Smart Power Grid

August 2019
The Road to Success for Power Semiconductors

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Figure 1: Comparison of Superjunction transistor, SiC MOSFET, and GaN HEMT

The commercial availability of Superjunction transistors 20 years ago, challenged and finally proved wrong the limitations of conventional silicon-based transistors with respect to on-state resistance. What was regarded as revolutionary at that time is standard today. Today there is not a single transistor from
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Date:
08/31/2019
Mouser Carries Microchip's SAM R30 Sub-GHz Module
Mouser Electronics, Inc., is now stocking the SAM R30 sub-GHz module from Microchip Technology. The industry’s smallest IEEE 802.15.4-compliant
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Date:
08/28/2019
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One of the more interesting beneficiaries of the Internet of Things is white goods, especially as connected appliances become the norm. Unfortunately, this also provides an irresistible target for hackers.... For
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Date:
08/22/2019

Applications Processors for Ultra-Low-Power Portable Devices
Mouser Electronics, Inc., is now stocking the i.MX 7ULP applications processors from NXP Semiconductors. Based on Fully Depleted Silicon on Insulator (FD-SOI) technology, the i.MX 7ULP devices support ultra-low-power performance and rich graphics for applications such as portable medical devices, smart home
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Date:
08/15/2019
High isolation, regulated DC/DC converters in compact package
The core characteristic of the TRI line is a sophisticated reinforced isolation system which is able to withstand high test voltages (9000 VDC for 1s and 5000 VAC for 60s) and working voltages (1000 VACrms). Complementing this isolation characteristic is a high Common
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Date:
08/09/2019
Smart Transceiver Supports LonWorks and BACnet Protocols
SANTA CLARA, CA – Adesto Technologies Corporation announced that its FT 6050 Smart Transceiver system-on-chip (SoC) now natively supports LON, LON/IP, BACnet/IP and BACnet MS/TP protocol stacks – uniquely enabling the popular LON and BACnet industrial protocols to communicate simultaneously over the highly
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Date:
08/08/2019