STMicroelectronics – 1,200V MOSFET ideal for designs requiring high power density


The STP8N120K5 from STMicroelectronics is a very high-voltage N-channel power MOSFET which uses MDmesh™ K5 technology based on an innovative proprietary vertical structure. The unique technology from which the MOSFET is built produces very low on-resistance and ultra-low gate charge for applications requiring superior power density and high efficiency. The MDmesh K5 series is particularly […]

STMicroelectronics – Certified stand-alone power controller provides for safe, seamless migration to USB Type-C


STMicroelectronics’ STUSB4500 is a USB Power Delivery (PD) controller for sink devices that consume power supplied via a USB Type-C™ port. Offering built-in over-voltage protection of up to 22V on the Configuration Channel (CC) lines and up to 28V for the high-voltage power-supply pins, the STUSB4500 handles the higher power levels, up to 100W, supported […]

STMicroelectronics – New IGBT power modules provide superior performance for loads up to 30kW


STMicroelectronics’ new Adaptable Compact Easier PACKage (ACEPACK™) modules provide a cost-effective and highly integrated power-conversion capability for applications with high power loads between 3kW and 30kW. ST’s space-efficient, low-profile ACEPACK technology combines high power density with reliability in an economical plastic package. Features include optional solder-free press-fit connections, which provide for a simpler assembly process […]

STMicroelectronics – Thermal simulator for power systems built with VIPower drivers, switches or H-bridges


TwisterSIM is an electro-thermal simulator from STMicroelectronics which helps to accelerate the power-system design process for users of the company’s VIPower series of power ICs. It supports a wide selection of low- and high-side drivers and switches, and H-bridges for motor-control systems. TwisterSIM shortens the design cycle for automotive applications by enabling the user to […]

STMicroelectronics – TVS diodes in space-saving thin package feature 400W and 600W peak pulse power ratings


The SMA4F and SMA6F unidirectional Transient Voltage Suppression (TVS) diodes introduced by STMicroelectronics are packaged in a thin SMA Flat package to provide space savings in circuits which require protection from high peak-power pulses. The SMAxF devices are footprint-compatible with their sister SMAJ and SMBJ families. At just 1mm high, the SMA4F and SMA6F series […]