Ngee Hou Tan, Senior Product Marketing Manager, and Thomas Beer, Senior Director Strategic System Application Engineering CoolGaN™, Power & Sensor Systems division, Infineon Technologies
Today’s switch-mode power supplies (SMPS) are smaller, more efficient, and lower-cost than ever. The key to their performance is the power switch technologies at their heart – but how should designers choose the right material for this and find the best component to meet their needs?
While silicon is the most widely-known constituent of semiconductors, a new group of wide bandgap (WBG) materials is increasingly finding its way into applications. One example is gallium nitride (
By Martin Gross, Global Head of Grid Systems Business, ABB
Advances in global long-haul, high-powered transmission technologies and capacity create an imperative for renewable generation in the U.S. and beyond.
It certainly is an interesting time in history to be involved with electricity. The power industry is on the verge of the biggest breakthroughs in genera
Patrick LeFevre, Marketing Director, Ericsson Power Modules
With the International Energy Agency's first ever global survey of energy consumption for lighting estimating that around 19% of all electricity generated is used to keep mankind from the darknessthat's
Wolfgang Frank, Heiko Rettinger, Infineon Technologies AG, Germany; Junbae Lee, Daewoong Chung, LS Power Semitech, Republic of Korea
All applications, which support the comfort in our daily life, are supposed to be invisible - or at least small, light weight, and silent. These applications are home appliances, such as vacuum cleaners,