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
TDK-Lambda Americas has added to its line of AC-DC medical, ITE (information technology equipment), and industrial power supplies. The single-output CSS500 Series of 360 W to 500 W supplies accepts a
Anderson Power Products (APP) introduced the SPEC Pak Extreme connector. These connectors are asserted to increase the power handling capability of the SPEC Pak series to 320 A. This is achieved by using one of the four individual insert holders that offer
Automation Systems Interconnect introduced a line of high current DIN rail mounted circuit breakers. The NDM1-125 Series is rated up to 125 A, is UL1077 Recognized for use as supplemental protectors, is available in 1-, 2- and 3-pole versions and can
CUI, Inc. added a 6 W model to its open frame AC-DC power supply line. With the latest offering, the VOF Series covers a range of power from 6 W through 80 W. The series is suited for consumer, industrial, and ITE applications. All units are
Mersen launched a UL 2579-listed range of dedicated photovoltaic fuses ? the Helio Protection fuse line, which includes the HP6M, HP10M, and HP6J. This photovoltaic fuse line provides
Bel Power announced the expansion of its VRPx Series of SIP (single inline package) footprint POL (point-of-load) converters to include 30-A, 90-A, 100-A, 110-A and 120-A modules. Operating at efficiencies of up to 95 percent over a wide input range of 4.5 V to 13.8 V, the open-frame series offers
GlobTek’s GT-41132 Series of desktop style power supplies with IEC 60320/ C6 or C8 inlets have double-enforced insulation mechanical configurations and regulated output voltage from: 12 V to 24 VDC in 0.1-V increments. They provide up to 60 W of continuous output power. The style enclosed power supplies are
Premo has introduced a close loop 1000-A Hall effect sensor, the HCT-1000LF. Features and characteristics include accuracy to ± 0.1 percent, linearity of ± 0.1 percent, 1000-A nominal current; 2000-A measuring current, a transformation ratio of
Expanding its leadership in providing compelling power amplifier solutions for WiMAX communication equipment, ANADIGICS, Inc. today introduced a new power amplifier (PA) module designed for use in WiMAX Customer Premises Equipments (CPEs) and femtocells.