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Dave Berry Explains the Need for Holdup in COTS Journal

October 23, 2014
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Dave Berry Explains the Need for Holdup in COTS Journal

COTS Journal has featured an article by Dave Berry, applications engineer at Vicor, explaining the requirements for holdup in COTS applications and how they can be met.

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400 VDC Ecosystem at INTELEC Featured in Power Electronics and How2Power

October 22, 2014
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400 VDC Ecosystem at INTELEC Featured in Power Electronics and How2Power

At INTELEC we joined with Anderson Power Products, Emerson Network Power, IBM and Universal Electric Corporation, to showcase a complete 400 VDC ecosystem, grabbing the attention of Sam Davis, Editor-in-Chief at Power Electronics.

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Whiteboard of the Week: Aircraft Cockpit Large Area Display (LAD)

October 6, 2014
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Whiteboard of the Week: Aircraft Cockpit Large Area Display (LAD)

An aircraft cockpit requires a complex power system: the large number of complex instruments require a variety of different power rails, whist space and weight must be minimized. The second Whiteboard Power Chain of the Week illustrates one solution developed by a Vicor applications engineer for one of our customers.

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White Paper: PFC Single Conversion Line Ripple Cancellation Using the Yeaman Topology

October 6, 2014
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White Paper: PFC Single Conversion Line Ripple Cancellation Using the Yeaman Topology

The Yeaman topology takes advantage of the isolation in a series of DC-DC converters to put the outputs in a series stack. One converter is typically a high efficiency fixed ratio bus converter

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Our Solution Selector Widget is Now Even Better

October 6, 2014
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We released the first version of the embeddable PowerBench Solution Selector widget back in July 2012. At that time the tool only supported DC-DC converters, but many websites took advantage of our invitation to steal the code, and used it on their pages.

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Learn More about Power Component Design Methodology at electronica 2014

October 1, 2014
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Learn More about Power Component Design Methodology at electronica 2014

electronica 2014, the world’s leading trade fair for technology components, systems, and applications, is just 40 days away.  We’re working hard to make sure everything is ready for 11 November, with new products, interesting content and a great stand (if we can say so ourselves) to be finalized, all of which will help visitors learn more about power component design methodology. And this year we’ve moved to the semiconductor Hall, A5, Booth 237.  If you’re planning to visit the show this year, why not come and visit.  You’ll be able to discuss your requirements with...

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