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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Automotive qualified single output LDO

Micrel has released a high-performance low-dropout CMOS regulator (LDO) featuring a dropout of 100mV at 300mA. The MAQ5300 comes in a 6-pin, 2 x 2mm DFN package and is suited for space-constrained and high-reliability functions in automotive and industrial applications.

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.

T591 Series feature 50V offerings

KEMET has announced extensions to its automotive grade polymer electrolytic capacitors. The T591 High Performance Automotive Grade Polymer Electrolytic Series is said to deliver stability and endurance under harsh humidity and temperature conditions. The new extensions include options up to 50V for both 12 and 24V power rails.

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.

1W DC/DC converter is 34% smaller

Murata has announced the MTC1 series of 1W regulated single output DC/DC converters. Murata claims the MTC1 Series occupies 34% less PCB area that competing parts and can operate up to 105°C.

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.

Quick charge and discharge supercapacitors

Jamicon has introduced the DA series of supercapacitors, available in the UK from specialist components distributor Components Bureau. Bridging the gap between capacitors and batteries, these electric double layer capacitors (EDLCs) are suitable for quick charge and discharge applications.

AC/DC supply provides 95% efficiency

XP Power has announced the EPL225 series of efficient, open frame AC/DC power supplies suited for industrial, IT and medical applications. The series comprises seven single-output models that offer a range of standard output voltages from 12 to 48V DC with an output power of 225W.

IC for electronic throttle control

Toshiba has launched the TB9051FTG; a motor driver IC for DC brushed motors. While primarily targeted at vehicle engine applications, such as electronic throttle and valve control, it is also suitable for control of on-board systems operating at up to 5A, such as control of wing mirrors and locks for car boots.

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