Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets modular power components and complete power systems used in the communications, data processing, industrial controls, test equipment, medical and defense electronic markets.
Engineers use the combined advantages of Vicor components to create compact, highly functional, economical products with streamlined development cycles that minimize time to market.
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Vicor showcases power density solutions at Space Comm Expo
Vicor plans to unveil modular solutions for powering high performance ASICs and FPGAs for broadband communications satellites as the company exhibits at its first space engineering event in Europe, Space Comm Expo on Sept 7-8, 2022.
Vicor opens “ChiP” fabrication facility
Vicor celebrated the opening of its state-of-the-art power module manufacturing facility. The ChiP (Converter housed in Package) fabrication facility enables the most scalable, automated, cost-effective manufacturing of power modules to support customers worldwide.
UAVs: the ever-present eye in the sky
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), more commonly known as drones, have moved away from the world of science fiction and found their place in the mainstream market where their effectiveness, efficiency, and levels of security benefit numerous industries.
Vicor demonstrates power density automotive solutions
Vicor will unveil three approaches for powering xEVs at the premiere global automotive engineering event, World Congress Experience (WCX) in Detroit on April 5-7, 2022. Proven Vicor solutions using high density power modules and new power delivery architectures, deliver up to a 50% reduction in power losses.
Vicor adds new global automotive segment director
Vicor Corporation has announced the appointment of Chinmaya Joshi as Global Automotive Segment Director. Chinmaya joins Vicor from the Jaguar Land Rover group where he served as a Senior Manager for powertrain power electronics.
2022 predictions: electrification growth
Vicor Corporation released its industry predictions for 2022, covering three areas: automotive, hyperscale computing and aerospace & defence.
Vicor wins 2021 World Electronics Achievement Award
Lateral power delivery solution for AI processors wins Product of the year
Season 5 – Episode #9: Vicor's solution for automotive electrification
As the OEMs become increasingly focused on transport electrification, questions arise about how the automotive industry can optimise its vehicles to meet the demands of traditional transport while also ensuring that they are economical. Anna Flockett spoke to Nicolas Richard, European Director of Automotive Business Development at Vicor about the various automotive solutions needed.
Digital electricity accelerates digital transformation
VoltServer is changing the future of energy delivery with its patented digital electricity technology that safely transmits up to 2 kilowatts of power across long distances using low-cost, off-the-shelf data cables.
Preparing the way ahead for a compatible EV infrastructure
Onboard conversion enables EVs to charge at any station, says Haris Muhedinovic, senior field application engineer EMEA Automotive, Vicor, solving the 400V/800V EV fast-charging incompatibility problem
Engineering a sea change in ocean wave energy harvesting
Columbia Power Technologies has announced that it is helping to expand the marine economy by providing reliable, cost-effective energy harvesting and storage, data and communication services for offshore assets.
Modular ROVs quickly adapt to risky underwater missions
Underwater explorations and targeted missions have always been risky, time-consuming and costly. However, VideoRay tethered, underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are becoming ubiquitous for today’s toughest aquatic missions. From mine countermeasures and underwater search and rescue to port security and surveillance, VideoRay ROVs are helping reduce risk and achieve results faster and easier. Vicor’s portfolio of DC/DC power c...
Season 3 - Episode #5 - A better way to power mobile robots
This year robotics will see a significant acceleration in innovation, driven largely by the COVID-19 pandemic, as companies look to use robots to safely perform tasks without exposing people to the virus. To meet demand, robotics developers will need to leverage existing designs, treating them as platforms, rather than trying to develop new robots from the ground up.
DCM ChiP isolated DC/DC converter for standard voltages
The DCM ChiP is an isolated, regulated DC/DC converter, operating from an unregulated, wide range input to generate an isolated output. With its high frequency zero voltage switching (ZVS) topology, DCMs consistently deliver high efficiency across their specified input line range.
An ear to the ground for next-gen satellite connectivity
Vicor’s Factorised Power Architecture (FPA) is helping Hanwha Phasor revolutionise satellite broadband connectivity to deliver extremely high current at low voltage for uninterrupted mobile communications
Vicor hires Chief Financial Officer
Vicor Corporation announced the appointment of James F. Schmidt as Chief Financial Officer, effective June 1st, 2021. Schmidt will join the Vicor Board of Directors and serve as the company treasurer and secretary.
VideoRay underwater ROVs protect ports and waterways
Port security and surveillance, mine countermeasures and underwater search and rescue are all dangerous missions that should no longer put lives or vessels at risk. Where sustained, mission critical underwater inspection or exploration is required, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) are the safest and most effective way to maintain security, support salvage efforts and uncover secrets of the ocean.
Hydrogen fuel cell powers drone humanitarian missions
Doosan Mobility Innovation (DMI) has delivered humanitarian relief to remote locations using drones powered by its innovative energy-dense hydrogen fuel cells. With two hours of flight time, the drones have transported masks and emergency supplies between US Virgin Islands and have delivered medical AEDs to the top of Mt. Hallasan (6,388 ft), the tallest mountain in South Korea located on Jeju Island.
Radiation-fault-tolerant power modules from Vicor
Vicor has announced the launch of its first radiation-fault-tolerant DC/DC converter power modules, housed in the new Vicor plated SM-ChiP package. Capable of powering low-voltage ASICs of up to 300 watts from a 100V nominal power source, the ChiPs were tested by Boeing to be resilient to 50krad of total ionising dose and immune to single-event upsets.
2021 technology predictions: acceleration and innovation
Vicor has released its technology predictions for 2021, covering four areas: Automotive, High-Performance Computing, Aerospace & Defense and Robotics. Buried in the tumult of 2020 was a rapid acceleration in the speed of innovation. Nowhere was this more evident than in the record-breaking development of not one, but many, COVID-19 vaccines.