PSU ICs use Innovative Technology to Reduce 25W Charger Cost and BOM Count

24 March 2015

      Using new Fluxlink safety-isolated communication technology, InnoSwitch ICs combine primary- and secondary-switcher circuitry to reduce component count, eliminate slow and unreliable optocouplers, outperform primary-side controllers and slash manufacturing costs of power supply designs. By Mike Matthews, VP Product Development, Power Integrations Inc Manufacturers of smart mobile devices, set-top boxes, networking equipment and [...]

Infineon Unveils Portfolio of Energy-Efficient Enhancement Mode and Cascode configuration GaN-on-Silicon Platforms at APEC 2015

23 March 2015

  Infineon Technologies AG announced the expansion of its Gallium Nitride (GaN)-on-Silicon technology and product portfolio. The company now offers both enhancement mode and cascode configuration GaN-based platforms optimized for high performance applications requiring superior levels of energy efficiency including Switch Mode Power Supplies (SMPS) used in server, telecom, mobile power and consumer goods such [...]

PCIM Asia 2015 to be held in June confirms more than 70% of exhibition space

20 March 2015

  Concurrent fairs maximise synergies for automation industry in East and Central China Promising Chinese market demands power devices PCIM Asia is an international exhibition and conference for power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energy and energy management. The fair will be held from 24 – 26 June at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition Center, and [...]

Integration and Miniaturization Trends

19 March 2015

      Passive embedding for performance and reliability Thanks to new materials and integration technologies the embedding and integration of passive components is making great advances. New miniaturized components designed specifically for embedding enable even more compact and reliable systems. By Dave Connet, Director IC Reference Design, TDK The dimensions of passive components and [...]

ROHM Establishes a New Production Facility for Discrete Semiconductors in Malaysia

16 March 2015

  The 8.9 billion yen investment is expected to significantly increase production capacity to meet future demands Kelantan, Kyoto and Okayama — ROHM Co., Ltd.have announced plans to build a new facility at its manufacturing subsidiary in Malaysia, ROHM-WAKO ELECTRONICS SDN.BHD (RWEM), to meet the need for increased production capability for discrete semiconductors, such as [...]

Infineon and Panasonic Will Establish Dual Sourcing for Normally-Off 600V GaN Power Devices

12 March 2015

  Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and Panasonic Corporation (TSE: 6752) have announced an agreement under which both companies will jointly develop Gallium nitride (GaN) devices based on Panasonic’s normally-off (enhancement mode) GaN on silicon transistor structureintegrated intoInfineon’s surface-mounted device (SMD) packages. In this context Panasonic has provided Infineon with a license [...]

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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 [...]