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Energy Efficiency

May 2013
Single-stage SSL LED drivers boast exceptional bulb-dimming performance with lower BOM cost
iWatt, a leading provider of digital-centric power management integrated circuits (ICs), launched its latest single-stage, solid state lighting (SSL) LED drivers to address cost, performance and lifetime
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05/31/2013
M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM) will showcase a broad portfolio of products for aerospace and defense, wireless backhaul, CATV, and optical communications applications in booth #930 at the IEEE
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05/30/2013
IGBT-driver manufacturer CT-Concept Technologie AG, a Power Integrations company, has launched an IGBT-driver core designed to suit inverters operating in the power range from 10-75 kVA. The new dual-channel
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05/30/2013

International Rectifier, a leader in power management technology, introduced the IRS44273L low-side gate drive IC offering high drive capability in a highly compact SOT-23-5L package. The IRS44273L
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05/30/2013
In this video XMOS explains their xCore multicore microcontroller architecture
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05/30/2013
Mini dual load switch reduces loss in power-rail management apps
Advanced Power Electronics, a leading manufacturer of MOS power semiconductors for DC-DC power conversion applications, has announced a miniature, ultra-low on-resistance 6A dual load switch. Comprising
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05/30/2013
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05/29/2013
Atmel microcontrollers power Secret Labs' ultra-low-power Smart Watch
Atmel, a leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, announced that Secret Labs' recently launched AGENT' smart watch is powered by Atmel's SAM4S and tinyAVR® microcontrollers.
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05/29/2013
Low-cost spectrum analyzer performs pre-compliance testing
RIGOL Technologies introduces options for its best-selling DSA815-TG low-cost spectrum analyzer. This compact instrument is designed for multiple applications, and in combination with an additional
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05/29/2013
USB 2.0 hub controller chip includes battery-charging function
Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced the development of the μPD720115 USB 2.0 hub controller chip, which supports simultaneous USB communication and
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05/29/2013
Vicor expands Picor isolated converter module lineup with high-density solutions
Vicor announced an expansion of its ultra high density Picor Cool-Power® PI31xx series of isolated, ZVS-based DC-DC converters optimized for 24 V industrial, 28 V aerospace/defense and/or demanding
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05/29/2013
Highly-integrated PFC IC addresses compact consumer products and computing apps
Power Integrations, a leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, introduced HiperPFS-2, a new family of high-efficiency, active-PFC ICs for offline applications
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05/29/2013
Medical power systems
In this PSDcast on medical systems present important considerations to the power designer, not only because of the regulatory issues tied up into the application, but also because of the sophistication
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05/28/2013
"Virtually every corner of Africa will be represented in Barcelona at the Africa Energy Forum", says Bruno Cockburn, program director of the 15th edition of the event that is taking place from 18-20
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05/27/2013
Eltek, a leader in high-efficiency power systems for telecommunications, industrial applications and renewable energy, today announced that it has signed a non-exclusive reseller's agreement with
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05/24/2013
RS Components stocks energy-harvesting Discovery Kit from STMicroelectronics
RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents, a leading distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced availability of the M24LR Discovery Kit from STMicroelectronics,
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05/24/2013
KEMET launches line of industrial-grade safety disc capacitors
KEMET, a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, announced the release of the new Radial Through-Hole Ceramic Safety Disc Capacitors. Safety
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05/24/2013
STMicro reveals latest power tech for greener Industry and Infrastructure
STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has introduced its latest generation of energy-efficient power devices that reduce the
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05/24/2013
ROHM demonstrates second-generation SiC MOSFETs at PCIM 2013
Adding to its broad range of SiC products, ROHM presented its line-up expansion of high-voltage N-channel SiC (Silicon Carbide) Power MOSFETs at PCIM in Nuremberg. The SCT2xx series without Schottky
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05/24/2013
American Vanadium and Gildemeister sign agreement for Cellcube grid-scale energy-storage systems
American Vanadium announced it has entered into a master sales agreement with GILDEMEISTER energy solutions of Germany, whereby American Vanadium will market and sell GILDEMEISTER's CellCube vanadium
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05/23/2013
Rad-hardened DC/DC conversion devices target space power apps
VPT, a HEICO company, announced the availability of a new series of radiation-hardened DC-DC power converters, point of load converters, and EMI filters to power space systems. The SVR Series of space
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05/23/2013
ON Semiconductor, driving innovation in energy efficiency, will present its latest automotive semiconductor solutions at the Automotive Engineering Exposition 2013, from May 22-24 at the Pacifico
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05/23/2013
Murata extends lineup of ultra-compact DC/DC converters
Murata announced the LXDC55F and LXDC55K as additions to its LXDC series of ultra-compact DC-DC converters. The step-down devices offer a voltage-trim function that allows adjustment of the output
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05/23/2013
Fraunhofer, Europe's largest application-oriented research organization,
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05/23/2013
Trinamic shows their latest stepper-motor technology, "CoolStep", at the
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05/23/2013
Maurizio Salato, the director of power systems engineering at Vicor, describes
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05/22/2013
Mouser Electronics is stocking miniature push-pull transformers from Wurth Electronics designed for use with the Texas Instruments SN6501 transformer driver. WE-PP push-pull transformers are miniature,
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05/22/2013
The A8580 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is a buck regulator power-supply IC that offers a high degree of flexibility in input voltage (4 to 40 V), switching frequency (250 kHz to 2.4 MHz), and
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05/22/2013
LED power supply suits hand-held medical and industrial applications
BEAR Power Supplies has introduced a compact, high-efficiency DC-DC converter for hand-held LED devices. The 10 x 20 mm power supply incorporates a microprocessor for programmable LED dimming. The
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05/22/2013
In this third part of a series of videos on frequency response analysis,
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05/21/2013
Automotive Forward Lighting Applications Demand  High Performance LED Drivers

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Figure 1. 2013 Honda Accord Touring/Hybrid LED DRL & Headlamp

The market size for high brightness (HB) LEDs is expected to reach $12 billion in 2012 and grow to $20.2 billion by 2015 with a 30.6% CAGR ramp (source: Strategies Unlimited). One of the key application
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05/21/2013
Places2Be, a 3-year, €360M advanced-technology pilot-line project to support the industrialization of Fully-Depleted Silicon-On-Insulator (FD-SOI) microelectronics technology was announced today by
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05/21/2013
Paul Kierstead of Cree talks about their latest all-Silicon-Carbide 1.2kV,
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05/21/2013
Coilcraft releases CPS short-form  RF & power magnetics catalog
The Coilcraft CPS Short Form Catalog is a comprehensive reference to the company's four lines of RF and power magnetics for critical applications. This 24-page catalog presents detailed specifications
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05/21/2013
Research from business-to-business energy supplier, Opus Energy, suggests that UK business owners are not making the most of energy meter technology, despite the government's directive that businesses
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05/21/2013
The no-load power crunch: 30 mW and beyond

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Figure 1. DOE proposed regulations vs. Level V performance for a 5V output EPS.

The need to reduce active-mode power consumption is somewhat obvious. What has not been so obvious is the need to minimize power drain in standby and no-load when products are essentially doing nothing.
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05/20/2013
Creating solutions for the Internet of things

Alix Paultre, Editorial Director, PSD

One of the interesting things about working in the developing technology space is being constantly barraged by buzzwords and labels attempting to describe the myriad breakthroughs, developments,
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05/20/2013
Creating the infrastructure of the future

Alix Paultre, Editorial Director, PSD

We all know that some form of smart grid is coming, but the real question is how that grid will manifest itself. Just because the concept of the smart grid is inherently "green" doesn't
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05/20/2013
Ultracapacitors and energy management
In this PSDcast we talk to Chad Hall of Ioxus about ultracapacitors and their role in power design. More than just a capacitor replacement, ultracapacitors provide engineers with new capabilities
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05/20/2013
Making the move to clean and renewable energy at the right time
When Verizon announced its $100 million dollar investment in natural gas fuel cell and solar energy technologies last week - the company's latest initiative toward fulfilling its carbon intensity
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05/20/2013
Non-contact current probes target advanced power designs
Power Electronic Measurements (PEM) has launched its latest generation of Rogowski coils for non-contact current measurement, designed specifically for monitoring today's most advanced power systems
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05/20/2013
Nordic Semiconductor Bluetooth low-energy and ANT+ ICs claim as smallest available
Ultra low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor announced the immediate availability of two wafer-level chip-scale package (WLCSP) variants of its existing QFN-packaged nRF51822 and nRF51422
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05/20/2013
Microbattery's Nickel-based energy storage tech offers improved power performance
VARTA Microbattery, a leader in batteries and supercapacitors, has added the HVCAP35, a Nickel (Ni)-based energy storage system to their V-Cap Series. VARTA Microbattery's new Ni based energy storage
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05/20/2013
Power Integrations, a leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, launched the latest version of the PI Databook as a mobile app at PCIM 2013. The PI Databook
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05/18/2013
Improving the reliability of MR16 LED lamps

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Figure 1. Forward operating mode of SBR structure

With their attractive low forward voltage drop and significant cost advantage, it's no surprise that Schottky diodes have become a defacto standard for AC bridge rectification in a myriad of different
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05/17/2013
Migrating from

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Figure 1: Daylight harvesting energy savings

Incumbent lighting installations today fail to address the most important energy saving "feature" a lighting system can implement, namely maintaining a user-defined amount of light that considers
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05/17/2013
Wireless systems for Internet control of smart lighting
Electric lighting has been around since the first commercial incandescent lamps were sold in 1880. Since then, we have seen little widely adopted innovation - the introduction of the fluorescent in
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05/17/2013
Integrated power management enables smaller machine vision systems
As the form factor of machine vision systems continues to get smaller while the processing power in these systems continues to increase rapidly. Power management is becoming a more important design
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05/17/2013
S06-packaged optocouplers suit industrial and home automation apps
Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has announced two optocouplers optimized for RS-232 and RS232-C communications. The TLP2301 and TLP2303 address emerging requirements for devices that fill the price/performance
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05/17/2013
At PCIM Europe 2013 in Nuremberg, Infineon Technologies launched its EconoDUAL™ 3 IGBT modules, which are fully qualified according to automotive standards. The offering addresses demanding applications
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05/17/2013
LAST POWER, the European Union-sponsored program aimed at developing a cost-effective and reliable technology for power electronics, announced its three-year program achievements that place Europe
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05/17/2013
Carl Blake of Transphorm shows their 1,200-V GaN-on-silicon devices working
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05/17/2013
KEMET expands Its high-reliability hermetic-seal product line
KEMET has announced the expansion of its High Reliability Hermetic Seal product line to include a high-temperature solder option. This option indicates an internal construction solder with a minimum
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05/17/2013
Telit Wireless Solutions, a provider of high-quality machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions, products and services, and EnTouch Controls, a leading provider of energy management systems for small businesses
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05/17/2013
Rutronik offers compact low input current optocouplers from Vishay
Vishay Intertechnology extends its optoelectronics portfolio with the release of two series of 4-pin optocouplers. They offer a high CTR (Current Transfer Ratio) from 40% to 600% at low input currents
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05/17/2013
Lighting Control - How much do you need?
Lighting controls are becoming ever more sophisticated with the capability to provide real-time data on system status, settings, light levels, energy consumption, etc. For some applications this level
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05/16/2013
Automobile lighting in the face of things to come
Going from lanterns to LEDs, in a nutshell, describes the course of development in automotive lighting since cars first came on the scene 100 years ago. What originally served only a functional purpose
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05/16/2013
This article is the fourth of a series in which Dr. Ridley shows the steps involved in designing and building an offline flyback converter. The power transformer is added to the circuit, and the current sensing and snubbers are designed to operate at full power without excessive stress on the components. Power
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05/16/2013
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05/16/2013
The Scientific Instruments business unit of AMETEK Advanced Measurement Technology has entered into an exclusive agreement with Maccor, Inc., a leading manufacturer of automated test equipment used
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05/16/2013
GE's Critical Power business unveiled its new DOSA-standard, 12A SlimLynx™ DC-DC power solution, which enables design engineers to finally deliver the performance and manufacturing efficiencies customers
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05/16/2013
Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton introduced the XT motor control center (MCC), a 24-VDC control for commercial, industrial and original equipment manufacturer (OEM) applications. The compact
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05/16/2013
Amantys and Fuji Electric announced at PCIM 2013 the launch of two Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors (IGBT) Gate Drivers for High Power 2-pack modules. The AP12BA2A and AP17BA2A gate drives operate
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05/16/2013
Power Adapter Opportunities in the LED Lighting Market

Jonanthon Eykyn, IMS Research

The adoption of LED lighting is shaping up to be one of the most radical changes to the lighting market for more than 100 years. The nature of LED products means that there is a fast growing opportunity
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05/15/2013
Tollgrade Communications, a leader in providing service assurance solutions to the world's largest electric utilities and telecommunications providers, announced the appointment of James F. Andrus
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05/15/2013
Technological advances in picosecond and sub-picosecond lasers are opening the possibility of machining materials previously thought to be too hard or too brittle for processing by the current generation
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05/15/2013
ROHM semiconductor describes their latest Silicon Carbide power module technology
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05/15/2013
Texas Instruments introduced at PCIM two high-current, low-dropout (LDO) linear voltage regulators with excellent noise and power supply rejection ratio (PSRR) performance in very small, easy-to-use
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05/15/2013
Infineon introduces TO-leadless package for high-current applications up to 300A
Infineon Technologies introduced a TO-Leadless package offering reduced package resistance, significantly smaller size, and improved EMI behavior. It contains the latest OptiMOS™ MOSFET generation
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05/15/2013
Automotive-qualified COOLiRFET MOSFETs tout on-state resistance
International Rectifier, a leader in power management technology, introduced a family of automotive-qualified COOLiRFET™ MOSFETs delivering benchmark on-state resistance (Rds(on)) for heavy load applications
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05/15/2013
Unconventional Oil & Gas Boom Propels High Power Low Voltage VSD Sales
Sales of high power low voltage (
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05/14/2013
Who's Managing Your Power Management?
A few dozen years ago, engineers fresh out of school were assigned to the power supply team; the most boring and least challenging aspect of the system and the one most forgiving of inexperience.
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05/14/2013
One way to look at change is to see it as the unfolding path we take on our journey to the future version of normal. Every trip brings us encounters we did not plan to meet, challenges we had not
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05/14/2013
Humberto Evans, founder of CircuitLab, describes and demonstrates their new online schematic capture and design tool for Power Systems Design. Circuitlab allows people to design online
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05/14/2013
Toshiba semiconductors shows their latest hybrid Silicon Carbide power modules
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05/14/2013
Mitsubishi Electric launches SiC power semiconductor modules at PCIM 2013
Mitsubishi Electric announced the launch of three types of silicon carbide (SiC) power modules for home appliances, industrial equipment and railcar traction systems. The modules, which use schottky-barrier
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05/14/2013
Vicor expands Picor isolated Cool-Power ZVS DC/DC converter module line up with high-density (334 W/in3) solutions
Vicor announced at PCIM 2013 the expansion of its ultra high density Picor Cool-Power® PI31xx series of isolated, ZVS-based DC-DC converters optimized for 24 V industrial, 28 V aerospace/defense and/or
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05/14/2013
Super Junction 600V MOSFETs combine leading RDS(ON)•A characteristics with integrated high-speed diodes
Toshiba Electronics Europe announced at PCIM the European launch of a family of 600V MOSFETs with integrated high-speed intrinsic diodes. Based on the company's fourth generation 600V super junction
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05/14/2013
Transphorm demonstrates 97.5% efficient PFC power supply

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Transphorm announced at PCIM 2013 the implementation of a high efficiency off-line 1kW 48Vdc power supply that has demonstrated peak efficiency of 97.5 percent. The power supply design utilizes Transphorm's
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05/14/2013
Power supply efficiency issues
When it comes to power, everyone wants more "green" supply, but what does that exactly mean? Efficiency is obviously desirable, but what does that meant to the designer? How about the
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05/13/2013
Whether smartphones, electric cars or a household photovoltaic system, the latest technologies now cannot manage without modern batteries. It is hard to imagine that the first battery was invented
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05/13/2013
Energy efficient EFM32 ï½Wonder Geckoï½ with ARM Cortex-M4 and FPU now available
Energy Micro, an energy-friendly microcontroller and radio company, is now shipping its latest microcontroller, the EFM32 Wonder Gecko, with devices and development kits available immediately.
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05/13/2013
Isabellenhütte, a leader in the development of precise shunt-based measurement technologies has introduced the IB4 battery-management system. Developed in cooperation with the company's Braunschweig-based
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05/13/2013
Following months of anticipation, the first-of-its-kind autoXLR8R will begin next week under the leadership of Program Director, Mike Nichols. Ten companies were invited to begin this 13-week journey,
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05/13/2013
Intelligent power modules target electric- and hybrid-vehicle apps
Mitsubishi Electric will announce at Power Conversion Intelligent Motion (PCIM) Europe 2013 on May 14-16 in Nuremberg, Germany, the development of higher current rated intelligent power modules (IPMs)
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05/13/2013
International Rectifier announced that it has qualified and shipped product built on its revolutionary Gallium Nitride (GaN)-based power device technology platform for a home theater system manufactured
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05/13/2013
Ericsson saves board space with surface-mount bus converter
Ericsson introduced their latest surface-mounted version of its second generation of digital Advanced Bus Converter (ABC) products, called the BMR456-SI. the high-efficiency, digitally-controlled
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05/13/2013

Yole De?veloppement announces its SiC Market 2013: Technology and Market for SiC Wafers, Devices and Power Modules report. Yole De?veloppement's report focused on the entire value-chain, covers all
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05/10/2013
Isolated gate drivers provide robust drop-in replacements for opto-drivers in industrial power apps
Silicon Labs, a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, introduced what is believed to be the industry's first digital CMOS-based drop-in replacement solution for optocoupler-isolated
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05/10/2013
Solid-state lighting and energy savings
Solid-state lighting, especially LED-driven luminaires, are in the process of changing how we deliver and manage light.
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05/09/2013
System provides power from 30 to 180 kVA with four options for voltage and frequency conversion test
AMETEK Programmable Power, a leader in programmable AC and DC power test solutions, has released the California Instruments BPS Series of high-power AC sources/frequency converters. Available with
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05/09/2013
High-density DC/DC converter modules target fuel-cell driven applications
Powerstax, a specialty provider of highly-optimized power sources, has released a series of DC-DC converter power modules specifically aimed at fuel cell power generation. The modules in the FC series
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05/09/2013
What's shrinking AC-DC power supplies?
Power supply design trends are clear and dramatic: additional features, improved efficiency, and smaller size for the same power ratings, for both battery-powered portable units as well as larger,
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05/08/2013
The Chinese and Russian governments have committed to sending high-level delegations to the World Energy Congress in South Korea in October. The Organizing Committee for the 2013 World Energy Congress
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05/08/2013
In this video, Dr. Ridley presents the agenda for this unique power supply
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05/08/2013
Mouser provides space-saving Power CSP MOSFETS from Panasonic
Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking Power CSP MOSFETs from Panasonic that provide a 5% improvement in thermal dissipation and a dramatically reduced size compared to conventional solutions. Panasonic
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05/08/2013
Low-profile SMT power inductors suit high-frequency switching apps
The Murata Power Solutions 3000A and 3000B series of low-profile SMT power inductors are suited for use in noise reduction circuits of high frequency and high current switching power supplies, DC-DC converters
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05/08/2013
In many of today's smart buildings, power is being shifted from the devices that once required separate alternating current (AC) power to devices that can both communicate and be powered over a
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05/08/2013
Vicor will be exhibiting at PCIM 2013 in Nuremberg, the international conference and exhibition for power electronics and intelligent motion. Vicor will showcase its latest ChiP technology "Converter
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05/08/2013
Vishay Intertechnology announced its technology line-up for PCIM (Power Conversion Intelligent Motion) Europe 2013, taking place May 14-16 in Nuremberg, Germany. In Hall 9, Booth 9-212 at the Exhibition
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05/08/2013
Elegant step-down conversion for 24V industrial applications
Industrial power supplies need to have very high efficiency today and often times need to be highly compact. In combination with the typical 24V rail available, many solutions utilize a switching
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05/07/2013
Eltek announced that Network Rail (High Speed) Ltd., the UK's only high-speed railway operator, has selected the company's Eltek UK division to provide AC and DC uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)
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05/07/2013
Modem transceiver reduces power consumption by up to 50%
Texas Instruments introduced a fully-integrated, on-off keying modem transceiver that is compliant with the Antenna Interface Standards Group (AISG) v2.0 specification. The SN65HVD62 reduces power
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05/07/2013
Synchronous 1-A step-down regulator requires only 3.5μA quiescent current
The LTC3621 is a high efficiency, 17V input capable synchronous buck regulator from Linear Technology that delivers up to 1A of continuous output current to outputs as low as 0.6V. Synchronous rectification
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05/07/2013
High density baseplate-cooled supplies serve restricted-airflow implementations
Powerstax, a specialist provider of custom power sources, introduced the FAC Series of slim ½U-high baseplate-cooled power modules. Featuring power factor correction, these compact (2.2cm x 17.5cm
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05/07/2013
Paralan now offers LAM Technologies product lines to US
Paralan is now the official USA distributor for LAM Technologies, the well-known Italian manufacturer of components for industrial automation and motion control systems including stepper motors, stepper
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05/07/2013
New uses for linear devices
In this PSDcast, Alix speaks to Ralph Waggitt, President/CEO of Advanced Power, about linear power devices and how his company is creating solutions with them. Once thought banished from all but
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05/07/2013
Leading electronics distributor Newark element14 announced that it has received the Texas Instruments (TI) 2012 Supplier Excellence Award. This annual award honors companies whose dedication and commitment
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05/06/2013
Steve Grady of Cymbet explains the company's chipscale battery technology
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05/06/2013
ABB, a leading power technology and grid interconnection solutions provider for the wind industry, announced developments from the floor at the annual AWEA WINDPOWER 2013 conference and exhibition. Technologies
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05/06/2013
Development board has dedicated eGaN FET driver
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) announced the availability of the EPC9005 development board, featuring EPC's enhancement-mode gallium nitride (eGaN) field effect transistors (FETs). This
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05/06/2013
Energy-saving 4-pin package enhances MOSFET performance
STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has introduced their first MDmesh™ V Super-Junction MOSFET featuring a new package technology
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05/06/2013
Mouser Electronics announced it has entered into a worldwide distribution agreement with Analog Devices, a leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications. The agreement
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05/06/2013
In this second part of a series of videos on frequency response analysis,
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05/03/2013
Micrel, an industry leader in high-performance linear and power solutions, LAN and timing and communications solutions, announced that they have signed Phoenics Electronics, a fully franchised, technically
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05/03/2013
High-output LED downlights suit high-ceiling environments
Toshiba International announced that it is introducing the TLS DCA6 and TLS DCA8 LED downlights, which offer a variety of lumen outputs (2800 lm, 5500 lm and 8500 lm), making LED lighting a viable
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05/03/2013
Load-balancing battery systems
In this PSDcast we talk to Linear Technology's Sam Nork, Director of Linear's Boston Design Center, about battery systems, lifetime and performance considerations, and load balancing as a tool
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05/03/2013
One of the interesting things about working in the developing technology space is being constantly barraged by buzzwords and labels attempting to describe the myriad breakthroughs, developments,
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05/03/2013
Aluminum electrolytic capacitors offer higher voltages for industrial apps
TDK Corporation has extended the range of EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors with higher rated voltages. The screw-terminal B43700* and B43720* series' previous rated voltage of 550 V DC has been
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05/03/2013
Advanced Power Electronics launches dual n- and p-channel MOSFETs for battery apps
Advanced Power Electronics, a leading manufacturer of MOS power semiconductors for DC-DC power conversion applications, announced two power MOSFETs well-suited for battery management and protection
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05/03/2013
A long term strategic plan by the European Commission (EC) to rebuild the European economy by investing in the development of new technologies is now reached the stage where it will start to have
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05/03/2013
Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key, a leader in electronic component selection, availability, and delivery, announced the signing of an exclusive global product distribution agreement
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05/03/2013
Dialight, a leader in LED lighting technology, announced its innovation program has developed an industry leading solid state power supply with an expected life of 20 years. Dialight's new power
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05/03/2013
Electromechanical power issues
With all the focus on board-level electronic systems, it is easy to overlook the more power-demanding macro systems involved.
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Date:
05/02/2013
The 2013 World Energy Congress Organizing Committee announced today some of the significant program topics that will be discussed by leading figures in the energy sector at the world's premier energy
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05/02/2013
EnerNOC, a leading provider of energy intelligence software, announced it has hired Fielder Hiss as Vice President of Product Management, effective immediately, reporting to EnerNOC Vice President
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05/02/2013
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05/02/2013
Compact low profile
XP Power announced availability of the ECP225 series of highly efficient low-profile AC-DC power supplies. Delivering up to 150 W by convection cooling alone, the units deliver a maximum of 225 W
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Date:
05/02/2013
Vishay's customisable high-voltage ceramic disc capacitors available on short lead times from TTI
Vishay's customisable high-voltage ceramic disc capacitors are now available from TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components. Available
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Date:
05/02/2013
Super Barrier Rectifier helps reduce charger size
The 15A rated SBR15U50SP5 Super Barrier Rectifier (SBR®) from Diodes Incorporated has been introduced to meet the needs of next-generation smartphone and tablet chargers. Characterized by low forward
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05/02/2013
Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design talks to Shar Narasimhan of Atmel
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05/02/2013
In this video, the first part of a series of videos on frequency response
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Date:
05/01/2013
Greater scalability, quicker data processing and robust analytics tools are just a few of the features built into the new MeterSense, the latest version of Harris Utilities' meter data management
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05/01/2013

 



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