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PCB design for low-EMI DC/DC converters (EDN News)
Every switch-mode power supply presents a wide-band noise source. Integrating a DC/DC converter from the car board net into an automotive control unit and still fulfilling the EMC requirements of automotive OEMs is a difficult task.
12-bit ADC offers widest bandwidth, fastest sampling rate, and lowest power (EDN News)
TI’s new ADC has an 8-GHz bandwidth and a 10.4-GSPS sampling rate across the widest frequency spectrum for applications such as 5G testing, oscilloscopes and radar applications.
Tester handles 802.11ac OTA measurements (EDN News)
Anritsu’s MT8862A wireless connectivity test set now performs IEEE 802.11ac OTA tests in accordance with the CTIA/WFA CWG Test Plan V2.1.
IHS’ Flash Eurozone PMI signals subdued business growth amid stagnant demand (emsnow)
<p>Flash Eurozone PMI at 51.6 in May points to modest 0.2% GDP rise in second quarter Manufacturing downturn eases, but service sector growth slows Employment growth wanes amid factory job losses Price pressures ease The pace of eurozone economic growth remained subdued in May amid stagnant demand, according the latest flash PMI survey. Jobs growth [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="">IH ...
Will AI come to the test industry? (EDN News)
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are making incremental inroads into semiconductor test, but not into functional system test, at least not yet.
Women in Manufacturing® Association Announces 2019 Board of Directors (emsnow)
<p>CLEVELAND&#8211;The Women in Manufacturing® Association (WiM) is pleased to announce the election of 20 members to its 2019 Board of Directors. WiM is the only national association specifically dedicated to supporting, promoting and inspiring women who have chosen a career in the manufacturing sector. The board is led by Chair Karen Norheim, Executive Vice President, [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
1st public display of the Kinetoscope, May 20, 1891 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, the Kinetoscope, an early motion picture exhibition device developed by Edison Labs, was first publicly displayed.
Test power supplies for efficiency to comply with regulatory standards (EDN Test and Measurement)
As we seek to reduce power consumption, we must comply with standards. The key is to make voltage and current measurements, calculate power, and minimize harmonics.
Link-budget calculations: Needed for 5G OTA testing (EDN Test and Measurement)
Testing of 5G mmWave devices introduces a new set of challenges related to over-the-air path losses.
MAP-E testing helps IPv6 carry IPv4 traffic (EDN Test and Measurement)
In a world out of IPv4 addresses but equipment still in use, ISPs need a mechanism for supporting IPv4 traffic over IPv6 networks. Learn how MAP-E helps and how to test it.
5G test gears up (EDN Test and Measurement)
As products emerge and networks assemble, the test-equipment industry must keep up with standards, production, and deployment.
Live wireless testing shows network weaknesses (EDN Test and Measurement)
Real-world feedback with a real product can often be critical to understanding how people are using your product.
EMI emissions testing: peak, quasi-peak, and average measurements (EDN Test and Measurement)
Learn the difference between these three EMI emissions measurements and when to use them. It's not just for EMI engineers.
Astronaut Sally Ride is born, May 26, 1951 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, Sally Ride, who became the first American woman in space in 1983, was born in Los Angeles.
Star Wars is released, May 25, 1977 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, the first film in the Star Wars series was released in movie theaters.
ebm-papst adds second NA plant (Evertiq)
ebm-papst has moved into a building in Johnson City, Tennessee, and will start serial production of fans for refrigeration, air conditioning and ventilation applications in September.
Modern helicopter design takes flight, May 24, 1940 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, the VS-300 helicopter was first demonstrated, making it the first American single main rotor helicopter.
LASER COMPONENTS sets up for the future in the U.S. (Evertiq)
LASER COMPONENTS recently broke ground on the company’s new 26,000 sq. ft. building in Chandler, Arizona.
UK’s IQE comments on US Entity List (Evertiq)
Cardiff-based IQE plc, a supplier of advanced wafer products and materials solutions, has released a clarification to its potential exposure to situation that has evolved from the actions taken by the US Bureau of Industry and Security.
Saft extends China plant with new rail battery assembly line (Evertiq)
On May 17 Saft celebrated the inauguration of a new assembly line for MRX and MSX rail battery cells at its Zhuhai facility in China.
Ventec's quality management system at German facility re-certified (Evertiq)
Ventec International Group announces that it has again achieved ISO 9001:2015 certification for its Quality Management System at its German facility, following an audit by an external certifying authority.
Umicore to acquire cobalt refinery operations in Finland (Evertiq)
Umicore has reached an agreement to acquire Freeport Cobalt’s cobalt refining and cathode precursor activities in Kokkola, Finland.
Automotive supplier to set up shop in Serbia (Evertiq)
Xingyu Automotive Lighting System, a Chinese supplier to the automotive industry will set up a manufacturing plant in the Serbian city of Nis.
IKOR is now fully a part of ebm-papst (Evertiq)
EMS provider IKOR has now completed the merger into the ebm-papst group, the manufacturer of fans and motors based in Mulfingen (Baden-Württemberg), Germany.
Waveguide antennas work up to 220 GHz (EDN News)
Comprising 85 models in 5 different categories, Pasternack’s line of millimeter-wave waveguide antennas spans 40 GHz to 220 GHz.
Hardware Platform Choices for the Industrial HMI: How to Ensure a Fast Start and a Strong Finish (emsnow)
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Scanfil PLC Acquires German Contract Manufacturer Hasec-Elektronik GMBH (emsnow)
<p>Scanfil Plc (Scanfil) has on 22 May 2019 signed an agreement with owners of German contract manufacturer HASEC-Elektronik GmbH (HASEC) to acquire the entire shareholding of HASEC. The purchase price is EUR 10.25 million, and Scanfil will finance the acquisition using its liquid assets and directing a share issue to the owners of HASEC as [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="">Scanfil PLC Ac ...
AI makes data storage more effective for analytics (EDN News)
Turning data into intelligence requires analysis. AI implemented in the storage controller can substantially speed that analysis, as this proof-of-concept demonstration shows.
Connectivity remains central to mainstreaming AI, machine learning workloads (EDN News)
There is a race to make AI results relevant, reliable, and readily available. Only those with AI models trained on the best machine/deep learning infrastructure, from the largest data sets, will survive.
Congress moves to help rural wireless carriers in face of Huawei ban (Evertiq)
A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation this week to provide about USD 700 million in grants to help rural U.S. telecom providers with the cost of removing Huawei equipment from their networks.
FTC rules against Qualcomm, prompting appeal (Evertiq)
The Federal Trade Commission issued a ruling against Qualcomm yesterday, following a trial into allegations made by the FTC in 2017 of unfair licensing practices.
Moog synthesizer inventor is born, May 23, 1934 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, Robert Moog, engineer and electronic music pioneer, was born.
IDC Expects Asia/Pacific* Artificial Intelligence Systems Spending to Reach Nearly USD 5.5 Billion in 2019 (emsnow)
<p>SINGAPORE – According to the latest Worldwide Semiannual Artificial Intelligence Systems Spending Guide, Asia/Pacific* spending on artificial intelligence (AI) systems is forecast to reach nearly USD 5.5 billion in 2019, an increase of almost 80% in spent versus 2018. As industries invest aggressively in projects that utilize AI software capabilities, IDC expects spending on AI systems will [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
Parties to Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants Agree to SEMI Recommendations (emsnow)
<p>On behalf of its global membership, SEMI is actively addressing a variety of environment, health and safety (EHS) dossiers impacting the semiconductor manufacturing supply chain. Together with its dedicated working groups (WGs), SEMI educates regulators globally on semiconductor manufacturing technology and advocates a balanced policy framework supporting innovation, growth and sustainability. Perfluorooctanoic acid and related [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://emsnow. ...
Jabil Inks Additive Manufacturing Agreement with Renault F1® Team (emsnow)
<p>ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.&#8211;Jabil (NYSE: JBL) announced an additive manufacturing agreement with Renault F1 Team to speed the development and delivery of 3D-printed racecar parts for the Renault R.S.19, competing in the 2019 Formula One World Championship. Through the Jabil Additive Manufacturing Network, Renault F1 Team will gain fast and efficient access to top-quality parts. “We’re [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
TTI Receives Molex 2018 Global Distributor of the Year Award (emsnow)
<p>LISLE, Ill.&#8211;Molex has announced that TTI is the recipient of its 2018 Global Distributor of the Year Award. This award recognizes one outstanding global channel partner each year for advancing Molex technology solutions through demonstrated growth in worldwide sales coupled with global financial, operational and executive management excellence. TTI grew 7% faster than the overall [&#8230;]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href=" ...
Mindfulness to Fine Tune Your Leadership Inner Game  (emsnow)
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Cimetrix Vice President, Ranjan Chatterjee talks Connectivity – Connectivity Out of the Box (emsnow)
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Decibels: Make them absolute levels (EDN News)
You can express decibels relative to many reference levels, such as one milliwatt or relative to a carrier signal.
Lincoln is issued a patent, May 22, 1849 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, Abraham Lincoln became the only US president to receive a patent.
Power Tips #89: High-frequency resonant converter design considerations, Part 1 (EDN News)
This power tip focuses on key parameters that affect switching component selection, as well as the effect of transformer intrawinding capacitance in a high-frequency resonant converter.
Programmable electronic load sinks 200 W or 300 W (EDN News)
The SDL1000X/SDL1000X-E series of loads from Siglent Technologies can handle 200 W or 300 W of power, depending on model.
Drift ice is used for scientific research settlement, May 21, 1937 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, Soviet station North Pole-1 became the first scientific research settlement to operate on the drift ice of the Arctic Ocean.
Studying sleep: technology assesses, alleviates issues (EDN News)
Undiagnosed sleep apnea is rampant, research suggests, and for many represents a life-long and serious impediment.
Apple III introduced, May 19, 1980 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, Apple introduced the Apple III, a business-oriented personal computer intended to be the successor to the Apple II series but largely considered a market failure.
Apollo 10 launches, May 18, 1969 (EDN News)
On this day in tech history, Apollo 10 was launched on a mission to the moon that would serve as a dress rehearsal for Apollo 11.
Low-cost design: When best practice is too expensive (EDN Test and Measurement)
A signal integrity simulation and analysis reveals how the designers could violate common design rules to cut costs and still produce a working board.
The pitfalls of power-rail noise measurements (EDN Test and Measurement)
Noisy power-rail measurements can ruin your day and wreak havoc on system performance. Fortunately, you can mitigate noise from those measurements.
Tryout: Joulescope Precision DC Energy Analyzer (EDN Test and Measurement)
The Joulescope, now a Kickstarter project, lets you measure voltage and current consumed by many an embedded or IoT system, then calculate power and energy consumption. It's a DMM and oscillograph.
Control the sample rate of digitized signals (EDN Test and Measurement)
Use decimation and interpolation to change the sample rates of digitized waveforms. Doing so will result in cleaner waveforms or smaller file sizes that reduce processing time.
R&D initiative looks to solve energy and climate problems (EDN Test and Measurement)
A proposed R&D program to address climate change and the inevitable fossil-fuel problem uses existing technology.
Perovskite improves solar-cell efficiency (EDN Test and Measurement)
Solar cells have been increasing in efficiency since their invention. Perovskite looks to provide the next increase at a reasonable cost.
Models reveal problems in electronics enclosures (EDN Test and Measurement)
The enclosures around your electronics must survive impacts, high temperatures, and general abuse. Models can uncover hidden defects not visible inside your molded parts.
Repair: HP 34401A capacitor failure (EDN Test and Measurement)
In another case of failed capacitors, this classic meter needed some power-supply capacitors replaced, and the diodes that came with them.
EDN visits a calibration lab (EDN Test and Measurement)
At Transcat's Rochester, N.Y. lab, we gave an HP 34401A DMM a checkup. The meter's readings were disappointing, but it was a worthwhile reality check.
VNAs measure more than components (EDN Test and Measurement)
Vector-network analyzers have come down in price and size to where they have become scientific measurement instruments for measuring snow and soil composition and for characterizing materials.
Measure phase difference with an oscilloscope (EDN Test and Measurement)
Phase difference can be measured on an oscilloscope by determining the time delay between two waveforms along with their period.
Coexistence issues: Coming to 5G New Radio (EDN Test and Measurement)
With the addition of new frequencies and new forms of signaling, 5G NR raises the bar for possible interference with other wireless services.
Spectrum sharing: Another way to better use the airwaves (EDN Test and Measurement)
The sharing of the 3.5-GHz band, which had been reserved for military radar, make another slice of spectrum available for wireless mobile broadband services. Before deployment can begin, Citizens Broadband Service Devices must be tested and certified.