2017-02-06 - Infineon

Infineon joins charging group for EV standardisation

Infineon aims to provide CharIN its system expertise in electric mobility as well as its automotive safety and data security…

2017-02-01 - Intersil

Charger cuts leakage current to 3μA for eCall

The chip’s battery temperature monitoring and 3.6V output voltage helps safeguard and extend the life of LiFePO4 batteries used in…

2017-01-31 - Toshiba

Power MOSFETs reduce on-resistance per area by 79%

Toshiba’s eight MOSFETs reduce on-resistance per area to house lower Ron chips in the same packages, thus minimising power supply…

2017-01-27 - Silicon Labs

Silicon Labs extends IoT portfolio with Zentri buy

With the acquisition, Silicon Labs aims to deliver comprehensive, multiprotocol silicon and software to securely connect IoT products to the…

2017-01-26 - Dylan McGrath

CEO resignation puts SUNY’s semicon support in doubt

With a missing CEO and disintegration of two projects, SUNY Polytechnic Institute’s commitment to funding research has been put in…

2017-01-24 - IC Insights

What fuelled 2016 semicon M&As?

The deals’ dollar values in 2015 and 2016 are 8 times greater than the $12.6 billion annual M&A average in…

2017-01-20 - Jeff Hutton

How important is ISO 26262 training in IC design?

An initial class on the ISO 26262 standard is very beneficial to have before an engineer starts a safety-critical design…

2017-01-20 - Molex

Fully protected power connectors reduce size to 2.5mm

Molex’s Nano-Fit power connectors have multiple colour and mechanical keying options to help designers reduce the risk of cross mating.

2017-01-16 - Toshiba

TVS diodes secure high-speed interfaces in wearables

The TVS diodes are fabricated with EAP-IV process that utilises Toshiba’s snapback technology for improved system reliability.

2017-01-10 - Infineon Technologies

High-side switch features on-resistance down to 1.0mΩ

Power Profet switches suit applications with high switching cycles and high energy requirements such as starter relays in “start-stop” systems.

2017-01-09 - Semtech

Semtech’s LinkCharge 40 wireless charger delivers 40W

The Semtech’s LinkCharge 40 supports Qi-enabled phones while maintaining small form factor on both ends.

2017-01-02 - Spencer Chin

AMP Consortium steps up digital power standards

The group expects to create common configuration files for plug-and-play interoperability to ensure compatibility between each company’s products.