See how time of flight (ToF) works and how devices such as TI’s TDC7201 and the Intersil ISL29501 are helping to meet ToF’s evolving needs.
Discover the benefits of using digital power in complex applications and learn how to integrate digital control methods in your designs.
A look at how digital control loops are helping to support and improve efficiency in power converter designs.
With the demand for smaller products, power supply designers must find ways to reduce the size of power converter while maintaining optimal performance.
This article describes a new-generation of buck-boost DC/DC converters with many unique features and functions to meet new challenges and overcome hurdles that previously limited their use.
Learn the basics of compensator networks and how they influence frequency response to achieve optimal performance.
High step-down-radio buck converters are becoming more popular because they offer increased efficiency and higher levels or reliability.
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.
Learn how managing this complexity on a system board is beyond the capability of the traditional analog-based integrated power supply solutions.
Learn the details of the new buck regulators including design examples demonstrating their capabilities.
New buck-boost DC/DC converters are easy-to-use, have jitter-free transition, are highly efficient, and may be used for a variety of applications.
Learn how accurate power-line monitoring has emerged as a critical requirement not only centrally within the power grid itself but also at its edges.
Reviewing integrated step-down DC/DC converter modules from TI, Linear Tech, and Intersil which have minimized the number of external passives.
A short review of power supply vendor announcements in 2014 of developments to decrease size and maintain reliability with improved thermal management.
An inductor's size and technical merits play an important role in switching-regulator designs but also have its tradeoffs.
Specialized PMICs from suppliers including ADI, Intersil, Linear Tech, and TI address the needs of energy-harvesting applications irregular energy output.
The special power requirements of FPGAs, how to design a power supply for these clever chips, and a selection of power modules targeted at FPGA applications.
Review of thermally-enhanced integrated power modules which are designed to efficiently manage dissipated power from suppliers including Intersil.
Advantages and trade-offs of designing a power supply based on high-frequency switching regulators, component examples from TI, Maxim, Intersil, and STMicro.
The technique of slope compensation, how it is implemented, and how it affects the performance of current-mode control switching regulators.