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How Murata is changing the power density paradigm? "Go Big!....by going small.”

Register to learn how Murata Semiconductor power semi products’ higher efficiency, low profile, and minimal filtering requirements can free up PCB space in the customer’s application.



Date: November 4, 2020
Time: 3 PM EST (12 PM PST / 9:00 PM CET)
Duration: 1 hour
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Overview

Power system architects face the increasingly daunting challenge of designing ultra-high power density, board mounted power solutions to support increasing power consumption from system processors, FPGAs and memory ICs in order to satisfy exploding user data requirements. Thankfully, help is on-hand with innovations in high efficiency, power management architectures and point-of-load (PoL) designs.

This webinar provides an overview of Murata's revolutionary new charge pump technology and how it changes the paradigm on conversion efficiency and solution size compared to existing buck converter power architectures. Attendees will learn about the technology behind the Murata Semiconductor high efficiency architecture but also briefly previews the product roadmap.

Key Takeaways

  • Understand Murata's revolutionary new charge pump technology and how it applies to semiconductors
  • See how this new technology increases efficiency in a low profile package while also reducing ripple and EMI
  • Review Murata's three product families: UltraBK, UltraCP and FlexiBK

Speakers

Tatsuya Kubo, Product Line Manager, Murata Power

Kubo has been with Murata for 20 years and has contributed to the Power Business in Design and Marketing roles. He has bachelor degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Ritsumeikan University, Japan. Presently, Kubo is the Product Manager for the high efficiency buck converter, DCDC Point of Load, and Charge Pump portfolios.

Greg Szczeszynski, Director, Architecture and IC Development, pSemi

Gregory Szczeszynski has over 20 years of experience designing analog ICs with expertise in power conversion and radio-frequency circuits. He joined pSemi in April 2017, when pSemi acquired Arctic Sand. From 2012 to the acquisition, Gregory served as Arctic Sand's VP of engineering, where he built and led the engineering team tasked with bringing to market Arctic Sand's robust power solutions for the consumer market. Prior to Arctic Sand, Gregory led automotive-grade power converters at Allegro Microsystems. Gregory is a graduate of the University of Waterloo (Canada) with a BSEE in Electrical Engineering. A proven inventor, Greg holds over 50 patents with additional patents pending.

Stephen Allen, Snr. Director, Murata Power Division

Stephen Allen has 40 years in worldwide sales, marketing and strategic business development at GM and VP level in the power conversion and semiconductor industry, both with S&P500 and VC funded operations. Positions include VP Sales & Marketing at Power-One (Switzerland, Hong Kong), Enpirion Inc (acquired by Altera/Intel), Powervation Inc (acquired by Rohm) and MIT spinout Arctic Sand Technologies Inc. (acquired by Murata/pSemi). He has also been Director of Strategic Marketing at National Semiconductor responsible for the development of adaptive voltage scaling (AVS) products and technology licensing. Today, Stephen currently leads the power semiconductor business unit within pSemi/Murata developing bucks, boosts and charge pumps based on Arctic Sand technology, using advanced packaging technology. Stephen holds an MBA with distinction from Bournemouth University, and BS Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Portsmouth University.