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Digital potentiometer programs and stabilizes voltage reference
05.10.2017 · Circuits
The potentiometer portion of a mixed-signal, digitally programmable potentiometer adds variability to an analog circuit, and its digital controls provide programmability. You can use a digital potentiometer in two ways in an analog circuit...
First Littelfuse SiC MOSFET Provides Ultra-Fast Switching in Power Electronics
05.10.2017 · News
Littelfuse, Inc. introduced its first series of silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFETs, the latest addition to the company’s growing power semiconductor line. In March, Littelfuse took another incremental step towards establishing industry leadership in the power semiconductor industry through a majority investment in the well-respected SiC technology development company, Monolith Semiconductor...
Holtek new HT68F001 Small Package Flash MCU
Holtek now announces the release of a new addition to its small package Flash MCU range, the HT68F001. Special features of the device include an excellent price/performance ratio, low voltage operation, low power consumption as well as an internal high accuracy Timer...
Improved laser-diode-clamp circuit protects against overvoltages
03.10.2017 · Circuits
Expensive semiconductor laser diodes have no tolerance for fast voltage or current transients. To minimize the risk of damage, a standard JFET-clamp circuit shorts the laser when there is no supply voltage, thus protecting it against such transients...
Vishay Intertechnology TMBS Rectifiers in SlimDPAK Save Space, Improve Thermal Performance and Efficiency
03.10.2017 · News
Vishay Intertechnology introduced a new family of surface-mount TMBS® Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers in the eSMP series SlimDPAK package. Offering lower profiles and better thermal performance than devices in the DPAK, the Vishay General Semiconductor rectifiers feature reverse voltages from 45 V to 150 V...
Maxim's CAN Transceiver Eliminates Installation Errors and Improves Reliability for HVAC and Building Automation Systems
02.10.2017 · News
Reduce installation errors for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning and building automation systems with the MAX14883E Control Area Network (CAN) transceiver from Maxim Integrated Products...
TI introduces single-chip buck-boost battery charge controllers enabling USB Type-C and USB Power Delivery support
28.09.2017 · News
Texas Instruments introduced a pair of highly flexible, single-chip buck-boost battery charge controllers for one- to four-cell designs. The bq25703A and bq25700A synchronous charge controllers support efficient charging through USB Type-C and other USB ports in end equipment ranging from notebooks and tablets to power banks, drones and smart home applications...
HOLTEK New BC66F2430 Sub-1GHz RF Super-Regenerative OOK Receiver A/D SoC MCU
Holtek announces the release of its low power, high sensitivity RF OOK receiver A/D type SoC flash MCU, the BC66F2430. The device operates in both the 315 MHz and 433 MHz ISM frequency bands, frequencies which are suitable for wireless receiver products such as wireless ceiling fans, wireless doorbells and smart home wireless control applications...
Toshiba Launches High-Voltage Multi-Channel Solenoid and Unipolar Motor Driver IC
28.09.2017 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe announced the launch of a multi-channel solenoid and unipolar motor driver IC (TB67S111PG) that delivers high-voltage and low ON resistance drive. TB67S111PG incorporates four channels each consisting of one low-side MOSFET and a free-wheeling diode connected to drain...
600 V Super-Junction Power Modules from STMicroelectronics Add New Package Options and Features to Simplify Motor Drives
27.09.2017 · News
New SLLIMM™-nano intelligent power modules from STMicroelectronics introduce extra package options and integrate additional components to accelerate development and simplify assembly of motor drives from very low power up to 300 W. The 3 A and 5 A modules contain state-of-the-art 600 V super-junction MOSFETs to maximize energy efficiency...