Power Semiconductors

December 2020
Ultra compact 12 Watt DC/DC converters for industrial use
The design purpose of these series was to miniaturized low power DC/DC converters to the maximum without sacrificing high efficiency. They solidify the new standard for power density with 3,61 W/cm3 and effectively double the power density compared to 12 Watt converters in DIP-24 package. The TEL 12 and TEL 12WI off
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Date:
12/28/2020

Power Supplies with Highest Performance, Unique Flexibility
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. introduced its new Excelsys CoolX 3000 modular, configurable power platform.  Designed for a wide range of demanding medical and industrial applications, this 3000 W power supply platform delivers leading power density, provides unique flexibility, and features digital commu
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Date:
12/14/2020
Signal Transformer Announces HCTC/HCTI Design Kit Combo
Signal Transformer, a Bel group company, announces their High Current Toroidal Choke (HCTC) and High Current Toroidal (HCTI) Design Kit Combination. Featuring 16 of their most popular HCTC and HCTI Series components in a convenient compartmented case, the wide assortment supports power conversion engineers with a
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Date:
12/10/2020
400 W AC-DC Convection-Cooled Sealed Power Supplies
Bel Power Solutions, a Bel group company, announces the ABS400/MBS400 Series of convection cooled power supplies which are sealed and fully potted, offer IP66/67 ingress protection and fit 1U applications. These power supplies may be mounted for conduction or convection cooling and are rated at 300 W in still air
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Date:
12/08/2020
Industrial Power Density and Connectivity Challenges

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Figure 1: The evolution of ABB’s modular components is enabling higher power densities for space-constrained applications

The AC-to-DC power conversion modules used in advanced automation and robotics systems continue to face escalating challenges of power density, precision, intelligence, and connectivity to keep pace with advancements in evolving motor control technology. Board-Level Power Density and Thermal Management The
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Date:
12/03/2020
Electric Vehicle Traction Systems Require Nimble, High Power Test Systems

Figure 1. Electric vehicle power systems cover voltage ranges from 900VDC to 12VDC at power levels that exceed 100s of KW

In a previously published article on this subject, we noted, “The market demand for reduction in the use of fossil fuels is driving the inexorable move toward EVs. The complexity of testing the whole spectrum of electronic devices and systems within this new breed of vehicles is placing higher demands on test eq
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Date:
12/01/2020