Powerex has added four products to its line of fast diode modules. The devices feature a blocking voltage of 3300V, a recovery time of 1.2 µs max and an isolation voltage of 6000V. Options include a choice of the standard dual or common cathode configuration and a choice between Aluminum Nitride or Alumina isolation materials, offering low thermal impedance.
We asked industry leaders what key technologies will enhance thermal management in military/aerospace equipment in the next three years?
If you’re like most people living in the “digital home,” you have a plethora of those bulky, brick-like power adapters — wall warts as they’re commonly known — connected to a wall and one of perhaps a dozen or more electronic devices, each with its own unique DC power requirement. Whether to power a laptop, cell phone, computer and peripherals, games or power tools...
Audience Semiconductor announced a voice processor based on the intelligence of the human hearing system and began sampling these chips to mobile handset manufacturers. By understanding the entire audio pathway - from the cochlea to the brainstem to the thalamus and cortex - the company can offer a
International Manufacturing Services, Inc. (IMS) introduced the B-Series Therma-Bridge thermal management device. It uses a thermally conductive Aluminum Nitride chip with metalized terminals to transport heat from one location to another, enhancing overall board performance.
The Bel Power division of Bel Fuse Inc. announced the 0RQB-C0U Series of open-frame isolated DC/DC converters. Housed in the industry standard ¼ brick package, the low-cost series provides up to 100W of output power from a nominal 48V input. It features a 4-to-1 input voltage range to accommodate both a 24V and 48V standard input voltage in the same module, it is engineered with built-in input and output filtering to further minimize part counts
Satori Technology announced the ST265 extending dynamic range USB power meters up to 26.5 GHz. The ST series are complete miniature RF and Microwave power meters. All measurement data and settings are sent via a USB interface to and from a PC or laptop. This gives the concept of using a computer as the user interface in classic microwave power measurement.
Researchers at MIT and Texas Instruments (TI) unveiled a new chip design for portable electronics that can be up to ten times more energy-efficient than present technology.
Molex Incorporated’s Impact backplane connector system is designed to meet the next generation requirements of telecommunications and data networking equipment. They provide up to 80 differential pairs per linear inch in less than 2 mm total width. The system offers two compliant pin design options so customers can balance their electrical and mechanical application needs. Additional features include; broad-edge coupled, hybrid shielding design, providing low cross-talk
Omron Electronic Components LLC announced an addition to its B6TS application-ready touch sensing IC family; 8-channel and 16-channel LF versions are now available. This family of products measures floating capacitance through most insulating touch panel materials. Therefore, they are suitable for use in appliance, medical, commercial, fitness, consumer, and other products that must be able to withstand long life, cleaning, and be easily operated by personnel wearing thin polymer surgical or food service gloves.
Keystone Electronics Corp. announced a series of advanced, miniaturized, high speed USB plug and socket interconnects which accommodate accelerated wideband applications for computer and electronic devices. With data transfer speeds up to 480Mbps, these universal serial bus connectors interface with peripherals at 3 to 5 times the speed of parallel types plus 20 to 40 times faster than serial port connections for: Mouse/Keyboards, MP3 Players, Digital Cameras, DVD Players, Cable Modems, LAN’s, and Audio Visual Equipment.
Keystone Electronics Corp. is offering a series of advanced, miniaturized, high speed USB plug and socket interconnects which accommodate accelerated wideband applications for computer and electronic devices. With data transfer speeds up to 480 Mbps, these universal serial bus connectors interface with peripherals at three- to five-times the speed of parallel types plus 20- to 40-times faster than serial port connections for
Murata Power Solutions introduced two small form-factor point-of-load (POL) DC/DC Converters for powering DDR1, DDR2 and DDR3 memory, as well as general purpose ICs in multiple applications. The 60A-rated VCN60BADJTU-1C and 70A-rated VCN70BADJTU-1C provide high efficiency, high bandwidth solutions for applications such as
Emerson Network Power launched a high efficiency 78W model power adapter. The AD80 features a universal 90V to 264V AC input, enabling it to be used anywhere in the world. It produces a single, fully regulated 24V output capable of providing up to 3.25A continuously. AD80 freestanding AC/DC power adapters are suited for a variety of portable and desktop applications, including
VersaLogic released a RoHS-compliant version of its extended temperature Lynx single board computer for embedded applications. Featuring the same technical specifications as its non-RoHS counterpart, the Lynx EPM-4h is rated to operate in temperatures from -40°C to +85°C. It uses the AMD SC520 CPU for low power draw (less than 5W) and fanless operation. Features include soldered-on system RAM, four COM ports