White Papers/Resources

The ElectronicsOnline Resource Library contains white papers, eBooks, webcasts, videos and technical papers to help you manage and solve work related problems. Select from a variety of application and technology related subjects, supplied by market-leading vendors or written by our editorial team.

New highly efficient bidirectional DC-DC converter for DC-BUS and battery bank interface

Supplied by Vicor Corporation on 01 July, 2015

With the growth in use of renewable sources of power, the energy storage systems (ESS) market, particularly battery systems, is set to soar. ESS designers are selecting batteries to replace traditional mechanical means of energy storage such as hydro pumps.

16-bit oscilloscopes can fulfil demand for high detail

Supplied by Rohde & Schwarz on 30 June, 2015

The vertical resolution of an oscilloscope determines how accurately signals are displayed. Industries including consumer goods, medicines and R&D are increasingly demanding high vertical definition devices.

A guide book for designers of flexible circuits

Supplied by Altium on 16 April, 2015

Flex and rigid-flex PCBs have a wide range of applications - from military weaponry and aerospace systems to mobile phones and digital cameras. Their use in medical equipment is constantly increasing due to their improved reliability.

SiC in power electronics

Supplied by Semikron on 22 September, 2014

The total market of SiC power devices is predicted to rise to more than US$1 billion by 2021.

New generation LCD resizing technology

Supplied by Advantech Australia Pty Ltd on 29 April, 2014

Large-sized LCD displays have limitations – poor aspect ratio, high power consumption and low resolution. A technological breakthrough has enabled high quality visual resizing opening up new display opportunities.


Internet of Things (IoT) and big data combine forces

05 February, 2014

A primary driving force behind the IoT and big data has been the collection and analysis of data concerning consumer behaviours in order to find out what people buy and why. This paper looks at the future of these trends.

Getting the wider picture and benefiting from it

05 February, 2014

This paper examines the various reasons why human-machine interface (HMI) display changes are occurring, the benefits behind the changes and why these are essential for successful implementation.

Comparing the incomparable: understanding and comparing IGBT module datasheets

10 December, 2013

This white paper explains the component parameters of IGBT modules, points out possible differences in how various parameters are determined to assist with comparison and helps users analyse the data.

Industrial Bus and Network Standards

12 July, 2013

With the migration of ethernet TCP/IP to IPv6, ethernet appears to be poised to become the dominant, and perhaps the only, networking technology. It's simple, manageable, has built-in security, and is clearly understood by a very large number of networking professionals both in industrial and commercial environments. The question remains, however, whether there will be a new bus or network structure in the future. Download this white paper and find out.

Global networks for M2M eBook

24 March, 2013

M2M has a relatively short history, having been around since 2000 when it became apparent that communication between machines carrying out similar functions would be a good idea. It has since broadened into communication between dissimilar devices, examples being medicine and mining. This eBook explains more about this technology.

Sustainability for manufacturers: driving profitability and growth

27 September, 2010

This white paper encourages manufacturers to integrate sustainability into their corporate strategy to drive both profits and growth. It reviews the top environmental issues affecting the manufacturing sector and explains how taking action on sustainability can help mitigate persistent business challenges.

Smart metering for electronic design engineers

07 July, 2010

After years of being relatively static, the climate is now ripe for innovation in the area of electronics. Many businesses will be seeking their slice of this ‘new’ sector. Download this white paper to find out how smart metering is gearing up to be a truly transformative new technology.

Enabling Mechatronics Product Development with Digital Prototyping

05 July, 2010

This white paper features information on how Digital Prototyping enables manufacturers to achieve the full benefits of mechatronics product development.

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