Consumer

December 2020
Ultra compact 12 Watt DC/DC converters for industrial use
The design purpose of these series was to miniaturized low power DC/DC converters to the maximum without sacrificing high efficiency. They solidify the new standard for power density with 3,61 W/cm3 and effectively double the power density compared to 12 Watt converters in DIP-24 package. The TEL 12 and TEL 12WI off
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12/28/2020
PSDcast – Predictions for 2021

GaN Systems' Director of Business Development, Julian Styles.

Since we’re always looking towards the future, we thought it’d be fun to try our hand at a few predictions for what we hope will be a far less catastrophic year. And to help with that, we’ve got our old friends at GaN Systems.
Date:
12/21/2020
Operational Amplifier for Consumer and Industrial Equipment
ROHM announced the availability of a two-channel, high-speed, ground sense CMOS operational amplifier (op amp), BD77502FVM, optimized for consumer and industrial equipment requiring high-speed sensing – such as industrial measurement and control systems.  The proliferation of the Internet of Things (I
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Date:
12/18/2020
Leading Industry Smart Change

CITE 2021, Shenzhen Convention Center - April 9 - 11, 2021

The Organizing Committee of China Information Technology Expo held a press conference in Beijing, announcing that the 9th China electronic information Expo (“CITE 2021) will be held in Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center from April 9 to 11, 2021, and release the relevant preparations for the Expo to al
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Date:
12/15/2020
PSDcast – Solving Range Anxiety with Charging Stations

Mark Henderson with EVBox

For your average driver to feel comfortable taking an EV for anything but a short commute, they have to know that the electric equivalent to a gas station is right around the corner – or wherever they might take a road trip.
Date:
12/11/2020
First 4-Quadrant Silicon PIN Photodiode in SMT Package
The Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced the industry's first 4-quadrant silicon PIN photodiode in a standard surface-mount package, qualified for automotive applications. Combining high photo sensitivity with low 0.1 % crosstalk and virtually no tolerance between its segments, the Vis
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12/09/2020
Electric Vehicle Traction Systems Require Nimble, High Power Test Systems

Figure 1. Electric vehicle power systems cover voltage ranges from 900VDC to 12VDC at power levels that exceed 100s of KW

In a previously published article on this subject, we noted, “The market demand for reduction in the use of fossil fuels is driving the inexorable move toward EVs. The complexity of testing the whole spectrum of electronic devices and systems within this new breed of vehicles is placing higher demands on test eq
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Date:
12/01/2020
Surface-Mount Reed Switches Offer Wider Sensitivity Range
Littelfuse, Inc. introduced the MITI-7 Series Ultra-Miniature Reed Switch, a Form A (single-pole, single-throw normally open or SPST-NO) switch that’s hermetically sealed in a 7-mm-long glass envelope. The MITI-7 Series offers sensitivity options ranging from 6 AT to 20 AT, far wider than existing magnetic sw
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Date:
12/01/2020