APEC focuses on the practical and applied aspects of the power electronics (PE) business. This is not just a designer’s conference; APEC has something of interest for anyone involved in power electronics:
• Equipment OEMs that use power supplies and dc-dc converters
• Designers of power supplies, dc-dc converters, motor drives, uninterruptable power supplies, inverters and other PE circuits, equipment and systems
• Manufacturers and suppliers of components and assemblies used in PE
• Manufacturing, quality and test engineers involved with PE equipment
• Marketing, sales and anyone involved in the business of PE
• Compliance engineers testing and qualifying PE equipment or equipment that uses power electronics
Xin Li and Shuai Jiang, both Software Engineers at Google, take turns speaking about optimizing the power delivery from 12V to 48V to meet the demand of dramatically increasing usage of energy in data centers.
KeyTalk with Conor Quinn: Empowering the Electronics Industry - A Power Technology Roadmap - APEC 2017
Director of Technical Marketing at Artesyn Embedded Technologies, Conor Quinn, presents his KeyTalk on a Roadmap developed for Power Technology and the Electronics Industry. Quinn lays out the methodology and perspectives of how power conversion is shaping technology.
KeyTalk with Hamish Laird: The Gap Between Large Power Converters and Small Power Converters - APEC 2017
Dr. Hamish Laird, Founder and CTO at ELMG Digital Power, New Zealand, compares large and small power converters, and why the gap between is closing. Dr. Laird reviews aspects and challenges of the two types, ending with inspirations on the future of these control systems.
KeyTalk with Dr. Ahmad Bahai: Power Semiconductor Technology - Intelligence for Tomorrows Solutions - APEC 2017
CTO & SVP of Texas Instruments, Dr. Ahmad Bahai, presents his KeyTalk highlighting energy efficiency as it compares with the Internet of power and energy. Dr. Bahai addresses the challenges and innovations behind the new technology that must take place.
Ljubisa Stevanovic, CTO of Silicon Carbide Works at GE Global Research, presents his KeyTalk on vertical integration from chip to converter, specifically silicone carbide MOSFET and photovoltaic inverter at megawatt scale.
KeyTalk with Vatche Vorperian: A Historical Perspective of the Development of the PWM Switch Model - APEC 2017
Principal Engineer at Jet Propulsion Laboratories at California Institute of Technology, Vatche Vorperian, reviews the many perspectives and compares different approaches to mode control using the PWM switch. Filmed at APEC 2017 in Tampa, Florida.