Detailed simulations of the thermal behavior of MOSFETs in a closed chassis allow the development of guidelines for improving system design for MOSFET placement in conjunction with the use of fans, grills, and heatsinks.
August 24, 2023 by Toshiaki Hosoya, Toshiba
While their issues and challenges are distinct, both automotive and industrial systems rely on DC-DC switching regulator technology. Learn how to navigate these issues and make smart engineering choices.
February 02, 2023 by Mitch Van Ochten, ROHM Semiconductor
There are several effective ways to manage the high temperatures of today’s discrete semiconductors in your design. Simulation techniques are vital for measuring how well each approach is working.
December 08, 2022 by Toshiaki Hosoya, Toshiba
This design solution evaluates the accuracy of thermocouples used for high-temperature measurements as well as resistance temperature detectors (RTDs) used for local cold-junction-compensation (CJC) points.
April 11, 2019 by Bonnie Baker, Maxim Integrated
With the introduction of a new set of requirements by the US Department of Energy that became law in February 2016, it has become mandatory for manufacturers to improve the efficiency of old designs to meet DoE Level VI in order to sell them to the US market.
July 11, 2017 by Zhihong Yu, Monolithic Power Systems