Power Electronics http://powerelectronics.com/rss.xml en FRED Pt® Ultrafast Recovery Rectifiers http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/fred-pt-ultrafast-recovery-rectifiers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced four new 1 A FRED Pt® Ultrafast recovery rectifiers in the compact low-profile SMF (DO-219AB) eSMP® series package. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/fred-pt-ultrafast-recovery-rectifiers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/fred-pt-ultrafast-recovery-rectifiers#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:32:00 +0000 40211 at http://powerelectronics.com TVS Array Provides Overvoltage Protection In High Speed Applications http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/tvs-array-provides-overvoltage-protection-high-speed-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ProTek Devices has introduced a new transient voltage suppressor array (TVS array) for overvoltage circuit protection in a variety of high speed applications such as Gigabit Ethernet, LAN / WAN equipment, notebooks and desktop computers, and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/tvs-array-provides-overvoltage-protection-high-speed-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/tvs-array-provides-overvoltage-protection-high-speed-applications#comments Products Circuit Protection ICs Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:11:00 +0000 40201 at http://powerelectronics.com Class-D Audio Amplifier For eCall, Instrument Cluster, Telematics http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/class-d-audio-amplifier-ecall-instrument-cluster-telematics <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Texas Instruments (TI) introduced the industry's first automotive Class-D audio amplifier to integrate load-dump protection and diagnostics in a single device for emergency call (eCall) and instrument cluster systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/class-d-audio-amplifier-ecall-instrument-cluster-telematics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/class-d-audio-amplifier-ecall-instrument-cluster-telematics#comments Products Power Management PMICs Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:40:00 +0000 40191 at http://powerelectronics.com Triac Dimmable LED Lamp Driver Increases Performance, Delivers Cost Savings http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/triac-dimmable-led-lamp-driver-increases-performance-delivers-cost-savings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The AP1695 LED lamp driver from Diodes Incorporated optimizes the design of sub-12W triac dimmer-compatible LED lamps with a dimming range of 1 to 100% and up to 30% reduction in bill of materials (BOM).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/triac-dimmable-led-lamp-driver-increases-performance-delivers-cost-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/triac-dimmable-led-lamp-driver-increases-performance-delivers-cost-savings#comments Products Lighting Systems Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:30:00 +0000 40181 at http://powerelectronics.com 25 MHz Digital Oscilloscope-In-A-Probe http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/25-mhz-digital-oscilloscope-probe <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Saelig Company Inc. announces the new Owon RDS1021 Wave Rambler - a new, USB pen scope that packs the features of a high performance bench top oscilloscope in a small, lightweight and ergonomic probe that fits perfectly in the hand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/25-mhz-digital-oscilloscope-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/25-mhz-digital-oscilloscope-probe#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:54:00 +0000 40171 at http://powerelectronics.com High Power TVS Diodes For Exposed AC/DC Power Supply Applications http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/high-power-tvs-diodes-exposed-acdc-power-supply-applications <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bourns, Inc., announced two new high Power TVS diodes that offer enhanced protection in surface mount SMD packaging.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/high-power-tvs-diodes-exposed-acdc-power-supply-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/high-power-tvs-diodes-exposed-acdc-power-supply-applications#comments Products Circuit Protection ICs Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:44:00 +0000 40161 at http://powerelectronics.com Step-Down Regulator Delivers 70 W In 4.5 cm² Package http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/step-down-regulator-delivers-70-w-45-cm-package <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTM4634, a triple output step-down µModule® (micromodule) regulator in a 15 mm x 15 mm x 5.01 mm BGA package with integrated heat sink.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/step-down-regulator-delivers-70-w-45-cm-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/step-down-regulator-delivers-70-w-45-cm-package#comments Products DC-DC Converters Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:31:00 +0000 40151 at http://powerelectronics.com User Feedback Is The Best Way To Tell If A Product Is Reliable And Safe http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/user-feedback-best-way-tell-if-product-reliable-and-safe <div class="field-deck"> You can run hundreds of tests and inspections when developing a product, but the best way to determine its ultimate safety and reliability is through user inputs, which may initiate product recalls and repairs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>You can run hundreds of tests and inspections when developing a product, but the best way to determine its ultimate safety and reliability is through user inputs, which may initiate product recalls and repairs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/user-feedback-best-way-tell-if-product-reliable-and-safe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/user-feedback-best-way-tell-if-product-reliable-and-safe#comments Automotive Power Electronics Systems Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:21:00 +0000 40141 at http://powerelectronics.com Researchers Use a Small Voltage to Switch a Material’s Magnetic Properties http://powerelectronics.com/blog/researchers-use-small-voltage-switch-material-s-magnetic-properties <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>MIT researchers say a new development could ultimately be used to control a material&rsquo;s properties other than magnetism, including reflectivity or thermal conductivity.</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-use-small-voltage-switch-material-s-magnetic-properties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/blog/researchers-use-small-voltage-switch-material-s-magnetic-properties#comments Power Electronics Systems The Power Plant Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:05:00 +0000 40131 at http://powerelectronics.com Nanocrystalline Common Mode Chokes for Line Filters http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/nanocrystalline-common-mode-chokes-line-filters <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Common mode chokes are used as in line filters to reduce broadband mains-borne radio interference. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/nanocrystalline-common-mode-chokes-line-filters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/nanocrystalline-common-mode-chokes-line-filters#comments Products Passive Components Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:46:00 +0000 40121 at http://powerelectronics.com Multi-Output Boost Converter LED Driver ICs with Fault Tolerant Protection http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/multi-output-boost-converter-led-driver-ics-fault-tolerant-protection <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Allegro MicroSystems, LLC introduces two new devices to complement their existing portfolio of LED Driver ICs for LCD backlighting applications. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/multi-output-boost-converter-led-driver-ics-fault-tolerant-protection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/multi-output-boost-converter-led-driver-ics-fault-tolerant-protection#comments Products Lighting Systems Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:44:00 +0000 40111 at http://powerelectronics.com Step-Down DC/DC Converter Delivers 96% Efficiency http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/step-down-dcdc-converter-delivers-96-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT8610AC, a 3.5A, 42V input capable synchronous step-down switching regulator. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/step-down-dcdc-converter-delivers-96-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/step-down-dcdc-converter-delivers-96-efficiency#comments Products Regulators Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:41:00 +0000 40101 at http://powerelectronics.com SMT Current Sense Transformers for Automotive Electronics http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/smt-current-sense-transformers-automotive-electronics <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>TDK Corporation presents two new EPCOS SMT current sense transformers for automotive electronics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/smt-current-sense-transformers-automotive-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/smt-current-sense-transformers-automotive-electronics#comments Products Passive Components Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:39:00 +0000 40091 at http://powerelectronics.com 10-W Wireless Power Solution Allows Faster Charging http://powerelectronics.com/products/10-w-wireless-power-solution-allows-faster-charging <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Designers of industrial, medical and personal electronics want devices to charge faster and more efficiently, while getting rid of all connectors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/products/10-w-wireless-power-solution-allows-faster-charging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/products/10-w-wireless-power-solution-allows-faster-charging#comments Products Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:37:00 +0000 40081 at http://powerelectronics.com Wearable Sensor Market to Expand Sevenfold in Five Years http://powerelectronics.com/industry/wearable-sensor-market-expand-sevenfold-five-years <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Driven by rising demand for fitness and health monitoring features as well as by improved user interfaces, shipments of sensors used in wearable electronic devices will rise by a factor of seven from 2013 through 2019, according to IHS Technology. </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/wearable-sensor-market-expand-sevenfold-five-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/industry/wearable-sensor-market-expand-sevenfold-five-years#comments Industry Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:35:00 +0000 40071 at http://powerelectronics.com Power Electronics Market to Rise 77% to $23 Billion for Discrete Components in 2024 http://powerelectronics.com/industry/power-electronics-market-rise-77-23-billion-discrete-components-2024 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Power electronics, used to convert and manage electricity in devices ranging from mobile phones to pumps and motors, will grow to a market worth $23 billion for discrete components in 2024, up from $13 billion today, according to Lux Research. </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/power-electronics-market-rise-77-23-billion-discrete-components-2024" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/industry/power-electronics-market-rise-77-23-billion-discrete-components-2024#comments Industry Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:33:00 +0000 40061 at http://powerelectronics.com Ultra-small Voltage Detectors Are ±0.8% Accurate http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/ultra-small-voltage-detectors-are-08-accurate <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Torex Semiconductor Ltd. released the XC6129 series of voltage detectors with high accuracy, low supply current, and a delay function.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/ultra-small-voltage-detectors-are-08-accurate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/ultra-small-voltage-detectors-are-08-accurate#comments Products Power Management PMICs Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:08:00 +0000 40041 at http://powerelectronics.com 3D Printing Helps Manufacture Electric Street Scooter http://powerelectronics.com/alternative-energy/3d-printing-helps-manufacture-electric-street-scooter <div class="field-deck"> Two key modern-day electronics technologies &ndash; 3D printing and electric motors &ndash; are teaming up in new electric scooter developed by Aachen University. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Two key modern-day electronics technologies &ndash; 3D printing and electric motors &ndash; are teaming up in new electric scooter developed by Aachen University. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/alternative-energy/3d-printing-helps-manufacture-electric-street-scooter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/alternative-energy/3d-printing-helps-manufacture-electric-street-scooter#comments Automotive Alternative Energy Energy Power Electronics Systems Fri, 21 Nov 2014 03:00:00 +0000 39991 at http://powerelectronics.com Crimp Style, Wire-to-Board, Sub-Miniature Connector http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/crimp-style-wire-board-sub-miniature-connector <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The new LEN Series wire-to-board, crimp style, disconnectable connectors recently introduced by JST Corporation, Waukegan, Illinois, offer subminiature size, design flexibility, and reliable contact construction for high density LED light applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/crimp-style-wire-board-sub-miniature-connector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/crimp-style-wire-board-sub-miniature-connector#comments Products Electromechanical Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:29:00 +0000 40031 at http://powerelectronics.com External Drive Option Provides Real Time Control For Hardware-In-the-Loop Tasks http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/external-drive-option-provides-real-time-control-hardware-loop-tasks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>AMETEK Programmable Power has released the External Drive (-EXTD) option for its California Instruments RS Series of high-power regenerative programmable AC sources.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/external-drive-option-provides-real-time-control-hardware-loop-tasks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/external-drive-option-provides-real-time-control-hardware-loop-tasks#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:08:00 +0000 40021 at http://powerelectronics.com Copper Piezo Actuators Suit Automotive Apps http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/copper-piezo-actuators-suit-automotive-apps <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>TDK Corporation presents the third generation of EPCOS piezo actuators with copper internal electrodes, which offer both improved performance and higher cost-effectiveness.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/copper-piezo-actuators-suit-automotive-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/copper-piezo-actuators-suit-automotive-apps#comments Products Electromechanical Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:50:00 +0000 40011 at http://powerelectronics.com Automotive-Grade ChipGuard® Varistor Series http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/automotive-grade-chipguard-varistor-series <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bourns, Inc. has introduced its ChipGuard® Automotive MLA Series Varistor ESD Clamp Protectors Model specifically developed to protect sensitive automotive electronics from the threat of ESD up to IEC 61000-4-2 Level 4.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/automotive-grade-chipguard-varistor-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/automotive-grade-chipguard-varistor-series#comments Products Circuit Protection ICs Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:35:00 +0000 40001 at http://powerelectronics.com 3 A Synchronous Buck Regulator Delivers Design Simplicity, Space Savings http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/3-synchronous-buck-regulator-delivers-design-simplicity-space-savings <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. expanded its microBUCK® family of integrated synchronous buck regulators with a new 3 A device offering a fixed 650 kHz switching frequency and a wide input voltage range of 4.5 V to 15 V.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/3-synchronous-buck-regulator-delivers-design-simplicity-space-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/3-synchronous-buck-regulator-delivers-design-simplicity-space-savings#comments Products Regulators Wed, 19 Nov 2014 16:04:00 +0000 39981 at http://powerelectronics.com Octal Logic Selection Simplifies Data Bus Engineering http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/octal-logic-selection-simplifies-data-bus-engineering <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Diodes Incorporated has expanded its low-voltage CMOS logic family with the addition of octal devices, provided in the space-saving QFN and TSSOP 20-pin packages.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/octal-logic-selection-simplifies-data-bus-engineering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/octal-logic-selection-simplifies-data-bus-engineering#comments Products Power Management PMICs Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:49:00 +0000 39971 at http://powerelectronics.com 6000-W Electronic Load Offers 1000-V High Voltage Capability http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/6000-w-electronic-load-offers-1000-v-high-voltage-capability <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Introducing the new high voltage EL9718E-M1 1000volt 6KW electronic load available now from Intepro Systems.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/6000-w-electronic-load-offers-1000-v-high-voltage-capability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/6000-w-electronic-load-offers-1000-v-high-voltage-capability#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:39:00 +0000 39961 at http://powerelectronics.com 24-V Triple Output Synchronous Step-Down Controller http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/24-v-triple-output-synchronous-step-down-controller <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Linear Technology Corporation announces the H- and MP-grade versions of the LTC3853, a triple output synchronous step-down switching regulator controller.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/24-v-triple-output-synchronous-step-down-controller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/24-v-triple-output-synchronous-step-down-controller#comments Products Regulators Wed, 19 Nov 2014 15:28:00 +0000 39951 at http://powerelectronics.com Ultra-Low Jitter Programmable Clock http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/ultra-low-jitter-programmable-clock <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Exar Corporation announced an addition to its family of universal clock products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/ultra-low-jitter-programmable-clock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/ultra-low-jitter-programmable-clock#comments Products PMICs Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:20:00 +0000 39941 at http://powerelectronics.com High-Voltage, Ultrafast Schottky Rectifier Modules http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/high-voltage-ultrafast-schottky-rectifier-modules <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>America Semiconductor, LLC released a new high-voltage, Schottky rectifier. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/high-voltage-ultrafast-schottky-rectifier-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/high-voltage-ultrafast-schottky-rectifier-modules#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:18:00 +0000 39931 at http://powerelectronics.com Stud-Mount Version of Edgewound Power Resistor http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/stud-mount-version-edgewound-power-resistor <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new stud-mount version of its edgewound power resistor. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/stud-mount-version-edgewound-power-resistor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/stud-mount-version-edgewound-power-resistor#comments Products Passive Components Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:15:00 +0000 39921 at http://powerelectronics.com Digitally Enhanced Power Analog Controllers http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/digitally-enhanced-power-analog-controllers <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Microchip Technology Inc. announced its latest Digitally Enhanced Power Analog (DEPA) controllers-the MCP19118 and MCP19119 (MCP19118/9). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/digitally-enhanced-power-analog-controllers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/digitally-enhanced-power-analog-controllers#comments Products PMICs Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:10:00 +0000 39911 at http://powerelectronics.com