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Product News: Onto Innovation Announces Its New Element™ FTIR Technology

Wilmington, Mass., July 29, 2020 – Onto Innovation Inc. (NYSE: ONTO) today announced the availability of the Element material analysis platform, which enables customers to monitor and control layers of dielectric thin films, measuring dopants such as boron and phosphorous, as well as monitoring process by-products such as hydrogen. The Element platform was selected by one of the top three memory manufacturers for production monitoring of their advanced devices. Onto Innovation received multiple orders from several of their sites and began first deliveries in the second quarter of 2020.

“With the adoption of the Element platform for … Read More → "Product News: Onto Innovation Announces Its New Element™ FTIR Technology"

New power module for mid-power electric vehicle traction inverters

Munich, Germany – 30 July, 2020 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) introduces a new IGBT power module tailored to the needs of electric vehicle traction inverters in the 80 kW to 100 kW power class: the HybridPACK™ DC6i. This six pack module is optimized to deliver an excellent fit of system cost and performance to hybrid … Read More → "New power module for mid-power electric vehicle traction inverters"

Precision Op Amp from Diodes Incorporated Features Ultra-Low Input Offset Voltage and Low Noise

Plano, Texas – July 30, 2020 – Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ: DIOD) today announced its first precision operational amplifier. The AS2333 uses chopper stabilization to achieve ultra-low input offset voltage of 8µV (typical) and near-zero drift (0.02µV/degree C, typical) over time and temperature. The chopper stabilization also addresses low frequency 1/f noise and offset voltage crossover distortion. Typical applications for the AS2333 include transducers, medical … Read More → "Precision Op Amp from Diodes Incorporated Features Ultra-Low Input Offset Voltage and Low Noise"

element14 Community Crowns Winners of Fighting Germs Design Challenge

Chicago, July 29, 2020—element14.com, an Avnet community, has announced the winning designs of its “Fighting Germs” Design Challenge, where participants helped to fight COVID-19 by creating projects that protect vulnerable populations and help people cope with the crisis.

The Grand Prize winner, Shabaz Yousaf from the UK, created contact-less virtual buttons that are motion-sensor based, allowing the user to make selections without direct … Read More → "element14 Community Crowns Winners of Fighting Germs Design Challenge"

AdaCore’s Fifth Annual Make with Ada Programming Competition Launching July 31st

NEW YORK, July 28, 2020 – Today AdaCore announced that the 5th annual “Make with Ada” programming competition will be launched on Friday, July 31st. Over the past four years this AdaCore-sponsored competition has produced impressive software engineering projects developed by participants worldwide, and this year’s competition promises to be equally successful. Geared to both experienced and new Ada and/or SPARK users, the contest has as its objective … Read More → "AdaCore’s Fifth Annual Make with Ada Programming Competition Launching July 31st"

Microchip Introduces First Time and Frequency Instrument with Embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) M-Code Receiver

CHANDLER, Ariz., July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Threats from intentional jamming and spoofing of U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS) signals, as well as cybersecurity risks to critical infrastructure, demonstrate the need for powerful and secure time and frequency systems that ensure continuing operability and performance. Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP) today announced that its Read More → "Microchip Introduces First Time and Frequency Instrument with Embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) M-Code Receiver"

TE Connectivity designs next-generation gyro stabilized tilt sensor

BERYWN, Pa. – July 30, 2020 – Worldwide safety regulations in aerial work platforms and agriculture and construction vehicles are becoming more rigorous than ever. From an excavator digging trenches to a boom lift helping workers pick cherries or install overland lines, tilt sensors confirm that safety and increased uptime demands are met, even in dynamic and harsh environments. To address these needs, TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has designed the Read More → "TE Connectivity designs next-generation gyro stabilized tilt sensor"

Panasonic Industry Europe expands its Conductive Polymer Hybrid Capacitor portfolio

MUNICH, JULY 2020

Panasonic Industry Europe is expanding its Conductive Polymer Hybrid Capacitors SMD portfolio with a smaller size variant of ZS-Series.

The new ZS-Series not only expands the capacitance range and doubles ripple current capability, but is also rated at 4,000 hours endurance at 125°C. The ZS-Series brings new case sizes, keeping the same footprint (ø10mm) and introducing the 12mm in length in addition to 10x16mm.

Developed with the automotive sector in mind, devices in the ZS-Series range from 25V to 63V, with a capacitance … Read More → "Panasonic Industry Europe expands its Conductive Polymer Hybrid Capacitor portfolio"

RS Components introduces high-spec, low-cost oscilloscope for industry and education

LONDON, UK, 30 July 2020 – RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has introduced the Tektronix TBS2000B digital storage oscilloscope, aimed at industrial design and maintenance engineers and the educational sector. A higher-specification but low-cost drop-in … Read More → "RS Components introduces high-spec, low-cost oscilloscope for industry and education"

EM Microelectronic’s Augmented RFID powers Green IoT solutions

Marin, Switzerland, 28 July 2020 – EM Microelectronic, the ultra-low-power semiconductor company of the Swatch Group and an RFID industry pioneer for more than 30 years, today has announced the release of em|aura-sense, its Augmented RFID product for wireless sensing applications.

em|aura-sense enables mass deployment of cost-effective batteryless sensors for ubiquitous IoT applications.

Problem statement

The pervasiveness of IoT applications poses complex challenges due to the presence of batteries, not only in terms of sustainability and environmental friendliness, but also in terms of scalability and cost.

IoT endpoints, on … Read More → "EM Microelectronic’s Augmented RFID powers Green IoT solutions"

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