Optimizing the Integration of Point-of-Load Buck Converters

Optimizing the Integration of Point-of-Load Buck Converters

As electronic products have grown in complexity with highly evolved feature sets, system designers by necessity have developed correspondingly sophisticated schemes for load and power management.

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Bodo’s Power Features Vicor Article Explaining the Move to +48 V in Communications Systems

Bodo’s Power Features Vicor Article Explaining the Move to +48 V in Communications Systems

The latest issue of Bodo’s Power features an article written by Chester Firek, senior product marketing manager at Vicor, describing how telecoms and datacoms equipment manufacturers have migrated from -48 V to +48 V power systems, allowing them to take advantage of power components developed for other markets, particularly data center servers. In the past -48 V was selected because it reduced the vulnerability to corrosion caused by crude charge-control systems, humidity, and poor ventilation in the battery rooms of that era. With better environmental controls, power system designers can move to +48 V and take...

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New Buck Regulators Enhance Power Component Design Methodology for 48 V Bus Systems

New Buck Regulators Enhance Power Component Design Methodology for 48 V Bus Systems

Vicor today announced a family of 48 V Buck Regulators that help engineers use the Power Component Design Methodology to develop complete power systems using 48 V power distribution.

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New VIA BCM Enables Efficient HVDC Power Systems

New VIA BCM Enables Efficient HVDC Power Systems

Today we announced our new VIA BCM DC-DC Front-End Module, which generates an isolated safety extra-low voltage (SELV) rail from a High Voltage DC (HVDC) supply.

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High Power Density AC-DC Front-Ends Made Easy with the New VIA PFM

High Power Density AC-DC Front-Ends Made Easy with the New VIA PFM

Today Vicor announced the VIA PFM, front-end power components that provide a PFC regulated 24 V or 48 V SELV DC output from a universal AC input.

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White Paper Explains How SAC Enables High-Performance Boost Converters

White Paper Explains How SAC Enables High-Performance Boost Converters

Most DC–DC converter solutions are buck converters. Boost converters are much less common, and most fail to deliver the performance expected of their buck counterparts.

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China Information World Awards Vicor Green Data Center Solution 2015

China Information World Awards Vicor Green Data Center Solution 2015

The Eighth China Data Center Conference, sponsored by China Information World, was recently held at Hotel Nikko New Century Beijing.

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