The APEC Rap Program will included three interesting and controversial topics, which will be discussed Tuesday evening 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Rap Session 1: Power Electronic Topologies: Do We Need More or Any Benefit to New Ones?
Location: Room 15/16
Moderator: Kevin Parmenter, Excelsys Technologies
Babak Fahimi, University of Texas at Dallas
Diarmuid Hogan, Excelsys Technologies
Dan Jitaru, Rompower
Johann Kolar, ETH Zurich
Dragan Maksimovic, University of Colorado
Bob Mammano, Texas Instruments Retiree
Ray Ridley, Ridley Engineering
Rap Session 2: Do We Need to Progress Towards GHz Switching in High Power Systems and Applications?
Location: Room 18/19
Moderator: Alix Paultre, Power Systems Design Editorial Director
David Levett, Infineon
Eric R. Motto, Mitsubishi/Powerex
Ty McNutt, CREE/Wolfspeed
Gene Sheridan, Navitas Semiconductor
Rap Session 3: 3D Printing and Power Supply on Chip (PwrSoC) / Power Supply in Package (PSiP) vs. Discrete Designs
Location: Room 20/21
Moderator: Indumini Ranmuthu, Texas Instruments
Arnold Alderman, Anagemesis, Inc.
Albert Charpentier, Agile Switch
Madhu Chinthavali, ORNL
Doug Hopkins, North Carolina State University