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Influence of parasitic components in switching behavior

Super-junction MOSFETs

Influence of parasitic components in switching behavior

The faster switching of the power MOSFETs enable higher power conversion efficiency. However, parasitic components in the devices and boards are involving switching characteristics more as the switching speed is getting faster. This creates unwanted side effects, like high voltage or current spikes or poor EMI performance. lesen...

Toshiba launches Super Junction MOSFET and DC Brush Motor Driver ICs

PCIM News

Toshiba launches Super Junction MOSFET and DC Brush Motor Driver ICs

Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) has introduced a new series of high-speed switching type super junction MOSFETs. The new DTMOS IV-H series consists of the TK31N60X, TK39N60X and TK62N60X, and is based on Toshiba’s fourth generation 600V super junction MOSFET DTMOS IV series. lesen...

Analog Devices breaks through the digital barrier

PCIM News

Analog Devices breaks through the digital barrier

While Analog Devices had digital power management solutions for isolated power supplies and power factor correction available in the past, the offerings are now extending to even more sophisticated solutions. lesen...

PCIM continues to grow

20,000 square meters

PCIM continues to grow

The PCIM Europe continues to grow and will – for the first time – take place in three halls. lesen...

Boosting Power Density using Nano-Ceramic Technology

PCIM 2014 News

Boosting Power Density using Nano-Ceramic Technology

Conventional power brick designs face one fundamental constraint: heat dissipation. The greatest impediment to increasing the power density of DC-DC power supplies, for example, is the rate of heat flow from MOSFETs to the ambient air. lesen...

Challenges and opportunities for relays in cross-industry applications

Relay applications note

Challenges and opportunities for relays in cross-industry applications

The electromechanical relay market can be subdivided into three large areas of application, which sometimes differ clearly in their requirements. lesen...

Gap filling materials and thermal gels keeping electronic assemblies cool

Thermal management

Gap filling materials and thermal gels keeping electronic assemblies cool

Achieving effective thermal management in equipment such as consumer electronics, portable devices, automotive modules and power supplies requires engineers to eliminate air gaps between hot components and nearby heat-dissipating surfaces. Understanding how to choose and use materials is important. lesen...

Strong Growth for OEM Module Business

Infrared OEM Modules

Strong Growth for OEM Module Business

Since the highly demanding segment of government and security applications is rapidly growing, Xenics is strengthening its direct sales force for the 'XenicsCores' product line of ShortWave InfraRed and LongWave InfraRed OEM modules. lesen...

Talking in 3D: Discussing and administrating complex construction models via a web browser

XML3DRepo

Talking in 3D: Discussing and administrating complex construction models via a web browser

New software XML3DRepo enables constructing engineers to save 3D objects, change them and administer changes automatically via web browser. lesen...

LED lamps: less energy, more light with gallium nitride

LED technology

LED lamps: less energy, more light with gallium nitride

Fraunhofer researchers have been able to screw the light output of the LED to the top. For that purpose they have developed a transistor on the basis of the semiconductor gallium nitride. lesen...

Service robot is looking closely

Automatica 2014

Service robot is looking closely

Warehouse robots capable of sorting chaotically delivered parts and domestic assistance robots able to distinguish between graspable objects and living areas. At Automatica, Fraunhofer IPA will present technologies for image processing and collision-free manipulation in a dynamic environment. lesen...

Electronics based on a 2-D electron gas

Semiconductors

Electronics based on a 2-D electron gas

A new material could open the door to a new kind of electronics: researchers at the Vienna University of Technology have created a stable two-dimensional electron gas in strontium titanate. lesen...

Measuring wind turbines from a distance

Fraunhofer IOSB

Measuring wind turbines from a distance

The rotor and tower of a wind turbine can vibrate even in normal operation. The analysis of these vibrations plays an important role in development and maintenance. The Fraunhofer Institute IOSB uses modern technology to measure the vibration pattern of the system structure from a distance. lesen...

Co-Design Antenna for High Precision GNSS

Imec and Septentrio

Co-Design Antenna for High Precision GNSS

Imec and Septentrio announced that they have collaborated to the design of a multi-frequency GNSS antenna for GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou and GALILEO. lesen...

Fast multimedia link testing to speed up implementation

APIX2

Fast multimedia link testing to speed up implementation

INOVA Semiconductors, inventor of the APIX standard for real-time gigabit links for automotive applications and Alfamation, supplier of hardware and software test products and turn-key test and measurement solutions for automotive infotainment systems, have announced a close cooperation to speed up the integration of APIX2 technology into automotive applications. lesen...

Thermocompression Technology for High-Accuracy Narrow-Pitch Bonding of 3D ICs

Besi and Imec

Thermocompression Technology for High-Accuracy Narrow-Pitch Bonding of 3D ICs

The nanoelectronics research center imec and Besi, a global equipment supplier for the semiconductor and electronics industries, announced they are joining forces to develop a thermocompression bonding solution for narrow-pitch die-to-die and die-to-wafer bonding with high accuracy and high throughput. Through this collaboration, imec and Besi will pave the way to industrial adoption of thermocompression bonding for 3D IC manufacturing. lesen...

The right memory solution for the Internet of Things

Data Communication

The right memory solution for the Internet of Things

At the beginning of the Internet revolution, all IP addresses were assigned to computers of one sort or another. That time has long gone by. As the Internet developed, more kinds of computing devices became connected and a big chunk of the Internet traffic is now generated by "things" that autonomously communicate with each other, rather than by human operated computers. lesen...

Understanding Resolution in optical and magnetic Encoders

Encoder

Understanding Resolution in optical and magnetic Encoders

How the different types of rotary encoders work and what differentiates the performance of the many types available today. lesen...

Consistent workflows for electronics production

SMT Placement

Consistent workflows for electronics production

Modern electronics production does not only require powerful placement platforms but also the continuous support for all workflows on the factory floor. SIPLACE focuses on solutions aiming for this. lesen...

FPGA-based board design at the IN2P3 institute in France

Electronics Design

FPGA-based board design at the IN2P3 institute in France

FPGAs are at the heart of most of the electronics of the Large Hadron Collider's detector systems. The designers were looking for a way to speed up the FPGA-based board development. lesen...

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History of the Dev Kit

Development kits

History of the Dev Kit

24.07.14 - Development kits have shaped the technology-led world we know today. Originally a basis for prototyping products and applications, Development Kits are now being used to produce some of the world’s most innovative new technologies. lesen...

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars

Electromobility

Daimler and BMW want to charge electric cars "unplugged"

16.07.14 - One of the next steps on the way to perfect electric drive and plug-in hybrid vehicles is wireless charging. Daimler and BMW have now agreed on jointly developing and implementing one common technology. lesen...

On the way to the final: Soccer stadia in glamorous light

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09.07.14 - The world's gaze falls on Brazil and its brand-new soccer stadia, in which 32 international teams compete over a period of four weeks. lesen...

Tracing and Visualization of Embedded Linux Systems

Embedded Software Development

Tracing and Visualization of Embedded Linux Systems

03.06.14 - Tracing is an important method to detect program errors in embedded systems. Visualization tools lend support to a better understanding of the tracing results. lesen...

Designing a Better Street Luminaire Heatsink with Thermal Simulation

LED Technology

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14.08.14 - High temperatures can reduce an LED’s light output and cause a color shift and, at the same time, shorten the component’s useful effective life. Heat dissipation design is a key factor in the performance of power LEDs. lesen...

TÜV Rheinland certifies IP500 wireless modules worldwide

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FIFA World Cup Final was filmed in 360° Ultra HD

Image Processing

FIFA World Cup Final was filmed in 360° Ultra HD

15.07.14 - The 2014 FIFA World Cup™ Production of the Final Match was a 360-degree viewing experience thanks to a panoramic, Ultra HD OmniCam developed by scientists at the Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute in Berlin. lesen...

Mentor Graphics acquires XS Embedded to Reduce Time to Start of Production (SOP)

Automotive system architecture

Mentor Graphics acquires XS Embedded to Reduce Time to Start of Production (SOP)

09.07.14 - Mentor Graphics Corporation announced the acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH (XSe), a technology leader in the creation of automotive system architectures and hardware reference platforms. lesen...

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