Power Electronics http://powerelectronics.com/rss.xml en Molecular Trick Alters Rules of Attraction for Non-Magnetic Metals http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/molecular-trick-alters-rules-attraction-non-magnetic-metals <div class="field-byline"> University of Leeds </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Scientists have demonstrated for the first time how to generate magnetism in metals that are not naturally magnetic, which could end our reliance on some rare and toxic elements currently used.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/molecular-trick-alters-rules-attraction-non-magnetic-metals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/molecular-trick-alters-rules-attraction-non-magnetic-metals#comments Energy Medical Electromechanical Passive Components Power Electronics Systems Power Management Tue, 01 Sep 2015 02:00:00 +0000 49461 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>Cespedes&#39; project&nbsp;tested whether&nbsp;molecules could be used to bring magnetic ordering into non-magnetic metals.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of the University of Leeds).</p> DIN Rail Terminal Block Controls Relays http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/din-rail-terminal-block-controls-relays <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Automation Systems Interconnect Inc. (ASI) has introduced PLC pluggable relay terminal block modules used to interface between automation equipment and system auxiliary systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/din-rail-terminal-block-controls-relays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/din-rail-terminal-block-controls-relays#comments Products Electromechanical Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:40:00 +0000 49511 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>PLC&nbsp;pluggable&nbsp;relay terminal block modules are used to interface between automation equipment and system auxiliary systems. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;Automation Systems Interconnect).</p> Expanded Line of ePower Connectors feature Higher Current Ratings http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/expanded-line-epower-connectors-feature-higher-current-ratings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Amphenol Industrial Products Group has expanded its ePower connector series, rated at 800 VDC to 1,000 VDC, to include right angle overmolded connectors for 200 A and 400 A connection systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/expanded-line-epower-connectors-feature-higher-current-ratings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/expanded-line-epower-connectors-feature-higher-current-ratings#comments Products Electromechanical Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:35:00 +0000 49501 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>The&nbsp;ePower&nbsp;connector series, rated at 800 VDC to 1,000 VDC, now includes right angle&nbsp;overmolded&nbsp;connectors for 200 A and 400 A connection systems. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;Amphenol Industrial Products Group).</p> 650V IGBT Portfolio Optimized for Motor Drive Applications http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/650v-igbt-portfolio-optimized-motor-drive-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) recently announced the expansion of its IGBT product portfolio with the release of the 650V M-Series.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/650v-igbt-portfolio-optimized-motor-drive-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/650v-igbt-portfolio-optimized-motor-drive-applications#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:05:00 +0000 49491 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>The platform has been optimized for high&nbsp;performance&nbsp;in addition to fast and soft turn-off switching in motor drives. (Image courtesy of Alpha and Omega Semiconductor).</p> Buck Converter Raises Portable Efficiency http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/buck-converter-raises-portable-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Achieving typical efficiencies greater than 95%, the miniature AP3403 step-down DC-DC converter from Diodes Incorporated helps lengthen the battery lifetime of smartphones and other low-voltage portable products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/buck-converter-raises-portable-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/buck-converter-raises-portable-efficiency#comments Products Mobile Regulators Mon, 31 Aug 2015 13:55:00 +0000 49481 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>The miniature step-down DC-DC converter lengthens the battery lives&nbsp;of smartphones and other low-voltage portable products. (Image courtesy of Diodes).</p> Three Phase Utility Grid Simulator Features Energy-Saving Regenerative Power Source http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/three-phase-utility-grid-simulator-features-energy-saving-regenerative-pow <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Intepro Systems recently announced the PAS-F Series of programmable three-phase utility grid simulators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/three-phase-utility-grid-simulator-features-energy-saving-regenerative-pow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/three-phase-utility-grid-simulator-features-energy-saving-regenerative-pow#comments Products Alternative Energy Energy Power Electronics Systems Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:55:00 +0000 49471 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>The PAS-F combines utility grid simulation and regenerative bi-directional AC source that is capable of both sourcing and sinking full current load. (Image courtesy of Intrepro Systems).</p> Industrial Fiber Optic Products http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/industrial-fiber-optic-products <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Avago Technologies recently unveiled a wide array of new industrial fiber optic products targeting renewable energy, industrial motor drive and transportation applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/industrial-fiber-optic-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/industrial-fiber-optic-products#comments Products Electromechanical Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:45:00 +0000 49441 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>Avago&#39;s new industrial fiber optic products target renewable energy, industrial motor drive and transportation applications. (Image courtesy of Avago Technologies).</p> Inverter Doubles Sine Wave AC-Output to 1000VA http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/inverter-doubles-sine-wave-ac-output-1000va <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Absopulse Electronics recently released a 1kVA version of its line of inverters, effectively doubling the level of sine wave AC power available on these heavy-duty designs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/inverter-doubles-sine-wave-ac-output-1000va" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/inverter-doubles-sine-wave-ac-output-1000va#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:45:00 +0000 49341 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>The&nbsp;microprocessor-controlled high frequency PWM inverter, delivers&nbsp;230Vac&nbsp;continuous at&nbsp;50Hz&nbsp;and accepts a&nbsp;24Vdc&nbsp;nominal input voltage. (Image courtesy of Absopulse Electronics).</p> Miniaturized Thin-Film Common-Mode Filter for High-Speed Interfaces http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/miniaturized-thin-film-common-mode-filter-high-speed-interfaces <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>TDK Corporation has expanded its lineup of common-mode filters to support attenuation of 27.5 dB at 850 MHz in a 0403 package.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/miniaturized-thin-film-common-mode-filter-high-speed-interfaces" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/miniaturized-thin-film-common-mode-filter-high-speed-interfaces#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Wed, 26 Aug 2015 18:30:00 +0000 49431 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>The new common-mode filter suppresses common-mode noise without distorting high-speed differential signals. (Image courtesy of TDK).</p> FRED Diodes Reduce Conduction Losses and Increase Efficiency http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/fred-diodes-reduce-conduction-losses-and-increase-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vishay Intertechnology Inc. recently introduced 28 new 600 V and 650 V FRED Pt Gen 4 Ultrafast recovery diodes optimized for high-frequency converters in power modules, motor drives, UPS, solar inverters, and welding machine inverters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/fred-diodes-reduce-conduction-losses-and-increase-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/fred-diodes-reduce-conduction-losses-and-increase-efficiency#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:45:00 +0000 49421 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>H-&nbsp;and&nbsp;U-series devices offer&nbsp;low forward voltage and reverse recovery charge to reduce losses and increase efficiency. (Image courtesy of Vishay Intertechnology).</p> 30W 1 inch by 1 inch DC-DC Converters Have 4:1 Input Range http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/30w-1-inch-1-inch-dc-dc-converters-have-41-input-range <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the TDK-Lambda 30W CCG30G series of DC-DC converters. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/30w-1-inch-1-inch-dc-dc-converters-have-41-input-range" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/30w-1-inch-1-inch-dc-dc-converters-have-41-input-range#comments Products DC-DC Converters Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:58:00 +0000 49411 at http://powerelectronics.com High-Efficiency Flatpack2 48 Volt / 3000 Watt Rectifier for Data Center Applications http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/high-efficiency-flatpack2-48-volt-3000-watt-rectifier-data-center-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Eltek announced availability of the Flatpack2 48/3000 HE DC1, a new high-efficiency (HE) rectifier that provides reliable power for data center applications requiring front-end server power with or without battery back up. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/high-efficiency-flatpack2-48-volt-3000-watt-rectifier-data-center-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/high-efficiency-flatpack2-48-volt-3000-watt-rectifier-data-center-applications#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Products Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:49:00 +0000 49401 at http://powerelectronics.com Low Cost Anti-Corrosive Thru-Hole Resistors http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/low-cost-anti-corrosive-thru-hole-resistors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The HDM Series from Stackpole is a thru-hole carbon film resistor with proprietary materials and processing that greatly improve the performance of this series in high humidity applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/low-cost-anti-corrosive-thru-hole-resistors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/low-cost-anti-corrosive-thru-hole-resistors#comments Products Passive Components Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:07:00 +0000 49391 at http://powerelectronics.com Dual-channel, 4.5 A/16 mW, Reverse-Current Blocking Integrated Power Switch http://powerelectronics.com/products/dual-channel-45-a16-mw-reverse-current-blocking-integrated-power-switch <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Silego Technology announced a new addition to its expanding dual-channel, self-contained integrated power-switch product portfolio. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/products/dual-channel-45-a16-mw-reverse-current-blocking-integrated-power-switch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/products/dual-channel-45-a16-mw-reverse-current-blocking-integrated-power-switch#comments Products Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:45:00 +0000 49381 at http://powerelectronics.com 30VA, IP66 Sine Wave Inverters http://powerelectronics.com/inverters/30va-ip66-sine-wave-inverters <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Absopulse Electronics' CSI 30-D1-IP66 Series of rugged, industrial quality, low voltage DC-AC inverters are designed for powering CCTV and surveillance systems in transportation, mining, marine, oil rigs and other harsh environments where IP66-rated protection is required. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/inverters/30va-ip66-sine-wave-inverters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/inverters/30va-ip66-sine-wave-inverters#comments Products Inverters Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:35:00 +0000 49371 at http://powerelectronics.com As Utilities Get Smarter, Smart Meter Semiconductors Rise, IHS Says http://powerelectronics.com/trends-analysis/utilities-get-smarter-smart-meter-semiconductors-rise-ihs-says <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The global market for semiconductors used in smart meters that provide two-way communications between meters and utilities will continue to expand in the coming years, providing significant growth opportunities semiconductor manufacturers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/trends-analysis/utilities-get-smarter-smart-meter-semiconductors-rise-ihs-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/trends-analysis/utilities-get-smarter-smart-meter-semiconductors-rise-ihs-says#comments Trends & Analysis Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:33:00 +0000 49361 at http://powerelectronics.com ECIA: Passive Component Sales in North America declined 3.4% in Q1 CY 2015 http://powerelectronics.com/trends-analysis/ecia-passive-component-sales-north-america-declined-34-q1-cy-2015 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ECIA announces the quarterly update of the Passive Component Market Reports for Capacitors, Inductors and Non Linear Resistors for Q1 CY 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/trends-analysis/ecia-passive-component-sales-north-america-declined-34-q1-cy-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/trends-analysis/ecia-passive-component-sales-north-america-declined-34-q1-cy-2015#comments Trends & Analysis Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:31:00 +0000 49351 at http://powerelectronics.com Metered Outlets Provide Monitoring and Measurement for Data Centers http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/metered-outlets-provide-monitoring-and-measurement-data-centers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Eaton recently introduced new metered outlet power measurement capabilities for data centers with its ePDU third-generation (G3) platform.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/metered-outlets-provide-monitoring-and-measurement-data-centers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/metered-outlets-provide-monitoring-and-measurement-data-centers#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:30:00 +0000 49321 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>Eaton&#39;s latest rack PDUs is suited for&nbsp;colocation&nbsp;data centers and&nbsp;mission-critical facilities that require&nbsp;outlet level monitoring without an outlet switching component. (Image courtesy of Eaton).</p> Dimmable LED Retrofit Kits Replace Existing Recessed Ceiling Downlights http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/dimmable-led-retrofit-kits-replace-existing-recessed-ceiling-downlights <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>LEDtronics Inc. recently announced its latest series of UL-Listed, dimmable, chip-on-board (COB) LED Recessed Ceiling Downlight Retrofit Kits. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/dimmable-led-retrofit-kits-replace-existing-recessed-ceiling-downlights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/dimmable-led-retrofit-kits-replace-existing-recessed-ceiling-downlights#comments Products Lighting Systems Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:25:00 +0000 49311 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>This&nbsp;RDL36&nbsp;series of Retrofit Kits operate on a wide voltage range of&nbsp;100-277VAC, providing a medium beam of 40 degrees and a color rendering index surpassing 83. (Image courtesy of LEDtronics).</p> Dual Channel Brushless DC Motor Controller http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/dual-channel-brushless-dc-motor-controller-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Roboteq Inc. has introduced the FBL2360, an intelligent controller capable of simultaneously driving two brushless DC motor up to 60A each at up to 60V.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/dual-channel-brushless-dc-motor-controller-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/dual-channel-brushless-dc-motor-controller-0#comments Products Motion Systems Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:20:00 +0000 49301 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>The FBL2360&nbsp;is suited for use in Automatic Guided Vehicles (AGVs), warehouse automation robots, and police and military robots. (Image courtesy of Roboteq).</p> Single Contact IDC Connector with PTH Terminations http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/single-contact-idc-connector-pth-terminations <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>AVX Corp. has added a single contact, wire-to-board (WTB) insulation displacement connector (IDC) with plated through hole (PTH) terminations to its proven 9176 Series.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/single-contact-idc-connector-pth-terminations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/single-contact-idc-connector-pth-terminations#comments Products Electromechanical Tue, 25 Aug 2015 14:15:00 +0000 49331 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>The single-tine 9176 Series PTH connector is rated for 600VAC, and capable of accepting 24 18AWG solid or stranded wires with 5A current ratings. (Image courtesy of AVX).</p> Students Electrify NASA with Future Airplane Designs http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/students-electrify-nasa-future-airplane-designs <div class="field-byline"> Jim Banke, NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>In response to a NASA challenge to design an all-electric propulsion general aviation airplane, five ideas out of the 20 submitted by U.S. universities wowed the judges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/students-electrify-nasa-future-airplane-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/students-electrify-nasa-future-airplane-designs#comments Alternative Energy Electromechanical Motion Systems Power Electronics Systems Mon, 24 Aug 2015 21:00:00 +0000 49291 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>&ldquo;Vapor,&rdquo; the first-place graduate award winner, is the conceptual design of Tom Neuman at the Georgia Institute of Technology. (Image courtesy of&nbsp;Tom Neuman).</p> High Efficiency, High Power Density Mobile Solar Panel http://powerelectronics.com/alternative-energy/high-efficiency-high-power-density-mobile-solar-panel <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>IXYS Corporation recently released a highly-efficient IXOLAR™ solar panel: the SLPN005H10L.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/alternative-energy/high-efficiency-high-power-density-mobile-solar-panel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/alternative-energy/high-efficiency-high-power-density-mobile-solar-panel#comments Products Alternative Energy Energy Mobile Fri, 21 Aug 2015 23:05:00 +0000 49271 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>SLPN005H10L panels are suitable for powering portable electrical equipment, PCs, tablets, smart phones and charging batteries via an integrated USB port. (Image courtesy of IXYS).</p> Low-Profile Hybrid Cable Incorporates Power and Signal Wires http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/low-profile-hybrid-cable-incorporates-power-and-signal-wires <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cicoil recently announced the EZ-Flexx Motion Series PLUS Cable, which incorporates both power and signal wires, all in a single flat cable package.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/low-profile-hybrid-cable-incorporates-power-and-signal-wires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/low-profile-hybrid-cable-incorporates-power-and-signal-wires#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Fri, 21 Aug 2015 22:50:00 +0000 49261 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>As compared to other motion and servo Cables, the EZ-Flexx&trade; concept allows for easy stripping and a significant decrease in cable prep time. (Image courtesy of Cicoil).</p> Hermetic Feedthroughs and Connectors http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/hermetic-feedthroughs-and-connectors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Douglas Electrical Components Inc. displayed its range of fully connectorized hermetic cable harnesses, sealed connectors and port plate solutions at this year’s Space Tech Expo.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/hermetic-feedthroughs-and-connectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/hermetic-feedthroughs-and-connectors#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Fri, 21 Aug 2015 22:35:00 +0000 49251 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Douglas Electrical Components).</p> Power Sensor Merges Configurable Analog Output with 2-Wire Digital Bus http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/power-sensor-merges-configurable-analog-output-2-wire-digital-bus <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Microchip Technology Inc. recently announced the PAC1921, the first high-side current sensor with both a digital output, as well as a configurable analog output that can present power, current or voltage over the single output pin.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/power-sensor-merges-configurable-analog-output-2-wire-digital-bus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/power-sensor-merges-configurable-analog-output-2-wire-digital-bus#comments Products Mobile Electromechanical Power Management Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:40:00 +0000 49241 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>The&nbsp;PAC1921 is&nbsp;a high-side current sensor with both a digital output and a configurable analog output that can present power, current or voltage over the single output pin. (Image courtesy of Microchip).</p> Low-Profile 20A Power Module http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/low-profile-20a-power-module <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Exar Corp. has introduced the XR79120 - a 20A single output, synchronous step-down power module in a compact, market leading 12 x 14 x 4 mm footprint.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/low-profile-20a-power-module" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/low-profile-20a-power-module#comments Products Regulators Wed, 19 Aug 2015 22:10:00 +0000 49231 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>Although small, the&nbsp;XR79120&nbsp;has greater than 93% peak efficiency and leverages&nbsp;Exar&#39;s&nbsp;advanced COT control architecture across a 4.5 to 22 V input voltage range. (Image courtesy of Exar).</p> SIP DC-DC Converters Provide Wide Input Range http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/sip-dc-dc-converters-provide-wide-input-range <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>XP Power recently introduced its ITQ series of 6-watt DC-DC converters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/sip-dc-dc-converters-provide-wide-input-range" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/sip-dc-dc-converters-provide-wide-input-range#comments Products DC-DC Converters Wed, 19 Aug 2015 21:57:00 +0000 49221 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>The fully-regulated single and dual output ITQ models accept a wide 4:1 input voltage range of 9-36 VDC or 18-75 VDC. (Image courtesy of XP Power).</p> Dual LDO Regulator Provides High Accuracy and Low Quiescent Current http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/dual-ldo-regulator-provides-high-accuracy-and-low-quiescent-current <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The AP7344 from Diodes Inc. is a dual 300mA low-dropout (LDO) regulator that offers high 1% output accuracy and a low quiescent current of 50µA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/dual-ldo-regulator-provides-high-accuracy-and-low-quiescent-current" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/dual-ldo-regulator-provides-high-accuracy-and-low-quiescent-current#comments Products Mobile Regulators Wed, 19 Aug 2015 21:50:00 +0000 49201 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>The LDO features a small package to suit battery-powered consumer products such as cameras, smart phones and tablets. (Image courtesy of Diodes).</p> IGBTs Optimized for Soft-Switching Applications http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/igbts-optimized-soft-switching-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Ltd. (AOS) recently introduced the new E-series IGBT platform with the 1200V AOK20B120E1 and 1350V AOK20B135E1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/igbts-optimized-soft-switching-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/igbts-optimized-soft-switching-applications#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Wed, 19 Aug 2015 21:30:00 +0000 49211 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>The IGBT platform delivers low switching losses in soft-switching home appliance applications such as induction cooking and inverter-based microwave ovens. (Image courtesy of Alpha and Omega).</p>