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Research to strengthen European power electronics industry

Research to strengthen European power electronics industry
The three-year “eRamp” project, led by Infineon Technologies, has been launched to strengthen and expand Germany and Europe as centres of expertise for the manufacture of power electronics. Focused on energy efficiency, 26 research partners from six countries are participating in the €55m project.
4th April 2014

Hardware-based solution secures connected electronics

Hardware-based solution secures connected electronics
Improving the security of electronic devices in connected systems, OPTIGA Trust P is a programmable hardware-based solution from Infineon Technologies. This provides robust device authentication, protects computing systems from both intentional attacks and accidental damage from user error, and enhances security and privacy of stored data.
1st April 2014

Research reduces components required for induction stoves

Research reduces components required for induction stoves
The "InduKOCH" research project has been completed by E.G.O. Group, the University of Bremen's Institute for Electrical Drives, Power Electronics and Devices (IALB), and Infineon Technologies, who headed the project. The three-year research project has reduced the number of components that induction stoves require, making them more affordable and more energy efficient.
24th March 2014


MOSFETs are optimised for body diode hard commutation

Complementing the exisiting Medium Voltage portfolio, the OptiMOS FD 200V and 250V has been launched by Infineon. The latest generation of Power MOSFETs is optimized for body diode hard commutation and leads to higher device ruggedness, lower voltage overshoot and reduced reverse recovery loss.
12th March 2014

MCUs provide 32-bit performance at 8-bit prices

MCUs provide 32-bit performance at 8-bit prices
At embedded world 2014, Infineon has announced volume production of its XMC1000 microcontrollers that offer 32-bit performance at 8-bit prices. Utilising the ARM Cortex-M0 processor, the MCUs are consistently optimised in line with their target applications: sensor and actuator applications, LED lighting, simple motor drives and digital power conversion.
28th February 2014

IGBT is optimised for induction cooking applications

IGBT is optimised for induction cooking applications
Focusing on system efficiency and demanding reliability requirements for induction cooking applications, the 20A RC-H5 IGBTs have been announced by Infineon Technologies. The 1350V Reverse Conducting (RC) soft switching IGBT provides up to 30% reduction in switching losses compared to previous generations.
25th February 2014

TVS diodes protect high-speed data interfaces

TVS diodes protect high-speed data interfaces
Enabling mobile devices that are lighter, faster and more robust, the ESD105 series of Transient Voltage Suppression (TVS) diodes have been announced by Infineon. Supplied in miniaturised integrated packages, the TVS diodes protect high speed interfaces of electronic systems from Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) strikes.
19th February 2014

ORIGA 3 Improves User Experience by Enabling Accurate Fuel Gauging in Mobile Devices

Infineon Technologies’ new ORIGA 3 Battery Management IC protects smartphone and tablet computer users from unpleasant surprises. Its proprietary PrediGauge technology allows for highly accurate fuel gauging thus minimizing the risk of unexpectedly running out of power. 
12th February 2014

Dual-Hall sensor detects rotation direction & speed

Dual-Hall sensor detects rotation direction & speed
Claiming to be the first dual-Hall device with integrated Hall plates oriented vertically and not horizontally on the chip surface, the TLE4966V from Infineon detects rotation direction and speed. With the Hall plates orientatated vertically and at 90°, the sensor is sensitive to magnetic fields with in-plane direction and provides flexibility to fit designs into space-constrained areas.
18th December 2013

Infineon lands leading supplier title for 10th time in a row

For the tenth time in a row, Infineon Technologies has been named the world's leading supplier of power semiconductors by a report from market research institute IHS Inc. Coming in at number two in the report was Toshiba with a market share of 7.1%, compared with Infineon's 11.8% market share. During the 2012 study period, the market volume for power semiconductors dropped by nearly 16 percent to US Dollar 15 billion.
2nd December 2013

Compact driver ideal for applications up to 1200V

At the SPS IPC Drives trade fair, Infineon debuted its new 1EDI EiceDRIVER Compact Single Channel Gate Driver. Ideal for applications with isolation voltages of up to 1200 volts and based on Infineon's Coreless Transformer Technology, the 1EDI EiceDRIVER IC enables output currents of up to 6 amperes on separate output pins.
28th November 2013

New security controller for ePassports

New security controller for ePassports
Infineon Technologies announce the new SLE78 security controller for electronic passports. Featuring the industry’s highest memory density and data transfer rate, the new SLE78 with ‘Integrity Guard’ technology provides secure storage of personal and biometric data as well as for electronic visas or entry and exit stamps. These will also require on-chip storage in future ePassports.
19th November 2013

Free VDE certified IEC 60730 self-test library for XMC MCUs

Free VDE certified IEC 60730 self-test library for XMC MCUs
Infineon Technologies have today announced the availability of a free VDE certified IEC 60730 self-test library for its XMC1000 and XMC4000 families of industrial 32-bit microcontrollers. With the Infineon Class B library packages, the XMC1000 and XMC4000 families satisfy the requirements defined by IEC 60730 Class B, a standard which is mandatory since October 2007 for the safety of household appliances sold in Europe.
2nd October 2013

Security chips for industrial/embedded environments

Security chips for industrial/embedded environments
Infineon Technologies announce a new family of Trusted Platform Modules that mark the first availability of discrete security chips supporting the next generation TPM 2.0 specification. TPMs are specific microcontrollers that defend computing systems against unauthorized access and attacks.
17th September 2013

Watch Infineon's XMC1000 MCU video

This very distinct video from Infineon Technologies highlights the key features of their new XMC1000 microcontrollers, including delivering 32-bit power for an 8-bit price.
28th August 2013

Infineon launches new 4.5kV modules in IHV portfolio

Infineon launches new 4.5kV modules in IHV portfolio
Infineon Technologies have today announced the introduction of the new 4.5kV modules that expand its IHV portfolio. The 4.5kV IHV modules are reliable and robust with lower conduction and switching losses and the highest power density. The highly insulating 6.5 kV housing offers enhanced protection by means of greater creepage and clearance distance and can be used in demanding environments.
20th August 2013

New electronic passports utilise Infineon security chips

Infineon Technologies is supplying the security chips for the world's first electronic passports incorporating the Supplemental Access Control protocol. This enhances protection against unauthorized access and possible abuse of personal data. The Republic of Kosovo passports contain Infineon SLE 78 security chips with ”Integrity Guard,” which offers the highest level of data security over the long term and are ideally suited for sovereign documents with a long period of validity.
5th August 2013

Infineon and Atmel Reach Agreement to Settle Patent Dispute

Infineon Technologies today announced that it has settled its patent infringement claim against Atmel Corporation, and both Infineon and Atmel have agreed to seek dismissal of all pending patent infringement claims.
14th June 2013

Infineon Extends Circuit Protection Portfolio with Low Dynamic Resistance and Ultra-Low Capacitance TVS Devices for High-Speed Data Interfaces

Infineon Extends Circuit Protection Portfolio with Low Dynamic Resistance and Ultra-Low Capacitance TVS Devices for High-Speed Data Interfaces
Infineon introduced a series of Transient Voltage Suppression devices offering best-in-class protection against Electrostatic Discharge for electronic systems. With very-low dynamic resistance and ultra-low capacitance the ESD102 TVS Diode enable engineers to achieve strict requirements for ESD robustness and signal quality of the high-speed interfaces used in the latest generation smartphones and tablets.
6th June 2013

Infineon Releases New 3D Image Sensor Chip Family

Infineon Releases New 3D Image Sensor Chip Family
Infineon Technologies today introduced a family of 3D Image Sensor chips for implementation of touchless gesture recognition. Developed in cooperation with pmdtechnologies, the new chips are the first to combine a 3D image sensing pixel array with the digital conversion and control functionality needed to design very compact and accurate monocular systems for gesture recognition applications in computers and consumer electronics devices.
29th May 2013


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