Lighting & Illumination

January 2021
Innovating Power Delivery Networks
Every electronic piece of equipment or system has a power delivery network (PDN) made up of cables, bus bars, connectors, circuit board copper power planes and AC-to-DC and DC-to-DC converters and regulators. Governing the performance of a PDN is its overall architecture, such as the use of AC or DC voltage di
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Date:
01/28/2021

Nichia UV-C LED Disinfection Efficacy Combats Viruses
NICHIA further demonstrates its commitment to innovation and improvements to global well-being with the launch of its newest deep UV LED, the NCSU334B. At a peak wavelength of 280 nm, NICHIA’s deep UV LED outperforms other commercially available UV-C LEDs, regardless of wavelength, output, efficiency and lifetime. At
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Date:
01/27/2021
Fast-Recovery AEC-Q Rectifiers w/ Best-in-Class Performance
Taiwan Semiconductor announces the availability of the RS2x family of fast recovery rectifiers. These 2A-rated diodes are available with reverse voltage ratings of 200V and 1 KV, each available in either SOD-128 or Thin SMA package. These two surface mount packages align with standard pc-board solder pads fa
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Date:
01/18/2021
Driving LEDs for Automotive Lighting Solutions
Automotive lighting is undergoing a fundamental change as more lighting solutions (both interior and exterior) shift from conventional bulbs to light emitting diodes (LEDs). LEDs present unique challenges in automotive applications, but they also promise unique advantages and possibilities. While driving LEDs re
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Date:
01/04/2021