We offer the following industry-driven sessions presented by our exhibitors to showcase their innovative products and services.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

8:30- 9:00 AM PDT

HIL Tests for the Low Voltage Ride Through (LVDT) Capability of Solar Energy Inverters Using an FPGA-based Real-Time Simulator

Presented by Bowen Liang, Field Application Engineer and Chris Genganantha, Channel Manager and Sales Engineer, OPAL-RT TECHNOLOGIES

20 minute presentation followed by Zoom Q&A.

Abstract:

This Hardware-in-the-Loop demo consists of an inverter controller for grid-connected solar energies and an OP4510 real-time simulator. The controller, developed by the GREENLAB of Hefei University of Technology, is capable of low-voltage ride through—while the Electric Hardware Solver (eHS) is running on the OP4510, and simulates the entire grid-connected solar-energy inverter in real-time on the FPGA at a time step of less than 250 nanoseconds. The design of circuit schematic is done using the new OPAL-RT Schematic Editor. The model receives the PWM gating signals from external controller via digital inputs, and feeds the voltage and current measurement to controller via analog outputs. Also, the HIL model can perform soft-start, soft-stop or soft-reset, as well as update the PID parameters of the external controller via RS232 protocol. Therefore, users can conduct numerous tests automatically using API scripts. Particularly, the scenario features allow the user to pre-define different levels of voltage-sag or the short-circuit level of the host grid for the requirement of low voltage ride through (LVDT) tests.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

9:00- 9:30 AM PDT

Evolution of Power Delivery for Cloud Computing

Presented by Jeff Halbig, Product Marketing Manager, STMicroelectronics

Presentation followed by Zoom Q&A.

Abstract:

New architectures and technologies are increasing power density and efficiency reducing TCO (Total Cost of Ownership.) From AC-DC to the Point of Load, we will look at the power delivery topologies leveraging ST’s unique portfolio, the most complete in the market, with the latest innovations in GaN transistors and drivers.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

3:30- 4:00 AM PDT

G3RTM SiC MOSFETs, Unparalleled Performance and Robustness

Presented by Sumit Jadav, Applications Engineer, GeneSiC Semiconductor

20 minute presentation followed by Zoom Q&A.

Abstract:

High-efficiency energy usage has become a critical deliverable in next-generation power converters and silicon carbide (SiC) power devices continue to be the key components driving this revolution. In this session, GeneSiC will discuss the superiority of its third-generation (G3R™) SiC MOSFETs, including the performance advantages, design considerations as well as the importance of quality and reliability in demanding applications.

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