Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. launched a new series of QPL MIL-PRF-55342-qualified surface-mount chip resistors that provides established reliability with an "R" level failure rate of 0.01 percent per 1,000 hours. Built using a moisture-resistant tantalum nitride resistive film technology, the new E/H (Ta2N) resistors offer enhanced specifications for military and aerospace applications, including tolerances to 0.1 percent and TCR of 25 ppm/°C.
Power Integrations introduced its LYTSwitch-0 ICs, a new series of devices within the LYTSwitch family, offering a unique combination of simplicity, reliability and efficiency. LYTSwitch-0 ICs are ideal for cost-sensitive, non-isolated, non-dimmable GU10 bulbs and other space-constrained bulb applications.
Linear Technology announces the high temperature H-grade (-40°C to 150°C junction temperature) and high reliability MP-grade (-55°C to 150°C) version of the LTC3115-1 in a 20-lead thermally enhanced TSSOP package. The LTC3115-1 is a synchronous buck-boost converter that delivers up to 2A of continuous output current....
Vishay Intertechnology introduced 10 solderable FRED Pt Hyperfast and Ultrafast recovery rectifiers that include the industry's first 3 A devices in the SMA package, 3 A and 4 A devices in the SMB package, and 4 A and 5 A devices in the SMC package.
The Smart Grid is coming. It is needed in order to raise or lower prices for consumers depending on the time of day. It is needed to control consumer loads to better integrate intermittent alternative energy into the grid (industrial loads are already demand controlled by the grid operator depending on the type of service contract they have).
TDK Corporation announces the release of TDK-Lambda’s new CUS250LD series low profile AC-DC power supplies. These single-output supplies provide 250-watts of output power with convection cooling (no fans required). This design eliminates the need for fan maintenance and reduces acoustic noise and vibrations.
Global Specialties today introduced a new rugged, general purpose AC/DC power supply with variable outputs of 0-25 volts @ 5 amps with digital LED (Green) displays for motoring both voltage and current outputs. This unique power supply is a low-cost, space-saving solution for applications requiring both AC/DC voltages.
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.
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.
KOA Speer announced its TPR Series temperature protection fusing resistors. The resistors safely interrupt open circuits up to AC250 V voltage and completely isolate the circuit after quickly fusing to the overload. These fusing resistors feature
Swissbit announces new members of its INDUSTRIAL family of DDR3 SODIMMs compatible with the JEDEC DDR3L standard running at 1.35V. DDR3L will allow an up to 15% reduction in power consumption over DDR3. With the introduction of 3x and 2x nm DRAM technology, the modules are able to run at lower external supply voltage than the standard 1.50V.
Over the past several years, the growing sophistication in power-converter modules and the loads they’re targeted at has led to significant growth in module-makers’ product lines. So, although application schematics may appear far simpler, selecting the right power-converter module is, in fact, a more complex task than ever.
In this week's headlines: Computer scientists at Cornell are in the process of producing a robot with anticipatory cognitive abilities. They've programmed a PR-2 robot to accomplish typical robotic tasks, as well as the ability to pour you a drink ... and anticipate when you want another.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions introduced at the ANGACOM 2013 Exhibition and Congress a highly linear, two-stage differential amplifier for DOCSIS3.1 reverse path infrastructure applications. The MAAM-011122 is an integrated two stage differential variable gain amplifier designed specifically for CATV head-end....
Double-layer capacitors offer up to 10 times the discharge current of ultracapacitors presently offered by the companyJune 5, 2013 11:12 am | Cornell Dubilier Electronics | Product Releases | Comments
Cornell Dubilier Electronics announces the release of type EDLR long-life electric double layer capacitors. The EDLR series provides more than double the life and up to 10 times the discharge current of ultracapacitors presently offered by the company.
LORD MicroStrain Sensing Systems introduced Watt-Link, a wireless sensor node positioned to streamline discrete industrial power installations and provide remote energy monitoring and reporting via any web-connected device. Applications include energy management, building automation,
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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,
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
Stanford University scientists have dramatically improved the performance of lithium-ion batteries by creating novel electrodes made of silicon and conducting polymer hydrogel, a spongy material similar to that used in contact lenses and other household products.
A stainless steel tank the size of a basketball court lies buried in the sandy soil of southeastern Washington state, an aging remnant of U.S. efforts to win World War II. The tank holds enough radioactive waste to fill an Olympic-sized swimming pool. And it is leaking.
Cornell Dubilier announces availability of its Type 948D high energy density DC link capacitors for larger inverter systems. Type 948D is an excellent choice for DC link applications where high bus voltage, high capacitance and high ripple current are required for smoothing and filtering.
ABSOPULSE Electronics′ DIO 120 Series of DC/DC converters were developed for powering electronic circuits floating on several kilovolts of operating voltage. They are typically used for high power gate drivers and similar applications in oil and gas, mining, railway and industrial environments.
Words like green and sustainability are often used to refer to recycling, taking better care of the Earth, and new or alternative forms of energy, such as solar- or wind-power. Army engineer Gregory Harris would say it's much more than that and is working to make that point to the Army and to manufacturers involved in developing the latest military technology.
Picatinny has formed a partnership with private industry to develop a fuel cell that runs off ethanol, which could potentially power the Army's ammunition facilities as an environmentally friendly energy source. A fuel cell is an electrochemical device that converts a fuel source into electricity.