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Infineon — 1EDN/2EDN EiceDRIVER™ and CoolMOS™ P7 MOSFET Families

Rugged, Cool and Fast, 1- and 2- Channel Low-Side 4/8A and 5A Gate Driver ICs 1- and 2- channel MOSFET gate driver ICs are the crucial link between control ICs and powerful MOSFET and GaN switching devices. MOSFET Gate driver ICs enable high system level efficiencies, excellent power density and consistent system robustness. Fast, Precise, […]

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Vicor – Why are Power Designs Moving to 48V?

Today’s applications are increasing performance by adding: More processing capability Higher communication rates Longer run rates Added peripherals More torque Brighter LEDs To deliver “more” requires more power to be delivered. More power typically is constrained by size and/or weight restrictions. This is why a growing number of industries are moving to higher voltage, 48V distribution versus conventional 12V distribution. […]

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TT Electronics — AEC-Q200 Certified Flyback Transformer Targets Demanding High Temperature Automotive and Industrial Applications

The high isolation voltage HA00-10043ALFTR transformer provides reference design compatibility with Broadcom (Avago) ACPL-32JT and ACPL-302J optocoupler ICs. The HA00-10043ALFTR flyback transformer offers high voltage isolation between primary and secondary windings, coupled with AEC-Q200 Grade 0 automotive certification and an operating temperature specification of -40°C to +155°C; this transformer is ideal for use in harsh […]

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Nexperia – Qrr – the Forgotten Parameter in Power Efficiency

By: Mike Becker, International Product and Marketing Manager, Power MOSFETs, Nexperia Low cost power supplies are used in abundance to power a wide range of consumer and industrial applications such as mobile phones, tablet computers, notebook computers, rechargeable power tools and LED lighting, to name just a few. The efficiency of a power supply is […]

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Vishay — IHLP® Power Inductors: Low-Profile Power Inductors in a Nutshell

APPLICATIONS DC/DC converters Power supplies for computers, notebooks, graphic cards, servers Class “D” amplifiers LCD TVs and portable MP3 speakers LED driver power Commercial LED lighting LCD display backlights Automotive DC/DC converters Filters for noise suppression All currently available IHLP footprints meet or exceed AEC-Q200 Grade 0 and Grade 1 requirements SATURATION – IHLP VS. […]

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CUI Inc. — DC/DC Converters Ideal for Renewable Energy Applications

The AE series, available in board mount, chassis mount, and DIN rail mount configurations, offers power ratings of 5W, 10W, 15W and 40W with input voltages up to 1500Vdc and input ratio ranges up to 10:1. Designed for reliable operation in renewable energy applications such as solar power equipment, wind turbines, and electric charging stations, […]

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Keystone — Battery Holders with PCB Connectors

A broad, new selection of Keystone’s popular plastic battery holders now includes the option to have holders with a PCB connector plug pre-installed to the end of 6” wires for simplified installations. These durable battery holders are molded from Polypropylene or ABS with polarity tabs and markings to ensure proper polarity and connectivity. Spring contacts […]