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Nexperia B.V. has published these technical articles:

(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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ower GaN FETs have become increasingly accepted since Nexperia first introduced our 650 V cascode devices at the end of 2019. In fact, according to Straits Research a market valuation of US$ 178.2...
(Power and Power Management IC)
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For demanding systems, the choice of hotswap switch has been limited to the traditional D2PAK or through-hole package options. With Nexperia's new Application Specific MOSFETs (ASFETs) for Hotswap and...
(Power and Power Management IC)
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We shipped more than 1.7 billion LFPAK devices in 2021, including MOSFETs and bipolar power transistors in LFPAK56 and its later derivatives from small size of 3 mm x 3 mm LFPAK33 to 8 mm x 8 mm...
(Transistors)
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When compared to their integrated circuit counterparts, who are spoiled by the most comprehensive simulation models, board level designers working with discrete power MOSFETs must feel terribly...
(Transistors)
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The rise of cordless, battery powered tools and outdoor power equipment has been dramatic over the last few years. One of the key drivers in this move has been the availability of long-lasting,...
(Transistors)
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It is not unusual for a design already in production to end up back with the engineering development team. In this case, the product is a 3-kW power conversion unit with a standard boost PFC that...
(Transistors)
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As discussed in Qrr: overlooked and underappreciated in efficiency battle, Qrr can have a significant impact on efficiency and spiking. Yet typically you find Qrr (and Trr) listed at the bottom of the...
(Transistors)
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Ever since the first of the new generation of small battery-cell powered motors hit the market, we have seen a wave of new products and ideas. One company that is literally riding that wave is JayKay...
(Transistors)
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As billions of people around the world adopt more flexible lifestyles, stable connections to the cloud via Wi-Fi, 4G and 5G are vital. To manage this, the growth in hyperscale computing solutions and...
(Transistors)
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The efficiency of power conversion and motor control applications is an ever-green design specification for an increasing variety of automotive applications. Modern internal combustion-engine vehicles...
(Transistors)
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For the last decade or so, when it came to power MOSFET advances the primary goals were to push up efficiency and drive down drain-source on resistance. For most applications, choosing a given Figure...
(Transistors)
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GaN technology and specifically GaN-on-Silicon HEMT technology has become a key focus for power engineers over the last few years. Its promise to provide the high-power performance and high-frequency...
(Transistors)
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Industrial PSUs including datacenters come in all shapes and sizes but one thing they have in common is the need to be efficient, safe and stable. Since its introduction, 80 PLUS certification has...
(Circuit Protection Devices)
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At the beginning of September last year, the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced the publication of the USB4 specification. Offering backward compatibility with USB 3.2, USB 2.0 and Thunderbolt...
(Circuit Protection Devices)
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The transmission requirements and data payload on automotive networks has and continues to increase significantly. To take the next step we need high-speed, high-bandwidth Automotive Ethernet, and...
(Semiconductors)
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Getting more from less is the mantra in mobile and portable applications, especially wearables. By using the most efficient switching options available, designers can get more room to embed...
(Semiconductors)
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As circuits shrink, thermal performance becomes very important. We compare the LFPAK88's thermal performance with D²PAK and discover the LFPAK88 acquits itself very well. For designers, one of the...
(Transistors)
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By eliminating internal bond wires and reducing source lead length, Nexperia's LFPAK88 minimizes parasitic source inductance created during switching, resulting in greater efficiency. While...
(Transistors)
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Choosing a low RDS(on) MOSFET for an efficient low loss power switching application? Don't forget to check there are no hidden compromises....
(Diodes)
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When it comes to any system, to achieve the most efficient design we try to utilize the most ideal solution possible. Compared to their planar counterparts, Trench Schottky rectifiers take us much...
(IC Interface Devices)
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Combination and configurable logic devices provide the flexibility to implement various logic functions with a reduced pin count. Combination and configurable logic can also lower system cost,...
(Transistors)
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Reducing the chances of a thermal failure. Nexperia offers a wide and growing range of diodes, bipolar transistors and MOSFETs that have a junction temperature specified up to 175 °C Some things never...
(Transistors)
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We are all accustomed to looking at the Figure of Merit for MOSFETs as a product of RDS(on) and Qg. However, with gate drivers now capable of efficiently meeting large Qg requirements and faster...
(Power and Power Management IC)
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When it comes to selecting a MOSFET, the headline figure most engineers look for is the RDS(on) value. That's because we are so used to thinking the lower the RDS(on) the better. But while it remains...