Nichicon Latest Technological Trends in Automotive Onboard Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors

source: Nichicon article In the automotive and onboard automotive-related areas, the performance of equipment such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADASs) is progressing together with the advancement of space-saving mounting parts to ensure comfortable vehicle interiors. To this end, even individual capacitors must conform to harsh environments, miniaturization and high-capacity requirements. The latest technological trends […]

Reinventing the inductor

source: Phys.org article A basic building block of modern technology, inductors are everywhere: cellphones, laptops, radios, televisions, cars. And surprisingly, they are essentially the same today as in 1831, when they were first created by English scientist Michael Faraday.

‘Memtransistor’ brings world closer to brain-like computing

source: Phys.org news In recent years, researchers have searched for ways to make computers more neuromorphic, or brain-like, in order to perform increasingly complicated tasks with high efficiency. Now Hersam, a Walter P. Murphy Professor of Materials Science and Engineering in Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering, and his team are bringing the world closer to […]

ECN 2018 Tech And Engineering Predictions

Source: ECN article Each New Year invites a host of achievements, inventions, and technological advancements. As we enter the early months of another year, industry experts share their opinions on what’s ahead for tech and engineering in 2018.

IPDs Reduce BOMs, Save Space & Improve Performance

source: EPS news Initially developed to replace discrete capacitors, resistors and inductors, integrated passive devices (IPDs) are having a kind of resurgence thanks to the development of ever-shrinking electronic devices that need to pack more electronics components into smaller spaces. These newer devices are far from simple capacitor and resistor arrays.

Signal Transformer High Current Toroidal Inductors

source: Signal Transformer news High Current Toroidal Inductors (HCTI) are vertical PCB mounted, high-frequency magnetics with a broad inductance and current range. Although offered as standard catalog items within this range, versions can be designed for custom inductances, with 2 or 4 pin headers, or horizontal mount.

Würth Elektronik eiSos presents its 2018 Product Catalog New & Innovative Passive Components

source: Würth Elektronik eiSos news Waldenburg (Germany), 13 February 2018 – Over 1000 pages long, the new “Passive Components 2018” catalog is now available from Würth Elektronik eiSos. The manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components presents its broad and significantly extended range in the categories of EMC Components, Power Magnetics and Signal & Communications – […]