Power Supplies & Magnetics

August 2020
High SOA MOSFET for 12V Hot Swap Applications
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) announced the release of, AONS32310, a 30V MOSFET with low on-resistance and a high Safe Operating Area (SOA) capability which is ideally suited for demanding applications such as hot swap and e-fuse. A high SOA is essential in server hot swap applications where the
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08/20/2020
Class II 36W Power Supplies are EU CoC Tier 2 Compliant
TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the DTM36-C8 series of 25 to 36W medical external power supplies. Certified to the medical safety standards IEC 60601-1 and EN 60601-1-11 and compliant to EN 60601-1-2 Edition 4 for EMC, the products have a Class II input requiring no earth ground. The DTM36-C8 also me
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08/13/2020
Power Supplies Designed for High-Volume Machinery
Emerson SolaHD SVL DIN rail power supplies are ideal for high volume, controlled environments where essential power quality technology is required in a compact footprint. Available in a versatile range of 15 to 480 Watts in 5, 12, 24 and 48 Volt combinations, SolaHD SVL power supplies convert AC to DC power in
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08/13/2020
Compact, Efficient, and Economical 10 Watt Adapters
CUI Inc today announced the addition of four 10 watt external, ac-dc power supply series to its SWI product family. New Series • SWI10B-N: North American blade series with cord options • SWI10B-N-USB: North American blade series with USB Type A connector • SWI10B-E: European blade series with cord
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08/12/2020
Programmable power supplies get patent for scalable connection
The issued patent protects TDK Lambda’s intellectual property regarding the method used to control and monitor paralleled power supplies connected in a scalable master-slave configuration. “This US patent recognises the years of hard work our GENESYS+ engineering teams have put into developing this unique
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08/05/2020
£1.68M UK government grant for Bizen transistor technology
The transistor process technology will be the foundation for the success of British and worldwide industries in all sectors. The grant has been made by the ‘Driving the Electric Revolution Challenge’ program, part of UKRI’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. The aim of the initiative is to position the UK
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08/05/2020
WiBotic Wireless Charging Solutions Increase Uptime
As robotic fleets reshape logistic, delivery and inspection industries, the demand for more efficient and flexible charging solutions is increasing while the feasibility for these fleets to be managed manually and recharged ad hoc by a 24/7 rotation of personnel is decreasing. The next step is toward enhanced a
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08/05/2020
Robust Connection for Power
The new connectors are available in various blade designs, orientations and dimensions and are intended for current flows up to 16 A and working voltages up to 300 V. Straight or angled contacts in various numbers are available — for the common 6.3 mm blade receptacles but also for the 2.8 mm version. Fo
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08/05/2020
New Video Shows How a Zero Flux Current Transducer Works
The transducers can be used for applications such as power analysers in EV production, medical equipment such as MRI scanners and power supplies for particle accelerators. The video explains zero flux technology, also called ‘fluxgate’ and how it works, including the use of a closed loop which balances opposi
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08/05/2020
Integrated Isolated RS485 + Isolated Power Transceivers Cut Design Time
These new parts provide low radiated emissions and enable solutions that meet EMC compliance with fewer board spins and budget overruns. The transceivers’ simplified PCB layout and small SOIC form factor pack more functionality into space constrained applications than the previous generation as well as current
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08/05/2020
3kW Transient Voltage Suppressor Diode Array Family
The MDA3KP is a 3kW diode family of more than 25 products with different screening levels, polarities and qualification standards. Microchip’s MDA3KP TVS diode array family – the only available technology offering a comprehensive voltage range tested to a high reliability standard and qualified based on the MIL-PRF-1
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08/05/2020
High Density Internal Ac-Dc Power Supplies for Medical Uses
The VMS-450B, VMS-450B-CF, VMS-450B-CFS, and VMS-450B-CNF offer 450 W of continuous power from compact chassis mount packages. These ac-dc supplies have been designed for space-constrained medical and dental applications where reliability and regulatory compliance are major concerns. The VMS-450B, VMS-450B
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08/05/2020
Performance improved and space gained
For safe use in industrial applications, Würth Elektronik has now published a circuit layout with transformers as galvanic isolation. The solution has an isolation of 1.5 kV/60 s and is therefore fully suitable for industrial applications, unlike previous circuits that use two 50 V capacitors as galvanic isolation. Wü
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08/05/2020
Ampaire powers air travel with green electric power systems
Escalating concern over rising carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions is driving worldwide demand for pure-electric vehicle (EV) and hybrid-electric vehicles (HEV). The airline industry is undergoing a similar evolution and is analyzing the cost and performance benefits of electric-powered aviation. If air travel infrast
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08/05/2020
Development Kit for horticultural lighting applications
Companies developing solutions for vertical farming in cities or optimized "supplemental lighting" in greenhouses can use the Development Kit to explore the effect of different "lighting recipes" on plants and in their different growth phases. The circuit developed by Würth Elektronik thus
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08/05/2020
Ultracapacitors for IoT devices
NAWA Technologies’ NAWACap ultracapacitors are based on carbon and use a material that is abundant, recyclable and environmentally friendly. The NAWACaps can be packaged into small, flat cells and withstand extremes of temperature and the harshest environments, through deep sea to deep space. They also match i
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08/05/2020
Family of High-Performance Integrated Voltage Regulators
With EP70xx, Empower has integrated a triple output DC/DC power supply with no external components into a single tiny 5mm x 5mm package, attaining up to 10x higher current density, 3x tighter accuracy during transients, and 1000x faster dynamic voltage scaling than leading competitors. Empower Semi’s patented digitally configurable hardwar
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08/05/2020
QPL-qualified SupIR-SMD package for rad hard MOSFETs
SupIR-SMD is key to higher performing space power systems such as satellite bus power distribution systems, payload power supplies, space-grade DC-DC converters, and other high-switching designs.   Capable of attaching directly to the PCB, the SupIR-SMD design is optimized for surface mount attach and pr
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08/05/2020
Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors work up to 150°C
This product lineup is compatible with AEC-Q200, a reliability test qualification standard for automotive passive components. We have sophisticated various types of elemental technologies nurtured by us to improve the temperature characteristics of X7R (operating temperature range: -55 to 125°C) in our  onv
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08/05/2020
Asymmetrical Output, Isolated Dc-Dc Converters
The PRQ3W-S, PQD10W-D, PQF20W-D, and PRF30W-D are 3 to 30 W, dual regulated, dc-dc converters in SIP & DIP packages. These converters additionally offer wide input ranges, robust operating temperatures, and EN 62368-1 certification. The PRQ3W-S series offers up to 3 W of continuous power, an ultra-wide 4:1 i
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08/05/2020
650V devices added to super junction N-Channel MOSFET series
The DTMOSVI series has already gained a lot of market traction thanks to an excellent ratio of on-resistance and support for elevated switching speeds. The 650V-rated TK110N65Z, TK110Z65Z, TK110A65Z, TK125V65Z, TK155A65Z, TK170V65Z, TK190A65Z and TK210V65Z devices all possess highly appealing performance parameters. These MOSFETs present en
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08/05/2020