GRADING (Commercial products), TRANSISTORS, ELECTRONICS, SORTING devices, and TESTING equipment
The article provides information on the ways of sorting and grading field effect transistors (FETs). It explores the different methodologies employed in the sorting and grading of FETs and the use of various applications in doing the processes including the simple schematic that was built on a solderless prototyping board to test a wide range of FETs. The author also examines a method of sorting and grading FETs through the use of basic test equipment.
TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics. 11/3/2008, Vol. 23 Issue 23, p74-74. 1/7p.
INDUSTRIAL research laboratories, REFRIGERATOR industry, and NOISE measurement
The article reports on the opening of a new research and development center by German refrigerator and freezer manufacturer Liebherr at its facility in Ochsenhausen, Germany. The center will provide engineers with prototyping facilities and equipment for climate and noise measurement, including climate chambers, acoustic test rooms, and X-ray room. More than 200 business partners from around the world attended the opening ceremony in October 2008.
The article reports on the virtual multichannel video programming distributor offered by television operators Centurylink and Charter Communications that will compete several stream platforms including Sling TV, YouTube TV and DirectTV Now.