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Looking for answers to the problems that are waiting for you when you get back to the office or lab? The APEC Exhibitor Seminars may have the answers you are looking for. These half hour presentations give you a more in-depth look at an Exhibitor’s products or services than you can get by just dropping by their booth. With presentations on so many topics, you are sure to find several of interest.

The seminars will be held Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning and are scheduled as follows. 

Detailed informaiton can be found here and will also be available in the conference program book and Mobile App.  All Exhibitor Seminars will take place at the Tampa Convention Center.

Tuesday, March 28

1:30 p.m.– 2:00 p.m. - Exhibitor Seminars – Session #1

STMICROELECTRONICS: Digital Control IC for PFC and L-C Resonant Converter - ROOM 1/2

PLEXIM: Real-time simulation using the PLECS RT Box - ROOM 11


MERSEN: Safety and Reliability for Power Electronics - ROOM 14

VENABLE INSTRUMENTS: Portable Frequency Response Analyzer for Field Application Engineers - ROOM 22

DANFOSS SILICON POWER GMBH: Gamechanging Power Modules by Danfoss - ROOM 23

COGNIPOWER: The Origins and Implications of Predicticve Energy Balancing (PEB) - ROOM 24

RENESAS ELECTRONICS AMERICA: Simplifying Li-ion Battery Powered BLDC Motor Driver Design - ROOM 25

2:15 p.m.– 2:45 p.m. - Exhibitor Seminars – Session #2

STMICROELECTRONICS: Synchronous Rectification in PoE Bridge for Improved Efficiency - ROOM 1/2

UNITED CHEMI-CON, INC: State of Art for Automotive Application Capacitor - ROOM 11

POWERREX INC.: 7th Generation IGBT Modules Featuring Lower Losses and Higher Reliability - ROOM 13

MAGNETICS: New Material Performance and Analysis of E-U Geometries - ROOM 14

SIMPLIS TECHNOLOGIES, INC: Performing AC Analyses on PFC Converters - ROOM 22

EXXELIA USA: High Power Solutions - ROOM 23

LINEAR TECHNOLOGY: Designing & Optimizing Power Supplies in Several Simple Steps with the LTpowerCAD Design Tool - ROOM 24

ZES ZIMMER: Latest Trends in Precision Power Analyzers and Sensors - ROOM 25

3:00 p.m.– 3:30 p.m. - Exhibitor Seminars – Session #3

INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES: Gate-Driver ICs Enabling Highly Efficient Power Management Systems - ROOM 1/2

MICROMETALS, INC.: Online Design Tools for MHz Inductors - ROOM 11

MOUSER ELECTRONICS WITH TDK CORPORATION OF AMERICA AND GaN Systems: GaN Based Power Electronics and New Requirements for Passive Components - ROOM 13

PANASONIC CORPORATION: X-GaN Reliability and Robust Design - ROOM 14

OPAL-RT TECHNOLOGIES: Lab-Scale MMC Test Bench for Power Hardware-in-the-Loop (PHIL) Application - ROOM 22

DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR: High Efficiency Inductor-Less Power Converter Technology - ROOM 23

TAIYO KOGYO CO., LTD: Introduction to Optimal PCBs for Next Generation Power Electronics - ROOM 24

SCHUNK HOFFMANN CARBON TECHNOLOGIES AG: Graphite-Based Solutions for (Power) Electronics Cooling - ROOM 25

3:45 p.m.– 4:15 p.m. - Exhibitor Seminars – Session #4

RIDLEY ENGINEERING INC: New Design Tools for Power Supplies - ROOM 1/2

KEMET ELECTRONICS: Design Tools for Selecting Your Passive Components - ROOM 11

MYWAY PLUS: Integrated Digital Platform for Power Electronics Model Based Design "All-in-One package for Advanced R&D" - ROOM 13

ARTIC SAND TECHNOLOGIES INC.: Next Generation DC-DC Converter Architecture Brings Significant Improvements in Efficiency & Size - ROOM 14

FTCAP GMBH: Capacitor Solutions for Severe Conditions - ROOM 22

ABSTRACT POWER ELECTRONICS: Primate Power™ Sources Use SiC Devices to Improve Efficiency & Response Time - ROOM 23



Wednesday, March 29

10:30 a.m.– 11:00 a.m. - Exhibitor Seminars – Session #5

HITACHI AMERICA, LTD: Next High Power Density Dual Module with Next Generation Chip Beneficial in Low Inductance Application - ROOM 1/2

TYPHOON HIL, INC: Controller Hardware-in-the-Loop (CHIL) Nanosecond Resolution "Flight Simulator" for Future Microgrids - ROOM 11

COILCRAFT, INC.: New Power Inductor Selection Process for Best Power Converter Performance - ROOM 13

TELEDYNE LECROY: Using the Teledyne LeCroy Motor Drive Analyzer to Optimize Motor/Drive Performance During a Single Semiconductor Device Switching Period - ROOM 14

WURTH: Exploring and Designing in PoE Magnetics - ROOM 20

TRANSPHORM, INC.: How to Design with GaN in an Hour or Less - ROOM 21

SP CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES: The Innovation in SP Control Technologies - ROOM 22

11:15 a.m.– 11:45 a.m. - Exhibitor Seminars – Session #6

SEMIKRON: Power Converter Development: Reducing Time to Market - ROOM 1/2

IWATSU ELECTRIC Power Loss Measurement for High Phase Angle Magnetics Core - ROOM 11

EFFICIENT POWER CONVERSION CORPORATION: GaN Transistors for Efficient Power Conversion - ROOM 13

SBE, INC.: Advancements in DC Link Design for the Next Gen Inverters - ROOM 14

ZIPALOG, INC: System and Fault Scenario Analysis for Power Management IC’s - ROOM 20

POWERSIM INC.: Integrating PSIM & SPICE for System Level to Device Level Simulation - ROOM 21

SYNOPSYS, INC.: Saber Periodic AC (PAC) Analysis and Power MOSFET Tool - ROOM 22

ALTAIR: Multiphysics Modeling – Optimizing current input to cancel torque ripple - ROOM 23

12:00 p.m.-12:30 p.m. - Exhibitor Seminars – Session #7

LTEC CORPORATION: Improve New Product Positioning, Reduce Time to Market, Protect Your IP through Benckmarking and Deep Analysis - ROOM 1/2

MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY, INC.: Using Core Independent Peripherals (CIPs) to Build a Custom Control Presented by: Keith Curtis - ROOM 11