A driving goal of the Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) ( https://psma.com ) is to improve the knowledge of technological and other developments related to power sources and conversion devices. To achieve this goal PSMA sponsors multiple events throughout the year to assist member companies in aligning their product roadmaps to identify emerging trends and meet … [Read more...] about PSMA Sponsored Events Fuel Continuing Education and Knowledge Exchange [PSMA Corner]
Past Columns / Departments
Power Electronics Society and All of Us [President’s Message]
The IEEE Power Electronics Society’s (PELS) in-person events are back, including the conferences, meetings, chapter activities, and networking gatherings. We have enjoyed these in-person events. Our hybrid Townhall Meeting on 11 October, 2022 at the IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) in Detroit featured an open dialogue with three past presidents (Thomas … [Read more...] about Power Electronics Society and All of Us [President’s Message]
Testing Reliability of Electronic Components and Converters Is Vital for Systems [From the Editor]
In modern energy production, storage, transmission, distribution, and consumption, power electronics has been playing a crucial role. Because power converters are critical links in electrical energy systems, impacting system security, safety, energy efficiency, and cost, the reliability of power electronic components and converter systems has become very important in these … [Read more...] about Testing Reliability of Electronic Components and Converters Is Vital for Systems [From the Editor]
Silicon Alternatives to the Ubiquitous MLCC
A longside resistors and inductors, capacitors are one of the fundamental electronic components. In fact, an argument could be made that they are more versatile than their other passive counterparts, essential to providing everything from energy storage and filtering to smoothing and RF tuning. About one trillion capacitors are produced every year, with around 80% of that … [Read more...] about Silicon Alternatives to the Ubiquitous MLCC
Getting Involved With IEEE Power Electronics Society: Successful APEC Event for WIE, YP, and You!
An insurmountable wall of acronyms glued together with complex organizational dynamics can present a complicated scenario for those wanting to become more involved with the IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS). This wall can feel even more unsurmountable to those new to engaging with the IEEE, especially students, recent graduates, or diverse members. Industry members may … [Read more...] about Getting Involved With IEEE Power Electronics Society: Successful APEC Event for WIE, YP, and You!