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posted in July 2002
Damping of Power-Converter Front-End Averaging Filters
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7/29/2002   Post a comment
The performance of an LC averaging filter at the input stage of an off-line power converter, with and without additional damping, is compared under common transient disturbances. Results suggest that the bulky and costly damping may not be justified for the improvement in performance.
In Design Closure, Timing Isn't Everything
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7/15/2002   Post a comment
While timing closure remains a key component of chip design, correct timing is only one of several design parameters. TechOnLine's Jim Lipman explains why he thinks EDA tool vendors need to put more effort into developing high-level tools to help designers meet power and other design specifications.


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