CUI’s latest release includes 18 W and 40 W desktop adapters. Both meet Level V efficiency standards and exceed the current US EISA 2007 efficiency regulations.
The EH-Link hybrid energy harvesting wireless sensor node from MicroStrain collects energy from multiple sources including strain, vibration, thermal gradients, ambient light,and thermal and electromagnetic fields.
Energy captured from the natural flows of tides and rivers, without the use of dams or large civil structures – kinetic hydropower – has begun to emerge as a viable, low-impact clean energy option.
Pacific Scientific OECO announced that it has developed a Hall effect current sensor that is intended to simplify the design and improve the performance of solar energy. The CS20 Series Hall effect based current sensor incorporates
Wireless Sensor Module, jointly developed by Powercast and Microchip Technology, showcases RF energy harvesting and low power processing and communications.
Enpirion today announced the introduction of the first two members of a family of PowerSoC DC-DC converters for DDR2/DDR3 VTT applications
Mag Layers USA announced itsLow Profile Ultra High Current Power Inductors. The company offers case sizes ranging from 3 mm x 3 mm to 12 mm x 12 mm with a frequency range to
Texas Instruments’ CSD86350Q5D Power Block consists of two asymmetric NexFET power MOSFETs with advanced packaging technology that delivers high-performance in low voltage synchronous buck half bridge applications including
Tumbler Technologies + TRUMPower introduced its medically approved TMC200 Series power supply. It has a compact size of 3” x 5” x 1.5” and is capable of delivering 200 W of continuous DC power. The series is
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.
Just how different are linear, LDO and switching buck voltage regulators? I'm glad you asked!
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