Power http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25802/more en Integrating BLDC Motors with Li-ion Batteries in Motor Drive Applications http://electronicdesign.com/power/integrating-bldc-motors-li-ion-batteries-motor-drive-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Intersil </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The market for battery powered motor driven products is growing rapidly with the introduction of brushless motors and Li-ion batteries, and because of their ability to extend operating time, even traditional markets are upgrading to these new devices. Download this white paper</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/integrating-bldc-motors-li-ion-batteries-motor-drive-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/integrating-bldc-motors-li-ion-batteries-motor-drive-applications#comments White Paper Power Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:09:00 +0000 837091 at http://electronicdesign.com How to Charge Supercapacitor Banks for Energy Storage http://electronicdesign.com/power/how-charge-supercapacitor-banks-energy-storage <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Intersil </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Supercapacitors are adopted as energy storage solutions in a variety of power management applications. Because of their intrinsic physical characteristics that provide advantages over traditional batteries, supercaps are attractive for automotive, industrial and consumer applications where the frequent replacement of batteries isn’t practical.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/how-charge-supercapacitor-banks-energy-storage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/how-charge-supercapacitor-banks-energy-storage#comments White Paper Power Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:09:00 +0000 837101 at http://electronicdesign.com Power Module vs. Regulator http://electronicdesign.com/power/power-module-vs-regulator <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Intersil </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Today’s power systems for communications and computing infrastructure support high current loads from increasingly power hungry FPGAs, ASICs and microprocessors. To meet the challenge of designing the power sub-system for these systems, many designers are considering using power modules instead of traditional discrete POL designs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/power-module-vs-regulator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/power-module-vs-regulator#comments White Paper Power Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:09:00 +0000 837111 at http://electronicdesign.com A Look Inside Battery-Management Systems http://electronicdesign.com/power/look-inside-battery-management-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Careful consideration of battery requirements and battery-life goals will help determine the right architecture, functional blocks, and related ICs to create an optimal battery-management system and charging scheme.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/look-inside-battery-management-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/look-inside-battery-management-systems#comments Engineering Essentials Power Power Sources Intersil Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:43:00 +0000 837071 at http://electronicdesign.com Wireless-Power Devices: Solutions Beyond Cell Phones http://electronicdesign.com/power/wireless-power-devices-solutions-beyond-cell-phones <div class="field-deck"> Efficiency, regulatory compliance, and standardization have arrived. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Eliminating the power cord requires higher-efficiency power transfer, and, ultimately, compliance to a common standard for wireless charging in all power ranges.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/wireless-power-devices-solutions-beyond-cell-phones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/wireless-power-devices-solutions-beyond-cell-phones#comments Contributing Technical Experts Mobile Communications Power Power Sources Wireless Thu, 19 Mar 2015 20:01:00 +0000 836751 at http://electronicdesign.com Applications Abound for Synthetic-Diamond Semiconductor Substrates http://electronicdesign.com/power/applications-abound-synthetic-diamond-semiconductor-substrates <div class="field-deck"> Synthetic diamond’s unique properties can transform thermal management, enabling semiconductor design engineers to overcome reliability and power-density challenges within smaller footprints. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Synthetic diamond’s unique properties can transform thermal management, enabling semiconductor design engineers to overcome reliability and power-density challenges within smaller footprints.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/applications-abound-synthetic-diamond-semiconductor-substrates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/applications-abound-synthetic-diamond-semiconductor-substrates#comments Defense Power Wed, 18 Mar 2015 15:43:00 +0000 836561 at http://electronicdesign.com APEC Opens with a Blizzard of Product Disclosures http://electronicdesign.com/blog/apec-opens-blizzard-product-disclosures <div class="node-body blog-body">The IEEE Applied Power Technology Conference (APEC) opened Monday, March 16, in Charlotte, N.C., with a host of product announcements ranging from a topside cooling technology to Rogowski current probes to GaN cascode transistors. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/secondary-emissions">Secondary Emissions</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/apec-opens-blizzard-product-disclosures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/apec-opens-blizzard-product-disclosures#comments Blogs dc/dc converters Power Power Sources Secondary Emissions Mon, 16 Mar 2015 20:15:00 +0000 836341 at http://electronicdesign.com Automated Temperature Measurements for Lifetime Testing with Data Acquisition System http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/automated-temperature-measurements-lifetime-testing-data-acquisition-system <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Rigol </div> <div class="node-body article-body">HALT testing (Highly Accelerated Life Test) combines vibration and temperature profile tests and is often part of an electronic device’s overall testing protocol. HALT is applied to electrical and electronic components during their design phase. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/automated-temperature-measurements-lifetime-testing-data-acquisition-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/automated-temperature-measurements-lifetime-testing-data-acquisition-system#comments White Paper Power Test & Measurement Mon, 16 Mar 2015 14:02:00 +0000 836251 at http://electronicdesign.com Q&A: Salas on the SPOT in Low-Power Design http://electronicdesign.com/power/qa-salas-spot-low-power-design <div class="node-body article-body">Technology Editor Bill Wong talks with Mike Salas about subthreshold power-optimized technology (SPOT) and what it means for the future of MCUs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/qa-salas-spot-low-power-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/qa-salas-spot-low-power-design#comments Interviews Microcontrollers Power Fri, 13 Mar 2015 20:40:00 +0000 836201 at http://electronicdesign.com Li-Fi Receiver Optimization Program Comes to Light http://electronicdesign.com/power/li-fi-receiver-optimization-program-comes-light <div class="node-body article-body">A new program hopes to further optimize Li-Fi receivers that use visible light communication (VLC) to charge devices without affecting their batteries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/li-fi-receiver-optimization-program-comes-light" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/li-fi-receiver-optimization-program-comes-light#comments Communications News Power Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:51:00 +0000 836101 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>This prototype Alacatel One Touch phone has been fitted with Wysips Connect, capable of recharging the battery and receiving Li-Fi data. (Image courtesy of Sunpartner Technologies)</p>