Technical Articles

Infineon Technologies AG has published these technical articles:

(Power and Power Management IC)
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SiC based systems have the revolutionary capability which can be characterized by a steep change in performance which can make them attractive for designers targeting innovative and disruptive... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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The drive towards a more environmentally friendly future for automobiles reveals new challenges for engineers, from innovating solid state technology to reducing size, weight, and copper usage, to... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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For many actuators in automotive and industrial applications below 500W cost effective DC brush motors are still the motors of choice. On the other hand there is an ongoing transition from relay to... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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This article describes easy entry for designers into the complex world of sophisticated motor control systems through either of two flexible, scalable, easy-to-use and affordable platforms from... (View Full Article)
(Communication IC)
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The potential for dramatic improvements in driver safety and comfort/convenience is accelerating the integration of "Connected Car" technology in passenger vehicles. Blending vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V)... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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In a server there might be several places where power losses occur, but in many cases the power supplies for the CPUs and memories are the most stressed components due to the high power requirements.... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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Created to provide a more effective alternative to relays and fuses, the Infineon Power PROFET series offers benchmark power and energy performance for high-current load protection and diagnosis while... (View Full Article)
(Sensor Chips)
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From autonomous multicopter to fitness monitoring wearables, as well as indoor and outdoor navigation, a growing variety of products and applications require the high-accuracy sensing of static and/or... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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Cascade H Bridge (CHB) topologies have increased in popularity in recent years. This article will explain the basic operating principles of the CHB drive and showcase some new power modules matched to... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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A reference book to help mobile phone design experts to find the right parts easily for building high-performance RF Front Ends.... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Radar (Radio Detection and Ranging) is no longer just a tool to support aerospace and maritime activities. Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) have helped to bring radar from the skies to the... (View Full Article)
(Sensor Chips)
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A magnetic 3D sensor is well suitable for a detection of the position of the gear stick. The "State-of-the-art" solution with up to 6 single hall switches can be replaced by one 3D sensor.... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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Model based electronic control allows the reduction of aerodynamic instability, which leads to increased flight performance and maneuverability.... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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This application note describes the fundamental differences between a Superjunction MOSFET and a standard MOSFET. Additionally, all features and benefits impacting the target applications will be... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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The demand for portable low cost welding machines, especially in developing countries, is increasing. In the Manual Metal Arc and Tungsten Inergt Gas types, in power range from 1,5kW up to 5kW,... (View Full Article)
(Specialized Industrial Products)
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Case study: real-time capable intellectual property and integrity protection for power converter systems in railways.... (View Full Article)
(Temperature Sensing)
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LED lighting is becoming increasingly popular. It offers numerous advantages over conventional lighting, but there are still some issues. One is thermal management. Bernd Pflaum and Hakan Yilmazer... (View Full Article)
(Specialized Industrial Products)
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Many appliance makers are shifting focus from the low-profit, low-growth one-size-fits-all appliance segment to offering higher-margin, revenue-oriented and regionally targeted smart alternatives.... (View Full Article)
(Sensor Chips)
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The new 3D magnetic sensor TLV493D-A1B6 offers accurate three-dimensional sensing with extremely low power consumption in a small six-pin package. With magnetic field detection in the x, y, and z... (View Full Article)
(Communication IC)
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Wider uptake of NFC is hinged on three related aspects of system security: 1. trust that personal and financial data used in applications remains confidential. 2. Flexibility of the security... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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TRENCHSTOP™ Performance enables higher efficiency in motor control, air conditioning compressors, HVAC motor drives, UPS, solar power converters and all power conversion applications working up... (View Full Article)
(Sensor Chips)
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Besides driver state monitoring, capturing 3D data inside a car facilitates entirely new human machine interface (HMI) concepts.... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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Cost effective system solutions for the rapidly growing market while ensuring safety and reliability of quadcopters.... (View Full Article)
(Thyristors)
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How improved manufacturing methods for thyristors are allowing a higher maximum operating temperature of up to 125 °C. This has no negative effects on critical thyristor parameters like surge current... (View Full Article)
(Microprocessors and Microcontrollers)
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How multicore microcontroller for high performance applications is advancing the Automotive industry.... (View Full Article)
(Communication IC)
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How modern semiconductor solutions enable security systems that protect personal data as well as the lives and limbs of people on the road.... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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Selecting the most appropriate RF components is the key to successfully addressing the requirements of these applications. Here we look at the growing demand for RF communications, highlight the... (View Full Article)
(Industrial Computing)
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The entire concept of smart factories hinges on security. The success of smart factories and Industry 4.0 as a whole depends on manufacturers' ability to cryptographically and securely identify... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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The dedicated material properties of SiC enable the design of minority carrier free unipolar devices instead of the charge modulated IGBT devices.... (View Full Article)
(Sensor Chips)
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In 2006, cars carried an average of 40 sensors. Currently, this figure sits at around 90, and the self-driving car in 2025 might have double that number.... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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This article describes how improvements in IGBT device design and module packaging design enable reductions in switching and conduction losses, greater ability to withstand thermal stresses, and use... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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Enhanced current carrying capabilities with combined IGBTs and diodes in one module.... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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Even at reduced dv/dt of max. 5kV/µs the CoolSiC™ MOSFET features significantly lower losses than conventional IGBTs with the same current rating... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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This article will explain the continuum of often conflicting technical and application requirements faced when designing a new IGBT based power module targeted for use in automotive and Commercial,... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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Home appliances, which run 24h and 7 days a week, have high efficiency requirements. Therefore, the use of MOSFETs is preferred over IGBTs. Modern MOSFET technologies based on the superjunction... (View Full Article)
(Motor Controls and Drives)
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Get a head start into designing low rated power applications under 150W like fans and compressors.... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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A new leadless power package drives down on-state resistance and provides close to "GaN-like" switching losses, making a significant step forward in hard switching applications.... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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Discrete IGBTs are the preferred power switch for modern inverter-based induction cooking products due to their inherent efficiency. As energy costs continue to rise and consumer demand for... (View Full Article)
(RF, Microwave, and Wireless Components)
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The current state-of-art and comparing the benefits of advanced wireless charging solutions using a totally integrated approach.... (View Full Article)
(Power and Power Management IC)
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Semiconductor losses and their potential for further improvement: This paper compares latest generation Superjunction power transistors versus e-mode GaN HEMTs and SiC MOSFETs... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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The new surface mounted TO-Leadless (TOLL) packaging for MOSFETs reduces production costs and footprint. This leads to a MOSFET technology that enables designers, for the first time, to use an SMD... (View Full Article)
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Other than the magnetics, issues including efficiency, mechanical packaging, electromagnetic interference (EMI), thermal management and metallic foreign objects (such as coins and keys) create... (View Full Article)