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Ultra-Miniature - High Reliability Quartz Crystals, Oscillators and Sensors • Highest shock capability in the industry • Military temperature range and beyond • Ultra-low power consumption • High stability and precision EXTREME INNOVATION High Reliability Crystals and Oscillators • Expert technical support • Designed and manufactured in the USA CX16A Medical Military and Industrial Applications CXOX_A CX16 CXOX/HG/HT CXOMK • Excellent long term aging 24 MHz to 50 MHz Crystal 2.0 x 1.2 x 0.4 mm 16 MHz to 250 MHz Crystal 3.2 x 1.5 x 0.5 mm 32.768 kHz to 160 MHz Oscillator 3.2 x 2.5 mm 32.768 kHz to 200 MHz Oscillator CX11A CX11L/HG CXOMK/HG/HT 6.5 x 5.0 mm High-Shock • High-Temperature • High-Precision Military and Avionics | Industrial | Medical MEETING THE EXTREME DEMANDS OF RAPIDLY EVOLVING TECHNOLOGY AS9100C ISO 9001:2008 STATEK CORPORATION 512 N. Main St., Orange, CA 92868 Tel. 714-639-7810 Fax 714-997-1256 www.statek.com Low-cost miSLIC line circuit with shared buck boost power supply targets broadband gateways Microsemi’s fifth-generation telephone line interface solution claims to provide worldwide network operators with the industry’s most economical solution for adding two channels of voice to broadband products including residential gateways, DSL integrated access devices (IADs), cable embedded multimedia terminal adapters (eMTAs) and fiber-to-the-premise (FTTX) solutions. The Le9662 and Le9672 are designed for applications requiring shared or individual power supplies. Both miSLIC Series line circuits support ringing and system power management, enabling energy efficient control of two telephone lines for meeting the European Code of Conduct on Energy Consumption of Broadband Equipment specifications. The new solutions are also compatible with processors developed by leading system-on-chip (SoC) vendors for residential gateway applications. The Le9662 features a patent-pending shared power supply design that rivals the most efficient power supplies available today, only consuming approximately 51 milliwatts of power per channel in the low power standby state. The design also enables cost-savings of approximately 30 percent over alternative power supply configurations. To further reduce development costs, the solution is provided as an economical two-layer reference design board. Microsemi’s residential gateway solutions allow customers to add voice capabilities to customer premises equipment (CPE) easily and cost-effectively. These products deliver the highest levels of integration available today and are optimized for short loop, power-sensitive applications. Microsemi also offers an extensive application toolset to complement these devices, including software development tools, reference designs and development platforms, to speed time-to-market. Microsemi www.microsemi.com Ultra-low power FPGAs enable always-on sensor solutions for context-aware mobile apps With its ultra-low-density iCE40 FPGAs, Lattice Semiconductor claims to be delivering the world’s most flexible, single-chip sensor solutions for making a new generation of context-aware, ultra-low power mobile devices possible. Delivered in a 16-ball 1.48x1.40mm wafer level chip scale package (WLCSP), the iCE40LP integrates an RGB LED driver and is flexibly programmable to implement advanced functions such as IrDA, barcode emulation (requiring a dedicated LED driver), service LED, and more in a single chip with available logic for additional customer defined functions. With hard IP for strobe generators, I2C and SPI interfaces, the iCE40LM FPGAs deliver near-zero latency to the mobile market, enabling context-aware systems with the realtime capturing of user and environmental inputs with minimal delay or error, all from a WLCSP measuring 1.71x1.71x0.45mm (0.35mm pitch). Because the iCE40LM draws just under 1mW in active mode, it can be used to constantly monitor sensors, buffering data for up to a dozen of seconds before it wakes up the application processor for context-specific responses. This hardware combination can reduce power consumption by a factor of 100x over traditional application processor-only implementations, says the manufacturer, hence extending overall battery life of the mobile application. Equipped with two I2C interfaces, the chip can check different sensors at different data rates, which gives device system architects the ability to add or customize sensor management functions and capabilities using one chip, for implementation across different designs. The new additions include the iCE40LM 4K, iCE40LM 2K, iCE40LM 1K FPGAs with 4000, 2000 and 1000 look-up tables respectively. The iCE40LP 640 FPGA and iCE40LP 1K FPGA will further drive down the footprint of the iCE40 family. When combined together, the iCE40LM and iCE40LP would only require a quarter of the footprint traditionally associated with the discrete chips necessary to implement a sensor manager, IR remote control, LED driver and barcode scanner functionalities, claims the manufacturer. Lattice Semiconductor www.latticesemi.com/iCE40 www.electronics-eetimes.com Electronic Engineering Times Europe November 2013 41


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