Digital power addresses many of the challenges that analog power systems face today, but there are some significant barriers to switching over.
Fairchild Semiconductor’s FPF1038 / FPF1039 advanced load management switches reduce in-rush current, or high di/dt, when a switch is used to disconnect loads with high (>100µF) output capacitances.
Is Instaload Battery Tech one of those brilliant "why didn't anyone think of that before" moments, or just another patent on a really obvious idea?
Battery contacts designed based on InstaLoad technology enable users to insert batteries into a device in either + or - direction.
Fairchild Semiconductor announced its FAN7930 active PFC controller for boost PFC applications that operate in critical conduction mode (CRM). This device is appropriate for LCD and PDP TV applications, as well as
Providing a 25W output in one square inch of board area, the UEI25 series 25W output, 2:1 input range, 12V output, high efficiency, isolated DC-DC converter from Murata delivers regulated DC power.
A team led by assistant professor William Dichtel has discovered a simple process for building an organic molecular framework that could pave the way for the development of more economical, flexible and versatile solar cells.
Sandia National Laboratories scientists have developed tiny glitter-sized photovoltaic cells that could revolutionize the way solar energy is collected and used.
XP Power announced additions to its range of low power DC/DC converters. The 15-W JCM15 comes in a 1" x 1" metal package, with the 30-W JCK30 being available in a metal case that measures 2" x 1". These encapsulated PCB mounted converters
Batteries might gain a boost in power capacity as a result of a new finding from researchers at MIT.
ZMDI announced its entry into the LED market with the first three energy-efficient LED driver ICs that achieve up to 95% efficiency and demonstrate ZMDI’s commitment to green technology.
CHiL Semiconductor Corporation announced a new configuration in its computing voltage regulator (VR) solutions for CPU, GPU, and DDR applications. Now configured to optimize efficiency from the lowest idle state to the highest operating state of
ON Semiconductor introduced a new family of high efficiency 2A to 4A integrated synchronous regulators for consumer electronics applications.
Zenaro’s power supply series provides LED indoor/outdoor lighting engineers and designers with four different types of power consumptions: 54 W, 66 W, 102 W and 132 W. The entire series has passed ENEC certification and are guaranteed
Available in versions optimized for inputs from 15V to 40V or 150VA to 350VA, the STROMBOLI DC/DC converter design includes an application note, reference design, and demo board with related datasheet, schematics, and bill-of-material.
The EnerChip EP CBC915 is presented as the first device to work universally across all energy harvesting transducer technologies including photovoltaic, thermoelectric, piezoelectric and electromagnetic.
The Kontron Gigabit Ethernet Switch VX3910 offers 3U VPX (VITA 46.x) and OpenVPX (VITA 65) platforms Enterprise-Class Switching functionality with a total of 28 Gigabit Ethernet ports and advanced management features. With its
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