Blog: Electronics in Action

Here you can find some of our older blog posts, set aside to make navigating our page easier.

Dec 28, 2015 (Midcom, Meet Us Monday)

Meet Us Monday: Lei Tao-Kopp, Operations Research Analyst, Planning and Solutions Department, Watertown, SD Office

Meet Lei Tao-Kopp, Operations Research Analyst, Planning and Solutions Department at the Watertown, SD Office.

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Dec 21, 2015 (Midcom, Meet Us Monday)

Meet Us Monday: Kristy Hedman, Account Manager - Pacific Northwest , Watertown, SD Office

Meet Kristy Hedman, Area Sales Manager for the Pacific Northwest, located in the Watertown, SD Office.

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Dec 14, 2015 (Midcom, Meet Us Monday)

Meet Us Monday: Kiet Vo, Area Sales Manager, Milpitas, CA USA Office

Meet Kiet Vo, Area Sales Manager in the Milpitas, CA office.

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Dec 7, 2015 (Midcom, Meet Us Monday)

Meet Us Monday: Soraia Garcia, Inside Sales Represenative, São Palo, Brazil Office

Meet Soraia Garcia, Inside Sales Represenative in the São Palo, Brazil office.

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Nov 30, 2015 (Midcom, Meet Us Monday)

Meet Us Monday: Missy Hansen, Marketing Communications Coordinator, Watertown, SD USA Office

Meet Missy Hansen, Marketing and Communications Coordinator in the Watertown, SD office in the USA.

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Nov 23, 2015 (Midcom, Meet Us Monday)

Meet Us Monday: Rebecca Elmer, Inside Sales Representative, Milpitas, CA USA Office

Meet Rebecca Elmer, Inside Sales Representative in the Milpitas, CA office in the USA.

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Nov 19, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Product Options for WE-PDF and WE-HCI from Wurth Electronics Midcom

Each WE-PDF series package size carries a broad range of inductance values to provide the optimum solution for your application.

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Nov 16, 2015 (Midcom, Meet Us Monday)

Meet Us Monday: Kaye Elmore, R&D Lab Operator, Watertown, SD, USA Office

Meet Kaye Elmore, R&D Lab Operator in the Watertown, SD office in the USA.

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Nov 12, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Select the Right Transformer - What's important in your Magnetics?

What is most important to you while designing a transformer? Low or high isolation? Size or area? Cost or performance? We can lead you in the right direction. Lean how in this post.

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Nov 9, 2015 (Midcom, Meet Us Monday)

Meet Us Monday: Brian Wiese, VP of Sales, Rutherford, NJ USA Office

Meet Brian Wiese, the Vice President of Sales for the US located in the Rutherford, NJ, USA office.

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Nov 4, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Reducing Common Mode Noise with HPLE Series of Integrated RJ45 Connectors

This post provides an in-depth look at how the HPLE series of RJ45 connectors integrates the magnetics associated with noise reduction and IEEE802.3 compliance and an industry-standard RJ45 connector.

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Nov 2, 2015 (Midcom, Meet Us Monday)

Meet Us Monday: Roxie Shultz, Raw Materials Analyst

Meet Roxie Shultz, Raw Materials Analyst for the Watertown, SD, USA office.

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Oct 28, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Introduction to RJ45 Connectors with Integrated Magnetics

Wurth Electronics Midcom offers an entire line of RJ45 connectors with integrated magnetics, which feature magnetics configurations designed to meet the IEEE802.3 standard.

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Oct 26, 2015 (Midcom, Meet Us Monday)

Meet Us Monday: Kasey Loomis, Inside Sales Representative

Meet Kasey Loomis, Inside Sales Representative in the Milpitas, CA, USA office.

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Oct 19, 2015 (Midcom, Meet Us Monday)

Meet Us Monday: Sara Livingston, Sales Order Entry Manager and Production Planning, eiSos Americas Manager

Meet Sara Livingston, the Sales Order Entry Manager and Production Planning eiSos Americas Manager for the Watertown, SD, USA office.

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Sep 29, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Advantages and Applications of the Flatwire Inductor WE-PDF Series

Read our latest blog post to learn about the advantages and applications of the Flatwire Inductor WE-PDF Series.

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Sep 22, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Lowering Copper Losses with High-Current Inductors Using Flatwire Technology

In this post, learn how high-current inductors wth flatwire technology can help lower copper losses in a design.

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Sep 15, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Overview of WE-PDF Flatwire Inductors for Low Wire Losses

This blog post will provide an overview of the Wurth Electronics Midcom WE-PDF flatwire inductor.

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Sep 15, 2015 (Other Product News)

What Is SHDSL And Where Is It Used?

SHDSL is the best technology available in the Telecom market when it comes to high data rate requirements on long copper lines. To learn the ins and outs of this technology, we interviewed Swaroop Vaidyanath, Product Manager for Telecom Products. Here is what Mr. Vaidyanath had to share.

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Aug 16, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Evaluation Kits for DC/DC Flyback Converter Solutions

Linear Technology and Wurth Electronics Midcom released two evaluation kits for the DC/DC flyback converter solution with 30W and 12W output power.

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Aug 10, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Features and Benefits of the WE-FB Series Transformers

In this post, learn the key features and benefits of the WE-FB standard flyback transformers available from Wurth Electronics Midcom.

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Aug 4, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Features and Benefits of the LT3748 Isolated Flyback Controller

This blog post will provide an overview of the Linear Technology LT3748 flyback controller.

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Jul 27, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

How to Calculate an Inductor for a SEPIC Converter

Learn how to calculate the right inductor into a circuit for an efficient SEPIC converter in this blog post.

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Jul 21, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Coupled Inductors Series Overview

This post will explain which coupled inductor families are available from Wurth Electronics Midcom.

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Jul 14, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Coupled Inductors for SEPIC Converter Applications

This post will explain the applications, functionality, typical layout, and benefits of a SEPIC converter.

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Jul 7, 2015 (Wireless Power)

DHC Function and Other Considerations for Wireless Power Charging

Our final post on wireless power charging coils discusses the DHC function of the LTC1967A and other parameters to consider.

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Jun 30, 2015 (Wireless Power)

LTC4120 Receiver and Transmitter Coil and Frequency

Learn more about the operation and features of the wireless power charge controller LTC4120, specifically the coil and frequency for the receiver and transmitter.

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Jun 16, 2015 (Wireless Power)

Introduction to Wireless Power Charging Coils

Learn all about the wireless power transfer principle, plus Wurth Electronics Midcom's own selection of transmitter and receiver wireless coils.

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Jun 9, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Placing and Selecting the Proper Ferrite Bead

Learn how to place and select the best ferrite bead for ringing control in switching converters.

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Jun 2, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Selecting and Using Ferrite Beads for Ringing Control in Switching Converters

Read an introduction to selecting and using ferrite beads for ringing control in switching converters.

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May 12, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Class D Amplifiers: Selection of Passive Components

In our fifth and final post on Class D amplifiers, discover why it is crucial to select high-quality capacitors for Class D filters.

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May 5, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Class D Amplifiers: Dimensioning and Calculating the Filter

Learn how to corrctly dimension and calculate the output filter for Class D amplifiers.

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Apr 28, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Class D Amplifiers: Requirements for MOSFETs and drivers

This post on Class D amplifiers explains the requirements for MOSFETs and drivers.

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Apr 21, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Class D Amplifiers: How Do They Work?

Learn the step-by-step process of how class D amplifiers work.

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Apr 14, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Passive Components for Class D Amplifiers: Efficient Amplification

Read an introduction to passive components for Class D amplifiers, including their relation to modern technology and their most important benefits.

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Apr 7, 2015 (EMC Components)

Finding the Right Ferrite: Comparing Core Materials

This post describes how to use material comparison measurements and personal experience to find the right ferrite for a design.

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Mar 30, 2015 (EMC Components)

Finding the Right Ferrite: Different Ferrite Designs

This post explains the difference between five ferrite designs and why finding the right one is important.

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Mar 24, 2015 (EMC Components)

Interference-Free Operation: Effective EMC Protection Through Selective Use of Ferrites

Learn how choosing the right ferrite design can provide better interference suppression and EMC protection.

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Mar 17, 2015 (EMC Components)

Low-Force Crimp Contacts: New Design, Same Performance

With our new low-force crimp contacts, you get the same electrical properties as standard crimp contacts but with much lower insertion and pulling forces.

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Mar 10, 2015 (EMC Components)

Low-Force Crimp Contacts: Disconnection Made Easy

Wurth Electronics has created low-force crimp contacts with reduced insertion and pulling force to make them easier to disconnect.

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Feb 17, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Fly-Buck™ Power Supplies Reduce Size and Cost

Two major advantages of the Fly-Buck™ topology are its small size and low cost.

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Feb 10, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

The Black Magic of Fly-Buck™ Technology

Discover how Wurth Electronics Midcom is spearheading the Fly-Buck™ technology with innovative tranformer development and design tools.

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Feb 3, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

What Is Fly-Buck™ Technology and Why Use It?

Learn what Fly-Buck™ technology is, where it is used, current trends in the technology, and when not to use it.

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Jan 23, 2015 (Press-Fit Technology)

Press Fit Products and Applications

See what products are available for press fit and examples of applying the technology.

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Jan 16, 2015 (Power Magnetics)

Smart Transformer Selector Sotware Launch

The STS uses your power supply parameters and searches the database for parts that will not saturate, will provide the proper output voltages, will not over stress your switch, so on and so forth.

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Jan 14, 2015 (Press-Fit Technology)

How Does Press Fit Technology Work?

Learn the step-by-step process about how press fit parts work to make a gas-tight connection.

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