Wide-Bandgap Semis

November 2019
CoolSiC MOSFET evaluation board for motor drives up to 7.5 kW
The board will help to pave the way for SiC in motor drives and help strengthening Infineon’s market position as #1 for industrial SiC. It was developed to support customers during their first steps in designing industrial drives applications with a maximum of 7.5 kW motor output. The evaluation board co
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11/27/2019

New Compact 36W, 60W and 90W DIN-Rail Mini Power Supplies
Three new 24VDC output DIN-Rail power supplies have been added to the range; PIM36 (36W - coming soon), PIM60 (60W) and PIM90 (90W). The new PIANO Mini (PIM) power supplies free-up space in industrial automation, machines or control panels to offer more flexible system planning. The PIM90 a 90W DIN-Rail power sup
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11/27/2019
Components Bureau Adds Artesyn to Its Power Portfolio
This new agreement is part of the company’s strategy to expand its power product portfolio and build on its already established specialist power franchises. Artesyn has a broad power offering with products from 3W to hundreds of kW. These products will add an exhaustive range of high power modular and prog
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11/27/2019
FN 2580 power line EMC Filter Family for Lighting Equipment
The filter can be used in typical single-phase applications (120 VAC and 230 VAC). Or industrial applications when utilizing phase to neutral voltage off three phase power. Example: 480 VAC P-P / 277 VAC P-N and 600 VAC P-P / 347VAC P-N. The new parts are very compact and are designed specifically for lighting ap
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11/27/2019
RS Components adds high-voltage regulated DC power supplies
Aimed primarily at electronic engineers designing IT equipment for industrial, instrumentation and transportation applications, TRI Series power converters combine a sophisticated reinforced isolation system, able to withstand high test voltages, with high common-mode transient immunity. The TRI Series offers fi
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11/27/2019
Infineon adds industrial-grade CoolGaN devices
The CoolGaN 400 V device (IGT40R070D1 E8220) is tailored for premium HiFi audio systems where end users demand every detail of their high resolution sound tracks. These have been conventionally addressed by bulky linear or tube amplifiers. With the CoolGaN 400 V switch as class D output stage, audio designers
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11/27/2019
High-Side Load Switch with True Reverse Current Blocking
Single-channel high-side load switches provide an effective way of applying or removing power to a load, particularly to removable peripherals powered through a USB port. The large output capacitors (100µF) associated with the USB port and self-powered USB peripherals create the possibility that the load switch may
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11/27/2019
Microchip delivers up to 90 W over Ethernet wiring
This development eases the transition to using IEEE 802.3bt-2018-compliant PoE injectors and midspans for users, and Power Sourcing Equipment (PSE) chipsets for system developers. As the industry adopts the latest generation of PoE technology for managing data and power over a single Ethernet cable, users f
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11/27/2019
Nexperia Launches High-efficiency GaN FET
The GAN063-650WSA features a low RDS(on) - down to 60 mΩ - and fast switching to offer very high efficiency. Nexperia is targeting high performance application segments including xEV, datacentres, telecom infrastructure, industrial automation and high-end power supplies. Nexperia’s GaN-on-silicon proces
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11/21/2019
Quarter Brick DC-DC Converter Supports GaN Power Amplifiers
Artesyn Embedded Power announced its newest dc-dc converter module focused at Gallium Nitride (GaN) radio frequency (RF) power amplifier (PA) applications, the 500 watt AGQ500 series. Housed in the industry standard quarter-brick format, the AGQ500 series offers greater than 95 percent typical efficiency and a wid
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11/19/2019
Transphorm Ships Over Half a Million GaN Power Devices
Transphorm Inc. disclosed that it has shipped more than 500 thousand high voltage GaN FETs. The company hit this milestone as customers continue to adopt its high quality-high reliability GaN platform.  High Voltage GaN Adoption Customers in the broad industrial, infrastructure and IT, and PC Gaming markets hav
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11/08/2019
Half-Bridge Evaluation Board Features GaN Performance Leap
GaN Systems and ON Semiconductor announced the availability of a high-speed, half-bridge GaN daughter board using GaN Systems’ 650 V, 30 A GaN E-HEMTs and ON Semiconductor’s award-winning NCP51820 high speed gate driver evaluation board.     This evaluation board is developed for existing and n
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11/04/2019