Power Electronics http://powerelectronics.com/rss.xml en Reduce Reactive Grid Currents with Ripple Current Steering Filtering http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/reduce-reactive-grid-currents-ripple-current-steering-filtering <div class="field-byline"> Harry Dellamano, Consultant, TD Systems </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This article describes how off-the-shelf SMD components can be used with a normal PFC inductor for Ripple Current Steering Filtering.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/reduce-reactive-grid-currents-ripple-current-steering-filtering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/reduce-reactive-grid-currents-ripple-current-steering-filtering#comments Trends & Analysis Passive Components Power Electronics Systems Sat, 27 Aug 2016 03:35:00 +0000 59741 at http://powerelectronics.com Power Electronics Products of the Week (8/21-8/27) Part 2 http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-821-827-part-2-0 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Whether you are looking for power conversion modules or power supplies, Power Electronics has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to optimize your systems and devices.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-821-827-part-2-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-821-827-part-2-0#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Automotive Products Batteries Energy Charger ICs Lighting Circuit Protection ICs Medical DC-DC Converters Mobile Discrete Power Semis Electromechanical Inverters Lighting Systems Motion Systems Passive Components Portable Power Management Power Electronics Systems Power Management PMICs Regulators Thermal Management Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:25:00 +0000 59821 at http://powerelectronics.com 5A and 3A Power Modules http://powerelectronics.com/power-management/5a-and-3a-power-modules <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Intersil announced two new single-channel DC/DC step-down power modules that deliver high power density and up to 95% efficiency in a compact footprint.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-management/5a-and-3a-power-modules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-management/5a-and-3a-power-modules#comments Products Power Management Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:10:00 +0000 59811 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Intersil).</p> 100V Isolated Monolithic No-Opto Flyback Regulator Delivers up to 24W http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/100v-isolated-monolithic-no-opto-flyback-regulator-delivers-24w <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Linear Technology announced the LT8304, a monolithic flyback regulator that significantly simplifies the design of isolated DC/DC converters.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/100v-isolated-monolithic-no-opto-flyback-regulator-delivers-24w" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/100v-isolated-monolithic-no-opto-flyback-regulator-delivers-24w#comments Products Regulators Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:10:00 +0000 59801 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Linear Technology).</p> Unique Portable e-Car Charger Employs SiC MOSFET http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/unique-portable-e-car-charger-employs-sic-mosfet <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The ZapCharger Portable electric-car charging station from Zaptec, an start-up transformer company, was built with silicon-carbide devices from STMicroelectronics.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/unique-portable-e-car-charger-employs-sic-mosfet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/unique-portable-e-car-charger-employs-sic-mosfet#comments Products Discrete Power Semis SiC Transistors Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:05:00 +0000 59791 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of STMicroelectronics).</p> 120W Desktop Power Adapters with Universal Three-Wire Input http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/120w-desktop-power-adapters-universal-three-wire-input <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Phihong's new PSA120U Series 120W power adapters feature a universal three-wire input connector and are rated for AC inputs up to 230VAC.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/120w-desktop-power-adapters-universal-three-wire-input" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/120w-desktop-power-adapters-universal-three-wire-input#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Products Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:05:00 +0000 59771 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Phihong).</p> Low Profile Surge Protectors http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/low-profile-surge-protectors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Thomas Research Products has introduced a new line of low profile Surge Protectors for compact LED luminaire designs.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/low-profile-surge-protectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/low-profile-surge-protectors#comments Products Lighting Circuit Protection ICs Lighting Systems Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:00:00 +0000 59781 at http://powerelectronics.com Power Electronics Products of the Week (8/21-8/27) Part 1 http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-821-827-part-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Whether you are looking for power conversion modules or inrush current limiters, Power Electronics has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to optimize your systems and devices.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-821-827-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-821-827-part-1#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Automotive Products Batteries Energy Charger ICs Lighting Circuit Protection ICs Medical DC-DC Converters Mobile Discrete Power Semis Electromechanical Inverters Lighting Systems Motion Systems Passive Components Portable Power Management Power Electronics Systems Power Management PMICs Regulators Thermal Management Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:55:00 +0000 59731 at http://powerelectronics.com New Technology Spurs Automotive Lighting http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/new-technology-spurs-automotive-lighting <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>After a slow increase of revenue from 2015 to 2018 due to cost erosion, Yole Developpement forecasts a market recovery in automotive lighting.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/new-technology-spurs-automotive-lighting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/new-technology-spurs-automotive-lighting#comments Automotive Industry Lighting Systems Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:50:00 +0000 59761 at http://powerelectronics.com Grid-Connected Energy-Storage Projects in Pipeline to Hit 2GW http://powerelectronics.com/batteries/grid-connected-energy-storage-projects-pipeline-hit-2gw <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Li-ion technology is now leading lead-acid batteries in the power storage category. Li-ion is even challenging sodium sulfur and flow for long-duration storage.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/batteries/grid-connected-energy-storage-projects-pipeline-hit-2gw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/batteries/grid-connected-energy-storage-projects-pipeline-hit-2gw#comments Industry Batteries Energy Power Electronics Systems Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:50:00 +0000 59751 at http://powerelectronics.com High Power Density 12-V, 10-A, 10-MHZ DC/DC Converter http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/high-power-density-12-v-10-10-mhz-dcdc-converter <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Texas Instruments introduced the industry's first 12-V, 10-A, 10-MHz series-capacitor buck converter that achieves more than 50 A/cm3 in current density. </div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/high-power-density-12-v-10-10-mhz-dcdc-converter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/high-power-density-12-v-10-10-mhz-dcdc-converter#comments Products Regulators Tue, 16 Aug 2016 19:00:00 +0000 59721 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Texas Instruments).</p> Conductive Aluminum Polymer Capacitors http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/conductive-aluminum-polymer-capacitors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vishay Intertechnology introduced two new series of aluminum polymer capacitors featuring conductive technology.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/conductive-aluminum-polymer-capacitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/conductive-aluminum-polymer-capacitors#comments Products Passive Components Mon, 15 Aug 2016 20:20:00 +0000 59711 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Vishay Intertechnology).</p> Pack-Side Battery Gauges http://powerelectronics.com/portable-power-management/pack-side-battery-gauges <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Implementing pack-side battery gauges in portable devices is now easier and more secure with the ModelGauge m5 portfolio from Maxim Integrated.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/portable-power-management/pack-side-battery-gauges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/portable-power-management/pack-side-battery-gauges#comments Products Portable Power Management Mon, 15 Aug 2016 20:15:00 +0000 59701 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Maxim Integrated).</p> Laser Diode Driver for Automotive Heads-Up Displays http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/laser-diode-driver-automotive-heads-displays <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Intersil announced the ISL78365 laser diode driver for automotive heads-up display (HUD) systems.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/laser-diode-driver-automotive-heads-displays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/laser-diode-driver-automotive-heads-displays#comments PMICs Mon, 15 Aug 2016 20:10:00 +0000 59691 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Intersil).</p> Robust ┬▒60V RS485 Transceivers Fortify PROFIBUS-DP Networks http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/robust-60v-rs485-transceivers-fortify-profibus-dp-networks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Linear Technology introduces the LTC2876 and LTC2877, exceptionally rugged, high voltage tolerant RS485 transceivers targeted for PROFIBUS-DPmaster and slave devices.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/robust-60v-rs485-transceivers-fortify-profibus-dp-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/robust-60v-rs485-transceivers-fortify-profibus-dp-networks#comments PMICs Mon, 15 Aug 2016 20:05:00 +0000 59681 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Linear Technology).</p> Power Semiconductor Market Revenues Declined in 2015, IHS Markit Says http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/power-semiconductor-market-revenues-declined-2015-ihs-markit-says <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The global market for power semiconductors fell 2.6 percent to $34 billion in 2015, the report says.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/power-semiconductor-market-revenues-declined-2015-ihs-markit-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/power-semiconductor-market-revenues-declined-2015-ihs-markit-says#comments Industry Discrete Power Semis Inverters PMICs Regulators Mon, 15 Aug 2016 20:00:00 +0000 59671 at http://powerelectronics.com Power Electronics Products of the Week (8/14-8/20) Part 1 http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-814-820-part-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Whether you are looking for power conversion modules or inrush current limiters, Power Electronics has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to optimize your systems and devices.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-814-820-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-814-820-part-1#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Automotive Products Batteries Energy Charger ICs Lighting Circuit Protection ICs Medical DC-DC Converters Mobile Discrete Power Semis Electromechanical Inverters Lighting Systems Motion Systems Passive Components Portable Power Management Power Electronics Systems Power Management PMICs Regulators Thermal Management Mon, 15 Aug 2016 19:45:00 +0000 59661 at http://powerelectronics.com Power Electronics Products of the Week (8/7-8/13) Part 1 http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-87-813-part-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Whether you are looking for voltage suppressors or current sense resistors, Power Electronics has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to optimize your systems and devices.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-87-813-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-87-813-part-1#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Automotive Products Batteries Energy Charger ICs Lighting Circuit Protection ICs Medical DC-DC Converters Mobile Discrete Power Semis Electromechanical Inverters Lighting Systems Motion Systems Passive Components Portable Power Management Power Electronics Systems Power Management PMICs Regulators Thermal Management Tue, 09 Aug 2016 19:40:00 +0000 59651 at http://powerelectronics.com Hybrid Connector Combines Floating Contact Alignment with High Speed Transmission http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/hybrid-connector-combines-floating-contact-alignment-high-speed-transmission <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Hirose has developed a hybrid power and signal board-to-board connector that features high-speed transmission capability up to 8 Gbps and a highly reliable floating contact mechanism that simplifies assembly.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/hybrid-connector-combines-floating-contact-alignment-high-speed-transmission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/hybrid-connector-combines-floating-contact-alignment-high-speed-transmission#comments Products Electromechanical Tue, 09 Aug 2016 17:55:00 +0000 59641 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Hirose).</p> BLDC Motors with Broad Application Range http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/bldc-motors-broad-application-range <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Nanotec now offers two new brushless DC motors for applications that require smooth running characteristics and a long service life.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/bldc-motors-broad-application-range" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/motion-systems/bldc-motors-broad-application-range#comments Products Motion Systems Tue, 09 Aug 2016 17:55:00 +0000 59631 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Nanotec).</p> Temperature Microcontroller Monitors and Protects Medical Diagnostic Equipment http://powerelectronics.com/thermal-management/temperature-microcontroller-monitors-and-protects-medical-diagnostic-equipment <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>SR-54 bi-polar temperature controller can save engineers hundreds of product development hours by installing this ready-to-use controller that has been optimized to run thermoelectric assemblies.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/thermal-management/temperature-microcontroller-monitors-and-protects-medical-diagnostic-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/thermal-management/temperature-microcontroller-monitors-and-protects-medical-diagnostic-equipment#comments Products Thermal Management Tue, 09 Aug 2016 17:50:00 +0000 59621 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Laird Technologies).</p> Sulfur-Resistant Fixed Resistor Products http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/sulfur-resistant-fixed-resistor-products <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bourns Inc. announced its Model CRT-AS Sulfur-Resistant series of thin film precision chip resistors.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/sulfur-resistant-fixed-resistor-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/sulfur-resistant-fixed-resistor-products#comments Products Robotics Passive Components Tue, 09 Aug 2016 17:45:00 +0000 59611 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Bourns).</p> ┬ÁModule Regulator for DDR & QDR4 SRAM Operates from 3.3VIN to 15VIN http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/module-regulator-ddr-qdr4-sram-operates-33vin-15vin <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Linear Technology introduces the LTM4632, a triple output power module regulator for powering all three voltage rails of the new QDR4 and older DDR SRAM.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/module-regulator-ddr-qdr4-sram-operates-33vin-15vin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/module-regulator-ddr-qdr4-sram-operates-33vin-15vin#comments Products Power Management PMICs Tue, 09 Aug 2016 17:45:00 +0000 59601 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Linear Technology).</p> Keysight Announces Multi-Vendor Calibration Services http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/keysight-announces-multi-vendor-calibration-services <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Keysight Technologies announced that it has extended its industry-leading One-Stop Calibration Services to include non-Keysight equipment.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/keysight-announces-multi-vendor-calibration-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/keysight-announces-multi-vendor-calibration-services#comments Industry Power Electronics Systems Tue, 09 Aug 2016 17:40:00 +0000 59591 at http://powerelectronics.com Global Grid-Connected Energy Storage Capacity to Double in 2016 http://powerelectronics.com/batteries/global-grid-connected-energy-storage-capacity-double-2016 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The global energy storage market is expected to double, from 1.4 gigawatt hour (GWh) added in 2015 to 2.9 GWh this year.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/batteries/global-grid-connected-energy-storage-capacity-double-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/batteries/global-grid-connected-energy-storage-capacity-double-2016#comments Industry Batteries Tue, 09 Aug 2016 17:35:00 +0000 59581 at http://powerelectronics.com Power Electronics Products of the Week (7/31-8/6) Part 1 http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-731-86-part-1 <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>Whether you are looking for sense transformers or SMT connectors, Power Electronics has you covered. Here are some of the latest products to optimize your systems and devices.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-731-86-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/power-electronics-products-week-731-86-part-1#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Automotive Products Batteries Energy Charger ICs Lighting Circuit Protection ICs Medical DC-DC Converters Mobile Discrete Power Semis Electromechanical Inverters Lighting Systems Motion Systems Passive Components Portable Power Management Power Electronics Systems Power Management PMICs Regulators Thermal Management Thu, 04 Aug 2016 22:05:00 +0000 59571 at http://powerelectronics.com Innovative Packaging Yields 40A Synchronous Buck Converter IC http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/innovative-packaging-yields-40a-synchronous-buck-converter-ic <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Multi-chip module in a QFN-type package employs internal discrete MOSFETs to produce an efficient, synchronous buck converter capable of driving up to a 40A load.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/innovative-packaging-yields-40a-synchronous-buck-converter-ic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/innovative-packaging-yields-40a-synchronous-buck-converter-ic#comments Trends & Analysis DC-DC Converters Thu, 04 Aug 2016 18:35:00 +0000 59481 at http://powerelectronics.com High-Speed Digital-Input Current Limiters Designed for Factory Automation http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/high-speed-digital-input-current-limiters-designed-factory-automation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>STMicroelectronics has introduced two high-speed digital-input current limiters that set new standards for circuit protection in factory automation.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/high-speed-digital-input-current-limiters-designed-factory-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/circuit-protection-ics/high-speed-digital-input-current-limiters-designed-factory-automation#comments Products Circuit Protection ICs Robotics Tue, 02 Aug 2016 19:25:00 +0000 59541 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of STMicroelectronics).</p> Switcher ICs Optimized for Efficiency and Standby Power Performance http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/switcher-ics-optimized-efficiency-and-standby-power-performance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Power Integrations announced its InnoSwitch-CE ICs, a new clade of its InnoSwitch family of off-line CV/CC flyback switcher ICs.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/switcher-ics-optimized-efficiency-and-standby-power-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/switcher-ics-optimized-efficiency-and-standby-power-performance#comments Products Power Management PMICs Regulators Tue, 02 Aug 2016 19:20:00 +0000 59551 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Power Integrations).</p> Next Generation of LED XLamp XPG Platform http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/next-generation-led-xlamp-xpg-platform <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cree introduces the XLamp XP-G3 LED, delivering 31 percent more lumens and 8 percent higher lumens-per-watt than the industry-leading XP-G2 LED. </div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/next-generation-led-xlamp-xpg-platform" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/next-generation-led-xlamp-xpg-platform#comments Products Lighting Lighting Systems Tue, 02 Aug 2016 19:20:00 +0000 59531 at http://powerelectronics.com <p>(Image courtesy of Cree).</p>