"VAC Nanocrystalline Components – The EMI Solution” - Rodney Rodgers - Vacuumschmelze (VAC)
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Rodney Rodgers of Vacuumschmelze
Topic: "VAC Nanocrystalline Components – The EMI Solution” - Vacuumschmelze (VAC)
Within a background of VAC product offering and technical support by VAC, this paper illustrates how EMC performance can realize significant improvements in many situations. Here we plan to use a Picoscope 3206B along with a few self-built accessories to quickly judge the improvement offered by a particular experimental configuration right at the designers own workstation. We will also examine a few case studies where VAC’s technical team improved cost and/or performance of ferrite based EMI filters by filter-order reduction based on broad-band feature of nanocrystalline CMC cores. Additionally, we plan to demonstrate VAC’s “CMC QuickDim” simulation program which predicts the impedance to expect from a given CMC design combination of Core + Turns + Wire + Current + Imbalance. http://www.emcsociety.org/2012%20Events/CMC%20Brochure.pdf
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Rodney is an Application Engineer for the Cores and Wound Components Division of VAC
(Vacuumschmelze). He has served in that position since 2000, so now about 12 years.
Rodney spent much of his professional career as Senior Design Engineer for Texas Instruments with primary focus on Transformer and Power Supply designs typically for military and aerospace high density applications.
Rodney holds a BSEE degree from Texas Tech, and is a retired Army Lieutenant Colonel. Rodney and his wife Sue are happy residents of Louisville Kentucky.
Address: 2935 Dolphin Drive, Suite 102 · Elizabethtown, KY 42701-7105, , Kentucky, United States
5:30 Pizza and Refreshments
6:00 Technical Presentation
7:30 Questions and answers