Power Management

Advanced Solutions for Power Production and Transfer

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Applications involving the production and transfer of power are of fundamental importance today. The search for increasingly sustainable energy solutions, combined with the need to…

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The future of IoT is maintenance-free

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What are the products IoT Engineers should pay attention to at CES 2021? NGK Insulators proposes maintenance-free solutions for IoT devices utilizing its flagship lithium-ion battery together with various wireless power transfer (WPT) and energy harvesting technologies to break the bottleneck of power sources. At CES 2021, NGK Insulators, Ltd. (NGK) will exhibit its lithium-ion […]

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Nikola Tesla’s Legacy: From AC to IoT

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A “character” and a dreamer who nonetheless was able to put his ideas into practice and earn numerous patents in the process, Nikola Tesla revolutionized…

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Using an op amp as a comparator

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There are many articles about non-linear op amps being used as a comparator, but IC vendors caution against this design approach.

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GaN HEMT platform increases output power

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GaN Systems offers an evaluation platform for its GaN E-HEMTs with half-bridge designs that boost output power by more than 30%.

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CES 2021: Panasonic, Tesla Team to Change the Future of EV Battery

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During this year’s CES, Panasonic highlighted its strong partnership with Tesla and the production of batteries with increased performance and decreased production costs. Shawn Watanabe,…

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Increase Runtime of Space-Constrained Wearable & IoT Applications with Smallest Solar Harvesting Solution

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MAX20361 reduces solution size by at least 50% while also improving harvest efficiency…

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Delivering 46% thermal management boost in commercial processors

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Thermal management in microprocessor systems is an essential factor in ensuring an efficient execution of work processes. Teledyne e2v has demonstrated how energy consumption can…

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How to Determine the Quality and Reliability of GaN Power

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Gallium nitride (GaN) transistors have certainly increased power system performance and lowered the relative cost of components. But when it comes to quality and reliability, how does GaN stack up compared with its silicon and silicon carbide counterparts?
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The Electric Vehicles Are Coming!

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ADI and Rimac held a virtual discussion focused on topics ranging from how electric vehicles (EVs) are entering the mainstream and helping the auto industry reduce its carbon footprint to how technology from ADI is helping power Rimac’s electric C_Two model hypercar…

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AEC-Q100 Automotive-Qualified Power Management and Gate Driver Solutions Support EV Industry

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Electronic components meeting quality specifications established by the Automotive Electronics Council (AEC) are suitable for automotive use without additional component-level qualification testing. Most commonly referenced AEC documents include:
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Electrification, EVs and battery management: an interview with NXP

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Vehicle electrification is on the rise, and with governments around the world attempting to achieve sustainability targets, it’s likely to continue growth. This article presents…

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Lessons from China’s Burning EV Batteries

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China’s EV startup WM Motor issued a recall for more than 1,000 vehicles after four of its vehicles caught fire in just a month.

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Riding the New Wave of GaN Power

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ST presented MasterGaN, a platform that integrates a half-bridge driver based on silicon technology with a pair of gallium nitride power transistors. STMicroelectronics, in an interview with EE Times, highlighted how this new platform enables systems to be up to 80% smaller by offering lighter weight and 3 times faster recharge times. But above all, […]

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Use Your Car as a Vehicle-to-Home Power Plant?

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A drop-in transmission/alternator in Humvees shows an innovative way to convert more engine power into an AC line source, bringing vehicle-to-home power.

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NXP Battery Management Systems Marry VWs’ EV Platform

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NXP unveiled a major design win for its battery management systems: Volkswagen. The German auto maker will use the system for its EV car platform.

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12-channel battery management IC targets electric vehicles

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Infineon has released a 12-channel sensing and balancing IC for battery management systems in hybrid and electric vehicles.

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Tiny battery chargers deliver 50% greater power density

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TI’s BQ25790 and BQ25792 highly integrated buck-boost battery chargers offer 50% greater power density and 3× faster charging for USB Type-C, USB PC, and wireless dual input charging.

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Choosing Inductors for Energy Efficient Power Applications

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In high frequency DC-DC converters for battery-powered applications, improving power supply efficiency is critical and can mean the difference between a device working when it…

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