LinkSwitch-TN2 simple ac-dc chips now deliver 575mA

Power Integrations has upped the output power if its LinkSwitch-TN2 ac-dc converter family with a device that can output 575mA – previously the top end was 360mA. “These new LinkSwitch-TN2 ICs are pin-to-pin compatible with previous generations, making it simple for customers to upgrade to higher-power designs,” according to the company. “A buck converter can ...

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Google to make custom server SoCs

Google is to build custom SoCs for its server farms, says Amin Vahdat (pictured) Google Fellow and Vice President of Systems Infrastructure ‘Custom chips are one way to boost performance and efficiency now that Moore’s Law no longer provides rapid improvements for everyone,” says  Vahdat. Vahdat references Google’s TPUs and VPUs without which, he says, ...

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1.5kW medical and industrial PSUs from 5V to 48V

Cosel has introduced 1,500W power supplies for medical and industrial applications with a serial interface for monitoring and control. Called PCA1500F, it has a universal input working across 85 to 264Vac and comes in 5, 12, 15, 24, 32 and 48V output versions. “All output voltages can be adjusted to near zero volts and operated in ...

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High-rel industrial and aerospace RAM is non-volatile

Infineon has announced a second-generation of its non-volatile static RAMs (nvSRAM). “The new generation of devices are qualified for QML-Q and high-reliability industrial specifications to support non-volatile code storage and data-logging in harsh environments, including aerospace and industrial applications,” according to the company. “Both 5V and 3V versions support boot code, data logging and calibration ...

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Demo: 400 Gbps Transmission over 800km in a 75 GHz-spaced DWDM System

NeoPhotonics says it has demonstrated that its 400ZR+ QSFP-DD coherent pluggable transceiver can effectively transmit at a 400 Gbps data rate over a distance of 800 km in a 75 GHz-spaced DWDM system with more than 3.5 dB of OSNR margin in the optical signal. This 400ZR+ coherent pluggable transceiver module is based on NeoPhotonics high ...

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Demo: 400 Gbps Transmission over 800km in a 75 GHz-spaced DWDM System

NeoPhotonics says it has demonstrated that its 400ZR+ QSFP-DD coherent pluggable transceiver can effectively transmit at a 400 Gbps data rate over a distance of 800 km in a 75 GHz-spaced DWDM system with more than 3.5 dB of OSNR margin in the optical signal. This 400ZR+ coherent pluggable transceiver module is based on NeoPhotonics high ...

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2020 materials revenues up 4.9% for record high

The global semiconductor materials market grew 4.9% in 2020 to $55.3 billion in revenue, surpassing the previous market high of $52.9 billion set in 2018, reports SEMI. For the eleventh consecutive year, Taiwan, at $12.4 billion, was the world’s largest market for semiconductor materials on the strength of its large foundry capacity and advanced packaging ...

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2020 materials revenues up 4.9% for record high

The global semiconductor materials market grew 4.9% in 2020 to $55.3 billion in revenue, surpassing the previous market high of $52.9 billion set in 2018, reports SEMI. For the eleventh consecutive year, Taiwan, at $12.4 billion, was the world’s largest market for semiconductor materials on the strength of its large foundry capacity and advanced packaging ...

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OneWeb shows its satellite network paces to U.S. Government

OneWeb has announced it has successfully demonstrated its satellite-based communications system to the U.S. Department of Defense for the first time. Aiming to provide connectivity services from November 2021 onwards, OneWeb’s system will feature an initial network of 648 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites, global gateways and air, maritime and land user terminals. During the ...

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OneWeb shows its satellite network paces to U.S. Government

OneWeb has announced it has successfully demonstrated its satellite-based communications system to the U.S. Department of Defense for the first time. Aiming to provide connectivity services from November 2021 onwards, OneWeb’s system will feature an initial network of 648 Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellites, global gateways and air, maritime and land user terminals. During the ...

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