Industrial

November 2019
Low profile open frame OVC III certified power supplies
Benefiting from the latest power switching technologies, the LHA150F is 30% smaller and gains up to 4.5 efficiency points compared to the previous LFA150F, whilst the more powerful LHA300F gains up to 6 points of efficiency and is 50% smaller than the LFA300F. In
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11/27/2019
Microchip delivers up to 90 W over Ethernet wiring
This development eases the transition to using IEEE 802.3bt-2018-compliant PoE injectors and midspans for users, and Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) chipsets for system developers. As the industry adopts the
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11/27/2019
High-Side Load Switch with True Reverse Current Blocking
Single-channel high-side load switches provide an effective way of applying or removing power to a load, particularly to removable peripherals powered through a USB port. The large output capacitors (100µF) associated with the USB port and self-powered USB peripherals
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11/27/2019
Infineon adds industrial-grade CoolGaN devices
The CoolGaN 400 V device (IGT40R070D1 E8220) is tailored for premium HiFi audio systems where end users demand every detail of their high resolution sound tracks. These have been conventionally addressed by bulky linear or tube amplifiers. With the CoolGaN 400 V
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11/27/2019
ROHM presents Ultra-High Noise Tolerant Comparators
The comparators are ideal for sensor applications in automotive systems such as ECUs and powertrain. New advancements in computerization and increase of densely packed electric devices have increased the amount
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11/27/2019
RS Components adds high-voltage regulated DC power supplies
Aimed primarily at electronic engineers designing IT equipment for industrial, instrumentation and transportation applications, TRI Series power converters combine a sophisticated reinforced isolation system, able to withstand high test voltages, with high common-mode
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11/27/2019
TEN 40E & TEN 40WIE Series â€
Driven by current market trends these series were developed to maximize quality and cost efficiency in one product. Due to a new design approach the TEN 40E and TEN 40WIE thus offer a cost efficient solution with not only no concession on quality or reliability but
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11/27/2019
40V, 2.2MHz Synchronous Buck Converters
The MOSFETs provide point-of-load (PoL) solutions with a continuous output current of either 3.5A or 5A. The devices feature proprietary gate driver technology, delivering superior EMI performance in step-down DC-DC conversion for consumer, industrial, networking,
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11/27/2019
Analog Devices Acquires Test Motors
Based in Barcelona, Spain, Test Motors offers products and services that detect faults in electric motors before they cause damage to production cycles and advises on how and when to repair them. The acquisition expands ADI’s portfolio of condition-based monitoring
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11/27/2019
FN 2580 power line EMC Filter Family for Lighting Equipment
The filter can be used in typical single-phase applications (120 VAC and 230 VAC). Or industrial applications when utilizing phase to neutral voltage off three phase power. Example: 480 VAC P-P / 277 VAC P-N and 600 VAC P-P / 347VAC P-N.
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11/27/2019
Components Bureau Adds Artesyn to Its Power Portfolio
This new agreement is part of the company’s strategy to expand its power product portfolio and build on its already established specialist power franchises. Artesyn has a broad power offering with products
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11/27/2019
New Compact 36W, 60W and 90W DIN-Rail Mini Power Supplies
Three new 24VDC output DIN-Rail power supplies have been added to the range; PIM36 (36W - coming soon), PIM60 (60W) and PIM90 (90W). The new PIANO Mini (PIM) power supplies free-up space in industrial automation,
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11/27/2019
CoolSiC MOSFET evaluation board for motor drives up to 7.5 kW
The board will help to pave the way for SiC in motor drives and help strengthening Infineon’s market position as #1 for industrial SiC. It was developed to support customers during their first steps in designing industrial drives applications with a maximum of
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11/27/2019
High power density 15A/50W output digital PoL regulator
The new module provides up to 15A/50W at an adjustable output voltage of 0.6-3.3V, which equates to a 25% higher current and power delivery at 3.3V than the previous 12A maximum for that voltage. The input voltage range of the device is 4.5V to 14V.
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11/27/2019
Medical Blueline Power Range from 5-60W External Adapters
Meeting both DoE Level VI and CoC Tier 2 efficiency requirements, the five Blueline models are UL approved and cover power ratings from 5W to 60W. They are certified to EN 60601-1 medical safety and EMC specifications. Safety features include overvoltage and short-circuit
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11/27/2019
Robust, Low-Latency PHY Technology for Industrial Ethernet
The ADIN1300 is a low-power, single port Ethernet transceiver with industry leading power and latency specifications primarily designed for time-critical industrial Ethernet applications up to Gigabit speeds. As industrial automation increases the adoption of Ethernet
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11/27/2019
20A 40Vdc EMI filters simplify compliance to MIL-COTS applications
Housed in a rugged encapsulated quarter-brick package, it comes with a choice of flanged or non-flanged baseplates. These modules are suitable for use in a wide variety of harsh and demanding environments, including MIL-COTS vehicle and airborne applications.
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11/27/2019
Position/Displacement System for Analytical Applications
The Measuring Division of Kaman Precision Products, Inc., highlights the availability of its SMT 9700 position/displacement system, which provides high resolution noncontact position/displacement feedback of virtually any electrically conductive target. Kaman’s flexible SMT 9700 features easy, cost-effective
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11/26/2019
Calibration System Supports up to Four Accelerometers
MB Dynamics, Inc. announced the global market launch of its “4-in-1” multi device-under-test (DUT) automated accelerometer calibration system (“4-in-1” MDAC).   The “4-in-1” MDAC facilitates simultaneous and accurate calibrations of up to four piezoelectric (charge or
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11/26/2019
Glass-Encapsulated MLVs Rated for 150°C Operation
AVX Corporation released a new series of high-temperature, glass-encapsulated multilayer varistors (MLVs) that are qualified to AEC-Q200, rated for operating temperatures up to 150°C, and designed for use in a wide variety of high-energy, harsh-environment automotive underhood, industrial, and oil and gas applications.
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11/25/2019
Bridging Surface Plasmon Polaritons and the Digital World

(a) The schematic diagram of the prototype of the digital SSPP waveguide, which is supported by the direct interaction between the incident wave and digital coding. (b) The schematic diagram of a single digital SSPP unit, which is described by the period p = 3.2 mm, strip width w = 0.5 mm, slit width s = 0.45 mm, height of below metallic bar h1 = 3 mm, and height of upper metallic bar h2 = 2.8 mm. (c) The simulated dispersion curves of the digital SSPP unit with different states. (d-f) The Eigen-mode field distributions of the digital SSPP units with '1' state (d & e) and '0' state (f) at 7.2 GHz (d & f) and 10 GHz (e).

Digital coding and digital modulation technologies are important cornerstones of modern information science and technology, but they are limited in the digital world. In 2014, Prof. Tie Jun Cui at Southeast University and his coworkers proposed the concept of digital coding metamaterials, which combine the digital
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11/24/2019
200V Ultra-low IR Schottky Barrier Diodes
In recent years, the technological trend in Drive Systems for 48V mild hybrids is mechanical integration, in which the motor and peripheral circuits are combined into a single module. This demands high efficiency and high voltage SBDs capable of stable operation at high temperatures. At the same time, higher
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11/21/2019
Innovative Low-Temperature Alloy Technology
Indium Corporation continues to innovate alloy technologies with a new high-performance, high-reliability low-temperature alloy. Durafuse LT is a novel, low-temperature alloy system designed to provide high-reliability in low-temperature applications that require a reflow temperature below 210°C.
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11/21/2019
Current Sense Chip Resistor Extends Range Down To 2 milliohm
Stackpole has added a 2 milliohm resistance value to its popular CSS0603 Series. The ultra-precision 0603 metal foil is rated at 0.33W of power and the 2 milliohm resistance value has a TCR of ±150ppm with tolerance capability as low as 1%. The CSS Series' metal alloy element and design combines
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11/21/2019
Bourns, Inc., announced an addition to the company's flyback power transformer line. Designed to support IEEE 802.3 af-compliant, integrated Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) Powered Device (PD) and Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) controller applications, Bourns Model SM13117EL provides DC/DC power conversion in isolated
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11/21/2019
Powerbox announces power supply for immerged computing
The OFI600A12 is the first commercial power supply designed to meet immerged applications specifications and guarantee the highest level of safety for system and operators. With its built-in digital supervising functions, in just a few minutes the OFI600A12 can be
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11/21/2019
RS Components offers Level VI medical power supplies
The ALM200 is also approved to international medical and IT safety standards. The ALM200 series offers voltage output options of 12V, 15V, 19V, 24V and 48V, each with power output of up to 200W. Class I and
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11/21/2019
20A 40Vdc MIL-COTS filters use active circuitry for protection
The FQB MIL-COTS series is designed for the harsh environments found in 28Vdc nominal input vehicle and airborne applications. The filters have high differential and common mode noise attenuation, simplifying
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11/21/2019
ROHM presents new 200V Ultra-low IR Schottky Barrier Diodes
The RBxx8BM/NS200 expands on the RBxx8 lineup of SBDs enabling high temperature operation that have already been proven in the automotive market in Japan. This new series offers ultra-low leakage current (IR) characteristics to achieve high withstand voltage of 200V.
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11/21/2019
Nexperia Launches High-efficiency GaN FET
The GAN063-650WSA features a low RDS(on) - down to 60 mΩ - and fast switching to offer very high efficiency. Nexperia is targeting high performance application segments including xEV, datacentres, telecom
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11/21/2019
High-Speed Protector Responds in Less Than 1Âμs
Bourns Transient Blocking Units (TBU) high-speed protectors are circuit protection devices constructed using MOSFET semiconductor technology. When placed in a series in the system, the TBU protector monitors the current flowing through the line. If the current exceeds a preset level, the TBU device triggers,
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11/20/2019
Mouser Electronics, Amphenol SSI Sign Distribution Agreement
Mouser Electronics, Inc., announces a global distribution agreement with Amphenol SSI. Through the agreement, Mouser now stocks a broad line of Amphenol SSI products, including pressure sensors and gauges, drum liquid level gauges, and combination temperature and pressure gauges. Amphenol SSI P51
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11/20/2019
DC-DC Converters Have Ultra-Wide Input Range
Flex Power Modules announces the PKM7500W and PKM7100W, two new series of quarter-brick modules for powering railway rolling stock equipment. The 50W PKM7500W offers an extremely wide input voltage range of 12V to 160V, while the 100W PKM7100W has an input range of 14V to 160V. This wide input
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11/20/2019
EC Fans Designed For Power-Hungry Applications
Orion Fans has expanded its family of Electronically Commutated (EC) fans to include 11 new fan models to meet a wide range of AC application requirements. Offering more design freedom, the enhanced product offering features 7 new frame sizes with CFMs ranging from 39 CFM to 220 CFM.
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11/19/2019
PSDcast â€

Jason Mical, the Cyber Security Evangelist at Devo

The IoT is on the horizon, and a world that’s more connected is an even more tempting target for hackers and cyber criminals. So it goes without saying that the modern Security Operations Center has its work cut out for it. Here to talk about these issues is Jason Mical, who’s the Cyber Security Evangelist
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11/19/2019
ATEN Technology, Inc. Expands KVM over IP Extender Series
ATEN Technology, Inc., announced several new additions to its innovative KE Series of KVM over IP Extenders. The solutions are ideal for the broadcasting industry (post-production and live events), control room environments (air traffic control, 911 call centers, utilities process control centers), network operation
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11/19/2019
UTAC Receives Accreditation to Automotive Quality Standard
UTAC Holdings Ltd. announced that they have been awarded the prestigious automotive-related quality standard ISO26262 for their automotive manufacturing  focused facility UTAC Thailand (UTL) in Bangkok. Many vehicles incorporate significant amounts of electronic content to provide semi-autonomous
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11/18/2019
Mouser Announces New USB Type-C Solution Page
Mouser Electronics, Inc., is pleased to offer customers a new page dedicated to the comprehensive selection of USB Type-C products from ON Semiconductor and TE Connectivity. USB Type-C cables introduced new design flexibility with interchangeable cable ends, in addition to vastly improved rates of power and
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11/18/2019
High-Side Switch Delivers up to 700mA Continuous Current
Maxim Integrated MAX14915 Octal High-Side Switch with Diagnostics is an industrial octal high-side switch designed to deliver up to 700mA continuous current. This high-side switch features SPI interface, CRC error checking on the SPI Interface, Watchdog Timer (WDT) for diagnostics checking, and accurate
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11/14/2019
Mouser Electronics Signs Global Agreement with SEARAN
Mouser Electronics, Inc., announces a global distribution agreement with SEARAN, with tens of millions of licenses sold for innovative solutions in consumer, medical, and industrial applications. The SEARAN product line, now available from Mouser Electronics, provides developers with the company’s
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11/14/2019
Heat Sinks Family for Cooling High Powered Devices
Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc, ATS, now provides a family of ultra-high performance heat sinks for cooling high powered CPUs, GPUs, FPGAs and AI processors. This ultra-cool family includes active heat sinks with integral blowers, and passive heat sinks that use available airflow to provide thermal management. The
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11/13/2019
Sager Electronics is now stocking Omron’s W7ED Touch Sensor. The W7ED series is a capacitance-type Touch Sensor, ideal for low-power applications requiring clean environments and an easily integrated solution. The W7ED sensor has a flexible and long-lasting design for any application requiring human
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11/12/2019
Molded Polystyrene Supports Passive Design
Despite frequently being a focus of design investigations, sustainability remains difficult to define and hard to achieve. Passive design employs tactics like superinsulation and passive solar orientation to create ultra-low-energy architecture. Atlas Molded Products helps designers and builders implement superinsulation
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11/12/2019
FPGA Features Integrated Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy Radio
GOWIN Semiconductor Corp. announces the release of their latest mSoC FPGA with integrated Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy radio enabling an entirely new wave of FPGA computing capabilities at the edge. Edge computing is requiring new demands on programmable devices.  With significant variances
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11/12/2019
Cost-Efficient DC Panel MetersÂEase Interface Challenges
Murata introduced a new panel meter series developed by Murata Power Solutions for industrial applications. Comprised of several models, the DMR30 Series offers the ability to measure DC voltage, DC current, temperature, various process voltages, or current loops commonly used in industrial processes. All meters
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11/12/2019
Current Sense Resistors Provide a 1W Power Rating
Stackpole's popular CSS / CSSH Series ultra-precision current sense resistors now have the 0508 size in stock in 1, 1.5, and 2 milliohm resistance values. The wide termination 0508 package provides a 1W power rating, at least twice the power rating of other sense resistors of similar size.
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11/11/2019
Quantum Data Protocol for a Future 'Quantum Internet'

Schedule of the quantum data classification protocol

Quantum-based communication and computation technologies promise unprecedented applications, such as unconditionally secure communications, ultra-precise sensors, and quantum computers capable of solving specific problems with a level of efficiency impossible to reach by classical computers. In recent times,
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11/11/2019
Low Power Transformers Now UL Recognized as Class 2 Models
Signal Transformer announced selected models of the ST and DST Series of high isolation split bobbin, low power transformers, are now recognized by UL as Inherently Limited Class 2 transformers per (UL 5085-3) and now incorporate a UL 1446 Class F 155.0C Insulation System. The ST and DST Series utilize split
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11/07/2019
F-RAM Development Board Intended for Industrial Applications
RS Components is now offering a new easy-to-use and inexpensive development kit from Cypress Semiconductor that will enable engineers to evaluate the high-performance Excelon Ultra QSPI F-RAM memory technology. Cypress’ advanced Excelon F-RAM technology is well suited for deployment in a variety
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11/07/2019
Film Capacitors: Robust Power Capacitors for the DC Link
TDK Corporation presents the new B2568 series of EPCOS MKP DC link power capacitors, which offer outstanding robustness under harsh environmental conditions. The new capacitors are designed for voltages of between 900 and 3000 V DC and cover a capacitance range from 50 to 4000 µF. Depending on type, the
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11/07/2019
Arbitrary Function Generators Feature 16 Bit Resolution
RIGOL Technologies announces the new DG2000 Series of Arbitrary Function Generators expanding their portfolio of 16Bit Generators to satisfy the requirements of more rugged and industrial applications. The DG2000 delivers the same performance specifications and feature set as RIGOL’s popular DG900
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11/05/2019
MLCC Capacitors Range from 0.1pF up to 100uF
Stackpole Electronics, Inc. announces the release of the CML Series MLCC capacitors. The CML offers a wide capacitance range from 0.1pF up to 100uF in voltage ratings from 10V to 100V. Available in C0G dielectric for exceptional stability and accuracy and no aging effects, X7R and X5R for
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11/05/2019
Cyber-SHIP Lab to Address Maritime Cyber Security Challenges

The new Cyber_SHIP Lab at the University of Plymouth will complement existing world-leading facilities such as its ship simulator

A unique new research facility designed to address the key cyber security challenges facing the shipping industry is being established at the University of Plymouth. The £3 million Cyber-SHIP Lab, supported by funding from Research England, part of UK Research and Innovation, and industry, will bring
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11/04/2019
100W Active PFC Enclosed Switching Power Supply
MORNSUN released a new enclosed switching power supply series LMF100-20Bxx with active PFC (Power factor correction). The LMF100-20Bxx series features universal input voltage range of 85-264Vac, accepts AC or DC input and the PF(Power factor) is up to 0.98. In addition, its emissions meets CISPR32 CLASS B without
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11/04/2019