPS receiver is to become the positioning technology device integrated into Hirschmann Solutions’ RAS 1575 GPS receiver antenna.
This week on WDD’s HotSpot, brought to you by National Instruments, Linear Technology’s LTC5551 ultra-high, dynamic range RF down converting mixer; a wristband, which uses the unique cardiac rhythm of consumers to authenticate their identity; a thin, wireless touch interface; and an inflatable antenna.
Crystek Crystals has announced the release of a 245.760 MHz SAW Clock Oscillator (in single frequency band), the CCSO-914X-245.760. Crystek designed the module using proprietary circuitry and SAW (surface acoustic wave) resonator technology to provide ultra-low jitter/phase noise performance with true SineWave output.
MACOM has announced a new SPDT Switch-Limiter that is ideally suited for S-Band military and commercial radar systems. The MASL-011023 is an innovative switch-limiter solution for customers who require the industry’s fastest recovery time and highest power handling for S-Band receive protection applications.
Coilcraft CPS has announced its new AE619PYA Series of high-temperature, military-grade power inductors that meet all NASA low outgassing specifications. These robust, composite-core surface mount inductors are constructed of high-temperature materials.
Littelfuse has introduced two series of compact, high surge withstand fuses, both capable of withstanding up to 20 lightning-induced high current surges without performance degradation.
Peregrine Semiconductor has announced that its new PE613010 antenna tuning switch has been selected by Pantech to drive performance in the new Vega LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) smartphone.
Littelfuse has introduced an ultra-low capacitance protection thyristor. The SDP Series SIDACtor Protection Thyristor in the SOT23-6 package provides robust overvoltage protection for broadband/xDSL telecommunications equipment with minimal effects on connection speed and reach.
Balluff SteelFace sensors are designed and built tough to survive longer in your most abusive applications. For applications that require something more compact than a tubular sensor, Balluff is pleased to offer the all new flatpack SteelFace sensor.
Advanced Power Electronics has launched a new step-up converter capable of efficiently driving up to eight white LEDs in series for backlighting applications. The APE1612-3 uses current mode 1.2 MHz fixed frequency architecture to regulate the LED current.
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Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced the industry’s first RF power converters to integrate the MIPI Alliance’s radio frequency front-end (RFFE) digital control interface, a specification that simplifies multi-band and multi-radio communications.
Phoenix Display International (PDI) has introduced a family of TFT monochrome LCDs that provide a drop-in replacement for passive matrix monochrome displays with superior performance, including higher brightness, wider viewing angles, higher contrast ratios, and higher resolution.
Aeroflex Incorporated has announced the introduction of the new 3920B Digital Radio Test Set for Analog AM and FM, Digital P25, P25 Phase II, DMR, NXDN, dPMR, TETRA, and TEDS technologies.
Arizona State University researchers Karl Sieradzki and Qing Chen have been experimenting with dealloying lithium-tin alloys, and seeing the potential for the nanostructures they are producing to spark advances in lithium-ion batteries, as well as in expanding the range of methods for creating new nanoporous materials using the dealloying process.
Qantek has introduced their new QC16 Series Surface Mount Crystal, their smallest crystal unit yet. The QC16, measuring a micro miniature 1.6 x 1.2 x 0.4 mm, is specially designed for high density circuit applications.
Harwin has increased the flexibility of its industry-recognized 2 mm pitch Datamate hi-rel connector family with new versions. The company now offers its single-in-line, surface mount version in vertical configuration, while the recently-announced extra-small bore product is now available with jack screws for extra mating security.
RFMW has announced design and sales support for TriQuint Semiconductor’s integrated limiter/LNA multi-chip module TGM2543-SM. The TriQuint TGM2543-SM is targeted at the Radar market where 4 to 20 GHz frequency coverage in a surface mount package offers cost and performance benefits.
NTE has added a new series of Economy Trimmers to their Potentiometer & Trimmer line. The trimmers are 3/8" square single turn, cermet, and side adjustable.
NTE has added three NEW 25 A, TO-220 Isolated Tab SCR's to their Semiconductor line: NTE5552-I (200 V), NTE5554-I (400 V), NTE5556-I (600 V).
This week on WDD’s HotSpot, brought to you by Components Corporation, Samsung's 3D Vertical-NAND flash memory is fabricated using an innovative vertical interconnect process technology; a surgeon uses live, point-of-view video via Google Glass; a man wants to replace the knife with a scanner in autopsies; and the importance of successful vibration testing.
More and more manufacturers are offering their products cooperatively through small retailers, as well as in web shops. Researchers have developed a new RF clip with which products can be labeled. It helps avoid duplicate sales.
RFMW announced design and sales support for TriQuint Semiconductor’s TAT9988, an ultra-linear GaAs/GaN amplifier MMIC intended for output stage amplification in CATV infrastructure applications.
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