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Power supply designers can tap into Texas Instruments' 30 years of power supply design innovation at 2008 North America power seminars

Jul 9, 2008

DALLAS (July 9, 2008) - Building on more than three decades of educating power supply designers with innovative design concepts, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) has announced the North America schedule for its 2008 Power Supply Design Seminar series. TI's leading power management gurus will conduct one-day seminars in 34 cities in the United States and Canada beginning Sept. 10, 2008.

The 2008 series, the 20th since introduced by Unitrode in 1977, provides rich technical and practical presentations that combine new advanced power supply concepts, basic design principles and real-world application examples.

Seminars are also planned for Asia, Mexico and South America for 2008. Additional seminars are planned for Europe in early 2009. For more information and to register for an upcoming seminar, see: www.ti.com/powerseminars2008.

Topics for the 2008 Seminar Series Include:

  • High Power Factor or High Efficiency... You CAN have Both
  • Reducing EMI from SMPS by Applying Spread Spectrum Techniques
  • High-Voltage Energy Storage - The Key to Efficient Hold Up
  • Under the Hood of DC/DC Boost Converter Design
  • Improving System Efficiency with a New Intermediate Bus Architecture
  • Using a PMBusTM for Improved System-Level Power Management
  • New Advances in Digital Power Control
  • New Product Review

Analog gurus Lloyd Dixon and Bob Mammano headline a list of seminar presenters who are known in the analog community for their expertise in power-related topics. With most of his career devoted to the semiconductor industry in an application engineering role, Dixon has made significant contributions in power factor correction, control loop design and magnetic design. Mammano has more than 40 years of experience in analog power control technology, and is widely recognized as "the father of the pulse width modulator integrated circuit industry."

The cost of the day-long seminar in the U.S. and Canada is $99. Pricing includes a continental breakfast, lunch, a copy of the seminar manual and presentation materials. In addition to online registration, participants may register by calling 1-800-477-8924.

North American Dates and Locations:

September 10 - Boston

September 11 - Connecticut

September 16 - Boston

September 17 - Maryland

September 23 - New Jersey

September 24 - Long Island

September 25 - Philadelphia

September 30 - Calgary

October 1 - Vancouver

October 2 - Seattle

October 3 - Portland

October 7 - Rochester, New York

October 9 - Toronto

October 10 - Ottawa

October 14 - Dayton, Ohio

October 15 - Cleveland

October 21 - Montreal

October 22 - Chicago

October 23 - Milwaukee

October 24 - Minneapolis

October 28 - Orlando

October 29 - Houston

October 30 - Austin

November 7 - San Diego

November 11 - Raleigh

November 12 - Atlanta

November 13 - Huntsville, Alabama

November 13 - Iowa

November 14 - Denver

December 2 - San Jose

December 3 - Calabasas

December 4 - Orange County

December 10 - Tucson

December 11 - Phoenix