Latest Rectifier Stories

2014-07-24 08:42:38

DUBLIN, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Rectifiers Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Rectifiers are the electronic devices that convert AC to DC. It includes one or more diodes, electronic components that conduct current in only one direction. Rectifiers are predominantly used as electronic components of DC power supplies and high-voltage direct current power transmission...

2014-07-13 23:01:37

Global Rectifiers Market 2014-2018 report says increasing demand for UPS is the key market trend. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) July 13, 2014 UPS has three main components: rectifier, inverter, and battery. The rectifier converts AC power to DC power and stores the line power in the battery. In the event of power failure, the inverter supplies the continuous power to the electric equipment. The battery stores the power for use when the power source is interrupted and provides uninterrupted power to...

2014-05-21 12:23:50

Distributed Converter technology provides high efficiency and high MOSFET reliability LOUISVILLE, Colo., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boulder Wind Power (BWP), a developer of advanced permanent magnet generators and full power converter technology for utility-scale wind turbines, today announced an expansion to their product line with the new DC Generation System(TM). The new power conversion approach leverages BWP's unique Distributed Converter and Printed Circuit Board (PCB)...

2014-04-28 23:09:44

Ultra-low forward voltages and high current density in the thinnest package available for this product category – the optimal choice for smartphone and tablet chargers Eindhoven, Netherlands and Hamburg, Germany, April 28, 2014 (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI), today introduced the first 10 A, 45 V Schottky barrier rectifiers PMEG45U10EPD and PMEG45A10EPD in the new CFP15 (SOT1289) package. This new Clip FlatPower Package (designed for IF max up to 15 A) has...

2014-03-19 08:24:09

Next Generation GPS-Synchronized Current Interrupter Enables Oil and Gas Industry Leaders To Safeguard Their Valuable Infrastructure with Cathodic Protection AUSTIN, Texas, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Innovations, protecting people and the environment with compliance solutions for the oil and gas industry, announces the launch of the MicroMax GPS300. This newest generation GPS-synchronized current interrupter is designed specifically for cathodic protection surveys....

2014-01-29 23:25:20

Scalable, AC/DC conversion technology offers data centersincreased power efficiency, greater reliability, and significant space savings. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Edison DC Systems (EDCS), a Wisconsin based electrical engineering company, today exhibiting at the Open Compute Summit V booth C-20, is announcing its Virtual Ground Technology—a new architecture for safely and efficiently distributing multiple megawatts of direct current (DC) power to IT server equipment. “This...

2013-11-01 23:02:46

See SynQor at MILCOM'13! MILCOM 2013 will showcase the technical innovations and creative talents of military, academic, and industry leaders at the state-of-the-art San Diego Convention Center. Boxborough, MA (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 SynQor brings field proven high-efficiency synchronous-rectifier technology to the Military/Aerospace industry with its MilQor® series of Hi-Rel and Mil-COTS DC-DC converters and Military-Grade Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS). All our products...

Latest Rectifier Reference Libraries

2010-10-28 18:28:32

A mercury arc valve converts high-voltage or high-current alternating current into direct current. It is an electrical rectifier often used to provide power for industrial motors, electric railways, streetcars, and electric locomotives. Peter Cooper Hewitt, in 1902, invented the mercury arc rectifier. It was further developed by researchers throughout the 1920s and 1930s. Prior to solid-state devices, mercury arc rectifiers were one of the more efficient rectifiers. Silicon diode and...

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