Top 10 Products of 2013

The top 10 most read new product introductions in 2013 ranged from sensors and ferrite beads to op amps and 32-bit microcontrollers. Four of the top ten devices were IP&E components from three suppliers: Bourns, Murata, and Molex. The top semiconductor products were introduced by Linear Technology, Texas Instruments (TI), Microchip Technology, and Microsemi. Most…

EPS’ December Hot Products

This month’s top product picks are all related to efficiency. These products, ranging from MOSFETs to transceivers, deliver energy, power or system efficiency, and in some cases, significant power savings across several industries. In addition, many of these devices are housed in small packages to save board space. Let’s start with Vishay’s Si8851EDB TrenchFET p-channel Gen…

Microchip Device Delivers Complete Motor Drive System

Chandler, Ariz., — Microchip Technology Inc. introduces a three-phase BLDC motor gate driver with power module. The MCP8024 device includes functions that power dsPIC digital signal controllers (DSCs) and PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) with capabilities to drive six N-channel MOSFETs. This provides increased efficiency, while lowering system cost and reducing time to market. The MCP8024 operates across…