Special Reports

Design Challenges of Public infrastructures for Automotive Wireless Charging

One regularly cited inhibitor to even faster adoption is the need for a public charging infrastructure that is universally available. The technical teams behind these infrastructures are working diligently to both increase the number of currently available plug-in stations as well as drive technological innovation and drive down costs to deliver wireless charging infrastructures available in both public and private spaces. This article examines several of the technical challenges that must be solved to bring this to fruition. First, let’s review the current state of WPT in general, and in automotive applications specifically.


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Executive Q&A: Steve Sandler, Founder of Picotest

Executive Q&A with Steve Sandler, Founder of Picotest. Steve Sandler has been involved with power system engineering for nearly 40 years, has been a supporter of SI Journal since its founding, and now sits on its editorial advisory board. Steve is the founder of PICOTEST.com, a company specializing in power integrity solutions including measurement products, services, and training.


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IEEE EMC+SIPI 2018 Exhibition Summary

The 2018 IEEE EMC+SIPI event returned to Long Beach, CA after last visiting in 2011. The event continues to include Signal Integrity & Power Integrity (SIPI) as part of the conference, reflecting the EMC Society’s influence and focus on this critical topic of engineering design.


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