Researchers 3D-print supercaps with aerogels

Super-compact ultracapacitors could come out of work now progressing at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab where researchers are extruding graphene aerogel on a special 3D printer. The 3D-printing…

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APEC 2016 Industry Session to cover Transportation Power Electronics

The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) Transportation Power Electronics Technical Committee is sponsoring the APEC Industry Session “Transportation Power Electronics.” Featuring speakers from industry and government research laboratories…

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AC surge protector devices with type 1 and type 2 meet the latest UL 1449 standard

Bourns, Inc. has announced the expansion of the company’s AC surge protective device (SPD) line with two new heavy duty models that meet the latest Underwriters Laboratories’ (UL)…

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New encapsulated DC to DC converters

AutomationDirect’s Rhino line of power products now includes encapsulated DC to DC converters as well as additional plastic slim line models. With tightly regulated output voltages, Rhino DC…

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Dev board for eGaN power FETs targets LiDAR apps

Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) announces the EPC2040 power transistor, an extremely small, fast switching gallium nitride power transistor that enables superior resolution, faster response time, and greater…

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Quad-output multiphase synchronous step-down DC/DC controller

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC7851/-1, a quad output multiphase synchronous step-down DC/DC controller with accurate current sharing between phases and differential output voltage sensing. This controller works…

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Ultra-compact EV charger made with GaN transistors

Automotive electronics specialist HELLA, in collaboration with GaN Systems have developed a Level-2 electric vehicle (EV) charger prototype with efficiencies exceeding 97% at an unprecedented 2.6 kW/l power…

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Digitally programmable DC source provides 3.8kW of regulated power

Astrodyne TDI, a global developer and manufacturer of specialized power solutions, now offers a digitally programmable AC/DC power supply that provides 3,800 W of regulated power and can…

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Larson Electronics releases 150 watt explosion proof low bay LED light fixture

Longtime leading supplier of commercial and industrial grade lighting solutions Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 150 watt low bay LED light fixture that produces a…

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100W to 150W adapter power supplies meet DoE level VI efficiency standards

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the TDK-Lambda DT100D and DT150D adapter power supplies compliant with level VI efficiency standards. Suitable for a variety of test and measurement,…

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DIN-rail mounted single-phase supplies target industrial cabinets

New from Electrotech Sales Group, This series of DIN rail mounted single phase switching power supplies target use in electrical control panels and feature 25W to 500W wattages….

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Richardson Electronics and Tecate Group sign global distribution agreement

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. has announced a new global distribution agreement with the Tecate Group, a global supplier of electronic components and assemblies. The agreement aligns with both companies’…

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Waterproof LED dimmable power supply with PFC from new NPF & PWM family

NPF family and PWM family are recently unveiled by MEAN WELL. These are high-efficiency LED power-supplies (or drivers) engineered to have identical plastic enclosures and equip with various…

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Top power electronics threads on EDAboard.com – January

Flyback design problems – I am developing an open loop flyback converter. The image below is the result observed at 70v (Dc) Input. The waveform is of the…

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Heavy duty fuse clips handle 1.5 kV, 32 A

SCHURTER, a leading provider of fuse holders, expands its CSO heavy duty fuse clip family with a cost-effective tin-plated version. The CSO clip, designed for 10.3 mm diameter…

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DC-DC step-down converter features low Vin and integrated inductor

Altera, now a part of Intel Corporation, has expanded its Enpirion power products portfolio with a 6A PowerSoC DC-DC step-down converter that is a full-featured, highly integrated, and fully…

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UL releases evaluation, testing guidelines for standardized LED drivers

UL, a global safety science organization, today announced the launch of its new Class P LED Driver Program. UL is the first Standards Development Organization to officially offer…

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Now there’s a UL certification for hoverboards

The testing agency UL, once known as Underwriters Labs, says it will now accept self-balancing scooters, also known as hoverboards, as candidates for a new certification called UL…

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Let’s all watch batteries blow up

Exploding batteries have been in the news lately. Here are five examples of what can happen to high-energy cells if things go bad. When a hoverboard battery goes…

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Celebrity engineer Grant Imahara to host video series on power management

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is teaming up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara along with scientists, visionaries and educators to announce an exciting new series on Power and the Future…

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New portable and rechargeable LED task lighting system

Larson Electronics has announced the release of a portable LED task light that provides a rechargeable, portable lighting solution for applications where power is not readily available. The…

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External ac-dc supplies meet DoE Level VI, EU CoC Tier 2 energy efficiency specs

XP Power has developed four external power supply series that enable products to meet new EU and US environmental and energy efficiency regulations, which come into force this…

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New 480 volt temporary power distribution system with transformer

Larson Electronics has announced the release of a new portable power distribution system that converts 480 volts AC three phase electrical current to 120 volts AC and 208Y…

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Online support hub keys on thermal management of power designs

Rogers Corporation’s (NYSE:ROG) Power Electronics Solutions (PES) group provides some of the world’s leading high-power and thermal management materials solutions with its ROLINX and curamik product lines. To…

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New design for a 5’ LED task light with end to end connections

Larson Electronics has announced the release of an LED droplight constructed to be completely impact and weather resistant. The FTL-5-LED-ILC-25 LED drop light from Larson Electronics is ideal…

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