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Low voltage, high surge current varistors

Littelfuse has announced the LV UltraMOV Varistor Series, designed with a proprietary formulation that is claimed to provide higher surge ratings up to 10kA with a smaller volume of material used per energy unit. It features a Vac voltage range of 11 to 95V, and Vdc voltage range of 14 to 125V.

PHS capacitors for high voltage management applications

Kemet has released the T550 and T551 series Polymer Hermetic Seal (PHS) capacitors. The components have been designed for high voltage management applications and feature conductive organic polymer as the cathode plate of the capacitor instead of the traditionally used MnO2 or wet electrolyte. This is said to result in low ESR and improved capacitance retention at high frequency and low temperature.

Power to board solutions deliver higher current while saving space and weight

Amphenol's RADSOK Power to Board product line is said to deliver high current and single-point connections to PCBs to achieve greater system integration. The RADSOK Power to Board product line has a current carrying capability of up to 200A and thanks to its hyperbolic lamella socket contact construction, delivers higher current at lower temperatures than traditional contact systems.

Power MOSFETs make electrical appliances more compact and durable

Infineon Technologies AG has extended its StrongIRFET Power MOSFET family providing space-saving and rugged solutions for powertool applications. The Logic Level StrongIRFETs can be driven directly from a microcontroller, saving space and cutting costs. Additionally, the rugged MOSFETs help lengthen the service life of electronic devices.

Integrate wireless charging into product designs in a matter of hours

Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT) has introduced turnkey wireless power kits that are said to make integrating wireless charging simple, affordable and practical for a range of consumer electronics. The Qi-compliant transmitter and receiver reference kits are claimed to deliver plug-and-play integration, enabling engineers to incorporate wireless charging capabilities into their designs in a matter of hours.

Sigfox certified wireless SoC

Alpha Micro has announced the availability of two SoC wireless transceivers from AXSEM for use with the Sigfox low power cellular network. The Sigfox network is being deployed across 60 countries in the next five years, aimed at providing global cellular network connectivity for low bandwidth IoT applications.

Toshiba expands range of CMOS image sensors

Toshiba Electronics Europe has expanded its range of high performance backside illumination CMOS image sensors equipped with Phase Detection Auto-Focus (PDAF). Designed for use in smartphones and tablets the sensors are claimed to achieve high performance image capture and low power consumption. The range expansion features the 8 megapixel (MP) T4KA3-121, the 16 MP T4KC3-121, the 13 MP T4KB3-121 and the 20 MP T4KA7-121.

World's thinnest thermal solution offers very high thermal conductivity

The world's thinnest thermal solution from Panasonic is now available in Europe through TTI. The PGS graphite sheet is an ultra-light artificial graphite film produced from polymeric film using a heat de-composition process. It boasts thermal conductivity of between 700 to 1950W/(mK) which is up to five times higher than copper and up to seven times better than aluminium. The sheet can be used for providing thermal management/heat-sinking in limited spaces or to provide supplemental heat-sinking in addition to conventional means.

Silicon Labs' Si88x2x modules provides dual isolation plus DC/DC converter

Mouser Electronics now stocks the Si88x2x Dual Digital Isolators from Silicon Labs. The Si88x2x modules integrate digital isolator technology with an on-chip isolated DC/DC converter to provide regulated output voltages of 3.3 or 5.0V at peak output power of up to 5W with external power switch. Data rates up to 100Mbps are supported, and propagation delays of 23ns (max) are achieved.

Precision op amp with industry's best noise performance

Analog Devices has introduced the first in a series of high-voltage, low-noise, zero-drift, precision operational amplifiers that are said to reduce system noise, cost, board space, and development time by providing on-chip electro-magnetic interference filtering and eliminating the need for calibration circuitry.

Lattice Semiconductor expands USB Type-C product range

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has announced the expansion of its USB Type-C product family with the introduction of its latest SiI7012, SiI7013 and SiI7014 port controllers. Port controllers are used to configure the USB Type-C Upstream Facing Port or Downstream Facing Port, detect cable orientation and negotiate Power Delivery on the USB Type-C connection.

Hyper-fast rectifier offers 600V 8A for PFC applications

Diodes Incorporated has introduced the DSR8F600 600V 8A hyper-fast rectifier, designed for use as a boost diode for power-factor correction (PFC) and continuous conduction mode applications. It can be used in switched-mode power supplies that need to deliver a high output, greater than 75W, in end-equipment such as flat-panel TVs, servers and telecoms systems.

Alpha Micro release 4G LTE modules

Alpha Micro Components has announced the availability of the u-blox TOBY-L2 cellular module range which supports multi-band LTE-FDD, along with HSPA+ and GPRS/ EDGE in a 25 x 36 x 2.6mm package. With 3GPP Rel. 9 and LTE Cat 4 providing data throughput up to 150Mbit/s, the modules are suited for both industrial and consumer applications requiring high data-rates, including consumer fixed-wireless terminals, mobile routers and remote video streaming applications.

Power solution delivers 20x faster time-based power analysis

Cadence Design Systems has announced the Cadence Joules RTL Power Solution. This register-transfer level (RTL) power analysis solution enables SoC design teams to analyse power consumption accurately during design exploration. Built on a multi-threaded architecture, the Joules RTL Power Solution is claimed to deliver 20x faster time-based RTL power analysis when compared to other methods.

ST unveils its DOCSIS 3.1 chipset solution

STMicroelectronics has announced the STiD325, its next generation DOCSIS 3.1 device for data gateway applications. It can also be used as cable modem, eMTA (embedded Media Terminal Adapter) or as a front-end device for headed cable multimedia gateway applications.

KEMET expands polymer capacitance portfolio

KEMET has announced the release of its M55 Module Polymer Hermetic Seal capacitor portfolio. KEMET's M550 and M551 Modular Series are designed for mission critical high capacitance and voltage applications and are manufactured by placing T550 or T551 Polymer Hermetic Seal capacitors in parallel. The M55 Series is suitable for telecom, computer, defence and aerospace applications.

Blue Gecko module simplifies Bluetooth smart design

Silicon Labs has introduced an integrated, pre-certified Bluetooth Smart module solution claimed to simplify design and provide low-power wireless connectivity for IoT applications. The BGM111 module is the first in a family of advanced Blue Gecko modules said to deliver best-in-class integration, flexibility, energy efficiency and toolchain support with a migration path to Blue Gecko SoC solutions.

Motherboard for mass market applications

An industrial grade ATX format motherboard from Advantech features the 4th generation Intel Core processor. The SIMB-A31 is said to offer designers a cost effective solution for mass market applications.

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.

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