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25 Frontage Road
Andover, MA 01810-5499
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Helping the U.S. Navy convert ocean waves into perpetual power - Story

December 03, 2021

The ability to harness ocean-wave energy is a rapidly evolving field that the U.S. Navy is actively exploring to expand its maritime C4ISR [command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance] capabilities.


Rad-hard power module from Vicor used in Boeing mPOWER satellite - News

January 06, 2021

ANDOVER, Mass. Vicor is supporting the Boeing-manufactured O3b mPOWER satellite with the first radiation-fault-tolerant DC-DC converter power modules, housed in the new Vicor SM-ChiP package.


Small but mighty: challenges in military power supply design - Story

November 16, 2020

Shrink it down but bolster the processing power. Engineer it so it’s light enough to fly on an airborne platform but never overheats. These are the contradicting design challenges manufacturers still face when building power supplies for military applications. Innovations in the field are ongoing, and both standardization consortia and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) are starting to phase out antiquated power supplies.


Tethered UASs for naval, surveillance applications in trial with U.S. Navy - News

October 02, 2020

ESSINGTON, Penn. Aerospace company Dragonfly Pictures Inc. (DPI) and power component maker Vicor (Andover, Massachusetts) are currently trialling with the U.S. Navy a different class of unmanned aerial system (UAS) or drone: A hover-in-place tethered drone that is powered by an electrical cord connected to a base station.


Bus converter module enables bidirectional operation - Product

April 19, 2018
The Ultra High Voltage (UHV) bus converter module (BCM) from Vicor is a high efficiency K=1/16 fixed ratio converter operating from either a 400 to 700 V or 500 to 800 V primary input to produce an unregulated safety extra-low voltage (SELV) DC output voltage. Using the same Sine Amplitude...

Mission-critical power start-up demands perfect performance every time - Story

November 23, 2017
Design of a mission-critical, rapid-start, isolated power system needs to be flawless. These systems, leveraged in mission-critical military applications, need to start in milliseconds - every time.

Vicor announces new MIL-COTS PRM regulator - News

August 21, 2014
Vicor has released its new PRM regulator (MPRM48NF480M500A00), which provides power density gains over the previous generation.