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High-frequency power inductors

31 January 2017 Passive Components

Coilcraft introduced its new XEL60xx family of high-current, low-loss power inductors at electronica 2016. The parts employ a new design which offers extremely low DCR (as low as 1,35 mΩ) and ultra-low AC losses at high switching frequencies (2 to 5+ MHz).

The product range is currently available in two models, the XEL6030 and XEL6060, both featuring low inductance values which have been fully optimised for high-frequency applications. Both series provide superior current handling (up to 41 A) with soft saturation characteristics to withstand high current spikes.

The inductors measure just 6,56 x 6,36 mm with maximum heights as low as 3,1 mm, making them ideal for compact DC-DC converters. They feature RoHS compliant tin-silver over copper terminations and are halogen free. They are also qualified to AEC-Q200 Grade 1 standards (-40°C to +125°C ambient), making them suitable for automotive and other harsh-environment applications.

For more information contact Andrew Hutton, RF Design, +27 (0)21 555 8400, andrew@rfdesign.co.za, www.rfdesign.co.za



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