Semikron Generation 7 IGBTs for motor drives

25 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Semikron Pty Ltd

The Generation 7 IGBTs, from Semikron, are said to represent the latest in IGBT chip technology. They are specifically designed to match the requirements of motor drive applications.

Straightening single-molecule nanowires improves conductivity

24 June, 2019

Forcing single-molecule nanowires to be flat significantly improved their conductivity compared with a twisted conformation.

Maxim MAX98390 smart amplifier

20 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Avnet Electronics Marketing

Maxim Integrated Products has introduced the MAX98390 smart amplifier, with an integrated Dynamic Speaker Management (DSM) algorithm to efficiently deliver loud, clear, rich sound at low quiescent power.

APEM RGB LED indicators

19 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Control Devices Australia

APEM's expanding selection of LED indicators shine brightly to provide high-quality illumination for attractive, functional and innovative designs.

Analysing semiconductor crystals with a sphere of light

19 June, 2019

The approach improves on current photoluminescence spectroscopy techniques and could lead to energy savings for mass producers, and thus consumers, of power devices.

Switched on to silicon-based electronics

18 June, 2019

Seeking to further increase the conversion efficiency of silicon-based components in power electronics, researchers developed a power switching device that surpasses previous performance limits.

Two additives are better than one in Li-ion capacitors

17 June, 2019

Seeking a low-cost, simple and efficient way to incorporate lithium into capacitors for electrical energy storage, researchers have proposed using two additives instead of one.

Antenova Minuta embedded antenna for dual-band WLAN

13 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Glyn Ltd

Antenova has added an ultra-compact dual-band Wi-Fi antenna to its range of tiny embedded antennas. It has been developed for the 4.9–5.9 GHz frequency, which is less cluttered than 2.4–2.5 GHz and gives enhanced performance with less interference.

5G communication achieved with a glass antenna

10 June, 2019

NTT DOCOMO, AGC and Ericsson have achieved 5G mobile telecommunications using an antenna embedded in synthetic fused silica glass to transmit and receive 28 GHz 5G radio signals.

The future lies with HMIs

06 June, 2019 | Supplied by: EU Automation

John Young, Sales Director at industrial parts supplier EU Automation, explains how modern human-machine interface (HMI) technology can improve output in Asia.

Schmidt Electronics Ethernet Media Converters

05 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Interworld Electronics and Computer Industries

Schmidt Electronics Ethernet Media Converters are designed for operation in harsh industrial or outdoor environments. Housed in small rugged multipurpose enclosures that can be DIN-rail or wall-mounted, the converters are suitable for IP surveillance, traffic monitoring and security applications in space-constrained critical environments.

iBASE MPT-3000RP waterproof railway fanless box PC

04 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Backplane Systems Technology Pty Ltd

iBASE's MPT-3000RP is a fanless embedded PC that has been developed especially for railway applications. The EN50155/EN45545-certified and IP67-rated system offers the water and shock resistance necessary for outdoor applications and fully meets IIoV (Intelligent Internet of Vehicle) requirements.

UnitedSiC high-performance SiC FET switching transistors

01 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Transfer Multisort Elektronik

UnitedSiC has released a family of high-performance FET transistors based on a cascode configuration, made with the use of SiC technology.

Bent nanowires could be less likely to fail

31 May, 2019

Arranging silver nanowires in bent configurations may make them more durable and less likely to fail inside electronic devices.

Aaeon BOXER-8120AI AI@Edge machine vision system

30 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Interworld Electronics and Computer Industries

Aaeon has released the BOXER-8120AI AI@Edge controller — a high-performance, low-power-consumption machine vision system with support for four IP cameras.

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