International Rectifier Presents Latest Power Management Solutions at PCIM Europe 2014

Apr 24, 2014 | Market News

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 2014 which will be held at the Nuremberg Exhibition Center, Nuremberg, Germany, May 20-22, 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 20, 2014
Poster Session, 3:30pm - 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, 3:30pm - 5:00p.m. Foyer Ground Floor
PP72 Presenter: Jack Marcinkowski
Title: Dual-sided Cooling of Power Semiconductor Modules

Wednesday May 21, 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
12:20pm - 1:20pm
Participant: Tim McDonald, Vice President, Emerging Technologies Group

Industry Forum, Hall 6
PEE Rap Session: Si vs. SiC/GaN - Competition or Coexistence?
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Participant: Dr. Michael Briere on behalf of International Rectifier

Also on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, a vendor presentation from 4.00pm - 4.20pm 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," said Adam White, IR's Senior Vice President, Global 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

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.