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  Synergistic MOSFET solutions
Metal oxide semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) have been crucial to the continuing advance of computers, cell phones, game systems, MP3/video players and other electronics. Designers use MOSFETs to make ever-smaller devices, to reduce manufacturing costs, and to reduce power consumption and heat emission while improving battery life and device performance.




  Power IC tool targets PSPICE simulator
Aimed for Cadences PSPICE simulator, the Power IC Model Library v 2.0b has over 200 time-domain simulation models for power electronic designs.

  Capacitive touch IC is highly integrated
Offered in a SOT-23-6 package, the QT102 capacitive touch chip is a one-channel touch-on/touch-off sensor chip with integral power management and safety functionality.

  IGBT's efficiency suits industrial apps
The FGH30N60LSD, 600V/30A IGBT addresses the need for low conduction losses in low-frequency (50~400Hz) industrial applications such as solar inverters, welding machines and uninterruptible power supplies.

  Hot-swap controller suits AdvancedTCA cards
The LTC4223 12- and 3.3-V dual supply hot-swap controller enables live insertion and removal of mezzanine cards used on AdvancedTCA carrier blades, MicroTCA systems, and proprietary network platforms.

  Load switches improve on thermal performance
Available in MLP packages, the FPF214x and FPF216x series of IntelliMAX load switches provide 45 percent improved thermal dissipation compared to SOT-23 packages.

  Dc/dc converters suit computing, consumer apps
Suited for computing and consumer applications, the 300-kHz, 1.8-A AP1533 family of dc/dc converters features softstart, low ripple noise output, an input range from 4 to 23 V, and adjustable output voltage from 0.8 to 23 V.

  0.5-A MOSFET drivers come in DFNs, SOT-23s
The inverting MCP1401 and non-inverting MCP1402 single output MOSFET drivers are rated for a peak output current of 0.5 A, over an operating voltage range of 4.5 to 18 V.

  MOSFET improves display power
Optimized for half- or full-bridge inverter designs in backlighting units for LCDs and lamp drives, the FDD8424H complementary 40-V MOSFET comes in a Dual DPAK configuration with a thermal resistance up to 5 times lower than 8-lead solutions and up to 10 times lower than dual-SOIC-packaged devices.

  Tiny MOSFETs empower low-voltage apps
Targeting low-voltage (from less than 20 and 30 V) applications such as battery charging, load switching, and dc/dc conversion, a family of MicroFET MOSFETs comes in 2.0 x 2.0 x 0.8-mm MLPs, 55 percent smaller than SSOT-6-packaged parts.




  Opportunities abound in PoE
Momentum is building behind Power-over-Ethernet (PoE), the IEEE industry standard for power transmission over Ethernet cable.

  Characterizing power supplies with an oscilloscope
Switch-mode power supply designers know that locating anomalous behavior within power device circuits is often challenging and time consuming.

  Selecting optocouplers
Photocouplers (or optocouplers) are a broad category of device used to isolate two circuits with different ground potential.

  Trends in MOSFET gate drivers
The long-term trend toward higher density and higher efficiency in switching power supplies is creating strong demand for integrated-circuit MOSFET drivers.




  Save 50 Percent Board Space in Notebooks, Servers, Game Consoles and Other DC/DC Applications with Fairchild's High-Side and Low-Side FET Module
The FDMS9600 and FDMS9620 combine a high-side and a low-side N-Channel MOSFET and one monolithically integrated Schottky diode into a single, space-efficient 5mm X 6mm MLP package ideal for space-constrained DC/DC applications.

  Achieve 94 Percent Efficiency with the Industry's First 3MHz/600mA Synchronous Buck Converter with Both 16uA Quiescent Current and 20mV Transient Response
The FAN5350, 3MHz/600mA DC/DC synchronous buck converter, utilizes Fairchild's proprietary new ultra-fast architecture that is specifically designed to provide industry-leading quiescent current and transient-response performance. This synchronous buck converter is designed to power DSP core processors, application processors and I/O interfaces.

  Simplify Control and Protection Schemes for DC/DC Stepdown Converters with Fairchild's Single Synchronous Buck PWM Controller
Designed to drive N-Channel MOSFETs in synchronous buck topologies, the FAN6520 integrates the control, output adjustment, monitoring and protection features into a single 8-lead package. This converter employs a single feedback loop and voltage-mode control with a fast transient response and is ideal for low-voltage distributed power supplies, cable modems, set-top boxes, DSL modems and other applications,

  Save 50 Percent Board Space in Computing Applications with Fairchild's DrMOS Family
Fairchild's DrMOS, FET plus Driver multi-chip modules, now includes the FDMF6700. This integrated 12V Driver plus MOSFET power stage solution is optimized for high current synchronous buck DC-DC applications and available in compact 6mm x 6mm MLP packaging, providing over 50 percent space savings compared to discrete solutions. Package parasitics and challenging layouts associated with conventional discrete solutions are greatly reduced. This solution is based on the Intel® DrMOS specification.




  AN-6009 Components Calculations and Simulation Tools for the FAN6520A
Learn how you can minimize design time using calculation and simulation tools for the FAN6520 PWM modulator in this application note.

  AN-6033 Component Calculations and Simulation Tools for the FAN2106
Learn how you can minimize design time using calculation and simulation tools for the FAN2106 synchronous buck regulator in this application note.





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