Power_electronics Features

GaN-based switcher ICs empower next-generation power products - issue 1/2020
There have been a number of disruptive advances in the power electronics community over the last 20 years....
More details...
Linear voltage regulators operate at automotive temperatures
Designed for high reliability, high temperature applications, the CMT-Antares is Cissoid's latest regulator.
More details...
Power Capacitors Features
Power Capacitor Technologies for WBG Power Semiconductors - issues 6/2019 December, 09 2019
In the field of power electronics conventional semiconductors based on Silicon are increasingly being replaced by wide band-gap (WBG) technologies based on GaN and SiC...
View PDF

Imaging detects cracks in multilayer ceramic capacitors - issue 5/2017 October, 02 2017
Multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) play a vital role in all kinds of power electronic applications, especially the variable speed drives (VSDs) manufactured by ABB....
View PDF

Equivalent Capacitance and ESR of Paralleled Capacitors - issue 8/2013 December, 24 2013
Parallel connection of capacitors is widely used in power electronics to decrease high frequency ripples and current stress, to decrease power dissipation and operating temperature...
View PDF

Crack-Proofed High-Voltage Ceramic Capacitors - issue 1/2013 February, 26 2013
Syfer StackiCap(TM) surface mount multi-later capacitors (MLC) are designed to provide high capacitance voltage (CV) in compact packages and offer the greatest volumetric efficiency and CV per unit mass of X7R ceramic capacitors....
View PDF

Simple and Highly Efficient Super Capacitor Charger - issue 8/2011 January, 26 2012
Super capacitors with high capacitive density are used in conjunction with batteries because super capacitors can charge and discharge continuously. Synchronous buck regulators can serve as a quick and simple charger to provide the adjustable fully charged voltage.
View PDF

Film Capacitors for DC Link Applications April, 07 2008
Power capacitors - Film Capacitors for DC Link Applications. Issue 4 2007
View PDF

New Power Capacitors for HEV Converter Applications February, 26 2007
Hybrid Electric Vehicles - New Power Capacitors for HEV Converter Applications. Issue 2 2007
View PDF

Ultracapacitors Save Energy in Transportation Applications February, 08 2007
Transportation - Ultracapacitors Save Energy in Transportation Applications. Issue 2 2007
View PDF

Newsletter sign up