The presence and properties of electrons and holes are fundamental to understand how semiconductor devices operate
3 days ago by Lorenzo Mari
The turns ratio, or the turns-to-turns ratio, is the ratio of the number of turns in the primary to the number of turns in the secondary.
5 days ago by Alex Roderick
Transformers are critical components used in power distribution systems. Learn the principles of transformer operation and inductance through this…
June 07, 2021 by Alex Roderick
A buck-boost transformer is a small transformer designed to buck (lower) or boost (raise) line voltage. The major advantages of buck-boost…
June 04, 2021 by Alex Roderick
One popular GaN device type is the Cascode GaN FET, which provides even more difficult challenges with its oscillation-prone device behavior. In…
June 03, 2021 by Ryo Takeda
When it comes to designing power converters, wide bandgap (WBG) technologies such as silicon carbide (SiC) are now a realistic option during…
May 31, 2021 by Rene Mente
Learn about the different types of isolation transformers and how they are designed.
May 28, 2021 by Alex Roderick
Autotransformers are used in many applications. A very common application is the use of autotransformer in reduced-voltage motor starting. Other…
May 26, 2021 by Alex Roderick
Autotransformers are wired so that the primary and secondary circuits have a portion of their two windings in common.
May 25, 2021 by Alex Roderick
There are several ways to reduce the problems of harmonics in a circuit or power distribution system. A K-rated transformer is designed to…
May 24, 2021 by Alex Roderick
Future Medium Voltage Power Electronics solutions for measurement and control require a new approach that increases simplicity, reliability and…
May 22, 2021 by Enrique Ojeda
Learn about how minimise the presence of harmonics in an electrical system with harmonic transformers and filters.
May 21, 2021 by Alex Roderick
When a particular element’s atoms are far apart, each individual atom exhibits some permissible energy levels. But, with atoms closely packed in…
May 19, 2021 by Lorenzo Mari
Using shunts to measure currents in power analysis might be an option for small currents, but when you look at measuring currents above 50A then…
May 18, 2021 by Kai Scharrmann
Learn about solid-state characteristics: atomic bonding and crystals.
May 17, 2021 by Lorenzo Mari
A group of quality and certification managers at power supply and battery charger manufacturer Mascot, examines some current advances in battery…
May 15, 2021 by Dag Pedersen
This article will dissect what partial discharge is and explain where partial discharge can occur.
May 14, 2021 by Pietro Tumino
In this “semiconductor basics” article, learn about the electronic structure of atoms and the electrons’ energy.
May 12, 2021 by Lorenzo Mari
Learn about the shell structure of atomic energy levels.
May 11, 2021 by Lorenzo Mari
In this article, we will discuss how to measure total harmonic distortion and the power factor calculations utilized.
May 10, 2021 by Alex Roderick
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