DC/DC buck regulators with on-time control architecture

ZSPM4023 product family ICs are constant-frequency, synchronous DC/DC buck regulators featuring an adaptive on-time control architecture. The ZSPM4023 operates over a supply range of 4.5V to 28V at…

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Power MOSFETs come in smaller packages

Fairchild, a global supplier of high-performance semiconductor solutions, launched its industry-leading mid-voltage MOSFET technology in a Dual Cool™ 8mm x 8mm package. The new Dual Cool 88 MOSFET gives…

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Power MOSFETs for light and compact switching power conversion devices

STMicroelectronics has extended its MDmesh™ M2 series  of N-channel power MOSFETs with the introduction of  a new family of devices that offer high power efficiencies in power supplies for…

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Continuous 225W at natural convection from 3×5″ medical type BF power supply

Powerbox, one of Europe’s largest power supply companies, and for more than three decades a leading force in medical power supplies, introduces new Medline 225 series AC/DC single…

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3W to 10W DIP-24 DC-DC converters have medical certification

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the TDK-Lambda PXC-M series of DC-DC converters.  Operating over a 4:1 input range, the 3W, 6W and 10W products are enclosed in…

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Battery pack monitor extends operating life of Li-ion batteries

OEMs are moving away from NiCd and lead-acid batteries to embrace the more environmentally friendly Li-ion battery chemistries. Li-ion batteries are smaller, weigh less, and deliver longer battery…

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D1U54 series AC & DC input models available to 1200WATT

Murata announced the D1U54-D-1200 series of DC-input front end power supply modules from Murata Power Solutions. This 1000VRMS isolated power supply provides a 12Vdc output at 1200 Watts,…

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GaN power transistor in tiny footprint

GaN Systems now offers the world’s smallest 650V, 15A gallium nitride transistor. With a footprint of  5.0 x 6.5mm, the GS66504B – one of a family of 650V…

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Wireless power receiver IC follows Qi V.1.1.2 standard

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC)*, a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, today announced…

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Dual-output synchronous step-down DC/DC controller works on PMBus

MILPITAS, CA – August 17, 2015 – Linear Technology Corporation announces the LTC3887-1, a dual output synchronous step-down DC/DC controller with I²C-based PMBus interface for digital power system…

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Power supply noise rejection – Technical Brief

Many of the problems facing PCB designers today are related to power supply noise. There are guidelines that can be used to solve simple issues, but, for more…

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Thermal gap fillers boost circuit efficiency

LACONIA, N.H., Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Aavid announces the release of the most thermally conductive gap fillers on the market today by introducing three new lines of…

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Polymer capacitors designed for high-voltage power supplies

GREENVILLE, S.C., Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, announced today the release of its M55 Module Polymer Hermetic…

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1U power supplies add PMBus communication

Cork, Ireland—August 13, 2015 —Excelsys Technologies, recognized as a leader in modular power supply design, announces the availability of PMBus communications on its Xsolo series of 1U, single-output…

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eGaN FET handles 6.8 A in a small footprint

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — August 2015 — Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) announces the EPC2039 power transistor, a high power density enhancement-mode gallium nitride (eGaN®) device. The EPC2039…

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275-kW UPS modules target data centers

RALEIGH, N.C. … Power management company Eaton today announced the Power Xpert™ 9395 high performance model uninterruptible power system (UPS) in the Americas, providing best-in-class efficiency and scalable…

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60-V input, dual-output DC/DC controller sports programmable loop compensation, I²C-based PMBus interface

MILPITAS, CA – August 12, 2015 – Linear Technology Corporation announces the LTC3886, a 60V input dual output synchronous step-down DC/DC controller with programmable loop compensation and I²C-based…

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Sealevel’s SeaISO UL recognized, medical-grade USB isolators protect connected USB devices

Sealevel announces the SeaISO® family of USB isolators with 4 kV of medical-grade optical isolation between the host computer and connected USB equipment. SeaISO USB isolators are UL…

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Contactors handle 4 kA in-rush, 600 A continuous

TE Connectivity (TE) announces its new KILOVAC KHR500 (Bubba II) high-voltage, high-rupture, 600 AMP contactor that is smaller, lighter, and switches significantly higher power than its predecessor, the…

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Chip inductors give low dc resistance in choke applications

Developed for use in mobile devices and cellular infrastructure equipment, Coilcraft™s new 0402DF Series chip inductors offer higher inductance values and significantly lower DC resistance than other 0402-sized…

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EPC introduces fast, small monolithic gallium nitride power transistor half bridge operating over 2 MHz

EPC announces the EPC2106, an enhancement-mode monolithic GaN transistor half bridge. By integrating two eGaN® power FETs into a single device, interconnect inductances and the interstitial space needed…

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Battery Types and Operation

I came across an interesting new product recently which made me realize that I take batteries for granted without actually thinking much about how they work. I know…

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High Temperature, High Accuracy Resolver-to-Digital Converters

Data Device Corporation (DDC), introduces a new High Temperature Resolver-to-Digital Converter (RD-1930X), offering an off-the-shelf, high reliability motion feedback solution for today’s rugged, high temperature applications. Resolver-based motion…

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GlobTek’s level VI compliant medical and ITE power supply / charger

GT-43086-WWVV-X.X-Q Model is an addition to GlobTek’s Level VI compliant GT-43086 family and represents GlobTek’s 6 Watt wall plug-in series of AC/DC adapters (power supplies & chargers) with…

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Mitsubishi Electric Automation takes VFD Technology into 600-Volt regions

Engineering and plant managers in regions where the main power supply is 575-600 volts can now harness the performance benefits of Mitsubishi Electric’s inverter technology with the introduction…

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