Learn how to simulate a switching voltage regulator with a voltage-controlled PWM waveform in LTspice.
8 hours ago by Robert Keim
Learn about the inverting buck-boost converter, a switching voltage regulator designed to handle unstable input voltages.
2 days ago by Robert Keim
Learn how output voltage and diode current affect the behavior of a step-up switching regulator.
September 13, 2023 by Robert Keim
With the help of LTspice, we examine how inductor current affects the functioning of a boost converter.
September 08, 2023 by Robert Keim
Learn how a step-up switching regulator generates an output voltage higher than its input voltage.
September 06, 2023 by Robert Keim
What is a boost converter? This article discusses key initial design tasks for a step-up voltage regulator and describes its structure.
September 01, 2023 by Robert Keim
Designing a buck converter? Read this article for practical guidance on selecting an output capacitance value.
August 30, 2023 by Robert Keim
Capacitors are a crucial component of step-down switching regulators. Learn about the different capacitor types and how each one affects regulator performance.
August 25, 2023 by Robert Keim
Are you picking out components for a step-down switching regulator? Learn how to think about inductance values and inductor current when choosing an inductor.
August 23, 2023 by Robert Keim
Proper inductor selection is one key to the successful design and implementation of a switching regulator. This article will help you understand the relationship between the inductor value and circuit performance.
August 16, 2023 by Robert Keim
Improve your understanding of switch-mode voltage regulators by examining the electrical characteristics of a step-down converter during the on and off portions of its switching cycle.
August 09, 2023 by Robert Keim
This article will analyze in detail the operation of a step-down DC/DC voltage converter. Using SPICE simulations, we will investigate the output voltage settling, voltage ripple, and inductor and load currents.
July 30, 2023 by Robert Keim
Switching regulators are an essential circuit for efficiently generating stable supply voltages and for translating voltages up or down.
July 14, 2023 by Robert Keim
In this article, we’ll use LTspice simulations to more thoroughly understand output-voltage ripple and consider techniques for mitigating it within a charge pump circuit.
June 21, 2023 by Robert Keim
Continuing our in-depth look at a simple SPICE circuit that can generate a negative supply voltage, we’ll consider the effect of oscillator frequency on the system’s performance parameters.
June 18, 2023 by Robert Keim
In this article, we’ll use SPICE simulations to explore the theory and behavior of negative voltages.
May 26, 2023 by Robert Keim
Learn about using LTspice simulations to provide important insight into the performance of a switched-capacitor voltage-inverting power supply.
May 14, 2023 by Robert Keim
Get a high-level understanding of designing electronics to prevent the threat of side-channel attacks (SCAs), namely power- and EM- (electromagnetic) based attacks.
May 12, 2023 by Jake Hertz
Design a wideband analog multimeter to measure AC voltages and currents from 20 Hz to 1 MHz with a selectable sensitivity from 1 mV to 100 V, while the ammeter has a selectable current sensitivity of 10 mA to 10 A.
May 03, 2023 by John Woodgate
Learn about an impedance-matching technique using transmission line elements.
April 23, 2023 by Dr. Steve Arar
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