High-efficiency power conversion, IC integration enable new apps

Heyer, Patrick
September 2003
Portable Design;Sep2003, Vol. 9 Issue 9, p23
Examines the challenges faced by power-system designers. How to conserve battery power and use it more efficiently; How to reduce the size of the power management solutions.


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