Month: February 2010

Technology continues to offer us data that can save lives !!!

As we all watch carefully the turn of events it reminds us how important technology is and the impact data can have on human life. Friends we at Solid State Inc have at our fingertips the science and are committed to assist future green engineers by providing a broadline of manufacturers which can push the limits of technology in the… Read more »

Bergquist pre-applies Bond-Ply 450 to PCBs

Found this interesting article regarding Bergquist Edited by the Electronicstalk editorial team Feb 23, 2009 The reflow-resistant thermal interface tape saves product manufacturers from manually applying thermal interface material after assembly. This streamlines production, allowing to quickly bond the metal-core PCB to a heatsink avoiding laborious attachment of individual screws or clips. The pre-applied Bond-Ply… Read more »

The path to successful new products

Is your company finding it hard to develop new products? If so, you might try learning from the masters. We found after surveying more than 300 employees at 28 companies across North America and Europe, that the businesses with the best product-development track records do three things better than their less-successful peers: They create a… Read more »

Isocom quick product guide

As we explore the social networking advantages here at Solid State Inc, we are slowly going to incorporate our franchise news and press releases for you to read. Our goal is to reach the international market and give a spotlight to those brands which are leaders in next generation designs.  Below you will find a graph… Read more »

AVX: 55mΩ part can replace two devices in some designs…

From AVX Press AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has expanded its TPM Series of multi-anode mirror design tantalum capacitors that offer improved robustness and feature low ESR – including the industry’s leading performance device. The D sized TPM Series 47µF/25V part offers the lowest ESR in the industry -just… Read more »

Vishay’s New-Generation, Ultra-Precision VHP100 Bulk Metal® Foil Resistor Wins Product of the Year Award from Electronic Products Magazine

MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA — Feb. 8, 2010 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the new generation of its VHP100 hermetically sealed Bulk Metal® Foil resistor, which sets a new industry benchmark for ultra-high precision, has won a Product-of-the-Year award from industry magazine Electronic Products. Presented yearly, the Product-of-the-Year awards are bestowed by the… Read more »

SMD KHz Crystal ST3215SB Series

from AVX press AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed a highly reliable surface mount crystal resonator that provides a nominal frequency of 32.768kHz in a small ceramic package of 3.2mm x1.5mm and a profile of only 0.8mm. Designated Ideal for consumer and mobile equipment applications, the ST3215SB… Read more »

Vishay: Photodiode-Based Ambient Light Sensors

To assist customers in understanding the advantages of using ambient light sensors in their applications, the Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has added a new streaming video product demonstration to its Web site.Vishay’s ambient light sensors feature an exclusive infrared filtering epoxy technology to match the spectral sensitivity… Read more »

Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors : AVX

  Abstract: by Bharat S. Rawal, Kumar Krishnamani, John Maxwell.  AVX Corporation With and increase use of multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLC’s) in surface mount technology (SMT) the understanding of the mechanical properties and thermal stress resistance parameters MLCs is essential for zero defect soldering and sub ppm failure rates.  In this paper,  various aspects of SMT… Read more »

Pushing the Limits: Creating Green Jobs

We are all hearing the buzz words regarding the next green technology. With our countries advanced resources we challenge young engineers and our established known design houses to push the limits. The oil and natural gas industry needs no stimulus; we need no earmarks. We are not asking anything from the government, but one simple… Read more »

Saving Energy to Save Money

Energy costs may soon eat up as much as 50% of your tech budget. Here’s how to conserve some of that juice By Rachael King- Business Week When it comes to energy conservation, many chief information officers have simply buried their heads in the sand. But they may not be able to afford to do… Read more »

Excerpt: Vishay: US Equity Movers

Feb 9,2010 – Nikolah Gammeltoft posted an article on Business Week regarding Top News ( Bloomberg ) He states that the shares of several US companies are having unusual moves in the US trading. Highlighted in the list is our franchise Vishay. Vishay Intertechnology Inc.  (VSH US ) rallied 11 percent to $8.95, after climbing… Read more »

Vishay Intertechnology Sfernice PLAC 100

Planar transformer handles as much as 22W for SMPS applications The Sfernice PLAC 100 user-configurable planar transformer targets switch-mode-power-supply applications, including flyback, forward, push-pull, and half-bridge converters. Using the vendor’s software allows adaptation of the transformer to a range of applications by setting the power-supply type and desired level of input voltage, output voltage, power,… Read more »