Cherry Semiconductor Corp. (East Greenwich, RI) recently appointed David Susak as manager of the company's new design center located in Chandler, Arizona. Mr. Susak will oversee all activities at the design center, which implements a multi-disciplined, team approach to new product design and development. He formerly was a principal analog designer at Microchip Technology and […]
International Rectifier Corp. (IR, El Segundo, CA) introduced the MTP family of high-current, three-phase, input bridge rectifiers, suitable for industrial applications such as uninterruptible power supplies, motor drives and welding. The MTP family of rectifiers are housed in a compact, low-profile 12mm package, compatible with many mounting standards. The output pins are double-wide to decrease […]
IXYS Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) introduced three new trench power MOSFETs for low-voltage, high-current applications. The IXUC100N055, IXUC200N055 and IXUC160N075 possess high current ratings of 100A, 200A and 160A, respectively. The devices are housed in a new "hole-less" package that conforms to the TO-220 outline with an electrically isolated mounting tab. In this ISOPLUS220 housing, […]
IXYS Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) announced that it expects its revenue for the quarter ending December 31, 2001, to decline by up to 25 percent from its revenue for the September 30, 2001, quarter. This is a change from the 15- to 20-percent decline, which was previously estimated. "The decline in revenue that we now […]
Advanced Power Technology (APT, Bend, OR) announced a new family of Higher Frequency Fast Recovery Epitaxial Diodes (FREDs) in a TO-247 package. The new FREDs, designated APT15DS60B and APT30DS60B, are capable of replacing GaAs rectifiers in high frequency applications up to 2MHz, at a fraction of the cost, according to APT. The 15A device has […]
Caddock Electronics Inc. (Roseburg, OR) announced its new SR20 Precision Current Sense Resistor. The SR20 is a low-cost, 1 percent tolerance, precision...
IXYS Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) announced that its new ISOPLUS247 internally isolated TO-247 outline power package has received UL recognition. The new package offers an electrically isolated backside and guarantees a minimum of 2500V(rms) isolation between the back of the package and the silicon chip and its leads."Being able to apply the UL symbol to […]
Collmer Semiconductor Inc. (Dallas) introduced a new line of Power Integrated Modules (PIMs) manufactured by Fuji Electric (Japan) for implementation of 230Vac...
LinMot (Rogers, MN) debuted the new one- and two-axis E-VF Series of servo amplifiers. Designed to interface with standard motion control products, the new servo amplifiers allow LinMot's industrial linear motors to be integrated into existing multi-axis systems. No external linear position encoder is required. Interfacing is accomplished through a ±10V analog velocity or force […]
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced it is working with Alternative Fuels Technologies Corp. (Queens, NY) to develop a hybrid-electric power train that can be retrofitted into existing vehicles, enabling the use of hybrid-electric technology without the high costs associated with new hybrid-electric vehicles. The project will be directed towards […]
GE Fanuc Automation (Charlottesville, VA) has expanded the i Series of computer numerical controls with the addition of the Series16i-B CNC. An enhanced version of the Series 16i Model A, the new Model B is fully program-compatible with Model A controls and is designed to accomplish milling and turning with high-speed, multi-axis capabilities. GE Fanuc […]
Unique Mobility Inc. (UQM, Golden, CO) announced that it has delivered electric propulsion system components to Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (Israel) as part of their development and installation of a hybrid-electric powertrain system in a heavy tracked vehicle.The hybrid-electric propulsion system components included two SR286 waterproof traction motors, rated at 75kW each, a similarly sized […]
Lockheed Martin (Bethesda, MD) and the US Army National Automotive Center are displaying a 5-ton tactical truck powered by a new hybrid diesel-electric propulsion system at the Association of the US Army's Symposium and Exhibition this week. The truck, part of the Army's Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles, utilizes the HybriDrive propulsion system developed by […]
IXYS Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) recently introduced the ISOPLUS247 plastic encapsulated package in the "hole-less" TO-246 outline with an electrically isolated mounting tab. The new package design replaces the standard copper lead frame with Direct-Copper-Bonded alumina, to which any discrete semiconductors, from diodes to MOSFETs to thyristors, can be soldered. The package can be mounted […]
Delta Computer Systems (Vancouver, WA) announced its newest multiple-capability motion controller, the MultiCapabilities controller, part of its RMC Family. According to Delta,...