Under the RCUK Program, Nanoscience through Engineering to Application, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Technology Strategy Board are investing in four industry-led collaborative research and development projects that will...
Pilus Energy, a developer of clean technologies and biogas solutions announced its strategic relationship with Singapore–based Horizon Fuel Cell Technologies, Pte. Ltd. The partnership aims to combine Horizon’s hydrogen fuel cells to Pilus Energy’s...
Maxim Integrated Products announced its entry into the fast-growing digital power market with its patented InTune™ brand digital power technology; it is based on "state-space" or "model-predictive" control rather than proportional-integral-derivative (PID) control used...
Infinite Power Solutions, Inc. (IPS) announced the appointment of Bryan Holley as Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Marketing. Holley will oversee global sales and marketing with emphasis on growing the company’s revenue...
An in depth analysis and procedure for selecting the optimum series voltage reference for voltage output DACs from Farnell (element14.com) and Maxim.
International Rectifier Corporation (IR) (NYSE: IRF) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held CHiL Semiconductor Corporation (CHiL) for $75 million in cash, subject to working capital adjustments. The acquisition expands IR’s technology by adding a leading digital power management platform that improves energy efficiency in a wide variety of applications, including
Falcon Electric, Inc. announced its new line of SVR-PL Series ultra-wide temperature AC power line regulators. The series is available in five power models, and it has been designed to operate in extreme temperature environments beyond
TT electronics is using the forthcoming APEC 2011 event to highlight its very latest technologies targeting the alternative energy industries. Visitors to the TT electronics booth, number 536, will have the opportunity to
Texas Instruments introduced two power management development kits, which help designers generate the cleanest possible positive and negative voltage rails to power today’s analog circuits.
A less known member of the solar-cell family is the thermo-photovoltaic cell. Nevertheless this piece of technology can be very useful for industries and for households to save on their electricity bill.
This video from Cirrus Logic and element14.com provides a basic knowledge of Power Factor Correction (PFC).
Thanks to a fuel cell-powered electric nose wheel, aircraft will be able to save fuel while significantly reducing airport noise. A quiet and emission-free tarmac will be possible. After three years of development at...
Expanding on last year’s successful inaugural event, Darnell’s 2011 CTO Power Summit, February 28 & March 1 near San Diego, California, will provide delegates with a broader program and more opportunities to obtain advanced...
Recurrent Energy announced that it has entered into an agreement with Celestica for the supply of solar modules for projects awarded within the renewable energy Feed-in Tariff (FIT) program of the Ontario Power Authority...
Keystone Electronics Corp. has introduced a line of Vertical Entry, Lithium Coin Cell Holders for use with portable medical and other electronic devices. Designed to retain cells securely under shock and vibration, these holders feature
The WWF Series from Stackpole is designed to withstand thousands of surges at 6 kV without failing, but will fuse without fire, explosion, or fragmentation under continuous 240 VAC overload. The company's fusing technology combines
KOA Speer Electronics announced the release of a new metal foil technology in chip type current sense resistors that improves corrosion resistance and its ability to withstand higher temperatures. The TLRH series resistor has a
AVX Corporation has developed what it claims is the industry's smallest multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC). Designated as the 0101 Series, the miniature MLCC was designed with well-established technologies to
Central Semiconductor Corp. introduced its CMLDM7484 dual complementary N-channel and P-channel MOSFETs in the SOT-563 package. This device consists of two complementary isolated 30-V, 450-mA MOSFETs that offer desirable energy efficiency. The device
Michael Weitz, system engineer for automotive applications at Texas Instruments, talks about the general requirements for a Battery Managements System.
Provided in standard SO-8 and high power dissipation exposed pad SO-8 packages, the AL9910 high brightness LED driver from Diodes Incorporated will support universal AC input voltages from 85 V to as high as 265 V. For interior and exterior off-line lighting products, the exposed pad SO-8 variant in particular helps
SL Industries expanded its AULT brand line of PoE injector products with the addition of the high-power PENT1080 Series capable of supporting data transfer rates of up to one gigabit. The new series accepts AC-DC universal input
Power Sources Unlimited, Inc. announced the LD015D Series AC-DC constant current LED driver power supply. Fully potted and suitable for dry and damp locations, this supply addresses UL1310 Class 2 Safety Standards (110 VAC) or
Martek Power introduced a DC/DC converter designed to satisfy the majority of rolling stock DC power applications with a single unit. As a result, users are able to specify the same power supply
XP Power announced the launch of the ECP150 Series of compact open frame 150-W AC-DC power supplies. Measuring 4 x 2 x 1.26 inches (101.6 x 50.8 x 32 mm) and with a power density of