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What is an AC/DC converter?
An AC/DC converter is an electrical device for converting alternating current (AC) into direct current (DC).
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2003-08-27 Cosel dc-dc converters have high efficiency
Cosel Asia Ltd has expanded their CBS series of dc-dc voltage converters with the release of the CBS2004848, which features high efficiency and density.
2008-06-24 Converters with an active front end
This application note offers two different application examples of active front end converters to show what filter solutions for such converters might look like.
2008-09-17 Converters upgrade wide range of high-speed apps
In response to growing demand for 4:1 input range converters, Small Technology Research Group has added Powergood to its isolated DC/DC converter line for high-speed networking, telecommunications and computing applications.
2011-06-16 Converters specified over -55CC125C range
Linear Technology released the MP-grade versions of the LT1952/-1, the LTC3900 and LT4430 that create a high-efficiency synchronous rectified isolated forward converter.
2005-05-31 Converters meet RoHS requirements
The SC10N series from Semiconductor Circuits, in a single inline package measuring 2-by-0.55-by-0.35 inches, is the company's next-generation of RoHS compliant dc-dc converters.
2006-03-01 Converters heed call of 'real world'
Intimacy with the real world has radically changed the focus of IC development among analog manufacturers.
2014-07-10 Converters get boost from power transistors
Power transistors from EPC provide lower on-resistance, lower capacitance, higher current, and superior thermal performance, allowing power converters to perform with greater efficiency.
2007-06-14 Converters enable precise touch control
As the newest addition to ADI's family of CapTouch controllers for consumer applications, the AD7147 provides highly accurate measurement and responsiveness and features the addition of an active shield feature for improved noise performance.
2006-05-17 Converters deliver full power, efficient cooling
Power-One's eighth-brick DC/DC converters deliver full power at 70C with only 200lfm cooling.
2011-03-22 Converters bag UL-60950-1 safety certification
RECOM's REC8, REC10 and REC15 DC/DC converters are now UL-60950-1 and EN60950-1 certified and can be used in applications worldwide.
2005-12-15 Controller IC tailored for single-ended switching power converters
STMicroelectronics announced a current-mode primary controller IC designed to build single-ended switching power converters.
2008-12-15 Control IC delivers power solution for POL converters
International Rectifier has developed the XPhase IR3513 control IC for point-of-load (POL) converter designs.
2002-12-09 Connecting backlight converters to JUMP LCD-controller
This application note provides an overview of the multi-4 backlight support as well as the specifics of its design and functions.
2013-04-23 Computing effective resolution for data converters
Learn how to calculate the effective resolution when we use any fraction of the range.
2008-08-21 Compact converters enhance scalability of LCDs
Micronas has released the FRC-Q, its fifth generation of motion estimation/compensation frame-rate converters, rendering the Real Motion experience on Full HD 1080p LCD, PDP and OLED TVs.
2007-12-21 Compact 0.25W DC/DC converters roll for portables
A series of 0.25W DC/DC converters that deliver high I/O isolation has been introduced by Aimtec Inc. The AM1/4S-Z series of single-output DC/DC converters come in compact SIP4 packages that measure 0.46in x 0.38in x 0.24in, and are designed for portable devices.
2003-07-29 Coil voltage converters feature 75mVpp ripple
Coil Technology Corp. has released its CH series of dc-dc voltage converters with an input voltage range of 3.3Vdc to 15Vdc.
2003-07-18 Coil Tech converters support to 24V input
Coil Technology Corp. has released its 1W MDV-D series of dc-dc converters with an input range of 1.8V to 24V.
2003-08-11 Coil dc-dc converters feature 100mVp-p ripple, noise
Coil Technology has released the A1.8R series of 1.8W dc-dc converters with 5-, 12-, and 24Vdc input range, and 5 percent output accuracy.
2007-02-27 Clocking High-Speed A/D Converters
Extremely high-speed ADCs demand a low-jitter sample clock in order to preserve SNR. These 8bit and 10bit converters have best-case noise floors set by quantization noise. In this article, we look at the strategy for optimizing the performance of the sample clock based on PLL/VCO characteristics. This means minimizing overall integrated phase noise, which minimizes clock jitter.
2007-09-24 Choose the best inductor, capacitor for DC/DC converters in portables
This article will cover some of the most common issues when trading off solution size, performance and cost in designs using DC/DC converters.
2002-04-08 Choose converters for image displays
This article describes the various factors that affect image display in the conversion of analog signals to digital.
2006-03-29 Charge-pump converters suit battery-powered CE devices
Microchip Technology announced a new family of positively-regulated charge-pump DC/DC converters.
2002-04-05 CCS media converters change copper to fiber media
The CTRLink line of industrial Ethernet media converters from Contemporary Control Systems Inc. perform conversion between copper to fiber media, while appearing as transparent devices and consuming <4W.
2008-04-14 Calibrating the ADC08xxxx family of ultra high-speed converters
The ADC08xxxx family of giga-sample ADCs (such as the ADC08D1500) incorporates sophisticated self-calibration circuitry.
2002-09-06 C&D dc/dc converters deliver 95 percent efficiency
The NGA series of non-isolated dc/dc converters from C&D Technologies (NCL) Ltd operate from an input between 4.75Vdc to 28Vdc (at full 2A) and delivers outputs of 1.8Vdc to 3.3Vdc or 5Vdc at 95 percent efficiency.
2003-11-18 C&D dc-dc converters provide high current
C&D Technologies has announced two high-efficiency, non-isolated dc-dc converters that are targeted at intermediate bus distributed power architectures.
2004-02-12 C&D dc-dc converters based on ceramic PCB
C&D Technologies' family of miniature, surface mount dc-dc converters is based around a ceramic PCB.
2002-07-10 C&D 3W dc/dc converters have 7mm profile
C&D Technologies (NCL) Ltd has announced the release of two isolated 3W dc/dc converters with a 2:1 input range and a board-mounting profile of 7mm.
2002-01-23 C&D 3.3V dc/dc converters suit low-voltage industrial use
The 3.3V input NTE series of dc/dc converters features a single, isolated output of 3.3V or 5V and has a board-mounting footprint of 1.64cm2.
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