In-car motor driver IC has failure detection

Toshiba Electronics has introduced a motor pre-driver IC for safety-critical automotive applications such as electric power steering.

The IC incorporates various failure detection circuits for functional safety. Elements included are battery under voltage detection, over temperature and driver short detection circuits.

The TB9052FNG is suitable for use in…

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3D inspection of sintering paste for high temperature PCBs

Goepel electronic has developed a system for inspection of printed sintering paste in the manufacturing process of electronic assemblies.

Sintering paste is used as an alternative to conventional solder paste when high power density and good electrical and thermal conductivity is required at high operation temperatures.

Systems that operate at…

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Mini 4W power supply for extreme temperatures

Small format 4W power supplies designed for wide operating temperature range of -40°C to +80°C from Recom can be used to supply outdoor sensors or control units in residential as well as industrial applications.

The RAC04-C/230 series has a wide input voltage range of 80-264VAC…

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ST adds to JANSR bipolar transistor range

STMicroelectronics has added to its range of Defense Logistics Agency-qualified JANSR bipolar transistors with additional up-screening.

Designed for aerospace systems, including satellites, as well as nuclear physics and medical applications, the radiation hardened transistors were announced at the recent Nuclear and Space Radiation Effects Conference (NSREC) in Paris…

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Current-voltage monitor has 16-bit precision

Intersil has introduced a family of digital power monitors capable of supporting a wide common mode input voltage range of 0 to 60V.

The ISL2802x range of devices have a 16-bit native resolution sigma-delta ADC (gain error = +/- 0.05% Typ.) for measurement precision and are available as bi…

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LTE mezzanine card supports 20Gbit/s per port

LTE wireless front-end system design is the target for an interface and processing card from CommAgility based around a Xilinx Virtex-7 FPGA.

The Advanced Mezzanine Card (AMC) can be used for LTE wireless front-ends requiring multiple 10G CPRI links at up to rate option 8, said the…

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Device optimises gain at microwave frequencies

Gain equalisers from Knowles Capacitors are designed to compensate for module gain slope at microwave frequencies.

The thin film devices provides slope correction from DC to 18GHz of greater than 3dB. They are designed for superior, repeatable microwave performance to compensate for gain roll-off and VSWR mismatch losses and…

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IDT shrinks wireless power device for wearables

Integrated Device Technology has released its smallest 2W wireless power receiver and battery charger which it says can be used in the design of wearable devices.

The IDTP9026, which is compliant with the Wireless Power Consortium’s (WPC-1.1) standards, has a board footprint of 30 square millimeters.


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