California Micro Devices Corp. (www.calmicro.com) has introduced the CM1218 and CM1219, reportedly the industry's lowest capacitance Zener arrays. With simplified layout and smaller footprint, the CM1218 and CM1219 Zener diodes require only the negative rail, allowing designers to achieve ESD protection for high-speed serial data interfaces. They are offered in standard SOT23 and SC70 packages.
In a move that strengthens its 3D design business, Stratasys continued a 15-month buying spree this week by announcing its plan to acquire GrabCAD, a provider of a cloud-based collaboration environment for engineers.
Many diverse markets take advantage of semiconductor IP; so many that no one can recite the entire list without leaving off several. So why do we track all the vertical markets? They all have a unique set of requirements and value attributes differently. One major vertical market segment is automotive.
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