Power Electronics http://powerelectronics.com/rss.xml en Square Cold Forged Heat Sink For 60 W LED applications http://powerelectronics.com/thermal-management/square-cold-forged-heat-sink-60-w-led-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>GlacialTech Inc. launched a new cold forged heatsink for 60W LED thermal solutions- Igloo FS127. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/thermal-management/square-cold-forged-heat-sink-60-w-led-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/thermal-management/square-cold-forged-heat-sink-60-w-led-applications#comments Products Thermal Management Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:48:00 +0000 40941 at http://powerelectronics.com Energy Monitor Outputs 0 To 100 V http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/energy-monitor-outputs-0-100-v <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC2946, a high or low side charge, power and energy monitor for DC supply rails in the 0V to 100V range.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/energy-monitor-outputs-0-100-v" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/energy-monitor-outputs-0-100-v#comments Products Power Management PMICs Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:25:00 +0000 40921 at http://powerelectronics.com Panel-mount Indicator Shows Status Electric Vehicle Charging Status http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/panel-mount-indicator-shows-status-electric-vehicle-charging-status <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>VCC has developed a series of IP67 and NEMA 6P rated panel-mount indicators designed with a wide viewable angle that delivers bright visibility even in direct sunlight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/panel-mount-indicator-shows-status-electric-vehicle-charging-status" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/panel-mount-indicator-shows-status-electric-vehicle-charging-status#comments Products Lighting Systems Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:19:00 +0000 40911 at http://powerelectronics.com IO-Packed and Power Efficient USB 2.0 to SPI/I2C Bridge Chip http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/io-packed-and-power-efficient-usb-20-spii2c-bridge-chip <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The FT4222H from FTDI Chip is the latest addition to its expansive USB offering.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/io-packed-and-power-efficient-usb-20-spii2c-bridge-chip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/io-packed-and-power-efficient-usb-20-spii2c-bridge-chip#comments Products Power Management PMICs Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:27:00 +0000 40901 at http://powerelectronics.com Momentary Action Top-Actuated Tactile Switches Feature Optional Ground Pin http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/momentary-action-top-actuated-tactile-switches-feature-optional-ground-pin <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>C&K Components has developed a new series of SMT top-actuated, momentary action tactile switches with a miniature footprint, several color-coded actuation force options, and an optional ground pin configuration. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/momentary-action-top-actuated-tactile-switches-feature-optional-ground-pin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/momentary-action-top-actuated-tactile-switches-feature-optional-ground-pin#comments Products Electromechanical Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:13:00 +0000 40891 at http://powerelectronics.com Precision Thin Film Chip Resistors http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/precision-thin-film-chip-resistors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has enhanced its PTN series of precision surface-mount thin film chip resistors with a lower absolute TCR of ± 10 ppm/°C and tighter tolerances to ± 0.05 %</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/precision-thin-film-chip-resistors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/precision-thin-film-chip-resistors#comments Products Passive Components Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:09:00 +0000 40881 at http://powerelectronics.com 400 Watt Convection Cooled Power Supply for Medical and Industrial Applications http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/400-watt-convection-cooled-power-supply-medical-and-industrial-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>XP Power announced the CCL400 series of highly efficient convection cooled 400 Watt AC-DC power supplies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/400-watt-convection-cooled-power-supply-medical-and-industrial-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/400-watt-convection-cooled-power-supply-medical-and-industrial-applications#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Products Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:07:00 +0000 40871 at http://powerelectronics.com 60V, Synchronous Buck-Boost Controller http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/60v-synchronous-buck-boost-controller <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Linear Technology announces the LT3790, a synchronous buck-boost DC/DC controller that delivers up to 250W of power with a single IC.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/60v-synchronous-buck-boost-controller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/60v-synchronous-buck-boost-controller#comments Products Regulators Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:04:00 +0000 40861 at http://powerelectronics.com Simple, Constant-Current Linear Regulator Improves LED Current Tolerance http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/simple-constant-current-linear-regulator-improves-led-current-tolerance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Diodes Incorporated's AL5809, offered in a robust two-terminal PowerDI®-123 package, provides an improved accuracy, cost-effective solution for constant-current linear driving of LEDs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/simple-constant-current-linear-regulator-improves-led-current-tolerance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/simple-constant-current-linear-regulator-improves-led-current-tolerance#comments Regulators Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:02:00 +0000 40851 at http://powerelectronics.com United States Installs 1,354 MW of Solar in Q3 2014 http://powerelectronics.com/industry/united-states-installs-1354-mw-solar-q3-2014 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Continuing its strong growth, the United States installed 1,354 megawatts (MW)1 of solar photovoltaics (PV) in Q3 2014, up 41 percent over the same period last year. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/industry/united-states-installs-1354-mw-solar-q3-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/industry/united-states-installs-1354-mw-solar-q3-2014#comments Industry Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:49:00 +0000 40841 at http://powerelectronics.com Residential Solar Energy Storage Market to Grow by Factor of 10 from 2014 to 2018 http://powerelectronics.com/industry/residential-solar-energy-storage-market-grow-factor-10-2014-2018 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The global market for grid-connected residential photovoltaic (PV) solar installations coupled with energy storage is predicted to grow tenfold to reach more than 900 MW in 2018, up from just 90 MW in 2014.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/industry/residential-solar-energy-storage-market-grow-factor-10-2014-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/industry/residential-solar-energy-storage-market-grow-factor-10-2014-2018#comments Industry Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:46:00 +0000 40831 at http://powerelectronics.com Researchers Clear Hurdles Toward a New Kind of 2-D Microchip Using Different Electron Properties http://powerelectronics.com/blog/researchers-clear-hurdles-toward-new-kind-2-d-microchip-using-different-electron-properties <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>New findings from a team at MIT and other institutions could provide a pathway toward a kind of two-dimensional microchip that would make use of a characteristic of electrons other than their electrical charge, as in conventional electronics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/power-plant">The Power Plant</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/blog/researchers-clear-hurdles-toward-new-kind-2-d-microchip-using-different-electron-properties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/blog/researchers-clear-hurdles-toward-new-kind-2-d-microchip-using-different-electron-properties#comments Power Electronics Systems The Power Plant Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:07:00 +0000 40811 at http://powerelectronics.com Inverted and Automated: Acoustic Sorting of IGBT Modules http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/inverted-and-automated-acoustic-sorting-igbt-modules <div class="field-byline"> Tom Adams, Consultant, Sonoscan, Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> A new tool provides high-throughput screening of large numbers of IGBT modules with minimal human intervention. It permits the removal, and possible rework, of modules that do not meet the user’s criteria. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new tool provides high-throughput screening of large numbers of IGBT modules with minimal human intervention. It permits the removal, and possible rework, of modules that do not meet the user’s criteria.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/inverted-and-automated-acoustic-sorting-igbt-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/inverted-and-automated-acoustic-sorting-igbt-modules#comments Power Electronics Systems Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:00:00 +0000 40681 at http://powerelectronics.com Rugged, High Throughput USB to Serial Bridge Devices http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/rugged-high-throughput-usb-serial-bridge-devices <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Exar Corporation announced a new family of USB to serial bridge devices for industrial applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/rugged-high-throughput-usb-serial-bridge-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/rugged-high-throughput-usb-serial-bridge-devices#comments Products PMICs Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:01:00 +0000 40791 at http://powerelectronics.com 3U Open VPX VITA 62 Compliant Power Supply http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/3u-open-vpx-vita-62-compliant-power-supply <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Behlman Electronics Inc. has introduced its fourth COTS VPXtra Power Supply designed to support the rigors of mission critical airborne, shipboard, vehicle and mobile VPX applications, as well as high-end industrial applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/3u-open-vpx-vita-62-compliant-power-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/3u-open-vpx-vita-62-compliant-power-supply#comments Products DC-DC Converters Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:43:00 +0000 40781 at http://powerelectronics.com Ultra-Compact SIP Ac-Dc Power Supply Series Includes Low Profile Versions http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/ultra-compact-sip-ac-dc-power-supply-series-includes-low-profile-versions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>CUI Inc has extended its PBK series of ultra-compact SIP ac-dc power supplies to now include right-angle versions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/ultra-compact-sip-ac-dc-power-supply-series-includes-low-profile-versions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/ultra-compact-sip-ac-dc-power-supply-series-includes-low-profile-versions#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Products Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:07:00 +0000 40771 at http://powerelectronics.com New Generation of High-Power LEDs http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/new-generation-high-power-leds <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cree, Inc. introduces the XLamp® MH-B LED, a new generation of high-power LEDs that delivers better performance and a more-effective way to achieve low-cost systems than mid-power (MP) LEDs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/new-generation-high-power-leds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/new-generation-high-power-leds#comments Products Lighting Systems Mon, 15 Dec 2014 19:02:00 +0000 40801 at http://powerelectronics.com 3 A Step-Down, Switch-Mode Regulator Squeezes Into Ultra-Thin LGA Package http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/3-step-down-switch-mode-regulator-squeezes-ultra-thin-lga-package <div class="field-deck"> A 3 A micromodule regulator in a 1.82 mm high LGA package has a 6.25 mm x 6.25 mm footprint. It requires only four external passive components to operate as a dc-dc buck regulator. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A 3 A micromodule regulator in a 1.82 mm high LGA package has a 6.25 mm x 6.25 mm footprint. It requires only four external passive components to operate as a dc-dc buck regulator.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/3-step-down-switch-mode-regulator-squeezes-ultra-thin-lga-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/3-step-down-switch-mode-regulator-squeezes-ultra-thin-lga-package#comments DC-DC Converters Regulators Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:00:00 +0000 40521 at http://powerelectronics.com EMI and RFI Filters Provide Custom, Standard Options For Mil/Aero Apps http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/emi-and-rfi-filters-provide-custom-standard-options-milaero-apps <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Astrodyne Corporation has expanded its Mil/Aero product offerings line to include custom and off-the-shelf military filters.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/emi-and-rfi-filters-provide-custom-standard-options-milaero-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/emi-and-rfi-filters-provide-custom-standard-options-milaero-apps#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:19:00 +0000 40761 at http://powerelectronics.com Fuse Speeds Charging Of Smartphones, Tablets http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/fuse-speeds-charging-smartphones-tablets <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Littelfuse has introduced the compact 777 Series Fuse to provide protection for higher-wattage wall-mount chargers for battery-powered electronic equipment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/fuse-speeds-charging-smartphones-tablets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/fuse-speeds-charging-smartphones-tablets#comments Products Circuit Protection ICs Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:10:00 +0000 40751 at http://powerelectronics.com TVS Components Protect Relay Drives And Motors From Spikes http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/tvs-components-protect-relay-drives-and-motors-spikes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ProTek Devices introduced a family of high-powered surface mount transient voltage suppressors (TVS) for high-voltage spike circuit protection applications that include relay drives, motors (start/stop), module lightning protection and for secondary lightning protection. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/tvs-components-protect-relay-drives-and-motors-spikes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/tvs-components-protect-relay-drives-and-motors-spikes#comments Products Circuit Protection ICs Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:52:00 +0000 40741 at http://powerelectronics.com Li-ion Battery Charger Safeguards Backup Battery In Automotive Systems http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/li-ion-battery-charger-safeguards-backup-battery-automotive-systems <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Intersil Corporation announced the ISL78692, a 4.1V single-cell battery charger designed to extend the life of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries in automotive emergency call (eCall) systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/li-ion-battery-charger-safeguards-backup-battery-automotive-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/li-ion-battery-charger-safeguards-backup-battery-automotive-systems#comments Products Power Management PMICs Fri, 12 Dec 2014 18:43:00 +0000 40731 at http://powerelectronics.com 100G Transimpedance Amplifier Drives High Performance Optical Networks http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/100g-transimpedance-amplifier-drives-high-performance-optical-networks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Texas Instruments (TI) introduced its first transimpedance amplifier (TIA) for the 100G optical networking market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/100g-transimpedance-amplifier-drives-high-performance-optical-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/100g-transimpedance-amplifier-drives-high-performance-optical-networks#comments Products Power Management PMICs Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:30:00 +0000 40721 at http://powerelectronics.com 7. 5 mm Flat Angle And Speed Sensors http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/7-5-mm-flat-angle-and-speed-sensors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Novotechnik, U.S. introduces the Vert-X 05E Series of dual angle/speed sensors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/7-5-mm-flat-angle-and-speed-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/7-5-mm-flat-angle-and-speed-sensors#comments Products Electromechanical Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:13:00 +0000 40711 at http://powerelectronics.com High Current Contacts Provide Secure Connections On PCB http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/high-current-contacts-provide-secure-connections-pcb <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>PowerLamella power supply elements reduce installation costs for the manufacture of assemblies, which is why the power elements are ideally suited as connecting elements for fuses, switches and cables to the circuit board or as fasteners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/high-current-contacts-provide-secure-connections-pcb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/high-current-contacts-provide-secure-connections-pcb#comments Products Electromechanical Thu, 11 Dec 2014 17:03:00 +0000 40701 at http://powerelectronics.com Small Footprint Boost Controller Simplifies LED Backlighting http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/small-footprint-boost-controller-simplifies-led-backlighting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>For TV and monitor manufacturers needing a cost-effective solution for driving LED backlights, Diodes Incorporated has introduced a constant-frequency, voltage-mode, external-compensation boost controller. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/small-footprint-boost-controller-simplifies-led-backlighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/small-footprint-boost-controller-simplifies-led-backlighting#comments Products Regulators Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:45:00 +0000 40691 at http://powerelectronics.com Three-Phase Monitoring Relay Helps Prevent Premature Motor, Equipment Failures http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/three-phase-monitoring-relay-helps-prevent-premature-motor-equipment-failures <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ATC Diversified Electronics (ATC Diversified), a division of the Marsh Bellofram Group of Companies, today announced the global market introduction of its SLA Series, a family of high-reliability three-phase monitoring relays.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/three-phase-monitoring-relay-helps-prevent-premature-motor-equipment-failures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/three-phase-monitoring-relay-helps-prevent-premature-motor-equipment-failures#comments Products Electromechanical Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:57:00 +0000 40671 at http://powerelectronics.com High-Voltage Thin Film Resistor Divider Network Comes In 1206 Case http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/high-voltage-thin-film-resistor-divider-network-comes-1206-case <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced high-voltage thin film resistor divider network that offers a compact, higher-precision alternative to functionally equivalent products built on thick film technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/high-voltage-thin-film-resistor-divider-network-comes-1206-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/high-voltage-thin-film-resistor-divider-network-comes-1206-case#comments Products Passive Components Thu, 11 Dec 2014 13:42:00 +0000 40661 at http://powerelectronics.com High-Temperature Crystal Oscillator Driver http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/high-temperature-crystal-oscillator-driver <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>X-REL Semiconductor has broadened its clock and timing product line by introducing a low-power, small foot-print crystal oscillator driver, XTR60010.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/high-temperature-crystal-oscillator-driver" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/high-temperature-crystal-oscillator-driver#comments Products PMICs Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:56:00 +0000 40651 at http://powerelectronics.com Femtoamp Bias Current Op Amps Achieve 500 MHz Gain Bandwidth http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/femtoamp-bias-current-op-amps-achieve-500-mhz-gain-bandwidth <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Linear Technology announces the LTC6268 and LTC6269, FET-input single and dual op amps, which deliver outstanding performance for high speed and high dynamic range transimpedance amplifier (TIA) and buffer applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/femtoamp-bias-current-op-amps-achieve-500-mhz-gain-bandwidth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/femtoamp-bias-current-op-amps-achieve-500-mhz-gain-bandwidth#comments Products Power Management PMICs Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:25:00 +0000 40641 at http://powerelectronics.com