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Improved reliability and efficiency in automotive applications

TT Electronics has launched the HA65A range of surface mount power inductors for high frequency and high temperature applications.The inductors are designed to meet the requirements of the automotive market’s growing need for certified, high power inductors specifically for buck, boost or buck-boost power converter topologies for optimum voltage regulation at fast switching frequencies.

Intelligent power modules enable efficient, reliable appliances

STMicroelectronics has released 600V, second generation intelligent SLIMM power modules that are claimed to enhance the efficiency and reliability of domestic and industrial appliances, such as motor drives in compressors, pumps and fans. Targeting drives working up to 20kHz in hard-switching circuits, ST’s modules are said to enable an increase in energy efficiency over application power outputs from 300W to 3kW.

Infineon’s S5 IGBT is efficient and robust

Infineon Technologies has released the S5 IGBT range, based on the ultra-thin wafer TRENCHSTOP 5 IGBT. This range has been developed specifically for AC/DC energy conversion in industrial applications switching up to 40kHz, typically to be found in Photovoltaic Inverters or Uninterruptible Power Supplies.

Power supplies for power hungry products

Luso Electronics has announces the availability of Qualstar’s N2Power branded efficient 76.2 x 127mm XL500 Series, available in 12, 24 and 48V output models. The compact devices are ideal for broadcast, storage and network products with applications in the industrial, gaming and instrumentation markets that require significant power.

Compact AC/DC power supplies

Farnell element14 has launched the RAC48/OF series from Recom, a range of compact AC/DC open frame power supplies with universal AC inputs - from 90 to 265Vac - and fully protected DC outputs that are trimmable to compensate for voltage drops on the output connections.

Low noise, low power, high speed 24-bit SAR ADC

Linear Technology has introduced the LTC2380-24, a no latency 24-bit 2Msps successive approximation register (SAR) analogue-to-digital converter (ADC). Operating from a 2.5V supply, the device is said to feature a ±Vref fully differential input range with Vref ranging from 2.5 to 5.1V. The LTC2380- 24 consumes 28mW and is claimed to achieve ±3.5ppm INL maximum and no missing codes at 24 bits.

Automotive LDO regulator suited to high temperature applications

Seiko Instruments has released the S-19200 Series automotive LDO regulator featuring an input voltage of 50V, high heat dissipation and a volume of 6.5 x 6.5 x 1.3mm. This IC is suitable for automotive ECUs and in applications including power supply for automotive interior electrical applications.

Power supply certified for medical and ITE use

TDK has introduced the CUS350M series of AC/DC power supplies. Rated at 350W output power, the units have both medical and ITE certification to the IEC 60601-1 and IEC 60950-1 regulatory standards. Requiring no forced air for cooling, the CUS350M is suited for applications where audible noise cannot be tolerated, including hospital, dental, broadcast and professional audio equipment.

SnapUI brings Linux development to embedded systems

ByteSnap Design has launched its Linux OpenGL SnapUI user interface framework. The new design, rewritten from the ground up, is focused on supporting the iMX6 processor to leverage graphical performance, while at the same time retaining core features.

Best-in-class low capacitance TVS diodes

Microsemi has announced a series of ultra-low capacitance power transient voltage suppression (TVS) diode products. The new devices are said to provide protection of high speed data lines and other applications where the threat requirement’s magnitude surpasses the capability of typical low capacitance TVS devices for Ethernet protection and other data interfaces with speeds up to 500Mbit/s.

LDO regulators for sensitive loads

Intersil has unveiled two new high performance, single output low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulators that provide enhanced dropout and transient performance for noise sensitive loads.

Converter with integrated coulomb counter consumes 680na quiescent current

Linear Technology has announced the LTC3335, a nanopower high efficiency synchronous buck-boost converter with an onboard precision coulomb counter. It is said to deliver up to 50mA of continuous output current with 680nA of quiescent current and programmable peak input currents from 5 to 250mA, the device is suited for a variety of low power battery applications.

Automotive inductive-load driver reduces space and cost

Diodes Incorporated has introduced the DMN61D8LVTQ dual-channel inductive-load driver, designed for automotive inductive load-switching applications, such as window, door latch and antenna relays, solenoids and small DC motors. The on-chip integrated Zener diodes and bias resistors are claimed to eliminate the need for external components, saving cost and reducing the PCB footprint.

60V power MOSFETs tailored for high efficiency

STMicroelectronics has extended its trench-based STripFET F7 series of low-voltage MOSFETs with the introduction of 60V devices to enable telecom, server, and desktop-PC power supplies, as well as industrial power supplies and DC/DC converters in solar micro-inverters, to meet energy-efficiency specifications and maximise power density.

Industry's fastest isolated current sense amplifier

Silicon Labs has introduced an isolated current sense amplifier claimed to deliver the industry's highest bandwidth and lowest signal delay. The Si8920 isolated amplifier provides a current shunt measurement solution suitable for power control systems operating in harsh environments such as industrial motor drives, solar inverters, high-voltage power converters, uninterruptible power supplies and electric/hybrid-electric vehicle systems.

High efficiency, slim-line DIN rail power supplies

Stadium Power has announced the introduction of two high efficiency, slim-line DIN rail mounted power supplies. The 120W DIN-120 and 240W DIN-240 units provide a single output of either 24 or 48Vdc and are aimed at industrial applications, including process control and building automation.

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.

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