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Switching Power Converters, 2nd Edition by Dorin O. Neacsu

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10

Intelligent Power Modules

10.1    MARKET AND TECHNOLOGY CONSIDERATIONS

10.1.1    HISTORY

Currently, most power converter products are already well defined and accepted by many customers. Hence, the corporate effort is to produce it cheaper and more efficiently by excellence in operations. The process of improving the well-known topologies into fabrication is based on new packaging methods for the hardware as well as novel control architectures and platforms. Moreover, both the fabrication process and the component selection within the design process are now highly optimized.

Different R&D institutions have adopted this philosophy and embarked in product optimization. For instance, the Office of Naval Research (ONR)—a top research sponsorship ...

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