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Power Passives and Discretes

May 2011
STMicroelectronics in Production with New Power MOSFETsDriving Up Vehicle Electrical Efficiency
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a leader in semiconductors for automotive systems, has extended its range of STripFETT
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05/27/2011
Direct Fuel Injection

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Figure 1: Estimated junction temperature rise for a given power pulse assuming an inductive load

There is a pressing need within the automotive industry for realizing greater degrees of fuel economy. This is being driven by rising oil prices through ongoing political uncertainty in many oil
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05/26/2011
Toshiba expands family of semi power devices with new n-channel power management MOSFET
Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has announced a new addition to its family of low voltage MOSFETs. The new n-channel device - which is a member of the company's continuously expanding SSM series
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05/26/2011

Pacific Crest Offers Transformers for Steel Market
Pacific Crest Transformers (PCT), a leader in the design and construction of liquid-filled distribution transformers, announces that it offers a transformer design ideal for retrofitting existing
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05/26/2011
Advanced Automotive Radar Helps Car Makers Increase Driver Safety through Intelligent Vehicle Design

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Automotive safety is evolving from passive systems such as seat belts, airbags and crash detection to active sensing networks capable of collision avoidance and accident prevention. Radar is an especially
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05/26/2011
TI spins out eight new motor drivers for stepper, brushed DC motors

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) today expanded its DRV8x motor driver family with eight new devices supporting up to 5 A for higher-current bipolar stepper and brushed DC motors. The
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05/25/2011
Avago Technologies Expands Industry-Leading Optocoupler Portfolio with New Family for Robust IGBT Gate Drive
Avago Technologies (Nasdaq: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced a new generation of gate drive optocouplers
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05/23/2011
SiTime Introduces Highest Performance MEMS Oscillators for Telecom, Networking, Storage and Wireless Applications
SiTime Corporation, an analog semiconductor company, today introduced the SiT820X family of MEMS-based Programmable Oscillatorsfor telecom, networking, storage and wireless applications. The SiT820X
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05/23/2011
TI introduces industry's highest accuracy lithium-ion battery monitor
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) today introduced a battery management integrated circuit that increases the life of rechargeable lithium-ion battery packs and maximizes available energy
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05/22/2011
Mouser and Leading Capacitor Supplier Cornell Dubilier Extend Partnership Worldwide
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced its expanded global partnership with Cornell Dubilier
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05/18/2011
IR's Automotive MOSFETs in Novel WideLead Package Reduce Lead Resistance by 50% While Delivering 30% Higher Current
International Rectifier, IR, (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced the introduction of a family of automotive qualified MOSFETs housed in a novel WideLead TO-262
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05/18/2011
Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the availability of the digital ambient illuminance sensor, the PH5551A2NA1, with an industry-leading compact
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05/16/2011
Complementary N-Channel and P-Channel MOSFETs in SOT-953 Package
Central Semiconductor Corp. introduces the new 20V, 100mA CMNDM7001 (N-Channel) and CMNDM8001 (P-Channel) MOSFETs in the ultra miniature SOT-953 package. These complementary devices extend Central's
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05/15/2011
Mouser Delivers Ioxus' Portfolio of High-Performance Ultracapacitors
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, unveiled its new partnership with Ioxus, a manufacturer of premium
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05/13/2011
TI's digital temperature sensor cuts power consumption, size more than 75 percent
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) today unveiled the industry's smallest, most power-efficient digital temperature sensor. The TMP103 consumes 97 percent less power and is 75 percent
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05/13/2011
White Goods Technology

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Figure 1: Simplified Block Diagram of Washing Machine

The rising cost of electricity will increase the consumer demand for home appliances that offer energy savings. However, this is only one consideration that consumers must consider when purchasing
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05/11/2011
Dr. Ridley reminds designers of the crucial importance of measuring impedances of every magnetic element that is placed in your power electronics circuit, regardless of the power level. Three impedance measurements
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05/10/2011
VACUUMSCHMELZE presents high-performance permanent magnet motors at Coil Winding
VACUUMSCHMELZE GmbH & Co. KG (Hanau) will take advantage of this year's Coil Winding in Berlin to present the results of a study conducted jointly with Swiss company drivetek ag. During the exhibition
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05/09/2011
New Vishay Siliconix 40 A DrMOS Solution Enables Operating Frequencies in Excess of 1 MHz and Better Than 93 % Efficiency, Compatible With 3.3 V and 5 V PWM Logic Levels
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced an integrated DrMOS solution providing PWM-optimized high-side and low-side n-channel MOSFETs, a full-featured MOSFET driver IC, and a bootstrap
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05/09/2011
ZMDI's Sensor Signal Conditioner ZSSC3170 for Automotive Applications Shrinks Board Space and System BOM
ZMD AG, a global supplier of energy-efficient analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, and medical applications, today introduced a single-chip sensor signal conditioner IC for
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05/09/2011
ALPS: Compact Slide Potentiometer with 60mm Travel Length for Professional Audio Applications
ALPS ELECTRIC EUROPE GmbH offers with the RS6011 series a family of compact, smooth-running slide potentiometers for use in professional audio applications such as mixing console faders. The slide
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05/03/2011
Intersil Introduces Industry's Highest Efficiency Small Footprint 6A Switching Regulator
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL), today introduced the industry's most compact and efficient 6A synchronous buck (step-down) regulator. The new regulator features efficiency up to
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05/03/2011
Linear's Hi-Rel Low-BOM PoE
Ethernet standards require the data cable to be isolated from the system chassis due mainly to ground loops, which can corrupt data, and possible ground potential differences in the Ethernet cable
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05/01/2011

 



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