Diodes Incorporated – Power IC optimised for driving LRA and ERM haptic feedback devices


The new PAM8016 from Diodes Inc is a driver IC which has features optimised for driving the Linear Resonance Actuator (LRA) and Eccentric Rotating Mass (ERM) haptic elements that are commonly used to provide tactile feedback such as vibration alerts in portable devices. The PAM8016 is notable for its low latency and high output current […]

Diodes Incorporated – Offline PFC controller features low stand-by power consumption


Diodes Incorporated has introduced the AL1788 high-performance AC-DC constant-voltage and Power Factor Correction (PFC) controller. Offering a combination of high PFC, low Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) and low stand-by power, it is well suited to use in commercial applications and connected lighting. Based on a platform that supports both flyback and buck topologies, the AL1788 […]

Diodes Incorporated – New USB Type-C multiplexer for USB 3.1 Gen 1 applications at data rates up to 5Gbits/s


The PI5USB30213 from Diodes Inc., is a USB Type-CTM dual differential-channel 2:1 bi-directional multiplexer/de-multiplexer switch for USB 3.1 Gen 1 applications. It includes a Configuration Channel (CC) controller. The PI5USB30213 connects a USB 3.1 Gen 1 5Gbits/s port to a USB Type-C connector. It determines the orientation of the connection and connects the USB 3.1 […]

Diodes Incorporated – 150mA LDO ideal for portable equipment and USB power systems


The AP7380 series of Low Dropout (LDO) regulators introduced by Diodes Incorporated operates from a wide 3.5V to 24V input-voltage range and offers various fixed output-voltage options. The LDO consists of a voltage reference, an error amplifier, a resistor network for setting the output voltage, a current-limit circuit for over- current protection, and a chip-enable […]

Diodes Incorporated – 50V MOSFET gate-driver ICs for battery- powered BLDC motors


The DGD0506A and DGD0507A high-frequency gate-driver ICs introduced by Diodes Incorporated may be used to drive two external N-channel MOSFETs in a half-bridge configuration. A 50V rating suits a wide range of motor-driving requirements, especially battery-powered Brushless DC (BLDC) motors. Logic-level inputs from as low as 2.5V allow the DGD0506A and DGD0507A drivers to be […]

Diodes Incorporated – Schottky diodes give performance gains of as much as 20%


Diodes Incorporated has used an advanced deep-trench fabrication process to produce a new SDT series of Schottky diodes which offers superior performance to planar-type Schottky diodes at similar or lower cost. At launch the family consists of 29 devices housed in thermally- efficient packages. The new Schottky diodes may be used to provide the blocking, […]

Diodes Incorporated – High-voltage DC-DC controller provides for very low stand-by power losses


The AP3108L from Diodes Inc is a current-mode PWM DC-DC converter controller which supports high- voltage start-up operation. The device is intended for use in offline power supplies that require very low stand-by power consumption, high power density and a comprehensive set of protection functions. When used in secondary-side USB Power Delivery and rapid charger […]

Diodes Incorporated – Automotive TVS diode has industry-best 1,800W rating


Diodes, Inc has launched the industry’s first unidirectional, automotive-qualified Transient Voltage Suppressor (TVS) to offer an 1,800W power-dissipation rating. The new D28V0H1U2P5Q is intended for use in the protection of sensitive electronic circuits from high transient voltages generated by inductive switching. Packaged in a thermally- efficient PowerDI® 5 package, the D28V0H1U2P5Q features a reverse stand-off […]

Diodes Incorporated – World’s first automotive packet switches qualified to AEC-Q100 Grade 3


Diodes, Inc has introduced the PI7C9X2G304SLQ and PI7C9X2G404SLQ, the first packet switches to be automotive-qualified to AEC-Q100 Grade 3. The PI7C9X2G304SLQ is a PCI Express® three port/four lane packet switch, and the PI7C9X2G404SLQ is a four port/four lane device. Featuring advanced power management, hot-plug connectivity and an integrated 100MHz clock buffer to ease design and […]

Diodes Incorporated – Active ORing MOSFET controller supports power supplies up to ±400V


Offering the capability to support redundancy power systems with rail voltages up to ±400V, the ZXGD3112N7 Active ORing MOSFET controller introduced by Diodes Incorporated builds on a successful design employed in previous 40V and 200V devices. A low turn-off threshold voltage enables MOSFETs that have a very low on-resistance to operate as ideal diodes. This […]