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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  ~


800V SuperFET II MOSFET Family Delivers Lowest On-Resistance
May 29, 2015

Fairchild introduced its 800V SperFET II MOSFET family, featuring broad package offerings and the industry's lowest on-resistance (RDS(ON)) and output capacitance (Coss). read more […]

170 Watt DC Input LED Power Supply with Dimming Control
May 29, 2015

Advanced Power Solutions (APS) announces the release of the DBL-170 series of 100~170 Watt DC Input LED Power Supplies with dimming control via fixed resistor or 1~10V PWM. read more […]

High Performance, Compact Design EMC Filters
May 29, 2015

TDK Corporation presents a new series of very compact EPCOS 3-line EMC filters for frequency converters. read more […]

4-20 mA Force Balanced Inclinometer
May 29, 2015

Jewell Instruments introduces the model SMI-L 4-20mA Force Balanced Inclinometer. read more […]

Ultra-High Density Power Converters
May 29, 2015

Murata has announced the launch of the D1U86P Series of ultra-high density power converters. read more […]

Engineers and Economists apply Green Personal Energy in Viral Marketing
May 29, 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 […]

Remote Access Interface with GFCI AC Outlet and Circuit Breaker
May 29, 2015

Automation Systems Interconnect, Inc. announces the release of a new panel interface connector that is equipped with a GFCI AC Outlet and hydraulic magnetic circuit breaker. read more […]

Digital-to-Analog Converters with Non-Volatile Memory and I2C Feature 8-, 10- and 12-bit Resolution
May 29, 2015

Microchip Technology Inc. announced the expansion of its non-volatile Digital-to-Analog Converter (DAC) product line with the MCP47FEBXX devices. read more […]

Custom Substrates with Sidewall Patterning Increase Design Flexibility and Density
May 29, 2015

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announced that it has added a new sidewall patterning capability to its custom thin film substrate offering. read more […]

TVS Diode Arrays Protect Low Voltage CMOS Devices
May 29, 2015

Littelfuse, Inc.has introduced the SLVU2.8-8 Series 2.8V, 30A TVS Diode Array (SPA Diodes), designed to protect low voltage CMOS devices from damage caused by ESD and lightning-induced transients. read more […]

18V, 2A Synchronous Buck-Boost DC/DC with Dual Input PowerPath Control
May 29, 2015

Linear Technology announces the LTC3118, a dual input, wide voltage range synchronous buck-boost DC/DC converter with an intelligent, integrated low loss PowerPath control. read more […]

Synchronous Buck Regulator with Output Tracking and Sequencing
May 28, 2015

Intersil Corporation announced the ISL8002B synchronous buck (step-down) switching regulator that delivers up to 2A of continuous output current from a 2.7V to 5.5V input supply. read more […]

Linear Stage Features New Drive Mechanism
May 28, 2015

Bell-Everman's new ServoSpline positioning stage offers a unique drive mechanism that provides backlash-free motion and simplified control. read more […]

High Power Precision Current Sensing
May 28, 2015

The CSS4527 from Stackpole is a 5 watt surface mount current sense resistor capable of handling up to 100 amps of continuous current. read more […]

Failsafe Controllers Feature Integrated Ethernet Ports
May 28, 2015

Siemens new Simatic ET 200SP failsafe controllers offer the same high performance features as the Simatic 1510SP F and 1512SP F failsafe controllers, but in a compact form factor. read more […]

Flexible Light Pipe Features Anodized Aluminum Body for Protection
May 28, 2015

VCC has released a flexible light pipe made of a robust anodized aluminum body that delivers NEMA 4 protection from the elements. read more […]

Mixed Signal Power Micro-Ds Reduce Size, Weight in Miniature Electronics
May 28, 2015

Omnetics Micro-D shells offer a standard format the designer is familiar with and achieves the rugged miniaturization needs of this new era. read more […]

Apple Watch Has Lowest Ratio of Hardware Costs to Retail Price, IHS Teardown Reveals
May 28, 2015

New Apple wearable device employs interesting construction and cost features. New Apple wearable device employs interesting construction and cost features. read more […]

New Isolated Low Power Flyback DC/DC Converters
May 28, 2015

  ROHM Semiconductor unveils its new BD7F100HFN-LB IC as part of the family of optocoupler-less isolated flyback converters. The use of this IC simplifies the design of an isolated DCDC converter as the required feedback, normally implemented with expensive optocoupler or complex transformer with 3rd wiring is not anymore necessary. As the number of parts [. […]

30 Watt Medical Power Supply
May 27, 2015

XP Power announced the EML30 series of 30 Watt single output ultra-compact AC-DC power supplies designed for use in medical applications. read more […]

Synchronous Rectifiers Offer High Integration and Efficiency for Portable Electronics Chargers
May 27, 2015

Addressing the need for higher integration and efficiency in portable chargers, Diodes Incorporated has introduced two synchronous rectifiers: the APR3415 and APR34330. read more […]

'Fan to Sink' Coolers for Low-Profile, Lightweight, Maintenance-Free Applications
May 27, 2015

Jaro's IC coolers combine natural and forced-air convection by embedding a bracket fan into a heat sink design, ranging in sizes from 35x35mm to 52x52mm, with heights from 8mm up to 12mm. read more […]

Sub-Subminiature Switches
May 27, 2015

Crouzet Switches' sub-subminiature switches are commonly found in industrial pressure switches and sensors, specifically those designed for harsh environments. read more […]

500mA, 1.5MHz, 65V Boost DC/DC Converter
May 27, 2015

Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT8570 and LT8570-1 current mode, fixed frequency step-up DC/DC converters. read more […]

New Analysis Shows Huge Growth in Solar Over Past Decade
May 27, 2015

From the end of 2004 through the end of 2014, the deployment of solar energy in the United States grew at an unprecedented rate, according to a new video report, Solar Energy in the United States: A Decade of Record Growth, released today by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA). read more […]

2014 Was a Banner Year for the Global Industrial Semiconductor Market
May 27, 2015

Worldwide industrial semiconductor revenues grew by 18 percent year over year in 2014, according to IHS. Global industrial semiconductor revenue in 2014 totaled $40.4 billion, up from $34.3 billion in 2013. read more […]

A Wind Turbine Without Blades
May 27, 2015

Vortex Bladeless uses a radically new approach to capturing wind energy. The device captures the energy of vorticity, an aerodynamic effect that has plagued structural engineers and architects for ages (vortex shedding effect). The Power Plant read more […]

PCIM Europe brings the world of power electronics to Nuremberg
May 23, 2015

  After three electrifying days, PCIM Europe has come to an end with a positive outcome. In total, 416 exhibitors and 88 represented companies presented themselves on an area of approximately 21,000 square meters. Thereby, they introduced the latest trends, developments and innovations from the fields of power electronics, intelligent motion, renewable energ […]

New Digital Controllers Provide Auto-Tuning and Fast Transient Response
May 21, 2015

Powervation Ltd. announced its latest series of digital DC/DC controllers for gaming & high-performance motherboards, embedded computing, networking, and telecom applications. read more […]

Compact Thermal Protection for Lithium Batteries
May 21, 2015

TE Circuit Protection introduces the new MHP-TAM series. The MHP-TAM device features an ultra-low-profile (L: 5.8mm x W: 3.85mm x H: 1.15mm max.) package and a high (9VDC) rating. read more […]

Non-Intrusive MV Couplers for Installations in Outdoor Bare Overhead Power Lines
May 21, 2015

PREMO has developed a new high current MV inductive coupler solution, MICU-300A OH/LF series, that is highly recommended for installations in outdoor bare overhead power lines as it offers high insulation >24kV. read more […]

Versatile Rugged Pressure Sensor Provides High Resolution Temperature Output
May 21, 2015

Measurement Specialties, now part of TE Connectivity has released the MS5837-30BA, a low power, compact, gel filled pressure sensor with an I2C bus interface and high resolution of 2 mm for depth measurement in various rugged environments. read more […]

Magnetically Coupled Components Offer Varying Geometries
May 21, 2015

SMP Sintermetalle Prometheus (SMP) has expanded its portfolio of inductive components with the development and design of magnetically coupled components. read more […]

LEM new IT xx5 series provides exceptional accuracy over wide temperature range of -40°C to +85°C
May 21, 2015

  LEM extends its range of high-accuracy current transducers, announcing the new series of IT xx5 transducers for non-intrusive and isolated nominal measurements of DC, AC and pulsed currents from 60 A to 600 A. The range includes 4 new models: IT 65-S, IT 205-S, IT 405-S and IT 605-S. These new models offer an […]

PCIM Europe 2015 – Three electrifying days for power electronics
May 19, 2015

  From 19 – 21 May 2015, experts from all fields of power electronics get together at PCIM Europe, to jointly discuss the industry’s latest trends, developments and innovations. On an exhibition space of about 21,000 square meters, 416 exhibitors present themselves as well as the newest product highlights to the highly qualified visitors. Approximately […]

Lineup of TDK clamp AC current sensors expanded
May 14, 2015

  TDK Corporation has expanded its CCT series of clamp AC current sensors with two new types that are rated for 300 A and 80 A. The new sensors are designed for use in the power distribution panels in a variety of energy management systems. With a current transformation ratio of 3000:1 the 300-A and […]

PrimePACK™ Combines latest IGBT5 with .XT Interconnection Technology for Higher Lifetime and Power Density
May 12, 2015

  At this year's PCIM 2015 trade show Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) will present the latest generation of its PrimePACK™ power modules which benefit from the new generation of Infineon’s IGBTs. The combination of the IGBT5 and the innovative .XT interconnection technology is an important milestone in IGBT chip and interconnection [. […]

Proton-Electrotex Starts IGBT Production
May 11, 2015

  Proton-Electrotex JSC is constantly developing its production in accordance with the growing demand of the electrical products market. High quality IGBT modules is in top demand nowadays. This is the reason why the Proton-Electrotex product line is expanding with the first IGBT modules series this year. This is conceptually a new direction for the […]

Innovation Foundry System Using ROHM’s Piezoelectric MEMS Technology
May 7, 2015

  Piezoelectric elements possess the unique property of generating a voltage when force is applied and, conversely, producing force when voltage is applied. They also require very little electricity during standby, providing greater energy savings. These attributes have proven useful in a variety of electronic applications, from industrial inkjet printheads […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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