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Developers of various infrared applications can be sure that the spectra of emitters and detectors match. All infrared components are available from stock any time, and free samples can be requested.  
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Date:
04/18/2019
ROHM highlights high-performance D/A converter IC
The show will be held at the same time as HIGH END, the trade fair for audio equipment in Munich, Germany (May 09 – 11, 2019).   The increased
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Date:
04/18/2019
RS Components introduces Siemens DIN rail power supply range
Designed for use in distributed power applications in machine control boxes or in small cabinets, the single-phase SITOP PSU6200 power supplies are slim and space-saving, with plug-in terminals that support easy electrical connection. A key feature of the series
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Date:
04/18/2019

MORNSUN 20W High Isolation Medical Power URH-LP-20WR3 Series
Applications: URH-LP-20WR3 can be widely used in medical equipment and medical products that have direct contact with patients.  
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Date:
04/18/2019
Filter ferrite bead for high frequency, high current applications
As vehicles become more complex and sophisticated and especially as a result of increased image sensing, data communication needs within vehicles have increased significantly. Multiple protocols exists including CAN, LIN, FlexRay and Ethernet and the wiring, along
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Date:
04/18/2019
Radiation-Tolerant PWM Controller and GaN FET Driver
The ISL71043M single-ended current mode PWM controller and ISL71040M low-side GaN FET driver are ideal for isolated flyback and half-bridge power stages, and motor control driver circuits in satellite buses and payloads. Private ‘new space’ companies have begun
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04/18/2019
Ultrafast Rectifiers Reduce Conduction and Switching Losses
MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced six new FRED Pt Gen 5 1200 V Hyperfast and Ultrafast rectifiers. Offering the best conduction and switching loss trade-off for devices in their class, the 30 A and 60 A Vishay rectifiers are designed to increase the efficiency of high frequency converters
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04/17/2019
MORNSUN 6-16A Non-isolated POL DC/DC Converter K12T Series
The devices’ output voltage can be accurately adjustable from 0.75V to 5.0V. The 6-16A non-isolated POL DC/DC converters can supply a large high speed transient response current for high speed chips such
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Date:
04/15/2019
PSDcast â€
In this episode of the PSDcast, we’re chatting with Silicon Labs’ John Wilson about signal and power isolation for electric vehicle systems. See the white paper referenced in the PSDcast here:
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Date:
04/11/2019
New Nanowires to Improve High-Speed Communication

The growth mechanism and fast 1550 nm IR detection of the single-crystalline In0.28Ga0.72Sb ternary nanowires

Chinese scientists have synthesized new nanowires with high carrier mobility and fast infrared light (IR) response, which could help in high-speed communication. Their findings were published in Nature Communications on April 10th. Nowadays, effective optical communications use 1550 nm IR,
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Date:
04/10/2019
Titanium Efficiency Power Supplies for Server Applications
Bel Power Solutions announced the TET2500 Series, 2500 W power supplies that bring Titanium level efficiency to servers, storage and networking equipment. With AC-DC power-factor-corrected (PFC) and high voltage DC-input variants, TET2500 Series power supplies provide a main output of 12 VDC for powering intermediate
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Date:
04/09/2019
The Industrial Side of the House
If you weren’t fortunate enough to attend the most important power show of the year, APEC, be sure to check out our editorial that covers the wide-bandgap highlights from the ground
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Date:
04/03/2019
A Focus on Industry
It’s always a relief to get the first event of the year out of the way. As I mentioned last month, I had to travel to Embedded World in Nuremberg this past February. It was also my first
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Date:
04/03/2019
15 Watt Cost-Optimized, High-Efficiency DC/DC Converters
San Jose, Calif. - TRACO POWER has announced the release of their THL 15WI family of 15 watt DC/DC converters that are designed for industrial, mobile, instrumentation, and communication markets or any application where size, cost and quality are critical factors. The THL 15WI series 15 Watt DC/DC
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04/02/2019
Ethernet Invades the Industrial Space

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Figure 1: Ethernet PHY Connection with MAC and Physical Medium

Ethernet is rapidly becoming the predominant networking technology within the industrial environment, with a number of recent IEEE 802 Ethernet sub-standards covering the mechanisms required to support real-time communication. With the growing number of factory systems using Ethernet equipment, designers must
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Date:
04/02/2019
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Launches 650V aGaN Products
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited introduced at the 2019 Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) in Anaheim, CA (held March 18th - 20th) the AONV070V65G1 Gallium
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Date:
04/02/2019
Industry's First Passive Component LoRa Development Kit
MIAMI -- Raltron Electronics Corporation has launched the industry’s first passive component LoRa Development Kit to ease IoT design projects. The development kit features five different product families with a total of 60 high-performance passive components, including crystals, filters
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Date:
04/01/2019
Powering Industrial Systems

Kevin Parmenter, Field Applications Manger, Taiwan Semiconductor

There is much discussion in Industrial electronics, namely “Industry 4.0”. The first wave of revolution in industrial system was mechanical – steam power, the second was electricity and electric motors and the mass production assembly line the third was CNC, computers and automation and the
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Date:
04/01/2019