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Power Integrations, Inc., is a Silicon Valley-based supplier of high-performance electronic components used in high-voltage power-conversion systems.

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14th September 2021
Power Integrations Introduces SCALE-iFlex Drivers

Power Integrations announced SCALE-iFlex™ Single gate-drivers for the popular “New Dual” 100 mm x 140 mm IGBT modules. The compact new drivers support modules up to 3.3 kV and are available now for design-in. The SCALE-iFlex Single gate-drivers are ideal for light-rail, renewable energy generation and other high-reliability applications that demand compact, rugged driver solutions. Thorsten Schmidt, Product Marketing Manager at...

24th June 2021
Qspeed silicon diodes feature low Qrr for switching-speed

Power Integrations has announced its 600V 12A Qspeed diode, delivering low reverse recovery charge (Qrr) for a silicon diode. With a Qrr of just 14 nC at 25°C, it improves efficiency of the PFC stage of on-board chargers and significantly reduces the thermals of the PFC MOSFETs.

21st June 2021
Lossless zero-cross detection in LinkSwitch-TNZ ICs

Power Integrations has announced LinkSwitch-TNZ, a new switching power supply IC that combines offline power conversion, lossless zero-cross detection and, optionally, X-capacitor discharge functions in a compact SO-8C package. The highly efficient LinkSwitch-TNZ IC can be used for non-isolated buck and buck-boost power supplies up to 575mA output current and provides up to 12W output for universal-input isolated flyback designs.

26th May 2021
InnoSwitch4-CZ flyback switcher ICs launched

Power Integrations has announced the InnoSwitch 4-CZ family of high frequency, zero voltage switching (ZVS) flyback switcher ICs. InnoSwitch4-CZ devices incorporate a robust 750V primary switch using Power Integrations’ PowiGaN technology and a novel high frequency active clamp flyback controller to facilitate a new class of ultra-compact chargers suitable for phones, tablets, and laptops.

10th May 2021
Software for precise control of BridgeSwitch ICs

Power Integrations has released its Motor-Expert software, an embedded ‘C’ code application, library and control GUI that enables designers using the company’s BridgeSwitch brushless DC (BLDC) motor driver ICs to precisely control and tune single-phase motors.

5th May 2021
InnoSwitch3-AQ flyback switcher ICs for EVs

Power Integrations has announced that its automotive-qualified InnoSwitch3-AQ flyback switcher IC family is now available with a member rated to 900V, providing greater headroom for 400V and 800V electric vehicle inverter, battery management and climate control applications.

5th May 2021
Robust SCALE-2 plug-and-play gate driver targets rail

Power Integrations has announced a new SCALE-2 gate driver for 130x140mm single IGBT high-power (IHM) modules, commonly used in railway and other long-life applications. Comprising the 1SP0630V2M1R main driver, 1SP0635D2S1R peripheral driver and ISO6125R-33 power supply, the new SCALE-2 plug-and-play gate drivers streamline system development and installation.

5th May 2021
Software for precise control of BridgeSwitch ICs

Power Integrations has released its Motor-Expert software, an embedded ‘C’ code application, library and control GUI that enables designers using the company’s BridgeSwitch brushless DC (BLDC) motor driver ICs to precisely control and tune single-phase motors.

16th April 2021
HiperPFS-4 power factor correction IC delivers efficiency

Power Integrations has announced that its HiperPFS-4 power factor correction (PFC) controller IC is now available with an integrated Qspeed low reverse recovery charge (Qrr) boost diode. This combination delivers greater than 98% full-load efficiency in PC, TV, and similar applications between 75 and 400W.

24th March 2021
LinkSwitch AC/DC converter ICs increase current

Power Integrations has announced a new member of its LinkSwitch-TN2 AC/DC converter family. The new LNK3207 ICs facilitate higher-power offline buck converter designs for appliances and industrial applications by increasing the available output current from 360 to 575mA, while also reducing BOM count.

2nd November 2020
InnoSwitch IC sales surpass one billion units

Power Integrations has announced that shipments of the InnoSwitch ICs have surpassed one billion units. Launched in 2014, the InnoSwitch family was the first to incorporate Power Integrations’ innovative FluxLink communication technology, which provides highly accurate secondary-side control without the need for an optocoupler, resulting in exceptional energy efficiency, reliability and robustness. 

30th October 2020
MinE-CAP IC reduces volume of AC/DC converters

Power Integrations has announced the MinE-CAP IC for high power density, universal input AC/DC converters. By halving the size of the high-voltage bulk electrolytic capacitors required in offline power supplies, this new type of IC enables a reduction in adapter size of up to 40%. The MinE-CAP device also reduces in-rush current making NTC thermistors unnecessary, increasing system efficiency and reducing heat dissipation.

17th July 2020
InnoSwitch3 flyback switcher IC for automotive BEV

Power Integrations has announced the production release of the InnoSwitch3-AQ, an AEC-Q100-qualified flyback switcher with integrated 750V MOSFET and secondary-side sensing.

23rd April 2020
GaN technology increasing output power of display PSUs

Power Integrations has announced that its InnoSwitch3-MX GaN technology isolated switcher IC family has been expanded with the addition of three new PowiGaN devices. As part of a chipset with Power Integrations’ InnoMux controller IC, the new switcher ICs now support display and appliance power supply applications with a continuous output power of up to 75W without a heatsink. 

24th March 2020
ICs incorporating robust 750V GaN transistors

Power Integrations has announced an expansion of its InnoSwitch3 families of offline CV/CC flyback switcher ICs. The new INN3x78C devices incorporate a smaller ‘size 8’ 750 V PowiGaN transistor, enabling  compact, efficient power supplies delivering between 27 and 55W without heatsinks.

23rd March 2020
SiC MOSFETs achieve AEC-Q100 automotive qualification

Power Integrations has announced that its SiC MOSFETs, the SIC118xKQ SCALE-iDriver, a high efficiency, single-channel gate driver for Silicon Carbide (SiC) MOSFETs, is now certified to AEC-Q100 for automotive use.

24th January 2020
The need for GaN

  Harnessing the speed of GaN, Power Integrations has embedded PowiGaN, its high voltage GaN switch technology in its switcher ICs for a performance boost

20th January 2020
Highly robust gate drivers ensure system safety

Power Integrations has announced the launch of its automotive-qualified SID1181KQ SCALE-iDriver gate driver for 750V-rated IGBTs. The new part expands the company’s range of auto-qualified driver ICs, following the introduction of the 1,200V SID1182KQ driver IC. Compact, efficient and highly robust, the new driver IC uses Power Integrations’ high speed FluxLink communications technology to ensure system safety even...

30th September 2019
One-millionth GaN-based InnoSwitch3 IC delivered by PI

Power Integrations has announced the delivery of its one-millionth InnoSwitch3 switcher IC featuring the company’s PowiGaN gallium-nitride technology. In an event at the Shenzhen headquarters of Anker Innovations, Power Integrations CEO Balu Balakrishnan presented the one-millionth GaN-based IC to Anker CEO Steven Yang.

23rd September 2019
Low-noise AEC-Q101 diodes solve challenges in power amplifiers

Power Integrations has announced that its 200V Qspeed diodes, LQ10N200CQ and LQ20N200CQ, are now available with AEC-Q101 automotive qualification. Qspeed silicon diodes use merged-PIN technology to offer a unique balance of soft switching and low reverse recovery charge (Qrr). This results in low EMI and reduced output noise, which is especially important for in-vehicle audio systems.

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