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New technology prevents mosquito bites - No more itching for me

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The one thing worse than a buzzing mosquito is its bite – and those affected know that the itching is enough to drive one almost insane. Up to now, most remedies have focussed on alleviating the itchiness. However, a start-up company has now developed a wristband that prevents mosquitoes from biting in the first place.

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Light is excellence - Discover the visible InGaN laser diodes by OSRAM Opto Semiconductors

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Rock and pop shows today are about much more than music. The entertainment factor, including numerous show elements, is becoming more and more important in concerts in big stadiums and event halls across the world. State-of-the-art stage lighting plays an essential role in these shows. Numerous manufacturers rely on lighting solutions from Osram to create memorable experiences. A new blue high-power laser...

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Machine learning helps make motion sensors energy efficient

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Inertial measurement units comprising an acceleration sensor and gyroscope have gained widespread acceptance in applications for capturing movements, determining spatial orientation and stabilizing images and objects. To reduce power consumption and to improve the quality of data capture, ST has integrated machine-learning technologies into its latest sensor.

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Smoothing out power modules - Film capacitors for DC intermediate circuits

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Power inverters with rapid-switching transistors need capacitors with low series inductance in the DC intermediate circuit. This applies to all circuits that regenerate AC voltage from DC voltage via a semiconductor switch. But not every capacitor is suitable for the job.

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Downsizing and replacing MLCCs

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With some passive components, very long delivery lead times are creating production bottlenecks. A creative way out of shortages of MLCCs is to use smaller sizes or to replace them with suitable tantalum or hybrid capacitors.

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