Frederik Dostal

Frederik Dostal

Frederik Dostal

Frederik Dostal is a power management expert with more than 20 years of experience in this industry. After his studies of microelectronics at the University of Erlangen, Germany, he joined National Semiconductor in 2001, where he worked as a field applications engineer, gaining a lot of experience in implementing power management solutions in customer projects. During his time at National, he also spent four years in Phoenix, Arizona (USA), working on switch mode power supplies as an applications engineer. In 2009, he joined Analog Devices, where since then he held a variety of positions working for the product line and European technical support, and currently brings in his broad design and application knowledge as a power management expert. Frederik works in the ADI office in Munich, Germany.

Areas of interest of the author: Supply Beginners Printed Circuit Boards (PCB) Measurement Power

Publications on RadioLocman by the author Frederik Dostal:

  1. Selecting the right inductor current ripple
    Introduction A switching regulator converts an input voltage to a higher or lower output...
    02-04-2024
  2. The golden rule of board layout for switch-mode power supplies
    This article explains the basis for achieving an optimized board layout, a critical aspect in the...
    29-11-2023
  3. How Bode plots can help you meet the requirements for dynamic control behavior
    This article will describe how Bode plots can be used as a tool to quickly assess if your power...
    30-01-2023
  4. Why Does Current-Mode Control in Switching Regulators Matter?
    There are thousands of different switching regulators on the market. Selection is based on...
    31-10-2022
  5. When the Flyback Converter Reaches Its Limits
    Galvanically isolated power supplies are used in numerous applications for different reasons. In...
    15-01-2021
  6. Inductor Current Measurement in Switched Power Supplies
    Question: How do you measure inductor current? Answer: Switched-mode power supplies...
    26-08-2020
  7. Upper End Limitations of a Duty Cycle
    Switching regulators use a duty cycle to realize voltage or current feedback control. The duty...
    17-06-2020
  8. What Actually Is a Hot Loop?
    Electromagnetic compatibility and oftentimes PCB trace routing are key participants in the...
    02-06-2020
  9. Guidelines for Placing the Inductor on a Switch Mode Power Supply Printed Circuit Board
    Question: Where should the coil go? Answer: Switching regulators for voltage conversion...
    10-03-2020
  10. When Grounds Are Separated
    Question: Where do I connect the grounds of switching regulators? Answer: How should...
    30-01-2019
  11. Intermediate Voltage to Increase Power Conversion Efficiency
    Question: How do you increase the efficiency of a power converter with high voltage input and...
    12-09-2018
  12. Synchronous Rectification on the Secondary Side
    Question: How can I increase the efficiency of my isolated power supply? Answer: For most...
    15-08-2018
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