Power Electronics http://powerelectronics.com/rss.xml en Data Sheets/Reference Designs http://powerelectronics.com/data-sheets-reference-designs <div class="node-body page-body"><div></div><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="1200px" src="http://www.sourceesb.com/externaldesignresource/?stylesheet=http://powerelectronics.com/site-files/powerelectronics.com/files/uploads/2014/08/pet_external_design_recources.css" width="100%"></iframe><img alt="" src="" /></p></div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/data-sheets-reference-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:58:51 +0000 37181 at http://powerelectronics.com Crimp Style, Wire-To-Board Connector http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/crimp-style-wire-board-connector-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The LEH Series wire-to-board, crimp style, disconnectable connector, recently introduced by JST Corporation offers engineers design flexibility with its low profile and space-saving design.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/crimp-style-wire-board-connector-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/crimp-style-wire-board-connector-0#comments Products Electromechanical Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:48:00 +0000 37171 at http://powerelectronics.com Single Pogo Pin Board-to-Board Contacts Suit Harsh Environs http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/single-pogo-pin-board-board-contacts-suit-harsh-environs <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>AVX Corporation has introduced a new series of single pogo pin board-to-board (BTB) contacts designed for use in high lifecycle commercial, industrial, medical, and military applications that demand robust, high-reliability components.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/single-pogo-pin-board-board-contacts-suit-harsh-environs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/single-pogo-pin-board-board-contacts-suit-harsh-environs#comments Products Electromechanical Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:33:00 +0000 37161 at http://powerelectronics.com Free iOS App Aids Component Selection http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/free-ios-app-aids-component-selection <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Component manufacturer Würth Elektronik eiSos has introduced a smartphone app for finding and selecting components using iOS devices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/free-ios-app-aids-component-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/free-ios-app-aids-component-selection#comments Electromechanical Passive Components Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:47:00 +0000 37131 at http://powerelectronics.com Hybrid Quarter-Brick Delivers Up to 600 W http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/hybrid-quarter-brick-delivers-600-w <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Ericsson introduced the third version of its high-power-density quarter-brick power module based on the company's innovative Hybrid Regulated Ratio (HRR) topology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/hybrid-quarter-brick-delivers-600-w" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/hybrid-quarter-brick-delivers-600-w#comments Products DC-DC Converters Power Electronics Systems Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:56:00 +0000 37121 at http://powerelectronics.com IGBT Gate Drive Targets Industrial Apps http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/igbt-gate-drive-targets-industrial-apps <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Amantys announced the launch of a new Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT) Gate Driver operating at 3.3kV, 4.5kV and 6.5kV, with significantly improved reliability and protection in high power modules targeting the most demanding applications, including wind turbines, locomotive, HVDC and industrial drives.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/igbt-gate-drive-targets-industrial-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/igbt-gate-drive-targets-industrial-apps#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:26:00 +0000 37111 at http://powerelectronics.com Planar Transformer Delivers Up To 800 W In Small Footprint http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/planar-transformer-delivers-800-w-small-footprint <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pulse Electronics Corporation launches a new planar platform that increases throughput power for Pulse's planar SMT transformers by 50% over transformers of comparable size to deliver up to 800 watts of power capability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/planar-transformer-delivers-800-w-small-footprint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/planar-transformer-delivers-800-w-small-footprint#comments Products Passive Components Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:10:00 +0000 37101 at http://powerelectronics.com Chip Resistors Are Impervious To Sulfur http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/chip-resistors-are-impervious-sulfur <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The RMCG Series from Stackpole provides a surface-mount thick film chip resistor that is impervious to contamination by sulfur. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/chip-resistors-are-impervious-sulfur" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/chip-resistors-are-impervious-sulfur#comments Products Passive Components Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:44:00 +0000 37091 at http://powerelectronics.com Dynamic Loop Compensation and Boosts Output To 50A in Digital Point-Of-Load Regulator http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/dynamic-loop-compensation-and-boosts-output-50a-digital-point-load-regulat <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The new <a href="http://www.ericsson.com" target="_blank">Ericsson</a> 3E series BMR464-50A is a third-generation digital point-of-load (POL) regulator that features Dynamic Loop Compensation (DLC) and also extends output current up by 25% to 50A from the 40A offered by the BMR464-40A, yet it comes in a fully compatible footprint. The product also features a full set of PMBus commands enabling systems architects to fully monitor and dynamically control the energy delivered to strategic components, such as processors, FPGAs and ASICs, down to a very low and highly economical level.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/dynamic-loop-compensation-and-boosts-output-50a-digital-point-load-regulat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/dynamic-loop-compensation-and-boosts-output-50a-digital-point-load-regulat#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:39:00 +0000 37081 at http://powerelectronics.com High-Current PMBus Converters with Integrated MOSFETs http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/high-current-pmbus-converters-integrated-mosfets <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Texas Instruments (TI) introduced the industry's first 18-V, 20-A and 30-A synchronous DC/DC buck converters with PMBus interface. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/high-current-pmbus-converters-integrated-mosfets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/dc-dc-converters/high-current-pmbus-converters-integrated-mosfets#comments Products DC-DC Converters Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:37:00 +0000 37071 at http://powerelectronics.com I-Bar Chokes for Automotive Networks http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/i-bar-chokes-automotive-networks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Pulse Electronics Corporation introduced the HOT ROD product family of I-Bar chokes for automotive networks, a new concept to provide EMC/EMI protection for automotive electronics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/i-bar-chokes-automotive-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/i-bar-chokes-automotive-networks#comments Products Passive Components Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:30:00 +0000 37061 at http://powerelectronics.com 45V Input 200mA LDO Offers Active Output Discharge http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/45v-input-200ma-ldo-offers-active-output-discharge <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT3063, a high voltage, low noise, low dropout voltage linear regulator with active output discharge. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/45v-input-200ma-ldo-offers-active-output-discharge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/regulators/45v-input-200ma-ldo-offers-active-output-discharge#comments Products Regulators Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:23:00 +0000 37051 at http://powerelectronics.com Battery Stores Wind Or Solar Power For The Utility Grid http://powerelectronics.com/batteries/battery-stores-wind-or-solar-power-utility-grid <div class="field-deck"> Utility grid connected power requires short-term storage when using renewable energy, such as wind and solar power. This application requires a battery technology that optimizes utility grid performance. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Utility grid connected power requires short-term storage when using renewable energy, such as wind and solar power. This application requires a battery technology that optimizes utility grid performance. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/batteries/battery-stores-wind-or-solar-power-utility-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/batteries/battery-stores-wind-or-solar-power-utility-grid#comments Alternative Energy Batteries Solar Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:30:00 +0000 36561 at http://powerelectronics.com APEC 2015 Sponsors Announce Student $1,000 Travel Support http://powerelectronics.com/industry/apec-2015-sponsors-announce-student-1000-travel-support <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The joint sponsors of the Applied Power Electronics Conference have announced the continuation of the popular $1,000 Student Attendance Travel Support to cover part of the travel and conference expenses for up to 40 students to attend APEC 2015 in Charlotte, NC, March 15-19, 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/industry/apec-2015-sponsors-announce-student-1000-travel-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/industry/apec-2015-sponsors-announce-student-1000-travel-support#comments Industry Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:49:00 +0000 37041 at http://powerelectronics.com Infineon Technologies AG to Acquire International Rectifier Corporation http://powerelectronics.com/industry/infineon-technologies-ag-acquire-international-rectifier-corporation <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Infineon Technologies AG and International Rectifier Corporation announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Infineon will acquire International Rectifier for US-Dollar 40 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US-Dollar 3 billion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/industry/infineon-technologies-ag-acquire-international-rectifier-corporation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/industry/infineon-technologies-ag-acquire-international-rectifier-corporation#comments Industry Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:34:00 +0000 37031 at http://powerelectronics.com 10 A Backup Power Controller IC Provides Uninterrupted Power http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/10-backup-power-controller-ic-provides-uninterrupted-power <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC3350, a supercapacitor charger and backup controller IC that includes all of the features necessary to provide a complete, standalone capacitor-based backup power solution. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/10-backup-power-controller-ic-provides-uninterrupted-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/10-backup-power-controller-ic-provides-uninterrupted-power#comments Products Power Management PMICs Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:57:00 +0000 37021 at http://powerelectronics.com Grid Resistors Handle Up To 6.5 kW At Temperatures To +400 °C http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/grid-resistors-handle-65-kw-temperatures-400-c <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new series of high-power, high-current grid resistors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/grid-resistors-handle-65-kw-temperatures-400-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/grid-resistors-handle-65-kw-temperatures-400-c#comments Products Passive Components Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:48:00 +0000 37011 at http://powerelectronics.com Precision Potentiometer Has Ball Bearing Option http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/precision-potentiometer-has-ball-bearing-option <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Bourns, Inc. announced the release of a new dual ball bearing option to its popular Model 3549 10-turn precision potentiometer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/precision-potentiometer-has-ball-bearing-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/precision-potentiometer-has-ball-bearing-option#comments Products Electromechanical Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:44:00 +0000 37001 at http://powerelectronics.com Heavy Duty Connector Has Explosionproof Design http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/heavy-duty-connector-has-explosionproof-design <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Amphenol Industrial Products Group offers a heavy duty connector series that is explosion proof and certified for use in IECEx Group 1 mining hazardous locations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/heavy-duty-connector-has-explosionproof-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/heavy-duty-connector-has-explosionproof-design#comments Products Electromechanical Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:38:00 +0000 36991 at http://powerelectronics.com Solar Micro Inverter Development Kit http://powerelectronics.com/solar/solar-micro-inverter-development-kit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Easing design for rapidly growing solar power applications, Texas Instruments (TI) announces its C2000™ kit that implements a complete grid-tied solar micro inverter based around TI's C2000 Piccolo™ TMS320F28035 microcontroller (MCU).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/solar/solar-micro-inverter-development-kit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/solar/solar-micro-inverter-development-kit#comments Products Solar Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:27:00 +0000 36981 at http://powerelectronics.com Direct Duty Cycle Control For MPPT Digital Implementation http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/direct-duty-cycle-control-mppt-digital-implementation <div class="field-byline"> Arpita Agarwal, Senior Application Engineer, Ankur Kala, Senior Application Engineer, and Mohammad Kamil, Lead Application Engineer, Freescale </div> <div class="field-deck"> An algorithm called Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) helps extract the maximum available power from PV module depending on environmental conditions. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>An algorithm called Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) helps extract the maximum available power from PV module depending on environmental conditions. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/direct-duty-cycle-control-mppt-digital-implementation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/direct-duty-cycle-control-mppt-digital-implementation#comments Energy Power Electronics Systems Solar Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:02:00 +0000 36851 at http://powerelectronics.com NASA Selects Proposals For Advanced Energy Storage Systems http://powerelectronics.com/blog/nasa-selects-proposals-advanced-energy-storage-systems <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>NASA has selected four proposals for advanced energy storage technologies that may be used to power the agency&#39;s future space missions.</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/nasa-selects-proposals-advanced-energy-storage-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/blog/nasa-selects-proposals-advanced-energy-storage-systems#comments Alternative Energy Defense Markets The Power Plant Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:22:00 +0000 36971 at http://powerelectronics.com AC-DC Test & Measurement Power Supply Family http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/ac-dc-test-measurement-power-supply-family <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>SL Power Electronics, a division of SL Industries, announces its 425 watt, single output TU425 Series AC/DC power supply.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/ac-dc-test-measurement-power-supply-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/ac-dc-power-supplies/ac-dc-test-measurement-power-supply-family#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Products Power Electronics Systems Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:18:00 +0000 36961 at http://powerelectronics.com N-Channel MOSFETs Are Highly Efficient http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/n-channel-mosfets-are-highly-efficient <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>ON Semiconductor has introduced a new family of six N-channel MOSFET Transistors that have been designed and optimized to deliver industry leading efficiency compared to existing devices on the market. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/n-channel-mosfets-are-highly-efficient" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/n-channel-mosfets-are-highly-efficient#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:10:00 +0000 36951 at http://powerelectronics.com Expanded Sensing Portfolio with Hall Effect Magnetic Sensors http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/expanded-sensing-portfolio-hall-effect-magnetic-sensors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Texas Instruments strengthened its motor solutions and sensing portfolio with the addition of a new family of Hall Effect magnetic sensors designed for use in industrial applications ranging from position detection to motor control. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/expanded-sensing-portfolio-hall-effect-magnetic-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/electromechanical/expanded-sensing-portfolio-hall-effect-magnetic-sensors#comments Products Electromechanical Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:45:00 +0000 36921 at http://powerelectronics.com Reverse Conducting 650V IGBT Reduces Switching Losses by 30% http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/reverse-conducting-650v-igbt-reduces-switching-losses-30 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Infineon Technologies AG has extended the latest generation of reverse conducting IGBTs (Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors) for resonant applications with a new 650V component including a monolithically integrated RC diode. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/reverse-conducting-650v-igbt-reduces-switching-losses-30" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/reverse-conducting-650v-igbt-reduces-switching-losses-30#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:40:00 +0000 36911 at http://powerelectronics.com DrMOS Power Module http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/drmos-power-module <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Intersil's ISL99140 is a high performance DrMOS power module designed for high frequency power conversion. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/drmos-power-module" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/discrete-power-semis/drmos-power-module#comments Products Discrete Power Semis Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:35:00 +0000 36901 at http://powerelectronics.com Battery Testing Made Simple with Electronic Load http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/battery-testing-made-simple-electronic-load <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The new EL97xx series of electronic loads available now from INTEPRO SYSTEMS offers users a simple means to test or characterize individual battery cells or multi-cell stacks. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/battery-testing-made-simple-electronic-load" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/battery-testing-made-simple-electronic-load#comments Products Power Electronics Systems Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:32:00 +0000 36891 at http://powerelectronics.com Power Switch Family Expands http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/power-switch-family-expands <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The newest addition to Infineon's PROFET™+ family of power switches is the dual-channel, low-ohmic BTS5016-2EKA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/power-switch-family-expands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/pmics/power-switch-family-expands#comments Products Power Management PMICs Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:49:00 +0000 36881 at http://powerelectronics.com LED-Driver ICs Deliver More Output Power, Greater Accuracy http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/led-driver-ics-deliver-more-output-power-greater-accuracy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Power Integrations announced its LYTSwitch™-2 family of isolated LED drivers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/led-driver-ics-deliver-more-output-power-greater-accuracy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/lighting-systems/led-driver-ics-deliver-more-output-power-greater-accuracy#comments Products Lighting Systems Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:49:00 +0000 36871 at http://powerelectronics.com