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European Semiconductor Distribution Market Closes 2015 with double-digit Growth

Component Distribution

European Semiconductor Distribution Market Closes 2015 with double-digit Growth

Healthy market conditions for semiconductor mass market despite economic uncertainties in Europe. Exchange effects dominate growth pattern. Eastern Europe remains growth motor. lesen

Enabling IoT Applications with more Value

Internet of sensors

Enabling IoT Applications with more Value

There is a tsunami of connected smart systems coming at us, with millions of sensors that generate data and gather information about the world around us. But how do we ensure that these systems are truly connected and deliver applications that bring real value for their users? lesen

Highlighting Automotive and Secure Systems

DATE conference

Highlighting Automotive and Secure Systems

DATE conference combines the electronicsystems design and test conference with an international exhibition for electronic design, automation and test, from system-level hardware and software implementation right down to integrated circuit design. lesen

Surface Mount Technology Advancements

Electronic Manufacturing

Surface Mount Technology Advancements

The impact on PCBs and PCBAs is the need for faster transmission speeds, smaller feature sizes and new technology. Engineers and designers recognise that advancements in PCBs and SMT require substantial time and investment. This article reviews some recent developments and challenges of SMT. lesen

Seven questions about Reed Relays

Reed Relays

Seven questions about Reed Relays

The following interview explains what Reed Relays are, their unique features and what needs to be considered when using them within switching solutions. Graham Dale, Technical Director of Reed Relay manufacturer, Pickering Electronics, explains. lesen

Step-by-step to the smart SMT factory

SIPLACE BulkFeeder X

Step-by-step to the smart SMT factory

The feeding of electronic components per tape is meeting its limit with the ever faster production speeds. Therefore it is time for new concepts. lesen

How to integrate all components of a POL converter into the inductor

Passive Components

How to integrate all components of a POL converter into the inductor

Inductors are the largest components in POL converters and are hard to integrate. With the PSI2 concept it is possible to reduce the size of the POL converter by integrating all other components into the Inductor. lesen

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"Colleague Robot" Conquers Electronics Production

Many branches of industry are automating – and now robotics is taking over new areas in electronics production. That is why the productronica trade fair, has added the topic of robotics to its exhibition portfolio. lesen

Robust power electronics through improved mounting technologies

Heraeus

Robust power electronics through improved mounting technologies

Improving power cycle performance is the goal of many power semiconductor experts. The materials used in integrated circuit and mounting technology comprise one key element. lesen

Deposition of piezoelectric films for energy harvesting

Manufacturing processes

Deposition of piezoelectric films for energy harvesting

Autonomous sensors and smaller mobile electronics systems will become more important in the future of the Internet of Things. We introduce more efficient materials and production processes. lesen

Micro parallel board connectors – Smaller, smarter and faster

Connection systems

Micro parallel board connectors – Smaller, smarter and faster

Today’s devices require a concept of few components and simple assembly steps. In addition connector suppliers need profound experience in order to manufacture miniaturized components. lesen

Software design challenges for real-time multicore MCU systems

Embedded Software Development

Software design challenges for real-time multicore MCU systems

Developing embedded software for multicore architectures is a complex undertaking: Developers have to be aware of tricky aspects like task and data assignments to specific cores, to only name a few. lesen

Achieving total factory information visibility

The transparent factory

Achieving total factory information visibility

If you can’t see it, you can’t measure it, and if you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it! Manufacturing excellence can only come from manufacturing visibility. lesen

JTAG use in functional testers on the rise

JTAG use in functional testers on the rise

The era of ‘one test method fits all’ is well behind us. Even when faced with the most modest diversity of products, trying to formulate a test policy is becoming an increasingly tricky balancing act. lesen

All-purpose weapon in the battle against corrosion

HASTELLOY HYBRID-BC1

All-purpose weapon in the battle against corrosion

Aggressive process media with wide-ranging properties present plant manufacturers with enormous challenges. The HASTELLOY HYBRID-BC1 hybrid alloy offers a solution. lesen

Everything for capacitive power supplies from a single source

Components for power supplies

Everything for capacitive power supplies from a single source

Designs based on capacitive topologies are particularly suitable for power supplies in the milliwatt range. They are simple, compact and economical. TDK offers almost all necessary passive components. lesen

TDR Option for TS9000 Series

Terahertz Analysis Systems

TDR Option for TS9000 Series

For its TS9000 series Advantest introduce a TDR option. lesen

PXI Multiplexer and modular breakout system for fault insertion

Switching Solutions

PXI Multiplexer and modular breakout system for fault insertion

At productronica this autum Pickering Interfaces will introduce the PXI 5 Amp Solid State Multiplexer 40-652. lesen

Bluetooth Support for Apple HomeKit

Smart Home

Bluetooth Support for Apple HomeKit

Dialog Semiconductor plc announced a Bluetooth Smart development kit, with full support for Apple HomeKit to accelerate the development of smart home accessories. lesen

Faster Design – Better Catalysts

Research on fuel cell catalysts

Faster Design – Better Catalysts

Catalyst design plays a key role in improving many processes. An international team of scientists has now developed a concept that elegantly correlates geometric and adsorption properties. They validated their approach by designing a new platinum-based catalyst for fuel cell applications. lesen

Most Popular English Articles

The importance of FPGAs for High Performance Computing

The Mango Project

The importance of FPGAs for High Performance Computing

03.11.16 - The EU funded MANGO project, in which many core architectures for future HPC systems are explored, mixes high-end processors, graphics processors and FPGAs to meet most challenging application needs. lesen

Software-supported review process shortens time to market

EDA Tools

Software-supported review process shortens time to market

04.11.16 - As viewing tool, PCB-Investigator takes care of the communication between designer, manufacturer and assembler of PCBs and maintains the information exchange about parts and nets of the layout. lesen

Human Machine Interface evolving rapidly in new Dimensions

Gesture Recognition

Human Machine Interface evolving rapidly in new Dimensions

07.11.16 - A new generation of haptic devices is emerging and opening up the third dimension that will make us wonder how we ever got by with simple flat touchscreens with motor-based vibration feedback. lesen

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