Data Centers

August 2021
What you Need to Know About Trimming the Output Voltage of a Power Supply

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Figure 1: Power supply output voltage is trimmed so that power supply voltage = desired load voltage + total conductor impedance voltage drop

What is Trimming and How is it Used? Trimming the output voltage of a power supply simply means adjusting the voltage by a small amount. By convention, the term trimming is used for applications where the power supply has a specified nominal output voltage and the user is able to change the output voltage
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Date:
08/30/2021

New Higher-Performance, Lower-Cost Transistors
GaN Systems introduced two new transistors in the industry’s broadest portfolio of GaN power transistors. The transistors are packaged in a standard 8×8 mm PDFN package. The GS-065-011-2-L allows users to reduce the cost per watt of delivered powered in 45W to 150W applications and the GS-065-030-2-L is th
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Date:
08/10/2021
Meeting the Power Demands of Always-on Data Centers

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Figure 1: Modern data center racks (Source: FPM datacom brochure)

Whether it’s consumers storing their photos in iCloud or Google Drive, or businesses running their hosted systems, someone has to manage the data center that’s providing the service. But what does today’s boom in cloud computing mean for the power supply and conversion sub-systems in all those data centers? Power demands on the up
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Date:
08/01/2021