10K/15K Resolution Line Can Image Sensor Enable Inspection Systems Throughput

Premstaetten, Austria (February 11, 2021) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance sensor solutions, today launches the 4LS series, adding new faster and higher resolution line scan image sensors to its broad family of sensors for machine-vision applications. Use of cameras equipped with 4LS sensors will help operators of the latest smart factories to maintain the highest standards of quality control while increasing the volume of production output.

Source: 4LS – 4LS | ams

CRL Announces Strain Sensor for Curved Mounting Surfaces

Columbia Research Laboratories has introduced a new sensor designed to accurately measure strain on curved mounting surfaces. Series DT3747 sensors are customized to measure circumferential strain around the diameter of the surface to which it is mounted. Featuring the accuracy, ruggedness, and ease of installation found in Columbia’s flight-qualified Series DTD284, DT3747 models are available to compensate materials commonly used in aircraft structural fabrication. Similar devices have been utilized to monitor rocket motor expansion. They can also be used in many industrial and military applications involving pipe expansion measurements, explosive body applications, aircraft surface load, and engine monitoring of all types.

Source: Columbia Research Laboratories, Inc.

ams introduces world’s first AEC-Q102 and ISO 26262 compliant VCSEL flood illuminator 

Premstaetten, Austria (January 11, 2021) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today announces the pre-release of the new TARA2000-AUT family of VCSEL (Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser) flood illuminators for automotive applications which are the industry’s first to be qualified to the AEC-Q102 automotive quality standard and the ISO 26262 functional safety standard.

Source: TARA2000-AUT – TARA2000-AUT | ams

MTG Extends Holiday Wishes to our Community

As we reflect on the year behind us and look forward to the one ahead, MTG wishes you a bright holiday season and a happy, healthy new year!

MTG, in honor of our suppliers, customers and channel partners, is donating to deserving organizations that address our community, education and healthcare needs.

ams announces accurate digital temperature sensor for wearable devices

Premstaetten, Austria (December 2, 2020) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, today announced the launch of the AS6221, the world’s most accurate digital temperature sensor.The AS6221 achieves measurement accuracy of ±0.09°C, over a temperature range from 20°C to 42°C, making it ideal for the measurement of human body or skin temperature. No competing digital temperature sensor on the market today can achieve accuracy better than ±0.10°C. The digital temperature sensor AS6221 is housed in a WLCSP package with a footprint of just 1.5mm x 1mm, and draws 6µA at an output data rate of 4Hz. Stand-by current is just 0.1µA.

Source: AS6221 temperature sensor – AS6221 temperature sensor | ams

Taiyo Kogyo offers High Current PCBs with Copper Inlays for Power Semiconductor Applications

Copper Inlay PCB is well recognized in Japan and is becoming a trend for Heat Dissipation PCB. Taiyo Kogyo is the first company who developed and marketed Copper Inlay PCB.Taiyo Kogyo’s Copper Inlay PCB is widely used in many industry fields, and especially used in automotive parts which are important for human safety.

Source: Copper Inlay PCB | Taiyo Kogyo Co., Ltd. | Printed Circuit Company

Matsuo Electric offers high temperature thermostats rated up to 450°C

Matsuo Electric offers a new series of high temperature  thermostats capable of operating up to 450°C. Calibration from 200°C to 400°C are available with tolerance down to ±15°C and differentials as small as 20±10°C. The M2H is capable of 2 million mechanical cycles and over 100,000 electrical cycles as for the regulating temperature and also as for the protector at IP60 rate. Available through Matsuo’s US distribution partner, Micro Technology Group, Inc.


ams launches industry’s smallest integrated ALS and proximity sensor 

Premstaetten, Austria (October 20, 2020) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, takes smartphone optical sensor miniaturization to a new level with the introduction of the TMD2712, the world’s smallest integrated ambient light sensor (ALS) and proximity sensor module in a miniature 1mm x 2mm footprint.

Source: TMD2712 ALS – TMD2712 ALS | ams

Solid State Devices Releases Hermetic Dual GaN FET PN SGF30E100Z8

La Mirada, CA – Solid State Devices, Inc. (SSDI) continues to expand its hermetic GaN Power FETs line with the SGF30E100Z8, a 1000 volt dual GaN FET. When used in a half bridge configuration, this device delivers 15 amps of continuous drain current, but can also be connected in parallel to achieve 30 amps. Similar to SSDI’s other GaN offerings, the very fast switching SGF30E100Z8 has a low gate charge of 10 nC max and a low RDS(on) of 160 mΩ typ.

Source: News 2020-09-21: SGF30E100Z8

Device Engineering Surge Protection System Components 

Trust DEI products to provide Surge Protection System Components in accordance with DO160. All of DEI’s ARINC 429 components and most all Discrete to Digital converters feature this protection.DEI’s new Surge Blocking Modules provide Bi-Directional DO160. They also meet Airbus A350XWB requirements and come in both a fused (and soon) a non-fused version. They’re ideal for protecting device I/O lines throughout an aircraft and feature SiC technology.

Source: DO-160 Surge Protection System Components | Device Engineering Inc.

Micross Components and SemiQ Sign Global Bare Die Distribution Agreement

Orlando, FL, October 15, 2020 – Micross Components, Inc. (“Micross”), the world’s largest supplier of value-added bare die and a leading global mission-critical microelectronic components and services provider for high-reliability markets and SemiQ, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) power devices, modules and epitaxial wafers have signed a new agreement establishing Micross as an authorized worldwide supplier of SemiQ SiC products offered in Die Form.

Source: Micross Components and SemiQ Sign Global Bare Die Distribution Agreement – Micross

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