Central Semiconductor announced the release of its CMPS5064 Silicon Controlled Rectifier (SCR).This device is packaged in SOT-23 is a 400 V, 0.8 A SCR designed for applications with space constraints requiring a fast switching high voltage device. In addition to the
Semtech Corp. launched the SC173 and SC174 buck regulators. These devices are appropriate for office automation, networking and communications equipment; set-top boxes; portable products; power supply modules; and other embedded products. According to the company, the new SC173 and SC174 POL regulators
Picor announced the introduction of the PI3101 Cool-Power high-density isolated DC-DC converter delivering 60 W of output power in half the size of existing solutions, according to the company, and offering a
Assistant Secretary Cathy Zoi of the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy joined leaders from 15 countries and the European Commission today at the first Policy Committee meeting of the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) to promote global collaboration on energy-saving programs and policies.
We've covered space based solar power generation in the past, but here's a concept that takes it a step further (away) - using the moon as a massive solar farm.
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Advanced Power Solutions (APS) announced the release of its PA1120 Series of 120 Watt External Desktops featuring the latest in efficiency and energy standards with compliance to CEC Level V. The PA1120 Series offers
Semiconductor Circuits introduced the CPT7B48 “Cool Power Technologies” 12 V, 7 A 16th brick DC-DC converter. This open frame module provides a full 84 W of 12 V power at 55C and 200lfm of airflow – appropriate for
Tyco Electronics’ PolyZen ZEN059V130A24LS device helps provide circuit protection for electronics with USB ports and meets Suspend Mode power-consumption requirements for USB 3.0. The polymer-enhanced Zener diodes help provide
Tech9 Corporation’s 1 A buck-boost DC to DC power converter accepts input ranging from 6 V to 70 V while output remains constant. The power converter can be ordered in 3 V, 5 V, 9 V, 12 V and 15 V output models. These power converters are
Tectrol introduced its high-density / high-efficiency front end power supply modules designed for datacom and storage. The TFE800 Series delivers 800 W in a 10” x 3.3” x 1.6” package with >90 percent efficiency. The TFE-800-48 front-end power supply modules deliver
Microsemi’s LXMG221W-0700034-D0 power supply module supports five to 16 LEDs. Its universal input voltage range of 90 to 305 V(AC) enables operation in 100 V(AC), 120 V(AC), 220 V to 240 V(AC) and 277 V(AC), 50 Hz and 60 Hz systems. The new module provides
AVX Corporation expanded its miniature TransGuard 0201 Series multilayer varistor (MLV) to include 125 pF and 150 pF versions. The series now provides a
MicroPower Direct announced the A1200RU series, a family of high performance 12W DC/DC converters packaged in a compact 24 pin DIP package. Standard features include
National Semiconductor Corp. introduced what is said to be the industry’s fastest 12-bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC). At 3.6 GSPS, the ADC12D1800 is asserted to be 3.6 times faster than any other available 12-bit device. According to the company, the
Alpha & Omega Semiconductor, Inc. (AOS) expanded its EZBoost family with their first white LED backlight driver, the AOZ1950. The AOZ1950 is designed and optimized for providing backlighting solutions for the latest portable devices using medium-sized LCD panels such as
Cree announced what it asserts are the industry's first commercially available Z-Rec 1700-V Junction Barrier Schottky (JBS) diode products. Leveraging silicon carbide's unique characteristics to virtually
ON Semiconductor’s NCP4303A and NCP4303B synchronous rectification controller and driver integrated circuits (ICs) are targeted at use in switch mode power supplies (SMPS) for applications such a
A jointly-developed evaluation kit from STMicroelectronics and Micropelt combines thermal electrical energy harvesting and solid-state thin-film battery
With all of the excitement surrounding LEDs these days, high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps are still popular due to their high brightness, excellent color temperature and long lifetime.
AVX Corporation has developed a new range of high capacitance PulseCap tantalum capacitors that feature a low profile. The PulseCap tantalum capacitors are designed for applications that require bulk capacitance to boost transmitter power
Digi-Key Corporation announced it has stock on Torex's Series XC9235 and XC9236 step-down DCdDC converters. Torex's XC9235 and XC9236 Series are groups of synchronous-rectification type step-down DC-DC converters with built-in
Schurter’s ASO Series fuse and FSO Series fuseholder are designed to protect DC applications from the potentially devastating effects of low short circuits and overvoltage conditions in systems upwards of 1000 VDC. They are intended for
TDK-Lambda’s NVM175 Series of medically approved AC-DC power supplies combine 4.5 kVAC reinforced input to output isolation with dual input fusing and an output-to-ground isolation of 1500 VAC. They meet UL/EN/IEC60601-1 and are suitable for
ACCES I/O Products’Model PICO-II8IDO4A I/O Module is designed for expansion on Pico-ITXe single board computers. The product features eight individually optically isolated inputs, four fully protected solid state FET outputs capable of switching up to 3 A each, and two 16-bit analog inputs. The circuit isolation makes