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The Efficiency Revolution: Migrating to Advanced Low-Standby Power Architectures

The power electronics industry has come a long way in the last 30 years and the pace of development shows no signs of stopping.

Silvestro Fimiani

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Making GaN Power Electronics Universal

As GaN power electronics is gaining momentum, an interesting question to ask is whether GaN will remain a niche player like GaAs or whethe

Simon Li, Ph.D.

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Power Control at 27 MHz with Variable Reactance

This is the second of a three part series.

David Pacholok, Paul Reich, Jim Spangler

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Cost Optimization of Wireless Power Transmission Systems

Advantages of wireless power transmission systems in comparison to standard plug contacts are easily identified.

Dominik Huwig

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Driving SiC MOSFETs with a High-Speed Gate Driver IC

Silicon-Carbide (SiC) MOSFETs that become a visible part of the MOSFET market require special gate drivers that are able to provide a negative voltage to the gate in a

Leonid Neyman PhD and Abdus Sattar PhD

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Maximizing System Efficiency with IGBT Modules

With the recent push from both the wider industry sectors and the government for high-efficiency systems, the semiconductor industry is responding with optimiz

Siva Uppuluri

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Designing Safe and Fast DC Charging Stations with Optocouplers

Rapid growth of electric vehicle (EV) fleet drives strong demand for charging infrastructure to extend EVs’ travel range.

Hong Lei Chen

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How Long will Your System Last? A Discrete IGBT Reliability Study

High quality and reliability are among the key aspects in the design of a power semiconductor.

Ludger Borucki, Thomas Kimmer, Oliver Schilling, Guang Zeng

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7th Gen NX Type Converter Inverter Brake Modules

Applications such as elevator drives or servomotors have several special requirements.

Toshinari Hirai and Narender Lakshmanan

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Designing Custom Inductors vs. Utilizing Ready-Made Options

Engineers are under time and budget pressures to complete their tasks efficiently.

George Slama