Category | Infineon

Power supply to become more efficient, more stable, and more secure

Posted on 21 December 2019

  European research project headed by Infineon successfully completed Highly developed societies require a stable power supply that also protects the environment. The goal then is to generate electricity in as targeted and sustainable a way as possible, and to transmit it and use it as efficiently as possible. The research project "E2SG" (Energy to [...]

2EDN EiceDRIVER™ for MOSFETs is setting new standards in functional robustness and low power dissipation

Posted on 02 December 2019

  Infineon Technologies AG launched the new 2EDN7524 EiceDRIVER™ ICs for the PFC, LLC and synchronous rectification stages of switch mode power supplies. With this newly introduced driver IC family Infineon is leveraging its extensive knowledge and leading market position offering dedicated MOSFET drivers for the first time. Enhancing the existing EiceDRIVER family, the 2EDN [...]

Infineon’s Rugged TRENCHSTOP™ 5 S5 IGBTs Extends Operational Lifetime and Efficiency in PV & UPS Applications

Posted on 16 November 2019

  Infineon Technologies AG continues to improve IGBT performance with the release of the new S5 (S for soft) family. It is based on the ultra-thin wafer TRENCHSTOP™ 5 IGBT. This family has been developed specifically for AC-DC energy conversion in industrial applications switching up to 40 kHz, typically to be found in Photovoltaic Inverters [...]

Infineon Builds a New Factory in Wuxi to Accelerate Smart Manufacturing Initiative

Posted on 21 October 2019

  Infineon Technologies AG announced the set-up of its second factory in Wuxi, on the occasion of its 20th anniversary of operation in China. The new factory is scheduled for rollout at the end of 2016. It comprises a total investment of nearly USD 300 million, engaging an area of 36,000 square meters. An addition [...]

Infineon digitizes power for energy-efficient LEDs

Posted on 22 September 2019

  Every fifth kilowatt hour of electricity around the world is used for artificial light. LED technology, however, is making significant savings possible. About 13 million tons of CO 2 could be saved in Germany alone, equaling the emission of about seven million cars; in German office buildings, the electricity bill could be reduced by [...]

Kostal and Infineon Give the Car a 6th Sense

Posted on 15 September 2019

  Camera-based Driver Assistance System Increases Traffic Safety Throughout Europe 25,700 people were killed on the roads last year – an average of 70 traffic fatalities a day. Most of these accidents happened because the motorists weren’t paying attention. A new system has been designed to assist the driver and significantly reduce the number of [...]

Infineon Introduces GaN Devices for Mobile Base Station Transmitters, Charts Path to 5G Cellular Infrastructure

Posted on 09 September 2019

  Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) introduced its first devices in a family of Gallium Nitride (GaN) on Silicon Carbide (SiC) RF power transistors at this year's European Microwave Week. As part of Infineon’s industry-leading GaN portfoliothe devices allow manufacturers of mobile base stations to build smaller, more powerful and more flexible [...]

New Infineon Power MOSFETs Make Electrical Appliances More Compact and Durable

Posted on 31 August 2019

  DIY tools such as cordless drills and saws have to be handy and durable. Therefore, the electronic components used in the applications need to be space-saving and rugged. Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has extended its StrongIRFET™ Power MOSFET family and thereby provides a solution that fulfills both requirements. The Logic [...]

IR HiRel Launches Compact DC-DC Converter Rated at 185 °C Optimized for Downhole Tools for Oil and Gas Exploration

Posted on 15 July 2019

  IR HiRel, an Infineon Technologies AG company, today announced the introduction of the HiRel HTB28 series, the industry’s first hermetic hybrid DC-DC converters rated at 185 ºC in a 1 inch wide package. The new devices are designed specifically for oil and gas exploration downhole tools and can withstand the high temperature as well [...]

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

Posted on 24 June 2019

  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 [...]