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Power-to-Weight Ratio: The Key Metric for Tethered UAVs

April 3, 2018
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Power-to-Weight Ratio: The Key Metric for Tethered UAVs

UAVs (“drones”) are being used for many different applications. Maximizing flying time is one of the most important things designers of these systems must consider

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Artificial Intelligence Requires a Fresh Look at Power Optimization

March 7, 2018
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Artificial Intelligence Requires a Fresh Look at Power Optimization

The huge gains in processing performance achieved in recent years have begun to unlock the vast potential of artificial intelligence (AI), propelling it from nascent technology enabling image and speech recognition applications

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Meeting Rail Reliability Requirements for Driver Display and Control Systems

Meeting Rail Reliability Requirements for Driver Display and Control Systems

Engineers developing systems for train operating companies always have to have safety and reliability at the the top of their design goals. This is particularly true for designers of the driver display and control

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Power-on-Package Enables High Efficiency in Gyoukou Supercomputer

November 17, 2017
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Power-on-Package Enables High Efficiency in Gyoukou Supercomputer

At SC17 this week, ExaScaler and PEZY Computing unveiled their Gyoukou supercomputer, which uses our innovative Power-on-Package technology.

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Compact Power for a Low-Profile Antenna Array

September 29, 2017
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Compact Power for a Low-Profile Antenna Array

As the mobile phone market has matured and smartphones have become an indispensable part of daily life, people’s expectations for fast, reliable data access have escalated.

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How Vicor Meets the Demands of Modern LED Applications

September 25, 2017
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How Vicor Meets the Demands of Modern LED Applications

The new PI3523 is a 48VIN, 3.3VOUT nominal Buck Regulator capable of supplying up to 22A. One of the key applications is for LED lighting

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Home Energy Storage – Bidirectional Control to Balance Power Transfer

August 21, 2017
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Home Energy Storage – Bidirectional Control to Balance Power Transfer

The variability of renewable power sources such as solar and wind for home energy means that batteries are needed to balance the system: either storing excess power from the grid or supplying power back to the grid as necessary.

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