Article: How to Easily Design Power Supplies

2021-09-01T13:00:30-05:00September 1st, 2021|Categories: Analog Devices, Article, Featured|

Part 2 of this series covers specialized topologies, common isolated topologies, and advanced isolated topologies of power supplies. What you'll learn in this article: What other topologies are used for SMPS beyond the three most common types? Common and advanced isolated topologies. What is the switched capacitor converter? Beyond the three basic, nonisolated switch-mode

Technical Article: Getting to a Cleaner Future

2021-09-01T11:27:46-05:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: Article, Featured, Vincotech|

Design Challenges and Solutions for Solar Inverters By Andrew Smith, Product Marketing Manager, and Matthias Tauer, Technical Marketing Manager, Vincotech GmbH Renewable Energy is the key to a cleaner future and solar energy is leading the way. Designers of solar inverters face a multidimensional challenge to ensure solar power continues to meet the growing demand

Breaking Through the Invisible Barriers of Wireless Power Transfer

2021-08-22T15:07:16-05:00August 22nd, 2021|Categories: Article, Featured, GaN Systems|

High frequency technology innovations are breaking through the barriers of wireless power transfer, enabling a new generation of truly wireless “drop and connect” applications, wherever you go. Imagine a world without wires, where we are no longer tethered to electrical outlets to power our battery-powered equipment and devices. While this is what today’s wireless charging

Microchip Launches SiC Power Modules for Aircraft Electrical Systems

2021-08-22T10:14:29-05:00August 22nd, 2021|Categories: Article, Featured, Microchip|

In the race to reduce emissions in aerospace systems, designers are increasingly moving towards more efficient electronics in control systems, including those that replace pneumatics and hydraulics–everything from onboard alternators to actuators and auxiliary power units. Microchip Technology, working with European Commission consortium member Clean Sky, has developed a family of SiC-based power modules for

Microchip reveals the key benefits of SiC semiconductors in electric and hybrid rail applications

2021-08-03T12:52:10-05:00August 3rd, 2021|Categories: Article, Featured, Microchip|

Beyond the Datasheet - Technical Article Trains are subject to a variety of weather systems that may influence the electronics used within. It is therefore important for transportation system developers to consider parameters that are not typically presented in datasheets. This is even more important in the case of wide bandgap power electronics, such

It’s Time to Get GaN in Your Power Adapters

2021-07-28T15:59:37-05:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Article, Featured, GaN Systems|

Thinking inside the box can take customer satisfaction to the next level. What you'll learn in this article:The ever-shrinking power supply.How GaN helps further the miniaturization of PSUs.Why manufacturers need to get into the GaN game now.We all know that each new generation of our gadgets and home electronics gets smaller and faster, with better

Wolfspeed powers Telcodium’s lightest 5kW Portable Power Station

2021-07-20T14:01:18-05:00July 20th, 2021|Categories: Article, Featured, Wolfspeed|

What comes to mind when you think of a ‘Portable Power Station’? A bulky and heavy machine that is loud, yet underpowered. A machine that frustrates customers. Customers have had to use internal combustion engine (ICE) generators that are typically loud, large and heavy, and cannot be used indoor. Contrast this with electric systems that

Meeting the power demands of always-on data centers

2021-07-12T17:38:47-05:00July 12th, 2021|Categories: Article, Featured, Flex Power Modules|

Technical Article from Flex Power Modules Data center performance is climbing, but at the same time, systems are becoming more compact, while demands for 24x7 uptime and growing security threats create their challenges. All the while, there are downward pressures on electricity consumption. For power system design engineers, this may at first appear an unassailable

Hitachi ABB: High-Density SiC Power Modules Meet Formula E Challenges

2021-06-28T13:35:37-05:00June 28th, 2021|Categories: Article, Featured, Hitachi ABB|

Formula E, an electric-powered race car championship that began in 2014 and is currently known as “ABB FIA Formula E Championship” after ABB sponsorship in 2018, requires fully optimized power semiconductor modules, such as the latest generation of power converters. This article, based on a presentation held at PCIM Europe Digital Days 2021 by Milad

Enabling System Upgrades with SiC Technology using Industry-Standard Baseplate-Less Packaging

2021-06-13T17:55:32-05:00June 13th, 2021|Categories: Article, Featured, Wolfspeed|

Power Systems Design (June 2021) Wolfspeed's new WolfPACK family of SiC baseplate-less power modules are versatile and scalable for quick-turn upgrades of current Si designs and reduced time to marketThe new Wolfspeed WolfPACK family of power modules fill the divide between high-current modules and discrete components, providing a simpler, more robust, and more flexible option

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