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48 V ZVS Buck Regulators Named as one of EDN’s Hot 100 Products of 2015

December 9, 2015
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48 V ZVS Buck Regulators Named as one of EDN’s Hot 100 Products of 2015

We’re delighted that Vicor’s Cool Power 48 V ZVS Buck Regulators have been named by the editors of EDN as one of their Hot 100 Products 2015. With only 12 power products making the list, competition was fierce, so we’re pleased that the efficiency delivered by 48 V direct to Point-of-Load conversion has been recognized with this award. In previous years, EDN has also named the ChiP packaging technology and other members of the ZVS Buck Regulator family in their Hot 100 Products. The award specifically recognizes the high efficiency of four Vicor Buck Regulators that use the ZVS topology to provide direct to Point-of-Load...

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Avoiding Hot Spots in LED Applications

The high efficiency of LEDs means they are being adopted for a wide range of applications, from digital signage and outdoor displays to illuminating anything from television studios to offices.

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Power Electronics Europe Describes how ZVS Improves Buck Regulator Performance

October 1, 2015
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Power Electronics Europe Describes how ZVS Improves Buck Regulator Performance

Power Electronics Europe recently published an article by Robert Gendron describing how Zero Voltage Switching revolutionizes buck regulator performance.

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

May 20, 2015
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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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White Paper Explains How SAC Enables High-Performance Boost Converters

May 11, 2015
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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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Soft Switching Needn’t Be Hard

March 12, 2015
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Soft Switching Needn’t Be Hard

For many, a good rule of thumb for switch-mode power designs has been that hard switching is easy, and soft switching is hard. Power-switching technology developments, however, give reason to switch thumbs.

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