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New PFC IC features high PF at light load, low standby power consumption and supports 305 VAC input
Power Integrations, the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced its HiperPFSTM-4family
Introduces Industry’s First 100 V Bridge Power Stage Module for Half-Bridge and Full-Bridge DC-DC Converters
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504W Quarter Bricks offer exceptionally high true useable power
TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the iQG series of 504W rated DC-DC converters, further expanding its isolated DC-DC product portfolio. Packaged in the industry standard ¼ brick form factor, the iQG models offer exceptionally high true useable power, even in demanding thermal environments.
Ultra-Low Dropout 150mA Regulator from Diodes Incorporated Supports Wide Input Voltage Range with Fixed Output Voltages
The AP7380 series of ultra-low dropout regulators introduced byDiodes Incorporated operates from a wide 24V input voltage range and offers various fixed output voltage options to address common system requirements. These features, combined with high accuracy and an ultra-low quiescent current, make this device
New 3300V Gate Drive from Amantys Power Electronics enables rapid Power Stack Optimization
Amantys Power Electronics Limited has launched a fully configurable version of it’s 3300V gate drive. The 3300V gate drive contains Amantys’ Power Insight technology that enables two way communications between the gate drive and a central controller for configuring the gate drive and communicating fault
Fusible resistors from TT Electronics save PCB space
TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, today launched its ULWP2R range of fusible wirewound resistors. By combining the functions of a fuse and a line input resistor in a single, vertical radial formed component
Industries first low-profile FPC-TO-Board connector with positive lock
Hirose, a leader in the development of innovative connector solutions, has launched a new low-profile flexible printed circuit (FPC) connector that supports FPC applications in a small package, and operates at USB 3.1 gen 2 speeds up to 10Gbps. The DF40GL Series
Danfoss Silicon Power is establishing production in the US and entering into a collaboration with industrial giant General Electric (GE). The collaboration means that Danfoss Silicon Power will become the world’s leading provider of silicon-carbide (SiC) power modules.
The SiC power modules will
Toolbox App from RS Components
RS Components (RS), the global distributor for engineers, today announced that the company’s
Microchip PIC18F K40 MCUs with Core Independent Peripherals
Mouser Electronics, Inc.,the industry's leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is
Coilcraft’s New Power Inductor Selection Tool Provides Significantly More Performance Data
Coilcraft has launched a new suite of Power Inductor Selection Tools that allows users to easily select the appropriate path for their particular search while also providing more application-specific performance data than previously available on any industry site.
Ruggedized Axial-Leaded Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitor Meets Specs from -40 ° to +150 °C
Cornell Dubilier Electronics, Inc. (CDE) has introduced a new line of axial-lead aluminum electrolytic capacitors for applications which require very high-performance under all operating conditions. The AXLH is a uniquely-designed axial-lead electrolytic that has the performance characteristics required
Amphenol Advanced Sensors’ Air Quality Eval Boards
Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking
Poised to deliver incredible efficiency, safety, and convenience improvements across all market sectors and applications, the Internet of Things (IoT) is experiencing rapid and widespread growth. In fact, Gartner estimates that 20.8 billion IoT devices will be in active operation by 2020 .
No longer just a device you’d only see in a cool science fiction movie (thank you James Bond 007, Minority Report, and Dick Tracy!) and only dream about using, wearable devices are here to stay. In the beginning, they were as simple as a walking or running step counter (a.k.a. a pedometer). However, over a
Texas Instruments INA260 Digital Current/Power Monitor
Mouser Electronics, a leading distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the INA260 digital current, power, and voltage monitor from Texas Instruments (TI). Designed with an I2C- and SMBus-compatible interface and an integrated 2-milliohm precision shunt
RedRock RR110-A111-00 TMR analog magnetic sensor
Coto Technology has released the new RedRock RR110 wafer-based TMR (Tunneling Magnetoresistive) analog sensor. Offering strong magnetic sensitivity, high directionality, small package size, and a highly-competitive price, the RR110 analog sensor is ideally suited for continuous fluid measurement applications
The investment trend in the photovoltaics industry (PV industry) is carrying through into 2017: Numerous PV manufacturers are set to build new production facilities or retrofit existing capacity this year. Innovative technologies are increasing the efficiency of solar cells, and at the same time, reducing manufacturing
NV6250 AllGaN half-bridge GaN Power IC
Navitas Semiconductor announced a major technology breakthrough with the introduction of the industry’s first integrated half-bridge Gallium Nitride (GaN) Power IC. Half-bridge circuits are essential building blocks in the power electronics industry, used in everything from smartphone chargers and laptop adapters,
The 15th annual "Create the Future" Design Contest is now open for submissions and runs through July 1, 2017. Contestants are asked to submit innovative product design ideas that benefit society and the economy for the opportunity to receive global recognition and win a cash prize of $20,000 USD.
One of the major challenges of the energy transition involves making the use of increasing amounts of energy generated by fluctuating renewable sources, such as the sun and wind, both efficient and affordable, while also guaranteeing the necessary grid stability and supply safety. As a “real-life laboratory”
PSDcast - Freeman Ford, Founder and CEO of FAFCO, talks to Alix Paultre of Power Systems Design about hybrid power in the Smart Grid, and how many many innovators working to address some of the pressing needs in solar technology for driving more cost effective energy output for users. FAFCO recently
Texas Waves to be co-located with West Texas wind farms
E.ON North America announced today its Texas Waves energy storage projects will be co-located at the existing E.ON Pyron and Inadale wind farms in West Texas. Texas Waves consists of two 9.9 megawatt (MW) short duration energy storage projects using lithium-ion battery technology.
E.ON North America's
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association’s (PSMA) Energy Efficiency Committee is sponsoring an “Energy Management - Smart Microgrid” Industry Session at APEC 2017. Consisting of presentations by seven industry experts, Session IS20 will be held on Thurs., March 30th, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:25 p.m. at the