Power http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25802/more en New Position Sensors Follow Many Paths to Precision http://electronicdesign.com/power/new-position-sensors-follow-many-paths-precision <div class="field-deck"> The goals are the same, but three different companies illustrate three different approaches. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The last several years, extending into 2015, have seen remarkable innovation in position-sensing technology, both in terms of resolution (now surpassing 28 bits of precision) and in relative immunity to stray fields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/new-position-sensors-follow-many-paths-precision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/new-position-sensors-follow-many-paths-precision#comments Power Thu, 21 May 2015 14:15:00 +0000 839321 at http://electronicdesign.com Chipset Controls Dead Time to Reduce MOSFET Failure Risk http://electronicdesign.com/power/chipset-controls-dead-time-reduce-mosfet-failure-risk <div class="node-body article-body">A new power-management chipset from Texas Instruments exploits intelligent digital control and a body-diode sensing feature that optimizes secondary-side synchronous rectification in ac-dc and isolated dc-dc power supplies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/chipset-controls-dead-time-reduce-mosfet-failure-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/chipset-controls-dead-time-reduce-mosfet-failure-risk#comments Trends & Analysis MOSFETs Power Texas Instruments Thu, 21 May 2015 13:58:00 +0000 839311 at http://electronicdesign.com SiC MOSFET Gate Drive Optocouplers http://electronicdesign.com/power/sic-mosfet-gate-drive-optocouplers <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Avago Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Silicon Carbide (SiC) power semiconductors are rapidly emerging into the commercial market delivering several benefits over conventional Silicon-based power semiconductors. SiC MOSFETs can improve overall system efficiency by more than 10% and the higher switching capability can reduce the overall system size and costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/sic-mosfet-gate-drive-optocouplers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/sic-mosfet-gate-drive-optocouplers#comments White Paper Power Wed, 20 May 2015 13:03:00 +0000 839231 at http://electronicdesign.com Avago Technologies’ FBAR Filter Technology Designed Into Latest Generation of 4G & LTE Smartphones http://electronicdesign.com/communications/avago-technologies-fbar-filter-technology-designed-latest-generation-4g-lte-smartphon <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Avago Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The worldwide mobile handset quarterly growth rate remains in the single digits, but shipments of smartphones continue to explode; and with each successive generation, smartphones continue to offer more user features and capabilities without significantly growing the size and weight of the phone. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/avago-technologies-fbar-filter-technology-designed-latest-generation-4g-lte-smartphon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/avago-technologies-fbar-filter-technology-designed-latest-generation-4g-lte-smartphon#comments Communications White Paper Power Wed, 20 May 2015 13:03:00 +0000 839241 at http://electronicdesign.com Industrial Fiber Optic Products for Wind Turbine and Wind Farm Applications http://electronicdesign.com/power/industrial-fiber-optic-products-wind-turbine-and-wind-farm-applications <div class="field-deck"> Sponsored by Avago Technologies </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Global warming and climate changes from CO2 emissions of traditional energy sources, such as those powered by fossil fuels, have created huge markets for alternative power generation. Wind turbine energy has become a popular alternative to meet the fast growing energy demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/industrial-fiber-optic-products-wind-turbine-and-wind-farm-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/industrial-fiber-optic-products-wind-turbine-and-wind-farm-applications#comments White Paper Power Wed, 20 May 2015 13:03:00 +0000 839251 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (5/18 – 5/22) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-518-522 <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-518-522" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-518-522#comments ADC Defense Products Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Dev Tools Gallery Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 19 May 2015 14:36:00 +0000 839201 at http://electronicdesign.com Prize-Winning Fiber-Optic Chip Solution Knocks Out Copper Wires http://electronicdesign.com/power/prize-winning-fiber-optic-chip-solution-knocks-out-copper-wires <div class="node-body article-body">Replacing copper wires in computer chip designs with fiber optics helps decrease waste heat while increasing the data-transfer load.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/prize-winning-fiber-optic-chip-solution-knocks-out-copper-wires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/prize-winning-fiber-optic-chip-solution-knocks-out-copper-wires#comments Trends & Analysis Communications Optical Power Wed, 13 May 2015 18:37:00 +0000 839071 at http://electronicdesign.com Electronic Design’s Products of the Week (5/11 – 5/15) http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-511-515 <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-511-515" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/electronic-design-s-products-week-511-515#comments ADC Defense Products Boards Mobile Communications Components DACs Gallery Digital ICs Embedded Ethernet Memory Power Systems Test & Measurement Tue, 12 May 2015 07:22:00 +0000 838951 at http://electronicdesign.com Battery-Charging Advance Extends Lifetimes, Lowers Losses http://electronicdesign.com/power/battery-charging-advance-extends-lifetimes-lowers-losses <div class="node-body article-body">Texas Instruments’ MaxCharge technology upgrades smartphones and tablets with input-voltage-driven, higher-efficiency batteries for quicker charging.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/battery-charging-advance-extends-lifetimes-lowers-losses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/battery-charging-advance-extends-lifetimes-lowers-losses#comments Trends & Analysis Power Texas Instruments Thu, 07 May 2015 13:55:00 +0000 838801 at http://electronicdesign.com Quality PV Production Focus of Standards Effort http://electronicdesign.com/power/quality-pv-production-focus-standards-effort <div class="node-body article-body">Various energy organizations are coming together with a set of standards and ratings to further production of quality photovoltaic products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/quality-pv-production-focus-standards-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/quality-pv-production-focus-standards-effort#comments Energy Trends & Analysis Power Wed, 06 May 2015 14:31:00 +0000 838721 at http://electronicdesign.com