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ON Semiconductor Introduces Industry’s First 100 V Bridge Power Stage Module for Half-Bridge and Full-Bridge DC-DC Converters

Introduces Industry’s First 100 V Bridge Power Stage Module for Half-Bridge and Full-Bridge DC-DC Converters

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: 
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Date:
03/28/2017
504W Quarter Bricks offer exceptionally high true useable power

504W Quarter Bricks offer exceptionally high true useable power

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the iQG series of 504W rated DC-DC converters, further expanding its isolated DC-DC product portfolio.   Packaged in the industry standard ¼ brick form factor, the iQG models offer exceptionally high true useable power, even in demanding thermal environments. 
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Date:
03/28/2017
Ultra-Low Dropout 150mA Regulator from Diodes Incorporated Supports Wide Input Voltage Range with Fixed Output Voltages

Ultra-Low Dropout 150mA Regulator from Diodes Incorporated Supports Wide Input Voltage Range with Fixed Output Voltages

The AP7380 series of ultra-low dropout regulators introduced byDiodes Incorporated operates from a wide 24V input voltage range and offers various fixed output voltage options to address common system requirements. These features, combined with high accuracy and an ultra-low quiescent current, make this device
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Date:
03/28/2017

New 3300V Gate Drive from Amantys Power Electronics enables rapid Power Stack Optimization

New 3300V Gate Drive from Amantys Power Electronics enables rapid Power Stack Optimization

Amantys Power Electronics Limited has launched a fully configurable version of it’s 3300V gate drive. The 3300V gate drive contains Amantys’ Power Insight technology that enables two way communications between the gate drive and a central controller for configuring the gate drive and communicating fault
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Date:
03/27/2017
Fusible resistors from TT Electronics save PCB space

Fusible resistors from TT Electronics save PCB space

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, today launched its ULWP2R range of fusible wirewound resistors. By combining the functions of a fuse and a line input resistor in a single, vertical radial formed component
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Date:
03/27/2017
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03/27/2017
Versatile DF40GL Series FPC connector supports transmission speeds up to 10Gbps...

Industries first low-profile FPC-TO-Board connector with positive lock

Hirose, a leader in the development of innovative connector solutions, has launched a new low-profile flexible printed circuit (FPC) connector that supports FPC applications in a small package, and operates at USB 3.1 gen 2 speeds up to 10Gbps. The DF40GL Series
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Date:
03/27/2017
Danfoss and General Electric join forces in strategic collaboration
Danfoss Silicon Power is establishing production in the US and entering into a collaboration with industrial giant General Electric (GE). The collaboration means that Danfoss Silicon Power will become the world’s leading provider of silicon-carbide (SiC) power modules. The SiC power modules will
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Date:
03/27/2017
Downloads of Toolbox App from RS Components exceeds 60,000

Toolbox App from RS Components

RS Components (RS), the global distributor for engineers, today announced that the company’s
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Date:
03/27/2017
Now at Mouser Electronics: Microchip PIC18F K40 MCUs  with Core Independent Peripherals

Microchip PIC18F K40 MCUs with Core Independent Peripherals

Mouser Electronics, Inc.,the industry's leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is
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Date:
03/27/2017
Coilcraft’s New Power Inductor Selection Tool Provides Significantly More Performance Data

Coilcraft’s New Power Inductor Selection Tool Provides Significantly More Performance Data

Coilcraft has launched a new suite of Power Inductor Selection Tools that allows users to easily select the appropriate path for their particular search while also providing more application-specific performance data than previously available on any industry site. Len
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Date:
03/27/2017
Mouser Offers Amphenol Advanced Sensors’ Air Quality Eval Boards

Amphenol Advanced Sensors’ Air Quality Eval Boards

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking
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Date:
03/21/2017
Ruggedized Axial-Leaded Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Meets Specs from -40 ° to +150 °C

Ruggedized Axial-Leaded Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Meets Specs from -40 ° to +150 °C

Cornell Dubilier Electronics, Inc. (CDE) has introduced a new line of axial-lead aluminum electrolytic capacitors for applications which require very high-performance under all operating conditions.  The AXLH is a uniquely-designed axial-lead electrolytic that has the performance characteristics required
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Date:
03/21/2017
Bel Power expands high-efficiency AC-DC front-end supplies with TET3000

TET3000-12-069RA power supply

Bel Power Solutions, a leading manufacturer of power management devices, announced the expansion of Bel Power Solutions front-end, AC-DC power supply portfolio to include the TET3000-12-069RA power supply suitable for a wide range of servers and networking applications. The TET3000 is a 3000 W Titanium
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Date:
03/17/2017
HEITEC opens online configurator for HeiPac Subracks

HEITEC’s new online configurator allows to create individual subracks step by step

At the Embedded World 2017 in Nuremberg (March 14-16, 2017), HEITEC will be presenting its Online-Configurator for HeiPac Subrack Series in hall 1-booth 340. In parallel, the new product catalogue which is adopted to the online configurator will be available as print copy and for download. The new
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Date:
03/17/2017
TI claims smallest 12V, 10A DC/DC step-down power solution

SWIFT TPSM84A21 and TPSM84A22 DC/DC modules

Texas Instruments introduced a pair of 12-V, 10-A, 4-MHz step-down power modules that provide a power management solution that is 20 percent smaller than any other 10-A power module-based solution available. The easy-to-use SWIFT TPSM84A21 and TPSM84A22 DC/DC modules integrate power MOSFETs, shielded inductors,
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Date:
03/16/2017
Microchip's PIC18 family's array of core-independent peripherals simplify complex designs

PIC18F “K42” family

Microchip announced the PIC18F “K42” family, which combines an extensive array of Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs), high-resolution analogue, on-chip Direct Memory Access (DMA) and vectored interrupts for fast processing. The DMA controller enables data transfers between memory space and peripherals
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Date:
03/16/2017
BeagleBone Blue now at Mouser

BeagleBone Blue

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader that empowers innovation, is now stocking the highly anticipated BeagleBone Blue from BeagleBoard.org, a complete robotics controller built around the BeagleBone open hardware single-board computer (SBC). The high-performance BeagleBone Blue
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Date:
03/17/2017
Mouser Electronics, an authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced an expanded, global distribution agreement with Coilcraft, a leading global supplier of magnetic components. In addition to Europe, Asia, South America and Central America, Mouser is now authorized
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Date:
03/16/2017
Infineon expands its offering of 62mm IGBT modules

62 mm IGBT module

Infineon Technologies is expanding its offering of 62 mm IGBT modules. The new power modules serve the growing demand for higher power density without increasing package size. This is realized by a larger chip area and an adapted DCB substrate in the proven 62 mm package. Typical applications for modules with
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Date:
03/10/2017
Wuerth Elektronik eiSos to exhibit at electronica China

REDCUBE Plug is a terminal module for removable wire-to-board connections

Würth Elektronik eiSos will be exhibiting at electronica China on booth E5.5109, at the Shanghai New International Expo Center from 14th to 16th March 2017. The company will present its latest ranges of power modules, SMD power chokes as well as high-current contacts from its REDCUBE product range. The manufacturer
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Date:
03/10/2017
TI's INA260 high/low-side digital current and power monitor now at Mouser

Texas Instruments INA260 Digital Current/Power Monitor

Mouser Electronics, a leading distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the INA260 digital current, power, and voltage monitor from Texas Instruments (TI). Designed with an I2C- and SMBus-compatible interface and an integrated 2-milliohm precision shunt
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Date:
03/10/2017
Ultra-low-current LDO from Diodes handles up to 150mA with 1% accuracy

AP7350 low dropout voltage regulator

Available with output voltages from 1.2V to 3.3V and supporting load currents up to 150mA, the AP7350 low dropout voltage regulator (LDO) introduced by Diodes Incorporated targets low-power handheld and wearable device applications. Its ultra-low quiescent current of just 0.25μA and 1% accuracy enable designs
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Date:
03/09/2017
Molex ÂμPDB sealed modules address space-conscious apps

µPDB Custom Sealed Modules

Molex introduces its µPDB Custom Sealed Modules which are ideal for customers looking to add or relocate power switching and circuit protection in vehicles. Fully customised to customers’ needs, the modules utilise only the specific components and materials needed for the application. “Transitioning
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Date:
03/09/2017
AVX's latest supercapacitor tech now at TTI

AVX Supercapacitors or Double Layer Capacitors

AVX Supercapacitors or Double Layer Capacitors provide a unique combination of characteristics recognised as delivering an excellent compromise between electronic and dielectric capacitors. Available now in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, the technologies
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Date:
03/09/2017
Kokam's XPAND, high-performance Li-ion solution drives EVs and E-bus/trams

XPAND battery pack

Kokam Co., Ltd, the world’s premier provider of innovative battery solutions, today introduced the XPAND battery pack, delivering electric vehicle manufacturers a safe, high performance, cost-effective battery solution for electric bus, tram, truck, ground support equipment (GSE), military, marine, special-purpose
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Date:
03/08/2017
TDK adds 300W rated modules to HVDC input converter series

PH-A280 series

TDK announced the addition of new, higher power models to the PH-A280 series of high voltage input DC-DC converters. Capable of operating from 200 to 425Vdc, these 300W output power modules are suitable for use in data centres, telecommunications, and renewable energy applications utilising a 380V nominal high
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Date:
03/08/2017
Microchip's hardware cryptography-enabled MCU secures smart devices

CEC1702 hardware cryptography-enabled microcontroller

The CEC1702 hardware cryptography-enabled microcontroller is now available from Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. The CEC1702 addresses the increasing need for security measures, such as secure boot, driven by the continual
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Date:
03/08/2017
TE Connectivity's bidirectional power-switching solution is among the smallest

KILOVAC current-sensing [KCS] high-voltage contactor

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, has released an additional size for the KILOVAC current-sensing [KCS] high-voltage contactors. The KILOVAC KCS01 contactor is a compact power-switching solution with an integrated current sensor and current trip function. These contactors are
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Date:
03/03/2017
Wolfspeed expands third-gen MOSFET platform to 1200V

1200V, 75mΩ MOSFET

Wolfspeed, a Cree Company and a leader in silicon carbide (SiC) power products, has expanded its innovative C3M platform through the introduction of a 1200V, 75mΩ MOSFET in its recently released low-inductance discrete packaging. The new device simplifies designs and enables an increase in frequency while maintaining
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Date:
03/03/2017
Navitas claims first integrated half-bridge GaN power IC

NV6250 AllGaN half-bridge GaN Power IC

Navitas Semiconductor announced a major technology breakthrough with the introduction of the industry’s first integrated half-bridge Gallium Nitride (GaN) Power IC. Half-bridge circuits are essential building blocks in the power electronics industry, used in everything from smartphone chargers and laptop adapters,
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Date:
03/03/2017
Ametherm's 30A circuit-protection thermistor touts resistance, current, and energy

SL32 0R230 circuit protection thermistor

Ametherm released a new UL-approved circuit protection thermistor that helps to conserve power, save space, and lower costs for a wide variety of applications with industry-best hot resistance, current handling, and energy ratings. The new SL32 0R230 released today is the only UL-approved circuit
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Date:
03/03/2017
Vicor launches Cool-Power ZVS buck-boost regulator

Cool-Power ZVS Buck-Boost Regulators

Vicor announced a new addition to its growing PI37xx family of Cool-Power ZVS Buck-Boost Regulators. Delivering up to 140 Watts of power, and up to 8 Amps of output current, at up to 96% efficiency, the new PI3740 Cool-Power regulator features an input operating voltage range of 8 – 60 VDC and a regulated
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Date:
03/03/2017
High-density resistor networks from TT Electronics serve critical apps

QSOP-C and SOIC-C high-density resistor networks

TT Electronics, a leading provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, has launched the QSOP-C and SOIC-C high-density resistor networks that combine high precision with stability and reliability. By using a ceramic substrate and a relatively large feature size, they offer better
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Date:
03/03/2017
Schaffner's FN3420 active harmonic filter safeguards sensitive systems

ECOsine Active 3420

Schaffner EMC introduced the ECOsine Active 3420 - a harmonic filter which provides harmonic compensation in real-time for demanding industrial and commercial environments. With a capacity of 30 to 300A, operating at 200-480VAC (+/- 10%), the connection-ready 3420 (3-wire) cabinet models include forced air cooling
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Date:
03/03/2017
Microchip's advanced motor control tool has auto-tune and self-commissioning capability

motorBench Development Suite

An advanced motor control software plug-in for Microchip’s MPLAB X Integrated Development Environment (IDE) with auto tuning and self-commissioning capability is now available from Microchip Technology, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions. The plug-in, called
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Date:
03/02/2017
Texas Instruments, a leader in power-management integrated circuits, will give design engineers the “Power to Do Anything” through a series of demonstrations and presentations at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), March 26-30, in Tampa, Florida. Find TI power experts in booth No.
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Date:
03/02/2017
Littelfuse's unidirectional ESD protection is first in a 01005 flip-chip

SP3145 Series TVS Diode Arrays

Littelfuse, a leader in circuit protection, introduced an industry first: a new series of three unidirectional TVS diode arrays in space-saving 01005 flip chip packages (0.230mm x 0.430mm). Unidirectional protection is typically preferable to bidirectional protection, particularly on logic and data lines, which
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Date:
03/01/2017
Toshiba's 40V/45V N-channel power MOSFET boasts leading-class on-resistance

U-MOS IX-H series of low-voltage N-channel power MOSFETs

Toshiba Electronics Europe has expanded its U-MOS IX-H series of low-voltage N-channel power MOSFETs with new 40V and 45V products delivering industry leading-class[1] low on-resistance and high-speed performance. The new products - nine 40V and five 45V versions - are designed for industrial and consumer applications,
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Date:
03/01/2017

 



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