Power Electronics

APEC 2012 Product Introductions

The Applied Power Electronics Conference is a showcase for the latest power semiconductors, power supplies, and components. Here ís a sampling of some of the new power-handling products introduced at this year’s APEC.

IC Circuit Adapts LED Lights to Triac-Based Dimmers

Fairchild Semiconductor introduced the FL7730 single-stage primary side regulation (PSR) controller with power factor correction (PFC) for use with triac and analog dimming compatibility. ...

Digital Power Controller for Isolated Power Supplies

Expanding its broad portfolio of analog and digital power management solutions, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) introduced the industry's most integrated and configurable digital power management controller optimized for AC/DC and isolated DC/DC power supply applications. ...

Power Distribution Bars

Rogers Power Distribution Systems (PDS) launched new technology at APEC 2012 with RO-LINX® PowerCircuit™ bus bars, which provide multifunction capability in a single, compact form factor. ...

SoC Enables Measurement and Diagnostics for High-Power Monitoring

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the 78M6631, a Teridian 3-phase power measurement system-on-chip (SoC) that embeds power monitoring into high-load applications. ...

PowIRstage® Improves DRMOS Performance

International Rectifier announced the extension of its PowIRstage® family of integrated devices with the introduction of the IR3551 that duplicates the functions of existing DRMOS devices, but provides improved performance....

Low-Cap Silicon ESD Devices

TE Circuit Protection announces a family of eight new single-channel and multi-channel silicon ESD (SESD) protection devices offering the lowest and smallest size packages available....

Hot Swap Controller Includes Digital Thermal Emulation

Vicor Corporation unveiled its new Picor Cool-Swap(tm) PI2211 hot swap controller and circuit breaker (operating range: +0.9 to +14V), featuring Picor's advanced True-SOA™ and Glitch-Catcher technologies....

1700V SiC Schottky Diodes

Cree, Inc. has introduced a series of packaged diodes that deliver the industry's highest blocking voltage available in SiC Schottky technology....

Low Profile PFC Inductors Offer High Performance and Low Cost

Payton Planar Magnetics is meeting the demand for low profile, high efficiency, boost inductors, is driving the need for high performance planar inductors to be used in power converters for the flat screen industry....

GreenChip Low-Power SMPS Controllers

The NXP TEA172x family is a series of small, low-cost module SMPS controller ICs that operate directly from the rectified universal mains input and are tailored for low-power applications up to 5, 8, or 11 W. ...

Ultra-Efficient, High-Speed, Low Voltage MOSFETS

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc., (TAEC), announced a new family of ultra-high-efficiency, high-speed MOSFETs that deliver significant improvements in trade-off characteristics between low on resistance (RDS(ON)) and low input capacitance (Ciss). ...

Digital Controller for DDR Memory

Powervation Ltd. announces sampling of PV3201, a new dual phase digital DC/DC controller with SVID interface. ...

IC Pair Consumes Less Than 10 mW No-Load

ON Semiconductor's NCP1246 is a fixed-frequency current-mode controller featuring Dynamic Self-Supply. This function greatly simplifies the design of the auxiliary supply and the Vcc capacitor by activating the internal startup current source to supply the controller during start-up, transients, latch, stand-by etc. ...

Low-Loss Silicon Carbide (SiC) Power Devices

Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the availability of three silicon carbide (SiC) compound power devices, the RJQ6020DPM, the RJQ6021DPM and the RJQ6022DPM....

Miniature Motor Driver Modules

STMicroelectronics has added two miniature motor drivers to its range of SLLIMM (Small Low-Loss Intelligent Molded Modules), which will enable domestic appliances to offer better energy ratings. ...

40V and 60V OptiMOS(tm) Exhibit High Power Density and System Efficiency

Infineon Technologies AG introduced the new OptiMOS 40V and 60V power MOSFET families....

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