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Converter offers 93% efficiency

Linear Technology has released the LT8602, a 42V quad channel, current mode, monolithic buck switching regulator with a programmable power-on reset. The LT8602's synchronous rectification topology is said to deliver up to 93% efficiency and can be configured for micropower Burst Mode operation or pulse-skipping operation at light load.

Compact Wi-Fi module speeds IoT deployment

Alpha Micro has announced the availability of a Wi-Fi module and evaluation kit from Lantronix. Based on Broadcom's WICED platform with an ARM Cortex-M3 microcontroller and comprising an embedded device server the Lantronix xPico Wi-Fi module provides a compact, low power method of provisioning wireless LAN connectivity to many IoT applications.

Advanced low profile heatsinks

Versarien has introduced a series of low profile heatsinks utilising VersarienCu proprietary microporous copper technology to deliver thermal performance for passive implementations by increasing its surface area.

Plessey expands dotLED product range

Plessey has announced that it has expanded its dotLED range with a wider selection of colours, including red, green and blue. The small LED die have a footprint of 0.2 x 0.2mm, suiting them for low profile electronic wearable applications.

Code generation support for STM32F7 MCU

Altia has announced its code generation support for the STMicroelectronics STM32F7 Microcontroller (MCU). The STM32F7 addresses a range of applications and is said to be the first MCU on the market to feature the ARM Cortex-M7 processor.

Ineltek UK announces first Super Junction MOSFETs from Magnachip

Ineltek UK has launched the first in a range of 650V Super Junction (SJ) MOSFETs from Magnachip. MMUB60R199PC is suited to high efficiency power switching requirements due to the intrinsically low RDS(ON) characteristics of the SJ technology and the switching frequencies enabled by its gate charge.

MOSFETs deliver highest energy efficiency in space constrained applications

Infineon has launched a family of StrongIRFET MOSFETs for DC powered circuits including battery powered circuits, brushed and brushless DC (BDLC) motor drives. The MOSFETs are said to bring the industry's highest energy efficiency to end-applications such as power and gardening tools, light electric vehicles, drones and e-bikes that demand a high level of energy efficiency but are restricted in available space.

Diodes add versatility to its logic product line

Diodes Incorporated has released four new multifunction gates featuring user-customised logic configurations so that a single part can replace multiple devices. This product line expansion is said to add a new level of versatility to Diodes' existing 74AUP1G logic family and provides space and weight saving benefits in space-constrained applications such as wearables, smartphones and other portable consumer electronic devices.

Small and reliable solid state drive

Arrival Electronics has announced the Ferri-eMMC SSD in a 153 BGA package measuring11.5 x 13 x 1.0mm, which leverages Silicon Motion's NAND flash controller technology, along with the highly integrated Multi-Chip Package (MCP) solution from the Ferri family.

Industry's lowest power 3.3V PCIe clock generators

Mouser has announced it is shipping IDT's 9FGL PCIe Clock Generators. The 9FGL range of clock generators are members of IDT's 3.3V low-power PCIe series and are said to support Common Clock with or without spread spectrum and Separate Reference no-Spread PCIe clocking architectures.

High efficiency DC/DC converter

Micrel has released the MIC24046-H, a high efficiency, pin-configurable 5A synchronous buck converter that targets end equipment such as network switches/routers, servers, storage, base stations, FPGA and DSP power as well as factory automation and security cameras.

High frequency low jitter clock oscillator

IQD has launched the IQXO-931 series clock oscillator that is said to offer phase jitter of less than 0.5ps rms over 12kHz to 20MHz, irrespective of which output is specified. Housed in a hermetically sealed 2.5 x 2.0mm ceramic 6-pad SMD package, the device is claimed to operate over a frequency range from 8MHz to 1.5GHz for fast delivery and reduced inventory levels.

Stackable FPGA solution

The EMC2-7A board, from Sundance, can be used with commercial, industrial or automotive graded Artix-7 FPGAs and features 1Gbyte of DDR3 local storage, 32Mbyte of flash for storage/configurations and has 68x free differential I/O pins routed to a VITA57.1 FMC-LPC high-speed connector.

DC gate driver reduces board space by 40%

Texas Instruments has introduced an integrated gate driver that offers adjustable gate drive settings with the flexibility to drive a range of external FETs, supporting multiple motors, speeds or varying loads. The DRV8701 enables designers to scale their platforms using a single gate driver across various brushed DC motor models in equipment such as white goods, household appliances, robotics, home automation, power tools, and industrial pumps and valves.

Simplifying PCI Express clock creation

IDT has announced the expansion of its VersaClock 5 family of programmable clock generators with devices that are said to simplify the creation of PCI Express clocks for a design. The 5P49V5907 and 5P49V5908 feature dedicated low-power HCSL outputs that reduce board space and bill of materials by providing an integrated clock generation and distribution solution for PCIe designs.

Progressive IoT Computing with RISC Technology

Advantech has released the UBC-220, a compact, high capability, connective indoor computing gateway device. It is equipped with a Freescale ARM Cortex-A9 i.MX6 Dual Lite 1GHz processor, with 1Gbyte of onboard memory, and 4Gbyte of eMMC flash memory storage. Featuring dual display support for 1080P HDMI and single-channel LVDS, UBC-220 is suited for HMI and digital signage.

Fast switching low leakage diodes

Diodes Incorporated has introduced the DLLFSD01x series of switching diodes, aimed at designers who require ultra-low leakage and super-fast switching speeds. The diodes are suited for used in LCD displays, portable electronics and numerous computer and consumer products. These devices are particularly applicable to systems that require high power efficiency and low switching loss.

Power efficient MCUs

Renesas has announced the RX231 series of 32-bit MCUs, which is claimed to offer designers a combination of high performance and low power consumption, with digital signal processing and access to a floating point unit.

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