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Automatic connection for serial busses in hot-swap environment

Automatic connection for serial busses in hot-swap environment
Diodes Incorporated has announced the PI6ULS5V9511A I2C/SMBus buffer, which enables hot-swappable line-cards in ‘always-on’ networks, and is available in an assortment of packages. Rack-based systems enable web servers, networks, and telecommunication applications using standards such PCI/cPCI, VME, and AdvancedTCA. These critical systems need to deliver upwards of 99.999% availability, which makes prolonged maintenance and unplanned downtime unacceptable.
13th September 2018

Highly configurable DC/DC converter with integrated H-Bridge

Highly configurable DC/DC converter with integrated H-Bridge
Diodes Incorporated has announced the introduction of the AP72200, a high-current synchronous buck/boost DC/DC converter with integrated high-side and low-side H-Bridge MOSFETs. The AP72200 delivers up to 97% efficiency with 1% voltage regulation accuracy, low quiescent current, and very low output ripple. The AP72200 employs Diodes Incorporated’s proprietary buck/boost current-mode control technology to achieve excellent voltage regulation and a continuous output current of up to 2A.
10th August 2018

Small outline synchronous rectification MOSFET driver

Small outline synchronous rectification MOSFET driver
It has been announced by Diodes Incorporated, that they are launching the APR346 Secondary Side Synchronous Rectification MOSFET Driver, providing increased efficiency for off line power adapters delivering five to 20VDC from an AC supply.
23rd July 2018


High speed signal switches designed for PCIe 4.0 architecture

High speed signal switches designed for PCIe 4.0 architecture
  At this year's PCI-SIG developers conference in Santa Clara, Diodes Incorporated announced a new line of signal switches, clock generators and clock buffers for PCI Express (PCIe) 4.0 technology applications.
14th June 2018

Linear regulators deliver constant LED current in compact packages

Linear regulators deliver constant LED current in compact packages
Diodes Incorporated has introduced the  AL5890 linear constant-current regulator developed to provide simple and more cost-effective solutions to driving LED strings from an off-line or DC power supply. Available in a range of packages, the small form-factor of the AL5890 makes it suitable for any LED application where a lower BoM cost and sizes are important.
10th May 2018

Audio power amplifier targets wireless media speakers

Audio power amplifier targets wireless media speakers
The new 10W stereo Class-D audio amplifier, the PAM8106 from Diodes Incorporated features low THD+N, low EMI and high PSRR, and integrates spread-spectrum modulation (SSM) and non-clipping power limit (NCPL) technology to deliver advanced features for a range of battery- or line-powered devices including LCD TVs, wireless speakers, portable stereos, and game machines.
9th May 2018

Buck LED driver adds dimming for commercial lighting

Buck LED driver adds dimming for commercial lighting
The new AL8862 buck LED driver is made up of a wide input voltage range and integrated power MOSFET, and is a solutions well-suited for developers of LED lighting drive circuits looking to minimise board space and reduce BoM cost with excellent analogue and PWM dimming functions.
13th March 2018

Synchronous rectifier controller delivers higher efficiency

Synchronous rectifier controller delivers higher efficiency
Continuing its strategy to meet the industry-wide demand for increased power density and improved efficiency, Diodes Incorporated has introduced the ZXGD3113 synchronous rectifier controller. When coupled with a MOSFET, the pairing can be used to replace lossy Schottky rectifiers in power supplies based on a flyback or resonant converter topology.
28th February 2018

Microprocessor circuit monitors voltage with programmable delay

Microprocessor circuit monitors voltage with programmable delay
  The PT7M3808 family of microprocessor supervisory circuits introduced by Diodes Incorporated monitors system voltages from 0.4-5.0V. With threshold accuracy from 0.5% and an adjustable delay time from 1.25-10ms, these small form-factor devices enable power-on reset functionality for microprocessor and other digital systems while consuming minimal power.
16th February 2018

TVS protects USB 3.1/3.2 and Thunderbolt 3 interfaces

TVS protects USB 3.1/3.2 and Thunderbolt 3 interfaces
An advanced dataline transient voltage suppressor (TVS) has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated, the DESD3V3Z1BCSF-7. Designed to provide what the company claims to be exceptional TVS/ESD protection to the high-speed input/output ports of advanced systems-on-chips (SoCs) featuring differential signal line running at 5GHz and beyond, the DESD3V3Z1BCSF-7 is useful for high-speed interfaces like USB 3.1/3.2, Thunderbolt 3, PCI Express 3.0/4.0, HDMI 2.0a, and DisplayPort 1.4.
14th February 2018

Three-phase half-bridge gate driver simplifies motor drive design

Three-phase half-bridge gate driver simplifies motor drive design
  Diodes claims to simplify BLDC and PMSM motor drive design with the DGD2136 three-phase gate driver IC.
10th November 2017

Reference design supports Qualcomm quick charging

Reference design supports Qualcomm quick charging
Global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analogue and mixed-signal semiconductor markets, Diodes Incorporated, and Weltrend Semiconductor, provider of USB Type-C Power Delivery (PD) controllers, have announced a joint reference design for a 27W, Class A charger that is one of the industry’s first chargers to support Qualcomm Quick Charge 4 specification for the fast charging of mobile devices.
2nd November 2017

Schottky Diodes series delivers superior performance

Schottky Diodes series delivers superior performance
  The SDT series of Schottky diodes introduced by Diodes Incorporated delivers superior performance at similar or lower cost to planar-type Schottky diodes, using an advanced deep-trench process.
14th July 2017

Micro-power voltage detector monitors power supplies

Micro-power voltage detector monitors power supplies
Designed to support the supervisory circuits of microprocessors and microcontrollers, the APX803L micro-power voltage detector introduced by Diodes Incorporated allows accurate monitoring of voltage levels and will generate a reset signal whenever a supply rail falls below a defined threshold.
13th July 2017

Power switch supports USB Type-C delivery and fast-role swap

Power switch supports USB Type-C delivery and fast-role swap
The DPS1133 single-channel power switch introduced by Diodes Incorporated is a high-voltage power switch designed to meet all the demanding protection and fast-role swap requirements of USB Type-C ports. As such, it addresses the full gamut of mobile and desktop computing devices and peripherals, and other applications in the consumer electronics, mobile communications, industrial, and medical markets, such as smartphones, AR/VR goggles, robotics, automotive infotainment, and home electronics.
1st June 2017

Gate drivers simplify the switching of MOSFETs and IGBTs

Gate drivers simplify the switching of MOSFETs and IGBTs
A range of gate drivers that feature a floating high-side driver has been introduced by Diodes. The DGD2103M, DGD2104M and DGD2304 simplify the switching of two N-channel MOSFETs or two IGBTs in a half-bridge configuration. These drivers suit a wide range of motor control and power supply applications in industrial automation and white goods, that require AC and DC motor control boards rated above 100W, and LLC resonant converter power supply topologies.
18th May 2017

Linear LED drivers increase efficiency in LED strips

Linear LED drivers increase efficiency in LED strips
The constant current regulators introduced by Diodes Incorporated, BCR401U, BCR402U and BCR405U, are appealing to lighting designers as they enable simple driving of low-current LED strips and panels in the commercial and industrial lighting sectors. Targeted at 12 and 24V linear LED strips, these regulators increase light output efficiency as they only require a 1.4V supply, allowing more LEDs in the string.
11th May 2017

50V MOSFET gate-drivers control battery-powered BLDC motors

50V MOSFET gate-drivers control battery-powered BLDC motors
The DGD0506 and DGD0507 high-frequency gate-driver ICs introduced by Diodes Incorporated are designed for driving two external N-channel MOSFETs in a half-bridge configuration. A 50V rating suits a wide range of motor driving requirements, especially brushless DC (BLDC) motors, which are increasingly being used in battery-powered applications such as drones, fans, e-cigarettes, and cordless power tools including drills, handheld vacuum cleaners and blenders.
10th May 2017

Power switches designed for USB port protection

Power switches designed for USB port protection
  Featuring a low on resistance to reduce power losses, the AP22811 and AP22804/AP22814 power switches introduced by Diodes Incorporated are optimised for Universal Serial Bus (USB) and other hot-swap applications.
31st March 2017

Dropout regulator supports wide input voltage range

Dropout regulator supports wide input voltage range
A series of ultra-low dropout regulators has been introduced by Diodes Incorporated that operates from a 24V input voltage range and offers various fixed output voltage options to address common system requirements. These features, combined with high accuracy and an ultra-low quiescent current, make the AP7380 device well-suited for use in various USB power, portable equipment, consumer, instrumentation and metering applications.
30th March 2017


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