AVX Acquires Innovative, Award-Winning Antenna Company, Ethertronics

source: AVX news Ethertronics’ 200+ patents & innovative IMD antenna systems technology — which was recently honored with an Electronic Products 2017 Product of the Year Award & provides critical support for the first-ever processor-enabled consumer TV antenna — will further expand AVX’s extensive portfolio of advanced electronic component solutions

AVX Completes Its Purchase of Ethertronics, Inc.

source: AVX news FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. — AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) today announced that it has completed the purchase of the previously announced acquisition of Ethertronics, Inc., a privately held manufacturer of passive and active antenna systems, for approximately $138.5 million in cash and assumption of $11.5 million of net debt, subject to customary post-closing […]

IQD Frequency Products becomes part of the Würth Elektronik eiSos Group

Source: Würth Elektronik eiSos news Waldenburg/Crewkerne (Germany/UK), 1 December 2017 – IQD Frequency Products Ltd., based in Crewkerne (UK) and IQD Frequency Products Inc., based in Palm Springs (USA) are now part of the Würth Elektronik eiSos Group, thus expanding Würth Elektronik’s existing selection of passive components with a comprehensive range of quartz crystals and […]

Crystal Series and Parallel Resonances

source: EDN article A quartz crystal’s case will be stamped with the devices’ rated operating frequency, but that number is only an approximation to the real story which is that there is more than one crystal resonant frequency, even in the ideal case. (No pun intended.)

Embroidered Smart Textiles Electronic Components in Life Saving Applications.

source: UWB and EPCI, Czech Republic, 4th July 2017 Wearable electronics and smart textiles is currently rapidly developing area. Integration of electronic components and systems directly on/into textile substrates leads to the development of promising new technologies among which it is possible to include printing of passive electronic components and/or its embroidering directly onto the […]