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Discrete and bare die IGBTs target EVs & HEVs

Discrete and bare die IGBTs target EVs & HEVs
Expanding its growing portfolio of automotive-grade semiconductor solutions for EVs, HEVs and PHEVs, Fairchild has introduced discrete and bare die IGBTs and diodes. These IGBTs and diodes are suited for traction inverters, a core component of all EVs, HEVs and PHEVs that convert the batteries’ electricity from direct current into the three-phase alternating current required by the vehicles’ drive motors.
18th May 2016

MOSFETs target hybrid & plug-in hybrid EVs

MOSFETs target hybrid & plug-in hybrid EVs
  MOSFET and rectifier families, designed to enable cleaner and smarter vehicles, have been introduced by Fairchild. The devices are particularly suitable for increasing the power ratings of onboard chargers and DC/DC converters used in hybrid and plug-in hybrid EVs. 
1st April 2015

Fairchild to exhibit solutions for a smarter, cleaner world

Fairchild’s theme at this year’s electronica is ‘Move It. Sense It. Drive It.’. The company will be in A4.506 at the trade show, which takes place from 11th to 14th November 2014 in Munich. At the stand, Fairchild will provide attendees with information about it’s motor control, motion sensor and automotive solutions for a cleaner, smarter world.
6th November 2014


Low-side drivers simplify design and increase performance

Low-side drivers simplify design and increase performance
Automotive applications using power MOSFETs require gate drivers with high peak drive current and low output impedance. TheFAN31xx_F085and FAN32xx_F085series of high-speed, low-side automotive qualified gate drivers from Fairchild Semiconductor offer flexibility for power supply and other high-efficiency MOSFET switching applications, providing a wide selection of feature and performance combinations to create compact, highly efficient and reliable designs.
20th August 2013

Fairchild Semiconductor’s Automotive 3-Phase Variable Speed Inverter Power Module Enables Higher Torque Systems, Saves Fuel, Lowers CO2 Emissions

Fairchild Semiconductor’s Automotive 3-Phase Variable Speed Inverter Power Module Enables Higher Torque Systems, Saves Fuel, Lowers CO2 Emissions
Automotive engineers are constantly looking for ways to reduce fuel consumption and lower CO2 emissions, while at the same time lowering overall system costs. To help designers meet these challenges, Fairchild Semiconductor developed the FTC03V455A1 a 3-Phase, Variable Speed Drive Automotive Power Module.
7th May 2013

Fairchild Semiconductor’s 40V PowerTrench MOSFET Provides Improved Power Control and Higher Efficiency in Power Steering Applications

Fairchild Semiconductor’s 40V PowerTrench MOSFET Provides Improved Power Control and Higher Efficiency in Power Steering Applications
Automotive design engineers of power steering systems require solutions that provide higher efficiency and better power control. Fairchild Semiconductor’s 40V N-Channel PowerTrench MOSFET helps designers with these challenges.
4th December 2012

Fairchild Semiconductor's Silicon Carbide (SiC) Solutions Offer Industry-Leading Efficiency and Improved Reliability in Power Conversion Systems

Fairchild Semiconductor's Silicon Carbide (SiC) Solutions Offer Industry-Leading Efficiency and Improved Reliability in Power Conversion Systems
In an effort to achieve higher power density, and to meet strict efficiency regulations and system up-time requirements, industrial and power electronic designers are challenged with constantly reducing power losses and improving reliability in their designs. However, improving these critical design capabilities in applications like renewable energy, industrial motor drives, high-density power supplies, automotive, and down-hole can complicate a design as well as drive overall system costs higher.
14th November 2012

Fairchild Semiconductor's EcoSPARK 2 Ignition Coil Driver Reduces Power Dissipation, Enhances Performance of Ignition IGBTs

In order to meet demanding emissions and high fuel efficiency requirements in present and emerging ignition systems, automotive designers need higher performance ignition coil driver technology. To help designers meet these requirements, Fairchild Semiconductor has introduced the latest generation of ignition IGBTs that provide reduced power dissipation in a smaller footprint. The EcoSPARK 2, FGD3040G2 and FDG3440G2 ignition coil drivers, deliver up to 20 percent reduction VSAT performance without a significant reduction of Self Clamping Inductive Switching (SCIS) energy. This optimized feature reduces power dissipation, lowers heat sink requirements and operating junction temperatures.
31st May 2012

Fairchild Semiconductor's Smart High-Side Switches Provide Designers Reliable Alternatives to Discrete Solutions for Driving Automotive Applications

Fairchild Semiconductor has developed a smart high-side switch family that specifically addresses advanced electrical load control in automotive body electronics. The family provides an alternative to discrete MOSFET solutions, integrating protection and diagnostic features in order to reduce component count and PCB complexity, while offering better system reliability.
2nd May 2012

Fairchild Semiconductor and Infineon Technologies Reach License Agreement for Innovative Automotive MOSFET H-PSOF TO-Leadless Packaging Technology

Fairchild Semiconductor Corp and Infineon Technologies AG today announced a licensing agreement on Infineon’s advanced automotive MOSFET packaging technology H-PSOF (Heatsink Plastic Small Outline Flat Lead), a JEDEC standard TO-Leadless (TO-LL) package (MO-299).
11th April 2012

Fairchild Semiconductor's Automotive Gate Driver ICs Deliver Increased Efficiency and Reliability to Hybrid, Electric Vehicle Applications

Fairchild Semiconductor's Automotive Gate Driver ICs Deliver Increased Efficiency and Reliability to Hybrid, Electric Vehicle Applications
Engineers in the automotive space are faced with the challenges of delivering inverter designs with increased efficiency, higher drive current and greater immunity to noise, especially in hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and electric vehicles (EV). To help designers meet these challenges, Fairchild Semiconductor, a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile products, developed the FAN7171 high-current, high-side gate driver IC and the FAN7190 high-current, high- and low-side gate driver IC.
11th April 2012

Fairchild Semiconductor to Showcase Industrial Power, Automotive, LED Lighting and DC-DC Conversion Solutions at PCIM Europe 2012

Fairchild Semiconductor to Showcase Industrial Power, Automotive, LED Lighting and DC-DC Conversion Solutions at PCIM Europe 2012
Fairchild Semiconductor will demonstrate innovative power solutions for real success at PCIM Europe 2012, 08-10 May, in Hall 12, booth 601, in Nuremberg, Germany.
11th April 2012

Fairchild Semiconductor’s Automotive Gate Driver ICs Deliver Increased Efficiency and Reliability to Hybrid, Electric Vehicle Applications

Fairchild Semiconductor’s Automotive Gate Driver ICs Deliver Increased Efficiency and Reliability to Hybrid, Electric Vehicle Applications
Engineers in the automotive space are faced with the challenges of delivering inverter designs with increased efficiency, higher drive current and greater immunity to noise, especially in hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and electric vehicles (EV). To help designers meet these challenges, Fairchild Semiconductor, a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile products, developed the FAN7171 high-current, high-side gate driver IC and the FAN7190 high-current, high- and low-side gate driver IC.
5th April 2012


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