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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  ~


Automotive Integrated Buck LED Driver Includes Internally Generated PWM Dimming Capability
February 10, 2016

Allegro MicroSystems, LLC announces two new single-IC switching regulators that provide constant-current output to drive high-power LEDs. read more […]

Development Boards with 200 V eGaN® FETs Enable Operation up to 30 MHz
February 10, 2016

Providing an easy-to-use way for power systems designers to evaluate the exceptional performance of gallium nitride transistors and get their products into volume production quickly read more […]

TVS Arrays for Automotive Deliver Industry Best TVS Arrays for Automotive
February 10, 2016

ProTek Devices has introduced a new family of transient voltage suppressor arrays (TVS arrays) that provide circuit protection in various automotive infotainment and other automotive systems. read more […]

Compact, Industrial DC/AC Inverters Deliver 500VA Pure Sine Wave Output Voltage
February 10, 2016

The CSI 500-FX and CSI 500F-FXW series of compact, industrial quality dc/ac inverters from Absopulse deliver 500VA pure sine wave output voltage. read more […]

LED Family Delivers Lower System Cost
February 10, 2016

Cree, Inc. expands its portfolio of lighting-class LEDs with the addition of the XLamp® XQ-A LED to the XQ LED family. read more […]

PSMA Announces APEC 2016 Industry Session on 3D Power Packaging
February 10, 2016

The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) Packaging Committee is sponsoring an Industry Session at APEC 2016 read more […]

Led by iPhone 6S, Sensor Hubs Market is Growing Fast
February 10, 2016

The demand for sensor hubs, dedicated processing elements used for low-power sensor processing tasks, is booming. read more […]

EZ-Removable Jumper Links Simplify LED Array Assembly
February 9, 2016

Harwin has developed a new means of connecting LED arrays together quickly, simply and effectively removing any need for post-assembly soldering operations and facilitating rework. read more […]

Pendant Switches
February 9, 2016

Switchcraft has added an ergonomic option to their line of "Cordette" pendant switches. read more […]

Aerospace Cables Meet Demands for Reliable High-Speed Data Transmission
February 9, 2016

In response to advancements in modern airborne digital networks and passenger demands, Gore recently announced a new family of high-speed data cables for civil aerospace applications. read more […]

Multichip LEDs Offer Twice the Brightness From The Same Surface Area For Stage Spotlights
February 9, 2016

Osram Opto Semiconductors' new Osram Ostar Stage LED features four high-power chips with thin-film and UX:3 technologies in red, green, blue and white. read more […]

Isolation Transformer Series Certified to UL, CSA, VDE and IEC Safety Standards
February 9, 2016

Signal Transformer recently announced that its high efficiency M4L Series of International Power Isolation Transformers has expanded its certification to UL Safety Standards for medical electrical equipment. read more […]

Low-noise, low-loss: Inductive components from SMP for medical technology applications
February 9, 2016

  SMP Sintermetalle Prometheus GmbH & Co KG (SMP), German manufacturer of soft-magnetic materials and inductive components, based in Graben-Neudorf near Karlsruhe, has developed components for medical technology applications. These inductive components are used in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) or Computed Tomography (CT), for example. Designed as filt […]

Ultra-Low Power Timers Cut Effects of Leakage Currents
February 8, 2016

Robert Hanrahan, Member Technical Staff at Texas Instruments Semiconductor leakage paths can cause excessive quiescent current (also called ground current) in remote sensing applications. These leakage paths shorten battery life and become more critical because they even draw current during system sleep time. In remote sensing, nanotimer ICs overcome the eff […]

Gallery: Power Management ICs From Q3, Q4 2015
February 5, 2016

From high-voltage modules to single chip products, Power Electronics Technology takes a look back at some discrete power semiconductors released in the second half of 2015. read more […]

APEC 2016 Preview
February 4, 2016

For years, APEC has been the main U.S. conference for the power electronics community—designers and component suppliers. This year it is on the West Coast in Long Beach, Calif. The Power Plant read more […]

Register Now! YP Webinar- Towards Reliable Power Electronics
February 4, 2016

PELS Young Professionals Webinar- Towards Reliable Power Electronics By: Dr. Huai Wang Held on February 25, 2016 9:30 AM EST The first webinar of 2016 will be presented by Professor Huai Wang from Aalborg University, Denmark. Professor  Wang's webinar is titled, Towards Reliable Power Electronics. The webinar is free and open to all. Below is some addit […]

High-Accuracy, Single-Chip Protection IC for 1-Cell Li+ Battery Packs
February 3, 2016

Offering a substantial set of protection features, the AP9234L IC introduced by Diodes Incorporated is specifically designed to provide a high-accuracy, single-chip solution read more […]

80V Synchronous Four Quadrant DC/DC Controller
February 3, 2016

Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT8714, an 80V input synchronous PWM four quadrant output DC/DC controller. read more […]

Smallest Dual Supply GreenPAK
February 3, 2016

Silego Technology announces the second product in a new class of GreenPAK (GPAK) Mixed-signal Matrix ICs. read more […]

40A Surface Mount DC-DC Converter has a Low 10.2mm Profile
February 3, 2016

TDK Corporation announces the introduction of the TDK-Lambda iAH series of POL (Point of Load) non-isolated, DC-DC converters. read more […]

Electronic Circuit Breakers Offer Extended Current & Voltage Ranges
February 3, 2016

New additions to 787-16XX line expands the functionality of WAGO's Electronic Circuit Breakers (ECBs). read more […]

TE Connectivity and FCI Announce Second-Source Agreement for Industrial Mini I/O Connectors
February 3, 2016

TE Connectivity (TE) and FCI have entered into a second-source agreement covering the Industrial Mini input/output (I/O) connector families read more […]

Power Integrations Awarded $139.8 Million in Damages from Fairchild Semiconductor
February 3, 2016

Power Integrations announced the latest result in one of its ongoing patent cases against Fairchild Semiconductor. read more […]

Cree Introduces High Intensity Color LEDs for Highest Candela Performance
February 2, 2016

Cree Inc. recently introduced its XLamp XQ-E High Intensity LEDs, a family of color LEDs optimized for optical performance. read more […]

1100 W Front-End Power Supply Series Expanded to Include DC Input Versions
February 2, 2016

CUI Inc. recently announced an addition to its line of 1100 W front-end power supplies to include dc input versions. read more […]

LVDS Output Comparators Toggle Beyond 890Mbps
February 2, 2016

Linear Technology Corp. recently announced the LTC6754, a high speed LVDS output comparator capable of toggle rates up to 890Mbps. read more […]

Improve Data-Logging Techniques with the Latest IoT Products
February 2, 2016

Lou Frenzel Products targeting the Internet of Things (IoT) are finding their way into next-generation data-logging equipment, which could actually be defined as a segment of the industrial IoT market. read more […]

ROHM’s New High Efficiency System Power Supply IC for Car Audio Applications
February 1, 2016

  Optimized configuration reduces power consumption by 65% over conventional solutions To meet the expanding needs of the car audio market for multifunction power supplies, ROHM developed a system power supply IC that features the lowest power consumption in the industry. The BD49101AEFS-M leverages ROHM’s expertise in car audio power system design to achiev […]

Top 10 Developments in Trade Secret, Computer Fraud, and Non-Compete Law in 2015
February 1, 2016

Robert B. Milligan, Seyfarth Shaw LLP & Paul E. Freehling , Seyfarth Shaw LLP The Seyfarth Shaw law firm offers its latest enumeration of the past year’s 10 biggest developments in trade secret, computer fraud, and non-compete law. The list also includes a few predictions for 2016. read more […]

Wide Temperature Range Infrared Emitter
January 29, 2016

Opto Diode Corp. has introduced a wide temperature range infrared emitter designed for demanding military and industrial markets. read more […]

Chip Scale Optics for GaN-on-Silicon LEDs
January 29, 2016

Plessey recently announced that it has developed a technology for Chip Scale Optics (CSO) based on its GaN-on-Silicon MaGIC LEDs. read more […]

High Isolation Power Transformers in Low Profile SMT Package
January 29, 2016

Pulse Electronics Corp. recently introduced a new series of 5KVrms isolation power transformers for communications interfaces such as RS485, CAN, MODBus, and ProfiBus for automation, automotive, and smart grid applications. read more […]

Digital SupIRBuck™ from Infineon reduces time-to-market
January 29, 2016

   Voltage regulators offer a digital interface for easy and fast configuration Infineon Technologies AG today introduced the PMBus SupIRBuck voltage regulator family. The devices are easy-to-use, fully integrated and highly efficient DC-DC regulators with I²C/PMBus interface. The integrated PWM controller, MOSFETs and Bootstrap diode make them space-efficie […]

“On track to the future” – ABB branded SBB locomotive at the opening of Gotthard Base Tunnel
January 28, 2016

  The new Gotthard Base Tunnel, the longest rail tunnel in the world, will be officially opened in June this year. A wide range of innovative and energy-efficient ABB technologies ensuring the power supply of the infrastructure and the ventilation are critical elements used in the new tunnel. As a main partner of the project […]

Weidmüller OMNIMATE Power: LUF 10.00 PCB terminal with PUSH-IN connection
January 25, 2016

  More secure and efficient device connection for power electronics – innovative “Connection Safety Concept” contact system securely connects conductors up to 16 mm2. Weidmüller presents its latest addition to the OMNIMATE Power range: the new LUF 10.00 PCB terminal with PUSH-IN connection system. The smart “Connection Safety Concept” connection system featu […]

The Industrial Immune System at the European Smart Grid Cyber Security 2016
January 11, 2016

  SMi Group is delighted to announce Steve Soar, Cyber Security Specialist, Darktrace Ltd will present his speech on day one of the European Smart Grid Cyber Security event entitled: "The Industrial Immune System". Steve Soar will discover why ‘immune system’ technologies represent a fundamental innovation for cyber defence. Furthermore he will dis […]

ABB to provide power, propulsion and automation for world’s most advanced port icebreaker
January 8, 2016

  New vessel will maximize efficiency and flexibility by including Onboard DC Grid, four Azipod thrusters and Power2 800-M two-stage turbocharger. ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will provide the power, automation and turbocharging capabilities for the most advanced port icebreaker ever built. It will maximize fuel efficiency and mane […]

Workshop: Power Magnetics @ High Frequency- Solving the Black Magic! (held at APEC 2016)
January 5, 2016

PSMA Magnetics Committee Magnetics Workshop Power Magnetics @ High Frequency- Solving the Black Magic! Date: Saturday, March 19, 2016 APEC 2016 Long Beach California   IEEE PELS and the PSMA magnetics committee will hold an inaugural “Power Magnetics @ High Frequency – Solving the Black Magic!” workshop for the day before APEC 2016, Saturday, March 19, 2016 […]

Power supply to become more efficient, more stable, and more secure
December 21, 2015

  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 […]

Sustainable Energy & Technology Asia 2016
December 17, 2015

  SETA 2016 to play a key role in ‘Securing Asia’s Energy Future’ Re-energising Thailand’s Power Sector in Green Aligning renewables for economic integration in Asia Moving forward with a target of achieving 25% of energy from renewable resources by 2021 from its current 10.4% contribution, Thailand is all set to create a dynamic knowledge-based […]

New 1608-Sized High Brightness Single Rank Chip LEDs
December 16, 2015

  75% less brightness variation vs. conventional products contribute to improved performance and reduced design load ROHM has recently announced the availability of high accuracy single-rank 1608-size high-brightness chip LEDs optimized for a wide variety of applications, from industrial equipment and consumer devices to automotive systems. The need to reduc […]

PEDG 2016 - Vancouver, Canada
December 1, 2015

Invitation to IEEE PEDG 2016 - Vancouver, Canada (June 27-30)   Bringing together the world’s experts in renewable power and distributed generation, the 7th International Symposium on Power Electronics for Distributed Generation Systems will take place from the 27th – 30th of June 2016, in Vancouver, Canada.   Please visit for more informati […]

IPEMC 2016 - ECCE Asia
November 30, 2015

The 2016 8th International Power Electronics and Motion Control Conference - ECCE Asia (IPEMC 2016-ECCE Asia) will be held during May 22 - May 25, 2016 in Hefei, Eastern China. The Organizing Committee cordially invites you to submit digests, organized session proposals, and tutorial proposals on broad topics relevant to power electronics, electric drives, s […]

17th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE)
June 29, 2015

17th European Conference on Power Electronics and Applications (EPE) September 8-10, 2015, Geneva, Switzerland It is our pleasure to announce that the 17th Conference on Power Electronics and Applications, EPE’15-ECCE Europe, will take place in Geneva, Switzerland, from the 8th to 10th September 2015. The conference follows previous successful conferences he […]

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 […]

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