Lighting & Illumination

June 2023
Meeting the Challenges of Higher-Power LED Lighting Applications

Kevin Parmenter, Director, Applications Engineering. TSC, America

­The global lighting market is projected to reach $163.72 billion by 2027, up from $118.33 billion in 2019,  according to a recent report by Fortune Business Insights.  Of all the most popular lighting technologies available – LEDs, CFLS, HIDs, halogens, incandescent -- LEDs have the highest market sh
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06/01/2023
LED Driver Topology Guide for Automotive Applications

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Figure 1. Buck converter example: LT3932

­In many systems — including the myriad of regulators deployed in automotive power delivery systems —the design of power conversion regulators is often a difficult and complex task. This article aims to simplify the selection process by explaining the benefits, trade-offs, and applications for different sw
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06/01/2023
Light, Efficient LED Power Design Uses 48V and Power Modules

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­LED technology has advanced by leaps and bounds in the last decade, in many cases displacing LCD technology.  We are most familiar with the changes we have seen as our consumer televisions have gotten progressively thinner, lighter yet larger and more energy efficient.  But even more significant ad
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06/01/2023
The Spectrum of the Smart City

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Table 1: Find your best source

­Light is a form of electromagnetic radiation that has a constant influence on people, flora, fauna, and on technologies. The different wavelengths of this radiation are used in a variety of established, as well as cutting-edge, applications. Since the end of the 20th century, it was impossible to imagine medical di
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06/01/2023
Lighting the Way into Summer

Ally Winning, European Editor, PSD

I can’t believe that half the year has gone already. It seems hardly any time has passed since the start of the year and we are are already in the month with the longest day! June is my favourite month in Scotland. Because of the country’s northerly location, it is light right up until 11pm, and then the su
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06/01/2023
Shining a Light on PCIM

Shining a Light on PCIM

­Summer’s right around the corner, but last month, it was PCIM Europe bringing the heat! One of the kings amongst trade shows, PCIM Europe has called Nuremburg home since 1979, with a legacy stretching back further than all but a scant few events like electronica, CES, and several others. It’s cert
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06/01/2023
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