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Tools to Architect, Analyze and Optimize Power Chains: On-Demand Webinar

April 16, 2014
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Tools to Architect, Analyze and Optimize Power Chains: On-Demand Webinar

We have a wide range of valuable online tools, created by our engineers to meet the specific needs of power systems developers on our website. Perhaps the most innovative are the PowerBench™ Solution Selector and Whiteboard, which allow you to create and analyze power chains optimized for your application. Our latest on-demand webinar, presented by Sean Crilly, our VP VI Chip Design Engineering, shows you how to use these tools to simplify your power system projects. The Solution Selector identifies different power chain topologies that meet your requirements, allowing you to select the best...

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On-Demand Webinar Explains Next Generation Electrical Power Architectures for Military Vehicles

March 31, 2014
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On-Demand Webinar Explains Next Generation Electrical Power Architectures for Military Vehicles

In this webinar rebroadcast, George Hamilton, Deputy Associate Director, US Army RDECOM-TARDEC, describes the Next Generation Combat Vehicle Electrical Power Architecture TARDEC is developing for the Army combat platforms. George is lead engineer on the project, and provides valuable insight into the complete project from requirements to the technologies used and power architectures developed.

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Back to Basics: Do I Need Filtering on the Input and Output Side of the Converters?

March 30, 2014
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Back to Basics: Do I Need Filtering on the Input and Output Side of the Converters?

All switching power supplies generate potentially interfering signals as a result of their high frequency, high power switching.

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On-Demand Webinar Explains How HVDC Changes Hybrid Transportation Power Systems

March 20, 2014
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On-Demand Webinar Explains How HVDC Changes Hybrid Transportation Power Systems

Hybrid automotives are now commonplace, as the fuel savings offered by a hybrid approach are compelling for many drivers.  And it is estimated that more than 30% of the vehicles in the world will use some kind of hybrid power in 2025. This on-demand webinar rebroadcast explains why the use of High Voltage DC (HVDC) power distribution is key to ensuring efficiency, particularly in more demanding transportation applications such as construction vehicles.

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Webinar Explains How to Analyze Power Chains with Vicor Whiteboard

March 18, 2014
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Webinar Explains How to Analyze Power Chains with Vicor Whiteboard

Sean Crilly, VP VI Chip design engineering, will present a webinar on Thursday, April 10 that explains how power system developers can use Vicor PowerBench™ tools to dramatically cut the time required to design and analyze power chains.

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White Paper: Optimize Thermal Management of ChiP Products

March 4, 2014
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White Paper: Optimize Thermal Management of ChiP Products

The ChiP Platform provides a dramatic improvement in thermal management, allowing cooling through both the top and bottom sides of the package, as well as the leads. The thermal performance of this new packaging technology helps power system designers keep pace with the demands to increase power density at a greater rate than improvements in converter efficiency.

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On-Demand Webinar Rebroadcasts Explain 380 V HVDC in Datacenters and Building Management

February 28, 2014
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On-Demand Webinar Rebroadcasts Explain 380 V HVDC in Datacenters and Building Management

You can now access the series of three recent Vicor webinars that discuss the use of HVDC in datacenters, commercial buildings and offices on demand.

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Chris Swartz to Present on EMI at IEEE Meeting

February 28, 2014
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Chris Swartz, Principal Application Engineer at Vicor, will present a lecture entitled The Causes and Impact of EMI in Power Systems to the Long Island Chapter of the IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) and Electromagnetic Compatibility Society (EMCS) on Wednesday, 2 April at 6pm.

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HVDC Webinars Address Military, Earth-Moving and Commercial Hybrid Vehicles

February 27, 2014
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HVDC Webinars Address Military, Earth-Moving and Commercial Hybrid Vehicles

The next two webinars in the HVDC series by Stephen Oliver, VP at Vicor’s VI Chip division, address the use of high voltage DC power in hybrid land vehicles.

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Enhanced Custom Power System Service in Europe

February 24, 2014
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For many years, Vicor has offered design, manufacture and certification of semi-custom or full-custom power supplies in the USA through Vicor Custom Power. Today we announced the launch of Vicor Custom Europe, which extends this sophisticated capability to the European market. Vicor Custom Europe builds on our existing network of European Technical Support Centers, the company’s Custom Design Centers and manufacturing facilities in the U.S. to provide European customers with a fast and simple way to get power solutions that meet the specific demands of their applications. By using the service, engineers can minimize...

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