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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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400 VDC Ecosystem at INTELEC Featured in Power Electronics and How2Power

October 22, 2014
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400 VDC Ecosystem at INTELEC Featured in Power Electronics and How2Power

At INTELEC we joined with Anderson Power Products, Emerson Network Power, IBM and Universal Electric Corporation, to showcase a complete 400 VDC ecosystem, grabbing the attention of Sam Davis, Editor-in-Chief at Power Electronics.

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EDN Highlights the “Power Players” in the New War of Currents

August 31, 2014
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EDN Highlights the “Power Players” in the New War of Currents

Steve Taranovich, editor at EDN, has just written a fascinating article that discusses the new “War of Currents”. The emergence of HVDC power distribution has reopened the AC-DC debate, but Steve doesn’t see this as a winner-takes-all competition, rather he believes that both approaches will be used in a hybrid approach. As he says, maybe this means, “Tesla and Edison may now rest in peace”. This article is a great companion to Stephen Oliver’s recent HVDC webinar series, where he was one of the first to suggest the concept of a new war of...

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