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Mar 10, 2017

Damage Control: Samsung Faces Note 7 Controversy Head-On4

Samsung has revealed the findings of its investigation into well-publicized reports of its Note 7 smartphones catching fire....More
Feb 27, 2017

NXP Spinout Nexperia Signals Changes in Market

Nexperia has been officially launched as an independent supplier of discrete, logic, and MOSFET devices....More
Dec 22, 2016

NYU Wireless: Engineering Research Looks Beyond 5G4

Having already shown that a Line of Sight isn’t necessary for millimeter-wave systems, NYU Wireless researchers keep innovating and researching....More
Dec 12, 2016

Battery Safety: Do We Need New Regulations?7

If Samsung’s aggressive design is found to be behind the explosions of the Galaxy Note 7, will the safety regulations for lithium batteries change?....More
Oct 14, 2016

Wireless Charging Inches Closer to Commercial Reality6

The production of wireless charging transmitter and receiver chip-sets based on WPC and A4WP/PMA standards is picking up. Several mobile chipmakers....More
Sep 13, 2016

As Phones Catch Fire, Samsung Looks to Its Batteries1

First we had hoverboards catching fire; now Samsung is recalling its Galaxy Note 7 phones because they are spontaneously catching fire....More
Aug 05, 2016

U.S. Opens High-Band Spectrum for 5G Networks4

The FCC made history last month by unanimously voting to pass the proposal of the Spectrum Frontier Proceeding....More
Jul 25, 2016

London Post-Grad Team Wins Power Challenge1

A post-graduate team from Imperial College London has won the inaugural GaN Systems Geoff Haynes Future Power Challenge....More
Jun 07, 2016

Large-Scale Energy Storage Disrupting the Electrical Industry9

The latest developments in energy storage promise a greener future for the electrical industry. With more effective and reliable interaction....More
May 05, 2016

A 5G Summit Grows in Brooklyn2

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the Brooklyn 5G Summit 2016 at NYU Tandon School of Engineering....More
Apr 14, 2016

Networking and Learning at APEC 20164

Having only joined Electronic Design last fall, I just attended my first annual Applied Power Electronic Conference (APEC)....More
Feb 17, 2016

Expectations for APEC 20163

Once again, the best in the power electronics industry will meet to discuss the applied aspects of the power electronics business....More
Feb 02, 2016

CES 2016 Roundup, Part II2

Electrical vehicles and systems that can charge them wirelessly were among the hot topics at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas....More
Jan 26, 2016

CES 2016 Roundup, Part I

Owing to its current trendiness, wireless power technology enjoyed a strong presence at CES 2016 in Las Vegas, with several applications available....More
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Jan 26, 2017

An Amateur’s View on the P2 (Part 2): Slew Rate and the Oscillator 3

Justin Mamaradlo takes a further look into the P2 op amp and how it functions, analyzing the oscillation and slew-rate characteristics of the venerable component....More
Jul 15, 2016

Simple Yet Effective ESD Testing Methods for Higher Reliability 11

There are multiple ways to test for electrostatic discharge, ranging from implementing a human-body or machine model to....using a balloon and a comb?...More
Apr 8, 2016

Confabbing on the Fabless Fad 5

High capital and maintenance costs, and EDA advances along with abstractions to deal with chip complexity, have been leading contributors to the fabless migration....More

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