Medical, Healthcare & Wellness

February 2022
System solutions for battery-powered applications: Part 4 of 4 Editorial Series sponsored by Infineon; Innovative solutions for compact and efficient battery-powered applications

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Introduction As discussed in previous installments in this series, integrating power electronics co-located or in close proximity to motors is an important design goal in many battery-powered applications. Faced with increasing functionality and power requirements, as well as the size and weight constraints in
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Date:
02/25/2022
1.27mm-Pitch Board-to-Board Battery Connectors
KYOCERA AVX has further expanded its well-proven portfolio of battery connectors for board-to-board and battery pack integration applications with the release of a new fine-pitch connector series designed for medical, industrial, and networking applications. The newest additions to this product po
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Date:
02/23/2022
Infineon Invests Over €2 Billion in New Frontend Fab
There was a time where the trend in the semiconductor industry was to move to a fabless strategy. Why bother with the expense of a fab and gaining the expertise in-house to take care of complex manufacturing, when you could easily subcontract to a specialist who’d make your chips cheaply and with higher yields t
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Date:
02/22/2022
Amphenol Board-to-Board Connectors Range Extension at TTI
TTI, Inc., announces the range extension of Amphenol ICC’s Minitek MicroSpeed Board-to-Board Connectors from stock at TTI. A range of 26 Position Connectors have been added to Amphenol’s ICC Minitek MicroSpeed Connector family. These 1.00mm pitch connectors support high-speed data applications with spee
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Date:
02/14/2022
TPI 180 and TPP 180 Series 180 Watt AC/DC power supplies
TRACO POWER’s TPI 180 & TPP 180 are a set of encapsulated AC/DC power supplies coming as open frame and encased versions. They feature a reinforced double I/O isolation (3000 VAC) system according to latest medical safety standards (60601-1 3rd edition, 2 x MOPP). The leakage current is below 300 μA and makes
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Date:
02/02/2022
It’s All About Voltage Ratings

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Figure 1: Voltage distributes equally across inductor turns

Yes, voltage ratings for inductors. The popularity of molded composite core inductors has placed new emphasis on voltage ratings to ensure safe and reliable inductor operation. Molded-core inductors place the core material in direct contact with the windings, changing the way inductor windings are insulated. New circuit
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Date:
02/02/2022
100W AC-DC Power Supplies for Industrial, Technology, and Medical Devices
XP Power introduces the FCB100 series of AC-DC power supplies. The series is certified to medical (including BF), ITE and household standards for Class I and II (no ground connection) operation. With Class B conducted and radiated emissions in both Class I & Class II configurations and supporting both convection &a
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Date:
02/01/2022
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