Powering Communications

November 2019
Robust, Low-Latency PHY Technology for Industrial Ethernet
The ADIN1300 is a low-power, single port Ethernet transceiver with industry leading power and latency specifications primarily designed for time-critical industrial Ethernet applications up to Gigabit speeds. As industrial automation increases the adoption of Ethernet and pushes in the boundaries of data rates, the
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11/27/2019

Medical Blueline Power Range from 5-60W External Adapters
Meeting both DoE Level VI and CoC Tier 2 efficiency requirements, the five Blueline models are UL approved and cover power ratings from 5W to 60W. They are certified to EN 60601-1 medical safety and EMC specifications. Safety features include overvoltage and short-circuit protection, LED status indicator, and 4000VAC/570
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11/27/2019
High power density 15A/50W output digital PoL regulator
The new module provides up to 15A/50W at an adjustable output voltage of 0.6-3.3V, which equates to a 25% higher current and power delivery at 3.3V than the previous 12A maximum for that voltage. The input voltage range of the device is 4.5V to 14V. The higher output is in response to customer demands, offering increased cu
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11/27/2019
CoolSiC MOSFET evaluation board for motor drives up to 7.5 kW
The board will help to pave the way for SiC in motor drives and help strengthening Infineon’s market position as #1 for industrial SiC. It was developed to support customers during their first steps in designing industrial drives applications with a maximum of 7.5 kW motor output. The evaluation board co
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11/27/2019
New Compact 36W, 60W and 90W DIN-Rail Mini Power Supplies
Three new 24VDC output DIN-Rail power supplies have been added to the range; PIM36 (36W - coming soon), PIM60 (60W) and PIM90 (90W). The new PIANO Mini (PIM) power supplies free-up space in industrial automation, machines or control panels to offer more flexible system planning. The PIM90 a 90W DIN-Rail power sup
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11/27/2019
Components Bureau Adds Artesyn to Its Power Portfolio
This new agreement is part of the company’s strategy to expand its power product portfolio and build on its already established specialist power franchises. Artesyn has a broad power offering with products from 3W to hundreds of kW. These products will add an exhaustive range of high power modular and prog
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11/27/2019
FN 2580 power line EMC Filter Family for Lighting Equipment
The filter can be used in typical single-phase applications (120 VAC and 230 VAC). Or industrial applications when utilizing phase to neutral voltage off three phase power. Example: 480 VAC P-P / 277 VAC P-N and 600 VAC P-P / 347VAC P-N. The new parts are very compact and are designed specifically for lighting ap
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11/27/2019
Analog Devices Acquires Test Motors
Based in Barcelona, Spain, Test Motors offers products and services that detect faults in electric motors before they cause damage to production cycles and advises on how and when to repair them. The acquisition expands ADI’s portfolio of condition-based monitoring solutions capable of identifying equipment fault
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11/27/2019
40V, 2.2MHz Synchronous Buck Converters
The MOSFETs provide point-of-load (PoL) solutions with a continuous output current of either 3.5A or 5A. The devices feature proprietary gate driver technology, delivering superior EMI performance in step-down DC-DC conversion for consumer, industrial, networking, and automotive applications. The AP64350, AP
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11/27/2019
TEN 40E & TEN 40WIE Series – New 40 Watt DC/DC converters
Driven by current market trends these series were developed to maximize quality and cost efficiency in one product. Due to a new design approach the TEN 40E and TEN 40WIE thus offer a cost efficient solution with not only no concession on quality or reliability but even improved specifications compared to their p
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11/27/2019
RS Components adds high-voltage regulated DC power supplies
Aimed primarily at electronic engineers designing IT equipment for industrial, instrumentation and transportation applications, TRI Series power converters combine a sophisticated reinforced isolation system, able to withstand high test voltages, with high common-mode transient immunity. The TRI Series offers fi
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11/27/2019
Infineon adds industrial-grade CoolGaN devices
The CoolGaN 400 V device (IGT40R070D1 E8220) is tailored for premium HiFi audio systems where end users demand every detail of their high resolution sound tracks. These have been conventionally addressed by bulky linear or tube amplifiers. With the CoolGaN 400 V switch as class D output stage, audio designers
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11/27/2019
High-Side Load Switch with True Reverse Current Blocking
Single-channel high-side load switches provide an effective way of applying or removing power to a load, particularly to removable peripherals powered through a USB port. The large output capacitors (100µF) associated with the USB port and self-powered USB peripherals create the possibility that the load switch may
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11/27/2019
Microchip delivers up to 90 W over Ethernet wiring
This development eases the transition to using IEEE 802.3bt-2018-compliant PoE injectors and midspans for users, and Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) chipsets for system developers. As the industry adopts the latest generation of PoE technology for managing data and power over a single Ethernet cable, users f
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11/27/2019
Low profile open frame OVC III certified power supplies
Benefiting from the latest power switching technologies, the LHA150F is 30% smaller and gains up to 4.5 efficiency points compared to the previous LFA150F, whilst the more powerful LHA300F gains up to 6 points of efficiency and is 50% smaller than the LFA300F. In addition to higher efficiency, by using an LLC r
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11/27/2019
A Record-Setting Transistor

Professor Yuping Zeng (right) and graduate student Peng Cui have worked on designs for transistors that could enable cheaper, faster wireless communications.

Many of the technologies we rely on, from smartphones to wearable devices and more, utilize fast wireless communications. What might we accomplish if those devices transmitted information even faster? That's what Yuping Zeng, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Delawar
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11/26/2019
Improving Military Communications by Boosting 5G Technology

An Army project developed a carbon nanotube technology that, for the first time, achieved speeds exceeding 100GHz in radio frequency applications, and may boost military communications and sensing technologies.

An Army-funded project may boost 5G and mm-Wave technologies, improving military communications and sensing equipment. Carbonics, Inc., partnered with the University of Southern California to develop a carbon nanotube technology that, for the first time, achieved speeds exceeding 100GHz in radio frequency applicati
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11/22/2019
For Rohde & Schwarz, access to these messages is critical to the development of test solutions such as QualiPoc, for example, that captures and analyses these messages for determining network quality and customer quality of experience. Any type of interaction between a mobile device and the mobile network req
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11/21/2019
Nexperia Launches High-efficiency GaN FET
The GAN063-650WSA features a low RDS(on) - down to 60 mΩ - and fast switching to offer very high efficiency. Nexperia is targeting high performance application segments including xEV, datacentres, telecom infrastructure, industrial automation and high-end power supplies. Nexperia’s GaN-on-silicon proces
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11/21/2019
20A 40Vdc MIL-COTS filters use active circuitry for protection
The FQB MIL-COTS series is designed for the harsh environments found in 28Vdc nominal input vehicle and airborne applications. The filters have high differential and common mode noise attenuation, simplifying system level compliance to the MIL-STD-461(F, G) standard. The module’s surge and spike protection
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11/21/2019
Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the development of the R-IN32M4-CL3 IC for industrial Ethernet (IE) communication. Renesas’ latest industrial network device heralds support for CC-Link IE Time Sensitive Networking (TSN), a communication standard for next-generation Ethernet TSN technology. As one of th
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11/21/2019
ATEN Technology, Inc. Expands KVM over IP Extender Series
ATEN Technology, Inc., announced several new additions to its innovative KE Series of KVM over IP Extenders. The solutions are ideal for the broadcasting industry (post-production and live events), control room environments (air traffic control, 911 call centers, utilities process control centers), network operation ce
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11/19/2019
First Multilayer Band-Pass Filter for Millimeter Wave Bands
TDK Corporation has expanded its lineup of high frequency multilayer products with the world’s first* multilayer band-pass filter for the 28 GHz band in 5G mobile communication networks. The new high-frequency component is based on TDK’s LTCC (low-temperature co-fired ceramic) material and precise multilayer te
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11/19/2019
Commercial Inductors Featured in Compact 1212 Case Size
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced three new commercial IHLP low profile, high current inductors in the 3.3 mm by 3.3 mm 1212 case size — the company's smallest to date. Designed to save space in computer and telecom applications, the Vishay Dale IHLP-1212AZ-01, IHLP-1212AB-01, and IHLP-1212BZ-01 offer ext
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11/13/2019
No More Traffic Blues for Information Transfer

Researchers from the Tokyo University of Science and Keio University propose that a certain machine learning algorithm can help resource-constrained devices on a wireless network select optimal channels for information transmission; this could potentially decongest massive IoT networks.

The wireless Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of devices in which each device can directly send information to another over wireless channels of communication, without human intervention. With the number of IoT devices increasing every day, the amount of information on the wireless channels is also increasing. Th
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11/07/2019
600W DC-DC Converter Delivers Industry-Leading Efficiency
Murata introduced its DRE-11.4/53-L48 eighth brick Intermediate Bus Converter (IBC) from Murata Power Solutions. The product series addresses the growing power requirements of networking and telecommunications infrastructure equipment by delivering the highest efficiency in the industry at this power output lev
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11/05/2019
Schaffner's RFI Filters Now Shipping from Sager Electronics
Sager Electronics is now stocking Schaffner’s FN 9262/FN 9266 RFI Filters. The new RFI filters feature an IEC C14 PEM (power entry module) with integrated fuse holder or switch. The high-performance filter series FN 9262 (with fuse holder) and FN 9266 (with dual pole switch) are ideal for applications demanding
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11/04/2019
A Plug 'n Play Linearizer for Your 5G RF Power Amplifier

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Figure 1. 5th Generation Cellular Mobile Communication

‘Mar’s Law’ presents a tongue-in-cheek perspective on how data measurements can sometimes be manipulated to fit a more linear profile than is the reality. However, there are no such shortcuts to achieving high linearity for a power amplifier (PA), which is at the heart of mobile cellular communication in
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11/01/2019