Power Factor Correction Principles in Flyback LED Drivers
Apr 8, 2014

As a solid state light source, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) have been widely used due to their superior longevity, excellent efficacy and friendly env…

Primary Side Regulated Flyback LED Driver with Power Factor Correction
Apr 1, 2014

The consumer electronics market, and the LED driver market in particular, have been developing rapidly in recent years. These markets are demanding po…

Introducing Fairchild’s Online Design Tools: Part 6: Input Voltage Analysis and Input Capacitance Calculation for Single-ended Flyback Converter
Mar 3, 2014

The input voltage and the input capacitance can influence performance in a flyback converter. Let’s look at how to analyze the input voltage and calcu…

Introducing Fairchild’s Online Design Tools Part 5: Switching Components in Flyback Converters
Feb 27, 2014

When selecting switching components for a flyback converter, it’s important to consider voltage and current stress. Let’s take a look at how these two…

Introducing Fairchild’s Online Design Tools: Part 4: Analysis of Output Voltage Overshoot During Dynamic Load Test
Feb 24, 2014

During dynamic load conditions, a flyback converter may produce overshoots and dips on the output side. These overshoots and dips have a direct relati…

Introducing Fairchild’s Online Design Tools Part 3: Analysis of Output Voltage Ripples
Feb 17, 2014

In flyback converters, specifying the output voltage ripple determines the output capacitance. Let’s look at some of the considerations for specifying…