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National Semiconductor to Introduce New Power Management Products at Applied Power Electronics Conference and Expo

Company Will Showcase its Latest Power Management Technology at APEC; Three of National’s Technical Experts Will Deliver Presentations on Power Solutions

Feb 12, 2007

February 12, 2007 - National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE: NSM), a worldwide leader in power management technology, will showcase its latest power management technology at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) in Anaheim, Calif., from February 25 to March 1.  APEC is one of the industry’s leading conferences for practicing power electronics professionals.

National will introduce a new wide range synchronous buck controller and DC-DC converter and demonstrate these products in booth 819/821.  In addition, three of National’s technical experts will speak on a range of power management topics during the conference.

National’s Featured Speakers at APEC:

Speaker: Bob Sheehan, principal applications engineer
Date: Tuesday, February 27
Time: 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Session #1: Exhibitor Seminars
Location: Marina Ballroom 4
Topic: High Voltage Buck Regulators Using Emulated Current Mode Control

Speaker: Chance Dunlap, system applications manager
Date: Tuesday, February 27
Time: 5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
RAP Session R3: Satisfying Demand for High-Current at Low-Voltage: Are We Addressing the Right Problems?
Location: South Ballroom A

Speaker: Jeff Perry, senior manager – WEBENCH® online design environment
Date: Wednesday, February 28
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Session SP3: System Design
Location: North Ballroom B
Topic: Design Tools Panel Discussion

Press and Analyst Interviews at APEC
National’s power management experts will be available for press and industry analyst interviews throughout the conference.  To schedule an interview at APEC, please contact Gayle Bullock at (408) 721-2033 or

About National’s Power Management Products 
National Semiconductor is the number one supplier of voltage regulator ICs with 14 percent market share, according to iSuppli’s 2005 Semiconductor Market Share survey.  National's innovative power management products include best-in-class linear regulators; power monitoring, control and reference ICs; and switching converters, such as high-voltage ICs for DC-DC conversion, switched capacitor converters, lighting management ICs and inductive switching converters.  National also offers online tools that enable power designers to select the best power management chips for their applications.  National's WEBENCH design tool allows designers to choose a product, create and analyze a design, and then build custom prototypes that can be delivered within 24 hours.  More information about National’s power management products is available at

About National Semiconductor
National Semiconductor, the industry's premier analog company, creates high-value analog devices and subsystems.  National's leading-edge products include power management circuits, display drivers, audio and operational amplifiers, interface products and data conversion solutions. National's key analog markets include wireless handsets, displays and a variety of broad electronics markets, including medical, automotive, industrial, and test and measurement applications. Headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif., National reported sales of $2.16 billion for fiscal 2006, which ended May 28, 2006.  Additional company and product information is available at www.national.com