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Interview on Power Device Technology

Posted on 01 May 2019

       with Alex Lidow, CEO, International Rectifier By Bodo Arlt, Editor BPSD   Bodo Arlt: What end markets will drive IR for power management technology? Alex Lidow: IR’s key focus remains on areas where we can bring the greatest power-savings benefit. These are computing, communication, appliances, lighting, and motion control. Bodo Arlt: What [...]

Interview on Power Management Technology

Posted on 01 April 2019

       with Donald E. Paulus, Vice President and General Manager, Power Products, Linear Technology By Bodo Arlt, Editor BPSD   Bodo Arlt: What end markets will drive Power Management technology? Don Paulus: Linear Technology is engaged in a broad range of end markets, including networking and communications infrastructure, computing, industrial/medical, automotive, avionics and [...]

Interview on Technology of Current Transducers

Posted on 01 March 2019

       with Paul Van Iseghem, President and CEO LEM By Bodo Arlt, Editor BPSD   Bodo Arlt: What end markets drive current transducer technology? Paul Van Iseghem: For LEM there are four focus markets that drive the current transducer business development. Our business started 35 years ago when the founder of LEM, Mr Jean [...]

Interview on Power Supply Technology

Posted on 01 February 2019

       with Doug Bailey, VP Marketing, Power Integration By Bodo Arlt, Editor BPSD   Bodo Arlt: What end markets will drive power supply technology? Doug Bailey: Most major consumer product categories are becoming subject to regulations that require them to manage power use to minimize standby power losses and maximize operational efficiency. I [...]

Interview on Power Module Technology

Posted on 01 January 2019

       with Bernhard Eschermann, Senior Vice President, ABB Switzerland Ltd. Semiconductors By Bodo Arlt, Editor BPSD   Bodo Arlt: What end markets will drive ABB’s power module technology? Bernhard Eschermann: Clearly, our markets today are driven by an accelerated need for efficient energy usage. Whether for environmental concerns, energy- cost reduction or better [...]

Interview on Connector Technology

Posted on 01 December 2019

         with Pierre Amouyal, Senior Vice President By Bodo Arlt, Editor BPSD Pierre Amouyal Senior Vice President Head of Prodact Management, Product Planning Business Area Low Voltage Products Automation Technology Products Devision France   Bodo Arlt: What end markets will drive connector technology? Pierre Amouyal: All markets related to the integration of [...]

Interview on Power Semiconductor Technology with Izak Bencuya, Vice President, GM Fairchild

Posted on 01 November 2019

       By Bodo Arlt, Editor BPSD   Bodo Arlt: What end markets will drive module technology? Izak Bencuya: Industrial markets are the first for modules followed by consumer appliance with variable speed inverter drives. This is mainly seen in Japan and China. Computing/server applications needing high efficiency will follow. Bodo Arlt: What is [...]

Digital Power on its Move

Posted on 01 July 2019

       Interview on Digital Power with Ron Van Dell, CEO and President of Primarion By Bodo Arlt, Editor BPSD   Bodo Arlt: What end markets will drive digital power management? Ron Van Dell: The high-end servers and graphic cards are the main products that have started taking advantage of the benefits of digital power. We [...]