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AVR and ARM microcontrollers for next generation applications

Inside Atmel's micros market

AVR and ARM microcontrollers for next generation applications

Atmel's AVR microcontroller architecture was developed in 1996. AVR was one of the first MCU families to use on-chip flash memory. ELEKTRONIKPRAXIS spoke with AVR founder Alf-Egil Bogen, Chief Marketing Officer at Atmel. lesen...

Look Ma, No Motherboard!

Programmable Logic & Embedded Computing

Look Ma, No Motherboard!

How one design team put a full single-board computer with SATA into a Xilinx FPGA. The joint solution would not have been possible without short turnaround times between two Xilinx Alliance Program Partners. lesen...

Adhesion to Aluminium of PUR Coating for LED encapsulation

Adhesion to Aluminium of PUR Coating for LED encapsulation

Only a protection against "environmental influences" and disturbing electrical currents will allow a broad use of mobile electronic devices and sensors even under extreme conditions. lesen...

Gen2 SerialRapidIO and Low Cost, Low Power FPGAs

Data Communication

Gen2 SerialRapidIO and Low Cost, Low Power FPGAs

As bandwidth requirements for applications such as wireless, wireline and medical/imaging processing continue to grow, designers depend on the toolsets necessary to provide them with the real-time signal processing capabilities that are needed. lesen...

Fast and Efficient Power Management Solutions

Power Supply & Digital Control

Fast and Efficient Power Management Solutions

The large number of devices, the high bill of materials, and the increased board space for developing board power supplies are a thing of the past. A single Platform Manager chip offers the latest power management solution. lesen...

Maxim has acquired SensorDynamics – an interview with Vice President Demetre Kondylis

Analog technique and MEMS sensors

Maxim has acquired SensorDynamics – an interview with Vice President Demetre Kondylis

Mid of July Maxim has acquired the Austrian fabless MEMS firm SensorDynamics. This company has developed proprietary MEMS sensor integrated circuits, RF and LF ASICs as well as low power ICs. The main intention of this acquisition should be the strategic integration of sensors, analog functionality and wireless connectivity for a new generation of intelligent devices. We asked Demetre Kondylis, Maxim’s Vice President Sensor Solutions for a statement. lesen...

Comparing Ethernet and RapidIO

Data Communication

Comparing Ethernet and RapidIO

RapidIO, similar to Ethernet, exchanges packets over a variety of media. Recently, the concept of “lossless Ethernet” has been publicized. Lossless Ethernet is also known as “Data Center Ethernet” (DCE). How far can a comparison between these two technologies go? lesen...

FPGA Design Software Evolution

PLDs & Tools

FPGA Design Software Evolution

FPGAs are being used increasingly in more cost sensitive, power sensitive, high volume applications. To meet the challenges inherent in those applications, designers need an easy to use, flexible design environment for exploring different design implementations to achieve their cost, power and performance targets, particularly as designs become larger. lesen...

Modern production facilities for a

TFT panels

Modern production facilities for a "green production"

AUO supplied 17,6% of worldwide demand for large size TFT panels in the 3rd quarter of last year. This company proves that "green production" and a competitive cost structure are not in conflict. lesen...

Magnetic components for tomorrow’s Automobile Electronics

Automotive Electronics

Magnetic components for tomorrow’s Automobile Electronics

Automotive electronics is a decisive competitive for the automotive industry – as well as the components used in it. So, leading suppliers in the automobile industry such as Vacuumschmelze are intensely working on even more effective components that can be produced cost-efficient. lesen...

Laser Light from Conical Polymer Microcavities

Opto Electronics

Laser Light from Conical Polymer Microcavities

In an interdisciplinary project, KIT researchers have succeeded in developing a new type of optical resonators. These novel microcavities are particularly efficient laser light sources due to the shape and smooth surfaces of their polymer structures. In addition, they have the potential of detecting smallest biomolecules, viruses, or hazardous substances. lesen...

A New Era for Electronic Test and Measurement

Embedded Instrumentation

A New Era for Electronic Test and Measurement

Electronic manufacturers vary greatly in their approach to test and measurement. For some it’s too often an afterthought or the ‘good enough’ approach. For others, it’s essential. lesen...

Is there anything more fascinating than Power Electronics

Intelligent Power Module

Is there anything more fascinating than Power Electronics

The Author does this article to convey the enthusiasm and fascination he feels towards power electronics to young talents and to give the “old hands” interesting insights into current developments. lesen...

Driving a Revolution in Power Electronics

GaN Technology Platform

Driving a Revolution in Power Electronics

To the author’s knowledge, these results represent the first commer-cially viable application of GaN based power device technology and herald a new era in power electronics through the combination of high performance and competitive costs for semiconductor power devices. lesen...

The Core difference for new designs

32-bit Microcontrollers

The Core difference for new designs

In many areas, 8 and 16-bit microcontrollers achieved a powerful position in the past. As a semiconductor manufacturer with a special focus on the MCU sector, Renesas has been successful in establishing these products as de facto standard. With its RX MCU Platform, Renesas has now started to introduce expanded performance. lesen...

Miniature noise cancellation

Microphone Technology

Miniature noise cancellation

For the implementation of noise cancellation techniques in mobile devices multiple tiny microphones are necessary that are immune to RFI and EMI – e.g. MEMS microphones from EPCOS. lesen...

3 Gbit/s link for displays and cameras

APIX2

3 Gbit/s link for displays and cameras

In summer 2010, Inova Semiconductors presented the 3 Gbit/s link APIX2 – a data highway for the car that can transmit digital video and audio channels as well as Ethernet simultaneously. For a couple of weeks, customers have been provided with samples and Inova and other companies are already presenting several APIX2 applications at the electronica show. lesen...

CompactPCI Serial for Safety-Relevant Architectures

Series CompactPCI Serial, Part 57

CompactPCI Serial for Safety-Relevant Architectures

Safety-relevant computers often use the principle of redundancy to detect errors. If two computers are combined, this is called a 2-out-of-2 system. lesen...

Are system designers just meddling middlemen?

Electronics Design

Are system designers just meddling middlemen?

Ask anyone connected with electronics design about their interpretation of ‘system design’ and you’re likely to get quite a broad range of answers. Universally, it’s about designing the electronic-based ‘system’ required for a given product or device, but the system concept itself tends to mean different things to different folks. lesen...

How to analyze C-code for parallelization

Multicore Programming

How to analyze C-code for parallelization

The availability of multicore hardware platforms once again focuses attention on the desirability of parallelizing program flows. In practice, the problem has proved to be relatively intractable. lesen...

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Measuring wind turbines from a distance

Fraunhofer IOSB

Measuring wind turbines from a distance

25.02.14 - The rotor and tower of a wind turbine can vibrate even in normal operation. The analysis of these vibrations plays an important role in development and maintenance. The Fraunhofer Institute IOSB uses modern technology to measure the vibration pattern of the system structure from a distance. lesen...

Fast multimedia link testing to speed up implementation

APIX2

Fast multimedia link testing to speed up implementation

11.02.14 - INOVA Semiconductors, inventor of the APIX standard for real-time gigabit links for automotive applications and Alfamation, supplier of hardware and software test products and turn-key test and measurement solutions for automotive infotainment systems, have announced a close cooperation to speed up the integration of APIX2 technology into automotive applications. lesen...

Talking in 3D: Discussing and administrating complex construction models via a web browser

XML3DRepo

Talking in 3D: Discussing and administrating complex construction models via a web browser

20.03.14 - New software XML3DRepo enables constructing engineers to save 3D objects, change them and administer changes automatically via web browser. lesen...

Thermocompression Technology for High-Accuracy Narrow-Pitch Bonding of 3D ICs

Besi and Imec

Thermocompression Technology for High-Accuracy Narrow-Pitch Bonding of 3D ICs

19.01.14 - The nanoelectronics research center imec and Besi, a global equipment supplier for the semiconductor and electronics industries, announced they are joining forces to develop a thermocompression bonding solution for narrow-pitch die-to-die and die-to-wafer bonding with high accuracy and high throughput. Through this collaboration, imec and Besi will pave the way to industrial adoption of thermocompression bonding for 3D IC manufacturing. lesen...

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Imec and Septentrio

Co-Design Antenna for High Precision GNSS

25.02.14 - Imec and Septentrio announced that they have collaborated to the design of a multi-frequency GNSS antenna for GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and GALILEO. lesen...

Gap filling materials and thermal gels keeping electronic assemblies cool

Thermal management

Gap filling materials and thermal gels keeping electronic assemblies cool

01.04.14 - Achieving effective thermal management in equipment such as consumer electronics, portable devices, automotive modules and power supplies requires engineers to eliminate air gaps between hot components and nearby heat-dissipating surfaces. Understanding how to choose and use materials is important. lesen...

LED lamps: less energy, more light with gallium nitride

LED technology

LED lamps: less energy, more light with gallium nitride

12.03.14 - Fraunhofer researchers have been able to screw the light output of the LED to the top. For that purpose they have developed a transistor on the basis of the semiconductor gallium nitride. lesen...

Electronics based on a 2-D electron gas

Semiconductors

Electronics based on a 2-D electron gas

03.03.14 - A new material could open the door to a new kind of electronics: researchers at the Vienna University of Technology have created a stable two-dimensional electron gas in strontium titanate. lesen...

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