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Semikron presents inverter platform for renewable energy applications

Semikron has introduced an inverter platform that offers system integrators an easy-to-use and versatile inverter to meet the stringent demands of the renewable energy market. The Semistack assembly is a high power, three-phase inverter system that uses Semikron’s SKiiP intelligent power module (IPM) with integrated heat sink, IGBT, driver with protective sensors and functions, all optimised for renewable energy applications.

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XP Power extends line-up of miniature board mounted LED drivers

XP Power has made a number of additions to its LDU series of PCB mount DC input constant current LED drivers. Comprising four models offering power outputs of 5, 7, 14 and 20 Watts, these highly efficient LED drivers have a typical efficiency of 93% for the 5 – 14 Watt models and 95% for the 20 Watt devices.

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Floating surge stopper provides unlimited overvoltage protection

The new LTC4366 from Linear Technology is an overvoltage protection controller for electronic systems. Operating from 9V to greater than 500V, the LTC4366 floating surge stopper utilizes an adjustable floating topology to enable very high voltage operation independent of the voltage rating of the LTC4366’s internal circuitry.

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TI introduces fastest 4-A and 5-A two-output MOSFET drivers

Texas Instruments is expanding its MOSFET driver portfolio with three next-generation two-output gate drivers that improve efficiency and reliability in high-density isolated power supplies. The UCC27210 and UCC27211 are the industry’s first 120-V boot, high- and low-side, two-output MOSFET drivers to provide up to 4-A output current, while handling -10 volts of direct current (VDC) immunity on the driver inputs.

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