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Supercapacitor Charger

Linear Technology Corporation (Milpitas, CA) has introduced the LTC3226 inductorless supercapacitor charger with backup PowerPath™ controller for Li-ion or other low-voltage system rails in applications that require short-term backup power.

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20 Watt DC/DC Converters

XP Power (Sunnyvale, CA) announced additions to its range of low power metal cased DC/DC converters with the launch of the 20 Watt JCM20 and JTK20 series. Achieving a power density of up to 51 Watts per cubic inch and an efficiency of up to 89%, these 1 x 1 x 0.39 inch (25.4 x 25.4 x 9.90 mm)units are suitable for...

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IP65-rated Panel PCs

Four new industrial-grade panel PCs have been introduced by WinSystems (Arlington, TX). Available with 12-, 15-, 17- or 19-inch diagonal displays and touch screens, the PPC65 family of panel PCs is powered by a fully integrated 1.6 GHz Intel(R) Atom(TM)-based single board computer (SBC) that offers a multitude of I/O...

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Headphone and Speaker Amplifiers

Fairchild Semiconductor (San Jose, CA) has introduced the FAB1200 stereo Class-G ground-referenced headphone amplifier with integrated buck converter, and the FAB2200 audio subsystem with stereo Class-G headphone amplifier and 1.2W Class-D mono speaker amplifier. The FAB1200 features a charge pump that generates...

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3U VPX Virtex-6 FPGA Processing Board

The Systems division of Elma Electronic Inc. (Fremont, CA) now offers the TIC-FEP-VPX3b, an FPGA-based 3U VPX front-end processing board that provides an FMC site coupled to a large capacity Virtex-6 FPGA for flexible I/O. Featuring an onboard Xilinx Virtex-6 FPGA, the board comes with two banks of 40-bit...

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Automotive LED Driver ICs

Allegro MicroSystems (Worcester, MA) has announced two new multi-output LED drivers for LCD backlighting. The A8502 and A8514 integrate a current-mode boost converter with internal power switch and multiple current sinks. The LED sinks can be paralleled together to achieve even higher LED currents. They are capable of...

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PCIe x4 Frame Grabber

The PIXCI® A310 video frame grabber from EPIX, Inc. (Buffalo Grove, IL) acquires images from monochrome or component RGB color cameras with formats that include RS-170, CCIR, RS343, VGA, SVGA, XGA, WXGA, SXGA, SXGA+, WXGA, WSGA+, and UXGA. Many capture resolutions are available including 1920x1080p, 1920x1080i, 1280x720p,...

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UV LEDs

Lumex (Palatine, IL) has expanded the QuasarBrite™ UV family of LED technologies to include three new standard wavelengths, and announces the availability of custom UV LED arrays. The RoHS-compliant QuasarBrite UV LEDs are now available in standard 355nm, 365nm and 377nm wavelengths in a through-hole format.

Products : Energy
Solar Mini-Inverter

CyboEnergy (Rancho Cordova, CA) offers CyboInverter, a solar power mini-inverter. The mini-inverter has four input channels and four pairs of DC wires with standard MC-4 connectors that can connect to four solar panels. A number of CyboInverters can daisy chain with the AC input and output cables and connectors.

Products : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Product of the Month - White Light Sensor

Hexagon Metrology (North Kingston, RI) has announced the manual Cognitens WLS400M and the automated Cognitens WLS400A measurement systems. The white light measurement products use digital stereo vision technology to generate 3D data. Customers can choose between a portable configuration and an automated...

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Thermal Imager

NEC Avio Infrared Technologies (San Fernando, CA) has introduced its InfReC R300 high-definition thermal imager, which includes thermal movie recording to SD card in radiometric format, thermal/visible integrated images in composite/split-screen display, panoramas, autofocus, and 3.1 MP visible camera. The imager has a resolution...

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CMOS Linear Image Sensor

The S11108 CMOS linear image sensor from Hamamatsu Corp. (Bridgewater, NJ) offers sensitivity of 50 V/(lx•s). An amplifier is embedded in each pixel of the CMOS sensor. The S11108, which features a spectral response range of 400-1000nm, has a 28.672mm active area comprised of 2048 pixels, each measuring 14 × 14 μm....

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CW Diode Laser Modules

Coherent (Santa Clara, CA) has expanded its CUBE product line of CW, visible diode laser modules with three new wavelengths: 488nm (50 mW), 685nm (40 mW), and 730nm (30 mW). The compact CUBE laser heads measure 100mm × 40mm × 40mm (3.9" × 1.6" × 1.6"), and all three new models are available with CDRH safety accessories...

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LED Driver ICs

Power Integrations (San Jose, CA) has added seven LED driver ICs to its LinkSwitch-PH line. The ICs (LNK413-LNK419) are suitable for lighting applications ranging from 3W bulbs to 55W fluorescent lighting fixture replacements. The devices, which can achieve up to 88% efficiency, feature a PWM-dimmable single-stage controller with...

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Optical Module Controller

Maxim Integrated Products (Sunnyvale, CA) has introduced the DS1878, a small form factor pluggable (SFP+) controller with a digital laser diode driver (LDD) interface. The state-machine-based device controls and monitors all functions for SFF, SFP, and SFP+ optical modules, and fully supports the SFF-8472 standard. It...

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4-Leaded RGB LED

Lumex (Palatine, IL) has announced the global launch of the through-hole QuasarBrite 4-Leaded RGB LED. With a 120° viewing angle, the QuasarBrite 4-Leaded RGB LED is ideally suited for applications that require high intensity light in spatially restricted spaces. The RoHS compliant 4-Leaded RGB LEDs (part number...

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Optical Filters for Avionics

Precision Glass & Optics (PG&O) (Santa Ana, CA) announces the design and development of custom optical filters for PRP Optoelectronics (Towcester, England), independent manufacturer of LED-based display technology. PG&O provides narrow-cone-angle optical filters for PRP’s custom avionics displays. The specialized...

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Photovoltaic Metallization Paste

DuPont Microcircuit Materials (MCM) (Research Triangle Park, NC) has introduced DuPont™ Solamet® PV701 photovoltaic metallization paste, a Metal Wrap Through (MWT) technology for back side interconnected silicon solar cell designs. The product composition specifically enables up to 0.4 percent greater...

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Bandpass Filters

REO (Boulder, CO) currently offers bandpass filters for operation in the visible (380nm — 760nm), near infrared (600nm — 1100nm), and mid-infrared (1.3μm — 2.6μm) spectral ranges. Nominal bandwidth is 1% (FWHM) of the center wavelength, with a peak transmission of 60% and a linearity of ±0.5%. The filters can be...

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Laser Modules

Lasers1 (Westwood, CA) now offers a new line of diode-based and DPSS- based laser modules, laser pointers, and hand-held lasers, available at wave- lengths between deep-UV (224nm) and near-IR (2240nm). The products have

power levels from 1mW to 50W, and energy per pulse to 100mJ. The pulsed mode lasers can be made in...

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High-Speed Laser Controls

FANUC Factory Automation America (FANUC FA America) (Hoffman Estates, IL) has introduced the Series 30i/31i-L MODEL B high-speed laser controls, which deliver seamless choreography between axes motion and power modulation. The Series 30i/31i-L MODEL B provides up to 8MB of non-volatile internal memory available to store...

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Imaging Fluorescence Microscope

TILL Photonics (Victor, NY) has announced its dual-color, 2-photon imaging fluorescence microscope, IntraVital2P. The IntraVital2P facilitates imaging at low-light levels and improves SNRs for dynamic measurements deep within highly scattering tissue. Using TILL’s Yanus IV digital scanhead...

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Refractive Index Analysis

CRAIC Technologies, Inc. (San Dimas, CA) has joined with Laboratory Imaging to create rIQ™, a tool that analyzes glass trace evidence. rIQ™, or Refractive Index Quantification, combines image analysis software, optical design, and electronics to enable criminalists in modern forensic laboratories to measure the...

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Plano-Convex Axicons

Edmund Optics (EO) (Barrington, NJ), introduces its Plano-Convex (PCX) Axicons. The lenses, which feature one conical surface and one plano surface, produce a non-diffractive ring-shaped beam that increases in diameter over distance, while retaining a constant ring thickness. When Plano-Convex (PCX) Axicons are used in...

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Positioning Sensor

The Inspector P30 Positioning Sensor series from SICK (Minneapolis, MI) offers a flexible method for part location and provides a precise positioning point of a known target. The P30 reports the X, Y, and rotation angle of the taught part over TCP/IP Ethernet communication or via 4 digital switching outputs. When working with...

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Tecplot Chorus™

Tecplot Chorus™ post-processing software from Tecplot, Bellevue, WA, allows engineers to discover trends and anomalies in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) studies with a large number of cases, and simultaneously see the underlying fluid-dynamic phenomena that cause these variations. The software analyzes from one to...

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Design Platform for Motor Drives

STMicroelectronics (Geneva, Switzerland) offers new resources for users to simplify design and speed up development of intelligent motor drives for applications such as white goods, air conditioners, industrial automation, power tools and fitness equipment. Electric motors operated by traditional on/off drives...

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Embedded Software Development Platform

Mentor Graphics Corporation (Wilsonville, OR) offers a unified embedded software debugging platform, from pre-silicon to final product, based on the integration of the Mentor® Embedded Sourcery™ CodeBench embedded software development tools with Mentor’s electronic system level (ESL), verification, and...

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Seat Design Environment

VISTAGY, Inc. (Waltham, MA) has released the Seat Design Environment™ 2011 (SDE), which improves the automatic generation of documents so manufacturers can efficiently create more of the engineering and manufacturing drawings and details needed to fully define seat covers with commercial 3D CAD systems. The new release...

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Modeling and Simulation Software for Mechanical Systems

MathWorks (Natick, MA) announced a new version of SimDriveline that simplifies the integration of other physical domains into drivetrain models, including thermal losses in geartrains, electrical solenoids, and hydraulically actuated clutches. SimDriveline, based on MathWorks Simscape...

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