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Industrial Applications

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
Maxim's high-voltage regulator reduces heat dissipation, improves reliability, and reduces space and component count
System designers can now achieve more efficiency across a wide industrial voltage range with the MAX17503 synchronously-rectified DC-DC step-down converter from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ:
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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

IR's FastIRFETs boast industry-leading efficiency in DC/DC synchronous buck apps
International Rectifier, a world leader in power management technology, announced the introduction of the 25V FastIRFET™ family of innovative power MOSFETs for DC-DC synchronous buck applications
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09/30/2013
Mouser Electronics is offering the newest version of Quartus® II software from Altera Corporation. Quartus II Version 13.0 is now available for digital delivery through mouser.com. Altera Quartus
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09/28/2013
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
Latest voltage regulator from Ericsson delivers digital dynamic loop compensation
Ericsson has introduced a new 3E* DC-DC regulator, the BMR461, presented as the first 12 x 12 x 8mm 12A digital point-of-load (POL) module to combine Dynamic Loop Compensation (DLC), low-bias current
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09/27/2013
PCB design libraries for Linear Technology carry Altium 3D CAD data, provide supplier connection
Altium, a leader in Smart System Design Automation and provider of solutions for 3D PCB design (Altium Designer) and embedded software development (TASKING), has released a new range of component
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09/26/2013
The cost-effectiveness of digital power
In this PSDcast Mark Adams of CUI talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design on the efficiency and cost saving inherent when migrating to a digitally-controlled power methodology. Digital power
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09/26/2013
America Semiconductor, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, and America II Electronics, one of the largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic
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09/26/2013
Extended range of RFI/EMI SMD spring contacts from Harwin save space and cost
Harwin, a leading hi-rel connector and SMT board hardware manufacturer, has expanded its range of EZ-Spring Contacts with different contact styles and heights. Part of the EZ-BoardWare range of PCB
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09/26/2013
HCJ Series high-current jumpers handle up to 63 amps
The HCJ Series from Stackpole offers a thin film surface mount chip jumper capable of much higher current than standard jumpers. The current handling ranges from 6.5 amps for the HCJ 0402 size up
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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
Integrating power management functionality
In this PSDcast Frederik Dostal, an Analog Devices European Regional Power Specialist, talks with Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about consolidating functionality in industrial systems to
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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
Maxwell ultracapacitors support Caterpillar's hydra-electric technology in the industry's largest-ever hydraulic mining shovel
Maxwell Technologies, announced that it is supplying ultracapacitors to Caterpillar for a high-efficiency energy management system that supports Caterpillar's fuel-saving hydra-electric technology
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09/24/2013
Registration is now open for the inaugural NIDays 2013 in North America. NIDays is a free, full-featured technical conference hosted by National Instruments and more than 20 technology and integration
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09/24/2013
O2Micro, a leader in the design, development and marketing of high-performance integrated circuits and solutions, announced a patent grant from the Japanese Patent Office for its Multi-cell Battery
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09/23/2013
Putting intelligence into intelligent systems
In this PSDcast, Ray Lundy, COO & GM of Bellatrix Systems talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design on intelligent systems in the home and other residential environments. Everyone is looking
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09/23/2013
Microchip and element14 announce Raspberry Pi chipKIT expansion board with prototyping-friendly 32-bit MCU package
Microchip Technology, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the expansion of its Arduino™ compatible chipKIT™ platform ecosystem, including
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09/23/2013
The Internet of Things (IoT) - which many experts in the fields of IT and engineering believe is the fourth industrial revolution - holds the promise of delivering dramatic innovations for existing
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09/23/2013
Ultra-small P-channel enhancement-mode power MOSFETs are simple to drive
Advanced Power Electronics, a leading Taiwanese manufacturer of MOS power semiconductors and ICs for DC-DC power conversion applications, has launched a new P-channel Enhancement-mode Power MOSFET,
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09/20/2013
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
Microchip announced their latest family of microcontrollers (MCUs), the PIC24FJ128GC010. This family is an analog system-on-chip that integrates a full analog signal chain, including Microchip's
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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
Industry leaders from the plug-in electric vehicle and advanced battery sectors gathered yesterday in Novi for the opening of North America's largest international exhibition and conference dedicated
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09/19/2013
Avnet Abacus, one of Europe's leading interconnect, passive, electro-mechanical and power distributors and a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, a business region of Avnet, has signed
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09/19/2013
Verismic launched Verismic Power Manager 4.0, an advanced PC power management software suite which uses DynamicWakeUp functionality to intelligently learn individuals' working behaviour and personalize
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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
Marway enables ethernet-based switching of PDU outlets with new RCM software
Marway Power Solutions, a leading designer and manufacturer of application-specific power distribution solutions for defense and industrial markets, announced its new MPD Series RCM software for the
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09/17/2013
Hirose Electric, a leader in the development of connector solutions, has signed a North American distribution agreement with Sager Electronics to expand its product availability and customer support.
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09/17/2013
Synchronous boost 15V, 2.5A DC/DC converter now offered in 150°C
Linear Technology announced a high temperature H-grade version of their LTC3122 in a12-lead thermally enhanced MSOP package. The LTC3122 is a 3MHz current-mode, synchronous boost DC/DC converter with
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09/16/2013
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
Low-capacitance TVS diode arrays from Littelfuse claim greater protection from surges & ESD than similar components
Littelfuse, a leader in circuit protection, has introduced two series of discrete low capacitance TVS Diode Arrays (SPA® Diodes) optimized to help telecommunications circuit and hardware designers
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09/16/2013
Infineon OPTIGA security chips serve industrial & embedded environments, support next-gen TPM 2.0 firmware
Infineon Technologies introduced a family of Trusted Platform Modules (TPM) that broaden the application base for Trusted Computing and mark the first availability of discrete security chips supporting
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09/16/2013
Talking about LED lighting drivers
In this PSDcast Maggie Nadjmi of SL Power talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design on solid-state lighting and LED drivers. Solid-state lighting is in the process of changing the world, and
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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
Test sockets optimized for high-temp, high-current, and high-reliability applications
Sullins Connector Solutions, a leader in the design and manufacturing of RoHS-compliant board-level interconnects, announced the expansion of their product portfolio to include high-temperature, high
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09/13/2013
Stackpole releases MR series molded metal element current sense resistors
The MR Series from Stackpole is a thru-hole current sensing resistor series with a metal element in a molded package. The inherently non-inductive metal element provides resistance values down to
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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
Linear's LDO boasts high power density, 40μVrms noise, and H-Grade temperature range to +150°C
Linear Technology announced a new H grade, wider temperature range version of the LT1965 a 1A LDO with high power density. The IC features low dropout voltage of only 300mV at full load, wide VIN
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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
International, innovative, and without competition: productronica is presented as the only trade fair of its kind that depicts the entire value chain in electronics production - from technologies
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09/11/2013
ProSymmetry™ has dashboard functionality in the Resource Planning module of its Tempus Decisionware™ that provides an effective method for conveying the results of a simulation or what-if analysis
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09/11/2013
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09/10/2013
Worldwide, research and innovation programs focus on turning scientific breakthroughs into innovative products and services that provide business opportunities and improve people's lives. Horizon
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09/09/2013
The growth of Green Power in Industrial Applications

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In this PSDcast, Duane Darrow of XP Power talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the growth of energy-efficient systems in heavy-use applications such as industrial, commercial, and
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09/07/2013
Vishay releases Low-Profile SMPD TMBS rectifiers for commercial applications
Vishay Intertechnology expanded its offering of TMBS® Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers with 16 new 45 V, 50 V, 60 V, 100 V, and 120 V devices that feature a wide range of current ratings from
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09/06/2013
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
Portable handheld pulse generator delivers shots from 80ns to 1s in width at frequencies from 5 Hz to 1 Mhz
IXYS, a leader in power semiconductors, mixed-signal and digital ICs for power conversion and motion control applications, announced the introduction of the PDG-2500 Handheld +5V Digital Pulse Generator.
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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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09/04/2013
Miniature SIP AC/DC power supplies from CUI maximize board space
CUI recently launched their smallest ac-dc power supplies yet with the release of the PBK ultra-compact SIP series. Available in 1 W, 3 W, and 5 W families, the modules measure as small as 1.38 x
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09/04/2013
Analog Devices, Xilinx, MathWorks, and Avnet team up for an online virtual design conference
Analog Devices has teamed with Xilinx, MathWorks, and Avnet Electronics Marketing to bring together leading industry experts for this one-day virtual event to share signal chain and system level know-how
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09/04/2013
Emerson's cost-competitive 300W single-output AC/DC supply serves industrial and medical apps
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and a leader in delivering scalable embedded computing technology and power supplies, released a 300 Watt ac-dc power supply that will provide industrial
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09/03/2013
ams, a leading provider of high-performance analog ICs and sensor solutions, announced that it has invested over €25m to create dedicated 3D IC production capacity at its wafer fabrication plant near
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09/03/2013
STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is joining with sponsors Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center, EEWeb, Electronic Engineering
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09/03/2013
Eltek, a leader in high efficiency power systems for telecommunications, industrial applications and renewable energy projects, announced an upgrade to its Flatpack2 Trilogy product line, a compact,
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09/02/2013
GaN Systems, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, is exhibiting at the 15th ECCE European Conference and Exhibition taking place in the historic city of Lille, France
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09/02/2013

 



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