Power electronics

Toshiba’s 600V Small Intelligent Power Device Helps Lower Motor Power Dissipation

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 6:00am

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) has launched TPD4162F, a high-voltage intelligent power device (IPD) housed in a small surface mount package, designed to drive motors in products such as air conditioners, air purifiers and pumps.

Key Points: 
  • Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) has launched TPD4162F, a high-voltage intelligent power device (IPD) housed in a small surface mount package, designed to drive motors in products such as air conditioners, air purifiers and pumps.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200527005981/en/
    Toshiba: 600V small intelligent power device "TPD4162F" that helps lower motor power dissipation (Photo: Business Wire)
    Fabricated with a new process, TPD4162F reduces power dissipation about 10% [1] lower than that of Toshibas current IPD, TPD4152Fwhich will help to lower the power dissipation of devices into which it is integrated.
  • This supports direct drive of a brushless DC motor with square wave input signals from either a Hall sensor or a Hall IC without requiring a PWM controller IC.
  • Use of a small surface mount package, HSSOP31, can help reduce the size and height of motor control boards.

Asia Pacific IGBT and Thyristor Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By IGBT Packaging Type ; IGBT Power Rating ; IGBT Application ; Thyristor Application

Monday, May 25, 2020 - 10:19pm

Aging power transmission infrastructure, coupled with significant investments in renewable energy generation is likely to boost the market.

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  • Aging power transmission infrastructure, coupled with significant investments in renewable energy generation is likely to boost the market.
  • Also, high acceptance of EVs and HEVs in these regions, are expected to bolster the growth of the market.
  • For instance, China adopted HVDC systems for its high population that needs a substantial power supply which is also boosting the IGBT and thyristor market.
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Europe IGBT and Thyristor Market Forecast to 2027 - COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By IGBT Packaging Type ; IGBT Power Rating ; IGBT Application ; Thyristor Application

Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 12:10am

Various major companies are looking forward to investing in startups, which can eventually help them co-create products in the future which is likely to drive the IGBT and thyristor market.

Key Points: 
  • Various major companies are looking forward to investing in startups, which can eventually help them co-create products in the future which is likely to drive the IGBT and thyristor market.
  • Based on packaging type, the European IGBT and thyristor market was led by the module segment in 2018 with a decent share and is expected to continue its dominance during the forecast period.
  • Low surge and low switching loss, high-speed switching, and reduced temperature dependence are the advantages provided by the IGBT module.
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Power Block MOSFET from Diodes Incorporated Increases Power Converter Efficiency and Saves PCB Space

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 3:14pm

The DMN3012LEG delivers increased efficiency in a smaller package to provide significant cost, power, and space savings in a wide variety of power conversion and control applications.

Key Points: 
  • The DMN3012LEG delivers increased efficiency in a smaller package to provide significant cost, power, and space savings in a wide variety of power conversion and control applications.
  • This space saving benefits a range of applications using point of load (PoL) and power management modules.
  • The DMN3012LEG can be used in DC-DC synchronous buck converters and half-bridge power topologies to reduce the size of power converter solutions.
  • The 3D structure of the PowerDI3333-8 Type D package helps to increase overall power efficiency, while the high voltage and current ratings make it widely applicable.

EPRI's Incubatenergy® Labs Challenge Selects Finalists for Accelerated Demonstration Projects

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 3:00pm

Nine additional utilities will participate in the projects to provide industry perspective and guidance.

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  • Nine additional utilities will participate in the projects to provide industry perspective and guidance.
  • "Each innovation has the potential to provide significant value to energy customers and the grid," said Erik Steeb, who leads the Incubatenergy Network and Labs program for EPRI.
  • Switched Source (Vestal, N.Y.) Power electronics based distribution-automation solutions to help manage distribution system load and improve power quality.
  • The startups and project facilitators plan to present findings October 14, 2020, during the Incubatenergy Labs Challenge Demonstration Day, hosted by Ameren Corporation in St. Louis, Mo.

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Releases New 1200V αSiC MOSFETs

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 1:00pm

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) (Nasdaq: AOSL) a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors and power ICs, today announced the release of the new 1200V silicon carbide (SiC) SiC MOSFET technology platform.

Key Points: 
  • Alpha and Omega Semiconductor Limited (AOS) (Nasdaq: AOSL) a designer, developer and global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors and power ICs, today announced the release of the new 1200V silicon carbide (SiC) SiC MOSFET technology platform.
  • The first product release for this new platform is the AOK065V120X2 , a 1200V 65m SiC MOSFET available in a TO-247-3L package.
  • After years of development work, we are excited to add this new next-generation SiC MOSFET technology to Alpha and Omegas existing class-leading Si MOSFET and IGBT portfolio.
  • Adding to our previously released 650V GaN platform, the SiC devices further expand our positioning for the projected multi-billion dollar wide bandgap power semiconductor market.

Chroma Launches NEW 2-in-1 Bidirectional DC Power Supply + Regenerative Load

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 - 7:05am

TAOYUAN, Taiwan, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The 62000D Series bidirectional power supplies with power rated 0-600V / 0-120A / 18kW newly launched by Chroma ATE are packaged in a 3U (13.3 cm) high power density design.

Key Points: 
  • TAOYUAN, Taiwan, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The 62000D Series bidirectional power supplies with power rated 0-600V / 0-120A / 18kW newly launched by Chroma ATE are packaged in a 3U (13.3 cm) high power density design.
  • This series offers two-quadrant operation, enabling both DC power supply output and regenerative DC load.
  • Compared to traditional power supply and load, the 62000D bidirectional DC power supply saves space, reduces energy loss and heat dissipation, and is easier to wire and configure.
  • The bidirectional design of power conversion devices requires battery applications to achieve high efficiency, high voltage conversion, and high power density direction, which prompts the need for battery simulation (bidirectional power supply) testing designs.

Toshiba Releases MOSFET Gate Driver Switch IPD for Automotive ECUs

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 6:00am

Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) has launched TPD7107F, a gate driver switch IPD[1] that controls the conduction and shut-off of current supplied to automotive electronic control units (ECUs), such as junction boxes and body control modules.

Key Points: 
  • Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage Corporation (Toshiba) has launched TPD7107F, a gate driver switch IPD[1] that controls the conduction and shut-off of current supplied to automotive electronic control units (ECUs), such as junction boxes and body control modules.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200513005018/en/
    Toshiba: MOSFET gate driver switch IPD "TPD7107F" for automotive ECUs (Photo: Business Wire)
    Combined with Toshibas automotive low On-resistance N-channel MOSFET[2], TPD7107F can form a high-side switch suitable for load current.
  • As an electronic switch, free from the contact wear of mechanical relays, the new IPD can help to reduce the size and power consumption of automotive ECUs, and to make them maintenance-free.
  • In abnormal operation, it rapidly turns off the MOSFET[3] to reduce the load on the MOSFET.

Chroma Releases Bidirectional DC Power Supplies with Regenerative Loading

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 1:00pm

FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Chroma Systems Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of power conversion test equipment, announces the first phase release of its new 62000D bidirectional DC power supplies.

Key Points: 
  • FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --Chroma Systems Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of power conversion test equipment, announces the first phase release of its new 62000D bidirectional DC power supplies.
  • Bidirectional DC power supplies offer two-quadrant operation with positive current/positive voltage as well as negative current/positive voltage, enabling both DC power output and regenerative DC loading.
  • Bidirectional DC power supplies are used for testing renewable energy power systems including PV/storage hybrid inverters, power conversion system (PCS) on charging/discharging, and can provide battery simulation.
  • For more information on Chroma 62000D series bidirectional DC power supplies, logon to http://www.chromausa.com or call us at (949) 600-6400.

Outlook on the Worldwide Silicon Carbide Industry to 2027 - Competitive Landscaping Mapping the Key Common Trends - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, April 20, 2020 - 5:00pm

The "Silicon Carbide - Global Market Outlook (2018-2027)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "Silicon Carbide - Global Market Outlook (2018-2027)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The Global Silicon Carbide market accounted for $526.03 million in 2018 and is expected to reach $2968.48 million by 2027 growing at a CAGR of 21.2% during the forecast period.
  • Surging preference for motor drives in lining SIC-based devices and high demand for SiC Devices in power electronics industry are the major factors propelling the market growth.
  • Silicon carbide is wide gap semiconductor material which is utilized in semiconductor electronics devices that work at high temperature or high voltage or both.