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TI launches first fully integrated ETSI category 1 transceiver

Texas Instruments Inc. (TI) introduced a new member of its high performance sub-1 GHz radio frequency (RF) family providing unmatched connectivity for low-power wireless security, Smart Grid, industrial, healthcare, and home and building automation applications. The new CC1125 sub-1 GHz RF transceiver is the industry’s first single-chip solution for wireless social alarms and ultra narrowband applications, targeting  ETSI EN 300 220 category 1 (ETSI Cat.1) compliance for the European 869 MHz band.


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Vishay Intertechnology introduces radial-leaded PTC thermistors

Vishay Intertechnology Inc. introduced a new series of radial-leaded, positive temperature coefficient (PTC) thermistors. Devices in the new TFPTL <http://www.vishay.com/doc?33027>  series feature nickel thin film elements with positive temperature coefficients of + 4110 ppm/K, fast response time of < 2 s, and high stability over a wide temperature range from - 55 to + 150 °C.


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Linear Technology introduces surge stopper with ideal diode

Linear Technology Corp. introduces the LTC4364, a surge stopper with ideal diode, providing compact and low-loss protection for 4V to 80V electronics in automotive, avionics and industrial systems. The surge stopper shields downstream electronics from input overvoltages and overcurrent, enabling continuous operation through transient surges. Overcurrent limiting protects the system and supply from short-circuits at the load.


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Skyworks ramping production to enable over 40 M transponders

Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high reliability analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced it has introduced analog solutions for low-noise receivers being used in high-sensitivity radio frequency (RF) automotive highway tag applications, including toll tag transponder systems. Skyworks’ devices are being deployed across 40 million transponders supporting small signal RF applications where primary DC power is not available.


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Gaas Labs acquires Nitronex Corp.

Gaas Labs LLC, a private investment fund targeting the communications semiconductor market led by industry veteran John Ocampo, announced that it has acquired privately-held Nitronex Corp., an innovative leader in the design and manufacture of gallium nitride (GaN) based RF solutions for high performance applications in the defense, communications, cable TV, and industrial & scientific markets.


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