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Power Passives and Discretes

May 2012
Fairchild Semiconductor's EcoSPARK® 2 Ignition Coil Driver Reduces Power Dissipation, Enhances Performance of Ignition IGBTs
In order to meet demanding emissions and high fuel efficiency requirements in present and emerging ignition systems, automotive designers need higher performance ignition coil driver technology. To
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05/31/2012
Microsemi Expands RF Power MOSFET Products Offering
Microsemi, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today strengthened its RF power product line with the introduction of the DRF1400
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05/31/2012
TI delivers fully integrated ultrasonic signal conditioner for automotive parking distance applications

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Texas Instruments has introduced a fully integrated, programmable solution for driving ultrasonic transducers in automotive park distance, blind-spot detection or similar object detection applications.
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05/31/2012

Power modules gain from important new packaging materials and assembly technologies
As power densities have increased across virtually all electronic products, some power-module applications have approached the limit of what traditional packaging materials and assembly technologies
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05/31/2012
Kistler Opens North American Technical Center in Novi, Michigan

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Kistler, a worldwide supplier of precision sensors, systems and instrumentation for engine, chassis and vehicle development, as well as manufacturing process monitoring and vehicle component manufacturing
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05/29/2012
'Invisible' Bike Helmets from Hövding Rely on ST's Motion Sensors and Microcontrollers

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Motion sensors and microcontrollers from STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, form the brain and senses of the airbag
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05/29/2012
AVX launches industry's first 63V and 75V SMD Polymer Tantalum capacitors for high voltage applications

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AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed the industry's first 63V and 75V single-anode tantalum polymer capacitors. Part of
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05/24/2012
High-current/high-temperature linear Hall-effect current sensor IC is optimised for 3.3 V operation

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The new ACS759 from Allegro MicroSystems is a high-current/high-temperature linear Hall-effect current sensor IC that provides an economical and precise solution for AC or DC current sensing in
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05/24/2012
Microsemi Expands RF Power MOSFET Products Offering
Microsemi, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today strengthened its RF power product line with the introduction of the DRF1400
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05/24/2012
Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) Introduces Eighth Brick DC-DC Power Converter Demonstration Board Featuring (eGaN®) FETs

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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) introduces the EPC9102, a fully functional eighth brick converter. This board is a 36 V - 60 V input to 12 V output, 375 kHz phase-shifted full bridge
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05/24/2012
Enpirion Announces EN2300 family of 12 volt integrated power IC solutions delivering the industry's highest power density

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Enpirion announced the availability of the EN2300 family of fully integrated 12 Volt DC-DC converters, implemented in the company's industry leading power MOSFET technology with double the power density
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05/24/2012
Dr. David Reusch Joins Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) as Director Applications Engineering
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) is proud to announce that Dr. David Reusch has joined the EPC engineering team as Director, Applications Engineering. As a member of the EPC applications
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05/22/2012
Next-generation commercial building network-connected lighting systems

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Figure 1: Lighting controls for next generation lighting.

A significant percentage of a building's energy consumption is due to its lighting. Historically, lighting was a coarsely controlled power load, managed manually with a simple on-off switch. With
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05/21/2012
Smart and simple sensor interfaces

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Figure 1: Modern robotic systems featuring sophisticated multi-axis arms are adding to factory productivity and safety. Simply picking up an object can require several sensors.

Automation is providing improvements in safety, accuracy, and convenience for many everyday applications. Consider the precision and advantages of computer-assisted surgery or the array of automation
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05/20/2012
Power Integrations Completes Acquisition of CT-Concept Technologie AG

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Balu Balakrishnan, President and CEO of Power Integrations

Power Integrations, the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of CT-Concept Technologie AG (known
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05/20/2012
High-power LED-lighting drivers

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Figure 1: Resonant driver for high-power LED-lighting applications.

Solid-state lighting applications such as streetlights and industrial lighting demand drivers that offer better efficiency than the traditional flyback topology in the 50—250 W power range. As
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05/19/2012
In this article, Dr. Ridley provides further insight intofrequency response measurements of transformers and inductors using equipment that you probably already have in your laboratory. An improved signal generator allows errors in short-circuit measurements to be greatly reduced. The Importance
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05/18/2012
IR's Compact PowIRaudio™ Modules Reduce Component Count, Shrink PCB Size up to 70 Percent and Simplify Class D Amplifier Design

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International Rectifier has introduced the PowIRaudio™ family of integrated power modules for high performance home theater systems and car audio amplifiers. The new devices integrate a PWM controller
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05/17/2012
Toshiba Announces Next-Generation Superjunction, Deep Trench Process Power MOSFETs

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Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced a new-generation of superjunction (SJ) technology for power MOSFETs. Products based on the DTMOS-IV technology will make ideal switching devices in switch
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05/17/2012
Microsemi Announces New Generation of Super-efficient NPT IGBTs

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Microsemi Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today introduced the first in a series of new generation 1200 volt
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05/17/2012
Robust current sensors for use in harsh conditions

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HARTING has introduced a new range of Hall-effect current sensors with robust design and construction that makes them ideally suited to use in harsh conditions in areas such as rail technology and
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05/17/2012
SemiSouth first to sample 650V 55m? SiC JFETs

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SemiSouth Laboratories, the leading manufacturer of silicon carbide (SiC) transistor technology for high-power, high-efficiency, harsh-environment power management and conversion applications, is
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05/17/2012
Expanded capacity for power capacitors: New factory officially opened in northern India (TDK-EPC Corporation)

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TDK Corporation announces that its subsidiary, EPCOS India Pvt. Ltd., has officially opened a new factory in India for power capacitors. Located in Bawal, Haryana, some 100 kilometers southwest of
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05/08/2012
Energy Efficient

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Transonics plc the London based leading supplier of electronic components and logistics solutions, announces the availability of the Thai Lin EI30 encapsulated power transformer range which meets
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05/03/2012
Industry-Unique Sensors from STMicroelectronics Enable High-Shock Detection in Black Boxes and Hockey Helmets

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STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and the leading supplier of MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) for consumer
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05/03/2012
Next-Generation 400 V, 500 V, and 600 V Vishay Siliconix N-Channel Power MOSFETs Offer Ultra-Low On-Resistance Down to 0.130 ?, FOM Down to 7.65 ?-nC, and Currents From 3 A to 36 A

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Vishay Intertechnology today released the first devices in its next-generation D Series of high-voltage power MOSFETs. The new 400 V, 500 V, and 600 V n-channel devices combine low specific on-resistance
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05/03/2012
Tecate's New High-Temperature Metallized Polyester Box Capacitors Optimized for Telecom Applications

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The Tecate Group, a leading global supplier of capacitors and ultracapacitors, announced today its miniature, radial lead TYPE 9245WT Series of metallized polyester (PET) box capacitors. Devices
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05/03/2012
Low capacitance bus switch exhibits extended operating voltage range

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The TC7SB3157CFU from Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) is a 1-bit SPDT (single pole double throw) bus switch for high-speed digital applications requiring a 5V interface. With low I/O terminal capacitance
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05/03/2012
TDK Brochure Features EPCOS Film Capacitors for Industrial Applications

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TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, is offering a new Product Profile featuring EPCOS Film Capacitors for Industrial Applications. This 32-page brochure provides detailed descriptions
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05/01/2012

 



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