source: Intelligent Aerospace article November 13, 2017 By Dan Friedlander, Retired following 44 years in component engineering The current European Space Agency (ESA) and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) approach to the use of Electrical, Electronic, and Electromechanical (EEE) commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components in space applications continues to rely on heavy testing requirements. The official methodology […]
source: Zettler electronics news The proliferation of the marketplace for solar inverters keeps forcing engineers to do more with less. Among other things, that means switching more current and higher voltages on ever smaller footprint dimensions.
source: TTI Market Eye news 11/07/2017 // Dennis M. Zogbi. This MarketEYE article describes the structure of the defense and aerospace electronics sector as an end-use market segment for electronic components such as capacitors, resistors and inductors. The market has been stagnant from 2012 to 2014 due to government imposed sequestering in the United States, […]
22nd Annual Components for Military & Space Electronics CMSE Conference & Exhibition call for presentation has been extended until December 8th, 2017. The CMSE main website link is here.
source: macrumours article As the launch of Apple’s iPhone X happened in November 17, eager users are set to enjoy battery life normally reserved for Apple’s Plus-size form factors in a phone more closely resembling a non-Plus variant in its dimensions. The reason for this advancement is not an energy density development, but rather a […]
Source: ESA, EPCI The 3rd edition of the Space Passive Component Days (SPCD) will take place at ESA\ESTEC from the 9th till 12th October 2018. European Passive Components Institute is a proud partner to the ESA SPCD 2018 event.
source: ECN mag news Sumida Corporation has made a significant expansion to its lineup of Metal Hybrid Inductors, known as the CDMT40 series. The three additional values offer more than double the inductance values of the earlier introductions, while maintaining the same small footprint. A newly developed composite material draws on the unique characteristics of […]
source: Electronics Weekly news Coilcraft’s has introduced a series of current sense transformers, operating up to 40A over 400Hz to 1MHz, and offering 4,000Vrms isolation voltage between the sense and output windings, using insulation reinforced to UL 60950-1.
Source: Dataweek news 11 October 2017, Coilcraft added two new products to its line of high-current, moulded power inductors, both offering unique termination options.
source: AVX news Contents include a wide range of low-loss components that deliver ideal solutions for energy storage, blocking, IC support, output filtering, & external connections in thermoelectric generators, solar cells, piezoelectric devices, micro wind turbines, & more