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Video – OnSemi demonstrates their Power Supply WebDesigner software tool

In this video Brian from On Semiconductor explains the latest module in their Power Supply WebDesigner online tool at APEC 2018 in San Antonio, Texas. The new module allows you to design a DC-DC boost converter using discrete components. www.onsemi.com...

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AMETEK’s automated remote functional test system serves environmental stress screening

AMETEK VTI Instruments announced the successful development of an Automated Remote Functional Test System for use during the environmental stress screening (ESS) of electronic modules and sub-systems. The architecture of the new test system is based on AMETEK VTI Instruments’ F...

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Video – Dewesoft explains their live power analysis demo at Battery World 2018

In this video Dewesoft explains their live power analysis demo at Battery World 2018 in Hannover, Germany. The demo uses a small electric car on a dynamometer, showing how the system can capture and analyze all aspects of the system. www.dewesoft.com...

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Red Pitaya outstanding shares acquired by Instrumentation Technologies

Red Pitaya, maker of the credit-card-sized STEMlab platform, has announced that all the outstanding shares in the company have been acquired by Instrumentation Technologies, a leader in cutting-edge instrumentation, primarily servicing the accelerator beam diagnostics market. Red...

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Laird’s thermal management tool simulates a variety of cooling apps

Laird launched a comprehensive thermal management tool to help engineers quickly select the optimum solution for their application. The Web-based Thermal Wizard employs proprietary application calculators to determine the optimal thermal management solutions at the thermoelectric...

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Vitrek Power Analyzer performs compliance testing to international standards

Vitrek introduced their latest generation of its popular line of power analyzers, now equipped with the built-in capability to conduct compliance testing to a number of key environmental performance standards. The PA900 Precision Multi-channel Harmonic Power Analyzer can be set u...

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Rohde & Schwarz to present innovative test for next-gen designs at PCIM 2018

At PCIM 2018 (booth 6-239) in Nuremberg from June 5 to 7, 2018, Rohde & Schwarz will be exhibiting its power-of-ten oscilloscope families R&S RTB2000, R&S RTM3000 and R&S RTA4000 with 10-bit A/D converters, 10 times as much memory as comparable instruments, an...

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Leveraging the performance of Silicon Carbide

With all of the buzz about wide-bandgap semiconductors like Silicon Carbide (SiC), and how it can improve your design, the main question for many is how to go about leveraging SiC's performance benefits. Factors to consider are accurate test and measurement, optimizing the gate d...

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Switching Edge Control for EMC – Power Supply Design Tutorial Section 4-1

This part of thePower Supply Design Tutorial is dedicated to edge control for optimum radiated EMI. Section 4-1 Agenda Parasitic capacitance and inductance cannot be avoided Noise energy sources depending upon switch type When ringing is normal (DCM) What are “sp...

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Step-by-Step Example for Practical PCB Design – Power Supply Design Tutorial Section 3-3

Welcome to section, 3-3 of our Power Supply Design Tutorial. If you have seen yet parts 3-1 and 3-2, I strongly encourage you to do so. Since this section takes all the theory discussed in the previous two, it represents a step-by-step application of it all for a practical PCB de...

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PCB Layout for EMC, Part 2 – Power Supply Design Tutorial Section 3-2

This is part 3-2, a continuation of my personal favorite session of the entire series, where I will talk about PCB design for the best possible electromagnetic compatibility or EMC. Section 3-2 Agenda Noise transfer – by shared conductors A noise transfer test ...

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PCB Layout for EMC – Power Supply Design Tutorial Section 3-1

This is part 3-1, the beginning of my personal favourite session of the entire series, where we'll talk about PCB design for the best possible electromagnetic compatibility or EMC.  Section 3-1 Agenda  •       Electron “psychology” •       Inductors –...

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Otii development tool enables IoT energy optimization

Otii is a developer tool designed by Qoitech that simplifies measurement and analysis of energy consumption, enabling energy optimization for long battery life of IoT devices and apps. The Otii solution includes a compact and portable measuring unit, the Otii Arc, and an easy-to-...

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GaN Systems launches high-performance buck converter evaluation board

GaN Systems announced the availability of its 5MHz buck converter evaluation board (GS61008P-EVBHF) using GaN Systems’ 100V E-Mode GaN transistor and pSemi’s PE29101 integrated high-speed driver. The outputs of the pSemi driver can provide switching transition speeds in the s...

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APEC 2018 Magnetics Industry Session addresses high-Frequency Issues

The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) Magnetics Committee is sponsoring an Industry Session at APEC 2018 covering winding design for high-frequency magnetics. Its goal is to address many of the challenges facing magnetics design in high-frequency switch mode power su...

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PSMA’s Safety & Compliance Committee to host APEC industry sessions

The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) Safety & Compliance Technical Committee is sponsoring two Industry Sessions as part of APEC 2018. The sessions are: “Comparisons and Trade-offs of Integrated Gate Driver Isolation Technologies” (IS04) and “Isolation Top...

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Video-Andrea Vinci of Tektronix on testing advanced power electronics

In this video, Andrea Vinci of Tektronix talks to Alix Paultre about testing advanced power electronics. Since the test system has to be better than the circuit it is testing, there is always a tremendous pressure on the companies making testing products to have the fastest and m...

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RECOM’s R-78S evaluation board empowers battery-driven IoT designs

RECOM’s first evaluation board allows engineers to test the functionality of the R-78S switching regulator, which boosts a AA battery or external supply voltage to 3.3V for low power IoT applications. The evaluation board is equipped with several jumper headers measuring input ...

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Power Standards Lab unveils grid stability tester at DistribuTECH

Power Standards Lab, a leader in grid instruments, announced Grid Thumper, a breakthrough solution for testing the stability of microgrids, distribution grids, and back-up power systems. When subjected to stand-alone certification testing, individual pieces of grid equipment (gen...

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Rohde & Schwarz adds six probe models to its power measurement portfolio

Demand in the automotive industry for compact, highly efficient switched-mode power supplies, inverters and electric drives necessitates the use of leading-edge semiconductor components. This creates new challenges for T&M equipment. The new high voltage differential probes f...

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