Mouser Electronics Inc. has released the May-July 2007 issue of its components catalog for engineers. “Catalog No. 630” contains 1856 pages of products and technologies from more than 330 manufacturers. It includes more than 58 pages of new products, while 42 pages of older items from the previous edition have been omitted. Four-color section guides aid in the identification of product categories, which include power, sensors, interconnects, semiconductors, optoelectronics, circuit protection, thermal management, passive and electromechanical technology, and test, tools and supplies. A companion CD version includes supplier catalogs.
- A sub-field of photonics that pertains to an electronic device that responds to optical power, emits or modifies optical radiation, or utilizes optical radiation for its internal operation. Any device that functions as an electrical-to-optical or optical-to-electrical transducer. Electro-optic often is used erroneously as a synonym.
- With respect to a lens, the reciprocal of its focal length. The term power, as applied to a telescope or microscope, often is used as an abbreviation for magnifying power.
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