Technical Articles

VPT, Inc. has published these technical articles:

(Power Supplies)
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Today's commercial avionics, military, and space electronics need higher performance while decreasing size, weight, and cost. The power supply is a key determining factor in the final system size,...
(Power Supplies)
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For military, avionics and other high reliability applications it is best to choose DC-DC converters from a manufacturer who focuses on these applications. Look for high quality standards such as...
(Bus Systems)
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This document highlights a few key aspects of VPT's Quality Assurance System, certifications, and policies. VPT welcomes customer inquiries into any areas not specifically covered in this document....
(Power Supplies)
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Inrush current is the spike of current drawn by a power supply when it is turned on. A typical power system is shown in Figure 1. The input EMI filter will include some capacitance connected across...
(Power Supplies)
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This document details the proper processes for trimming leads and hand soldering products into systems and applications while ensuring product safety and maintaining functional integrity. VPT welcomes...
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Military and aerospace engineers face several challenges with respect to electromagnetic interference (EMI) and transient voltage compliance. The standards developed by the various military...
(Power Supplies)
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The control of electromagnetic interference for electronic subsystems is governed by MIL-STD-461 for the US Department of Defense. This document details compliance to revisions C, D, and E....
(Power Supplies)
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VPT offers several Hybrid DC-DC converters in a surface mountable gullwing package. VPT's gullwing packages feature a central body with leads coming out of the sides parallel to the mounting surface...
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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VPT's High Efficiency Reliability Optimized (HERO) Power System includes a set of hybrid DC-DC converters that offer a new solution to the low voltage problem, and allow the military designer to...
(Power Supply and Conditioning)
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Critical applications range from undersea to military ground to commercial and military avionics to deep space. DC-DC converters, point of load converters, EMI filters and other power modules are...
(Power Supplies)
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This document highlights a few key aspects of VPT's Quality Assurance System, certifications, and policies. VPT welcomes customer inquiries into any areas not specifically covered in this document....
(Power Supplies)
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This document highlights a few key aspects of VPT's Quality Assurance System, certifications, and policies. VPT welcomes customer inquiries into any areas not specifically covered in this document....
(Power Supplies)
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Most power systems for high reliability applications can be constructed from standard power modules. The typical scenario requires various DC output voltages and power levels, and is usually met with...
(Power Supplies)
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The VPT series of high reliability COTS DC-DC converters and EMI filters supports the need for a low cost power solution without compromising performance and severely reducing reliability. Designed...
(Power Supplies)
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VPT's DV series Hybrid DC-DC converters are rated for the full military temperature range of -55°C to +125°C and can be operated at full rated power within that range as long as the power dissipation...