Kirkland, Washington, USA- Silicon Designs, Inc. announced the recently enhanced performance of its compact, low-mass, single axis Model 2220 series.
Design of the enhanced Model 2220 series incorporates Silicon Designs’ new proprietary high-performance MEMS chip, along with high-drive, low-impeda
NORWOOD, MA - Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear LTM4653, 58VIN step-down µModule Regulator. The LTM4653 can safely operate from unregulated or fluctuating 24V to 48V input supplies in noisy environments such as factory automation, industrial robotics, communication infrastructure and avionics systems. Th
TDK Corporation presents EPCOS PQvar, a modular static var generator for active stepless power factor correction and load balancing in industrial grids and large commercial buildings. With a fast response time of less than 15 ms and a dynamic reaction time of 50 µs, PQvar offers significantly faster compensat
Vincotech has joined Charging Interface Initiative e. V., an association set up by Germany's automotive luminaries to entrench the Combined Charging System (CCS) as the definitive technology for battery-powered electric vehicles (EVs).
Vincotech and CharIN's founding members, which include Audi, BMW, Daimler, P
Schaffner is again setting a benchmark with its product offering for harmonics mitigation solutions. ecosine® active sync utilises superior technology to reliably mitigate excessive harmonics with an evolutionary modular product concept.
With the new ecosine active sync filters FN3530/31/40/41, FN3532/42 and FN3545
The ultra-wide input-voltage range of the latest DC/DC converters from Dengrove Electronic Components gives extra flexibility when designing equipment to be powered from high-voltage batteries, or to operate from various different standardised supply voltages.
Now in stock at Dengrove, the RECOM RPA100H and RPA20
Infineon Technologies Bipolar GmbH & Co. KG launches a new diode family especially designed for modern IGBT applications: Infineon ® Prime Soft. This diode features an improved turn-off capability which now rates at 5 kA/µs. Prime Soft builds on the well-received IGCT freewheeling diode family which is based on
Vicor Corporation has announced a 12V to 48V non-isolated up converter to support 48V high-performance GPUs in data centers that are still relying on legacy 12V power distribution.
The 2317 NBM converts 12V to 48V with over 98% peak efficiency, 750W continuous and 1kW peak power in a 23 x 17 x 7.4mm surface
MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new series of low profile, high current IHLP inductors that are the industry's first to meet the requirements of MIL-STD-981 class S. Designed to provide high reliability in space-grade applications, inductors in the Vishay Custom Magnetics SGIHLP series featur
Peter Di Maso, Director, Product Line Management at GaN Systems
The pursuit of higher efficiency has been a driving factor in industry progress since electricity was first harnessed. The introduction of solid state transistors in switching applications enabled the switching power converter and created a step function improvement in power conversion efficiency. Advances in
TT Electronics has announced the introduction of two additional resistor types that expand and enhance its high-reliability CR and HR series. The latest versions of these thick-film chip resistors are in the smaller 0603 size and hence offer greater opportunities for use in compact circuits where guaranteed per
XP Power has unveiled a new extensive family of cost-effective high-power density DC-DC converters for railway traction, rolling stock, and harsh environment applications. Offering a wide selection of power handling capability from 50W up to 600W, traction battery voltages of 24, 36, 48, 72 & 110 VDC are cov
With the MagI³C-VDMM (Variable Step Down MicroModule), Würth Elektronik eiSos expands its product series of power modules with high power density, very few external components and outstanding electromagnetic compatibility. The step-down converter with variable output voltage is a particularly compact solutio
Now available in Europe through TTI are Panasonic’s highly power efficient LP-Series power choke coils and ZE-Series Conductive Polymer Hybrid Aluminum SMD technology capacitors featuring a high ripple current (up to 2.0A) and a low ESR value.
Rugged LP series power choke coils offer inductance stability over a broad
Renesas announced three programmable power management ICs (PMICs) that offer the highest power efficiency and smallest footprint for application processors in smartphones and tablets: the ISL91302B, ISL91301A, and ISL91301B PMICs. The PMICs also deliver power to artificial intelligence (AI) processors, FPGAs,
By operating at powers of up to 350 kilowatts, the newest model from ABB, Terra High Power charger, adds up to 200 kilometers of range to an electric vehicle in just 8 minutes. The new charger is ideally suited for use at highway rest stops and petrol stations.
ABB chargers are being installed around the world, a
BLOCK announces the introduction of two new 24V/40A uninterruptible power supplies. These DC input UPS ensure reliable availability of safety-critical systems in the case of power failure. BLOCK UPS supports 12V, 24V and 48V systems and can be either battery-powered or use capacitive energy storage.
Toshiba Electronics Europe today announced the launch of a new gate driver photocoupler housed in a low-profile SO8L package. The TLP5832 delivers 2.5A peak output current (IOPH,IOPL) and can directly drive medium-class IGBTs and MOSFETs in applications such as inverters for industrial, air conditioning and solar appli
Welcome to the May edition of PSD. This year seems to be constantly busy and the time is flying in. Maybe it is because the industry is on the crest of a wave at the moment, or it may be that the number of important events is increasing and we are constantly in the lead up to another one. This month, we start to
Earlier this year I wrote a blog on Google and its tensor processing units. The company had just launched the second generation of its powerful ICs that provide the computing power for its vast datacentres around the world. The processors are specifically designed for the complex AI computational tasks found in
The TMR 3WIR and the TMR 6WIR series are a set of 3/6 Watt DC/DC converters in a SIP-8 metal case. The design purpose of these series was to miniaturized low power DC/DC converters for railway application to the maximum without sacrificing highest efficiency. They operate up to 78°C environment temperature at full
It’s been almost a year a year to the day (10th March) since Analog Devices announced that the company had completed its approximately $15 billion takeover of Linear Technology. The initial announcement had come as a shock to the industry, in that one of the seemingly few remaining large privately owned electro
Keith Szolusha Applications Engineering Section Leader Power Management Products, Linear Technology
Synchronous buck-boost converters with four power switches can deliver very high efficiency while providing both step-up and step-down DC/DC conversion. Combining the capabilities of two separate converters (buck and boost) has the advantage of reduced solution size and cost. Four-switch converters should be abl
John Bazinet, Staff Scientist - David Loconto, Design Center Manager - Steve Knoth, Senior Product Marketing Engineer, Power by Linear Products, Analog Devices, Inc
A buck-boost DC/DC converter is one of the most valuable tools in a power supply designer’s toolbox for dealing with a variety of power conversion scenarios. In these situations, input voltages can vary widely due to non-ideal or multi-input power sources, transient disturbances or charging and discharging sto
TEC 2/3 (WI) are new series with the design purpose to improve the prevalent 2/3 Watt SIP-8 DC/DC converters (eg. TMR 2/3E) in terms of cost, efficiency and performance.
The latest technology and components enable an increase in efficiency by more than 20%. With the reduction of thermal loss, the operating temp
Continuing to extend the breadth of its interconnect solutions, Harwin has announced the latest addition to the M40 series. With phosphor bronze contacts that are rated for currents of up to 1A, these lightweight, low profile 1mm pitch units are the smallest in the company’s portfolio of cable-to-board connecto
Mouser Electronics is now stocking the ACEPACK IGBT modules from STMicroelectronics (ST). Part of a new plastic power module family developed mainly to address industrial applications, the Adaptable Compact Easier PACKage (ACEPACK) modules provide economical and highly integrated power conversion for 3 kW –
imec and Qromis, have announced the development of high performance enhancement mode p-GaN power devices on 200mm engineered Coefficient of Thermal Expansion (CTE)-matched substrates, processed in imec’s silicon pilot line. The substrates are offered by Qromis as commercial 200mm QST® substrates as part of
RS Components has introduced easily upgradeable power distribution units (PDUs) to its high-quality high-value RS Pro range, which give flexibility to retrofit power metering or networked power monitoring cost effectively and with minimal disruption.
The new family of PDUs offer versatile configurations, presenting an elega
K. Yoshida, S. Yoshiwatari, M .Sawada, Y. Onozawa, M. Isozaki, S. Okita and O. Ikawa Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.
In recent years, significance of semiconductor module for photovoltaic power conversion systems is increasing. Especially higher output power with existing housing size of power module is important to realize further downsizing or rating upgrade for its systems. For realizing higher output, advanced technologies
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – With the shared mission to launch and ensure success of emerging enterprises seeking to innovate the future of engineering, aviation, aerospace and beyond, Boeing HorizonX has signed on as a Nexus Partner at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Research Park.