2016-12-02 - Murata

Full-brick DC-DC converter offers high power density

Measuring 119mm x 64mm x 13.2mm and offering a 9V-36Vin range, the coverters are claimed to have the industry's highest…

2016-10-26 - Nick Flaherty

Varta customises Li-ion batteries of up to 7,800mAh

The CellPac Blox service offers system designers a range of lithium-ion cells, Protection Circuit Modules (PCMs) and connectors.

2016-10-06 - Vivek Nanda

ST, WiTricity tie up on resonant wireless power chips

The collaboration combines WiTricity’s IP and mixed-signal design expertise with ST’s capabilities in power-semiconductor design, fabrication and packaging.

2016-08-31 - Susan Nordyk

650V half-bridge power IC for fast-charging power adapters

The DA8801 from Dialog packs GaN power FETS with analogue drivers, logic and protection to enable higher power density power…

2016-07-28 - Stephan Roche

Implement stepper-motor driver in CPLD

Here is a CPLD-based implementation of a stepper-motor driver that can also replace the driver in SAA1027- or UCN5804B-based designs.

2016-07-14 - Ericsson

High-power bus converter supplies 12V output

In addition to its high power delivery, the BMR458 offers active and droop current sharing.

2016-06-15 - Ahmad Ayar

Linear-brightness controller for LEDs features 64 taps

Digital potentiometer can control the brightness of LEDs. It comes with up and down pushbuttons and is smaller, more reliable,…

- Michael Dunn

LM317 cleans up, but doesn’t regulate

Here is an alternative approach to the capacitance multiplier.

2016-06-13 - Rafael Camarota

CPLD independently powers battery-powered system

Employ a small portion of an Altera EPM240-T100 CPLD with a few discrete capacitors, resistors, diodes, and MOSFETs to autonomously…

2016-06-10 - Peter Demchenko

LED current regulator features low dropout

Read about a circuit that regulates the current through one or more LEDs, making it almost independent of supply voltage.