Technology Spotlight

New Electronics' Technology Spotlight section focuses specifically on the latest technological developments within the electronics sector. Whether innovative new design or theoretical concepts, our Technology Spotlight articles will keep you informed of advances within the electronics industry.

Explore the Challenges of IR-sensor-based Application Development

Infrared (IR) detection sensors play a critical role in security, safety and energy efficiency systems, which are requiring ever more sensory data as capabilities expand due to increasing connectivity. Demand is surging, but development expertise in sophisticated IR sensors is limited. Opto and sensing specialist Pacer explores the options.

Vicor PI332x00 DC/DC ZVS Buck Regulators

• High-efficiency HV ZVS buck topology • Wide input voltage range of 14V to 42V • Power-up into pre-biased load • Parallel capable with single-wire current sharing • Input Over/Undervoltage Lockout (OVLO/UVLO) • Output Overvoltage Protection (OVP) Now available from Mouser Electronics.

Artesyn 650 Watt Open Frame Medical AC-DC Power Supplies

Capable of delivering 650 W with forced-air cooling (750 W peak) or 400 W with natural convection, the CNS650-M series follows the industry standard 4X6 inch form factor. It is available in U-channel, open-frame, enclosed and enclosed end-fan options. The series incorporates 2XMOPP and is Type BF ready, while digital communication offers control and monitoring functions.

Schurter FMAD CP 1-Stage Filters for 3-Phase Systems

Especially compact with high performance, line filter for use in standard, industrial, and medical applications, equipped with a neutral line. Different leakage currents are available for various applications, including =3mA for industry, =0.5mA for standard, and =5µA for medical technology.

Relays and Contactors

Switching capabilities range from dry circuit to 1,600A, up to 70kV, and as high as 6 GHz. Electromechanical, solid state and hybrid types range from SMT PC board mount devices to large panel mount units. TE's broad line of Relays features expansive sets of options for enclosure, termination, input, contact arrangement and rating.

24/7 Touchscreen Protection with Kastus® Antimicrobial and Antiviral Technology!

RDS announces a new partnership with Kastus® the award-winning Irish nano-technology company which has developed a globally patented range of ‘Always on’ Antimicrobial and Antiviral surface coatings designed to protect glass and ceramic surfaces. And, it has been independently proven to neutralize up to 99% of human coronavirus and other common viruses as well as 99.99% of SA and e-coli.

TMPW Encapsulated AC/DC Power Supplies

These ultra-miniature modules offer four power levels from 5W to 50W, an input range of 90VAC to 305VAC, efficiency up to 89% and are available in PCB and chassis mount versions. Features include I/O-isolation of 4000 VAC, operating range of -40°C to +70°C, internal EN 55032 Class B filter with IEC/EN/UL 62368-1 and EN 60335-1 safety certifications.

ADSP-2156x SHARC Product Family

The ADSP-2156x audio processors are specifically targeted for applications that demand deterministic and low latency real-time audio processing including immersive 3D sound and personal audio zones, automotive active and road noise cancellation (ANC/RNC), voice-based user-interfaces and in-car communications (AEC/NR & microphone beamforming), engine sound synthesis (ESS) and electric vehicle warning sound systems (EVWSS/AVAS).

Arm introduces Functional Safety Run-Time System with TÜV SÜD qualified components.

Many products for markets such as household appliances, automotive, industrial and healthcare have regulatory requirements to be certified against functional safety (FuSa) standards. To simplify and speed up this process, Arm’s Functional Safety Run-Time System (Arm FuSa RTS) consists of a set of components for Cortex-M microcontrollers that lets developers focus on their end applications.

P783 Non-Isolated DC/DC Converters

Designed to offer a high-performance alternative to linear regulators. The P783 converters meet the EN62368 certification and provide 3A of output current. The P783 converters are available in both open frame and encapsulated versions and offer output short circuit protection. These converters come with up to 97% efficiency and are ideal for applications like industrial control and instrumentation.

30-year partnership in Industrial Displays proves lifesaving

Review Display Systems Ltd, together with display partner Tianma, has been supplying TFT displays and touchscreen sub-assemblies to the UK medical market for over 30 years. The importance of choosing the right ‘industrial’ display for given applications and then taking into consideration factors such as long-term availability, high quality and a consistent support model have proven to be so important during these recent challenging times.

MAX17760 Step-Down DC-DC Converter

Increase efficiency and reduce external component count MAX17760 high input voltage DC-DC converter with integrated MOSFET’s and built in loop compensation. Input voltage up to 76V, as much as 300mA output current, and 93% peak efficiency. -40°C to +125°C temperature range ideal in industrial environments.

Board-to-Board Connectors for the Industry

Phoenix Contact presents a newly developed series of board-to-board connectors with 0.8 and 1.27mm pitch. Both product families are ideally suited for the device-internal connection of several printed circuit boards.

Xilinx Zynq 7000 SoC

Xilinx Zynq®-7000 SoC First Generation Architecture allows a flexible platform to launch new solutions while providing traditional ASIC and SoC users a fully programmable alternative. Available in dual-core (Zynq-7000) and single-core (Zynq-7000S) Cortex-A9 configurations, the ARM® Cortex™-A9 processors present an integrated, performance-per-watt 28nm programmable logic that achieves power and performance levels exceeding that of discrete processor and FPGA systems

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