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Jun 10, 2020 (Other Product News, Electronics Insight, Emerging Technology)

GaN - The Next Big Thing

In 1906 Lee De Forest and Robert von Lieben invented the first vacuum tube triode. Initially it was used to amplify telephone and radio signals. But the use of this transistor precursor wasn’t widespread until Bell Laboratories developed the first working transistor in 1947 based on Germanium.

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Jun 10, 2020 (Other Product News, Electronics Insight)

Predictive Maintenance – Based on Würth Elektronik Solutions

Ever since the industrial revolution, machines have simplified our lives for the better. Manufacturing companies in particular have felt the benefit of using machinery. However there is one major drawback; machines require maintenance.

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May 20, 2020 (EMC Components, Other Product News, Electromechanic)

Mitigating the Risk of Whisker Formation

The completion of Berlin Brandenburg International Airport (BER) once again being postponed is no longer newsworthy. As recently as late last year, further delays were anticipated according to the Berliner Morgenpost. This time it wasn’t about the completion of the airport itself though, but about the opening of the various duty-free shops, cafés and other establishments that were scheduled to start operating as soon as the airport was ready.

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Apr 8, 2020 (EMC Components, Other Product News, Electronics Insight, Building Bridges, Electromechanic)

Why Your Ventilator Design Needs to Consider Electromagnetic Interference (EMI)

Although there is a push by existing professional manufacturers to step-up ventilator production , there is still a movement in the “maker” or open-source realm that want to use their skills in design (medical, electrical, mechanical, 3D printing, etc.) in order to help as much as they can.

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Apr 5, 2020 (Other Product News)

Formula 1 is dead …

This statement of course is an inconceivable vision of the future. But the so-called elite of the world of motorsports does need to watch out it doesn’t get overtaken at full speed by ambitious upstarts such as Formula E and Extreme E. These race series focus on critical issues for future living, such as innovative mobility solutions, green energy and sustainable technologies.

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Mar 24, 2020 (EMC Components, Other Product News, Electronics Insight, Building Bridges)

The Need for EMC Education

As a product designer, a long time EMC engineer for HP and Agilent Technologies (now Keysight), and currently a consultant to hundreds of companies over the last ten years, I understand very well, the issues product designers face when it comes to EMC and EMI issues.

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Mar 13, 2020 (Other Product News, Emerging Technology)

3D Printing is the Future – And We Are Part of It

“You need a particular type of electronic component? No problem, I’ll print it for you!”

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Feb 26, 2020 (Other Product News, Emerging Technology)

E-Bike and Company – The Success Story of Light Electric Vehicles (LEV)

Registrations for electric and hybrid vehicles might still be disappointing, but on cycle paths e-mobility is unstoppable. The success-story of e-bikes began about 10 years ago. Initially, they were belittled as mobility aids for the elderly. Yet today, even die-hard mountain bikers and racing cyclists enjoy the extra electric boost.

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Feb 11, 2020 (Electronics Insight, Electromechanic)

A Connection for Life: Crimping

Crimping is a joining technique used to connect two components through plastic deformation, for example by flanging, pinching, or folding. Detaching a crimp connection is only possible to a limited extent. Crimping is often used for the creation of electrical connections.

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Feb 11, 2020 (Electronics Insight, Electromechanic)

A Connection for Life: Crimping Part 2

The first part of our blog introduced ‘crimping’ as a connection technique. In this part 2 we will delve deeper to help those who order parts and tools from Würth Elektronik achieve the best crimping results.

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