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A new method for quantifying crystal semiconductor efficiency

Life - - Japanese scientists have found a new way to detect the efficiency of crystal semiconductors. For the first time ever, the team used...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:38:02 - #semiconductor

Engineers make transistors and electronic devices entirely from thread

Life - - A team of engineers has developed a transistor made from linen thread, enabling them to create electronic devices made entirely of...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:13:38 - #eewire

Abracon MEMS: When to Select MEMS Clocking for Compact Designs

Electronics - Abracon News - After decades of development, MEMS devices have proven useful in tackling challenges that quartz crystals may exhibit. Learn when...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:13:33 - #abracon #ipe

Qualcomm Interim Chief Financial Officer Dave Wise to Retire

Electronics - Qualcomm - Akash Palkhiwala to Serve as Interim CFO; Company Continues Search for Permanent CFO
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:13:32 - #qualcomm #iot #wearables #semiconductor

So, what's a VNA anyway?

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - [[This article is the second installment of a series that explains how to use scattering parameters, also known as S-parameters,...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:13:31 - #ti #pcb #eewire

So, what's the deal with frequency response?

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - [[This article is the third installment of a series that explains how to use scattering parameters, also known as S-parameters,...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:13:30 - #ti #pcb #eewire

Challenge of a Lifetime

Electronics - Koch Industries - When cancer started a fight with David Koch in 1991, the disease had no idea who it was up against. Two decades after his initial...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:13:29 - #cancer #ipe

Five Things To Know About Board Stacking Connectors For Industrial Applications

Electronics - Samtec Blog - Many of our Samtec blogs focus on high-speed, high-bandwidth, cutting-edge connector applications. This makes sense because Signal...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:13:28 - #pcb #samtec #robotics #ipe

Qualcomm Welcomes Ninth Circuit Stay Ruling in FTC Case

Electronics - Qualcomm
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:13:27 - #qualcomm #iot #wearables #semiconductor

NFC Antenna Design made easy

Electronics - NXP Blog - Learn how NXP is making it easier for designers to get one step ahead in their NFC products with our new NFC Antenna Design Tool....
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:13:26 - #nxp #wearables #eewire

Diversity of approaches to electrification

Electronics - NXP Blog - Half of all vehicles sold in 2030 will have electrified powertrains. What will it take to get there?
Of the megatrends shaping the...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:13:25 - #nxp #inverter #power #eewire

AVX Is Showcasing Cutting-Edge Component Solutions at The Battery Show 2019

Electronics - AVX - At this year's event, which is co-located with the 2019 Electric & Hybrid Vechicle Technology Expo, AVX will introduce attendees to the...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:13:24 - #avx #iot #power #wearables #ipe

Applications Processing at MCU-Level Low Power

Electronics - NXP Blog - Let's get started with i.MX 7ULP
The i.MX 7ULP crossover applications processors, NXP's first 28nm FDSOI applications processors for...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 17:13:23 - #nxp #android #iot #semiconductor

The digital cockpit and the centralization of infotainment systems

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - An automotive vehicle is a technology shaped by evolving customer needs. Over time, automakers have strived to meet these...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 16:37:27 - #ti #ai #semiconductor

Cabot Microelectronics Corporation to Participate in the Jefferies 2019 Semiconductor, Hardware and Communications Infrastructure Summit

Globe Newswire - Cabot Microelectronics Corporation (Nasdaq: CCMP), a leading global supplier of consumable materials to semiconductor manufacturers and pipeline...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:13:14 - #semiconductor

Reliable after 50 years: The Apollo Guidance Computer's switching power supplies

EE - Ken Shirriff - We recently restored an Apollo Guidance Computer, the revolutionary computer that helped navigate to the Moon and land on its...
Sun, 25 Aug 2019 00:13:10 - #powersupply #eewire

How ON Semiconductor Products Make a Difference in the Community

Justmeans - Report to learn about how their products make a difference in the community....
Sat, 24 Aug 2019 17:37:06 - #onsemi #iot #semiconductor

Molex Opens R&D Facility in New Jersey

Distribution - EPS News - Molex has announced the grand opening of a new research and development (R&D) facility in Bridgewater, New Jersey. The building completion...
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:52:33 - #molex #datacenter #ipe

North American Switch Market Sales Up 4%, Bookings Up 6% Over 2017

Distribution - TTI MarketEye - The North American switch market was up in 2018 versus the preceding year. Total reported sales for all switch categories in...
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 17:52:30 - #tti #ipe

Don't worry about shadow IT. Shadow IoT is much worse.

Enterprise - Network World News - For years, IT departments have been railing about the dangers of shadow IT and bring-your-own-device. The worry is that...
Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:38:15 - #iot #eewire

ON Semiconductor is Empowering Design Engineers to Reduce Global Energy Use

Justmeans - By working closely with associations, industry standards organizations, and government entities such as ENERGY STAR(r), the China National Institute of Standardization and the European Energy Using Products (EuP) Directive, we continue to demonstrate our commitment to the development of innovative energy efficient solutions to support a variety of end-markets.
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 23:13:52 - #supplychain #onsemi #powersupply #semiconductor

Connectors and Humidity

Electronics - Samtec Blog - Many electronics experience a wide range of climates while in operation and storage. Because of this fact, humidity testing is...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:54:01 - #samtec #ipe

How to avoid the pain of a discharged device

Electronics - TI - Power House - Frustration caused by a dead mobile device battery is not limited to adults with phones. Children too young to read can transform...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:53:59 - #ti #eewire

Intel Expands 10th Gen Intel Core Mobile Processor Family, Offering Double Digit Performance Gains

Electronics - Intel - Intel Corporation in August 2019 introduced eight 10th Gen Intel Core processors for modern laptop computing. The new mobile PC processors...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 13:53:58 - #microsoft #ai #semiconductor

Intel launches 10th-gen "Comet Lake" chips, including the first 6-core U-series processor

Tech - Liliputing - Intel's new 10nm "Ice Lake" processors with Gen11 graphics may have kicked off the launch of the chip makers 10th-gen Core processor...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:36:53 - #semiconductor

Pro Engineers Benefit from a Portable Oscilloscope

EE - Digilent Inc. - Take your measurements on the go!
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 11:36:49 - #eewire

Intel Set to Regain Top Spot in 2019 Chip Rankings

Distribution - EPS News - Intel replaced Samsung as the number one quarterly semiconductor supplier in 4Q18 after losing the lead spot to Samsung in 2Q17, according...
Thu, 22 Aug 2019 10:36:45 - #samsung #tsmc #mediatek #semiconductor #skhynix #outlook

Chipmaker Cree Guides Low For Current Quarter, Knocking Stock Down

Investors Business Daily - Chipmaker Cree late Tuesday beat Wall Street's targets for sales and earnings in its fiscal fourth quarter, but disappointed with its outlook....
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:37:43 - #cree #semiconductor

Qualcomm & LGE enter into a new global patent license deal

Media - Evertiq - Qualcomm Incorporated says that LGE has entered into a new direct worldwide patent license agreement with Qualcomm.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:27 - #qualcomm #semiconductor

Zuken launches new internet connected PCB design platform

Media - New Electronics - Zuken has launched eCADSTAR, a new internet connected PCB design platform that is said to bring the power of modern EDA software...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:26 - #pcb #eewire

IC material distributors positive about 5G-driven demand

Media - DIGITIMES - Semiconductor materials distributors Wahlee Industrial and Topco Scientific are both optimistic that strong demand for high-end engineering...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:25 - #ai #semiconductor

Top-15 Semiconductor Suppliers' Sales Fall by 18% in 1H19

Media - Design And Reuse - Top-15 Semiconductor Suppliers' Sales Fall by 18% in 1H19
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:24 - #semiconductor #outlook

TSMC to see revenues surge in 2020

Media - DIGITIMES - Growing chip demand for 5G- and AIoT-related applications will boost TSMC's revenues for 2020, which are expected to climb over 10%...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:23 - #tsmc #semiconductor #outlook

ChipMOS, OSE to post sales growth in 2H19

Media - DIGITIMES - A ramp-up in orders for NAND flash memory will boost revenues at backend houses ChipMOS Technologies and Orient Semiconductor Electronics...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:22 - #flash #semiconductor

Kit Simplifies Secure IoT Endpoint Device Connections to Amazon Web Services

Media - - Renesas Electronics Corporation today announced the Renesas RX65N Cloud Kit featuring onboard Wi-Fi, environmental, light and...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:13:20 - #renesas #flash #cloud #aws #iot #semiconductor

Wi-Fi connectivity cloud kit simplifies secure IoT

Media - eeNews Europe - The Renesas RX65N Cloud Kit features onboard Wi-Fi, environmental, light and inertial sensors, and support for Amazon...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:38:44 - #renesas #cloud #aws #iot #eewire

Texas Instruments unveils solderless robotics kit for university education

Media - Electronics Maker - Reusable kit allows students to build an embedded system in 15 minutes or less
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:38:39 - #ti #microcontroller #iot #devkit #robotics #maker #semiconductor

Micron moves 1znm DRAM process to volume production

Media - DIGITIMES - Micron Technology has kicked off mass production of 16Gb DDR4 products using 1z-nanometer process technology, according to the US...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:38:36 - #semiconductor

Goodix to acquire NXP voice and audio solutions biz

Media - DIGITIMES - Shenzhen Goodix Technology has reached a definitive agreement with NXP Semiconductors under which it will acquire all assets of NXP's...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:38:35 - #nxp #semiconductor

China foundry HSMC to push chiplet standard formulation, says CEO Shang-yi Chiang

Media - DIGITIMES - While Moore's Law is approaching its physical limits, only a few could still afford the expensive game of process shrink. And when...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:38:34 - #eewire

MediaTek 5G SoC launches on track

Media - DIGITIMES - With support from its partners including TSMC, and backend houses such as ASE Technology Holding, MediaTek's development of SoC chips...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 16:38:33 - #tsmc #mediatek #semiconductor

Harting's new Han ES Press interface rated for 10,000 mating cycles

Media - Electronics360 - The interface can be installed quickly without tools and is robust enough to be connected and disconnected 10,000 times.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:13:35 - #harting #ipe

Mining Electronic Waste for Rare Earth Elements

Media - - Rare earth elements are the "secret sauce" of numerous advanced materials for energy, transportation, defense and communications...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:13:31 - #robotics #eewire

Molex Demonstrates Strength in Autonomous Vehicle Design with V2X Next Generation Capabilities at AV 2019

Business Wire - Molex Demonstrates Strength in Autonomous Vehicle Design with V2X Next Generation Capabilities at AV 2019
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:13:27 - #molex #ipe

Renesas Electronics' Enhanced RX65N Wi-Fi Connectivity Cloud Kit Simplifies Secure IoT Endpoint Device Connections to Amazon Web Services

Business Wire - Renesas Electronics simplifies secure IoT endpoint device connections to AWS with its enhanced RX65N Cloud Kit featuring support for Amazon...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:13:24 - #renesas #iot #cloud #aws #semiconductor

Lattice Semiconductor to Present at Jefferies 2019 Semiconductor, Hardware and Communications Infrastructure Summit

Business Wire - Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, announced that it is scheduled to host investor meetings...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 13:13:23 - #lattice #semiconductor

Crossover from 2-D metal to 3-D Dirac semimetal in metallic PtTe2 films with local Rashba effect

Life - - Transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs) formed by group 10 metals (e.g. PtSe2, PtTe2) have emerged as important materials with intriguing...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:13:54 - #eewire

Understanding the embedded USB2 (eUSB2) standard

Electronics - TI - Analog Wire - What is eUSB2?
As applications like smartphones and tablets continue to pack more and more components into smaller form factors,...
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:13:49 - #ti #semiconductor

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has been included in the FTSE4Good Index Series and the FTSE Blossom Japan Index

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Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:13:48 - #ipe

Cree Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2019

Electronics - Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) today announced revenue of $251.2 million for its fourth quarter of fiscal 2019, ended June 30, 2019.
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 12:13:47 - #cree #semiconductor