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Bel Fuse’s 0ADHC Series fuses serve DMI applications

Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection announced their latest fast acting, high breaking capacity fuse series, the 0ADHC, which is a ceramic tube fuse in a compact 10x38 mm package, designed specifically to protect both digital and analog multimeters. The 0ADHC Series is rated 1000VAC/VD...

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ADI’s sigma-delta A/D converter provides single configurable & reusable data acquisition footprint

Analog Devices introduced the AD7768-1 low power, high-performance, 24-bit single channel sigma-delta (ΣΔ) A/D for precision conversion of both AC and DC signals. The AD7768-1 enables power efficient instrumentation solutions for condition monitoring in predictive maintenance (...

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Using GaN FETs in a 3.3kW bridgeless totem-pole PFC design

Now that Gallium Nitride FETs have become available, the tone has now shifted from what is possible with the technology to the actual design of functional systems. Here we’ll look at using GaN FETs in a 3.3 kilowatt totem-pole PFC, a topology we've been talking about for years....

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Microsemi talks about their latest Silicon Carbide power solutions

In this video Microsemi describes some of their latest Silicon Carbide (SiC) components for Power Electronics News. The examples shown include a scalable 30kW 3-phase power system featuring their latest SiC MOSFETs and Diodes. www.microsemi.com...

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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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Maxim’s highly-integrated MAXM17574 DC-DC step-down module now at Mouser

Mouser Electronics is now stocking the MAXM17574 DC-DC step-down power module from Maxim Integrated. The flexible, space-saving device allows developers to reduce design complexity and time-to-market in applications ranging from industrial power supplies to HVAC and building cont...

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Microchip’s PAC1932/33 power-monitoring ICs reduce BoM costs

Microchip Technology announced two- and three-channel power monitoring devices that measure from 0V to 32V on a single chip, offering designers solutions that are easy to adopt and improve power measurement accuracy. The two-channel device is also the industry’s first with nati...

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AMETEK’s Shipboard Power Test Software Option is compliant with MIL-STD-1399-300B

AMETEK Programmable Power introduced a Shipboard Power Test Software Option compliant with MIL-STD-1399 Section 300B of the Department of Defense Interface Standard for Electric Power, Alternating Current. The test option is available for use with five of the company’s AC powe...

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Intelligent supercap UPS μExtension module optimizes mainboard power

The PSZ-1063 μExtension module from Bicker Elektronik extends the features of the maintenance-free DC UPS systems UPSIC-1205 / UPSIC-2403 and the DC-DC converter with backup feature DC2412-UPS / DC2412-UPS-LD (Load Dump Version) with numerous functions that ensure optimal connec...

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Accelerating Adoption of SiC power

There is a tremendous amount of anticipation over the potential of Silicon Carbide (SiC) technology in the market today. The buzz is all about possibilities, needs, a roadmap, all languages that treat silicon carbide in the future tense. But it isn’t for the future, Silicon car...

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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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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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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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