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Industrial Applications

October 2017
Very Low-Profile Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Breaks Energy Density Barriers
Liberty, SC – Cornell Dubilier Electronics, Inc. (CDE) has announced a significant new development in aluminum electrolytic technology.  Its 85ºC THA Series Thinpack capacitors are only 8.2mm thick, and 9mm for the 105ºC THAS Series.  This is comparable in height to V-chip
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10/31/2017
Solving the Last Inch Problem by Taking Power Directly to the Package
Three different, but connected, applications are driving the need for higher performance computing architectures. Artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data mining require a huge amount of processing power and this has driven the adoption of highly paralleled processing elements. These architectures
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10/31/2017
Gresham Power Electronics Gears Up for major sales growth in 2018
Gresham Power Electronics is embarking on major development plans to expand their global power supply sourcing platform stemming from based on their joining the Power Solutions Group of Coolisys Technologies formed after recent international acquisitions by its US
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10/31/2017

Miniature SnapTac Connectors deliver exceptional signal integrity, high reliability and current density for high-speed data, audio and video in demanding applications
TTI, Inc is now stocking Smiths Interconnect SnapTac® series circular miniature snap fit connectors. The circular SnapTac series is available in 7, 13 and 19-way configurations and offers improved functionality and performance in extreme environments. Increased
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10/31/2017
Rubberized Skin Allows Robots to
If we want androids to perform human-like tasks as good (or better) than the rest of us, they need to accurately sense shear forces (unaligned forces pushing the body in two separate directions). Engineers from the University of Washington and UCLA may have finally bridged this gap – they’ve developed a
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10/31/2017
New at Rutronik: minimized pressure and temperature sensor from Infineon
With the DPS310, Infineon offers a miniaturized digital barometric air pressure sensor with a high accuracy level and low current consumption. It is available at distributor Rutronik as of now.  
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10/31/2017
Leakage Current Testing Requirements for Medical Grade Transformers

Figure 1. Patient entering CT or other diagnostic imaging

While all transformer applications must meet certain specifications, the industry safety standards for medical grade transformers are especially strict, as their performance plays a direct role in patient health and safety.  The same can be said in terms of occupational safety for the doctors, nurses and
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10/30/2017
Dual Rail-to-Rail 100V Power Monitor Measures Current and Voltage with Â0.3% Accuracy
MILPITAS, CA & NORWOOD, MA - Analog Devices, Inc., which recently acquired Linear Technology Corporation, announces the LTC2992, a wide range I²C system monitor that monitors the current, voltage and power of two 0V to 100V rails without additional circuitry. The LTC2992 has flexible power supply options,
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10/30/2017
100VA DC-AC Sine Wave Inverters Offer Three Input Voltages and a Wide Input Range
ABSOPULSE Electronics has recently released the CSI 100-3W-F1 series of DC-AC inverters that deliver up to 100VA output power with pure sine wave output voltage. The units offer an input range of 20-60Vdc, which allows operation from 24Vdc, 36Vdc and 48Vdc input sources, all in a single unit. Since the inverter
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10/30/2017
PIN Photodiodes Provide Reliable Signal Detection, Enable Slim Sensor Designs for Wearables
MALVERN, Pa. — To meet the need for reliable signal detection in wearable devices and medical and industrial applications, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. broadened its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of two new high speed silicon PIN photodiodes that deliver enhanced sensitivity for visible light.
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10/26/2017
CDM Electronics Now Stocks Binder USA’s Interconnects Targeting Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical and Chemical Industries
Turnersville, NJ - CDM Electronics is now a stocking distributor of Binder USA’s circular connectors, cordsets and adapters optimized for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries.  Engineered to provide power and Ethernet connectivity to processing automation equipment while significantly
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10/25/2017
IoT Platform to Bring Industrial Grade Connectivity to Thread Networked Devices
San Diego, CA  — Express Logic announces that its Industrial Grade X-Ware IoT Platform will soon include support for the Thread networking protocol. Created by the Thread Group, Thread is a reliable, low-power, secure, and scalable mesh networking solution that provides a foundation on which any application
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10/24/2017
New dual-band Wi-Fi radio module with Bluetooth functionality from Panasonic enables high data rates and low-power operation
Panasonic Industry Europe is announcing a dual-band 2.4/5 GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi radio module with integrated Bluetooth BDR/EDR/LE functionality. The new PAN9026 module has been specifically designed
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10/24/2017
Alfamation to showcase new test solutions at Productronica
Alfamation will be exhibiting in Hall A1, Booth 434 at productronica in Munich, Germany, from November 14th to 17th. The company will
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10/24/2017
Battery Shunt Resistors Improve Accuracy, Lower Costs, and Provide Support Against Vibration
MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced the new WSBS8518...M3 and WSBS8518...M4 36 W Power Metal Strip battery shunt resistors featuring M3 and M4 tapped holes, respectively. With extremely low resistance values down to 50 µΩ in the 8518 case size, the Vishay Dale devices increase accuracy
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10/23/2017
Rohde & Schwarz at productronica 2017 in Munich: Quality depends on reliable T&M equipment
At this year's productronica trade fair, Rohde & Schwarz is focusing on innovative T&M solutions for next generation wireless communications technologies, including the Internet of Things (IoT), fifth generation mobile radio (5G), as well as automotive radar
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10/19/2017
Film capacitors: Motor run capacitors for 100 °C
TDK Corporation presents the new B32355C* series of EPCOS MotorCap™ motor run capacitors, which are designed for a high continuous operating temperature of 100 °C. They are based on a metalized polypropylene film, feature self-healing properties, and conform to
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10/19/2017
1200W Modular Configurable Power Supply from Gresham Power Electronics has Industrial and Medical Approvals
Gresham Power Electronics announces the availability of the VOX Power NEVO+1200 modular configurable power supply, the smallest
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10/19/2017
Evaluation Board Simplifies MegaHertz Power

GaN Systems’ GS61004B evaluation platform includes best-in-class GaN transistors and the world’s fasted GaN transistor driver from Peregrine Semiconductor.

OTTAWA, Ontario – From Beethoven to Beyoncé and from the Allman Brothers to ZZ Top, your music sounds better with higher highs, lower lows, and less harmonic distortion. From heavy-duty industrial cutting lasers to delicate, precise medical lasers, the result is better with fast turn-on, fast turn-off, and
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10/19/2017
Build People-Detection IoT Prototypes with Panasonic’s Grid-EYE Eval Kit, Now at Mouser
Mouser Electronics, Inc., is now stocking the Grid-EYE evaluation kit from Panasonic. By combining Grid-EYE infrared (IR) sensor technology with Bluetooth technology and software for IR detection of people and objects on one board, the kit enables engineers to develop rapid prototypes of
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10/18/2017
Gas Discharge Tube Surge Arrestors Feature Large Flat Top Surface and Lighter Weight
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Bourns, Inc., expanded its standard-setting line of volume and space saving FLAT gas discharge tube (GDT) surge arrestors. The Model 2018 Series FLAT GDT is a 3-electrode device that delivers a low profile solution
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10/18/2017
External Power Adapters Enable OEMs to Meet Efficiency Standards
Artesyn Embedded Technologies has announced three new series of external power adapters to enable original equipment manufacturers (OEMS) to meet the Department of Energy Level VI and European Code of Conduct (CoC) v5 Tier 2 Directive efficiency standards. These standards aim to reduce waste energy from external
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10/17/2017
Evaluation Kit Intended for 802.11a/b/g/n Dual-Band Wi-Fi Designs
Mouser Electronics, Inc., is now stocking the WICED CYW43907 evaluation kit from Cypress Semiconductor. Enabling device evaluation through production, the evaluation kit offers engineers a viable solution that will greatly reduce time to market, risk and cost when producing production-ready Internet of Things
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10/17/2017
Metal Backshells with Built-In Shielding Ensure Ongoing Electrical & Mechanical Integrity
To complement its widely-used Datamate wire-to-board connector offering, hi-rel connector manufacturer Harwin now supplies a comprehensive range of backshells with a rugged aluminium alloy construction and electroless nickel plating. Through these accessories, which
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10/16/2017
42V, Dual 4A, Synchronous Step-Down Silent Switcher 2 Delivers 94% Efficiency at 2MHz & Ultralow EMI Emissions
MILPITAS, CA & NORWOOD, MA - Analog Devices, Inc., which recently acquired Linear Technology Corporation, announces the LT8650S, a dual 4A, 42V input synchronous step-down switching regulator. It’s unique Silent Switcher 2 architecture uses four internal input capacitors as well as two internal BST and
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10/16/2017
Power Distribution, Inc. Creates Market’s First, True Front Access Static Transfer Switch Cabinet
Richmond, Virginia – Power Distribution, Inc. (PDI) announced its new WaveStar TFA Static Transfer Switch (STS). Available in Q4 2017, the company's innovation is the industry’s only true front access STS cabinet, offering an improved footprint, faster
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10/16/2017
15W and 20W DC-DC Converters Intended for Cost-Sensitive Applications
XP Power has introduced the JTD15 and JTD20 series of board-mounted DC-DC converters, which target cost-sensitive applications where a compact unit with a wide input range is required. The range is aimed at offering a power solution in multiple markets, such as instrumentation, broadcast, networking, telecommunications
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10/13/2017
40VIN, 2A Silent Switcher ÂμModule Regulator in 6.25mm x 4mm BGA Package
MILPITAS, CA & NORWOOD, MA - Analog Devices, Inc., which recently acquired Linear Technology Corporation, announces the LTM8063, a 40VIN, 2A µModule step-down regulator in a tiny 6.25mm x 4mm BGA package. The package size is 75% smaller than the existing equivalent product. With two 0805 size capacitors
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10/13/2017
imec and Analog Devices Sign Strategic Research Partnership for Development of Next-Generation IoT Devices
Imec and Analog Devices (ADI) have entered into a strategic research partnership to develop the next generation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. With two initiatives already underway, imec and ADI aim to innovate devices that are not only low-power but that
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10/12/2017
 2MOPP 1-Watt DC/DC Converter in Compact SIP7 Module Save Space, Energy, and Time at the Test House
Ready to save space in medical-device designs, the RECOM REM1 series, now available from Dengrove Electronic Components, is a 1-Watt DC/DC converter family certified to medical IEC/EN/ANSI/AAMI 60601-1 and general IEC 62368-1 equipment safety standards. The series
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10/12/2017
 Vishay Intertechnology 1500 W RBSF Series Wirewound Braking Resistors Provide a Smooth Ride for Wonderfair Wheel Passengers
Vishay Intertechnology announced that eight Vishay Milwaukee 1500 W RBSF series wirewound braking resistors are being used to provide a smooth ride for passengers of the Wonderfair Wheel, North America's largest travelling Ferris wheel.
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10/12/2017
 XP Power launches 15W and 20W DC-DC converters for cost sensitive applications
XP Power has introduced the JTD15 and JTD20 series of board-mounted DC-DC converters, which target cost sensitive applications where a compact unit with a wide input range is required. The range is aimed at offering a power solution in multiple markets, such as
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10/12/2017
Leica Geosystems extends field of applications for excavators with reinforced dredging sensors
Leica Geosystems announced the launch of the Leica MSS420 Dredging Sensor for marine applications. The new sensors benefit customers in offshore applications, ensuring speed, performance, precision and productivity (SP).    
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10/10/2017
Telit and Husqvarna Collaborate on Robots for Urban Park Sustainability Program
Telit’s end-to-end IoT solutions are enabling real-time sensor data from robotic lawnmowers that offers valuable insight into green-space environmental conditions and park maintenance  
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10/10/2017
Lowell, Massachusetts – MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. (“MACOM”) announced that its RF Energy Toolkits are now available for order, meeting surging customer demand for a flexible and cost-effective development platform that helps accelerate their time to market with high-performance, power efficient solid-state
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10/10/2017
Synchronous Buck Regulators With Industry-Leading Output Current From 2 A to 10 A Deliver Output Power of Over 100 W
MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. broadened its microBUCK family of synchronous buck regulators with new 2 A to 10 A devices featuring a wide input voltage range of 4.5 V to 60 V. Combining high performance n-channel trench MOSFETs with a controller in the compact MLP55-27L package, space-saving
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10/09/2017
1000W Supplies Provide a Single Output of 24V, 48V, 125Vdc, or Custom
ABSOPULSE Electronics has released the HTP 1K-F6W, the most recent addition to its line of compact, three-phase, high input voltage AC-DC power supplies. The units operate from a 3-phase line input of either 400Vac (360-440Vac range) or 480Vac (430-530Vac range). The 1000W supplies provide a single output of
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10/09/2017
AEC-Q200-Qualified Power Inductors Offer Exceptionally Low Resistance, High Saturation Current
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Bourns, Inc., introduced three new series of AEC-Q200 qualified high current shielded power inductor products. The Bourns Models PQ2614BLA, PQ2614BHA and PQ2617BHA are designed with a flat wire winding offering exceptionally low DC and AC resistance and high saturation current of over
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10/06/2017
Wide Input Range, Medically Approved DC:DC Converters from Gresham Power Electronics
Gresham Power Electronics announces the availability two new series of DC-DC converters from Polytron Devices approved for use in medical applications including equipment and devices used in close proximity to patients.  
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10/05/2017
Thick-Film Chip Resistors Combine Sulfur Resistance With High-Power and High-Pulse Load Performance
MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new series of thick film chip resistors for automotive and industrial applications. Vishay Draloric RCA-HP e3 series devices combine advanced sulfur resistance, excellent pulse load performance, and high power ratings in a single device. For
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10/05/2017
DC-DC Converter Modules in ChiP Packages Feature Â1% Regulation
Andover, MA – Vicor announced the expansion of its family of isolated, regulated DC-DC converter modules (DCMs) in ChiP packages, with a range of ±1% voltage regulation devices. With power densities of up to 1,032 W/in3, the new series will offer engineers the option of directly driving loads
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10/05/2017
PSDcast - The Importance of Safety Switches
In this episode of the PSDcast, we chat with Eaton's Nick Klus, who discusses the importance of safety switches, and specifically, the company's new double-door, line-side isolation switch.
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10/04/2017
Mouser Electronics Now Shipping STMicroelectronics BlueNRG-2 Bluetooth Low Energy SoC
Mouser Electronics, Inc., is now stocking the BlueNRG-2 system-on-chip (SoC) from STMicroelectronics (ST). The BlueNRG-2 SoC is a power-efficient programmable processor with ultra-low-power features, high RF signal strength, and generous on-chip memory for Bluetooth low energy software and application
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10/04/2017
Global Leaders Collaborate on GaN Technology
The world is challenged with unsustainable increases in power consumption, combating climate change, implementing cleantech technologies and meeting green, CO2 reduction initiatives. Taiwanese electronics manufacturers work at the forefront of these efforts.
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10/03/2017
Now at Mouser: Sensirion’s SGP Gas Sensors Offer Long-Term Stability for Environmental Monitoring
Mouser Electronics is now stocking the multi-pixel Sensirion Gas Platform (SGP) devices. Among the only long-term stable siloxane-resistant MEMS gas sensors in the market today, the SensirionSGP devices are ideal for integration into mobile
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10/03/2017
High-Temperature Bulk Capacitance Solution Suitable for Harsh Environment Applications
KEMET has announced the launch of the KPS-MCC C0G High Temperature 200 Degree Celsius bulk capacitance solution for harsh environment applications. Developed by combining KEMET’s robust and proprietary C0G/NPO base metal electrode (BME) dielectric system with durable lead frame technology, these
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10/02/2017
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