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What is a DC/DC converter?
An electrical circuit that changes direct current (DC) from one voltage level to another. It is frequently found in battery-operated systems.
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2005-01-26 Toko fixed inductor tailored for dc-dc converters in notebook PCs
The new FDU0650 fixed inductor from Toko is designed for use in dc-dc converters in notebook PCs and other apps.
2012-09-14 Tips for cutting EMI in DC/DC converters
Find out how the layout of your DC/DC power supply can significantly affect the amount of EMI that it produces.
2008-02-08 Tiny step-down DC/DC regulates power from various sources
Linear Tech's LT1913, a 3.5A, 25V step-down switching regulator packaged in a 3mm x 3mm DFN, operates within a Vin range of 3.6-25V, making it suitable for regulating power from a wide variety of sources.
2008-03-13 Tiny PMUs combine 3 step-down DC/DC converters
AnalogicTech has developed two new mini-power management units that combine three step-down DC/DC converters in a single monolithic IC.
2007-12-17 Tiny MOSFETs target high-efficiency DC/DC conversion
Aiming to help designers shrink DC/DC converter designs, Alpha & Omega Semiconductor has released the AON740x advanced MOSFET family in a compact DFN package.
2007-01-29 Tiny DC/DC drives up to 12 white LEDs
Linear Technology has announced the LT3497, a dual, full-featured, step-up DC/DC converter designed to drive up to 12 white LEDs from a Li-ion input.
2008-07-30 Tiny DC/DC converters render easy scalability
Aimtec has added a 3W line of single and dual output DC/DC converters to its low output power AMxG-Z family, which is housed in a compact SIP8 package for easy scalability.
2007-12-10 Tiny DC/DC converters reduce footprint by 20%
XP Power has unveiled its JCA series of miniature, board-mounted low power DC/DC converters.
2007-07-18 Tiny DC/DC converter powers up to seven WLEDs
TI's TPS60250 charge pump DC/DC converter drives up to five white LEDs for a main display and up to two white LEDs for a subdisplay with regulated constant current for uniform intensity.
2008-03-27 Tiny 400mA DC/DC ups battery life in handhelds
Texas Instruments Inc. has introduced a space-saving, 400mA step-down converter for portable designs.
2014-07-18 Tiny 3MHz DC/DC converters take on wearables
The TPS82740A supports output voltages from 1.8V to 2.5V, while the TPS82740B supports 2.6V to 3.3V in 100mV steps, which can meet power requirements of MCUs and Bluetooth low energy solutions.
2012-09-28 TI's power modules integrate DC/DC converter, inductor
The TPS84250 and TPS84259 join TI's TPS84k power module family, which also provide power for DSPs and FPGAs that require lower input voltages.
2005-11-28 TI's new unregulated DC/DC converter with 17V output
Texas Instruments' new 1W isolated, unregulated DC/DC converter operates from a 5V input and features dual 17V outputs.
2005-07-29 TI's new dc-dc converter extends battery life of portable apps
Texas Instruments announced a 1.5A dc-dc step-down converter that supports from 3.1V to 17V of input voltage.
2013-11-01 TI unveils 20V DC/DC synchronous buck controller
The LM27403 is touted by the firm as the industry's first analogue DC/DC controller with dynamic temperature-compensated inductor current sensing.
2002-12-28 TI dc/dc converters provide 95 percent efficiency
Designed for portable battery-powered devices, the TPS6205x family of step-down dc/dc converters is claimed to provide up to 95 percent power conversion efficiency.
2002-11-26 TI dc/dc converter feature 95 percent efficiency
The company's TPS61107 synchronous step-up dc/dc converter features an LDO linear regulator, which extends battery life significantly.
2002-06-21 TI dc/dc controllers achieve >95 percent efficiency
Designed with the company's Predictive Gate Drive technology, the TPS4000x family of PWM synchronous step-down dc/dc controllers from Texas Instruments Inc. achieves overall converter efficiencies >95 percent.
2006-03-16 TI DC/DC buck controllers simplify power design
Texas Instruments announced four new TPS40K DC/DC buck controllers that promise to simplify power design in STBs, disk drives, industrial control, servers and distributed power systems.
2004-09-27 TI dc-dc controller includes adaptive gate drivers
Texas Instruments has developed a multi-phase synchronous dc-dc buck controller with integrated adaptive gate drivers.
2008-04-28 Three-channel step-down DC/DC converter touts LDO controller
A triple channel, current mode, pulse-width modulation step-down DC/DC converter with three internal 36V power switches and an LDO controller has been announced by Linear Technology Corp.
2003-06-27 Thermal Considerations: Assuring Performance of 2nd Generation High-Density DC/DC Converter Modules
This application note discusses thermal considerations in the design of high-density dc/dc converter modules.
2004-11-23 The efficiency killer in dc-dc converter circuits
This app note describes the effects of source resistance, how to calculate efficiency, real-world considerations, design considerations, and shows a real-world example.
2006-04-10 TFT LCD integrates DC/DC converter, timing controller
NEC LCD Technologies announced that it will begin shipping samples of its new 3.5-inch (8.9cm-diagonal) amorphous silicon TFT LCD this June.
2005-05-05 TDK starts dc-dc converter production
TDK disclosed that it has started mass production of its CC-E series of compact, insulated dc-dc converters targeted at communications devices and industrial equipment.
2004-04-23 TDK dc/dc converters with 95 percent efficiency
TDK has rolled out a new generation of distributed power, insulated type, dc/dc converter that offers an efficiency of 95 percent.
2003-01-22 SynQor to produce lead-free dc/dc converters
SynQor Inc. has announced its plans to totally eliminate the use of lead from its PowerQor, BusQor, DualQor, and NiQor products and manufacturing processes.
2003-01-06 SynQor SIP dc/dc converters exhibit 92 percent efficiency
The NiQor line of non-isolated SIP dc/dc converters from SynQor can deliver up to 20A of total output current.
2011-01-31 Synchronous stepdown DC/DC controller touts precise conversion
Linear Technology Corp.'s LTC3880/-1 allows for digital programming and read back for real-time control and monitoring of critical point-of-load converter functions.
2001-05-22 Synchronous rectification to enhance dc-dc converter design
Use synchronous rectification to reduce power dissipation and deliver superior efficiency.
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