At CERN, eight-inch sensor chips from Infineon could reveal the mysteries of the universe

27 April 2016

  Ninety-five percent of the universe is still considered unexplored. Scientists at CERN, the world’s largest particle physics research center, located in Geneva, are working on solving these mysteries. In May 2012, researchers there discovered the so-called Higgs Boson, whose prediction won Peter Higgs and François Englert the Nobel prize in physics. One of the [...]

ABB to deliver new drive system for Kruger Packaging’s PM 10 rebuild in Trois-Rivières, Quebec

25 April 2016

  Engineered solution and services for paper machine conversion from newsprint to containerboard production will improve energy efficiency and equipment reliability ABB will deliver a complete engineered solution to Kruger Packaging for a paper machine rebuild project at Kruger’s Trois-Rivières Mill in Quebec, Canada. The project is part of Kruger’s $250-million investment to rebuild its [...]

Ceramic components: New data book for EPCOS PTC thermistors

21 April 2016

  TDK Corporation presents the fully revised data book for EPCOS PTC thermistors, which introduces the extended product range. The 2016 edition now also includes several new series of inrush current limiters, most of which are qualified to AEC-Q200, as well as special high-voltage heating elements for heating the interiors of electric vehicles. PTC thermistors [...]

The Future of Power Semiconductors

20 April 2016

      Rugged and High Performing Silicon Carbide Transistors The use of SiC based power semiconductor solutions has shown a huge increase over the last years, it is a revolution to rely on. Driving forces behind this market development are the following trends: energy saving, size reduction, system integration and improved reliability. By Dr. [...]

PFC capacitors: Much longer life and higher energy density

19 April 2016

  Extended service life of up to 200,000 hours 20 percent higher energy density of up to 11.8 kvar/l High maximum permissible inrush current of 500 times the rated current (plus 25 percent) Overpressure disconnector for all three phases TDK Corporation presents EPCOS PhaseCap® Energy – two new series of high power capacitors for power [...]

ROHM Semiconductor at PCIM 2016

13 April 2016

  New Key Products for Efficient, High Power Performance and Energy Saving ‘Power It’ with ROHM’s new 3rd Generation SiC SBDs and Full SiC Modules, Arduino Shield for Stepper Motors and others At the occasion of PCIM in Nuremberg from May 10-12, 2016, ROHM Semiconductor will showcase its latest power product novelties for high-speed switching [...]

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ABB Semiconductors website now available in Chinese

Posted on 01 October 2015

  Since the end of 2013, ABB Semiconductors website visitors have been enjoying a new web experience. The new layout with more pictures and tiles make it a lot easier to find specific content without endless navigation. Following the importance of the Chinese market and the clear results from web statistics, we now released the [...]


Keep Pace with Today´s Power Technology

Posted on 25 July 2015

      As one of the leading electronics companies Texas Instruments fuels power designs with an innovative portfolio and speeds time to market with powerful, easy-to-use design tools. Now the company extends its power product range with some industry firsts. By Wolfgang Patelay, Freelance Journalist, Bodo´s Power Systems According to Dave Priscak, Director, Power [...]


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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 [...]