2020-07-17 - Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio

High-precision calorimetric measurement of EV converter power losses

Calorimetric measurement is capable of achieving high precision without requiring any electrical connection to the converter.

2020-07-14 - Frederik Dostal

What to consider in regard to switching frequency

Switch-mode power supplies switch with a frequency that is either fixed, adjustable, or synchronized to an external clock. The value…

2020-07-09 - Majeed Ahmad

PMIC eases trade-off between power density and energy efficiency

New integrated voltage regulator enables DC/DC conversion without discrete components.

2020-07-08 - Robert Sheehan

How to meet transient response when using a second-stage output filter

Learn the typical design criteria required to meet a load transient specification using a second-stage output filter.

2020-07-06 - John Dunn

Why birds don’t rest on high-tension power lines

A chart of power-line temperatures might provide the answer.

- STMicroelectronics

PFC Controller Extends Digital-Power Choices in 600W-6kW Range

Interleaved CCM boost-PFC controller with mechanical inrush control...

2020-07-03 - Susan Nordyk

1700-V SMD SiC MOSFETs offer greater reliability

Infineon now offers a 1700-V class in its CoolSiC MOSFET family, enabling greater reliability, as well as low switching and…

2020-06-25 - Susan Nordyk

AC/DC power supplies boost motor startup

CUI’s expanded portfolio of AC/DC power supplies offers an optional power boost function that delivers twice the rated power for…

2020-06-24 - Anthony Smith

Create a versatile voltage-controlled voltage regulator based on the LP2951

With the addition of just a single component, this idea transforms a conventional circuit into a much more versatile and…

2020-06-17 - Bill Schweber

Brute force beats the barrel power-connector barrier

This engineer modified a label maker PCB so he could connect any suitable power adapter.