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Communications & Datacom

March 2014
CUI's 60A digital Solus-based SEPIC-fed POL buck converter achieves higher power density & efficiency

CUI's NDM3ZS-60 non-isolated digital power module

CUI announced their latest family of digital point of load dc-dc modules, setting performance benchmarks in efficiency, power density, and transient response to address the rapidly-rising power challenges in distributed power architectures. The NDM3ZS-60 is a non-isolated module outputting 60A in ultra low-profile
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03/31/2014
In this episode of PSDtv Silicon Labs talks about their wireless MCUs at embedded world 2014. WIreless MCUs are at the heart of the latest cloud-enabled devices in the Internet of
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03/28/2014
System design engineers for industrial applications, such as motor control inverter applications and high performance power systems, are looking for highly integrated gate driving and protection features in a single IC package to simplify design and improve efficiency. The newly-developed FOD8332 is an advanced
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03/27/2014

Intersil's digital power modules simplify & speed circuit design

ISL8270M/71M family of digital power modules

Intersil, a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, announced the ISL8270M/71M family of digital power modules that dramatically reduce customer design complexity and accelerate time to market. Designed for 25/33 Amp applications, the ISL8270M/71M product family is based
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03/26/2014
CUI's Solus-based next-gen intermediate-bus quarter-brick delivers up to 720 W

NQBS quarter brick

CUI has introduced its second-generation high-density isolated intermediate bus converter (IBC) family - the NQBS series. The family has been specifically created to address the rising power requirements and efficiency demands in telecom systems and data centers. Launched at the Applied Power Electronics
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03/26/2014
Infineon Technologies introduced a new series of LTE Low Noise Amplifiers (LNA) and Quad LNA banks specially designed to enhance the data rate in smartphones. LTE (also 4G) is the latest standard for wireless communication and allows for data rates up to 300 Mbit/s – compared to 56 Mbit/s in the latest UMTS
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03/25/2014
In this episode of PSDtv  Mark Adams, SVP at CUI, explains their latest digital 60A & 90A modules at APEC 2014 for Power Systems Design. The 60A device is based on CUI's
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03/25/2014
In this episode of PSDtv Christian Gruber of Maxim Integrated describes their latest high-efficiency 60V synchronous step-down
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03/24/2014
Nick Kanopoulos, CEO of eConais on driving embedded wireless

Nick Kanopoulos, CEO of eConais

In this PSDcast Nick Kanopoulos, CEO of eConais, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the bemedded wireless space and the ways that designers can address putting that functionality into their systems. Wireless' role in devices has exploded in the growing demand for cloud-based systems in application
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03/24/2014
A consortium of partners will launch the world's first flexible timer based on printed electronics at the IDTechEx Printed Electronics Europe event in Berlin, April 1-2. The device consists of an electronic logic circuit implemented with thin film metal oxide transistors, powered by a printed battery, and integrated
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03/24/2014
Laird, a global technology company, announced that two of the company’s antenna experts will speak on Multiband Land Mobile Radio (LMR) antennas at the International Wireless Communications Expo (IWCE). The discussion will be tailored to the public safety market and focus on Multiband LMR antennas for Portable
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03/24/2014
Roland Chochoiek of HEITEC on integrated design solutions at Embedded World 2014

Roland Chochoiek of HEITEC

In this PSDcast Roland Chochoiek of HEITEC talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design at the 2014 embedded world conference about the increased complexity and integrations involved in embedded systems today. HEITEC is an integrated industrial solutions provider that offers high-quality
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03/21/2014
SiTime, an analog semiconductor company that is challenging the timing market, announced that all of SiTime’s MEMS oscillators and clock generators will be covered by a lifetime warranty. SiTime’s unique warranty offers customers greater assurance by guaranteeing that all timing components from SiTime will
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03/21/2014
NXP Semiconductors introduced the GreenChip™ TEA1836 and TEA1892 platform that enables the design of ultra-small 45W adapters and power supplies for notebooks, ultra-light notebooks, set top boxes and other devices. With tight integration and limited number of external components, a smaller, lighter, and highly
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03/21/2014
IGBT driver manufacturer CT-Concept Technologie GmbH, a Power Integrations company, has announced shipments of its first products to include its SCALE™-2+ gate driver chip set. SCALE-2+ technology enables soft shutdown (SSD) to be implemented in the event of a short circuit without requiring additional components.
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03/21/2014
Advanced Power Electronics' latest load switch has controlled turn-on and 4A max continuous current

The APE8937-HF-3 load switch

Advanced Power Electronics Corp. (USA), a leading Taiwanese manufacturer of MOS power semiconductors for DC-DC power conversion applications, has recently launched a small load switch with controlled turn on and very low on-resistance. The APE8937-HF-3 load switch contains one N-channel MOSFET that
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03/21/2014
Hannover Messe: POWERLINK paving the way for Industry 4.0

Visit Hannover Messe Hall 9 / Booth F25

The key to Industry 4.0 is the merging of the IT world with the production landscape. With its uniform horizontal and vertical communication capabilities, the real-time POWERLINK network is the perfect tool for making this happen. The Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG) will be taking advantage of
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03/21/2014
Monolithic synchronous buck/boost DC/DC converter offers 95% efficiency & low-noise operation

LTC3111 synchronous buck-boost converter

Linear Technology announced the LTC3111, a synchronous buck-boost converter that delivers up to 1.5A of output current from a wide range of power sources, including single or multiple cell batteries, supercapacitor stacks and wall adapters. The device’s 2.5V to 15V input and output voltage range provides a
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03/18/2014
TI claims smallest 12-A synchronous buck regulator with PMBus interface

The SWIFT TPS53915 converter

Texas Instruments introduced the industry’s smallest 12-A, synchronous DC/DC buck converter with PMBus interface. The SWIFT TPS53915 converter features a tiny PowerStack™ QFN package and integrated NexFET™ MOSFETS to drive ASICs in space-constrained and power-dense applications in a variety of markets,
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03/17/2014
John Carbone of Express Logic on software for embedded systems

John Carbone of Express Logic

In this PSDcast John Carbone of Express Logic talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design at embedded world 2014 about creating software for embedded systems that provides the level of functionality demanded by today's applications. The company recently introduced GUIX™, a graphical user interface (GUI)
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03/14/2014
Anord Critical Power, a U.S. subsidiary of Anord, a leading independent provider of critical power infrastructure to the global data center industry, announced its U.S. operations based in Richmond, VA, as well as the introduction of its AMS switchgear. The company recently tested and approved the switchgear
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03/14/2014
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor, a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors and power ICs, today announced that it will be showcasing its newest line-up of both Power Discrete and Power IC devices at the Electronica China tradeshow in Shanghai
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03/12/2014
Ametherm announced that the company will be showcasing selections from its RTI Electronics SURGE-GARD™ line of inrush current limiters and NTC disc thermistors for high-accuracy temperature measurement — both recently acquired from Measurement Specialties — at the Applied Power Electronics Conference and
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03/12/2014
Jason Dick, senior applications engineer for MTU Onsite Energy, presented “Generator Set Ratings: How they apply to Datacenter Applications” at the Datacenter Dynamics Converged New York conference. With more than 1,000 attendees, Datacenter Dynamics is the world’s largest peer-led data center conference
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03/12/2014
STMicro reveals climate-saving SiC-based power devices that perform at high-temperatures

STMicro SiC power MOSFET

STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has revealed an advanced product family enabling power supply designers to drive up energy efficiency in applications such as solar inverters and electric vehicles, enterprise computing, and industrial
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03/12/2014
Linear releases sub-milliohm DCR-sensing multiphase current-mode synchronous step-down DC/DC controller

LTC3875 dual-output current-mode synchronous step-down DC/DC controller

Linear Technology introduced the LTC3875, a dual-output current-mode synchronous step-down DC/DC controller that enables the use of very low DC resistance (DCR) power inductors by using a novel DCR-sensing architecture that enhances the signal-to-noise ratio of the current sense signal. Power inductor DCR, as
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03/11/2014
In this episode of PSDtv Agilent explains one of their power analysis systems for Power Systems Design at embedded world 2014. This demonstration underscores how well-suited the
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03/11/2014
Digi-Key, an industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, announced a global distribution agreement with Nordic Semiconductor, a leading provider of ARM-based Bluetooth Low Energy solutions. Nordic Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra-low
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03/11/2014
Silicon Labs expands ember ZigBee portfolio for the IoT

ARM-based Ember ZigBee SoC portfolio

Silicon Labs, a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, announced a major expansion to its industry-leading ARM®-based Ember® ZigBee® system-on-chip (SoC) portfolio delivering unmatched wireless performance, energy efficiency and reliability for the Internet of Things (IoT). Silicon
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03/11/2014
Dave Bagley of Inspired Energy on intelligent batteries at Embedded World 2014

Dave Baggaley of Inspired Energy

In this PSDcast Dave Baggaley of Inspired Energy talks about the importance of intelligent battery systems with Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design at the 2014 embedded world exhibition. Inspired Energy specializes in the creation of smart Lithium-Ion
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03/11/2014
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has become a member of the National Science Foundation’s Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (NSF I/UCRC) for Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research
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03/10/2014
Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents, announced that the company will sponsor EE Times Gadget Smackdown at this year's EE Live! 2014 conference to be held March 31 to April 3 in San Jose, California. "The concept behind Gadget Freak Smackdown
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03/10/2014
Pulse Electronics adds Class H line driver to its transformer family

Pulse Class H line driver VDSL2 30MHz vectored transformer

Pulse Electronics, a leading provider of electronic components, adds a Class H line driver VDSL2 30MHz vectored transformer to its series of transformers that is compliant for use with the Lantiq Vinax V3 chipset family. The BX4289LNL and BX4289LNLT transformers are used with the Class H line driver to deliver
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03/10/2014
TE’s Micro-MaTch connectors now available through TTI

TE Connectivity’s Micro-MaTch connectors

TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, now stocks TE Connectivity’s Micro-MaTch connectors. With its contact spacing of 1.27mm, the connector family fully complies with the electronic packaging requirements of today and the future. The system
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03/10/2014
Newark element14 now offers Molex Woodhead MAX-LOC Plus shielded cord grip assemblies

Molex shielded cord grip assemblies

Newark element14 is now offering the Molex Woodhead® MAX-LOC® Plus shielded cord grip assemblies, which provide excellent EMI and RFI shielding plus sealing protection from liquids and dust. The assemblies allow OEM’s and end users to connect high-power electrical cables directly to an application
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03/07/2014
Slave current-mode step-down phase extender for up to  300A has sub-milliohm DCR sensing

LTC3874 dual-phase synchronous step-down slave controller

Linear Technology introduced the LTC3874, a dual-phase synchronous step-down slave controller that generates currents up to 300A when paired with a companion master controller by extending the phase count in multiphase applications. Compatible master controllers include the LTC3866, LTC3875 and LTC3774, which
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03/06/2014

 



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