Electronic Design magazine for March 2012 edition has been released. You can read latest technical information needed by electronic engineers and engineering managers in this issue. Here are feature articles for this month.
Factor PFC Into Your Power-Supply Design
By Sam Davis
Understand the impact of IEC61000-3-2 on power supply design.
DC-DC Converters Aim For Efficiency
By Sam Davis
Today, dc-dc converter efficiency is becoming the keyword for new designs because of the desire to reduce power consumption both in battery-based and embedded systems. This article covers describes both types of dc-dc converters as well as use of GaN transistors and design support to improve dc-dc converter performance.
Is A High-Power LED The Best Choice For Your Application?
By Yasoob Ahmed
Yasoob Ahmed, Engineering Manager at Lumex, discusses methods for choosing the correct LED type – high-power or low-power – to maximize design performance while maintaining a strict budget.
G3-PLC Provides A Technology Platform For The Smart Grid
By Michael Navid
G3 PLC adds OFDM to PLC, a communication mode for 2-way communication that can pass through power transformers and does not cause RFI. Maxim Integrated Products’ Michael Navid describes the technology.
Storage Standards Move Toward 12-Gbit/s Speeds
By William Wong
12 Gbit/s SAS will be the cutting edge storage technology for the enterprise providing better support for flash storage and faster hard drives.
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Electronic Design serves the technical information needs of electronic engineers and engineering managers responsible for the design and development of EOEM products and systems. Readers are kept abreast of the rapid advances in technology and their applications at the chip, board and systems levels.