International Rectifier Presents Latest Solutions at PCIM Europe 2011

May 3, 2011 | Technology Media

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — International Rectifier, IR® (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced the company will showcase its latest power management solutions at PCIM (Power Conversion Intelligent Motion) Europe 2011 which is being held at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center, Nuremberg, Germany, from May 17-19, 2011.

IR engineering and sales staff will demonstrate IR's latest energy-saving and high power density enabling technologies and products at the IR booth, Hall 12, Stand 202. In addition, IR's power management experts will participate in the following events:

Tuesday May 17, 2011

Room Paris: ECPE Round Table, 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
Presenter: Dr. Michael A. Briere, ACOO Enterprises LLC, under contract with International Rectifier, The Impact of Wide Bandgap Power Semiconductors on Future Power Electronic Systems

Poster Session PP12, 4:00p.m. - 5:15p.m.
Presenters, Cesare Bocchiola, Wibawa Chou, Neutral Clamp High Efficiency Inverter Using IGBTs with Two Different Characteristics

Poster Session PP44, 4:00p.m. - 5:15p.m.
Presenter, Tom Ribarich, A Dimmable HID Electronic Ballast Control Circuit

Poster Session PP45, 4:00p.m. - 5:15p.m.
Presenter, Peter Bredemeier, A New 2x54W/T5 High Power Factor Electronic Ballast Control Circuit

Wednesday May 18, 2011

Room Paris: PEE Special Session, 10:00a.m. - 12:00noon
Presenter, Dr. Michael A Briere, ACOO Enterprises LLC, under contract with International Rectifier, Fast Switching GaN Based Power Devices Enabling High Frequency Power Conversion

Poster Session PP69, 4:00p.m. - 5:15p.m.
Presenter, Cesare Bocchiola, Induction Water Heating for Beverage Dispensers: a Deep Overview

Thursday May 19, 2011

Room Amsterdam, Failure Mechanism in Power Devices, 2:00p.m. - 3:30p.m.
Presenter, Eric Persson, MOSFET Failure Mechanisms During Fast Switching Events

Room Amsterdam, Failure Mechanism in Power Devices, 2:00p.m. - 3:30p.m.
Presenters, Shishir Rai, Andrea Gorgerino, Explanation of Parameter Drifts in Trench and Planar MOSFETs after Repetitive Avalanche

Tim McDonald, Vice President IR's Emerging Technologies group will also participate in Bodo's podium discussion on Mature Materials on Wednesday May 18 at 12:20p.m.

In addition a vendor presentation focusing on IR's Online IGBT Selection Tool presented by Llewellyn Vaughn-Edmunds will also take place on Wednesday May 18 from 10:00a.m. -10:20a.m.

The IR booth will feature demonstrations of IR's GaN-based power device platform, GaNpowIR® including the company's 600 V GaN-based power devices. IR's iMOTION™ integrated design platform for appliances and the latest products qualified for automotive applications will also be on show. Additionally, the company's complete end-to-end solutions for DC-DC applications will be on display including the SupIRBuck® family of integrated voltage regulators. IR's benchmark MOSFETs, IGBTs and high-voltage ICs for a diverse range of energy efficient applications including lighting, Class D audio and AC-DC will also be featured as well as the company's DC-DC converters and modules for high reliability applications.

"With its focus on power electronics, PCIM Europe is a key industry event for IR and we look forward to sharing our latest power management innovations including our new motor control and automotive solutions at the show," said Adam White, IR's Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales.

PCIM (Power Conversion Intelligent Motion) is Europe's leading 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. For more information go to

Visit the PCIM Europe 2011 Website

About International Rectifier

International Rectifier (NYSE:IRF) is a world leader in power management technology. IR's analog and mixed signal ICs, advanced circuit devices, integrated power systems and components enable high performance computing and reduce energy waste from motors, the world's single largest consumer of electricity. Leading manufacturers of computers, energy efficient appliances, lighting, automobiles, satellites, aircraft and defense systems rely on IR's power management benchmarks to power their next generation products. For more information, go to

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