This article provides an introduction to microcontroller power management concepts. The NXP i.MX RT500 family of crossover MCUs will be used to provide examples of how these power management concepts can be employed by embedded developers in their applications.
July 08, 2021 by Alejandra Guzman, NXP Semiconductors
This article explores components that protect and control their circuits in smart home security applications, specifically components for protecting wired and wireless security cameras and wired doorbell cameras.
December 22, 2020 by Ryan Sheahen, Littelfuse
Learn how GaN-based PowiGaN switches help InnoSwitch ICs obtain up to 95% efficiency across the full load range and up to 100 W in enclosed adapter implementations without requiring a heatsink.
In partnership with Power Integrations
The choice of power semiconductor components in automotive design always comes down to a trade-off between power, robustness, and cost. Learn about the technology behind these characteristics and how the best decision can be made.
In partnership with Infineon Technologies
This article looks at a solution to add additional USB charging ports to a vehicle using a single chip containing all the necessary parts and delivers 5V to the device.
July 10, 2018 by Nazzareno Rossetti, Maxim Integrated
In this article, we will assess and characterize the hardware of two power management IC development boards from Cypress Semiconductor, designed for energy-harvesting applications.
May 08, 2018 by Mark Hughes
Systems that incorporate highly integrated and highly sophisticated, high power radio frequency (RF) GaN power amplifiers (PAs), such as pulsed radar applications, are a constant challenge for today’s digital control and management systems to keep up with these ever-increasing levels of sophistication.
November 21, 2017 by Analog Dialogue