2022-04-07 - Renesas Electronics Corp.

Renesas releases next-gen WPC Qi 1.3-certified reference design for automotive in-cabin wireless charging

The reference design provides ASIL B functional safety and supports fast charging modes for the latest phone models.

2022-04-06 - John Dunn

High-voltage feed forward

Using a simple "feed forward" provision can help you create a stable feedback loop for a high-voltage power supply.

2022-03-31 - Microchip Technology Inc.

Microchip enables Qi 1.3 wireless charging with authentication

Microchip's new industrial grade TrustFLEX ECC608 and the automotive grade Trust Anchor TA100 are designed for Qi 1.3 power transmitters.

2022-03-30 - Vicor

Vicor demos highest power density solutions for xEVs at WCX 2022

Vicor will unveil three new approaches for powering  xEVs at the upcoming World Congress Experience (WCX) in Detroit.

2022-03-18 - Tom Balogh

Heat lock: Passive fail-safe technology for resilient battery systems

A heat lock element kicks in to ensure a safe system state in a battery design when the conventional electronic…

2022-03-15 - Larry Stabile

The NE555 current spike

Surprise at what appeared to be a flaw in the design of the NE555 led to an interesting experiment and…

2022-02-24 - Bill Schweber

The beneficial ripple effect of new automotive power devices

Sometimes the needed technique, component, or material is found by reaching out to semi- or unrelated applications.

2022-02-23 - Ahmad Glover

WiGL: A design intro and how it complements wireless charging

WiGL is a patented technology that connects transmitters to create an ad-hoc network for wireless charging of different mobile devices.

2022-02-21 - Tomas Hudson and Cristian Pineda, Monolithic Power Systems

A comparison of interleaved boost and totem-pole PFC topologies

Three topologies are commonly used in power supply designs: Interleaved boost PFC, bridgeless totem-pole PFC and interleaved totem-pole PFC.

2022-01-13 - Victor Khasiev, Analog Devices Inc.

Two-terminal bipolar power supply

The 2-quadrant supply shown here can be used in a variety of applications ranging from window tinting to test and…