Miniature, programmable HV precision DC/DC converters have enhanced isolation
For medical, life science, industrial and semiconductor applications, Advanced Energy Industries has introduced a series of miniature isolated single and dual-output high voltage DC/DC converters.
The UltraVolt AEQ devices supply up to 600V DC at 0.5W output power from an input voltage of +5V DC. Benefits include an output that is proportional to the control pin voltage, giving complete programmability from zero to the maximum rated value.
They also have output stability within five per cent at maximum Vout and full load. A high input-to-output isolation rating of ±1500V DC supports precise output voltage control and meets safety levels required for handheld equipment as well as supporting compliance in medical and life science applications.
“Because of its small size, ease of voltage control and output voltage accuracy and stability, the AEQ series is ideal for use in high-voltage products where space and weight are critical application requirements,” said Conor Duffy, vice president of marketing, medical power products at Advanced Energy. “The series is particularly well-suited for hand-held and portable devices ranging from silicon detectors and avalanche photo diodes to MEMS devices and ultrasonic transducers. Its programmable control enhances flexibility, precision and reliability to address specific application needs,” he added.
The AEQ series comprises unipolar 100 to 600V models and bipolar versions from ±50 to ±300V. Advanced Energy announced that higher power and voltage levels are planned for subsequent releases.
Housed in a 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.5 inch / 127 x 127 x 127mm (cube) solid vacuum encapsulated package, the converters are protected against shock and vibration. All devices have UL/cUL and IEC-62368-1 safety approvals.
Advanced Energy Industries designs and manufactures precision power conversion, measurement and control solutions for mission-critical applications and processes for customers operating in a range of industries including semiconductor equipment, industrial production, medical and life sciences, data centre computing, networking and telecommunications.
Advanced Energy is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, USA.