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Power Passives and Discretes

February 2011
Infineon Launches New ISOFACE™ Digital Input Product Family for Industrial Control and Automation Systems - Smarter and More Robust Than Today's Solutions

Infineon Presents New ISOFACE™ Digital Input Product Family for Industrial Control and Automation Systems - Much Smarter and More Robust Than Today's Solutions

The new ISOFACE™ Digital Input products expand Infineon Technologies' innovative product segment of galvanic isolated interfaces for industrial control and automation applications. The ISOFACE™ Digital
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02/28/2011
Payton Planar Magnetics Introduces a Line of Low Profile High Power Transformers
The transformer is the key to the efficiency of a power supply. With the low leakage low loss techniques of planar technology, Payton is making available high power transformers with 99%+ efficiencies.
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02/28/2011
Maxwell Technologies Sees Significant Growth Opportunity for Its CONDIS® Capacitive Voltage Divider Products in Russia Grid Modernization
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. announced today that a leading producer of instrument transformers for the Russian utility grid has selected CONDIS® capacitive voltage dividers (CVD) produced by Maxwell's
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02/27/2011

Digi-Key Corporation and Interlink Electronics Announce Global Distribution Agreement
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Interlink
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02/27/2011
Stackpole's RSF / RSMF Series Low Cost Metal Oxide Resistors up to 5 Watts
The RSF / RSMF Series from Stackpole is a low cost alternative to wirewound resistors rated at 5 watts and below. The RSF / RSMF Series is also rated for operation up to 200 degrees C for the mini
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02/26/2011
Modelithics Develops Model of AVX's Surface Mount Chip Capacitor To Enhance Product Development
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has worked with Modelithics to create a surface mount chip capacitor model for its GX02 broadband
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02/26/2011
KEMET Expands Polymer Tantalum Capacitor Portfolio
KEMET has announced the expansion of its Polymer Tantalum portfolio. The KEMET T528 Low equivalent series resistance (ESR)/ equivalent series inductance (ESL) Series, T521 High Voltage Series and
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02/26/2011
MSC Stocks Ultra-Compact Optical-Coupled MOSFET: 30pA Leakage Current & 0.75pF Output Capacitance
MSC now offers the new PS7901D-1A optical-coupled MOSFET from Renesas Electronics. Key features of this device are an output capacitance of only 0.75 pF and a low leakage current of just 30 pA. The
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02/26/2011
Nextreme Introduces Thermobility Wireless Power
Nextreme Thermal Solutions, the leader in microscale thermal and power generation solutions, today introduces Thermobility, the next generation of power generation technology that uses heat as a source
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02/25/2011
SemiSouth Ships High-Efficiency, High power SiC JFETs in Commercial Quantities
SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc., the leading manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) technology for high-power, high-efficiency, harsh-environment power management and conversion applications, has announced
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02/25/2011
STMicroelectronics Raises Reliability and Efficiency for Ultra-Compact LED Lamps
The first in a new family of mains-operated LED lamp drivers from STMicroelectronics, a global leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the worldwide leader in
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02/25/2011
Farnell Wins EMEA Best in Class Gold Distribution Award from Honeywell Sensing and Control

From left to right: Lionel Caillat, Vice President & General Manager EMEA, Honeywell; Bradd Schneider, Vice President Global Sales, Honeywell; Steve Herd, Head of EMCO Product and Supplier Management, Farnell; Didier LeBorgne, Field Sales Engineer, Farnell France; Paivi Komminaho-Franz, European Supplier Account Manager, Farnell; Jamie Scott, Product Manager, Farnell; Beth Wozniak, President, Honeywell; and Harry Lakhal, General Manager, Farnell Spain and Portugal.

Farnell, the leading multi-channel distributor, has won the 2011 EMEA Best in Class Gold Distribution award from Honeywell Sensing and Control (S&C), the global technology and manufacturing leader,
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02/24/2011
Linear's 100V High Speed Synchronous N-Channel MOSFET Drivers Operate from -40°C to 150°C

High Reliability 100V Synchronous MOSFET Driver for DC/DC Converters

Linear Technology Corporation announced the H-grade version of the LTC4444/-5, a high-speed, high input supply voltage (100V), synchronous MOSFET gate driver designed to drive upper and lower power
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02/24/2011
High Performance Design

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Figure 1: Equivalent gate drive circuit

The push for ever increasing demands on higher performance power supplies in combination with fast time to market pushes designers to the limit. All creativity is needed to get the performance
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02/22/2011
User-Programmable Hall-Effect Switches Include High-Voltage Transient Protection for Automotive Applications
The A1190/2/3 family, new from Allegro MicroSystems Europe, are a range of user-programmable Hall-effect switches that complement the company's existing family of devices used in automotive seat-belt
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02/22/2011
ON Semiconductor's New Power MOSFET Devices Deliver Space Savings and Robust Performance for Automotive Modules
ON Semiconductor, a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics announced the introduction of six new AEC-Q101 qualified logic level, single channel, power
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02/22/2011
Film capacitors: Compact Motor Run Capacitors
TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, presents the EPCOS MotorCap™ DM series of highly compact motor run capacitors. The space-saving version is implemented in a new housing technology
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02/21/2011
Digi-Key Corporation Honored with Honeywell Sensing and Control's Growth Award
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, was awarded Honeywell Sensing and Control's
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02/20/2011
IR Introduces Scalable Easy-to-Use, Versatile SupIRBuck™  Family for Energy-Efficient Computing and Consumer Applications
International Rectifier has announced the expansion of its SupIRBuck™ family of integrated point-of-load (POL) voltage regulators. The new IR347x and IR386x devices for energy-efficient computing
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02/20/2011
Maxim's 2A Synchronous Buck Integrates MOSFETs for up to 96% Efficiency In A 1.6mm x 1.6mm Package
Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX15053, a current-mode, synchronous DC-DC converter in a tiny 1.65mm x 1.65mm wafer-level package (WLP). This miniature step-down regulator integrates MOSFETs
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02/20/2011
Avnet Electronics Marketing and Samsung Electro-Mechanics Sign Global Distribution Agreement
Avnet Electronics Marketing, a business group of Avnet, Inc., has signed a global distribution agreement with Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., Ltd, one of the world's largest manufacturers of advanced
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02/17/2011
Aquiba selects Energy Micro's Low Power Microcontroller for Next Generation Smart Water Meter

The Aquiba A200 smart water meter uses Energy Micro's energy friendly EFM32 Gecko microcontroller.

Energy Micro has announced that Aquiba, a joint venture between Sentec and Takahata Precision, has selected Energy Micro's energy friendly EFM32 Gecko microcontroller for use in its groundbreaking
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02/17/2011
Linear's 60V Input, 50μA Dual Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Controller Features -55°C to 150°C Operating Junction Temperature Range

-55°C to 150°C Operating Temperature High Voltage Dual DC/DC Controller

Linear Technology Corporation announces the H- and MP-grade versions of the LTC3890/-1. This high voltage dual output synchronous step-down DC/DC controller draws only 50μA when one output is active
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02/17/2011
ZMDI's New Member of Cost-Effective HV Line Driver Family for Factory Automation with IO-Link Functionality
ZMD AG, a global supplier of energy-efficient analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, and medical applications, today announced a new member of its cost-effective line driver
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02/16/2011
ON Semi to Acquire CMOS Image Sensor Business from Cypress
ON Semiconductor, a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, and Cypress Semiconductor Corp. announced that a definitive agreement has been signed for
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02/14/2011
ROHM High-Performance Infrared LEDs Ideal for Proximity Sensing
A new series of high-performance infrared LEDs ideally suited for proximity sensor applications is now available from ROHM Semiconductor . The SIM-030/031ST and SIM-040/041ST surface-mount IR LEDs
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02/14/2011
Maxwell Introduces Ultracapacitor-Based Backup Power Module for UPS
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. announced that it is introducing a 56-volt ultracapacitor module designed specifically to address the short-term ride-through and bridge power requirements of uninterruptible
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02/13/2011
VPT Series Toroidal Power Transformers Offer Efficient Design Solution
Featuring up to 97.4 percent power efficiency and a highly efficient design using nearly 30 percent less material, the new VPT Series Toroidal Power Transformers from Triad Magnetics provide an innovative
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02/13/2011
Power Integrations Expands Popular LinkSwitch-PH Family of LED Driver ICs
Power Integrations, the leader in high-voltage drivers for offline LED lighting, today announced seven new members of its popular LinkSwitch-PH family of LED driver ICs. Optimized for industrial and
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02/13/2011
PSMA Announces Special Presentation Session on Capacitors in Power Electronics at APEC 2011
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) Magnetics Committee is sponsoring a Special Presentation session at APEC 2011 titled "Capacitors in Power Electronics." The session will take place
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02/10/2011
Farnell's Product Portfolio Gets Boost with 800 New Analog Products from Microchip
Farnell, the leading multi-channel distributor, has added 800 new analog products from Microchip Technology to its portfolio, making it the first European distributor to have the largest stock of
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02/07/2011
Arrow Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with SiTime Corporation, a leader in MEMS-based silicon timing solutions. Under the agreement, Arrow will distribute SiTime's complete
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02/07/2011
Ericsson's Digital Voltage Regulator Offers Unprecedented Levels of Control and Energy Saving
Ericsson Power Modules' 3E series BMR463 is a second-generation, digital point-of-load regulator with unprecedented functionality. It enables systems architects to fully monitor and dynamically control
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02/07/2011
Avago's New Isolation Amplifiers with Increased Accuracy for Motor Drivers & Renewable Energy Power Converters
Avago Technologies announced new precision optical isolation amplifiers for motor control and current sensing applications. The ACPL-790B, ACPL-790A and ACPL-7900 devices improve the accuracy and
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02/05/2011
Digi-Key Corporation and Midé Technology Sign Worldwide Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Midé Technology today announced the
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02/03/2011
Digi-Key Corporation Expands Intersil Product Offering
Digi-Key Corporation announced it has added 259 new Intersil products to its expansive offering of electronic components. "We are excited to add these new products to our Intersil line and offer
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02/03/2011
IR Introduces Family of Rugged Automotive Qualified Planar MOSFETs
International Rectifier, a world leader in power management technology, introduced a family of automotive qualified planar MOSFETs for a variety of applications used in Internal Combustion Engine
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02/03/2011
TI's New Low-Voltage Precision Op-amps for Sensor Measurement
Texas Instruments Incorporated expanded its 1.8-V precision operational amplifier (op amp) portfolio with a new line of op amps for low-noise, high-impedance sensor measurement. The first product
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02/01/2011
IR's New DirectFET®plus Power MOSFET Family for DC-DC Switching Applications Improves Efficiency up to 2 Percent
International Rectifier, a world leader in power management technology, introduced a family of DirectFET®plus power MOSFETs featuring IR's new generation of silicon that sets a new standard in efficiency
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02/01/2011
IDT Introduces Industry's First Single-Layer Multi-Touch Capacitive Touch Screen Controller
Integrated Device Technology, Inc. announced the industry's first touch screen controller IC optimized for IDT's proprietary single-layer multi-touch projected capacitive touch screen technology.
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02/01/2011

 



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