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Energy Efficiency

March 2014
In this episode of PSDtv STMicroelectronics talks about their latest STLUX 8-bit digital power controller for lighting applications for Power Systems Design at embedded world 2014.
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03/31/2014
Fair-Rite Products' RoHS compliant flexible sheets are offered in four thicknesses and six material grades. Functioning primarily as an EMI suppressor, the flexible ferrite blocks noise at lower frequencies and absorbs it at higher frequencies. Applications include shielding antennas and RF circuits from reflection
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03/31/2014
Designers of high power applications, such as air conditioner power supplies, need power factor correction (PFC) to improve power factor (PF) and harmonics to avoid deteriorating the power grid. To help them meet these challenges, Fairchild delivers a unique combination of power devices, design expertise and
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03/31/2014

Transphorm announced at APEC 2014 the industry’s first 600V GaN (Gallium Nitride)-based, low-profile PQFN products and the expansion of its product portfolio in the industry-standard TO220 packages. This follows the introduction of its GaN-on-Silicon transistor family at APEC 2013 as the industry’s first
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03/28/2014
In this episode of PSDtv Tom Lawson, President of CogniPower, explains their latest predictive energy balancing technology and their latest power solutions at APEC 2014 for Power
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03/27/2014
Nujira, a leader in Envelope Tracking (ET) technology, has announced its sponsorship of a student through the UK Electronics Skill Foundation (UKESF) program, demonstrating the company’s commitment to nurturing talent to support the future of the industry. UKESF is aiming to increase the number
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03/27/2014
Roger Neumair of EEMBC on energy benchmarking

Roger Neumair of EEMBC

In this PSDcast Roger Neumair of EEMBC talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about device benchmarking and the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium (EEMBC), who recently announced the availability of the first version of EEMBC ULPBench™. Phase 1 of ULPBench, called the Core Profile, is primarily
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03/26/2014
In this episode of PSDtv Analog Devices demonstrated their low-power digital isolators at embedded world 2014 for Power Systems Design, emphasizing how low by running their demonstration
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03/26/2014
EPC's high-current development board features multiple half-bridges in parallel

EPC9013 development board

Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) introduces the EPC9013 development board featuring the 100 V EPC2001 enhancement mode (eGaN®) field effect transistor (FET) operating up to a 35 A maximum output current in Buck mode using a four half-bridge configuration in parallel and a single onboard gate drive.
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03/26/2014
AVX to deliver eight technical presentations at CARTS 2014

AVX technical session

AVX, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, will deliver eight technical presentations and chair a technical session at the 2014 CARTS International Conference, which will take place March 31–April 3, 2014 at the Biltmore Hotel in Santa Clara, Calif. and will focus
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03/26/2014
CUI's Solus-based next-gen intermediate-bus quarter-brick delivers up to 720 W

NQBS quarter brick

CUI has introduced its second-generation high-density isolated intermediate bus converter (IBC) family - the NQBS series. The family has been specifically created to address the rising power requirements and efficiency demands in telecom systems and data centers. Launched at the Applied Power Electronics
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03/26/2014
TI’s WEBENCH Schematic Editor enables rapid customization and simulation of analog designs

WEBENCH

Texas Instruments unveiled WEBENCH® Schematic Editor, a new editing and simulation feature that enables engineers to customize power management designs and simulate the circuit created within the WEBENCH environment. TI’s cost-free WEBENCH tools have simplified and accelerated the design process
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03/26/2014
In this episode of PSDtv Infineon explains their latest motor and motion control solution for Power Systems Design at embedded world 2014. Their XMC4000 family implements an advaced
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03/21/2014
Sidewinder-based products achieve at least 99.7% reliability after 20 years of 24/7 service

Pulse's Sidewinder AC current sensors

Pulse Electronics, a leading provider of electronic components, announces the publication of a test report demonstrating the reliability and longevity of its Sidewinder® AC current sensing technology. The report demonstrates that Sidewinder-based products achieve at least 99.7% reliability after 20 years of
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03/20/2014
Monolithic synchronous buck/boost DC/DC converter offers 95% efficiency & low-noise operation

LTC3111 synchronous buck-boost converter

Linear Technology announced the LTC3111, a synchronous buck-boost converter that delivers up to 1.5A of output current from a wide range of power sources, including single or multiple cell batteries, supercapacitor stacks and wall adapters. The device’s 2.5V to 15V input and output voltage range provides a
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03/18/2014
Ametherm announced that the company will be showcasing selections from its RTI Electronics SURGE-GARD™ line of inrush current limiters and NTC disc thermistors for high-accuracy temperature measurement — both recently acquired from Measurement Specialties — at the Applied Power Electronics Conference and
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03/12/2014
Jason Dick, senior applications engineer for MTU Onsite Energy, presented “Generator Set Ratings: How they apply to Datacenter Applications” at the Datacenter Dynamics Converged New York conference. With more than 1,000 attendees, Datacenter Dynamics is the world’s largest peer-led data center conference
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03/12/2014
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has become a member of the National Science Foundation’s Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (NSF I/UCRC) for Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research
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03/10/2014
IR’s HTH270 and HTM270 high-temp, high-voltage converters serve down-hole applications

IR isolated hybrid hermetic DC-DC converter

International Rectifier, a leader in power management technology, introduced the HTH27022S and HTM27092S isolated hybrid hermetic DC-DC converters for high temperature and high shock environments such as oil drilling applications and mud turbine generators.   Featuring an operating case
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03/07/2014
Don’t forget the main reason to migrate to green tech is a green planet

Alix Paultre, Editorial Director, PSD

With all the debate about the development of green and renewable tech and its integration into the marketplace, we often forget the primary reason we do this: to save our ecosystems and ourselves. Green technology isn’t just a novel way to generate power and save money; it is a vital development to save humanity
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Date:
03/03/2014
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