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Seoul Semiconductor Starts Mass Production of its Patented Filament LEDs
16.03.2017 · News
Seoul Semiconductor announced the immediate start of the mass production of its LED Chip-On-Board Package for use in LED filament bulbs, a market currently estimated to be $1.3 billion globally...
Latest PIC MCU Family Brings Ease of Design with More Core Independent Peripherals
The PIC16F15386 family, the most powerful launching point into the 8-bit PIC microcontroller portfolio, is now available from Microchip Technology. In addition to our current Core Independent Peripherals, this family includes a high-accuracy 32 MHz internal oscillator and memory features...
Understanding Polymer and Hybrid Capacitors
14.03.2017 · Articles
Capacitors may seem simple enough, but specifying them has actually grown more complex in recent years. The reason why comes down to freedom of choice. The universe of capacitors has expanded greatly over the past few years, in large part because of capacitor designs that take advantage of advances in conductive polymers. These advanced capacitors sometimes use conductive polymers to form the entire electrolyte...
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Introduces a Highly Versatile DrMOS Power Module
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor introduced AOZ5038QI, the highly versatile latest generation of power modules. The AOZ5038QI integrates a dual gate driver and two optimized MOSFETs in a 31-pin 5 mm × 5 mm QFN package to produce a high-power and high-efficiency power stage for synchronous step-down applications...
Rohde&Schwarz introduces industry's first entry-level oscilloscope with 10-bit vertical resolution and touchscreen
Rohde & Schwarz broadens its growing oscilloscope portfolio with the R&S RTB2000, the first low cost oscilloscope to offer touchscreen operation as well as 10-bit vertical resolution...
Melexis presents Inspired Engineering at Electronica China
Melexis will showcase at Electronica China a series of interactive in-vehicle networking, 3D imaging and temperature sensing demos. Visitors will have the opportunity to discover how the company enables customers to create ground-breaking and highly differentiated products in automotive, smart appliances and building automation application fields...
Circuit ensures safety in power-on operation
13.03.2017 · Circuits
Computers find universal use in industrial-control systems. During power- and start-up sequences, the outputs of such control systems may yield uncontrolled pulses before the software defines the correct status. If these outputs control the power-on state of a system, these uncontrolled pulses could have dramatic consequences...
Mitsubishi Electric to Launch Silicon-carbide Schottky-barrier Diode
13.03.2017 · News
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced its launch of a silicon-carbide Schottky-barrier diode that incorporates a junction-barrier Schottky structure to reduce the power loss and physical size of power supply systems for air conditioners, photovoltaic power systems and more, effective immediately...
Isolated Anyside Switch Controller Protects & Monitors Up to 1000VDC Power Supplies
13.03.2017 · News
Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTM9100 μModule, all-in-one Isolated Anyside switch controller protects and monitors high voltage DC power supplies up to 1000 V. High voltage supplies used in industrial, datacom, avionic and medical applications require a controlled turn-on, with isolation needed for control circuit protection, operator safety and breaking ground paths...