Articles and stories

September 13, 2021
Meeting 5G's power challenges with digital DC/DCs for RFPA applications
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With the rapidly advancing 5G cellular wireless networks, high efficiency, reliability and power density are performance characteristics that remain vital for RF Power Amplifier applications.

September 06, 2021
The impact of AI on data centers and power designers
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is bringing science fiction to reality, as we all talk to our intelligent assistants, and let computers handle decision-making. Behind the scenes, this is putting big demands on the capabilities of data centers, both in processing performance and electricity consumption – but how significant is this for power designers?

August 17, 2021
Connecting Flex Power Modules’ solutions in parallel or series
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Here at Flex Power Modules we’re always keen to help our customers with pertinent advice and guidance. Today we tackle a topic that comes up frequently: the potential to connect our converters in parallel or series configurations.

June 17, 2021
Meeting the power demands of always-on data centers
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There is a requirement for power systems to provide higher power outputs, while minimizing the physical space they take, as well as increasing their efficiency.

May 25, 2021
Power modules versus discrete solutions - build or buy?
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Power modules versus discrete DC/DC solutions - a comparison of power modules with discrete solutions showing all the advantages and some disadvantages.

March 19, 2021
Thermal system design boosted by enhanced tools
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We are getting more requests to provide ever more sophisticated tools to help our customers to model the thermal performance of individual components

March 08, 2021
High power density 1/8th brick DC/DC converter offers burst mode operation
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BMR492 made for datacom applications and which comfortably handles burst mode of latest processors

January 08, 2021
Power electronic trends for 2021
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Looking forward how market trends will continue to drive us forward into 2021 and beyond

December 18, 2020
Rewind 2020
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A round-up of products introduced by Flex Power Modules during the past year

December 03, 2020
Achieving the highest power density in isolated digital DC/DCs
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For power conversion, we all know how important efficiency is. But another factor is often just as crucial in selecting the right component: power density.

October 22, 2020
Flex Power Designer supports Xilinx Power Estimator
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Need better software support when designing with Xilinx FPGAs? The optimal solution has arrived thanks to Flex Power Designer

June 29, 2020
Optimizing load-transient response in PoL with PID and NLR control loops
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In this article we review the challenge and the latest generation of digital PoLs, which allow advanced control techniques for optimized performance using companion software.