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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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2006-10-24 Renesas unveils car MCU with MONOS embedded flash
Renesas Technology America has unveiled its first MCU built with the company's metal oxide nitride oxide silicon embedded flash technology.
2002-08-08 Remade power package toughens IGBTs
Powerex cites a trio of new technologies in its Mega Power Dual optimized power package as critical to the improved electrical, thermal and physical characteristics of its IGBTs.
2006-11-20 Ref design touts 90% efficiency for VR11 apps
Primarion's new PX3538 controller-based reference design, using a standard multiphase synchronous buck technology, touts 90 percent efficiency for VR11 applications.
2014-11-06 Quantum dot LED 3D printed using five various materials
Exhibiting pure and tunable colour emission properties, the QD-LED demonstrates that diverse classes of materials can be 3D printed and fully integrated into device components with active properties.
2015-02-16 Qi wireless power standard brings more features
The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) is making two draft specifications available to the consortium's members that extend the capabilities of the Qi wireless power standard.
2013-08-29 PV microinverter shipments to grow fourfold in 2017
The global market for microinverters is forecast to expand at a 306 per cent rate, increasing to 2.1GW in 2017, up from around 500MW in 2013, noted IHS.
2010-06-08 Practical layout for current sensing circuit of IRMCF300 series IC
This application note provides practical tips on PCB layout and how to set configuration registers when using the IRMCF300 series of sensorless motor control ICs.
2002-09-16 Power-savvy design will rule IC world
IC designers on the leading edge are quickly coming to realize that power and its many effects have begun to pose the top design challenge in the nanometer realm.
2009-04-30 Power resistor improves automated board assembly
Bourns Inc. has developed a new power resistor specifically engineered to meet high temperature soldering requirements that enable improved automated board assembly.
2007-09-11 Power module replaces 22 discrete devices
Fairchild Semiconductor has introduced ten highly efficient, integrated Motion-SPM power modules with up to the 3kW power range, capacble of replacing as many as 22 discrete components.
2015-03-20 Power module packaging eases power electronics issues
The power packaging market is on the rise, pulled by the interconnection and substrate segments, respectively 14 per cent and 13 per cent between 2014 and 2020, revealed Yole.
2010-06-04 Power management IC enables 'smart' solar panels
National Semiconductor's SM3320 analog-intensive power management chipset improves power output, reliability and cost-effectiveness of solar systems.
2012-08-27 Poor PV market drags BOS firms
Makers have become less flexible when it comes to cost control and keeping ROI on a profitable level, pushing companies to shift their focus to cutting down the balance-of-system (BOS) price.
2012-07-26 Poor economy, chipset shortage drags Fairchild's sales
In its quarterly earnings conference call with analysts, the firms CEO said sales would have been at least $5 million higher in Q2 and $10 million higher in Q3.
2013-02-04 Photocouplers tout IGBT protection, high-speed switching
The PS9332L and PS9332L2 from Renesas consist of a gallium-aluminium-arsenide LED, photo detector IC and an IGBT protection circuit that target industrial machinery and solar power systems.
2005-09-20 Photocouplers save board space
Saving board space and reducing component count, the new photocouplers from Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas incorporate optimal noise immunity, higher heat resistance and improved isolation characteristics.
2014-05-21 Photocoupler integrates embedded protection features
The features include IGBT desaturation detection, active miller clamp, and FAULT detection to prevent the IGBT from reaching over-current conditions.
2003-10-14 Philips rolls out PicoGate logic device offering
The company has announced what it claims is the industry's first multi-function PicoGate logic semiconductor designed to suit crystal oscillator apps.
2003-09-24 Philips display module switches between NTSC, PAL
Royal Philips Electronics has unveiled the latest addition to its line of products geared toward mobile entertainment apps.
2013-12-02 Phase voltage reconstruction based on Qorivva MCUs
Know the Freescale Qorivva family features/approaches that can be used for motor control algorithms.
2003-02-04 Pericom ships 'fastest' TTL gate logics
The company has announced the addition of its STX1GT family of single gate logic devices into its STX SOTiny Gate micro packaging portfolio.
2014-04-14 Overcome challenges in FPGA-based prototyping
Here's a look at FPGA-based prototyping challenges and an innovative methodology unifying the benefits of gate-level partitioning and RTL partitioning, providing a short, automated, and predictable path to prototype.
2010-02-26 Optoisolator achieves up to 2Mbd data transfer
TT electronics Optek Technology has developed an optical isolator that delivers AC and DC voltage isolation up to 16KV while achieving digital data transmission rates of 2Mbd.
2011-05-20 Optocouplers come in stretched SO6 package
Avago Technologies' gate drive optocouplers boasts industry-leading performance from a small-footprint package.
2007-04-16 Optocouplers add efficiency to motor inverters
Avago's intelligent gate drivers improve precision and efficiency of motor inverters by featuring Active Miller Clamp, integrated Vce desaturation detection, undervoltage lockout protection, built-in IGBT shutdown and isolated open collector fault feedback.
2012-07-17 Optimizing FPGAs for low power apps
Know the low-power design techniques for the families of 7 series FPGAs.
2006-10-16 Optical fiber provides versatility
Fiber-optic technology's versatility extends to illumination applications beyond LCD and membrane switch backlighting.
2007-10-09 Omron power relay gives 40A switching capacity
A power relay that provides up to 40A switching capacity per pole on the normally-open (NO) contact has been introduced by Omron Electronic Components LLC.
2014-08-04 Oculus Rift DK2 teardown: Weight, repairability matter
The iFixit teardown revealed that the beta version of DK2 has thinner cables, which contributes to make the device lighter. The improved cable management feature, plus the standard Phillips screws, also makes the kit repair-friendly.
2004-11-22 O2Micro receives patent for power converter circuit
O2Micro Int. Ltd has received 30 claims under United States patent number 6,804,129 for its high efficiency adaptive direct current-to-alternating current (dc/ac) power converter circuit.
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