Industrial

December 2022
DC Inrush Current Limiter for Flexible System Integration

DC Inrush Current Limiter for Flexible System Integration

­The new BE-DCEB10A from Bicker Elektronik, Donauwoerth/Germany, reliably protects against high currents that occur when capacitive DC loads are switched on and can damage the power supply or trigger fuse elements. With input voltages of 10 to 30VDC, the compact PCB module limits the inrush current to approx. 12A
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Date:
12/20/2022

STMicroelectronics Eases and Accelerates User-Interface Design on STM32 MCUs with new TouchGFX Stock

STMicroelectronics eases and accelerates user-interface design on STM32 MCUs with new TouchGFX Stock

­With the latest version of the TouchGFX software package, STMicroelectronics has made it easier to build great user interfaces (UIs) for applications hosted on STM32 microcontrollers. Release 4.21 features TouchGFX Stock, a large set of free graphics designs, images and icons. These help users easily ma
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Date:
12/19/2022
CUI Devices Introduces Ultra-Compact 3 x 2 mm Tactile Switch

CUI Devices Introduces Ultra-Compact 3 x 2 mm Tactile Switch

­CUI Devices’ Switches Group announced the introduction of one of the industry’s smallest tactile switches. Housed in an ultra-compact 3 x 2 x 0.6 mm package, the TS19 series carries an IP67 rating for dealing with moisture and environmental contaminants as well as a rugged lifecycle ra
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Date:
12/13/2022
HF DC Link Capacitors Feature Ultra-Low ESL

TDK releases ModCap HF DC link capacitors with ultra-low ESL

­TDK Corporation presents ModCapTM HF, a modular capacitor concept for DC link applications that is able to work at very high switching frequencies. The six newly developed power capacitors of the B25647A* series are available for rated voltages from 900 V to 1600 V and cover a capacitance spectrum fr
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Date:
12/13/2022
Compact 750W 60kV power supply for high-power applications

XP Power's new range of high-voltage power solutions offers the flexibility and control demanded by semiconductor applications.

The units will be of particular interest to electrical design engineers and system integration engineers working in ion implantation, e-beam welding, and e-beam additive manufacturing – as well as many other application sectors. The new FT series addresses challenges engineers face with limited high-volt
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Date:
12/13/2022
CDE Polymer Chip Capacitor Line Expanded to 35VDC

CDE Polymer Chip Capacitor Line Expanded to 35VDC

­Cornell Dubilier’s XMPL Polymer Chip Capacitor Series has been expanded to match applications with higher voltage and capacitance requirements. Their excellent capacitance and voltage stability with temperature and frequency make these conductive polymer capacitors ideal for applications where bulk storage an
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Date:
12/12/2022
ROHM Delivers the Industry's Highest Rated Power Shunt Resistors in the 0508 Size

ROHM Delivers the Industry's Highest Rated Power Shunt Resistors in the 0508 Size

­ROHM Semiconductor announced they have developed the LTR10L series of wide terminal shunt resistors, optimized for a variety of applications in the automotive, industrial, and consumer sectors. ROHM has also strengthened their considerable lineup with two updated general-purpose MCR series sh
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Date:
12/09/2022
Wurth Elektronik Presents Reference Design for its Gigabit Ethernet Front End

Wurth Elektronik Presents Reference Design for its Gigabit Ethernet Front End

Würth Elektronik has published its RD016 reference design and the corresponding application note ANP116. With this, the manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components provides valuable information for the development of EMC-compliant Gigabit Ethernet applications. Developers obtain an optimized ci
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Date:
12/02/2022
Too Hot for SPICE

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Figure 1: Double pulse testing using standard power MOSFET models

­One of the biggest challenges facing engineers when designing with discrete power MOSFETs is the fact standard simulation models provided by many manufacturers are limited in how well they emulate real-world performance. This reduces the usefulness of SPICE simulations when attempting to understand how a circuit wi
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Date:
12/01/2022
Menlo Micro Delivers World's Highest Power MEMS Switch

Menlo Micro Delivers World's Highest Power MEMS Switch

­Menlo Micro introduced the world’s first micromechanical power switch capable of handling 10A in a miniature 5mm x 5mm surface-mount package. With its ultra-low 0.010 ohm contact resistance, the new MM9200 Ideal Switch is the lowest-loss and highest power capable micro-mechanical switch ever cr
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Date:
12/01/2022
High-Performance / Low-Cost 30W DC-DC Converter with 4:1 Input Range

High-Performance / Low-Cost 30W DC-DC Converter with 4:1 Input Range

­TRACO POWER announces it’s next generation of 30W DC-DC converters in the standard 1 x 1 inch footprint with the new THL 30WI series. This next-generation product greatly improves the “cost / performance” ratio in the 30W, 1 x 1” industry standard product area. Combined with safety approvals to the lat
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Date:
12/01/2022
Dual-Channel, 8.5 A, 18 V, Synchronous Step-Down Silent Switcher Device with 16 µA Quiescent Current

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Figure 1. Ultralow EMI emission, dual output LT8652S-based 12 V to 3.3 V and 1.2 V synchronous step-down converter

­LT8652S is a dual-channel, synchronous, monolithic, step-down regulator featuring a 3 V to 18 V input range. It can deliver up to 8.5 A of continuous current from both channels and supports loads up to 12 A from each channel. It features peak current-mode control with an extremely low 20 ns minimum on-time, wh
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Date:
12/01/2022
Industrial and Automotive Filters Make the Grade with Advanced Materials Technology

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Figure 1. Electrifying major automotive systems boosts efficiency and economy

­Electrification is a major factor in moves towards smart industry and smart driving. The trend is bringing increasing numbers of high-powered electrical systems into close proximity with each other, such as arrays of industrial robots inside factories. In automotive markets, the latest vehicles are adding gr
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Date:
12/01/2022
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