2017-01-18 - Julien Happich

Thermoelectric generator delivers 1.2mW from 40°C gradient

TEGnology claims it has made a materials breakthrough that could expand the market well beyond industrial use cases.

2016-09-04 - Linear Technology

18V prioritiser reduces operating current to 3.6µA

With up to 18V operating capability, the LTC4420 accommodates a wide range of power sources.

2016-08-18 - Vivek Nanda

Linear packages power module to share heat sink with processor

Linear Technology has packaged its µModule regulator such that you can place it so close to FPGAs, GPUs or other…

2016-07-05 - Robert Taylor

Universal high-power AC inputs: Bane or boon?

Designing a power supply that works over the "universal input range" can be useful for certain applications that are taken…

2016-07-01 - Vishay Intertechnology

Transmitter coil saves space in Qi-compatible charging pads

Offering a durable construction and high permeability shielding, the new Vishay Dale IWTX-47R0BE-11 6.3µH is 18% smaller than other solutions…

2016-06-28 - Vishay

Double-layer capacitors deliver high power in small volumes

Vishay BCcomponents 220 EDLC Enycap series devices offer power density to 4.1Wh/kg and capacitance from 15°F to 40°F.

2016-06-09 - Stephen Woodward

Cancelling common-mode voltage with amplifier

Find out how to eliminate common-mode-voltage errors with this amplifier circuit that subtracts out the error.

2016-06-01 - Nick Flaherty

Liquid battery to slash smart grid storage cost

MIT researchers are using renewable sources to cut the cost of storing energy by using liquid flow batteries, wherein the…

- Susan Nordyk

5W DC/DC converter delivers up to 15V output voltage

The hermetically-sealed VHB2805S from International Rectifier operates from -35°C to 215°C and has a life expectancy of more than 500…

2016-05-31 - Andrew Bryars

Tips and tricks: Cooling fans for power supplies

With the trend of making power supplies smaller with less heat-sinking, these components must then be carefully thermally managed. An…

2016-05-17 - Susan Nordyk

Step-down DC/DC converters yield output voltage up to 15V

The XC9263 and XC9264 series devices from Torex tout an internal high-side/low-side driver transistor, input voltage range of 3V to…