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Toshiba announce new evaluation board for three-phase BLDC motor drive ICs
20.06.2018 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe announces a new evaluation board for their TPD420xF series of brushless DC three-phase motor driver ICs to speed up the process of prototyping and developing new motor drive solutions up to 80W including white goods, home devices such as hair dryers as well as coolers for fresh goods in the supermarkets and more...
Active Rectifier Controller with Ultrafast Transient Response and Low Power Dissipation
19.06.2018 · Circuits
The LT8672 is an active rectifier controller that (along with a MOSFET) provides reverse current protection and rectification for power supplies in automotive environments. This job is traditionally taken on by a Schottky diode, over which the LT8672’s active protection has a number of advantages...
Analog Devices' Isolated Power Converters Support Class B System EMI Levels
19.06.2018 · News
Analog Devices announced its latest generation of reinforced isolated power converters, setting a new benchmark for low component-level radiated emissions allowing systems to meet EN 55022/CISPR 22 Class B Electromagnetic Interference standard requirements...
Toshiba develops 4.5 kV press-pack IEGT with improved rupture resistance
19.06.2018 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe will be providing details on its new packaging for its 4.5 kV class press-pack IEGT (PPI) devices at PCIM 2018 in Nürnberg. The new packaging has been developed to further improve the rupture resistance of the device...
The down side of free samples
18.06.2018 · Articles
If you’ve had hassles trying to get component samples for a project, you can thank the efforts of a few enterprising students for making your life more complicated. Here’s a microcosm of what has happened with sample parts: The folks at Texas Instruments used to have a liberal policy about giving out free samples of the firm's ICs, even those that are relatively expensive...
Toshiba Launches active-clamp MOSFET series for relay drivers
18.06.2018 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced the launch of a new MOSFET series that incorporates an active-clamp structure with a built-in diode between the drain and gate terminals. With the requirement for a minimum of external components the single SSM3K357R and the dual SSM6N357R are suited to drive inductive loads...
Power an LED driver using off-the-shelf components
14.06.2018 · Circuits
High-power LEDs challenge electronics engineers to design accurate and efficient, yet simple, driver circuits. Conventionally, driving high-power strings with accurate current requires dedicated switching regulators. Choosing a discrete driver circuit requires an understanding of LED lighting...
Toshiba releases interface bridge devices for automotive infotainment applications
14.06.2018 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe announces a new range of video interface bridge devices intended for modern automotive In-Vehicle Infotainment applications...
TI introduces smallest and most efficient SIMPLE SWITCHER synchronous converters
14.06.2018 · News
Texas Instruments introduced two wide-VIN synchronous SIMPLE SWITCHER® DC/DC buck regulators in ultra-small HotRod quad flat no-lead packaging. The highly integrated 3-A LMR33630 and 2-A LMR33620 step-down voltage converters feature the industry's best full load efficiency – 92 percent...
Use Variable DC Voltage To Control 70-MHz Output Phase Shifter
13.06.2018 · Circuits
In many situations, designers must control the phase of an output signal in order to make certain circuits work properly. At low frequencies, an op amp can be used to vary the phase. But as the frequency gets into the RF range, output phase control gets a bit more complex...