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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  ~


Sealed Terminals and Splices Provide Faster Terminations
October 7, 2015

TE Connectivity recently announced the COPALUM Lite sealed terminals and splices that provide significant weight savings when compared to copper and drop-forged aluminum terminals. read more […]

Sensor Conditioning IC Integrates MUX, DAC, PGA and LDO
October 7, 2015

Exar Corporation recently introduced a highly-integrated sensor interface analog front-end (AFE) that provides calibration of sensor outputs. read more […]

Waterproof Connectors Mix Power and Signal in Single Body
October 7, 2015

Positronic has produced the WCBD Series, a waterproof version of the popular Combo-D mixed power/signal connector family. read more […]

High Efficiency Buck-Boost Regulator for Wearables and Other Mobile Devices
October 7, 2015

Intersil Corporation recently announced the ISL9120, a buck-boost switching regulator that manages system power supplies and peripherals such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, memory cards or LCD modules. read more […]

16- and 32-Megabit Advanced Low Power SRAMs
October 7, 2015

Renesas Electronics Corporation has released two new series of Advanced Low Power SRAM (Advanced LP SRAM), the leading type of low-power-consumption SRAM, read more […]

800W DC-DC Converter Provides Space-Constrained Power Designers with High Power Density
October 7, 2015

GE's Critical Power business introduced its new QBVE067A0B Barracuda-series DC-DC converters, providing up to 800 W of 12 VDC output from an input voltage range of 40 to 60 V. read more […]

3 kW Platinum Front-End Ac-Dc Power Supply Targets Power over Ethernet Applications
October 7, 2015

CUI Inc. announced the expansion of its 3000 W front-end ac-dc power supply series with the addition of the PSE-3000-54 targeting Power over Ethernet (PoE) applications. read more […]

Low-Temperature Nickel Metal Hydride Battery
October 7, 2015

Panasonic Corporation has developed a low temperature Nickel Metal Hydride battery (BK250A, with an ambient discharge range of -30° C to 65° C). read more […]

High-Performance Automotive Hall Effect Latch Features Wide Range of Sensitivity Options
October 7, 2015

The AH376xQ family of AECQ100-qualified Hall Effect latches introduced by Diodes Incorporated offers eight magnetic sensitivity options to cover the requirements of numerous automotive applications. read more […]

Consumption of Sapphire Components Increases
October 7, 2015

Apple will represent 20% of 2015 global sapphire consumption with its iPhone and watch sapphire components read more […]

Government Policies Will Remain Key to Europe's Renewable Energy Growth by 2020
October 7, 2015

Renewable energy support schemes, such as Feed-in Tariffs (FiT), quota obligations, capital grants, and subsidies, will continue to be instrumental in promoting Europe's renewable energy industry growth by 2020 read more […]

Three ICs Collaborate to Control Power for Intel's 6th Generation Processor
October 6, 2015

Three custom-designed ICs provide the specific powering requirements for Intel’s new 6th generation (Skylake) processor, allowing its use in desktops, laptops, and tablets. read more […]

Proton-Electrotex at Power Electronics 2015
October 6, 2015

  Proton-Electrotex is participating in the 12th International exhibition of components and systems for power electronics on 27 -29 October, Crocus Expo, Moscow.   At the fair we will present our traditional product range - power diodes, thyristors, and heatsinks.   We, as well, will present the new products: IGBT modules with baseplate width 34 […]

Step-Down Micro DC/DC Converters with Ultra-Low Quiescent Current
October 5, 2015

Torex Semiconductor Ltd. has developed theXCL210 series, a new product lineup of step-down "micro DC/DC" converters with integrated control IC and coil. read more […]

High-Voltage Thin Film Flat Chip Resistors
October 5, 2015

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.’s new series of high-voltage thin film flat chip resistors combines precision properties - low VCR, tight tolerances, and low TCR - with high operating voltages to 1000 V. read more […]

High-Reliability Non-Contact Angle Sensors
October 5, 2015

Novotechnik, U.S. has introduced the Contelec brand of Vert-X 8800 Series of non-contact angle sensors. read more […]

Universal Signal Conditioners Offer 480 Uniquely Switchable Inputs
October 5, 2015

Knick USA has introduced its ProLine P27000 series of universal isolated signal conditioners to the North American market. read more […]

ABB Semiconductors website now available in Chinese
October 1, 2015

  Since the end of 2013, ABB Semiconductors website visitors have been enjoying a new web experience. The new layout with more pictures and tiles make it a lot easier to find specific content without endless navigation. Following the importance of the Chinese market and the clear results from web statistics, we now released the […]

VDE and UL Approvals for SMD Fuse with 1500A Breaking Capacity
October 1, 2015

Schurter’s Universal Modular fuse, UMT-H, offers a 1500A breaking capacity at rated voltages of 277 VAC / 250 VDC. read more […]

Solderless Press-Fit or Wire Termination/Board Edge Mount
October 1, 2015

Mill-Max recently introduced a new terminal pin suitable for use in a variety of board-to-board and wire-to-board applications. read more […]

High-Stability MEMS Accelerometer Combined Gyroscope
October 1, 2015

Murata recently introduced the SCC2000 series of combined accelerometer and gyroscope sensor devices aimed at use in automotive and industrial applications. read more […]

36V, 800mA Robust Linear Regulator
October 1, 2015

Linear Technology Corp. recently announced the LT3088, a rugged 800mA wide input voltage range linear regulator. read more […]

Novel Electronics Cooling Solution Improves Power Handling of Small Packages
October 1, 2015

Kevin R. Anderson, Nonlinear FEA/CFD Multi-Physics Simulation Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University STAR-CCM+ is used for heat transfer and fluid flow simulations of a novel heat exchanger/cold plate fabricated from k-Core high thermal conductivity material. This provides a thermal control system hardware d […]

700V HVICs Increase System Reliability and Shrink Board Space
September 29, 2015

Infineon Technologies recently introduced a family of 700V High-Voltage ICs (HVICs) optimized for solar, power supply, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), welding and industrial drive applications. read more […]

Hyperbright LED Indicators Extend Battery Life
September 29, 2015

APEM Inc. is expanding its line of LED indicators to feature HYPERBRIGHT LED indicators for daytime viewing and for applications where battery life and low power consumption are critical. read more […]

Tantalum SMD Capacitors Added to Low DLC Series
September 29, 2015

AVX Corp. has added several new low-DCL and high-reliability SMD tantalum capacitors to its TMJ S1gma series. read more […]

Varistors Suited for DC and Automotive Applications
September 29, 2015

Littelfuse AUMOV Series varistors offer 50% greater surge withstanding capability than existing technologies for low dc voltage applications. read more […]

Voltage Rating for Snap-in Power Aluminum Electrolytic Capacitors Extended to 500 V
September 29, 2015

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. announced that it has extended its 157 PUM-SI series of ultra-miniature snap-in power aluminum electrolytic capacitors with a higher rated voltage of 500 V. read more […]

Expanded Portfolio of Handheld Thermal Imagers for Predictive Maintenance Applications
September 29, 2015

Keysight Technologies, Inc. announced the addition of two higher temperature models to its thermal imagers' portfolio. read more […]

Miniature EMC Screening Shield Clips
September 29, 2015

Harwin has expanded its popular EZBoardware range with the introduction of three new RFI Shield Clips suitable for small and low profile shield cans with wall thicknesses of between 0.15 and 1.0mm. read more […]

ESD Suppressor Protects Sensitive Electronics from Damaging Discharges Up to 30kV
September 29, 2015

Littelfuse, Inc.has introduced the XGD Series XTREME-GUARD™ ESD Suppressor, available in 0402- and 0603-sized, flat-topped surface mount packages. read more […]

Up-Close Look at Porsche Mission E
September 29, 2015

Porsche AG The first battery-powered, four-seat concept car from Porsche offers 600 hp, 500 km driving range, and 15 minute-charging time. read more […]

ABB to support India’s push for solar power
September 29, 2015

  ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth around $18 million to provide plant electrification, automation and substation solutions for solar power plants being built as part of India’s strong push for solar energy and renewables. Spread across the southern Indian states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, these [ […]

E|DPC 2015 provides positive signals
September 24, 2015

  After two intense event days, E|DPC Electric Drives Production Conference and Exhibition came to a successful end. Renowned exhibitors such as Aumann, ELANTAS Beck, Marsilli and Stiefelmayer-Lasertechnik showcased their products and innovations to high-ranking representatives and decision-makers of the industry sector in exhibition hall 12. In around 70 le […]

Infineon digitizes power for energy-efficient LEDs
September 22, 2015

  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 […]

USB Type-C Power Delivery Controller IC
September 17, 2015

  USB Type-C compliant high power transmission technology ideal for powering PCs and TVs ROHM has recently announced the development of a new class of power receiver controller ICs compatible with the latest USB Power Delivery (Rev2.0) and Type-C (Rev1.1) standards. The BM92TxxMWV series supports not only conventional USB power supply up to 7.5W, but […]

Kostal and Infineon Give the Car a 6th Sense
September 15, 2015

  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 […]

International SAP Conference on Asset Management
September 11, 2015

  SAP and T.A. Cook are delighted to invite you to attend the International SAP Conference on Asset Management, taking place on October 5-6, 2015 in in Dusseldorf, Germany. The 2015 conference will be packed with high level SAP keynotes, solution updates and diverse customer case studies from a range of asset intensive organisations. The […]

Infineon Introduces GaN Devices for Mobile Base Station Transmitters, Charts Path to 5G Cellular Infrastructure
September 9, 2015

  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 f […]

DCDCselector offers an upgraded Quicksearch tool for DC/DC Converter IC
September 8, 2015

  IC-Quicksearch In a small window user can pre-select parameters for DC/DC Converter, Controller, LED Driver and PMIC products and a small counter shows real-time how many product results are found. This gives a good indication if a certain parameter combination is worth to look into. By clicking the search button it jumps to the […]

2015 IEEE Electrical Power & Energy Conference (EPEC)
June 30, 2015

Electrical Power and Energy Conference (EPEC) October 26-28, 2015, London, ON, Canada The 2015 IEEE Electrical Power & Energy Conference (EPEC2015): – SMARTER RESILIENT POWER SYSTEMS – will be held in London, Ontario, Canada from October 26th to 28th, 2015 at the London Convention Center. EPEC2015 is an opportunity for electric power and energy systems e […]

2015 IEEE 27th International Telecommunication Energy Conference (INTELEC)
June 30, 2015

2015 IEEE 27th International Telecommunication Energy Conference (INTELEC)18-22 October, 2015, Osaka, Japan   INTELEC®, International Telecommunications Energy Conference, is the annual world-class technical forum presenting the latest in communications power systems, energy storage and energy conversion. This year's exciting conference program will inc […]

3rd Symposium on Predictive Control of Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (PRECEDE)
June 30, 2015

3rd Symposium on Predictive Control of Electrical Drives and Power Electronics (PRECEDE) October 5 and 6, 2015, Valparaiso, Chile Predictive control has become a powerful and attractive alternative to linear control and modulation for the control of power electronics converters and drives. The advances in modern microprocessors and its processing capability […]

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 […]

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 […]

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