Analysis of buck converter efficiency
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Analysis of buck converter efficiency

Tech note from Richtek on buck converter profiling. Link here The synchronous buck circuit is wildly used to provide non-isolated power for low voltage and high current supply to system chip. To realize the power loss of synchronous buck converter and to improve efficiency is important...

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Ultra-compact 200W desktop power supply from FiDUS features Gallium Nitride switching
Power supply

Ultra-compact 200W desktop power supply from FiDUS features Gallium Nitride switching

FiDUS Power, the technical power supply distributor specializing in innovative solutions and new products that benefit system designers as they seek to differentiate their end products, sets a new bar for the size of external power supplies with the launch of the new model GDA200. The...

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Homemade Injection Transformer for PSU Loop Analysis
Test/Measurements

Homemade Injection Transformer for PSU Loop Analysis

Adil Malik build his own injection transformer to test switchmode power supplies in his lab. He writes: Recently, I have been designing some SMPS and required some hardware to measure the actual loop response of the complete converters. People familiar with this area will probably know...

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4.4V to 105V Input Synchronous Step-Down Regulator Delivers Output of 1V to VIN
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4.4V to 105V Input Synchronous Step-Down Regulator Delivers Output of 1V to VIN

The LT7101 synchronous step-down regulator from Analog Devices is a high efficiency, monolithic synchronous step-down dc-dc converter. It uses a constant frequency, average current mode control architecture and operates from an input voltage range of 4.4V to 105V and provides an...

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Maxim Integrated MAXM17552 Compact Step-Down Power Module
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Maxim Integrated MAXM17552 Compact Step-Down Power Module

Maxim MAXM17552 Compact Step-Down Power Modules are part of the Himalaya series of voltage regulator ICs that offer cooler, smaller, and simpler power-supply solutions. The high efficiency, synchronous, step-down MAXM17552 DC-DC power module consists of an integrated controller,...

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Maxim Integrated 2.7V to 18V Input MAX17250 DC-DC Boost Converter
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Maxim Integrated 2.7V to 18V Input MAX17250 DC-DC Boost Converter

Maxim MAX17250 DC-DC Boost Converter is a high-efficiency, low quiescent current, synchronous boost (step-up) converter with True Shutdown™, programmable input current limit, and short-circuit protection. The MAX17250 has a wide input voltage range of 2.7V to 18V and generates an...

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Power Stage Designer™ Tool – Design Switch-mode Power Supplies with ease
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Power Stage Designer™ Tool – Design Switch-mode Power Supplies with ease

Power Stage DesignerTM is a JAVA based tool that helps engineers accelerate their power-supply designs by calculating voltages and currents of 20 topologies according to the user’s inputs. Additionally, Power Stage Designer contains a Bode plotting tool and a toolbox with various...

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24-48V to 5V – 3A DC-DC Converter
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24-48V to 5V – 3A DC-DC Converter

24-48V input voltage range 3A output current DC-DC Converter using BD9G341AEFJ IC from ROHM semiconductor. This IC is ideal for high voltage to low voltage converter with 3A output current. Pin configuration of the board with 3 Pin horizontal mounting of the regulator is similar to...

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