2022-10-26 - Brent Rousseau, Teradyne

Understanding test challenges for emerging battery management systems

This article focuses on the current and future trends around BMS devices for automotive, and some key test challenges the…

2022-10-19 - STMicroelectronics

STMicroelectronics PFC boost converters eliminate startup-circuit design challenges

STMicroelectronics' latest PFC boost converters simplify design and enhance flexibility by integrating 800V startup circuitry.

2022-10-17 - Infineon Technologies AG

Infineon flyback controller targets battery charging applications

Infineon has extended its offering of AC-DC controller ICs by introducing the ICC80QSG single-stage PWM controller for flyback topologies.

2022-10-17 - Bill Schweber

Unusual design of JWST ADC

The systems engineers and designers working on the James Webb Space Telescope project took a big chance on the SIDECAR…

2022-10-05 - Pete Millet

Motor drive design: Integrated drivers vs. gate drivers

In the choice between monolithic and gate drivers with external MOSFETs to drive motors, cost, size and thermal issues are…

2022-09-28 - Majeed Ahmad

Battery management toolset employs digital twins

The R2022b release of MATLAB and Simulink has introduced two new features to simplify and automate model-based design for engineers…

2022-09-23 - Nordic Semiconductor

Nordic Semiconductor PMIC targeted at complex IoT applications

The nPM6001 is a dedicated PMIC with six independently-controlled power rails designed to supervise and supply the power requirements of…

2022-09-15 - Infineon Technologies AG

Infineon integrated POL DC-DC regulators feature fast COT engine

Infineon has launched a new family of OptiMOS 5 IPOL buck regulators with VR14-compliant SVID standard and I²C/PMBus digital interfaces…

2022-08-26 - Efficient Power Conversion

BRC Solar’s power optimizer uses EPC eGaN FETs

EPC GaN FETs' low power dissipation enabled a higher current density for BRC Solar's next-gen power optimizer.

2022-08-03 - Tomas Hudson and Miguel Angel Sanchez, Monolithic Power Systems

Designing a battery management system

BMS designers often think the only way to deliver a precise calculation for the battery pack’s SoC and SoH is…