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What is an inverter?
An inverter is an electronic device for converting direct current (DC) to alternating current (AC).
Inverters are used in a wide range of applications, from small switched power supplies for a computer to large electric utility applications to transpor
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2007-11-16 Manufacturers aim for energy efficiency in appliances
Appliance manufacturers are facing major design challenges to meet the new energy efficiency standards and to cope with significant increases in the cost of raw materials. Variable speed control of a compressor motor significantly reduces both the peak and average energy consumption.
2007-11-16 Manage design resources for industrial apps
To better manage design resources and attain economies of scale, OEMs need solutions that enable customization of platforms with common building blocks, so that unique models may require only minor variations in components and/or firmware.
2005-10-24 Lumitex's white LED FO backlights shine brighter at no extra cost
Lumitex's new white LEDs that are said to provide a true white backlight that is 2-1/2 times brighter than previous generations of RGB UniGlo panels, with no increase in price.
2002-02-08 Lumitex fiber-optic panels to replace CCFLs
With current consumption placed at 10mA to 20mA (2Vdc) and a lifespan of 100,000h, the company's LED-driven fiber-optic panels are positioned to replace CCFLs to backlight LCDs.
2004-01-02 Linear Tech regulator suits TFT LCD apps
Linear Technology has released the LT1943 high current, quad output, adjustable switching regulator developed for 22-inch and larger TFT LCD apps.
2004-11-24 Linear Tech dc-dc converter operates between 2.5V and 24V
Linear Technology has developed a current mode, fixed frequency step-up dc-dc converter with an internal 3A, 42V switch.
2005-06-02 Linear Tech dc-dc converter features internal 3A, 42V switch
The new current mode, fixed frequency dc-dc converter from Linear Tech features dual rail-to-rail current sense amplifiers and an internal 3A, 42V switch
2004-06-23 Linear switching regulator with exposed copper bottom
Linear Tech has launched a triple output monolithic switching regulator with an exposed copper bottom.
2008-03-05 Li-ion battery drives first hybrid Mercedes
In its first serial hybrid car model, German carmaker Daimler AG, the maker of Mercedes Benz, will use a Li-ion battery as the central electrical energy storage device.
2009-08-13 LED-backlit LCDs equipped with heat management
Sharp has introduced two new displays in its successful range of LCDs with LED background lighting.
2010-04-23 LED-backlit LCD lifetime averages up to 60,000 hrs
Optrex America has developed one of the broadest lines in the industry of TFT LCDs with white LED backlights that feature an average of 60,000-hour
2009-12-21 LED lighting brightens the holidays
The holiday season is turning into the coming-out party for the use of LEDs for general illumination, paving the way for double-digit sales growth in 2009 and a near doubling in market revenue by 2013.
2007-03-14 LED backlight to replace CCFL in large-screen LCD TVs
Power Analog Microelectronics suggests that replacing CCFL backlight with LED backlight in LCD TVs will address the issue of power consumption in China.
2009-02-06 LCDs with white LEDs tout 50% power savings
NEC LCD Technologies has unveiled two new amorphous-silicon TFT LCD modules incorporating white LED backlights for industrial applications.
2007-11-01 LCDs turn to LEDs for lighting
A change is likely to have occurred behind the scenes in display sizes below about 15-inches: the CCFL lighting system for the LCD is rapidly being replaced by LEDs.
2007-05-25 LCD module offers high luminance even at bright setups
NEC LCD Technologies, along with its sales and marketing channels in the Americas and Europe, has introduced a 6.5-inch amorphous-silicon TFT-LCD module with high luminance and XGA resolution.
2008-02-15 Latest IC solutions take center stage at IIC-China 2008
Electronics designers of China will be treated to an array of seminars as well as showcase of new IC technologies and their latest application methodology at the 13th International IC-China Conference & Exhibition.
2006-11-03 Kyocera unrolls industrial LCDs with LED backlighting
Kyocera has released a new line of LCDs that feature a unique LED backlighting system instead of conventional CCFLs.
2007-08-20 Kitted TFT-LCD systems have IBASE industrial SBCs
Apollo Display Technologies is offering a range of kitted TFT-LCD systems that include Apollo LCDs and industrial SBCs from IBASE Technology.
2007-12-14 iSuppli: China IC market on track to meet growth targets
In light of strong growth in Q3, China's IC market will be on track to meet iSuppli's forecast of a 15-percent revenue expansion this year.
2007-11-12 iSuppli: Backlights drive LED market leap
The backlighting of small-screen LCD displays and of keypads in mobile devices remains the single largest application market for LEDs, and will account for more than 25 percent of total LED market revenue in 2007.
2010-05-11 Isolation amps boast high gain accuracy, low temp drift
Avago Technologies is offering three miniature precision isolation amplifiers with increased accuracy, bandwidth and high insulation made possible by proprietary optical isolation technology.
2003-07-25 IR, Sanyo, team up for power efficiency in motor control
In an effort to take advantage of each other's strengths, International Rectifier Corp. and Sanyo Semiconductor have announced the formation of a joint venture named IR-SA Integrated Technologies.
2002-06-17 IR ships 'intelligent' power modules for motor drives
International Rectifier has introduced the iNTERO family of power modules for motor and servo drives, which integrates the power stage with an embedded driver board.
2010-04-08 IR light sensor packs logic output
TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed a small surface mount-packaged photo light sensor with a digital output designed for applications with limited space.
2004-02-04 IR expands iMotion family of products
International Rectifier has expanded its iMotion family of integrated power modules with the release of three advanced devices.
2002-08-02 IR 600V IGBTs target motor drive apps
International Rectifier has introduced a series of new 600V non punch-through IGBT Co-Packs designed for appliance an industrial motor drive applications.
2005-03-18 IPMs simplify motor drive design
The new set of 600V, 16A and 20A integrated power modules from IR promises to simplify the design of compact, high-performance variable-speed motion control power stages for various apps.
2006-02-22 IPMs condense motor drive electronics
Powerex's PS22052-54 and PS22056 1,200V intelligent power modules provide a one-chip solution to the drive electronics required for small 460V, three-phase motors.
2013-10-31 Intelligent power module features integrated PFC
The IRAM630-1562F combines IR's low loss, trench IGBTs with a three-phase, high-voltage gate drive IC and PFC input stage, integrating more than 30 components into a single compact isolated package.
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