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A Five-Year Quick Comparison of the Top500 & Green500

A Five-Year Quick Comparison of the Top500 & Green500

The Top500 list started in June 1993, making the recent June 2018 ranking its 25th anniversary. The Top500 list ranks installed high performance computing systems by computational power. In November 2007 the Green500 list started ranking installed high performance computing systems by energy efficiency or “FLOPS-per-Watt”.

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The Challenging Power Demands of a Bus WiFi System

June 12, 2018
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The Challenging Power Demands of a Bus WiFi System

The expectations of public transportation are increasing rapidly, particularly when it comes to on-board facilities. Although almost every traveler will carry a cell phone, they expect on-board WiFi to provide a better connection

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Webinar: Designing Power Systems for Modern Railway Applications

June 1, 2018
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Webinar: Designing Power Systems for Modern Railway Applications

On Wednesday, 13 June, Kai Johnstad and Vamshi Domudala of Vicor will present a webinar for engineers designing rail applications

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High Power Density Enables Retrofitting of Redundant Power Sources

May 9, 2018
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High Power Density Enables Retrofitting of Redundant Power Sources

A manufacturer of flow meters was upgrading the design of one if its products to improve accuracy and reliability. As the product was fundamental to safety, they wanted to add a back-up 48V supply using a battery,

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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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