Tips from Texas Power DesignLine Blog 7/2/2008 Post a comment The Power Tips! series of tutorial/how-to technical articles from Texas Instruments will be a regular feature of Power Management DesignLine
TI reorganizes analog business, adds power unit News & Analysis 7/1/2008 Post a comment Texas Instruments Inc. has added a power management unit to its analog business and appointed a seasoned executive to lead the division as the Dallas-based company moves to fulfill a promise to raise the percentage of revenue generated from analog products.
36 to 72VIN Single-Inductor Buck-Boost Supply provides 48V/200W Output at 97% Efficiency without Heat Sinks Design How-To 7/1/2008 Post a comment A common problem faced by a power supply is how to generate an output that at any time can be above or below the input, particularly in battery-powered systems. Many conventional solutions - such as two-stage power converters, SEPIC converters or Flyback converters - suffer from bulky component requirements and low efficiency. The LTC3780 synchronous 4-switch buck/boost controller avoids these pitfalls by using a revolutionary high efficiency, single inductor topology.
30-W AC/DC switching supplies Product News 7/1/2008 Post a comment Designed to meet the power and EMC noise performance requirements in instrumentation, control, and telecommunication systems, Astrodyne has added 30 Watt units to the ECA Series of ultra-miniature encapsulated switching power supplies for EMC noise compliance to EN 60601-1-2:2001.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.