Archive for the ‘Power Electronics’ Category

Gate drives, Gate drives and Gate drives

February 12, 2024 by Hamish Laird

I was in a meeting last night where we were discussing a gate drive issue. The gate drive was causing a trip at a certain current level and the solution that we were talking about was a simplification. It involved removing the clever silicon solution and replacing it with a simpler optically isolated bespoke gate […]

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Precision Correction for Digital PWM

August 30, 2019 by Hamish Laird

Precision Correction in Digital PWM Modulators – Free Webinar Get the best digital PWM modulator performance. Register here Tuesday October 1 at 12 noon PDT (3pm EDT) Register here Digital Modulators have precision limits that arise from the limited timer clock rate of microprocessors and digital signal processors.  Possible effects on the control of the […]

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Inductor Go Round – Redux

May 9, 2018 by Hamish Laird

ELMG Redux from 2010 This post was originally published in 2010.  It is republished here because it looks like people are still doing the inductor-go-round. So what is the inductor-go-round?  It is like a merry-go-round (carousel) except with inductors.  It can cost companies (or their startup backers) lots of time and money.  And usually when you are […]

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