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Linear's 9 to 72 V ideal diode bridge controller now specified for military & automotive applications
Linear Technology Corp. announces the automotive (H-grade) and high reliability military (MP-grade) versions of the LT4320, an ideal diode bridge controller for 9 to 72 V systems. The LT4320 replaces a full-wave diode bridge rectifier with a low loss N-channel MOSFET bridge to reduce the power and voltage losses by a factor of ten or more. Power supply size is reduced as the enhanced power efficiency eliminates bulky heat sinks.
UCLA Crump Institute for Molecular Imaging selects Nutaq’s PicoDigitizer 125-32 for positron emission tomography
Nutaq, a provider of integrated hardware and software solutions for signal processing applications in mil/aero, wireless, life sciences, and high energy physics, announced that it has been selected by UCLA’s Crump Institute for Medical Imaging to provide the PicoDigitizer 125-32 for Positron Emission Tomography (PET) algorithm development.
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and imec Holst Centre have developed a wireless transceiver circuit for use in body area networks for medical applications that adheres to the 400 MHz-band international standard.
With over 750 employees around the world, LPKF Laser & Electronics AG has expanded its management teams at its Fürth (Germany) and Naklo (Slovenia) production locations.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that it is going to create a formal path forward for vehicle-to-vehicle communication for light vehicles. This means that NTHSA will start regulatory proposals on how this technology could become mandatory in the future.
Terma has been contracted by Thales Air Systems S.A.S. to deliver and install a SCANTER 5502 Surface Movement Radar system to Minsk-2 Intl. Airport in Belarus.
Molex Inc. is committed to helping medical design engineers meet the growing demand for smaller, more portable devices without sacrificing performance and reliability. The company will showcase a wide range of its advanced products at MD&M West, February 11 – 13, Anaheim, CA, Booth 1746, including customized interconnects, micro-miniature solutions, optical fiber and capillary tubing and electromagnetic interference (EMI) absorption technology.
Airbiquity Inc., the global leader in connected vehicle services, and Baidu, the leading Chinese internet services provider, announced a partnership to provide connected car internet services to the Chinese automotive market beginning in first quarter 2014.
Wi-Fi is a hot topic among car OEMs and a small number of luxury brands have already launched LTE-based Wi-Fi hotspot solutions during the past twelve months. Most major OEMs plan to follow suit with some, such as GM, claiming that it will start offering LTE-based Wi-Fi hotspot solutions in its vehicles in 2014.
RFMD, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, expanded its broad portfolio of Wi-Fi products to include two new front end modules (FEMs) for automotive Wi-Fi applications.