The stroke of midnight EST on September 19, 2012 will mark the start of the third annual Power Forum, presented by Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. This year's Power Forum promises to be the best yet, offering more than 30 online, on-demand webinars focused on helping design engineers with everything from choosing the right device, to decreasing noise to reducing overall engineering time. Registration is free and open now at Watch a video previewing what you can expect to see at this year's event.

"This year we are expanding our technical content while continuing to deliver the practical, solutions-based training that design engineers expect from the Power Forum," said Chris Cooper, technical director, power, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. "By leveraging Avnet's in-house technical expertise and the vast knowledge of our supplier partners, the Power Forum is 24-hours of crucial technical information that will help any engineer with their toughest design dilemma."

During the span of 24-hours the Power Forum will provide registered attendees with in-depth technical training featuring experts from Bourns, Fairchild Semiconductor, Infineon Technologies, Texas Instruments and more than 18 other leading power suppliers. The technical webinars featured cover a range of topics including:

  • Demystifying the concerns designers have about powering noise-sensitive circuits, such as ADCs, DACs, amplifiers, and PLLs, with switching regulators.
  • Taking a deep dive into the nuances of measuring standby power for off-line supplies and new techniques for decreasing standby power.
  • Exploring the tradeoffs between achieving low IQ and good dynamic performance when looking to integrate a low dropout linear voltage regulator (LDO).
  • Finding success in electronic application design by choosing the right power devices.

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September 12, 2012