dc-to-dc converter


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dc-to-dc converter

[¦dē‚sē tü ¦dē‚sē kən′vərd·ər]
(electricity)
An electronic circuit which converts one direct-current voltage into another, consisting of an inverter followed by a step-up or step-down transformer and rectifier.
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ADI's isoPower integrated, isolated dc-to-dc converter uses the same chip-scale transformer technology, but instead of transmitting data, isoPower employs switches, rectifiers, and regulators to generate power that is isolated to the same degree as the data channels.
ADuM5010/ADuM6010 and ADuM521x/ADuM621x Isolated DC-to-DC Converter Key Features
Integrated isolated isoPower dc-to-dc converter reduces design-time and provides industries smallest footprint.
If the alternatives were used, such as optocouplers and separate, isolated DC-to-DC converters, the control module would be much larger than the current dimension of 380 mm x 470 mm.
ADI's isoPower dc-to-dc converter uses the same chip-scale transformer technology, but instead of transmitting data, the isoPower feature employs switches, rectifiers, and regulators to generate power that is isolated to the same degree as the data channels.
The ADuM540xW devices are a better choice over discrete solutions, such as optocouplers paired with external dc-to-dc converters, because their small 10-mm x 10-mm surface mount packages reduce the component count of discrete solutions to a single component, reducing board space by up to 70 percent and cutting costs by as much as 50 percent.
TC1303C: A 500 milliAmp synchronous buck regulator and 300 milliAmp LDO with a power-good function on the LDO and dc-to-dc converter outputs.
Pulse offers a complete range of power magnetics for DC-to-DC converter and AC-to-DC applications.
The inductors cover a large range of inductance values from sub microhenry up to hundreds of microhenries, at low ampere currents, in a variety of sizes to meet the broad range of local DC-to-DC converter and filtering applications.
The 6A fully integrated DC-to-DC converter is targeted at POL applications such as servers, personal computers, set-top boxes, medical equipment, aerospace/military applications and telecommunications and data communications equipment.
He covers fundamentals of direct current (DC) power supply design and linear regulators, switching power supply topologies and design fundamentals, power semiconductors, resonant converters and wireless power supplies, the control loop design of DC-to-DC converters, power management, off-the-line switching power supplies, rechargeable batteries and their management, and protecting systems from surges and transients.
According to the company, the IDT P95020 features a high-fidelity audio subsystem, clock generation, resistive touch controller, backlight LED driver, Li+/Polymer battery charger, multi-channel DC-to-DC converters and a high resolution analogue-to-digital converter (ADC).