Coilcraft: Selecting the Best Inductor for Your DC-DC Converter

April 30, 2018 // By Leonard Crane
The use of dc-dc converters is increasing. As electronic systems become more miniaturized, mobile, complicated, and popular, the power requirements become more varied. Proper inductor selection requires a good understanding of inductor performance and of how desired in-circuit performance relates to the information available in supplier data sheets. This paper discusses the key performance ratings engineers need to understand and evaluate when specifying power inductors for dc-dc conversion circuits.
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inductors, datasheets, performance