Consumer

September 2022
Offline AC-DC Primary-Side PWM Controllers for Flyback Converters

Offline AC-DC Primary-Side PWM Controllers for Flyback Converters

­Elevation Semiconductor announced the release of its two high-efficiency power ICs with smaller footprints for fast-charging solutions. The HL9510 and HL9512 are flyback PWM controller ICs that operate in a quasi-resonant (QR) mode to significantly enhance the system efficiency and power density. Both ICs
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Date:
09/28/2022
I2C Programmable 3A Dynamic Voltage Scaling Buck Converters

I2C Programmable 3A Dynamic Voltage Scaling Buck Converters

­Halo Microelectronics announced the release of its HL7593 and HL7594 devices, a series of synchronous buck converters optimized to supply different subsystems of portable applications. The HL7593/HL7594 series output voltage ranges from 0.600V to 1.394V in 6.25mV steps or 0.27V to 0.6272V in 2.8125mV steps prog
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Date:
09/21/2022
More Powerful UV-C LEDs for Sterilization Applications

The new UV-C LEDs of the WL-SUMW product series.

Würth Elektronik presents new products in the field of optoelectronics: The manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components expands the WL-SUMW series with more powerful UV-C LEDs for sterilization applications and introduces UV-A LEDs with particularly low height under the designation WL-SUTW, wh
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Date:
09/20/2022
Functional Safety, Cybersecurity Protection and AUTOSAR Compatibility Features Now Available on 32-bit MCU

Functional Safety, Cybersecurity Protection and AUTOSAR Compatibility Features Now Available on 32-bit MCU

­Manufacturers of electronic systems ranging from vehicles to home appliances are moving towards automating and connecting end applications, spurring the need for industry standards related to functional safety and cybersecurity protection to ensure their products operate safely and securely. To provide manufacturers wi
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Date:
09/16/2022
First-Ever Hybrid Semiconductor Circuit Protection Devices

ProTek Devices Intros its First-Ever Hybrid Semiconductor Circuit Protection Devices

­ProTek Devices has introduced a hybrid semiconductor technology that is the company’s first ever for circuit protection in common industrial and household applications like power adapters, home appliances, industrial automation controls, smart meters and other critical applications. The new patent-pending te
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Date:
09/13/2022
Halo Microelectronics Introduces 4-Channel USB Type-C Port Protection Solution

Halo Microelectronics Introduces 4-Channel USB Type-C Port Protection Solution

­Halo Microelectronics announced the release of its HL8261, a 4-channel USB Type-C port protector for all computing, docking, and adapter essentials. In today’s applications, Sideband Use (SBU) channels can carry high-speed data, which makes protecting the SBU pins from electrostatic discharge (ESD) dam
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Date:
09/06/2022
Qi Charging Gets a Much-Needed Security Boost

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Figure 1: Secure provisioning is mandated by the Qi 1.3 standard

­Qi inductive charging took a while to catch on because the emergence of the new technologies was hindered by opposing approaches. So, while Qi was first released in 2010 it took another five years before it emerged as preeminent. Since then, the Wireless Power Consortium has made significant enhancements to Qi
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Date:
09/01/2022