2021-04-07 - Susan Nordyk

Isolated gate driver board simplifies power system design

The Si823Hx isolated gate driver board from Silicon Labs simplifies the design of power systems that employ Wolfspeed SiC power…

2021-03-31 - Majeed Ahmad

Mesh Fusion provides a single platform to predict EM interactions

Mesh Fusion provides a single platform for IC packages, PCBs, interposers, and any layered or laminated structure to predict EM…

2021-03-29 - Prasant Agarwal

Open-source software journey provides lessons for hardware

The open-source software journey provides lessons for technology endeavors such as RISC-V to proliferate like Linux software.

2021-03-29 - Brian Dipert

What are the constituent components of CFL bulbs?

This teardown aimed to answer two questions: what are the constituent components of CFL bulbs, and what caused the demise…

2021-03-25 - Wang Zan

Switching circuits enable smaller USB PD power adapters

Power supply design advances like FFRZVS circuits enable smaller USB PD power adapters for portable devices.

2021-03-23 - Stefano Lovati

Guidelines for designing a high-power PCB

As fascinating and challenging as the PCB design process can be, it is important to take all necessary precautions to…

2021-03-18 - Geoff Schulteis

Tips for adding an antenna to a wireless design

A wireless design primer explains antenna selection and placement, as well what matters in board design for the antenna's RF…

2021-03-12 - Ralf Ohmberger

Implement a readout temperature measuring mechanism

A direct voltage method allows engineers to implement a readout temperature measuring mechanism using the MOSFET body diode of a…

2021-02-25 - Kenneth Wyatt

Testing a comb generator for conducted emissions measurements

This harmonic comb generator is designed expressly for testing conducted emissions measurements.

2021-02-23 - Brian Dipert

Dash cam teardown reveals feature set discrepancies

This dash cam teardown reveals some feature set discrepancies; were they the result of an honest mistake or creative marketing?