Powering Communications

March 2018
120W DIN Rail DC/DC Converter Meets Both Railway and ITE Safety Standards
MEAN WELL is proud to announce the DDR-120(120W) series to enable DIN Rail DC/DC integration into higher power applications. Since the DDR-120 series is designed to meet both railway and ITE safety standards, it is suitable for DC/DC applications such as, industrial & railway control, security control, and
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03/27/2018
TVS Array Series Designed for Smartphone Circuit Protection
TEMPE, Ariz. – ProTek Devices has introduced a new series of ultra-low capacitance (0.6pF typical) transient voltage suppressor arrays for overvoltage circuit protection in smartphones and other portable electronics. The new series is also suited for Ethernet, USB interface and wireless systems. ProTek
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03/26/2018
Murata releases new 1W regulated SMT DC-DC converter
Murata has expanded its product range of embedded-core technology DC-DC converters with the NXF1 series, a cost effective, fully regulated, high isolation converter with 3.3 V or 5 V outputs from Murata Power Solutions. Inputs available are nominal 3.3 V and 5 V
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03/21/2018

Toshiba releases N-channel MOSFET driver ICs
Toshiba Electronics Europe today announced the launch of two new N-channel MOSFET drivers suitable for rapid-charging and other high current applications. The new TCK401G (active-high) and TCK402G (active-low)
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03/21/2018
WÃrth Elektronik eiSos joins STMicroelectronics Partner Program to one common goal: success for their customer!
Würth Elektronik eiSos, manufacturer of electronic and electromechanical components, has joined the partner program of STMicroelectronics. The goal of the initiative set up by ST, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics
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03/21/2018
New 200-watt development system: Combining wireless power and data transmission
Under the name 760308EMP-WPT-200W, Würth Elektronik eiSos and Infineon Technologies are offering a 200-watt development system for wireless power transfer. What makes the development kit special is that the link between the transmitter and receiver coils can be
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03/21/2018
MIPAQ Pro, the intelligent device for smart grids
Infineon Technologies has optimized its high power intelligent power module (IPM) MIPAQ Pro for the fields of energy storage and smart grid. Customers now profit from complete monitoring and easy scalability of the IPM. Additional features comprise of higher power
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03/21/2018
Now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, is Vishay’s new best in class 60V MOSFET SiR626DP. The product elevates DC/DC efficiency and performance across the load with minimum circuit rework. Peak
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03/21/2018
Murata launches ultra-efficient 1/16th brick DC/DC converters for industrial and railway applications
Murata launches its latest in a series of encapsulated DC-DC converters designed specifically for industrial, industrial mobility and railway applications. The 50 watt IRS-Q48 series from Murata Power Solutions provides market-leading efficiency using the latest
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03/21/2018
Maxim's Himalaya uSLIC Solution, the Industry's Smallest Power Modules, Revolutionizes Design for Highly Space-Constrained Applications
Designers working on space-constrained applications can now dramatically reduce solution size and increase efficiency with the family of micro system-level IC ("uSLIC") modules from Maxim Integrated Products. The MAXM17532 and MAXM15462 ultra-small (2.6mm
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03/21/2018
Miniature IR Receivers Provide Improved Sensitivity, Noise Suppression, and Pulse-Width Accuracy
MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced the next generation of the company's miniature infrared (IR) receiver modules for IR remote control applications. Devices in the Vishay Semiconductors TSOP11xxx, TSOP12xxx, TSOP13xxx, TSOP14xxx, and TSOP18xxx families deliver both improved dark-ambient
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03/21/2018
Ultra-Low Lead Content Thick Film Chip Resistors Offer Enhanced Reliability and Stability
RIVERSIDE, Calif. - Bourns, Inc. introduced a new series of ultra-low lead content thick film chip resistors. The Bourns Model CR-PF Series is RoHS compliant without exemptions, helping customers satisfy the movement to adopt more environmentally safe green technologies. Bourns designed its latest thick
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03/20/2018
Plasmons Triggered in Nanotube Quantum Wells

A wafer of highly aligned carbon nanotubes, seen in gray on a piece of glass, facilitated a novel quantum effect in experiments at Rice University.

A novel quantum effect observed in a carbon nanotube film could lead to the development of unique lasers and other optoelectronic devices, according to scientists at Rice University and Tokyo Metropolitan University. The Rice-Tokyo team reported an advance in the ability to manipulate light at the
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03/16/2018
Ultrafast Rectifiers in 5x6 Package Increase Power Density, Performance Efficiency, and Device Reliability
MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced new 200 V FRED Pt Ultrafast recovery rectifiers in the thermally efficient FlatPAK 5x6 package with a low profile of < 1 mm. With long-term reliability assured through 2000 hours of high temperature reverse bias (HTRB) testing, the commercial / industrial
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03/12/2018
EpiGaN GaN/Si RF Material Technology at the Core of EU 5G Project SERENA
EpiGaN has a key position in the new EU research project SERENA ("gan-on-Silicon Efficient mm-wave euRopean systEm iNtegration platform"). SERENA sets out to develop a beamforming system platform for mm-wave multi-antenna arrays and to enable the functional
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03/07/2018
NextPower 100V power MOSFETs from Nexperia feature low Qrr, and high 175°C rating
Nexperia announced its NextPower 100 V family of power MOSFETs which delivers low reverse recovery charge (Qrr) and includes parts that are qualified to 175°C in the LFPAK56 (PowerSO8) package. NextPower 100
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03/07/2018
KEMET Introduces KONNEKT Technology Enabling Higher Power Densities in Smaller Form Factors
KEMET announced new patented KONNEKT technology enabling high power density by combining multiple components into a single surface mountable package. This technology is designed for use by power electronics engineers where high-power density in a small form factor
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03/07/2018
Toshiba Launches High Peak Pulse Current TVS Diodes for Power Line Protection
Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced a new series of TVS diodes that protect USB power lines and power supply connectors used in mobile devices. Toshiba’s DF2SxxP2 series protects the power lines of smartphones
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03/07/2018
Power Integrations announced the release of its InnoSwitch3-Pro family of configurable off-line CV/CC and CP flyback switcher ICs. Capable of delivering up to 65 W and achieving up to 94% efficiency across line and load conditions, the new devices permit precise,
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03/07/2018
New PS/2 ATX flagship presented: High-end Industrial PC Power Supply with 80PLUS® Platinum for latest mainboard generations
The Industrial PC Power Supply BEA-550K is the new flagship of worldwide used BEA power supply series from Bicker Elektronik, Donauwoerth/Germany. The highly efficient and very robust 500 Watt IPC power supply impresses with uncompromising quality and longevity.
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03/07/2018
Regulated Bus Converter Achieves 1300 W in a Quarter Brick Footprint
Santa Clara, CA - Bel Power Solutions and Protection, a Bel group company announces the 0RQB-X3S11BG, a next generation regulated bus converter with 45-56 VDC input / 10.4 VDC @ 125 A output and offering up to 1300 W  in a quarter brick footprint. In a distributed power system, the demand
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03/01/2018
Transformers Designed for an Output up to 60 W, Suitable for PoE++
TDK Corporation presents a new series of EPCOS transformers designed for an output of up to 60 W, which are therefore suitable for PoE++ according to IEEE 802.3bt. The new B82806D0060A** series comprises four types with different turns ratios for output voltages of 3.3 V, 5 V, 12 V, and 24 V.
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03/01/2018