Power Supplies

November 2023
Silicon Carbide Enables PFC Evolution

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Figure 1: These technologies all have their strengths and application areas in which they fit the best.

The move to electric drive by the automotive industry has recently driven growth in SiC use as well as in design engineer attention toward the benefits of the technology in wider application areas.   Selecting a device technology  No matter what the application, every power supply desi
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Date:
11/01/2023
A Guide to the Fundamentals of Thermal Management

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Figure 1: Thermal infrared image of a PCB showing significant heat sources. (Source: Teledyne Flir)

Electronic components like to run cool. Any part that exhibits an internal self-heating effect will reduce its reliability and those of others around it. The heat generated may also cause long-term warping of the PCB, potentially decreasing the integrity of connections to other components and impacting trace im
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Date:
11/01/2023

 


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