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April 2013
Boost regulator supports wide range of display sizes in mobile end-products
ams, a leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance analog ICs for consumer, communications, industrial, medical, and automotive applications, released the AS1345, a miniature step-up DC-DC
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04/30/2013
Intelligent enumerating battery charger provides safe and fast charge
Maxim Integrated Products announced that it is now sampling the MAX77301 Li+ battery charger. It integrates the intelligence to enumerate with the host device, automatically identify the adapter
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04/30/2013
Multi-axis motion and machine control system can operate as an EtherCAT slave
ACS Motion Control, a manufacturer of advanced multi-axis motion and machine control solutions, has developed a unique addition to the SPiiPlus EtherCAT® Control Solution family. The UDMpc is a line
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04/30/2013

EM Microelectronic, the semiconductor company of the Swatch Group and a leading supplier for RFID circuits, released the EM4325V11, a versatile and multipurpose, battery-assisted passive (BAP)
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04/30/2013
Semir Haddad from Renesas' microcontroller products and solutions division
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04/30/2013
Microsemi, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, announced the release of a new family of radiation-hardened isolated DC-to-DC
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04/30/2013
Thick-film resistors offer high power density and non-inductive performance
The first in a platform of new high energy thick film resistors from Ohmite is now available from TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components.
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04/29/2013
Board-level contact system provides maximum wire stability & retention
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced a unique new surface-mount, single-poke, dual-beam boxed contact system designed to enable simple, reliable,
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04/29/2013
Ido Sarig, Wind River's vice president of product marketing, demonstrates
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04/29/2013
Eltek, a leader in high-efficiency power systems for telecommunications, industrial applications and renewable energy projects, announced the availability of the Flatpack S, a new high-efficiency
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04/29/2013
ThunderFET N-channel power MOSFET offers on-resistance as low as 18 m?
Vishay Intertechnology released an n-channel TrenchFET® power MOSFET in the thermally enhanced PowerPAK® SO-8 package that extends the company's ThunderFET® technology to 150 V. The SiR872ADP
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04/29/2013
Evaluation board provides electromagnetic compatibility protection
Analog Devices and Bourns have co-developed the first externally-certified EMC-compliant interface design tool for RS-485 circuits to protect against electromagnetic compatibility events in industrial
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04/26/2013
Mentor Graphics announced release of the Mentor® Embedded SourceryTM CodeBench Virtual Edition product, a native software environment for developing embedded systems pre- and post-silicon.
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04/26/2013
Atmel, a leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, today announced it has further simplified the MCU design process with the launch of its integrated development tools platform,
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04/26/2013
Stainless-steel power resistors operate to +250°C
Vishay Intertechnology presents the new VSGR series for applications in extreme environments. The stainless steel power resistors come with high power capability up to 20kW at 40°C and a high operating
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04/26/2013
Open-frame 375W power supply targets industrial, entertainment, and outdoor lighting
Luso Electronics Distribution announced availability of the XL375LED constant current 375W AC-DC power supply family from N2Power. The new power supplies are designed to drive strings of LEDs in high-power
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04/26/2013
Tantalum SMT capacitors perform in applications up to 200°C
KEMET announced its new T500 High Temperature MnO2 Series of tantalum surface mount capacitors. The T500 Series is a high temperature product that offers optimum performance characteristics in applications
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04/26/2013
Alec Melnick, ROHM's Sr. Product Marketing Manager, describes the company's
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04/26/2013
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04/25/2013
Yageo AHA and AHP aluminium precision power wirewound resistors now available
Yageo's AHA and AHP Series aluminium housed power resistors are now available from TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, discrete, connector and electromechanical components. Designed
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04/25/2013
Power MOSFET delivers lowest on-resistance in a DFN5x6 package
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor, a designer and developer of power semiconductors and power ICs, announced the release of AON6250, the flagship device in its new 150V AlphaMOS™ medium voltage portfolio.
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04/25/2013
Eltek announced the first delivery of a rectifier with an efficiency of up to 97.2 percent. The unit provides 3 kW at 48VDC and accepts a wide input voltage range. The rectifier can also be operated
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04/25/2013
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04/24/2013
Moisture-resistant DC-DC converter delivers 1W with 88% efficiency
Murata released their MTE1 series of isolated 1 Watt single output DC-DC converters. Suitable for a broad range of industrial and automation applications, these highly efficient units, up to 88%,
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04/24/2013
MEMS-based reed switch boasts smallest size available
Coto Technology announced at the 2013 Design West Conference the availability of its RedRock™ RS-A-2515 Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)-based magnetic reed switch. Based on its unique high
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04/24/2013
Low-power microcontrollers optimized for system embedded control
LAPIS Semiconductor, a ROHM Group Company, is pleased to introduce the ML610Q100 series of low-cost, feature-rich, low-power microcontrollers. The new Mini Low Power Microcontrollers are especially
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04/24/2013
SL Power introduces small & robust AC/DC 60-Watt power supply
SL Power Electronics, a division of SL Industries and an industry leader in the design and manufacture of rugged, highly reliable power supplies, launches its GB60 single output, convection cooled,
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04/24/2013
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04/23/2013
Probe for real-time current and voltage measurement simplifies low-power development
IAR Systems starts shipping the latest addition to its innovative Power Debugging technology. The I-scope™ probe extends the power optimization possibilities available in IAR Embedded Workbench®.
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04/23/2013
Following its entry into the LED retrofit market in 2012 with a line of dual-stage LED drivers, Cirrus Logic has introduced its first family of single-stage LED drivers, the CS1615/16, targeting the
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04/23/2013
BeagleBone Black low-power open-source Linux computer unveiled
With BeagleBone Black, the next-generation offering from BeagleBoard.org, everyone from electronic artists to engineers has access to a ready-to-use, 1-GHz computer for only $45. This credit-card-sized,
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04/23/2013
Texas Instruments introduced a haptic driver that makes it easy to add realistic tactile feedback effects to consumer and industrial products, such as smartphones, tablets, ebooks, refrigerators,
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04/22/2013
MOSFETs are up to 80% smaller with improved thermal dissipation
Panasonic has launched a new CSP MOSFET featuring Power Mount CSP Packaging (PMCP) with a unique pad design and drain clip technology that enables thermal dissipation to be improved by 5% in an 80%
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04/22/2013
IP64-rated switches suited for space-constrained apps
C&K Components, a leading international supplier of tactile, toggle, rocker and pushbutton switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has developed a series of microminiature IP64-sealed
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04/22/2013
Eltek, a leader in high-efficiency power systems for telecommunications, industrial applications, and renewable energy projects, announced the addition of the modular IBB-250 wall mount (WM) DC power
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04/22/2013
Tunable CRI 90 white LED claims to be the most compact and efficient
LED Engin, a leader in high- lumen density LED products, released LuxiTune, presented as the first intelligent, compact, single emitter light engine that delivers directional light with halogen-style
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04/18/2013
Micrel, an industry leader in high-performance linear and power solutions, LAN and timing and communications solutions, announced the MIC826 +/-0.5 percent accuracy voltage supervisor, with manual
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04/18/2013
Orion Fans develops fans resistant to salt fog & spray
Orion Fans, a leading manufacturer of standard and custom AC and DC fans, fan trays and accessories, has designed a series of AC and DC fans tested to tough environmental conditions, including
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04/17/2013
	M/A-COM releases single-channel CMOS driver for microwave switching apps
M/A-COM Technology Solutions, a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, introduced a single-channel CMOS Driver for Microwave Switching Applications. The MADR-009269
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04/17/2013
TDK brochure features EPCOS capacitors for harsh automotive environments
TDK Corporation published a product brief featuring EPCOS aluminum electrolytic capacitors for designs in harsh automotive environments. This brochure describes the newly developed EPCOS axial-lead
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04/17/2013
Exar, a leading supplier of high performance analog mixed-signal components and data management solutions, announced the availability of the XRP7674, a new synchronous Pulse Frequency Modulation/Pulse
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04/17/2013
Cable drop compensator corrects remote load regulation errors without sense wires
Linear Technology released the LT6110 cable drop compensator, a device that improves voltage regulation at remote loads without the need for Kelvin sense wires. The LT6110, a new component for
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04/17/2013
Single-inductor inverting DC/DC controller simplifies design
Linear Technology introduced the LTC3863, a high-voltage inverting DC/DC controller that uses just a single inductor to produce a negative voltage from a positive input voltage. Most low to medium
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04/16/2013
Excelsys Xgen medical configurable power supply offers 1 x MOPP from input to earth

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Excelsys Technologies Xgen Medical Range of power supplies has been enhanced to include 1 x MOPP (Means of Patient Protection) approval from input to earth (ground) for patient connected equipment.
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04/16/2013
Breakthrough tech accurately monitors state-of-health, state-of-charge of lead-acid batteries
Texas Instruments introduced the first lead-acid battery management gas gauge integrated circuit with TI's proprietary Impedance Track™ capacity measurement technology. The bq34z110 gas gauge IC,
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04/16/2013
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04/15/2013
HP introduces its latest HP Basic Power Distribution Units (PDU). HP Basic PDUs are designed for simple installation, reliability, and cost-effective power distribution. HP Basic PDUs provide
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04/15/2013
IAR Systems, a leading supplier of development tools for embedded systems, announced that the build chain of the tool suite IAR Embedded Workbench® for ARM® has been certified by TÜV SÜD as
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04/15/2013
Step-down DC/DC converter with integrated MOSFETs touts high current density
Texas Instruments introduced a synchronous step-down DC/DC converter with integrated MOSFETs in a very small 3.5-mm by 3.5-mm HotRod™ QFN package. The SWIFT™ 10-A TPS54020 features the highest power
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04/15/2013
Linear regulator suits high-current POL conversion for board-level applications
Advanced Power Electronics, a leading Taiwanese manufacturer of MOS power semiconductors for DC-DC power conversion applications, has introduced the APE8968MP-HF3, a new series of 3A, ultra-low
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04/15/2013
KEMET expands its polymer hermetic seal (PHS) tantalum capacitor portfolio
KEMET Corporation announced its release of 75 volt product extensions for the T550 Polymer Hermetic Seal (PHS) Series of tantalum through-hole capacitors. With its benign failure mode, T550 PHS Series
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04/15/2013
Programmable Hall Switch extends flexibility of detection circuit designs
Diodes Incorporated announced a programmable omnipolar Hall effect switch, enabling designers to use the same contactless detection circuit in multiple applications or with different field strengths.
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04/12/2013
Tad Keeley from Renesas describes Renesas' latest miniPOL devices for
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04/11/2013
Samsung mid-power LED package claims highest light efficacy
Samsung Electronics has developed a new lineup of middle power LED packages with the industry's highest efficacy level. It is ideal for use in a wide variety of LED lighting applications including
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04/11/2013
AEC-Q200-qualified RF chip capacitors suit high-end automotive apps
AVX, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, introduced a series of AEC-Q200-qualified RF chip capacitors for automotive applications. Available in 0402 and
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04/11/2013
Bare-element current-sense resistors enable lower PCB temperatures
Elevating the resistive element for maximum cooling, the BR Series of thru-hole current-sense resistor from Stackpole handles up to 5 watts with low PCB temperatures. This makes the BR Series ideal
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04/11/2013
Round-wire Coil SMT Power Inductors offer tight DCR tolerance & no thermal aging
Pulse Electronics, a leading provider of electronic components, expands its range of round-wire coil (RWC) surface-mount power inductors to deliver higher inductance/current capability. Mechanical
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04/11/2013
Using laminated bus bars and plates, FCI's power distribution systems are engineered for easy connectivity and designed to save space, lower costs and provide pluggable modularity to allow equipment
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04/10/2013
Integrated LED arrays deliver over 10,000 lumens
Cree extends the XLamp® CXA family of integrated LED arrays with the higher light output CXA2540 and CXA3050 LEDs. Optimized to simplify designs and lower system cost, the new CXA LEDs deliver 5,000
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04/10/2013
Li-Ion battery chargers promise faster, cooler charging
Texas Instruments introduced a family of lithium-ion battery charger ICs that reduce charge time by up to 50% in smartphones and tablets compared to other charger solutions. The bq2419x family of
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04/10/2013
Low-current high-speed photocouplers operate to 125°C
Toshiba Electronics Europe has extended its family of high-speed photocouplers* for industrial applications. Supplied in a DIP8 package, the new TLP2955 and TLP2958 low-current drive devices provide
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04/10/2013
Power analyzer touts high measurement accuracy on real-world signals
Featuring an industry-first Spiral Shuntâ„¢ design (patent application submitted) the Tektronix PA4000 precision multi-phase power analyzer gives power electronics engineers stable, precise current
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04/10/2013
GreenChip technology lies at the heart of NXP's cost-effective and highly-efficient
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04/10/2013
Four-channel LED driver IC serves automotive interior lighting
The new A6263 is the latest addition to the family of automotive qualified LED driver ICs from Allegro MicroSystems Europe. The device incorporates a linear programmable current regulator providing
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04/09/2013
Roll clad strips offer effective termination for battery cells
A challenge of electromobility is storage technology. In such a storage system Li-ion batteries, for example, are connected in series. As the anode consists of copper and the cathode of aluminum,
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04/09/2013
Two new Panasonic aluminium electrolytic capacitor ranges now available from TTI
Two new ranges of aluminium electrolytic capacitors by Panasonic are now available from TTI Inc, a leading specialist distributor of passive, discrete, connector and electromechanical components.
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04/09/2013
External thyristor stack controllers suit high-power electric DC motor apps
Ideal for controlling DC 6 pulse or 12 pulse, 2 Quadrant or 4 Quadrant thyristor power stacks, PLXD Series external thyristor stack controllers from Sprint Electric are used in a wide range of
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04/09/2013
Customized wirewound resistors tout accuracy
Riedon is a specialist manufacturer and supplier of advanced resistive solutions, providing the advantages of precision wirewound resistor technology along with designs that are easily customized
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04/09/2013
Bidirectional transient current suppressor device operates at high speed with low resistance
TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, discrete, connector and electromechanical components, has introduced Bourns® TCS™ DL Series High-Speed Protectors. Incorporating dual well-matched
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04/08/2013
Resettable PPTC devices provide fast overcurrent protection
The PPTC (Polymer Positive Temperature Coefficient) resistor series from Littelfuse provides ultra-low internal resistance, ultra-low voltage drop and minimal power dissipation. Thus, it is ideal
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04/08/2013
Latching relay suits smart meter and UPS applications
TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, discrete, connector and electromechanical components, announces the availability of a new relay from TE Connectivity. The Power Latching Relay EW80
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04/08/2013
LED driver IC offers low cost, flexible solution for LED lamps up to 20 W

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CamSemi has released a high-performance LED driver IC that offers manufacturers greater design flexibility in their drive to develop lower cost, more energy-efficient A-series, GU10 and other space-constrained
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04/08/2013
TVS diode claims to be worldï½s smallest
STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader and one of the world's largest supplier of Transient Voltage Suppression (TVS) protection components, has introduced what is presented as the world's
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04/08/2013
Buck-boost charge pump offers low conducted and radiated noise
Linear Technology Corporation announces the LTC3245, a versatile 250mA high voltage buck-boost charge pump that uses switched-capacitor fractional conversion to maintain regulation over a wide range
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04/08/2013
Reconfigurable DC arc detect solution presented as first fully-programmable available
Texas Instruments introduced the RD-195, believed to be the industry's first fully programmable DC arc detect reference solution. The makes it faster and easier for designers to address a growing
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04/08/2013
At their booth at APEC, Mike Brubaker, the CTO of SBE, a leading developer
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04/08/2013
Rugged illuminated SMT switch provides tactile feedback
Combining a consistent light output with an excellent tactile feel and a clear audible haptic confirmation, the K8 Series of illuminated tactile switches from C&K Components offer several novel features
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04/05/2013
Advanced Power Electronics a leading manufacturer of MOS power semiconductors for DC-DC power conversion applications, released the APE2902, a high-efficiency VFM Step-up DC/DC converter for small,
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04/05/2013
Mark Adams, SVP of CUI, demonstrates their Novum Advanced Power Series, developed
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04/05/2013
LLC transformer offers up to 99% efficiency and 50% real-estate savings
Providing up to 99% efficiency with low power loss, the latest LLC transformer from Precision combines two discrete components - a resonant inductor and transformer - into a single package reducing
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04/04/2013
Synchronous buck-boost converter boasts low quiescent current
The LTC3129 synchronous buck-boost converter from Linear Technology delivers up to 200mA of continuous output current from a wide variety of input sources including single or multiple-cell batteries
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04/04/2013
Mark Smith of Microsemi demonstrates the performance aspects of their
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04/04/2013
DrBlade next-generation DrMOS has Innovative chip-embedded packaging
Containing the latest generation low-voltage DC/DC driver technology and OptiMOSâ„¢ MOSFET devices, the DrBlade from Infineon Technologies is an integrated DC/DC driver and MOSFET VR power stage
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04/04/2013
Ramesh Balasubramaniam of International Rectifier describes their latest
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04/03/2013
InRush current-limiting NTC thermistors reduce circuit failures
API Technologies, a trusted provider of RF/microwave, microelectronics, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced their latest development in NTC thermistors,
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04/03/2013
Toshiba's latest automotive MOSFETs lower RDS(ON) by up to 22%
Toshiba Electronics Europe announced the first in a line-up of automotive MOSFETs that brings together the latest UMOS8 low on resistance (RDS(ON)), low input capacitance (Ciss) trench process with
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04/03/2013
Texas Instruments introduced three wide-input voltage synchronous boost controllers with high efficiency and high power density. The LM5122Q multi-phase boost controller features the industry's widest
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04/03/2013
EPC releases eGaN FET development board
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) introduced the EPC9010 development board to make it easier for engineers to start designing with a 100 V enhancement-mode gallium nitride (eGaN) field
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04/03/2013
Li-Ion battery chargers offer faster, cooler charging
Texas Instruments introduced lithium-ion battery charger integrated circuits (ICs) that reduce charge time by up to 50 percent in smartphones and tablets compared to other charger solutions. The bq2419x
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04/02/2013
RGBW LED emitters deliver 30% more output
LED Engin, a leader in high lumen density LED products, announces the LZ4 flat lens family of compact, 4-die RGBW emitters for wash lamps and follow spots used in stage lighting applications. Two
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04/02/2013
International Rectifier, a leader in power management technology, introduced of the IR3847 high current Point-of-Load (POL) integrated voltage regulator that extends the current rating of IR's
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04/02/2013
Ryan Huff, a Senior Applications Engineer at Linear Technology, explains
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04/01/2013
SECO unveils energy-efficient CUDA ARM development kit
During the recent NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference 2013, SECO unveiled ts latest energy-efficient DevKit - powered by the NVIDIA® Tegra® 3-based Qseven module on a Mini ITX form factor carrier
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04/01/2013
Silego Technology's extensive line of load switches now includes what is considered to be the world's smallest standard packaged load switch. Coming in at only 1x1 mm and 40 mohms, the SLG59M1440V
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04/01/2013
GDTs shunt surge current to ground and limit overvoltage to a harmless level. Major benefits of GDTs are their high current handling capability (up to several kA), high insulation resistance and extremely
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04/01/2013
Programmable 30A brushless DC motor controller serves robotics and industrial automation apps
Targeting designers of Industrial Automation systems, mobile robots, mechatronics, or other medium-power motor control application, the SBL1360 intelligent controller from Roboteq is capable of
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04/01/2013

 



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