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System power IC aids automotive functional safety December 16, 2015System power IC aids automotive functional safety A general-purpose power control chip from Toshiba provides the highest levels of functional safety to enable car designs to meet ASIL-D requirements Read more Automotive linear regulator integrates diagnostics and protection December 7, 2015Automotive linear regulator integrates diagnostics and protection Featuring a 50V load dump rating with short-to-battery protection, the A4481 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is an AEC-Q100 qualified linear voltage regulator IC with built-in control, diagnostics and protection features that address the requirements of automotive applications. Read more Multiple-output voltage regulator IC with buck/boost capability November 23, 2015Multiple-output voltage regulator IC with buck/boost capability A4409 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is a power management IC that uses a buck or buck/boost pre-regulator to convert automotive battery voltages into a tightly regulated intermediate voltage, complete with control, diagnostics and protection features. Read more Automotive PMIC runs ECUs in difficult power conditions November 18, 2015Automotive PMIC runs ECUs in difficult power conditions Enabling automotive electronic control units to handle harsh electrical conditions, Cypress' power management IC's buck-boost technology enables a compact, low-power solution to manage extreme battery voltage fluctuation for ADAS, body control modules and instrument cluster systems Read more 48V system achieves near full-hybrid characteristics November 3, 201548V system achieves near full-hybrid characteristics Significant fuel savings without sacrificing driving performance are typically expected from hybrid vehicles with high voltage electric motors. British engineering company Controlled Power Technologies (CPT) has demonstrated that it is also possible with motors running at just 48V. Read more
USB power supply is designed for automotive environments
Dialog to acquire Atmel for USD4.6bn in IoT push
Green mobility, automation drive power electronics market
Infineon MOSFETs deliver highest energy efficiency in minimum packaging
Automotive high-side drivers rated for use in stop-start vehicles
Power module serves drivetrain applications
Hi-rel versions of Freescale Power-architecture, high-end MPUs – from e2v
GaN power transistor is offered as industry's smallest
ST takes automotive-grade thyristors to 1200V rating
Automotive 2A, 70V SEPIC/Boost/ Converter has 9 µA quiescent current
Next-gen IGBTs slash switching losses in industrial, automotive apps
Multicore microcontrollers combine safety, security features
Multi-channel synchronous buck converter with PMBus interface
KIT, Schaeffler optimise power steering for electric cars
Smart power switch replaces discretes in powertrain and automotive body electronics
Bosch CEO predicts cheaper batteries, networked traffic
Power capacitor addresses e-mobility
Silicon-Carbide MOSFET range extended at 1200V ratings
45W/channel audio PA for in-car systems with ‘light’ hybrid electrics
Configurable buck DC/DCs deliver 8 A from 2 to 4 independent outputs
UMC to manufacture automotive power devices for Infineon
Industry embraces 48V supply in the aim of bringing down emissions
Isabellenhütte diversifies channels, clientele
Enpirion adds PowerSoCs to Altera FPGA ecosystem
Function library speeds real-time simulation
Automotive-qualified 40V dual FETs for low power motor applications
Automotive-qualified 100-V transistors boost power efficiency
Dual low-side driver IC supports automotive SMPS applications
In-vehicle infotainment steps up to USB3, adds wireless charging
Li-ion battery simulator spurs traction battery development
Motor pre-driver chip targets electric power steering
Power Modules simplify inverter design
Automotive processor get ISO 26262 ASIL D qualified code tools
Toyota develops SiC transistor, reduces fuel consumption
Dual carbon battery charges 20x faster than lithium-ion batteries
BMW showcases solar charging station for e-cars
Is Infineon really back on track?
Automotive, Industrial Power once again drive Infineon's sales
Digitally-enhanced power analogue controllers meet auto load-dump conditions
Power USB VBUS in Autos with the LT8697
PMA reveals advanced specifications for vehicle wireless charging
Wireless charging standards to be consolidated
Bosch returns to traction battery business with new JV
DC/DC supplies 0.25A, shuts down to 12 µA
European buses steer towards zero emission fuel cells
Global EV charging equipment market to reach USD5.8bn by 2022
45-V LDO has programmable current limit and power good flag
Power over Ethernet for automotive use at no additional system cost
Precision Power Scope combines oscilloscope and power analyser
Ultra-compact power miniLEDs deliver luminous intensity to 4900-mcd at 70-mA
Monolithic active cell balancer features telemetry interface
Workflow enables fast, cost-effective simulation of electric drives
Power supply IC protects automotive antenna amplifiers
Triple output LED driver controller drives more than 250-W of LED power
Uninterruptible power supply guarantees reliable data acquisition
Automotive power MOSFETs offer space savings without compromising performance
Charging controller offers multi-chemistry operation for different battery systems
ICs with enhanced monitoring functions contribute to automotive functional safety
Fast automotive-grade power management chips reduce BOM
Diagnostics chip integrates configurable automotive buses and power management functions
Automotive power MOSFET increases power density while reducing system size and cost
E-mobility drives demand for power semiconductors
Electric vehicle charging equipment sales to reach 4.3m units worldwide in 2022, says Navigant
Altera ships FPGA industry's highest performance SoCs
SMD power inductor series is automotive qualified
Non-contacting torque sensors aim at power steering applications
Shock absorber assures driving comfort - and generates electric energy
Automotive qualified high-speed, low-side driver family boosts efficiency, simplifies design
LIN slave companion IC supports automotive ISO26262 requirements
Dual 4 channel simultaneous sampling, 12-bit, 3Msps SAR ADC
Chip enables DisplayPort, USB and power over a single cable
40-V, 2-A buck-boost DC/DC converter fits in 20-lead thermally enhanced TSSOP package
Ultra-compact high efficiency power supplies reduce parts count by 80% in automotive applications
Continental supplies powertrain for Renault's e-car Zoe
Rotor / stator stacks enable up to 50% more torque for electric motors
40-V MOSFETs deliver benchmark on-state resistance for heavy load applications
Automotive 3-phase power module enables higher torque systems for lower fuel consumption
Advanced Power Electronics Corp. launches dual n- and p-channel MOSFETs for battery management applications
Market for GaN and SiC power semiconductors set to rise by factor of 18 in next decade
TRW succeeds with electrical power steering system in China market
Intelligent power modules aim at electric and hybrid vehicles
Toshiba starts volume production of SiC power devices
Industry's first reconfigurable DC arc detect reference solution detects electrical arc faults to avert fires
Trio of ultracapacitor modules offer high power and energy density
Semtech expands automotive qualified product platform for power management and display backlighting applications
New "responsive" EDN-Europe website accessible across all platforms
NXP unveils world's first low VCEsat double transistors in 2-mm x 2-mm leadless package
Bosch, PSA Citroen develop hybrid drive with effective energy recuperation
48-V constant on-time synchronous step-down converter targets automotive and industrial applications
NXP releases power MOSFETs in LFPAK56 packages to address automotive applications
MOSFET driver IC offers enhanced protection and diagnostics for automotive relay replacements and battery switches
Near field analysis for EMI/EMC
Rutronik adds new automotive power inductor from KOA to portfolio
Double-layer capacitor powers start-stop system
Power resistors dissipate from 175 to 300 Watts
Automotive multiple-output regulator ICs feature 2.2 MHz switching
Intelligent power switch is optimized for automotive PTC electric heaters
Qi expands into wireless charging in automobiles
Automotive qualified dual power-SO8 MOSFETs offers 77 percent smaller footprint than DPAK solution
CISSOID selects APC as specialized distributor in UK and Ireland
New functional safety design packages accelerate safety-critical design development and certification
2.7-kW standard liquid cooled converter is ideal for electric or hybrid vehicles
High-current output chokes with planar technology for electric traction
Waterproof Push-pull connectors reduce connection time by a factor of10 X
LED street lamp drivers reach 92 percent efficiency with LinkSwitch-PH IC
Automotive power MOSFETs optimize piezo injection systems performance
Renesas looks to automotive and smart society to drive recovery
LDO regulators claim the industry's lowest dark current performance
Multi-cell, multi-chemistry battery gas gauge supports wide range lithium battery chemistries
Ultra-reliable power MOSFETs fit in 3.3-mm x 3.3-mm power package
MCU/LIN transceiver combo addresses space, cost constraints
SMD power inductors for high temperatures
Infineon, Fuji agree on HybridPACK 2 automotive power module specs
Continental shrinks EV power electronics module by one third
High reliability high brightness LEDs help optimize automotive exterior lighting performance
Flexible architecture facilitates features integration into electric power steering
1200-V soft switching IGBT supports hybrid and electric vehicle applications
14 new IPDs offer enhanced protection functions for automotive body applications
Integrated power controller offers stability benefits for automotive applications
Boost converter for stop-start applications reduces fuel consumption by up to 15 percent
Micropower pushbutton on/off controller delivers automatic turn-on/off capabilities
Compact step-down regulator for industrial and automotive applications
Renesas Electronics introduces low power consumption MCU series for automotive body solutions
Gate drive IC shrinks power train design in hybrid and electric vehicles
Wireless Power Consortium to demonstrate over 75 new products featuring Qi at CES 2012
Linear Technology acquires Dust Networks for wireless sensor networking capabilities
The Top 10 Most Popular Power Management News Stories of 2011
Valeo acquires electric supercharger technology
Isolated power factor corrected offline regulator requires no opto-isolator
Infineon rolls auto-qualified power MOSFETs in TO package
Automotive MCUs certified to AEC-Q100 improve fuel efficiency and battery life
16-channel audio D/A converter provides high-performance audio at lower power
Semikron Power Semiconductor Manual available in English language
NFC-ready, universal contactless reader IC targets multiple ID applications
NXP claims breakthrough Class-AB and Class-D audio amplifiers for start-stop systems
Industry's smallest intelligent battery sensor IC offers ADC resolution and lowest sleep mode current
Delphi introduces robust automotive inverter with high power density
Dual synchronous DC/DC regulator is AEC-Q100 qualified for automotive applications
AEC-Q100 qualified 2.5-A buck regulator operates during cold crank conditions
Compact, automotive-qualified 600-V gate drive IC simplifies and shrinks designs
TI introduces first 14-rail PMIC for infotainment and cluster applications
Toshiba presents automotive safety development kit
600-V automotive-qualified IGBTs are Optimized for electric and hybrid vehicle applications
Hyundai and Kia select Infineon HybridPACK 1 power modules for their HEVs
Rutronik inks sign European-wide distribution deal with Redpine Signals
100-V isolated monolithic flyback regulator focuses on high reliability applications
Seoul semiconductor starts mass production of LED automotive headlights
Johnson Controls and Saft agree to end Li-ion automotive battery joint venture
Infineon power management devices improve energy efficiency in EPS, motor control, pump applications
Vishay 4-Terminal, 1 W SMT Metal Strip resistor in space-saving package
New online source launched for Electric Vehicle charging products and connectors
TI claims lowest power NFC transceiver
7.8 x 5.20 x 1.8 mm toroidal surface mount power inductor takes up to 3 A
Intelligent power switch family features current sensing for automotive applications
Semikron heads for e-mobility
Extended family of COTS DC-DC converters aim at military vehicle applications
Intersil introduces AEC-Q100 qualified version of dual synchronous step-down DC/DC regulator
Researchers bring contactless power transmission to public transport
Fraunhofer, Semikron research aims at improving passive components reliability
German carmakers agree on 48V on-board supply, charging plug
New STMicroelectronics power MOSFETs driving up vehicle electrical efficiency
Intelligent power switch delivers active di/dt control for automotive motor control
Automotive MOSFETs in widelead package reduce lead resistance by 50 percent, delivers 30 percent higher current
Highly efficient power inductors for automotive applications
UK sees shortfall in electric car charging points
Automotive power MOSFET chipset is optimized for high power density DC-DC applications
Freescale, Fuji discover power electronics for electric driving
3000-W rack mount DC-DC power supply targets vehicles in harsh environments
CISSOID combines high-voltage, high-temperature SiC power switch with logic-level gate control
Evida opens UK headquarters
NXP releases LIN transceiver supports robust nodes in LIN bus systems
Microchip expands CAN microcontroller line with very low power 8-bit MCUs
Green Hills Integrity RTOS supports Freeescale's Power architecture VLE
ON Semi rolls six space-saving, automotive-qualified power MOSFETs
Aluminium to replace copper as a conductor in on-board power systems
32 power MOSFETs offer improved performance for automotive applications
2.7-kW, 12-V liquid cooled DC-DC converter offers 93 percent efficiency
Volkswagen selects Infineon sensor chip to support electric power steering systems
Dongbu forms automotive, power network
Nexteer steers Peugeot EX1 electric concept car
100-V isolated monolithic flyback regulator requires no optocoupler
30-V MOSFET claims industry's lowest RDSon
Research projects explores GaN for automotive, solar applications
Infineon supplying power chips to Tesla
Step-down converter features high efficiency at low load
Schaffner gets double-digit order for e-vehicle components
Automotive to become semiconductor industry's best customer
100-V isolated flyback DC/DC controller operates up to 150 degrees C
System Basis Chip for automotive applications claims industry first with integrated DC-DC converter & CAN interface
Automotive electronics between challenges and synergies
ST audio amplifier maintains hi-fi sound during engine turn-off and cranking
Bosch to show plethora of automotive chips at Electronica
Green battery, navigation, diagnostic system win Automechanika awards
Automotive DirectFET2 power MOSFETs focus on Class D Applications
NatSemi expands 'Simple Switcher' power module family
IR expands family of automotive-qualified MOSFETs featuring low on-state resistance
Infineon Power MOSFET features very low on-resistance
Rugged power meters target EMC immunity testing
Versatile 5-A DC/DC converter generates either a positive or a negative regulated voltage
Rugged reliable intelligent power switch with high frequency PWM capability
80V DC/DC converter generates positive or negative regulated voltages
Cissoid introduces family of high temperature 80V power MOSFETs
Compact power electronics systems for vehicles offer power density of 20 kVA/litre
Stand-alone LIN 2.1/SAE J2602 transceivers meet automotive requirements
NXP, AVL in research project aiming at extending range of e-cars
NXP releases automotive qualified Power SO-8 MOSFETs in LFPAK
QNX Neutrino RTOS supports symmetric multiprocessing on ARM and Freescale cores
NatiSemi launches LED Driver with dynamic headroom control for high-power applications
Lattice releases electronic publication of power supply management designer guide
Four-channel PMIC targets automotive applications
NXP unveils automotive qualified Power SO-8 MOSFETs in LFPAK
New power boost regulator drives high power LEDs
IR rolls automotive MOSFET family with focus on low on-state resistance
Research activity to drive ultracapacitor sales ten-fold in five years
Power capacitor chip addresses electromobility
Intelligent power switch offers ultra-low on-state resistance in 24V applications
Battery management circuit features active cell balancing for high-cell-count Li-Ion batteries
Intelligent power switch offers ultra low on-state resistance 24 V automotive environments

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