Infineon Announces 650V IGBTs with Highest Efficiency for Fast Switching in Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

27 February 2015

  Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has announced a family of robust 650V IGBTs that can deliver highest efficiency in fast switching automotive applications. The AEC-Q-qualified TRENCHSTOP™5 AUTO IGBTs will reduce power losses and improve reliability in electric vehicle (EV) and hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) applications such as on-board charging, power factor [...]

Power Semiconductor Development

25 February 2015

      The Influence of Power, Power Density and Lifetime Demands In 1983, GROWIAN, the world’s largest wind energy conversion system of its era went live with an output power of 3MW and an overall conversion efficiency of about 80%. With the absence of suitable power electronics, the necessary energy conversion was achieved by [...]

Introducing a High-Voltage Resonant Controller with PFC for LED Drivers

24 February 2015

  Infineon Enables Efficient and Compact Lighting Applications Introducing the ICL5101, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) extends its portfolio of lighting control ICs, addressing lighting systems in the range of 40W to 300W. The new high-voltage resonant controller IC provides a high level of integration which translates to a reduction in system [...]

ROHM Semiconductor Introduces Compact Pressure Sensor IC

20 February 2015

  New device provides unmatched accuracy over a wide temperature range Willich-Münchheide, February 19th 2015 - ROHM just recently announced its new family of BM1383GLV piezo-resistive pressure sensors which feature class-leading pressure accuracy and stable measurement at both low and high temperatures due to a built-in temperature correction function. Build with ROHMs MEMs technology the [...]

Unlocking Digital Power

18 February 2015

      This is a story of change, a story that began 5 years ago when a small power company entered an uncertain market dominated by larger firms. Unlocking the true potential of digital power has required an approach very different to what had traditionally existed in the power supply industry. This company’s vision [...]

Innovative online tool: The fast and easy way to find the right snubber capacitor

17 February 2015

  TDK Corporation presents the EPCOS Snubber Cap Finder – an innovative online tool that simplifies and speeds up the search for suitable snubber capacitors to protect IGBT modules against voltage peaks. With Snubber Cap Finder, the user only has to enter the manufacturer's IGBT code number in the search mask, and the integrated database, [...]

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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 [...]