Vicor has introduced 25 new products to its growing family of DC-DC converter modules (DCMs) with tighter output voltage regulation of ±1%. With unrivalled power densities of 1,032W/in3, the new series allows engineers to drive loads requiring tighter regulation with minimal additional circuitry or downstream components. The DCM ChiP (Converter housed in Package) is a […]READ MORE
Before electric cars can become a means of transport for everyone, a charging infrastructure needs to be introduced that can serve the mass market. The engineering company Finepower is developing a charging system that can charge the batteries in all vehicle types wirelessly, regardless of their manufacturer, as it is done inductively. The special circuitry […]READ MORE
Murata has announced the 1 kW DRQ-11.4/88-L48 Series of quarter brick, intermediate bus, DC/DC converter modules that address the growing power requirements of high-reliability networking and telecommunications infrastructure equipment. The fully regulated DRQ-11.4/88-L48xx Series provides 11.4 Vout at 88 A, with a Vin Range of 36 to 60 Vdc, operating from 48 Vdc battery systems […]READ MORE
Microchip announces a flexible PLC modem which supports multiple standard and proprietary protocols used globally in smart grid infrastructure. The PL360B enables manufacturers to respond to the utilities’ need to improve the reliability and performance of smart meters and to address multiple markets, end-customer regulations and operational requirements. The single device can be adapted simply […]READ MORE
Portable battery-powered devices such as earbuds, smartwatches, and gaming controllers are expected to deliver long-lasting performance for a better user experience. The challenge for designers lies in extending battery life when battery capacity is limited by the small form factor of these electronic products. The right power management architecture can make all the difference in […]READ MORE
The SCALE-iDriver™ from POWER INTEGRATIONS, which is available at CODICO, is an innovative IGBT gate driver, and brings many benefits to a motor drive inverter.
This document discusses the feasibility to reduce costs on system level by using this gate driver from POWER INTEGRATIONS™.