Power Passives & Discretes

August 2014
Doble Engineering Company, an ESCO Technologies company, released a new, all-inclusive monitoring solution designed to evaluate overall transformer condition called doblePRIME. Providing a comprehensive picture of transformer health, doblePRIME offers electric power organizations information critical to the
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Date:
08/26/2014
Coilcraft planar transformers offer high efficiency and excellent DCR with very low leakage inductance

Coilcraft surface-mount planar transformers

Coilcraft has released two series of surface-mount planar transformers for power over Ethernet (PoE) and -48V network power applications. The PL160 Series is rated for 160 Watts between 200 kHz and 700 kHz with a nominal 48 V input, and the PL300 Series is rated to 300 Watts. PlanarBoth product series
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Date:
08/22/2014
Graphene electrodes are one of the best prospects for enabling supercapacitors and superbatteries to take up to half of the lithium-ion battery market in 15 years - amounting to tens of billions of dollars yearly. They may also be key to supercapacitors taking much of the multibillion dollar aluminium electrolytic
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Date:
08/21/2014

Due to the growing demand of energy, existing power plants and grids are stretched to their limits. To ensure operational safety, critical factors such as temperature has to be monitored in generators and transformers. High power generators are often filled with hydrogen in order to cool effectively. Besides
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Date:
08/18/2014
Allegro MicroSystems unveils their latest high-accuracy current-sensor ICs

Allegro’s ACS722 and ACS723 devices

Allegro MicroSystems announced two current sensor IC devices that are true ±5 A sensor ICs or uni-directional 10 A sensor ICs for use in low power applications that require higher output swings at lower current. Allegro’s ACS722 and ACS723 devices provide an economical and precise solution for AC or DC current
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Date:
08/13/2014