Power Magnetics @ High Frequency Workshop 2022 Agenda

Date: Saturday, March 19, 2022
Location: George R Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX

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

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM         Opening Remarks 

8:05 AM - 9:40 AM         Technical Session - Effects of Core Geometries on Magnetic Characteristics Part I

  • Keynote: Magnetic Core Geometry Influences on Component Performance; Dr. Charles Sullivan, Thomas Guillod, Dartmouth College
  • Geometry Effects on Magnetic Core Losses; Juan Aguarón, Frenetic
  • Panel Discussion (Sullivan,  Aguarón)

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM       Break

10:20 AM - 12:00 Noon   Technical Session - Effects of Core Geometries on Magnetic Characteristics Part II 

  • Uncertainties of Ferrite Parameters; Rico Wachs/ JC Sun, TRIDELTA Weichferrite 
  • Where Does Current Actually Flow in High-Frequency Magnetic Components?; Alex Hanson, University of Texas at Austin
  • Panel Discussion (Sullivan, Aguarón, Sun, Wachs, Hanson)

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

  • Real Time Magnetics Design Using Artificial Intelligence; Chema Molina, Frenetic
  • Loss vs. E/U Shaped Cores; JC Sun,  BsT
  • Near Field Probes for Measurements and Characterization of Near Magnetic Fields; Arturo Mediano, HF Magic Lab, University of Zaragoza
  • Selecting Inductors and Capacitors for EMI Filter Design; Dheeraj Jain, Wurth Elektronik
  • Manufacturing of Unique Winding Geometries; James Lau, Coil Winding Specialists
  • Enabling Concurrent Design of Electric and Magnetic Circuits using the SIMPLIS Magnetics Design Module; Tom Wilson, Andrija Stupar, SIMPLIS Technologies
  • Emerging Magnetic Materials and Magnetic Structures
    • Mike Arasim, Fair Rite
    • Mark Rine, Hitachi Metals
    • Bradley Yourish, Magnetics
  • Posters
    • Matrix Coupled All-in-One Magnetics for PWM Power Conversion; Ping Wang, Princeton University
    • Rapid High-Frequency Transformer Simulation and Optimization; Michael Solomentsev, University of Texas at Austin
    • Magnet, Large Database for Core Loss Machine Learning; Diego Serrano, Princeton University
    • Integrated Magnetics Geometries in EV Fast Chargers; Moien Mohamadi, University of Illinois at Chicago

2:00 PM - 3:40 PM       Technical Session - Design for Manufacturability, Reliability and Safety Part I 

  • Keynote: The Journey to Reliable Magnetics; George Slama, Wurth Elektronik
  • Planar Magentics for Auxiliary Power Supplies; Vladimir Alexiev, Power Integrations
  • Considerations for Reliable Magnetics, A non-exhaustive reference; Matt Dvorak, BH Electronics

3:40PM - 4:00 PM       Break

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM     Technical Session - Design for Manufacturability, Reliability and Safety Part II

  • Optimization of Power Magnetics Design; Dennis Feucht, Innovatia Laboratories
  • Panel Discussion (Slama, Alexiev, Dvorak, Feucht)

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM     Closing Remarks 

  • Best of the Best Alexander Gerfer, Wurth Elektronik

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM     Networking Hour

  • Technology Demonstrations
  • Magnetics/ Capacitor Rap Session; Moderator Alexander Gerfer, Wurth Elektronik