President's Message: June 2020

Frede Blaabjerg 2019

Guiding PELS Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

 by Frede Blaabjerg

The IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) has now existed for more than 30 years, and I think the current state of the world has been our most challenging time. Within a month and a half, the world has come to a near standstill due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The virus is tragic because it has taken many lives and hit many families hard. Read More...


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 Upcoming Webinar: Advancing Layout Tools to Support High Performance/High-Frequency Electronic Designs

Thursday, 24 September 2020 11:00 AM ET

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Eckert Hoene

Presenter: Eckart Hoene, Fraunhofer IZM, Germany

Abstract: Routing power electronic circuits for high-speed switching becomes very tricky, as parasitic effects gain relevance and influence system performance significantly. For example, some parts of the circuit have to be routed with low inductance, others for low coupling capacitance, proximity effects dominate losses, and so on. Although there are tools to calculate these kinds of effects it is not straight forward to use them during the design process. The transfer of the layout data to the calculation tool works seldom without rework and the tools need special knowledge to get the right results. Layout tool integrated evaluation features may offer a way out of this obstruction.In the webinar, the performance relevant parasitics are gathered and ways to handle them in layout tools discussed. Solutions for ohmic losses in arbitrarily formed tracks and inductance are demonstrated.

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