Category: Featured Products and New Designs

AVX extends MLC tempeture range

AVX is proud to announce the release of our new X8L High Temperature & High Capacitance dielectric. X8L dielectric offers extended capacitance ranges when compared to X8R. Some key features/benefits include: High Capacitance for 150°C applications   Flexiterm® available for critical mechanical and thermal cycling applications   AECQ-200 available   Epoxy termination available for hybrid… Read more »

AS&E to service Z Backscatter Vans

BILLERICA, Mass., March 30 (UPI) — The U.S. government selected American Science and Engineering Inc. to provide maintenance support for the company’s deployed X-ray scanning units. U.S. company AS&E, a developer of X-ray security systems designed to counter terrorism and other threats, received a contract to provide the U.S. government with service and maintenance on… Read more »

Electric Cars and Hybrids Buzzing at NY Auto Show

Electric cars were front and center as the New York International Auto Show press preview began this week. Nissan revealed the $32,780 price for its plug-in Leaf and said it would start taking orders in April. Chevrolet proudly displayed its plug-in Volt on sale in November. And Ford CEO Alan Mulally said Microsoft technology will… 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 »

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 »

Waterproof Bat Handle Toggle

We want to provide  a short description of what a Toggle switch is and how it can be incorporated into your design. We are featuring NTE’s Waterproof Toggle and below you will find a link with the specifications for various kinds. http://www.nteinc.com/switches/pdf/waterproof.pdf  A toggle switch is a mechanism that does one of only two things:… Read more »

USING THERMALLY PROTECTED MOVS IN TVSS OR POWER SUPPLY APPLICATIONS

  By Paul Traynham, Field Application Engineer, Littelfuse®, Inc. Pat Bellew, Product Test Engineer, Littlefuse®, Inc. ABSTRACT Metal Oxide Varistors (MOVs) are commonly used for transient over-voltage suppression in many  applications  such  as:  Transient  Voltage  Surge  Suppressors  (TVSS),  Uninterruptable  Power Supplies  (UPS),  AC  Power  Taps,  AC  Power  Meters  or  other  products.  Events  such  as  lightning,… Read more »

Build Vishay into your Design

Amongst the excellent manufacturering names, Vishay is the elite product specialist.   Top Super12 Featured Products list. Industry’s First 75-V-Rated Tantalum Capacitors 597D and T97 Multi-Anode Tantalum Capacitors More Info__________________________________________________________________ Industry-Best Power Density for Mainstream Multi-phase Vcore Applications DrMOS 6×6 – SiC769 More Info______________________________________________________________ High-Power Resistor Shunts for High-Current Applications High-Power Shunt (Current Sense) Resistors More… Read more »

Keeping an eye on the LED market : Kingbright releases Helio Line

Solid State is pleased to feature Kingbright as one of the hot up and coming franchises in 2010. We are seeing a peeking interest on an global level on the LED Technology and we want to feature a product that was announced in Nov. 2009.  Kingbright unveils Industry First 0603 Dome Lens Package- Helios SMD LEDs… Read more »

The Hot 100 Electronic Products of 2009 featured on EDN News

  As we start the new year we look back at 2009 and ponder on what will make the list in 2010. With innovation at hand we will be featuring new technologies all year and create a list of our own with the help of our franchise lines.  Solid State Inc, will be strategically featuring… Read more »