Boost regulator offers constant efficiency performance over a 100:1 span in output current

June 11, 2013 12:51 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Touchstone Semiconductor announced the TS3300 boost regulator. The TS3300 uses only 3.5µA of supply current, and the TS3300’s efficiency performance is constant over a 100:1 span in output current. No other low power boost converter offers this level of performance.


IGBTs deliver higher power density and increased efficiency for motor drive and UPS applications

June 11, 2013 12:19 pm | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier introduced a family of rugged 1200V ultra-fast insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) optimized for industrial motor drive and UPS systems. The new devices leverage IR’s field stop trench ultra-thin wafer technology that delivers lower conduction and switching losses.


USB2 controller hubs are programmable

June 4, 2013 4:27 pm | Microchip Technology Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology Inc. announced seven new UCH2 ICs across three families that are said to be the the first to provide programmability, enabling the developers of PCs and mobile devices to configure their designs without external memory. These UCH2s support both


LNAs tout very low noise figure for consumer, military and industrial apps

June 4, 2013 12:08 pm | Skyworks Solutions, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. announced a portfolio of low noise amplifiers (LNAs) that provide a desirable noise figure, a critical component to boosting weak incoming signals for today’s 4G wireless infrastructure as well as diverse broad market systems including GPS, broadband, military and satellite

LISTED UNDER: Amplifiers

Device integrates MOSFET and diode in one package

June 4, 2013 11:33 am | Fairchild Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

Fairchild Semiconductor introduced a family of 100 V BoostPak devices that combines a MOSFET and diode in one package to replace discrete solutions currently used in LED TV/monitor backlight, LED lighting and DC/DC converter applications. By integrating the MOSFET and diode into a single package,

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LDO offers 25 µVRMS noise, programmable Current limit and diagnostic information

June 4, 2013 10:14 am | Linear Technology Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Linear Technology Corporation announced the LT3055, a high voltage, low noise, low dropout voltage linear regulator offering precision, programmable current limit and diagnostic capability. The device delivers up to 500 mA output current with a 350-mV dropout voltage at full load. It features

LISTED UNDER: Voltage Regulators

Extreme broadband amplifiers tout desirable noise figure performance

June 3, 2013 5:28 pm | Nxp Semiconductors | Product Releases | Comments

NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced the availability of a new family of extreme-broadband amplifiers, applicable for CATV, broadcast TV, satellite systems and general ISM applications – the BGA3012, BGA3015 and BGA3018. Performance characteristics include

LISTED UNDER: Amplifiers

PFC IC designed for compact consumer products and PCs

May 31, 2013 2:16 pm | Power Integrations | Product Releases | Comments

Power Integrations introduced HiperPFS-2, a new family of high-efficiency, active-PFC ICs for offline applications from 100 W to 380 W. HiperPFS-2ICs combine a boost PFC controller, driver, PFC power MOSFET, PFC diode and protection circuits in one package, enabling exceptionally compact designs ideal for small-form-factor power supplies....


2 to 20 GHz broadband amplifier offers positive bias

May 31, 2013 1:46 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Custom MMIC is offering a new device from their growing MMIC library of standard products. The CMD187 is a wideband GaAs MMIC amplifier die for applications from 2 to 20 GHz. This device delivers greater than 22 dB of flat gain with a corresponding output 1 dB compression point of +14 dBm, and a noise figure of 4.5 dB at 20 GHz.

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Gate-drive IC offers 1.5A sink and source capability

May 31, 2013 1:31 pm | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier introduced the IRS44273L low-side, gate-drive IC offering high drive capability in a highly compact SOT-23-5L package. The IRS44273L is easy to use and provides a simple solution for IGBT and MOSFET gate drive, offering 1.5A (typical) sink and source capability....


IC helps reduce thermal stress on processors in phones and tablets

May 29, 2013 9:39 am | Product Releases | Comments

ams introduced the AS3721, a power management IC (PMIC) with an innovative remote-feedback circuit that helps reduce the thermal stress of applications processors in smartphones and tablets. When paired with new AS3729 point-of-load regulators from ams, the highly-integrated AS3721 provides a complete power management system....


Miniature PCIe clock generators tout very small footprint, low power

May 28, 2013 11:30 am | Silicon Laboratories Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Silicon Labs has expanded its PCI Express (PCIe) timing solution portfolio with new one- and two-output PCIe clock generators that are said to offer the smallest footprint and lowest power in the market. Designed to meet the stringent specifications of the PCIe Generation 1/2/3 standards, the Si52111 and

LISTED UNDER: Clocks/Synthesizers

Innovative chip provides ultra-low voltage characteristics

May 28, 2013 9:56 am | Goepel Electronics Llc | Product Releases | Comments

GOEPEL electronic introduces CION LX, a new generation of JTAG transceiver ICs. The innovative chip provides ultra-low voltage characteristics, offering a tester-per-pin architecture based on diverse Boundary Scan standards such as IEEE 1149.1, IEEE 1149.6 and IEEE 1149.8.1, in combination with additional digital and analogue test instruments.


Integrated power modules include high voltage ratings

May 28, 2013 9:33 am | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier announced the expansion of its PowIRaudio family with the introduction of the single channel IR4321M and dual channel IR4322M integrated power modules. The 60V IR4321M and IR4322M complement the existing product offering and expand the power capability of low load-impedance Class D audio systems....


Power MOSFET series offers on-resistance down to 30 mΩ

May 22, 2013 3:53 pm | Vishay Intertechnology | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology added additional 650 V power MOSFETs to its E Series family of devices. These 22 new devices in eight different packages offer an extended on-resistance range from 30 mΩ to 600 mΩ at 10 V and broaden the series' maximum current ratings from 6 A to 105 A.



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