source: AVX news Ideal for use in MCMs, bias networks, & a variety of automotive, medical, aerospace, & test & measurement equipment, the new HR Series resistors deliver robust performance in a small EIA 0402 outline enabled with FLEXITERM® surface mount technology
source: nanotechweb news Could the inductor be redesigned in a fundamentally new way? Yes, according to new work by researchers in the US, Japan and China who have made the first high-performance inductors from intercalated graphene that work in the 10-50 GHz range thanks to the mechanism of kinetic inductance – rather than magnetic inductance […]
source: Capacitor Faks blog Today’s electronic devices are smaller in size and have more functionality compared to their predecessors. They are expected to get even smaller with the current advancements in manufacturing technologies. The trend towards miniaturization of components is mainly accelerated by better understanding of materials and improved processing techniques. Critical applications such as […]
source: fastcodesign news Just about every wearable has the same flaw: The battery doesn’t last. Batteries simply aren’t powerful enough to enable the design of a svelte Apple Watch that can run for more than a day between charges. That might be fine for a single prized object on your wrist, but it can’t possibly […]
source: Energy harvesting journal news CAP-XX, developer of supercapacitors that deliver peak power to support or replace batteries, announced that Spire has incorporated CAP-XX Thinline supercapacitors into the new Spire Health Tag to provide the peak power needed for delivering real-time wellness vibration alerts to consumers. Offloading this peak power role to the thin, flat […]
source: AVX news FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. — AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Ethertronics Inc., a privately held manufacturer of passive and active antenna systems. Ethertronics is a leader in advanced antenna system technology and manufactures antenna products for wireless applications such as mobile phones, Wi-Fi, […]
source: Electronic Products news Traditional switching regulator architectures need an inductor for each output voltage, making them bulky
source: Phys org news A new type of neural network made with memristors can dramatically improve the efficiency of teaching machines to think like humans.
source: Nasdaq GlobeNewswire article PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 26, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Infinity Electrostatics LLC, a technology development firm for additive 3D printing and graphene production, is pleased to announce development of a unique process to produce a continuous formed super-capacitor to store energy.
source: Pattently Apple news Patently Apple posted a report titled “IDC’s Wearable Device Forecast sees Apple Dominating the All-Important Watch Category through to 2021.” In addition to the IDC report emphasizing that the Apple Watch would remain the leader in the Smart Watch segment of the market until 2021, they pointed to smart clothing as […]