Sourcing Sensors for Hi-Rel Apps

How does a commodity manager source a sensor for high-reliability applications such as medical devices, transportation equipment, or industrial controls? Commodity managers have to deal with several major concerns including cost issues, materials compliance, and availability of supply, while ensuring that they will bring a high quality product to market. One way to ensure that…

Mouser Enhances Medical Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. has released an enhanced version of its Medical Applications site. New features focus on medical imaging solutions including MRI, portable ultrasound, and digital x-ray, helping engineers to solve a unique set of design challenges. MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) requires high speed data and image processing to create soft tissue images, making high…

Vishay Load Switch Housed in Small Package

Malvern, Pa. − Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. offers two slew-rate-controlled p-channel high-side load switches designed for 1.5 V to 5.5 V operation, housed in a small 6-bump wafer-level CSP package (WCSP6), measuring 1- x 1.5-mm with a 0.5-mm pitch. Applications include load switching in portable electronics, medical and healthcare devices, and industrial instrumentation. The SiP32458 and…