Posts Tagged ‘ sine amplitude converter (SAC) ’

Reducing the Complexity of Meeting EMI Standards

Reducing the Complexity of Meeting EMI Standards

Most electronic systems, especially those powered from the AC line, are required to meet stringent standards with regards levels of EMI conducted on input power cables or radiated by the system itself.

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How Vicor is Transforming Datacenters from 12V to 48V

How Vicor is Transforming Datacenters from 12V to 48V

Announcements by Google at the OpenPOWER Summit and the Open Compute Project (OCP) U.S. Summit are recent industry proof points of a shift to 48V server and infrastructure.

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Power System Design is Changing Fast

For the past month I have been working with Vicor’s Applications team to prepare presentation material for a webinar discussing bi-directional DC circuits and potential applications.

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White Paper Describes Reverse Mode Operation of SACs

June 27, 2016
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White Paper Describes Reverse Mode Operation of SACs

The Sine Amplitude Converter (SAC) is a resonant topology that can be used to create a near-ideal “DC power transformer”. It uses a fixed transformation ratio, K

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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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Bi-directional Conversion Topology Improves Performance of Batteries Systems in Energy Storage Applications

June 4, 2015
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Batteries play an increasingly important role in energy storage systems (ESS), allowing surplus energy harvested from fluctuating renewable energy sources to be stored and then released to the consuming equipment, or delivered back to the grid, when needed.

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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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