Webinar: Efficient DC/DC buck converter design for mid-voltage step-down conversion

Webinar: Efficient DC/DC buck converter design for mid-voltage step-down conversion
by Admin on 06-30-2023 at 2:54 pm


Power Transistor Modeling for Converter Design

Power Transistor Modeling for Converter Design
by Tom Simon on 04-18-2022 at 10:00 am

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Voltage converters and regulators are a vital part of pretty much every semiconductor-based product. They play an outsized role in mobile devices such as cell phones where there are many subsystems operating at different voltages with different power needs. Many portable devices rely on Lithium Ion batteries whose output voltage… Read More


Non Volatile Memory IP is Invaluable for PMICs

Non Volatile Memory IP is Invaluable for PMICs
by Tom Simon on 03-07-2022 at 6:00 am

Applications for NVM in PMICs

Power Management ICs are a vitally important part of system design. Evidence of this is cited by a Synopsys white paper that mentions how Apple acquired a portion of PMIC developer Dialog Semiconductor that was previously their exclusive PMIC supplier. Clearly Apple had decided that PMIC design was a strategic differentiating… Read More


Webinar on Transient Simulation of Power Transistors in Converter Circuits

Webinar on Transient Simulation of Power Transistors in Converter Circuits
by Tom Simon on 04-13-2020 at 6:00 am

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Magwel is offering a webinar that takes a deeper look at how Power Transistors can be more accurately simulated in converter circuits to provide extremely accurate information about switching efficiency. DC converter circuit efficiency has a big effect on the battery life of mobile devices and can affect performance and efficiency… Read More


Webinar on Concurrent Electro-Thermal Analysis for PowerMOS Devices to Improve Performance and Reliability

Webinar on Concurrent Electro-Thermal Analysis for PowerMOS Devices to Improve Performance and Reliability
by Tom Simon on 02-20-2020 at 10:00 am

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PowerMOS devices play a major role in a variety of power converter and control circuits. Some examples of their applications include PMICs, or boost and buck converters. Often these are used in mobile and IoT devices to convert battery voltages to circuit operating voltages.

Due to their size and internal complexity PowerMOS … Read More