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Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Introduces Protected Smart Load Switch for USB Type-C Applications
05.01.2018 · News
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor introduced a new Type-C Power Delivery compliant load switch with up to 28 V over-voltage protection. AOZ1353 is a current-limited load switch with reverse current blocking capability intended for applications where internal circuitry requires protection from exposure to high voltages...
Switched-capacitor IC and reference form elegant -48 to +10V converter
04.27.2018 · Circuits
A system designer must almost always face a trade-off in choosing the right part for an application. The trade-off usually involves performance, price, and function. An example is the issue of powering circuits from a telecom-voltage source...
TI expands GaN power portfolio with the industry's smallest and fastest GaN drivers
04.27.2018 · News
Expanding on its industry-leading gallium nitride power portfolio, Texas Instruments announced two new high-speed GaN field-effect transistor drivers to create more efficient, higher-performing designs in speed-critical applications such as light detection and ranging and 5G radio-frequency envelope tracking...
Vishay Intertechnology Releases AEC-Q101 Qualified 3- and 4-Channel Optical Sensors for Turn and Push, Absolute, and Incremental Encoding
04.26.2018 · News
Vishay Intertechnology introduced two new AEC-Q101 qualified transmissive optical sensors for automotive and industrial applications. Offered in a compact 5.5 mm by 5.85 mm by 7 mm package, the Vishay Semiconductors TCUT1630X01 and TCUT1800X01 are the industry’s first 3- and 4-channel transmissive sensors, respectively...
Single-IC-based electronic circuit replaces mechanical switch
04.25.2018 · Circuits
A simple and inexpensive electronic circuit uses a low-cost pushbutton switch to toggle the electrical power on and off. The circuit replaces a more costly and bulky push-push mechanical switch...
ON Semiconductor Announces New Set of Low Power, Fully Compliant USB-C 1.3 Devices
04.25.2018 · News
ON Semiconductor has announced the latest set of USB-C devices that are fully compliant with the latest revision 1.3 specification, enabling easy integration into USB-C systems. The new devices include two controllers and a switch, all of which are aimed at applications such as smartphone, tablets, and laptops...
New Low Cost Dual 5A Gate Driver IC in power MSOP package Introduced
04.24.2018 · News
IXYS Integrated Ciruits Division, now part of Littelfuse, Inc., announces the immediate availability of the IX4340UE low-cost Dual 5 A Gate Driver IC. The IX4340UE features two high current outputs, both capable of sourcing and sinking up to 5 A...
Toshiba gate driver photocoupler with 2.5A peak output current in low profile package
04.23.2018 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe announced the launch of a new gate driver photocoupler housed in a low-profile SO8L package. The TLP5832 delivers 2.5 A peak output current (IOPH, IOPL) and can directly drive medium-class IGBTs and MOSFETs in applications such as inverters for industrial, air conditioning and solar applications...
400V Linear Regulators from Diodes Incorporated Deliver Constant LED Current in Compact Packages
04.20.2018 · News
Diodes Incorporated announced the AL5890. This linear constant-current regulator provides simple and more cost-effective solutions for driving LED strings from an offline or DC power supply...