Power Semiconductors

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3x5'' Power Supply Offering Safety Protection Class II
Traco Power launched its TPP 450 series two years ago, quickly recognized as one of most reliable high-density 3x5 power supplies in the industry. The series now offers a major expansion with Protection Class II models (TPP 450BA-M Open-Frame Models and TPP 450B-M Enclosed with Fan Models). These products are id
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Date:
01/13/2021
Thick Film Chip Resistors with up to 10 Meg Resistance
As modern electronics evolve, applications and their requirements become more diverse. A key factor in adding electrical content to any device is how much power is required within the available space. For small size end products, this can be a challenging task. High power resistors are a good solution for maximizi
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Date:
01/07/2021
Reference Design Enables a Secondary Side Microcontroller
In modern offline AC-DC power solutions, programmability and adaptive control offer the flexibility and intelligence needed by smart home devices to better interface with their power systems. In these systems, a secondary side microcontroller (MCU) is typically not capable of starting a system without the use of
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Date:
01/06/2021
PSDcast – USB Power Delivery Solutions

Infineon’s Tim Hu

Infineon just did a 4-part article series for us on USB power delivery solutions, and we thought it’d be instructive to take a deeper dive. Check out Infineon's USB PD series: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4. Infineon
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Date:
01/07/2021
Impact of UnitedSiC Gen 4 Technology on Electric Vehicles

Table 1: Comparison of parameters for G4 750V SiC FETs with similar 650V SiC MOSFETs and 600V Superjunction fast diode FETs

The automotive market for Silicon Carbide (SiC) devices is widely expected to exceed the $1.5 billion threshold in 2025 with an annual growth rate (CAGR) of 38 percent. This is driven by the value provided by SiC based components in On-board chargers, DC-DC converters and in Traction inverters. With the launch of
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Date:
01/05/2021