Power Engineering Technical Articles

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Designing Custom Inductors: Tips and Tricks

Inductor manufacturers have made great progress in the families of standard parts.

Ridley Engineering

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Pushing the Limits of GaN-based Power Devices and Power Electronics

The InRel-NPower research project reaches for maximum power efficiencies in power electronics’ applications by exploring group III Nitride-basing powe


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Parameters of Current–Sensing Shunt Resistors

In order to measure the current in an electric circuit, precisely-kept, low-resistance current sensing chip resistors should be used and the voltage drop measured over

EEU, Endrich

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Research of Properties of Manganese Zinc Ferrites with Fe-poor Composition

With the continuous development of electronic technology, especially the rapid development of digital technology, the world put forward high requirements on resistance to e

DMEGC Magnetics Co, Ltd.

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Breakthrough in Test Procedures for Islanding Detection in Grid-Tied Power Generator Equipment

The standard DIN V VDE V 0126-1-1 or VDE-AR-N 4105 or IEEE 1547 provides strict regulations for power generating equipment feeding the public grid.


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How to Hot Plug Sequence Your BMS Cell Connections

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are used in a wide variety of portable system applications, including vacuum cleaners, lawn equipment, handheld power tools, e-bikes, and

Renesas Electronics

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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.

Monolithic Power Systems

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Electricity in the Blood: Utilizing IVT Current Measuring Technology in Today's Racing Cars

A small device with a big impact: The IVT current measuring technology from Isabellenhütte can even be found in racing cars today.


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Dual-Core dsPIC Digital Signal Controller Enables Separate Code Design and Seamless Integration

The dsPIC33CH digital signal controllers (DSC) with two dsPIC DSC cores in a single chip have been released by Microchip for high-end embedded control applications.

Bodo's Power Systems

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Zero Overvoltage Switching

Turning off an electrical path is causing trouble by parasitic inductance since the beginning of power electronics.

Fraunhofer IISB

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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.

TTZ-EMO - University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt

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Achieving 99% PFC Efficiency with ICERGi Gate Drives and Digital Control Technologies


ICERGi, Ltd.

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Preventing Start-Up Issues Due to Output Inrush in Switching Converters

Switching converters on applications demanding reduced output noise may encounter delayed startup, or may not start up at all, due to excessive output

Analog Devices

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FAQ: The Inevitability of Near Chip-Scale SMD Packaging for Power GaN & SiC

Today’s performance of power Wide Band-Gap (WBG) devices is severely limited by conventional power packages (i.e., TO220, TO247, and IGBT DBC-modules).

Semiconductor Packaging Solutions, Inc.

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Gate Drive Optocouplers for GaN Power Devices

Gallium Nitride (GaN) power devices are gaining popularity over Silicon power devices as its faster switching capability can improve overall system efficiency and reduce th

Broadcom Inc.