Examining What’s Behind SiC Market Growth

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> Silicon carbide is more than a niche technology, and recent investments by manufacturers across the globe showcase the importance of this emerging semiconductor. With the enactment of the CHIPS and Science Act, a significant portion of funds is dedicated to increase manufacturing for emerging semiconductor … Read more

Renewables: What’s Next in Energy Storage Systems?

//php echo do_shortcode(‘[responsivevoice_button voice=”US English Male” buttontext=”Listen to Post”]’) ?> While more than a billion people on the planet do not have access to a power grid, we are witnessing a growing pervasiveness of small solar systems in which a solar panel and a battery are connected to constitute a system along with an electrical … Read more

What’s New In Wireless Charging

Wireless charging technology will give engineers the freedom to make devices smaller and lighter by eliminating the energy storage devices, such as bulky batteries, in them. The improvement in processing capabilities of our handheld devices makes wireless charging a convenient or rather an essential technology. Wireless charging, a technology that was demonstrated over a century … Read more

What’s the Difference Between Unikernels and Operating Systems?

This article is part of the TechXchange: VMs, Unikernels, and Containers Virtualization technology, whereby multiple operating systems can be run on shared hardware, is extremely well understood if somewhat inefficient in its use of resources. Just a few decades ago, everyone used virtual machines (VM) to host and manage the infrastructure. More recently, industries have … Read more

What’s the Difference Between Surface-Mount, Through-Hole, and Mixed Assembly?

What you’ll learn: The different types of PCB assembly methods like surface mount, through-hole, and mixed assembly. How these PCB assembly processes differ from each other. The performance of a printed circuit board (PCB) depends on a high-quality fabrication process with the right choice of components and the method of assembly. Based on the circuit … Read more

What’s the Difference Between Vertical Farming and Machine Learning?

What you’ll learn What is vertical farming? Why is this author comparing it to machine learning? Is there really any relationship between these two things? Sometimes inspiration comes in the oddest ways. I like to watch CBS News Sunday Morning because of the variety of stories they air. Recently, they did one on “Vertical Farming … Read more

What’s Driving EVs to Higher Battery Voltages?

This article is part of the TechXchange: EV Battery Management Members can download this article in PDF format. What you’ll learn: Design considerations for the power solution in an 800-V system. How an 800-V bus system impacts EV design. How 800 V enables reduced charging time. How InnoSwitch3-AQ ICs deliver solutions for 400-, 600-, and … Read more