ROHM Semiconductor company News and Trends items
ROHM developed high optical output laser diode, the RLD90QZW3, for applications such as AGVs (Automated Guided Vehicles) and service robots in the industrial equipment sector and robot vacuums in the consumer field that incorporate LiDAR for distance measurement and spatial recognition.
ROHM has recently revised its medium-term environmental targets for 2030 with the aim of achieving a carbon-free society. At the same time, we have agreed to endorse the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and work on information disclosure in line with these recommendations.
ROHM developed the BD8758xY series (BD87581YG-C, BD87582YFVM-C) of rail-to-rail input/output high-speed CMOS op amps that feature improved EMI immunity for automotive and industrial equipment applications requiring high-speed sensing in harsh environments, such as vehicle engine control units and anomaly detection systems for factory automation equipment.
Founded in 1958 in Kyoto, Japan, the ROHM group today has become a global player and supplier in the electronics industry. The company produces a wide range of solutions including integrated circuits for power management, SiC MOSFETs, diodes and modules, silicon power transistors and diodes, but also LEDs, resistors and many more electronic components. Being a vertically...
ROHM’s new website consolidates 1,000 products under the ComfySIL™ brand to support functional safety in automotive systems. Improving the searchability of products and various documents contributes to greater work efficiency for electronic circuit and system designers in the automotive field.
ROHM announces the AC/DC converter ICs with a built-in 1700V SiC MOSFET, BM2SC12xFP2-LBZ in the TO 263-7L package, optimized for industrial applications focusing on auxiliary power supplies for street lamps, commercial air-conditioning systems, general-purpose inverters and for AC servos drives.
ROHM developed the industry’s highest (8V) gate breakdown voltage (rated gate-source voltage) technology for 150V GaN HEMT devices – optimized for power supply circuits in industrial and communication equipment.
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ROHM announces the buck DC/DC converter ICs with built-in MOSFET, BD9G500EFJ-LA and BD9F500QUZ, that support high voltages and currents in factory automation equipment such as PLCs/inverters, and 5G base stations that handle high power.
ROHM developed Hybrid IGBTs with integrated 650V SiC Schottky barrier diode, the RGWxx65C series (RGW60TS65CHR, RGW80TS65CHR, RGW00TS65CHR). The devices are qualified under the AEC-Q101 automotive reliability standard. They are ideal for automotive and industrial applications that handle large power, such as photovoltaic power conditioners, onboard chargers, and DC/DC co...
ROHM has developed ultra-compact high luminous intensity white chip LEDs, called CSL1104WB. The products are optimized for applications requiring high brightness white light emission, such as IoT devices, drones, and other battery-equipped applications.
ROHM developed four new 600V IGBT Intelligent Power Modules (IPMs), BM6437x series, that deliver best-in-class low noise characteristics together with low loss ideal for power conversion in inverters. The devices are used in compact industrial equipment, such as small capacity motors for robots, as well as home appliances – including air conditioners and washing machines.
ROHM developed the GMR320 series of shunt resistors featuring a rated power of 10W. GMR320 series is the largest rated power product in ROHM high-power low-ohmic GMR series lineup designed for high power applications in the automotive, industrial equipment, and home appliances .
ROHM announces the new BD34301EKV, a 32bit D/A converter IC designed for high fidelity audio equipment – capable of high-resolution playback of audio sources. At the same time, ROHM also provides BD34301EKV-EVK-001 evaluation boards to test the performance of ROHM’s new IC that is sold via distributor channels.
As of April 1st, 2021, ROHM Semiconductor Europe appoints Wolfram Harnack as the company's new President. The former President, Toshimitsu Suzuki, will lead the European Sales Division as General Manager from April 1st from the company's headquarters in Japan. Wolfram Harnack joined ROHM Semiconductor Europe GmbH as Managing Director in October 2020.
ROHM releases a 24-model lineup of 24V input, -40V/-60V withstand voltage P-channel MOSFETs available in both single (RQxxxxxAT/RDxxxxxAT/RSxxxxxAT/RFxxxxxAT) and dual configurations (UTxxx5/QHxxx5/SHxxx5) – ideal for industrial and consumer applications such as factory automation, robotics, and air conditioning systems.
ROHM has recently held an opening ceremony announcing the completion of a new building at ROHM Apollo's Chikugo plant started in February 2019 to enhance the production capacity of SiC power devices.
ROHM’s newly introduced 125°C operation compatible I2C bus EEPROMs, BR24H-5AC series targets applications that require data storage under harsh environments, such as factory settings for onboard cameras and sensors, airbag operating history, and data logging for always-on operating industrial automation systems and servers.
ROHM has released the ultra-compact AEC-Q101 qualified MOSFETs, RV8C010UN, RV8L002SN and BSS84X, best-in-class 1mm2 size that deliver automotive-grade reliability. The products are suitable for high-density applications such as ADAS and automotive ECUs.
SiC power devices are being increasingly adopted in the fields of electric vehicles, infrastructure, environment/energy, and industrial equipment, due in large part to the advantages they provide over silicon-based power devices such as IGBTs, such as significantly reduced loss during both switching and conduction along with support for higher temperature operation.
The proliferation of the Internet of Things (IoT) in recent years has led to a significant increase in the number of electronic components used for advanced control in a variety of applications. This trend towards greater electronics density is leading to noisier environments, making it extremely difficult to implement designs with electromagnetic compatibility (EMC). Op...
ROHM has developed a new lineup of twelve automotive primary DC/DC converters. The BD9P series are optimized for ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) sensors, cameras, and radars, along with car infotainment and instrument clusters.
Since 2008, Continental conducts an annual broad-based analysis to identify exceptional contributions in customer satisfaction and at all levels of quality, technology, commitment, costs and purchasing conditions. This is the fifth time within the last ten years that ROHM has received this prestigious award. This year, the award was presented in a virtual ceremony.
ROHM’s newly developed VCSEL technology achieves greater accuracy in spatial recognition and distance measuring systems by using Time Of Flight (TOF) systems. VCSEL has become popular in recent years with the adoption of laser light sources for spatial recognition in tablets and facial recognition in smartphones. And with the emergence of Automated Guided Vehicles (AG...
ROHM Group Company LAPIS Semiconductor Co., Ltd. recently announced the automotive speech synthesis ICs, ML2253x series, optimized for audible notifications and sound effects in ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) and AVAS (Acoustic Vehicle Alerting System).hts, industrial equipment warning lamps and public transportation information displays. In recent years, th...
ROHM recently announced the1608-size high accuracy blue-green chip LEDs, SMLD12E2N1W and SMLD12E3N1W. These products support the adoption of Color Universal Design (CUD) in a variety of applications, such as fire alarm system indicator lights, industrial equipment warning lamps and public transportation information displays.
ROHM and Leadrive Technology (LEADRIVE), the Chinese leading manufacturer of automotive powertrain for new energy vehicles with headquarters in Shanghai, held an opening ceremony of their joint laboratory on SiC technology in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (Lingang New Area).
ROHM recently announced a high-speed ground sense CMOS op amp, BD77501G, optimized for industrial and consumer equipment requiring high-speed sensing, such as anomaly detection systems used in measurement and control equipment along with sensors that work with very small signals.
ROHM announces the development of Nano Cap™ power supply technology that ensures stable control of power supply circuits in the automotive and industrial fields – even with ultra-small capacitances in the magnitude of nF (Nano: 10-9).
ROHM announces the cutting-edge 4th Generation 1200V SiC MOSFETs optimized for automotive powertrain systems, including the main drive inverter, as well as power supplies for industrial equipment.
The powertrain business area of Continental Vitesco Technologies, a leading supplier in the field of vehicle electrification, and ROHM Semiconductor, a leading company in SiC power semiconductors, have recently signed a development partnership, beginning in June 2020. Vitesco Technologies will use SiC components to further increase the efficiency of its power electronics...
ROHM recently announced the development of an ultra-compact high output linear LED driver IC (BD18336NUF-M) that provides stable lighting even in the event of battery voltage drops on a single chip, making it ideal for a broad range of socket-type LED lamps used in vehicle systems, from DRLs (Daytime Running Lamps) and position lighting to rear lamps.
ROHM recently announced the AEC-Q100 qualified 2.8W output Class AB monaural speaker amplifiers the BD783xxEFJ-M series (BD78306EFJ-M, BD78310EFJ-M and BD78326EFJ-M) ideal for instrument clusters - used in vehicles equipped with autonomous driving and ADAS. BD783xxEFJ-M In recent years, technological innovations in the automotive field - such as autonomous driving an...
ROHM recently announced the availability of 4ch linear LED driver ICs with built-in MOSFET ideal for LED rear lamps (turn/stop), fog lamps and turn signals for automotive use. BD18337EFV-M/BD18347EFV-M In recent years the adoption of automotive-grade LED lamps is advancing from the viewpoint of power savings and design flexibility, while the number of lamps and brigh...