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 – 32-bit MCU features rich set of analog functions for signal-chain applications


The STM32F373 family of 32-bit MCUs from STMicroelectronics offers a rich set of analog peripherals for use in applications that need to provide a low-noise, accurate interface to sensor signals. Based on the high-performance Arm® Cortex®-M4 RISC core operating at a frequency of up to 72MHz, the STM32F373 features up to 256kbytes of Flash memory, […]

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 – Low-noise op amps offer accuracy and robustness over 2.7V to 36V range


The STMicroelectronics TSB712A precision operational amplifier maintains stable characteristics over a wide supply-voltage range of 2.7V to 36V, or ±1.35V to ±18V, and over an extended temperature range from -40°C to 125°C. Its maximum offset temperature drift is 2.8μV/°C. Thanks to its low input-voltage noise of 12nV/√Hz, the TSB712A can handle low signal amplitudes and […]

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 – New MEMS microphone offers high signal-to-noise ratio and impressive sensitivity


The new MP23ABS1 from STMicroelectronics is a low-power microphone which combines a MEMS capacitive sound-sensing element and a sensor interface IC in a compact 3.5mm x 2.7mm x 1mm metal-cap package. The MP23ABS1, a single-ended analogue bottom-port microphone, offers excellent audio characteristics, including a typical 64dB signal-to-noise ratio. Its acoustic overload point is 130dB. Sensitivity […]

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 […]

Vishay – Fast proximity sensor eliminates DACs to lower system cost


Vishay’s TSSP4056 Infrared (IR) sensor provides fast proximity sensing performance at a low system cost thanks to an architecture which requires no DAC to drive the IR emitter. The Vishay Semiconductors part is the industry’s first fixed-gain sensor containing a band-pass filter tuned to 56kHz to feature a monotonic sensitivity-versus-frequency response curve from 30kHz to […]

STMicroelectronics – Secure element for Sigfox network equipment & Protection against counterfeiting for consumables and accessories


The STSAFE-A1SX is a secure element IC which provides security services for data exchanges over a Sigfox low-power wide-area network. It is supplied with Sigfox network keys pre-loaded on the IC. The STSAFE-A1SX provides a plug-and-play solution which allows Sigfox Ready™ IoT devices to connect to a Sigfox network while maintaining data integrity and confidentiality. […]