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Test & Measurement

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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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...

Power Supplies & Energy Storage Test & Measurement Technology

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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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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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...

Power Supplies & Energy Storage Test & Measurement Technology

Video: Rohde & Schwarz describes its new low-cost oscilloscope family

In this video, Rohde & Schwarz describes its new high-performance low-cost oscilloscope family to Alix Paultre during the launch at their headquarters. In addition to being well-suited for power engineering, the company is releasing a couple of high-resolution low-noise p...

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Video-JC Sun of Bs&T Analyzer on advanced test and measurement

In this video JC Sun of Bs&T Analyzer talks to Alix Paultre about the challenges in testing advanced magnetic components for use in wide-bandgap semiconductor applications. Even with all of the tech involved, there is still a bit of art in analog electronic design. For...

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Video – ZES Zimmer on testing advanced power electronics

In this video Bernd Neuner from ZES Zimmer talks to Alix Paultre for Electronic News TV at the 2017 Power Electronics Conference in Nuremberg. The discussion deals with the issues involving test and measurement of wide-bandgap semiconductors, which can involve very high frequen...

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Safeguarding compliance of creepage and clearance with 3D analysis

Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) within an electromechanical assembly that carries higher voltages need to comply with requirements according to national or international standards for specifying creepage and clearance minimum distances. There is a significant number of such standar...

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The PSMA Reliability Committee wants your input!

In alignment with the PSMA mission of bringing value and utility to members as well as the power electronics industry as a whole, the PSMA Reliability Committee aims to spearhead industry initiatives that identify and attempt to solve the pertinent industry challenges related to ...

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Considering EMC emissions early in the design process

One of the design activities often left to the end of a project is verifying that the product meets electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) emissions requirements. EMC regulations help to ensure that unintentional electromagnetic conducted and radiated emissions do not interfere with...

Power Supplies & Energy Storage Test & Measurement Technology

Power electronics future depends on use of gallium oxide

What makes gallium oxide power electronics so successful over competitors has to do with the material being composed of a 5–electron-volt bandgap, which is approximately 3.4 eV higher than gallium nitride and 3.3 eV higher than silicon carbide. Bandgap measures the energy requi...

Assemblies & Cables Components & Devices Motion Control Power Supplies & Energy Storage Test & Measurement Thermal Management Technology