Power

LEM expands its range of fluxgate technology based current sensors for high accuracy current measurement with a low noise level, over a wide temperature range

LEM expands its range of high accuracy transducers announcing the new IN 1000-S for non-intrusive and isolated measurement of DC, AC and pulsed nominal current of 1000 A. LEM already launched a 2000 A model last year as first model of this range reinventing the fluxgate technology. +10 to +40 …

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LEM makes the voltage measurement more compact

LEM introduces the DVC 1000-P model for insulated nominal voltage measurements in traction and industrial applications. This device measures a nominal voltage of 1000 VRMSand incorporates isolating amplifier technology. Despite achieving very high levels of isolation with a safety insulation voltage of 4.2 kV, the DVC 1000-P transducer is really …

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Vincotech adds flow E1/E2 product family

Vincotech, a supplier of module-based solutions for power electronics, today announced the release of the new flow E1/E2 product family. Featuring the latest chip generations, these products also deliver superior thermal performance. The industry’s broadest portfolio of standard products just got bigger: Vincotech has added 12 mm flow E1/E2 packages …

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PCIM 2018: Infineon’s CoolGaN opens up for a new horizon in power management

The key benefits of gallium nitride (GaN) are, amongst others, high power density, best-in-class efficiency and decreased system costs. Infineon Technologies AG is starting volume production for CoolGaN products by the end of 2018, the company announced during PCIM Europe. Engineering samples of the high reliable GaN solution in the …

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Three-level NPC topology, multi-source IGBT technology

Vincotech, a supplier of module-based solutions for power electronics, today announced the launch of new neutral-point-clamped power modules. The flowNPC 0 line features the latest IGBT technologies in a combination engineered to optimise cost and efficiency for three-phase solar and UPS applications. Rated for 650 V / 100 A, these …

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ROHM and GaN Systems join forces for GaN power semiconductors

ROHM, a leading supplier of power semiconductors, and GaN Systems, the global leader in GaN power semiconductors, today announced their collaboration in the GaN (gallium nitride) Power Semiconductor business, with the goal of contributing to the continuing evolution of power electronics. This strategic partnership leverages GaN Systems’ industry leading capabilities in …

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PCIM 2018: Smart solutions for grids and e-cars

AIT presents its know-how for industry and e-mobility at the international hot spot for power electronics PCIM Europe  Power electronics has become a key technology for renewable energy and e-mobility. Intelligent grids and e-cars rely on these electronic components for power controls and conversion. The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology …

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Automotive CoolSiC Schottky diodes: combining performance and robustness

At this year’s PCIM Europe trade fair in Nuremberg (June 5 to June 7) Infineon Technologies AG presents the first products of its automotive Silicon Carbide portfolio: the CoolSiC Schottky diode family is now ready for current and future on-board charger (OBC) applications in hybrid and electric vehicles. Infineon has …

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Double DPAK: first top-side cooled SMD solution for high power applications

Increasing complexity of end products is challenging the design parameters for high power supplies: these require higher power and more efficiency in an even smaller space. Semiconductor devices are essential to the operation and performance of modern switched mode power supplies (SMPS). Over the last years, a trend towards surface mount …

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Analog Devices’ isolated power converters support Class B system EMI levels

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) today announced its latest generation of reinforced isolated power converters, setting a new benchmark for low component-level radiated emissions allowing systems to meet EN 55022/CISPR 22 Class B Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) standard requirements. The ADuM5020/6020 and ADuM5028/6028 series eliminate the need for costly EMI mitigation techniques …

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