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2011-03-07 05:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Micrel, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today announced that it will be previewing breakthrough analog technology solutions at The Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition, APEC 2011. The industry conference will be held March 6-10th, at the Fort Worth Convention Center. Micrel will be exhibiting Monday, March 7, 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.; Tuesday, March 8,...

2011-02-27 00:01:45

Ozone's Advanced Feature Set Virtually Eliminates the Need for any Additional Electronics in the Lighting Fixture Beyond the LEDs Themselves Stroudsburg, PA (PRWEB) February 25, 2011 ROAL Electronics debuted their new Intelligent LED Ballast at the Strategies in Light Show this week in Santa Clara, California. The Ozone, the newest member of ROAL's versatile range of LED Ballasts, combines smart technology, space and energy savings, and user-managed flexibility into a super compact 70W...

2011-02-22 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced a pair of high-current, synchronous buck regulators with the industry's highest efficiency at 97 percent. The LM21212-1 and LM21215 are well-suited for high-performance FPGAs, ASICs and microprocessors used in a variety of low-voltage applications including wireless, networking and optical communications infrastructure. Watch a video on the products at...

2011-02-22 03:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today announced that its award-winning WEBENCH® Designer tools are now available in the Russian language. Worldwide expert and novice electronic engineers as well as mechanical engineers have used WEBENCH to create over 1.5 million analog designs cost-free and quickly since its introduction in 1999. National's unique WEBENCH environment features WEBENCH Visualizer, the only tool...

2011-02-15 11:05:00

BLACKSBURG, Va., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VPT, Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE: HEI-A) (NYSE: HEI), today introduced its latest series of technical video labs that highlight the design considerations and performance characteristics of DC-DC power converters. Two video labs on the startup characteristics of DC-DC converters are now available. Six additional videos on a variety of popular power technology topics are planned for release throughout 2011. (Photo:...

2011-01-19 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today introduced three new SIMPLE SWITCHER® power modules, the first to drive high output voltage applications in a variety of markets including industrial, communications infrastructure and military. The easy-to-use LMZ14201H, LMZ14202H and LMZ14203H power modules provide the efficiency of a synchronous switching regulator with the simplicity of a linear regulator, eliminating...

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2011-01-05 14:10:55

By Ariel DuChene, Syracuse University A team led by Patrick T. Mather, director of Syracuse Biomaterials Institute (SBI) and Milton and Ann Stevenson professor of biomedical and chemical engineering in Syracuse University's L.C. Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science (LCS), has succeeded in applying the concept of functionally graded materials (FGMs) to shape memory polymers (SMPs). SMPs are a class of "smart" materials that can switch between two shapes, from a fixed (temporary)...

2010-12-16 07:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE: NSM) today marked the 20-year anniversary of its SIMPLE SWITCHER® brand of products. Since 1990, electronic system engineers around the world have created designs featuring National's SIMPLE SWITCHER products, with over 1.5 billion units shipped to date. More than 100,000 engineers design power supplies with SIMPLE SWITCHER power modules, voltage regulators and controllers each year,...

2010-11-09 11:05:00

MUNICH, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ELECTRONICA -- VPT, Inc., a HEICO company (NYSE: HEI-A) (NYSE: HEI), unveiled its latest point of load (POL) DC-DC converter today, the DVPL0503S. This new converter joins VPT's growing line of POL DC-DC converters that deliver critical reliability performance and efficiency in the distributed power architectures of avionics, military, and space systems. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101109/SF97609) (Photo:...

2010-11-03 15:11:00

GENEVA, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a world leader in power semiconductors, has released details of a patented high-efficiency circuit and dedicated optimized power components. This new technology will produce cost savings while helping designers comply with the highest power-efficiency standards. The new circuit and power components are ideally suited for boost or buck converters, which are power devices that are usually used in solar inverters or SMPS...