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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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Sine Amplitude Converters Provide Design Flexibility

March 2, 2016
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Sine Amplitude Converters Provide Design Flexibility

Vicor devices such as the VTM and BCM use the Sine Amplitude Converter Topology (SAC) to provide isolation and voltage transformation functions

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An Overview of the Sine Amplitude Converter

February 3, 2016
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An Overview of the Sine Amplitude Converter

Using power components to architect power chains produces highly optimized solutions. One of the reasons for this is that each power component can use the best switching topology

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