2016-05-18 - Jacob Beningo

Prototype to production: A hands-on guide

This instalment kicks off a series of hands-on articles demonstrating how to prototype and create a production-intent industrial controller that connects to the internet.

2016-05-18 - Rohde & Schwarz

RF test from Rohde & Schwarz validated for LTE UL CA, 64QAM

The R&S TS8980 from Rohde & Schwarz provides test coverage for Rel. 8 to Rel. 13 versions of 3GPP 36.521-1, 36.521-3 and supplementary RF/RRM test plans for wireless network operators.

2016-05-18 - Fujitsu Laboratories

Fujitsu brings high-speed cyber-attack monitoring tech

Fujitsu Laboratories developed the innovative technology that quickly analyses damage status after an attack has been detected, in response to rising targeted cyber-attacks on specific organisations.

2016-05-18 - Linear Technology

Linear Tech brings 3.5A switching regulator to car market

Offering efficiency as high as 96%, the 42V LT8610A and LT8610AB feature Burst Mode operation that keeps quiescent current under 2.5μA in no-load standby conditions.

2016-05-18 - Cory Nealon

2D semiconductors give solar panels, video cameras a boost

A team of engineers found that a MoS nanocavity can increase the amount of light that optoelectronic materials absorb, which could help manufacture more powerful, efficient and flexible devices.

2016-05-18 - CUI

15W, 25W isolated DC-DC converters tout up to 91% efficiency

CUI's PRD15 and PRD25 series devices feature input voltage up to 75VDC and target applications such as MCUs, datacom, telecom, remote sensor systems and portable electronics.

2016-05-18 - Dylan McGrath

Chip suppliers struggle as semiconductor sales drop

IC Insights revealed that eight of the top 10 semiconductor suppliers saw posted annual declines in Q1 sales compared with 1Q15, with several seeing sales fall by 25% or more.

2016-05-18 - R. Colin Johnson

Diamond chips oust saphhire for semicon ICs

Startup Akhan Semiconductor expects to announce a diamond semiconductor IC in a consumer product by next year, which promises to be faster, use less power, and thinner and lighter than silicon.

2016-05-18 - Craig Wiley

Exploring Embedded DisplayPort

DisplayPort is the A/V interface developed and deployed by the personal computer industry through collaboration within VESA, providing display resolutions of 4K and beyond.

2016-05-18 - Spectrum

Academic tools for teaching waveform generation, analysis

Spectrum announced an education tool that features the SBench 6 software, which is an advanced programme that provides a GUI for control of PC based instrumentation such as digitisers and AWG.