Military, Aerospace & Hi-Rel

July 2021
Mahr Introduces New MarSurf WI White Light Interferometer
Mahr Inc., introduced its new MarSurf WI, a white light interferometer, developed in cooperation with NanoFocus, that enables high-resolution 3D measurement and maximum ease of use. The new system features evaluation technology based on artificial intelligence (AI), which allows the highest accuracy to
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07/29/2021

C&K Acquisition Creates New Military/Aero Division
C&K has entered into an agreement to acquire E.I.S. Electronics, industry specialists in the design and manufacture of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems (EWIS) for avionics, defense and aerospace applications.  In conjunction with this transaction, C&K announced the creation of a new div
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07/28/2021
60 V Rad Hard GaN Power Device for Demanding Space Applications
EPC Space announces the introduction of EPC7014UB, a 60 V radiation-hardened gallium nitride transistor that is lower in cost and is a more efficient solution than the nearest comparable radiation hardened (RH) silicon MOSFET. Utilizing GaN technology, the EPC7014UB outperforms RH silicon-based devices as
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Date:
07/28/2021
Training the Next Generation of 'Cybercops'
Not so long ago, a strong password felt mighty enough to keep you safe and your computer data private. But we now live amid heightened risks in malware, phishing, spearphishing and denial-of-service attacks. Even scarier, it is possible for computer terrorists to wreak global havoc by commandeering your personal co
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07/27/2021
New motor control software boosts BridgeSwitch ICs
Electric motors are responsible for using a huge portion of the electricity we generate. Some estimates put that figure almost half of global energy consumption. As such, it makes sense to have the motors driven as efficiently as possible, for the user to save costs, for the supplier who won’t face so large deman
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07/23/2021
Benefits of Digital Switching in Programmable AC Power Sources

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Figure 1. Conventional AC power source topology

Programmable AC power sources have been widely used to implement and support numerous product test procedures over the years. They provide the test engineer with the ability to fully control voltage, frequency, and current to the unit under test (UUT). Products like these are used to simulate various power conditions an
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Date:
07/19/2021
DC-DC Converter Range Offers up to 6kV Output from 24V input
There are a huge variety of requirements for power supplies. While the majority of consumer systems can be powered from standard off-the-shelf power supplies and USB-C chargers, there are many other systems that require highly specialised equipment. Some of these, like industrial drives, need very large amounts
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Date:
07/06/2021
Space, but not as we know it - the new space race
Designing for space applications used to be really difficult and very expensive. At the beginning of our exploration of space, spacecraft and satellites cost a huge amount of money, which at that time meant that only the largest companies and government organisations could afford to put manned vehicles and satellit
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07/01/2021
Würth Expands Popular Transformer Series
This series of parts can be used in a host of push-pull and pulse transformer applications, and is found on dozens of reference designs.   The four parts added to the MID-PPTI series include 750317828, 750317829, 750317830, and 750317331; all which are AEC-Q200 qualified, and include and isolation vol
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Date:
07/01/2021
ROHM’s New 80V Withstand 5A Output Power Supply ICs
Recent years have seen evolving markets of battery-driven applications and advanced industrial equipment such as 5G base stations and factory automation systems equipped with new functions utilizing IoT. This demands power supply ICs that are not only compact and operate at high efficiency, but also deliver lar
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Date:
07/01/2021
TRENCHSTOP 5 WR6 family in TO-247-3-HCC housing
The family comes in a TO-247-3-HCC package and offers a broad portfolio comprising 20 A, 30 A, 40 A, 50 A, 60 A and 70 A current ratings. The devices can easily be used for replacing previous technologies like Infineon’s TRENCHSTOP 5 WR5 and HighSpeed 3 H3 as well as competitor technologies. The family is optimi
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Date:
07/01/2021