International Rectifier to Showcase New Automotive Power Platform for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles at PCIM Europe 2012

Apr 26, 2012 | Technology Media

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — International Rectifier, IR® (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced the company will showcase a new power platform for hybrid and electric vehicles (H(EV)) at PCIM (Power Conversion Intelligent Motion) Europe 2012 which is being held at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center, Nuremberg, Germany, May 8-10, 2012.

IR's new COOLiR™ silicon and advanced COOLiR2 ™ packaging technology provides an innovative power management platform approach for H(EV) vehicles that helps address the need to reduce the size, weight and system cost of electric power train components while increasing system reliability for long lifetime, low maintenance and low warranty cost. The new automotive power platform will be featured at the IR booth, Stand111, Hall 11.

"We are pleased to have the opportunity to demonstrate IR's new automotive power platform at PCIM Europe. This new approach combines the most advanced silicon with a unique module concept that allows OEM and major system suppliers to take advantage of outstanding silicon performance in an innovative modular system package that meets industry needs for a scalable, easy to customize yet cost-effective solution at highest power density," said Henning Hauenstein, Vice President, IR's Automotive Products Business Unit.

Also at PCIM Europe

International Rectifier will showcase its latest power management solutions at PCIM. IR engineering and sales staff will demonstrate IR's latest energy-saving and high power density enabling technologies and products at the IR booth. In addition, IR's power management experts will participate in the following conference events:

Tuesday May 8, 2012

Converter Control and Drive, Session PP28, 3.30p.m.-5.00p.m.
Presenter: Cesare Bocchiola
Topic: Parametric Design Guidelines for MV Oven inverter

Converter and EMI, Session PP48, 3.30p.m. - 5.00p.m.
Presenters: Peter Bredemeier, Tom Ribarich
Topic: Frequency Dither Circuit for Electronic Ballast EMI Design

Converter and EMI, Session PP49, 3.30p.m.-5.00p.m.
Presenter: Akos Hodamy on behalf of Tom Ribarich
Topic: Simple Control Circuits for Electronic Ballasts

Wednesday May 9, 2012

PEE Special Session, 10.30a.m.
Presenter: Dr. Michael A. Briere
ACOO Enterprises under contract with International Rectifier
Topic: High Frequency Switching Devices for Renewable Energy Applications

Thermal Management, Session PP78, 3:30p.m. -5.00p.m.
Presenters: Heratch Namagerdi, Steve Oknaian
Topic: The Importance of Packaging and Second Level Interconnection in Power Electronic Applications

Hakan Karlsson will participate in Bodo's podium discussion on Efficient DC-DC conversion from 12.20p.m. to 1.20p.m.

In addition, a vendor presentation focusing on IR's new leading-edge solution for automotive applications will be presented by Benjamin Jackson from 12 noon-12.12p.m.

The IR booth will feature the company's latest power management solutions for a wide range of applications including demonstrations of the newest automotive and motor control products and GaN-based power device platform, GaNpowIR®. IR's latest ICs for lighting and AC-DC switch mode power supplies (SMPS), CHiL digital controllers and SupIRBuck® integrated voltage regulators for DC-DC applications, as well as benchmark MOSFETs and IGBTs will also be featured.

"PCIM Europe is a key industry event and we look forward to introducing IR's latest power management innovations including our new motor control and automotive solutions to the engineering community," 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.

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