Power Sources http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25803/more en Extend Battery Life with Boost-Plus-Bypass Operation http://electronicdesign.com/power/extend-battery-life-boost-plus-bypass-operation <div class="node-body article-body">A boost-plus-bypass converter extends the battery run time in embedded MCU systems, which operate in standby mode for long periods of time. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/extend-battery-life-boost-plus-bypass-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/extend-battery-life-boost-plus-bypass-operation#comments Contributing Technical Experts Engineering Essentials Components Embedded industrial Microcontrollers Power Power Sources Texas Instruments Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:25:00 +0000 824081 at http://electronicdesign.com A Long Way from CAT-5-Powered VoIP Phones http://electronicdesign.com/power/long-way-cat-5-powered-voip-phones <div class="node-body article-body">Cisco's vision of Universal Power over Ethernet (UPOE) extends from the evolution of thin clients to financial trading floors, hospitality, and retail establishments.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/long-way-cat-5-powered-voip-phones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/long-way-cat-5-powered-voip-phones#comments Power Power Sources Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:43:00 +0000 148831 at http://electronicdesign.com PoE Max Power Pushes to 60 W and Beyond http://electronicdesign.com/power/poe-max-power-pushes-60-w-and-beyond <div class="field-deck"> Thanks to technological advances such as LTPoE++ and UPoE, Power over Ethernet breaks into uncharted wattage territory. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Power over Ethernet (PoE) has matured into a technology capable of delivering 50 and 60 W or more via the same CAT-5 cables that bring the Internet to cubicles in an office space.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/poe-max-power-pushes-60-w-and-beyond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/poe-max-power-pushes-60-w-and-beyond#comments Ethernet Power Power Sources Tue, 28 Oct 2014 13:04:00 +0000 148821 at http://electronicdesign.com Lithium-Battery Technology Drivers http://electronicdesign.com/power/lithium-battery-technology-drivers <div class="field-byline"> Jagat D. Singh, 3M Company </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Since the first lithium-ion battery was commercialized in the early 1990s, that battery chemistry has become integral to consumer electronics applications. Li-ion batteries hold a number of advantages over nickel-cadmium (NiCd) or nickel-metal-hydride (NiMH) varieties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/lithium-battery-technology-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/lithium-battery-technology-drivers#comments Automotive Power Power Sources Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:24:00 +0000 148321 at http://electronicdesign.com New Materials Enrich Li-ion Battery Performance http://electronicdesign.com/power/new-materials-enrich-li-ion-battery-performance <div class="field-byline"> Jagat D. Singh, 3M Company </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To reduce the cost and extend the operating time of Li-ion batteries, engineers are developing battery formats that use more active (and less inactive) materials, as well as developing material that boost cell energy (Wh/L and Wh/kg).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/new-materials-enrich-li-ion-battery-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/new-materials-enrich-li-ion-battery-performance#comments Engineering Essentials Power Power Sources Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:08:00 +0000 147501 at http://electronicdesign.com Li-ion-Battery-Powered BLDC Motors Augment Consumer-App Reliability http://electronicdesign.com/power/li-ion-battery-powered-bldc-motors-augment-consumer-app-reliability <div class="field-byline"> Richard Garcia, Intersil </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BLDC motors powered by Li-ion batteries can exploit the new class of bridge drivers to further enhance battery life, longevity, and high reliability in battery-powered tools, portable medical equipment, and home-automation applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/li-ion-battery-powered-bldc-motors-augment-consumer-app-reliability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/li-ion-battery-powered-bldc-motors-augment-consumer-app-reliability#comments Engineering Essentials Power Power Sources Intersil Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:52:00 +0000 147121 at http://electronicdesign.com Temporary Tattoo Sensors Create Sweat-Fueled Biobatteries http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/temporary-tattoo-sensors-create-sweat-fueled-biobatteries <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Mangiola </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A UC San Diego research team turned their temporary tattoo sensor for monitoring lactate into a biobattery that could be used to power devices. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/temporary-tattoo-sensors-create-sweat-fueled-biobatteries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/temporary-tattoo-sensors-create-sweat-fueled-biobatteries#comments Products Power Sources Mon, 18 Aug 2014 20:45:00 +0000 122491 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>The lactate levels produced during exercise are detected by a tattoo biosensor.&nbsp;</p> Courtesy of Joe Wang, ACS Assess the Challenges of Next-Generation EV Charging http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/assess-challenges-next-generation-ev-charging <div class="field-byline"> John Merritt </div> <div class="field-deck"> What happens when everybody with an EV plugs in at once? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With electric vehicles continuing to grow in popularity, home-based charging will have to overcome several issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/assess-challenges-next-generation-ev-charging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/assess-challenges-next-generation-ev-charging#comments Automotive Power Sources Wed, 07 May 2014 13:40:00 +0000 109331 at http://electronicdesign.com Coin-Type Lithium Rechargeable Battery Handles 85°C Power Backup http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/coin-type-lithium-rechargeable-battery-handles-85-c-power-backup <div class="node-body article-body">The MS920T raises the bar on operating temperature for lithium rechargeable batteries. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/coin-type-lithium-rechargeable-battery-handles-85-c-power-backup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/coin-type-lithium-rechargeable-battery-handles-85-c-power-backup#comments Products Power Power Sources Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:30:00 +0000 108461 at http://electronicdesign.com Quad 4-A Regulator Offers Parallel Output Flexibility http://electronicdesign.com/power/quad-4-regulator-offers-parallel-output-flexibility <div class="field-byline"> Sam Davis, Power Electronics </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Linear Technology’s LTM4644 µModule (micromodule) combines four switching regulators to support most if not all the power needs of modern digital systems in one surface-mount package. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/quad-4-regulator-offers-parallel-output-flexibility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/quad-4-regulator-offers-parallel-output-flexibility#comments Power Power Sources Linear Technology Tue, 28 Jan 2014 15:57:00 +0000 101321 at http://electronicdesign.com