Wide Bandgap Material Strength and Power Electronics

To any device that requires electricity, power electronic devices are incredibly important. Despite this, they remain underappreciated in the semiconductor sector. In general, they are present in power converter circuits for the conversion of AC to DC voltage. They also power electric motors and DC-DC voltages.
Their improvement increases the efficiency of electronic devices. Today, they are key in enabling carbon-…

Do Not Forget to Dry When Cleaning PCBs

When you are cleaning printed circuit boards, there is a process you have to follow. Wetting, scrubbing, rinsing, and drying are the steps involved here. Unfortunately, a lot of people overlook the importance of the last one. If you want to improve the longevity of your device, you should focus on drying as much as you pay attention to the first three steps.
If there is residual moisture on the surface, you …

Instead of Greenwashing, Reduce Pollution By Following These Methods

A lot of companies have recently started to show interest in sustainability. In fact, most of the biggest companies in the world publish sustainability reports. This comes with the pressure placed on them by the government, shareholders, and employees. More and more people are also supporting and patronizing businesses that make these efforts.
A lot of electronics manufacturers have joined in on this movement with products advertised as eco-friendly and sustainable. However, do these claims actually do anything for the environment? Unfortunately, this is a …

Get Rid of the 12V Battery To Improve EV Performance

Why is there any need for an electric vehicle to have a conventional 12V battery when the motors are already powered by either a 400V or an 800V battery? A lot of automotive systems need to quickly respond to sudden power changes. Batteries normally have quicker response times when compared to DC-DC power converters, although things have changed recently.
New EVs use up as much as 20 times more power in …

Fueling the Consumer Electronics Market Now and in the Future

By 2027, the global consumer electronics market is going to see significant growth. Much of this has to do with the growing popularity of smart home appliances. Below are the six trends powering this.
1. Personal consumer electronics are growing in Europe
The consumer electronics market share is seeing growth in Europe. This can be attributed to millennials’ love for wearable devices like …

Wireless Protocols and Industrial Settings

Industry 4.0 has released more intelligent machines and more efficient and flexible automated facilities. They are characterized by adaptable and secure connectivity, machinery-condition monitoring, data collection, and continuously adjusting production-process values. These functions are supported by wireless technologies based on the following standards and protocols.
1. IEEE 802.15.4 wireless standards