Power Magnetics @ High Frequency Workshop 2023 Agenda

2023 Power Magnetics @ High Frequency Workshop

Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023

Location: Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL

Preliminary Agenda, Subject to change

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM         Registration, Technical Demonstrations, Posters and Breakfast 

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM         Opening Remarks 

8:05 AM - 9:40 AM         Technical Session - Power Magnetics Design - Milliwatts to Kilowatts Part I

  • Keynote: The Broad Spectrum of Technical requirements for Power Magnetics Across Power Levels and Applications; Mike Ranjram, Arizona State University
  • Resonant Magnetics for Wireless Power Charging; Khurram Afridi, Cornell University
  • Panel Discussion (Ranjram, Afridi)

9:40 AM - 10:00 AM       Break

10:00 AM - 12:00 Noon   Technical Session - Power Magnetics Design - Milliwatts to Kilowatts Part II

  • Design of Planar transformer and Inductor for 7 kilo-Watt Application; Harold Eicher, Champs Technology
  • Wireless Power Transfer - Useable in Robots; Cem Som, Wurth Elektronik
  • Low-profile Integrated magnetics for low-power applications; Ranajit Sai, Tyndall
  • Panel Discussion (Ranjram, Afridi, Eicher, Som, Sai)

12:00 Noon - 2:00 PM   Technology Demonstration and Poster Session 

  • Oscilloscope Probe and Channel Deskew for Voltage and Current Measurements; Mike Schnecker, Rohde & Schwarz
  • Hybrid electric and magnetic component prototypes; Mike Ranjram, Arizona State University
  • Pitfalls with Inductance Measurements; Lukas Mueller, Micrometals
  • Distinction of Validation of Magnetic Material, Core and Coil, JC Sun, Bs&T
  • Manufacturing Test Equipment for Validation of Physical and Electrical Properties of Magnetic Cores; Mike Arasim, Fair Rite
  • Nanocrystalline Soft Magnetic Application Development Center; Bharadwaj Reddy Andapally, CBMM
  • Novel Soft Magnetic Material for Smaller and More Efficient Powder Core Inductors; Aminul Mehedi, CM Materials
  • Magnetics Design Module Supporting Concurrent Design of Electric and Magnetic Circuit in Switching Power Supplies; Tom Wilson, Andrija Stupar, SIMPLIS Technologies
  • Magnetics Optimization – The fast and reliable way; Lucas Nicieza Moro, Frenetic 

     Capacitor Demonstrations:

  • How Capacitors Influence the Performance of a Flyback Converter; Lukas Hoelscher, Würth Elektronik eiSos
  • REDEXPERT – How More Data Helps You to Understand Capacitors; Jon Izkue Rodriguez, Würth Elektronik eiSos


  • Parasitic Capacitance in Magnetic Components; Shaokang Luan, Aalborg University
  • Design and Optimization of High-Power Medium Frequency Transformers for Medium Voltage Applications; Zhicheng Guo, University of Texas at Austin
  • Design and Fabrication of Resonant Inductors for Capacitive Wireless Power Transfer Systems; Sounak Maji, Cornell University
  • High Power Density Impedance Control Network DC-DC Converter Utilizing an Integrated Magnetic Structure; Firehiwot Guara, Cornell University

2:00 PM - 3:40 PM       Technical Session - Addressing Specific Requirements for Power Magnetics Design - Part I

  • Keynote: Custom Magnetics - Stories of Conflict, Tradeoff and Creation; Victor Quinn, Exxelia
  • Addressing Temperature Ratings and Safety Agency Regulations In Magnetics Design; Doug Eaton, Triad Magnetics

  • Use of Potting and Encapsulating Resins in Power Magnetic Component – matching chemistry to performance; Darryl Lallande, Elantas

3:40PM - 4:00 PM       Break

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM     Technical Session - Addressing Specific Requirements for Power Magnetics Design - Part II

  • A Novel Insulation Method and Practical Considerations for MV/MF Transformer Designs in SST Applications; Mahmoud Mansour, Utah State University
  • Panel Discussion (Quinn, Eaton, Lallande, Mansour)

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM     Closing Remarks 

  • Best of the Best George Slama, Wurth Elektronik

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM     Networking Hour

  • Technology Demonstrations and Posters


Workshop Partners:

Platinum Partners    
Gold Partners   Media Partner