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Everything is HVDC

March 12, 2014
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Everything is HVDC

The move to using DC at high voltages has been phenomenally quick. It seems just a couple of years ago that high voltage almost automatically meant AC: despite the efforts of Edison to promote DC, the simplicity of using transformers to set up and down AC voltages meant that Tesla had won

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Low-voltage ICs in Power-hungry Data Centers Benefit from High-voltage DC Supply Path

October 29, 2012
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Low-voltage ICs in Power-hungry Data Centers Benefit from High-voltage DC Supply Path

As rail voltages drop and currents increase, the key to efficient power delivery is use of higher voltages and DC conversion and distribution.

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Boosting Energy Efficiency in Power Converters

August 16, 2012
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Boosting Energy Efficiency in Power Converters

From lossy DC distribution buses in telecom equipments to power hungry datacenter servers and emerging aerospace systems, the quest to further cut power losses and improve the overall efficiency of power solutions in these applications is very high.

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