Design Center: Motor Drives, Robotics & Controls

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

40 V eGaN FET Ideal for High Power Density Solutions
The EPC2055, a 40 V, 3 milliohm eGaN FET, offers designers a device that is smaller, more efficient, and more reliable than currently available devices for high performance, space-constrained applications.   This device is ideal for applications with demanding requirements for perf
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12/22/2020
High-Temp Thermoelectric Cooler Maintains Peak Performance
By combining image-processing and pattern-recognition techniques, machine vision systems provide advanced inspection within quality control, robotics and wire bonding. Artificial intelligence (facial recognition) and object recognition for next generation vehicles are other emerging applications utilizing this evolvi
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12/18/2020
Thick Film Chips Offer Low Thermal Resistance
Industrial and commercial power electronics demand robust resistor performance. When high stability and low thermal resistance are important, standard chip resistors may not be the best solution. Chip resistors with reverse geometry provide terminations on the long sides of the chip, as opposed to the short
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12/17/2020
Extended Pulse TVS for Heavy Duty Motor Circuit Protection
ProTek Devices has introduced a high-energy extended pulse transient voltage suppressor module ideal for heavy duty remote DC power supply, base station and microwave protection, military-grade power bus, and other similar circuit protection applications. The two modules from the company are the unidirectional PNH1275 a
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12/15/2020
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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12/15/2020
The Promise of Complete 3D Motion and Robotics Visualization

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Figure 1: Sysmac studio: Keeping all disciplines of automation in one programming environment simplifies a controls engineer's design process

In the manufacturing industry, being able to simulate the design functionality of production equipment before machine building begins has wide-ranging – and obvious – advantages. Engineers can use meticulous CAD-based programs to lay out entire blocks of machinery and see how it takes up space within the pl
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12/03/2020
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