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Isao Matsumoto appointed as new President and CEO at ROHM
The Board of Directors of ROHM has appointed Isao Matsumoto as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of ROHM. Matsumoto has worked for ROHM since 1985. Most recently he was responsible for quality, safety and production as Director, Member of the Board and Managing Executive Officer.
ROHM presents speech synthesis IC for ADAS and AVAS
ROHM Group company, LAPIS Semiconductor, has announced the automotive speech synthesis ICs, ML2253x series, optimised for audible notifications and sound effects in ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) and AVAS (Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System).
ROHM and Leadrive develop SiC-based automotive inverters
ROHM and Leadrive Technology (LEADRIVE), the Chinese leading manufacturer of automotive powertrain for new energy vehicles with headquarters in Shanghai, held an opening ceremony of their joint laboratory on SiC technology in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (Lingang New Area), after agreeing to partner to develop SiC-based automotive inverters.
High-speed CMOS op amp eliminates oscillation
ROHM recently announced a high-speed ground sense CMOS op amp, BD77501G, optimised for industrial and consumer equipment requiring high-speed sensing, such as anomaly detection systems used in measurement and control equipment along with sensors that work with very small signals
Rohm introduces Nano Cap technology for stable circuit control
Rohm Semiconductor has developed Nano Cap power supply technology to address control of linear regulator output, minimise circuit design load and reduce the number of external capacitors needed by linear regulators
Ultra-compact LED driver for automotive lamps from ROHM
ROHM has announced the development of its ultra-compact linear LED Driver suitable for automotive socket type LED lamp applications such as rear lamps, turn, fog and position lamps or DRLs (Daylight Running Lamps).
High power speaker amp ICs for instrument clusters
ROHM has announced the AEC-Q100 qualified 2.8W output Class AB monaural speaker amp iCs, the BD783xxEFJ-M series (BD78306EFJ-M, BD78310EFJ-M and BD78326EFJ-M), well suited for instrument clusters - used in vehicles equipped with autonomous driving and ADAS.
Rear lamp linear LED drivers designed for motorcycles
ROHM has announced the availability of a 4ch linear LED driver IC with built-in MOSFET, well suited for LED rear lamps (turn/stop), fog lamps and turn signals for automotive use.
Web simulation tool verifies power devices
ROHM has announced to start to provide with a web simulation tool, ‘ROHM Solution Simulator’, which allows designers of electronic circuits and systems in the automotive and industrial markets to simultaneously verify power devices and ICs on 44 different solution circuits.
Shunt resistors feature high rated power
ROHM has announced the availability of shunt resistors, GMR50 series, delivering four watt rated power (at electrode temperature TK=90°C) in the compact 5.0x2.5mm (2010 type package) size. It is well suited for current detection in motors and power supply circuits used in automotive systems and industrial equipment.
ROHM Semiconductor pulls out of embedded world
ROHM Semiconductor has been closely observing the situation following the spread of the novel coronavirus, with the goal of making a fact-based decision related to its attendance at embedded world 2020, and due to this, the company has decided to pull out of the show.
Intelligent power devices for standalone protection
ROHM has announced the availability of the BV2Hx045EFU-C, a family of high voltage (41V) dual channel output high side switch (Intelligent Power Devices, IPD) optimised for automotive ECUs in transmission control, engine control, and other vehicle systems. IPDs are semiconductor devices that protect electronic circuits from breakdown (i.e. due to overcurrent during abnormalities).
Efficient power management IC for nano applications
ROHM has announced the availability of a highly integrated and efficient power management IC (PMIC), BD71850MWV, optimised for NXP Semiconductors’ i.MX 8M Nano family of application processors, which features exceptional computing, and audio performance. It is the latest addition to ROHM’s growing portfolio of PMICs designed for NXP’s i.MX application processors.
Solutions for industrial and automotive applications
At Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany (February 25th to 27th 2020), ROHM Semiconductor will showcase its latest products for the industrial sector, such as PMICs, solutions for predictive maintenance, and power semiconductors in hall 3A, stand 121. The company’s focus on automotive applications will be functional safety and ADAS.
High noise tolerant comparators enable simpler automotive designs
ROHM has announced the development of the BA8290xYxxx-C-Series series of ground sense comparators delivering breakthrough tolerance against EMI (noise resistance,) suitable for sensor applications in automotive systems such as ECUs and powertrain.
Ultra-low 200V IR Schottky Barrier Diodes
ROHM has announced the availability of 200V ultra-low IR Schottky Barrier Diodes (SBD) optimised for automotive applications including powertrains and xEVs. The RBxx8BM/NS200 expands on the RBxx8 lineup of SBDs enabling high temperature operation that have already been proven in the automotive market in Japan.
Cameras cannot weigh down vehicles
Redesigning MOSFET packaging helped Rohm to meet the demands of automotive cameras for high current handling capability
Multiband wireless communication LSI for smart meters
ROHM Group company LAPIS Semiconductor has announced the availability of a multiband (sub-1GHz/2.4GHz) wireless communication LSI, ML7421, optimised for applications requiring low power consumption over relatively long distances, such as smart meters, gas/fire alarms, smart agriculture and home/building security systems.
Four-pin package SiC MOSFETs with lower switching loss
ROHM has announced the availability of six new trench gate structure SiC MOSFETs (650V/1200V), the SCT3xxx xR-Series, well suited for server power supplies, UPS systems, solar power inverters, and EV charging stations requiring high efficiency. The SCT3xxx xR series utilises a four-pin package (TO-247-4L) that maximises switching performance.