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Laurence Marchini

Laurence Marchini, Editor, writes:

Of the thousands of search terms entered on Electronicstalk each month, my colleagues and I have come up with this list of some of the most common. Linking from each heading we've put a regularly-updated page which will point you towards some of the most relevant recent news releases for the subject. Alternatively use our site search engine. Good luck with your research.

AC97 (audio)
Active components
Active current sharing
ActiveX (controls)
Ada
Adaptive frequency hopping
ADC (analogue-digital convertor)
Adhesive
Adhesives
Adjustable output voltage
ADPCM
ADSL
ADSL2
ADSL2+
Aerospace industries
Aerospace industry
Aerospace markets
AGC (automatic gain control)
AGP8X (graphics)
ALU
Aluminium electrolytic
Amba
Analogue arrays
Analogue baseband
Analogue circuit
Analogue circuitry
Analogue circuits
Analogue components
Analogue control
Analogue design
Analogue input channels
Analogue inputs
Analogue output
Analogue outputs
Analogue PLL
Analogue signal
Analogue signals
Analogue switch
Analogue switches
Analogue technology
Antenna design
Antenna systems
API (application programming interface)
Arbitrary waveform generator
ARINC 653
ASIC design
ASIC devices
ASIC market
ASIC software
ASIC synthesis
ASIC vendors
ASSP
Asynchronous transfer
ATAPI
ATCA (AdvancedTCA)
ATE systems
ATEX
ATM (asynchronous transfer mode)
ATPG (automatic test program generation)
ATX
Automated assembly
Automatic placement
Automotive electronics
Automotive industry
Automotive manufacturers
Automotive market
Automotive markets
Automotive sector
Automotive telematics
Autorouter
Autorouting
Backplane connector
Backplane connectors
Backplanes
Backshell
Backshells
Backup battery
Bandpass filter
Barcode scanners
Barcodes
Baseband controller
Baseband processing
Baseband processor
Baseband processors
Basestation
Batteries
Battery charger
Battery chargers
BERT
Beryllium copper
BGA package
BGA packages
BGA packaging
BiCMOS process
BIOS
Bipolar transistor
Bipolar transistors
BIST (built-in self-test)
Bistable
Bluetooth applications
Bluetooth device
Bluetooth devices
Bluetooth enabled
Bluetooth headset
Bluetooth market
Bluetooth module
Bluetooth modules
Bluetooth profiles
Bluetooth protocol stack
Bluetooth software
Bluetooth specification
Bluetooth wireless technology
BNC connectors
Broadband access
Broadband networks
Broadband wireless access
Buffer amplifier
Buffer memory
CAD
Cadmium
CAE
CAM
CameraLink
CAN controller
CAN interface
Capacitance
Capacitor
Carrier Grade Linux
CCD
CCFL
CDMA
CDMA2000
Celeron processor
Celeron processors
Cellphone
Cellphones
Cellular basestations
Cellular handsets
Cellular infrastructure
Cellular networks
Cellular phones
Cellular telephones
CEM
Ceramic capacitors
CFD
Circuit board design
Circuit breaker
Circuit breakers
Circuit simulation
Circular connectors
CISPR
CISPR22
CMOS image sensor
CMOS image sensors
CMOS process
Coaxial cables
Coaxial connector
Coaxial connectors
COFDM
Colour LCD
Colour sensor
Colour STN
Colour TFT
Communications industry
CompactFlash
CompactPCI
CompactTCA
Compliance testing
Component manufacturers
Cordless phones
cosimulation
COTS (systems)
Coverification
cPCI
CPE
CPLD
CPM
CPU boards
CPU module
CPU modules
Crossconnect
Crossconnects
Crosspoint switch
Crosspoint switches
Crosstalk
CRT displays
CRT monitors
Crystal oscillator
Crystal oscillators
Current monitor
Current monitoring
Current sensor
Current transducers
Custom ASIC
Custom enclosures
CWDM
DAB digital radio
DAB module
DAB receiver
DAB receivers
DAC
Daughterboard
Daughterboards
DCT
DDC
DDR memory
DDR SDRAM
DDR2
DDS
Debugger
Debuggers
Debugging environment
DECT
Design validation
Design verification
Device drivers
DeviceNet
DFM (design for manufacture)
DFT
Dhrystone
Digital amplifier
Digital baseband
Digital broadcast
Digital broadcasting
Digital camera
Digital cameras
Digital imaging
Digital media processor
Digital media processors
Digital multimeter
Digital multimeters
Digital oscilloscope
Digital oscilloscopes
Digital PLL
Digital radio market
Digital radios
Digital signal processing
Digital signal processor
Digital signal processors
Digital still camera
Digital still cameras
Digital television
Digital televisions
Digital terrestrial
Digital video cameras
Digital video recorders
DIMM
DIP switches
Direct memory access
Discrete components
Display driver
Display market
Distributed power architecture
DMA controller
DMM
DMOS
DMS
DMT
DNL
DOCSIS
DOS
DPDT
DPLL
DQFN
DRC
Driver development tools
DRM
DRP
DSK
DSLAM
DSM
DSO
DSP algorithm
DSP algorithms
DSP applications
DSP architecture
DSP boards
DSP design
DSP designs
DSP developers
DSP development
DSP functions
DSP generation
DSP performance
DSP platform
DSP software
DSP systems
DSP technology
DTI
DTMF
Duplexer
Duplexers
DUT
DVB
DVD recorder
DVD recorders
DVD+RW
DVI
DVM
DVR
DWDM
DXP
EBX
ECAD
ECC SDRAM
ECL
ECM
ECP
EDA companies
EDA industry
EDA software
EDA vendor
EDA vendors
EDIF
EEPROM
EIDE
EJTAG
Electrical safety
Electroforming
Electrolytic capacitors
Electrolytics
Electromagnetic compatibility
Electromagnetic interference
electromigration
Electronic assemblies
Electronic design automation
Electronics industry
Electronics manufacturers
Electronics manufacturing
Electrostatic discharge
Embedded Bluetooth
Embedded control
Embedded controller
Embedded controllers
Embedded DRAM
Embedded DSP
Embedded Ethernet
Embedded Flash memory
Embedded Internet
Embedded Linux
Embedded microprocessor
Embedded microprocessors
Embedded RAM
Embedded software
Embedded wireless
EMC compliance
EMC Directive
EMC filters
EMC gaskets
EMC standards
EMC testing
EMF
EMI emissions
EMI filter
EMI filtering
EMI filters
EMI shielding
EMI suppression
EMP
EMS
EN50178
EN50191
EN55011
EN55022
EN60601
EN60950
EPIC
EPOS
EPROM
ESD protection
ESL design
ESM
ESP
ESR
Ethernet controller
Ethernet controllers
Ethernet interface
Ethernet interfaces
Ethernet LAN
Ethernet MAC
Ethernet network
Ethernet networks
Ethernet PHY
Ethernet switch
Ethernet switches
Ethernet switching
ETSI
ETX
Fabless
FBAR
FBGA
FCC
FCRAM
FEC
FET
FFC
FFT
FGA
Fibercore
FIFO
FIR
Flash memory cards
Flash memory devices
FPAA
FPGA design
FPGA designs
FPGA development
FPGA device
FPGA devices
FPGA hardware
FPGA synthesis
FPGA technology
FRAM
Frequency control
Frequency domain
Frequency measurement
Frequency modulation
Frequency synthesiser
FSB
FSK
FTP
Function generator
Functional testing
Functional verification
Fuseholders
Futurebus
Gallium arsenide
Galvanic isolation
Gigabit Ethernet
GPIB
GPIO
GPRS network
GPRS networks
GPRS technology
GPS antenna
GPS module
GPS receiver
GPS receivers
GPS systems
GSM handset
GSM mobile
GSM network
GSM networks
GSM operators
GSM platform
Handheld computers
Handheld computing
Handheld device
Handheld devices
Handheld terminals
Handset design
Handset designs
Handset makers
Handset manufacturers
Handset market
Handset vendors
Handwriting recognition
Hardware Description Language
Hardware verification
Hazardous substances
HCMOS
HDD
HDL design
HDL designer
HDLC
HDTV
Headphone amplifier
Headphones
Heatsink
Heatsinking
Heatsinks
HMI
HTML
HTTP
HVAC
Hypertransport
I2C
I2R
I2S
IDC
IDE interface
IEC
IEC60950
IEC61508
IEC950
IEEE802
IEEE standard
IEEE standards
IEEE1101
IEEE1149
IEEE1284
IEEE1394
IEEE488
IEEE802
IGBT
Impedance matching
Inductance
Inductor
Inductors
Industrial Ethernet
Industry standard footprint
Inkjet printing
Integrated Bluetooth
Integrated circuit
Integrated circuits
Interface standard
Interface standards
Internet appliances
IP54
IP55
IP65
IP66
IP67
IP68
IPMI
IPTV
ISDN
ISO9001
ISO14001
ISO14443
ISO7816
ISO9000
ISO9001
ISO9002
ISSP
ITU
JAE
JEDEC
JFET
Joint Strike Fighter
JPEG
JPEG2000
JTAG
JVM
Laser diode drivers
Laser diode modules
LCD backlighting
LCD controller
LCD display
LCD displays
LCD driver
LCD interface
LCD module
LCD modules
LCD monitor
LCD monitors
LCD panels
LCD screen
LCD technologies
LCD technology
LDO regulator
LDO regulators
Leakage current
Leakage currents
LED backlight
LED current
LED display
LED displays
LED driver
LED drivers
LED indicators
LED status
LED technology
LEP display
LEP displays
LEP technology
Light emitting diode
Light emitting diodes
LIN transceiver
Linear regulator
Linear regulators
LNA
LNB
LPCC
LQFP
LSI design
LTCC
LVCMOS
LVD
LVDS
LVDT
LVPECL
LVTTL
M12
M2M
MCAD
MCM
MCP
MCU
Medical device
Medical devices
Medical instrumentation
Medical instruments
Membrane keypad
Membrane keypads
Membrane switch
Memory architecture
Memory blocks
Memory controller
Memory subsystem
MEMS
MESFET
Microarchitecture
Microcontroller
Microcontrollers
Microkernel
Micromachining
Microphone
Microphones
Microscope
Microscopes
Middleware
MIDI
MiniPCI
MLCC
MLF
MLP
MMC
MMIC
MMS
MMU
Mobile device manufacturers
Mobile devices
Mobile handsets
Mobile phone handsets
Mobile phone manufacturers
Mobile phone market
Mobile RAM
MOS
MOSFET driver
MOSFET drivers
MOSFET technology
MOV
MP3
MPEG
MPEG2
MPEG4
MRAM
MSA
MSOP
Multilayer ceramic
Multiplexer
Multiplexers
Multiprocessing
Multiprocessor
Multiprotocol
MUX
Nanometer (nanometre) design
Nanometre design
Nanometre designs
Nanotechnology
NASA
NEBS
NMOS
NPN
OBSAI
OCXO
OFDM
OHCI
OLE
OLED
OMAP application
OMAP developer
OMAP platform
OMAP processors
OMAP technology
Operational amplifier
Operational amplifiers
Operator Interface
Optical amplifier
Optical antenna
Optical connectors
Optical fibres
Optical filters
Optical mouse sensor
Optical network
Optical networking
Optical switch
Optical switches
Optical switching
Optical transceiver
Optical transceivers
Optical transmission
Optocoupler
Optocouplers
Optoelectronic
Optoelectronics
OSEK
OTDR
OTP
Overload protection
Overloads
Overtemperature protection
Overvoltage protection
Packet networks
Packet processing
Packet processor
Packet processors
Packet switched
Packet switching
Packet telephony
Pal
PAM
Parallel ATA
Parallel interface
Parallel interfaces
Parallel processing
Parasitic extraction
Parasitics
Passive component
Passive components
Pattern generation
Pattern generator
Pattern recognition
Patterning
Pb-free
PBGA
PBT
PBX
PC104
PCB assemblies
PCB assembly
PCB connectors
PCB layout
PCB manufacturers
PCB manufacturing
PCB mounting
PCB terminal
PCI bridge
PCI controller
PCI expansion
PCI Express
PCI interface
PCI mezzanine
PCIbuses
PCIM
PCIX
PCM
PCMCIA
PDIP
PECL
Personal digital assistants
Personal video recorders
PFC
PGA
Photocoupler
Photodetector
Photodetectors
Photodiode
Photodiodes
PICMG
PID control
PIP
PIR
Placement equipment
Placement machine
Placement machines
Placement system
Placement technology
Planar transformers
Plasma display
Plasma displays
Plastic enclosures
PLC
PLCC
PLD
PMC carrier
PMC expansion
PMC module
PMC modules
PMD
PMOS
PNP
POL convertor
POL convertors
POLA
POS terminals
Position sensors
Position transducers
POTS
Power amplifier module
Power factor correction
Power management devices
Power quality problems
Power supply design
Powered USB
PowerPC
PQFP
Preamplifier
Pressure monitoring
Pressure sensor
Pressure sensors
Printed circuit board
Printed circuit boards
Process control
Process monitoring
Processor architecture
Processor architectures
Processor technology
Profibus
Profinet
Programmable DSP
Programmable logic devices
Programmable potentiometers
Programmable watchdog
PROM
Propagation delays
Protocol analyser
Protocol analysis
Protocol software
Protocol stack software
Protocol stacks
Protocol tester
PSRAM
Pushbutton switches
PVC
PWB
PWM control
PWM controller
PWM controllers
PWM operation
PWM outputs
PXI chassis
PXI systems
QAM
QDR
QFN
QFP
QS9000
QSOP
Quality assurance
Quality control
Quality standards
QVGA
RAID controller
RapidIO
RDRAM
Rechargeable battery
Reference methodology
Reflow process
Reflow soldering
Residential gateway
Residential gateways
Resistance measurement
Resistive touchscreen
Resolution enhancement
RFI screening
RFID
RISC CPU
RISC processor
RISC processors
RJ45 connector
RJ45 connectors
RoHS
ROM monitor
routability
RS232 interface
RS232 serial ports
RS232C
RS422
RS485
RSSI
RTC
RTL compiler
RTL Design
RTL Source
RTL Synthesis
RTOS
Safety approvals
Safety certification
Safety standard
Safety standards
SATA
SAW devices
SAW filter
SAW filters
SBC
Scada
SCART
Schematic capture
Schematic design
SCSI
SDRAM controller
SDRAM memory
SELV
SEM
SEMI
Semiconductor design
Semiconductor device
Semiconductor devices
Semiconductor equipment
Semiconductor industry
Semiconductor manufacturing
Semiconductor market
Semiconductor technology
Sercos
Serdes
Serial ATA
Serial EEPROMs
SFDR
SHDSL
Short circuit protection
Signal conditioning
Signal generator
Signal generators
Signal integrity analysis
Signal integrity issues
Signal integrity problems
Signalling gateway
Signalling gateways
SIL
SIM
SIMD
Single board computer
Single board computers
SIO
SIP
SMA connectors
SMB
SMC
SMD
SMP
SMPS
SMPTE
SMS
SMT assembly
SMT components
SMT placement
SMT production
SMTP
SNMP
SoC
SODIMM
Software Radio
SOHO
SOI
SOIC package
SOIC packages
SOIC packaging
Solder joints
Solder pastes
Solder preforms
Solder reflow
Solderability
Soldering process
Soldering processes
Soldering system
Solderless
Sonet
SOT
SPDT
Spectrum analyser
Spectrum analysers
Spectrum analysis
Speech processing
Speech recognition
SPI interface
Spice
SPST
SRAM
SRD
SSOP
STANAG
Standards bodies
Standards compliance
Standby power consumption
STN LCD
Supercapacitors
Superflash
Supertrace
Surface mount assembly
Surface mount devices
Surface mount package
Surface mount packages
Surface mount technology
Surface mounting
SVGA
Switchgear
Symbian
Synchronous rectification
Synchronous rectifier
Synchronous rectifiers
Tantalum
TBGA
TCP
TCXO
TDMA
Temperature measurement
Temperature monitoring
Temperature sensor
Temperature sensors
Temperature stability
Terminal blocks
Termination voltage
Testbench automation
Testbenches
TFBGA
TFT colour
TFT display
TFT displays
TFT LCD
Thermal conductivity
Thermal shutdown
Thermistor
Thermistors
Thermocouple
Thermocouples
TIA
TQFP
Transceiver module
Transceiver modules
Transcoding
Transimpedance
Trench MOSFETs
Trustzone
TSOP
TTL
Tunable lasers
TVSS
UART
UHF
UKAS
UL1950
UL2601
UL60950
UL94V0
Ultracapacitor
Ultracapacitors
Ultrawideband
ULV
UML
UMTS
Undervoltage
Uninterruptible power supplies
Uninterruptible power supply
Uninterruptible power systems
Universal PCI
UPS System
UPS Systems
USART
USB adapter
USB applications
USB controller
USB dongle
USB interface
USB interfaces
USB OTG
USB peripheral
USB products
Utopia
UTP
UVLO
UWB
UXGA
Varistor
Varistors
VCO
VCR
VCXO
VDE
VDSL
Vera
Verilog
VESA
VFBGA
VFD
VGA
VHDCI
VHDL
VHDM
VHF
VLSI
VME
VME64
Voltage regulation
Voltage regulator
Voltage regulators
Voltage spikes
VPN
VRAM
VRM
VXI
WAN
WAP
WCDMA
WEEE
Windows Media Audio
Wireless access points
Wireless basestations
Wireless broadband
Wireless chipset
Wireless chipsets
Wireless Ethernet
Wireless handset
Wireless handsets
Wireless LAN
Wireless semiconductor
Wireless standards
Wireless terminal
Wireless terminals
WLAN chipset
WLAN systems
WMA
XAUI
XDR DRAM
XGA
XML
XPAK
Xscale technology
YAG
ZIF

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