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Renesas BCR8LM-14LK high-commutation triac

28 January, 2012

The BCR8LM-14LK high-commutation triac from Renesas supports rated RMS on-state current of 8 A, rated repetitive peak off-voltage of 700 and can be triggered by a microcontroller.

Texas Instruments National LM48901 quad Class D spatial array

26 January, 2012 by

Texas Instruments has introduced an integrated circuit that simplifies the design and programming of spatially-enhanced audio systems for multi-speaker portable products, including laptops, tablets, sound bars and sound docking stations.

Summit Microelectronics SMB346/SMB347 charger ICs

23 January, 2012

Summit Microelectronics has expanded its fourth-generation family of programmable Li-Ion battery charger integrated circuits with the SMB346 and SMB347 that deliver up to 2.5 A charge/system current with dual input/dual output CurrentPath for operation with a dead or missing battery.

Microchip Technology MCP795WXX/BXX RTCC time/calendar devices

12 January, 2012 by

The MCP795WXX/BXX RTCC range of stand-alone, real-time clock/calendar devices from MIcrochip, has a 10 MHz SPI interface, non-volatile memory.

International Rectifier IRGPS4067DPbF/IRGP4066DPbF insulated gate bipolar transistors

12 January, 2012 by

International Rectifier has expanded its portfolio of rugged, ultra-fast 600 V trench insulated gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) with the introduction of the IRGPS4067DPbF and IRGP4066DPbF devices for uninterruptible power supplies, solar, industrial motor and welding applications.

International Rectifier IR3553 PowIRstage power IC

12 January, 2012

International Rectifier has expanded its PowIRstage family of integrated devices with the 40 A IR3553, optimised for next-generation servers, consumer and communication systems.


16 December, 2011 by

Vishay has introduced the first of its new Siliconix military-grade n-channel power MOSFETs - the JAN-qualified 60 V 2N6660JANTX/JANTXV and the 90 V 2N6661JANTX/JANTXV.

Diodes DiodeStar DSR6V600P5/DSR6U600P5 rectifiers

14 December, 2011 by

Diodes has expanded its range of DiodeStar products with the introduction of two 600 V rectifiers, targeted at power factor correction boost diode applications.

Texas Instruments LMK03806 integrated clock generator

22 November, 2011 by

An integrated clock generator featuring good jitter performance offers designers the ability to synthesise their required clock frequencies from a single low-cost crystal, enabling a reduction in component count of up to 80%, board size.

International Rectifier 600 V IGBTs

19 November, 2011 by

International Rectifier has introduced a family of motor vehicle-qualified 600 V IGBTs optimised for variable speed motor control and power supply applications used in electric and hybrid vehicles.

Renesas Electronics NESG7030M04 SiGe:C heterojunction biopolar transistor

15 November, 2011 by

A SiGe:C heterojunction bipolar transistor, the NESG7030M04, has been released for use as a low-noise amplifier transistor for wireless LAN systems, satellite radios and similar applications.

Vishay SiB437EDKT TrenchFET power MOSFET

25 October, 2011 by

Vishay has introduced an 8 V p-channel TrenchFET power MOSFET featuring what is claimed to be the lowest on-resistance for a p-channel device in the 1.6 by 1.6 mm footprint area with a profile under 0.8 mm. In addition, the SiB437EDK is said to be the only device offering an on-resistance rating down to 1.2 V.

Maxim MAX17710 IC energy harvesting

17 August, 2011 by

Maxim has introduced the MAX17710, said to be the industry’s first IC to integrate all the power-management functions for ambient energy harvesting, as well as for charging and protecting micro-energy cells (MECs), a form of solid-state battery.

Gas sensing at the single particle level

12 August, 2011 by

Such highly coveted technical capabilities as the observation of single catalytic processes in nanoreactors or the optical detection of low concentrations of biochemical agents and gases are an important step closer to fruition.

Plasmonics promises superfast computers

12 August, 2011

With its promise of superfast computers and ultrapowerful optical microscopes among the many possibilities, plasmonics has become one of the hottest fields in high technology.

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