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Designing a PoE-PD for IoT

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Figure 1: Waveforms during Startup Phase

Internet-connected devices rely on two core features, communications backhaul and power. With IoT devices, three core concerns regularly crop up: power, communications and security. Wireless technologies, like WiFi, have held the spotlight in the marketplace for years, but they struggle with these three problems.
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Date:
02/28/2020
Synchronous Step-Down Regulators w/ 2.5 ÂμA Quiescent Current

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Figure 1. High efficiency LT8607 12 V to 5 V synchronous step-down converter

High efficiency, low EMI step-down regulators are found throughout automotive, industrial, medical, and telecom environments, where they power a wide variety of applications from a broad array of input sources. Particularly in battery-powered applications, a significant amount of time is spent in standby mode,
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Date:
02/28/2020
PCIe Card for High Density Vo5G and VoLTE
SMART Embedded Computing announced a new PCI Express (PCIe) card for voice-over-5G and LTE applications (Vo5G/VoLTE). This media processing accelerator add-in card enables high density voice processing to be integrated into rack mounted servers or other network appliances that have PCIe slots. It is designed
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Date:
02/25/2020
iMOTION IMC300 adds Arm MCU for maximum flexibility
IMC300 complements the IMC100 series and aims at variable speed drives that require very high application flexibility. Both families, IMC100 and IMC300, share the same implementation of the MCE 2.0 providing ready-to-use motor and, optional, PFC control.
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Date:
02/20/2020
Flex Power Modules announces miniature DC-DC converters
The new devices are all isolating converters providing output power of up to 1W, with no minimum load required.  
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Date:
02/20/2020
Shunt Resistors Feature High Rated Power in 5.0mm×2.5mm Size
It is ideal for current detection in motors and power supply circuits used in automotive systems and industrial equipment.  
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Date:
02/20/2020
SIGA expands with Stabilised Transformers acquisition
SIGA Electronics has expanded its business in High Voltage and High Power transformers through the acquisition of the business and assets of Stabilised Transformers.  
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Date:
02/20/2020
Powerbox announces high peak load power supply for medical laser applications
Based on digital control and high energy storage management techniques, the SMM3000A80024C series delivers 2.25kW repetitive peak power to medical lasers with high efficiency. The SMM3000A80024C complies with medical safety standards and for silent
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Date:
02/20/2020
Maxim makes $25M Investment in New Design Center in Dublin
The design center will focus on product development and conducting research and development in the areas of analog semiconductor design to deliver Maxim’s innovative solutions across many end markets.
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Date:
02/20/2020
AVX Updates SpiCAT Online Simulation Tool With MLCC Series
The tool enables the quick, easy, and accurate parametric characterization of an extensive range of multilayer ceramic, tantalum, polymer, and niobium oxide surface-mount capacitors, as well as multilayer varistors.
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Date:
02/20/2020
Further Optimized Automotive 180nm BCD-on-SOI Technology
The new medium voltage devices cover voltages from 12V to 32V. With that customers now have access to a complete portfolio of different voltage options – covering a 10V to 200V voltage range. These new complementary NMOS/PMOS devices support automotive
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Date:
02/20/2020
Three-phase brushless motor controller with gate driver
The sensorless design of the TC78B009FTG does not require Hall effect sensors, making it ideal for applications involving high-velocity fans or impellers in servers, blowers, small pumps, cordless vacuums and robotic cleaners.
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Date:
02/20/2020
Analog Devices Launches Quad-Output DC/DC ÂμModule Regulators
The new devices integrate switching controllers, power FETs, inductors and support components, easing the design process while reducing power consumption and board space. They are ideal for telecom, networking and industrial applications.
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Date:
02/20/2020
Ultra-compact 200W desktop power supply has GaN switching
GaN provides increased efficiency, reduced heat losses and operation a higher-frequencies, allowing the size of magnetics and other components to be reduced. The result is an amazingly-compact 200W external desktop power supply with market leading
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Date:
02/20/2020
First Accelerometer with Built-In Noise Filtering Function
The accelerometers are ideal for high accuracy, low power motion sensing applications in the industrial equipment and consumer wearable markets.  
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Date:
02/20/2020
Mouser Launches USB-C Charging Reference Design
The reference design includes the Qorvo ACT4751 DC-to-DC buck converter and a Cypress EZ-PD CCG3PA USB Type-C and Power Delivery (PD) controller. The products and reference design support applications such as PC and tablet power adapters, smartphone
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Date:
02/20/2020
Mouser and TE Connectivity Examine Robotics Trends in eBook
In Solutions for Robots and Robot Control, engineers and subject matter experts from Mouser and TE offer in-depth articles on the latest robotics technologies in the manufacturing space. The eBook places a special emphasis on the industrial Internet
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Date:
02/20/2020
Toshiba announces 100 V N-channel automotive MOSFETs
Designed specifically for modern 48 V system applications, the devices are suited to use in boost converters for integrated starter generators (ISG) and LED headlights as well as motor drives, switching regulators and load switches.
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Date:
02/20/2020
ModBUS-TCP interface option for programmable DC power supplies
The option is available on all models ranging from the 1U high half rack GH1.5kW to the 3U high full rack GSP15kW. The industry standard ModBUS-TCP protocol is used for transmission of information between electronic devices for the supervision and
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Date:
02/20/2020
IsabellenhÃtte receives type examination certification
The new launch follows the successful completion of the type examination. The DC meters are now available for purchase by manufacturers of charging stations and can be integrated into the designs of their applications.
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Date:
02/20/2020
Isolated Silicon Carbide Gate Driver Provides High Efficiency
With the MAX22701E isolated gate driver from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM), designers of high-voltage/high-power systems can improve power supply efficiency by up to 4 percentage points over competitive solutions, reducing power loss
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Date:
02/20/2020
5kW High-Input Voltage DC-DC Converters
ABSOPULSE Electronics has released the HVI 5K-3U7 series of high input voltage industrial DC-DC converters that deliver up to 5kW output power. A built-in redundancy diode allows for parallel connection of a number of 5kW converter units to create a 10kW, 15kW, or higher DC-power solution, and N+1 operation.
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Date:
02/14/2020
Automotive CAN Transceiver Modules Meet AEC-Q100 Standards
Thanks to the simple CAN bus transmission and wiring, as well as the strong anti-interference ability, CAN bus has become the preferred communication protocol for the automotive electronics industry. Mornsun released a new automotive CAN transceiver module series CTD-CAN. From design, verification
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Date:
02/13/2020
Flex Power Modules Adds Telecom Version to DC-DC Converters
Flex Power Modules introduces a new version of its BMR480 digital DC-DC converter, optimized for telecom applications that require input voltage down to 36Vin. The converter, called the BMR480 0113/034, provides an extended input voltage range below 40Vin, as required for telecom power conversion
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Date:
02/13/2020
Isolierter CAN-Transceiver mit Automotive-Qualifizierung
Mit Eigenschaften wie einfacher Aufbau, umfassende Funktionalität, hohe Störsicherheit und schnelle Datenübertragung ist der CAN-Bus das bevorzugte Kommunikations-Netzwerk für elektronische Komponenten im Bereich Automotive. Mornsun unterstützt diese Technologie
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Date:
02/13/2020
-30 V P-Channel MOSFET Offers Industry-Low On-Resistance
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new -30 V p-channel TrenchFET Gen IV power MOSFET that offers industry-low on-resistance of 3.5 mΩ at 10 V in the 3.3 mm by 3.3 mm thermally enhanced PowerPAK 1212-8S package, in addition to best in class on-resistance times gate charge — a critical figure of merit
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Date:
02/10/2020
Autotalks' Chipset for Company's C-V2X Program in China
Autotalks announced that its chipset was selected for a mass production C-V2X program in China, one of the first to be deployed in the huge Chinese market. This is the first mass-production C-V2X program for Autotalks, which consists of a Telematics Control Unit (TCU) with C-V2X powered by Autotalks' chipset,
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Date:
02/06/2020
2kW Power Supply Family for ICT and Networking Applications
Murata announced the expansion of its D1U54 Series with the 2000W rated D1U54-x-2000-12, the latest in a line of slim, redundant, AC-DC and DC-DC Front End power supplies by Murata Power Solutions. In an industry standard 1U x 2.15" x 12.65” (1U x 54.5 x 321.5mm), this Series provides 2000W
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Date:
02/05/2020