Sam Davis

Sam Davis is editor-in-chief of Power Electronics Technology magazine and website. He has 18 years experience in electronic engineering design and management, six years in public relations and 25 years as a trade press editor. He holds a BSEE from Case-Western Reserve University, and did graduate work at the same school and UCLA. Sam was the editor for PCIM, the predecessor to Power Electronics Technology, from 1984 to 2004. His engineering experience includes circuit and system design for Litton Systems, Bunker-Ramo, Rocketdyne, and Clevite Corporation.. Design tasks included analog circuits, display systems, power supplies, underwater ordnance systems, and test systems. He also served as a program manager for a Litton Systems Navy program.

Sam is the author of Computer Data Displays, a book published by Prentice-Hall in the U.S. and Japan in 1969. He is also a recipient of the Jesse Neal Award for trade press editorial excellence, and has one patent for naval ship construction that simplifies electronic system integration.

Recent Articles

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News & Trends

Innovative Cooling Shrinks Size of 100A µModule Buck Regulator

A buck regulator module housed in a 15- × 22- × 7.87-mm BGA package can power two 50A loads or one 100A load, and current is sharable to 800A with eight in parallel.
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Supply Chain Technology

Gallium Oxide Could Challenge Si, GaN, and SiC in Power Applications

Gallium oxide is a semiconductor material with a bandgap greater than silicon, gallium nitride, and silicon carbide, but will need more R&D before becoming a major participant...
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Supply Chain Technology

LED Lighting Is Gradually Penetrating the Automotive Industry

In 2017, Yole Développement estimates that the automotive lighting market should be close to $27.7 billion.