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PCIM Europe 2019 call for papers open until 15 October 2018

Experts from industry and academia have the opportunity to apply for a lecture or poster presentation at the PCIM Europe Conference 2019 enabling them to benefit from the platform and pass on their know-how to a qualified expert audience. The conference topics include recen...

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Diodes’ latest offline buck converter targets IoT applications

Diodes Incorporated announced the availability of the AL17050 universal offline buck converter designed for low-power Internet-of-Things (IoT) applications. With its wide AC input voltage range and fully integrated MOSFET, it provides a compact and efficient solution to generatin...

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Video – On Semiconductor demonstrates an advanced motor drive solution

In this video Martin from On Semiconductor walks us through a live demonstration of their rugged industrial motor control solution. Using 100 meters of cable to represent a real-world connection distance, the demonstrator shorts and faults various aspects of motor operation to de...

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Video – TT Electronics describes their latest passive component offerings

In this video Tom Morris of TT Electronics talks to Alix Paultre about their latest magnetic and resistive components. One example of their new products include new precision and current-sense resistors as well as advanced magnetic products to address next-generation power system...

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Packaging solution for GaN-on-200mm Si power devices

The wide-bandgap material gallium-nitride (GaN) has many advantages over silicon (Si) when it comes to applications in the area of power electronics. With a higher breakdown strength and lower on-resistance, GaN-based power devices can convert power more efficiently than today’...

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Absopulse’s pure sine wave inverters for crane applications offer wide input ranges

ABSOPULSE recently released the CSH 2K-3U7 series of rugged sine wave inverters for cranes and other severe environment applications. The inverters are designed to run peripheral equipment in crane operator cabins such as air conditioners, heaters and lights. They offer a 250Vdc ...

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Flex Power expands BMR480 DC-DC advanced bus converter family with 1300W version

Flex Power Modules' BMR48001x6/005 achieves an impressive power density of more than 680W/in3, achieved in part by optimizing its operation across the input voltage range of 45V to 60V to produce a regulated 12V output using the company’s Hybrid Regulated Ratio technology betwe...

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TDK’s low acoustic noise, full MoPPs isolation modular power supplies offer up to 18 outputs

TDK introduced the QM8 series of AC-DC power supplies, extending the QM series of 700 to 1500W modular power supplies to include up to 18 outputs. Having both medical and industrial safety certifications, the QM8 addresses a wide range of applications, including BF rated medical ...

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Agility Power builds kilowatt-level high-efficiency converters using Helix Semi’s power ICs

Fabless power semiconductor company Helix Semiconductors announced that Agility Power Systems is using the MxCTM 200 IC for its innovative, 1 kilowatt, high-efficiency 48VDC to 12VDC power converter. Agility designs highly efficient switched capacitor power conversion devices tar...

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Video – Wolfspeed explains a 20kW EV charger reference design

In this video John from Wolfspeed describes one of their latest SIlicon Carbide (SiC) reference designs for a 20- kilowatt dc/dc solution for EV offboard charging. Using SiC devices enable the circuit to operate at a higher frequency for a smaller package solution at a higher eff...

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Video – APEX demonstrates their load-tracking power solution at PCIM 2018

In this video APEX demonstrates their load-tracking power solution at PCIM 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany. The system follows the load's needs to adjust the output as required to save energy losses and reduce the thermal imprint. The live demonstrator in the video compares two suppli...

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Video – Infineon demonstrates their latest IPM for motor control at PCIM

In this video Brian Chu from Infineon talks about their CIPOS IPM at the PCIM exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany. The highly integrated, compact power modules are designed to drive motors in applications ranging from home appliances, fans, and pumps, to general-purpose drives. ...

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Packaging solution for GaN-on-200mm Si power devices

The wide-bandgap material gallium-nitride (GaN) has many advantages over silicon (Si) when it comes to applications in the area of power electronics. With a higher breakdown strength and lower on-resistance, GaN-based power devices can convert power more efficiently than today’...

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Checking the charge at the Battery Show

One of the interesting aspects of the electronics industry is the resurgence of power as a critical application space and functionality enabler. Once the last thing considered in a design, power systems are now among the first things to be considered. One ramification of this is ...

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Perambulating PCIM

One of the biggest electronic events in the power industry, the Power Control and Intelligent Motion (PCIM) conference and exhibition is always a great event to attend. This year over eleven thousand visitors explored the goods and services of over five hundred exhibitors, learni...

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The DC-DC Boost Converter, Part 3 – Power Supply Design Tutorial Section 5-3

This is the last part of the series dedicated to the boost converter, where we walk through the PCB layout for a medium power boost with a synchronous MOSFET at the output instead of the more traditional output diode. You don't have to read sections 5-1 or 5-2 first to appreciate...

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