PI Expert Suite improves the productivity of power supply design teams by greatly reducing the time to first prototype and by slashing the number of prototype iterations required to finish a product. The software generates a complete schematic of the power supply, even specifying the transformer design and offering links to transformer manufacturers. A heatsink calculation and optimization tool provides the designer with an estimation of the thermal design requirements for a new power supply, which can be used to guide layout and mechanical prototyping decisions – avoiding iterations and wasted time. Enhanced PCB layout recommendations based on the chosen IC device and package allow the designer to minimize trace-induced EMI and board area, and also maximize electrical noise immunity and surge tolerance.
Comments Peter Vaughan, director of applications engineering at Power Integrations: “The new cloud-based version of PI Expert Suite is almost like having a Power Integrations engineer on your team. It is loaded with easyto-use wizard interfaces that help designers input specifications and optimize parameters. The software then uses real-world data to analyze thousands of design options to determine the most appropriate choice. Now that PI Expert Suite is usable in real time and online, designers can use the tool anytime they have an open browser and internet access.”
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About Power Integrations:
Power Integrations, Inc. is a leading innovator in semiconductor technologies for high-voltage power conversion. The company’s products are key building blocks in the clean-power ecosystem, enabling the generation of renewable energy as well as the efficient transmission and consumption of power in applications ranging from milliwatts to megawatts. For more information please visit www.power.com.
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