Article: “Advanced ZVS Buck-Boost Converters For Microprocessor Core Power”

Article:  “Advanced ZVS Buck-Boost Converters For Microprocessor Core Power”

Read our recent article in EDN Europe to learn about the challenges faced by power-provision designers in meeting Intel’s VR12 specification.  And at how implementing a discontinuous-conduction-mode, zero-voltage switching buck-boost topology provides the necessary efficiency, power density, and performance.

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Article: “Addressing 400 Vdc Power In Advanced Industrial & Data-Center Apps”

Article: “Addressing 400 Vdc Power In Advanced Industrial & Data-Center Apps”

In Stephen Oliver’s latest article – which appeared as the front cover story of August’s Power System Design Europe and online at PowerSystemsDesign.com – he writes about the advantages of using a 400 Vdc system for data center power management.  And how the new ChiP packaging technology enables the required performance levels.

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Article: “New Thermal-design Options Drive Power Density”

Article: “New Thermal-design Options Drive Power Density”

The market is demanding ever increasing functional densities, which needs to be supported by significantly increased power densities.  The trade-off is the challenging thermal-design task to minimize heat generation throughout the power subsystem design.  In a recent article in PowerElectronics, Gary Gill discusses what approaches are available to system designers to address these issues and looks at how power conversion topologies such as ZVS (zero-voltage switching) and ZCS (zero-current switching) will help improve thermal efficiency and power density.

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Rugged MIL-COTS PFC Front End Meets Stringent Demands In Aerospace & Defense

Rugged MIL-COTS PFC Front End Meets Stringent Demands In Aerospace & Defense

Boasting a wide input range of 102 – 264 Vac (input operation down to 85 VAC, subject to additional derating) and a rugged construction,  Vicor’s MIL-COTS PFC Front End (GP-MPFC1H21) is capable of meeting most demanding defense and aerospace applications.

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The Causes and Impact of EMI in Power Systems

The Causes and Impact of EMI in Power Systems

Attenuating conducted EMI can be complex and difficult,  particularly if engineers do not fully understand the root cause or major  factors that impact conducted EMI performance. Chris Swartz, Principal Application Engineer, has helped many of our customers resolve EMI problems.  He’s using his experience of designers’ questions and his extensive knowledge of EMI to develop and present a webinar to explain the causes, impact  and measurement of EMI.

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Designed to be easy: the new VicorPower.com is coming soon

Designed to be easy: the new VicorPower.com is coming soon

Websites are an integral part of today’s power designer’s work flow.  It is the manufacturer’s job to make sure their website is easy to use and that it helps customers seamlessly complete their tasks.

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