Thermally Optimizing A High-Power PCB

The growth of battery-powered applications is presenting new challenges for designers of electronic motor-driven solutions. Targeting higher performance and efficiency, the power stages of these products must manage high currents while meeting strict power dissipation and size requirements. This white paper illustrates a thermally aware workflow with the Cadence® Celsius™ Thermal Solver... » read more

iPhone Has The Power Blues

Why do some apps on the iPhone seem to draw more on the battery than others? Is it a matter of power-aware software applications, or is it a hardware issue? Maybe it is a combination of both. I suspect it is due to the intricacies of hardware/software design and verification. I’ve been mulling this over while researching my two articles for this month’s issue of Low-Power Engineering... » read more