2022-11-28 - Raj Radjassamy

Class 4 power: Coming soon to tech near you

Class 4 power releases engineers from old power limitations, enabling new power architectures for data centers, mobile networks, and other power-hungry technologies.

2022-11-04 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: Wireless charger with a magnetic personality

Take a conventional Qi charger. Beef up its output (for compatible to-be-charged devices, at least). Add magnets. Now buy it and tear it apart. That, in a nutshell, is today's editorial piece.

2022-10-26 - Brent Rousseau, Teradyne

Understanding test challenges for emerging battery management systems

This article focuses on the current and future trends around BMS devices for automotive, and some key test challenges the industry is working to address.

2022-09-30 - Don Dingee

Key considerations in powering an ADC

Knowing more about powering an ADC can improve data collection outcomes and avoid noise problems.

2022-09-27 - Bill Schweber

Forget Tesla coils and check out Marx generators

Building a Marx generator is easier than doing the popular the Tesla coil, since it doesn't require windings or as many high-voltage components.

2022-09-26 - John Dunn

Sneaky feedback paths that de-stabilize an otherwise stable feedback loop

Loop gain and loop phase tests should always be run at varying levels of excitation to see if the test results match each other at every excitation level.

2022-08-15 - John Dunn

Homebrew loop gain test transformer

Testing the loop gain and phase properties of the feedback loop in a power supply with a coax-on-toroid “homebrew” transformer.

- Richard Yin

Five major trends in power supply design for servers

A review of server power supply unit (PSU) design outlines future trends in power density, efficiency, control, and thermal performance.

2022-07-22 - Dib Nath

Power designers face challenges with the rise of 5G

Power is one of the key challenges for 5G.

2022-07-13 - Diarmuid Carey

Applying power management solutions in IoT designs

This article explores IoT battery technology, describes some of the problems that designers face with power sourcing, and provides some solutions.