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Automotive-qualified bare die IGBTs advance traction inverters

Automotive-qualified bare die IGBTs advance traction inverters
A series of bare die IGBTs meet hybrid/plug-in hybrid, fuel-cell and battery-powered EV requirements, write Fabio Necco and Roy Davis, Fairchild Semiconductor
6th September 2016

Buck-boost regulator minds brownout in mobile devices

Buck-boost regulator minds brownout in mobile devices
  Digitally programmable buck-boost regulators from Fairchild Semiconductor, are claimed to be its most advanced for power supplies in battery powered mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets.
2nd September 2016

USB Type-C controllers are first to be compatible with latest updates

USB Type-C controllers are first to be compatible with latest updates
The global supplier of high-performance semiconductor solutions, Fairchild, has announced that its FUSB302 family of USB Type-C controllers are the industry’s first to be compatible with the latest updates to the USB Type-C standard, including Power Delivery (PD) specification. This enables manufacturers using the FUSB302 to easily support all current and previous versions of the USB Type-C specifications in their products.
27th July 2016


Active bridge solution targets PoE-based IoT devices

Active bridge solution targets PoE-based IoT devices
Fairchild has announced a next-gen device for applications that receive power via PoE, such as security cameras, wireless access points, LED lighting and other Powered Devices (PDs). Designers can lower operating temperature, increase efficiency and reduce the solution size of their devices by taking advantage of the FDMQ8205’s best-in-class RdsON performance, extremely small form factor and superior thermal performance.
26th July 2016

100V MOSFET reduces voltage ringing and EMI

100V MOSFET reduces voltage ringing and EMI
Delivering improvements in efficiency, reduced voltage ringing and lower EMI are promised for power supplies, motor drives and other applications requiring a 100V MOSFET. Fairchild has added the FDMS86181, 100V, shielded n-channel MOSFET to its PowerTrench range.
22nd March 2016

SiC diode has low EMI for solar inverters

SiC diode has low EMI for solar inverters
  Switching performance and low EMI combine in the 1,200V SiC diode from Fairchild. It is designed for high-speed solar inverters and industrial applications.
15th March 2016

Add motion intelligence & accelerate time-to-market

Add motion intelligence & accelerate time-to-market
Enabling the fast integration of motion intelligence into any system, a series of highly accurate motion tracking modules has been introduced Fairchild. The FMT1000 series is suited for applications including drones, autonomous vehicles, unmanned systems, heavy industry, construction, agriculture, VR headsets and camera and platform stabilisation.
14th January 2016

USB Type-C solution selected for Meizu’s PRO 5 smartphone

Fairchild has announced that its FUSB302, from the industry’s first family of programmable USB Type-C controllers with Power Delivery (PD), is a key component of the new PRO 5 smartphone from Meizu, a major Chinese smartphone manufacturer.
30th October 2015

LLC resonant controller features synchronous rectification

LLC resonant controller features synchronous rectification
Claimed to provide best-in-class efficiency for isolated DC/DC converters, Fairchild Semiconductor has launched an advanced LLC resonant controller with Synchronous Rectification (SR). The unique features and superior efficiency of the FAN7688 enables manufacturers to improve the reliability and efficiency of the power supplies for server, telecomms, industrial, PC and TV applications.
6th October 2015

First mid-voltage MOSFET in an 8x8 dual cool package

First mid-voltage MOSFET in an 8x8 dual cool package
Fairchild has introduced what the company claims to be the industry's first mid-voltage MOSFET technology in a Dual Cool 8x8mm package. The Dual Cool 88 MOSFET gives power conversion engineers a first-of-its-kind alternative to bulky D2-PAK packages at half the size with higher power density, superior efficiency and better cooling via air flow above and beneath the package.
27th August 2015

Proprietary cell technology reduces switching losses

Proprietary cell technology reduces switching losses
Silicon has been made more robust, claims Fairchild Semiconductor, at the announcement of its fourth generation Field Stop (FS) IGBTs. The IGBTs will target solar and battery chargers as well as UPS, where fast switching and low conduction losses can reduce system cost and increase power density.
22nd May 2015

USB device solution features low standby power

Fairchild has announced that its first commercial USB Type-C devices are shipping in LeTV’s recently launched Le 1, Le 1 Pro and Le MAX series smartphones. Fairchild’s latest USB solution integrates all key features of the latest Type-C connector in an amazingly tiny 1.2x1.2mm WLCSP package.
19th May 2015

Reducing losses in motor inverters

JunHo Lee, Fairchild Semiconductor looks at methods for reducing power switching energy loss and negative drive voltage stress in motor inverters.
6th May 2015

Extended temperature, mid-voltage MOSFETs operate at +175°C

Extended temperature, mid-voltage MOSFETs operate at +175°C
Expanding the company's line of Extended Temperature (ET) mid-voltage MOSFETs, which can operate at +175°C, Fairchild has announced a family of 19 new devices. According to the manufacturer, the higher operating temperatures enable up to 85% greater power density and three times more reliability than MOSFETs rated to the +150°C industry standard.
17th March 2015

MOSFETs cover 60mΩ to 4.3Ω RDS(ON) range

Fairchild has introduced its 800V SuperFET II MOSFET family, featuring broad package offerings and the industry’s lowest RDS(ON) and COSS. The family enables designers to improve the efficiency, cost-effectiveness and reliability of high performance solutions requiring a breakdown voltage higher than 650V, and also reduces PCB space for these designs by enabling the elimination of components.
12th March 2015

MOSFETs deliver the 'industry's lowest' Rds(on)

A MOSFET family, which is claimed to feature the industry’s lowest RDS(ON) and output capacitance (Coss), has been introduced by Fairchild. The 800V SuperFET II MOSFETs enables designers to improve the efficiency, cost-effectiveness and reliability of high performance solutions requiring breakdown voltage higher than 600V/650V, and also reduces the board space of these designs by enabling the elimination of components.
10th March 2015

Reliable switching mode power supply suits smart metering

Reliable switching mode power supply suits smart metering
Fairchild has launched the world’s first 1000V integrated power switch, offering the industry’s highest breakdown voltage in a single package for designing reliable switching mode power supplies for smart meter, appliance and industrial systems. The FSL4110LR integrated power switch eliminates the need for external components found in competing solutions, enabling power designers to easily meet their time to market and reduce BOM.
12th November 2014

Fairchild’s New 1200V Smart Power Modules Deliver Amazing Thermal Performance for Industrial Motor Control

Fairchild’s New 1200V Smart Power Modules Deliver Amazing Thermal Performance for Industrial Motor Control
Fairchild has announced its 1200V Motion SPM 2 modules for high-voltage industrial applications. With motors responsible for more than 40% of the world’s power consumption, the new Smart Power Modules match Fairchild’s vision of making the world a cleaner, smarter place by enabling simple and reliable design, high thermal performance and full protection for systems using large 3-phase inverter motors for high energy efficiency.
12th November 2014

Fairchild to exhibit solutions for a smarter, cleaner world

Fairchild’s theme at this year’s electronica is ‘Move It. Sense It. Drive It.’. The company will be in A4.506 at the trade show, which takes place from 11th to 14th November 2014 in Munich. At the stand, Fairchild will provide attendees with information about it’s motor control, motion sensor and automotive solutions for a cleaner, smarter world.
6th November 2014

FET technology reduces EMI and boosts efficiency

FET technology reduces EMI and boosts efficiency
PCIM 2014: Targeting small motors, i.e. under 100W, the integrated FSB70xxx modules deliver up to 44% better light-load efficiency, compared with the leading competitive device, claims Fairchild Semiconductor. The level of integration and inclusion of the company’s FRFET (Fast Recovery Field Effect Transistor) also increases thermal efficiency to 12%, due to the improved junction to case formation.
21st May 2014


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