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HOW2POWER TODAY brings you in-depth reporting on the latest design techniques for power conversion, new components, and the employment outlook for power electronics engineers.


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In the November issue of HOW2POWER TODAY:

» Modeling The Effects of Leakage Inductance On Flyback Converters (Part 1): Converter Switching

» Leakage Inductance (Part 2): Overcoming Power Losses And EMI

» Free Tool Takes The Drudgery Out Of Designing EMI Filters

» Focus On Magnetics:
Power Magnetics Component Update

» and more…

From the Editors Desk (November Newsletter)

Many of the trends in power supply design such as the use of widebandgap semiconductors, higher switching frequencies, and higher power density can be expected to make designing for electromagnetic compliance (EMC) harder, not easier. To compensate, power supply designers will have to be proficient in…  Read more»

SiC & GaN

This section brings you news of Silicon Carbide and Gallium Nitride developments along with related design information, supplier data, book reviews, and technology roadmaps.

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"Current-Loop Control In Switching Converters," a seven-part article series by Dennis Feucht of Innovatia Laboratories, Cayo, Belize was published in the September 2011 through March 2012 issues of HOW2POWER TODAY.

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Power Electronics Education and Research

Graduate programs offering specialized training in power electronics provide new engineers with the educational foundation for working in a range of industries. They also conduct fundamental research paving the way for development of more advanced power semiconductors, power converters, and power systems. The articles in this section provide detailed overviews of power electronics programs around the world.

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Learn more about the wide array of resources available on other power electronics websites. Here you’ll find descriptions of relevant websites, organized into the following convenient categories: Blogs • Design Notes & Tools • Industry Organizations People • Jobs • Product Guides • Publications.

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HOW2POWER’s Events Calendar lists selected conferences, tradeshows, and workshops related directly or indirectly to power conversion. This listing includes a wide range of application or market-focused events where suppliers of power components or power supplies may be exhibiting, or where technical presentations related to power conversion may be presented.


Upcoming Events:

• 11/29/15 SPEC/COBEP
• 12/01/15 Anecto’s Reliability Seminar with Martin Shaw
• 12/07/15 IEDM
• 12/08/15 Power-Gen International
• 01/19/16 DesignCon
• 02/29/16 ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit
• 03/06/16 Pittcon
• 03/07/16 CMSE
• 03/14/16 GOMACTech Conference
• 03/20/16 APEC

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Read about techniques for designing magnetic components such as inductors and transformers for power electronics applications.

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 Where To Find Custom Power Magnetics For Your Application (A source list of magnetics vendors with details about what they offer.)


How2Power presents reviews of textbooks on various topics relating to power electronics and power conversion.

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Troubleshooting Distributed
Power Systems

In this 8-part video series, Steve Sandler discusses essential concepts, relationships and test methods needed to identify and correct stability, noise and EMI issues in electronic components and systems.

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Read about the services and skills offered by consultants specializing in power electronics design. As you’ll discover from viewing their entries, these consultants have years of experience in power conversion across a wide range of power levels, applications, and technologies. If you’re a manufacturer who needs help with power system design, these consultants are poised to tackle your most difficult design challenges.

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In conjunction with the Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA), How2Power offers power supply design and power magnetics design technical publications.

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