MOSFETs increase efficiency up to 6% while reducing footprint 50%

August 15, 2013 2:44 pm | International Rectifier | Product Releases | Comments

International Rectifier introduced two high performance R8 radiation hardened (RAD-Hard) power MOSFETs optimized for space grade point-of-load (POL) voltage regulator applications. The new R8 logic level power MOSFETs utilize Trench technology to offer extremely low on-state resistance (RDS(on)) of 12 milliohms (typical)....

LISTED UNDER: High Voltage

AC-DC linear power supplies regulated up to 150 watts

August 13, 2013 9:43 am | Acopian | Product Releases | Comments

Acopian significantly expanded the array of options on their "Infinity" Series  of AC-DC linear regulated (to 150 watts)  power supplies. Offered in single output or wide-adjust output versions, with among the industry's largest selection of options, the modules are applicable for use in the broadest range of applications, including R&D, OEM, ATE, instrumentation, and control systems.


Power modules are compliant with Intel’s DrMOS specifications

August 12, 2013 1:20 pm | Alpha And Omega Semiconductor | Product Releases | Comments

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor introduced AOZ5066, the first of a new generation of high efficiency power modules which are fully compliant with Intel’s DrMOS specifications. The AOZ5066 is housed in a 40-pin 6mm x 6mm QFN package that integrates a dual gate driver and two optimized MOSFETs....


LNAs offer excellent return loss and unconditional stability

August 8, 2013 11:28 am | Rfmw Ltd | Product Releases | Comments

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for three new Low Noise Amplifiers (LNAs) from Skyworks Solutions. Targeted towards cellular infrastructure including small cells, tower mounted amplifiers, remote radio units  and repeaters, these three LNAs are footprint compatible with each other and come in a compact, 2x2mm DFN package.


Dual-channel MOSFETs simplify synchronous buck design

August 8, 2013 10:57 am | Advanced Power Electronics Corp. USA | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Power Electronics Corp. has launched an asymmetric-dual N-channel enhancement mode power MOSFET targeting synchronous buck dc/dc converter power designs. Packaged in a small 3mm square PMPAK3x3,  the AP6950GYT comprises a “high-side” control MOSFET (CH-1) and a “low-side” synchronous MOSFET (CH-2)....


Waterproof LED drivers provide expanded functionality in a variety of outdoor applications

August 6, 2013 4:49 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Phihong USA has expanded its PDA072 and PDA080 constant voltage LED driver series with 0-10V dimming models. The new PDA072 Series addition, designated the PDA072W-24VG-R, is rated for outputs of 72W at 24VDC and the new PDA080 Series addition, designated the PDA080W-48VG-R, is rated for outputs of 80W at 48VDC.

LISTED UNDER: LEDs | Constant Voltage/Ferroresonant

Low-loss chokes developed for use in railway technology

August 6, 2013 2:20 pm | Product Releases | Comments

SMP Sintermetalle Prometheus GmbH & Co KG (SMP) has developed a range of chokes for use in railway technology. The inductive components are installed in the inverters for three-phase asynchronous motors and on-board units. They are low-loss, resistant to temperature and impact, and quiet.

LISTED UNDER: High Voltage

Boost regulator uses only 150nA IQ

August 1, 2013 10:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

Touchstone Semiconductor announced the TS3310 dual output boost regulator. The TS3310 consumes only 150nA of supply current. Boost regulators are traditionally the highest current consumer in a system during sleep modes. The TS3310 removes this major constraint in power budgeting and enables years of battery life from a tiny battery cell.

LISTED UNDER: Current Regulated

DC-DC converters accommodate a 4:1 wide input voltage range

July 31, 2013 3:16 pm | Murata Power Solutions Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Murata announced the NCS12 series of compact, encapsulated, metal-cased 12 Watt DC-DC converters developed by Murata Power Solutions. Accommodating a 4:1 wide input voltage range, these single and dual output isolated converters are available in 9 – 36 VDC or 18 – 75 VDC input voltage models.


Step-down micro DC/DC converters features a load current of 1.5A

July 31, 2013 2:28 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Torex Semiconductor has developed the XCL213/XCL214 series of step-down “micro DC/DC” converters with integrated coil. The XCL213/XCL214 series is a new series of ultra-small (external dimensions: 2.5mm x 3.2mm x 1.0mm) step-down micro DC/DC converters with integrated coil....


Power amplifier ideal for half-duplex RF transceivers

July 30, 2013 4:47 pm | Nuwaves Ltd. | Product Releases | Comments

NuWaves Engineering announces the release of the NuPower Xtender Linear Bidirectional S-Band Power Amplifier (PA) module, model number NW-LBSSPA-10W-2.2-2.5, designed for use with half-duplex RF transceivers operating amplitude-modulated waveforms (e.g. OFDM, QAM).


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

LiIon Battery Management IC's

July 24, 2013 1:12 pm | Servoflo Corporation | Products

Battery Management IC's for lithium ion and other battery applications.


AC/DC switching power supplies designed for PCB-mount applications

July 23, 2013 4:34 pm | Powergate Llc / Tracopower | Product Releases | Comments

PowerGate LLC announces the release of the Cosel TUNS50 and TUNS100 AC/DC switching power supplies in miniature footprints using the industry standard ¼ Brick and ½ Brick packages for PCB Mount applications. They offer the leading power densities available for PCB mount, AC/DC products....

LISTED UNDER: AC to DC | Switching

IC cuts charge times for smartphones and tablets by up to 75%

July 23, 2013 4:12 pm | Power Integrations | Product Releases | Comments

Power Integrations introduced CHY100, the first AC-DC wall-charger interface IC that enables designers of mobile devices to implement the Quick Charge 2.0 protocol from Qualcomm. Launched earlier this year, Quick Charge 2.0 enables users to charge mobile devices up to 75% faster than when using conventional technology.



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