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IR to present latest power management solutions at PCIM Europe

The firm will concentrate on a number of topics including the advantages of GaN and Sic over silicon

International Rectifier (IR) will showcase its latest power management solutions at PCIM (Power Conversion Intelligent Motion) Europe 2014 which will be held at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre, Nuremberg, Germany, taking place from May 20th to 22nd, 2014.

IR engineering and technical sales staff will demonstrate IR’s latest energy-saving and high power density enabling technologies and products at the IR booth, Hall 9, Stand 413.

The IR booth will feature the company’s latest power management solutions including next-generation power modules for industrial and appliance applications. Demonstrations of IR’s GaN-based platform, GaNpowIR will also be on display, in addition to IR’s benchmark MOSFETs and high-voltage ICs for a wide range of applications including automotive, motor control and lighting. IR will also showcase a new digital solution that leverages the PMBus interface to simplify control and telemetry for high performance multiphase DC-DC converters.

In addition, IR’s power management experts will participate in the following events:

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Poster Session, 3:30p.m. – 5:00p.m. Foyer Ground Floor

PP71 Presenter: Stefano Ruzzo and Marco Palma

Title: Analysis of Thermal Performance of a Power Module in PQFN Package vs. PCB Characteristics


Poster Session, 3:30p.m. – 5:00p.m. Foyer Ground Floor

PP72 Presenter: Jack Marcinkowski

Title: Dual-sided Cooling of Power Semiconductor Modules


Wednesday May 21st, 2014

Oral Presentation, 12:00p.m., Room Munchen 1

Presenter: Eric Persson, Diego Raffo

Topic: Appliance, Motor Drive Performance Improvements Using 600V GaN Cascode FETs


Poster Session, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m. Foyer Ground Floor

PP139 Presenter: Tom Ribarich

Topic: VCC-less RDS(on) Current Sensing Circuit


Poster Session, 3:30p.m. - 5:00p.m. Foyer Ground Floor

PP112 Presenter: Cesare Bocchiola, Andrea Gorgerino

Topic: Identifying EMI Sources in Power Switch Commutation


Industry Forum, Hall 6

Bodo’s Power Systems: Mature Wide Band Gap Semiconductors

12:20p.m. - 1:20p.m.

Participant: Tim McDonald, Vice President, Emerging Technologies Group


PEE Rap Session: Si vs. SiC/GaN – Competition or Coexistence?

2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.

Participant: Michael Briere on behalf of International Rectifier


Also on Wednesday, May 21st, 2014, a vendor presentation from 4.00p.m. - 4.20p.m. focusing on IR’s new generation of intelligent power modules (IPMs) will be presented by Alberto Guerra, Vice President, Product Marketing and Strategic Market Development, IR’s Energy Saving Products Business Unit.

“We look forward to demonstrating IR’s latest power management innovations including our new energy efficient solutions for motor control and automotive applications at PCIM Europe 2014,” says Adam White, IR’s Senior Vice President, Global Sales.

PCIM (Power Conversion Intelligent Motion) is Europe's meeting-point for experts out of the areas of Power Electronics and its applications in Intelligent Motion and Power Quality. From the latest developments of power semiconductors, passive components, products for thermal management, new materials, sensors as well as servo-technology and the wide area of power quality and energy-management - PCIM offers a comprehensive, focused and compact presentation of products all under one roof.


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