Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the next installments in its popular Power Advantage Educational Series, featuring expert design tips and techniques aimed at optimizing power solution design. The new two-part webinar series scheduled for December 5 and 12, presented by Stephen Oliver, Vice President of Vicor's VI Chip division, will help educate attendees about the benefits of high voltage DC (HVDC) distribution and help them keep pace with accelerating mainstream adoption of HVDC architectures and systems.
Growing interest in HVDC distribution is being driven by a host of factors, with significant implications for next-generation power systems spanning datacenter, industrial automation, transportation, and military applications. Where previously stepping down from high DC voltages was expensive, inefficient and required large converters, new industry standards and advanced power components are enabling power engineers to simplify the DC distribution power chain, reduce conversion stages and achieve breakthrough efficiency gains without compromising system size.
In this two-part webinar series, Stephen Oliver will provide attendees with an overview of HVDC distribution and the factors and considerations that are driving rapid HVDC adoption. These sessions will cover industry-specific HVDC requirements, enabling topologies and components, and practical design approaches that optimize new and legacy equipment for HVDC.
The first of these webinars will be broadcasted on December 5 at 8AM EST (2PM CET, 1PM GMT) and again at 1PM EST (10AM PST, 6PM GMT). The second webinar will be broadcasted on December 12 at 8AM EST (2PM CET, 1PM GMT) and again at 1PM EST (10AM PST, 6PM GMT).
To register for the 8AM EST webinar series visit www2.vicorpower.com/HVDC-S1. For the 1PM EST webinar series, register www2.vicorpower.com/HVDC-S2<.
Recordings of these webinars will be made available at later dates for on-demand viewing. There is no cost to attend these webinars. This HVDC-focused webinar series will continue in 2014, and will feature 'deep dive' sessions focused on application-specific HVDC challenges and design strategies. Details to be announced.
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About Vicor's Power Advantage Educational Series
The Power Advantage Educational Series of webinars and seminars connects Vicor's expert team of power architects and application engineers with system designers of all levels of expertise to share tips and techniques that aid in the development of power systems that provide superior efficiency, density, and versatility at every stage in the power chain, from AC to the Point of Load. With decades of combined real-world experience in power system design, Vicor's team of power management experts have helped engineers design systems for many of the world's leading technology companies with minimal complexity and maximum results.
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Headquartered in Andover, Massachusetts, Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high-performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the wall plug to the point of load. Complementing an extensive portfolio of patented innovations in power conversion and power distribution with significant application development expertise, Vicor offers comprehensive product lines addressing a broad range of power conversion and management requirements across all power distribution architectures, including CPA, DPA, IBA, FPAT and CBA. Vicor focuses on solutions for performance-critical applications in the following markets: enterprise and high performance computing, telecommunications and network infrastructure, industrial equipment and automation, vehicles and transportation and aerospace and defense electronics. www.vicorpower.com
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