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EU report: SOI-based technologies should play important role in capturing new markets

Posted on February 20, 2014
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“High performing low power digital technology based on SOI” is an important part of the detailed plan submitted February 14th by the Electronics Leaders’ Group (ELG) to European Commission Vice-President Neelie Kroes.  (Press release here.) The group recommends the EU focus on: Areas were Europe is strong – automotive, energy, industrial automation and security. The […]

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NXP has named SOI wafer-leader Soitec as this year’s recipient of the “Best Supplier – Valued Partnership” for the company’s SOI solutions

Posted on October 9, 2012
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NXP has named SOI wafer-leader Soitec as this year’s recipient of the “Best Supplier – Valued Partnership” for the company’s SOI solutions. NXP uses Soitec’s wafers in many of its most successful products for high-volume markets including power, automotive and lighting. The two companies have worked together since 1995.

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Power & Performance: GSS Sees SOI Advantages for FinFETS

Posted by on August 31, 2012
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Are FinFETs better on SOI? In a series of papers, high-profile blogs and subsequent media coverage, Gold Standard Simulations (aka GSS) has indicated that, yes, FinFETs should indeed be better on SOI. To those of us not deeply involved in the research world, much of this may seem to come out of nowhere.  But there’s […]

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NXP unveiled its ultra-compact, high-precision SOI-MEMS-based frequency synthesizer Thumbnail

NXP unveiled its ultra-compact, high-precision SOI-MEMS-based frequency synthesizer

Posted on January 26, 2012
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At CES 2012, NXP unveiled its ultra-compact, high-precision SOI-MEMS-based frequency synthesizer as an alternative to quartz crystal-based timing devices. These timing devices target communications equipment using Gigabit Ethernet, USB, PCI-Express and S-ATA, plus CPU timing, memory and control in consumer electronics devices.

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NXP’s latest automotive audio amplifiers are built on its SOI-based ABCD technology Thumbnail

NXP’s latest automotive audio amplifiers are built on its SOI-based ABCD technology

Posted on December 12, 2011
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NXP’s latest automotive audio amplifiers are built on its SOI-based ABCD technology, and enable an uninterrupted audio experience during sudden supply voltage drops down to 6V in hybrid electric vehicles, micro-hybrids, mild hybrids, and other cars using start-stop systems. The Class-D TDF8530 offers concert-hall sound, while the TDF8546 Best Efficiency quad Class-AB amplifier cuts power dissipation […]

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Soitec was named NXP’s Best Supplier for Front End Materials & Equipment

Posted on September 21, 2011
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The leading producer of SOI wafers, Soitec was named NXP’s Best Supplier for Front End Materials & Equipment. NXP was one of the first in the industry to use SOI. The relationship with Soitec dates back to 1995, when the two companies began work together on the development of the (then Philips’) breakthrough SOI-based ABCD […]

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NXP’s continues its line of SOI-based automotive CAN transceivers with the next-gen TJA1048 Thumbnail

NXP’s continues its line of SOI-based automotive CAN transceivers with the next-gen TJA1048

Posted on September 21, 2011
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NXP‘s continues its line of SOI-based automotive CAN transceivers with the next-gen TJA1048 for automotive engine, body control and gateway apps. SOI enables extremely low emission and high immunity against EMI, and protects the bus pins against transients in the automotive environment.

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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
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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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NXP has introduced the GreenChip SSL4101T controller IC for Solid State LED lighting power supplies Thumbnail

NXP has introduced the GreenChip SSL4101T controller IC for Solid State LED lighting power supplies

Posted on May 30, 2011
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NXP has introduced the GreenChip SSL4101T controller IC for Solid State LED lighting power supplies. Based on SOI, its industry-leading performance includes Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) of less than 20 percent, a high Power Factor (PF) of .99, and high efficiency of 94 percent.

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New GreenChip power ICs from NXP leverage SOI for the lowest standby capability in the industry Thumbnail

New GreenChip power ICs from NXP leverage SOI for the lowest standby capability in the industry

Posted on April 4, 2011
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  (Image courtesy: NXP) New GreenChip power ICs from NXP leverage SOI for the lowest standby capability in the industry, reaching levels below 10mW. They’re designed for adapters for mobile devices such as cell phone chargers, tablets and notebooks, as well as major home appliances or white goods. GreenChip TEA1721 has two internal silicon dies […]

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