Product News

March 2022
Miniaturized Open-Frame Power Supply for Medical, Industrial Applications
Murata announced the expansion of its PQ line which is comprised of open frame AC/DC converters. The PQU1000 series was designed for industrial and medical applications requiring a high level of safety. The line meets IEC62368-1 and EN60601-1 third edition standards for industrial and healthcare app
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03/29/2022
DC/DC converter with integrated Supercap UPS buffering
The compact DC2412-UPSP2 with 16-32VDC wide-range input and 12V/5A output combines the functions of a powerful DC/DC converter and an uninterruptible DC power supply (UPS) in an innovative way. Fast-charging and absolutely maintenance-free Supercaps (3x 480F) with more than 500,000 charging and discharging cycles
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03/28/2022
New variants for popular BMR491 quarter-brick DC/DC range
Power ratings now available are 1400 W continuous / 2400 W peak (BMR4912307/856), and 1540 W continuous / 2450 W peak (BMR4913208/857).   The new variants all feature the Flex Power Modules’ ‘Hybrid Regulated Ratio (HRR)’ technique where output voltages vary in a ratio to the input voltage but not
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03/28/2022
Electrothermal models cover MOSFET operating temperature range
Semiconductor manufacturers commonly provide simulation models for their MOSFETs, but these usually only include a limited number of device parameters which have been modelled at typical operating temperatures. Nexperia’s new advanced models capture the thermal interdependency of the complete set of device pa
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03/28/2022
 50W GaN converter enables high-efficiency power designs
With its single-switch topology and high integration, including current-sensing and protection circuitry also built-in, the VIPerGaN50 comes in a compact and low-cost 5mm x 6mm package. The speed of the integrated GaN transistor allows a high switching frequency with a small and lightweight flyback transformer
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03/28/2022
 60V, 70dB PSRR LDOs Deliver Industry-Leading Quiescent Current
The DIODES AP7387 devices are used in applications such as cordless vacuum cleaners, smoke detectors, power tools, and various other household appliances.   The devices have an input voltage range spanning from 5V to 60V, which gives them the flexibility to be connected to 5V, 9V, 12V, 24V, and 48V rai
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03/28/2022
First Multi-Port Production-Ready Fast Charger Reference Design
Silanna Semiconductor has announced its first multi-port fast charger reference design. Bringing together the company’s CO2 Smart Power families of advanced ACF controllers and high-frequency DC/DC converters, the new AnyPort RD-5 delivers a high-power-density, ultra-efficient, production-ready solution for mu
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03/28/2022
ROHM starts production of 150V GaN HEMTs
The components will ideally be applied in power supply circuits for industrial equipment such as base stations and data centers along with IoT communication devices.   In recent years – due to the rising demand for server systems in response to the growing number of IoT devices – improving powe
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03/28/2022
High-Efficiency Quasi-Resonant PFC IC with 750 V GaN Switch
Power Integrations announced the HiperPFS™-5 family of power-factor-correction (PFC) ICs with an integrated 750 V PowiGaN gallium-nitride switch. With efficiency of up to 98.3 percent, the new ICs deliver up to 240 W without a heat sink and can achieve a power factor of better than 0.98. HiperPFS-5 ICs are i
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Date:
03/28/2022
10W and 15W units added to low profile open frame power supplies
Benefiting from the latest power switching technologies, the LHA10F and LHA15F are 15% smaller and offer a leakage current 50% lower than conventional products on the market. Designed for use in a wide range of applications, the LHA10F and LHA15F are able to operate in a wide temperature range from -10 to +70 degr
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03/28/2022
650 V MOSFETs in D²PAK for low losses and high reliability
The devices build on Infineon’s state-of-the-art SiC trench technology and come in a compact D 2PAK SMD 7-pin package with .XT interconnection technology. They target high power applications including servers, telecom, industrial SMPS, fast EV charging, motor drives, solar energy systems, energy storage, and batter
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03/28/2022
Infineon releases new EiceDRIVER 2EDN product family
Aiming at space-limited designs, the next-generation devices complement the existing 2EDN driver ICs by providing higher system-level efficiencies, excellent power density, and consistent system robustness with fewer external components. Building upon this expansion, the 2EDN family is now able to drive the power s
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03/28/2022
Infineon is launching EDT2 IGBTs in a TO247PLUS package
The devices are optimized for automotive discrete traction inverters and expand Infineon's portfolio of discrete high-voltage devices for automotive applications. Due to their high quality, the IGBTs meet and exceed the industry standard AECQ101 for automotive components. As a result, the devices can significantly increa
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03/28/2022
ROHM's QuiCur Technology Maximizes the Response Performance of Power Supply ICs
ROHM Semiconductor introduced a new power supply technology, QuiCur, that improves the load transient response characteristics (response performance involving response speed, and voltage stability of subsequent stage) of DC/DC converter ICs (switching regulators) and LDOs (linear regulators). In recent yea
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Date:
03/25/2022
Allied Supplies Hardware for Phoenix Contact's New PLCnext IIoT Software Solution
Allied Electronics & Automation supplies hardware for Phoenix Contact’s new PLCnext Edge Gateway software, a state-of-the-art IIoT edge computing solution designed for data collection in demanding industrial and manufacturing environments. The new PLCnext Edge Gateway software is
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03/25/2022
EA Elektro-Automatik Introduces its 10000 Series of Programmable DC Power Products
EA Elektro-Automatik introduces its 10000 series enhanced and expanded line of EA-PS and EA-PSI programmable DC power supplies, EA-PSB bidirectional DC power supplies, and EA-ELR regenerative DC electronic loads. The new product launch includes four classes of new 2U models offering a greater range of power fr
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03/25/2022
High-Voltage Cartridge Fuse Features AEC-Q200 Compliant Overcurrent Protection
Littelfuse, Inc. announced the new 828 Series High-Voltage Cartridge Fuses, designed and tested to meet the circuit protection needs of compact automotive electronics, specifically Electric Vehicle (EV) applications.  These robust fuses are Littelfuse internal AEC-Q200 compliant, providing a hi
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03/22/2022
High-Power Capacitor Charging High-Voltage Power Supplies
Dean Technology, Inc. announced the introduction of a new series of high voltage power supplies designed specifically for exceptional performance in capacitor charging applications requiring higher voltage and higher power. The new UMR-HPC series, which is an extension of the existing UMR Collection o
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03/22/2022
Transphorm's SuperGaN FETs Power Crypto Mining Power Supply
Transphorm, Inc. along with Boco Electronics released that the electronics company’s 3.6 kW power supply uses SuperGaN FETs. The robust 12-volt AC-to-DC power supply achieves a peak efficiency of greater than 96%  and is designed to be used in rugged environments caused by ultra-demanding ap
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03/22/2022
140W Power Supply Design with High- and Low-Voltage GaN Switches

Dr. Denis Marcon, General Manager of Innoscience Europe and Marketing Manager for the USA and Europe

Innoscience Technology announced a new ultra-high-density 140W power supply demo that uses the company's high- and low-voltage GaN HEMT devices to achieve efficiencies of over 95% (230VAC; 5V/28A). Measuring just 60x60x22mm (2.4x2.4x0.9in) the PSU has a class-leading power density of 1.76W/cm3 (29W/in3). Dr. Denis Marcon,
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Date:
03/22/2022
Chipset Boosts LLC Converter Efficiency, Slashes Component Count by 40 Percent
Power Integrations announced the energy-saving HiperLCSTM-2 chipset, a new IC family that dramatically simplifies the design and manufacture of LLC resonant power converters. The new dual-chip solution features an isolation device with a high-bandwidth LLC controller, synchronous rectification driver a
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03/22/2022
Silanna Semiconductor Announces First Multi-Port Production-Ready Fast Charger Reference Design
Silanna Semiconductor, The Power Density Leader, has announced its first multi-port fast charger reference design. Bringing together the company’s CO2 Smart Power families of advanced ACF controllers and high-frequency DC/DC converters, the new AnyPort RD-5 delivers a high-power-density, ultra-efficient, production-rea
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03/22/2022
Industry-Leading 3.3 kV SiC Power Devices Enabling New Levels of Efficiency and Reliability
System designers of traction power units (TPUs), auxiliary power units (APUs), solid-state transformers (SSTs), industrial motor drives and energy infrastructure solutions require high-voltage switching technology to increase efficiency, reduce system size and weight and enhance reliability. Microchip Technology In
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03/21/2022
Silanna Semiconductor and Smarter Living Collaborate on World's Smallest In-Wall 65W GaN Charger
Silanna Semiconductor, The Power Density Leader, and smart socket outlet specialist Smarter Living, have announced the world’s smallest 65W in-wall GaN (gallium nitride) fast charger. Measuring just 42mm x 42mm x 30mm, the new 3510PDFE charger is built around Silanna’s SZ1131 active clamp flyback (ACF) controller an
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03/21/2022
Empower Semiconductor Launches First Quad-Output IVR Series
Empower Semiconductor, Inc. has announced a series of quad-output step-down converters that combine the industry’s highest current density and efficiency, the fastest dynamic voltage scaling (DVS) and transient response, and extensive fault protection. As with previous members of Empower’s IVR family, the ne
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03/21/2022
High-Power Totem Pole PFC Controller Meets Challenging Efficiency Standard
onsemi introduced its latest mixed-signal controller dedicated to bridgeless totem pole PFC (TP PFC) topology. The NCP1681 targets ultra-high density offline power supplies. Building upon the success of the NCP1680, which is suited for designs up to 350 W, the new controller extends th
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Date:
03/21/2022
650 V SiC MOSFETs Deliver Reliable, Easy-to-Use, and Cost-Effective Top Performance
Megatrends like digitalization, urbanization, and electromobility lead to increased power consumption. At the same time, energy efficiency is getting more and more important. Infineon Technologies AG responds to these megatrends and resulting demands by offering a new family of CoolSiC 650 V silicon carbide (S
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Date:
03/21/2022
Gate Driver ICs set a new Benchmark for Form-Factor
Infineon Technologies AG releases a new EiceDRIVER 2EDN product family. Aiming at space-limited designs, the next-generation devices complement the existing 2EDN driver ICs by providing higher system-level efficiencies, excellent power density, and consistent system robustness with fewer external components. Bu
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03/18/2022
World's Lowest Quiescent Power Notebook Multiphase VR Controller
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) announced the release of the AOZ71026QI, a 2 rail, 6 phase controller for notebook Vcore power delivery. The new device features the world’s lowest quiescent power for a multiphase controller designed to meet Intel IMVP 8, 9, 9.1, and 9.2 specifications. Co
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Date:
03/16/2022
Next-Generation Networking Switches to Help Futureproof Industrial Automation
Moxa Inc., announced the launch of its next-generation industrial Ethernet switches, the EDS-4000/G4000 Series. The new Series includes 68 models that will help Moxa’s customers build futureproof industrial networks to strengthen operational resilience in industrial sectors such as power, transportation, marit
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Date:
03/16/2022
WPC Qi 1.3-Certified Reference Design for Automotive In-Cabin Wireless Charging
Renesas Electronics Corporation released a next-generation customer reference design for automotive wireless charging stations. The new P9261-3C-CRBv2 provides industry-leading features that enable automotive manufacturers to quickly and efficiently deliver premium performance and safety features for in-cabin wi
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03/15/2022
SiTime Transforms Precision Timing Market for Edge Networks
SiTime Corporation introduced the Elite X Super-TCXO for edge networks such as data centers, 5G front haul, connected cars and industrial IoT. In these applications, Elite X solves critical timing problems and enables delivery of new services.  To enable new time-sensitive services such as ADAS,
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Date:
03/15/2022
Green Cubes Technology Announces Motive Battery Charger Product Line

Material Handling Charger available in 15kW & 30 kW models with 1, 2 or 3 outputs

Green Cubes Technology (Green Cubes) introduces the Lithium SAFEFlex Chargers to complement its market leading Lithium SAFEFlex Batteries. Green Cubes is the only manufacturer to offer enterprises both Lithium-ion batteries and affiliated chargers to the Material Handling industry, thus simplifying the electrification of
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03/15/2022
TDK Expands Notch Filter Lineup with Built-in ESD Protection Function
TDK Corporation announces the release of its newly developed AVRF041A150MT242 and AVRF061D2R4ST532 notch filters with ESD protection function. Volume production of these devices will begin in March 2022. The new notch filters are compliant with the IEC61000-4-2 Level 4 immunity standard. They are well suite
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03/15/2022
Lowest On-Resistance Rad Hard Transistor Available on the Market for Demanding Space Applications
EPC announces the introduction of the EPC7019 radiation-hardened eGaN FET. The EPC7019, a 40 V, 1.5 mΩ, 530 APulsed, rad-hard eGaN FET in a small 13.9 mm2 footprint. The EPC7019 has a total dose rating greater than 1 Mrad and SEE immunity for LET of 85 MeV/(mg/cm2). These devices are offered in a chip-scale p
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Date:
03/15/2022
ROHM 12-Channel LED Driver IC Available from TTI
TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components, now offers the ROHM BD8379FV-M LED Driver Series. These highly integrated 12-channel drivers are optimized for signage and illumination applications requiring precise control of color, uniformity and intensity. ROHM’s BD8379FV-M is a seri
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03/14/2022
Navitas GaN ICs Drive Samsung Galaxy S22 Fast Charging
Navitas Semiconductor has announced that its GaNFast technology has been selected for Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S22 Ultra and S22+ smartphones. The small, powerful 45W Super Fast charger has the highest power density of any Samsung charger, enabled by GaNFast power ICs. The S22 Ultra, with 6.8” screen a
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Date:
03/14/2022
EPC, Analog Devices Deliver up to 2 MHz Switching Frequency for the Highest Density DC-DC Converters Using GaN FETs
EPC announces the availability of the EPC9160, a dual output synchronous buck converter reference design board operating at 2 MHz switching frequency that converts an input voltage of 9 V to 24 V to a 3.3 V or 5 V output voltage and delivers up to 15 A continuous current for both outputs. Thanks to the hi
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Date:
03/14/2022
600V 110mOhm and 140mOhm Super Junction MOSFETs in DFN8x8 Package
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) announced the release of 600V 110mOhm and 140mOhm αMOS5 Super Junction MOSFETs in DFN8x8 Package. αMOS5 is AOS’s latest generation of high voltage MOSFET, designed to meet the high efficiency and high-density needs for Quick Charger, Adapter, PC Power, Server, In
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Date:
03/11/2022
All-Silicon 45W Ultra-Efficient Production-Ready Fast Charger Reference Designs
Silanna Semiconductor has further expanded its family of silicon- and GaN-based fast charger reference designs with an all-silicon option that will significantly reduce the time needed to develop high-density 45W applications. Supplied as a fully production-ready solution, the new RD-24 design provides everything ne
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Date:
03/11/2022
Low-Power BioZ AFE Shrinks Size for BioZ Monitoring
Reduce the size and extend the life of bioimpedance (BioZ) remote-patient monitoring (RPM) devices with the MAX30009 low-power, high-performance BioZ analog front-end (AFE) from Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI). For developers of small, battery-powered, continuously wearable devices, this AFE on a chip offers cl
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Date:
03/09/2022
TTI Stocks Prism Bi-Level LED Circuit Board Indicators
TTI, Inc., is now stocking Dialight’s 596-1616-013F Prism IceBlue LED Circuit Board Indicators. These small form factor indicator lights are designed to meet the unique requirements of interface cards, networking and test equipment applications. Dialight’s 596-1616-013F Prism LED Circuit Board Indicator
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Date:
03/07/2022
Highest-Performance 16-Channel PCIe Gen 5 Enterprise NVMe SSD Controller
As data processing requirements continue to evolve, cloud-scale infrastructure requires solutions that maximize bandwidth, minimize latency, and are optimized for efficient resource utilization. Microchip Technology Inc. announced the newest member of the Flashtec controller family, the NVMe 4016 SS
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Date:
03/02/2022
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