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Yuba Dozono appointed as new President of Vicor KK
September 20, 2019

Vicor Corporation(Headquarter: Andover Massachusetts USA, CEO: Patrizio Vinciarelli)today announced the appointment of Yuba Dozono as President of Vicor KK (Headquarter: Shinagawa ward, Tokyo), effective July 1, 2019. Mr. Dozono will oversee Vicor’s...

Vicor to present at the 7th International Automotive 48V Power Supply Systems Conference
September 10, 2019

Vicor Corporation will present at the 7th International 48V Power Supply Systems conference in Berlin, Germany November 11 – 14, 2019. The 4-day conference will highlight the latest innovations in automotive power electronics and battery technology ...

Vicor to address vehicle electrification challenges at Automotive World in Nagoya, Japan
September 04, 2019

Seishi Tsukimoto, Technical Support Engineer at Vicor in Japan, will discuss today’s automotive electrification challenges facing the industry and how the Vicor modular approach delivers unprecedented performance, flexibility and scalability for fas...

Vicor appoints European Director of Automotive Business Development
September 04, 2019

Vicor Corporation today announced the appointment of Nicolas Richard to the role of Director of Automotive Business Development for Europe. Prior to joining Vicor, Nicolas worked at IDT (Renesas) as Automotive Sales and Field Applications Engineer f...

Vicor announces its worldwide high-performance power conversion seminar and workshop schedule
August 13, 2019

Designing high-performance power systems continues to increase in complexity year after year. Deploying a robust design methodology for high-performance power conversion is essential to achieving first-time success and managing the rapidly changing ...

Vicor to present its innovative AI processor power solutions at the 2019 AI Hardware Summit
August 05, 2019

AI processor power is increasing dramatically and requires innovative approaches to power system design. Vicor will present its latest high-density modular power solutions at the 2019 AI Hardware Summit held in Mountain View, California September 17...

Vicor to showcase its latest 48V power module innovations at Open Data Center Committee Summit
August 01, 2019

The ODCC Summit, China’s leading data center event brings together leading cloud computing and high-performance computing experts to discuss advanced technology and industry challenges. At this year’s event, Vicor will showcase its latest AC and HVD...

Vicor introduces a new 800V Bus Converter Module
June 19, 2019

The 800V BCM4414 is a 1.6kW, isolated, 1/16 fixed-ratio, bus converter module (BCM®), that can operate from a 500V to 800V input voltage, to deliver SELV output voltages with 97.7% peak efficiency. The new 800V module complements the existing Vicor ...

Vicor to address High-Density Power Challenges at 2019 Mouser Power Seminar Series in Xi’An, China
June 13, 2019

Today’s most difficult power challenges are not solved by conventional solutions. Jeff Chen, Technical Support Engineer at Vicor China, will identify the emerging high-power conversion challenges faced by power engineers today. Chen will explore the...

Vicor to present on High-Efficiency 48V Power Design at the 2019 Mouser Power Seminar Series in Seoul, Korea
June 11, 2019

Jerrad Choi, Field Applications Engineerat Vicor Korea, will present on “High-Efficiency Power Design Using Power Modules.” He will illustrate the performance and efficiency improvement gained by using advanced 48V power architectures. Also, by usin...

Vicor to present on 48V Factorized Power Architecture at the Semiconductor Power Seminar in Seoul, Korea
May 31, 2019

Jerrad Choi, Field Application Engineer at Vicor Korea, will discuss the advantages of designing power systems using a Factorized Power Architecture (FPA). His presentation “High Efficiency Power Design with a Factorized Power Architecture” will ela...

Semiconductor Industry: KYOCERA and Vicor Corporation to collaborate on advanced Power-on-Package Solutions
April 10, 2019

Kyocera Corporation (TOKYO:6971) and Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) – will collaborate on next-generation Power-on-Package solutions to maximize performance and minimize time-to-market for emerging processor technologies, the companies announced to...

Vicor to demonstrate advanced 48V power components for high-performance automotive, AI processing, and railway applications at Electronica China
March 12, 2019

Today’s unprecedented power demands in data center and automotive power systems require 48V solutions in a world where 12V solutions were once sufficient. Vicor, a leader in high density 48V power components, will display its new 3-phase to 48V and ...

Vicor offers GQFN package option for 48V ZVS Buck Regulator portfolio
March 06, 2019

The PI358x series is the latest addition to the Vicor 48V ZVS Buck Regulator portfolio, offering a new low cost GQFN package option to the existing LGA and BGA system-in-package (SiP) products. The PI358x unique ZVS topology enables 48V direct-to-Po...

Vicor to demonstrate the benefits of liquid immersion cooling with 48V components at Embedded World in Germany
February 21, 2019

Vicor, in partnership with Future Electronics, will demonstrate this advanced data center cooling technique and its benefits at Embedded World (26-28 February 2019) in Nuremberg Germany. High-performance computing applications create excessive heat ...

Vicor introduces four new DC-DC converter ChiP modules
February 14, 2019

The new entries in the extensive DCM™ family are available in the 3623(36 x 23mm) ChiP package with an unrivaled power density of 1,032W/in3. The new 80W DCM ChiPs, feature a wide-input voltage range of 9V to 75V and are available with nominal outpu...

Vicor CEO to discuss solutions for high-performance AI ASICs at DesignCon 2019
January 28, 2019

Patrizio Vinciarelli, founder and CEO of Vicor Corporation, will participate in a panel discussion on Future Issues in Power Integrity at DesignCon 2019 in Santa Clara, CA on January 31. Dr. Vinciarelli, the 2019 recipient of the IEEE William E. Ne...

Vicor announces 2018 Taiwan 48V Design Summit
October 18, 2018

Vicor will be conducting its annual 48V Design Summit on October 26th, 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan. The 48V Design Summit brings together leading engineers from OEM and ODM manufacturers along with Vicor power system design experts. The Summit will cover...

Vicor introduces 10kW Power Tablet™ AC-DC converter
October 16, 2018

Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced a 3-phase, AC-DC converter module (“RFM”), capable of delivering 10kW of regulated 48VDC in a power tablet configuration measuring 9.4 x 5.9 x 0.6in (24 x 15 x 1.5cm). The RFM™ provides a power-factor...

Vicor’s CEO to receive the 2019 IEEE William E. Newell Power Electronics Award
October 09, 2018

Andover, MA – October 9, 2018 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced that Vicor’s CEO, Patrizio Vinciarelli, is the named recipient of the 2019 IEEE William E. Newell Power Electronics Award with the following citation: “For visionary le...

Robert Gendron a keynote speaker at 2018 ODCC Summit highlighting 48V power solutions for AI enabled Cloud Data Centers
October 03, 2018

Robert Gendron, Vicor Corporate Vice President, will deliver a keynote presentation at the 2018 Open Data Center Committee (ODCC) Summit in Beijing. He will present on the Progression & Evolution of Power Technology within Cloud Data Centers, which ...

Vicor to present at the 2018 Automotive 48V Power Supply and Electrification System Forum
September 26, 2018

Paul Yeaman, Vicor Director of Applications Engineering, will be discussing the advantages that advanced power architectures and innovative packaging bring to hybrid, pure electric and autonomous driving vehicles versus conventional power converter ...

Vicor hires Global Automotive Business Development Vice President
September 26, 2018

Andover, MA – September 26, 2018 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the appointment of Patrick Wadden as Vice President, Global Automotive Business Development, effective October 1, 2018. In his role, Mr. Wadden will be responsible f...

Vicor to demonstrate 3-phase to 48V and 48V direct-to-load modular power solutions at the 2018 ODCC Summit
September 19, 2018

Vicor will be participating at China’s leading data center event, Open Data Center Committee (ODCC) Summit in Beijing, China, October 16th and 17th, presenting its new modular power solutions for 48V rack power distribution architectures and advance...

Vicor offers BGA package option for 48V Cool-Power ZVS Buck Regulator portfolio
August 22, 2018

The PI354x-00-BGIZ is the latest addition to the 48V Cool-Power ZVS Buck Regulator portfolio, offering a new BGA package option to the existing PI354x-00-LGIZ LGA series. PI354x Cool-Power ZVS Buck Regulator’s high performance ZVS topology enables 4...

Vicor DCM in ChiP package expands enhanced output voltage regulation models
July 10, 2018

Vicor has introduced 25 new products to its growing family of DC-DC converter modules (DCMs) with tighter output voltage regulation of ±1%. With unrivaled power densities of 1,032W/in3, the new series allows engineers to drive loads requiring tighte...

Five new MIL-COTS parts help simplify designs and optimize SWaP-C attributes
June 14, 2018

The VIA DCM family are ruggedized modular DC-DC converters in a thermally adept, low profile (9.3 mm) VIA package, with wide input voltage range specifications and isolated, regulated high efficiency outputs. This new DC-DC converter family, feature...

Vicor announces bidirectional 48V to 12V NBM converter for data center and automotive applications
June 05, 2018

Andover, MA – June 5, 2018 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced a bidirectional non-isolated fixed-ratio converter for hybrid 48V/12V power systems in data center and automotive applications. The 2317 NBM is a bidirectional converter c...

Live Presentation — 48V Direct-to-CPU solution enables higher performance for Artificial Intelligence Processors
April 13, 2018

Summary: At the leading edge of 48V-to-CPU, Vicor Corporation will explain how a 48V system can be architected and implemented and will show the cost-saving benefit of running data centers on 48V. At 2016 event Google announced its initiative to pro...

Vicor launches 12V to 48V NBM module at GTC 2018
March 27, 2018

San Jose, CA – March 27, 2018 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced a 12V to 48V non-isolated up converter to support 48V high-performance GPUs in data centers that are still relying on legacy 12V power distribution. The 2317 NBM conver...

Vicor's Power-on-Package System provides up to 1,000A peak current
March 06, 2018

Andover, MA – March 6, 2018 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced a new Power-on-Package (“PoP”) ChiP-set including Modular Current Multipliers (“MCMs”) for high performance GPU, CPU, and ASIC (“XPU”) processors. PoP MCMs multiply curre...

Vicor Power Systems introduces a new family of VITA 62 compliant power supplies for MIL-COTS VPX applications
February 20, 2018

The Vicor Power Systems new line of VITA 62 compliant power supplies are designed for 3U Open VPX systems and achieve high-efficiency and high-power density in a rugged, conduction-cooled chassis. The initial products operate from a nominal 28V or 2...

New DC-DC converter family powers modern railway applications
February 06, 2018

Vicor has released its next generation of DCMs with a family of wide input range (43 – 154V input) 3623 (36 x 23mm) ChiPs with power levels up to 240W and 93% efficiency, targeted at new rail transportation and infrastructure applications. Modern ra...

Vicor releases first 20 Amp 24V Cool-Power ZVS Buck
January 16, 2018

The Cool-Power ZVS Buck, PI3325-00-LGIZ, represents the highest current output ZVS buck to date for 24V/28V applications, providing a regulated 5V output at up to 20A. Packaged within a 10 x 14 x 2.5mm LGA SiP package, the PI3325-00-LGIZ addresses t...

Vicor’s Power-on-Package Solution named product of the year by Electronic Products Magazine
January 09, 2018

Andover, MA – January 9, 2018 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced that it was honored with an Electronic Products’ Product of the Year Award for its Power-on-Package modular current multipliers (MCM) for high-performance, high-current...

At SC17, ExaScaler and PEZY computing unveil Gyoukou supercomputer with a high combined Green500/Top500 ranking
November 16, 2017

Denver, Colorado – Nov 16, 2017 – At SC17, ExaScaler and PEZY Computing unveiled their Gyoukou supercomputer whose Green500 and Top500 rankings attest to a unique combination of high efficiency and computing power. The Gyoukou supercomputer is insta...

Vicor introduces ChiP DCM family with ±1% regulation
October 04, 2017

Vicor has extended its family of isolated, regulated DC-DC converter modules (DCMs) in ChiP packages, with a range of ±1% voltage regulation devices. With unrivaled power densities of up to 1,032 W/in3, the new series will offer engineers the option...

Vicor has a new Japanese website.
October 02, 2017

A Japanese version of Vicor web site www.vicorpower.com has been released. The new site’s URL is www.vicorpower.com/ja-jp. The site is localized version of Vicor Corporate web site www.vicorpower.com for the purpose of rapidly synchronizing any new...

Vicor introduces new 700V K of 1/16 bus converter
September 25, 2017

Vicor has added a new fixed-ratio high-voltage bus converter to its bus converter module (BCM) lineup. The new 700V K of 1/16 BCM offers a power level of 1.75 kW and a peak efficiency of 97%, with a power density of 700W/in³. The device is available...

Vicor Extends 48V cool-power ZVS buck regulators family
September 20, 2017

Vicor has extended the Cool-Power 48V ZVS 20A Buck Regulator portfolio by releasing the PI3523-00-LGIZ (PI3523). The PI352x family offers 20A solutions complementing the previously released 10A 48VIN PI354x family, enabling scalable power options fo...

Vicor's Power-on-Package enables higher performance for artificial intelligence processors
August 22, 2017

Beijing, China – August 22, 2017 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the introduction of Power-on-Package modular current multipliers for high performance, high current, CPU/GPU/ASIC (“XPU”) processors. By freeing up XPU socket pins a...

New research reveals power engineers struggle with changes in requirements
June 20, 2017

The biggest power design challenges identified by engineers are subsequent changes to the specifications after the design process has begun. According to research conducted by Vicor Corporation, 87% of power system designers around the world identif...

New Cool-Power® ZVS Buck Regulator extends Vicor’s 48V Direct to Point-of-Load product family
June 07, 2017

Summary: The PI3526-00-LGIZ is the latest addition to the Cool-Power ZVS Buck Regulator Portfolio with a 48V (30 – 60 VIN) input. The PI352x is a higher current offering to the existing PI354x portfolio enabling scalable power options for 48V Direct...

Vicor expands high voltage Bus Converter Family with new K=1/16, 384 – 24VDC in a ChiP package
May 10, 2017

Summary: The new BCM6123TD1E2663Txx is a high-density, high-efficiency, fixed ratio DC-DC converter module in a ChiP package, which operates from a 384VDC nominal input and delivers an isolated and Safety Extra Low Voltage (SELV) 24V secondary outpu...

Vicor introduces new high performance MIL-COTS DC-DC Converters and MIL-STD Input Filters to meet advanced SWaP-C requirements
May 02, 2017

The DCM VIA family are ruggedized modular DC-DC converters in a thermally adept, low profile (9.3 mm) VIA package, with wide input voltage range specifications and isolated, regulated high efficiency outputs. This new DC-DC converter family, feature...

Live Webinar — Meeting DC-DC Power System requirements in defense applications
April 24, 2017

Summary: Learn how to meet the extremely demanding compliance requirements of Military standards under some of the most challenging conditions. Date: May 4, 2017 Presenter: Vamshi Domudala, a Vicor Corporation system application engineer will addres...

Vicor Live Webinar — Power components for battery applications
March 23, 2017

Summary: Learn how to develop better power systems for battery applications by using modern power components. Date: April 4, 2017 Presenter: Travis Williams, Senior Manager, Product Management and Marketing will address: Why wide input and output vo...

Wiwynn® demonstrates today at the OCP U.S. Summit its 48V Server Platform Based on Next-Generation Intel® Xeon® Processor (Codename Skylake)
March 08, 2017

Santa Clara, CA – March 8th, 2017 – Wiwynn, a leading cloud infrastructure provider of high-quality computing and storage products, plus rack solutions for data centers, today previewed its 48V server platform-M1 at the OCP Summit and will showcase ...

Live presentation: 48V Direct to CPU goes mainstream
March 06, 2017

Summary: At the leading edge of 48V-to-CPU, Vicor Corporation will explain how a 48V system can be architected and implemented and will show the cost-saving benefit of running data centers on 48V. At last year’s event Google announced its initiative...

Vicor Corporation introduces New Cool-Power ZVS Buck-Boost Regulator
March 02, 2017

Andover, MA – March 2, 2017 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced a new addition to its growing PI37xx family of Cool-Power ZVS Buck-Boost Regulators. Delivering up to 140 Watts of power, and up to 8 Amps of output current, at up to 96%...

Vicor introduces the first in a new family of 20 Amp 48V Cool-Power ZVS Buck Regulators
February 23, 2017

Summary: The PI3525-00-LGIZ is the latest addition to the Cool-Power ZVS Buck Regulator portfolio with a 48V (30 – 60VIN ) input. The PI352x is a higher current offering to the existing PI354x portfolio enabling scalable power options for 48V Direct...

Vicor introduces two new DCMs in a ChiP Package
February 16, 2017

Summary: The DCM in a ChiP package is an isolated, regulated DC-DC converter, operating from an unregulated, wide range input to generate an isolated DC output. With its high frequency zero-voltage switching (ZVS) topology, the DCM converter consist...

Vicor introduces two new DCMs in a VIA Package
February 07, 2017

Summary: The DCM in a VIA Package is a ruggedized modular DC-DC converter that operates from an unregulated, wide range input, to generate an isolated and regulated high efficiency output, with much higher power densities than competitive products. ...

Vicor Corporation’s 48V Direct-to-POL Datacenter Solution named a winner of the prestigious UBM Americas ACE Awards in the “Power” category
December 14, 2016

Andover, MA – December 15, 2016 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced it has been named a winner in the 2016 UBM Americas ACE Awards in the Power category. The awards program honors the people and companies behind the technologies and p...

Vicor introduces three new DCMs in a VIA Package
December 13, 2016

Summary: The DCM in a VIA Package is a ruggedized modular DC-DC converter operating from an unregulated, wide range input, to generate an isolated and regulated high efficiency output with much higher power densities than competitive products. The n...

High performance power design in half the time
December 06, 2016

Summary: Learn how to cut design time, reduce risk, and simplify the design of your power system using the Power Component Design Methodology. Watch A Process for Designing High Performance AC-DC Power Systems Paul Yeaman, Director, Applications Eng...

Vicor introduces seven new DCMs in a ChiP package
November 30, 2016

Summary: The DCM in a ChiP package is an isolated, regulated DC-DC converter, operating from an unregulated, wide range input to generate an isolated DC output. With its high frequency zero-voltage switching (ZVS) topology, the DCM converter consist...

Simple ideas to make EMI issues a thing of the past
November 16, 2016

Summary: Often occurring late in the design process, EMI issues are the culprit for late stage cost over runs and project delays. Learn how to sidestep the pitfalls of EMI issues and pass the certification the first time through. Date: December 6, 2...

At SC16, ExaScaler and PEZY Computing unveil the first Super Computer with a performance density of 1.5 PetaFLOPS/m3
November 15, 2016

Salt Lake City, Utah – Nov 15, 2016 – At SC16, ExaScaler and PEZY Computing today unveiled ZettaScaler-1.8, the first Super Computer with a Performance Density of 1.5 PetaFLOPS/m3 (Rpeak). The ZettaScaler-1.8 is an advanced prototype of the ZettaSca...

Vicor live webinar – How to create cooler power systems with simulation tools
October 20, 2016

Summary: Learn how thermal calculations are made, and how online simulation tools can be used to simplify the evaluation of different components and cooling options. Date: November 3, 2016 Register for “How to Create Cooler Power Systems with Simula...

Vicor Corporation introduces new 60V Cool-Power ZVS Buck-Boost regulators
September 21, 2016

Andover, MA – September 21, 2016 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the addition of two new buck-boost regulators to its Cool-Power® ZVS Regulator portfolio. Delivering up to 150 Watts at greater than 97% efficiency, these new Cool-P...

Vicor live webinar – Maximum load: the wrong specification for pulsed power
September 15, 2016

Summary: Learn how power averaging can significantly reduce the cost and size of power systems for pulsed loads. Date: September 27, 2016 Register for “Maximum Load: the Wrong Specification for Pulsed Power” Specifying power systems to meet the peak...

Live! Three City India powered by Vicor Seminar Tour
September 13, 2016

Summary: Vicor power system design experts share the benefits of the Power Component Design Methodology (PCDM) using a powerful and easy-to-use new web tool, the Power System Designer. Users are challenged to build a full power system design from th...

Vicor Webinar – Dramatically boost efficiency with Bi-Directional energy flow
September 07, 2016

Summary: Learn how to design power chains that use bi-directional energy flow to harvest energy and achieve unprecedented levels of system efficiency. Watch: Enabling Bi-Directional Energy Flow Using DC Power Transformers Webinar How to design for b...

Today Vicor released four new DCM products in the VIA package
June 07, 2016

Andover, MA – June 07, 2016 – Today Vicor released four additional DC-DC converters that are deployed in the rugged, chassis-mountable versions of its DCM™ family of isolated, regulated DC-DC converters. These new products extend the family by addin...

Vicor’s new Power System Designer configures modular power systems solutions from the source to points of load
May 10, 2016

Andover, MA – May 10, 2016 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the introduction of its new Power System Designer online design tool, giving system designers unprecedented flexibility to architect and optimize end-to-end power systems ...

Vicor modules support architecture highlighted by Google at OpenPOWER Summit
April 07, 2016

Andover, MA – April 7, 2016 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced an expansion of its family of 48V Direct-to-PoL (Point-of-Load) power modules. Optimized for system loads (CPUs, GPUs, ASICs, and DDR memory) requiring operating voltages...

Vicor Corporation announces AC to Point-of-Load Development Kit featuring power factor correction, isolation and Cool-Power ZVS PoL Buck Regulators
March 21, 2016

Andover, MA – Month 21, 2016 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the launch of its new AC to Point-of-Load Development Kit (“ACPoL DKit”). The development kit enables power system designers to immediately begin operating and evaluatin...

Vicor modules support the data center infrastructure highlighted by Google at Open Compute Summit
March 10, 2016

Andover, MA – March 10, 2016 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced its latest generation of 48V Direct-to-PoL (Point-of-Load) power components. These modules, which allow contemporary low-voltage, high-current CPUs, GPUs, ASICs and DDR ...

Vicor Corporation announces additional high density AC-DC Front-End Modules with isolation and power factor correction in a rugged chassis-mountable package
January 05, 2016

Andover, MA – January 5, 2016 – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced an addition to its new family of high density PFM™ AC-DC front-end modules in the rugged VIA package that offers superior cooling performance and versatility in convert...