Consumer

November 2021
Analog Devices' Battery Management IC Delivers Longer Battery Runtime
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) announced the MAX17330 battery management integrated circuit (IC) with integrated fuel gauge and advanced battery protection for one-cell lithium-ion/polymer batteries that delivers longer battery runtime for consumer applications than similar products. The new IC expands ADI’s bat
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Date:
11/23/2021
Battery Charger IC Powers Latest Low-Voltage Rechargeable Batteries
ROHM Semiconductor introduced the BD71631QWZ battery charger IC, designed to provide low-voltage charging of wearables (e.g., wireless ear buds) and thin, compact IoT devices (e.g., smart displays) powered by rechargeable batteries. In recent years, the need for safer, higher density rechargea
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Date:
11/19/2021
Common Mode Choke Series for DC Power Line Applications
Bourns, Inc., announced its new automotive grade, AEC-Q200 compliant SRF7035A Common Mode Choke Series designed to support high voltage and current in DC power line applications. There are five impedance ratings with voltages up to 80 VDC and current up to 5 A. This gives designers additional fl
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Date:
11/15/2021
PSDcast – Powercast Shows off RF Wireless Charging Applications

Powercast COO and CTO, Dr. Charles Greene.

Just recently, Powercast put out the “Powered by Powercast” video series, where they show real-world examples of their over-the-air RF wireless charging technology, and we’re going to discuss that series, and one application in particular, today.
Date:
11/12/2021
Infineon Joins FiRa Consortium as Contributor Member
FiRa is an organization that is dedicated to developing and disseminating ultra-wideband (UWB) technology for secured fine ranging and positioning capabilities in a wide range of applications. UWB devices are designed to accurately and securely determine the position of other devices. Infineon says it will make use
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Date:
11/09/2021
High Efficiency Schottky Barrier Diodes for Automotive Applications
ROHM Semiconductor announced its expanded portfolio of Schottky barrier diodes (SBDs) with 24 new compact, high efficiency models (12 RBR series and 12 RBQ series). These devices – 178 in total – are ideal for protection and rectification circuits in automotive, industrial equipment, an
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Date:
11/04/2021
Semi-Shielded Power Inductor Series with a High Q Value
Bourns, Inc., released its Model SRN2012T semi-shielded power inductor series. The new inductors employ wirewound construction on a ferrite core to offer high inductance and Q values. They also offer a superior self-resonant frequency plus low DC resistance in a compact size with an operating temperatu
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Date:
11/04/2021