SMPS : Non-Isolated Converters

Our previous article on switched-mode power supplies covered the basics of power conversion and outlined the key differences between switched-mode and linear power supplies. We also established that there are two main categories of SMPS topologies: non-isolated converters and isolated converters. In this article, we will take a closer look at non-isolated converter topologies. Buck Converter (Step-down) As...

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Intro to Switched-Mode Power Supplies (SMPS)

Switched-mode power supplies (SMPS) are fairly complex compared to linear regulated power supplies. But this complexity results in a stable, regulated DC supply that can deliver power more efficiently for a given size, weight and cost.This article is the first in a series on switched-mode power supplies, their various topologies, benefits, and applications. Introduction: Power...

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