Defeating Flicker in DACD-based LED Lights … Without Ruining PF and THD!
May 19, 2016

The traditional engine used in most LED lighting products combines LEDs with Switched Mode Power Supply (SMPS) technology and though well proven, SMPS…

Fairchild is Silicon Valley’s Original “Innovator”
Mar 14, 2016

Every day hundreds of tech companies tout their “innovations,” but you’d be hard pressed to find any that can come close to matching our nearly 60 yea…

800V SuperFET II MOSFETs for Higher LED Lighting System Efficiencies
Dec 18, 2015

With lighting devices consuming around 19% of the world’s total electrical power, many countries are phasing out the sale of inefficient incandescent…

The Next Step In Phototransistor Optocouplers
Oct 23, 2012 and

Phototransistor optocouplers have continued to evolve since they were first introduced 40 years ago, and remain popular even now. The versions most wi…

Upgrade To Voltage Mode: Why Using A New CRM PFC Controller Can Improve LED Lighting
Jul 13, 2012

LED designs that use a critical conduction mode (CRM) power factor corrected (PFC) controller may benefit from an upgrade. The control method used by…

Bright Ideas For Low-power LED Lighting: Cost-Cutting Solutions For The Three Most Popular Bulb Formats
Jul 11, 2012 and

As low-power LED bulbsbegin to displace traditional incandescent and halogen bulbs in residential and retail applications, there’s a growing need to d…