Power Electronics http://powerelectronics.com/rss.xml en Precision Thin Film Chip Resistor Arrays Features Gold Terminations for Conductive Gluing http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/precision-thin-film-chip-resistor-arrays-features-gold-terminations-conductive-gl <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new series of precision thin film chip resistor arrays featuring gold terminations for conductive gluing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/precision-thin-film-chip-resistor-arrays-features-gold-terminations-conductive-gl" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/precision-thin-film-chip-resistor-arrays-features-gold-terminations-conductive-gl#comments Products Passive Components Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:45:00 +0000 39031 at http://powerelectronics.com High Power Shunts For Cooler Operation http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/high-power-shunts-cooler-operation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Stackpole Electronic's HCS Series of high power shunts have a robust all metal welded construction. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/high-power-shunts-cooler-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/high-power-shunts-cooler-operation#comments Products Passive Components Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:43:00 +0000 39021 at http://powerelectronics.com Two-Layer Evaluation Module and Reference Design Simplify PoE Design http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/two-layer-evaluation-module-and-reference-design-simplify-poe-design <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Easing design for rapidly growing Power over Ethernet (PoE) applications, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) introduced a two-layer PoE power sourcing equipment (PSE) evaluation module and TI Design based on TI's new TPS23861 PoE controller.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/two-layer-evaluation-module-and-reference-design-simplify-poe-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/two-layer-evaluation-module-and-reference-design-simplify-poe-design#comments Products PMICs Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:39:00 +0000 39011 at http://powerelectronics.com Encapsulated 60 Watt AC-DC Supply Available in PCB or Chassis Mount http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/encapsulated-60-watt-ac-dc-supply-available-pcb-or-chassis-mount <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>XP Power announced the ECE60 series of single output encapsulated 60 Watt AC-DC power supplies. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/encapsulated-60-watt-ac-dc-supply-available-pcb-or-chassis-mount" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/encapsulated-60-watt-ac-dc-supply-available-pcb-or-chassis-mount#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Products Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:30:00 +0000 39001 at http://powerelectronics.com Electrical Safety Testing Software Combines All Tests http://powerelectronics.com/products/electrical-safety-testing-software-combines-all-tests <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chroma Systems Solutions Inc. released CaptivATE 4.0, the latest version of its electrical safety test automation software. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/products/electrical-safety-testing-software-combines-all-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/products/electrical-safety-testing-software-combines-all-tests#comments Products Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:28:00 +0000 38991 at http://powerelectronics.com Solar Microinverter and Power Optimizer Market to Break $1 Billion Barrier in 2018 http://powerelectronics.com/industry/solar-microinverter-and-power-optimizer-market-break-1-billion-barrier-2018 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The market for global photovoltaic (PV) solar microinverters and power optimizers is forecast to more than triple in the coming years, rising to more than $1 billion in 2018, as both established and new regions increase their adoption of the emerging technology, according to IHS Technology. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/industry/solar-microinverter-and-power-optimizer-market-break-1-billion-barrier-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/industry/solar-microinverter-and-power-optimizer-market-break-1-billion-barrier-2018#comments Industry Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:21:00 +0000 38981 at http://powerelectronics.com Fujitsu Semiconductor and ON Semiconductor Announce Strategic Partnership http://powerelectronics.com/industry/fujitsu-semiconductor-and-semiconductor-announce-strategic-partnership <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited and ON Semiconductor announced that they have entered into a foundry services agreement. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/industry/fujitsu-semiconductor-and-semiconductor-announce-strategic-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/industry/fujitsu-semiconductor-and-semiconductor-announce-strategic-partnership#comments Industry Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:19:00 +0000 38971 at http://powerelectronics.com 1206 Chip Current Sense Resistor Produces 1 W http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/1206-chip-current-sense-resistor-produces-1-w <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>KOA Speer Electronics introduces the TLR2BW metal plate chip current sense resistor, featuring a 1 watt power rating in a 1206 chip size, and a low resistance of 1 mW ~ 20 mW.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/1206-chip-current-sense-resistor-produces-1-w" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/1206-chip-current-sense-resistor-produces-1-w#comments Products Passive Components Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:12:00 +0000 38961 at http://powerelectronics.com Re-Engineered SIM8050 Nano SIM Connector http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/re-engineered-sim8050-nano-sim-connector <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div> Following customer feedback GCT is launching the re-engineered SIM8050 Nano SIM connector, which at .425 in. x .480 in. has the smallest footprint of any push-pull connector on the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/re-engineered-sim8050-nano-sim-connector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/re-engineered-sim8050-nano-sim-connector#comments Products Electromechanical Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:27:00 +0000 38951 at http://powerelectronics.com NTC Chip Thermistors Offer Temperature Ratings to +150 °C http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/ntc-chip-thermistors-offer-temperature-ratings-150-c <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ametherm introduced four new series of NTC chip thermistors for high-accuracy temperature measurement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/ntc-chip-thermistors-offer-temperature-ratings-150-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/ntc-chip-thermistors-offer-temperature-ratings-150-c#comments Products Electromechanical Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:04:00 +0000 38941 at http://powerelectronics.com 400 Vdc Power Distribution For Data Centers Emerges http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/400-vdc-power-distribution-data-centers-emerges <div class="field-byline"> Sam Davis, Editor-in-Chief </div> <div class="field-deck"> Several power companies demonstrated a 400 Vdc ecosystem at the INTELEC 2014 (Conference on Energy for Communications) in Vancouver, BC Canada. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Several power companies demonstrated a 400 Vdc ecosystem at the INTELEC 2014 (Conference on Energy for Communications) in Vancouver, BC Canada.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/400-vdc-power-distribution-data-centers-emerges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/400-vdc-power-distribution-data-centers-emerges#comments Power Electronics Systems Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:15:00 +0000 38681 at http://powerelectronics.com BYD Develops Battery For Articulated Electric Vehicle http://powerelectronics.com/industry/byd-develops-battery-articulated-electric-vehicle <div class="field-byline"> Power Electronics Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>BYD Motors has developed a rechargeable iron-phase battery for use in a 60 foot articulated battery/electric bus. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/industry/byd-develops-battery-articulated-electric-vehicle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/industry/byd-develops-battery-articulated-electric-vehicle#comments Alternative Energy Industry Batteries Energy Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:32:00 +0000 38931 at http://powerelectronics.com 1 kW COTS Power Supply http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/1-kw-cots-power-supply <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Excelsys Technologies announce the availability of a new powerPac model in its popular XF series of high reliability, ruggedized COTS modular power supplies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/1-kw-cots-power-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/1-kw-cots-power-supply#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Products Power Electronics Systems Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:55:00 +0000 38921 at http://powerelectronics.com Smart Gate Drive Optocoupler Has Integrated Flyback Controller http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/smart-gate-drive-optocoupler-has-integrated-flyback-controller <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Avago Technologies unveiled the ACPL-302J, a new smart gate drive optocoupler device that improves isolated power supply and simplifies gate drive design.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/smart-gate-drive-optocoupler-has-integrated-flyback-controller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/smart-gate-drive-optocoupler-has-integrated-flyback-controller#comments Products Power Management PMICs Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:34:00 +0000 38911 at http://powerelectronics.com LED High Bay Targets 1,000 W HID Applications http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/led-high-bay-targets-1000-w-hid-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Dialight has launched its high-output LED Vigilant High Bay to replace costly and inefficient 1,000W traditional HID high-output fixtures. Delivering 125 lumens per watt at less than half the power consumption of conventional HID products, the new Vigilant high-output LED High Bay is a true innovation, offering approximately 60,000 lumen output from a single 480W Dialight-designed power supply, in a sleek, durable and lightweight package.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/led-high-bay-targets-1000-w-hid-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/led-high-bay-targets-1000-w-hid-applications#comments Products Lighting Systems Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:56:00 +0000 38901 at http://powerelectronics.com The Power Electronics Industry Collaborative Holds 2nd Annual Gathering http://powerelectronics.com/blog/power-electronics-industry-collaborative-holds-2nd-annual-gathering <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>The Power Electronics Industry Collaborative (PEIC) will hold its annual in-person member meeting on Thursday, November 6, 2014.</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/power-electronics-industry-collaborative-holds-2nd-annual-gathering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/blog/power-electronics-industry-collaborative-holds-2nd-annual-gathering#comments Power Electronics Systems The Power Plant Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:57:00 +0000 38881 at http://powerelectronics.com Robust Metal Pushbutton Switch With Ceramic Actuator Surface http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/robust-metal-pushbutton-switch-ceramic-actuator-surface <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Schurter is expanding its MSM family of ceramic pushbutton switches with an additional version that features latching action: the MSM LA CS. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/robust-metal-pushbutton-switch-ceramic-actuator-surface" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/robust-metal-pushbutton-switch-ceramic-actuator-surface#comments Products Electromechanical Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:46:00 +0000 38871 at http://powerelectronics.com Snap-On Load Detector For Low Current Sensing http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/snap-load-detector-low-current-sensing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>API Technologies Corp. now offers the LD-50, a magnetic, snap-on load detector for mounting on pre-wired systems that does not disrupt existing connections.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/snap-load-detector-low-current-sensing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/snap-load-detector-low-current-sensing#comments Products Electromechanical Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:36:00 +0000 38861 at http://powerelectronics.com Open-Frame Ac-Dc Supplies Now Up To 250 W http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/open-frame-ac-dc-supplies-now-250-w <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>XP Power announced the addition of a 250 Watt range to its GCS series of high efficiency single output AC-DC power supplies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/open-frame-ac-dc-supplies-now-250-w" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/open-frame-ac-dc-supplies-now-250-w#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:23:00 +0000 38851 at http://powerelectronics.com Precious Scrap Metal Recycling: Myth Or Fact? http://powerelectronics.com/blog/precious-scrap-metal-recycling-myth-or-fact <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Scrap metal recycling has been around for sometime. We’ve come to a stage where people understand that it’s not just desirable, but also necessary to recycle their scrap metal. </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/precious-scrap-metal-recycling-myth-or-fact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/blog/precious-scrap-metal-recycling-myth-or-fact#comments The Power Plant Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:25:00 +0000 38841 at http://powerelectronics.com Thin Film Chip Resistors Have Wide Resistance Range http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/thin-film-chip-resistors-have-wide-resistance-range <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Stackpole's RNCF Series thin film chip resistors offer a wide resistance range in tight tolerance and low TCR precision. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/thin-film-chip-resistors-have-wide-resistance-range" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/thin-film-chip-resistors-have-wide-resistance-range#comments Products Passive Components Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:13:00 +0000 38831 at http://powerelectronics.com Single-Chip Display Power And LED Driver Suits Smartphones http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/single-chip-display-power-and-led-driver-suits-smartphones <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Intersil Corp. announced the ISL98611 display power and LED driver for smartphones.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/single-chip-display-power-and-led-driver-suits-smartphones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/single-chip-display-power-and-led-driver-suits-smartphones#comments Products Lighting Systems Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:35:00 +0000 38821 at http://powerelectronics.com 600 V Ultra-fast Trench IGBTs Suit Welding Applications http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/600-v-ultra-fast-trench-igbts-suit-welding-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>International Rectifier has introduced the IR66xx series of high performance 600 V ultra-fast Trench-gate Field Stop insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs)</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/600-v-ultra-fast-trench-igbts-suit-welding-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/600-v-ultra-fast-trench-igbts-suit-welding-applications#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:11:00 +0000 38811 at http://powerelectronics.com 'Smart' Lithium-Ion Battery Warns Of Potential Fire Hazards http://powerelectronics.com/blog/smart-lithium-ion-battery-warns-potential-fire-hazards <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Stanford University scientists have developed a "smart" lithium-ion battery that gives ample warning before it overheats and bursts into flames.</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/smart-lithium-ion-battery-warns-potential-fire-hazards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/blog/smart-lithium-ion-battery-warns-potential-fire-hazards#comments Batteries lithium-ion batteries The Power Plant Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:46:00 +0000 38801 at http://powerelectronics.com Multiphase VCORE Solutions with Advanced PMBus Interface and Smart Power Stage http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/multiphase-vcore-solutions-advanced-pmbus-interface-and-smart-power-stage <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Texas Instruments (TI) introduced a complete multiphase core voltage (Vcore) power management system solution for enterprise servers, storage and high-end desktop applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/multiphase-vcore-solutions-advanced-pmbus-interface-and-smart-power-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/multiphase-vcore-solutions-advanced-pmbus-interface-and-smart-power-stage#comments Products Regulators Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:46:00 +0000 38791 at http://powerelectronics.com Convert PWM Inputs to 12-Bit Accurate Voltage Outputs with No Software, No Ripple & No Delay http://powerelectronics.com/power-management/convert-pwm-inputs-12-bit-accurate-voltage-outputs-no-software-no-ripple-no-delay <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC2645, a quad-channel 12-bit/10-bit/8-bit PWM-to-voltage output digital-to-analog converter (DAC) with 10ppm/°C reference. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-management/convert-pwm-inputs-12-bit-accurate-voltage-outputs-no-software-no-ripple-no-delay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-management/convert-pwm-inputs-12-bit-accurate-voltage-outputs-no-software-no-ripple-no-delay#comments Products Power Management Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:44:00 +0000 38781 at http://powerelectronics.com RTD Simulator Features Built-in Climate Control http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/rtd-simulator-features-built-climate-control <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vishay Precision Group, Inc. announced that its Vishay Foil Resistors brand (VFR) has introduced a new Bulk Metal® Foil RTD Simulator resistor with built-in climate control. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/rtd-simulator-features-built-climate-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/rtd-simulator-features-built-climate-control#comments Products Electromechanical Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:42:00 +0000 38771 at http://powerelectronics.com Transient Energy Suppressant High Voltage HEMP Filters http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/transient-energy-suppressant-high-voltage-hemp-filters <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>API Technologies Corp. now offers high voltage HEMP (High-Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse) filters that protect sensitive electronic equipment from potentially destructive energy transients due to line surges, lightning, and electronic pulses. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/transient-energy-suppressant-high-voltage-hemp-filters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/transient-energy-suppressant-high-voltage-hemp-filters#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:33:00 +0000 38761 at http://powerelectronics.com Miniature, Efficient, Low-Profile, DC-DC Power Modules for Space-Constrained Applications http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/miniature-efficient-low-profile-dc-dc-power-modules-space-constrained-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Micrel, Inc. introduced the MIC33163/MIC33164 (1A) and MIC33263/MIC33264(2A) a family of low-profile step down power modules capable of 100 percent duty cycle and operating with an input voltage range from 2.7V to 5.5V. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/miniature-efficient-low-profile-dc-dc-power-modules-space-constrained-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/miniature-efficient-low-profile-dc-dc-power-modules-space-constrained-applications#comments Products Regulators Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:30:00 +0000 38751 at http://powerelectronics.com Henkel to Acquire The Bergquist Company http://powerelectronics.com/industry/henkel-acquire-bergquist-company <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Henkel signed an agreement to acquire The Bergquist Company, a privately held leading supplier of thermal-management solutions for the electronics industry worldwide.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/industry/henkel-acquire-bergquist-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/industry/henkel-acquire-bergquist-company#comments Industry Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:20:00 +0000 38741 at http://powerelectronics.com