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AMETEK’s Shipboard Power Test Software Option is compliant with MIL-STD-1399-300B

AMETEK Programmable Power introduced a Shipboard Power Test Software Option compliant with MIL-STD-1399 Section 300B of the Department of Defense Interface Standard for Electric Power, Alternating Current. The test option is available for use with five of the company’s AC powe...

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PCIM Europe 2019 call for papers open until 15 October 2018

Experts from industry and academia have the opportunity to apply for a lecture or poster presentation at the PCIM Europe Conference 2019 enabling them to benefit from the platform and pass on their know-how to a qualified expert audience. The conference topics include recen...

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Voith’s OnCare.Acoustic delivers intelligent sound analysis for hydropower plants

With OnCare.Acoustic (formerly known as HyGuard), Voith supports hydropower plant operators in discovering potentially dangerous incidents by detecting sound anomalies, classifying them into warnings and alarms as well as allocating them to specific equipment. This enables the de...

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Power loss under square wave excitation

Bs&T provides tool for magnetic design engineers, powerloss under square wave for more effixiency, to allocate design in Pareto diagram and provides data for simulation and model of hf magnetic components. Learn more in the following presentation from PCIM 2018 .  ...

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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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Output impedance as an important design parameter for power supplies

The output impedance of a power supply or voltage regulator provides a detailed insight into a power supply and its decoupling network. By measuring the output impedance, the phase margin of a power supply can be estimated. Furthermore, the spectrum of the output impedance helps ...

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Checking the charge at the Battery Show

One of the interesting aspects of the electronics industry is the resurgence of power as a critical application space and functionality enabler. Once the last thing considered in a design, power systems are now among the first things to be considered. One ramification of this is ...

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Video – Tektronix shows their IsoVu galvanic isolation probes at PCIM

In this video Tektronix shows some of the latest of their probing solutions available able to address the latest advances in wide-bandgap semiconductors and power topologies. Based on optical technology, IsoVu offers complete galvanic isolation between the test point and the osci...

Assemblies & Cables Test & Measurement Technology

RIGOL launches 7000 Series digital oscilloscope

RIGOL Technologies announces a significant addition to its oscilloscope portfolio with the introduction of the New 7000 Series Digital Oscilloscope. The 7000 Series delivers unmatched price/performance capability in a mid-range oscilloscope. With 10GSa/sec Sample rate and up to 5...

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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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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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MAGMENT to highlight the latest version of their MAGMATH online design software

MAGMENT, creator of magnetizable concretes, will be at PCIM (MB Electronic booth Hall 9:444) presenting the latest version of their do-it-yourself design tool for power inductive components. Their free online software MAGMATH allows the design of MAGMENT inductors customized to e...

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Using a battery simulator to stress-test charging systems

Modern high-energy density batteries such as lithium-ion is potentially dangerous when not used or charged properly. Battery safety is paramount. To ensure the device is safe and reliable, thorough stress testing of the charging circuitry is a critical task. Batter safety is cruc...

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“Smart Power” is gaining momentum

Fraunhofer IISB reports substantial progress in “Cognitive Power Electronics 4.0”, which merges proven power electronic system technologies and smart digital functionalities. The latest developments by Fraunhofer IISB will be presented at PCIM Europe, the international leadin...

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Video – OnSemi demonstrates their Power Supply WebDesigner software tool

In this video Brian from On Semiconductor explains the latest module in their Power Supply WebDesigner online tool at APEC 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. The new module allows you to design a DC-DC boost converter using discrete components. www.onsemi.com...

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AMETEK’s automated remote functional test system serves environmental stress screening

AMETEK VTI Instruments announced the successful development of an Automated Remote Functional Test System for use during the environmental stress screening (ESS) of electronic modules and sub-systems. The architecture of the new test system is based on AMETEK VTI Instruments’ F...

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Video – Dewesoft explains their live power analysis demo at Battery World 2018

In this video Dewesoft explains their live power analysis demo at Battery World 2018 in Hannover, Germany. The demo uses a small electric car on a dynamometer, showing how the system can capture and analyze all aspects of the system. www.dewesoft.com...

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Red Pitaya outstanding shares acquired by Instrumentation Technologies

Red Pitaya, maker of the credit-card-sized STEMlab platform, has announced that all the outstanding shares in the company have been acquired by Instrumentation Technologies, a leader in cutting-edge instrumentation, primarily servicing the accelerator beam diagnostics market. Red...

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Laird’s thermal management tool simulates a variety of cooling apps

Laird launched a comprehensive thermal management tool to help engineers quickly select the optimum solution for their application. The Web-based Thermal Wizard employs proprietary application calculators to determine the optimal thermal management solutions at the thermoelectric...

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Vitrek Power Analyzer performs compliance testing to international standards

Vitrek introduced their latest generation of its popular line of power analyzers, now equipped with the built-in capability to conduct compliance testing to a number of key environmental performance standards. The PA900 Precision Multi-channel Harmonic Power Analyzer can be set u...

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