This designer's guide helps you discover how you can safely and rapidly charge lithium (LI-ion) batteries to 20%-70% capacity in about 20-30 minutes.
Learn what ground faults are, how you can quickly and easily detect a ground fault, and how you can protect yourself and your designs from ground faults.
LED dimming in smart lighting, one of the keys to the smart home, requires special attention as legacy circuitry does not work well with solid-state lighting.
Power multiplexer circuits help designs switch between energy supplies when ambient power demands fluctuate.
LED drivers from TI, Maxim and Linear Technology decrease flickering in LED designs, which can help reduce health issues caused by flicker sensitivity.
Learn the basics of compensator networks and how they influence frequency response to achieve optimal performance.
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 about the features and get an overview of Fairchild’s quick and inexpensive platform for evaluating and application of the three-phase APM.
Use of a switching regulator and an LDO in a connected, wireless product while controlling linear regulator noise.
Power factor correction (PFC) and primary-side regulation (PSR) are used to help to simplify and lower the costs of LED designs.
Flyback converter designs that include second stage LC filters help meet them to meet regulatory emissions requirements.
LED-driver manufacturers incorporate power-factor correction as well as primary-side regulation to lower cost and flyback topology to simplify the design.
A review of the design options provided by different IGBT architectures that can favor one form of IGBT, such as symmetric vs asymmetric blocking, over another.
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.
See four different methods of attaching a heatsink on to a SPM 5 package.
This article discusses sensors from STM, TI, and Fairchild that enable wearable technology to provide users with information such as location and medical data.
Discover how the 650 V FS trench IGBT from Fairchild increases efficiency for induction heating appliances by maximizing power and minimizing cook time.
A look at Fairchild Semiconductor’s field stop trench shorted anode (FS T SA) IGBT and its benefits over previous IGBT technologies.
The top six safety standards and avenues to get help with power supply and transformer design.
This article explains why a resistor-capacitor snubber is needed for power switches and provides practical tips for an optimal snubber design.