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Thermal Management

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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How to improve the efficiency and reliability of liquid cooling

Quick disconnects play an integral role ensuring reliable, leak-free cooling system performance.   By DAVID VRANISH, Liquid Cooling Business Development Engineer, Colder Products Company www.cpcworldwide.com/   As data processing demands grow and ...

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The heat is on: high power surface mount resistors

By DARIN GLENN, Senior Engineering Manager, Vishay Intertechnology, www.vishay.com     The heat is on for the passive electronic component industry as it is seeing an increase in new surface-mount high-power devices, especially resistors. This is exciting be...

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Next gen heatsink technology helps hurdle thermal challenges

There are several routes that engineers can go down to accomplish the objective of keeping heat in check for PCB components. They could look at active cooling mechanisms, such as fans, but these have several drawbacks. Firstly, they take up a lot of room. Their operation will als...

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TEC controller applications in telecom systems

By YAJUNG TU, Product Applications Engineer, Analog Devices, www.analog.com   Laser diodes are used in fiber optical telecommunication systems as transmitter lasers for sending signals, pump lasers for erbium doped fiber amplifiers (EDFA) and semiconductor optica...

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Panasonic introduces thinnest insulation solution currently available on the market

Panasonic Automotive & Industrial Systems Europe has recently unveiled a thermal insulation sheet which is the thinnest insulation solution currently available on the market. The NASBIS (Nano Silica Balloon Insulation Sheet) high-performance thermal insulation sheet comes wit...

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Programmable EC Series fans for electronic cabinets

Orion Fans introduces the EC series (OA200EC) of dual speed fans. The electronically commutated fans suit large, power hungry equipment such as electronic cabinets, air conditioners, refrigerators, chillers, range hoods, and ventilation systems. The fans feature energy savings of...

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Air-to-air outdoor cooler from Laird cools mobile base stations and cell towers

Laird offers the AA-480 air-to-air outdoor cooler that protects critical telecommunication cabinets, energy storage systems and back-up battery systems by providing greater cooling power and increased reliability versus other units currently on the market. The cooler suits new an...

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Heat sinks cool brick-type dc/dc converters

Advanced Thermal Solutions (ATS) provides a family of high performance maxiFLOW heat sinks for cooling dc/dc power converters and power modules. The power brick heat sinks are available for full, half, quarter and one-eighth brick sizes.   With proper thermal managemen...

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ASUS ROG Announces GX700/701 and GL502

ASUS Republic of Gamers(ROG), a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning motherboards, announced the release of the world’s first liquid-cooled gaming laptop, ROG GX700, and first Strix series gaming laptop, ROG GL...

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Blowers for cooling electronic equipment

There are two general descriptions for air moving devices in electronic equipment. These can either be a type of fan or a centrifugal blower depending with their flow and pressure. Fans generally deliver air in an overall direction that is parallel to the its blade axis. It ca...

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EK introduces Water Blocks for GeForce GTX 1080

NVIDIA has recently launched the GTX 1080 series of next generation GPU. At the same time, EK Water Blocks introduced its new full-cover liquid cooling solution for the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 series graphics cards, based on Pascal GP104 graphics processor. The new water b...

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Power Converter with World-class Efficiency and Thermal Management

Ericsson has released the newest addition to its wide range of board mounted DC/DC power converter modules, offering world-class efficiency and thermal management. The new high-power converter is built upon Ericsson’s advanced Hybrid Regulated Ratio (HRR) technology, which brin...

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SMBus PWM Fan Speed Controller

The TC665 is a System Management Bus (SMBus) PWM fan speed controller from Microchip that was developed for use with brushless DC motors. The device features FanSense™ protection against fan failure and a temperature proportional fan speed for acoustic control and longer fan li...

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TEC Controller Applications in Telecom Systems

Laser diodes in optical telecommunication systems are used as transmitting lasers for sending signals. These lasers and their  characteristics must be kept stable at all times to ensure the overall performance of the telecom system. In an article by Yajung Tu, a Product Appli...

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VPT releases high-temperature product line

VPT, a subsidiary of HEICO, attended the 2016 iMAPS International Conference on High Temperature Electronics (HITEC) and unveiled the new HTD Series of hybrid DC-DC converters to fill in its high temperature product portfolio. The HTD Series is ideally suitable for applications t...

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Power semiconductor to pass $1bn mark

Specifically, the global market for these two technologies is expected to rise from $210 million in 2015 to more than $1 billion by 2020, then $3.7 billion by 2025.   Historically speaking, SiC Schottky diodes have been on the market for more than a decade, with SiC me...

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Power electronics future depends on use of gallium oxide

What makes gallium oxide power electronics so successful over competitors has to do with the material being composed of a 5–electron-volt bandgap, which is approximately 3.4 eV higher than gallium nitride and 3.3 eV higher than silicon carbide. Bandgap measures the energy requi...

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New microchip cooling solution introduced

One group addressing this issue is a collective of engineers from Lockheed Martin, which is working with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) on its Inter/Intra Chip Enhanced Cooling (ICECool)-Applications research program, wi...

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