Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of classic boost PFC, dual boost bridge-less PFC, totem-pole bridge-less PFC and interleaved boost PFC. Also learn about the main power loss components in typical PFC circuits resulting in bridge low, choke loss, boost diode loss and switch loss.
Learn about the design methodology and test results from the 230 V, 3.5 kW power factor correction (PFC) reference design.
Learn the difference between different PFC classifications and the advantages and disadvantages of peak current mode control, average current mode control and hysteresis current mode control.
Learn what power factor correction (PFC) is, the basics of power factor measurement and why PFC is needed. Also learn about EN6100-3-2 and Energy Star standards for power supplies.
Applications Engineer Jason Tao discusses PFC basics, topology comparisons and design considerations to achieve a cost-optimized and efficient PFC design.
Because of the potential havoc that interference can wreak in radio and safety critical systems, automotive electronics are subject to the most stringent EMI standards- the most common being CISPR25 Class-5. The materials below provide a discussion around the sources of EMI in an automotive environment and a comprehensive blueprint to understanding how to minimize it's effects.
This training series discusses the key requirements of local oscillator in microwave/RF and GHz clocks in radio applications. The topics covered establish the key relationships between the requirements of a signal source and their impact in a radio system. After this training, you will be armed with the ability to understand the system requirements of your customer and how they pertain to a signal source so you can engage with your customer in a very meaningful way.
The JESD204B video blog series explores the basic concepts related to the JESD204B SerDes standard in relation to High Speed Data Converter products.
This training series provides an introduction to spectroscopy in food and agriculture industries using DLP® technology. Key training sections include:
- Fundamentals of DLP Technology-Based Spectroscopy
- Sampling Techniques in Near-Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy
- Analyzing Food Traits using Near-Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy
- Analyzing Agricultural Crop and Soil using Near-Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy
Learn the calculations and considerations required to design an efficient PFC choke inductor. Also learn how to further optimize efficiency and achieve a stable system. Finally, discover PCB layout considerations for power stage and control stage.
High Speed Signal Chain University is your portal to relevant training material on High Speed Data Converters and High Speed Amplifiers including topics related to RF Sampling Converters, JESD204B SerDes standard, and RF Fundamentals.
Section 2 of this training series focuses on the understanding the error sources associated with current measurement and the best methods for minimizing these errors.
Section 1 of this training series focuses on the basics of current measurement with current sense amplifiers