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Power Passives and Discretes

 




 

 

Power Passives and Discretes

April 2012
Fairchild Semiconductor's 30V PowerTrench® MOSFET Provides Designers Best-in-Class Power Density with Less Board Space
Driven by power efficiency standards and end-system requirements, power supply designers need energy efficient solutions that help shrink their applications power supply form factor without compromising
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04/26/2012
Multilayer ceramic chip capacitors: High-capacitance X8R MLCCs for high temperatures up to 150 °C

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TDK Corporation has expanded its portfolio of TDK X8R multilayer ceramic chip capacitors with new types that offer up to twice the capacitance of existing components with the same dimensions. At the
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04/26/2012
VACUUMSCHMELZE presents new additions to its current sensor range at PCIM 2012
VAC current sensors are widely used in a range of applications such as variable frequency drives or solar inverters to monitor the AC output current and its poten-tial share of DC. Unlike conventional
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04/26/2012

Extension of the Modular Economic Sensor Series to transmitter versions without display unit

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"The new transmitter versions of the ME Series without display by Müller Industrie-Elektronik"

As an extension to the successful Modular Economic Sensor Series for the recording of physical measured variables such as temperature, pressure, mass pressure, level and flow, Müller Industrie-Elektronik,
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04/26/2012
Amantys delivers the next technology breakthrough in its product roadmap

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Amantys Ltd, the intelligent power switch company, today announces its latest product enhancement, Amantys Power Insight™, delivering real-time power switch performance metrics through the existing
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04/26/2012
ZMDI launches the world's smallest intelligent battery sensor IC for automotive, industrial and medical markets
ZMD AG (ZMDI) announces the ZSSC1856. As a global supplier of analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, medical, information technology and consumer applications, ZMDI introduces
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04/26/2012
AEC-Q200-qualified thin-film resistor networks offer ratio tolerances to 0.05%

Vishay's NOMCA series resistor networks offer ratio tolerances of 0.05% and long-term ratio drift of only 0.015% for a variety of precision signal-processing applications. (Click image to enlarge)

Vishay Intertechnology's NOMCA series AEC-Q200-qualified, dual-in-line, thin-film resistor networks feature a low absolute TCR of 25 ppm/°C; TCR tracking of 5 ppm/°C. The resistor networks offer
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04/20/2012
100V, Constant-Current & Constant-Voltage Controller with Input & Output Current Sense

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100V, Constant-Current & Constant-Voltage Controller

Linear Technology announces the LT3796, a 100V, high-side current sense DC/DC controller designed to regulate a constant-current or constant-voltage that is ideal for driving high brightness (HB)
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04/18/2012
Diodes Incorporated Reduces MOSFET Off-board Height by 50%

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Diodes Incorporated has launched a line of high-efficiency N- and P-channel MOSFETs in low-profile DFN2020-6 packages. With an off-board height of only 0.4mm and a footprint of 4mm2, the DFN2020H4
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04/18/2012
The Status of GaN based Power Device Development at International Rectifier

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Figure 1 : Measured efficiency of a high frequency 12 Vin to POL buck converter, including output filter losses, using low voltage GaN based power devices.

There are relatively few opportunities in one's career to participate in the development of a truly revolutionary technology in a chosen field. The past 8 years have been such an opportunity
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04/15/2012
Sensors, Smart Sensors and Sensor Control Electronics

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Figure 1. Block Diagram of the ISL29028A ambient light and proximity sensor

For safety, accuracy and convenience, automation is providing improvements in everyday applications. Consider the precision and advantages of computer-assisted surgery or the array of automation
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04/15/2012
Isabellenhütte provides Formula 1 teams with controlled means of acceleration

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Nine top teams are using the IVT-F current sensor made by Isabellenhütte, during the 2012 Formula 1 season. The module has been integrated in the so-called E-KER systems: E-KERS is an Electric
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04/14/2012
LNBR voltage regulator IC for satellite TV receivers

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The A8303 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is a new addition to the company's family of LNBR (low-noise block regulator) ICs for use in satellite receivers and LCD TV "combo" receivers. The new
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04/12/2012
Renesas Electronics Introduces Low-Loss, Ultra Miniature Power MOSFETs for Improved Power Efficiency, Smaller Form Factor in Portable Devices

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Renesas Electronics, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the availability of eight new low-loss P- and N-channel power metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect-transistor
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04/12/2012
TDK announces EPCOS thyristor module for dynamic PFC

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Main applications PFC in single and three-phase industrial networks. Main features and benefits Extensive voltage range from 230 to 525 V AC for reactive powers
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04/11/2012
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Offers New Solutions for the Ultra-Portable Market

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Alpha and Omega Semiconductor, a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors for the wireless portable market, today introduced a series of new solutions in a
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04/05/2012
Atmel Unveils XSense - Revolutionary Flexible Touch Sensors that Enable a New Era of Capacitive Touchscreen Designs

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Atmel® Corporation, a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced that it is sampling to select customers XSense™, its revolutionary, highly flexible film-based touch
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04/05/2012
Renesas Electronics Introduces 14 New Intelligent Power Devices with Enhanced Protection Functions for Automotive Body Applications

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Renesas Electronics, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced 14 new intelligent power devices (IPDs), including the ?PD166023, designed for automotive applications
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04/05/2012
Tantalum chip capacitors from AVX now deliver higher CV than X5R dielectric ceramic devices

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AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has more than doubled the volumetric efficiency of its tantalum technology, enabling latest versions of its
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04/05/2012
Bright LED Technology Thanks to Correct Resistors

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LED technology is becoming an increasingly popular choice for lighting up the headlights of modern cars as well as their displays and cockpits. Special resistors are necessary to make the diodes work
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04/04/2012
Hard electronics: Hall effect magnetic field sensors for use at high temperatures and in harmful radiation
Toyohashi Tech researchers are searching for industrial partners to commercialize their invention of Hall effect magnetic field sensors operable at high temperatures and harmful radiation conditions.
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04/03/2012
ROHM Semiconductor To Present A Range of Novelties at PCIM 2012
ROHM Semiconductor will present its latest products and technologies at PCIM, the leading trade fair for power electronics in Nuremberg, from May 8 to 10 (Hall 12, Booth 601). Based on the most recent
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04/03/2012
Power Integrations, the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held CT-Concept Technologie
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04/02/2012
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