Littelfuse, Inc.

Address:
8755 West Higgins Road Suite 500
Chicago, IL
60631
United States of America

Phone: 1-773-628-1000

Fax: 1-800-522-7697

Web: www.littelfuse.com

Littelfuse products are vital components in virtually every market that uses electrical energy, from consumer electronics to automobiles, commercial vehicles and industrial equipment.


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Protecting rechargeable Li-batteries in portable electronics

Protecting rechargeable Li-batteries in portable electronics
Littelfuse offers designers several protection devices to choose from in an array of form factors and device characteristics that meet the needs of their particular design. As sleeker designs and thinner portable consumer electronics become increasingly popular, Lithium-ion and Lithium- polymer batteries have become the 'go-to' power sources of choice in these applications.
1st March 2018

Low resistivity PPTC to improve Li-ion polymer battery packs

Low resistivity PPTC to improve Li-ion polymer battery packs
Lithium-ion batteries (LIB) have now become part of the standard battery pack of choice used in most notebook, smartphone, e-reader, and tablet designs. The LIB chemistry produces optimal characteristics with regard to high energy density, low self-discharge, light weight, long cycle life, lack of memory effect, and low maintenance. LIBs are now gaining popularity in other market segments such as electric vehicles, power tools, and military/aerospace applications.
1st March 2018

Build an express lane to the cloud

Build an express lane to the cloud
  Increasingly, personal and business information is being stored as digital information in the cloud, G.fast technology allows fast, reliable and secure access, writes Phillip Havens, principal engineer, Standards & Applications, Littelfuse
12th February 2018


SiC schottky diodes reduce switching losses

SiC schottky diodes reduce switching losses
  Four new series of 1,200V Silicon Carbide (SiC) Schottky Diodes have been introduced by Littelfuse. They diodes are from the company's GEN2 product family, which was originally released in May 2017.
5th February 2018

TVS diode arrays protect telecom ports from ESD surges

TVS diode arrays protect telecom ports from ESD surges
Optimised to protect sensitive telecommunication ports against electrostatic discharge (ESD) and lightning-induced surge events, Littelfuse has introduced a series of AEC-Q101-qualified TVS diode arrays. SP4208 series TVS Diode Arrays (SPA Diodes) integrate low capacitance steering diodes with either one avalanche breakdown diode (for unidirectional protection) or two (for bidirectional protection).
1st February 2018

A selection guide to IGBT and rectifier diode modules

A selection guide to IGBT and rectifier diode modules
  Welcome to the IGBT and rectifier diode modules selection guide. An insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) is a three-terminal power semiconductor device primarily used as an electronic switch which, as it was developed, came to combine high efficiency and fast switching.
1st February 2018

1.2 KV SiC MOSFETs fabricated in 150mm CMOS Fab

1.2 KV SiC MOSFETs fabricated in 150mm CMOS Fab
  Discover Littelfuse's latest webinar, which will address the rugged 1.2KV SiC MOSFETs fabricated in high volume 150mm CMOS Fab.
1st February 2018

Axial lead fuse optimised for protecting wall-mounted chargers

Littelfuse covers the 777 Series axial-lead 3.6x9mm fuse designed to protect electronic appliance chargers from overcurrents. The robust design lets the device withstand up to 24 hits of a 7.5kV ringwave surge. 
1st February 2018

Axial lead fuse provides battery charger protection

Axial lead fuse provides battery charger protection
  The axial lead 3.6x9mm 777 series fuse from Littelfuse is designed for overcurrent protection in electronic appliance charger applications. The robust design enables the device to withstand up to 24 hits of 7.5kV ringwave surge; it will open safely on a direct short condition without producing body ruptures and soot phenomenon.
1st February 2018

All about position and level sensing in washing machines

All about position and level sensing in washing machines
  A most integral appliance in any home is a washing machine. Washing machines have helped make the chore of cleaning clothes quite effortless. Like many modern appliances, washing machines today use a variety of sensors to ensure proper, safe, and energy-efficient operation. Littelfuse’s magnetic sensor products help make these appliances as reliable as ever.
1st February 2018

Position and level sensing in refrigerators and freezers

Position and level sensing in refrigerators and freezers
  Appliances like refrigerators, freezers, and wine coolers traditionally consume significant amounts of energy, thus not being very environmental-friendly. Like many modern appliances, refrigerator and freezer microprocessor based controllers allow the use of a variety of sensors to ensure proper, safe, and energy-efficient operation.
1st February 2018

Littelfuse completes acquisition of IXYS Corporation

Littelfuse completes acquisition of IXYS Corporation
  The completion of Littelfuse acquisition of IXYS Corporation has been announced. IXYS is a global pioneer in the power semiconductor market with a focus on medium- to high voltage power semiconductors across the industrial, communications, consumer and medical device markets.
18th January 2018

Thyristors provide enhanced surge protection in exposure environments

Thyristors provide enhanced surge protection in exposure environments
Littelfuse has introduced two series of SIDACtor protection thyristors optimised to protect equipment located in high exposure environments from severe overvoltage transients. The Pxxx0MEL 5kA series and Pxxx0FNL 3kA series SIDACtor protection thyristors offer enhanced reliability through multiple high energy surge events.
12th January 2018

Magnetic sensing in clothes dryers

Magnetic sensing in clothes dryers
  Clothes dryers have had a history of being energy inefficient ranked only behind the refrigerators and freezers.
2nd January 2018

The importance of robust overcurrent protection

The importance of robust overcurrent protection
  In applications such as uninterruptible power supplies, HVAC, smart meters, power inverters, and three phase AC/DC power supplies, high voltage AC power lines require robust overcurrent protection - the kind that high voltage AC fuses can deliver. Circuit designers now have a new, compact, fast-acting option for these applications.
2nd January 2018

Sensing in ovens, stoves and range hood

Sensing in ovens, stoves and range hood
  The kitchen is said to be the most important room of a home, while cooking is the centre and focal point when using the kitchen. The design of ranges, which includes the stove and cook top have improved with better cooking features and efficiencies. Electric ranges are the most popular while gas controlled ovens are also available.
2nd January 2018

Getting the right circuit protection

Getting the right circuit protection
  Keeping both business and personal communications moving depends on our ability to recharge devices quickly and safely. However, without the right circuit protection, charging cables and connectors can be damaged by the heat generated by faults within the cable connector or port.
2nd January 2018

Making SiC mainstream: SiC power converter design toolkits

Making SiC mainstream: SiC power converter design toolkits
  SiC high voltage MOSFETs and diodes are wide bandgap devices that ensure low conduction and low switching loss. Maximising their performance requires more than just plugging them into your application.
2nd January 2018

Low forward voltage for higher system efficiency

Low forward voltage for higher system efficiency
How would your next power electronics application benefit from higher efficiency, greater robustness, and reduced need for thermal management? With negligible reverse recovery, the new LSIC2SD120 Series of SiC Schottky Diodes reduces switching losses dramatically to boost system efficiency. They also support large surge currents and have a high maximum junction temperature of 175°C.
2nd January 2018

Don't run out of juice! Top tips to stay connected

Don't run out of juice! Top tips to stay connected
  Does your phone often struggle to survive day-to-day use? Constant tweeting draining your battery? Not enough charge to send a picture of a dachshund to your best friend? 
2nd January 2018


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