Infineon Technologies Bipolar GmbH & Co. KG has redesigned the product portfolio of 60 mm thyristor/diode modules with pressure contact technology. The new Eco Block family addresses the demand for cost-efficient larger modules for battery chargers, static and bypass switches and windmills. Additionally, the modules are a perfect fit for soft starters as well as rectifiers […]READ MORE
MAX20004/6/8, MAX20034 and MAX20098 offer low quiescent current, improved noise performance and EMI mitigation for digital instrument clusters and radio head unitsREAD MORE
Two-thirds of all German motorists can imagine buying an electric car. This is the result of a representative survey conducted by Statista on behalf of Infineon Technologies AG. Younger drivers are more open to e-cars, and are now boosting e-mobility: In the age group between 18 and 39 years, the approval rate for e-mobility is […]READ MORE
Powerbox, one of Europe’s largest power supply companies and a leading force for four decades in optimizing power solutions for demanding applications, has announced the release of its 2018 Communication On Progress report as a participant in the United Nations Global Compact initiative. The Communication on Progress (COP) is an annual disclosure through which Powerbox […]READ MORE
Renesas Electronics Corporation introduced the industry’s first USB-C™ buck-boost battery charger to support both Narrow Voltage Direct Charging (NVDC) and Hybrid Power Buck-Boost (HPBB) charging for notebooks, ultrabooks, tablets, and power banks using the reversible USB Type-C™ connector cable. Through firmware control, the ISL9241 can switch between NVDC and HPBB modes, providing a low-cost and small […]READ MORE
As specified in the European Directive 2015/863 dated 22nd of July 2019, electronic equipment manufacturers will have to comply with the third revision of the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS), referenced as RoHS 3.
All categories of electrical and electronic equipment are affected except medical devices and monitoring and control instruments, for which restrictions will apply from the later date of 22 July 2021 to take into account their longer innovation cycles. The “Revision 3” adds four additional restricted substances, listed under phthalate, to the original list of six (see table 1).