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2010-09-13 14:28:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lewis Chew, chief financial officer of National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM), will speak at 9:15 a.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 at the Deutsche Bank 2010 Technology Conference at the Westin San Francisco in San Francisco, Calif. A live audio webcast will be made available at: http://www.national.com/analog/invest/conf Following the conference, a replay of the presentation will be available for 30 days. About...

2010-09-13 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced WEBENCH® FPGA Power Architect, the industry's first design tool to model and optimize power supplies for FPGAs in minutes. WEBENCH FPGA Power Architect incorporates the detailed supply requirements of more than 130 of the newest FPGA devices from Altera Corp. and Xilinx, Inc. Modern power supply systems, including advanced FPGAs, are complex to design,...

2010-09-07 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today unveiled the industry's first eight-channel ultrasound transmit/receive chipset specifically designed for portable ultrasound systems used in hospitals, clinics, ambulances and remote point-of-care facilities. The PowerWise® chipset's innovative circuit architecture enables the design of both hand-carried and handheld units that deliver longer battery life and imaging performance...

2010-09-07 07:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. and SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. and National Semiconductor Corporation announce a wide-ranging strategic alliance to advance ultrasound technology, creating ultrasound imaging systems that produce enhanced image quality and advanced 3D/4D imaging capabilities, while consuming less power. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070904/SIEMENSLOGO ) (Logo:...

2010-09-02 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A new serial digital interface (SDI) cable equalizer from National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) extends the reach of broadcast video signals by forty percent (200m at 3 Gbps) while delivering half the power (115 mW typical) of comparable equalizers. The emergence of 3D-TV, which requires stereoscopic video to be captured with two independent cameras, is forcing broadcasters to migrate to higher data rates (up to 3 Gbps) to transport...

2010-08-30 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced the addition of WEBENCH LED Architect to its award-winning portfolio of online WEBENCH® Designer tools. The first of its kind, WEBENCH LED Architect enables both novice and expert designers to perform real-time comparisons and optimize complex lighting systems for performance, size and cost in minutes. To start a design, the designer enters desired light output...

2010-08-26 14:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) will release its first quarter fiscal year 2011 results after the market close at approximately 1 p.m. PDT on Thursday, Sept. 9. Following the issuance of the release, National will host its quarterly conference earnings call with financial analysts at 1:30 p.m. PDT. Speakers: Don Macleod, chairman and chief executive officer Lewis Chew, chief financial officer Mark Veeh,...

2010-08-23 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced that its award-winning WEBENCH® Designer tools are now available both online and offline in Japanese and Simplified Chinese languages. Since its introduction in 1999, expert and novice electronic and mechanical engineers worldwide have used WEBENCH to create over 1.5 million analog designs cost-free and quickly. National's unique WEBENCH environment features...

2010-08-16 10:09:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- ICAP Ocean Tomo, the intellectual property brokerage division of ICAP plc (IAP.L), will auction off three lots of semiconductor technology from United Memories at the upcoming Fall 2010 Live Auction in Napa, California on November 11th. The lots, cover charge-sharing techniques for low power integrated circuit (IC) devices, test interfaces for verification of high speed dynamic random access memory (DRAM) circuitry, and IC memory testing and simultaneous...

2010-08-09 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A new linear root-mean-square (RMS) radio frequency (RF) power detector from National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) offers the industry's highest precision with up to 40 dB dynamic range. The PowerWise® LMH2120 increases wireless coverage and extends battery life for third-generation (3G) and fourth-generation (4G) mobile handsets. National's LMH2120 linear RMS RF power detector enables accurate RF power amplifier...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.