Analog Devices’ +48V Hot Swap Controller with Digital Power Monitoring Provides Superior Plug-in Board Protection and Minimizes Downtime

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), today announced the availability of the ADM1272, an innovative +48V hot swap controller and PMBus™ power monitor. Designed for high-voltage system control up to 80V, the ADM1272 provides reliable plug-in board protection in mission critical systems, such as servers and communication equipment. Advanced system control and board power monitoring provide superior protection against system faults and system resets from transients up to 120V, which minimizes system downtime and maximizes availability of the system across all conditions.

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Analog Devices’ Integrated, Isolated Power Controller Series Reduces Design Complexity and Improves System Reliability

Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), today announced a series of three isolated pulse width modulation (PWM) controllers with integrated 5 kV isolation enabled by ADI’s award-winning iCoupler® technology. The ADP1071-1 and ADP1071-2 are isolated synchronous flyback controllers and the ADP1074 is an isolated synchronous active clamp forward controller. By integrating multiple functions such as overvoltage protection (OVP), output tracking, and light load mode for greater energy efficiency and SR Drivers, which ordinarily need several discrete components, board space is reduced by as much as 35% and system reliability greatly improved when compared to traditional approaches using optocouplers.

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Micron Technology, Inc., Reports Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2017

Micron Technology, Inc., (NASDAQ:MU) today announced results of operations for its second quarter of fiscal 2017, which ended March 2, 2017. Revenues for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 were $4.65 billion and were 17 percent higher compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2017 and 58 percent higher compared to the second quarter of fiscal 2016.

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STMicroelectronics Makes STM8 Microcontrollers Even Easier and Faster to Design with New Graphical Configurator

STM8CubeMX supports the complete portfolio of mainstream, low-power, and automotive 8-bit STM8 microcontrollers. This new, free tool helps designers select the optimum 8-bit microcontroller (MCU) from the STM8 family to satisfy their application requirements. Designers can also jump-start development on STM8 boards from the ST portfolio by pre-configuring the tool in the same way the MCU is implemented on the chosen board. STM8CubeMX then provides graphical tools that help complete basic configuration of the chosen device.

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STMicroelectronics Simplifies Access to Digital-Power Advantages with Configurable High-Efficiency Interleaved Power-Factor Correction Controller

The STNRGPF01 SMPS (Switched-Mode Power Supply) controller from STMicroelectronics delivers the flexibility and high efficiency of digital power without the technical challenges and time to develop custom DSP (Digital Signal Processor) code. ST will showcase a 3kW industrial SMPS evaluation board featuring the STNRGPF01 at its booth at APEC 2017, March 26-30, in Tampa, Florida.

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Technical Advances for Subsea Operating Systems

As subsea systems operate in increasingly challenging environments, TE’s SEACON group has improved its connectors to help meet the demands. TE’s commitment to technological advancements across its SEACON product lines has led to improvements across its 25 product ranges, 30,000 connector types and configurations, and thousands of customized connectors for electrical, electrical-optical hybrid, wet-mate and dry-mate connectors.

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STMicroelectronics Launches Digital Multiphase Controllers for Energy-Efficient Power Delivery in Servers and Data Centers

STMicroelectronics’ new PM6773 and PM6776 step-down controllers meet demands for more accurate and energy-efficient power delivery in servers and data centers using the latest low-voltage, high-current microprocessors, ASICs, and field-programmable devices. In particular, the new ICs are designed to power Intel Skylake CPUs and DDR4 memories, extending ST’s family of digital step-down controllers for Intel VR13 platforms.

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Vishay Intertechnology High Speed PIN Photodiode Delivers Precise Signal Detection, Enables Slim Sensor Designs for Wearables

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today broadens its optoelectronics portfolio with the introduction of a new high speed silicon PIN photodiode with enhanced sensitivity for visible light. Offered in a compact 5 mm by 4 mm top-view, surface-mount package with a low 0.9 mm profile, the Vishay Semiconductors VEMD5080X01 offers fast switching times and low capacitance for precise signal detection in wearable devices and medical, industrial, and automotive applications.

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