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Power Passives and Discretes

July 2013
Vishay RLR and RNR military-qualified metal film resistors now available from TTI
Two series of Vishay metal film resistors qualified to military standards are now available from TTI Inc., a leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components.
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07/30/2013
AVX now provides
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, is now a qualified supplier of specified "P" and "R" level MIL-PRF-39006 wet tantalum capacitors in the CLR79/81 and low
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07/29/2013
VPG flip-chip 0805 resistor based on Z1 foil technology provides high stability
Vishay Precision Group announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors brand (VFR) has released a new ultra-high-precision Z1-Foil flip-chip resistor, the FRFC 0805, with exceptional load-life stability
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07/29/2013

ROHM double-layer capacitors feature industry-leading voltage and resistance
ROHM Semiconductor has recently announced the development of thin, high-output Electric Double Layer Capacitors (EDLCs) featuring the industry's highest voltage (3.0V). In addition, by reducing various
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07/26/2013
Pulse Electronics' low-loss SMT flat-coil planar transformers handle 500W
Pulse Electronics, a leading provider of electronic components, launches a series of low-loss, flat coil surface mount planar transformers to deliver high efficiency power to applications with tight
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07/25/2013
AVX introduces reliability assessment & testing process for tantalum capacitors
AVX, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed an innovative and extremely effective new process for the manufacture and test of high-reliability
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07/25/2013
Battery-free RFID tag provides orientation data
The Kineo1 from Spain-based Farsens is a battery-free RFID sensor tag capable of transmitting a unique identifier and the associated orientation data to a commercial EPC C1G2 reader without the need
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07/25/2013
Smart sensors deliver energy savings
At an estimated cost of $38 billion a year, lighting represents the largest source of electricity consumption in U.S. commercial buildings. For nearly 30 years, commercial buildings have relied on
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07/25/2013
ARCOL RWS precision power wirewound resistor is surface-mountable
UK-based ARCOL Resistors, specialists in resistor technology, now offers the RWS range of compact precision power wirewound SMD resistors, presented as the highest power SMD resistor design currently
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07/24/2013
Stackpole develops high humidity resistors
Stackpole's RNCS Series precision resistors have a nichrome element that is passivated to protect it from corrosion due to humidity and moisture. The result is a precision resistor that performs
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07/23/2013
Microsemi, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, announced the availability of its next-generation of 650 volt (V) non-punch
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07/23/2013
VPG launches high-precision sealed Z-Foil power current sensing resistors
Vishay Precision Group announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors brand (VFR) has released two new ultra-high-precision hermetically sealed Z-Foil power current sensing resistors with low TCR of 0.2
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07/23/2013
One of the world's leading suppliers of test facilities for the manufacturers of power turbines and transformers is using digital power analysers from Yokogawa because their accuracy offers major
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07/19/2013
AVX Intros mini frameless tantalum poly capacitors for consumer apps
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced a new series of miniature, Frameless®, tantalum polymer SMD capacitors. Utilizing proprietary FRAMELESS™
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07/17/2013
BVN precision resistor uses 25% less space and is ideal for installation on DCB ceramics
Isabellenhütte has added the BVN four-terminal resistor to its measuring resistor range. It is exceptional due to its small size of between 3.3 and 4 millimetres plus its extremely low temperature
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07/16/2013
PairFET devices target for telecom and advanced computing apps
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor, a designer, developer and supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors and power ICs, released the AON6970 and AON6978, high power density 30V PairFET™ devices,
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07/16/2013
Amantys' influence in international markets has grown further with the announcement of a significant partnership with Mannheim-based GvA Leistungselektronik GmbH. The distributor, developer and manufacturer
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07/11/2013
Panasonic SMT current-sensing shunt resistors minimize power consumption and save space
Now available from TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, ERJ series SMD current sensing shunt resistors from Panasonic have low resistance
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07/11/2013
Smart-grid organization and oversight issues
In this PSDcast we talk to Edward H. Kennedy, Chief Executive Officer and President of Tollgrade Communications, a leader in sensor-supported software-based network assurance solutions. The discussion
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07/09/2013
TDK claims world's smallest SMD pulse tansformer for LAN applications
TDK released the ALT3232M, presented as the world's smallest SMD pulse transformer for LAN applications, measuring 3.2 x 3.2 x 2.8 mm3. 30% lower in volume and footprint than previous products, the
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07/09/2013
With its new sales organisation "Rutronik24", Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente is addressing customers with regular component requirements. Rutronik24 is an e-commerce-platform to aid small and
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07/09/2013
Filter capacitor considerations

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Figure 1. Theoretical (left) and Actual (right) models of a capacitor.

Due to the constant evolution of consumer electronics, efficient power conversion is critical for reliable performance, and the filtering of output ripple is a critical factor in supplying consistent
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07/08/2013
High-voltage chip capacitors offer significantly extended useable voltage range
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has surpassed previous milestones with the introduction of the new TCJ 100V and 125V tantalum polymer capacitors.
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07/08/2013
Battery-free wireless switch tag tracks open/close status
The X1GLADIO from Farsens is a battery-free RFID switch. These tags are compatible with commercial EPC C1G2 readers and communicate a unique ID and the associated switch status data without the need
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07/07/2013
AVX sealed tantalum polymer capacitors address aerospace/hi-rel apps
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has announced the availability of its new TCH Series hermetically sealed tantalum polymer chip capacitors
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07/07/2013
Next-generation SJ MOSFETs extend performance of silicon-based power devices

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For more than a decade, development of Infineon's CoolMOS™ super-junction (SJ) MOSFET technology has extended the "silicon limit line" that restricts the performance of planar-type power MOSFETs.
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07/05/2013
KEMET expands its SMT high-voltage multilayer ceramic capacitor portfolio
KEMET announced the expansion of its surface-mount high-voltage multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) portfolio. In order to meet the growing demand for higher capacitance in surface mount high voltage
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07/05/2013
eGaN FET Demonstration Board eases development efforts
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) introduces the EPC9107, a fully functional buck power conversion demonstration circuit. This board is a 9 V-28 V input to 3.3 V, 15 A maximum output current,
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07/02/2013
Stackpole's anti-surge resistors handle pulses up to 10KV
Stackpole Electronics' ASR / SPR Series of anti-surge metal-film resistors are designed to withstand high voltage pulses. Working voltage for the ASR and SPR ranges from 1150 to 4000 volts with overload
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07/02/2013
Premier Magnetics offers transformers optimized for Power Integrations' latest TOPSwitch™ line
Premier Magnetics, a leading producer of high-quality magnetic components for switch-mode power supplies (SMPSs), dc-dc converters and data communications applications, announced its POL-HX Series
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Date:
07/01/2013
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