AVX Corp. (Myrtle Beach, SC) introduced a new higher-voltage U-dielectric capacitor. The company claims that the new ranges, from 100V to 200V, make the devices appropriate to applications requiring low ESR capacitors with higher voltage capabilities, such as amplifiers and modulators for communications and wireless network applications. The new higher-voltage U-dielectric capacitors are available in […]
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA, Mendham, NJ) recently announced that the International Workshop on Integrated Power Packaging (IWIPP) will be held July 14-15, 2000, at the Westin Hotel in Waltham, MA. The workshop provides a forum for technical communication focused on the needs and interests of power electronics components and systems engineers. According to […]
Cooper Electronic Technologies (St. Louis, MO) recently announced the availability of its new PowerStor Aerogel Capacitor made from a carbon-aerogel-foam technology. According...
Artesyn Technologies Inc. (Boca Raton, FL) recently introduced the NXA66 Series of 66W, non-isolated, dc/dc converters. This series is designed to provide point-of-load power conversion and fast transient response in a vertically mounted, space-efficient package. According to Artesyn, the NXA66 is available with a 12V input and a selectable 3.3V or 2.5V output. The device […]
TelCom Semiconductor Inc. (Mountain View, CA) recently announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed offering of 3,190,000 shares of its common stock. According to the company, three million of the shares are being offered by the company and 190,000 are being offered by selling […]
ON Semiconductor LLC (Phoenix, AZ) recently introduced a new version of its searchable CD-ROM for its TMOS Power MOSFETs. The CD-ROM offers what the company claims is a comprehensive collection of data for all ON Semiconductor's power MOSFET data in one location. According to the company, the TMOS CD-ROM contains a selector guide, data sheets, […]
Powerex Inc. (Youngwood, PA) recently introduced a new family of integrated power modules, the FLEXPAK CIB. The module contains a three-phase, low-loss...
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) recently introduced a new Little Foot power MOSFET family in the SC-70 package. The device, built on the Vishay Siliconix TrenchFET process, is claimed to set records for on-resistance in this package type, with specifications at gate drives as low as 1.8V. According to Vishay, the first 12 Little […]
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. (Malvern, PA) recently released a new SMD power metal-film resistor series, a high-frequency chip inductor and a temperature-sensing power MOSFET. The WSL Power Metal Strip resistor series, WSL0805, is rated at 1/8W. The device is designed to provide current sensing in power-management applications for cellular phones and pagers, disk-drive motor controls in […]
International Rectifier (El Segundo, CA) recently introduced what they claim is the space industry's first radiation-hardened, high-frequency 400V, high- and low-side N-channel MOSFET driver integrated circuit. Designated the RIC7113, the new device is a functional, pin-to-pin replacement for the industry-standard IR2110 driver family. According to the company, the RIC7113 offers a new performance standard for […]
International Rectifier (El Segundo, CA) recently announced it now offers two new families of HEXFET power MOSFETs that are designed to provide high efficiency for the primary and secondary sections of isolated dc/dc converters with outputs of 3.3V. According to the company, on the primary side of a dc/dc converter, a new planar technology chosen […]
ON Semiconductor LLC (Phoenix, AZ) recently announced it has filed for an initial public offering. The company's shares will be handled by a group of underwriters led by Morgan Stanley Dean Witter. The company also reported its fourth quarter revenues for 1999 increased 19 percent to $427.8 million compared to $395.6 million during the same […]
Texas Instruments (TI, Dallas) recently announced a dual-output, power supply controller and a family of dual-output, low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulators, the TPS701XX and the TPS56300. The devices are designed to coordinate the power-up and power-down sequencing of the core and I/O supply voltages. This is designed to further improve overall system integrity and reliability in […]
Intersil Holding Corp. (Palm Bay, FL) recently announced that designers of satellite power conditioning and power switching applications can now implement multiple radiation hardened (Rad Hard) MOSFETs in a single package. The FSR1110 device is a quad 100V, 680 milliohm MOSFET that is rated to a total dose capacity of 100,000 RADS. The FSR1110 is […]
Intersil Holding Corp. (Palm Bay, FL) recently announced that designers of satellite power conditioning and power-switching applications can now implement multiple radiation-hardened (Rad Hard) MOSFETs in a single package. The FSR1110 device is a quad 100V, 680 milliohm MOSFET that is rated to a total dose capacity of 100,000 RADS. The FSR1110 is the latest […]