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Sustainability and Positivity: Solving Real World Problems with NXP HoverGames

A topic that is near and dear to my heart takes center stage in this week’s podcast: sustainability. Iain Galloway (NXP) and Richard Fix (Bosch Sensortec) join me to discuss how you can help solve real-world societal challenges with the NXP HoverGames. We also discuss the variety of components and technologies provided to contestants of this unique design contest and why sustainable food ecosystems is the … Read More → "Sustainability and Positivity: Solving Real World Problems with NXP HoverGames"

Fish Fry 500: Amelia’s Favorite Episodes (Now on YouTube!)

Can you believe we are only a couple days away from the 500th episode of Amelia’s Weekly Fish Fry? This week I have a special playlist of my all-time favorite episodes for your listening pleasure. This collection covers a variety of intriguing topics including organic printed electronics, advancements in brain-hand communication, autonomous Indy cars, the world’s most advanced elephant tracking collar, and more!  … Read More → "Fish Fry 500: Amelia’s Favorite Episodes (Now on YouTube!)"

Let’s Read Our Little Cotton Socks Off (Part 3)!

I simply don’t know where the time goes. It seems like yonks since I wrote Part 1 and Part 2 of this soon to be famous (or forgotten) mega-mini-series. Speaking of yonks (which essentially means “a long time” but can also mean “a longer time than expected”) reminds me of the fact that we use three tenses in the English language: past, present, and future. For example: Bob ate my bacon sandwich (past), I am not happy (present), Bob will surely suffer for his transgression (future). … Read More → "Let’s Read Our Little Cotton Socks Off (Part 3)!"

The Pursuit of Performance: How AI can Help Optimize Electronic System Design

In this week’s Fish Fry podcast, Ben Gu from Cadence Design and I chat about bringing AI to the world electronic system design! We investigate the electronic system design challenges engineers are facing today, the benefits that AI brings to electronic system optimization and the details of Cadence’s Optimality Intelligent System Explorer. Also this week, I examine a new lRead More → "The Pursuit of Performance: How AI can Help Optimize Electronic System Design"

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Traction Inverter — Infineon  Not only are traction inverters integral parts of an electric drive train and vital to the vehicle motion, but they can also make a big difference when it comes to the energy efficiency and functional safety of electric vehicles. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Mathew Anil from Infineon about … Read More → "Traction Inverter — Infineon"
Gate Driving Your Problems Away — Infineon and Mouser Electronics   Isolated gate drivers are a crucial design element that can protect our designs from over-voltage and short circuits. But how can we fine tune these isolated gate drivers to match the design requirements we need? In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton and Perry Rothenbaum from Infineon explore the programmable features included … Read More → "Gate Driving Your Problems Away — Infineon and Mouser Electronics"
Direct Drive: Getting More Juice from Your JFET – UnitedSiC (Now part of Qorvo) & Mouser Electronics   In this episode of Chalk Talk, Jonathan Dodge from UnitedSiC (now part of Qorvo) and Amelia Dalton discuss how you can take full advantage of silicon carbide JFET transistors. They delve into the details of these innovative transistors including what their capacitances look like, how you can control their speed and how you … Read More → "Direct Drive: Getting More Juice from Your JFET – UnitedSiC (Now part of Qorvo) & Mouser Electronics"
E-Mobility: Electronic Challenges and Solutions — Würth Elektronik and Mouser Electronics  The future electrification of the world’s transportation industry depends on the infrastructure we create today. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Sven Lerche from Würth Elektronik about the electronic challenges and solutions for today’s e-mobility designs and EV charging stations. They take a closer look at the trends in these … Read More → "E-Mobility: Electronic Challenges and Solutions — Würth Elektronik and Mouser Electronics"
Energy Storage: The Key to Sector Coupling — Phoenix Contact and Mouser Electronics  Climate change is making better energy storage more important than ever before. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Dr. Rüdiger Meyer from Phoenix Contact and Amelia Dalton discuss the what, where and how of energy storage systems. We take a closer look at the structure and components included in typical energy storage systems and … Read More → "Energy Storage: The Key to Sector Coupling — Phoenix Contact and Mouser Electronics"
Improve Efficiency in Appliance and Smart Home Power Supply — Power Integrations and Mouser Electronics  Long gone are the days of mechanical buttons and knobs in our home appliances. Today’s modern appliances require a variety of different modes, voltages, and motors. Keeping all of those considerations in mind, energy efficiency must reign supreme. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Silvestro Fimaini from Power Integrations about … Read More → "Improve Efficiency in Appliance and Smart Home Power Supply — Power Integrations and Mouser Electronics"