Due to rapidly falling prices for commercial and utility-scale inverters and cost pressures in mature markets, including Germany and Italy, where subsidies have been reduced or eliminated, IHS has cut its 2013 revenue forecast for the global solar photovoltaic (PV) inverter market.
The thermal management materials market for light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and power electronics is expected to more than double from $1.8 billion in 2013 to $4.8 billion in 2020, according to Lux Research.
Texas Instruments adds three power management modules to its SIMPLE SWITCHER family, including the 10-A LMZ31710, which TI said offers the industry’s highest power efficiency in the smallest package.
TDK introduces the CGA3EA series of automotive-grade MLCCs for automotive electronics applications including airbag controllers, remote keyless entry systems, and navigation systems.
Microsemi expands its SiC Schottky product family with a new line of 650V diodes, targeting high-power industrial applications including solar inverters.
What do mobile device OEMs need from LED manufacturers? They want flash LEDs for cameras that are smaller, thinner and brighter. They also would like them to be easy to integrate, consume less power and provide high quality light. The ultimate goal is to enable users to take high-quality photos even in low-light conditions. The…
LED pricing continues to fall in the 10 to 15 percent range primarily due to an oversupply in the market over the past few years.
This month’s selection of hot components focuses on technology advances for high-reliability applications, ranging from medical to industrial equipment.
industry’s highest precision A/D converter and fastest ARM Cortex-M4 for industrial control and electrical grid equipment.
TI claims the industry’s first inductance-to-digital converter (LDC), described as a “new data converter category that uses coils and springs as inductive sensors.