2018-07-24 - John Dunn

Cascaded fans for cooling semiconductor assemblies

Air cooling of semiconductor assemblies is often aided by the use of a fan, but can you get greater air…

2018-07-18 - Brian Dipert

Hybrids and EVs: More revolutionary than autonomy?

Continued battery technology improvements, evolutionary and revolutionary alike, will deliver benefits not only to vehicle developers but also much more…

2018-07-16 - Bill Schweber

Measuring powerful laser output takes a forceful approach

Instead of calorimetry for measurement of high-power laser output levels, a contrary approach uses the force of radiation pressure on…

2018-06-07 - Bill Schweber

Don’t let ESR waste power and cook capacitors

Equivalent series resistance not only degrades RF performance, but it wastes power and can cause the capacitor to exceed its…

2018-05-31 - Ebby Darney Paulraj & Dora Arul Selvi B

Sensorless controlled inverter drive for BLDC motors

This article aims at contributing to the performance enhancement of brushless DC motor drive systems.

2018-05-25 - Bill Schweber

What is digital electricity?

Can a continuous series of high-energy pulses delivered over low-voltage wiring provide significant power to a load?

2018-05-18 - Suvankar Biswas , David Reusch & Michael de Rooij

Evaluation of measurement techniques for high speed GaN transistors

This article focuses on measurement techniques to accurately evaluate high performance GaN transistors and evaluates high bandwidth differential probes for…

2018-05-15 - Gheorghe Plasoianu

Switcher regulates HV in novel way

This Design Idea regulates high voltage without using high-voltage switching components.

2018-05-14 - Reno Rossetti , Pankaj Kashikar & Chintan Parikh

Improving automotive ECU design with a low-IQ buck converter

Review the challenges of designing an electronic control unit buck converter, from low quiescent current and low noise to high…

2018-05-04 - Michael Dunn

Classic HP 35 calculator comes back to life

Modernizing the power source in an HP 35 – the first scientific pocket calculator.