Product News

July 2020
01005 Inch MLCC Delivers 1.0μF Capacitance Value
Murata Electronics announced the development of the world’s first multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) with a capacitance value of 1.0µF in the 01005 inch size. Measuring just 0.4 × 0.2mm, the GRM022R60G105M has a rated voltage of 4Vdc. Mass production of its 6.3Vdc counterpart, the GRM022R60J105M, wi
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07/30/2020
First Time and Frequency Instrument w/ GPS M-Code Receiver
Threats from intentional jamming and spoofing of U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS) signals, as well as cybersecurity risks to critical infrastructure, demonstrate the need for powerful and secure time and frequency systems that ensure continuing operability and performance. Microchip Technology Inc. announced th
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07/30/2020
Precision Op Amp Features Ultra-Low Input Offset Voltage
Diodes Incorporated announced its first precision operational amplifier. The AS2333 uses chopper stabilization to achieve ultra-low input offset voltage of 8µV (typical) and near-zero drift (0.02µV/degree C, typical) over time and temperature. The chopper stabilization also addresses low frequency 1/f noise and
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07/30/2020
Expanded Lineup of N-channel MOSFETs for General Purposes
Torex Semiconductor Ltd. has launched six new products of XP23x Series (30 Withstand Voltage) /XP26x Series (60 Withstand Voltage) MOSEFETs. The products are general-purpose N-channel MOSFETs with low on-resistance and high-speed switching. It can be used for various applications such as relay circuits and switching cir
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07/30/2020
Resistors Approved for ADI's new AD74413R IC Solution
VPG Foil Resistors announced that Analog Devices has approved Alpha Electronics RWB100R0AL and RWB2K000AL Bulk Metal Foil technology resistors for use with their new AD74413R integrated circuit solution. The AD74413R is a quad-channel software configurable input/output solution for building and process control ap
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07/29/2020
Natural Spectrum LEDs Adopted for Children’s Room Lighting
Seoul Semiconductor Co., Ltd. announced that its SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs have been adopted by KOIZUMI Lighting Technology Corp. (“Koizumi”), a traditional Japanese lighting company, for use in lights for children’s rooms and living rooms. SunLike Series natural spectrum LEDs are optimized to
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07/29/2020
High Performance Optical, Data Communications for Outdoor 5G
SiTime Corporation introduced the SiT9501 differential MEMS oscillator. Based on SiTime’s newly launched third generation MEMS technology, the device delivers uncompromising performance for 100G - 800G optical modules. With the device’s smaller size, customers get up to 50% space savings to integrate more fe
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07/29/2020
Environmental Lights Enters Low-Voltage Downlighting Space
Environmental Lights has entered into a strategic development agreement with Evolve Technologies and WOW Media to accelerate adoption of a new comprehensive low voltage downlighting product line to the A/V industry. Environmental Lights’ new low voltage product line is designed specifically for A/V integra
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07/29/2020
Highest Accuracy Optically Isolated Delta-Sigma Modulator
Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the RV1S9353A optically isolated delta-sigma (ΔΣ) modulator. The RV1S9353A delivers the industry’s highest accuracy compared to other 10MHz clock output optically isolated devices. It includes a precision analog-to-digital converter with ENOB of 13.8 bits (typ) for c
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07/29/2020
Single-pair Ethernet PHY w/ Leading TC10 Sleep Current
A ubiquitous Ethernet architecture simplifies the design, configuration, and control of many different applications. This is especially true for connected mobility that requires more high-speed data delivery than ever before. Automotive networks rely heavily on partial networking in which some segments are hibernated an
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07/28/2020
TE Connectivity's Small Spring Fingers Shipping from Sager
Sager Electronics is now stocking TE Connectivity’s new Ultra Small Spring Fingers.   With one of the smallest footprints on the market, TE’s Ultra Small Spring Fingers save valuable PCB space, allowing for use in a variety of applications with space constraints. Its closed-loop contact design ensures r
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07/28/2020
Advanced  Strain Gages Enable Easy, No-Solder Installation
Micro-Measurements announced the expansion of its C4A Series stress analysis strain gage sensors in Advanced Sensors Technology.  The C4A series enables for improved simulation and analysis for structure design verification, real-time condition monitoring of critical structures, such as bridges, dams, ships, an
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07/28/2020
12V Class D Audio Amplifier Reference Designs

GaN-based Class-D provides the ultimate in audio quality in many 12V applications.

GaN Systems published the company’s latest technical manual titled, “12V High-Efficiency Audio Reference Designs using GaN Power Transistors.” The technical manual was developed in response to the well-received launch of GaN Systems Class-D audio amplifier evaluation kit in May 2020 and from growing custo
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07/28/2020
LED Driver Offers Single Solution for Automotive Apps
Taiwan Semiconductor announces the introduction of the TS19501 single channel, dimmable LED driver targeting high-brightness automotive applications. Due to the device’s highly integrated design, this single IC is well suited for virtually every automotive LED application: high and low beam headlights; daytime ru
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07/28/2020
60 Watt Industrial/Railway Converter w/ 4:1 Input Range
TRACO POWER’s new 60 Watt TEN 60WIR family of high-performance DC/DC converters offer an ultra-wide 4:1 input range in a 1 x 2” footprint. Standard models come pre-packaged with a heatsink extending the footprint to 1.60 x 2.00 x 1.00” for improved thermal performance. The TEN 60WIR family consists of 24 mode
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07/28/2020
TVS Array Thwarts Malicious, Accidental USB Killer Attacks
ProTek Devices has introduced a TVS array capable of guarding against malicious or unsuspecting USB Killer attacks that are proven highly costly to organizations in equipment and data loss. The new component offers circuit protection against positive ESD, fast surge voltage transients, and high negative voltage tr
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07/27/2020
Buck/Boost Controllers Bring Bidirectional Regulation
Mouser Electronics, Inc., is now stocking the LT8228 and LTC7871 bidirectional buck/boost controllers from Analog Devices, Inc. Offering bidirectional voltage or current regulation and bidirectional reverse current protection, the LT8228 and LTC7871 controllers provide a simple, reliable power solution for dual-battery aut
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07/27/2020
RigidCSP Technology Serves Battery Management Applications
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) announced the release of RigidCSP for battery management. Alpha and Omega Semiconductor has developed a RigidCSP technology where you can decrease the on-resistance while increasing the mechanical strength to reduce breakage during assembly and stress during the lifetime of
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07/24/2020
Optimized PNP Transistors for Automotive Matrix LED Lighting
Diodes Incorporated announced the availability of the automotive-compliant ZXTP56060FDBQ and ZXTP56020FDBQ dual PNP transistors. These new products provide OEMs with a highly efficient solution for controlling matrix LED light clusters. The automotive industry is migrating to adaptive LED headlights and rapidly ad
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07/23/2020
Wi-Fi 6E Antennas can Enable Extensive Bandwidth Increase
TE Connectivity (TE) is introducing its new antenna product portfolio for Wi-Fi 6E that supports triple bands, including the new 6 GHz band. TE's antenna solutions and integration expertise unleash the power of the extensive additional spectrum from Wi-Fi 6E, enabling new applications and services, greater network fle
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07/23/2020
Mouser Electronics Site on Resistor-Based Current Sensing
Mouser Electronics, Inc., is pleased to offer customers a new resource site dedicated to Current Sensing Solutions from Microchip Technology and Vishay Intertechnology. Current sensing is a key requirement for the development of smart motor controls and high-efficiency power supplies. The new site features a ra
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07/23/2020
Fibre Optic Transmitter LED Delivers 4x More Launch Power
OMC announces its new FDE870HE industrial fibre optic transmitter LED that can deliver up to four times more launch power into multimode fibre for the same current versus existing transmitter devices. This ultra-efficient transmitter contains a high-performance 870nm chip and features an array of micro-optic el
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07/22/2020
3D CAD Modelling Software with new Features & Functionality
RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, has unveiled the latest version of DesignSpark Mechanical, its free 3D CAD modelling software. Based on direct user feedback, DesignSpark Mechanical Version 5.0 offers new features, enhancements and customization options that have been developed following fe
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07/22/2020
MEMS Sensor for Safety-Critical Automotive Applications
Murata Electronics announced a new Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) Six Degrees of Freedom (6DoF) inertial sensor that delivers high performance for safety-critical automotive applications. The SCHA600 combines a XYZ-axis gyroscope and XYZ-axis accelerometer with Di
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07/21/2020
Thin Film Chip Resistors Available in 0201 Size
Power supplies and power controls have a wide range of sensing requirements. For applications that require high sensing precision, the element TCR is more important than low resistance values. Stackpole’s CSRT thin film current sense chip resistors provide resistance values from 10 milliohm to 10 ohm with T
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07/21/2020
Extended RF Portfolio w/ Vector Network Analysis Capability
RIGOL Technologies announces the new RSA3000N and RSA5000N Spectrum Analyzer which extends the flexibility and capability of the UltraReal platform with a new Vector Network Analyzer measurement mode. The RSA5000N and the RSA3000N deliver the same performance specifications and feature set as the current R
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07/21/2020
Fast-Blow Fuses Designed for Handling Excessive Current
Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection announces their 0ABA Series of small 0402 surface mount fast-acting chip fuses. These fast blow fuses are designed for handling excessive current and set the industry standard for performance, reliability and quality. Bel’s 0ABA Series feature a 32V DC voltage rating of 200mA
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07/21/2020
Bluetooth Module Enables Cloud-Centric IoT Device
The industrial IoT, also known as Industry 4.0, has been grappling with the challenge of dramatically improving productivity. In the post COVID-19 world more than ever, cloud-based remote and secure control over industrial IoT without the need for a highly trained workforce has become a must. However, the need fo
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07/20/2020
SiC Power Modules to Support Solar PV Inverters
ON Semiconductor has introduced a full SiC power module for solar inverter applications, which has been selected Delta to support its M70A three-phase PV string inverter portfolio. The NXH40B120MNQ family of full SiC power modules integrate a 1200 V, 40mΩ SiC MOSFET and 1200 V, 40 A SiC boost diode with dua
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07/20/2020
Regenerative AC & DC Programmable AC Power for E-Mobility
  Pacific Power Source has introduced a new range of full regenerative high power programmable AC and DC power sources for a wide range of AC and DC power test applications.  The new AZX Series consists of five different models ranging in power from 30kVA/kW to 200kVA/kW.  The AZX Series uses advanc
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07/19/2020
Industry's First ESA-Certified D-Sub Backshell and Haloring
C&K is now blazing a trail into the space market by being the first manufacturer to seek out and obtain certification from the European Space Agency (ESA) for a Backshell with Haloring, answering the call for a stamp of approval previously unrealized by similar products. The D-Sub Lightweight Backshell is a
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07/17/2020
Validating Designs for Hydraulic Variable Timing Cam Systems
SAKOR Technologies Inc. announces that it recently provided a performance test stand for validating designs for new hydraulic variable timing cam phaser systems for a major international provider of powertrain components. Powerful and flexible, the cam phaser test stand will be used for research and development on
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07/17/2020
ABB Adds DC-Input Version to Power Supply Family
Providing additional input options for customers, ABB is expanding its line of compact, energy-efficient MPR power supplies with a new DC-input version. Both the AC-input and DC-input power supplies feature 9-by-2.15-by-1.57-inch form factors, offering one of the most compact options available today, when it co
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07/17/2020
Wireless Charging Coils for General, Automotive Applications
Signal Transformer announces their new Wireless Charging Transmission Coils (WCC) in both Single and Multiple Windings for smart car applications, consumer products, controllers, wearable devices, robotic cleaners and drones. Signal’s WCC’s feature pin cooling technology and tight pin tolerance control w
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07/17/2020
New Unmanned Aircraft Systems Solution for Energy Industry
AiRXOS announced a comprehensive Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) solution for Energy organizations to plan, schedule, operate and monitor all facets of their UAS operations from a single platform. AiRXOS’ new Enterprise Energy Solution provides digital compliance, full Situational Awareness of airspace and asset
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07/17/2020
Power Inductors Designed for Optimal Performance w/ MPS ICs
Monolithic Power Systems, Inc. (MPS) announced the worldwide release of a new line of highly efficient power inductors. Offered in a wide range of sizes, molded and semi-shielded, these inductors have been designed and matched for optimal performance with MPS ICs, and when paired together, provide an easy,
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07/17/2020
Flyback Switcher IC for Automotive BEV and PHEV Applications
Power Integrations announced the production release of the InnoSwitch 3-AQ, an AEC-Q100-qualified flyback switcher with integrated 750 V MOSFET and secondary-side sensing. The newly qualified device family targets automotive EV applications, such as traction inverter, OBC (on-board charger), EMS (energy management DC
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07/16/2020
Single Port and Eight Port ICMs Available for Distribution
Bel Magnetic Solutions announces a single port and eight-port 2.5GBASE-T MagJack ICM. These ICMs offer a cost-effective solution for upgrading end-product performance to multi-rate, NBASE-T Ethernet standards. These reliable, cost-competitive ICMs are compatible with all new multi-rate Ethernet PHYs and are s
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07/16/2020
Contactless-Touch Holo Products for Germ-free Interaction
Convergence Promotions has developed a line of contactless-touch holographic products that allow users to interface with keypads, touch-screens, displays and other interactive devices in mid-air. The Contactless-touch Holographic products will be released in North America and Europe under the brand Holo Indust
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07/15/2020
UNIPOWER Announces Highly Efficient Modular Inverter Systems
UNIPOWER LLC announces its new family of Bravo inverters that provide customers with a highly efficient and modular AC or DC power solution. The Bravo inverters offer a modular and fully scalable solution using hot-swap inverter modules at 2.5kVA 120VAC or 3kVA 230VAC. The Bravo ECI and TSI models are compa
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07/15/2020
40, 60 Watt DC/DC Converters w/ Ultra-Wide 12:1 Input Range
TRACO Power’s new 40 Watt TEP 40UIR and 60 Watt TEP 60UIR families of high-performance DC/DC converters offer an ultra-wide 12:1 input range in the industry standard quarter brick package. These robust DC/DC converters were designed for railway, transportation and industrial markets providing a diverse set of f
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07/15/2020
Blue-Green Chip LEDs for Color Universal Design Applications
ROHM recently announced the1608-size high accuracy blue-green chip LEDs, SMLD12E2N1W and SMLD12E3N1W. These products support the adoption of Color Universal Design (CUD) in a variety of applications, such as fire alarm system indicator lights, industrial equipment warning lamps and public tr
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07/15/2020
Intelligent Multi-Sensor IoT Module Available Worldwide
TDK Corporation announces worldwide availability of the InvenSense SmartBug, a compact, wireless multi-sensor solution designed for a plethora of commercial and consumer IoT applications. The out-of-the-box solution enables quick and easy access to reliable and smart sensor data without the need for programming, so
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07/15/2020
Diodes Incorporated announced the AP64350Q/AP64351Q/AP64352Q series of automotive-compliant, 3.5A, synchronous buck converters for point of load (POL) applications. The AP6435xQ combines a low quiescent current with a wide input voltage range of 3.8V to 40V. The devices have been developed for use in automotive appl
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07/14/2020
Black, White and Red E-Paper Displays from 0°C to +40°C
Pervasive Displays (PDi) announces a new wide operating temperature range for its Spectra e-paper displays (EPDs). The Spectra range comprises 12 EPD modules with size options from 1.54 to 12.2 inches. These small, low power, active matrix EPDs can now operate from 0°C to +40°C (10°C lower than before) m
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07/13/2020
Energy Storage Capacitors Available in 7 Smaller Case Sizes
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announced that its ENYCAP electrical double-layer energy storage capacitors for energy harvesting and power backup applications are now available in seven smaller case sizes ranging from 10 mm by 20 mm to 12.5 mm by 40 mm, with capacitance values from 5 F to 22 F. With their new
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07/13/2020
Richardson Electronics Offers New LS Mtron Ultracapacitors
Richardson Electronics, Ltd. announced the availability of LS Mtron’s 3.0V 3400F ultracapacitor, one of the highest power density storage cells in the industry. The 3.0V 3400F ultracapacitor stores 4.2Wh of energy in a 390 cm3 package making it an ideal solution for customers who want to take full advantage
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07/13/2020
Resistors Offer Lower Cost Alternative to Comps, Wirewounds
As electronics evolve, the power and pulse requirements have changed higher efficiency electronics and motors mean lower power, voltage, and current requirements. As a result, designs which have traditionally required a carbon composition or wirewound resistor may now be able to use a lower cost metal oxide. Whi
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07/10/2020
High-Speed Fuse Line for Battery Energy Storage Applications
Littelfuse, Inc. announced the launch of its PSX series of high-speed fuses. The PSX series offers an up to 1500 DC voltage rating and 100 kA DC breaking capacity at 1500 V DC to provide the greatest protection in the smallest case size available on the market—the NH XL package. These semiconductor fuses will he
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07/09/2020
ZVS Buck Regulators Available in BGA Tin-lead Package
Vicor has released two new ZVS buck regulators the PI3323 and the PI3325, with an extended operating temperature range of –55 to +120°C and an optional tin-lead 10 x 14mm SiP BGA package for Mil COTS applications. These high-density and high-efficiency buck regulators have a 14– 42V input voltage range an
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07/09/2020
Industry's Thinnest Dual-Photodetector Optical Sensors
Quickly and easily design sensors into places where they never used to fit with the thinnest optical sensor solution for wearable health and fitness products: the MAXM86146 dual-photodetector optical sensor solution from Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. The turnkey drop-in module includes built-in algorithms for heart
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07/09/2020
IS Versions of Contact Tracing IoT Tech for Oil & Gas
Triax Technologies, Inc., launched Intrinsically Safe (IS) variants of its market-leading IoT solutions to address the specific needs of the energy and hazardous industrial markets. The IS versions are available for the Spot-r network, which provides onsite visibility to improve worker safety and productivity; an
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07/08/2020
ROHM and LEADRIVE to Develop SiC Inverters Together
ROHM and Leadrive Technology (LEADRIVE) held an opening ceremony of their joint laboratory on SiC technology in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (Lingang New Area). SiC power devices have been adopted increasingly in onboard vehicle chargers and DC/DC converters. These devices provide several ad
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07/08/2020
30 V MOSFET Power Stage Delivers 11% Higher Output Current
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new 30 V n-channel MOSFET half-bridge power stage that combines a high side TrenchFET MOSFET and low side SkyFET MOSFET with an integrated Schottky diode in one compact PowerPAIR 3.3 mm by 3.3 mm package. For power conversion in computing and telecom applications, the Vi
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07/08/2020
Rugged Power System for Reliable Charging in Remote Areas
Elma Electronic has developed an advanced, rugged power system for use in mission-critical field applications deployed in harsh environments. The new RP24 Power System incorporates reinforced insulation to meet IEC Class II requirements, eliminating the need for a ground connection. The compact size of the 10
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07/07/2020
P-Channel MOSFET Features Low On-Resistance
Torex Semiconductor Ltd. has launched the XP231P02017R (-30 Withstand Voltage) for MOSFET. XP231P02017R (-30 Withstand Voltage) is a general-purpose P-channel MOSFET with low on resistance and high speed switching. It can be used for various applications such as relay circuits and switching circuits. The gate prot
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07/07/2020
DC Power Supplies Available in 1U High Full, Half Rack Sizes
TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the G1kW and GH1kW series of 1U high programmable DC power supplies. These new products further expand the TDK-Lambda GENESYS+ series, offering up to 1,000W output power in a choice of full or half-rack package sizes. The GENESYS+ series is ideally suited for bench-top or
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07/07/2020
Film Capacitors for Green Energy and Automotive Applications
KEMET announces three new series of metallized polypropylene dielectric film capacitors: C44U-M, C44P-R, and R75H. Constructed with an aluminum canister design, both the C44U-M and C44P-R power film series address the increasing demand for high-power conversion systems in green energy and industrial applications. Th
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07/07/2020
Industry's First Zero-Drift Hall-Effect Current Sensors
  Texas Instruments (TI) introduced the industry’s first zero-drift Hall-effect current sensors. The TMCS1100 and TMCS1101 enable the lowest drift and highest accuracy over time and temperature while providing reliable 3-kVrms isolation, which is especially important for AC or DC high-voltage systems
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07/07/2020
Expanded N-channel MOSFET Lineup for General Applications
Torex Semiconductor Ltd. has launched three new products of XP22x series (20 Withstand Voltage) for MOSEFET. The products which released this time are general-purpose N-channel MOSFET with low on resistance and high speed switching. It can be used for various applications such as relay circuits and switching ci
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07/03/2020
Inertial Sensor Includes Photonic Integrated Chip Technology
KVH Industries, Inc., announced that the P-1775 inertial measurement unit (IMU) featuring KVH’s new PIC Inside photonic integrated chip (PIC) technology is now available and the first units have started shipping. KVH has been developing and testing the technology for more than three years and is now incorporating it
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07/01/2020
Automotive Buck Converter with Programmable PFM/PWM
Diodes Incorporated announced the AP61100Q, a 5.5V, 1A continuous output current, automotive-compliant, synchronous buck converter for point of load (POL) applications. With a fully integrated 110mΩ high-side power MOSFET and 80mΩ low-side power MOSFET, it provides high-efficiency step-down DC-DC conversion fr
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07/01/2020
High-Voltage Switcher ICs Now Certified for Automotive Use
Power Integrations announced an AEC-Q100-qualified version of its LinkSwitch-TN2 switcher IC for buck or non-isolated flyback applications. Featuring an integrated 750 V MOSFET, the new automotive-qualified LinkSwitch-TN2 IC provides simple and reliable power for EV sub-systems connected to the high-voltage bu
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Date:
07/01/2020
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