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Powering the future of Autonomous driving - issue 4/2019
Analog Devices announced mid July a collaboration with First Sensor AG to develop products aimed at speeding the launch of autonomous sensing technology serving unmanned automotive, aerial and...
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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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Power Converters View All
LATEST FEATURE: Decentralized controller for a multilevel Flying Cap converter - issue 4/2019 Read PDF
This awarded paper for Young Engineers presents a decentralized method to balance the capacitor voltages of a Flying-Cap converter....

Power Diodes View All
LATEST FEATURE: Optimized High-Voltage Diodes - issue 6/2018 Read PDF
In the constant quest for smaller sizes, better performance and lower costs, Dean technology, Inc (DTI) has developed a new technology for producing high voltage diodes that enables the future of the product type without introducing new materials...

Power Factor Correction View All
LATEST FEATURE: Improving Efficiency and Power Factor at light load - issue 3/2016 Read PDF
Universal input AC/DC power supplies in the range of 80-800W can be found in a variety of applications. Within this power range, the single-stage boost PFC+ half-bridge LLC is considered to be a very popular topology....

Power Management View All
LATEST FEATURE: Making Battery Fuel Gauges Tell the Truth - issue 4/2015 Read PDF
A new and highly accurate technique for battery fuel gauging could help users of mobiles and other portable devices avoid the inconvenience and frustration of unexpected system shutdowns....

Power Modules View All
LATEST FEATURE: Direct Cooled Low Inductive SiC Mold Module - issue 3/2019 Read PDF
To make use of the superior properties of wide bandgap (WBG) semiconductors, power modules are needed with optimised parasitic electromagnetic properties, a high temperature capability and the possibility for a high degree of integration...

Power Packaging View All
LATEST FEATURE: A new standard in dual power MOSFET packaging - issue 3/2014 Read PDF
International Rectify's patented (US6946740) new dual Power MOSFET in a power quad flat no-lead (PQFN) package leverages the latest advacnes in packaging technology to increase power density...

Power Reliability View All
LATEST FEATURE: How to define the adequate reliability requirement for a power electronic system? issue 1/2012 Read PDF
Relaibility is a key design factor for the vast majority of power electronic systems. Lifetimes of 20 years and more are often required for power applications, while lower failure rates during the useful life of a system are implicitly presumed..

Power Resistors View All
LATEST FEATURE: High-Power Resistors for demanding industrial applications - issue 4/2017 Read PDF
converters/inverters are core systems in industrial applications. Their continued development is driven by reduction of installation space and improved power/current quality...

Power Semiconductors View All
LATEST FEATURE: Why and How Isolated Gate drivers - issue 6/2018 Read PDF
An IGBT/power MOSFET is a voltage-controlled device, which is used as a switching element in power circuits or motor drives. 'Gate' is the electrically isolated control terminal for each device...

Power Supply Design View All
LATEST FEATURE: Doing more with Buck regulator ICs - issue 5/2018 Read PDF
Switching regulators are widely used and one of the most popular switching regulator topologies is the buck converter (also known as a step-down converter)....

Renewable Energies View All
LATEST FEATURE: The emerging role of preventative maintenance in wind turbines - issue 6/2014 Read PDF
In contrast to on-site staff at traditional power stations or the ready road access to transformer stations, wind turbines are generally unmanned and located in rural areas or in offshore wind farms....

Semiconductor Materials View All
LATEST FEATURE: Power GaN can revolutionise the industrial world - issue 3/2019 Read PDF
Industry 4.0 brings rise to an era of smart factory floors that synergize mass production capabilities with automation, robotics and M2M communication....

Server Design View All
LATEST FEATURE: Elegant Hot-Swap Solution for server design - issue 4/2019 Read PDF
The need to implement protections and control circuits is a crucial design requirement in datacenter servers, telecom systems and networking equipment applications..

Solar Power View All
LATEST FEATURE: Finding True Maximum Power Point - issue 8/2014 Read PDF
In solar power systems the bulk of the expense is in the panels and batteries. Any cost effective solar power solution maximises the capacity usage and lifetime of these components....

Telecom Power View All
LATEST FEATURE: Moving Towards 5 Kilowatt boards - issue 6/2014 Read PDF
The twin server-rack challenges of supplying power and removing resultant heat means that both evolutionary advances and dramatically new approaches may be viable; only time will tell which proves to be the winning approach...

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