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Two-channel optocoupler for automotive bi-directional communications May 21, 2015 Two-channel optocoupler for automotive bi-directional communications The R2Coupler ACFL-x21xT is a new family of optocouplers that are designed for deployment in automotive environments. Both the ACFL-521xT as well as the ACFL621xT are qualified according to automotive standard AEC-Q100 Grade 1. The model 521 is optimised for low-power systems and supports data rates ... Read more ST takes automotive-grade thyristors to 1200V rating May 20, 2015 ST takes automotive-grade thyristors to 1200V rating  ST’s TN5050H-12WY is the first high-power Silicon-Controlled Rectifier Thyristor to offer 1200V blocking voltage combined with automotive-grade production quality. It offers current capability up to 80A and an operating temperature range up to 150°C. Read more Automotive 2A, 70V SEPIC/Boost/ Converter has 9 µA quiescent current May 20, 2015 Automotive 2A, 70V SEPIC/Boost/ Converter has 9 µA quiescent current LT8495 is a current mode, fixed frequency SEPIC/boost DC/DC converter with an internal 2A, 70V switch. Ultralow quiescent current of 9 µA suits it for always-on automotive systems, and its integrated power-on reset (POR) and watchdog timer offer enhanced system reliability required in automotive and ... Read more Next-gen IGBTs slash switching losses in industrial, automotive apps May 19, 2015 Next-gen IGBTs slash switching losses in industrial, automotive apps Fairchild claims to have cut energy loss by 30% for the company's fourth-generation 650- and 1200-V IGBTs and is demonstrating test results of several applications at this week's PCIM Europe 2015 event in Nuremberg, Germany. Read more Video & communication bridge from consumer to automotive interfaces May 19, 2015 Video & communication bridge from consumer to automotive interfaces The MB86R91 APIX Companion Chip enables addressing the growing number of in-car displays, provides an interconnection between consumer chips and automotive interfaces, while reducing costs. Read more P-ch MOSFET offers low on-resistance May 15, 2015 P-ch MOSFET offers low on-resistance Toshiba Electronics Europe has launched a new -40V P-ch MOSFET ideal for use in automotive applications such as reverse battery protection and motor control. The TJ200F04M3L offers an improved design which is capable of reducing conduction losses. It will conform to the AEC-Q101 automotive standard qualification ... Read more Automotive-grade capacitors target high-voltage applications  May 13, 2015 Automotive-grade capacitors target high-voltage applications  With its new SV series, passive component manufacturer AVX Corporation introduces a family of high voltage, multilayer ceramic (MLC), radial-leaded capacitors to its customers. Qualified to AEC-Q200 and rated for 1,000 VDC, the SV Series capacitors are designed with C0G (NP0) Class I dielectric materials, ... Read more Time-domain electromagnetic simulation for automotive radar May 13, 2015 Time-domain electromagnetic simulation for automotive radar Remcom claims that time-domain electromagnetic simulation via its XFdtd® 3D EM simulation software offers unique benefits for automotive radar sensors. Read more Driver chip simplifies automotive LED headlights May 12, 2015 Driver chip simplifies automotive LED headlights The AEC Q100 qualified DC-DC converter controller A6271 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe provides a programmable constant-current output for driving high-power LEDs in series in automotive applications. Read more VectorCast gets integrated with Trace32 development tools May 12, 2015 VectorCast gets integrated with Trace32 development tools Embedded software tool provider Vector Software has integrated its test automation platform with the Trace32 microprocessor development platform from vendor Lauterbach. The move enables development, test and certification teams to set and continuously collect large amounts of test data from RAM-constrained ... Read more
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