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Selecting the Best Inductor for a DC-DC Converter

Dec. 7, 2020
A “one-size-fits-all” approach to power conversion does not fit all applications.

Selecting the proper inductor for DC-DC converter applications requires an understanding of inductor performance parameters and how in-circuit performance relates to the information available in supplier datasheets.

This article defines the key power inductor specification parameters and helps the engineer identify and understand the performance ratings for each.