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Proving the Ruggedness of GaN technology in Automotive and Demanding Application - issue 4/2020
To achieve the most efficient power conversion circuit requires the best semiconductor switch as the fundamental building block. Many people now consider gallium nitride to be a better switch than...
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Linear voltage regulators operate at automotive temperatures
Designed for high reliability, high temperature applications, the CMT-Antares is Cissoid's latest regulator.
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Power Factor Correction Features
 
Improving Efficiency and Power Factor at light load - issue 3/2016 June, 15 2016
Universal input AC/DC power supplies in the range of 80-800W can be found in a variety of applications. Within this power range, the single-stage boost PFC+ half-bridge LLC is considered to be a very popular topology....
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Benchmarking three-level power-factor correction topologies - issue 3/2016 June, 15 2016
Power Factor correction has long been a staple of UPS, SMPS and embedded drives devices...
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Microcontroller Simplifies PFC Design - issue 6/2013 October, 02 2013
In Europe, all equipment connected to the public utility grid needs to comply with European Standard EN61000-3-2. This standard sets the maximum permissible harmonic current that is injected by equipment back into the public utility grid....
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