Interconnects http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25796/more en Type-C Connectors Seize Multi-Interface Versatility http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/type-c-connectors-seize-multi-interface-versatility <div class="field-deck"> The USB 3.1 Type-C connector has dominated the USB space, but now it’s branching out toward other platforms such as DisplayPort. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The USB 3.1 Type-C connector has dominated the USB space, but now it’s branching out toward other platforms such as DisplayPort.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/type-c-connectors-seize-multi-interface-versatility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/type-c-connectors-seize-multi-interface-versatility#comments Mobile Components Interconnects Tue, 18 Aug 2015 18:19:00 +0000 852401 at http://electronicdesign.com Backplane Optical Interconnects Speed Past Copper http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/backplane-optical-interconnects-speed-past-copper <div class="field-deck"> Changing economics for optical interconnects make them an even more desirable option to handle soaring serial interconnect speeds. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Optical interconnects are becoming more important as high-speed serial interconnect speeds rise. Changing economics for optical interconnects are making them more desirable. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/backplane-optical-interconnects-speed-past-copper" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/backplane-optical-interconnects-speed-past-copper#comments Defense Medical Communications Interconnects Fri, 22 May 2015 14:29:00 +0000 839451 at http://electronicdesign.com High-Performance Thermoplastics Increase Terminal-Block Sustainability http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/high-performance-thermoplastics-increase-terminal-block-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">In addition to reducing energy consumption, OEMs are placing greater restrictions on the use of halogens as flame-retardant substances in plastics. This article considers the requirements now being placed on high-temperature plastics for surface-mount terminal blocks, and some available solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/high-performance-thermoplastics-increase-terminal-block-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/high-performance-thermoplastics-increase-terminal-block-sustainability#comments Lighting Engineering Essentials Components Interconnects Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:02:00 +0000 836921 at http://electronicdesign.com Backplane Optical Interconnects Deliver on Speed and Distance http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/backplane-optical-interconnects-deliver-speed-and-distance <div class="node-body article-body">Optical interconnects are becoming more important as high-speed serial interconnect speeds rise. Changing economics for optical interconnects are making them more desirable. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/backplane-optical-interconnects-deliver-speed-and-distance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/backplane-optical-interconnects-deliver-speed-and-distance#comments Defense Medical Communications Interconnects Fri, 06 Feb 2015 17:49:00 +0000 834521 at http://electronicdesign.com PCB Plating Finishes Impact Elastomer Socket Technology http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/pcb-plating-finishes-impact-elastomer-socket-technology <div class="node-body article-body">For high-density devices, it's crucial that the socket provide a high-performance, low and stable value of contact resistance while meeting mating requirements. The PCB plating finish plays a major role in achieving those goals. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/pcb-plating-finishes-impact-elastomer-socket-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/pcb-plating-finishes-impact-elastomer-socket-technology#comments Engineering Essentials Components Interconnects Test & Measurement Wed, 04 Feb 2015 17:25:00 +0000 834371 at http://electronicdesign.com Orthogonal Direct Configuration Simplifies Backplane Connector System http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/orthogonal-direct-configuration-simplifies-backplane-connector-system <div class="node-body article-body">Molex recently integrated orthogonal direct configuration into its Impel backplane connector system, eliminating the midplane for direct connection of PCBs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/orthogonal-direct-configuration-simplifies-backplane-connector-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/orthogonal-direct-configuration-simplifies-backplane-connector-system#comments Products Embedded Interconnects Thu, 29 Jan 2015 23:00:00 +0000 834021 at http://electronicdesign.com Expanded Connector Family Promises Greater Flexibility http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/expanded-connector-family-promises-greater-flexibility <div class="node-body article-body">Molex will showcase the latest products in its expanded EXTreme Ten60Power connector portfolio at DesignCon 2015 (booth #619). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/expanded-connector-family-promises-greater-flexibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/expanded-connector-family-promises-greater-flexibility#comments Products Interconnects Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:06:00 +0000 833941 at http://electronicdesign.com 50-GHz Multicoax Connector Takes on Advanced Data-Rate Testing http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/50-ghz-multicoax-connector-takes-advanced-data-rate-testing <div class="node-body article-body">HUBER+SUHNER's MPX50 multicoax connector is optimized for digital testing rates up to 50 GHz and 50 Gb/s. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/50-ghz-multicoax-connector-takes-advanced-data-rate-testing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/50-ghz-multicoax-connector-takes-advanced-data-rate-testing#comments Interconnects Test & Measurement Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:33:00 +0000 833771 at http://electronicdesign.com Data-Center Networking: What’s Next Beyond 10 Gigabit Ethernet? http://electronicdesign.com/communications/data-center-networking-what-s-next-beyond-10-gigabit-ethernet <div class="node-body article-body">As internal data-center traffic begins to tax the capacity of 10-Gb/s Ethernet links, an emerging set of Ethernet speed specifications based on 25-Gb/s signaling is coming to fruition, giving IT operators a highly scalable and efficient solution for internetworking large numbers of server and storage nodes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/data-center-networking-what-s-next-beyond-10-gigabit-ethernet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/data-center-networking-what-s-next-beyond-10-gigabit-ethernet#comments Engineering Essentials Communications Ethernet Interconnects Fri, 09 Jan 2015 13:58:00 +0000 832851 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: TE Connectivity’s Egbert Stellinga On Waterproof USB Connectors http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/qa-te-connectivity-s-egbert-stellinga-waterproof-usb-connectors <div class="node-body article-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong talked with Egbert Stellinga about TE Connectivity's latest waterproof micro USB 2.0 connector for the USB platform.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/qa-te-connectivity-s-egbert-stellinga-waterproof-usb-connectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/qa-te-connectivity-s-egbert-stellinga-waterproof-usb-connectors#comments Interviews Mobile Interconnects TE Connectivity Tue, 23 Dec 2014 16:35:00 +0000 832171 at http://electronicdesign.com