2020-08-12 - Robert Taylor

Celebrating 12 years of power tips

Let's take a look and highlight what have been some of the most useful power tips, relevant for power-supply design…

2020-07-27 - Infineon Technologies

New sensing and balancing IC for battery management systems in EVs

The TLE9012AQU provides the necessary measurement data and ensures a balanced state of charge through cell balancing...

2020-07-22 - Mark Hagen and Oleg Volfson

Digital communication and control benefit power converter subsystems

Understand how a power subsystem’s digital interface can benefit a specific electronic application.

2020-07-21 - Bill Schweber

Improvements in high-voltage op-amp ICs

Despite our fixation on low-voltage design, there are many applications that inherently require higher voltages and op amps to support…

2020-07-17 - Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio

High-precision calorimetric measurement of EV converter power losses

Calorimetric measurement is capable of achieving high precision without requiring any electrical connection to the converter.

2020-07-14 - Frederik Dostal

What to consider in regard to switching frequency

Switch-mode power supplies switch with a frequency that is either fixed, adjustable, or synchronized to an external clock. The value…

2020-07-10 - Susan Nordyk

GaN FETs can simplify application designs

GaN HEMT H2 FETs from Nexperia come in TO-247 and CCPAK surface-mount packages for use in automotive, 5G, and data-center…

2020-07-09 - Majeed Ahmad

PMIC eases trade-off between power density and energy efficiency

New integrated voltage regulator enables DC/DC conversion without discrete components.

2020-07-08 - Robert Sheehan

How to meet transient response when using a second-stage output filter

Learn the typical design criteria required to meet a load transient specification using a second-stage output filter.

2020-07-06 - John Dunn

Why birds don’t rest on high-tension power lines

A chart of power-line temperatures might provide the answer.