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EDN Article Explains the Role of Power in the Path to Exascale Computing

April 7, 2015
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EDN Article Explains the Role of Power in the Path to Exascale Computing

A recent article in EDN described the importance of power in today’s supercomputers, and the next generation, Exascale computing.

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The Next Big Thing in Datacenters is 400 V HVDC Power

March 25, 2015
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The Next Big Thing in Datacenters is 400 V HVDC Power

In an interesting article published by ECN, Brian Davies from Anderson Power Products explains why new standards, and the availability of equipment that meets these standards, have moved 400 V High Voltage DC (HVDC) power distribution from theory to reality.

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Electronic Design Article Explains How DCMs and ZVS Buck Regulators Help Engineers Meet Railway Standards

March 2, 2015
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Electronic Design Article Explains How DCMs and ZVS Buck Regulators Help Engineers Meet Railway Standards

Electronic Design has just published Rails for Rails, an article by Stephen Oliver that discusses the requirements of power systems developed for railway applications.

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Robert Gendron Rethinks Processor Power Chains in ECN

January 9, 2015
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Robert Gendron Rethinks Processor Power Chains in ECN

In his recent article in ECN, Robert Gendron, vice president of Vicor’s Picor division, discusses why designers should take advantage of new power components

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High Voltage BCM in ChiP Package Named Power System Product of the Year

December 3, 2014
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High Voltage BCM in ChiP Package Named Power System Product of the Year

At Vicor we’re delighted that the High Voltage BCM in ChiP packaging technology was named Power System Product of the Year at the recent Elektra Awards ceremony in London, England.

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Embedded News Discusses the Benefits of the Power Component Design Methodology with Claudio Tuozzolo

November 29, 2014
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During the recent electronica trade show, Carolina Kleinken-Palma, editor of Embedded-News.tv, interviewed Claudio Tuozzolo, president of Vicor’s Picor division about the benefits of Vicor’s power component design methodology. In the video, Claudio explains how the modular and scalable approach enables power system designers to develop high-performance solutions for a wide range of applications. He gives an example of a system that uses a product based on the VIA packaging technology that was unveiled at the show to produce a 48 V hub voltage. This hub voltage can be directly converted to voltages as low...

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Dave Berry Explains the Need for Holdup in COTS Journal

October 23, 2014
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Dave Berry Explains the Need for Holdup in COTS Journal

COTS Journal has featured an article by Dave Berry, applications engineer at Vicor, explaining the requirements for holdup in COTS applications and how they can be met.

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