Power Sources http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25803/more en Generate Positive and Negative Voltage by Combining Two DC Sources http://electronicdesign.com/power/generate-positive-and-negative-voltage-combining-two-dc-sources <div class="node-body article-body">Using two unipolar dc supplies in an anti-series configuration is another approach for generating positive and negative voltage—and one that doesn't suffer from power interruption.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/generate-positive-and-negative-voltage-combining-two-dc-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/generate-positive-and-negative-voltage-combining-two-dc-sources#comments Contributing Technical Experts Power Power Sources Thu, 16 Feb 2017 19:08:00 +0000 912441 at http://electronicdesign.com 16-Year-Old CEO Shares Thoughts on Silicon Valley and the “Sharger” http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/16-year-old-ceo-shares-thoughts-silicon-valley-and-sharger <div class="node-body article-body">David Andrés, CEO and cofounder of startup Sharge, describes winning the Audi Creativity Challenge, his time in Silicon Valley, and plans for the product in connecting to charging stations. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/16-year-old-ceo-shares-thoughts-silicon-valley-and-sharger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/16-year-old-ceo-shares-thoughts-silicon-valley-and-sharger#comments Automotive Interviews Power Sources Tue, 31 Jan 2017 17:27:00 +0000 911451 at http://electronicdesign.com Protecting Your Lithium-Ion Batteries Isn’t So Hard http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/protecting-your-lithium-ion-batteries-isn-t-so-hard <div class="node-body article-body">Safety is a primary concern when using lithium-battery technology—here's one approach to implementing the level of protection needed in battery packs for portables.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/protecting-your-lithium-ion-batteries-isn-t-so-hard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/protecting-your-lithium-ion-batteries-isn-t-so-hard#comments Analog Mobile Power Power Sources Texas Instruments Thu, 26 Jan 2017 13:00:00 +0000 910011 at http://electronicdesign.com Gate Drivers Help Power-System Designers Meet Requirements http://electronicdesign.com/power/gate-drivers-help-power-system-designers-meet-requirements <div class="node-body article-body">A gate driver is a versatile component that helps solve a number of power-driving problems in high-efficiency system designs.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/gate-drivers-help-power-system-designers-meet-requirements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/gate-drivers-help-power-system-designers-meet-requirements#comments Analog Power Power Sources Texas Instruments Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 900961 at http://electronicdesign.com Synchronous Buck Converter Optimizes EMC, Size, Efficiency at 2 MHz http://electronicdesign.com/power/synchronous-buck-converter-optimizes-emc-size-efficiency-2-mhz <div class="node-body article-body">The key to optimizing efficiency in power-supply designs requires balancing often conflicting specifications, and that means controlling MOSFET switching times.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/synchronous-buck-converter-optimizes-emc-size-efficiency-2-mhz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/synchronous-buck-converter-optimizes-emc-size-efficiency-2-mhz#comments Analog Power Power Sources Texas Instruments Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:00:00 +0000 899421 at http://electronicdesign.com LDO Regulators: An Unexpected Option for Industrial/IoT Applications http://electronicdesign.com/power/ldo-regulators-unexpected-option-industrialiot-applications <div class="node-body article-body">Clean power accompanies efficiency in critical designs targeting the industrial and Internet of Things spaces.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/ldo-regulators-unexpected-option-industrialiot-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/ldo-regulators-unexpected-option-industrialiot-applications#comments IoT Analog industrial Power Power Sources Texas Instruments Thu, 03 Nov 2016 12:00:00 +0000 894531 at http://electronicdesign.com Tiny Energy Harvesters Give Power to Space Exploration http://electronicdesign.com/power/tiny-energy-harvesters-give-power-space-exploration <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory are trying to upgrade power systems in probes and rovers to be more efficient, cheaper, and longer-lasting.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/tiny-energy-harvesters-give-power-space-exploration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/tiny-energy-harvesters-give-power-space-exploration#comments Automotive Hot Topics Energy Power Power Sources Fri, 14 Oct 2016 02:25:00 +0000 890921 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory).</p> The Digital Side of DC Power http://electronicdesign.com/power/digital-side-dc-power <div class="node-body article-body">Though inherently analog, today's dc power supplies have digital characteristics and resemble HP's "One-Box Solution" supplies from the 1980s.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/digital-side-dc-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/digital-side-dc-power#comments Analog Power Power Sources Test & Measurement Mon, 10 Oct 2016 18:56:00 +0000 890111 at http://electronicdesign.com The Best IoT Power Source May be a Surprise http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/best-iot-power-source-may-be-surprise <div class="node-body article-body">Key drivers behind the IoT are sensors and transmitters, and they need autonomous power. This article explores which autonomous power source is best to create smarter homes, cities, and societies.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/best-iot-power-source-may-be-surprise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/best-iot-power-source-may-be-surprise#comments IoT Engineering Essentials Power Power Sources Thu, 06 Oct 2016 13:26:00 +0000 888811 at http://electronicdesign.com What is the Piezoelectric Effect? http://electronicdesign.com/power/what-piezoelectric-effect <div class="field-byline"> Carmen Emily Yang </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This basics-of-design-type of article traces the beginnings of piezoelectricity, and how different materials have advanced its effect on today's electronics.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/what-piezoelectric-effect" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/what-piezoelectric-effect#comments Power Power Sources Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:37:00 +0000 884891 at http://electronicdesign.com