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.

2022-06-03 - Don Dingee

How voltage references factor in A/D and D/A conversions

Why is voltage reference necessary in mixed-signal designs? It comes down to accuracy and stability when dealing with digital power…

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…

2022-03-31 - 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.

2022-03-24 - Majeed Ahmad

New chipset claims a remake of LLC resonant power converters

The new power chipset combines LLC resonant control with synchronous rectification to bolster converter efficiency and slash component count by…

2022-03-22 - Texas Instruments

TI to showcase next-gen power-management devices at APEC 2022

Texas Instruments will demonstrate at APEC 2022 how engineers can overcome some of their most pressing power-management design challenges.

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.

2021-12-29 - Infineon Technologies AG

Infineon OPTIGA ensures secure automotive wireless charging

OPTIGA Trust Charge automotive is an embedded security solution with WPC-compliant provisioning and revocation services, and Qi 1.3-compliant cryptography features.