Maxim Integrated — Tiny Size. Giant Performance. Himalaya uSLIC™ Power Modules

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        Revolutionizing Design for Highly Space-Constrained Applications Electronic equipment used in our factories, buildings, and many other applications is getting smarter and smaller. Shrinking space and thermal budgets are driving the miniaturization of components. This presents a challenge for analog ICs and, in particular, for the power supply components. Himalaya micro system-level […]

Microchip — Core-Agnostic 32-bit MCU Solutions for Auto, Appliances and Industrial Control

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PIC32MK MCUs offer a range of communications peripherals combined with a rich feature set of high performance analog motor control functions. PIC32MK family devices combine 32-bit, 120Mhz performance with up to 1MB of Flash memory, and a rich peripheral set targeting applications such as motor control, industrial control and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and […]

NXP — Motor Control Made Easy with NXP Kinetis V MCUs and Kinetis Motor Suite Software

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NXP® helps you focus on your end application by removing the complex and time-consuming task of motor control, offering you a quick time-to-market with a highly responsive solution. Kinetis V series MCUs are designed for real-time control applications, including motor control, with the peripherals and performance built-in to meet the demands of these intensive applications. […]

ON Semiconductor — Sensorless and Standalone Motor Control: From the Car to the IoT Node

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The LV8907 is a high performance, sensorless three-phase BLDC motor controller with integrated gate drivers for driving external N-MOSFETs. An on-chip two-stage charge pump provides required gate current for a wide range of ultra low RDS(ON) type external N-MOSFETs. The device offers a rich set of system protection and diagnostic functions such as overcurrent, over-voltage, […]

Panasonic — Speed Up FPGA Applications with Panasonic SP-Cap™ and POSCAP™ Products

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In the past, FPGA applications were known to be slower and less energy efficient than applications built with similar products. Recently, this has changed. FPGA applications are now providing increased speed and power. This change in performance is partially due to the type of capacitor designed into the application. Panasonic is the chosen capacitor solutions […]

STMicroelectronics — Advanced BLDC Controller with Embedded Cortex M0 Core MCU

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  Brushed DC motors have been the predominate choice in power tool design, such as drills, for decades. However, adoption of Brushless DC (BLDC) in power tools is rapidly proliferating due to better efficiency and the availability of cost-effective BLDC motors. Today, in fact, most high-end power drilling tools use BLDC motors. The typical current […]

STMicroelectronics — T-Series Triacs Change the Game in the Ever-Growing Appliance World

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         The T-series Triacs in ceramic insulated TO220AB package is extended from 16A to 8A and 12A rated current. Designed for a junction operation at +150°C, this series proposes a high EMI immunity and an 800V rating for design simplification in the control of AC load and AC/DC converter. T-Series Triacs are designed for the […]

Susumu — World’s Smallest Low Noise Current Sensing Resistor

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In high frequency electronics, unwanted noise added by the components themselves can become a significant issue. In order to address this, Susumu offers longer side terminal low resistance chip current sensing resistors. Their equivalent series inductance is so small that the signal integrity is preserved without adding extra noise. Susumu’s current sensors are also known […]

TE Connectivity — Humidity and Temperature Combination Sensors for Energy Efficient Industries

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Today’s energy efficient industrial, appliance and consumer applications, like HVAC, printers and refrigerators, require optimal system performance to meet environmental and end user expectations. TE Connectivity’s (TE) engineering and 20+ years of experience provides humidity and temperature combination sensors with leading response time, precision in measurement and sustained performance even when exposed to extreme changes […]