NEWS

Report: Westwind Air Bearings to Close UK Plant

Report: Westwind Air Bearings to Close UK Plant

24 November 2020

HOLTON HEATH, DORSET, ENGLAND -- Westwind Air Bearings will shutter its plant here, ending a run that lasted more than 60 years, according to local media.  Read More...

October Circuit Board B2B Ticks Up But Remains in Red

October Circuit Board B2B Ticks Up But Remains in Red

23 November 2020

BANNOCKBURN, IL — North American printed circuit board fabricators saw the 90-day moving average shipments rise 3% year-over-year in October, IPC announced toda...  Read More...

Zuken, Electro Magnetic Applications Collaborate on Cable Harness Simulation Models

Zuken, Electro Magnetic Applications Collaborate on Cable Harness Simulation Models

20 November 2020

WESTFORD, MA – Zuken and Electro Magnetic Applications have entered into a partnership to improve the accuracy of cable harness simulation models for complex el...  Read More...

3D Glass Solutions, Nokia Collaborate on D-Band Signal Transport

3D Glass Solutions, Nokia Collaborate on D-Band Signal Transport

19 November 2020

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO – 3D Glass Solutions collaborated with Nokia to deliver D-band signal transport.  Read More...

EMA Design Automation to Host Webinar on Accelerated Device Manufacturing

EMA Design Automation to Host Webinar on Accelerated Device Manufacturing

19 November 2020

ROCHESTER, NY – EMA Design Automation is hosting a free webinar on accelerated device manufacturing Dec. 8.  Read More...

Eltek Reports Flat Q3 Revenues

Eltek Reports Flat Q3 Revenues

19 November 2020

PETACH-TIKVA, ISRAEL – Eltek reported fiscal third quarter revenues of $9.3 million, flat with the same quarter of 2019.  Read More...

As Altium’s Financials Rebound, the EDA Company Targets the China Supply Chain

As Altium’s Financials Rebound, the EDA Company Targets the China Supply Chain

19 November 2020

SAN DIEGO – Altium got off to a “slow” fiscal first quarter, but sales are picking up and the company expects to see fiscal 2021 revenue increase six to 12% yea...  Read More...

Gaming Accessories Market to Rise 21% in 2020

Gaming Accessories Market to Rise 21% in 2020

18 November 2020

HERTFORDSHIRE, UK – The gaming accessories market continues to climb, on track to achieve 21% volume growth in 2020, according to Futuresource Consulting.  Read More...

EMA Adds Trilogic Sales Team, Expanding Operations in North America

EMA Adds Trilogic Sales Team, Expanding Operations in North America

18 November 2020

ROCHESTER, NY – EMA Design Automation today announced the addition of the Trilogic EDA engineering sales and support staff, expanding its reach in North America...  Read More...

Epec Acquires NetVia in Deal of PCB Suppliers

Epec Acquires NetVia in Deal of PCB Suppliers

13 November 2020

NEW BEDFORD, MA – Epec Engineered Technologies acquired NetVia Group for an undisclosed sum.  Read More...

Calumet Expands Fabrication Plant in MI

Calumet Expands Fabrication Plant in MI

12 November 2020

CALUMET, MI – Calumet Electronics is expanding its printed circuit board manufacturing operations to meet market demand with an addition to its existing facilit...  Read More...

Nano Dimension Reports Q3 Revenues Down 81%

Nano Dimension Reports Q3 Revenues Down 81%

12 November 2020

SUNRISE, FL – Nano Dimension reported third quarter revenues of $438,000, down 80.5% year-over-year and up 52% sequentially. The decrease is attributed to conti...  Read More...

Zuken Reports Fiscal Q2 Sales Down 5%

Zuken Reports Fiscal Q2 Sales Down 5%

12 November 2020

YOKOHAMA, JAPAN – Zuken reported fiscal second quarter sales of ¥13.1 billion (US$124.3 million), down 4.6% year-over-year.  Read More...

TT Electronics Completes Acquisition of Torotel

TT Electronics Completes Acquisition of Torotel

12 November 2020

WOKING, UK – TT Electronics has completed the acquisition of Torotel, designer and manufacturer of high-reliability power and electromagnetic assemblies and com...  Read More...

SnapEDA CAD Models Now Available on Digi-Key Website

SnapEDA CAD Models Now Available on Digi-Key Website

12 November 2020

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN – Digi-Key Electronics is collaborating with SnapEDA to provide more than 1.5 million verified symbols, footprints, and 3-D models for Dig...  Read More...

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FEATURES

Evaluation of System in Package Implementation Options in the Chiplet World

Evaluation of System in Package Implementation Options in the Chiplet World

As chiplet usage increases, chip-level concerns shift into the area of system-in-package implementation. Therefore, the system-in-package (SiP) must now accommo...  Read More...

Recent Japanese Printed Circuit Market Trends

Recent Japanese Printed Circuit Market Trends

The Ministry of Economy, Trade Industry (METI) released the August production data from Japan.  Read More...

Electronic Design Tool Morphs Interactive Objects

Electronic Design Tool Morphs Interactive Objects

We’ve come a long way since the first 3D-printed item came to us by way of an eye wash cup, to now being able to rapidly fabricate things like car parts, musica...  Read More...

You Don’t Always Need S-Parameters

You Don’t Always Need S-Parameters

Consider these alternatives for advanced PCB design and analysis. These days, I try to keep up with interesting signal integrity discussions on forums, SI list...  Read More...

It’s About Time: Let’s Automate High-Speed Constraints

It’s About Time: Let’s Automate High-Speed Constraints

IC vendors should make edge rates easily available for inclusion in PCB design libraries. PCB layout will eventually be fully automated. Although the effective...  Read More...

Advanced Packages and New 5G Technologies Will Drive Portable Products

Advanced Packages and New 5G Technologies Will Drive Portable Products

SLPs with lines and spaces <35µm are ahead. Ed.: This is the ninth of an occasional series by the authors of the 2019 iNEMI Roadmap. This information is...  Read More...

State-of-the-Art Technology Flashes

State-of-the-Art Technology Flashes

Updates in silicon and electronics technology. Ed.: This is a special feature courtesy of Binghamton University. Smallest on-chip optical modulator has switch...  Read More...

Hitachi Chemical Now Showa Denko

Hitachi Chemical Now Showa Denko

My business contact list has more than 2500 names. Most of these contacts are affiliated with the printed circuit or electronic material industries. The DKN biw...  Read More...

Designing for Higher Power in Smaller Form Factors

Designing for Higher Power in Smaller Form Factors

The redesign of a power adapter, using thermal modeling software. Much has been written about the benefits of moving thermal design activity higher up the prod...  Read More...

Maxwell and Transmission Lines

Maxwell and Transmission Lines

The famous mathematician can guide our understanding of electrical signals.  Read More...

Is Electrical Current Particle Flow or Wave Phenomenon?

Is Electrical Current Particle Flow or Wave Phenomenon?

Some engineers claim electrical current is not the flow of electrons. They are wrong.  Read More...

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PRODUCTS

Vishay Debuts Modelithics Broadband Microwave Global Models

Vishay Debuts Modelithics Broadband Microwave Global Models

Microwave Global Models for Sfernice CH series resistors in 02016, 0402, and 0603 case sizes offer part value, substrate, and solder pad scalability.  Read More...

InspectAR Updates inspectAR Pro v. 2.4 PCB Debugging Tool

InspectAR Updates inspectAR Pro v. 2.4 PCB Debugging Tool

InspectAR Pro v. 2.4 includes color-by-net for probing, sniffing, soldering or otherwise making physical contact with PCB.  Read More...

DownStream Releases CAM350/DFMStream v. 14.5, BluePrint-PCB v. 6

DownStream Releases CAM350/DFMStream v. 14.5, BluePrint-PCB v. 6

CAM350/DFMStream v. 14.5 and BluePrint-PCB v. 6 now support importation and visualization of CAD (http://www.pcdandf.com/pcdesign/menu-research/cad-cam-pcb-soft...  Read More...

C&K Debuts PTS845, PTS850 SMT Switches

C&K Debuts PTS845, PTS850 SMT Switches

PTS845 and PTS850 compact tact SMT switches are reportedly ideal for portable electronics, including headsets, sports watches, health monitoring devices, Blueto...  Read More...

Keysight Rolls Out Performance Benchmarking Solution for Lab Networks

Keysight Rolls Out Performance Benchmarking Solution for Lab Networks

Performance Benchmarking Solution for Lab Networks enables mobile operators to automatically benchmark and evaluate performance of 5G new radio devices and base...  Read More...

TT Electronics Introduces Metal Foil Chip Resistors

TT Electronics Introduces Metal Foil Chip Resistors

Metal foil chip resistors are made with metal foil on ceramic that combines heat-spreading properties of ceramic substrate with surge tolerance of bulk metal al...  Read More...

Stackpole Releases CSRT2512-UP Current Sense Chip Resistor

Stackpole Releases CSRT2512-UP Current Sense Chip Resistor

CSRT2512-UP current sense chip resistor is for applications that require high sensing precision and high power, where TCR is more important than low-resistance ...  Read More...

Thermo Fisher Unveils Axia ChemiSEM SEM

Thermo Fisher Unveils Axia ChemiSEM SEM

Axia ChemiSEM scanning electron microscope includes always-on energy dispersive spectroscopy analysis.  Read More...

Vishay Launches Vishay Siliconix SQJ264EP MOSFET

Vishay Launches Vishay Siliconix SQJ264EP MOSFET

Siliconix SQJ264EP PowerPAK SO-8L dual asymmetric package is an AEC-Q101-qualified n-channel 60V MOSFET.  Read More...

EAO Offers PCB Adapter for Series 61 E-Stop Compact

EAO Offers PCB Adapter for Series 61 E-Stop Compact

PCB adapter for IP69K-rated Series 61 Emergency Stop (E-Stop) Compact allows for safe PCB assembly. Enables Series 61 E-Stop Compact to be combined with those o...  Read More...

JH Technologies Introduces Optic-Clean UV Microscope Eyepiece Sanitizer

JH Technologies Introduces Optic-Clean UV Microscope Eyepiece Sanitizer

Optic-Clean UV microscope eyepiece sanitizer uses ultraviolet light technology.  Read More...

Teledyne LeCroy Updates DDR5 Debug Toolkit

Teledyne LeCroy Updates DDR5 Debug Toolkit

DDR5 Debug Toolkit is for SDA 8 Zi-B and LabMaster 10Zi-A oscilloscopes.  Read More...

Rohm Releases RV8C010UN, RV8L002SN, BSS84X MOSFETs

Rohm Releases RV8C010UN, RV8L002SN, BSS84X MOSFETs

RV8C010UN, RV8L002SN and BSS84X ultra-compact AEC-Q101 qualified MOSFETs are 1mm2.  Read More...

Hirose Offers IX60G Cat.6a Ethernet Connector System

Hirose Offers IX60G Cat.6a Ethernet Connector System

IX60G series horizontal mount PCB connector supports space-constrained applications that require Cat.6a Ethernet cabling.  Read More...

MacDermid Alpha Releases CircuEtch 200 Anisotropic Final Etch

MacDermid Alpha Releases CircuEtch 200 Anisotropic Final Etch

CircuEtch 200 anisotropic final etch for circuit formation in semiadditive and modified-semiadditive processes (SAP/mSAP) is used in IC substrate and substrate-...  Read More...

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