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SiTime has introduced its SiT500x family, the industry’s first Voltage Controlled, Temperature Compensated Oscillator (VCTCXO) products with ±0.5 PPM stability Thumbnail

SiTime has introduced its SiT500x family, the industry’s first Voltage Controlled, Temperature Compensated Oscillator (VCTCXO) products with ±0.5 PPM stability

Posted on September 21, 2011
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Continuing it extremely successful line of SOI-MEMS based products, SiTime has introduced its SiT500x family, the industry’s first Voltage Controlled, Temperature Compensated Oscillator (VCTCXO) products with ±0.5 PPM stability. Targets are telecom, networking and wireless apps.

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Interview: How NXP’s SOI Technology Enables Major Advance in Automotive Position Sensors Thumbnail

Interview: How NXP’s SOI Technology Enables Major Advance in Automotive Position Sensors

Posted by on August 8, 2011
In ASN #18, End-User Apps, SOI In Action
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Guenter Reiniger, Marketing Manager for NXP’s Automotive Sensors, explains how SOI helps eliminate the need for external components in a new magnetic sensor family. Advanced Substrate News (ASN): NXP recently announced the KMA210, the first in a new family of magnetoresistive (MR) sensor chips. What is it used for? Guenter Reiniger (GR): The KMA210 is […]

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SiTime’s cumulative shipments have topped 50 million units

Posted on June 13, 2011
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Thanks to strong worldwide demand for its SOI-based Oscillators, Clock Generators and Resonators, SiTime‘s cumulative shipments have topped 50 million units.

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New SOI-based process technology from TowerJazz for wireless antenna switches costs substantially less than GaAs pHEMPTs or SOS

Posted on June 13, 2011
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New SOI-based process technology from TowerJazz for wireless antenna switches costs substantially less than GaAs pHEMPTs or SOS, and integrates control functions, low-noise amplifiers and power amplifiers on a single chip. For both high-end smart-phones and lower-end phones, the company says SOI can benefit most of the 1.4 billion handset units sold each year.

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NXP opens the door for widespread adoption of low-cost CAN in an increasing variety of industrial and automation applications Thumbnail

NXP opens the door for widespread adoption of low-cost CAN in an increasing variety of industrial and automation applications

Posted on February 9, 2011
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With the new LPC11C22 and LPC11C24 integrated CAN transceiver microcontroller solution, NXP opens the door for widespread adoption of low-cost CAN in an increasing variety of industrial and automation applications for factories, buildings and in the home. An SiP solution, the CAN transceiver is built on SOI.

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Freescale’s 45nm SOI products continue making news

Posted on February 9, 2011
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Freescale‘s 45nm SOI products continue making news: • The DSP lineup grows with the new MSC8157 and MSC8158, based on Freescale’s SC3850 core running at 1.2 Ghz — which recently earned the highest BDTIsimMark2000™ fixed-point performance score of any DSP architecture tested to date by independent signal-processing firm Berkley Design Technology, Inc (BDTI). • Yet […]

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Motorola and Kopin are developing a hands-free computer and communications headset with full voice, audio and PC capabilities Thumbnail

Motorola and Kopin are developing a hands-free computer and communications headset with full voice, audio and PC capabilities

Posted on February 9, 2011
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Motorola and Kopin are developing a hands-free computer and communications headset with full voice, audio and PC capabilities. It leverages Kopin’s Golden-i™ advanced system and SOI-based micro-display technologies to create a virtual 15-inch monitor that supports simulation software, streaming video on-demand and other large-screen enterprise applications. Developer kits are now available. Check out the very […]

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SiTime has recently added five more products to its line-up of SOI-MEMS-based timing solutions Thumbnail

SiTime has recently added five more products to its line-up of SOI-MEMS-based timing solutions

Posted on February 9, 2011
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SiTime has recently added five more products to its line-up of SOI-MEMS-based timing solutions that replace legacy quartz. With over 30 million oscillator, resonator and generator devices shipped, the company now has 85% market share.

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2011 & SOI: Doing It.

Posted by on January 5, 2011
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What will 2011 bring in the world of SOI? The hot topic will no doubt be FD-SOI – the planar, fully-depleted SOI solution that’s the top contender for mobile, low power and SoC apps at the 22nm node. You’ll be learning about how it will maximize performance, manufacturability and reduce overall cost. The pieces are […]

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Thinking Thin: NXP’s EZ-HV-SOI Thumbnail

Thinking Thin: NXP’s EZ-HV-SOI

Posted on December 13, 2010
In ASN #16, End-User Apps, SOI In Action
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First announced a decade ago, NXP’s EZ-HV™ is process technology for the production of commercial high-voltage (HV) SOI-enabled ICs.  It is at the heart of NXP’s GreenChip technology, and is ideal for implementing optimal solutions for a wide range of lighting applications. In high-power systems, it allows sophisticated control logic and high voltage drive circuits […]

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