Isolated gate driver IC introduces Allegro’s Power-Thru series

Allegro MicroSystems has introduced the Power-Thru portfolio with the AHV85110 isolated gate driver. Theisolated gate driver is a single package that drives GaN FETs with up to a 50 per cent smaller footprint and a 40 per cent efficiency improvement compared to competitors’ offerings, claimed Allegro.

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Micro DC/DC converter can extend appliance battery life, says Torex

A voltage selectable function step down DC/DC converter by Torex Semiconductor, the XCL233, has 200nA low quiescent current output which provides low voltage during standby to extend battery life of small appliances.

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Energy harvesting PMIC contributes to low power IoT

Adding to its range of power ICs, Nexperia has introduced the NEH2000BY power management IC (PMIC) for low power embedded applications, including the IoT.

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Farnell stocks Analog Devices’ low power real time clock 

Accessed through an I2C serial interface, the MAX31331 is a low power, real time clock (RTC) time keeping device from Analog Devices, which is now available from Farnell. 

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