Single board computers provide a platform for IoT prototype development.
Application-specific power-management ICs (PMICs) save designers’ time by targeting target well-defined niches and simplifying the design task.
Choosing the right battery charge solutions and management system can help increase the battery life of wearable devices.
A look at the performance requirements of low-, mid-, and high-level LEDs and the cost-effectiveness of various LED driver designs.
Designers face the challenge of implementing energy harvesting technology into wearable devices as the demand for more power increases.
Designers find a safe and easy way to discharge large bulk capacitor banks without avoiding damaging the system.
New mincropower linear Hall-effect sensors consume less power than ever before, are highly accurate and flexible, and feature integrated ESD protection.
Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) power acts as an energy store to be used as a primary source of energy for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids.
The ZXLD1371 can be integrated into new automotive designs, reducing the inventory across a vehicle design range and cutting the number of on-board components.
An outline of the soldering process. Which substrates are best for which applications, type of flux to use, soldering methods, and more are discussed.
Engineers can simplify application of Li-ion energy-storage devices in energy-harvesting designs via use of suitable ICs from Linear Tech and Texas Instruments.
A look at ICs and power sequencing techniques designed to ensure reliable power-on reset despite limitations typically encountered in energy-harvesting designs.
Depending on system requirements, power supply designers have to make many trade-offs in terms of size, efficiency, cost, temperature, accuracy, and transient response.
Gradual fading, which is the cause of failure for most LEDs, is primarily due to microcracks in the semiconductor die. These defects are introduced during the complex wafer manufacturing process.
LEDs are increasingly replacing incandescents in luminaires, but they have a great future replacing fluorescents, too