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Miniature AEC-Q200 certified power inductors boast a low profile

TT Electronics introduced SMD power inductors for use in high power density applications where size is critical. The inductors’ compact design, together with their AEC-Q200 certification provide the performance and reliability levels that automotive and high reliability industr...

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Nanocrystalline Cut Cores: new technology for significantly reduced core losses

This webtalk from PCIM will be about VAC’s new technology for the production of nanocrystalline cut cores that helps to significantly reduce the core losses. Today the power electronics industry is driven by silicon based semiconductors and of course, the new materials like ...

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Power Electronic Trends in EV-Charging

This webtalk is an introduction to charger topics, related to charging batteries in electric vehicles. Starting from an overview on different charging scenarios, it covers power electronic approaches to serve private use in a power range up to 22kW as well as ideas on how to char...

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Capacitive isolation concept board from Helix Semiconductors passes UL testing

Fabless power semiconductor company Helix Semiconductors announced that its patent-pending approach to capacitive isolation, implemented in the company’s capacitive isolation concept board, has passed UL testing required under the IEC 60950-1:2005 standard. The successful compl...

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The lastest Panasonic polymer capacitors now at Rutronik

Available from Rutronik, Panasonic polymer capacitors not only overcome the current shortage and very long lead time problems associated with multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) but offer significant performance improvements. Four types of polymer dielectric capacitors are ava...

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Vishay’s water-cooled wirewound resistors save space and increase reliability in industrial applications

Vishay Intertechnology introduced a series of direct water-cooled wirewound resistors with ultrahigh power dissipation to 9000 W with almost no external radiation. Available in six compact sizes ranging from 38 mm by 178 mm to 38 mm by 410 mm, Vishay MCB DCRF series devices are d...

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Enabling best-in class GaN devices

GaN value chain players are gearing up for prime time –  In particular GaN on Si technology became the focal point for innovations in power switching, RF power for 5G and sensor applications.  As high-volume, large diameter and low cost manufacturing solutions for GaN on Si a...

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Richardson RFPD inks worldwide distribution agreement with Maxwell Technologies

Richardson RFPD today announced that it has entered into an expanded agreement with Maxwell Technologies, Inc, a leading developer and manufacturer of capacitive energy storage and power delivery solutions. The new agreement builds on the long-term relationship between the two co...

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Video – Wolfspeed describes their XHV-7 SiC half-bridge power module at PCIM

In this video Wolfspeed explains one of their latest Silicon Carbide-based solutions, their new XHV-7, a 3.3kV SiC half-bridge power module that offers low loss, fast switching, and a housing that is suitable for up to 6.5 kV rated MOSFETs. Targeted applications include electric ...

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ALD’s two-channel boards automatically balance 2-cell lo-voltage supercapacitor systems

Advanced Linear Devices Inc. (ALD), a design innovation leader in analog technology, today announced a two-channel supercapacitor automatic balancing (SAB) printed circuit board (PCB) that balances leakage current, manages over-voltage and dissipates zero power. Each SABMB2 balan...

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Power Integrations’ SCALE-iDriver ICs carry AEC-Q100 certification for automotive

Power Integrations announced that two members of its SCALE-iDriver gate-driver IC family are now certified to AEC-Q100 Grade Level 1 for automotive use. The two parts, SID1132KQ and SID1182KQ, are suitable for driving 650 V, 750 V and 1200 V automotive IGBT and SiC-MOSFET modules...

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3D-PEIM Symposium being held at the University of Maryland on June 25-27

Following on the success of the inaugural symposium in 2016, the Second International Symposium on 3D Power Electronics Integration and Manufacturing (3D-PEIM-18) will be held on June 25-27, 2018. This symposium, to be held at the University of Maryland, College Park will bring t...

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TRACO POWER’s 3.5W medical DC-DC converters come in compact DIP or SMT packages

TRACO POWER released their TIM 3.5 and TIM 3.5SM families of medical 3.5 Watt DC/DC converters in compact DIP 16 or SMD 16 Package measuring only 0.95 x 0.57 x 0.40”. These converters are ideal for healthcare products where small size and applied parts to patient (BF classifica...

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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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Redesigning your wet processing can save chemicals and disposal costs

Silicon and compound semiconductor wafers undergo many critical procedures during the microfabrication process, including the recurring stripping of photoresist, the light-sensitive material (liquid or film) that is deposited during various steps of wafer production. Reexamining ...

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Video – Littelfuse talks about their aggressive move into SiC power modules at PCIM 2018

In this video Friend of the Show Sujit Bannerjee of Littelfuse talks to Alix Paultre about the increased commercial availability of next-generation Silicon Carbide semiconductor devices. Once known for their passives and infrastructure products, Littelfuse's purchases of the IP a...

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ON Semiconductor’s SiC Diodes target demanding automotive applications

ON Semiconductor  announced an expansion of its silicon carbide (SiC) Schottky diode portfolio to include devices specifically intended for demanding automotive applications. The new AEC-Q101 automotive grade SiC diodes deliver the reliability and ruggedness needed by modern aut...

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Vincotech’s Flow E1/E2 power modules deliver up to 100A

Vincotech, a supplier of module-based solutions for power electronics,  announced the release of the new flow E1/E2 product family. Featuring the latest chip generations, these products also deliver superior thermal performance. The company has added 12 mm flow E1/E2 packages to...

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Nexperia’s latest automotive MOSFETs offer an RDS(on) down to 0.9 mΩ

Nexperia, the global leader in discretes, logic and MOSFET devices, today announced the release of the company’s lowest RDS(on) automotive-qualified MOSFETs. The AEC-Q101 Trench 9, 40 V automotive superjunction MOSFETs in the rugged, electrically- and thermally-efficient LFPAK5...

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TT Electronics acquires Precision

TT Electronics announced the acquisition of Precision, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of precision electromagnetic product solutions for critical applications. Based in Minneapolis, US, Precision has around 160 employees that support customers in medical, industria...

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