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Design Center: Motor Drives, Robotics & Controls

 



 

 

Design Center: Motor Drives, Robotics & Controls

September 2013
Paultre on Power - Maxim's Corona interface subsystem reference design (Podcast)
In this podcast, David Andeen of Maxim integrated talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about intelligence in advanced industrial systems and the power savings that can be derived from
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09/30/2013
ROHM's 1200V SiC MOSFETs deliver cost-effective breakthrough performance
ROHM Semiconductor recently released new 1200V SiC (Silicon Carbide) MOSFETs, designated SCT2080KE and SCH2080KE, that are designed to deliver cost-effective, breakthrough performance. Both are 80-milliohm
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09/30/2013
The Design2Part show brings solutions to engineers
In this PSDcast Peter DiLeo of the Job Shop talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the company's Design2Part series of design and contract manufacturing engineering exhibitions held
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09/28/2013

VARTA Microbattery to participate in INTERBIKE 2013 in Las Vegas
VARTA Microbattery will be in Las Vegas for INTERBIKE from September 18th to the 20th 2013 to promote its CellPac BIKE battery service including a brand new off-the-shelf solution. Successfully
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09/25/2013
Analog Devices challenges the standard in mixed-signal control processors to revolutionize industrial motor and solar inverter designs
Analog Devices, a global leader in high-performance signal processing technology, launched today a mixed-signal control processor that integrates the industry's only embedded dual 16-bit A/D converter
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09/25/2013
Energy efficiency in next-generation systems
In this PSDcast, Tim Resker of Analog Devices talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design on integrating functionality in advanced industrial systems. Analog Devices recently launched a mixed-signal
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09/25/2013
Understanding power factor and the need for power factor correction

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Figure 1: An ideal waveform with a power factor of 0

Until the era of switching power supplies, Power Factor - and power factor correction - wasn't a big concern for all but a handful of electrical engineers working with large electric motors, and other,
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09/24/2013
VPG's flip-chip high-stability current sense foil resistors offer low TCR
Vishay Precision Group, announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors brand (VFR) has released a new series of high-precision foil surface-mount current sensing flip chip resistors with low TCR down to
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09/24/2013
High School students convert classic combustible convertible to an e-charged centerpiece
A group of Santa Monica High School students of the environmental science and advocacy group, Team Marine, finished their gas-to-electric car conversion project. Working for four years on a 1971
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09/21/2013
Adding intelligence to front-end AC/DC systems
In this PSDcast, Richard Caubang, Technical Product Manager at Emerson Network Power, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about adding intelligence to AC/DC front-end systems to improve
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09/19/2013
Resistor offers lightning surge withstanding to 5.5kV
The RPC Series from Stackpole offers outstanding pulse handling in a thick film chip resistor. In addition to handling much higher pulse power than same sized commodity thick film chip, the RPC Series
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09/19/2013
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation introduced the EPC2018 as the newest member of EPC's family of enhancement mode gallium nitride power transistors. The EPC2018 is a 5.76 mm2, 150 VDS, 12
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09/19/2013
EPC expands eGaN FET family with 100V 16mOhm power transistor
Efficient Power Conversion introduced the EPC2016 as the newest member of EPC's family of enhancement mode gallium nitride power transistors. The EPC2016 is a 3.36 mm2, 100 VDS, 11 A device with
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09/17/2013
Telit Wireless Solutions, a leading provider of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, products and services, announced that it acquired ILS Technology LLC ("ILST"). Boca-Raton, FL-based
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09/16/2013
Chroma's wound component tester combines many functions
Chroma Systems Solutions, a leading provider of electrical power testing equipment and automated systems, announced the industry's first Wound Component Electrical Safety Test (EST) Analyzer that
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09/13/2013
Mouser Electronics, announced the launch of its new Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) Design Center which shows the wide range of products for consumer SMPS available from Infineon Technologies.
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09/13/2013
The Call for Papers PCIM Asia 2014 is now open. The deadline for submissions for Chinas leading power electronics conference is 15 November 2013. The PCIM Asia 2014 international exhibition and conference
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09/12/2013
AVX's hermetically-sealed SMD tantalum capacitor series claims highest temperature rating of 230°C
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has announced the new THH 230°C Hermetic Series high temperature SMD tantalum capacitors. Encased in hermetically sealed
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09/12/2013
Vishay's low-current optocouplers offer multiple CTR ranges, now available from TTI
Now available from TTI, VOS627A and VOS628A low input current optocouplers with phototransistor output from Vishay come in the compact SSOP-4 mini-flat package, and offer the flexibility to choose
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09/12/2013
TE Connectivity's Power Triple Lock wire-applied connector system now available from TTI
TE Connectivity's Power Triple Lock wire-applied connector system is designed to improve reliability among a broad range of power and signal applications. It can now be sourced through TTI Inc, the
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09/11/2013
Mouser-sponsored team wins awards in Solar Car Challenge
Mouser Electronics, a top distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, congratulates the Ben Barber solar racing team of Mansfield, Texas, as winners of the State Energy Conservation Award
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09/06/2013
STMicro's improved tandem diodes deliver an economical alternative to SiC devices
STMicroelectronics has unveiled its second generation of tandem diodes, which enable designers to cost-effectively enhance the energy efficiency of equipment such as power supplies, solar inverters,
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09/05/2013
AVX's CECC-compliant wet electrolytic tantalum capacitors handle harsh environments
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced the TWA-E Series of axial-leaded wet electrolytic tantalum capacitors. Featuring a welded
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09/05/2013
Recognized throughout the high-speed communications and semiconductor communities as a premier educational conference and technology exhibition for electronic design engineers working on the cutting
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09/05/2013
DuPont Chemicals & Fluoroproducts continues to meet wire and cable (W&C) industry demands for innovative solutions with advanced new materials based on DuPont™ ECCtreme® ECA 3000 perfluoroplastic
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09/05/2013
SiC diodes from IXYS offer three configurations for flexible connection and layout options
IXYS, a leader in power semiconductors, mixed-signal and digital ICs for power conversion and motion control applications, announced the introduction of the SS150 and SS275 series high-power Silicon
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Date:
09/04/2013

 



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