Infineon’s Rugged Reliable IR7xxxS Series of 700 V HVICs Increases System Reliability and Shrinks Board Space

24 June 2015

  Infineon Technologies AG announced the introduction of a family of rugged, reliable 700 V High-Voltage ICs (HVICs) optimized for solar, power supply, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), welding and industrial drive applications. The 700 V offering enables designers of high-voltage power stages to simplify their design while making them more robust. “The new IR7xxxS series [...]

Top Service at SEMIKRON - The New Features of the SEMIKRON Online Shop

23 June 2015

  The power semiconductor manufacturer SEMIKRON enables customers to order online via a web shop and take advantage of additional online services. A wide range of features make it possible for customers to gather information about products and all purchase-relevant data and to simplify the ordering process. All information at a glance Purchase-relevant information such [...]

The World’s First Trench-Type SiC MOSFET

19 June 2015

  Significantly reduced ON resistance minimizes size and power consumption in high-power devices including industrial equipment ROHM has recently announced the development and mass production of an SiC MOSFET that adopts the world’s first trench structure. Compared to existing planar-type SiC MOSFETs, ON resistance is reduced by 50% in the same chip size, making it [...]

ROHM Introduces New Isolated Gate Drivers for High-speed Switching

17 June 2015

  High reliability and high efficiency devices in a super compact package for inverter and converter applications ROHM Semiconductor (Hall 9, Booth 316) introduces new gate drivers featuring a super compact package with built-in isolation by combining the company’s original Bi-CDMOS technology with innovative proprietary ‘On-chip transformer’ technology. The devices come in two different line-ups, [...]

Wireless Power Transmission with High Efficiency and Wide Dynamic Range for Extensive Applications

15 June 2015

      Wireless power transmission has been known for many years, with inductive near field proximity coupling being the most commonly used technology. By Markus Rehm, Ingenieurbuero Rehm, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany The demand for wireless power supplies is huge: Mobile devices, charged without wire or contact, are robust, splash proof, reliable, simple to protect against [...]

Infineon Heads Three Electromobility Research Projects to Facilitate More Electric Vehicles on Europe's Roads

10 June 2015

  The European Commission is launching three new research projects aimed at making electromobility cheaper, more efficient and more reliable in order to facilitate more environmentally-friendly vehicles on Europe's roads. Europe will be the site for the continued development and production of electric vehicles under these projects, which will run until 2018 and are headed [...]

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Engineers and Economists apply Green Personal Energy in Viral Marketing

Posted on 29 May 2015

  Students from several faculties have come together to think how for Earth Day 22/04/2015 they could make a real impact, and they came up with the idea to spread the word virally that everybody should pick up a piece of trash, take a picture/selfie and nominate at least three more people to do the [...]

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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 [...]