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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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2004-01-08 Shining Fair converters have 0.5W, 4.5W output power
Shining Fair Enterprises Co. Ltd has announced the availability of its U and R type unregulated and regulated dc-dc voltage converters.
2007-09-24 Setup and hold times for high-speed digital-to-analog converters demystified
This application note defines setup and hold times for high-speed digital-to-analog converters DACs and identifies their proper interpretation.
2009-11-23 Semi-regulated bus converters tip 96% efficiency
SynQor expands its BusQor family of isolated semi-regulated DC/DC converters for intermediate bus architecture applications.
2005-10-17 Self-learning switching DC/DC converters meet smart power
A handful of lossless current-sensing techniques are available today but their accuracies still do not compete with the traditional series sense-resistor schemes.
2009-06-12 Selecting MOSFETs for half-bridge resonant converters
This article studies the performance of a half-bridge LLC resonant DC/DC converter developed for use in an open-frame power supply.
2003-05-11 Selecting Inductors for Buck Converters
This application note provides design information to help select and off-the-shelf inductor for any continuous-mode buck converter application.
2002-03-16 Selecting A/D converters in microprocessor design
The usual method of bringing analog inputs into a microprocessor is to use an ADC. Here are some tips for selecting such a part and calibrating it to fit your needs.
2005-06-08 Schematic and layout guidelines for high-speed data converters
This app note presents proper layout techniques, component selection, and placement for high-speed ADCs commonly used in IF and baseband applications
2009-01-20 Rugged DC/DC converters feature 4:1 input range
CUI Europe has introduced a new line of rugged DC/DC converters that feature an ultrawide 4:1 input and provide 50-200W of output power.
2001-09-24 Reliability prediction for PT3100/4100 isolated dc-dc converters
This application note discusses reliability prediction procedures for Power Trends' PT3100/4100 series of isolated dc-dc converters.
2013-03-18 RDC30 DC-DC converters ready for EMC standards
XP Power's converters are available with single, dual or triple outputs and conform to the railway industry transient standards EN50155, NF F 01-510 and RIA12.
2006-08-07 Quarter-brick DC/DC converters power 100W telecom
C&D Technologies' UCQ series of 100W quarter-brick DC/DC converters target telecom and datacom equipment, base stations and embedded systems.
2014-06-26 Quarter-brick DC-DC converters support PMBus interface
The 12Vout DBQ0135V2 from Murata supports the TNV input voltage range of 36-75V with a typical efficiency of 95.2 per cent by using a 32bit ARM7 processor.
2002-10-08 Qizheng dc/dc converters operate at >75 percent efficiency
Beijing Qizheng Design Technologies Co. Ltd's DIL series of dc/dc converters operates from an 18V to 36V or 36V to 72V input and delivers 5V or 12V output with an efficiency >75 percent.
2001-04-17 Precision temperature measurement using RTDs (resistance temperature detectors) with the CS5516 and CS5520 bridge transducer A/D converters
This application note discusses how the CS5516/CS5520 bridge-measurement A/D converters can be configured for precise measurement of resistance using a ratiometric resistance measurement technique.
2002-04-10 Powercube dc/dc converters target telecom apps
Designed for telecom and server applications, the 48V TD series of dc/dc converters from Powercube is available in 30, 50, 75, 100, and 150W half-brick units, and 250W and 300W full-brick units.
2002-04-26 Powercube board-mounted dc converters rated up to 150W
The MT series of dc/dc converters from Powercube are offered with power ratings of 50W, 100, and 150W, and are shipped with metal cases to reduce EMI and increase durability.
2004-02-04 Power-One POL converters output to 3.3Vdc
Power-One Inc. has announced the second series of products in their Nex family of POL converters.
2005-06-14 Power supply solutions for TI DSPs using synchronous buck converters
This app note describes simple power solutions for TI'sTMS320C6000 and TMS320VC54xx DSP applications using synchronous buck converter controllers, such as the TPS56100, TPS5210, TPS56xx, and TPS5602
2005-01-17 Power MOSFETs for smaller dc-dc converters
Developing power MOSFETs mounted in dc-dc converters minimizes power constraints as the speed of CPUs and memory installed in PCs and servers continue to integrate more sophisticated functions.
2008-08-01 Power ICs with step-down converters rev up efficiency
AnalogicTech has launched two new power management ICs for portable applications. The AAT2782 and AAT2783 devices can be used to power both traditional power management functions and noise-sensitive circuits without compromising power efficiency.
2013-02-21 POL DC/DC converters tweaked for harsh environments
TI's latest point-of-load DC/DC converters for harsh environments offer high integration and small form factor, reducing board space up to 50 per cent.
2010-01-27 PoL DC/DC converters enable design flexibility
Based on 600kHz synchronous buck topology, the new converters offer power conversion efficiencies of 93 and 92 percent respectively.
2012-12-05 POL converters tout ultra-miniature packaging
Renesas' RAA20770X series is geared for personal computers, servers, industrial, office automation and networking equipment.
2008-04-16 POL converters suit telecom, consumer apps
FDK Corp. introduces the DK series of non-isolated DC/DC converters with the release of three new products that deliver 3A of output current at power densities up to 640 Watts/cubic inch and efficiencies up to 93 percent.
2005-01-26 POL converters optimized for densely packed PCBs
Artesyn launched two lines of ultra compact 30A point-of-load converter modules designed for use on densely packed PCBs.
2008-07-30 POL converters offer up to 30A output current
FDK Corp. has expanded its Senpai Series of non-isolated point of load (POL) converters with eight products in standard packages.
2006-03-22 POL converters offer 'dramatic' board savings
Artesyn has launched five new high current density point-of-load (POL) converters that promise to provide dramatic savings in board real estate and external component costs.
2009-06-23 POL converters feature output voltage tracking
FDK Corp. has added three non-isolated, point-of-load (POL), DC/DC converters to its DK series.
2008-05-23 POL converters deliver high power efficiency
Power-One's new series of DC/DC converters uses topologies that help generate efficient power conversion in communications and server applications.
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