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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

Mar 14, 2006

March 14, 2006 -- 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 Dallas from March 19-23.  APEC is one of the industry’s leading conferences for practicing power electronics professionals. 

National will introduce new members of its high-voltage LM5000 family and demonstrate these products in booth 8/9.  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: 
Jeff Perry, senior manager – WEBENCH® online design environment
Date: Wednesday, March 22
Time: 8:30 - 10:15 a.m.
Session SP2: System Design
Location: Landmark Ballroom A
Topic: Design Tools Panel Discussion

Speaker: Chunping Song, design engineer
Date: Wednesday, March 22
Time: 2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Session 15: Voltage Regulator Modules II
Location: Landmark Ballroom C
Topic: High-Accuracy Hysteretic Current-Mode Regulator For Powering Microprocessors

Speaker: Wei Gu, staff applications engineer and session co-chair
Date: Thursday, March 23
Time: 2 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Session 27: DC-DC Conversion Topics
Location: Landmark Ballroom B

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 Megan Carter at (408) 721-6929 or

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, communication 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, California, National reported sales of $1.91 billion for fiscal 2005, which ended May 29, 2005.  Additional company and product information is available at www.national.com