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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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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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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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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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The long gestation of Industry 4.0

Thirty years ago, Siemens ran a series of ads promoting computer-based systems for industrial applications using posters by a then-famous German cartoonist that made fun of corporations and how they performed industrial tasks like mechanical drafting, manufacturing measurement, a...

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Choosing the right switch for the job: a guide to switch selection in mission-critical devices

When it comes to the performance of mission-critical devices, such as medical products or factory equipment, it’s no secret that accuracy and reliability are key success factors. Whether it’s an automatic external defibrillator (AED) for a heart attack victim or a pressure tr...

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Sensata’s solid-state relay with integrated thermostat protects electronic systems

When it comes to electronic switching in load-control applications, solid-state relays (SSRs) deliver the speed and reliability required. SSRs have no moving parts to affect wear or accuracy, enabling not only predictable operation, but also significantly longer operational life...

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X-in-Board tech embeds special inlays in standard PCBs

In many designs often only require high-performance (and more expensive) technologies in small areas of their PCB. AT&S' X-in-Board enables a combination of different technologies and materials within any common PCB, such as a standard FR4 board or multi-layers with vias (con...

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TT Electronics claims lightest, most effective PCB-mounted heatsink for power resistors

TT Electronics, a leader in engineered electronics for performance critical applications, announced the WMHP-HS heatsink, specifically designed to optimize the thermal performance of its WMHP series power resistors. Providing a combination of high surface area, superior cooling p...

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The PSMA Reliability Committee wants your input!

In alignment with the PSMA mission of bringing value and utility to members as well as the power electronics industry as a whole, the PSMA Reliability Committee aims to spearhead industry initiatives that identify and attempt to solve the pertinent industry challenges related to ...

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SEPA’s latest energy-saving EC fan family has UL approval

SEPA EUROPE has extended its portfolio to include electronically commutated fans. Thanks to the combination of DC fans with a fully integrated AC/DC converter, AC fans can now be operated at speeds that are independent of power frequency Up to 4500 rpm can be realized and the ...

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Kyma unveils high-quality 200-mm GaN on QST templates

Kyma Technologies, a leading developer of advanced wide-bandgap semiconductor materials technologies, announced it has used its new K200 hydride vapor phase epitaxy (HVPE) growth tool to produce high quality 200-mm diameter HVPE GaN on QST (QROMIS Substrate Technology) templates...

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A further look at the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is widely lambasted as an acronym by many in the industry for reasons varying from inappropriateness to inadequacy. The reality is that the term is both of those things, yet neither, because the real issue is that the IoT space is so huge that it requ...

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Harwin metal backshells have built-in shielding to ensure electrical & mechanical integrity

To complement its widely-used Datamate wire-to-board connector offering, hi-rel connector manufacturer Harwin now supplies a comprehensive range of backshells with a rugged aluminium alloy construction and electroless nickel plating. Through these accessories, which can be applie...

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AT&S enables “cool” miniaturized high-power designs

Miniaturization and increasing power densities are major concerns for modern electronic applications. The lifetime of electronic applications can be dramatically reduced by the increase of the working temperatures by just a few degrees. Thermal solutions such as modern miniaturiz...

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Panasonic’s soft-PGS thermal management material now at RS Components

RS Components has introduced a new range of soft-PGS (Pyrolytic Graphite Sheet) thermal interface material from Panasonic. The material provides excellent thermal protection in an easy-to-use format that makes it ideal for delivering thermal management and heat-sinking in applic...

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Bourns adds high-temperature PPTC resettable fuses to its Multifuse line

Bourns, a leader in electronic components, announced it has added new AEC-Q200 certified high-temperature Polymer Positive Temperature Coefficient (PPTC) resettable fuses to its line of Multifuse products. Provided in 1206 and 1210 (3014 and 3024 metric) surface mount packages...

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The Weekly Watt

This has been a slow news week because everyone knew the Americans were on holiday, but there have been a few interesting pieces of news coming across the wires. The biggest news for us involved some important staff changes; Paul O’Shea, the current editor of Power Electronic N...

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First halogen-free multi-layer board material for RF power amplifiers suits wireless base stations

Panasonic Corporation announced that it has commercialized its "High Thermal Conductivity, Low Transmission Loss Halogen-free Multi-layer Circuit Board Material (Part No. R-5575)" intended for wireless base stations, and will launch mass production in August 2017. The industry's ...

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Desktop temp controller features internal power supply and full H bridge

The Temperature Controller Model 5R6-900 suits laboratories and all temperature cycling applications. The device comes packaged with an onboard power supply, computer hookup and controller operating system. Temperature cycling or thermal cycling is a phrase applied all through...

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