Power Supplies

April 2024
TDK Offers Snap-In Capacitors with Increased Compactness for General-Purpose Applications

TDK Offers Snap-In Capacitors with Increased Compactness for General-Purpose Applications

­TDK Corporation announces the new EPCOS B43659 series of snap-in aluminum electrolytic capacitors. This is the next generation of ultra-compact general-purpose components for voltages of 450 V (DC) featuring an extremely high CV product. It provides the same features and serves the same applications as
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Date:
04/23/2024
Würth Elektronik Unveils its High-Temperature Inductors

Thanks to their innovative design, WE-MAPI power inductors have the lowest AC and DC losses.

­Würth Elektronik supplements its molded power inductors series with the high-temperature versions: WE-MAPI and WE-LHMI. The new inductors can be used continuously at high rated currents in a temperature range from -55°C to +150°C. The compact components have been tested for thermal aging fo
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Date:
04/23/2024
Vanguard Electronics Expands Common Mode Choke Inductor Series

Scott Harris, Director of Sales at Vanguard Electronics

­Vanguard Electronics, under the iNRCORE Family of Brands, is pleased to announce the expansion of its CMN and SCMN series Common Mode Choke Inductors with the addition of eight new series: CMN4, CMN6, CMN7, CMN9, SCMN4, SCMN6, SCMN7 and SCMN9. These new series are the latest addition to Vanguard’s growing Hi
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Date:
04/22/2024
KYOCERA AVX Launches Two New Snap-In Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Series

KYOCERA AVX Launches Two New Snap-In Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Series

­KYOCERA AVX, a leading global manufacturer of advanced electronic components engineered to accelerate technological innovation and build a better future, released two new series of snap-in aluminum electrolytic capacitors: the SNA Series and SNL Series.  SNA and SNL Series snap-in aluminum electroly
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Date:
04/17/2024
Configuring for Power Density and Connectivity

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­The availability of modular, configurable power supplies provides industrial and medical system designers with an approach to develop systems that address application-specific requirements without time and resource consuming custom design or compromising with less optimal standard, off-the-shelf solutions. As the funct
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Date:
04/01/2024
Passive Components in Modern Switched-Mode Power Supplies

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Figure 1: Sumida covers all inductors for switched-mode power supplies and partially and fully implements application-specific components

­The high-frequency (HF) transformer and other inductors form the core of a switched-mode power supply (SMPS). Located in the input section, the interference suppression components ensure suppression of interference voltages and currents on the power supply lines. Current-compensated chokes (common-mode chokes) s
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Date:
04/01/2024
Space Power Supply for Traditional and New Space Missions

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Figure 1: Simplified power architecture of satellite with SA50-120 series converter

­Space satellites use solar energy as the main source to power its loads. A simplified power architecture is shown below as shown in Figure 1. with Radiation Hardened (Rad-Hard) standard SA50-120 series DC-DC 50 W power converters from Microchip. Some of the commonly used bus voltages are 28V, 50V, 72V, 100V
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Date:
04/01/2024
DC/DC Flyback Converter

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Figure 1: Power stage of the flyback converter (simplified)

Isolated flyback converters often use optocouplers in the feedback loop to regulate the output voltage. As part of the compensation circuit, its parameters such as CTR influence the control loop and must be taken into account in the flyback converter design. The flyback converter is an isolated switching power
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Date:
04/01/2024

 


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