Powering Communications

February 2021
Variations to Perform: Introducing 65 W USB-PD Designs

Figure 1 Block diagram of a secondary-side controlled power adapter using PAG1S and PAG1P

The continuous demand for charging devices in the shortest time is driving the charger market toward fast charging. On the one hand, the power delivered by these charges increases; on the other hand, their size is getting smaller and smaller, so it is necessary to design a higher power density. To meet the growing de
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Date:
02/28/2021

Richardson Electronics Offers Microwave Filters from 3RWave
Richardson Electronics, Ltd. announced the expansion of its product portfolio with a new range of microwave filters from its established partner 3RWave. Located in the Republic of Korea, 3Rwave has just over 300 filter types that are representative of the company’s design capability with ceramic, cavity, and LC types
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Date:
02/25/2021
FAN Module Solution Empowers Infrastructure of Smart Cities
ROHM Semiconductor announced its new BP35C5 Wi-SUN FAN (Field Area Network) compatible module solution capable of connecting with up to 1000 nodes in mesh networks for infrastructure applications. Wi-SUN FAN, the latest Wi-SUN international wireless communication standard, eliminates the communication costs as
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02/24/2021
Compact Power Entry Module Includes Side Flange Mounting
SCHURTER’s proven power entry module, series DD11, provides a high level of functional integration in the most minimal of package dimensions. The power entry module is ideally suited for equipment with low profile panels. Consisting of an IEC appliance inlet (C14), which is compatible with cord retention
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Date:
02/22/2021
Performance Leap for Graphene Modulators in Next-Gen Telecom

Artistic illustration of the graphene-based electro-absorption modulator.

Over the past years, global data traffic has experienced a boom, with over 12.5 billion connected devices all over the world. The current world-wide deployment of the 5G telecommunications standard is triggering the need for smaller devices with enhanced performances, such as higher speed, lower power consumption an
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02/16/2021
Ethernet Switches Provide Time Sensitive Networking Features
With the support of Time Sensitive Networking (TSN), Ethernet is eliminating the need for separate Information Technology (IT) and Operational Technology (OT) networks, providing a more ubiquitous approach to synchronization and precision timing for today’s industrial automation systems. However, to accomplish th
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02/03/2021
6 W and 10 W Isolated DC-DC Converters with 4:1 Input Range
CUI Inc, a Bel Group, announced the addition of two new EN 62368-1 certified, compact, regulated converter series to its compact isolated dc-dc converters line. The PQQ6W-S and the PQQ10W-S both offer cost-effective solutions for a wide range of applications, including IoT, consumer, industrial and telecom, an
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Date:
02/02/2021
iCoupler Technology Benefits GaN Transistors in AC/DC Designs

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Figure 1. Typical AC/DC power supply for telecom and server applications

Highly efficient AC/DC power supplies are key to the evolution of the telecom and datacom infrastructure, as power consumption grows rapidly due to hyperscale data centers, enterprise servers, or telecom switching stations. However, the power electronics industry has reached the theoretical limit of silicon MOS
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Date:
02/01/2021
Selecting Power Inductors

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When the power supply voltage is decreased, voltage fluctuations can become more dangerous, requiring a high-performance DC-DC converter in order to operate within safe parameters. DC-DC converters can help to address these requirements, and power inductors are crucial components that affect DC-DC converters’ pe
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Date:
02/01/2021
SiTime Expands Consumer, IoT Portfolio with Low Power TCXO
SiTime Corporation announced the SiT5008 temperature-compensated silicon MEMS oscillator (TCXO). The SiT5008 is ideal for connected consumer and IoT devices such as Internet-connected audio-video, over-the-top streaming devices, industrial smart meters, and other devices that use low power wireless connectivity. Li
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Date:
02/01/2021