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Traco’s 3-watt low-noise converters come In a compact SIP-8 package

TRACO POWER released the TVN 3 family of 3 Watt low-noise DC-DC Converters in a compact SIP 8 Package measuring only 0.86 x 0.38 x 0.44”. Maximum output ripple of 15mV pk-pk or down to 10mV pk-pk with a 10 µF capacitor make these ideal for pro-audio, test equipment and applica...

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TT Electronics’ latest rugged metal alloy resistors are AEC-Q200 qualified

TT Electronics announced the LRMAP5930 series of low resistance, metal alloy current sense power resistors, with values down to 200μΩ and a corresponding power rating on standard FR4 PCB of up to 10W. The maximum measurable current is over 200A, so in most cases power is restri...

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AVX’s space-grade X7R BME MLCCs meet MIL-PRF-32535

AVX introduced the first space-level, X7R base metal electrode (BME) MLCCs with “M” and “T” reliability levels approved to the Defense Logistics Agency’s (DLA’s) MIL-PRF-32535 specification. Exhibiting high CV capabilities superior to those of precious metal electrode...

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Growing the infrastructure for wide-bandgap designs

There is a quiet revolution going on in the field of power electronics. In a massive effort to improve the efficiency of power transfer devices, and to reduce the electrical energy they consume, engineers and scientists are turning to entirely new materials, new device configurat...

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The Buck Regulator – Power Supply Design Tutorial Part 2-1

Hello and welcome to part 2-1 of the Power Induced Design Power Electronics Web Seminar brought to you by Power Electronics News. In this session we're going to start a deep-dive into the buck converter and select one very important part, the output inductor. Then, we'll begin wi...

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AVX to present its latest solutions at APEC 2018

AVX is presenting and exhibiting at the 2018 Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC), which will take place at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, March 4–8. AVX Fellow, Ron Demcko, and Supercapacitor Product Marketing Engineer, Eric DeRose, will ...

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Toshiba’s medium-voltage high-current photorelay touts small size

Toshiba Electronics Europe launched a new photorelay in a small 2.54SOP4 package just 2.1mm high with a 2.54mm pitch. Fabricated using the latest U-MOS VIII trench MOSFET process, the new TLP3145 combines an off-state output terminal voltage of 200V with a controllable on-state ...

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APEC 2018 Magnetics Industry Session addresses high-Frequency Issues

The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) Magnetics Committee is sponsoring an Industry Session at APEC 2018 covering winding design for high-frequency magnetics. Its goal is to address many of the challenges facing magnetics design in high-frequency switch mode power su...

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Video-Andrea Vinci of Tektronix on testing advanced power electronics

In this video, Andrea Vinci of Tektronix talks to Alix Paultre about testing advanced power electronics. Since the test system has to be better than the circuit it is testing, there is always a tremendous pressure on the companies making testing products to have the fastest and m...

Test & Measurement Technology

Power Standards Lab unveils grid stability tester at DistribuTECH

Power Standards Lab, a leader in grid instruments, announced Grid Thumper, a breakthrough solution for testing the stability of microgrids, distribution grids, and back-up power systems. When subjected to stand-alone certification testing, individual pieces of grid equipment (gen...

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ON Semi explains its latest efforts in wide-bandgap semiconductors

In this video, Mehrdad Baghaie of ON Semiconductor talks to Alix Paultre about the company's efforts in wide-bandgap technology development. In addition to their own efforts, the development of GaN products has been accelerated by their acquisition of Fairchild. Today's engin...

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Power Supply Design Tutorial (Part 1-2) – Topologies and Fundamentals, continued

Welcome to part 1-2 of the Power Induced Design Power Supply Design seminar, brought to you by Power Electronics News. In this session we'll look at the three basic DC to DC converter topologies in more detail. We'll also examine the flyback converter, and some of the compound sw...

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Power Supply Design Tutorial

This series of tutorials explains in-depth design steps for the buck and the boost topology DC-DC switching regulators, supplemented by dedicated sessions on PCB layout and signal edge control for EMI that apply to all switching regulators. This tutorials series is split into 15 ...

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