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Renesas Introduces New Gate Driver IC for IGBTs and SiC MOSFETs Driving EV Inverters

Renesas Introduces New Gate Driver IC for IGBTs and SiC MOSFETs Driving EV Inverters

­Renesas Electronics Corporation announced a new gate driver IC that is designed to drive high-voltage power devices such as IGBTs (Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors) and SiC (Silicon Carbide) MOSFETs for electric vehicle (EV) inverters.  Gate driver ICs are essential components to EV inverters, providing
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Date:
01/26/2023
TDK Releases the Most Compact Safety Class S2 Motor-Run Capacitors

TDK Releases the Most Compact Safety Class S2 Motor-Run Capacitors

­TDK Corporation presents its new B33331I6* series, compact EPCOS motor-run capacitors that comply with safety class S2 as well as the IEC 60335-2-24 standard, that will come onto the market in September 2023. The robust aluminum cans have extremely compact dimensions, making the series now the most compact mo
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Date:
01/24/2023
Ultrahigh power density solutions for energy-efficient high-power lighting and industrial SMPS applications

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Figure 1: Gate charge

Introduction The evolution of the industrial internet of things (IIoT) that drives the next wave of technological innovation raised the demand for high-quality and reliable industrial switch-mode power supplies (SMPS) systems that are used to power connected devices. These SMPS systems are usually operated in ou
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Date:
01/23/2023
160 V 3-Phase Gate Driver IC Integrates Power Management Unit, Current Sense Amplifier, and Overcurrent Protection

160 V 3-Phase Gate Driver IC Integrates Power Management Unit, Current Sense Amplifier, and Overcurrent Protection

­The MOTIX family for automotive and industrial motor control applications from Infineon Technologies AG offers a broad product portfolio with various levels of integration. To further expand its offering, Infineon introduces the MOTIX 3-phase gate driver IC 6ED2742S01Q. The 160 V silicon-on-insulator (SOI) ga
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Date:
01/18/2023
Vishay Intertechnology Launches New Gen 7 Platform of 1200 V FRED Pt Hyperfast Rectifiers With Two Devices in SMA (DO-214AC) Package

Vishay Intertechnology Launches New Gen 7 Platform of 1200 V FRED Pt Hyperfast Rectifiers With Two Devices in SMA (DO-214AC) Package

­Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced the first two devices in its new Gen 7 platform of 1200 V FRED Pt Hyperfast rectifiers. Offered in the SMA (DO-214AC) package, the 1 A rectifiers offer the best trade-off between reverse recovery charge (Qrr) and forward voltage drop for devices in their class. Optimized fo
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Date:
01/17/2023
FTDI Chip FT4232HA USB-to-UART/MPSSE IC Provides High-Speed USB Support to Target Designs

FTDI Chip FT4232HA USB-to-UART/MPSSE IC Provides High-Speed USB Support to Target Designs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., is now stocking the FT4232HA high-speed USB-to-UART/MPSSE IC from FTDI Chip. The FT4232HA is an automotive-qualified USB 2.0-to-UART converter that seamlessly provides high-speed USB support to target designs. Featuring four independent configurable interfaces, the FT4
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Date:
01/16/2023
Menlo Micro Introduces Integrated Low-Power Solution for MEMS Switches and High-Voltage Driver Applications

Menlo Micro Introduces Integrated Low-Power Solution for MEMS Switches and High-Voltage Driver Applications

Menlo Micro announced the formal qualification and production release of the MM101, an 8-channel, low-voltage to high-voltage driver with an integrated charge pump. The MM101 driver provides a cost-effective solution for microelectromechanical system (MEMS) devices and other high-voltage driving ap
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Date:
01/12/2023
Renesas Introduces Low-Power RL78/G15 MCU with the Smallest 8-pin Package Option Available within the RL78 Family

Renesas Introduces Low-Power RL78/G15 MCU with the Smallest 8-pin Package Option Available within the RL78 Family

­Renesas Electronics Corporation introduced a new general-purpose microcontroller (MCU) in the low-power RL78 Family, with small package sizes that target 8-bit MCU applications. The versatile RL78/G15 packs many peripheral functions and 4-8KB of code flash memory in package sizes ranging from 8 to 20 pin
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Date:
01/12/2023
STMicroelectronics Brings 32-bit Kick to Cost-Sensitive 8-bit Applications with STM32C0 Series Microcontrollers

STMicroelectronics Brings 32-bit Kick to Cost-Sensitive 8-bit Applications with STM32C0 Series Microcontrollers

­STMicroelectronics is again broadening access to its STM32 microcontroller (MCU) family by introducing the most affordable series yet: the STM32C0. STM32 MCUs are used in billions of smart industrial, medical, and consumer products worldwide. With thousands of existing STM32 part numbers, product d
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Date:
01/12/2023
Advanced Energy Launches Medical and Industrial Power Conversion Platforms with Leading Power Density

Advanced Energy Launches Medical and Industrial Power Conversion Platforms with Leading Power Density

­Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. introduced two new ranges of AC-DC power supplies with industry-leading power densities for critical medical and industrial equipment. The SL Power™ NGB800 800 W and NGB1200 1200 W families are optimized to address the performance, power, size, reliability and compliance re
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Date:
01/05/2023
Family of Applications Processors Delivers Safe, Secure and Scalable AI-enabled Edge Platforms

Family of Applications Processors Delivers Safe, Secure and Scalable AI-enabled Edge Platforms

­NXP Semiconductors announced the i.MX 95 family, the newest addition to its i.MX 9 series of applications processors. The new i.MX 95 family combines high-performance compute, immersive Arm® MaliTM-powered 3D graphics, an innovative new NXP accelerator for machine learning, and high-speed data processing. To
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Date:
01/04/2023
TDK Announces Thermally Stable Industrial IMU for Tilt and Stabilization Applications

TDK Announces Thermally Stable Industrial IMU for Tilt and Stabilization Applications

­TDK Corporation announces the expansion of the InvenSense SmartIndustrial sensor platform family. With its support for an extended temperature range of -40°C to 105°C, this new 6-axis IMU targets industrial applications that require extreme stability over temperature and great vibration immunity. The IIM-20670
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Date:
01/04/2023
Silicon Carbide Family Solutions Deliver Industry-Leading Efficiency

Silicon Carbide Family Solutions Deliver Industry-Leading Efficiency

­onsemi introduced “EliteSiC” as the name of its silicon carbide (SiC) family. The company is set to showcase three new members of the family – the 1700 V EliteSiC MOSFET and two 1700 V avalanche-rated EliteSiC Schottky diodes. The new devices provide reliable, high-efficiency performance for energy in
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Date:
01/03/2023
Low EMI Silent Switcher, 1.2 A µModule Regulator in 4 mm × 4 mm × 1.82 mm BGA Package

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Figure 1. The LTM8074 uses Silent Switcher architecture for a complete low noise solution in a tiny package.

­Crowded application boards leave little space for high performance dc-to-dc POL converters. Furthermore, electromagnetic interference (EMI) is a significant concern at high component densities, limiting the field of acceptable power solutions. The LTM8074 µModule® regulator easily meets these limiting factors. It
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Date:
01/01/2023