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Power Passives and Discretes

 



 

 

Power Passives and Discretes

September 2013
ROHM's 1200V SiC MOSFETs deliver cost-effective breakthrough performance
ROHM Semiconductor recently released new 1200V SiC (Silicon Carbide) MOSFETs, designated SCT2080KE and SCH2080KE, that are designed to deliver cost-effective, breakthrough performance. Both are 80-milliohm
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09/30/2013
What is the Smart Grid, really?

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Figure 1: Escalating installations of renewable energy sources are likely to be distributed far and wide

The Smart Grid - a changing landscape of supply, demand and storage Definitions of the "Smart Grid" range from highly technical descriptions to purely commercial interpretations, but whichever one
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09/26/2013
VPG's flip-chip high-stability current sense foil resistors offer low TCR
Vishay Precision Group, announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors brand (VFR) has released a new series of high-precision foil surface-mount current sensing flip chip resistors with low TCR down to
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09/24/2013

Maxwell ultracapacitors support Caterpillar's hydra-electric technology in the industry's largest-ever hydraulic mining shovel
Maxwell Technologies, announced that it is supplying ultracapacitors to Caterpillar for a high-efficiency energy management system that supports Caterpillar's fuel-saving hydra-electric technology
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09/24/2013
ARCOL resistors provide heat in space probe
ARCOL Resistors, long-established specialists in resistor technology, has a great deal of experience of providing products for custom requirements but faced a unique challenge when asked to provide
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09/24/2013
Selecting the Right MOSFET for Power Factor Correction Applications

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Figure 1: PFC schematic

Power factor is the ratio of the real power (P = Watts) to the apparent power (VA = Volt Ampere); the goal is to achieve a power factor as close to 1 as possible. A load with a lower power factor
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09/19/2013
The program for TSensors (Trillion) Sensor Summit has been announced by conference chairman Dr. Janusz Bryzek. The technical program will feature forty-seven of the world's leading sensor visionaries
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09/19/2013
Resistor offers lightning surge withstanding to 5.5kV
The RPC Series from Stackpole offers outstanding pulse handling in a thick film chip resistor. In addition to handling much higher pulse power than same sized commodity thick film chip, the RPC Series
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09/19/2013
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation introduced the EPC2018 as the newest member of EPC's family of enhancement mode gallium nitride power transistors. The EPC2018 is a 5.76 mm2, 150 VDS, 12
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09/19/2013
Vishay Gen III P-Channel MOSFETs boast industry-low on-resistance in the PowerPAK SC-70 package
Vishay Intertechnology extended its offering of TrenchFET® Gen III p-channel power MOSFETs in the ultra-compact PowerPAK® SC-70 package. Designed to save space and increase power efficiency in portable
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09/16/2013
Chroma's wound component tester combines many functions
Chroma Systems Solutions, a leading provider of electrical power testing equipment and automated systems, announced the industry's first Wound Component Electrical Safety Test (EST) Analyzer that
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09/13/2013
Stackpole releases MR series molded metal element current sense resistors
The MR Series from Stackpole is a thru-hole current sensing resistor series with a metal element in a molded package. The inherently non-inductive metal element provides resistance values down to
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09/13/2013
Talking to Signal Transformer about passives
In this PSDcast, Mitchell Rhine of Signal Transformer talks with Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design on the role of passives in modern electronic design. With all the advanced microcontrollers,
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09/12/2013
AVX's hermetically-sealed SMD tantalum capacitor series claims highest temperature rating of 230°C
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has announced the new THH 230°C Hermetic Series high temperature SMD tantalum capacitors. Encased in hermetically sealed
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09/12/2013
TTI to carry Ohmite MIL-R-39005 qualified
TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, has been appointed by Ohmite as exclusive worldwide distributor for its new series of Mil-R-39005
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09/12/2013
LICA low-inductance decoupling cap arrays from AVX target hi-rel mil/aero apps
AVX, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has expanded the applications for its LICA® Series low inductance decoupling capacitor arrays. Widely utilized
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09/09/2013
AVX's CECC-compliant wet electrolytic tantalum capacitors handle harsh environments
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced the TWA-E Series of axial-leaded wet electrolytic tantalum capacitors. Featuring a welded
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09/05/2013
AVX significantly expands its portfolio of tantalum polymer capacitors
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has announced significant expansions to its portfolio of tantalum polymer capacitors, which is currently comprised of
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09/03/2013
STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is joining with sponsors Berkeley Sensor and Actuator Center, EEWeb, Electronic Engineering
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09/03/2013

 



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