Power http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25802/more en 720-W Li-ion Battery Optimized for Electric Vehicles http://electronicdesign.com/power/720-w-li-ion-battery-optimized-electric-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body">The EVC-116-720 from Green Watt Power is a 2 stage constant current/constant voltage lithium-ion (Li-ion) charger designed for on-board electric vehicle applications including electric scooters, motorcycles, and ATVs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/720-w-li-ion-battery-optimized-electric-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/720-w-li-ion-battery-optimized-electric-vehicles#comments Automotive Products Power Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:09:00 +0000 136471 at http://electronicdesign.com ASIL-C Functional Safety Simplified with 48-V Battery-Cell Controller http://electronicdesign.com/power/asil-c-functional-safety-simplified-48-v-battery-cell-controller <div class="node-body article-body">Freescale’s 14-cell lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery-cell controller meets the stringent requirements for ASIL-C functional safety in industrial and automotive applications—at a lower cost. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/asil-c-functional-safety-simplified-48-v-battery-cell-controller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/asil-c-functional-safety-simplified-48-v-battery-cell-controller#comments Automotive Products Power Freescale Europe News Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:12:00 +0000 135421 at http://electronicdesign.com Encapsulated 60-W AC-DC Supply Ups Power Density http://electronicdesign.com/power/encapsulated-60-w-ac-dc-supply-ups-power-density <div class="node-body article-body">XP Power’s ECE60 series of single-output, encapsulated 60-W ac-dc power supplies suit applications that require a slim profile, a high power density and low no-load power consumption. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/encapsulated-60-w-ac-dc-supply-ups-power-density" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/encapsulated-60-w-ac-dc-supply-ups-power-density#comments Products Power Europe News Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:07:00 +0000 135391 at http://electronicdesign.com Battery Charger Safeguards Automotive eCall Systems http://electronicdesign.com/power/battery-charger-safeguards-automotive-ecall-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Intersil’s 4.1-V single-cell battery charger, the ISL78692, is designed to extend the life of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries in automotive emergency call (eCall) systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/battery-charger-safeguards-automotive-ecall-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/battery-charger-safeguards-automotive-ecall-systems#comments Products Power Intersil Europe News Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:02:00 +0000 135371 at http://electronicdesign.com 8 Steps for Ensuring PCB Design Success http://electronicdesign.com/eda/8-steps-ensuring-pcb-design-success <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Printed circuit boards are the backbone of electronics products, providing the electrical system upon which the performance, life span, and reliability of the end product depend. When designed correctly, products with high-quality circuitry will have lower field failure rates and fewer field returns, resulting in lower cost and higher profit for you. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/eda/8-steps-ensuring-pcb-design-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/eda/8-steps-ensuring-pcb-design-success#comments White Paper EDA Power Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:30:00 +0000 133031 at http://electronicdesign.com Maximize Power and Efficiency with Placement and Routing http://electronicdesign.com/eda/maximize-power-and-efficiency-placement-and-routing <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some of the most time-consuming tasks in PCB design are placing parts on the board and routing traces. Designers who complete these tasks efficiently can make a more positive and direct impact on design quality and development time than designers who do not.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/eda/maximize-power-and-efficiency-placement-and-routing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/eda/maximize-power-and-efficiency-placement-and-routing#comments White Paper EDA Power Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:28:00 +0000 133021 at http://electronicdesign.com The Jitter-Noise Duality and Anatomy of an Eye Diagram http://electronicdesign.com/eda/jitter-noise-duality-and-anatomy-eye-diagram <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Mentor Graphics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Within this paper we discuss the proper way of finding BER (bit error ratio), as a function of the sample time and voltage, explain the effect of jitter introduced at the driver and receiver on the eye diagram and compare results with measured data.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/eda/jitter-noise-duality-and-anatomy-eye-diagram" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/eda/jitter-noise-duality-and-anatomy-eye-diagram#comments White Paper EDA Power Test & Measurement Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:26:00 +0000 133011 at http://electronicdesign.com ADCs Feel the Need for Speed http://electronicdesign.com/communications/adcs-feel-need-speed <div class="node-body article-body">As communication technology attempts to put more information in the existing bandwidth, there’s been a dramatic rise in special applications of broadband infrastructures utilizing ultra-high-speed data converters. This article covers several applications as well as what the future may hold for consumers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/adcs-feel-need-speed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/adcs-feel-need-speed#comments ADC Contributing Technical Experts Communications Components DACs Power Texas Instruments Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:54:00 +0000 132951 at http://electronicdesign.com Low-Power Rail-to-Rail Amps Boost Bandwidth Sixfold http://electronicdesign.com/components/low-power-rail-rail-amps-boost-bandwidth-sixfold <div class="node-body article-body">A new single/dual op-amp family from Exar delivers 75-MHz bandwidth at 505 µA (XR1008/XR2008), while a lower-power version (XR1009/XR2009) offers 35 MHz at 208 µA. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/components/low-power-rail-rail-amps-boost-bandwidth-sixfold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/components/low-power-rail-rail-amps-boost-bandwidth-sixfold#comments Products Components op-amps Power Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:29:00 +0000 131321 at http://electronicdesign.com High-Voltage Switcher Saves Energy for “Always-On” Smart Meters, Home Automation http://electronicdesign.com/components/high-voltage-switcher-saves-energy-always-smart-meters-home-automation <div class="node-body article-body">The UCC28880 switcher integrates a 700-V power MOSFET and high-voltage current to boost energy efficiency of always-on non-isolated power systems with outputs up to 100 mA.. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/components/high-voltage-switcher-saves-energy-always-smart-meters-home-automation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/components/high-voltage-switcher-saves-energy-always-smart-meters-home-automation#comments Products Components Power Texas Instruments Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:08:00 +0000 131301 at http://electronicdesign.com