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The Birth of a Very-High-Field Superconductor

The strong magnetic fields of an MRI scanner or a particle accelerator are generated efficiently by electromagnets that have superconducting wire in their coils. <read more>

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  New Products

Standex-Meder Electronics Flood Prevention Switches Safeguard HVAC Environments from Condensate Overflow Buildup

Standex-Meder Electronics, a global manufacturer of reed switches, sensors, relays and magnetics, has announced its new line of flood prevention switches (FPS), which safeguard HVAC environments from condensate overflow buildup. <read more>

Tiny Isolated 3 V to 5.5 V Power Supplies Possible for Low Power

Wurth Electronics Midcom, Inc. has introduced a tiny series of surface mount transformers developed with Texas Instruments to be used with the SN6501 Transformer Driver for Isolated Power Supplies. <read more>

Crouzet Introduces DCmind Brushless Motor Series

Crouzet, a brand of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST), has introduced the DCmind Brushless direct current motor series, augmenting the recent market debut of the DCmind Brush Series. <read more>

Stress Analysis Software to Evaluate Effects of Forces in Electrical Devices

Cobham Technical Services has extended the multiphysics capabilities of the Opera-3D finite element software for electromagnetic design with a new solver that can be used to analyze natural vibration modes. <read more>

Dual-Channel Hall-Effect Direction Detection Sensor IC

Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. has released a new dual-channel, Hall-effect direction detection sensor IC, providing various digital output signals that indicate speed and direction of a target rotation. <read more>

Digital Position Sensor Offers Contactless Measurement of Magnetic Field Fluctuations

Measurement Specialties, a manufacturer in sensor-based measuring of pressure/force, position, vibration, temperature, humidity and fluid properties, has released the KMA36, a digital position sensor for precise rotational and incremental measurement of magnetic field fluctuations. <read more>


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  Industry News

New Research Effort to Address Shortages in Rare Earth Materials

The US Department of Energy has announced that a team led by Ames Laboratory has been selected for an award of up to $120 million over five years to establish an Energy Innovation Hub that will develop solutions to the domestic shortages of rare earth metals and other materials critical for US energy security. <read more>


BCC Research: Top 10 Companies in Rare Earths

The United States was once self-reliant in domestically produced rare earth elements, but during the past 15 years, the US has become 100 percent reliant on imports, primarily from China where there are lower cost operations. <read more>

VAC Revises, Expands Established Standard Work “Soft Magnetic Materials”

First printed in 1979, the specialist book “Soft Magnetic Materials” has long been considered a reference publication within the magnetics industry. <read more>


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APEC 2013

March 17-21, 2013
Long Beach, CA


APEC 2013 continues the long-standing tradition of addressing issues of immediate and long-term interest to the practicing power electronics engineer. Outstanding technical content is provided at one of the lowest registration costs of any IEEE conference. The conference will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center March 17 - 21, 2013

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