Product News

May 2022
Industry's First I3C Intelligent Switch Family for Next Gen Server, Storage, and Communications Systems

The industry’s first I3C intelligent switch devices

­Renesas Electronics Corporation unveiled the industry’s first I3C intelligent switch devices targeting next generation server motherboards and other infrastructure equipment. The new chips vastly enhance scalability and reliability while reducing the complexity of high-performance system designs. Th
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05/31/2022
First Microcontroller Integrated w/ a Secure Subsystem and Arm TrustZone Technology

Application example for the PIC32CM LS60

­Security threats are growing in complexity and causing product development challenges in the Internet of Things (IoT), consumer, industrial, medical and other markets. It is imperative that these products have strong embedded security while also offering low power consumption for longer battery life. Microchip Te
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05/26/2022
Wall-Mount AC-DC Power Supplies w/ Enhanced Home Healthcare Design

Wall-mount AC-DC power supplies with enhanced home healthcare design

­XP Power has released three new series of IP-rated wall-mount power supplies that deliver significant benefits to the rapidly growing home healthcare market. The devices suit a wide range of cost-sensitive industrial and medical applications while maintaining industry-leading performance. Increasingly, patient m
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05/26/2022
Power Integrations Expands InnoSwitch4-CZ Integrated Switcher Family to 220 W

Power Integrations Expands InnoSwitch4-CZ Integrated Switcher Family to 220 W

­Power Integrations announced an expanded offering of the InnoSwitch 4-CZ family of high-frequency, zero-voltage switching (ZVS) flyback controller ICs. When paired with Power Integrations' ClampZero™ active-clamp IC and, optionally, the recently announced HiperPFS™-5 GaN-based power-factor cor
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05/26/2022
60 GHz Radar Sensor for Automotive Enables Highly Reliable In-Cabin Monitoring Systems
­With spring, temperatures are rising again to reach highs in summer. But rising temperatures also mean that it quickly becomes up to 70°C inside parked vehicles: A danger for animals and children left behind in the car. Equipped with the XENSIV 60 GHz automotive radar sensor (BGT60ATR24C) from Infineon Technologies AG
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Date:
05/25/2022
Sensors First to Achieve Five Years of Accurate Readings With No Calibration
­NevadaNano announced the results of five years of continuous operation for its MPS Sensors. The sensors, manufactured and calibrated in early 2017 have been running continuously for 5 years. During this period there has been no additional calibration, and there has been no deterioration or drift, and de
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05/23/2022
High Output Copper Clip DFN for Discrete MOSFETs in Ultra High Density Leadframes

Dr. John Nelson, President and CEO, UTAC

­UTAC Holdings Ltd. (UTAC) is announcing a punch copper (Cu) clip packaging solution for power MOSFET market.  MOSFETs are key switching devices, used in every power application. To meet demanding thermal, efficiency and size challenges in end applications, performance of these devices needs to contin
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Date:
05/19/2022
Expanded Prime Switch Family with Ultra-Reliable Press Pack IGBT
­Infineon Technologies Bipolar GmbH & Co. KG expands the high-power Prime Switch family with the new Press Pack IGBT (PPI) with internal freewheeling diodes (FWD) in Ceramic Disc Housings. This PPI is specifically designed for transmission and distribution applications and is ideal for high current Modular Mu
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05/16/2022
Industry-First Safe, SOSA-Aligned Mission Computer
­Mercury Systems, Inc. announced the new Avionics Modular Mission Platform (AMMP), the industry’s first and only SOSA aligned, DAL-certifiable, 3U OpenVPX™ mission computer. Featuring the latest Intel Core i7 safety-certifiable processors, AMMP delivers up to 40x more performance than current-generation av
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Date:
05/16/2022
High-Power Density 350 V GaN Half Bridge IPM is 60% Smaller Than Silicon Solutions
­Reducing size and cost were key concerns of Sensitron when designing their latest generation GaN power modules. By replacing traditional silicon FETs with EPC’s 350 V, EPC2050 GaN FET, Sensitron was able to reduce the size of their solution by 60% while also improving the module’s already excellent ju
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Date:
05/16/2022
Expanded CoolSiC Portfolio Enables High-Power Density Solutions for 1500 VDC Applications
­The increasing demand for high-power density is pushing developers to adopt 1500 V DC link in their applications to increase the rated power-per-inverter and reduce system costs. However, 1500 V DC based systems also pose more challenges on the system design, such as fast switching at high DC
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05/13/2022
Digital Quarter-Brick DC/DC Features Increased Power Rating to 1700 W Peak
­Flex Power Modules has introduced an enhanced version of their popular BMR350 non-isolated quarter-brick DC/DC bus converter, the BMR350 x250/531. Continuous power rating has been increased from 860 W to 1300 W, with a peak power capability of 1700 W. The product maintains the same footprint of 58.4 mm x 3
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Date:
05/13/2022
Amphenol FCI ComboLock Wire-to-Board Connector System in Stock at TTI
­TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components, announces the availability of the ComboLock Wire-to-Board Connector System from Amphenol FCI. This system is a modular, reliable and compact hybrid wire-to-board connector system that saves space and allows for simpler assembly and cable ma
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Date:
05/13/2022
Navitas GaN ICs Fast-Charge Lenovo's 2022 Legion Gen 7 Powerhouse Gaming Laptops
Navitas Semiconductor officially announced that its next- generation GaNFast power ICs with GaNSense technology have been used in Lenovo's newly-released Legion C135 GaN charger, and featured on the Nasdaq Tower in Times Square, New York. Lenovo’s Legion 5 and 5 Pro Gen 7 laptops are significan
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05/12/2022
ORv3-Compliant Power Shelf Delivers Industry-Leading Efficiency
­Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. launched its latest Open Compute Project (OCP) Open Rack version 3 (ORv3) compliant high-density AC-DC power shelf with industry-leading power efficiency. Fully compatible with the latest ORv3 1OU 21” open rack standard, the Advanced Energy Artesyn power shelf supports the ev
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05/12/2022
onsemi Launches Highly Efficient USB Power Delivery Solutions
­onsemi launched a trio of products for USB Power Delivery (PD) design. The new controllers and driver incorporate innovative features that dramatically reduce BOM content of high efficiency AC/DC power supplies, specifically for load ranges above 100W.   The  NCP1345 is a Quasi-Re
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Date:
05/12/2022
Solid-State Relays Provide Industry-Leading Reliability
­Building on more than two decades of experience developing new isolation manufacturing technologies and integrated circuits (ICs) for high-voltage systems, Texas Instruments (TI) introduced a new portfolio of solid-state relays, including automotive-qualified isolated drivers and switches, that deliver industry-leading re
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Date:
05/12/2022
Smallest 100 V, 2 mΩ GaN FET in the World is Now Shipping from EPC
­Efficient Power Conversion Corporation expands the selection of low voltage, off-the-shelf gallium nitride transistors with the introduction of the EPC2071(1.7 mΩ typical, 100 V) GaN FET.  The EPC2071 is ideal for applications with demanding requirements for high power density performance including
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Date:
05/09/2022
MDmesh MOSFETs Raise Power Density and Efficiency
­STMicroelectronics’ STPOWER MDmesh M9 and DM9 N-channel super-junction multi-drain silicon power MOSFETs are ideal for switched-mode power supplies (SMPS) in applications from data-center servers and 5G infrastructure to flat-panel televisions. The first devices to be launched
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Date:
05/09/2022
Battery Protectors Provide Fast Response to Prevent Overcurrents and Overcharging Damage
Littelfuse, Inc. announced the new ITV4030, a series of 22 amp, three-terminal, surface-mountable Li-ion battery protectors.  These 4.0 x 3.0 mm devices protect battery packs against overcurrent and overcharging (overvoltage) conditions. The innovative design uses embedded fuse and
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Date:
05/06/2022
Resilient, Redundant Source of Secure Network Timing and Synchronization for Power Operators
­Power plants and substations rely on high-speed communications networks to transmit critical data including operability metrics, network health, fault monitoring, power measurement and usage trends. To synchronize communications and ensure continuity across these networks, substations require secure, precise ti
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Date:
05/02/2022
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