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Content tagged with Electronics & Test posted in April 2011
Smaller Diagnostics and Changes in Materials Drive Medical Market
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4/26/2011  1 comment
As changing regulations impact designers' materials selection, new analog front ends enable development of equipment that is no bigger than a Band-Aid.
Reed Relays Switch in Time
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4/18/2011  2 comments
Concerns with relay characteristics and switch topologies.
Self-Healing Instrumentation
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4/18/2011  Post a comment
What do engineers think of smart devices in self-healing machine design?
Cool-Switch, High-Speed Load Disconnect Switch Solutions
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4/15/2011  Post a comment
For high-availability systems in high performance computing, telecom, and communications infrastructure applications.
RBC Series
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4/15/2011  Post a comment
Regulated dc/dc bus converter combines high efficiency with wide input range for distributed power applications.
Digital Pressure Gauges
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4/14/2011  Post a comment
Gauges use a temperature-compensated 316L stainless steel sensor with ±0.25 percent accuracy (±0.1 percent optional).
Multi-Output DC-DC Backlight LED Drivers
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4/13/2011  1 comment
Can be used to backlight LEDs arranged in 1, 2, 3 or 6 string configurations.
Applying Zero Backlash Brakes in Magnetic Therapy
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4/12/2011  Post a comment
Neuronetics develops a device using power-off brakes to deliver transcranial magnetic simulation therapy as a non-pharmaceutical approach to treating depression.
Medium-Blow Fuses
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4/12/2011  Post a comment
For higher current applications.
Three Phase Brushless DC Motor PreDriver IC?
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4/11/2011  1 comment
For the office automation, telecommunications, consumer and industrial markets.
Level Transmitter
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4/7/2011  Post a comment
Transmitter uses both capacitance and guided wave radar technologies to measure level and the interface between two liquids.
Single-port USB to RS-485 Serial Adapter
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4/7/2011  Post a comment
Fast serial communication for tough environments.
Why Intelligent Medical Device Demand is Surging
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4/7/2011  Post a comment
How specific market forces and electronic technologies are paving the way for future medical device innovations.
Surface Mount Chips
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4/6/2011  Post a comment
Surge withstanding for 5 percent tolerance requirements.
No RSENSE 60V Boost Controller
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4/6/2011  Post a comment
Operates over a -40 to 150C junction temperature range.
Toxic Gas Detector
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4/6/2011  Post a comment
Monitors for small hydrogen leaks in industrial and commercial facility environments to detect hydrogen at 0-500 ppm levels.
Thermal Control Designs for Medical Devices
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4/6/2011  1 comment
As the use of microprocessors in medical devices increases, the incorporation of passive cooling technology improves device designs by allowing for better thermal control.
LED Wafer System
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4/5/2011  Post a comment
Maintenance-free positioning solution for stepping or scanning applications.
Electrical Physical Layer Sub-Specification
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4/5/2011  Post a comment
An isochronous channel for video data transmission and enables IP data communication.
UCODE I2C RFID Chip
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4/5/2011  Post a comment
UHF chip enables wireless customization and configuration of electronic devices.
Hits and Misses for Industrial Ethernet
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4/5/2011  Post a comment
Ethernet as a solution for automation control is clearly here to stay. However, its use is far from ubiquitous. The question remains as to how dominant the technology will become in all aspects of industrial networking.
As Costs Plummet, LED Use Soars
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4/4/2011  Post a comment
Energy efficiency, long life and declining costs are drawing engineers to LEDs, according to a new Design News survey.
Shaft Actuated Option for Rotary Switches
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4/1/2011  Post a comment
Enables hand actuation, while still retaining the ability to be adjusted with a flat tipped screwdriver.
Brick Bus Converters
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4/1/2011  Post a comment
For 36V to 60V input power systems using 5:1 or 4:1 bus converters.

Long Range Wireless System
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4/1/2011  Post a comment
Simultaneously monitors and controls 4 switches or valves up to 8 miles away.




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