Power Electronics

Two Powerful Events, One Great Location

This fall, thousands of visitors will gather at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif., to attend PowerSystems World. PowerSystems World, scheduled for Nov. 4-6, 2003, unites the Power Electronics Technology Conference & Exhibition and the Power Quality Conference under one roof. This combination creates a don't-miss event that covers subjects ranging from fundamental electronic components to large facility systems with power ratings in the megawatts, to the implications and effects of energy management and reliability.

PETech Exhibition & Conference

The Power Electronic Technology Conference & Exhibit will give attendees design guidance and feedback from key segments of the power electronics industry. It will offer guests the latest designs, products and services, as well as input from industry experts. From high-frequency magnetics to intelligent power systems, the PETech Conference & Exhibition will showcase the most up-to-date innovations by way of technical sessions, tutorials and exhibits.

In addition, the PETech Conference & Exhibition will feature the High-Voltage Pavilion, an area within the show floor dedicated exclusively to high-voltage manufacturers. Makers of high-voltage components and equipment will display their products and services, answer questions and help solve high-voltage challenges.

Industry-leaders Trey Burns and Alex Lidow will co-present the keynote address on Tuesday, Nov. 4, at the Long Beach Convention Center. Burns, vice president of Worldwide Technologies, will explore the question, “Will power electronics engineers have the tools, skill and technologies needed to continue to deliver attractive solutions?” He'll also offer his view of the challenges facing power electronics engineers in the near future. Lidow, International Rectifier's CEO, will address specific needs for power management systems; new control methods for PFC; a path to further integration for both dc-dc and ac-dc; and scalable architecture that yields short design cycles, lower costs and improves densities.

Highlights of the conference and exhibition will include: information-packed one-hour seminars; 11 professional advancement courses; 60 technical paper presentations; poster sessions and more than 200 exhibitors.

Power Quality Exhibition & Conference

Held in conjunction with Power Electronics Technology, this event is a great place to learn about new ideas, new products and new services that tackle power-related issues. Aimed at attendees who want power-quality solutions, the Power Quality Exhibition & Conference offers the opportunity to meet one-on-one with key industry leaders and peers.

Professional Advancement Courses

Both the PETech and Power Quality conferences and exhibitions will offer two days of professional advancement courses. Scheduled for Nov. 2-3, 2003, these courses are geared to help attendees make better product recommendations by meeting with manufacturers and inspecting, testing and pricing products. In addition, visitors can enhance their skill with conference sessions focusing on the technical and practical aspects of power electronics.

Hotels and Tourist Information

Three conference hotels are offering discounted PowerSystems World rates. The Hyatt Regency Long Beach, the Renaissance Long Beach Hotel and the Westin Long Beach are all within walking distance of the convention center. Visitors to Long Beach can take a cruise to Catalina Island, enjoy a day at the Aquarium of the Pacific or take a tour of the famous Queen Mary. For more information on Long Beach tourism, visit www.visitlongbeach.com.

PROFESSIONAL ADVANCEMENT COURSES
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2
PAC 01 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. SMPS Topology Selection and Circuit Design Tricks Bruce Carsten - Bruce Carsten Associates Inc.
PAC 02 9 a.m. to 1 p. m. Designing a Power Supply Using Digital Signal Processors David Figoli & Settu Duraisamy - Texas Instruments Inc.
PAC 03 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Advanced Materials for Power Electronics Thermal Management & Packaging Carl Zweben - Zweben Consulting
PAC 04 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. AC Electric Machines: Modeling and Control David Torrey - Advanced Energy Conversion, LLC
PAC 05 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Characteristics and Applications of IGBT Modules John Donlon & Eric Motto - Powerex Inc.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3
PAC 06 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The ABCs of Low-Voltage DC/DC Converter Design Robert Mammano - Texas Instruments Inc.
PAC 07 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EMC Enhanced Power Supply Design Ernest Wittenbreder — Technical Witts Inc.
PAC 08 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PM Brushless & Induction Motor Drives and Servo Systems Dal Ohm - DriveTech Inc.
PAC 09 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Selecting Power Management Devices for Battery-Powered or Portable Applications Khosrow Khy Vijeh — National Semiconductor
PAC 10 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Modeling and Simulation in Power Supply Design Larry Meares, Tim Ghazaleh - Intusoft Carl Walding - ON Semiconductor
PAC 11 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Integrated Power Magnetics Design Methods E.J. Bloom - e/j Bloom Associates
CONFERENCE AT A GLANCE
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4
8:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. FREE KEYNOTE ADDRESS Are You Ready for the Future? Systems Approach to Solving Challenges in DC/DC Technology Trey Burns, Vice President, Worldwide Technology, Artesyn Technologies Alex Lidow, CEO, International Rectifier Corp.
PES 01 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Current Multiplying Rectifiers for High Output Currents Bruce Carsten - Bruce Carsten Associates Inc.
PES 02 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Avalanche Ratings in Trench Power MOSFETs Alexander Craig - Fairchild Semiconductor
PES 03 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Power Platitudes vs. the Real World Robert Pease, Wanda Garrett - National Semiconductor
11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
PET 01 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Development and Applications of Soft Magnetic Cores for Transformer and Inductor Components Chair: August Sisco - International Magnetics Association
PET 02 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Discrete Power Semiconductors in Fast Switching Applications Chair: Thomas Hopkins — STMicroelectronics
PET 03 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Power Modules and Devices and Their Packaging Chair: Ronald Lenk - Raychem Division of Tyco
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5
PET 04 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Emerging Architectures for Distributed Power Chair: Carl Blake - International Rectifier
PET 05 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Power Component Cooling and Thermal Characterization Chair: Chris Soule - Thermshield LLC
PET 06 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Switchmode Synthesis of AC Current and Voltage Chair: Bruce Carsten - Carsten Associates Inc.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Poster Sessions in the Exhibit Hall
PES 04 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aluminium Brazing Technology for Advanced Cooling Methods in Electronics Ceasre Capriz - Aavid Thermalloy
PES 05 11:30a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Battery-Pack Design Using Phosphate-based Cathode Cells John Cummings - Valence Technlogies Inc.; Daniel Meeks - Texas Instruments Inc.
PES 06 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Effective Design of Inverters Using IGBTs and FETs Eric Persson - International Rectifier
PET 07 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Advances in Circuit Protection Methods for Enhancing Product Safety & Reliability Chair: Matthew Chamberlain - Raychem, Division of Tyco
PET 08 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Subjects in the Design and Application of DC-DC Converters Chair: Scott Deuty - Pan Jit Americas
PET 09 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. When “State-of-the-Future” Replaces “State-of-the-Art” in Switching Topologies Chair: Robert Starr - Astec Americas Inc.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 6
PET 10 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Integrated Power Solutions Chair: Ashok Bindra - Power Electornics Technology
PET 11 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. 21st Century Power Electronics: ICs, Modeling and Systems Considerations Chair: Robert Houf - ON Semiconductor
PET 12 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Power Converter Control, Modeling & Simulation Chair: Paul Greenland - National Semiconductor
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
PES 07 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 2003 - 2006 IBM Power Roadmap Distributed Architectures: Demand Characteristics, Market Drivers and Trends Randhir Malik - IBM Corp. Feng Xu, Darnell Group
PES 08 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. VRM Design Optimization for Varying System Requirements George Schuellein - International Rectifier
PES 09 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Programmable Houskeeping IC Simplifies SMPS Design of Desktop PCs Luca Salati, Claudio Adragna, Thomas Hopkins - STMicroelectronics
PET 13 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Innovations in Motor Drive Control Chair: Howard Abramowitz - AirCare Automation Inc.
PET 14 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. PWM Circuits and Component Issues Chair: Ernest Wittenbreder - Technical Witts Inc.
PET 15 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Power Control Challenges - Analog, Digital and Sometimes in Your Pocket Chair: Kevin Parmenter - ON Semiconductor


Power Electronics Technology Exhibitor List

Aavid Thermalloy LLC, Applied Thermal Technologies 961
ABB Semiconductors Inc. 636
ACK Technology Inc. 1126
ACME Magnetics USA Inc. 1136
Adams Magnetic Products Co. 1061
Advanced Magnetic Solutions 1149
Advanced Power Technology 1035
Alfatec Kerafol USA 655
Allegro MicroSystems Inc. 1034
Allstar Magnetics Inc. 1236
Alpha Electronics Corp. of America 648
Ametherm Inc. 1141
Ansoft Corp. 551
AOS Thermal Compounds 662
Arcotronics America Inc. 640
Arnold 1059
ASC Capacitors 858
ASIC Advantage 563
Beijing Accuenergy Technology Corp. 1245
Bergquist Company, The 749
Caddock Electronics Inc. 626
Canton Connector Corp. 847
Catelec-Kendeil 960
Celestica Power Systems 1240
Central Semiconductor Corp. 957
Central Technologies 1158
Ceramic Magnetics Inc. 650
CET Technology 1234
Chang Sung Corp. 948
Coilcraft Inc. 1135
Collmer.com 934
Cornell Dubilier 660
CREE Inc. 841
Curamik Electronics Inc. 1144
Custom Power Technology 541
DALSA Semiconductor 849
Datatronic 1157
Dau USA 863
Dearborn Electronics Inc. 1154
Denka Corp. 1056
Dexter Magnetic Tech. 1023
DMEGC Magnetics 757
Dow Corning 1046
Dynex Semiconductor 729
Eagle Enclosures 1139
Eastern Components Inc. 744
EBG Resistors 838
EFC/WESCO 1160
Eldre Corp. 735
Electrocube Inc. 951
Electronic Component News (ECN) 1146
Electronic Concepts Inc. 745
Electronic Products 1161
Elna Magnetics 1054
Enerpro Inc. 634
Environmental Potentials 555
ERM Thermal Technologies Inc. 762
eupec Inc. 738
EVOX-RIFA 1155
Fair-Rite Products 746
Fastech Synergy Philippines Inc. 754
Fastron Electronics Inc. 657
Ferraz Shawmut Inc. 936
Ferroxcube USA 741
Filter Concepts 1039
Frontier Electronics 654
Fuji Semiconductor Inc. 645
Fujipoly America Corp. 739
GMW Associates 751
Gowanda Electronics 1050
Henkel Loctite Corp. 1140
Hitachi AIC 1044
Huntington Electric, Milwaukee Resistor, Mills Resistors 955
HV Components & CKE 836
HVR Advanced Power Components Inc. 854
Illinois Capacitor Inc. 850
Infineon Technologies 822
International Manufacturing Services 1124
International Rectifier 722
Intersil Corp. 860
Intusoft 922
Isotek Corp. 755
ITW Paktron 844
IXYS / Westcode 945
J.W. Miller Magnetics 1235
Johanson Dielectrics Inc. 1150
Kanthal Globar 545
Kaschke USA Inc. 851
Kemet Corp. 661
Kestar Eelctronic Co. Ltd. 663
LeCroy Corp. 949
LEM U.S.A. Inc. 561
Littlefuse 649
Lodestone Pacific 748
Lytron Inc. 1248
Magnetics 1045
Magsoft Corp. 760
Metglas Inc. 1247
Methode-Network Bus Products 1130
M-Flex 1238
Micrometals 750
Microsemi Corp. 962
Multi-Contact 1060
National Hybrid Inc. 1128
NORWE Inc. 761
Nova Electric 763
NWL 837
Ohmite Manufacturing Co. 835
Okaya Electric America Inc. 1244
Pacific Aerospace & Electronics 1134
Pacific Transformer Corp. 1063
Payton America Inc. 1051
Pearson Electronics 1249
Philips Semiconductors 928
Power Integrations 547
Powerex Inc. 935
Powersem GmbH 644
Precision Inc. 1057
PRIMEDIA 527
RAF Technologies Inc. 1151
Renco Electronics Inc. 861
Richardson Electronics 939
Rotech Engineering 950
R-Theta Inc. 1025
Rubadue Wire Co. Inc. 656
Samwha USA 959
SanRex Corp. 1031
Semikron Inc. 954
Sikama International Inc. 1027
Solid State Devices Inc. 840
Standex Electronics 931
Stellar Industries Corp. 1241
STMicroelectronics Inc. 730
Sumida America 1058
Sunrise E&E Inc. 1159
Supertex Inc. 1029
Synopsys 1062
Sypris Test & Measurement (fmrly F.W. Bell) 1251
Taiwan Semiconductor Co. 855
Tamura Corp. 1131
Technology Dynamics Inc. 1145
Tetronix Inc. 1147
The Inter-Technical Group Inc. 1028
Thermagon Inc. 1055
Thermo Cool Corp. 1239
Thermshield LLC 756
Tier Electronics 1129
Timtronics 940
Tocos America 1156
Toshiba America Electronic Components 1022
TSC-Ferrite International 1041
TT electronics MMG 1250
Tyco Electronics, Electronic Modules 829
UltraVolt Inc. 848
United Chemi-Con 1038
Vishay Intertechnology Inc. 535
Voltage Multipliers 845


Power Quality Exhibitor List

A&R Telecom Inc. 231
AC Data Systems 345
Adaptive Power Systems 324
Advanced Test Equipment Rentals 322/546
AEMC Instruments/Chauvin Arnoux Inc. 234
Aerovironment Inc. 228
ALSTOM T&D 250
AMETEK Power Instruments 235
Arbiter Systems 336/334
Caterpillar Inc. 534
ComRent International, LLC 451
Copper Development Association 544
DEHN Inc. 351
Dent Instruments 335
Dranetz-BMI/Electrotek Concepts 344
Energy User News 347
EYP Mission Critical Facilities Inc. 211
Falcon Electric 251
Fluke Corp. 437/435
GE Industrial Systems 314
GTI 540
Hart Scientific 222
HIOKI USA Corp. 431
Hitec Power Protection 225
Iconopower 434
Ideal Industries 350
Imalog Inc. 436
Industrial Electrical Engineers Inc. 408
L-3 Communications/SPD Technologies 414
LEM Instruments Inc. 224
Manitoba HVDC Research Centre 329
Measurlogic 439
Megger 341
Metapo Inc. 339
MGE UPS SYSTEMS 218
Midtronics Inc. 210
Mitsubishi Electronics-UPS Group 236
MTE Corp. 526
OPTI-UPS 450
Pentadyne Power Corp. 444
Phoenix Contact Inc. 245
Plitron Manufacturing Inc. 438
Positron Industries Inc. 427
Power Measurement 445
Power Monitors Inc. 422
Powerware 308
Precise Power Corp. 230
Pulizzi Engineering Inc. 240
Russelectric Inc. 214
S&C Electric Co. 428
Satec Inc. 244
SIBA Fuses 548
Square D / Schneider Electric 239
Summit Technology 441
Tri-Mag Inc. 241
UIS Abler Electronics 331
Unisin Power Technology 223
Yokogawa Corp. of America 440

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