John Bottrill


Energy, Power April 2, 2012

Gain consideration using a shunt regulator and optocoupler feedback

The TI TL431 from Texas Instruments plus optocoupler feedback circuit is a common combination when designing power converters. Heed this advice with examples, 4 equations, and 18 figures.

By John Bottrill
System Integrators April 2, 2012

Power conversion design help

Tips and tricks: Setting up a power conversion circuit requires forethought to avoid headaches. Advice follows to ensure control loop stability.

By John Bottrill
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