LT3065, a high voltage, low noise, low dropout voltage linear regulator
Linear Technology announced the LT3065, a high voltage, low noise, low dropout voltage linear regulator offering precision, programmable current limit and a power good flag. The device delivers up to 500mA output current with a 300mV dropout voltage at full load. It features a wide 1.8V to 45V input voltage
AVX LMIP Series inductors
AVX, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced the LMIP Series SMD power inductors with a homogeneous pressed iron powder core construction. LMIP Series inductors exhibit low loss and reduced inductance drop due to applied current, enabling higher saturation
Fair-Rite Products' RoHS compliant flexible sheets are offered in four thicknesses and six material grades. Functioning primarily as an EMI suppressor, the flexible ferrite blocks noise at lower frequencies and absorbs it at higher frequencies. Applications include shielding antennas and RF circuits from reflection
TE Connectivity highlights the innovative LUMAWISE LED holders at the Light+Building show, Hall 4.0, Booth 26, presenting industry professionals with an up-close view of the advanced solderless, easy-to-assemble, efficient solution for the LED lighting marketplace.
LUMAWISE LED holders provide flexible
Designers of high power applications, such as air conditioner power supplies, need power factor correction (PFC) to improve power factor (PF) and harmonics to avoid deteriorating the power grid. To help them meet these challenges, Fairchild delivers a unique combination of power devices, design expertise and
CUI's NDM3ZS-60 non-isolated digital power module
CUI announced their latest family of digital point of load dc-dc modules, setting performance benchmarks in efficiency, power density, and transient response to address the rapidly-rising power challenges in distributed power architectures. The NDM3ZS-60 is a non-isolated module outputting 60A in ultra low-profile
Transphorm announced at APEC 2014 the industry’s first 600V GaN (Gallium Nitride)-based, low-profile PQFN products and the expansion of its product portfolio in the industry-standard TO220 packages. This follows the introduction of its GaN-on-Silicon transistor family at APEC 2013 as the industry’s first
AVX, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, is exhibiting at Energy Harvesting & Storage Europe in Berlin, Germany on April 1 - 2. This annual conference and tradeshow event focuses on the latest developments in energy harvesting technologies for applications in
System design engineers for industrial applications, such as motor control inverter applications and high performance power systems, are looking for highly integrated gate driving and protection features in a single IC package to simplify design and improve efficiency. The newly-developed FOD8332 is an advanced
EPC9013 development board
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) introduces the EPC9013 development board featuring the 100 V EPC2001 enhancement mode (eGaN®) field effect transistor (FET) operating up to a 35 A maximum output current in Buck mode using a four half-bridge configuration in parallel and a single onboard gate drive.
ISL8270M/71M family of digital power modules
Intersil, a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, announced the ISL8270M/71M family of digital power modules that dramatically reduce customer design complexity and accelerate time to market. Designed for 25/33 Amp applications, the ISL8270M/71M product family is based
CUI has introduced its second-generation high-density isolated intermediate bus converter (IBC) family - the NQBS series. The family has been specifically created to address the rising power requirements and efficiency demands in telecom systems and data centers.
Launched at the Applied Power Electronics
Texas Instruments unveiled WEBENCH® Schematic Editor, a new editing and simulation feature that enables engineers to customize power management designs and simulate the circuit created within the WEBENCH environment.
TI’s cost-free WEBENCH tools have simplified and accelerated the design process
Infineon Technologies introduced a new series of LTE Low Noise Amplifiers (LNA) and Quad LNA banks specially designed to enhance the data rate in smartphones. LTE (also 4G) is the latest standard for wireless communication and allows for data rates up to 300 Mbit/s – compared to 56 Mbit/s in the latest UMTS
Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced the launch of two series of white LEDs, the 3.5 x 3.5mm lens package 1W type TL1L2 series, and the 3.0 x 3.0mm flat package 0.6W type TL3GB series. Both have been developed as light sources for general lighting applications (including light bulbs, base lights, down lights
FOD8332 2.5 A IGBT/MOSFET drive optocoupler from Fairchild Semiconductor
System design engineers for industrial applications, such as motor control inverter applications and high performance power systems, are looking for highly integrated gate driving and protection features in a single IC package to simplify design and improve efficiency. The newly-developed FOD8332 from Fairchild
Rigol DS2000A series Digital Oscilloscope
Rigol Technologies announced the DS2000A series Digital Oscilloscope, their latest addition to its extensive family of test and measurement equipment. Featuring Rigol's powerful UltraVision technology, the DS2000A delivers unprecedented value with its high sample rate, long record length, wide vertical range,
NXP Semiconductors introduced the GreenChip™ TEA1836 and TEA1892 platform that enables the design of ultra-small 45W adapters and power supplies for notebooks, ultra-light notebooks, set top boxes and other devices. With tight integration and limited number of external components, a smaller, lighter, and highly
Power Integrations, a leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, announced their latest reference design for an 8 W, universal-input auxiliary power supply that achieves "zero" standby power consumption for appliance applications. Based on a member of Power Integrations’
IGBT driver manufacturer CT-Concept Technologie GmbH, a Power Integrations company, has announced shipments of its first products to include its SCALE™-2+ gate driver chip set. SCALE-2+ technology enables soft shutdown (SSD) to be implemented in the event of a short circuit without requiring additional components.
The APE8937-HF-3 load switch
Advanced Power Electronics Corp. (USA), a leading Taiwanese manufacturer of MOS power semiconductors for DC-DC power conversion applications, has recently launched a small load switch with controlled turn on and very low on-resistance.
The APE8937-HF-3 load switch contains one N-channel MOSFET that
Farsens S.L. announced that it will be exhibiting products from its growing product portfolio at RFID Journal LIVE! 2014, which will be held April 8-10 in Orlando, Florida. Our sales team will be showing in our stand the newest innovations in battery-free RFID sensor solutions. Visit us at: Stand: 222.
Piezoelectric composite components
Morgan Advanced Materials, a leading manufacturer of electro ceramic products, including piezoelectric ceramics, high voltage and RF capacitors and microwave ceramics, announced the launch of a new range of piezoelectric composite components, ideal for applications where high performance is critical, including
Behlman PF1350 and PF1351
Powerstax, specialist provider of highly optimized power sources, presents the Behlman PF1350 and PF1351. Targeting mission-critical industrial and military powers system designs, these compact, power factor-corrected bench-top units differentiate themselves from competing AC frequency products on the market
ACS Motion Control has developed a line of switching PWM servo drives that deliver sub-nanometer position jitter performance and nanometers following errors when moving at low velocities. The NanoPWM(TM) switching PWM servo drives provide better performance than linear servo drives, are significantly more compact
In this episode of PSDtv Linear Technology shows a demonstration where four LTM4676 two-phase 26-Amp current-mode controllers driving 8 rails of power with advanced management and
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a family FLB Series medium power film capacitors. Packaged in a cylindrical aluminum can with terminals that enable direct, three-phase, internal wire connection, FLB Series capacitors are comprised of metallized
PMBus enabled CHiL digital PWM controllers and integrated PowIRstage solutions
International Rectifier, a world leader in power management technology, introduced its latest generation of highly versatile, PMBus™ enabled, CHiL digital PWM controllers and integrated PowIRstage® solutions that significantly improve efficiency and reduce board space and component count in a variety of mid-range
LTC3111 synchronous buck-boost converter
Linear Technology announced the LTC3111, a synchronous buck-boost converter that delivers up to 1.5A of output current from a wide range of power sources, including single or multiple cell batteries, supercapacitor stacks and wall adapters. The device’s 2.5V to 15V input and output voltage range provides a
BM1C001F incorporates an ON/OFF setting function and new PFC output control method within the PFC controller
ROHM has recently announced the development of a high-efficiency AC/DC converter that integrates PFC (Power Factor Correction) and QR (Quasi-Resonant) controllers into a single package, making it ideal for 100W-class equipment such as TVs and industrial power supplies.
The BM1C001F is the first to
Venable Instruments incorporates the latest CPLD technology to unleash the power of a dedicated processor, performing all data acquisition and analysis functions. A separate processor handles all the communication functions. Optimum performance derives from the use of storage within the CPLD, which enables synchronous
DSP, a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions
for converged communications and Conexant Systems, an audio and
imaging innovation leader, announced a joint reference design for
a high-quality, low bit-rate and cost-effective video over DECT/ULE
The M300 combines a DMM with a gauge head selector switch
Rigol Technologies expanded its product offering with their latest data acquisition/data logger switch unit. The M300 combines a DMM with a gauge head selector switch. The highly versatile system can be extended with 5 plug-ins and optionally with a 61/2 digit DMM, 10 different switch and control modules of
The SWIFT TPS53915 converter
Texas Instruments introduced the industry’s smallest 12-A, synchronous DC/DC buck converter with PMBus interface. The SWIFT TPS53915 converter features a tiny PowerStack™ QFN package and integrated NexFET™ MOSFETS to drive ASICs in space-constrained and power-dense applications in a variety of markets,
ams, a leading provider of high performance analog ICs and sensors, introduced an example design for lithium pedelec/e-bike batteries which implements accurate cell monitoring and balancing without the need for a microcontroller in the Battery Management System (BMS).
Battery pack and pedelec manufacturers
Anord Critical Power, a U.S. subsidiary of Anord, a leading independent provider of critical power infrastructure to the global data center industry, announced its U.S. operations based in Richmond, VA, as well as the introduction of its AMS switchgear. The company recently tested and approved the switchgear
AVX 25V, unencapsulated, BX characteristic (X7R dielectric), horizontally stacked SMPS capacitors
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has received T-Level MIL-PRF-49470 qualification approval for its new 25V, unencapsulated, BX characteristic (X7R dielectric), horizontally stacked SMPS capacitors in case sizes 1-6. The new components further expand AVX’s already
Netbiter EC350 communication gateway
HMS Industrial Networks introduced the Netbiter EC350 communication gateway, which makes it easier to monitor and control industrial equipment remotely. The gateway comes with enhanced performance and connectivity making it ideal for remote management and configuration of power generators, cooling systems, UPSs,
TMCM-1043 embedded driver stage custom designed for direct mounting on NEMA 17 stepper motors
TRINAMIC Motion Control, a leading developer of motor and motion control technologies, announced a smart, energy- and cost-efficient embedded driver stage custom designed for direct mounting on NEMA 17 stepper motors. Pre-programmed and pre-configured with all operating parameters to support standard 1.1A (rms)
AVX 9296 Series vertical WTB contacts
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has further expanded its innovative series of single poke home wire-to-board (WTB) contacts with a new family of vertical top and bottom entry contacts. Featuring high spring force, dual beam, phosphor bronze contacts, AVX’s new
Ametherm announced that the company will be showcasing selections from its RTI Electronics SURGE-GARD™ line of inrush current limiters and NTC disc thermistors for high-accuracy temperature measurement — both recently acquired from Measurement Specialties — at the Applied Power Electronics Conference and
ISL70003SEH switching regulator
Intersil, a leading provider of innovative power management and precision analog solutions, announced the industry’s first radiation-hardened 12V input point-of-load (POL) synchronous buck switching regulator capable of operating over an input voltage range of 3.0 to 13.2V for aerospace and satellite power
STMicroelectronics, a semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has revealed an advanced product family enabling power supply designers to drive up energy efficiency in applications such as solar inverters and electric vehicles, enterprise computing, and industrial
SafeSite Integrated LED Obstruction Lighting System
Dialight, a leader in LED lighting technology, launched its latest Class I Div 2 certified FAA-approved SafeSite® Integrated LED Obstruction Lighting System for medium intensity installations. Designed for signaling on smokestacks, towers and other obstructions in petrochemical, power generation, pharmaceutical
LTC3875 dual-output current-mode synchronous step-down DC/DC controller
Linear Technology introduced the LTC3875, a dual-output current-mode synchronous step-down DC/DC controller that enables the use of very low DC resistance (DCR) power inductors by using a novel DCR-sensing architecture that enhances the signal-to-noise ratio of the current sense signal. Power inductor DCR, as
Digi-Key, an industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, announced a global distribution agreement with Nordic Semiconductor, a leading provider of ARM-based Bluetooth Low Energy solutions.
Nordic Semiconductor is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in ultra-low
ARM-based Ember ZigBee SoC portfolio
Silicon Labs, a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, announced a major expansion to its industry-leading ARM®-based Ember® ZigBee® system-on-chip (SoC) portfolio delivering unmatched wireless performance, energy efficiency and reliability for the Internet of Things (IoT). Silicon
Pulse Class H line driver VDSL2 30MHz vectored transformer
Pulse Electronics, a leading provider of electronic components, adds a Class H line driver VDSL2 30MHz vectored transformer to its series of transformers that is compliant for use with the Lantiq Vinax V3 chipset family. The BX4289LNL and BX4289LNLT transformers are used with the Class H line driver to deliver
HCS Series shunt resistors
Designed for high-current sensing applications, HCS Series shunt resistors use a raised metal element that provides robust current handling and surge handling, while minimizing the amount of heat forced into the PCB and surrounding components. The HCS Series is available in a 3W 2512 chip size and a 5W 3920
TE Connectivity’s Micro-MaTch connectors
TTI, a leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, now stocks TE Connectivity’s Micro-MaTch connectors. With its contact spacing of 1.27mm, the connector family fully complies with the electronic packaging requirements of today and the future. The system
In this episode of PSDtv Steve Grady from Cymbet talks about the company's latest devices based on their chipscale battery technology at embedded world 2014 for Power Systems Design.
PICO 305 Series Intrinsically Safe Fuse
Littelfuse, a leader in circuit protection, has introduced the PICO® 305 Series Intrinsically Safe Fuse, the first 277V Fuse to be certified under the latest revision of the UL 913 Safety Standard for Intrinsically Safe Apparatus and Associated Apparatus. The PICO 305 Series Fuse offers a wide range of amperage
Atmel’s SAMA5D3 Xplained evaluation kit
Newark element14 and Atmel announced the launch of Atmel’s SAMA5D3 Xplained evaluation kit, a low-cost fast prototyping and evaluation platform for microprocessor-based design.
The board, which is based on Atmel’s SAMA5D3 ARM® Cortex®-A5 processor-based MPU, comes with a rich set of ready-to-use
IR isolated hybrid hermetic DC-DC converter
International Rectifier, a leader in power management technology, introduced the HTH27022S and HTM27092S isolated hybrid hermetic DC-DC converters for high temperature and high shock environments such as oil drilling applications and mud turbine generators.
Featuring an operating case
Molex shielded cord grip assemblies
Newark element14 is now offering the Molex Woodhead® MAX-LOC® Plus shielded cord grip assemblies, which provide excellent EMI and RFI shielding plus sealing protection from liquids and dust.
The assemblies allow OEM’s and end users to connect high-power electrical cables directly to an application
Toshiba Electronics has launched a low-power Bluetooth® IC that supports Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) communications. The TC35667FTG, will find application in various wearable and healthcare-orientated smart devices, sensors, as well as smartphone accessories, remote controllers and toys.
At the recent 2014 Embedded World Exhibition and Conference in Nuremberg, Germany, Maxim Integrated Products demonstrated the novel advantages of highly-integrated analog solutions. Maxim's interactive demo kiosks exhibited embedded solutions for energy management, power management, and the signal-chain with
Atmel, a leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, released a family of solutions targeting the Internet of Things. The SmartConnect family combines Atmel’s ultra-low power MCUs with its wireless solutions and complementary software into a single package, allowing designers to easily
LTC3874 dual-phase synchronous step-down slave controller
Linear Technology introduced the LTC3874, a dual-phase synchronous step-down slave controller that generates currents up to 300A when paired with a companion master controller by extending the phase count in multiphase applications. Compatible master controllers include the LTC3866, LTC3875 and LTC3774, which
CUI announced a family of digital point-of-load (POL) DC/DC modules that set performance benchmarks in efficiency, power density, and transient response to address the rapidly-rising power challenges in distributed power architectures. The NDM3ZS-60 is a non-isolated module outputting 60A in ultra low-profile
Vishay 30V asymmetric dual TrenchFET power MOSFET
Vishay Intertechnology introduced a 30V asymmetric dual TrenchFET® power MOSFET in the PowerPAIR® 3x3mm package using TrenchFET Gen IV technology. Providing 57% lower on-resistance and up to 25% higher power density with 5% higher efficiency than previous-generation devices in this package size, the Vishay
Governments worldwide have issued regulations requiring automakers to improve fuel efficiency and meet new emissions standards over the next five to ten years. To help automakers and their suppliers comply with these requirements, Freescale Semiconductor released the MC33816 programmable solenoid controller,
Vicor Converter housed in Package (ChiP) power component platform
Vicor unveiled the first module utilizing its Converter housed in Package (ChiP) power component platform. Vicor’s ChiP bus converter modules (BCM®) supply 1.2 kW at 48 V with 98% peak efficiency and
115 W/cm3 power density. Breakthrough performance – 4X the density of competing solutions – enables
Colibri board-to-board surface mount connector system
ept has launched a board-to-board surface mount connector system called Colibri, a rugged and flexibile double-row connector system consisting of a plug and receptacle. The two components have a pitch dimension of 0.5 millimeters and are produced for SMT process technology. Colibri connectors are standard with
Coilcraft RF and Power Inductor Product Finder App
Coilcraft has announced its new RF and Power Inductor Product Finder App for Apple and Android smart phones. This free application enables users to quickly select the best inductor for their design and order free evaluation samples, all from their mobile phone.
Mobile AppThe new App offers parametric
Littelfuse, a leader in circuit protection, has introduced a new series of two-channel, general-purpose TVS Diode Arrays (SPA® Diodes) optimized to help circuit designers protect sensitive equipment from damage due to electrostatic discharge (ESD), electrical fast transients (EFT), and lightning-induced surges.
LTM4644 quad output step-down µModule
Linear Technology announced the LTM4644 quad output step-down µModule® (micromodule) regulator configurable as a single (16A), dual (12A, 4A or 8A, 8A), triple (8A, 4A, 4A) or quad (4A each) output regulator. This flexibility enables system designers to rely on one simple and compact µModule regulator for
AVX space-level, base metal electrode (BME), X7R dielectric MLCCs
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has announced the market introduction of the first space-level, base metal electrode (BME), X7R dielectric MLCCs. Exhibiting capacitance voltage (CV) capabilities superior to those of conventional precious metal electrode (PME) MLCCs,
Panasonic POSCAP series polymer capacitors
Panasonic’s new OS-CON™ and POSCAP™ series polymer capacitors can now be ordered from TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components. Featuring very low ESR values, a wide capacitance range and an extended life span, the devices
AVX 100V, 200V, and 500V BP characteristic (C0G [NP0]) horizontally stacked SMPS capacitors
AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has received T-Level MIL-PRF-49470 qualification approval for its 100V, 200V, and 500V BP characteristic (C0G [NP0]) horizontally stacked SMPS capacitors in encapsulated and unencapsulated styles in case sizes 3, 4, and 5. With the