Pocket-Size white noise generator for quickly testing circuit signal response
April 16, 2021[ib]Question[/ib]: Can you produce a frequency spectrum for all frequencies at the same time?
Note gets manufacturing contract from Swedish customer
March 17, 2021Sweden-headquarted electronics manufacturer Note has secured a new manufacturing deal from an un-named Swedish customer from the industrial market sector.
Cree completes sale of its LED business to SGH
March 08, 2021Cree says it has completed the previously announced sale of its LED Products business unit (Cree LED) to SMART Global Holdings (SGH).
Revenue per wafer climbs as demand surges
March 05, 2021The success and proliferation of integrated circuits has largely hinged on the ability of IC manufacturers to continue offering more performance and functionality for the money. But despite high development costs, smaller nodes bring greater revenue per wafer.
Why Is my processor leaking power? That sounds like an open-ended question
February 19, 2021[i]Question: Why is my processor consuming more power than its data sheet suggests?[/i]
Using A2B for Audio-Conferencing Systems
February 17, 2021One of the main hurdles in audio installation in a modern conference room these days is the need to interconnect a variety of input/output transducers into the main audio console. This is usually done using individual point-to-point shielded cables for each node, which is bulky and still requires separated external power supplies on each of them.
Accelerometer tilt measure over temperature and in the presence of vibration
February 12, 2021[i]Question: My consumer grade accelerometer can theoretically measure <1°of tilt. Will this still be possible over temperature and in the presence of vibration?[/i]
AC and DC Data Acquisition Signal Chains Made Easy
February 10, 2021Sampling phenomena in analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) induce the problems of aliasing and capacitive kickback, and to solve these problems, designers use filters and driving amplifiers that introduce their own sets of challenges.
NOTE is growing very strongly in greentech
February 08, 2021NOTE has had an established development and manufacturing collaboration for several years with the Swedish fast-growing company Charge Amps, which develops and sells smart charging solutions for electric cars and other electric vehicles.
North American PCB industry sales up 4.5% in December
January 28, 2021Total North American PCB shipments in December 2020 were up 4.5% compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, December shipments rose 9.8%.
Product Life Cycle of an Interconnect Bus
January 27, 2021The portable stimulus standard (PSS) is the latest industry standard created to allow the specification of test intent and behavior such that the test stimulus can be reused across various target platforms.
NOTE grows further within medtech
January 21, 2021The Swedish EMS provider says it has started a cooperation in electronics manufacturing with a, unnamed, well-established large international medtech company.
Solving the Cable TV Infrastructure Downstream Transmitter Challenge
January 20, 2021Driven by demand for faster internet connectivity, the cable TV industry has developed new network architectures for the delivery of multigigabit services to subscribers. This fiber deep approach, using a remote PHY device (RPD), moves critical hardware closer to the users by using digital fiber.
iCoupler Technology Benefits Gallium Nitride (GaN) Transistors in AC/DC Designs
January 13, 2021Highly efficient ac/dc power supplies are key to the evolution of the telecom and datacom infrastructure, as power consumption grows rapidly due to hyperscale data centers, enterprise servers, or telecom switching stations. However, the power electronics industry has reached the theoretical limit of silicon MOSFETs.
Five mega-deals pushed M&A value to $118B last year
January 13, 2021The value of the mergers and acquisitions seen last year within the semiconductor industry set a new record. Five big acquisition announcements and more than a dozen smaller deals in 2020 pushed the total value of M&A agreements in the year to an all-time high of USD 118.0 billion, surpassing the previous record of USD 107.7 billion reached in 2015
What Is JESD204 and Why Should We Pay Attention to It?
January 06, 2021A new converter interface is steadily picking up steam and looks to become the protocol of choice for future converters. This new interface, JESD204, was originally rolled out several years ago but has undergone revisions that are making it a much more attractive and efficient converter interface.
The A to Z of A2B Applications
December 16, 2020Throughout its history, there are many examples of the automotive industry leveraging technology transfers from adjacent and complementary markets; industrial, consumer, and healthcare to name a few.
Don’t Throw Away Your Smart Meters!
December 09, 2020You are a utility distribution grid operator faced with the challenge of managing millions of meters. You are planning to deploy advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) with new smart meters to enable automated meter readings, demand response programs, remote connect and disconnect, and improved outage management.
All That Glitters Is Not Gold!
December 02, 2020Application engineers often repeatedly answer the same questions from different customers, especially queries related to the selection of parts in their application. One mistake we see in part selection happening time and time again is that the customers become over enamored by what I like to call “the sheet” in data sheets.
Swedish EMS provider land new industrial contractLoad more news
November 23, 2020EMS provider NOTE has won a new deal for an international group in the area of Motion and Control. The company will manufacturer will produce the electronics for advanced control units for different types of machines and vehicles for the unnamed customer.