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Intersil Announces Industry's First 15A, 42V Analog Power Module
09.10.2017 · News
Intersil, a subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation, announced the first 42 V single-channel DC/DC step-down power module that delivers up to 15 A of continuous current. The ISL8215M operates from a single wide input voltage range that includes industry standard 12 V, 18 V, and 24 V intermediate bus power rails...
Receiver with Centimeter Accuracy for Consumer LBS Applications
Broadcom Limited announced the world’s first mass-market, dual frequency GNSS receiver device, the BCM47755, designed to enhance location based services (LBS) applications for mobile phones, tablets and fitness wearables...
Toshiba's SO6L Package IC Photocouplers Now Have Option for Wide Leadform
Toshiba Electronics Europe is expanding its line-up of SO6L IC photocouplers with a new wide leadform package type SO6L(LF4). The wide leadform option is available for three high-speed IC photocouplers and five IGBT/MOSFET driver photocouplers...
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
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...