SPDT switch-limiter touts high power handling and fast recovery time

August 22, 2013 10:20 am | Product Releases | Comments

M/A-COM Technology Solutions announced a new SPDT switch-limiter that is suited for S-Band military and commercial radar systems. The MASL-011023 operates over the 2.7 GHz to 3.5 GHz bandwidth and handles 125W of CW power at 85°C while providing a fast recovery time of

LISTED UNDER: Switches/Multiplexers | High Frequency (RF) | Microwave

SyncE-compliant clock touts very low jitter

August 14, 2013 7:10 pm | Silicon Laboratories Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Silicon Labs introduced what it claims is the industry’s lowest jitter, lowest power and most frequency-flexible timing solution for high-speed networking equipment based on the Synchronous Ethernet (SyncE) standard. Offering a combination of any-frequency synthesis and desirable jitter performance (as low as

LISTED UNDER: Timers/Oscillators

Integrated voltage regulator delivers 97.5% efficiency

August 12, 2013 3:09 pm | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier introduced the IR3823 SupIRBuck integrated voltage regulator designed for space-constrained, energy efficient netcom, server and storage applications. The IR3823 delivers up to 3A with superior efficiency in an ultra-compact 3.5x3.5mm package. Efficiencies in excess of 97.5% are obtainable for designs converting power from a 6V input to a 4.8V output.

LISTED UNDER: Voltage Regulators

Automotive MOSFETs in TO-247 feature 650-V rating

August 7, 2013 4:06 pm | Stmicroelectronics | Product Releases | Comments

The STW78N65M5 and STW62N65M5 from STMicroelectronics are said to be the industry’s first 650V AEC-Q101 automotive-qualified MOSFETs in the popular TO-247 package. The 650V rating provides exceptional safety margin when exposed to high-voltage spikes, enhancing the


Experiment kits promise creative, easy and low-cost evaluation

August 6, 2013 5:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

IAR System launched its new Experiment! starter kits. The kits are aimed at creative evaluation for a low price. Developers can use the kits to evaluate the embedded development toolchain IAR Embedded Workbench and the included microcontroller, as well as design, start develop, integrate and test

LISTED UNDER: Development Boards

Platform enables designers to evaluate MCUs’ safety features

August 6, 2013 10:57 am | Texas Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments introduced the Hercules LaunchPad platform -- an entry-level option enabling developers to gain familiarity with TI Hercules MCUs and evaluate their performance and safety features. The TI Hercules LaunchPad is a modular, quick-launch evaluation kit....

LISTED UNDER: Development Boards

Embedded vision starter kit touts updated PVP programmer, new lens adapter

August 5, 2013 6:40 pm | Analog Devices, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Avnet Electronics Marketing’s development kit for the Analog Devices dual-core Blackfin BF609 processor offers an updated pipelined vision processor (PVP) programmer and a new lens adapter. The new PVP Programmer add-in to the Blackfin development tool, CrossCore Embedded Studio, enables a

LISTED UNDER: Development | Multicore

Rectifiers cut power losses, increase efficiency for commercial applications

July 31, 2013 2:40 pm | Vishay Intertechnology | Product Releases | Comments

Vishay Intertechnology expanded its offering of TMBS Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers with 12 new 45 V, 60 V, and 100 V devices that feature a wide range of current ratings from 6 A to 20 A. Optimized for use in commercial applications, the devices offer extremely low forward voltage drop in the surface-mount TO-252 (DPAK) package.

LISTED UNDER: Schottky Barrier

Controller optimized for dimmable off-line LED lighting applications

July 30, 2013 3:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

IXYS Integrated Circuits Division announced the immediate availability of the IX9908 High-Voltage, Dimmable LED Driver with PFC Control. The IX9908 is a quasi-resonant controller that is optimized for dimmable off-line LED lighting applications. The IX9908 incorporates a precise pulse-width modulation (PWM) circuit....


Embedded memory family is presented as industry’s fastest

July 27, 2013 12:12 pm | Samsung | Product Releases | Comments

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., is mass producing the world’s fastest embedded memory – asserted to be the industry’s first eMMC 5.0 devices – in 16 gigabyte (GB), 32 GB and 64 GB densities for next-generation smartphones and tablets. Featuring an interface speed ofSamsung Electronics Co., Ltd., is mass producing the world’s fastest embedded memory – asserted to be the industry’s first eMMC 5.0 devices – in 16 gigabyte (GB), 32 GB and 64 GB densities for next-generation smartphones and tablets. Featuring an interface speed of


Dr.MOS Point of Load Power IC's

July 24, 2013 2:11 pm | Servoflo Corporation | Products

Point of load power IC's utilizing DrMOS standard for high current, high frequency DC-DC applications.

LISTED UNDER: Power Management

Sensor Signal Conditioning IC's

July 24, 2013 1:44 pm | Servoflo Corporation | Products

Analog & mixed signal IC's. Sensor signal conditioning IC's for analog-analog or analog-digital conversion. For capacitive and resistive bridge sensors.

LISTED UNDER: Mixed Signal | Signal Conditioning

LED Driver IC's

July 24, 2013 1:07 pm | Servoflo Corporation | Products

New LED drivers with 95% efficiency, low start-up voltage and small footprint. These LED drivers use less energy to simplify your lighting design and create less heat. A low start-up voltage enables more flexiblity in your system design.


IC drives MOSFETs and IGBTs that operate up to 600V

July 23, 2013 3:23 pm | Ixys | Product Releases | Comments

IXYS Integrated Circuits Division announces the immediate availability of the IX2113 High and Low Side Gate Driver IC. The IX2113 is a high-voltage IC that can drive MOSFETs and IGBTs that operate up to 600V. Both the high side and low side outputs feature integrated power DMOS transistors....

LISTED UNDER: Line Drivers/Receivers

Point-of-load regulators deliver up to 15A output current

July 23, 2013 3:03 pm | Fairchild Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

To help designers meet this challenge, Fairchild Semiconductor developed the next-generation TinyBuck regulator family, consisting of integrated POL regulators that incorporate a constant on-time PWM controller and driver with high-side and low-side MOSFETs.

LISTED UNDER: Peripheral | Power


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