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.

The future now

The relentless demand for smaller, higher efficiency power supplies continues unabated. By Mike Richardson

Battery booster

How higher on resistance can improve efficiency in high frequency switch mode power supplies. By Roger Kenyon.

Resolving trade offs

Developments in switch mode technology are resolving the long standing trade off between efficiency and emc. By Andy Skinner.

Armed and ready …

Larger memory and more powerful processing capabilities are the armoury of choice in the embedded design sector. By Vanessa Knivett.

Got it covered …

Digital power monitors for blade systems are an indicator of a wider demand for power monitoring. By Vanessa Knivett.

A mobile bookshelf

There’s more to electronic books than meets the eye. Nevertheless, the technology is about to hit the mainstream. By Graham Pitcher.

Into the valley

Exploring quasi resonant – or valley – switching in flyback power supply design. By Carl Walding.

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