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EPC Introduces 350 V eGaN Power Transistor − 20 Times Smaller Than Comparable Silicon
03.05.2018 · News
Efficient Power Conversion announces the EPC2050, a 350 V GaN transistor with a maximum RDS(on) of 65 mΩ and a 26 A pulsed output current. Applications include EV charging, solar power inverters, motor drives, and multi-level converter configurations, such as a 3-level, 400 V input to 48 V output LLC converter for telecom or server power supplies...
Toshiba releases automotive 40V N-Channel power MOSFETs in 5mm x 6mm package
02.05.2018 · News
Toshiba Electronics Europe has released two new MOSFETs housed in the small low-resistance SOP Advance (WF) package in 5 mm × 6 mm size, as new additions to the automotive 40 V N-channel power MOSFET series. The TPHR7904PB and TPH1R104PB are AEC-Q101 qualified and are intended for a variety of automotive applications...
Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Introduces Protected Smart Load Switch for USB Type-C Applications
01.05.2018 · 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
27.04.2018 · 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
27.04.2018 · 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
26.04.2018 · 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
25.04.2018 · 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
25.04.2018 · 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
24.04.2018 · 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...