LEM new IT xx5 series provides exceptional accuracy over wide temperature range of -40°C to +85°C

21 May 2015

  LEM extends its range of high-accuracy current transducers, announcing the new series of IT xx5 transducers for non-intrusive and isolated nominal measurements of DC, AC and pulsed currents from 60 A to 600 A. The range includes 4 new models: IT 65-S, IT 205-S, IT 405-S and IT 605-S. These new models offer an [...]

DC-Link Capacitor Technology Comparison

20 May 2015

      Aluminum Electrolytic vs. Film Capacitors By Dr. Arne Albertsen, Jianghai Europe Electronic Components GmbH Introduction The progress in semiconductor design sets the trend in current and future devices of power electronics: it manifests itself particularly in smaller dimensions, as well as in higher voltages and switching frequencies. Referring to intermediate circuit capacitors, [...]

PCIM Europe 2015 – Three electrifying days for power electronics

19 May 2015

  From 19 – 21 May 2015, experts from all fields of power electronics get together at PCIM Europe, to jointly discuss the industry’s latest trends, developments and innovations. On an exhibition space of about 21,000 square meters, 416 exhibitors present themselves as well as the newest product highlights to the highly qualified visitors. Approximately [...]

SiC-Diodes, SiC-MOSFETs and Gate Driver IC

18 May 2015

      The best use of SiC devices and applications are shown. Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS) will be described in more detail. Additional to SiC, a portfolio of very fast, high output current and high common noise immunity Gate Drivers will be introduced. Those devices can drive Si-SJFET and -IGBTs but are especially perfectly [...]

Lineup of TDK clamp AC current sensors expanded

14 May 2015

  TDK Corporation has expanded its CCT series of clamp AC current sensors with two new types that are rated for 300 A and 80 A. The new sensors are designed for use in the power distribution panels in a variety of energy management systems. With a current transformation ratio of 3000:1 the 300-A and [...]

PrimePACK™ Combines latest IGBT5 with .XT Interconnection Technology for Higher Lifetime and Power Density

12 May 2015

  At this year's PCIM 2015 trade show Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) will present the latest generation of its PrimePACK™ power modules which benefit from the new generation of Infineon’s IGBTs. The combination of the IGBT5 and the innovative .XT interconnection technology is an important milestone in IGBT chip and interconnection [...]

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The eGaN FET Supply Chain

Posted on 21 November 2014

      By Alex Lidow Ph.D.; Efficient Power Conversation KEY TAKE AWAYS GaN technology is compatible with low-cost silicon integrated circuit infrastructure already in place, allowing GaN technology to leverage billions of dollars of underutilized semiconductor supply chain. eGaN FETs eliminate one standard element in the semiconductor supply chain – the external plastic package. [...]

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Power Electronics & Semiconductor Manuals

Posted on 21 July 2014

    Power electronics engineers should be equipped with up to date power electronics manuals   Below are recommendations for several power electronics manuals including purchasing or download information.     Infineon Reference book IGBT Modules as eBook and printed Book Today, IGBT and power MOSFET modules are instrumental in power electronic systems and are [...]

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Post Job Ads in Bodo's Power Systems and on PowerGuru

Posted on 16 June 2014

  With just one purchase, companies can post job ads with the Power Electronics leaders PowerGuru and Bodo’s Power System’s Magazine offer the possibility of purchasing job advertisements that will be delivered via 3 types of media – print, web, and e-mail – in one purchased package, specifically targeting Power Electronics professionals.   With one [...]

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PowerGuru Media Guide Now Available

Posted on 04 February 2014

              With the release of a new media guide for 2014, PowerGuru offers companies a variety of opportunities to increase their online presence and brand recognition. From a choice of several promotion options, companies can select a campaign method that best suits their marketing goals. Available options include banner [...]