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New 30 kV Discrete Diodes

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PPM Power has added two new Dean Technology discrete diodes – the UX-F30B and CL03-30 – to its comprehensive range.  The new axial lead diodes have a peak inverse voltage rating of 30kV and are higher voltage additions to the existing UX and CL03 series.
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IGBT HiPak Modules Enhanced – Improved Reliability

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ABB’s high power IGBT ‘HiPak module’ semiconductors have recently been revised to incorporate a number of benefits. These include:

  • Improved reliability
  • Enhanced processes
  • Better package design.

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Genesys Programmable Power Supplies now available up to 1500V

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The TDK Lambda Genesys series of 10kW and 15kW programmable DC power supplies is now available with output voltages of 800V, 1000V, 1250V and 1500V. These new models have the same dimensions as the existing 7.5V to 600V models – 19” wide and 3U high.  The units can operate in either constant current or constant voltage modes and accept either three-phase 400V AC or 440V AC inputs.
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Why use a Film Capacitor?

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The correct capacitor will reduce system failures therefore minimising costs and downtime.  Here we review film capacitors versus electrolytics and ceramics and outline the benefits of film capacitors from different vendors.
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New power electronics components catalogue

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PPM partner, Dean Technology has released a new product catalogue for power electronics which complements the high current and suppression product lines from their CKE division. Continue reading

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New ABB Semiconductors Tool

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Our new web tool automatically identifies matching IGBTs or diodes for your particular application, based on the conditions you enter. This will save you time and money doing long calculations or researching several different datasheets because you can find your IGBT or diode much quicker.
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Register for the PLECS workshop on 27th January

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Advanced modelling and simulation of power electronic systems

Register now for our next PLECS workshop: Wednesday, 27th January 2016 – 9am-4pm

The PLECS product family has been specifically developed to assist engineers with the design and implementation of complex power electronics systems.

We will guide you through exercises such as: modelling a switched-mode power supply, solver accuracy and settings, thermal modelling of a buck converter and creating a custom PV string component.
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FREE seminar: Power Converter Modelling and Simulation Techniques (26th January)

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To celebrate the launch of the PLECS RT Box, PPM Power is pleased to host a free seminar on simulation techniques in power converter design by Plexim. When used with the PLECS circuit simulator and PLECS Coder, the RT Box provides a solution to support Hardware in the Loop (HIL) testing. PLECS is now a complete solution for power converter design from early stage simulation right through to real-time testing of the entire control hardware.

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PLECS Goes Real Time

The PLECS product line now includes real‐time hardware to provide a one-stop solution for power electronics development. The new RT Box, when used with the PLECS circuit simulator and PLECS Coder, provides a complete solution for system-level verification and validation of control subsystems.

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New high temperature HV axial lead diodes

Axial lead diodes with a maximum junction temperature of 175°C are now available from PPM Power. The new high-voltage HVA Series diodes, from Dean Technology, are ideal for applications in high temperature environments. Continue reading

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