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The world’s swelling population, more and more megacities and the rising demand for energy is prompting us to rethink many aspects of our modern lifestyle.
Semiconductor and system solutions from Infineon contribute to a better future – making our world easier, safer and greener. These tiny, barely visible electronic components have become an indispensable part of our daily lives. They help to feed regenerative energy into power grids with almost zero losses, tame power-hungry computers, safeguard the data flying through cyberspace and make our cars more energy-efficient.
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Dual-channel low side EiceDRIVER with new functionalities
Infineon Technologies has broadened its EiceDRIVER portfolio with the new 24V dual-channel low side gate driver with an integrated thermal pad. It can be operated with high switching frequencies as well as highest peak output currents and offers an enable function.
Multifunctional employee ID card with payment function
Infineon Technologies has announced that it is replacing the employee ID cards at its headquarters 'Am Campeon' with a solution that combines highly secured office building access with a flexible, contactless Mastercard payment function. For the integration of the payment functionality directly on the smart card, Infineon is cooperating with Mastercard, PayCenter and petaFuel.
Improved performance in MEMS microphone market
Infineon has launched a next-generation analog MEMS microphone that renders better results – the XENSIV MEMS microphone IM73A135. In microphones, designers often have to accept trade-offs: high signal-to-noise ratio (SNR), a small package, high acoustic overload point, low power consumption, MEMS versus electret condenser microphones (ECM).
CES 2021 Innovation Awards Honouree from Infineon
Infineon Technologies smart entrance counter solution has been named a CES 2021 Innovation Awards Honoree in the ‘Smart Cities’ category. The solution enables accurate, anonymous and contactless people counting using a single XENSIV 60GHz radar and integrated software. A traffic light system informs whether entry to the location is allowed.
EiceDRIVER X3 small footprint gate driver
Infineon Technologies has added a new generation to its most versatile and simple to use EiceDRIVER 1ED Compact isolated gate driver family: the X3 Compact (1ED31xx) family. This gate driver provides separate output options together with active shutdown and short circuit clamping in DSO-8 300 mil package.
EiceDRIVER 2EDL8 gate driver ICs for 5G
Infineon Technologies has introduced the new EiceDRIVER 2EDL8 gate driver IC product family to foster the growth in DC/DC telecom bricks for mobile network infrastructure. These dual-channel junction-isolated gate driver ICs allow for high power density, high efficiency and robustness in isolated DC/DC step-down converters/telecom bricks enabling macro base stations for 5G and LTE telecom infrastructures.
CIPOS Maxi transfer moulded IPM with SiC
Infineon Technologies has launched a 1,200V transfer molded silicon carbide (SiC) integrated power module (IPM), which has concluded the massive roll-out of SiC solutions for this year. The CIPOS Maxi IPM IM828 series provides a compact inverter solution with thermal conduction and a wide range of switching speed for three-phase AC motors and permanent magnet motors in variable speed drive applications.
EiceDRIVER X3 Enhanced family for greater flexibility
Infineon Technologies has launched the EiceDRIVER X3 Enhanced analogue (1ED34xx) and digital (1ED38xx) gate driver ICs. These devices provide a typical output current of 3, 6 and 9 A, precise short-circuit detection, a Miller clamp and soft turn-off. In addition, 1ED34xx offers an adjustable desaturation filter time and soft turn-off current with external resistors.
Robust 1,200V level-shift three-phase SOI EiceDRIVER
Infineon Technologies has broadened its level-shift EiceDRIVER portfolio with a 1,200V three-phase gate driver. It is based on the company’s silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology. The device provides leading negative VS transient immunity, superior latch-up immunity, fast over-current protection, and the monolithic integration of real bootstrap diodes.
SECORA Pay solutions with environmentally friendly card
Contactless payment innovations from Infineon Technologies have contributed to a more sustainable use of resources. To support the payment industry’s move towards the use of more environmentally friendly materials for smart card manufacturing, Infineon is now offering a complete, single-source solution that is easily adaptable to different projects and market requirements, SECORA Pay.
Solar inverter from Fronius uses CoolSiC MOSFETs
A few weeks ago Fronius International launched the Symo GEN24 Plus solar inverter which uses CoolSiC MOSFETs. Its Multiflow technology makes it suitable for a wide range of applications supporting energy self-sufficiency. Not only does it provide power for direct use in the household, but it also offers an interface for energy storage systems.
SECORA Blockchain makes the origin a product visible
Infineon Technologies has developed a customised security solution for blockchain applications that improves brand and consumer protection. The new SECORA Blockchain security solution is integrated into the branded product and connects to the blockchain via NFC technology – thus linking the real with the digital world.
Infineon’s SECORA ID X for JAVA Card solutions
Infineon Technologies has extended its easy-to-integrate security solutions for contactless electronic ID documents. SECORA ID X is the company’s new flagship for highly secured yet versatile government ID solutions targeting customised applications.
WiFi 4 solution with next generation WPA3 Security
Infineon Technologies has expanded its portfolio of cost-effective, high performance and secured IoT solutions with dedicated WiFi 4 solutions to deliver the latest WPA3 security standard.
Tailored sensor solutions for smart buildings
At the virtual electronica, Infineon Technologies presented the company’s tailored sensor portfolio with a focus on smart buildings and consumer life in the future. Products and application examples were digitally presented and explained in detail, including presentations, e-learnings, infographics, videos, 360° views and useful downloads.
Infineon expands supply base for silicon carbide boules
Infineon Technologies and GT Advanced Technologies (GTAT) have signed a supply agreement for silicon carbide boules. The contract has an initial term of five years. With this supply contract, the German semiconductor manufacturer adds a further element to secure its growing base material demand.
OPTIGA Trust Charge for secured wireless charging
Infineon Technologies has extended its OPTIGA Trust product family with a dedicated solution for secured inductive charging. The new OPTIGA Trust Charge is an embedded security solution that is usable for the Qi 1.3 wireless charging standard.
CoolSiC MOSFETs for maintenance-free servo drives
Infineon Technologies has supported the robotics and automation industry in implementing maintenance-free servo drive inverters. By introducing the new CoolSiC MOSFET with .XT interconnection technology in a 1,200V optimised D 2PAK-7 SMD package, passive cooling becomes possible.
Infineon sets standards at the virtual electronica
Under the motto 'We are the link between the real and the digital world', Infineon Technologies is launching its trade show offerings for electronica 2020 on the Internet. For the first time, the Cypress product portfolio will also be on display here. Interested parties can register on the Infineon website and will have the opportunity to obtain comprehensive information about new products, application solutions and market trends from 10th N...
OptiMOS 40V source-down power MOSFET added
Contemporary power system designs demand high power density levels and small form factors to maximise system-level performance. Infineon Technologies has tackled this challenge by focusing on system innovation with enhancements on the component level. Adding to the 25V device introduced in February, Infineon now brings the OptiMOS 40V low-voltage power MOSFET to the market.