Technical Features

June 2014
Integration is What You Need

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Figure 1. WBG and silicon power switch Infineon brands positioning

Introduction 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 (
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Date:
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When Cloverland Electric Cooperative wanted to replace the aging subsea cable that serves Drummond Island in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, they turned to experienced utility consultant GRP Engineering, Inc. to plan and design the tricky project. As the successful bidder to Cloverland Electric, Kerite Corporation pr
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Date:
06/30/2014

More than often it is common that when technical equipment fails, finding the root cause of the failure consumes significantly more time than actually fixing the problem. In highly sophisticated factory automation environments where capital-intensive equipment is in operation or where time-coupled chemical processes ar
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Date:
06/24/2014