Learn about Power Integrations tools and resources which aid in the development and building of offline AC/DC switchers.
There are many applications where offline switchers powered by AC mains are needed in small packages or must occupy a small space on system motherboards.
The quarter-brick DC/DC converters are setting new standards in power density, conversion efficiency, and thermal performance.
A look at power supply design for smart meters. These face a variety of issues ranging from energy efficiency to fraud.
This article discusses of the different types of LED power supplies and how they operate in order to ease the selection process and provide insight by looking at the applications.
Lighting designers would do well to make judicious use of readily available evaluation boards or modules, both as a foundation for their lighting projects and to help accelerate the design cycle.
Using DC/DC isolated converter power module 1/8 & 1/16 brick in place of the previous generations larger device & the PCB real estate it saves.
Determining T8 LED tube replacements based on isolated or non-isolated design, output voltage requirements, power level & dimming.
Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are immensely popular, and there is little question both inside and outside of the SSL industry that it is the best lighting technology available today.
LED lighting is a mainstream technology. LED flashlights, traffic signals, and vehicle lights are commonplace, and the push is on to replace incandescent and fluorescent lamps in mains-powered residential, commercial, and industrial applications.
As rising energy prices take effect and legislation outlaws incandescent bulbs, homeowners are looking for more energy-efficient lighting that provides them with the quality of illumination and control that they have come to expect.
The market for LED lamps has grown exponentially as residential and commercial customers make the change, from incandescent and even CFL, to LED lighting.
By definition, the power factor (PF) of an AC source is defined as the ratio of the real power, in watts, flowing into the load to the apparent power in the circuit.
Street lighting is an important asset in any urban area, contributing towards safer roads and greater security in residential, business, or municipal areas.
Industrial users face a number of pressures when it comes to selecting light sources. Regulations and economic pressures are pushing them to invest in energy-efficient lighting, including light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that can offer long lifetimes.
In today's green, energy and cost conscious society, LED lighting is becoming the technology of choice in buildings, from homes and businesses to major municipal and industrial structures.
The advancement of LED lighting technology in industrial and commercial applications requires low-cost, rugged, and reliable power supplies to provide a long service life, often in extreme conditions