Smart Power Grid

July 2020
PSDcast – The H-1B Visa Restriction (Good for the Industry?)

Chris Dries, the President and CEO of UnitedSiC

You’ve probably heard that President Trump and the Department of Homeland Security took actions with mammoth ramifications for our industry. To whit, Trump restricted H-1B visas for engineers, computer programmers and other technical workers through 2020. Is this a boon for domestic employment or a shackle fo
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Digital-Controlled Totem-Pole PFC for Next-Gen Power Systems

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Table 1: 80 plus Efficiency Standard Requirements

  The pace and scope of the change overtaking the industry shows no signs of stopping. From advanced robotics, to medical wearables, to the smart grid, the amount of functionality presented to the public today is extraordinary. However, all that functionality needs power. Power is behind everythin
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