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onsemi and Sineng Electric sustainable energy applications
Sineng Electric will integrate onsemi EliteSiC silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFETs and IGBT-based high-density power integrated modules (PIMs) into its utility-scale solar inverter and 200kW energy storage system (ESS).
onsemi develops IGBT FS7 switch platform
onsemi has announced a new range of ultra-efficient 1200V insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) that minimise conduction and switching losses at a performance level that is significant in the market.
ECS640 ecoSpin™ brushless DC motor controller
By combining control and driver functions in a highly-integrated System-in-Package (SiP) solution, the ECS640A brushless DC motor controller greatly simplifies the development of high-voltage motor control systems including those deployed in HVAC, refrigeration and robotics. The unprecedented flexibility and integration in a single IC package truly redefines BLDC (brushless DC) motor control performance in an extremely small form-factor.
Digi-Key at Embedded World 2022 with onsemi
At embedded world 2022, on the Digi-Key booth, Paige West speaks with Arndt Schuebel, Technical Marketing and Application, I4.0 at onsemi about the first of onsemi’s IEEE802.3cg compliant 10BASE-T1S devices.
Webinar: RSL15 Practical Power Configurations for Edge Node Devices
This webinar, discusses the RSL15 and practical power configurations for edge node devices. Presented by Mike Picheca, Applications Engineering Manager and Brandon Shannon, Applications Engineer. RSL15 is an ultra−low power secure Arm® Cortex®−M33 processor−based Bluetooth Low Energy 5.2 wireless MCU designed for connected smart devices in industrial and medical applications.
A Guideline on the Usage of an Isolated Gate Driver to Efficiently Drive SiC MOSFETs
This application note focuses on optimization the design of gate driving voltage for speed to minimize switching losses and to get the full benefit of the devices.
A Guideline on the Usage of an Isolated Gate Driver to Efficiently Drive SiC MOSFETs
This application note provides guidance on how to design the power supply topology of NCP5156x family isolated gate drivers when using Silicon Carbide (SiC) MOSFETs.As new power transistors, such as SiC MOSFETs, are being increasingly used in power electronics systems, it has become necessary to use special drivers. This application note focuses on optimization the design of gate driving voltage for speed to minimize switching losses and to get t...
Choosing the right wireless technology - Part 2
In part one of this series, we explored several considerations for selecting the ideal wireless technology for a design. We reviewed frequency spectrum, licensed and un-licensed spectrum, as well as several common bands. We also discussed communication range and various factors that influence range such as the output power and the sensitivity of the receiver. Part one ended with a discussion about network topology, exploring mesh versus point to ...
onsemi to acquire GT Advanced Technologies
onsemi and GT Advanced Technologies ('GTAT'), a producer of silicon carbide (SiC), have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which onsemi will acquire GTAT for $415m in cash.
What is a belt or integrated starter generator?
The internal combustion engine (ICE) has been the propulsion workhorse of the global automotive industry for over a century. Innovations in vehicle electrification are morphing the automobile into an ever more technologically enhanced transportation solution. However, not all electric vehicles (EV) are created equal, and several variations of a hybrid powertrain and fully electric powertrain are evident. Marc Bracken, Technical Marketing Eng...
Vehicle electrification revolution enters a new era
The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is leading the automotive industry into a new age. New vehicles will have an electric powertrain option or come as a standard offering, thanks to advances in technology and power generation. Car makers are adding more EVs to their lineups while setting goals for carbon neutrality and bold electrification strategies. Marc Bracken, Technical Marketing Engineer – Automotive Systems Engineering, ON Semi...
16MP XGS sensor brings high quality, low power imaging
ON Semiconductor introduced the latest addition to the XGS sensor series of CMOS image sensors. The XGS 16000 is a 16 Megapixel (MP) sensor that provides high quality, global shutter imaging for factory automation applications including robotics and inspection systems. Consuming only one watt at 65 frames per second (fps), the XGS 16000 delivers performance at low power. This makes the XGS 16000 good for power consumption, while also offering a h...
Choosing the right wireless technology - Part 1
There are many different wireless standards and protocols in use today, and it can be difficult to choose the right technology for any particular application. In this article, we will look at some of the key criteria to consider, and review four popular options: WiFi technology, Bluetooth Low Energy technology, Proprietary RF, and the Green Power protocol from the Connectivity Standards Alliance. By Dan Clement, Senior Principal Solutions Market...
The key to manufacturing during COVID-19
COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the world, causing unprecedented disruption to economies and healthcare all around the globe. Many businesses have been impacted, some terminally, and the manufacturing sector is no exception, experiencing challenges to supply chains and employee availability. Ali Husain, Sr. Manager, Corporate Strategy & Marketing, ON Semiconductor, explains.
360° vision in AutoX Gen5 self-driving platform enabled
ON Semiconductor has announced that its image sensing and LiDAR technologies power key functions of AutoX Gen5 self-driving platform. Revealed at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference, the new Gen5 autonomous vehicle technology enables the first fully driverless RoboTaxi, designed to democratise autonomy and provide universal access to the transportation of people and goods.
Multi-network 5G router powered by WiFi 6 solution
ON Semiconductor has announced that Sierra Wireless has selected QCS-AX WiFi 6 chipsets to power the WiFi functionality of its market-leading XR Series of multi-network 5G routers. The supercharged XR90 and XR80 routers are designed to deliver high performance and seamless connectivity across 5G cellular, WiFi and Ethernet networks for mission and business-critical applications.
Integrated solutions for industrial motor drives
ON Semiconductor has announced new, integrated, converter-inverter-power factor correction (PFC) modules for use in industrial motor drives, servo drives and HVAC where they are used to drive motors for applications including fans and pumps.
Dedicated CrM totem pole PFC controller released
ON Semiconductor has announced a dedicated critical conduction mode (CrM) totem pole PFC controller as a new addition to their solution set for ultra-high density offline power supplies.
Wireless technology – where do I start?
There are many different wireless standards and protocols in use today, and it can be difficult to choose the right technology for any particular application. In this article, Dan Clement, Senior Principal Solutions Marketing Engineer, ON Semiconductor, will review four popular options: WiFi, the Bluetooth Low Energy protocol, Sub GHz proprietary RF, and the Green Power protocol from the Connectivity Standards Alliance(formerly the Zigbee Allianc...
LED solutions add intelligence to connected lighting
ON Semiconductor has announced two new devices designed to enhance the performance of connected lighting systems. The NCL31000 and NCL31001 LED drivers allow manufacturers to develop LED luminaires with light-based positioning technology and visible light communication. By adding data intelligence and accurate positioning (up to 30cm), these solutions will revolutionise lighting in a variety of spaces including supermarkets, warehouses, hospitals...