2022-06-29 - Bill Schweber

Coin/button-cell holders can be functional, reliable, and even elegant

Inexpensive coin- and button-cell holders of stamped metal may work for a while, but their longer electrical and mechanical integrity…

2022-06-28 - Sheng-Yang Yu

Current sensing considerations in a bridgeless totem pole PFC

Here is a description of three current-sensing methods for current-mode control bridgeless totem-pole PFC, along with their trade-offs.

2022-06-21 - TrendForce

TrendForce: PMIC demand forecast to be stable in 2H22

Despite a chaotic first half of the year, overall demand for power management ICs (PMIC) is still relatively good, according…

2022-06-06 - Renesas Electronics Corp.

Renesas complex device driver software eases development of BMS for EVs

Renesas' AUTOSAR-compliant complex device driver software module complements its battery manager IC to enable ASIL D-Compliant designs.

2022-06-01 - Marisol Cabrera and Tomas Hudson

Implementing load-line control for a multi-phase buck converter

A load-line control improves efficiency as well as power supply transient response while reducing minimum required bulk capacitor.

2022-05-11 - Majeed Ahmad

New fabs being built for analog, power semiconductors

Analog, power, and RF semiconductors ship in high volumes and are good enough to keep a 300-mm fab busy at…

2022-04-12 - Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio

Deep silicon etch technology enables next-gen power devices

Lam Research's Syndion GP allows chipmakers to develop next-gen power devices and power management ICs using deep silicon etch technology.

2022-04-11 - Renesas Electronics Corp.

Wacom integrates Renesas wireless power charging technology into pen solutions

Wacom has integrated Renesas' wireless power charging technology its Active ES pen solutions.

2022-04-06 - Infineon Technologies AG

Infineon launches complete power management solutions for next-gen Intel Xeon processors

Infineon has launched a complete power management offering for compute servers based on Intel's Sapphire Rapids CPUs.

2022-04-04 - Jeffrey Morroni

Five trends shaping the future of power management designs

Improvements in power density, EMI, isolation, quiescent current, and noise are giving designers the capabilities to push power further.