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TDK updates data book for SIOV metal oxide varistors

TDK presented the fully revised data book for EPCOS SIOV metal oxide varistors for overvoltage protection. In addition to the extended portfolio of leaded disk varistors, the data book contains the new SNF types with an extended temperature range of between -40 °C and +125 °C....

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Vishay launches first space-grade IHLP inductors

Vishay Intertechnology introduced a new series of low profile, high current IHLP inductors that are the industry's first to meet the requirements of MIL-STD-981 class S. Designed to provide high reliability in space-grade applications, inductors in the Vishay Custom Magnetics SGI...

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High-reliability thick-film resistors from TT Electronics get smaller

TT Electronics introduced two additional resistor types that expand and enhance its high reliability CR and HR series. The latest versions of these thick-film chip resistors are in the smaller 0603 size and hence offer greater opportunities for use in compact circuits where guara...

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STMicro’s single-chip BLDC Driver boosts runtime in portables and IoT devices

STMicroelectronics’ STSPIN233 is presented as the industry’s first low-voltage motor driver suitable for both single-shunt and three-shunt brushless-motor driving integrating a 200mΩ 1.3Arms power stage, in a slim and compact 3mm x 3mm package. The STSPIN233 also has the i...

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Pickering Interfaces expands 2A PXI fault insertion switching lineup

Pickering Interfaces has expanded their range of PXI Fault Insertion Switching. These new PXI Fault Insertion Switches (model 40-202), available with 22 or 11 fault insertion channels, were primarily designed to simulate fault conditions in automotive and avionics test applicati...

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BLOCK launches ultracapacitor and battery-powered DC UPS at Hannover Messe

BLOCK announced the introduction of two new 24V/40A uninterruptible power supplies at Hannover Messe. These DC input UPS ensure reliable availability of safety-critical systems in the case of power failure. BLOCK UPS supports 12V, 24V and 48V systems and can be either battery-pow...

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Addressing advanced automotive power systems

It’s easy to appreciate the benefits of the electronics that power the many functions in a modern vehicle, the heated seats, air conditioning, navigation, infotainment, and safety systems designed to increase comfort and our overall driving experience. It’s hard to imagine wh...

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TE Connectivity’s LUMAWISE advanced lighting platform now at Mouser

Mouser Electronics is now stocking the LUMAWISE Endurance N Enhanced base from TE Connectivity. The LUMAWISE Endurance N Enhanced base creates a platform for the rapid development and manufacturing of NEMA/ANSI-compliant street and outdoor lighting controls, smart grids, and comm...

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Toshiba’s gate driver photocoupler offers 2.5A peak output in a low-profile package

Toshiba Electronics Europe launched a new gate driver photocoupler housed in a low-profile SO8L package. The TLP5832 delivers 2.5A peak output current (IOPH,IOPL) and can directly drive medium-class IGBTs and MOSFETs in applications such as inverters for industrial, air condition...

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The DC-DC Boost Converter – Power Supply Design Tutorial Section 5-1

The boost is the second most common non-isolated typology, in terms of units sold and functioning, and a lot of that is thanks to LED drivers, especially mobile devices. The boost is a logical next step to analyze after the buck, and it's the second of the three most basic DC to ...

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AgileSwitch to show their new line of SiC gate-driver cores at PCIM

AgileSwitch's new line of SiC Gate Driver Cores will be on display at PCIM in Nuremberg on June 5-7. The fully software configurable SiC Gate Driver Cores will include a DC-DC converter, configurable protection, monitoring functions, as well as AgileSwitch's patented Augmented S...

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TT Electronics completes acquisition of Stadium Group

TT Electronics announced that it has completed the acquisition of Stadium Group, a leading supplier of design-led technologies with product capabilities including connectivity solutions, power supplies, human machine interface (HMI) and electronic assemblies. Stadium designs and ...

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Vincotech joins the Charging Interface Initiative

Vincotech has joined Charging Interface Initiative e. V., an association set up by Germany's automotive luminaries to entrench the Combined Charging System (CCS) as the definitive technology for battery-powered electric vehicles (EVs). Vincotech and CharIN's founding members, wh...

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Video – OnSemi describes their latest flyback LED controller demo at APEC 2018

In this video an engineer from On Semiconductor explains their live demo of their latest LED controller demo at APEC 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. The dimmable NCL30386 is a power factor corrected flyback controller targeting isolated constant-current LED drivers, operating in a qu...

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Infineon’s high-side switches for decentralised vehicle power now at Rutronik

Now available from Rutronik UK, Infineon's Power PROFET protected high-side switches support the trend towards decentralized, intelligent, and cost-effective vehicle power distribution architectures. Power PROFET is a benchmark family of ultra-low ohmic protected high-side switch...

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The Schaffner Group introduces ecosine active sync modular active harmonic filters

With the new ecosine active sync filters FN3530/31/40/41, FN3532/42 and FN3545 Schaffner now offers a highly effective harmonic mitigation solution, especially for mixed load and dynamic load profiles. By deploying ecosine active sync filters it is possible to achieve a THID ≤ ...

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A brief history of Silicon Carbide

The adoption of Silicon Carbide (SiC) power semiconductors in everything from electric vehicles to solar PV and industrial motors is accelerating, but where does the material come from? What’s so special about it? And why has it taken so long for SiC to gain traction in the sem...

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TDK claims first soft-termination MLCCs with low ESR

TDK developed the industry’s first soft-termination MLCCs with low ESR. The new CN series features terminal electrodes with a conductive resin layer that provides high mechanical robustness to protect against board flexure. At the same time, the new MLCCs offer a low ESR that i...

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Solid State Supplies to distribute VPT power solutions for mission-critical applications

Solid State Supplies announced that it has been appointed as the sole and exclusive representative & distributor in the UK & Eire for high reliability power modules and other products from VPT. Under the new agreement, Solid State Supplies will provide pre- and post-sales...

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Infineon’s ultra-soft IGBT freewheeling diodes offer industry-leading losses

Infineon Technologies Bipolar launched a new diode family especially designed for modern IGBT applications. The  Prime Soft diode features an improved turn-off capability which now rates at 5 kA/µs. Prime Soft builds on the well-received IGCT freewheeling diode family which is ...

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