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HyperRAM As A Low Pin-Count Expansion Memory For Embedded Systems


Rapid advances in microelectronics are driving mega trends across industries, creating a need for new technologies and optimized devices with better performance. With large volumes of data being made available due to the increasing content of electronics in automotive, industrial, smart home and IoT devices, there is a requirement to seamlessly process and render information. Application platfo... » read more

Safe And Reliable MOSFET Operation In Bidirectional Power Switch (BDPS) Applications


The global market for battery-powered applications is rapidly growing, including power tools, service robots, light electric vehicles, and many others. The evolution of switched-mode power supply (SMPS) topologies enables designers to ensure safe charging and discharging of the equipment’s battery using bidirectional converters through the same terminal. However, to meet the safety requiremen... » read more

How Safety Requirements For Autonomous Vehicles Will Reinvent Fuse And Relay Boxes In Automotive Power Distribution


Open up the bonnet of any modern automobile and many of us would be hard-pressed to find anything that we could fix ourselves. With pipes and cables almost artistically integrated into the engine bay, and sleek plastic covers fitted everywhere, there is very little that can still be recognized, yet alone repaired. Perhaps the only location where we feel comfortable is the “fuse box”, or pow... » read more

Traction Inverters Are A Key Application For Electrified Vehicle Designs


High efficiency increases range and reduces cooling efforts while optimized power density assists with space and weight. As sales volumes increase, the focus is shifting to automated manufacturing with increasing quality requirements. The most fundamental system in all electric vehicles is the powertrain and, at the heart of this is the traction inverter that converts energy stored in the ba... » read more

High-Performance CoolSiC MOSFET Technology With Silicon-Like Reliability


The performance potential of SiC is indisputable. The key challenge to be mastered is to determine which design approach achieves the biggest success in applications. Click here to read more. » read more

How Semiconductor Solutions Address Safety Requirements Of Future Power Distribution Networks In Autonomous Vehicles


Open up the bonnet of any modern automobile and many of us would be hard-pressed to find anything that we could fix ourselves. With pipes and cables almost artistically integrated into the engine bay, and sleek plastic covers fitted everywhere, there is very little that can still be recognized, yet alone repaired. Perhaps the only location where we feel comfortable is the “fuse box”, or pow... » read more

How Semiconductor Solutions Address Safety Requirements Of Future Power Distribution Networks In Autonomous Vehicles


Open up the bonnet of any modern automobile and many of us would be hard-pressed to find anything that we could fix ourselves. With pipes and cables almost artistically integrated into the engine bay, and sleek plastic covers fitted everywhere, there is very little that can still be recognized, yet alone repaired. Perhaps the only location where we feel comfortable is the “fuse box”, or pow... » read more

Building A Secured Internet Of Things


The emerging Internet of Things (IoT) presents tremendous opportunities for innovative companies to deliver products and services to make industry more efficient, transportation safer and the everyday lives of people more convenient and fulfilling. But with great good there also can be great risk. Remote, intelligent monitoring and control for factories, homes, cities, and cars can increase eff... » read more

Gallium Nitride — Gate Drive Solutions For CoolGaN 600V HEMTs


This paper explains the gate drive requirements for Infineon’s CoolGaN 600 V e-mode HEMTs. Various driving solutions are discussed, ranging from the standard RC-coupled driver to a new differential drive concept utilizing dedicated gate driver ICs. In half-bridge topologies, a hybrid configuration combining isolated and non-isolated drivers could be an exciting alternative. Practical applicat... » read more

Next-Level Power Density In Solar And Energy Storage With Silicon Carbide MOSFETs


Latest generation silicon carbide semiconductors enable a significant increase in power conversion efficiency in solar power generation systems and associated energy storage. This white paper describes the applications and outlines how lower loss not only saves energy, but also results in smaller and lighter equipment with lower capital, installation and maintenance costs. Click here to read... » read more

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