Every electronic device and system needs power, and power needs measurements.
The demand for more efficient power supplies never ends, with consumers and regulatory bodies alike demanding smaller, greener and cheaper power supply designs. Higher efficiencies, higher power densities, time to market, standards requirements, and cost reduction impact designs their designers.
Designing a more efficient power supply requires a methodical approach across all stages of the design process. This quiz touches on a few tips and pointers to help ensure you’re on top of your game.
This week's quiz was submitted by Varun Merchant, Technical Marketing Manager at Tektronix. Quiz are based on Power Supply Measurement Tips: The 10 Stages of Design. As always, answers appear on the last page.
1. For breakdown voltage (BVDSS) measurements, you'll need to be able to source ______________ working voltage than the operating or rated voltage of your device.
- Significantly less
- Slightly less
- Exactly the same
- Slightly more
- Several times more
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