Keeping Cool – Or How to Increase the Power Ratings of Power over Ethernet-based Devices Without Generating Excessive Heat
Jul 24, 2016 and

The Power over Ethernet (PoE) trend is for higher and higher power ratings as new PoE-based IoT devices – security cameras, wireless access points, IP…

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…

How to Avoid MOSFET Failures in LLC Resonant Converters
Mar 4, 2016

To cut energy costs, equipment designers are constantly searching for new ways to optimize power density. Typically power supply designers have reduce…

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…

Do This in Your Next Gate Drive Design When Using Super-Junction MOSFETs – Part 3
Apr 3, 2014 and

Minimizing the parasitic inductance and capacitance for the device and printed circuit board (PCB) board are important considerations for reducing unw…

Why Is There Gate Oscillation When Using Super-Junction MOSFETs? – Part 2
Mar 27, 2014 and

Since a MOSFET is a unipolar device, parasitic capacitances are the only limiting factors in switching transient. The charge balance principle lowers…