Power http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25802/more en Benchmarking Low-Power http://electronicdesign.com/basics-design/benchmarking-low-power <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Newark element14 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the MCU market space, power requirements vary greatly. Some applications will need an MCU device that performs best (current consumption and wakeup time) when off or mostly in the lowest possible power mode—think pulse oximeter or glucose meters. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/basics-design/benchmarking-low-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/basics-design/benchmarking-low-power#comments Basics of Design Power Tue, 21 Apr 2015 16:34:00 +0000 838191 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (4/20 – 4/24) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-420-424 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here we've rounded up some of the latest products to optimize your applications, devices, and systems.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-420-424" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-420-424#comments ADC Defense Products Boards Medical Mobile Components Gallery Digital ICs Displays Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:55:00 +0000 838151 at http://electronicdesign.com Thinking About Communications, and a Farewell http://electronicdesign.com/blog/thinking-about-communications-and-farewell <div class="node-body blog-body">Looking at the calendar, I see that according to today's date, I am . . . just about . . . RETIRED!</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/thinking-about-communications-and-farewell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/thinking-about-communications-and-farewell#comments Analog Power Secondary Emissions Fri, 17 Apr 2015 19:25:00 +0000 838031 at http://electronicdesign.com Application Note: Initial Evaluation of a DC/DC Switch Mode Power Supply http://electronicdesign.com/power/application-note-initial-evaluation-dcdc-switch-mode-power-supply <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: Rohde & Schwarz </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DC/DC converters are a continually-evolving class of circuits and devices, requiring more dynamic analysis than their predecessor linear regulators. This application note describes the evaluation of the main dynamic behaviors of a DC/DC buck converter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/application-note-initial-evaluation-dcdc-switch-mode-power-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/application-note-initial-evaluation-dcdc-switch-mode-power-supply#comments White Paper Embedded Power Rhode & Schwarz Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:57:00 +0000 837741 at http://electronicdesign.com Hybrid Battery/Supercap Endures 10,000-Plus Recharge Cycles http://electronicdesign.com/power/hybrid-batterysupercap-endures-10000-plus-recharge-cycles <div class="node-body article-body">Battery and supercapacitor technologies were merged using a combination of nanomaterials to boost energy storage, enabling more than 10,000 recharge cycles.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/hybrid-batterysupercap-endures-10000-plus-recharge-cycles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/hybrid-batterysupercap-endures-10000-plus-recharge-cycles#comments Trends & Analysis Power Wed, 08 Apr 2015 20:13:00 +0000 837651 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The new hybrid supercapacitor developed at UCLA stores large amounts of energy, recharges quickly and can last for more than 10,000 recharge cycles. (Image courtesy of UCLA&rsquo;s California NanoSystems Institute)</p> Designing Battery Power Into Your Mobile/Stationary Devices http://electronicdesign.com/power/designing-battery-power-your-mobilestationary-devices <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: ICCNexergy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This white paper provides valuable information for engineers developing mobile/portable/stationary devices that will use batteries for primary and backup power. Topics to be covered include: battery management electronics (including device-side & battery-side fuel gauging), options...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/designing-battery-power-your-mobilestationary-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/designing-battery-power-your-mobilestationary-devices#comments White Paper Power Tue, 07 Apr 2015 16:59:00 +0000 837521 at http://electronicdesign.com Roadmap for Lithium-Ion Battery Technology http://electronicdesign.com/power/roadmap-lithium-ion-battery-technology <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: ICCNexergy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Does your product roadmap take advantage of the latest Lithium-Ion battery technology becoming available for mobile/portable/stationary devices? Do you understand the pending new releases for Lithium-Ion batteries?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/roadmap-lithium-ion-battery-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/roadmap-lithium-ion-battery-technology#comments White Paper Power Tue, 07 Apr 2015 16:59:00 +0000 837531 at http://electronicdesign.com An Engineer's Guide to Lithium-Ion Cell Selection http://electronicdesign.com/power/engineers-guide-lithium-ion-cell-selection <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by: ICCNexergy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When selecting a Lithium-Ion cell to design into your external battery pack or mobile device, there are numerous factors to consider - technology, size, performance variations, quality variations, manufacturer, and country of manufacture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/engineers-guide-lithium-ion-cell-selection" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/engineers-guide-lithium-ion-cell-selection#comments White Paper Power Tue, 07 Apr 2015 16:59:00 +0000 837541 at http://electronicdesign.com AEE Boosts Efficiency for Lower-Output-Voltage Step-Down Converters http://electronicdesign.com/power/aee-boosts-efficiency-lower-output-voltage-step-down-converters <div class="node-body article-body">A new power-conversion method, called automatic efficiency enhancement (AEE), provides higher efficiency with lower output voltages in power supplies for systems such as tablets, servers, and solid-state drives.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/aee-boosts-efficiency-lower-output-voltage-step-down-converters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/aee-boosts-efficiency-lower-output-voltage-step-down-converters#comments Contributing Technical Experts Analog Components dc/dc converters Power Power Sources Texas Instruments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 12:55:00 +0000 837481 at http://electronicdesign.com Implement Gate Drivers for 3-Level NPC2 Modules with Reverse-Blocking IGBTs http://electronicdesign.com/power/implement-gate-drivers-3-level-npc2-modules-reverse-blocking-igbts <div class="field-byline"> Christoph Dustert and Andreas Volke </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The NPC2 three-level half-bridge converter topology leverages reverse-blocking IGBTs to reduce the power semiconductor count. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/implement-gate-drivers-3-level-npc2-modules-reverse-blocking-igbts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/implement-gate-drivers-3-level-npc2-modules-reverse-blocking-igbts#comments Design Solutions Components modules Power Mon, 06 Apr 2015 15:45:00 +0000 837451 at http://electronicdesign.com