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Proving the Ruggedness of GaN technology in Automotive and Demanding Application - issue 4/2020
To achieve the most efficient power conversion circuit requires the best semiconductor switch as the fundamental building block. Many people now consider gallium nitride to be a better switch than...
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Linear voltage regulators operate at automotive temperatures
Designed for high reliability, high temperature applications, the CMT-Antares is Cissoid's latest regulator.
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New Inverters for Efficient EV Battery Charging and Solar Energy Generation -issue 4/2020
The race for power conversion efficiency over 99 % continues. New innovative topologies are competing with the standard half-bridge topology using SiC and GaN semiconductor technologies. Requirements for high-efficient power conversion both unidirectional and bidirectional are getting standard in the wide field of applications ranging from EV battery chargers, solar inverters and UPS to industrial drives with built-in or separate PFC..
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MPPT IC Li-Ion Battery Charger System - issue 4/2020
In an era characterized by the internet of things (IoT), more connectivity means more outdoor devices are now battery-powered and constantly communicating. In particular, an increasing number of outdoor devices are being powered through solar panels. The charger should be suitable for maximum power point tracking (MPPT) in outdoor designs with a solar panel...
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Factorized Power Accelerates Coral Reef Restoration -issue 3/2020
According to the latest figures over 70% of the world’s coastlines are eroding, with 200 million people worldwide reliant on the protection that coral reefs offer. With 99% of remaining reefs projected to disappear by 2040, communities and livelihoods are at risk in areas such as Mexico, Indonesia and numerous smaller island habitats around the world. CCell uses renewable energy sources such as solar, wind and wave energy to power their reef growing systems...
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SiC MOSFET Technology with Silicon-Like Reliability -issue 3/2020
The performance potential of SiC is indisputable. The key challenge to be mastered is to determine which design approach achieves the biggest success in applications. Advanced design activities are focusing on the field of specific on-resistance as the major benchmark parameter for a given technology. However, it is essential to find the right balance between the primary performance indicators like resistance and switching losses and the additional aspects relevant for actual power electronics.
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