CHANDLER, Ariz. — To address electromagnetic interference (EMI) and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) challenges faced by developers of automotive touchscreens, three new maXTouch touchscreen controllers and optimization services are now available from Microchip Technology Inc. . The TD family of
NORWOOD, Mass. -- Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) announced a collaboration with First Sensor AG to develop products aimed at speeding the launch of autonomous sensing technology serving unmanned automotive, aerial and underwater vehicles in transportation, smart agriculture, industrial manufacturing and other industries. As
Fremont, California – Excelfore announces the eDatX platform for big-data-driven AI (Artificial Intelligence) learning in fields of error detection, predictive analytics, and advanced algorithm development.
The eDatX platform seamlessly integrate with eSync Compliant automotive OTA and data gathering pip
ProTek Devices has introduced a new circuit protection diode to shield CAN Bus and other automotive subsystem designs from electrostatic discharge and other electrical fast transient damage. The ESD protection level is rated at > 25 kilovolts.
The PESD2402 is designed to protect two signal data lines fro
Kyoto and Santa Clara, Calif. – ROHM announced the availability of an ultra-compact high accuracy seismic detection sensor module, BP3901, which is ideal for applications requiring reliable earthquake detection, such as automatic doors, unmanned transport vehicles, and smart meters.
Functions for accur
GOLETA, Calif.— Transphorm Inc. introduced its second 900 V FET, the Gen III TP90H050WS, enhancing the industry’s only 900 V GaN product line. These devices now enable three-phase industrial systems and higher voltage automotive electronics to leverage GaN’s speed, efficiency and power density. Further, t
Princeton, New Jersey: UnitedSiC has further expanded its UF3C FAST series product offering by introducing an additional 1200V high-performance SiC FET device in a TO-247-4L 4-leaded Kelvin Sense discrete package option. The UF3C120150K4S (https://unitedsic.com/datasheets/DS_UF3C120150K4S.pdf) offers a typical on-resistance (RDS(on)) of 1
Kyoto and Santa Clara, Calif. – ROHM announced the availability of a power supply monitoring IC, the BD39040MUF-C, with BIST (Built-In Self Test) that supports functional safety. This IC is ideal for automotive application power supply systems requiring fail-safe measures such as electric power st
The demand for more efficient high voltage semiconductors in 5G, automotive, alternative energy and other applications is leading researchers toward new materials including SiC (Silicon Carbide) and GaN (Gallium Nitride). These wide bandgap semiconductors pose increasingly complex test challenges in research an
TDK Corporation is expanding its Micronas magnetic sensor portfolio with the CUR 423x sensors developed for current measurements in automotive and industrial applications. The new sensors, marketed under the trademark curSENS, are the first Micronas branded products based on the TDK TMR technology. This technology ha
The new series URB/VRB-J(M)D/T-3W provides 4:1 and 2:1 ultra wide input range, features 1500VDC isolation voltage, and delivers efficiencies up to 83%. Packages are available in SMD and DIP. In addition to meeting EN62368 standards, protections for input under-voltage, over voltage, over-current, output short cir
Philadelphia, PA — AgileSwitch, LLC introduces the ASDAK (Augmented Switching Accelerated Development Kit) for power electronics engineers working with new SiC MOSFET modules. Applications for the kit including heavy-duty traction vehicles, auxiliary power units in trains, buses and trolleys, EV char
MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel – TowerJazz announced the release of its leading edge 140V low Rdson power platform, providing significant high power efficiency at high voltages. This advanced offering expands the Company’s 90V technology platform, spe
Philadelphia, PA — AgileSwitch, LLC, introduces the ASDAK (Augmented Switching Accelerated Development Kit) for power electronics engineers working with new SiC MOSFET modules. Applications for the kit including heavy-duty traction vehicles, auxiliary power units in trains, buses and trolleys, EV charging an
MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. expanded its offering of FRED Pt Ultrafast recovery rectifiers with eight new 100 V and 200 V devices in the eSMP series SMP (DO-220AA) package, including the industry's first to offer current ratings to 2 A. Measuring 3.85 mm by 2.03 mm with a low 1 mm profile, the
ITHACA, N.Y. - Cornell University researchers are expressing hope for the future of Houston's breathable air, despite the city's poor rankings in the American Lung Association's 2019 "State of the Air" report.
The report, released in April, ranked Houston ninth nationally for worst ozone pollution an
In this episode of the PSDcast, we're discussing an electric vehicle partnership between Infineon and Volkswagen, specifically the latter's "FAST" supplier network (or Future Automotive Supply Track) ...
There is a bit of a dark cloud over the industry at the moment. It may not be too surprising since we are in one of the longest periods of sustained growth since the last downturn in 2008, meaning a market correction is probably relatively close. There have been a lot of indicators, including from market analyst IH
To make the new connection technology for Single Pair Ethernet a success, the technology partnership is pursuing the systematic expansion of SPE to achieve an end-to-end, complete infrastructure. This infrastructure consists of a portfolio of connectors, sockets, cables and cable sets on the component side. In
The ISL72814SEH integrates the decoder, input level shifter, and 16 current driver arrays in a single monolithic IC. The device allows satellite manufacturers to significantly increase system capacity and cut solution footprint by 50 percent for their medium Earth orbit (MEO), geosynchronous Earth orbit (GEO), h
The modules are housed in the industry-standard sixteenth-brick form factor (35.3 x 25 x 10.4mm / 1.39 x 0.984 x 0.41 in), with sealed and encapsulated packaging. This ensures their reliability when exposed to dust, moisture, severe vibration and other harsh environmental conditions.
There are two variants: the PKU35
The PMM15, PMM20 and PMM30 are certified to the 3rd Edition of the IEC/EN/ANSI/AAMI ES 60601-1 medical safety standard and rated for the highest levels of patient protection - 2xMOPP. With a clearance and creepage distance of 8mm, a typical leakage current of 2µA and a 5,000VAC isolation voltage, the modules ensur
The newest connector in the IL13 family sets a benchmark in space limited locking situations.
Due to its angled construction the connector can be beneficially used with devices standing next to a wall or in table-top applications.
The connector comes in four different orientations to cater for any assem
The MAX77860 is ideal for USB Type-C charging for single-cell (1S) lithium-ion or lithium-polymer applications, portable medical equipment, portable industrial equipment, and mobile point-of-sale devices, as well as smartphones and Internet of Things (IoT) applications.
The Maxim MAX77860 step-down charger, available from
Series 122 relays measure 12.5mm in height and are rated with a switching current of 0.5A at 10W. 3V and 5V coils are available.
Fast operate and release times, typically 150 μs or less, make Series 122 relays ideal for high speed test systems such as A.T.E. switching matrices or multiplexers.
Anup Bhalla, Vice President Engineering, UnitedSiC
(See part 1 and part 2)
SiC Applications in Electric Vehicle (EV) Power Conversion
Electric vehicles (EVs) are seeing rapid growth in shipments, with a great deal of acceleration expected in the 2020s. All major car manufacturers have introduced or have firm plans for EV models and are actively engaged with their
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Electric cars rely on the same lithium-ion battery technology that's in smartphones, laptops and virtually everything electronic.
But the technology has been extremely slow to improve. While electric cars can more than handle the average American's daily commute, the average gas-powered