Power electronics is a key element in the world of electronic design and engineering and electronic engineers need to have a thorough understanding of this area if they’re going to create successful products.

In this section, New Electronics keeps designers up to date with the latest developments in the power electronics market – everything from DC/DC converters to IGBTs to battery technology. In fact, New Electronics covers any power product that can go on a PCB.

Powering efficiency

Power is becoming an increasingly important design consideration, no matter where you sit in the electronics industry.

HAT hits heat

How a new advanced envelope tracking technique is set to take the heat off cellular base station operators. By Mike Richardson.

Stroke of genius

When push comes to shove, the challenges of increasing power efficiency require a little more sophistication. By Graham Pitcher.

Sleep easy

Standby mode power innovations are a dream come true for designers looking to satisfy ever tightening power regulations. By Mike Richardson.

Suited and booted

Nowadays it’s rare that the roles of engineer, entrepreneur and salesman can be combined effectively. By Mike Richardson.

Feed me!

Power hungry technology continues to make the job of reducing global energy consumption harder than ever. By Mike Richardson.

An innovation hotbed

Is it hot in here or is it me? How innovation helps system designers radiate less heat and boost efficiency. By Mike Richardson.

Keen on green

Could solar and fuel cell technology power the feature rich handsets of the future? By Mike Richardson.

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