2021-01-27 - Brent McDonald

Comparing CLLLC and DAB power stages for EV onboard chargers

Facilitating the interface between the power grid and the high-voltage battery inside an EV requires an isolated DC/DC power stage:…

2020-12-30 - Hank Cao

How to achieve fast charging with USB PD in portable devices

A reference design comprising charger and controller ICs helps create fast charging solution complying with the USB Type-C and PD...

2020-12-15 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: Dead hardware provides opportunity for Surface RT

Dead hardware provides an opportunity to intimately examine a once-unique, now-trendsetting Arm-based PC: the Microsoft Surface RT.

2020-12-08 - Benabadji Mohammed Salim

Circuit increases overall efficiency of portable datalogger

This circuit was crucial to increase the overall efficiency of a very low-power portable datalogger for long term use.

2020-11-25 - Maurizio di Paolo Emilio

The next challenges of low power design

Nowadays, the innovation of low power embedded systems is directly linked to battery innovation, which has created many interesting systems...

2020-11-23 - Maxim Integrated

Li+ Fuel Gauge IC Featuring Continuous Internal Self-Discharge Monitoring & Protection

MAX17320 2 to 4 series cell Li-ion fuel gauge IC is industry’s first to monitor self-discharge during operation while extending…

2020-11-03 - Paul Golata

Rechargeable battery technology offers dependability and mobility

Rechargeable batteries provide untethered power, enabling convenience, dependability, less waste, and mobility.

2020-10-21 - Tahar Allag

EV battery management systems improve safety

Battery monitors supervise voltage and cell temperature in battery management systems for EVs and HEVs.

2020-10-09 - Jordan Dimitrov

Battery monitor will help prevent excessive drain

This simple battery monitor employs a blinking LED that serves as a state-of-health indicator.

2020-10-05 - Brian Dipert

Guide to replacing a swollen Kindle battery

A swollen battery was no match for this engineer's aspiration to keep a decade-old ebook reader going.