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

Hello and welcome to part 1-2 of the Power Induced Design Power Supply Design Web 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 t...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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