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Flex Power Modules announces the introduction of a new 1/16 brick 12V output DC/DC converter module - providing 200W power and up to 95% industry-leading efficiency, ideal for replacing many applications A 1/8 brick package converter saves more than 40% of board space.
Renesas Electronics Co., Ltd. (TSE:6723), the world's leading semiconductor solutions provider, today announced the industry’s first integrated flash microcontroller (MCU) using the 28nm process and will begin shipping samples on the same day. To build the next generation of more efficient and reliable eco-friendly and self-driving cars, this revolutionary RH850/E2x series of microcontrollers incorporates up to six 400Mhz processor cores, making it the industry's first (Note 1) Vehicle control flash MCU that can reach the 9600MIPS (Note 2) command processing capability. This family of MCUs also features up to 16MB of built-in flash memory and improved security and functional security.
TDK Corporation has developed MLD2012 series laminated inductors for automotive power circuits. This new series of components is based on a ferrite core and is housed in a compact IEC 2012 (EIA 0805) package that occupies an area of ​​2.0 mm x 1.25 mm with an insertion height of only 0.5 mm. This family of power inductors is AEC-Q200 certified, with an inductance of 0.47 μH to 47 μH and a rated current of 750 mA to 1200 mA. Thanks to its excellent electrical performance and a wide operating temperature range (-40 °C to +125 °C), this small component is suitable for automotive applications, in particular advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) where, for example, they can Helps achieve smaller cameras. MLD2012 inductors are also suitable for in-vehicle infotainment systems (IVI) and in-vehicle information systems as well as various automotive engine electronic control units (ECUs) and modules. The MLD2012 product will begin mass production in March 2018.
Microsemi Corporation (NASDAQ: MSCC) announces its Switchtec PCIe Fabric Switch (PAX), a leading supplier of semiconductor technology solutions that differentiates power consumption, security, reliability and performance New features of the product. PAX supports the formation of a high-performance PCIeSwitch network. Multi-hosts, graphics processing units (GPUs), and NVMe solid-state drives (SSDs) are interconnected and dynamically allocated through the PAX network. Metso showed the new product at the Open Computing Project (OCP) Summit in San Jose, California, last week.
Allegro MicroSystems, LLC announced the launch of a new family of current sensor ICs, the ACS772/73, which provides an economical and accurate solution for AC or DC current sensing. With a 200 kHz bandwidth, the new product is ideal for applications such as motor control, load detection and management, power supply and DC-DC converter control, and inverter control. The ACS772/73 has a response time of 2.5μs for overcurrent fault detection in safety-critical applications. This series of sensors can be applied in the automotive and industrial fields, with an accuracy of ±2.1% throughout its life cycle. The two current sensor ICs are powered from a single 5V (ACS772) and 3.3V (ACS773) power supply.
Maxim announced ultra-compact, pin-compatible MAX20075 and MAX20076 step-down converters that help system designers build small, high-efficiency, 40V load dump applications. The MAX20075 and MAX20076 step-down converters offer the industry's smallest quiescent current (IQ) and ultra-small footprint, with integrated internal compensation. This solution requires only minimal external components and can save up to 50% of board space, making it ideal for uninterruptible power automotive applications.
Sokos, the world's leading engineering solutions provider, has opened up new electronic access control products. The new compact electronic driver simplifies the upgrade from mechanical access control to electronic access control. The AC-EM 05 electronic driver provides a cost-effective electronic drive for the Southco R4-05 miniature rotary lock series and other mechanical door locks.
MACOM Technology Solutions Inc. ("MACOM") today announced the availability of a four-channel 56 Gb/s PAM-4 VCSEL driver (MALD-38435) for VCSEL-based short-range optical modules and active optical cable (AOC) applications Sample of a four-channel transimpedance amplifier (TIA) (MATA-38434) device. These new devices complement previously released transmit and receive clock data recovery (CDR) devices, enabling complete transmit and receive solutions. For MACOM chipset solutions, the data rate per channel is as high as 56 Gb/s PAM-4 (28GBbaud PAM-4), enabling short-range (up to 100m) for 200G QSFP and 400G QSFP-DD and OSFP applications ) Optical module.
A few days ago, Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ Stock Exchange code: VICR) announced the introduction of a 12 to 48V non-isolated boost converter to provide 48V high-performance GPU support for data centers that still rely on traditional 12V power distribution.
High-frequency low-loss ferrite -Monday, April 16, 2018
TDK Group recently introduced a new type of EPCOS manganese-zinc (MnZn) based PC200 ferrite magnetic material with high frequency and low loss characteristics. The magnetic material is developed specifically for power supplies and frequency converters (with GaN-based fast switching power semiconductors) and has an optimized frequency range of 700kHz to 4MHz. When the switching frequency is from 1.8 MHz to 2 MHz and the operating temperature is 100°C, the maximum transmission power can be achieved. The maximum Curie temperature of the ferrite magnetic material is 250 °C.