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PSS controller is first to feature BJT drive scheme 25/06/2013

The first of a new generation of Primary Side Sensing (PSS) controllers has been unveiled by CamSemi.  Read More

TDK adds 600W models to Z+ family 19/06/2013

TDK has added 600W models to its Z+ series of programmable dc power supplies.  Read More

Murata joins EMerge Alliance 12/06/2013

Murata Power Solutions has become a member of the EMerge Alliance, an open industry association aiming to develop standards for the rapid adoption of dc power distribution within commercial buildings.  Read More

Technology speeds battery charging, extends operating life 10/06/2013

Two power management chipsets from Texas Instruments feature the company's MaxLife fast charge technology, which is said to allow single cell Li-ion batteries to be charged more quickly and to last longer.  Read More

Transient voltage suppressor diodes 10/06/2013

A series of transient voltage suppressor diodes from Infineon is designed to protect antennas and front end devices from transient voltage events. The ESD101x and ESD103x diodes absorb electrostatic discharges (ESD), preventing damage to the antenna system while maintaining signal integrity.  Read More

48V GaN transistors to open new market opportunities 05/06/2013

Gallium nitride specialist Nitronex has developed a family of products based on a new 48V GaN on iilicon process technology. The NPT2000 series of discrete high electron mobility transistors (HEMT) supports power levels of 12, 25, 50 and 100W and is available in plastic and ceramic packages.  Read More

NXP secures £2m grant to further GaN research in UK 30/05/2013

The UK government has awarded a £2million grant to NXP to help it develop next generation Gallium Nitride (GaN) power semiconductors at its research facility in Stockport.  Read More

ams makes move into power 28/05/2013

ams is strengthening its presence in the smartphone and tablet computer markets – reportedly the only two semiconductor markets to have shown growth in 2012 – with a new range of power management devices.  Read More

Brushless dc motor driver cuts board space by 80% 23/05/2013

TI's new brushless dc motor driver, the DRV10963, is designed to reduce board space by 80% and extend battery life by 25%.  Read More

Power mosfets offer ‘leading’ on-state resistance 22/05/2013

STMicroelectronics' new STripFET VII DeepGATE mosfets are designed to deliver the best possible conducting efficiency among 80 and 100V devices, while also reducing switching efficiency.  Read More

SiC module cuts power losses by 75% 15/05/2013

Cree has introduced a new silicon-carbide (SiC) power module, the CCS050M12CM, which it claims cuts power losses by 75% over silicon modules with equivalent ratings.  Read More

IR ships first GaN-on-Si devices 13/05/2013

International Rectifier has begun shipping the first devices based on its GaN based power device technology platform.  Read More

Initiative aims to establish UK as power electronics leader 30/04/2013

An initiative to grow the UK's share of the £135billion global power electronics market has been launched today by the IET, NMI and the ESP KTN.  Read More

Silica launches design support strategy for power customers 30/04/2013

Looking to establish itself as the 'power experts' in European semiconductor distribution, Silica has introduced a new design support strategy for its customers.  Read More

Project aims to establish EU as power semiconductor leader 26/04/2013

Infineon is leading a €74million project to advance production technology for power semiconductors.  Read More
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Wireless power receiver ic supports both WPC and PMA standards 17/04/2013

IDT's new wireless power receiver ic, the IDTP9021, is said to be the first to provide compatibility with both the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) and Power Matters Alliance (PMA) standards.  Read More

Power transistor market set for record growth 11/04/2013

Power transistors are on track to reach record high revenues in 2014, according to IC Insights.  Read More

Tektronix makes move into power 09/04/2013

Tektronix has launched the PA4000, its first dedicated power analyser.  Read More

£1m centre aims to cut cost of leds 02/04/2013

A new £1million growth facility, aimed at reducing the cost of Gallium Nitride leds, has been opened in Cambridge.  Read More

Hall effect switch extends flexibility of detection circuit designs 27/03/2013

Diodes' new programmable omnipolar Hall effect switch is optimised to let designers use the same contactless detection circuit in multiple applications or with different field strengths.  Read More

Power interface modules simplify energy monitoring 19/03/2013

Ericsson has extended its 3E digital power module family to include two new 540 to 648W low profile quarter brick power interface modules (PIMs).  Read More

Silicon diodes fill gap in portfolio 14/03/2013

Infineon Technologies has unveiled fast recovery 650V Rapid 1 and Rapid 2 silicon diode families.  Read More

Power-S08 mosfets target automotive applications 07/03/2013

NXP has introduced 54 new automotive qualified mosfets in an LFPAK56 package.  Read More

48V synchronous buck regulators are ‘industry’s first’ 06/03/2013

Texas Instruments has introduced three new 48V synchronous buck regulators with integrated high side and low side mosfets for single and multiple output power supplies.  Read More

ROHM pmic wins spot in Intel’s new ‘Bay Trail’ processor 05/03/2013

ROHM has developed a dedicated system power management ic for Intel's new quad core Atom processor, codenamed 'Bay Trail'.  Read More

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