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TowerJazz — Interview With SVP Marco Racanelli: What’s Driving Strong SOI-Based Design Wins? Thumbnail

TowerJazz — Interview With SVP Marco Racanelli: What’s Driving Strong SOI-Based Design Wins?

Posted on September 11, 2014
In Design & Manufacturing, News & Viewpoints
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            ASN recently spoke with TowerJazz SVP Marco Racanelli about when the specialty foundry leverages SOI – and why. Advanced Substrate News (ASN): Can you tell us briefly about TowerJazz’s overall vision and position in the market?  Marco Racanelli (MR):  TowerJazz is the foundry leader for the manufacture of specialty […]

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NXP’s new SSL21081 is a highly efficient, high-voltage LED driver IC for compact retrofit lamps

Posted on February 25, 2011
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NXP‘s new SSL21081 is a highly efficient, high-voltage LED driver IC for compact retrofit lamps. It’s based on NXP‘s EZ-HV-SOI GreenChip™ technology.

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Leveraging its SOI-based A-BCD mixed-signal HV process technology, NXP’s announced…

Posted on December 15, 2010
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Leveraging its SOI-based A-BCD mixed-signal HV process technology, NXP’s announced: • the ASL1010NTK and ASL1010PHN, driver IC solutions designed for vehicle LED headlights and tail lights, the industry’s first to integrate critical functionality such as temperature feedback, fault detection, control for dimming, and short circuit protection. • Shipment of its two millionth FlexRay transceiver – […]

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Let There Be (Better!) Light

Posted on December 13, 2010
In ASN #16, End-User Apps, SOI In Action
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SOI is a central pillar of NXP’s energy-efficient lighting strategy. In this exclusive ASN interview, Jacques Le Berre, the company’s director of marketing and business development for Lighting Solutions, explains why. Advanced Substrate News (ASN): Looking at overall trends and the “big picture” in the lighting market, what do consumers want / what are governments […]

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Driving Light

Posted by on December 13, 2010
In ASN #16, End-User Apps, SOI In Action
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SOI is poised to take center stage in the impending lighting revolution, with companies like NXP leading the charge. Here’s why. Incandescent bulbs are being phased out or banned worldwide: European bans started taking effect in 2009; the US, Canada, Japan and Russia will start in 2012. India, Brazil, China and many more have all […]

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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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Newest Drivers Reach New Levels of Integration

Posted on December 13, 2010
In ASN #16, End-User Apps, SOI In Action
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Newest Drivers Reach New Levels of Integration NXP’s UBA2211 for the 230V and 110V markets is the latest driver IC family in the company’s CFL IC portfolio. Built on NXP’s EZ-HV SOI technology, it features the highest level of integration available on the market today, including a current controlled preheat function, enabling more compact designs, […]

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Telefunken Semiconductors is expanding its high-voltage SOI-based foundry offerings

Posted on November 22, 2010
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Telefunken Semiconductors is expanding its high-voltage SOI-based foundry offerings for automotive, industrial and power management.

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Get the Picture

Posted on July 26, 2010
In ASN #15, End-User Apps, SOI In Action
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Hitachi’s latch-up-free, SOI-based chips enable new generations of compact medical ultrasound systems. Medical challenge Ultrasound systems need to be smaller, more cost-effective, and higher performance – without compromising reliability. Design challenge Ultrasound is based on high-voltage pulses that drive transducers, which create and receive bursts of sound waves. Low-power, high-performance electronics control a complex set […]

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X-Ray Visionaries

Posted on July 26, 2010
In ASN #15, End-User Apps, SOI In Action
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Developed for use in high energy particle physics, applications for KEK’s new SOIPIX technology can also extend to medical imaging. Medical challenge The medical community is looking to tools developed for particle physics to solve a host of diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. On the diagnostic side, digital X-ray systems with semiconductor radiation detectors (in which […]

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