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SMPS Topologies - The Buck Converter

Recording Date: 03/08/2008
Duration: 24 min


This seminar introduces the buck converter topology for DC to DC power conversion. The operation of a buck converter along with its design is discussed in detail. Some control system related aspects of buck converters are discussed as well.

PresenterSunil Fernandes, Applications Engineer, DSC Division

Sunil Fernandes obtained his Bachelors degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from Mumbai University (India) in 1999. After 3 years of professional experience in the Telecommunications and Embedded Systems area, he obtained his Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering degree (specializing in Digital Signal Processing) from Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago in 2005. Before joining Microchip, he worked as a consultant at Motorola and Verizon. His fields of concentration at Microchip include application development and support for Speech/Audio Processing and Multi-rate Signal Processing.

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