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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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TDK addresses embedded technologies at Embedded World 2018

TDK will be at Embedded World 2018 from February 27 to March 1 in Nuremberg, Germany, at booth 209 in hall 3A by its group companies TDK-Micronas, TDK-Lambda, TDK Europe, and InvenSense. For the first time, TDK is showing magnetic sensors and embedded motor control solutions as w...

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MTM Power’s 50W supplies target industrial and railway applications

The PCMAT150 S24 from MTM Power introduces a new generation of AC/DC modules which can be installed as a decentralised power supply for industrial and railway applications. The devices deliver a 24 VDC output voltage from wide AC/DC (85…264 VAC) and DC/DC (100…300 VDC) input ...

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Infineon highlights power electronics portfolio at APEC 2018

Power semiconductor technologies based on advanced GaN, SiC and Si will share the spotlight in the Infineon Technologies exhibit at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC). From March 4-8, 2018, Infineon will showcase energy-efficient, reliable and cost-effective semicond...

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Infineon’s latest EconoDUAL 3 IGBT modules with integrated shunts reduce system costs

Infineon Technologies takes its EconoDUAL 3 modules to the next level of integration with integrated shunt resistors for current monitoring in the AC path. Implementing these devices helps inverter manufacturers to reduce cost, improve performance and simplify the inverter design...

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Analog Devices’ compact dual 10A or single 20A µModule regulator serves advanced ICs

Analog Devices released the Power by Linear LTM4646, a dual 10A or single 20A output, step-down µModule point-of-load regulator that operates from 5V or 12V input supply rails. The LTM4646 includes the inductors, MOSFETs, a DC/DC controller and supporting components, and is hous...

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Panasonic’s ETQ-P3M automotive power inductors tout high heat and vibration resistance

Panasonic Industry Europe is launching new highly-reliable power inductors for automotive and other demanding applications that require a high heat (up to +150°C including self-heating) and vibration resistance (up to 30G). Benefiting from a shielded construction, the low-profi...

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VENTURI Formula E uses ROHM SiC power devices in its latest racer

ROHM Semiconductor has been official technology partner of the VENTURI Formula E team since Season 3, and this year ROHM brings its innovative SiC (Silicon carbide) power devices to the race track to increase the effectiveness of the power electronics system in the VENTURI Formul...

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TRINAMIC’s TMC5160 single-axis driver IC addresses 2-phase bipolar stepper motors

TRINAMIC Motion Control announced the TMC5160 single-axis stepper motor driver IC with serial communication interfaces for 2-phase bipolar stepper motors with external MOSFETs for up to 20A motor current per coil. The device integrates a powerful stepper motor driver and a dedica...

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Traco Power’s 1W DC/DC converters come in Compact SIP or SMD packages

TRACO POWER announced the release of their TRN 1 family of isolated, high performance DC/DC converter modules that cover a wide range of low power applications where space is limited. The TRN 1 series feature wide 2:1 input ranges, a full load -40 to +90°C operating temperature ...

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XP Power’s plug-in supplies provide 2 MOPP and meet latest Level VI and EU CoC Tier 2 standards

XP Power announced additions to its ACM series of external plug-in (wall mount) single-output AC/DC power supplies. The 12 Watt ACM12, 24 Watt ACM24 and the 36 Watt ACM36 models comply with the latest energy efficiency and safety standards required for use in healthcare and indus...

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Toshiba’s 100V N-channel power MOSFETs empower industrial apps

Toshiba Electronics Europe has started to ship two new 100V additions to its low-voltage U-MOS IX-H N-channel power MOSFET series. The new devices are ideally suited to power supply applications in industrial equipment as well as motor control applications. Fabricated with Toshib...

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Renesas unveils first rad-hard 100V and 200V GaN FET power solutions for space

Renesas Electronics announced the space industry’s first radiation-hardened, low side Gallium Nitride (GaN) field effect transistor (FET) driver and GaN FETs that enable primary and secondary DC/DC converter power supplies in launch vehicles and satellites, as well as downhole ...

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AVX buys antenna company Ethertronics

AVX, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control and antenna solutions, has completed its purchase of Ethertronics, a leading manufacturer of passive and active Isolated Magnetic Dipole (IMD) antenna systems for wireless...

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RECOM extends output voltage for 3W and 4W Smart Home and IoT converters

Designing energy efficient devices is not only about complying with the latest energy saving directives, but also about the needs of energy sensible systems. Sensor-rich modern IoT will benefit from using the energy-efficient AC/DC power supplies of RECOM’s RAC series. To cover...

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Schaffner high-end IEC Power Entry Modules serve demanding devices

Schaffner has had their FN 9280 and FN 9290 families of high-end IEC Power Entry Modules (PEM) approved to IEC62368-1 Certification to enable customers manufacturing Audio/Video, Information and Communications Technology equipment to comply more easily with the requirements of th...

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Power Integrations’ LYTSwitch-6 LED drivers tout efficiency, very low standby

Power Integrations announced the LYTSwitch-6 family of safety-isolated LED-driver ICs for smart lighting applications. The new ICs deliver flicker-free output up to 65 W, and feature up to 94% efficiency and as little as 15 mW standby power, with configuration options for two-sta...

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KEMET’s automotive-grade film caps handle challenging environments

KEMET announced a new family of automotive grade metallized polypropylene film capacitors. F863 class X2 miniature capacitors are specifically designed to provide robust performance in safety applications in harsh environments and severe ambient conditions. These new devices a...

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PSMA’s Safety & Compliance Committee to host APEC industry sessions

The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) Safety & Compliance Technical Committee is sponsoring two Industry Sessions as part of APEC 2018. The sessions are: “Comparisons and Trade-offs of Integrated Gate Driver Isolation Technologies” (IS04) and “Isolation Top...

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Vicor’s DC-DC converter family drives today’s railway applications

Vicor has released its next generation of DCMs with a family of wide input range (43 – 154V input) 3623 (36 x 23mm) ChiPs with power levels up to 240W and 93% efficiency, targeted at new rail transportation and infrastructure applications. Modern rail infrastructure requires...

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