Category Archives: Semiconductors


Fairchild Launches SuperFET III MOSFET Family with Best-in-Class Efficiency and Reliability

Fairchild Semiconductor, now part of ON Semiconductor), today introduced its SuperFET® III family of 650V N-channel MOSFETs, the company’s new generation of MOSFETs that meet the higher power density, system efficiency and exceptional reliability requirements of the latest telecom, server, electric vehicle (EV) charger and solar products.


Fairchild Addresses Thermal and Brownout Issues of Mobile Devices with New Buck-Boost Regulator

Fairchild (NASDAQ: FCS), a leading global supplier of high-performance power semiconductor solutions, today launched its most advanced digitally programmable buck-boost regulator for the power supplies used in smartphones, tablets and other battery-powered mobile devices. The FAN49103 regulator joins the rest of the popular FAN49100 family in meeting the critical requirements of these power supplies by combining the highest power density, the smallest solution size, the tightest transient regulation and best-in-class ripple performance.


Fairchild’s USB Type-C Controllers are Compatible with Latest Type-C Specifications

Fairchild (NASDAQ: FCS) a leading global supplier of high-performance semiconductor solutions, today announced that its FUSB302 family of USB Type-C controllers are the industry’s first to be compatible with the latest updates to the USB Type-C standard, including Power Delivery (PD) specification. This enables manufacturers using the FUSB302 to easily support all current and previous versions of the USB Type-C specifications in their products.


Fairchild’s New Active Bridge Solution Delivers Best-in-Class Performance for Power Over Ethernet-Based IoT Devices

Fairchild (NASDAQ: FCS) a leading global supplier of high-performance semiconductor solutions, today enhanced its industry-leading GreenBridge™ active bridge quad MOSFET technology with FDMQ8205, the first member of its next-generation GreenBridge series for applications that receive power via Power Over Ethernet (POE), such as security cameras, wireless access points, LED lighting and other Powered Devices (PD). Designers can lower operating temperature, increase efficiency and reduce the solution size of their devices by taking advantage of the GreenBridge solution’s best-in-class Rdson performance, extremely small form factor and superior thermal performance.


Fairchild’s Next-Generation PowerTrench MOSFETs Deliver Best-in-Class Performance

Fairchild (NASDAQ: FCS) today launched the flagship device of the company’s newest generation of 100V N-channel power MOSFETs, the FDMS86181 100V Shielded Gate PowerTrench® MOSFET. The FDMS86181 is the first part in Fairchild’s new generation of PowerTrench MOSFETs and it delivers substantial improvements in efficiency, reduced voltage ringing and lower electromagnetic interference (EMI) for power supplies, motor drives and other applications requiring a 100V MOSFET.


Fairchild Launches 1200V SiC Diode for High-Speed Solar Inverters and Rugged Industrial Applications

Fairchild (NASDAQ: FCS) released its first 1200V silicon carbide (SiC) diode, the FFSH40120ADN, in its series of upcoming SiC solutions. The 1200V diode’s combination of superior switching performance, higher reliability and low electromagnetic interference (EMI) make it ideal for next-generation solar inverters, industrial motor controls and welders which are all increasingly required to be more energy efficient at higher power densities.


Fairchild Showcases its Latest Technology Advancements at APEC 2016

Fairchild will showcase its latest solutions for ensuring the exceptional energy efficiency and reliability of LED lighting, travel adapter and USB Type-C applications at APEC 2016, the industry’s leading power electronics conference. The company will have multiple live demonstrations in its booth and key staff will deliver technical presentations, all under Fairchild’s “History of Innovation” theme for the show.


Lattice Semiconductor Updates Key Design Tool Suites

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC), the leading provider of customizable smart connectivity solutions, today announced updates to Lattice Diamond®, iCEcube2™, and ispLEVER® Classic design tool suites. This continued investment in design tools re-affirms Lattice’s commitment to providing customers with industry leading low power, small form factor, and low cost FPGAs.


Fairchild Accelerates Electric Vehicle Design with Auto Qualified SuperFET II MOSFETs & High Voltage Rectifiers

Fairchild broadens automotive portfolio while allowing higher rating designs with excellent performance that doesn’t trade off reliability Click to Tweet SAN JOSE, Calif., April 1, 2015 /MobilityWire/ — Fairchild (NASDAQ: FCS), a leading global supplier of high-performance power semiconductor solutions, is addressing the advanced needs of automakers and their parts suppliers with new automotive qualified SuperFET® II… Read More »