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Q:
What new technologies are influencing solid state relay design?
12 answers
Answers:
Isolation from one circuit to another. Speed of response of the semiconductor. Small voltage at device transformed to bigger voltage at output.
~Christopher F, Engineer, Mysore, India
Development of semiconductor devices, e.g. organic semiconductors.
~Vijay S, Professor in Electrical engineering department, Hyderabad, India
Cooling with heatsinks, overvoltage and current protection.
~LeRoy B, Research & Development, Aumsville, OR
PLC controlled green energy.
~Matti Niemi, Technical Specialist, VAASA, FINLAND
Fpga designs direct control
~Bob L, Engineer, Cape coral, FL
Digital control systems.
~James H, Design Engineer, Hodgen, OK
Triac opto isolators
~Gunnar H, Resource and development, Siglufjordur, Iceland
Mos, fet, opto, rf
~Terry B, Design Engineer, Wellington, Newe Zealand
Power consumption
~Brent G, Research & Development, Melbourne, Australia
Smd technologies
~Technical Support/Services, Potosi, Bolivia
SSPC
~Engineering, Consulting, Bengbu, China
Dk
~Justin E, Technical Support, Melbourne, Australia

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Q:
From your perspective, which companies are creating the most innovative solid state relays?
11 answers
Answers:
Omron, National Semiconductors, Semikron, Vishay.
~Christopher F, Engineer, Mysore, India
Crydom, SGS-Thomson Microelectronics, Philips
~Jim Rose, Design Engineer, Tucson, AZ
Crydom, Power IO
~LeRoy B, Research & Development, Aumsville, OR
Allen Bradley
~Technical Support/Services, Potosi, Bolivia
Unsure
~Terry B, Design Engineer, Wellington, Newe Zealand
Opto22
~Brent G, Research & Development, Melbourne, Australia
Celduc
~Matti Niemi, Technical Specialist, VAASA, FINLAND
Myself
~Gunnar H, Resource and development, Siglufjordur, Iceland
SSAC
~James H, Design Engineer, Hodgen, OK
DDC
~Engineering, Consulting, Bengbu, China
Dk
~Justin E, Technical Support, Melbourne, Australia

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