Evaluating planar transformers for DC-DC converter designs.
Transient voltage suppression devices and techniques can help protect energy-storage devise from transient voltage damages.
A look at energy harvesting from RF signals and how it can be used to power a multitude of wireless and distributed sensors, radios, and IoT-connected devices.
An inductor's size and technical merits play an important role in switching-regulator designs but also have its tradeoffs.
Review of USB basics along with the key features and differentiated functions available in the MCU families.
Selecting automotive-qualified MCUs includes ensuring sufficient speed, communication ability, and more. Learn about MCUs from suppliers including Renesas.
Besides being used in telecom and datacom systems, isolated DC outputs are also required in many other noise sensitive applications such as car battery charging, intermediate bus voltages for a variety of electronic loads, and industrial inputs.
This article considers current technical trends, challenges and solutions being used to update the capabilities of PoE with the drive towards delivering increased power remotely via Ethernet infrastructure.
Integrating the new USB 3.0 standard into projects as this new standard delivers a true high-performance bus, topping out at 5 Gbit/s rates.
This article will provide some insight into how energy harvesting technologies can be deployed with great advantage in control automation applications.
Explore products and approaches that use shielding and ground planes to prevent spurious signal interference and ultimately minimize RF interference.
Flyback converters are rarely the first thought for the engineer looking for a suitable switching DC/DC converter ("regulator") because they can be troublesome to design in.
The ever-improving functionality of modern smartphones, pods, tablets, and PCs is a testament to the designer's ability to do more in less space. However, as silicon geometries get smaller, sensitivity to noise can get higher.