Technical Articles

The Top Questions About EMI

February 22, 2017
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David Bourner’s recent webinar “Simple Ideas to Make EMI Issues a Thing of the Past” generated some great questions about approaches to mitigate EMI.

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Hot Swappable BCMs Increase System Uptime

January 25, 2017
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Hot Swappable BCMs Increase System Uptime

Many large systems, such as data centers, rely on hot-swap (also sometimes called “hot plug”) to allow modules to be changed without powering down the system.

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When Selecting Capacitors, Think About Resistance!

December 15, 2016
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After our recent webinar, Maximum Load: The Wrong Specification for Pulsed Power, several attendees asked interesting questions about capacitor selection.

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Scalable, Low Weight DC-DC Solution with High Capacitive Loads

Scalable, Low Weight DC-DC Solution with High Capacitive Loads

We recently had a customer that had a variety of unique power system challenges that needed to be overcome.

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A Power Solution for Line Cards

Power systems have been thought of as a commodity in applications such as line cards. Increasing density means that this lack of focus makes it difficult for power engineers

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Elegant Startup Solution for BCMs Powering High Capacitance Loads

Elegant Startup Solution for BCMs Powering High Capacitance Loads

Some applications, such as radar systems and LED displays, require the connection of a large capacitance at the load input to accommodate a high pulsed power demand.

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The Importance of Hot-Swap and Transient Suppression in HVDC Systems

Why is hot-swapping so important in DC systems? If you have only worked with AC systems, this question might baffle you.

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