Power Sources http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25803/more en Longer-Life Lithium-Sulfur Battery Enhances Safety in the Field http://electronicdesign.com/power/longer-life-lithium-sulfur-battery-enhances-safety-field <div class="node-body article-body">OXIS Energy’s lithium-sulfur battery technology provides greater energy density and a safer chemistry for rugged military applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/longer-life-lithium-sulfur-battery-enhances-safety-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/longer-life-lithium-sulfur-battery-enhances-safety-field#comments Defense Trends & Analysis Power Power Sources Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:07:00 +0000 838491 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>OXIS Energy&rsquo;s lithium-sulfur battery technology provides greater energy density and a safer chemistry for rugged military applications. (Image courtesy of OXIS Energy)</p> 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 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 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 Build Your Own Transformer http://electronicdesign.com/power/build-your-own-transformer <div class="node-body article-body">When the right off-the-shelf part just can’t be found, you may want to consider designing a custom transformer to fit your specific requirements. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/build-your-own-transformer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/build-your-own-transformer#comments Design Solutions Power Power Sources Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:11:00 +0000 836061 at http://electronicdesign.com Measuring DC Motor Speed with a Power Supply http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/measuring-dc-motor-speed-power-supply <div class="node-body article-body">No special circuits or hardware are needed to determine the speed of a dc motor—instead, you can use the power supply that’s powering the dc motor (if it’s the right one) to accomplish the task. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/measuring-dc-motor-speed-power-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/measuring-dc-motor-speed-power-supply#comments Contributing Technical Experts Power Power Sources Test & Measurement Fri, 06 Mar 2015 21:33:00 +0000 835951 at http://electronicdesign.com Rails for Rails http://electronicdesign.com/power/rails-rails <div class="node-body article-body">In the rail environment, two-stage architecture can address the challenges of wide voltage tolerance on unregulated dc distribution power, particularly for power subsystem designs that must provide multiple voltage rails to functional loads. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/rails-rails" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/rails-rails#comments Engineering Essentials Power Power Sources Vicor Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:48:00 +0000 835671 at http://electronicdesign.com Optimized IP Fosters Energy-Efficient IoT Chip Design http://electronicdesign.com/communications/optimized-ip-fosters-energy-efficient-iot-chip-design <div class="node-body article-body">By adopting IP tailored specifically for IoT applications, design teams can reduce power, add connectivity, improve sensory and communications interfaces, and ultimately achieve design goals faster, with less risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/optimized-ip-fosters-energy-efficient-iot-chip-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/optimized-ip-fosters-energy-efficient-iot-chip-design#comments Contributing Technical Experts Mobile Communications Embedded Power Power Sources Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:20:00 +0000 835611 at http://electronicdesign.com Identify the Ideal Bench Power Supply by Asking the Right Questions http://electronicdesign.com/power/identify-ideal-bench-power-supply-asking-right-questions <div class="field-byline"> Robert Green, Keithley Instrument Inc. </div> <div class="field-deck"> Gaining a strong understanding of power requirements, maximum noise tolerance, and critical specifications helps paint a clearer picture. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gaining a strong understanding of power requirements, maximum noise tolerance, and critical specifications helps paint a clearer picture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/identify-ideal-bench-power-supply-asking-right-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/identify-ideal-bench-power-supply-asking-right-questions#comments Power Power Sources Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:35:00 +0000 835331 at http://electronicdesign.com