PV researchers get a training network Design How-To 11/27/2012 3 comments A consortium of companies and research institutes are forming a network for the interdisciplinary training of researchers in advanced thin-film photovoltaic technologies.
Energy harvesting at the press of a button Design How-To 11/26/2012 Post a comment Mechanical energy from many sources can be tapped by means of energy harvesting to power electronic devices and particularly to send wireless control messages to activate systems remotely. Frank Schmidt, CTO of EnOcean GmbH introduces the ECO 200 energy harvest unit and provides considerations for its use and application examples.
ARM-backed power player raises cash Design How-To 11/22/2012 1 comment Digital power control startup has raised an additional $8 million to be used to extend the company's reach into overseas markets and a broader set of applications.
Blog Make a Frequency Plan Tom Burke 17 comments When designing a printed circuit board, you should develop a frequency plan, something that can be easily overlooked. A frequency plan should be one of your first steps ...