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May 3, 2016
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Power struggles and the benefits of 6-pin SMPS controllers

Do more with less. It’s a common directive, even when it comes to power  supplies. Whether the assignment is to […]
April 26, 2016

Protect and filter data lines at wireless frequencies

The new USB Type-C connector brings new opportunities, but also new challenges. Let’s take a closer look at common mode […]
April 25, 2016

Part 3: Understanding security technology for contactless payment (Part 3)

The last part of our mobile payment blog series talked about the Point-Of-Sale (POS) infrastructure and how device manufacturers are […]
March 22, 2016

The accidental thermal engineer: Do thermal resistances add up? (Part 1)

In Figures 1 and 2 of my November 2015 post I demonstrated how (for a fixed PD) the Tj of […]
March 14, 2016

Part 1: Busting the contactless payment myths

The payment industry involves hundreds of companies worldwide supporting billions of transactions each year and is worth about $5 trillion, […]
February 9, 2016

The accidental thermal engineer: Can we know Tj by looking at Tcase? (Part 3)

If you’ve spent some time in the world of power semiconductors, then it’s likely that you’ve come across the concept […]
January 27, 2016

Why Russians don’t slow down to pay tolls

It started with a press release. When the Russian company RUTOLL read our announcement of UCODE DNA, the industry’s first […]
January 18, 2016

The accidental thermal engineer: Can we know Tj by looking at Tcase? (Part 2)

December 15, 2015

MIFARE® brings Villanova’s Wildcard to life

Ranked as one of America’s leading regional universities, Villanova University, outside Philadelphia, understands that customer service — in the form […]
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