Glossary Definition for point-of-load

Glossary Term: point-of-load 

Definition

Point-of-load (POL) power supplies solve the challenge of high peak current demands and low noise margins, required by high-performance semiconductors such as microcontrollers or ASICs, by placing individual power supply regulators (linear or DC-DC) close to their point of use.

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Synonyms
  • POL
  • point of load

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