INTELEC 2014: Highlights from the Conference

INTELEC 2014: Highlights from the Conference

INTELEC 2014 was an exciting event that showed that HVDC is delivering everything the technology promises when deployed in real applications.

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INTELEC 2014 – HVDC Demo Shows Architecture is Ready for Prime-Time

INTELEC 2014 – HVDC Demo Shows Architecture is Ready for Prime-Time

INTELEC 2014 was the place where many companies showcased advances in HVDC power distribution. We caught up with Maurizio Salato, Vicor’s director, power systems engineering after the show

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Online PowerBench Tools: Thermal Calculator

Online PowerBench Tools: Thermal Calculator

Thermal calculations required when selecting heat sinking are relatively straightforward, but can be time consuming, particularly if you want to investigate the impact of changes to certain parameters.

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Whiteboard of the Week: Aircraft Cockpit Large Area Display (LAD)

Whiteboard of the Week: Aircraft Cockpit Large Area Display (LAD)

An aircraft cockpit requires a complex power system: the large number of complex instruments require a variety of different power rails, whist space and weight must be minimized. The second Whiteboard Power Chain of the Week illustrates one solution developed by a Vicor applications engineer for one of our customers.

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White Paper: PFC Single Conversion Line Ripple Cancellation Using the Yeaman Topology

White Paper: PFC Single Conversion Line Ripple Cancellation Using the Yeaman Topology

The Yeaman topology takes advantage of the isolation in a series of DC-DC converters to put the outputs in a series stack. One converter is typically a high efficiency fixed ratio bus converter

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Our Solution Selector Widget is Now Even Better

We released the first version of the embeddable PowerBench Solution Selector widget back in July 2012. At that time the tool only supported DC-DC converters, but many websites took advantage of our invitation to steal the code, and used it on their pages.

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