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Using a redundant power bus such as N+1 architecture for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) applications helps to increase reliability and cost-effectiveness.
How to correctly configure parallel power supplies in order to achieve redundancy and increase efficiency, reliability, and power supply lifetime.
sing non-isolated bus converters rather than intermediate bus converters can help designers increase efficiency and density at a low cost.
With the demand for smaller products, power supply designers must find ways to reduce the size of power converter while maintaining optimal performance.
This article describes a new-generation of buck-boost DC/DC converters with many unique features and functions to meet new challenges and overcome hurdles that previously limited their use.
Vicor's VIA PFM modules address AC/DC power supply market demands for small, reliable, cost competitive systems with leading-edge efficiency.
High step-down-radio buck converters are becoming more popular because they offer increased efficiency and higher levels or reliability.
A discussion of “n+1” power supply redundancy methods and how to protect them from faults that could cause damage to them.
Higher power, higher efficiency, and other benefits of using GaN-based eighth-brick converters.
A short review of power supply vendor announcements in 2014 of developments to decrease size and maintain reliability with improved thermal management.
Power converter designers increase the density and decrease the package size of computer servers by using advanced control and novel SIP techniques.
Designers and engineers have overcome the deployment of the 400 VDC power distribution topology within data centers and telecom facilities.
The quarter-brick DC/DC converters are setting new standards in power density, conversion efficiency, and thermal performance.
A look into how LED manufacturers such as Phillips Lumileds and Vishay Intertechnology are developing new appliations for UV-A LEDs.
Eighth-brick converters with higher efficiency, digital control and at lower cost from suppliers including CUI, Vicor, Murata Power Solutions, and more.
A look at wide-input, high-to-low voltage DC/DC converters for POL applications in servers and other systems including Artesyn, TDK-Lambda, and Vicor products.
Examining the large number of needed choices when analyzing power requirements and the ways in which power can be delivered in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Fine-tuning configurable power modules, such as Vicor’s VI Chip PRM, using an online design tool.
This article looks at how the telecommunication system power infrastructure has developed over the years based on technical advances in the industry and some possible solutions to present day distributed power architectures.
With advances in power semiconductors, converter architectures, magnetics, and packaging in the last two decades, power levels once available only from large-size, isolated modules have migrated downward.