iCoupler Technology Benefits Gallium Nitride (GaN) Transistors in AC/DC Designs
January 13, 2021Highly efficient ac/dc power supplies are key to the evolution of the telecom and datacom infrastructure, as power consumption grows rapidly due to hyperscale data centers, enterprise servers, or telecom switching stations. However, the power electronics industry has reached the theoretical limit of silicon MOSFETs.
12 new 1200V Hyperfast and Ultrafast Rectifiers from Vishay
November 27, 2020New Yorker Electronics has announced the availability of 12 new FRED Pt® Gen 5 1200 V Hyperfast and Ultrafast rectifiers from Vishay Semiconductor. The ideal choice for soft switched and resonant high frequency converters, it features a unique combination of low conduction and switching losses.
Enablement of batteryless applications with wireless power
December 30, 2019Question: My application doesn’t have a battery. Is it possible to power it wirelessly? - Yes, sure; a simple integrated nanopower solution originally designed for energy harvesting is available.
Murata and Resonant sign multi-year agreement
October 04, 2019Murata Manufacturing and Resonant Inc. have jointly announced that they have entered into a multi-year commercial agreement that provides Murata with rights to multiple designs to be exclusively developed using Resonant’s XBAR technology.
MEMS Sensors for Smart Infrastructures
May 29, 2019Tablets, smartphones, video game consoles, camcorders, and cameras have revolutionized the world of sensors. This includes MEMS accelerometers and gyroscopes.
Q&A on Wireless Charging
June 15, 2018The primary goal in any wireless power design is to guarantee delivery of the required power under worst-case power transfer conditions. However, it is equally important to avoid thermal and electrical overstress in the receiver during best-case conditions.
IoT can use WPT
April 24, 2018The term “Internet of Things” (IoT) refers to the ongoing trend to connect not only people and computers, but all sorts of “things” to the Internet and each other.
PowerSphyr acquires Gill Electronics
October 05, 2017PowerSphyr Inc., a provider of wireless power technology, has successfully completed its acquisition of original design manufacturer, Gill Electronics.
New MDmesh MOSFETs with Fast-Recovery Diode
May 22, 2017The latest MDmesh™ DK5 power MOSFETs from STMicroelectronics are Very High-Voltage (VHV) super-junction transistors with the extra advantage of a fast-recovery diode.
Dialog Semi invests in wireless charging company
November 08, 2016Dialog Semiconductor has made a strategic investment in Energous Corporation, the developer of WattUp, a wire-free charging technology that provides over-the-air power at a distance.
MEMS microphones broadcast strong growth
April 03, 2014Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) microphones, used in best-selling devices like Apple’s iPhone, face a resonant future as the market keeps climbing in the coming years, according to a new report from IHS Technology.
PowerbyProxi in licensing agreement with Texas Instruments
January 08, 2014PowerbyProxi has signed a technology licensing agreement with Texas Instruments (TI) the global semiconductor company that designs and manufactures analog integrated circuits and embedded processors.
Linear enters wireless battery charging space
October 07, 2013Linear Technology Corporation introduces the LTC4120, a first for the company in the wireless battery charging space.
Bluetooth SIG and A4WP sign MoU
October 07, 2013The Bluetooth SIG and Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that establishes a formal liaison relationship and heralds the creation of a new consumer electronics device category: the smart wireless charging station.
Vishay with new SMD MLCCs in 0505 and 1111 case sizes
August 28, 2013Vishay Intertechnology introduced a new series of high-power surface-mount multilayer ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs) in the quad 0505 and 1111 case sizes.
Ceramic input capacitors can cause overvoltage transients
June 14, 2013A recent trend in the design of portable devices has been to use ceramic capacitors to filter DC/DC converter inputs.
Non-magnetic chip resistors with ultra leach resistant terminalsLoad more news
March 28, 2013International Manufacturing Services, Inc. (IMS) has introduced a new type or chip resistor terminal which are non-magnetic and ultra leach resistant.