"R" represents the first letter of our original main product, Resistors. This was put together with the unit for resistance " ohm". The "R" now also stands for "Reliability". "Quality First" is ROHM's corporate policy.
Some of the limitations of SiC MOSFETs can be countered with the use of suitable packages, propose Christian Felgemacher, Felipe Filsecker, Farhan Beg and Aly Mashaly, Rohm Semiconductor and Seiya Kitagawa, Rohm
ROHM has announced the availability of BD71847AMWV, a highly integrated and efficient power management IC (PMIC) optimised for NXP Semiconductors’ i.MX 8M Mini family of application processors, which features computing, audio, video, and graphics performance. BD71847AMWV is the latest addition to ROHM’s growing portfolio of PMICs designed for NXP’s i.MX application processors.
A new lineup of its PrestoMOSTM series of 600V super junction MOSFETs that includes 30 new models, has been announced by ROHM. This series increases design flexibility while maintaining the industry’s fastest reverse recovery time (trr) optimised for EV charging stations and motor drive in home appliances such as refrigerators and Air Conditioners (ACs).
At hifideluxe Munich 2019, which will be held at the same time as HIGH END, the trade fair for audio equipment in Munich, Germany (May 9th to 11th, 2019), ROHM Semiconductor will showcase the latest audio D/A converter IC (Audio DAC chip) and a hearing demo.
At PCIM in Nuremberg, Germany (7th-9th May, 2019), ROHM Semiconductor will showcase power semiconductor solutions focused on E-mobility and power supply applications. Energy savings and reduced system costs in all kinds of systems are heavily influenced by choosing the right power device.
The availability of a range of general-purpose microcontrollers featuring an original 16-bit CPU core has been announced by ROHM Group company, LAPIS Semiconductor, with the ML62Q1300/1500/1700 Group. The microcontrollers are well suited for consumer and home appliances, alarms, security devices, and small industrial equipment.
It has been announced that ROHM Semiconductor will exhibit its products and solutions at embedded world 2019 from February 26th to 28th in Germany. At booth 3A/215 ROHM showcases its wide range of products, including sensors and general purpose ICs, suitable for the Industrial IoT. For automotive applications, it will present the latest PMIC, TCON, and HMI solutions.
ROHM has recently announced the availability of a small contactless current sensor, the BM14270MUV-LB. It achieves minimum power loss (no heat generation) in an ultra-compact size, making it suitable for industrial equipment and consumer devices that detect operating conditions via current, including battery-driven drones, solar power systems, and servers in data centres requiring high power.
It has been announced by ROHM Semiconductor that it will be exhibiting at Embedded World, February 26-28, 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany. At its booth in hall 3A, stand 215, the company will showcase new solutions for power management and sensor technologies in the automotive and industrial sectors.
ROHM has recently announced the availability of a new lineup of high power wide terminal thick-film chip resistors (10-910mΩ) suitable for current detection in a variety of applications, including inverters, AC, and energy-efficient appliances.
A new brand ‘MUS-IC’, has been launched by ROHM, reflecting its focus on solutions for high-fidelity audio products. This branding covers a range of D/A converter ICs (DAC ICs), optimised for high-fidelity reproduction, and power supply products.
The availability of a CMOS op-amp has been announced by ROHM, featuring low noise and optimised for applications requiring high accuracy sensing, such as accelerometers used in sonar systems, and optical sensors that handle ultra small signals.
ROHM and Kionix have introduced the RoKi Sensor Node, a component in the RoKi IoT Platform. The sensor node utilises Nordic Semiconductor’s nRF52840 Bluetooth 5/Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth LE) advanced multiprotocol SoC, offering better throughput and longer range compared to the Bluetooth 4.2. It also has better coexistence with other wireless devices, and an increased broadcast capacity improving beacon functionality.
With the SensorShield-EVK-003, ROHM has offered a sensor shield expansion board equipped with eight sensor boards designed for use with existing open platform MCU boards such as Arduino and mbed. The SensorShield-EVK-003 is the latest sensor evaluation kit offered by ROHM.
ROHM has announced the availability of a programmable system power management IC (PMIC) optimised for NXP’s i.MX 8M family of applications processors that excels in processing audio, video, and graphics in a wide range of applications, from home audio/video to industrial automation and mobile computing. The BD71837MWV integrates all power rails required by i.MX 8M processors and system peripherals.
ROHM has recently announced the availability of high-fidelity power supply ICs optimised for audio devices requiring high-resolution playback. The BD372xx series are the first audio power supply ICs to combine leading-edge analog and sound reproduction technologies.
ROHM's BD70522GUL is an ultra-low-power DC/DC converter with integrated MOSFETs, which meets the requirements of the IoT market for a long battery life of up to ten years with a single coin battery due to its low power consumption of only 180nA. In recent years, the number of battery-powered devices such as smartphones and wearables for IoT has risen sharply.
With the introduction of its newly established European 'Power Lab', ROHM Semiconductor has demonstrated the deployment of its global strategy on the power semiconductor market in Europe. The company's mission statement has been 'Quality is our top priority' for 60 years, and the new power electronics lab confirms this high standard.