ADAS and AVAS are known to add a number of speakers to an automotive audio system. Class-D amplifiers, however, may be a useful solution for cutting size, costs, heat, and power consumption.
March 05, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
Freezing temperatures and rolling blackouts have spurred discussion on whether renewable energy grid integration may be a safety net for future outages. Design-level challenges, however, make this endeavor more complicated than it may seem.
February 19, 2021 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.
GaN FETs aren't a perfect drop-in for their silicon counterparts—without board-level modifications, that is. We spoke with Alex Lidow, CEO of Efficient Power Conversion, to get his advice on how to make the transition.
February 01, 2021 by Jake Hertz
Recent work by researchers at MIT has led to better understanding of an alloy known as indium gallium arsenide, a room-temperature semiconductor that could lead to faster, denser chips.
December 15, 2020 by Luke James
Design teams, especially in the power sector, may be increasingly asked to benchmark performance with Figures of Merit. What is this standard and how might it be evolving alongside component innovation?
December 04, 2020 by Antonio Anzaldua Jr.