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The intermediate bus architecture (IBA) is currently the most popular power system architecture in computing and telecommunications equipment. It typically consists of a +48 V system power distribution bus that feeds on-board bus converters, which in turn supply power to nonisolated, dc-dc converters. These nonisolated converters generate the low supply voltages required to power the various logic circuits. Because of their proximity to the circuits they power, these converters are commonly referred to as point-of-load converters (POLs).
By Johan Strydom, EPC, El Segundo, Calif. and Bob ...
EL SEGUNDO, Calif-November 18, 2010 -Efficient Power Conversion Corporation’s (EPC) family of enhancement-mode gallium nitride on silicon (eGaN™) power FETs have been awarded the “Editor’s Choice Award” in the power device and module segment of the 2010 EDN China Innovation Awards.
"Enhancement-mode eGaN by Efficient Power Conversion Corporation was honored with Editor's Choice Award by EDN China Innovation Award's panel of judges based on the online voting by the Chinese design engineers. It is the best-recognized product yet to be fully ...
As enhancement mode gallium-nitride-on-silicon transistors (eGaN™) gain wider acceptance as the successor to the venerable - but aged - power MOSFET, designers have been able to improve power conversion efficiency, size, and cost. eGaN FETs, however, are based on a relatively new and immature technology with limited design infrastructure to quickly design and implement products.
By Johan Strydom PhD, Director of Application Engineering EPC
Bodo’s Power Systems
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EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)—Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) today announced that the company has made available updated device models for all of its enhancement mode gallium nitride (eGaN™) transistors on its web site.
These updates improve the robustness of the models without changing the core equations. Performance predictions with the new models will be consistent with previous versions of EPC SPICE models.
TSPICE, PSPICE, LTSPICE, and Spectre device models are provided to help designers of advanced eGaN-based power conversion circuits and systems ...