Lighting & Illumination

February 2021
Variations to Perform: Introducing 65 W USB-PD Designs

Figure 1 Block diagram of a secondary-side controlled power adapter using PAG1S and PAG1P

The continuous demand for charging devices in the shortest time is driving the charger market toward fast charging. On the one hand, the power delivered by these charges increases; on the other hand, their size is getting smaller and smaller, so it is necessary to design a higher power density. To meet the growing de
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Date:
02/28/2021

Dialight Unveils Low Profile LED High Output High Bay
Dialight announced the availability of its newest, lightest Low Profile Vigilant LED High Output High Bay.  The new smaller, lighter form factor is contractor-friendly at just under 7 inches high and 48 pounds with a copper-free aluminium housing, dual powder coat finish, and a hook mounting option fo
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Date:
02/18/2021
Solar-Optimized PMICs into Epishine Development Platform
Further progressing its goal of making battery-less technology more commonplace, e-peas has gained another big win for its energy harvesting power management ICs (PMICs). These PMICs will now play a major part in facilitating the development of devices using printed organic photocells produced by innovative Sw
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02/16/2021
 Environmental Lights' Low-Voltage Downlighting Solution
Environmental Lights announces the launch of their new REVI Remote-Voltage Illumination System. The REVI Remote-Voltage Illumination System is a comprehensive low voltage downlighting solution designed specifically for A/V integrators. REVI features programmable, RDM enabled power supplies and a la carte conf
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02/15/2021
Extended Family of Wide Terminal Thin Film Chip Resistors
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announced that the company has extended its NCW AT family of wide terminal thin film chip resistors with a new line of devices in the 0612 case size. For power electronics in automotive and industrial applications, the Vishay Beyschlag NCW 0612 AT components combine high temperature pe
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02/08/2021
Hybrid Supercapacitors Deliver up to 220 Farads at 3.8 V
Cornell Dubilier Electronics introduces two new series of Hybrid LIC Supercapacitors in response to the growing need for ultra-high capacitance values at higher operating voltages.  The new VMF and VPF Series operate at 3.8 WVDC with capacitance values up to 220 Farads. The higher voltage results in increased en
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Date:
02/08/2021
Dual Function LED for General Illumination, Disinfection
NICHIA announces a new dual function LED that provides both white light and high doses of energy geared for inactivation of various prevalent bacteria. With the continued surge of COVID-19 and the global impact across the globe, there is a heightened awareness to cleanliness in all aspects of life. While th
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Date:
02/04/2021
Selecting Power Inductors

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When the power supply voltage is decreased, voltage fluctuations can become more dangerous, requiring a high-performance DC-DC converter in order to operate within safe parameters. DC-DC converters can help to address these requirements, and power inductors are crucial components that affect DC-DC converters’ pe
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Date:
02/01/2021