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Power Passives and Discretes

May 2013
ARCOL silicone-coated axial resistor claims excellent price/performance value
ARCOL Resistors, specialists in resistor technology, now offers the ADS silicone-coated axial resistor family as a more competitively priced alternative to their well-established ACS range of resistors.
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05/31/2013
IGBT-driver manufacturer CT-Concept Technologie AG, a Power Integrations company, has launched an IGBT-driver core designed to suit inverters operating in the power range from 10-75 kVA. The new dual-channel
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05/30/2013
International Rectifier, a leader in power management technology, introduced the IRS44273L low-side gate drive IC offering high drive capability in a highly compact SOT-23-5L package. The IRS44273L
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05/30/2013

AVX, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has recently developed new hermetically sealed SMD tantalum polymer hi-rel capacitors offering very low ESR,
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05/30/2013
Maxwell Technologies, a leading developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage products, announced that Shanghai ISSON Power Quality installed 126 of Maxwell's 125V Heavy Transportation
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05/29/2013
IGBT application growth to lead market $6B+ by 2018, per Yole Développement
After a few hiccups in 2011 and 2012, Yole De?veloppement expects a return to steady growth for the IGBT market; specifically, from $3.6B today to $6B by 2018. Six key applications, which are extensively
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05/28/2013
Miniature 30V MOSFETs boast industry-leading RDS(ON)
Toshiba Electronics Europe has expanded its family of low-voltage, ultra-efficient MOSFETs with two series that claim to deliver the lowest ON resistance (RDS(ON)) in their class. The miniature, 30V
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05/28/2013
KEMET launches line of industrial-grade safety disc capacitors
KEMET, a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, announced the release of the new Radial Through-Hole Ceramic Safety Disc Capacitors. Safety
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05/24/2013
ROHM demonstrates second-generation SiC MOSFETs at PCIM 2013
Adding to its broad range of SiC products, ROHM presented its line-up expansion of high-voltage N-channel SiC (Silicon Carbide) Power MOSFETs at PCIM in Nuremberg. The SCT2xx series without Schottky
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05/24/2013
Vishay expands 650V N-Channel power MOSFET Series with devices offering RDS(on) to 30 mohms
Vishay Intertechnology added additional 650 V power MOSFETs to its E Series family of devices. These 22 new devices in eight different packages offer an extended on-resistance range from 30 m? to
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05/23/2013
Mouser Electronics is stocking miniature push-pull transformers from Wurth Electronics designed for use with the Texas Instruments SN6501 transformer driver. WE-PP push-pull transformers are miniature,
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05/22/2013
ON Semiconductor, driving energy efficient innovations, has been awarded a "2012 Best Partner award" from ASUSTeK Computer (ASUS), a top manufacturer of notebook computers, tablets and motherboards.
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05/22/2013
Paul Kierstead of Cree talks about their latest all-Silicon-Carbide 1.2kV,
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05/21/2013
TDK brochure features EPCOS components for industrial applications
TDK Corporation has published an application guide to EPCOS Components for Industrial Applications. This 36-page, full-color brochure includes an overview, photographs and technical information
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05/21/2013
USB power sensors in RF power measurement
In many of today's RF power measurement applications there is a need to make multiple power measurements simultaneously. Added complexities occur when the measurements need to be obtained from places
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05/20/2013
The no-load power crunch: 30 mW and beyond

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Figure 1. DOE proposed regulations vs. Level V performance for a 5V output EPS.

The need to reduce active-mode power consumption is somewhat obvious. What has not been so obvious is the need to minimize power drain in standby and no-load when products are essentially doing nothing.
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05/20/2013
Ultracapacitors and energy management
In this PSDcast we talk to Chad Hall of Ioxus about ultracapacitors and their role in power design. More than just a capacitor replacement, ultracapacitors provide engineers with new capabilities
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05/20/2013
Richard Ord of Amantys shows their latest web-enabled cloud-driven IGBT drivers
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05/20/2013
Improving the reliability of MR16 LED lamps

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Figure 1. Forward operating mode of SBR structure

With their attractive low forward voltage drop and significant cost advantage, it's no surprise that Schottky diodes have become a defacto standard for AC bridge rectification in a myriad of different
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05/17/2013
KEMET expands Its high-reliability hermetic-seal product line
KEMET has announced the expansion of its High Reliability Hermetic Seal product line to include a high-temperature solder option. This option indicates an internal construction solder with a minimum
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05/17/2013
Lighting Control - How much do you need?
Lighting controls are becoming ever more sophisticated with the capability to provide real-time data on system status, settings, light levels, energy consumption, etc. For some applications this level
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05/16/2013
This article is the fourth of a series in which Dr. Ridley shows the steps involved in designing and building an offline flyback converter. The power transformer is added to the circuit, and the current sensing and snubbers are designed to operate at full power without excessive stress on the components. Power
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05/16/2013
Excelitas Technologies, a technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized optoelectronics to OEMs seeking high-performance technology solutions, announced the latest of its industry-leading
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05/15/2013
Automotive-qualified COOLiRFET MOSFETs tout on-state resistance
International Rectifier, a leader in power management technology, introduced a family of automotive-qualified COOLiRFET™ MOSFETs delivering benchmark on-state resistance (Rds(on)) for heavy load applications
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05/15/2013
One way to look at change is to see it as the unfolding path we take on our journey to the future version of normal. Every trip brings us encounters we did not plan to meet, challenges we had not
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05/14/2013
Super Junction 600V MOSFETs combine leading RDS(ON)•A characteristics with integrated high-speed diodes
Toshiba Electronics Europe announced at PCIM the European launch of a family of 600V MOSFETs with integrated high-speed intrinsic diodes. Based on the company's fourth generation 600V super junction
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05/14/2013
Capacitors target large inverter systems
Cornell Dubilier announces availability of its Type 948D high energy density DC link capacitors for larger inverter systems. Type 948D is an excellent choice for DC link applications where high bus
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05/10/2013
What's shrinking AC-DC power supplies?
Power supply design trends are clear and dramatic: additional features, improved efficiency, and smaller size for the same power ratings, for both battery-powered portable units as well as larger,
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05/08/2013
Mouser provides space-saving Power CSP MOSFETS from Panasonic
Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking Power CSP MOSFETs from Panasonic that provide a 5% improvement in thermal dissipation and a dramatically reduced size compared to conventional solutions. Panasonic
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05/08/2013
Vishay Intertechnology announced its technology line-up for PCIM (Power Conversion Intelligent Motion) Europe 2013, taking place May 14-16 in Nuremberg, Germany. In Hall 9, Booth 9-212 at the Exhibition
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05/08/2013
PC-mount split-pack transformers offer innovative design and economic performance
The split pack, split bobbin, C2 Models F and FS PC Mount Split Pack™ Transformers from Triad Magnetics have rugged construction and meet UL5085 Class 2/3 requirements. The devices includes features
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05/07/2013
PREMO will be exhibiting with its Korean sales representative, Core Electric, at PCIM Europe 2013, Europe's leading meeting-point for specialists in Power Electronics and its applications in Intelligent
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05/06/2013
Ultra-broadband capacitors address DC blocking from 16 KHz to 40GHz
AVX, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced a new ultra-broadband capacitor series. Designed to address DC blocking from 16KHz to 40GHz, AVX's
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05/06/2013
Energy-saving 4-pin package enhances MOSFET performance
STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has introduced their first MDmesh™ V Super-Junction MOSFET featuring a new package technology
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05/06/2013
TO247 4-pin Package for CoolMOS MOSFETs offers significant efficiency gains in hard-switching topologies
Infineon Technologies introduced a TO 247 4-pin package, where the added fourth pin acts as a Kelvin source to effectively reduce the parasitic inductance of the source lead of the power MOSFET. The
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05/06/2013
Aluminum electrolytic capacitors offer higher voltages for industrial apps
TDK Corporation has extended the range of EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors with higher rated voltages. The screw-terminal B43700* and B43720* series' previous rated voltage of 550 V DC has been
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05/03/2013
Advanced Power Electronics launches dual n- and p-channel MOSFETs for battery apps
Advanced Power Electronics, a leading manufacturer of MOS power semiconductors for DC-DC power conversion applications, announced two power MOSFETs well-suited for battery management and protection
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05/03/2013
Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key, a leader in electronic component selection, availability, and delivery, announced the signing of an exclusive global product distribution agreement
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05/03/2013
Yole Developpement is organizing a Market Briefing at PCIM Europe 2013. This event will take place on May 15, 2013, Hall 9 - Forum Area #461 - FREE REGISTRATION. Wideband gap semiconductor is a
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05/02/2013
Vishay's customisable high-voltage ceramic disc capacitors available on short lead times from TTI
Vishay's customisable high-voltage ceramic disc capacitors are now available from TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components. Available
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05/02/2013
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