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Industrial Applications

March 2015
Sagar Jethani of element14 on design inspiration

Sagar Jethani of element14

In this PSDcast Sagar Jethani, Head of Content at element14, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the changing nature of design and the explosion in tools and technologies that enable and inspire it. A very good example can be found in the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, the first major new version of
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03/31/2015
In this episode of PSDtv STMicroelectronics demonstrates their latest Qi-compatible wireless power solution for Power Systems Design at APEC 2015. As a member of the Qi Wireless
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03/31/2015
Rumors broke today, sparked by a Korean business site, that Samsung may be considering making a bid for AMD. It’s not unusual for these kinds of rumors to make the rounds, though it’s been awhile since I heard Samsung’s name floated. Any such acquisition would mark a sea change for the Sunnyvale-based
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03/31/2015

In this episode of PSDtv Linear Technology demonstrates their Linduino One Isolated Arduino-Compatible Demonstration Board at APEC 2015 for Power Systems Design. Linduino is
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03/30/2015
Mark Adams of CUI at APEC 2015

Mark Adams of CUI

In this PSDcast Mark Adams of CUI talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about their latest digital power solutions at the 2015 Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC). CUI released its highest-current digital POL family to date at the event. Designed specifically to address the rapidly-rising power
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03/30/2015
TDK's 2500W bidirectional DC/DC converter serves energy storage and recycling apps

EZA2500 bi-directional DC-DC converters

TDK announced the introduction of TDK-Lambda’s EZA2500-32048 bi-directional converter, suitable for energy storage systems with rechargeable batteries. This 2500W digitally controlled, compact 1U power supply can automatically change conversion direction from high voltage dc sources, powered by solar or wind,
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03/30/2015
GE expands high-density rectifier portfolio to address data-intensive industries

CP3500 rectifier

GE introduced its new CP3500 rectifier, the latest addition to its new rectifier product line, providing industry-leading power conversion density capabilities for data-hungry applications. The CP3500 is the industry’s first compact, 3.5-kilowatt (kW) AC to 48-volt DC rectifier in a 1U[1] module and provides
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03/30/2015
Dresser-Rand, a global supplier of environmentally friendly technology platforms in distributed power generation for the oil and gas, industrial, institutional, and commercial industries, will showcase its biogas and syngas engines to visitors attending POGEE 2015.   POGEE visitors
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03/30/2015
Linear Technology announced the LT3744, a synchronous step-down DC/DC converter designed to deliver constant current to drive high current LEDs. Its 3.3V to 36V input voltage range makes it ideal for a wide variety of applications, including industrial, DLP projection and architectural lighting. The LT3744 uses
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03/27/2015
Acopian's 288W narrow-profile switching regulated supplies now certified to UL and CE

Narrow Profile power supply series

Acopian Power Supplies, a leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of standard, modified-standard and custom power supplies announced that its Narrow Profile power supply series is now certified to UL Safety Standards UL 60950 (Information Technology Equipment) and UL 508 (Industrial Control Equipment),
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03/27/2015
Michael Freeman of Semitrex on advanced power conversion

Michael Freeman of Semitrex

In this PSDcast Michael Freeman of Semitrex talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the next generation of power conversion devices. Semitrex, a fabless semiconductor company, is addressing energy consumption through its highly energy efficient TRONIUM Power Supply System(s) on a Chip (PSSoC). TRONIUM
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03/27/2015
Cree, a leading supplier of silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) wafers and devices, is exhibiting at, chairing, and sponsoring this year’s IEEE Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference (WAMICON) — the leading conference for addressing developments in microwave and RF wireless technologies
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03/27/2015
Molex Imperium high power connector system for hybrid-electric and commercial vehicles now at TTI

Molex Imperium High Voltage/High Current Connector System

TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, announces that it is now stocking the new Molex Imperium High Voltage/High Current Connector System in Europe. Optimised for challenging conditions experienced in products such as hybrid-electric vehicles
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03/27/2015
Ericsson's 90A digital PoL DC/DC converter suits high-demand networking equipment

Ericsson's two-phase 90A 3E digital point-of-load (POL) DC/DC power modules

Ericsson has launched a new two-phase 90A 3E digital point-of-load (POL) DC/DC power module that offers compensation-free performance and the ability to easily connect modules in parallel to provide up to 360A to advanced network-processors that require high performance in power delivery and high levels of software
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03/26/2015
In this episode of PSDtv MPS describes their latest power modules at APEC 2015 for Power Systems Design. For example, their MPM3805 is a module with monolithic stepdown switch
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03/26/2015
In this episode of PSDtv On Semiconductor demonstrates their latest Gallium Nitride (GaN) power conversion tech for Power Systems Design at APEC 2015. Created in a partnership
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03/25/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Microchip Technologies demnonstrates their latest power management tech for Power Systems Design at APEC 2015. The demonstrations include gesture-driven
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03/24/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Altera explains their latest power system-on-a-chip at APEC 2015 for Power Systems Design. The PMBus-enabled EM1130 digital power module is optimized
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03/23/2015
CUI's 90A digital POL modules address advanced ICs

NDM3Z-90 digital POL module

CUI announced the release of its highest current digital POL family to date from the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) in Charlotte, North Carolina. Designed specifically to address the rapidly-rising power requirements of today’s most advanced integrated circuits, the NDM3Z-90 is a non-isolated
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03/23/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Fairchild describes their latest TO leadless packaging and how it improves performance for Power Systems Design at APEC 2015. The combination of superior
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03/23/2015
Intersil claims first fully-encapsulated 50A digital power module

ISL8272M DC/DC digital PMBus power module

Intersil, a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, announced the industry’s first 50A fully encapsulated digital DC/DC PMBus power module. The ISL8272M is a complete step-down power supply that delivers up to 50A of output current from industry standard 12V or 5V input
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03/23/2015
Semtech, a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, announced the SC33020H Load Switch platform in a tiny 0.9mm x 0.9mm, 4 bump Chip Scale Package (CSP) with industry leading Ron of just 32mΩ. The SC33020H load switch provides power rail control for up to 2A with reverse current
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03/23/2015
TI claims first zero standby power PSR solution for high-power AC/DC power supplies

UCC28730 PSR flyback controller with 700-V startup switch and UCC24650 wake-up monitor

Texas Instruments introduced the industry’s first zero standby power controller chipset with the lowest standby power consumption for AC/DC flyback power supplies up to 75 W. Taking power supply efficiency to the next level, the new UCC28730 primary-side regulation (PSR) flyback controller with
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03/23/2015
Ethernet it is now emerging as the replacement of choice for device-layer fieldbus technologies, having already been widely adopted for industrial control and automation networking. This shift is actively enabling the advent of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) as it offers unparalleled benefits to the
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03/21/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Cree shows an advanced solar inverter design using Cree Silicon Carbide (SiC) power semiconductors for Power Systems Design at APEC 2015. SiC MOSFET
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03/20/2015
In this episode of PSDtv International Rectifier+Infineon describe their latest enhancement-GaN-based power converter solution at APEC 2015 for Power Systems Design. GaN switch
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03/20/2015
Qspeed 150V diodes from Power Integrations offer switching speed and softness

Qspeed 150 V diodes

Power Integrations, a leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, announced a new family of Qspeed 150 V diodes. The fastest silicon diodes in the world, Qspeed LQA150 series devices also feature excellent softness for low EMI. Based on the company’s Qspeed merged-PIN
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03/20/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Alex Lidow of Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) explains the various wireless-power demonstrations and other technologies for Power Systems Design at
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03/19/2015
Paper Battery, developer of an innovative supercapacitor-based energy storage and battery enhancement technology, today announced immediate availability of the Fast Charge Developers Kit for its PowerResponder product line. This kit enables product designers’ to incorporate fast charging PowerResponder cells
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03/19/2015
Linear's software devkit for SmartMesh IP accelerates development of wireless sensor Industrial IoT

SmartMesh IPTM

Linear Technology’s SmartMesh IPTM wireless sensor networking products now provide the ability to program industrial Internet of Things (IoT) applications directly on the embedded ARM Cortex-M3, running Micrium’s µC/OS-II real-time operating system. Users no longer need a separate processor for sensor interface
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03/19/2015
The Energy Department announced up to $20 million in available funding to spur the development of high speed industrial motors and drives, using high power-density designs and integrated power electronics to increase efficiency. The industrial sector consumes over a quarter of the electricity produced in the
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03/19/2015
In this episode of PSDtv STMicroelectronics demonstrates their DC/DC technology with autotuning for Power Systems Design at APEC 2015, The technology allows the power supply
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03/18/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Texas Instruments demonstrates their GaN-based power solution at APEC 2015 for Power Systems Design. The industry’s first 80-V, 10-A integrated gallium
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03/18/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Intersil demonstrates their latest digital power module for Power Systems Design at APEC 2015. The ISL8272M is a 50A step-down PMBus compliant digital
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03/18/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Exar demonstrates their latest power solutions at APEC 2015 for Power Systems Design. With a proprietary emulated current mode Constant On-Time (COT)
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03/18/2015
TI launches first 80-V half-bridge GaN FET module

LMG5200 GaN FET power stage

Texas Instruments introduced the industry’s first 80-V, 10-A integrated gallium nitride (GaN) field-effect transistor (FET) power-stage prototype, which consists of a high-frequency driver and two GaN FETs in a half-bridge configuration – all in an easy-to-design quad flat no-leads (QFN) package. The
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03/18/2015
EPCOS CeraLink SP and LP caps now at Mouser

EPCOS CeraLink Capacitor

Mouser Electronics, an authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the newest additions to the CeraLink capacitor series, the CeraLink SP and LP capacitors from EPCOS. CeraLink capacitors are unique in that as the voltage across the capacitor increases, the
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03/17/2015
Vishay's PowerPAK 8x8L 200A package offers space- and power-saving alternative to D2PAK and DPAK

Vishay Intertechnology's new 8 mm by 8 mm by 1.8 mm PowerPAK 8x8L package

Vishay Intertechnology introduced a new 8 mm by 8 mm by 1.8 mm PowerPAK 8x8L package designed to provide a high-current, space- and power-saving alternative to D2PAK and DPAK devices commonly used in automotive applications. The Vishay Siliconix SQJQ402E 40 V TrenchFET power MOSFET is the industry's first AEC-Q101-qualified
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03/17/2015
GaN Systems’ gallium nitride power semiconductors now with topside cooling

GaN Systems announced topside cooling technology

GaN Systems, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, announced topside cooling technology in its wide range of high-power enhancement-mode devices. Topside cooling enables engineers to use conventional, well-understood PCB cooling techniques when incorporating GaN Systems’ market-leading
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03/17/2015
Fairchild’s extended-temperature mid-voltage 175°C MOSFETs offer exceptional power density

Fairchild's extended temperature (ET) mid-voltage MOSFETs

Fairchild, a leading global supplier of high-performance power semiconductor solutions, is enabling manufacturers to improve the reliability and performance of their products with its expanded line of extended temperature (ET) mid-voltage MOSFETs, which can operate at 175° C. The higher operating temperatures
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03/17/2015
Transphorm unveils first 600V GaN transistor in a TO-247 package

TPH3205WS transistor, the first 600V GaN transistor in a TO-247 package

Transphorm announced at APEC 2015 that it is now offering engineering samples of its TPH3205WS transistor, the first 600V GaN (Gallium Nitride) transistor in a TO-247 package. Offering 63 mOhm R(on) and 34A ratings, the device utilizes the company’s Quiet TabTM source-tab connection design, which reduces EMI
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03/17/2015
EPC's 500W eighth-brick DC/DC converter achieves 96.7% efficiency

EPC9115 demonstration design

Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) introducesd the EPC9115, a demonstration design for a 12 V, 42 A output with an input range of 48 V to 60 V. The demonstration board features enhancement-mode (eGaN) power transistors – the EPC2020 (60 V) and EPC2021 (80V) – along with the LM5113 half-bridge driver
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03/17/2015
TI introduces 4-switch buck-boost controller and digital power tool

Digital Power BoosterPack

Texas Instruments announced that it has simplified digital power control design with the new, low-cost Digital Power BoosterPack. The BoosterPack is a plug-in daughter card for the C2000 Piccolo TMS320F28069M LaunchPad development kit that makes it easy to understand digital power development using the real-time
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03/16/2015
ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, and power conversion specialist Transphorm, building on their previously announced partnership to bring gallium nitride (GaN) based power solutions to market, today announced the introduction of the co-branded NTP8G202N (TPH3202PS) and NTP8G206N (TPH3206PS)
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03/16/2015
Trinamic teams with Bosch on 1.5kW motors

TRINAMIC BLDC / PMSM gate driver

TRINAMIC, a technology innovator specializing in the control of small electric motors, extends its portfolio of 3-phase motor drivers by leveraging Bosch’s innovative and highly integrated B6 power modules. Bosch B6 bridges match perfectly to the new TRINAMIC BLDC / PMSM gate driver product
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03/16/2015
GaN Systems’ power semiconductors now offer topside cooling

GaN Systems announced new topside cooling technology

GaN Systems, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, announced new topside cooling technology in its wide range of high-power enhancement-mode devices. Topside cooling enables engineers to use conventional, well-understood PCB cooling techniques when incorporating GaN Systems’
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03/16/2015
Power Integrations adds protection features to their compact 1200 V/1700 V SCALE-2+ dual-driver-core family

SC0435T2G1-17 dual IGBT-driver core

Power Integrations, a leader in IGBT-driver technology, launched its latest SCALE-2+ dual IGBT-driver core, the 2SC0435T2G1-17, which is the most compact product in its power range with a footprint of only 57.2 x 51.6 mm and a height of just 20 mm. The new SCALE-2+ technology enables Soft Shut Down (SSD) to
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03/16/2015
Vicor expands its DCM DC/DC converter series

DCM Converter Modules

Vicor announced the expansion of the DCM Converter Module Series of isolated, regulated DC-DC converters within Vicor’s Converter housed in Package (ChiP) power component platform. This series now covers critical applications in Aerospace, EV/HEV, Rugged Systems, Industrial, and Telecom/Datacom. DCMs provide
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03/16/2015
Keysight Technologies announced the availability of its Method of Implementation (MOI) guide for USB 3.1 and USB Type-C Connectors and Cable Assemblies Compliance Testing using the Keysight ENA Series network analyzer’s enhanced time domain analysis option (E5071C-TDR). The MOI is a measurement guide of procedures
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03/16/2015
Ericsson's 90A digital POL DC/DC converter targets high-demand networking equipment

The BMR465 POL converter

Ericsson has launched a new two-phase 90A digital point-of-load (POL) DC/DC power module that offers compensation-free performance and the ability to easily connect modules in parallel to provide up to 360A to advanced network-processors that require high performance in power delivery and high levels of software
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03/13/2015
In this episode of PSDtv ARM goes through their latest Internet of Things infrastructure with several demos from various companies using the mbed OS for Power Systems Design
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03/11/2015
ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, will be showcasing some of its latest advances in power management technology at APEC including a new LLC current-mode power supply for computers and LED TVs, significant developments in GaN, and a sensor-less motor driver controller.   Current-Mode
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03/11/2015
Stéphane Rollier of LEM on current measurement

Stéphane Rollier of LEM

In this PSDcast Stéphane Rollier of LEM talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the importance of accurate current sensing in advanced automation. Applications such as variable speed drives, servo motor drives, uninterruptible and switch-mode power supplies, battery-supply installations, power supplies
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03/11/2015
TDK's digitally-controlled 300W eighth bricks offer improved dynamic response

iEH series 300W 1/8th brick DC/DC converter

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the iEH series of 300W 1/8th brick DC/DC converters. Utilising digital non-linear adaptive control, these converters offer improved dynamic response, better system stability and increased reliability due to a reduced component count. This makes the series ideal for
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03/11/2015
The OMNIMATE range of PCB terminals, PCB plug-in connectors and feed-through terminals for industrial applications from device connectivity specialist Weidmüller is now available from Astute Electronics, the leading supplier of electronic components and value added services. This comprehensive product family
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03/11/2015
Mouser Electronics, a leading distributor with the latest semiconductors and electronic components, announced it has entered into a global distribution agreement and partnership with CUI - a global leader in the development and distribution of electro-mechanical components for over 25 years. The company, a subsidiary
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03/11/2015
Patti Engineering, a leader in control systems integration, announced details of its participation in the Manufacturing in American Symposium, featuring the Technology Tip Off, hosted by Electro-Matic and Siemens. The event is taking place March 11-12, 2015 at Ford Field in Detroit, MI. The company is exhibiting
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03/11/2015
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced its first applications-based catalog, the new High Temperature Solutions catalog, which provides engineers with detailed information about the various passive component solutions that AVX specifically designs, manufactures,
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03/10/2015
Frederik Dostal of Analog Devices on power quality in negative-voltage systems

Frederik Dostal of Analog Devices

In this PSDcast friend of the show Frederik Dostal of Analog Devices talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems design at embedded worls 2015 about the importance of power quality, especially in systems requiring a negative voltage rail in conjunction with a positive rail. Analog Devices
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03/09/2015
TE's NECTOR M power system offers standard for connecting lighting and power

NECTOR M power system connectors

TE Connectivity, a leader in connectivity, announces its newly-enhanced NECTOR M power system. In addition to meeting IEC 61535 standards, the power system solution is designed to meet the UL 1977 guidelines and just debuted a 5-position splitter that provides power, signal and control connection options for
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03/09/2015
AVX releases interactive guide to medium- & high-power film capacitors

AVX product selector guide

AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new interactive product selector guide for its medium and high power film capacitors, which are well-known for their self-healing technology and safe, reliable, long lifetime performance. Organized by function and featuring
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03/09/2015
Intersil's ISL8002B synchronous buck regulator offers output tracking and sequencing

ISL8002B synchronous buck switching regulator

Intersil, a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, announced the ISL8002B synchronous buck switching regulator that delivers up to 2A of continuous output current from a 2.7V to 5.5V input supply. The device’s 2MHz switching frequency provides superior transient response,
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03/09/2015
Pasternack's latest broadband, high-power coaxial limiters protect sensitive low power RF systems

Pasternack broadband high-power coaxial limiters

Pasternack, a leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, debuts their new broadband, high power coaxial limiters which help protect sensitive low power RF receivers and other microwave circuits in close proximity to high power signals. Common applications for these RF limiters
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03/09/2015
On Thursday, March 12, 2015, Forbes Media will host its second annual “Reinventing America: Leading the Next Industrial Revolution Summit,” at the J.W. Marriott in the summit host city of Chicago. This invitation-only event will bring together industry leaders, investors, inventors, entrepreneurs, CEOs and
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03/09/2015
Fairchild launches 800V SuperFET II MOSFET family

SuperFET II MOSFET

Fairchild, a leading supplier of high-performance power semiconductor solutions, introduced its 800V SuperFET II MOSFET family, featuring broad package offerings and the industry’s lowest on-resistance (Rdson) and output capacitance (Coss). The new family enables designers to improve the efficiency, cost-effectiveness
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03/09/2015
ROHM has recently announced the adoption of its SCT2080KE Silicon Carbide MOSFET in new, ultra-high voltage pulse generators (SiC-Pulser Series) launched by Fukushima SiC Applied Engineering. Pulse generators are used in a variety of applications, including high voltage accelerators, plasma generators, and laser
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03/06/2015
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, is exhibiting at the annual Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exhibition (APEC), which will take place in Charlotte, NC, March 15–19, 2015. Eight of AVX’s top engineers and technical product managers will be
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03/06/2015
APS releases 170W DC input LED driver with dimming control

DBL-170 LED power supply

Advanced Power Solutions (APS) announces the release of the DBL-170 series of 100~170 Watt DC Input LED Power Supplies with dimming control via fixed resistor or 1~10V PWM. The DBL-170 family LED power supplies feature 4 models offering constant current operation ranging from 280~4200mA and output voltages of
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03/06/2015
Power management company Eaton unveiled the PowerStor XL60 Series supercapacitors with large format, high capacity cells to provide a wide operating range and one of the industry’s highest power densities compared to most products in the market. For kilowatt- and megawatt-size systems, the XL60 series is designed
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03/06/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Infineon explains their latest digital power management technology at embedded world for Power Systems Design.
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03/06/2015
TDK's latest EMC filters offer high performance in a very compact design

EPCOS 3-line EMC filters

TDK Corporation presents a new series of very compact EPCOS 3-line EMC filters for frequency converters. These high-performance filters are suitable for a rated voltage of 530 V AC in 50/60 Hz grids. The B84243A8* series currently comprises seven different types that are designed for currents of between 3 A
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03/05/2015
CISSOID introduces a high-temp 80V quad diode

CHT-ELARA, a high-temperature 80V quad diode

CISSOID, a leader in high temperature semiconductor solutions, releases CHT-ELARA, a high-temperature 80V quad diode. This new device includes four independent and dielectrically isolated diodes that can be connected in different configurations: in series, in parallel for higher current, or in a rectifier bridge.
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03/05/2015
TI unveils first 65-V synchronous step-down converter with Fly-Buck capability

The LM5160A improves power density and addresses higher power needs more efficiently and reliably

Texas Instruments introduced the industry’s first 65-V synchronous step-down converter that provides isolated bias supplies up to 15 W – without the need for an opto-coupler. As part of TI’s innovative Fly-Buck power portfolio, the LM5160A improves power density and addresses higher power needs more efficiently
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03/05/2015
Phoenix Contact UNO POWER DIN-rail power supplies now at Mouser
Mouser Electronics, an authorized distributor with the latest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the UNO POWER DIN-Rail Power Supply from Phoenix Contact. The UNO Power Supply is designed for applications requiring power of up to 100W and provides a maximum energy efficiency of up to 90%. The
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03/05/2015
Linear Technology announced the LT8570 and LT8570-1 current mode, fixed frequency step-up DC/DC converters. The LT8570 uses an internal 500mA, 65V switch, whereas the LT8570-1 uses a 250mA, 65V switch. Both devices operate from an input voltage range of 2.55V to 40V, making them suitable for applications with
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03/05/2015
In this episode of PSDtv STMicroelctronics demonstrates their latest 3-phase brushless dc motor-control tech at embedded world 2015 for Power Systems Design. In the demo the
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03/05/2015
TE Connectivity (TE), a leader in connectivity, announced a plan to create a standard for a new 100Gb/s form factor pluggable interconnect with the functionality of QSFP28 in a thermally enhanced package approximately the size of the SFP form factor by way of a new MSA (multi source agreement) group. “Customers
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03/04/2015
Littelfuse introduces new TVS Diode Arrays

SLVU2.8-8 Series 2.8V, 30A TVS Diode Arrays

Littelfuse, a leader in circuit protection, has introduced the SLVU2.8-8 Series 2.8V, 30A TVS Diode Array (SPA Diodes), designed to protect low voltage CMOS devices from damage caused by ESD and lightning-induced transients. When compared to similar market solutions, SLVU2.8-8 Series provides circuit designers
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03/04/2015
Dialight, an innovation leader in LED lighting technology, announced the release of the highest-efficiency LED lighting fixtures on the market, the Vigilant H2 Series LED High Bay. Delivering 140 lumens per watt, the new H2 Series offers approximately 25,000 lumen output. The H2 Series features Dialight’s
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03/04/2015
Ametherm announced its product lineup for the Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC) 2015, taking place March 15-19 in Charlotte, North Carolina. In booth 1023, the company will be showcasing a wide range of its leading inrush current limiters for reliable circuit protection and NTC sensing
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03/04/2015
SolaHD UPS delivers industrial-strength power protection in flexible, fully upgradeable design

S5KC Industrial Series of modular on-line UPS

Targeting key industrial systems, automakers, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, food and beverage and other mid-range power protection applications, SolaHD introduced its new S5KC Industrial Series of modular on-line uninterruptible power systems scalable from 5 to 20 kVA. SolaHD S5KC Series UPS deliver
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03/04/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Microchip demonstrates their latest self-contained motion control solution for Power Systems Design at embedded world 2015. The MM7150-PICtail combines
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03/04/2015
In this episode of PSDtv STMicroelectronics demonstrates their STM32L4 ultra-low-power microcontroller at embedded world for Power Systems Design. STmicro combined their ultra
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03/03/2015
Guenter Loettrich von Freescale Ãber motion control in der IoT

Guenter Loettrich von Freescale

In diesem PSDcast Guenter Loettrich, Senior Field Applications Engineer bei Freescale Europa, spricht mit Alix Paultre der Power Systems Design Informationen über Motor und motion control in das Internet der Dinge (IoT). Freescale's Kinetis V Serien MCUs sind basiert auf einem ARM Cortex-M0+, Cortex-M4 und
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03/03/2015
Linear's high-voltage micropower wake-up timer with pushbutton control offers configurable wake times for power-conscious apps

The LTC2956 wake-up timer

Linear Technology introduced the LTC2956, a wake-up timer with pushbutton control that manages 1.5V to 36V system power. Using microcontrollers or real-time clocks to track timing overcomplicates many designs. Electronic devices used to perform routine tasks, such as monitoring human body temperature, monitoring
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03/03/2015
Texas Instruments' 16-bit ADS8339 low-power ADC now at Mouser

Texas Instruments’ ADS8339 Low Power ADCs

Mouser Electronics, anl authorized distributor of the latest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the ADS8339 Low Power ADCs from Texas Instruments. Optimized for low power operation, where power consumption scales directly with speed, the ADS8339 is a miniature, micro-power, 16-bit analog-to-digital
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Date:
03/03/2015
The Energy Department announced up to $35 million in available funding to advance fuel cell and hydrogen technologies, and enable early adoption of fuel cell applications, such as light duty fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs). This funding opportunity will accelerate American innovation in hydrogen and fuel
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Date:
03/03/2015
Eaton PowerStor XL60 Series supercapacitors offer long life storage for transportation, lighting, industrial, and grid apps

XL60 Series supercapacitors

Power management company Eaton unveiled the PowerStor XL60 Series supercapacitors with large format, high capacity cells to provide a wide operating range and one of the industry’s highest power densities compared to most products in the market. For kilowatt- and megawatt-size systems, the XL60 series is designed
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Date:
03/03/2015
WeidmÃller OMNIMATE device connection and housing tech now available from TTI

Weidmüller OMNIMATE high-performance Power PCB connector

TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, is now offering device connectivity specialist Weidmüller’s OMNIMATE technology in Europe, including OMNIMATE Signal, OMNIMATE Power and OMNIMATE Housings. This wide product range is modular and flexible,
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Date:
03/03/2015
Amphenol's Rhino 38999 high-power connectors for military and harsh environments now at Astute Electronics

Rhino 38999 connector

Amphenol’s Rhino 38999 high-power connectors are now available from Astute Electronics, a leading supplier of electronic components and value added services. Capable of carrying up to 1000A, these rugged interconnects combine the benefits of field-proven MIL-DTL-38999 Series III circular connectors with low
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Date:
03/03/2015
Alexander Damisch of Wind River on managing the IoT

Alexander Damisch of Wind River

In this PSDcast Alexander Damisch, Director of Industrial Solutions at Wind River, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about the Internet of Things (IoT) and the difference between the hype and the reality. The IoT is really about interconnected intelligent systems, and proper systems-level management
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Date:
03/03/2015
In this episode of PSDtv Infineon demonstrates their latest advanced motor control IC for Power Systems Design at embedded world 2015. the 7x7-mm device targets motion control
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Date:
03/03/2015
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