38 x 38mm inductor handles 420A in saturation

Vishay Intertechnology has introduced a through-hole inductor that can handle 420A for 30% inductance reduction in saturation – all in a 38 x 38 x 22mm ‘1500’ case size. Called IHXL-1500VZ-51, it has a typical dc resistance (DCR) of 0.12mΩ and is rated for continuous operation at 150A and 155°C continuously. Hard saturation can be ...

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Bennu asteroid spacecraft has parts from Southampton

Infra-red detectors produced by Leonardo in Southampton are currently travelling through space with Bennu, the 2bn year old asteroid, which is calculated to have a 1 in 3,000 chance of hitting Earth late in the 22nd century, according to the company. Arizona State University (ASU) selected Leonardo’s infra-red sensors for their Osiris-Rex thermal emission spectrometer ...

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Gelsinger takes over at Intel

Intel has replaced Bob Swan with Pat Gelsinger (pictured). “Having begun my career at Intel and learned at the feet of Grove, Noyce and Moore, it’s my privilege and honor to return in this leadership capacity,” says Gelsinger “I have tremendous regard for the company’s rich history and powerful technologies that have created the world’s ...

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Equalisers work up to 40Gz

Smiths Interconnect has released a series of high frequency surface mount chip equalisers for controlling gain variation up to 40GHz with a maximum slope of 4dB. Called the CEX series, the parts combine thin-film and thick-film processing, offer multiple slope (1-4 dB) and band options. They come in standard and high-frequency versions. In the high-frequency types ...

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Intelliconnect opens larger UK factory as demand grows

UK specialist connector maker Intelliconnect (Europe) has moved to a larger facility at the Corby Innovation Hub following 30% sales growth in 2020. “After a year of exceptional sales growth, we have relocated our sales, engineering and production facilities to larger premises and will be recruiting new staff at all levels including offering apprenticeships,” said ...

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Toshiba adds Cortex-M based MCUs

Toshiba has added to its  TXZ+ MCU family with devices optimised for motor control systems, domestic appliances, human machine interfaces and connected IoT infrastructure based on Arm Cortex-M processor cores. They are made on a 40nm CMOS process that exhibits reduced operating and standby current levels. With different flash memory capacity options (up to 2 ...

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Socionext to use Synopsys’ HBM2E IP

 Socionext is expanding its use of Synopsys’ DesignWare IP to include HBM2E IP for memory throughput in AI and high-performance computing (HPC) applications. Socionext selected Synopsys’ HBM2E IP, operating at 3.6 Gbps, to meet the capacity, power, and compute performance requirements of its AI engine and accelerator SoC. The Synopsys IP provides efficient heterogeneous integration with the shortest ...

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Telefonica to sell its masts

Telefonica is to sell its mobile phone masts in Europe and Latin America to US telecom infrastructure operator American Towers for $9.41 billion in cash. American Tower will acquire around 30,700 tower sites in Spain, Germany, Brazil, Chile, Peru and Argentina from Telefonica’s infrastructure unit Telxius. The New York private equity outfit KKR owns 40% ...

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