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Analog Devices’ 2MHz Boost/SEPIC/Inverter Features 4A, 60V Power Switch & 4 uA IQ

Analog Devices, Inc. announces the Power by Linear™ LT8364, a current mode, 2MHz step-up DC/DC converter with an internal 4A, 60V switch. It operates from an input voltage range of 2.8V to 60V, and is suitable for applications with input sources ranging from a single-cell Li-Ion battery to multicell battery stacks, automotive inputs, telecom power supplies and industrial power rails.

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North American PCB Sales Growth Turns Positive

IPC Releases PCB Industry Results for October 2017

IPC - Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the October 2017 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Positive year-over-year shipment and order growth continued October. The book-to-bill ratio remained high in October at 1.12.

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Microwave-Based Test Method Can Help Keep 3-D Chip Designers’ Eyes Open

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have invented a new approach to testing multilayered, three-dimensional computer chips that are now appearing in some of the latest consumer devices. The new method may be the answer the semiconductor industry needs to quickly assess the reliability of this relatively new chip construction model, which stacks layers of flat circuitry atop one another like floors in a building to help make chips ever-faster and packed with features.

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Microsemi Announces IEEE 1588 Timing Synchronization Module Providing High Performance Network Clock Synchronization

New Turnkey Solution Leverages Synergies of Multiple Microsemi Products to Significantly Reduce Software Development for Customers

Microsemi Corporation, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the availability of a new IEEE™ 1588 timing synchronization module, offering a complete self-contained platform for customers to implement IEEE 1588 network timing client protocols.

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Knowles Capacitors launch 500Vac rated Surge & Safety MLCCs from Syfer

Developed at the specific request of industrial electronics customers, Knowles brand Syfer can now offer MLCC’s, for non-safety critical applications, up to 500Vac, 50/60Hz continuous. Syfer pioneered 250Vac rated MLCC’s for non-safety critical applications to complement its range of industry standard DC rated and market leading TUV / UL qualified class X & Y surge and safety MLCCs.

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Pico extends its PicoScope 9300 Sampling Oscilloscope range

Pico Technology has added three 15 GHz models and a further 25 GHz model to its professional, portable and low-cost PicoScope 9300 Series of Sampling Oscilloscopes. The new 15 GHz models replace the preceding 9200 Series 12 GHz models, with significantly upgraded specifications at even lower prices, with the result that all Pico Sampling Oscilloscopes now operate under the much-respected PicoSample 3 software.

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