98% Efficient Bidirectional Buck-Boost Controller for 12V-12V Redundant Battery Systems in Autonomous Vehicles
09.20.2018 · News
Analog Devices announces the LT8708/-1, a 98% efficient bidirectional buck-boost switching regulator controller that operates between two batteries that have the same voltage, which are ideal for redundancy in self-driving cars. The LT8708/-1 operates from an input voltage that can be above, below or equal to the output voltage...
ON Semiconductor Announces SiC Diodes for Demanding Automotive Applications
09.19.2018 · News
ON Semiconductor has announced an expansion of its silicon carbide Schottky diode portfolio to include devices specifically intended for demanding automotive applications. The new AEC-Q101 automotive grade SiC diodes deliver the reliability and ruggedness needed by modern automotive applications...
Fujitsu has launched a new 4Mbit Serial FRAM with upper compatibility to EEPROM
09.18.2018 · News
Fujitsu Semiconductor announced that it has developed the MB85RS4MT, a 4 Mbit FRAM that has the highest density in Fujitsu's serial interface family of FRAM non-volatile memories. Mass-produced products are currently available...
EiceDRIVERs: Infineon's 1EDN7550 and 1EDN8550 solve ground-shift issues in SMPS
09.17.2018 · News
Every time a power MOSFET is switched on or off in a switched-mode power supply, parasitic inductances cause ground shifts. This can lead to uncontrolled switching of gate driver ICs...
Circuit converts pulse width to voltage
09.13.2018 · Circuits
The circuit converts pulse information to a clean dc voltage by the end of a single incoming pulse. In another technique, an RC filter can convert a PWM signal to an averaged dc voltage, but this method is slow in responding. Converting low-duty-cycle pulse information is slower yet...
EPC Introduces 100 V eGaN Power Transistor - 30 Times Smaller Than Comparable Silicon and Capable of 97% Efficiency at 500 kHz
09.13.2018 · News
Efficient Power Conversion announces the EPC2051, a 100 V GaN transistor with a maximum RDS(on) of 25 mΩ and a 37 A pulsed output current for high efficiency power conversion in a tiny 1.1 mm2 footprint...
ON Semiconductor Expands Bluetooth® 5 Radio Family with System-in-Package (SiP) Module
09.13.2018 · News
The RSL10 SIP features a built-in antenna, RSL10 radio, and all required passive components in one complete, miniature solution. Certified with the Bluetooth Special Interest Group, the RSL10 SIP significantly reduces time-to-market and development costs...