Power Electronics http://powerelectronics.com/rss.xml en Radial Leaded TransGuard® Automotive Series with New VR20 Varistors http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/radial-leaded-transguard-automotive-series-new-vr20-varistors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>AVX Corporation has extended the voltage and energy ratings of its radial leaded TransGuard® Automotive Series with the addition of its new VR20 varistors, expanding both the number and type of applications for which the series is an ideal solution.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/radial-leaded-transguard-automotive-series-new-vr20-varistors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/radial-leaded-transguard-automotive-series-new-vr20-varistors#comments Products Circuit Protection ICs Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:32:00 +0000 44561 at http://powerelectronics.com High-Performance Benchtop DC Electronic Load Series http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/high-performance-benchtop-dc-electronic-load-series <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>B&K Precision announced its new 8600 Series programmable DC electronic loads.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/high-performance-benchtop-dc-electronic-load-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/high-performance-benchtop-dc-electronic-load-series#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:20:00 +0000 44551 at http://powerelectronics.com Highly Accurate RTD Analog Input Modules http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/highly-accurate-rtd-analog-input-modules <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>WAGO expands the functionality of the 750 series input/output modules. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/highly-accurate-rtd-analog-input-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/highly-accurate-rtd-analog-input-modules#comments Products Electromechanical Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:06:00 +0000 44541 at http://powerelectronics.com Brushless DC Motors Handle Up To 220 W http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/brushless-dc-motors-handle-220-w <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For applications that require high speeds, Nanotec has developed the DB59 brushless DC motor which covers a performance range from 84 to 220 Watts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/brushless-dc-motors-handle-220-w" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/brushless-dc-motors-handle-220-w#comments Products Motion Systems Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 44501 at http://powerelectronics.com Miniature Snap-Acting Switches http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/miniature-snap-acting-switches <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>C&K Components has introduced the TF2 Series miniature snap-acting switches with a range of ordering options that enable design engineers to select the ideal operating force, actuator style, termination type, and electrical rating for their specific applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/miniature-snap-acting-switches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/miniature-snap-acting-switches#comments Products Electromechanical Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:00:00 +0000 44491 at http://powerelectronics.com Right Angle Gearhead Works With Maxon's Motors http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/right-angle-gearhead-works-maxons-motors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Maxon precision motors introduces right angle gearheads designed to be configured with the company's 22 mm and 32 mm dc motors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/right-angle-gearhead-works-maxons-motors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/right-angle-gearhead-works-maxons-motors#comments Products Motion Systems Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:32:00 +0000 44521 at http://powerelectronics.com Capacitor Discharge Resistor Mounts Easily http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/capacitor-discharge-resistor-mounts-easily <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>UK based ARCOL Resistors announces the availability of its RW Discharge Resistor. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/capacitor-discharge-resistor-mounts-easily" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/capacitor-discharge-resistor-mounts-easily#comments Products Passive Components Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:15:00 +0000 44511 at http://powerelectronics.com 6-Kilowatt Rectifiers Provide Data-Hungry Applications with Industry-Leading Power Conversion Efficiency http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/6-kilowatt-rectifiers-provide-data-hungry-applications-industry-leading-power-c <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GE's Critical Power business introduced its new GP100 line of power rectifiers, providing data- and power-intensive three-phase applications with the industry's first compact, 1U, 6kW 54V AC-to-DC power rectifiers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/6-kilowatt-rectifiers-provide-data-hungry-applications-industry-leading-power-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/6-kilowatt-rectifiers-provide-data-hungry-applications-industry-leading-power-c#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Products Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:37:00 +0000 44481 at http://powerelectronics.com 2A Reverse Blocking Load Switch Platform for High Efficiency in Consumer Applications http://powerelectronics.com/power-management/2a-reverse-blocking-load-switch-platform-high-efficiency-consumer-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Semtech Corporation announced the SC33020H Load Switch platform in a tiny 0.9mm x 0.9mm, 4 bump Chip Scale Package (CSP) with industry leading Ron of just 32mΩ. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-management/2a-reverse-blocking-load-switch-platform-high-efficiency-consumer-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-management/2a-reverse-blocking-load-switch-platform-high-efficiency-consumer-applications#comments Products Power Management Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:34:00 +0000 44471 at http://powerelectronics.com Energy-Efficient Enhancement Mode and Cascode Configuration GaN-on-Silicon Platforms http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/energy-efficient-enhancement-mode-and-cascode-configuration-gan-silicon-platfor <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Infineon Technologies AG announced the expansion of its Gallium Nitride (GaN)-on-Silicon technology and product portfolio.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/energy-efficient-enhancement-mode-and-cascode-configuration-gan-silicon-platfor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/energy-efficient-enhancement-mode-and-cascode-configuration-gan-silicon-platfor#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:32:00 +0000 44461 at http://powerelectronics.com 600V GaN Transistor in a TO-247 Package http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/600v-gan-transistor-247-package <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Transphorm Inc. announced at APEC 2015 that it is now offering engineering samples of its TPH3205WS transistor, the first 600V GaN (Gallium Nitride) transistor in a TO-247 package. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/600v-gan-transistor-247-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/600v-gan-transistor-247-package#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:30:00 +0000 44451 at http://powerelectronics.com Gallium Nitride Power Semiconductors Have Topside Cooling http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/gallium-nitride-power-semiconductors-have-topside-cooling <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GaN Systems Inc. announced new topside cooling technology in its wide range of high-power enhancement-mode devices. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/gallium-nitride-power-semiconductors-have-topside-cooling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/gallium-nitride-power-semiconductors-have-topside-cooling#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:26:00 +0000 44441 at http://powerelectronics.com Digital Point-of-Load Standard for High Current Applications Released by Architects of Modern Power http://powerelectronics.com/industry/digital-point-load-standard-high-current-applications-released-architects-modern-power <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Building on the four initial standards it published in November 2014, the Architects of Modern Power (AMP Group) consortium today announced a further standard aimed at establishing common mechanical and electrical specifications for the development of advanced power conversion technology for distributed power systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/industry/digital-point-load-standard-high-current-applications-released-architects-modern-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/industry/digital-point-load-standard-high-current-applications-released-architects-modern-power#comments Industry Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:23:00 +0000 44431 at http://powerelectronics.com Monolithic Quad SPST Analog Switches for Wearable Applications http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/monolithic-quad-spst-analog-switches-wearable-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced three new 200 W precision monolithic quad single-pole single-throw (SPST) analog switches in the ultra-compact WCSP 4 bump by 4 bump array package.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/monolithic-quad-spst-analog-switches-wearable-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/monolithic-quad-spst-analog-switches-wearable-applications#comments Products Power Management PMICs Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:11:00 +0000 44421 at http://powerelectronics.com 2 GW, ±320kV HVDC Cable System Ready for Commercial Operation http://powerelectronics.com/industry/2-gw-320kv-hvdc-cable-system-ready-commercial-operation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Prysmian Group announces that the milestone High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) underground cable system interconnecting France and Spain is ready for commercial operation, on the occasion of the inauguration ceremony celebrated by INELFE February 20. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/industry/2-gw-320kv-hvdc-cable-system-ready-commercial-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/industry/2-gw-320kv-hvdc-cable-system-ready-commercial-operation#comments Industry Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:02:00 +0000 44411 at http://powerelectronics.com Half-Bridge GaN FET Module Comes In QFN http://powerelectronics.com/gan-transistors/half-bridge-gan-fet-module-comes-qfn <div class="field-deck"> A QFN houses an 80 V, 10 A GaN FET half-bridge power stage and its associated gate driver. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A QFN houses an 80 V, 10 A GaN FET half-bridge power stage and its associated gate driver. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/gan-transistors/half-bridge-gan-fet-module-comes-qfn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/gan-transistors/half-bridge-gan-fet-module-comes-qfn#comments Discrete Power Semis GaN Transistors Power Electronics Systems Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:00:00 +0000 44251 at http://powerelectronics.com Battery Balancing IC Works With Up to Four 12 V Batteries in Series http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/battery-balancing-ic-works-four-12-v-batteries-series <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Linear Technology Corporation announces the LTC3305, a single IC, stand-alone multicell battery balancer for 12V lead acid batteries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/battery-balancing-ic-works-four-12-v-batteries-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/battery-balancing-ic-works-four-12-v-batteries-series#comments Products Power Management PMICs Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:09:00 +0000 44391 at http://powerelectronics.com Everything You Missed from APEC 2015: Part 3 http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/everything-you-missed-apec-2015-part-3 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>This year’s APEC, held in Charlotte, NC, was a showcase for companies to introduce products specifically intended for power electronics, ranging from passive components to complex benchtop power supplies for test and measurement.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/everything-you-missed-apec-2015-part-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/everything-you-missed-apec-2015-part-3#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Charger ICs Circuit Protection ICs DC-DC Converters Discrete Power Semis Power Electronics Systems Power Management Regulators Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:00:00 +0000 44241 at http://powerelectronics.com Expanding Alternating Relay Series http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/expanding-alternating-relay-series <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ATC Diversified Electronics has introduced the ARA Series relay.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/expanding-alternating-relay-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/expanding-alternating-relay-series#comments Products Electromechanical Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:07:00 +0000 44371 at http://powerelectronics.com Portable Chargers Have Synchronous Rectification Controller http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/portable-chargers-have-synchronous-rectification-controller <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Addressing the need for a highly integrated, efficient and cost-effective solution for cell phone and similar portable electronic device chargers, Diodes Incorporated has introduced the APR343 synchronous rectification controller.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/portable-chargers-have-synchronous-rectification-controller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/portable-chargers-have-synchronous-rectification-controller#comments Products Power Management PMICs Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:44:00 +0000 44361 at http://powerelectronics.com Power Connector System Available in Two-to-Six Circuit Harness Assembly Options http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/power-connector-system-available-two-six-circuit-harness-assembly-options <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Molex Incorporated announces the addition of 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 circuit harness connector components to its EXTreme Guardian™ Power Connector system.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/power-connector-system-available-two-six-circuit-harness-assembly-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/power-connector-system-available-two-six-circuit-harness-assembly-options#comments Products Electromechanical Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:44:00 +0000 44351 at http://powerelectronics.com Digital Controller Family with VR12/12.5 Compliant Interface http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/digital-controller-family-vr12125-compliant-interface <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Powervation Ltd., announced its latest series of digital DC/DC controllers for servers, high-end desktop, and embedded computing systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/digital-controller-family-vr12125-compliant-interface" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/digital-controller-family-vr12125-compliant-interface#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:06:00 +0000 44341 at http://powerelectronics.com MOSFET H-bridge Reduces Footprint by 50% http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/mosfet-h-bridge-reduces-footprint-50 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A pair of MOSFET H-bridges from Diodes Incorporated simplifies motor driving and inductive wireless charging circuits by cutting component count and reducing PCB footprint by 50%. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/mosfet-h-bridge-reduces-footprint-50" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/mosfet-h-bridge-reduces-footprint-50#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:51:00 +0000 44331 at http://powerelectronics.com High Voltage & Current Meter http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/high-voltage-current-meter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Precision Digital Corporation has announced the latest member of the ProVu® family of digital panel meters, the PD6400 High Voltage and Current Meter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/high-voltage-current-meter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/high-voltage-current-meter#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:33:00 +0000 44321 at http://powerelectronics.com Everything You Missed from APEC 2015: Part 2 http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/everything-you-missed-apec-2015-part-2 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>This year’s APEC, held in Charlotte, NC, was a showcase for companies to introduce products specifically intended for power electronics, ranging from passive components to complex benchtop power supplies for test and measurement.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/everything-you-missed-apec-2015-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/everything-you-missed-apec-2015-part-2#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Charger ICs Circuit Protection ICs DC-DC Converters Discrete Power Semis Power Electronics Systems Power Management Regulators Mon, 23 Mar 2015 13:00:00 +0000 44201 at http://powerelectronics.com Monolithic Gallium Nitride Power Transistor Half Bridge http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/monolithic-gallium-nitride-power-transistor-half-bridge-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>EPC announces the EPC2102, 60 V and the EPC2103, 80 V enhancement-mode monolithic GaN transistor half bridges. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/monolithic-gallium-nitride-power-transistor-half-bridge-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/monolithic-gallium-nitride-power-transistor-half-bridge-0#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Sat, 21 Mar 2015 03:30:00 +0000 44261 at http://powerelectronics.com Tantalum Capacitor Comes In 0201 Package http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/tantalum-capacitor-comes-0201-package <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>AVX Corporation has introduced the world's smallest and lowest profile tantalum capacitor: the new sub-millimeter 0201 TACmicrochip®.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/tantalum-capacitor-comes-0201-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/tantalum-capacitor-comes-0201-package#comments Products Passive Components Sat, 21 Mar 2015 01:51:00 +0000 44311 at http://powerelectronics.com Step Down Power Module Provides Dual 3 A or Single 6 A Output http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/step-down-power-module-provides-dual-3-or-single-6-output <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Intersil Corporation announced the ISL8203M, a dual 3A/single 6A step-down DC/DC power module that simplifies power supply design for FPGAs, ASICs, microprocessors, DSPs and other point of load conversions in communications, test and measurement, and industrial systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/step-down-power-module-provides-dual-3-or-single-6-output" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/step-down-power-module-provides-dual-3-or-single-6-output#comments Products DC-DC Converters Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:42:00 +0000 44301 at http://powerelectronics.com N-Channel Power MOSFETs Achieve Industry's Lowest Resistance http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/n-channel-power-mosfets-achieve-industrys-lowest-resistance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Texas Instruments introduced 11 new N-channel power MOSFETs to its NexFET™ product line, including the 25-V CSD16570Q5B and 30-V CSD17570Q5B for hot swap and ORing applications with the industry's lowest on-resistance, RDS(ON) , in a QFN package.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/n-channel-power-mosfets-achieve-industrys-lowest-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/n-channel-power-mosfets-achieve-industrys-lowest-resistance#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:30:00 +0000 44291 at http://powerelectronics.com Everything You Missed from APEC 2015: Part 1 http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/everything-you-missed-apec-2015-part-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>This year’s APEC, held in Charlotte, NC, was a showcase for companies to introduce products specifically intended for power electronics, ranging from passive components to complex benchtop power supplies for test and measurement.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/everything-you-missed-apec-2015-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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