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Active OR-ing MOSFET controller features 200V rating

Active OR-ing MOSFET controller features 200V rating
An active OR-ing MOSFET controller, suited for power systems that use redundancy to achieve high reliability in telecomms, data centre and server applications, has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. The ZXGD3111N7 increases performance with a 200V maximum drain voltage, from the previously announced 40V ZXGD3108N8, allowing it to address requirements in 48V common rail systems where the outputs of two or more power supplies are OR’ed together in order to provide redundancy.
26th July 2016

Unipolar Hall-effect switches operate from 3 to 28V

Unipolar Hall-effect switches operate from 3 to 28V
Designed to operate from 3.0 to 28V in consumer and industrial applications, Diodes Incorporated has introduced a family of high‑performance unipolar Hall-effect switches. The AH337x series of four devices features open-drain outputs in varying sensitivities from +30G to +115G while the high‑sensitivity AH3382 has an internal pull-up on its output.
19th July 2016

Secondary-side MOSFET driver reduces BOM cost

Secondary-side MOSFET driver reduces BOM cost
A secondary-side MOSFET driver from Diodes Incorporated,is claimed to deliver the smallest size, lowest BOM cost solution for synchronous rectification in 5 to 12V power supplies. The APR345 is suitable for line-powered adapters and chargers for consumer products such as smartphones and tablets, PVRs and IPTV boxes, cable and xDSL modems, datacomms equipment and other portable consumer/home appliances.
12th July 2016


BLDC motor driver offers PWM or DC voltage speed control

BLDC motor driver offers PWM or DC voltage speed control
Diodes Incorporated has announced BLDC motor drivers featuring a Bridge-Tied-Load (BTL) drive architecture to minimise audible switching noise and EMI. The AM9468 and AM9469 provide smart driving of cooling fans in notebook and desktop computers, instrumentation and similar equipment, as well as supporting a wide range of other medium-voltage, low-power, motor-driving applications.
7th June 2016

SPDT analogue switch is designed for multiplexing

SPDT analogue switch is designed for multiplexing
Designed for multiplexing digital or analogue signals, the 74LVC1G3157 SPDT analogue switch has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. Its low on-state resistance ensures high integrity when routing audio signals, making this switching solution well-suited for a wide range of advanced consumer electronics from cell phones, tablets and e-readers to personal music players, hand-held games, satellite navigation and other audio equipment.
19th May 2016

Latest diode offers power delivery protection

Latest diode offers power delivery protection
Offering TVS for USB data and power connections, the D5V0F3B6LP20 diode array introduced by Diodes Incorporated is one of the most rugged protection devices in its class. It is aimed at consumer and mobile communications products with a USB interface, especially those employing the new USB PD protocol that supports quick charging and higher power connections.
6th April 2016

Gate drivers provide switching for power MOSFETs or IGBTs

Gate drivers provide switching for power MOSFETs or IGBTs
The DGD21xx series of six half-bridge and six high/low-side 600V gate drivers introduced by Diodes Incorporated provides a simple means of switching power MOSFETs and IGBTs in half- and full-bridge configurations. Target applications include driving motors in white goods, industrial automation systems and battery-operated vehicles such as eBikes and drones.
2nd March 2016

Buck converter delivers high efficiency over full load range

Buck converter delivers high efficiency over full load range
Designed for battery-powered applications such as mobiles and wearables, the AP3405 DC/DC buck converter has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. Delivering high efficiency under light and heavy loads, the converter's fixed switching frequency of 2MHz reduces the size of external components while a small U-DFN2020-8 package saves board area.
27th January 2016

Enhance the safety of 1-cell lithium-ion battery packs

Enhance the safety of 1-cell lithium-ion battery packs
Designed for the safe operation of 1-cell Li-ion battery packs, Diodes Incorporated has introduced a battery protection device aimed at the manufacturers of protection circuit modules who supply the battery pack makers. The AP9211 combines a protection chip with a dual N-channel MOSFET to provide a rich set of features that include overcharge, over-discharge and load short-circuit detection.
26th January 2016

100V H-bridge combines dual N- & P-channel MOSFETs

100V H-bridge combines dual N- & P-channel MOSFETs
Incorporating dual N-channel and P-channel MOSFETs into a 5.0 x 4.5mm DFN5045 package, a 100V full H-bridge has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. The DMHC10H170SFJ's configuration reduces component count and board space, which is especially important in applications that require multiple devices.
21st January 2016

Super-barrier rectifiers improve efficiency by up to 2%

Super-barrier rectifiers improve efficiency by up to 2%
Employing proprietary super-barrier trench technology to significantly reduce power loss and operating temperature, the SBRTF40U100CT and SBRTF40U100CTFP 40A rectifiers have been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. When used as output rectifiers in power adapters and quick chargers for smartphones, tablets and flat-panel TVs, these devices can improve efficiency by up to 2% and reduce operating temperature by up to 10°C.
19th January 2016

Output voltage detector improves transient performance

Output voltage detector improves transient performance
Employing a patented design to address the need for fast transient performance in primary-side regulation systems, the AP4341S has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. The output voltage detector offers a high-performance and cost-effective solution for power adapters and chargers used in portable and consumer applications.
12th January 2016

Precision voltage detection enables longer cell life

Precision voltage detection enables longer cell life
Designed specifically for use in rechargeable Li+ battery packs, such as in portable electronics, the AP9214L has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. Providing single-chip protection for 1-cell Li+ and lithium-polymer batteries, the device’s accurate monitoring capability delivers safe charging and discharging, prolonging cell lifetime and minimising energy losses.
6th January 2016

IC protects single-cell Li-ion or Li-poly batteries

IC protects single-cell Li-ion or Li-poly batteries
Protecting single-cell Li-ion or Li-poly battery packs, the AP9101C battery protection IC has been announced by Diodes Incorporated. The device can turn off external MOSFET switches when detecting over-charge voltage, over-discharge voltage, over-charge current, over-discharge current and other abnormalities. This is particularly important in consumer markets for products such as smartphones.
15th December 2015

Single-chip protection IC suitable for 1-cell Li+ battery packs

Single-chip protection IC suitable for 1-cell Li+ battery packs
Offering a substantial set of protection features, the AP9234L IC introduced by Diodes Incorporated is specifically designed to provide a high-accuracy, single-chip solution for 1-cell Li-ion or lithium-polymer rechargeable battery packs. Key markets for this device are manufacturers of battery protection circuit modules for smart phones, cameras and similar consumer electronics equipment.
11th December 2015

P-channel MOSFETs reduce load switching losses

P-channel MOSFETs reduce load switching losses
Specifically designed for load switching in high-efficiency battery management of portable consumer electronics and IoT applications, two P-channel MOSFETs have been introduced by Diodes Incorporated. The 2x2mm, DFN2020 packaged DMP1022UFDF and DMP2021UFDF are rated at 12V and 20V, respectively.
9th December 2015

AC/DC regulator enables low standby power in USB chargers

AC/DC regulator enables low standby power in USB chargers
The AP3785T AC-DC primary-side switched-mode power supply controller introduced by Diodes Incorporated is aimed at 8W to 15W 5V output USB chargers that necessitate ultra-low standby power. This market requirement is driven by smart phones and tablets with larger battery capacities and increasingly tight power supply efficiency regulations.
4th December 2015

PWM controllers suited for quick-charge applications

PWM controllers suited for quick-charge applications
The AP3127/H current-mode PWM controllers from Diodes Incorporated are optimised for quick-charge applications in portable consumer products. The controllers provide a high-performance and cost-effective solution in end equipment such as such as intelligent phone chargers, notebook adaptors, STBs, game consoles, modems and networking equipment.
10th November 2015

Fuse protects hot-plug computer peripherals from fault conditions

The AP91352 electronic fuse introduced by Diodes Incorporated provides protection from fault conditions that could result in catastrophic equipment failure. It targets applications in consumer products such as plug-and-play hard disk drives, solid-state drives and similar hot-plug computer applications, as well as manufacturers of motherboards, printers and servers.
30th October 2015

MOSFET rapidly discharges FPGA power rail capacitors

MOSFET rapidly discharges FPGA power rail capacitors
The DMN3027LFG 30V N-channel MOSFET introduced by Diodes Incorporated is designed as a switch to rapidly and safely discharge large bulk capacitors used on FPGA power rails. The latest FPGAs found in telecomms, servers and data centres have multiple power rails that need to be correctly sequenced to safely power these systems up and down.
12th October 2015


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