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Bi-Directional Components Enable Easy System Upgrades

June 20, 2016
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Our recent Enabling Bi-Directional Energy Flow Using DC Power Transformers webinar (click here to view the on-demand rebroadcast) covered different applications of bi-directional power components

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DCMs: Spot the Difference

June 7, 2016
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DCMs: Spot the Difference

The DC-DC Converter Module (DCM) is a flexible power component that provides an isolated, regulated output from an input that accepts a wide voltage range.

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Research Shows Multitasking Power Engineers Are Under Pressure

May 6, 2016
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Research Shows Multitasking Power Engineers Are Under Pressure

After our recent webinar, A Process for Designing High-Performance AC-DC Power Systems, we asked attendees to tell us about their power system development cycles.

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Infographic Highlights the Challenges of Powering Modern Processors

May 4, 2016
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Infographic Highlights the Challenges of Powering Modern Processors

Powering modern CPUs and Graphics Processors presents an array of challenges to the power systems designer as shown by the infographic below

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Using an Adjustable Soft-Start to Combat Highly Capacitive Loads

Using an Adjustable Soft-Start to Combat Highly Capacitive Loads

A customer was looking for a replacement for the power system they had developed for their LED information display

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You Should Never Break the Chain…

April 6, 2016
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You Should Never Break the Chain…

Power system designers talk about power chains: a series of components or power supplies that generates the voltages and currents required by the loads from the supply.

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What’s all this Excitement over 48 V?

April 6, 2016
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What’s all this Excitement over 48 V?

Efficient, dense, cost-effective and reliable power distribution is a critical element in data centers and other distributed electronics applications, such as autonomous driving vehicles and LED lighting.

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