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ROHM's New Energy-Saving DC-DC Converter ICs Offered in the TSOT23 Package

ROHM's New Energy-Saving DC-DC Converter ICs Offered in the TSOT23 Package

­ROHM Semiconductor announced four new compact DC-DC step-down converter ICs suitable for consumer and industrial applications, including refrigerators, washing machines, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), and inverters. ROHM is expanding the lineup which includes the BD9E203FP4-Z, a 2A buck converter wi
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Date:
04/24/2024

Isolated DC-to-DC converters for Consumer, Industrial, and IoT Applications

Isolated DC-to-DC converters for Consumer, Industrial, and IoT Applications

­CUI Inc, a Bel group company, announced two new chassis mount DC-to-DC converters for consumer, industrial and IoT applications. The converters are available in two options: the PST50W series with a 50 W power isolated output and the PST75W series with a 75 W power isolated output. Both DC-to-DC converter
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Date:
04/18/2024
STMicroelectronics Extends Edge-AI Sensor Family With Inertial Module for Intensive Movement Analysis

STMicroelectronics Extends Edge-AI Sensor Family With Inertial Module for Intensive Movement Analysis

­The LSM6DSV32X 6-axis inertial module (IMU) from STMicroelectronics has a large accelerometer full-scale range of 32g and 4000 degrees-per-second (dps) gyroscope to measure intensive movements and impacts, including freefall height estimation. Ready to drive future generations of edge-AI applications, th
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Date:
04/18/2024
Online 'Addiction' + Not Enough Sleep or Exercise Linked to Teen School Absence Risk

Online 'Addiction' + Not Enough Sleep or Exercise Linked to Teen School Absence Risk

­Spending too much time online to the point of compulsion and the neglect of other necessary activities, plus not sleeping or exercising enough, are linked to a heightened risk of both truancy and school absence due to illness among teens, finds research published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood. Teenage girls see
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Date:
04/17/2024
High-Power Industrial ATX PSU Series – Highly Efficient, Robust, and Powerful

Highly efficient industrial ATX power supply series Delta GPS for high-performance motherboards of the latest generation.

­At Bicker Elektronik GmbH in Donauwoerth/Germany, the three models of the new Delta GPS series are already available from stock. These exceptionally powerful ATX power supplies impress with their combination of high energy efficiency with 80PLUS® certification and the robustness of an industrial PC power sup
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Date:
04/15/2024
20V, 7A Type-C Sourcing Protection Switch Designed to Enhance USB Type-C Efficiency and Safety

20V, 7A Type-C Sourcing Protection Switch Designed to Enhance USB Type-C Efficiency and Safety

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) announced the release of its AOZ1377DI Type-C Protection Switch. Designed to enhance USB Type-C efficiency and safety, these new protection Type-C switches have a current-limiting switch targeting applications that require comprehensive protections. AOZ1377DI bo
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Date:
04/12/2024
PSDcast – Community Solar w/ Coach, Kate Spade, and Stuart Weitzman

Pivot Energy's Josh Levy

­Renewable energy provider Pivot Energy has partnered with Tapestry, Inc., which represents lifestyle brands like Coach, Kate Spade, and Stuart Weitzman. The goal includes six community solar projects in Illinois, totaling 33 megawatts. And on the line to discuss this is Pivot Energy’s Josh Levy.
Date:
04/11/2024
Detection Technology Announces Global Availability of TFT Flat Panel Detectors

Detection Technology Announces Global Availability of TFT Flat Panel Detectors

­Detection Technology, a global leader in X-ray detector solutions, announces the global availability of a comprehensive range of TFT (thin-film transistor) flat panel detectors. The portfolio includes IGZO (indium gallium zinc oxide) and a-Si (amorphous silicon) technology-based solutions optimized for medical an
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Date:
04/11/2024
Renesas Introduces New Entry-Level RA0 MCU Series with Best-in-Class Power Consumption

Renesas Introduces New Entry-Level RA0 MCU Series with Best-in-Class Power Consumption

­Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, introduced the RA0 microcontroller (MCU) Series based on the Arm® Cortex®-M23 processor. The new, low-cost RA0 devices offer the industry’s lowest overall power consumption for general purpose 32-bit MC
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Date:
04/10/2024
QuantalRF Launches Groundbreaking 5-7 GHz Wi-Fi 7 Front-End IC in CMOS SOI

Dr. Ali Fard, CEO of QuantalRF

­QuantalRF, the pioneering developer of RF semiconductor and antenna solutions, is proud to announce the launch of its innovative QWX27105 single-chip 5-7 GHz front-end IC, its first release in the Elementum™ family of Wi-Fi 7 products. This cutting-edge product integrates all RF front-end components into an
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Date:
04/04/2024
KYOCERA AVX Releases New RES Series Radial-Leaded Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors

KYOCERA AVX Releases New RES Series Radial-Leaded Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors

­KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, released the new RES Series radial-leaded aluminum electrolytic capacitors.  The new RES Series wet aluminum electrolytic capacitors are engineere
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Date:
04/03/2024
PSDcast – Advancing the Smart Home

Justin Berghoff from Leviton

­As we’ve slowly de-emphasized fossil fuels – or at least tried to minimize them with smart tech – the idea of the smart home has gradually become a lot more convenient. And that’s where today’s guest comes in -- Justin Berghoff from Leviton, which manufactures electrical wiring devices, lighting co
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Date:
04/03/2024
Wireless Power Transmission

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Figure 1: Inductive power transmission concept with primary side control and receiver

­Wireless transmission of power has numerous advantages. For example, it makes fault-prone plug contacts redundant. Devices can be built into housings that are protected against moisture ingress. Users also don’t have to go to the trouble of plugging in cables. Most wireless power transmission applications li
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Date:
04/01/2024
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