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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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STMicro’s STWLC33 Qi and AirFuel compatible inductive power receiver handles 15W

Mouser Electronics is now stocking the STWLC33 inductive wireless power receiver from STMicroelectronics, an integrated, multi-mode wireless power-receiver solution optimized for portable high-speed chargeable applications up to 15W. The dual-mode receiver operates with both the ...

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HARTING to emphasize partnerships at Hannover Messe 2018

The HARTING Technology Group will once again be showcasing numerous new products and solutions at the HANNOVER MESSE, from 23rd to the 27th of April 2018. This year, HARTING (Hall 11 / Stand C13) will highlight the importance of Integrated Industry partnerships by way of a few ex...

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ABSOPULSE’s high-input step-down regulator achieves 98% efficiency

ABSOPULSE Electronics recently released the BUR 3K-P600, a compact, encapsulated, industrial grade, step-down DC-DC regulator that delivers up to 3000W. The unit steps a 600Vdc (400-800Vdc) input down to 300Vdc or similar voltage at very high efficiency. The use of the latest sem...

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Vishay Intertechnology’s integrated phototriac has 600 V/μs dv/dt, reduces costs, saves space

Vishay Intertechnology introduced a 1A integrated power phototriac, designed to directly drive medium AC loads. Featuring high dv/dt to 600 V/μs, the Vishay Semiconductors VO2223B delivers high robustness and noise isolation for home appliances and industrial equipment. Consisti...

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Compact and maintenance-free DC UPS systems use SuperCaps as energy storage

Bicker Elektronik introduced two new DC UPS systems for the uninterrupted power supply of DC loads, such as motors, sensors, actuators, or card readers. The UPSIC-1205 is rated at 2 VDC / 5A, and the UPSIC-2403 is rated at 24 VDC / 3A, and protect against voltage fluctuations, fl...

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Analog’s triple-output, buck/buck/boost synchronous controller serves automotive start/stop systems

Analog Devices announced the Power by Linear LTC7815, a high frequency (up to 2.25MHz) triple output (buck, buck, boost), synchronous DC/DC controller that maintains all output voltages in regulation during automotive cold crank conditions. A 12V automotive battery can droop to l...

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Diode’s constant-current low-profile DFN-packaged LED drivers target edge-lighting apps

In response to growing demand for smaller LED lighting installations that also provide high efficiency and ultra-low EMI, Diodes Incorporated has extended its BCR420U and BCR421U families of linear LED drivers to include the BCR420UFD and BCR421UFD devices in the ultra-low profil...

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BRIDG collaboration to create battery-free IoT wireless sensors

BRIDG, an industry-led public-private partnership for advanced technologies and manufacturing processes, announced a collaboration with Face International in the development and integration of a patented energy-harvesting technology – the Evercell power cell – that is capable...

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AVX expands its automotive-grade tantalum capacitor selection

AVX, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components, interconnects, sensors, and control solutions, has added a new “U” case (EIA Metric 7361-43) to its TRM Professional Series multianode, ultralow-ESR tantalum capacitors, extending the range with several new ratin...

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Bender’s Smart Grid Charge Controller enables faster and safer EV charging

Bender, expanding its e-mobility business, has released a family of compact, intelligent, and cost- effective charge controllers to address the infrastructure needed to ensure that finding a charging station or charging point is not a problem. A Bender charge controller is the ma...

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MicroPower Direct’s latest family of 15W DC/DC converters serve large-scale photovoltaic (PV) systems

The MPV1560RI4 series from MicroPower Direct is a family of 15W DC/DC converters specifically designed to meet the needs of large scale photovoltaic (PV) systems. They feature an ultra-wide 100 to 1000 VDC input, 4 kV isolation; compliance to EN 62109, compact packaging, and are...

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RECOM’s R-78S evaluation board empowers battery-driven IoT designs

RECOM’s first evaluation board allows engineers to test the functionality of the R-78S switching regulator, which boosts a AA battery or external supply voltage to 3.3V for low power IoT applications. The evaluation board is equipped with several jumper headers measuring input ...

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Mouser first to stock ONSemi’s FDMF8811 110V bridge power stage module

Mouser Electronics, a leading New Product Introductiondistributor with a wide selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is the first distributor to stock the FDMF8811 bridge power stage module from ON Semiconductor. The industry’s first 100 V bridge power stage mod...

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Rohde & Schwarz adds six probe models to its power measurement portfolio

Demand in the automotive industry for compact, highly efficient switched-mode power supplies, inverters and electric drives necessitates the use of leading-edge semiconductor components. This creates new challenges for T&M equipment. The new high voltage differential probes f...

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Analog Devices’ PMBus-controlled bidirectional DAC can adjust the output of virtually any DC/DC regulator

Analog Devices announces the "Power by Linear" LTC7106, a PMBus-(I²C)-controlled precision bidirectional current DAC designed to adjust the output voltage of virtually any DC/DC regulator. Through its PMBus-compatible interface, the LTC7106 receives a 7-bit serial code and conve...

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Coilcraft’s 0402‐sized ceramic chip inductors provide Q Factors up to 162 at 2.4 GHz

Coilcraft's 0402DC Series ceramic wirewound chip inductors offer the industry's highest Q factors in an 0402 (1005) size - up to 162 at 2.4 GHz - for super low loss in high frequency circuits. It is offered in 26 standard inductance values ranging from 3.0 to 120 nH. An additiona...

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Omron’s MOSFET relays now shipping from Sager Electronics

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, is now stocking Omron’s G3VM MOSFET Relay on S-VSON package. Omron’s G3VM Series MOSFET Relays, in stock at Sager, offer the...

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