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EnerHarv 2018 Workshop: The Successful Launch of the International Energy Harvesting Ecosystem

In July 2017, the Energy Harvesting Committee of the Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) aspired to capitalize on their growing momentum with higher profile activities that enhance awareness and adoption of energy harvesting (EH) and related micro-power management technologies.

Brian Zahnstecher

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Leading the Development of High-Performance Analog Power Products: Interview with Analog Devices' Tony Armstrong

In this interview with Tony Armstrong, Marketing Director, Power Products at Analog Devices, Henning Wriedt got a chance to discuss ADI’s position in the current and future power electronics market.  

Henning Wriedt

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On Target: Leadership in Passives for Power

Bodo's Power correspondent editor Roland R.

Roland R. Ackermann

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Mature Wide Band Gap Semiconductors in Systems: A Tech Review of Presentations at PCIM

We are seeing more and more applications that utilize SiC and GaN semiconductors. The benefits are mounting to use them to minimize losses in systems.

Bodo Arlt

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Successful Fusion of Four Exhibitions for the New Energy World in Munich: The Smarter E Europe

With 1,177 exhibitors, 86,000 square meters of exhibition space in 8 halls and around 48,000 visitors from 155 countries, the launch of The Smarter E Europe in Munich was a resounding success.

Roland R. Ackermann

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Book Review: “Electric Powertrain—Energy Systems, Power Electronics and Drives for Hybrid, Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles"

My over-arching comment, having thoroughly read this amazing book, is that I cannot improve on the authors' own assessment, but I will offer an independent critique below. The book was years in preparation and reflects the authors’ own wealth of industrial and academic experience.

Dr. John M. Miller

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International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs—ISPSD 2018

The 30th Annual International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuits, (ISPSD) was held from May 13-17, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Gary M. Dolny

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Interview: Littelfuse Discusses Acquisition of IXYS, Future of SiC and Non-SiC Components

Littelfuse provides circuit protection in consumer electronics, automobiles, and industrial equipment. With their switches, fuses, and more in tow, the company’s reach is growing.

EE Power Editorial

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Interview: ROHM Focuses on SiC Plus for Automotive and Industrial Markets

Bodo´s Power Systems recently interviewed Christian André, Heiko Metzger, Dr.

Roland R. Ackermann

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Semiconductors Bring Robots Closer to Humans

Robots have long been the workhorses on the production lines in modern factories. Manufacturers worldwide benefit in terms of increased productivity and cost optimization.

Dr. Peter Wawer