Integrated Circuits

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Quasi-Class E Achieves Power Control and ZIS/ZVS

This is the first in a three-part series describing a novel approach to high frequency (27 MHz) power conversion and control.

David Pacholok, Paul Reich and Jim Spangler

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Building a Linear Charger for Wearable Applications

Wearable devices have become increasingly integrated into our lives.

Hank Cao

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Thévenin Equivalent Circuit and Maximum Power Transfer

The objective of this article is to verify Thévenin’s theorem by obtaining the Thévenin equivalent voltage (VTH) and Thévenin equivalent resistance (RTH) for

Antoniu Miclaus and Doug Mercer

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Temperature Stability Assessment of GaN Power Amplifiers with Matching Tantalum Capacitors

Wide bandgap GaN and SiC devices are expected to experience high levels of growth in applications ranging from power conversion to RF transistors and MMICs.

T. Zednicek, European Passive Components Institute, Lanskroun, Czech Republic; R. Demcko, M. Weaver, D. West, AVX Corporation, Fountain Inn, SC, USA; T. Blecha, F. Steiner, J. Svarny, R. Linhart, RICE, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic

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Combined Current Control with Inrush Current Limiters

High-power loads are a major stress factor when fuses and components are switched on, as they cause very high currents to flow.

Christoph Jehle

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Modern Electric Motor Technology and Applications

The benefits of brushless motors have been marketed in recent years, reference vacuum cleaners and portable drills for example.

Martin Hill

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Supervisory ICs for Easy Monitoring of Multiple Voltages

Supervisory ICs are small monitoring modules that, with their own voltage references, can monitor voltage supplies in electronic systems.

Frederik Dostal

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A Charger IC with N Kinds of Applications

The MP2639A is a fully integrated and flexible battery charge management IC that can charge two cells in series from a 5V power supply.

Min Xu

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Modular Real-Time Development Platform for Power Electronic Systems

FPGAs provide impressive computing power, which is increasingly required in power electronic systems.

Julian Endres, Fabian Bayer, Andreas Linke and Ansgar Ackva

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Dynamically Configurable Off-Line Switcher IC for Higher Application Flexibility

InnoSwitch3-Pro integrated switcher ICs enable digital micro-stepping of voltage and current for precise battery charge control and elimination of DC-DC post-regulators, an

Jason Yan