TITLE

Power IC cuts costs

PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;5/24/2006, Issue 2242, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about the low-power switch mode power supplies (SMPS). Earlier, linear-regulated power supplies were used for low-power applications due to their simplicity and low-cost. However, stringent energy-efficiency standards forced the manufacturers to replace them with SMPS. Now, SMPS are designed by using integrated circuits (ICs) which have significantly fewer components.
ACCESSION #
56601578

 

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