Community http://powerelectronics.com/taxonomy/term/7393/more en FAQs: Age Discrimination for Engineers http://powerelectronics.com/blog/faqs-age-discrimination-engineers <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>While not as transparent as racial or gender discrimination, age discrimination in engineering and other industries is a very real issue. ...</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/blog/faqs-age-discrimination-engineers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/blog/faqs-age-discrimination-engineers#comments Learning Resources Community The Power Plant Tue, 10 May 2016 20:28:00 +0000 57181 at http://powerelectronics.com 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 Is There a U.S. Engineering Shortage? It Depends Who You Ask http://powerelectronics.com/blog/there-us-engineering-shortage-it-depends-who-you-ask <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>There is a difference of opinion on whether there is an engineering shortage. Some companies say there is a shortage and need to use H-1B visas to import engineers from overseas. Other industry experts say there is no shortage. Who should you believe?</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/blog/there-us-engineering-shortage-it-depends-who-you-ask" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/blog/there-us-engineering-shortage-it-depends-who-you-ask#comments Trends & Analysis Power Electronics Systems Community The Power Plant Wed, 19 Aug 2015 15:05:00 +0000 49111 at http://powerelectronics.com IEEE802.3bt: How Serving New Markets Is Shaping The New Standard http://powerelectronics.com/community/ieee8023bt-how-serving-new-markets-shaping-new-standard <div class="field-byline"> Dave Abramson </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Dave Abramson from Texas Instruments answers a reader question about what markets are driving the need for >25.5W PoE and a new IEEE 802.3 standard.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/community/ieee8023bt-how-serving-new-markets-shaping-new-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/community/ieee8023bt-how-serving-new-markets-shaping-new-standard#comments Community Tue, 08 Oct 2013 16:00:00 +0000 26602 at http://powerelectronics.com How Do You Choose The Right Type Of NTC Thermistor To Limit Inrush Current For Capacitive Applications? http://powerelectronics.com/community/how-do-you-choose-right-type-ntc-thermistor-limit-inrush-current-capacitive-applications <div class="field-byline"> Power Electronics </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Matt Cuhadar from the Ametherm team answers a reader question about choosing the right type of NTC Thermistor to limit inrush current for capacitive applications.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/community/how-do-you-choose-right-type-ntc-thermistor-limit-inrush-current-capacitive-applications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/community/how-do-you-choose-right-type-ntc-thermistor-limit-inrush-current-capacitive-applications#comments Community Mon, 23 Sep 2013 20:52:00 +0000 25882 at http://powerelectronics.com Why is it Important to Plot a Power Stage Small-Signal Response? http://powerelectronics.com/community/why-it-important-plot-power-stage-small-signal-response <div class="field-byline"> Christophe Basso, ON Semiconductor </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Christophe Basso is an Application Engineering Director at <strong>ON Semiconductor</strong> in Toulouse, France, where he leads an application team dedicated to developing new offline controllers specifications.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/community/why-it-important-plot-power-stage-small-signal-response" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/community/why-it-important-plot-power-stage-small-signal-response#comments Community Mon, 16 Sep 2013 17:00:00 +0000 25422 at http://powerelectronics.com Are there PSE and PD ICs that can handle higher loads than the current IEEE 802.3at PoE spec? http://powerelectronics.com/community/are-there-pse-and-pd-ics-can-handle-higher-loads-current-ieee-8023at-poe-spec <div class="field-byline"> Christopher Gobok </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><meta content="text/html; charset=utf-8" http-equiv="Content-Type" /> <title></title> <p> <a href="http://powerelectronics.com/author/steve-sandler" target="_blank"><img align="left" border="0" src="http://powerelectronics.com/site-files/powerelectronics.com/files/uploads/2013/08/ChrisGobok_small.jpg" style="padding-right: 8px;" /></a>Christopher Gobok answers a reader question about PSE and PD IC's. Can they handle higher loads than the current IEEE 802.3 at PoE Spec?</p></div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/community/are-there-pse-and-pd-ics-can-handle-higher-loads-current-ieee-8023at-poe-spec" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/community/are-there-pse-and-pd-ics-can-handle-higher-loads-current-ieee-8023at-poe-spec#comments Community Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:16:00 +0000 25202 at http://powerelectronics.com Why is PDN measured using a VNA and not an oscilloscope? http://powerelectronics.com/community/why-pdn-measured-using-vna-and-not-oscilloscope <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><meta content="text/html; charset=utf-8" http-equiv="Content-Type" /> <title></title> <p> <a href="http://powerelectronics.com/author/steve-sandler" target="_blank"><img align="left" border="0" src="http://powerelectronics.com/site-files/powerelectronics.com/files/uploads/2013/08/Steve-Sandler180x224_0.jpg" style="padding-right: 8px;" /></a></p> <p> Steve Sandler answers a reader question about why PDN voltage is measured using a VNA instead of a oscilloscope.</p></div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/community/why-pdn-measured-using-vna-and-not-oscilloscope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/community/why-pdn-measured-using-vna-and-not-oscilloscope#comments Community Tue, 10 Sep 2013 17:05:00 +0000 25042 at http://powerelectronics.com How do I pick the best voltage regulator for my circuit? http://powerelectronics.com/community/how-do-i-pick-best-voltage-regulator-my-circuit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Steve Sandler answers a reader question about selecting the correct voltage regulator.</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/community/how-do-i-pick-best-voltage-regulator-my-circuit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/community/how-do-i-pick-best-voltage-regulator-my-circuit#comments Community Tue, 03 Sep 2013 20:27:00 +0000 24622 at http://powerelectronics.com Steve Sandler Answers Your PSRR Questions http://powerelectronics.com/community/steve-sandler-answers-your-psrr-questions <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Earlier this month Power Electronics received a question about &quot;How to measure PSRR of a linear regulator circuit that powers an oscillator for an ADC&quot;. How can I make this measurement using my oscilloscope?</div> <p><a href="http://powerelectronics.com/community/steve-sandler-answers-your-psrr-questions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://powerelectronics.com/community/steve-sandler-answers-your-psrr-questions#comments Community Wed, 28 Aug 2013 15:22:00 +0000 24102 at http://powerelectronics.com