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September 21, 2023

Researchers introduce novel organic light-emitting diode with ultralow turn-on voltage for blue emission

Life -- Phys.org - Blue light is vital for light-emitting devices, lighting applications, as well as smartphone screens and large screen displays. However, it is challenging to develop efficient blue organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), owing to the high applied...

September 21, 2023 01:01 AM

Ultra Librarian to Dramatically Reduce CAD Model Build Times with New AI-Driven Part Creation Methodology

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Ultra Librarian(r), (ultralibrarian.com) the world's largest CAD library provider, today announced that it has developed a new AI-driven CAD modeling engine to drastically reduce the...

September 21, 2023 12:33 AM

GaN power components will be cheaper than silicon ones, says EPC

Media -- DIGITIMES - Gallium Nitride (GaN) semiconductor company Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) is taking a fresh stab at the power component landscape, challenging the longstanding silicon hegemony. The US-based firm recently made headlines due to its ongoing...

September 21, 2023 12:19 AM

What did that wave mean? MIKROE adds contactless gesture recognition Click

Media -- eBOM - Translate hand movements into commands

MikroElektronika (MIKROE), the embedded solutions company that dramatically cuts development time by providing innovative hardware and software products based on proven standards, has introduced IR Gesture...

September 21, 2023 12:11 AM

September 20, 2023

Microchip releases new Ethernet solution for automotive applications

Media -- SemiMedia - Microchip Technology recently announced the new family of LAN8650/1 MAC-PHY devices qualified for automotive applications. The LAN8650 and LAN8651 MAC-PHYs include a Media Access Controller (MAC) and Serial...

September 20, 2023 11:59 PM

Lattice to Participate EDHPC 2023

Business Wire -- Lattice Semiconductor (NASDAQ: LSCC), the low power programmable leader, today announced its participation in EDHPC (European Data Handling & Data Processing Conference for Space) 2023 organized by ESA (European Space Agency). With key...

September 20, 2023 10:03 PM

September 19, 2023

The Things Conference Covers LoRaWAN-based IoT Networks

Aspencore -- EETimes - Depending on your position in the value chain, deployment of internet of things (IoT) connected devices can be complex. While the principle might be simple-deploy sensors, collect data and do something

September 19, 2023 05:30 PM

What This Year May Well Bring for the eFPGA

Aspencore -- EETimes - Over the last several years, we have seen the adoption of embedded FPGA (eFPGA) accelerating in production ASICs and SoCs. In fact, just last year we predicted that eFPGA LUTs would outship FPGA LUTs later

September 19, 2023 04:15 AM

How Data Sharing Advances Zero-Defect Semiconductor Manufacturing

Aspencore -- EETimes Europe - With the proliferation of digital technologies and exacerbation by the chip shortage, there is immense pressure on the semiconductor industry to manufacture products with limited defects and deliver novel innovations to market rapidly....

September 19, 2023 03:08 AM

Scientists uncover mystery of important material for semiconductors at the surface

Life -- Phys.org - A team of scientists with the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory has investigated the behavior of hafnium oxide, or hafnia, because of its potential for use in novel semiconductor applications.

September 19, 2023 02:29 AM

Melexis boosts accuracy of Hall-effect DC current sensing

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Tessenderlo, Belgium, 12th September 2023 - Melexis launches the MLX91230, the first product of its third generation of current sensors. This digital solution brings 0.5% accuracy at an affordable price in a compact design....

September 19, 2023 02:05 AM

September 13, 2023

Infineon presents XENSIV(tm) tire pressure sensor with intelligent features for tire pressure monitoring systems

Electronics -- Infineon - Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) combines its proven automotive expertise with its patented glass-silicon-glass MEMS sensor for the automotive tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) market...

September 13, 2023 05:17 AM

New polymer hybrid capacitors benefit from highest ripple current handling capability combined with largest capacitance and lowest ESR values

Media -- eBOM - Panasonic Industry releases new ZUU series

The newly introduced ZUU series of conductive polymer hybrid aluminium electrolytic capacitors from Panasonic Industry benefit from some of the best technical specifications currently available on the...

September 13, 2023 05:10 AM

Cadence Unveils Next-Generation AI-Driven OrCAD X Delivering Up to 5X Faster PCB Design and Enabled with Cadence OnCloud

Business Wire -- Cadence today announced the new OrCAD X Platform, a cloud-enabled solution that offers improvements in performance, automation and collaboration.

September 13, 2023 03:00 AM

September 11, 2023

Extending battery life with a boost converter

Electronics -- TI - Power House - A device's quiescent current, or IQ, is an important parameter for low-power, energy-efficient end equipment such as continuous blood glucose monitors...

September 11, 2023 10:01 PM

Orange Pi Zero 2W is a Raspberry Pi Zero lookalike with Allwinner H618 and up to 4GB RAM

Tech -- Liliputing - The Orange Pi Zero 2W is a new single-board computer that measures just 65 x 30mm (2.6″ x 1.2″, but which features a quad-core processor, up to 4GB of RAM, and enough ports and connectors for basic computer functions. In other...

September 11, 2023 09:25 PM

A Connected Reliability Journey in IIoT: Fluke Reliability Acquires Azima DLI

TMCnet -- Fluke Reliability has acquired Azima DLI (a subsidiary of Fortive), amplifying Fluke's connected reliability strategy and combining condition monitoring with asset management software and alignment hardware to empower IIoT customers.

September 11, 2023 09:18 PM

Ultra-low on-resistance, high current 200 V and 300 V rad-hard gallium nitride (GaN) power devices increase power density for demanding space applications

Media -- Components in Electronics - EPC Space has introduced two new rad-hard GaN transistors with ultra-low on-resistance and high current capability for high power density solutions that are lower cost and more efficient than the nearest comparable radiation-hardened...

September 11, 2023 03:42 AM

Rectifier pair ideal for various power supply designs

Media -- EE World - Central Semiconductor, a leading manufacturer of discrete electronic components, announced the addition of two new products to its extensive lineup, the CRU24715-600 (600V, with dual common cathode 15A rectifiers) and CRU24730-600 (600V, with...

September 11, 2023 03:41 AM

Cadence Completes Acquisition of PHY IP Assets from Rambus

Business Wire -- Cadence announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of the SerDes and memory interface PHY IP business from Rambus Inc.

September 11, 2023 03:29 AM

23 New Products to Elevate Your Projects - August at MIKROE

Electronics -- MikroElektronika - Hello MIKROE User,

We hope this newsletter finds you well. August has been an exciting month for us, filled with new product launches. We've been hard at work to bring you 23 brand-new [...]

September 11, 2023 01:09 AM

Dr. Lawrence T. Pileggi of Carnegie Mellon University to be Honored With 2023 Phil Kaufman Award

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Dr. Lawrence Pileggi, Coraluppi Head and Tanoto Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, will be honored with the 2023 Phil Kaufman Award...

September 11, 2023 12:56 AM

Toshiba Sample Software Package Expands Microcontroller Development Tools Ecosystem

Business Wire -- Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. ("Toshiba") has announced new microcontroller (MCU) sample software for SEGGER Embedded Studio users. The new release extends the software package for the company's M4K group of MCUs, which is ready to use out-of-the-box...

September 11, 2023 12:45 AM

Flip-flop plus choke comprise simple and cheap inductive sensor

Aspencore -- EDN - Sensors that detect and track small metallic objects are handy gadgets, whether used to route workpieces on an assembly line or comb a beach for "treasures" lost in the sand. A typical sensor design consists of an inductor integrated into an oscillator,...

September 11, 2023 12:33 AM

Three Tools to Speed Your Embedded Development

Aspencore -- EETimes Europe - Every year, embedded hardware and software developers face new challenges. Some of these come from industry trends, such as the increasing use of machine learning at the edge. Others are driven by customer and market expectations, such...

September 11, 2023 12:33 AM

September 04, 2023

EPC Aims High with 300V space-grade GaN power transistor

Electronics -- EPC - EPC Space has introduced radiation-hardened gallium nitride devices for space-borne power converters and other rugged environments.

September 04, 2023 12:49 AM

September 03, 2023

EU Semiconductor Makers Partner on New Fabs and R&D

Aspencore -- EPS News - Like the U.S., European semiconductor companies and industrial players are determined to reduce their exposure to Asian manufacturing and, by extension, its supply chain. Some are forming alliances to boost semiconductor production and research....

September 03, 2023 11:20 PM

IP partnerships stir the world of FPGA chiplets

Aspencore -- EDN - The tie-ups between IP suppliers of embedded FPGA (eFPGA) and UCIe chiplets mark a new era of FPGA chiplet integration in die-to-die connectivity. Chiplets are rapidly being adopted as heterogeneous multi-chip solutions to enable lower latency,...

September 03, 2023 10:24 PM

Overcoming challenges in electron transport through graphene nanostructures

Life -- Phys.org - Nothing in the world is perfect. This is also true in materials research. In computer simulations, one often represents a system in a highly idealized way; for example, one calculates the properties that an absolutely perfect crystal would...

September 03, 2023 10:09 PM

Optimizing power efficiency and density in power electronics with real-time MCUs

Electronics -- TI - Multicore Mix - Power electronics designers are striving to increase power efficiency and power density in industrial and automotive designs ranging from multiaxis drives to solar energy storage to electric...

September 03, 2023 10:06 PM

EPCSpace adds rad-hard GaN devices in high-current G-Package

Media -- Semiconductor Today - EPC Space LLC of Haverhill, MA, USA has introduced two new radiation-hardened (rad-hard) gallium nitride (GaN) transistors with ultra-low on-resistance and high-current capability for high-power-density solutions that are said to...

September 03, 2023 09:59 PM

Toshiba Develops Industry's First 2200V Dual Silicon Carbide(SiC) MOSFET Module That Contributes to High Efficiency and Downsizing of Industrial Equipment

Business Wire -- Toshiba's industry's first 2200V dual silicon carbide(SiC) MOSFET module contributes to high efficiency and downsizing of industrial equipment.

September 03, 2023 08:28 PM

Distributed Batteries Within A Heterogeneous 3D IC To Optimize Performance

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - A technical paper titled "On-Chip Batteries as Distributed Energy Sources in Heterogeneous 2.5D/3D Integrated Circuits" was published by researchers at University of Florida and Brookhaven National Laboratory.

September 03, 2023 08:03 PM

Stanford and UC Berkeley Collaborate on Investigation to Produce Superior Graphene Aerogel in Space

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Graphene aerogel is a remarkable lightweight material that is both thermally insulating and electrically conductive. This makes it appealing for use in a wide variety of...

September 03, 2023 08:02 PM

Vishay Intertechnology 650 V E Series Power MOSFET Delivers Industry's Lowest RDS(ON)*Qg and RDS(ON)*Co(er) FOMs

Media -- eBOM - Fourth-Generation Device Enables High Power Ratings and Density, While Lowering Conduction and Switching Losses to Increase Efficiency.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced a new fourth-generation 650 V E Series power MOSFET...

September 03, 2023 07:58 PM

Infineon releases H7 variant of the Gen7 discrete 650 V TRENCHSTOP(tm) IGBTs for energy-efficient power applications

Media -- SemiMedia - Infineon Technologies AG has recently announced the expansion of its seventh generation TRENCHSTOP IGBT family with the discrete 650 V IGBT7 H7 variant. The devices feature a cutting-edge EC7 co-packed diode...

September 03, 2023 07:58 PM

JEDEC Board Presents 2023 Distinguished Executive Leadership Award to AMD CEO Dr. Lisa T. Su

Business Wire -- The JEDEC Board of Directors presented its prestigious 2023 Distinguished Executive Leadership Award to AMD Chair and CEO, Dr. Lisa T. Su, in a ceremony held at AMD's offices in San Jose, CA. This award stands as JEDEC's highest honor and recognizes the...

September 03, 2023 07:09 PM

August 27, 2023

Security IP portfolio is tailored to FPGAs

Aspencore -- EDN - A suite of security IP products from Rambus brings cryptographic, side-channel, and quantum safe protection to the FPGA market. Rambus says the security IP is designed to meet the unique needs of a broad range of FPGAs, from high-performance accelerators...

August 27, 2023 04:26 AM

AI, Rising Chip Complexity Complicates Prototyping

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Prototyping, an essential technology for designing complex chips in tight market windows, is becoming significantly more challenging for the growing number of designs that include AI/ML.

Prototyping remains one of the foundational...

August 27, 2023 04:02 AM

Design Complexity In The Golden Age Of Semiconductors

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - While writing last month's blog that used some of the trend charts we have seen, I noticed that a lot of the data ends in 2020 or earlier, but I was too close to the deadline to sit down and make orderly updates to some of...

August 27, 2023 03:59 AM

How to design wearables that are smaller and go longer between charges

Electronics -- TI - Power House - Earlier this year, I wrote about wearables and how they can do so much and be so small. Well, wearable devices are about to get smaller, do more and last longer thanks to innovations in battery charging, low quiescent current operation,...

August 27, 2023 03:55 AM

Toshiba Releases 600V Small Intelligent Power Devices for Brushless DC Motor Drives

Business Wire -- Toshiba's new 600V small intelligent power devices for brushless DC motor helps reduce mounting area and the size of circuit boards for motor drives.

August 27, 2023 03:48 AM

Guiding the design of silicon devices with improved efficiency

Life -- Phys.org - Silicon is one of the most pervasive functional materials of the modern age, underpinning semiconductor technologies ranging from microelectronics to solar cells. Indeed, silicon transistors enable computing applications from cell phones to...

August 27, 2023 03:24 AM

The superconducting diode effect in a device based on coupled Josephson junctions

Life -- Phys.org - The so-called superconducting (SC) diode effect is an interesting nonreciprocal phenomenon, occurring when a material is SC in one direction and resistive in the other. This effect has been the focus of numerous physics studies, as its observation...

August 27, 2023 03:24 AM

Rambus Safeguards Accelerated Computing with FPGA-targeted Security IP

Business Wire -- Rambus announced a full suite of Security IP for the FPGA market with state-of-the-art cryptographic, side-channel, and Quantum Safe protections.

August 27, 2023 12:19 AM

August 25, 2023

Simplifying high-voltage sensing with Hall-effect current sensors

Electronics -- TI - Analog Wire - TMCS1123In electric vehicle (EV) charging and solar inverter systems, current sensors measure current flow by monitoring the voltage drop across a shunt resistor or the magnetic fields generated by current...

August 25, 2023 03:03 AM

August 24, 2023

Power MOSFETs target automotive ECUs

Aspencore -- EDN - Infineon offers six OptiMOS 5 MOSFETs in the 60-V and 120-V range housed in TOLx packages for use with automotive ECUs requiring 24 V to 72 V. The compact TOLx packages include the TO-leadless (TOLL), TO-leaded with gullwing (TOLG), and TO-leaded...

August 24, 2023 06:55 PM

Researchers improve the performance of semiconductors using novel 2D metal

Life -- Phys.org - Two-dimensional transition-metal dichalcogenides (2D TMDs), especially MoS2, are at the forefront of new-generation 2D materials, and industrial-level efforts are being made to produce them at a large scale with reasonable performance for electronic...

August 24, 2023 06:34 PM

EDA Tool To Detect SW-HW Vulnerabilities Ensuring Data Confidentiality In A RISC-V Architecture

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - A technical paper titled "SoftFlow: Automated HW-SW Confidentiality Verification for Embedded Processors" was published by researchers at RWTH Aachen University, Robert Bosch, and Newcastle University.

August 24, 2023 06:05 PM

August 22, 2023

Applied Materials Announces Third Quarter 2023 Results

Globe Newswire -- Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT) today reported results for its third quarter ended July 30, 2023.

August 22, 2023 01:43 AM