Companies http://powerelectronics.com/taxonomy/term/20031/more en The Power 30: Powerelectronics.com’s Top 30 Semiconductor Companies http://powerelectronics.com/companies/power-30-powerelectronicscom-s-top-30-semiconductor-companies <div class="field-byline"> Sam Davis </div> <div class="field-deck"> The editors of powerelectronics.com identified 30 semiconductor companies that have contributed products and technology that have made the industry what it is today. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Many semiconductor companies have made outstanding contributions to power electronics during the past three decades....</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/companies/power-30-powerelectronicscom-s-top-30-semiconductor-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/companies/power-30-powerelectronicscom-s-top-30-semiconductor-companies#comments AC-DC Power Supplies Automotive Defense Industry Energy Charger ICs Lighting Circuit Protection ICs Medical DC-DC Converters Mobile GaN Transistors Portable Power Management Power Electronics Systems Community Companies Archive Thu, 10 Mar 2016 16:28:00 +0000 55491 at http://powerelectronics.com Q-Process Aims to Replace Weibull Reliability Assessment for Tantalum Capacitors http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/q-process-aims-replace-weibull-reliability-assessment-tantalum-capacitors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A new way to manufacture and test tantalum capacitors aims to replace the industry’s previous standard.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/q-process-aims-replace-weibull-reliability-assessment-tantalum-capacitors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/passive-components/q-process-aims-replace-weibull-reliability-assessment-tantalum-capacitors#comments Industry Passive Components Companies Tue, 16 Jul 2013 17:55:00 +0000 21442 at http://powerelectronics.com Patents, Patent Rights and Patent Ownership http://powerelectronics.com/content/patents-patent-rights-and-patent-ownership <div class="field-byline"> Gulko, David, General Patent Corporation - Associate Counsel </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p> <b>UNTIL JUST THE LAST FEW DECADES,</b> most patents were for stand-alone machines and devices, like Eli Whitney&#39;s patent for the cotton gin or Thomas Edison&#39;s patent for the light bulb, which were often totally new technologies. Today, many patents are for inventions that are incremental improvements to current technology. The complexity of today&#39;s products has raised myriad issues surrounding who has a right to claim and own a patent.</p></div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/content/patents-patent-rights-and-patent-ownership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/content/patents-patent-rights-and-patent-ownership#comments Companies Content Sun, 01 May 2011 16:00:00 +0000 10529 at http://powerelectronics.com EV low on juice? Soon Google will direct you to the nearest charging station http://powerelectronics.com/news/ev-low-juice-soon-google-will-direct-you-nearest-charging-station <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>People driving electric vehicles will soon be able to find those elusive charging stations more easily, thanks to an agreement between the Dept. of Energy</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/news/ev-low-juice-soon-google-will-direct-you-nearest-charging-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/news/ev-low-juice-soon-google-will-direct-you-nearest-charging-station#comments News Companies Archive Content Sun, 01 May 2011 16:00:00 +0000 4738 at http://powerelectronics.com Energy Myths http://powerelectronics.com/news/energy-myths <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A common misperception is that energy companies have no intention of investing in clean energy, so government programs must do the heavy lifting. In fact,</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/news/energy-myths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/news/energy-myths#comments News Companies Archive Content Almost American billion eetweb.com/ar eetweb.com/mag eetweb.com/news energy Information North oil spent U.S vehicles went Sun, 01 May 2011 16:00:00 +0000 3294 at http://powerelectronics.com Thermacore Awarded Contract Extension for Active Heat Sink Technology http://powerelectronics.com/thermal-management/thermacore-awarded-contract-extension-active-heat-sink-technology <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>THERMACORE was awarded a $3 million Option Phase contract extension by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to continue developing and</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/thermal-management/thermacore-awarded-contract-extension-active-heat-sink-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/thermal-management/thermacore-awarded-contract-extension-active-heat-sink-technology#comments Thermal Management Companies Tue, 01 Mar 2011 17:00:00 +0000 6115 at http://powerelectronics.com Are you America's next Top Energy Innovator? http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/are-you-americas-next-top-energy-innovator <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>No, it's not a new reality TV series. As part of the Start-up America Initiative, America's Next Top Energy Innovator challenge will give start-up companies</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/are-you-americas-next-top-energy-innovator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/power-electronics-systems/are-you-americas-next-top-energy-innovator#comments Power Electronics Systems Companies Tue, 01 Mar 2011 17:00:00 +0000 3639 at http://powerelectronics.com Energy companies are doing their bit http://powerelectronics.com/news/energy-companies-are-doing-their-bit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A common misperception is that energy companies have no intention of investing in clean energy and therefore government programs must do the heavy lifting.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/news/energy-companies-are-doing-their-bit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/news/energy-companies-are-doing-their-bit#comments News Companies Archive Content Wed, 01 Sep 2010 16:00:00 +0000 4745 at http://powerelectronics.com Innovation Hazard:“Falling in Love with Your Own Ideas” http://powerelectronics.com/content/innovation-hazard-falling-love-your-own-ideas <div class="field-byline"> Sam Davis, Editor-in-Chief </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>AN ARTICLE BY John Mariotti that was published in CEA (Consumer Electronics Association) Briefs points out that there is widespread agreement that innovation</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/content/innovation-hazard-falling-love-your-own-ideas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/content/innovation-hazard-falling-love-your-own-ideas#comments Companies Content Sat, 01 May 2010 16:00:00 +0000 12434 at http://powerelectronics.com Contour Energy Systems (Formerly Cfxbattery) Unveils New Lithium Chemistries http://powerelectronics.com/content/contour-energy-systems-formerly-cfxbattery-unveils-new-lithium-chemistries <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>CONTOUR ENERGY SYSTEMS, an innovative portable power company commercializing next-generation battery systems, is coming out of stealth mode to unveil</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/content/contour-energy-systems-formerly-cfxbattery-unveils-new-lithium-chemistries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/content/contour-energy-systems-formerly-cfxbattery-unveils-new-lithium-chemistries#comments Companies Content Sat, 01 May 2010 16:00:00 +0000 7563 at http://powerelectronics.com