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Thermal Testing of High Density Power Components

Thermal Testing of High Density Power Components

Previously I’ve blogged about the test systems I saw during my recent trip to the R&D department at Vicor. Whilst I was there, I also got to see some impressive technology that ensures the thermal design of the company’s modules leads to reliable, wide-temperature operation at industry-leading power densities.

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Specialized Test Systems for High Performance Power Components

Specialized Test Systems for High Performance Power Components

As a journalist I get to see some exciting technology. A short time ago, I was lucky enough to visit the R&D department at Vicor, and was fascinated by the innovative test systems that they develop for both product development and production facilities.

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Vicor’s Converter housed in Package (ChiP) Technology

Vicor has pioneered a breakthrough power component packaging platform – “Converter housed in Package” – or “ChiP” for short. Vicor‘s ChiP technology enables much smaller and more flexible component form factors, advancing power component design methodologies by simplifying design processes, and delivering power systems in a small form factor.

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Vicor Expands Picor Cool-Power ZVS DC-DC Converter Module Line

Vicor Expands Picor Cool-Power ZVS DC-DC Converter Module Line

Vicor has expanded its ultra high density Picor Cool-Power® PI31xx series of isolated, ZVS-based DC-DC converters optimized for 24V industrial, 28V aerospace/defense and/or demanding wide temperature applications.

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China: Cliff Keys interviews Eric Wong, Vice President of Sales

China: Cliff Keys interviews Eric Wong, Vice President of Sales

I interviewed Eric Wong, Vicor’s Vice President of Sales Asia Pacific to find out what was happening in the Chinese Market. There are so many news reports some of which can be misleading or confusing, that I thought it best to go direct to Vicor.

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Applications Push Input Voltages of DC-DC Converters Higher

Applications Push Input Voltages of DC-DC Converters Higher

With power consumption and the cost of power increasing exponentially, datacenters are rapidly migrating toward high voltage DC power distribution because of their increasing need to reduce power distribution losses and improve overall system efficiency.

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Power Components Come of Age

Vicor’s CEO, Dr. Patrizio Vinciarelli gave a keynote presentation at APEC which plots the advances made in power electronics over the past 30 years.  Dr. Vinciarelli proposed a solution that will take the industry to the next level of power density for designers using a power component methodology.

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