IEEE Honors Fairchild’s Dr. Yong Liu as a 2015 IEEE Fellow

Fairchild congratulates our own Dr. Yong Liu on being named an IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Fellow. A Senior Member of Fairchild’s Technical Staff, Dr. Liu has been recognized by the world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology for his import[……]

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LED Lighting Solution Utilizing High Power Factor Flyback Converter

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By Wonseok Kang, Principal Technical Marketing Engineer at Fairchild

A flyback converter is one of the best topologies for a switching power supply that is also cost effective. Additionally, LED lighting applications from AC input also requires high power factor and high system efficiency. This a[……]

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When AC-DC Buck Converters Can Achieve Up to 9W – New Design Thinking and Application Example

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By Jaekuk Ryu

Product Line Manager for Aux Power at Fairchild

Drawback of Isolated Flyback Converters

Isolated flyback is one of the best topology options in AC DC step-down converters in terms of cost, efficiency and regulation accuracy.

However, bulky transformers and voltage suppressi[……]

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