Motor Control

Can Your Dishwasher Save the Planet?
Jun 14, 2016

The global demand for electricity is increasing and governments are struggling with supplying more electricity while minimizing the pollution, greenho…

PCIM 2016 Recap – Things Were Really Cooking for Fairchild!
May 26, 2016

We just concluded another successful week at PCIM – Europe’s premier power electronics event – where we continued living up to our “History of Innovat…

Fairchild is Silicon Valley’s Original “Innovator”
Mar 14, 2016

Every day hundreds of tech companies tout their “innovations,” but you’d be hard pressed to find any that can come close to matching our nearly 60 yea…

Estimating Junction Temperature for the SPM 7 Module
May 11, 2015

Fairchild’s Motion SPM® Smart Power Modules integrate drive and protection circuitry for all sorts of industrial motion and motor control applications…

How to Attach Heatsink on SPM® 5 Package
Sep 12, 2014

Motion SPM® 5 products have various power rating lineup from 10W to 100W, and major applications are small power motor drives such as small power fan…

OCP, or SCP, That is the Question!
Jun 23, 2014

Often, many different types of protection of the power transistor, motor or any part of the system are required in motor drive applications. Current p…