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Industrial Applications

May 2014
LEM's latest HO series high-performance current transducers extend measurement to 250A, offer flexible mounting

HO series high-performance current transducers

LEM announces the addition of three new HO series of high-performance current transducers which extend nominal current measurement up to 250A and offer a range of mounting options. The recent launch of the first devices in the HO series enabled a breakthrough in the trade-off between performance, cost, size
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05/30/2014
Vincotech’s SiC-mosfet power modules target solar, ups, and battery management applications

Vincotech SiC MOSFET-based power module

Vincotech, a supplier of module-based solutions for power electronics, has rolled out next-generation SiC-based products for ultra efficient, high-frequency operation in solar inverter, UPS, and battery management applications. This generation of SiC MOSFET-based power modules comes in two versions. One is a
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05/30/2014
Hendrix, a premier provider of high-quality overhead and underground power distribution products, presents Hendrix Spacer Cable for upgrading distribution infrastructure. Whatever the challenge posed by your existing infrastructure, including upgrading circuits in alleyways, road widening projects, backlot bare
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05/30/2014

Excelsys XSolo PSUs claim highest power density in a 1U Package

XSolo family of 1U-high, single-output switching PSUs

Excelsys Technologies, a technology leader in high-efficiency modular power supply design, announced the introduction of its latest XSolo family of 1U-high, single-output switching power supply units (PSUs). The XSolo family is offered in a market-leading, convection-cooled 504W open-frame U-channel form-factor
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05/30/2014
SL Power's 425W AC/DC supply targets T&M applications

SL Power Electronics 425W single-output TU425 Series AC/DC power supply

SL Power Electronics, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of rugged, highly reliable power supplies, announced its 425W single-output TU425 Series AC/DC power supply. This latest offering from SL Power addresses the unique needs of all types of test equipment such as oscilloscopes, analyzers, test
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05/29/2014
Intersil’s latest power module boasts high density, efficiency, and thermal performance

ISL8240M dual 20A/single 40A step-down power module

Intersil, a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, announced the ISL8240M, a dual 20A/single 40A step-down power module that raises the standard for efficiency and power density in infrastructure and embedded computing applications. Capable of delivering up to 100W of
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05/28/2014
,/p> In this video Saj Sahal of Fairchild talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the company's rebranding at PCIM 2014. They also discuss Fairchild's recent acquisition
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05/26/2014
Paultre on Power - Joachim Fietz von Vincotech Ãber die Electronic Industrie (German Language Podcast)

Joachim Feitz, CEO of Vincotech

In dieser Unterhaltung redet Alix Paultre von Power Systems Design mit Joachim Fietz, CEO vonVincotech, über die aktuelle Situation in der Elektronik Industrie für die Design Ingenieure. Beim PCIM 2014 hat Vincotech einen Spendenmarathon ausgeführt und am Ende der Messe konnte ein Scheck fur 12.000 Euro für
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05/25/2014
Honeywell introduced the industry’s first Nanopower Anisotropic Magnetoresistive Sensor ICs that provide the highest level of magnetic sensitivity (as low as 7 Gauss typical) while requiring nanopower (360 nA). When compared to other widely used magnetic technologies, these sensors offer design engineers a
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05/24/2014
Wide-band screened current probes from PEM boost accuracy in harsh electrical environments

Wide-band screened CWT Mini Rogowski current probes from Power Electronic Measurements

Wide-band screened CWT Mini Rogowski current probes from Power Electronic Measurements (PEM) feature an innovative electrostatic screening strategy that enhances performance and accuracy in the presence of large electrostatic interference signals. Combining a novel shielding technique, utilising a
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05/24/2014
LEM's HO series high-performance current transducers now have a measurement range to 250A

LEM HO series high-performance current transducers

LEM announces the addition of three HO series of high-performance current transducers to their line, extending nominal current measurement up to 250A and offer a range of mounting options. The recent launch of the first devices in the HO series enabled a breakthrough in the trade-off between performance, cost,
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05/24/2014
Toshiba launches their next-gen low-voltage MOSFETs

Toshiba U-MOS IX-H trench-MOSFETs

Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has announced its latest family of low-voltage, ultra-efficiency trench-MOSFETs based on the company’s next generation U-MOS IX-H semiconductor process. The MOSFETs deliver industry-leading RDS(ON)*QOSS (on resistance to output charge product) figure of merit for this class
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05/24/2014
Docea to unveil products for system level power and thermal analysis at DAC51

Docea Power software solutions

Docea Power, a provider of system level power and thermal exploration solutions, will reveal two of their latest products at the 51st Design Automation Conference (DAC). Docea Power will demonstrate the ThermalProfiler, a software solution for fast thermal exploration and verification, and the Aceplorer Power
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05/24/2014
Exar expands low-voltage single-supply LDO portfolio

Exar XR7121 LDO

Exar, a leading supplier of high performance analog mixed-signal components, and video and data management solutions, announced the expansion of its low voltage, low-dropout (LDO) regulators with the new XR71211. This LDO provides 1.5A from voltages as low as 1.4V and a guaranteed dropout voltage of 250mV at
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05/24/2014
ON Semi launches their latest family of low-voltage power MOSFETs

On Semiconductor's latest N-channel MOSFETs

ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, has introduced their latest family of six N-channel MOSFETs that have been designed and optimized to deliver industry leading efficiency compared to existing devices on the market. The NTMFS4Hxxx and NTTFS4Hxxx series of MOSFETs are ideally suited
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05/24/2014
In this episode of PSDtv International Rectifier explains their latest series of intelligent power modules for Power Systems Design at PCIM 2014. The company introduced their latest
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05/21/2014
Vincotech, a supplier of module-based solutions for power electronics, has rolled out their latest SiC-based products for ultra efficient, high-frequency operation in solar inverter, UPS, and battery management applications. This generation of SiC MOSFET-based power modules comes in two versions. One is a flow3xPHASE
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05/21/2014
Analog Devices introduced the AD9554 multi-service adaptive quad-channel clock translator with clock multiplier, which provides jitter cleanup and synchronization for many systems, including synchronous optical networks (SONET/SDH). Its embedded cross-point switch at the input provides greater flexibility and
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05/21/2014
IR’s IPM family shrinks and simplifies appliance motor drive design

IR Gen2 IRAM modules

International Rectifier, a leader in power management technology, introduced their latest generation of energy-efficient Intelligent Power Modules (IPM). The second generation (Gen2) family of IRAM System-In-Package (SIP) IPMs shrinks and simplifies the design of appliance motor drive applications including
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05/21/2014
Coilcraft's latest high-current air-core inductors offer Q Factors To 230 at 400 MHz

Coilcraft’s VS Series air core inductors

Coilcraft’s VS Series air core inductors combine current ratings of up to 57.0 Amps and excellent Q factors, making them ideal for high current IF/RF applications. Other applications include high power filtering, high frequency VRMs where magnetic material must be avoided (e.g., in MRI machines), and as high
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05/21/2014
Wuerth Electronics Midcom has introduced a series of offline discontinuous mode flyback transformers targeting low profile power applications. Dean Huumala, Product Marketing Manager for Wuerth Electronics Midcom, said “We have recognized a need in the market for a low profile solution that not only offers
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05/20/2014
Efficient Power Conversion (EPC), experts on the design and use of gallium nitride transistors, will conduct a one-hour webinar sponsored by the IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) on June 4th from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM (EDT). In this webinar eGaN FETs are compared with MOSFETs in highly resonant
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05/20/2014
Vicor launches their latest ChiP-based DCM converter modules

Vicor's isolated, regulated DC/DC converter modules

Vicor announced a new platform of isolated, regulated DC/DC converter modules based on the company’s Converter housed in Package (ChiP) power component platform. Delivering up to 2X the power density of conventional DC-DC converters, Vicor’s new ChiP DCMs™ enable power engineers to conserve valuable board
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05/20/2014
GaN Systems, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, has announced a family of normally-off 100V GaN transistors that spans 20-80A with very low on resistance. GS61002P, GS61004P, GS61006P and GS61008P are respectively 20A/21mΩ, 40A/11mΩ, 60A/8mΩ and 80A/5mΩ parts while
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05/20/2014
Toshiba launches 4A protection function smart gate driver photocoupler

TLP5214 smart gate driver photocoupler

Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced a smart gate driver photocoupler with 4A (max) output current housed in a thin SO16L package for use in driving medium-power IGBTs and power MOSFETs. The TLP5214 has a number of advanced integrated functions including IGBT desaturation detection, active miller clamping,
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05/20/2014
Amantys announced the launch of their latest Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) Gate Driver operating at 3.3kV, 4.5kV and 6.5kV, with significantly improved reliability and protection in high power modules targeting the most demanding applications including wind turbines, locomotive, HVDC and industrial
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05/20/2014
Infineon's Slew Rate Control EiceDRIVER addresses demanding industrial apps to 1200V

1EDS-SRC EiceDRIVER(tm) Safe lets developers choose from among a total of eleven collector emitter voltages at turn-on.

At this year's PCIM trade fair Infineon Technologies will present for the first time a single channel gate driver from the latest EiceDRIVER™ product family, developed especially for high-end systems in the industrial sector. The type 1EDS20I12SV EiceDRIVER Safe driver component features the first Slew Rate
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05/20/2014
Farsens announced that it will be exhibiting products from its growing product portfolio at Sensor+Test 2014, which will be held June 3-5 in Nuremberg, Germany. Come see the latest innovations in battery-free RFID sensor solutions in Hall 12, Stand 681. Sensor+Test is the leading forum for sensorics,
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05/19/2014
Cree has shattered the on-resistance barrier of traditional 1200V MOSFET technology by introducing the industry’s first commercially available silicon carbide (SiC) 1200V MOSFET with an RDS(ON) of 25mOhm in an industry standard TO-247-3 package. The MOSFET, designated the C2M0025120D, is expected to be widely
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05/16/2014
Torex's latest voltage regulators exhibit a quiescent current of 2.0ÎA

TOREX XC62FJ series

The XC62FJ series are voltage regulators with 10V input, a low quiescent current of 2.0μA, and a maximum output current of 200mA. In recent years, mounting space has become limited due to the increasingly advanced functionality and miniaturization of applications that include a regulator, and there is a demand
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05/15/2014
Kris Ardis of Maxim Integrated on smart metering

Kris Ardis of Maxim Integrated

In this PSDcast Kris Ardis of Maxim Integrated talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about power metering, especially sub-metering in intelligent facilities and buildings. Metrology, security, and communication are the core elements of smart electricity meters, and Maxim's field-proven solutions address
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05/15/2014
Infineon Technologies has extended the latest generation of reverse-conducting IGBTs (Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors) for resonant applications with a new 650V component including a monolithically-integrated RC diode. This means the high performance RC-H5 family of products can now be used in a significantly
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05/15/2014
Cree power module challenges price-performance barrier in power conversion

Cree’s all-SiC power modules

Cree’s silicon-carbide (SiC) technology continues to enable smaller, lighter, more efficient and lower-cost power systems with the latest all-SiC 300A, 1.2kV half-bridge module. Packaged in industry-standard 62mm housing, the innovative module reduces energy loss due to switching by more than five times compared
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05/15/2014
Analog Devices, a leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal processing applications, will demonstrate a broad portfolio of smartly integrated solutions that optimise system performance and show the development and rapid prototyping of solutions and tools at this year’s PCIM 2014 show taking place
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05/12/2014
AVX expands the capacitance range for its X7R and NP0 (C0G) high-voltage multilayer ceramic chip capacitors

AVX High-Voltage Multilayer Ceramic (MLC) Chip Capacitor Series

AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has expanded the capacitance range for its High-Voltage Multilayer Ceramic (MLC) Chip Capacitor Series. Available in both X7R and NP0 (C0G) options, the High-Voltage MLC Chip Series now offers voltages spanning 600V to 5000V and capacitance
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05/12/2014
Newark element14, a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions, has launched the newest low-power, low-cost device in the PSoC® 1 family from Cypress Semiconductor Corp. This exclusive kit features Cypress’ new CY8C24x93 low-power PSoC1 and brings the power of PSoC to life in
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05/12/2014
After three successful days of the conference in the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, the 13th Electronic Circuits World Convention (ECWC13) closes its doors with a positive result. The PCB conference, which was held this year parallel to the SMT Hybrid Packaging 2014, gave participants from around the world a comprehensive
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05/09/2014
Mouser stocks TE Connectivity power triple lock connector system

TE Connectivity Power Triple Lock connector system

Mouser Electronics is now stocking the TE Connectivity Power Triple Lock (PTL) connector system. PTL meets market demands for improved connection stability and reliability. The TE Connectivity Power Triple Lock (PTL) connector system available from Mouser Electronics uses three locking methods and an enhanced
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05/07/2014
America Semiconductor unveils high-power 50W Zener Diode family

America Semiconductor 50 Watt Zener diode

America Semiconductor, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, released a full series of power Zener diodes (part numbers: 1N3305 thru 1N3350) packaged in a DO-5 case. The robust 50-Watt devices are engineered to provide voltage regulation protection in a broad array of alternative
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05/07/2014
DuPont Fluoropolymer Solutions (DuPont) announced today that Underwriters Laboratory (UL) has certified DuPont ECCtreme® ECA 3000 perfluoroplastic resin with a 300 C rating for a minimum-thickness of 0.75 mm (and above) in the UL Plastics Online Certification Directory. The rating is based on UL mechanical,
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05/06/2014
STMicroelectronics' STM32 ultra-Low-Power microcontrollers serve consumer, health, and industrial apps

STM32L0 ultra-low-power series

STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has released a range of 32-bit general-purpose microcontrollers that can significantly extend battery life in a wide range of consumer, health, and industrial applications. The STM32L0 ultra-low-power
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05/06/2014
Pulse Electronics, a leading provider of electronic components, will present papers at two poster sessions at the PCIM Europe Conference in Nuremberg, Germany. Arc Fault Detection Using Rogowski Coils will be presented at the Renewable Energy Systems poster session on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 3:30 P.M. The second
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05/06/2014
Erlendur Kristjansson of Microchip on motors and motion control

Erlendur Kristjansson of Microchip

In this PSDcast Erlendur Kristjansson, Product Marketing Manager of the MCU16 division at Microchip Technology, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about developments in motion control and the continuing upward migration in motor power & motion management capabilities. Microchip PIC microcontrollers
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05/05/2014
AVX's pogo-pin contacts serve harsh, high-lifecycle apps

AVX pogo pin board-to-board contacts

AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced a series of single pogo pin board-to-board (BTB) contacts designed for use in high-lifecycle commercial, industrial, medical, and military applications that demand robust, high-reliability components. Available in five
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05/05/2014
ROHM Semi claims industry's smallest transistors

VML0604-packaged transistor

ROHM has recently announced the release of the smallest transistors in the industry. The VML0604 package (0.6mmx0.4mm, t=0.36mm) cuts size by 50% compared with conventional models, making it ideal for smartphones and other portable devices requiring greater smaller, thinner form factors. In recent years in the
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05/05/2014
Cornell Dubilier's ruggedized flatpack caps can handle vibration up to 50g’s

Cornell Dubilier Flatpack aluminum electrolytic capacitors

Cornell Dubilier Electronics announced it has expanded its line of MLS Flatpack aluminum electrolytic capacitors to include a high vibration package, type HVMLS and a high reliability burn-in option, type HRMLS. Applications are mainly for military and commercial flight based power systems that require high
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05/01/2014
Supercapacitors USA 2014 is a leading conference in North America on the subject for this rapidly growing multi-billion dollar market This international conference and tradeshow focuses on the future applications, market forecasts and opportunities as well as giving the latest technology trends, providing a
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05/01/2014
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