Powering Communications

February 2022
Three New Semi-Shielded Power Inductor Series
Bourns, Inc., announced the expansion of its power inductor line with three new semi-shielded power inductor model series, Model SRN3030HA, SRN4030HA, and SRN5030HA. The new AEC-200 compliant power inductors from Bourns are designed with high current capacity, compact size, low loss, high op
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Date:
02/24/2022
Infineon Invests Over €2 Billion in New Frontend Fab
There was a time where the trend in the semiconductor industry was to move to a fabless strategy. Why bother with the expense of a fab and gaining the expertise in-house to take care of complex manufacturing, when you could easily subcontract to a specialist who’d make your chips cheaply and with higher yields t
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Date:
02/22/2022
It’s All About Voltage Ratings

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Figure 1: Voltage distributes equally across inductor turns

Yes, voltage ratings for inductors. The popularity of molded composite core inductors has placed new emphasis on voltage ratings to ensure safe and reliable inductor operation. Molded-core inductors place the core material in direct contact with the windings, changing the way inductor windings are insulated. New circuit
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Date:
02/02/2022
pSemi's Complete 5G mmWave RF Front-end Solution
pSemi Corporation, a Murata company focused on semiconductor integration, announces the expansion of its millimeter wave (mmWave) RF front-end portfolio for 5G wireless infrastructure applications. The new pin-to-pin compatible products, including three beamforming ICs and two up-down converters, offer flexibility to
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Date:
02/02/2022
100W AC-DC Power Supplies for Industrial, Technology, and Medical Devices
XP Power introduces the FCB100 series of AC-DC power supplies. The series is certified to medical (including BF), ITE and household standards for Class I and II (no ground connection) operation. With Class B conducted and radiated emissions in both Class I & Class II configurations and supporting both convection &a
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Date:
02/01/2022
Buffer Amplifier Increases Signal Bandwidth Tenfold in Data-Acquisition Systems
Texas Instruments (TI) introduced the industry’s widest-bandwidth high-input-impedance (Hi-Z) buffer amplifier, capable of supporting frequency bandwidths as high as 3 GHz. The wider bandwidth and high slew rates of the BUF802 enable higher signal throughput and minimal input settling time. Designers can leverage th
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Date:
02/01/2022
Shielded Gigabit Ethernet/PoE+ Chip LAN Transformers for High-Speed Telecom
Bourns, Inc., introduced two new shielded Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Chip-LAN Transformer series. Bourns Model SM453230-121N7YP and Model SM453230-231N7YP series are small, low profile and discrete solutions giving designers additional board layout flexibility compared to traditional Chip-LAN modules. In addition, Bourns' ne
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Date:
02/01/2022
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