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Posted on 08 February 2012

Power Electronics News Feed

 

This page is intended to provide visitors with easy access to the latest developments in the field of power electronics. The list of articles below are gathered from various top online sources of power electronics information via RSS feeds. If you have suggestions for additional sources to include in this feed, please let us know by posting your suggestion in the comments section below.             ~  PowerGuru  ~

 


20 µA Op Amp Provides 30 µV Precision
May 4, 2015

Linear Technology introduces the LT6023, a dual 3V to 30V low power operational amplifier, featuring 30 µV maximum input offset voltage and 60 µs settling to 0.01%. read more […]

Louvered Fan Guards Provide Customizable Solution
May 4, 2015

Orion Fans has expanded its offering of fan accessories to include the industry's lowest cost louvered fan guards. read more […]

Multi Wheel Miniature Rotary Encoder/Switch Provides Accurate One-Finger Control
May 4, 2015

Elma Electronic Inc. now offers a miniature rotary encoder that includes an illuminated 8+1 joystick, enabling seamless, accurate control using just one finger. read more […]

Configurable and Programmable PMICs with Advanced Power Architecture
May 4, 2015

Micrel Inc. introduced the MIC7400/MIC7401, a new family of highly integrated and configurable power-management IC (PMIC) solutions featuring six independent DC/DC regulators. read more […]

10th IEEE International Symposium on Diagnostics for Electric Machines, Power Electronice and Drives (SDEMPED)
April 30, 2015

10th IEEE International Symposium on Diagnostics for Electric Machines, Power Electronice and Drives (SDEMPED) September 1-4, 2015, Guarda, Portugal This symposium aims to provide a high-level international forum for researchers, professionals, and in general for specialists in diagnostics and monitoring of electrical machines, power electronics, adjustable […]

IEEE International Future Energy Challenge (IFEC)
April 30, 2015

IEEE International Future Energy Challenge (IFEC) June 22- July 13, 2015, Dearborn, Michigan The International Future Energy Challenge (IFEC) is an international student competition for innovation, conservation, and effective use of electrical energy. The competition is open to college and university student teams from recognized engineering programs in any […]

Sixteenth IEEE Woekshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics (COMPEL)
April 30, 2015

Sixteenth IEEE Woekshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics  July 12-15, 2015, Vancouver, Canada The IEEE Power Electronics Society announces the Sixteenth IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics, COMPEL 2015 taking place July 12 – 15, 2015. This Workshop brings together industrial, government, and academic researchers for inter […]

IEEE The 6th International Symposium On Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG)
April 30, 2015

IEEE The 6th International Symposium On Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG) June 22-25, 2015, Aachen, Germany With the "Energiewende" (Energy Transition) towards more renewable and distributed generation in the power system ongoing, the 6th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems (PEDG […]

High Power Programmable 600 W Power Supplies
April 30, 2015

Saelig Company, Inc. introduced the BENCH range of economical programmable power supplies - compact, remote-controllable, single-output DC power supplies with available power output up to 600 W. read more […]

Thermally Conductive Polycarbonate and Polyurethane Help LED Makers
April 30, 2015

Bayer MaterialScience LLC offers plastic materials and streamlined assembly process that can help manufacturers remain competitive in the LED lighting market. read more […]

Infineon Introduces HITFET™+ Switch Family Featuring Easy-To-Adjust Slew Rate and Outstanding Protection Features
April 30, 2015

  First Family Member BTF3050TE Available in High-Volume Supporting the trend from relay to more robust semiconductor solutions, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) rolls out its HITFET™+ family of protected low-side switches. The HITFET+ family (High Integrated Temperature protected MOSFET) offers a compelling feature-set with its diagnosis f […]

Protecting Boosted Loads and Their Sources
April 30, 2015

Daniel Braunworth and Eric Lee, Texas Instruments With proper attention to protection requirements, a boost conversion stage provides system benefits via high voltages locally available at the load. With proper attention to protection requirements, a boost conversion stage provides system benefits via high voltages locally available at the load. read more […]

Headers and Jumpers Support Continuous Operation up to 250° C
April 29, 2015

Sullins Connector Solutions, Inc. announced the expansion of their comprehensive portfolio of high-temperature devices to include full series of 0.100" (2.54 mm) pitch contact spacing male headers and jumpers that support continuous operating temperatures of 150°C, 200°C and 250°C. read more […]

Expanded Line of SB® Environmental Connector Boots
April 29, 2015

Anderson Power Products® (APP) now offers Environmental Boots to protect their dual pole SB® 50, SB® 120 and SB® 175 connectors from water, dirt, chemicals and UV. read more […]

High Input Voltage DC-DC Converters
April 29, 2015

ABSOPULSE Electronics' HVI 500-D3G series of high input voltage, ultra-rugged, IP66-rated DC-DC converters are designed and built for extreme applications that require a waterproof, dust-proof, sand-proof, oil-, fire- and/or explosion-proof solution. read more […]

High-Power Laser Bars
April 29, 2015

With the high-power LPL BF98-40-5 laser bar, Osram has optimized the chip design in terms of beam quality. read more […]

Resistors Now Available In Resistances Down To 1 mW
April 29, 2015

Stackpole's popular CSRF Series now offers resistance values down to 1 mW in the 2512 size. read more […]

Autonomous Aerial Refueling Highlights Command-Control of Unmanned Aircraft
April 29, 2015

Unmanned aircraft received fuel from a tanker plane, marking the first time an unmanned aircraft refueled in flight. The Power Plant read more […]

Lithium Battery Shipments Face Challenges as Regulators and Airlines Impose Additional Restrictions
April 29, 2015

Bob Richard, Labelmaster There have been a number of recent news media accounts related to the transport of lithium batteries aboard aircraft. While the air transport of lithium cells and batteries is fundamentally safe, there have been occurrences that should raise concern. read more […]

PCIM Europe 2015 with first-class forum program
April 28, 2015

  At PCIM Europe 2015, it’s all about power electronics and its applications again. Besides around 420 exhibiting companies, visitors can additionally look forward to an excellent and varied program at the two free of charge visitor forums in the exhibition halls. Industry forum for panel discussions and project presentations At the industry forum in […]

18-V Multi-Channel Synchronous Buck Converter with PMBus™ Digital Interface
April 28, 2015

Texas Instruments (TI) introduced a four-channel buck DC/DC converter with PMBus/I2C digital interface for applications in space-constrained equipment that experience high ambient operating temperature without cooling, such as small cell base stations, infotainment and solid state devices. read more […]

600W High Voltage Programmable Power Supplies
April 28, 2015

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of 600W high voltage models to TDK-Lambda's Z+ series of programmable DC power supplies. read more […]

100 kHz High Precision LCR Meter
April 28, 2015

Cal Test Electronics introduces the new Global Specialties LCR-600. read more […]

Extended-Temperature-Range Serial EEPROMs Boost Industrial and Smart Lighting Design Flexibility
April 28, 2015

STMicroelectronics' new Industrial-Plus Serial EEPROMs, which operate at temperatures to 105°C, deliver the industry's most complete selection of densities, bus interfaces, and packages, giving designers extra flexibility to upgrade data and parameter storage without making pc-board design changes. read more […]

PowerPAK 8x8L 200 A Package Offers Space- and Power-Saving Alternative to D²PAK and DPAK
April 28, 2015

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced a new 8 mm by 8 mm by 1.8 mm PowerPAK® 8x8L package designed to provide a high-current, space- and power-saving alternative to D²PAK and DPAK devices commonly used in automotive applications. read more […]

Wireless Power Handbook Guides Design of Efficient Amplifier for Wireless Power Transfer System
April 28, 2015

Efficient Power Conversion Corporation announces the publication of a practical engineering handbook designed to provide power system design engineers valuable experiences and points of reference critical to understanding and designing highly efficient wireless power systems using gallium nitride-based transistors. read more […]

Global Semiconductor Market Achieves Strong, Broad-based Growth in 2014
April 28, 2015

IHS Technology’s final market share results for 2014 reveal that worldwide semiconductor revenues grew by 9.2 percent in 2014 coming in just slightly below the growth projection of 9.4 percent based on preliminary market share data IHS published in December 2014. read more […]

Latching DC Connectors Prevent Critical Power Loss
April 28, 2015

Cliff Electronics announces the introduction of a new range of latching DC plugs and sockets designed for use where it is critical power is not lost or interrupted by accidental disconnection in applications including medical, data, monitoring, emergency lighting and equipment charging. read more […]

WME Cable Connector Series
April 28, 2015

The SOURIAU (part of Esterline Connection Technologies) WME cable connector series is uniquely approved by the EN 16330 for both outside and inside cabin connectivity. read more […]

High Density Multi-Channel Relay Modules
April 28, 2015

Automation Systems Interconnect, Inc. (ASI) introduces of the highest density DIN rail mounted multi-channel relay line available. read more […]

AEC-Q200-Qualified 25 W Thick Film Power Resistor
April 27, 2015

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. introduced an AEC-Q200-qualified, 25 W thick film power resistor in a compact surface-mount TO-252 style (DPAK) package. read more […]

Low Profile Poke-Home Connector
April 27, 2015

AVX Corporation introduced the lowest profile poke-home connector currently available on the market. read more […]

18 Bit, 1Msps, 8-Channel Multiplexed SAR ADC with Sequencer Combines Performance, Compatibility
April 27, 2015

Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC2373-18, an 8-channel, 18-bit, 1Msps successive approximation register (SAR) ADC with exceptional 100dB SNR performance. read more […]

SMD Air Coils: High Q-Factor, High Rated Current, High Frequencies
April 27, 2015

High-frequency applications, especially in the area of radio technology, require air coils with a particularly high Q-factor. read more […]

MotorSolve v5 Performs Motor Simulations
April 27, 2015

Engineers and designers of electric machines have a revamped & more intuitive modeling environment to use when performing motor simulations and analysis as of today with the release of Infolytica's MotorSolve version 5. read more […]

10-Watt, Universal Input AC-DC Power Supplies
April 27, 2015

Polytron Devices' new UI10 series of 10 Watt, single and dual output AC-DC power supply modules deliver 75% power supply efficiency in 2.5 in. x 1.75 in. x .75 in. fully encapsulated plastic cases. read more […]

High Efficiency Power Management IC for Freescale i.MX 6SoloLite Processors
April 22, 2015

  Contributes to greater miniaturization and longer operating times in e-books, wearable tech, and portables for industrial applications ROHM has recently announced the development of a high efficiency power management IC optimized for Freescale™ Semiconductor’s i.MX 6SoloLite applications processor. The i.MX 6SoloLite processor possesses a market-proven tra […]

ROHM Semiconductor Presents New Key Products for Power Management
April 7, 2015

  ‘Value add in power’ with products like intelligent power modules, isolated gate drivers, isolated flyback converters and ROHM’s 3rd Generation SiC Trench MOSFETs ROHM Semiconductor will present the latest power product designs at PCIM, the leading trade fair for power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energies and energy management in Nuremberg f […]

New Multistage-Compatible 16-Cell Lithium-Ion Battery Monitoring LSI
March 30, 2015

  Scalable design simplifies multi-cell systems increasingly demanded in the industrial equipment market LAPIS Semiconductor, a ROHM Group company, has recently announced the development of a lithium-ion battery monitoring LSI that supports an industry-best 16 cells in series, significantly reducing the size of lithium-ion battery monitoring systems (i.e. po […]

Thyristor module with expanded operating voltage range
March 26, 2015

  TDK Corporation presents the new EPCOS TSM-LC-N690 thyristor module for power factor correction (PFC) with an expanded operating voltage range up to 690 V AC. The module performs two-phase switching of the capacitors, so that a neutral conductor is not needed. Depending on the operating voltage, the new module is designed for a reactive […]

Infineon Unveils Portfolio of Energy-Efficient Enhancement Mode and Cascode configuration GaN-on-Silicon Platforms at APEC 2015
March 23, 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 s […]

PCIM Asia 2015 to be held in June confirms more than 70% of exhibition space
March 20, 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, […]

ROHM Establishes a New Production Facility for Discrete Semiconductors in Malaysia
March 16, 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 semicond […]

Infineon and Panasonic Will Establish Dual Sourcing for Normally-Off 600V GaN Power Devices
March 12, 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 co […]

IEEE International Workshop On Integrated Power Packaging (IWIPP)
January 15, 2015

IEEE International Workshop On Integrated Power Packaging-IWIPPMay 3-6, 2015, Chicago, Illinois  With the advent of wide bandgap (WBG) and silicon power semiconductor and compact power converter technologies, there is now a critical need to have a focused workshop on power packaging and system integration. The new IEEE Workshop is to bring together researche […]

2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2015)
December 11, 2014

2015 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2015)20-24 September, 2015, Montreal, Canada  The IEEE Industry Applications and Power Electronics Societies are pleased to announce The 7th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2015), which will be held in Montreal, Canada, on September 20 - 24, 2015.  ECCE 2015 is the pivotal […]

IEEE PELS Wrokshop on Emerging Technologies: Wireless Power (WOW)
November 6, 2014

IEEE PELS Wrokshop on Emerging Technologies: Wireless Power (WOW)June 5-6, 2015, Daejeon, Korea Wireless power transfer is increasingly and more widely used in recent years. As wireless communications have changed and dominated our lives and business dramatically, wireless power can be expected to meet the desire of people to get free from wires and fear of […]

IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics- ECCE Asia (ICPE)
November 6, 2014

IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics- ECCE Asia (ICPE)June 1-5, 2015, Seoul, Korea On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is a great pleasure for me to invite you to the 9th International Conference on Power Electronics – ECCE Asia (ICPE 2015-ECCE Asia) to be held from June 1 to 5, 2015 in Seoul, Korea.ICPE 2015-ECCE Asia is one of the most […]

27th IEEE International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs (ISPSD)
November 6, 2014

27th IEEE International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs (ISPSD)May 10-14, 2015, Hong Kong  The 27th IEEE International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs (ISPSD), sponsored by the IEEE Electron Devices Society and technically co-sponsored by the IEEE Power Electronics Society and the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan   […]

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