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HOW2POWER ARTICLES — 2013


    December
  • Single-Stage PFC Topology Employs Two-Transformer Approach For Improved Efficiency, Reliability, And Cost
  • Troubleshooting Distributed Power Systems (Part 7): Measuring Ripple
  • Matrix Transformers May Find New Life In the SiC and GaN Era
  • Tapping into a New RF Energy Source Found in Digital Processing Circuits
    • November
  • High-performance resistors in custom power supplies
  • Everything You Wanted To Know About Copper Wire But Didn't Know To Ask
  • Inductor DCR Current Sensing With Temperature Compensation: An Accurate, Lossless Approach For POL Regulators
  • Troubleshooting Distributed Power Systems (Part 6): The Switch Node
  • Trends And Challenges In High-Voltage Power Supply Design
  • Normally-Off and Current Collapse Free by Unique GIT Technology Realize Commercialization of GaN Transistor
    • October
  • Hold-Up Modules Reduce Capacitance Requirements For High-Rel Power Supplies
  • Demystifying PSRR Specifications For LDOs
  • Troubleshooting Distributed Power Systems (Part 5): Using Current Injectors
  • GaN Suppliers Continue to Push the Performance Envelope
  • Enhancing RF system efficiency with bypass mode in hysteretic step-down converters
  • Five things every Engineer should know about PDN
  • Techniques for accurate PSRR measurements
    • September
  • Inverters: Modified sine wave vs. Pure sine wave
  • Mounting Hybrid DC-DC Converters, including Thermal Considerations
  • Understanding The Breakdown Characteristics Of Lateral GaN-Based HEMTs
  • Troubleshooting Distributed Power Systems (Part 4): Measuring Impedance Using Vector Network Analyzers (Two-Port Tests)
  • GaN Power Modules Promise to Raise the Performance Bar
  • How To Calculate Toroid Winding Length
  • In Pursuit of Energy Efficiency, Better Physics Can Trump Better Electronics
  • Primary-Side, Constant-Voltage Regulation Enables Two-Stage LED Driver With High-Performance And Low Cost
    • August
  • Inductors for the Uninitiated
  • High Source Impedance - Measuring and Managing It in DC-DC Power Converters
  • Transitioning To SiC-Based Devices Is Not That Simple
  • A Guide To The Operation And Use Of Input EMI Filters For Switching Power Supplies
  • Web-Based Toolset Accelerates Power Supply Design For Both Power Electronics Experts And Non-Experts
  • Troubleshooting Distributed Power Systems (Part 3): Measuring Impedance Using Vector Network Analyzers (One-Port Tests)
  • Considering high-voltage GaN Cascodes
    • July
  • Addressing 400-Vdc power in advanced industrial and data-center apps
  • Steering Through The Confusion: A Guide To IGBT Technologies, Terminology, and Operation
  • How To Match The DDR Memory Power Solution To The Application
  • Closed-Loop Sensors With Magnetic Probe Extend High-Precision Current Measurement To Higher Current Levels
  • How Not To Observe Magnetic Saturation
  • GaN Transistors—Grrr or Great?
    • June
  • Delivering efficient power conversion with package-free HEMTs
  • GaN Power Devices Transition To Production Phase
  • New Twist On The Half-Bridge Converter Solves Subtle Failure Mode
  • Circuit And Packaging Innovations Plus Latest MOSFETs Optimize DC-DC Converters For Space-Constrained Designs
  • Boost Power Converters Finally Get Some Respect!
  • Troubleshooting Distributed Power Systems (Part 2): Impedance Is The Critical Measurement
    • May
  • IGBT With Intrinsic Body Diode Improves Performance Of Single-Ended-Resonant Inverters In Induction Heating Applications
  • Troubleshooting Distributed Power Systems (Part 1): Why Stability Matters
  • How To Choose Magnetic Core Size
  • As Applications Emerge, SiC Technology Charts A Growth Path
  • Using Z-transform method for AC Analysis
  • GaN Power Devices Enable High Efficiency Totem Pole PFC
    • April
  • Enhanced Web Tool Speeds IGBT Selection, Matching Device To The Application
  • GaN Power Devices Slash Size, Raise Efficiency Of 4-kW Solar Inverter
  • Summit Showcases GaN Developments For Improving EVs, Lighting, And Solar Power
  • How to Measure the Loop Transfer Function of Power Supplies
  • Digital current balancing for an interleaved boost PFC
    • March
  • Shielded Optocouplers Prevent Off-line Switching Power Supply Upset
  • Simplified Analysis Of A DCM Boost Converter Driving An LED String Part II: Practical Considerations
  • Better Than Class D: Predictive Energy Balancing Can Boost Efficiency And Fidelity Of Cell Phone Audio Amplifiers
  • Vertical Devices In Bulk GaN Drive Diode Performance To Near - Theoretical L imits
  • Tips For Applying POL Converters In Downhole A nd Other Harsh Environments
  • High-Voltage SiC Devices Aim To Revolutionize Utility-Scale Power Conversion
  • Measuring and sourcing DC transients and other DC test conditions
  • Designing R2CD Snubbers Using Standard Recovery Diodes
    • February
  • Synchronous Buck Converter Enables Multiple Bias Rails And Input Voltage Sensing For Isolated Applications
  • Simplified Analysis Of A DCM Boost Converter Driving An LED String Part I: Theoretical Analysis
  • Utility Power Monitor Alerts Users When To Power Up and Power Down An Engine/Generator Set
  • How To Choose Between Ferrite Or Powdered-Iron Cores: A Case Study
  • APEC 2013 Demos Announce The Emergence Of GaN-based Power Solutions
    • January
  • Simple, Yet Versatile Flybacks Present Low-Cost Driver Solutions For LED Lighting
  • Hardware-In-The-Loop System Eases Development And Testing Of Grid-Connected Power Electronics Applications
  • Rad Hard Processors And Power Converters Propel Intermediate Bus Architecture Into Space Applications
  • APEC 2013 To Reveal Latest Advances In Power Semiconductor Devices

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