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Vicor BCM and PowerBench Whiteboard Shortlisted for Elektra Awards

September 29, 2014
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Vicor BCM and PowerBench Whiteboard Shortlisted for Elektra Awards

We are delighted that the High Voltage Bus Converter Module (BCM) and PowerBench Whiteboard design tool have both been shortlisted for the 2014 Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards. The BCM in the ChiP package is a finalist for the Power System Product of the Year; and our Whiteboard has been named in the Design Tools and Development Software category. The Power System Product of the Year category recognizes power components that demonstrate how new materials, semiconductor technologies and packaging design have been applied for the development of efficient power systems. The BCM converter, which...

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Introducing the “Whiteboard Power Chain of the Week”

September 29, 2014
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Introducing the “Whiteboard Power Chain of the Week”

Tools play a critical role in the development of modern power systems, allowing engineers to design, optimize and analyze power chains quickly and efficiently.

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Vicor PowerBench Tools: The Filter Design Tool

August 29, 2014
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Vicor PowerBench Tools: The Filter Design Tool

Input filters are a critical element of power systems, particularly when demanding EMI requirements must be met. But input filter design can be a complex and time consuming process. If you are responsible for input filter development, try the Vicor PowerBench® Filter Design Tool, a free online calculator that will help you develop a filter that meets your system’s requirements. The Vicor Filter Design Tool offers a wide range of options. You set the attenuation and frequency at which the attenuation is achieved, and then simply select the filter topology to be used from:...

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Analyze new DCMs’ Performance with PowerBench Whiteboard

June 30, 2014
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Analyze new DCMs’ Performance with PowerBench Whiteboard

We have added the new DC-DC Converter Modules (DCMs) to the portfolio of devices available on the Powerbench™ Whiteboard, allowing you to optimize and analyze power chains using these new components.

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Video: a Simpler Way to Design and Analyze Your Power Systems

June 24, 2014
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The Powerbench™ Whiteboard is our tool to help you design and analyze your power systems quickly and easily. This video demonstrates how the Whiteboard replaces conventional sketching and manual calculations with an intuitive interface that lets you design and build power chains to meet the requirements of your application. You can also learn how the analysis function calculates efficiency, output power and current with a simple click of a button. Watch this video to see how the Vicor PowerBench Whiteboard will simplify and speed up your power system development.

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An Online Whiteboard that Makes it Easy to Analyze Power Chains

May 7, 2014
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An Online Whiteboard that Makes it Easy to Analyze Power Chains

Until now, architecting and optimizing power chains has required a manual approach, with systems sketched out on paper or a whiteboard attached to the wall.

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View the Slides From Our Whiteboard and Solution Selector Webinar

April 28, 2014
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If you haven’t already visited it, the PowerBench section of the Vicor Website offers a wide range of online tools and reference material. Sean Crilly, VP VI Chip design engineering at Vicor, recently described how to use two of the latest of these, the Solution Selector and Whiteboard in his webinar Tools to Architect, Analyze and Optimize Power Chains. We have now made the slides from this webinar available to help you take advantage of these powerful tools. You can view the slides below, or visit the Vicor Slideshare channel to find even more...

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