Events

Jun
15
Wed
PELS Seminar – Control Loop Analysis and Design for Switching Power Supplies
Jun 15 @ 12:00 – 13:00

The IEEE Reliability Society & Power Electronics Society Ottawa and   Power Electronics Society Montreal are  inviting all interested IEEE members and prospective members to a webinar

Control Loop Analysis and Design for Switching Power Supplies

 

By Christophe Basso

DATE:        June 15 2022

TIME:        12 PM

Abstract

Fundamentals of linear and switched-mode power supply design including the topics of Power Conversion Mechanisms, Switching Cells and Control Schemes, The Buck, The Boost, The Buck-Boost, Introduction to Control Loop Design, EMI Filter Interaction and an Introduction to Simulation will be presented.

 

Speakers’ Bio

Christophe Basso is a Business Development Manager at Future Electronics in Toulouse, France. Previously, at ON Semiconductor, he led an application team dedicated to developing new offline PWM controller’s specifications. He has originated numerous integrated circuits among which the NCP120X series has set new standards for low standby power converters.

Christophe has three books for control “Designing Control Loops for Linear and Switching Power Supplies: a Tutorial Guide”, “Linear Circuits Transfer Functions: An Introduction to Fast Analytical Techniques” and “Transfer Function of Switching Conveters”. He holds 25 patents on power conversion and regularly teaches in IEEE-sponsored conferences like APEC in the US.

Christophe has over 20 years of power supply industry experience. Prior to joining Future Electronics in 2021, Christophe was a Technical Fellow at On Semiconductor and an application engineer at Motorola Semiconductor in Toulouse. Before 1997, he worked at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, France, for 10 years. He holds a BSEE equivalent from the Montpellier University (France) and a MSEE from the Institut National Polytechnique of Toulouse (France). He is an IEEE Senior member.

 

Admission:  Free.

Please register at:  https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/315662

Jun
16
Thu
General Fusion – Canada’s Unique Approach to Abundant Clean Energy through Nuclear Fusion @ Virtual Webinar
Jun 16 @ 12:00 – 13:30

This webinar will introduce the technology and development plans of Canada’s General Fusion Inc., which is pursing power generation through nuclear fusion.  Hosted by the IEEE OS Afficinity Group – Life Members.

Register for the event at: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/event/register/315966

General Fusion (https://generalfusion.com) is a Burnaby, British Columbia company that has embraced a novel approach to producing nuclear fusion energy through Magnetized Target Fusion (MTF). MTF avoids the need for expensive high-power lasers or large superconducting magnets. Promising results to date place General Fusion on track to commercialize its technology later this decade, leading to the deployment of fusion energy power plants. The company plans to enter global energy markets in the 2030s at a price competitive with fossil fuels. 

Also underway in the UK is the Fusion Demonstration Plant (FDP) which has been designed to demonstrate General Fusion’s MTF technology, creating fusion conditions in a power-plant-relevant environment. With support from investors across the globe, the FDP will become the world’s largest and most capable prototype for a Magnetized Target Fusion power plant – a prototype intended to demonstrate a massive step forward in practical fusion energy. Watch this Vimeo video to learn more: https://vimeo.com/671343931

Aug
15
Mon
IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (IEEE CIBCB 2022)
Aug 15 – Aug 17 all day

If allowed by public health rules at the time the conference will be in person, although a virtual component is being planned as well.

See the event website for more details: https://cmte.ieee.org/cis-bbtc/cibcb2022/

 

Oct
21
Fri
IEEE Ottawa AGM
Oct 21 @ 18:00 – 21:00

More details coming soon!

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