New SPM® Smart Power Modules Deliver Industry-Leading Efficiency
May 22, 2014

Worldwide, small electric motors – like those in dishwashers, air conditioners and fans – account for up to 50 percent of total global energy consumpt…

Make Way for MEMS: The Next Generation in Low-Cost Navigation?
May 16, 2014

If you watched any of the outdoor events broadcast from the Sochi Winter Games, then you may have noticed the small, spider-like video drones hovering…

Fairchild Launches Only High Voltage SPICE Models for the Entire Power Discrete Technology Platform
May 14, 2014

In the past, high voltage (HV) discrete device and product development consisted of a long, serial approach where technologies were developed in TCAD*…

A Better Way to Manage Leakage Current Failures in LED Backlights
Feb 4, 2014

A standard way to configure the backlight is to use two discrete devices: a 100 V MOSFET in a DPAK package and a 100 V Schottky diode, also in a DPAK…

Wirebond vs. Clipbond Packaging
Jan 30, 2014 and

With the demands of energy savings for power semiconductors and power modules, packaging plays a major role in the overall performance of the product….