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Texas Instruments Focuses on Power Supply Design Innovation with 2006 North America Power Seminars

Aug 14, 2006

DALLAS (Aug. 14, 2006) -- Building on more than 25 years of educating power supply designers with innovative design concepts, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) has announced the North America schedule for its 2006 Power Supply Design Seminar Series. TI's leading power management gurus will conduct a series of one-day seminars in 35 cities in the United States and Canada beginning September 13.
The 2006 series, the 18th 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. Additional seminars are planned for Mexico, South America, Asia and Japan in the fourth quarter and in Europe in early 2007. For more information and to register for an upcoming seminar, see: www.ti.com/powerseminars2006

Topics for the 2006 Seminar Series Include:

  1. Improving Power Supply Efficiency – The Global Perspective
  2. Green-Mode Power by the Milliwatt
  3. Feedback in the Fast Lane – Modeling Current-Mode Control in High-Frequency Converters
  4. Designing Planar Magnetics
  5. An Interleaved PFC Pre-Regulator for High-Power Converters
  6. Software Design for Digital Power – Programming 101 for Analog Designers
  7. Designing a Digital Telecom Rectifier
  8. New Power Supply Components

Analog gurus Lloyd Dixon and Bob Mammano headline a list of seminar presenters well-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 PWM IC industry."


The cost of the day-long seminar in 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, ext. 1342.


North American Dates and Locations:

September 13 - Boston North

September 14 - Waterbury, Conn.

September 19 - Portland, Ore.

September 19 - Dayton, Ohio

September 20 - Seattle

September 20 - Cleveland

September 21 - Rochester, N.Y.

September 21 - Vancouver

September 22 - Calgary

September 26 - Toronto

September 27 - Ottawa

September 28 - Montreal

October 2 - Detroit

October 3 - Chicago

October 4 - Milwaukee

October 5 - Minneapolis

October 10 - Long Island, N.Y.

October 11 - Fairfield, N.J.

October 12 - Philadelphia

October 17 - Boston South

October 18 - North Bethesda, Md.

October 19 - Raleigh, N.C.

October 24 - Houston

October 25 - Austin

October 26 - Dallas

October 27 - Denver

October 31 - Huntsville, Ala.

November 1 - Atlanta

November 2 - Orlando

November 7 - San Jose

November 8 - Westlake Village/Agoura, Calif.

November 9 - Orange County, Calif.

November 14 - Tucson

November 15 - Phoenix

November 16 - San Diego